Crime Fiction IV: A Comprehensive Bibliography 1749-2000
by Allen J. Hubin


Addenda to the 2008-2009 Revised Editions, with Annotations by Steve Lewis.


      If you are a first time visitor, you are encouraged to read the introduction to this Addenda before continuing further.  Otherwise, welcome back, and please stop by often.  Thanks to the assistance of Steve Lewis, who is maintaining this website, new information, images and links are constantly being added.  Your suggestions and comments are always welcome.  My email address can be found at the bottom of this page.   [AJH] 

       03-26-08.  The 2008 Revised Edition of Crime Fiction IV is now available, but thus far only on CD-Rom.  The price remains the same as for previous editions, $49.95, and can be ordered from Bill through the Locus Magazine website.  (Follow the link.)   As of today the ad has not been updated to reflect the new edition, but if you order, it is the 2008 Revised Edition that you will receive.

     01-01-10.  The 2009 Revised Edition is now available.  It incorporates all of the data
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      Notes & Commentary on Crime Fiction IV:  Please see the Mystery*File blog conducted by Steve Lewis.  Many of the postings there are directly related to the entries you will find on these Addenda pages.



DALE, WILLIAM.    One of the many pseudonyms of writer Norman A. Daniels.  Under this pen name, the author of three works listed in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.
        Outside the Law.   Add setting: Denver, Wyoming.  Leading characters: Jeff Tracy, thief, and Douglas Greer, detective.

DANIELS, NORMAN A.
        Chase.  Novelization of TV movie [pilot for series]: Mark VII/Universal, 1973 (scw: Stephen J. Cannell, dir: Jack Webb)

DAVIDSON, MURIEL (FRIEDLAND)  1923-1983.  A television executive and the author of three mystery novels included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.  She was found murdered at her California home on September 27, 1983, her killer a man whom she had met at a hospital where she counseled alcoholics once a week.  Corrected: year of birth; added: maiden name.
        The Thursday Woman.  TV movie: CBS, 2000, as The Wednesday Woman (scw: N. D. Schreiner; dir: Christopher Leitch).  Note: In this semi-biographical suspense thriller, a woman, Muriel Davidson, writes a novel about a reckless affair with a dangerous criminal, then lives out the story she has created.  Davidson is played by Meredith Baxter on the screen.  No onscreen credit is given to the book as the source of the screenplay.    [For more on the story, see this post on the Mystery*File blog.]

DAVIES, FREDA.   Born in London; read zoology at Bristol University, where she taught for a while before moving to Pembrokeshire.  SC: Journalist Sue Bennett, in the title below and at least one later novel (post-2000).  Pseudonym: Amy Pirnie, q.v.
        Let Heaven Fall.  London: Allison, 1995, pb; Carroll & Graf, 2006, hc, as by Amy Pirnie.

DAVIS, GIL.  SC: Dan Walker, in all titles.
        Assignment: Tokyo. Publishers Export pb, 1967  [Tokyo]
        Missile Island. Publishers Export pb, 1967  [Caribbean]
        Valley of the Doles. Publishers Export pb, 1967  [El Paso]

DEAN, BENJAMIN HAWKINS.   Add as the real name of Schuyler Broocks and Dean Hawkins, qq.v.

DONAVAN, JOHN.    Pseudonym of Nigel Morland, a prolific British author with several other pen names and numerous series characters.
        The Case of the Rusted Room.   Add setting: London
        The Case of the Talking Dust.    Add setting: London

DOUGLAS, LAURA W(illey)  1907-1992.  Add a fourth crime novel to the three detective novels marked (*) previously listed in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.  She also wrote Make-Believe Daughter (Whitman, 1972), the only book in a would-be series of mystery adventures for girls involving “The Three Matildas.”   Add middle name and birth & death dates.  Her complete entry follows. [Thanks to Victor Berch for uncovering most of this additional information.]
        *The Case of the Copper Cat.  Arcadia, 1960, hc.   Add setting: Midwest.  Leading character: Virginia Crane, department-store gift buyer.

        *The Mystery of Arrowhead Hill.   Avalon, 1963, hc.
        *The Mystery of Crooknose.  Avalon, 1963, hc.  [New Hampshire]
        Never Kill Santa Claus.  Carlton, 1974, hc.

DOW, JOHN.   
Born in Long Island; artist and editor.  Author of the single mystery novel cited below.
        The Little Boy Laughed.    Add setting: Connecticut.

DU BOISGOBEY, FORTUNÉ (HIPPOLYTE AUGUSTE)
        Bertha’s Secret.  Also published as: An Exchanged Identity; or, Bertha’s Secret. Street (Magnet #143), 1900
        Chevalier Casse-Cou.  Delete reference to British edition (“The Red Camelia”)
        The Closed Door.  Show date of reprint, “The Condemned Door”, as 1887.
        The Crime of the Opera House.  Show date of original French edition as Paris, 1879.
        The Detective’s Eye.  Show reprint title as: Piedouche, a French Detective (spelling correction)
        Doctor Villagos; see The Lost Casket
        An Exchanged Identity; see Bertha’s Secret
         The Lost Casket.  Also published as: Doctor Villagos; or, The Nihilist Chief. Pollard (NYC), 1889.  Show date of original French edition as Paris, 1880.
        The Red Camelia.  Vizetelly, 1887  (Translation of “Le Camelia Rouge.” Paris, 1874.)

“E.7”   Pseudonym of a “well-known author and broadcaster,” possibly Eric Lancaster.  Author of the single mystery novel cited below, already included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.
        Romance of a Spy (Hurst, 1947, hc)  [France; WWII]

EASTWOOD, HELEN (BAKER)   Under her own name, the British author of one title previously listed in the Revised Crime Fiction IV; this is now her complete entry.  As “Olive Baxter,” the author of many romance novels with varying amounts of criminous content.  Born in London; convent educated; children’s page editor, Liverpool Daily Courier; private secretary to Compton MacKenzie.
        Beloved Intruder.  Eldon, 1949  [London]
        Fatal Ring of Light.  Hale, 1976, hc  [1901]
        -Fugitive Wife. Wright, 1960; Lythway, 1975
        The Ghostly Melody. Hale, 1977; Ulverscroft, 1990  [England, ca. 1902]

EDEN, ROB.    Pseudonym of Eve Burkhardt & Robert F. Burkhardt; other pseudonym Adam Bliss.  See a review by Steve Lewis of The Camden Ruby Murder, by Adam Bliss, which also includes much more on both “Bliss” and Rob Eden.
        -In Love with a T-Man.  Mill, 1937. 

EDGELEY, CYRIL (RALPH?)  1905?-1988?   Pseudonym: Bryan Rodney, q.v.  Add possible middle name and tentative birth & death dates.

EDWIN, MARIBEL (Thomson)  1895-1985.  British writer of three crime novels listed in the Revised Crime Fiction IV, published between 1930 and 1935.  She also wrote a number of books for youngsters on nature and natural history in the late 1930s, including “The Round the Year Stories” and was the author of additional juvenile fiction in the 1950s and 60s, approximately 25 titles in all.  Her father was Sir Arthur Thomson (Professor of Natural History as Aberdeen University), to whom she was an assistant before her marriage, and she obviously had the same interests.  Her brother was Arthur Thomson as well, also an illustrious naturalist.  Add: year of death.   [Thanks to John Herrington for filling in many of the details of this short biography.]

ELLIS, WILLIAM SENIOR.  1876-  .   As Ben Strong, co-author (with Emeric Hulme-Beaman) of four British mystery novels included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.   Add year of birth (date of death not known).

FAIRSTEIN, LINDA

        Final Jeopardy.  TV movie: ABC, 2001 (scw: Adam Greenman; dir: Nick Gomez).  SC: Alexandra Cooper (Dana Delany)

FENN, G. MANVILLE
.   A prolific writer of British boys adventure stories in the second half of the 19th century, as well as a large number of novels, many of them mystery and crime-related.  Some of them were also published in the US.  [The link will take you to online texts of nine boys novels and considerably more information about the author.]
        -Mahme Nousie.    Add setting: Paris, Haiti

FEUILLET, OCTAVE.   Noted French novelist and dramatist with one entry in the Revised Crime Fiction IV, cited below.
        Aliette.   Add: Translation of “La Morte.” Paris, 1886

FIELD, EVAN.   [Previously listed as the pseudonym of two “well-known film authorities.”]  Joint pseudonym of Marjorie Rosen, 1942-    , and Joy Gould Boyum, 1934-    .  Author of one book listed in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.
        What Nigel Knew (Potter, 1981, hc)  [New York City, NY]

FINLEY, SCOTT.   Pseudonym of Rosy Lee Winifred Cecelia Clark, q.v.  1909-1992.   Author under this name of this one detective novel, previously cited in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.   Add death date.
        The Case of the Black Sheep (Phoenix, 1950, hc)   Leading character: a private eye named Tiger Coleman.

FISHER, STEVE.    Well known as a writer for the pulp magazines and as a screenwriter; also the author of many works of crime and detective fiction listed in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.
        The Night Before Murder.  Add setting: NYC, Long Island.  Leading character: Johnny West, homicide detective.

FLAUBERT, GUSTAVE
        Bibliomania.  Northwestern University Library, 1929  (Correction of first edition.)
 
FRANKLIN, MAX.   Pseudonym of mystery writer Richard Deming.  Note: The link will take you to a general discussion of paperback adaptations of private eye TV shows.  For a shorter discussion in this regard but one specifically concerning Deming’s work, see this post on the M*F blog.]
        Charlie’s Angels. TV movie [series pilot]: Spelling-Goldberg, 1976 (scw: Ivan Goff, Ben Roberts; dir: John Llewellyn Moxey).  SC: Charlie’s Angels: Sabrina Duncan (Kate Jackson), Jill Munroe (Farrah Fawcett-Majors) & Kelly Garrett (Jaclyn Smith).
        Starsky and Hutch. TV movie [series pilot]: Spelling-Goldberg, 1975 (scw: William Blinn, Jeff Kanter; dir: Barry Shear).  SC: Det. Dave Starsky (Paul Michael Glaser) & Ken “Hutch” Hutchinson (David Soul)

FRANK, LEONHARD
        The Cause of the Crime.  The publication date of the original work in German should be corrected to 1915.

FRASER, AUGUSTA ZELIA WEBB.  1858-1925.  As Alice Spinner, the author of one marginal entry in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.  Add: year of birth.

FRASER, W(ILLIAM) A(LEXANDER)
        -Thoroughbreds.  The date of the Canadian edition (Morang) should be 1902.   Online text.

FULLER, ROGER.    Pseudonym of Don Tracy, author of many crime and detective novels listed in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.   Tracy used the Fuller pen name primarily for TV & movie adapations such as the one below.
        Fear in a Desert Town.  TV movie [series episode/The Fugitive]: Quinn Martin, 1963, as Fear in a Desert City (scw: Stanford Whitmore; dir: Walter Grauman).  Leading character: Dr. Richard Kimble (David Janssen)

FUTRELLE, JACQUES
        The Thinking Machine.  TV movie [series episode/Kraft Mystery Theater] based on ss “The Problem of Cell 13” in this collection: NBC, 1962, as The Problem in Cell 13 (scw: A. A. Roberts; dir: Richard Kinon)

GABORIAU, EMILE
        Baron Trigault’s Vengeance.  Show first publication under this title as: Street (Magnet #217), 1901

GALE, CHRISTOPHER.  Pseudonym of Jefferson (Howard) Sutton, 1913-1979, q.v.  Under his own name, the author of one work of crime fiction in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.  Add the title below.
        Tropic Fury.  Monarch, pb, 1961  [Sumatra]

GALWAY, ROBERT CONINGTON.    Pseudonym of prolific British spy and naval fiction writer Philip McCutchan.  As Galway, the author of twelve novels listed in the Revised Crime Fiction IV published between 1963 and 1971.  The titles of ten of the twelve begin with the word “Assignment.”  All but the book below have James Packard as their leading character.
        The Negative Man.  Delete SC James Packard.

GARDNER, JOHN (CHAMPLIN, JR.)
        -October Light.  Knopf, 1976; Cape, 1977

GARRISON, PAUL.  Pseudonym of Justin (Blazer) Scott, 1944-    , q.v.  Other pseudonyms: J. S. Blazer, Alexander Cole, qq.v.  That Scott wrote the following two books as by Paul Garrison has been only recently revealed.  Both titles below are included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.
        Fire and Ice (Avon, 1998, hc)  [Ship]  Collins, 1998
        Red Sky at Morning (Avon, 2000, hc) [New York City, NY]  Collins, 2000


GATES, H. L.   
American author of eleven crime or thriller novels published between 1921 and 1934, two of them indicated as having only marginal criminous content in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.
        The Mystery of the Hope Diamond.  (Novelization of silent film: Kosmik, 1921, as The Hope Diamond Mystery; also released as The Romance of the Hope Diamond; scw: John B. Clymer, Charles W. Goddard, May Yohe; dir: Stuart Paton.)  (Note: May Yohe, 1869-1938, actress and one-time wife of an owner of the diamond, also had some role in the writing of the novel.)

GEMMELL, DAVID A(ndrew)  1948-2006.   Epic fantasy author who wrote one criminous novel under the name Ross Harding, q.v.  Add year of death.

GILL, BARTHOLOMEW.     Pseudonym of Mark McGarrity (1943-2002).  Under this pen name, the author of 14 mystery novels listed in the Revised Crime Fiction IV, all with Irish police inspector Peter McGarr.  Note: Three later McGarr novels appeared between 2001 and 2003, placing them beyond the scope of this bibliography.
        The Death of a Joyce Scholar.  (title correction)
        The Death of an Irish Consul; see McGarr and the Sienese Conspiracy
        The Death of an Irish Lass; see McGarr on the Cliffs of Moher
        The Death of an Irish Politician; see McGarr and the Politician’s Wife
        The Death of an Irish Tradition; see McGarr at the Dublin Horse Show
        McGarr and the Sienese Conspiracy.  Also published as: The Death of an Irish Consul. Avon, 2002
        McGarr and the Politician’s Wife.  Also published as: The Death of an Irish Politician. Avon, 2000   
        McGarr at the Dublin Horse Show.  Also published as: The Death of an Irish Tradition. Avon, 2003
        McGarr on the Cliffs of Moher.  Also published as: The Death of an Irish Lass. Avon, 2003


GRANT, JAMES D.  1954-    .   Pseudonym: Lee Child, q.v.

GRAVE, STEPHEN.    Pseudonym of David J. Schow, 1955-  .  A horror fiction writer under his own name; as Stephen Grave the author of six paperback novelizations based the television series Miami Vice, including the one cited immediately below.  As Brad Latham, Schow was also the author of five private eye novels set in New York City in the 1930s with Bill “The Hook” Lockwood as the leading character.
        The Florida Burn.  TV movie [series episode/Miami Vice]: Michael Mann, 1984, as Brother’s Keeper (scw: Anthony Yerkovich; dir: Thomas Carter, Neil Gordon).  Add SC: Det. James “Sonny” Crockett (Don Johnson) & Det. Ricardo “Rico” Tubbs (Philip Michael Thomas)

[Note: It is likely but not yet confirmed that Crockett and Tubbs should be added as SC to the other books in the series; see below.  These books were based on either 60-minute episodes or combinations of two 60-minute episodes, not considered to be movies.  Only the first two books in the series were published in the US.]
        China White.  [Miami Vice #4]
        Hellhole.  [Miami Vice #6]
        Probing by Fire.  [Miami Vice #5]
        The Razor’s Edge.  [Miami Vice #3]
        The Vengeance Game.  [Miami Vice #2]

GREGG, CECIL FREEMAN.    Born in London; chartered secretary and accountant; prolific author of detective novels, many with Inspector Cuthbert Higgins, including the one cited below.  Much of his work has never been published in the US.
        Two Died at Three.   Add setting: London.

HAMILTON, LYN
        The Celtic Riddle.  TV movie: CBS, 2003, as Murder She Wrote: The Celtic Riddle (scw: Rosemary Anne Sisson, Bruce Lansbury; dir: Anthony Shaw).  SC: Lara McClintoch does not appear in the film; she was apparently replaced in her role by “Jessica Fletcher” (Angela Lansbury).  Note: For a review of the movie relative to the book, see (for example) www.blogcritics.org.

HANSEN, RON
        Atticus.  TV movie: CBS, 2000, as Missing Pieces (scw: Peachy Markowitz, Philip Rosenberg; dir: Carl Schenkel)

HANSOM, MARK
.    British author of 1930s criminous and supernatural thrillers, seven of which are included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV, two marginally.  After being out of print for years, they are currently being reprinted by Midnight House, a small press specializing in horror fiction.
        The Shadow on the House.   Add setting: England.

HARDING, ROSS.   Pseudonym of fantasy writer David Andrew Gemmell, 1948-2006, q.v.   Under this name the author of the single criminous novel cited below, reportedly a thriller based on his own personal experiences growing up in London.   Add: death date.
        White Knight Black Swan (England: Arrow, 1993, pb)

HAWKINS, DEAN.   Add as the author’s real name, with both dates: Benjamin Hawkins Dean, 1892-1955; other pseudonym: Schuyler Broocks, qq.v.  Born in Mississippi, graduated from the University of Mississippi but lived in Florida most of his life; worked in the paper business.  Under this pen name, the author of four detective novels in the Revised Crime Fiction IV, including the one cited below.    [Thanks to John Herrington and Victor Berch for pointing out this new information.]
        Headsman’s Holiday.  Add setting: Florida.  Leading character: private eye Pharaoh Pharr.

HEATH, CHARLES.    Pseudonym of Ron Renauld, author of many TV tie-in’s and books in men’s adventure series (Able Team, Airwolf, etc.) under various pen names and house names.  Several other “A-Team” novels that he wrote are probably adaptations of 60-minute episodes of the TV program.
        The A-Team.  TV movie [two parts]: Universal, 1983 (scw: Frank Lupo; dir: Rod Holcomb) .  SC: The A-Team: Col. John “Hannibal” Smith (George Peppard), Capt. H. M. “Howling Mad” Murdock (Dwight Schultz), Sgt. Bosco “B. A.” Barracus (Mr. T) & Lt. Templeton “Faceman” Peck (Tim Dunigan).  Note: Dunigan played Peck for this series pilot only; Dirk Benedict had the role for the rest of the series.

HELLER, LARRY.    Pseudonym of Lorenz Heller; other pseudonyms: Laura Hale, Larry Holden & Frederick Lorenz.  Under this pen name, the author of two late 50s & early 60s paperback originals listed in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.  Under his own name, the author of Murder in Make-Up, a mystery novel published in hardcover in 1937.  Also a prolific pulp fiction writer in the 40s and 50s, mostly as Larry Holden.
        Body of the Crime.   Add setting: New Jersey

HEMINGWAY, ERNEST
        Winner Take All.  TV movie After the Storm, based on ss in this collection: USA, 2001 (scw: A. E. Hotchner; dir: Guy Ferland)

HENRICK, RICHARD P.
        Attack on a Queen.  TV movie: TBS, 2003, as Counterstrike (scw: J. B. White; dir: Jerry London)

HICKS, HARRIET.   SC: Miss Anthea Eulalia Hyde (“Bun”) and Phillipa Hyde (“Phipps”), in both titles.
        Problems in Polperro.  Treviades Press, pb, 1999  [England, 1935]
        Trouble in Topsham.  Treviades Press, pb, 1999  [England, 1935]

HILL, ROGER   Nominal co-author (with Glen A. Larson, q.v.) of five novelizations of the TV series Knight Rider.  It is understood that Hill did all of the writing.  The remaining four books were also based on individual one- or two-part episodes of the show; follow the preceding link for more information.
        Knight Rider.  TV movie: Universal, 1982 (scw: Tom Greene, Glen A. Larson; dir: Daniel Haller).  SC: Michael Knight (David Hasselhoff)

HOLLEY, HELEN (MULLEN)  1908?-1994?.  [New possible dates.]   Born in Ohio; later living in Florida.  Author of articles and short stories as well as two mystery novels included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.

HUGHSTON, DANA.   Confirmed joint pseudonym of (Mabel) Dana Lyon and Josephine Hughston, 1890-1946, q.q.v.  Under this pen name the author of the one mystery novel cited below, previously included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.  Note that Hughston and Lyon shared a dual byline on another book; see either author’s entry for more details.
        You Stand Accused (Hillman-Curl, 1937, hc).   [A courtroom novel based on an actual murder case.]
 
HUGHSTON, JOSEPHINE.   1890-1946.   Film critic for The San Jose Mercury-Herald in the 1920s.  Add birth and death dates.  See joint pseudonym [with (Mabel) Dana Lyon, q.v.] Dana Hughston, q.v.   Note that Hughston and Lyon also shared a dual byline on the book cited below, previously included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV:
        The Bathtub Murder (U.S.: Williams, 1933, hc)

IRAM, LEWIS.   Pseudonym of Beatrice Mary Lewis, q.v.   Author of one book listed in the Revised Crime Fiction IV, as follows.  
        Clenched Antagonisms (Digby, Long, 1893, hc)

IRONSIDE, JOHN.    Pseudonym of Euphemia Margaret Tait, 1866-  , q.v.  Add definite year of birth.   Born in Liverpool; educated privately; journalist and novelist.   Under this name, the author of eight novels included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV, one with marginal crime content, published between 1911 and 1945.  Series character Inspector Freeman appears in two of them, but not the one illustrated below:


IRVING, CLIFFORD
        The Spring.  TV movie: NBC, 2000 (scw: J. B. White, David S. Jackson, Kathleen Rowell; dir: Jackson)
 
JAHN, MIKE
        Switch.  TV movie [series pilot]: Universal, 1975 (scw: Alan Godfrey, Glen A. Larson; dir: Allen Baron, Robert Day).  SC: Pete Ryan (Robert Wagner) & Frank McBride (Eddie Albert).

JAQUES, EDWARD TYRRELL.  1859-1919.   Pseudonym: Christian Tearle, q.v.   Add year of birth.

JAY, EDITH KATHARINE SPENCER.   ca. 1847-1901.   Pseudonym: E. Livingston Prescott, q.v.   Add approximate year of birth.

JOHNS, GILBERT.  Pseudonym of Gilbert John Stagg, q.v.

JOHNSTON, WILLIAM   This author of many movie and TV tie-in’s is not William W. Johnstone, writer of many tough crime and western novels.
        Banyon.  TV movie [pilot for series]: Warner, 1971 (scw: Ed Adamson; dir: Robert Day).  Leading character: 1930s PI Miles Banyon (Robert Forster).


JONES, JANE GILLIS.  1942-2002.   Lifetime resident of Metro New Orleans; retired high school teacher.  Author of one book previously listed in the Revised Crime Fiction IV; see below.  The author was working on a second book in the series at the time of her death, Murder in Metairie Cemetery.   Add middle name, years of birth and death.
        Murder at Audubon Zoo (iUniverse, 2000, pb)  [New Orleans, LA]   Leading character: retired English teacher Elizabeth Young.


KATHRENS, (WILLIAM HAROLD) VAUGHAN.  Intelligence Officer in WWII; assisted in arrest of Admiral Doenitz at the end of the war.  The link will lead to his daughter’s account of some his activities; this link leads to more.  Author of four hardcover crime thrillers published in the UK by Melrose between 1950 and 1953.  Add first and second names, in parentheses.
 
KEELER, HARRY STEPHEN
        The Case of the Two Strange Ladies.   Add setting: Southern US.  Leading character: Tommy Skirmont, reporter on the Southern City Democrat.


KENT, GRAEME.   Author of seven crime and thriller novels published in the UK between 1964 and 1970.
        The Foreign Squad.   Add setting: England.

KERR, MICHAEL
        Prisoner Cell Block H: The Frustrations of Vera. Pinnacle, 1981.   (Novelization of the Australian TV series Prisoner; distributed in the UK and the US as Prisoner: Cell Block H, and in Canada as Caged Women.)  SC: Regular cast members including prison guard Vera Bennett (Fiona Spence). 

KETCHUM, PHILIP    Prolific author of pulp western and detective stories.  Under his own name, the author of three late 1930s detective novels listed in the Revised Crime Fiction IV, along with one western in 1961 with some crime content.  Under the pen names of Jean Bellamy and Miriam Leslie, the author of a small number of gothic romances between 1968 and 1971.
        Death in the Night.   Add setting: Midwest.  Leading character: PI George Clay.


KNIGHT, (CHARLES HENRY) MAXWELL.  1900-1968.  Served in the Royal Navy; was Director of Intelligence for the British Fascists; later served some years in MI5, where he was a recruiter (including of Ian Fleming) and the model for Fleming’s character “M” in the James Bond books; an expert in the fields of ornithology and zoology.   Author of two thrillers in the Revised Crime Fiction IV, repeated below; both books are exceedingly scarce.  One online source suggests that Crime Cargo is interesting because “it contains cryptic references to some of Knight’s friends and associates.”  (Corrected biographical information, including birth and death dates.)
        Crime Cargo (Allan, 1934, hc)  [Ship]
        Gunman’s Holiday (Allan, 1935, hc) [England]
 
KURLAND, MICHAEL   SC: Peter Carthage (Man from W.A.R.) = PC; Professor Moriarty = M.  Note: A brief overview of the author’s career can be found on the Mystery*File blog.
        Death by Gaslight.   Add SC: M
        The Infernal Device.   Add SC: M
        Mission: Police Action.   Delete (not published as such; became A Plague of Spies, q.v.)

        Mission: Tank War.  SC: PC
        Mission: Third Force.  SC: PC
        A Plague of Spies.  Add SC: PC

LAING, PATRICK    Pseudonym of Amelia Reynolds Long.  Under this pen name, the author of six detective novels published by Phoenix Press between 1945 and 1951;  the leading character in each is a blind psychologist and criminologist named Patrick Laing.
        The Lady Is Dead.   Add setting: Pennsylvania


LAKE, JOE BARRY.  1909-1961.  Pseudonyms: Joe Barry & Donnell Carey, q.q.v.

LANCE, LESLIE.   Pseudonym of Irene Maude Mossop Swatridge, 1905-1988, q.v.   Add both dates.  Under this name, the author of two to four books listed in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.  Confusion exists between the original UK editions and US retitlings.  Those published in the US were marketed as gothic romances.  [Note: In a comment left on the Mystery*File blog, John Herrington states that according to his research, Leslie Lance was primarily the pseudonym of Charles John Swatridge (1906-64) q.v., and taken over by his wife Irene (1904-88) when he died.  It is quite probable that she had input into the earlier titles as well.]

LANE, JEREMY   Author of six mystery novels listed in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.  Two were published in the late twenties, the remaining four from Phoenix Press between 1944 and 1949.  The detective in all four of the Phoenix books was Dr. Whitney Wheat, a psychiatrist.
        Kill Him Tonight.   Add setting: New York City.


LA PLANTE, LYNDA (née TITCHMARSH)
  Add maiden name.
        Framed.  Novelization of TV movie [2 x 2 hour miniseries]: Anglia/A&E, 1992 (scw: Lynda La Plante; dir: Geoffrey Sax).  Also: TV movie: TNT, 2003 (scw & dir: Daniel Petrie, Jr.)   [Correct title and delete previous SC identification.]

        Prime Suspect.  TV movie [2 x 2 hr miniseries]: Granada, 1991 (scw: Lynda La Plante; dir: Christopher Menaul).  SC: DCI Jane Tennison (Helen Mirren)
        Prime Suspect 2.  [Add title.]  Mandarin pb, 1992; Dell, 1993.  TV movie [4-part mini-series] Granada, 1992 (scw: Alan Cubitt; dir: John Strickland).  SC: DCI Jane Tennison (Helen Mirren)
        Prime Suspect 3.  TV movie [2 x 2 hour miniseries]: Granada, 1993 (scw: Lynda La Plante; dir: David Drury),  SC: DCI Jane Tennison (Helen Mirren)

        Trial and Retribution.  [ghost written by Robin Blake, q.v.]  Macmillan (London), 1997.  TV movie [2 x 2 hour mini-series ]: La Plante, 1997 (scw: Lynda La Plante; dir: Aisling Walsh).  SC: Det. Supt. Michael Walker (David Hayman) & Det. Insp. Pat North (Kate Buffery)
        Trial and Retribution II.  [ghost written by Robin Blake, q.v.]  Macmillan (London), 1998.  TV movie [2 x 2 hour mini-series]: La Plante, 1998 (scw: Lynda La Plante; dir: Aisling Walsh).  SC: Det. Supt. Michael Walker (David Hayman) & Det. Insp. Pat North (Kate Buffery)
        Trial and Retribution III.  [ghost written by Robin Blake, q.v.]   Macmillan (London), 1999.  TV movie [2 x 2 hour mini-series]: La Plante, 1999 (scw: Lynda La Plante; dir: Jo Johnson).  SC: Det. Supt. Michael Walker (David Hayman) & Det. Insp. Pat North (Kate Buffery)
        Trial and Retribution IV.  Novelization of TV series by Robin Blake, q.v., based on scripts by Lynda La Plante. 
        The Widows.  Novelization of TV movie [6-part mini-series]:  Euston/Thames, 1983 (scw: Lynda La Plante; dir: Ian Toynton).  SC: Dolly Rawlins (Ann Mitchell).  Also: TV movie [mini-series]: ABC, 2002 (scw: Lynda La Plante; dir: Geoffrey Sax).  SC: Dolly Rawlins (Mercedes Ruehl)
        The Widows II.  Novelization of TV movie [6-part mini-series]: Euston/Thames, 1985 (scw: Lynda La Plante; dir: Paul Annett).   SC: Dolly Rawlins (Ann Mitchell)

LARSON, GLEN A.  Television writer and producer.   Nominal co-author (with Roger Hill, q.v.)  of five novelizations of the TV series Knight Rider.  It is understood that Hill did all of the writing.  The remaining four books were also based on individual one- or two-part episodes of the show; follow the preceding link for more information.
        Knight Rider.  TV movie: Universal, 1982 (scw: Tom Greene, Glen A. Larson; dir: Daniel Haller).  SC: Michael Knight (David Hasselhoff)

LAURENSON, R. M.   Author of three books listed in the Revised Crime Fiction IV, two of them from Phoenix Press (1948-1949) with series character Marc Jordan, a railroad attorney.  The book below is the first of his two cases.
        The Railroad Murder Case.   Add setting: Illinois.


LEWIS, BEATRICE MARY   Pseudonym: Lewis Iram, q.v.

LEWIS, MICHAEL (ARTHUR).  British author of five detective novels between 1925 and 1931 listed in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.  SC: Detective Insp. Anthony Field = AF.   [Sergeant Hobbs was previously listed as being a series character in the two books marked *.]
      * The Brand of the Beast.  AF
      * The Island of Disaster.  AF
         The Three Amateurs.  AF
   
LEWIS, WILLIAM (L.)  1931- .  Noted operatic tenor.  Add year of birth and middle initial.  In his one work of crime fiction included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV, listed below, five singers are the targets of a serial killer.
         Gala (Dutton, 1987, hc)  [New York City, NY; Theatre]
 
LOGAN, MALCOLM.   Co-author with Carolynne Logan of one mystery novel included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV; see below.  Delete previously stated birth & death dates, both tentative.   Leading character: “Former boy prodigy” Justus Drumm.
       
One of These Seven.  Mystery House, hc, 1946.  [New York City, NY]

LONDON, JOAN.  1901-1971.  Daughter of well-known author Jack London.  Joint pseudonym with her husband Barney Mayes, 1905?-1978?, q.v.: B. J. Maylon, q.v.

LONG, AMELIA REYNOLDS.   Add settings for the mystery novels below; the series characters stated are already included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV:
        The Corpse at the Quill Club.  SC: Mystery writer Katherine “Peter” Piper; criminal psychologist Edward Trelawney.  [Philadelphia] 
        Death Has a Will.  SC: Attorney Steve Carter.  [Pennsylvania]
        The Lady Saw Red.  SC: Katherine “Peter” Piper.  [Pennsylvania]
        Murder by Magic.  SC: Steve Carter.  [Pennsylvania]

        Murder Times Three.  SC: Edward Trelawney.  [Philadelphia]
        Murder to Type.  SC: Steve Carter.  [Pennsylvania]

LORAC, E. C. R.
    Pseudonym of Edith Caroline Rivett, (1894-1958); other pseudonym Carol Carnac.  Prolific author of over 70 mystery novels under both pen names; her primary detective for the Lorac books is Chief Inspector Robert Macdonald.  He is in the book below.
        Murder by Matchlight.   Add setting: London.

LORING, EMILIE.  1866-1951.   Correct year of birth.  Most of this British author’s books were romantic fiction, published between 1922 and 1950; unfinished material discovered after her death was developed into an additional 20 romances (1952-1972).  Add the title below.
        Love Came Laughing By.  Little, 1949  [Washington D.C.]
     
LOTTMAN, EILEEN
        Welcome Home, Jaime.  TV movie [two-part series pilot for The Bionic Woman]: Universal, 1976, as Welcome Home, Jaime (scw: Kenneth Johnson; dir: Alan Crosland).  SC: Jamie Summers (Lindsay Wagner)
   

LOVELL, B(OYD) E.  1920-1962.  Add full first name and year of death.  Author of two mystery novels included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV, both with private eye Edge Hannagan.
 
(Mabel) DANA LYON    See joint pseudonym with (Josephine Hughston, q.v.) Dana Hughston, q.v.  Note that Lyon and Hughston also shared a dual byline on the book cited below, previously included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV:
        The Bathtub Murder (U.S.: Williams, 1933, hc)

McELFRESH, ADELINE   Under her own name, the author of five titles included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV, one of them marginally criminous.  She is probably better known as the author of romance fiction, including gothics, romantic suspense and nurse romances, using at least three pen names in addition to her own.  For most of her career she worked for various newspapers in the Midwest.
        Murder with Roses.   Add setting: Indiana. 
 
MacLEISH, RODERICK.  1926-2006.   Add year of death.  Noted radio & televison newsman, filmmaker & journalist.  Author of two titles in the Revised Crime Fiction IV, plus one science fiction novel (Prince Ombra, 1982), among other books.   A brief death notice appears on the Mystery*File blog.

McQUADE, MIKE   Author of one mystery title in the Revised Crime Fiction IV:
        Who’s for Dying.  Hale, hc, 1961.  Add setting: England

MANNON, M. M.  Joint pseudonym of sisters Martha Mannon, 1909-1993, and Mary Ellen Mannon, 1913-2003, q.q.v.   Under this pen name the author of three detective novels in the Revised Crime Fiction IV; see below:
        The Corpse in the Elevator.  Arcadia, 1956.  [California.]  Leading character: reporter Elizabeth Rowland
        Here Lies Blood.  Bobbs, 1942.  SC: Sheriff George White; California
        Murder on the Program.  Bobbs, 1944.   SC: Sheriff George White; California
  
MANNON, MARTHA (Martha Mannon Coe).  1909-1993.   Joint pseudonym with Mary Ellen Mannon: M. M. Mannon, q.q.v.  Add year of death.

MANNON, MARY ELLEN
(Sister Lucy of All Saints).  1913-2003.  Joint pseudonym with Martha Mannon: M. M. Mannon, q.q.v.  Add year of death.

MARACOTTA, LINDSAY  Hollywood screenwriter and TV producer.
        The Dead Hollywood Moms.  TV movie: Hallmark, 2004, as The Hollywood Mom’s Mystery (scw: Bruce Franklin Singer; dir: David Cass, Sr.).  SC: Lucy Freers (Justine Bateman)

MARLOWE, MARCH.    Pseudonym of mystery writer Manning Lee Stokes.  Under this pen name, the author of one detective novel:
        F.B.I. Girl.   Arcadia, 1958.  Add setting: Indianapolis.  Leading character: Mary Casey, secretary to special FBI agent Bill McGovern.

MARSH, REBECCA.    Pseudonym of prolific romance author William Neubauer.  Under this pen name, the author of (among others) five mystery novels in the Revised Crime Fiction IV, two considered marginal.
        Lady Detective.   Add setting: Midwest.  Leading character: store detective Elizabeth Parker.
     
MARSH, RICHARD    Pseudonym of Richard B. Heldmann, 1867-1915; grandfather of Robert Aickman, noted for his many ghost stories and other works of “strange” fiction.
        The Datchet Diamonds.  TV movie [series episode/Dow Hour of Great Mysteries]: NBC, 1960 (scw: Walter T. Kerr; dir: Gower Champion)

MATHEWS, NIEVES (NIEVES MATHEWS DE MADARIAGA).  1917-2003.   Add her full name and year of death.  Author of a landmark biography of Sir Francis Bacon; one work of fiction is included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV; see below.
        She Died Without Light.  Hodder, hc, 1956.  [Geneva]

MAYES, BARNEY. 1905?-1978?.  Joint pseudonym with his wife Joan London, 1901-1971, q.v.: B. J. Maylon, q.v.

MAYLON, B. J.   Add: Joint pseudonym of Joan London, 1901-1971 (daughter of Jack London, 1876-1916, q.v.) and her husband Barney Mayes, 1905?-1978?.  Author of one detective novel included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV, listed below.
        The Corpse with Knee Action (Phoenix, 1940, hc)  [San Francisco, CA]   Leading character: reporter Bill King.
  
METCALFE, FELICIA (LEIGH).  1885-1969.   Add year of death.  Author or co-author of six mystery plays listed in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.   Pseudonym: Whitaker Metcalfe, q.v.
 
METCALFE, WHITAKER.   Pseudonym of Felicia (Leigh) Metcalfe, 1885-1969, q. v.  Under this pen name, the author of one mystery novel included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV, listed below:
        Two Weeks Before Murder.  Arcadia, hc, 1959.  [Florida]  Leading character: Dell Allison, secretary.

MICHAELS, ANGELA
        Prisoner Cell Block H: The Reign of Queen Bea. Pinnacle, 1981.  (Novelization of the Australian TV series Prisoner; distributed in the UK and the US as Prisoner: Cell Block H, and in Canada as Caged Women.)  SC: Regular cast members including prisoner Bea Smith (Val Lehman).

MILLS, JAMES.   Prize-winning journalist and author of nine thriller novels included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.
        The Seventh Power.  TV movie: NBC, 2003, as Critical Assembly (scw: Tom Vaughan, Carla Kettner; dir; Eric Laneuville)

MITCHELL, JAMES

        A Way Back.  TV movie [series episode/Armchair Mystery Theater]: NBC, 1961, as Flight from Treason (scw: James Mitchell)

MONTGOMERY, MARY.  ?-1975.  Author of one mystery novel included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV; see below.
        Somebody Knew.   Arcadia House, hc, 1960.  Add setting: Long Island.

MORRIS, GWENDOLEN SUTHERLAND.  1895?-  .  Add tentative year of birth.  Pseudonym: Morris Sutherland.

NASH, FRANK.  1912-1971?.   Add tentative year of death.  Author of one book included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV; see below:
        The House Cried Murder.  Phoenix Press, hc, 1952.  Add setting: Massachusetts.  Leading character: forensics expert Bart Gibbons.
  
NOTLEY, JOHN  (Franke).  1911-  .   Born in London; city merchant in Surrey.  Author of two detective novels included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV. 
        Corruption in Cantock.  Jarrolds, hc, 1941.   US title: Murder Has an Echo.  Mystery House, 1945.  Add setting: England.  Leading character: Det. Inspector Hickson.

OPPENHEIM, E. PHILLIPS
        The Great Impersonation.  TV movie [series episode/Dow Hour of Great Mysteries]: NBC, 1960 (scw: William and Audrey Roos; dir: Sheldon Reynolds)

ORENSTEIN, FRANK (Everett).  1919-2006.   Add year of death.  Author of seven detective novels listed in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.  His two primary series characters were Ev Franklin, chief researcher for an advertising agency, and Hugh Morrison, retired policeman and informal private eye.   In one book, both men appeared, The Man in the Gray Flannel Shroud (St. Martin’s, 1984).

ORMEROD, (WILLIAM) ROGER
.   Add first name, not previously known.   Author of a long list of mystery novels, beginning in 1974.

O’SHELL, MAGGIE
        Prisoner Cell Block H: The Karen Travers Story. Pinnacle, 1981.  (Novelization of the Australian TV series Prisoner; distributed in the UK and the US as Prisoner:  Cell Block H, and in Canada as Caged Women.)  SC: Regular cast members including prisoner Karen Travers (Peta Toppano).

OWEN, DEAN    Pseudonym of Dudley Dean McGaughy.
        Hec Ramsey.  TV movie [series pilot]: Mark VII/Universal, 1972 (scw: Harold Jack Bloom; dir: Daniel Petrie).   Leading character: Hec Ramsey (Richard Boone).
 
PARKER, CLAIRE
        The Rookies. TV movie: ABC, 1972 (scw: William Blinn; dir: Jud Taylor)

PARKER, ROBERT B.
        Thin Air.  TV movie: A&E, 2000 (scw: Robert B. Parker; dir: Robert Mandel).  SC: Spenser (Joe Mantegna)
        Walking Shadow.  TV movie: A&E, 2001 (scw: Robert B. Parker, Joan H. Parker; dir: Po Chih Leong).  SC: Spenser (Joe Mantegna)
 
PATTINSON, JAMES.  British author of a long list of mystery, crime and espionage fiction in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.  His first book was published in 1958; only a small handful have appeared in the US.  Add SC: Steve Brady = SB in the titles indicated below.
        Away with Murder.  SB
        Blind Date.  SB    Add setting: Poland.
        The No-Risk Operation.  SB   
   
PEEL, FREDERICK (ARTHUR).   Add middle name.  Joint pseudonym with Charles Siddell: Rufus Slingsby.   One title as by Slingsby (The Murders at Highbridge, Long, UK, hc 1929) appears in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.

PINKERTON, THOMAS A(NDREW).  1850-   .  Add year of birth and middle name.  Author of one marginal crime-related title in the Revised Crime Fiction IV; see below.
        -The Adoption of Rhodope.  Swan, 1909, hc.

PIRNIE, AMY.  Pseudonym of Freda Davies, q.v.

PLAYFAIR, JOCELYN (N. C.)  1904-1997.   Born in Lucknow, India.  Add year of death.  Noted author of A House in the Country (1944), a novel of wartime England.   To the two criminous titles previously included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV, add the one below.
        Eastern Week-End.  Hodder, 1940  [Malaya]

PLUMMER, T(HOMAS) ARTHUR.  1883-1961.  Add birth and death dates.  Author of a long list of detective and thriller novels in the Revised Crime Fiction IV, most of them cases for Detective Inspector Andrew Frampton, his primary series character.   Pseudonym: Michael Sarne, q.v.  Note: A short post on the Mystery*File blog discusses the fleeting nature of literary fame, with T. Arthur Plummer as a prime example.  Besides the image shown below, six other covers are displayed, along with a chronological list of Mr. Plummer’s complete mystery fiction output.

POPPLEWELL, JACK    Playwright with seven plays included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV
        Dead on Nine.  TV movie [series episode/Kraft Mystery Theater]: NBC, 1962 (scw: William Templeton; dir: William Claxton)

POTTER, MARTIN H(ENRY).  1871-  .   Add full middle name and year of birth.  Author of two marginally crime-related titles in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.

PREEDY, GEORGE R.    Pseudonym of Gabrielle M. V. Long, 1886-1952; other pseudonyms Marjorie Bowen & Joseph Shearing.  A prolific British novelist credited with over 150 books composed under her various pen names.   Add the marginally criminous title below.
        -The Autobiography of Cornelius Blake. Cassell, 1934  [Naples, 1773-1810]

PRESCOTT, E. LIVINGSTON.   Pseudonym of Edith Katharine Spicer Jay, q.v.   Under this pen name, the author of three marginally criminous titles in the Revised Crime Fiction IV, all published between 1896 and 1903.  Add approximate year of birth: ca.1847-1901.  

PULMAN, C(LEMENT) B(ARKER).  1910-    .  Author of one story collection in the Revised Crime Fiction IV, some of them crime-related. See below.  Add full middle name and year of birth.
        The Ferocious Fern and other stories.  Crowther, hc 1943.

QUICK, DOROTHY  (Dorothy Gertrude Quick Mayer).  1896-1962.  Delete reference to Margaret Rogers Straub and correct year of birth.   Author of six works of mystery and detective fiction in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.
        Too Strange a Hand.   Add setting: Long Island (Sag Harbor).

RACINA, THOM

        Quincy, M.E.  TV movie [series episode]: Universal, 1976, as Quincy M.E.: Go Fight City Hall–to the Death! (scw: Glen A. Larson, Lou Shaw; dir: E. W. Swackhamer).  SC: Quincy: Jack Klugman
  
RADFORD, M(ONA) A(UGUSTA MANGAN). 1894-    .  Co-author with E(dwin Isaac) Radford of nearly 40 mystery & detective novels between 1944 and 1972.  Add year of birth,

RAILTON, C(HARLES?) W(ILLIAM?).  1905?-   .  Add tentative first & middle name and birth date.  Author of one story collection in the Revised Crime Fiction IV, some of them criminous.  See below:
        Tales-Talks and Trifles.  London: Sherratt, hc, 1933.  Note: According to one online bookseller, the stories are those of “adventure, buried treasure and sketches, one set in 1980.”

RAINSFORD, W(ILLIAM?) H(ENRY?).  1896?-   .  Add tentative first & middle name and birth date.  Author of one title included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV; see below.
        BB of Ardlegay.  John Lane, hc, 1923.

RAWLINSON, PETER.  1919-2006.  Solicitor General, Attorney General, and Member of Parliament.  (Corrected biographical information.)  SC: Edmund Hamilton = EH.  Note: A complete annotated list of his crime fiction can be found on the Mystery*File website.
        The Columbia Syndicate.  EH
        His Brother’s Keeper.  Add SC: EH.  (Jonathan Playfair was previously noted as a SC; both characters appear.)

REED, WALLACE    Pseudonym of Joseph George Strach.  Under this pen name, the author of four mystery novels between 1940 and 1957.   All are listed in the Revised Crime Fiction IV, including the one below.  His primary series character was Lt. Bill Lloyd of the NYPD, who appeared in the first three of the titles.
        Marked for Murder.  Phoenix Press, 1941.  SC: Bill Lloyd.  Add setting: New York City.
 
REES, ENOCH (COOK).  1893-    .   Author of two books, one a story collection, included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.  Add year of birth,

REID, CAPT. (THOMAS) MAYNE1818-1883.  Irish-American novelist known for his adventure fiction.  Author of one marginal work of crime fiction previously included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.  Add the second of the two titles below; this now constitutes the complete entry for the author.
        -The Free Lances.  London: Remington, 1881, hc.  White (New York), ca.1881   [Mexico] 
        The Headless Horseman. Chapman (Vol. 1), 1866, Bentley (Vol. 2), 1866; Dewitt (NYC), 1867   [Texas, 1850s]
 
RENDELL, RUTH
        The Bridesmaid.  Film: Bac, 2004, as La Demoiselle d’Honneur (scw: Claude Chabrol, Pierre Leccia; dir: Chabrol)
        A Sight for Sore Eyes.  Film: Mars, 2003, as Inquietudes (scw & dir: Gilles Bourdos)
        The Tree of Hands.  Film: UGC, 2001, as Betty Fisher et Autres Histories (scw & dir: Claude Miller)

RENSHAW, CHARLES BAILEY.  1902-  .   Author of one book included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV; see below.
        The Man with the Two Ears.  Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co., hc, 1924

REYNOLDS, MACK. (Dallas McCord Reynolds)  1917-1983.  Noted science-fiction author many of whose books are crime fiction novels taking place in the future; listed as such in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.  The book listed below is a detective novel with strong SFnal overtones.
        The Case of the Little Green Men.  Phoenix Press, hc, 1951.   Add setting: West.  Leading character: private eye Jeb Knight.
 
RICHMOND, MARY.   Extremely prolific author of mysteries and romantic thrillers under her own name, Kathleen Lindsay, 1903-1973, and as Hugh Desmond & Nigel MacKenzie. Very few of her books have been published in the US.
        The Secret of the Priory.  Show the Godwin publication date as 1936.  Leading character: Ex-detective Furness of Scotland Yard.

RIDGWAY, ATHELSTAN.  1879-  .  Add year of birth.  Author of three titles in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.  Published between 1924 and 1928, two of the three are indicated as having marginal crime content.

RINEHART, MARY ROBERTS.  1876-1958.  Famed author of many mystery novels and short stories written between 1906 and 1953.   Links are provided to online etexts of some of the following titles.
        -The Amazing Adventures of Letitia Carberry.  Bobbs-Merrill, hc, 1911.  Hodder & Stoughton, UK, hc, 1919.  SC: Letitia (Tish) Carberry].  Collection of three stories.  Add the dash to indicate only marginal crime content.  Says Michael Grost of the Tish stories: “comic tale[s] ... most of [them] are not constructed as mysteries.”
 
        The Bat [with Avery Hopwood, 1884-1928].  New York & London: French, pb, 1932.  Published edition of the play based on Rinehart’s novel The Circular Staircase.   The play ran for 867 performances between August 23, 1920 and September 1922.  Add: TV movie [series episode/Dow Hour of Great Mysteries]: NBC, 1960 (scw: Walter T. Kerr; dir: Paul Nickell).  [Note: Although this filmed version is not mentioned, many other adaptations of the book as a play and on film are discussed on the Mystery*File blog.]
        The Bat: A Novel From the Play [with Avery Hopwood, 1884-1928].  George H. Doran, hc, 1926.  Add: Cassell & Co., UK, hc, 1926.  Novelization of the play, anonymously written by poet Stephen Vincent Benét, 1898-1943, q.v.  The play was based on Rinehart’s novel The Circular Staircase.  Also published as: The Bat Whispers (Grosset, 1926).   Also note: Most later paperback editions do not mention either Hopwood or Benét as authors; credit is given to Rinehart alone.

        _The Bat Whispers.   Grosset & Dunlap, hc, 1926.  A Photoplay edition.   See The Bat: A Novel from the Play.
        The Circular Staircase.  Bobbs-Merrill, hc, 1908.  Cassell, UK, hc, 1909.  The basis for the play The Bat, with Avery Hopwood (French, 1932).
        -Two Flights Up.  Doubleday Doran & Co., hc, 1928.  Hodder & Stougton, UK, hc, 1928.  Add the dash to indicate only marginal crime content.
        -Where There’s a Will.  Bobbs-Merrill, hc, 1912.  Add the dash to indicate only marginal crime content.

ROBB, T. N.   Pseudonym of Rob MacGregor.
        Private Eye.  TV movie [pilot film for subsequent series]: NBC, 1987 (scw: Anthony Yerkovich; dir: Mark Tinker).  SC: PI Jack Cleary (Michael Woods).  Note: There were three other books in this series, one also written as by T. N. Robb.  All were based on various episodes of the TV series.

ROBERTS, D(AVID) EDWARD 1926-1980.  Corrections of both dates.   Author of one book in the Revised Crime Fiction IV; see below.  According to Steve Holland, Roberts was also an editor for Gaywood Press.
        Murder’s a Bad Habit.  Gaywood Press, UK, pb, ca. 1951 (copyright date).  Leading character: PI Slim Sullivan.  Add setting: London.
 
ROBERTSON, L(ILIAN) M(AY).  1899-1989?.   Add year of birth and tentative date of death.   Under her own name, the author of two titles in the Revised Crime Fiction IV, published in 1964 and 1965, one marginal.  As Glen Steuart, q.v., the author of two British thrillers appearing between 1935 and 1937.

ROCHE, REGINA MARIA1773-1845.
        The Discarded Son; or, Haunt of the Banditti.  Minerva, hc, 1807.  Title correction.

RODNEY, BRYAN.  Pseudonym of Cyril (Ralph?) Edgeley, 1905?-1988?, q.v.  Add possible middle name and tentative birth & death dates.  Under this name the author of three British thrillers listed in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.  Published between 1945 and 1952, all three had as their leading character Francis Villiers, aka “The Owl.”

ROHMER, ELIZABETH SAX    Pseudonym of Rose Elizabeth Knox Ward, wife of Sax Rohmer (Arthur Saxfield Ward).  Author of one mystery thriller included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV; see below.   [Note: According to the back cover of the paperback edition shown below, the author is described as being the daughter of Sax Rohmer.  This is incorrect.]
        Bianca in Black.  Mystery House, hc, 1958.  Add setting: France and England.  Leading character: ex-Military Intelligence Officer Bruce Willoughby.
           
ROMANES, NORMAN HUGH.  1892-1964.   Add year of birth.  The author of one book listed in the Revised Crime Fiction IV; see below.
        Young Lord Folliot.  Jenkins, hc, 1931.  [England].   Also published as: The Case of Young Lord Folliot.  Athenaeum, 1943.

ROOINEK.  Pseudonym of Louis Patrick Bowler, 1852-  , q.v.  Listed in the Revised Crime Fiction IV as the author of the title below.
        African Nights (Hurst, 1929, hc)  With some crime.

ROOKES, S(OPHIA?) E(LIZABETH?).  1828?-1889?.    Add tentative data, as shown.  The author of one story collection in the Revised Crime Fiction IV, some of them criminous.  See below:
        The Heir of Beech Hall.  The Devon Weekly Times Office, hc, 1868.  With some crime.

ROSCOE, THEODORE    Prolific author of stories for such pulp magazines as Adventure, Argosy and Weird Tales.   Many of his later books in the Revised Crime Fiction IV are reprinted from these magazines.
        I’ll Grind Their Bones.  Dodge, hc, 1936.  Add setting: Europe.  (More precisely: Teutony, a mythical European country which could be Germany in disguise.)  Leading character: John H. W. Keats, reporter.

ROSEN, MARJORIE. 1942-  .   Joint pseudonym with Joy Gould Boyum, 1934-    : Evan Field, q.v.

ROSER, VAL(ENTINE SILVES?).  1892?-  .  Add tentative data, as shown.  Author of one book in the Revised Crime Fiction IV, as shown:
        Murder in the Wind.  Long, hc, 1947.

ROTHWELL, CHARLES C(OURTENAY).  1861-  .  Add year of birth and full middle name; year of death as yet unknown.  Author of one marginal entry in the Revised Crime Fiction IV; see below.
        -The Stolen Bishop.  Leadenhall, hc, 1896.

ROWLEY, J(OHN) DE LA MARE (CLARK).  1889-  .  Add full name and year of birth; date of death not yet known.   Editor of books for National Institute for the Blind; lived in London.  Author of one book in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.  See below:
        The Passage in Park Lane.  Thornton Butterworth, hc, 1928.  Leading character: Jonathan Merriman, antiquarian bibliophile.

ROWSELL, MARY CATHERINE.  1840-  .    Add year of birth.  Author of one novel and two story collections in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.

RUBINSTEIN, STANLEY (JACK).  1890-1975.  Add both dates.  Author of  one detective novel listed in the Revised Crime Fiction IV; see below.
        Merry Murder.  Jarrolds, hc, 1949.  Leading characters: Inspector Rogers & Thomas Willmott.

RUDING, WALT(ER).  1870-1895.   Add full name & year of birth; correct year of death.  Author of one marginally crime-related novel which is included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.  See below:
        -An Evil Motherhood.  Mathews, hc, 1896.  [The copy shown below is the more common second edition.]
 
RUMBOLD-GIBBS, HENRY ST. JOHN CLAIR.  1909-1975.  As both HenryGibbs & Simon Harvester, qq.v., author of many spy & adventure novels included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.

RUTLEY, C(ECIL) BERNARD.
  1888-  .   Add year of birth.  Author of two British titles included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV, both intended for younger readers, one marginally crime fiction.

RUTTER, AMANDA.  Author of two books included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV, including the one below.
        Murder Is Where you Find It.   Arcadia House, hc, 1959.  Correct setting can be identified only as New England.

RYAN, LOFTUS A.  1866-  .   Add year of birth.  Author of one title in the Revised Crime Fiction IV; see below.
        The Blue Waistcoat, and other stories.  London: Drane, hc, 1904.  Some stories criminous.

SADLER, ADAM.  1894?-  .   Add tentative year of birth.  Author of one title in the Revised Crime Fiction IV; see below.
        Rogues.  Ward, hc, 1931.

SALWEY, REGINALD E(RNEST).  1852-  .   Add year of birth.   Author of seven books included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV, three of them marginally so.  Publication dates range from 1890 to 1925.

SANDBERG, H(AROLD) W.   1902-1980?    Author of one title in the Revised Crime Fiction IV; see below.
        The Crazy Quilt Murders.   Phoenix Press, hc, 1938.  Add setting: Midwest.  Leading character: mystery writer Sam Markley.

SANDERSON, AVEREL D(OROTHY).  1908-  .   Add year of birth.  Author of one title in the Revised Crime Fiction IV; see below.
        Long Shadows.  Constable, hc, 1935. 
 
SANDYS, SYDNEY (REGINALD?).  1879?-  .   Add tentative middle name and year of birth.  Author of one title in the Revised Crime Fiction IV; see below:
        Jack Carstairs of the Power House.  Methuen, hc, 1909.   [Note: Sub-titled “A tale of some very young men and a very young industry.” The industry in question is the electrical supply industry.]

SARGENT, GEORGE E(LIEL).  ca.1808-1883.   Correction of middle name.  Author of one title in the Revised Crime Fiction IV; see below:
        Nails Driven Home.  Religious Tract Society, hc, 1870; Hoyt, 1871.  Story collection, some criminous.

SARL, ARTHUR J(OSEPH).  1880-  .   Add middle name and year of birth.  Author of two titles in the Revised Crime Fiction IV; see below:
        The Mystery of Flat 60.  Aldine, pb, 1921.
        Racing Ramp.  Hutchinson, hc, 1939.

SARNE, MICHAEL.  Pseudonym of T(homas) Arthur Plummer, 1883-1961, q.v.  Under this pen name, the author of one marginal title in the Revised Crime Fiction IV; see below:
        -The Scarlet Saint.  Paul, hc, 1932.

SAVILLE, RAY(MOND). 1883-  .   Add full name and year of birth.   Author of one title in the Revised Crime Fiction IV; see below.
        The Mystery of the Moor.  Aldine, pb, 1923.   [Dixon Brett; England]   Note: You will have to scroll down to find the Dixon Brett entry on the page the link leads to.  Dixon Brett was a detective character similar to Sexton Blake whose adventures were chronicled by a number of authors, many of them anonymously.

SCOTT, JUSTIN (BLAZER).  1942-  .  Pseudonyms: J. S. Blazer, Alexander Cole, qq.v.  Add pseudonym: Paul Garrison, q.v.   His father, A. Leslie Scott, was the author of approximately 250 western novels, including many under several pen names; his mother, Lily K. Scott, wrote novels, many of them romances, as well as short stories for the slicks and pulp magazines.  Also a novelist is his sister, Alison Scott Skelton.  Under his own name, the author of many crime and detective novels  included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV
        The Auction.  Grafton, hc, 1985.   Add: This is the British edition of a book published in the US earlier as by Alexander Cole.


SCOTT, WILL(IAM MATTHEW).  1893-1964.   Correct year of birth.  Author of three British thriller novels included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV, along with one story collection.

SEALE, C(EDRIC) S(TEPHEN) ST. BRELAIDE.  1895-  .   Add full name and date of birth.  With Hugh Beresford, co-author of one play listed in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.

SEVERNE, FLORENCE.   1833?-1916?.  Add tentative birth and death dates.  Author of one title in the Revised Crime Fiction IV; see below.
        In the Meshes.  London: Osgood, hc, 1894.

SEYMOUR, GERALD
        The Contract.  TV movie: Yorkshire Television, 1988 (scw: Gerald Seymour; dir: Ian Toynton)
        The Glory Boys.  Change film to TV movie and date to 1984
        Harry’s Game.  TV movie: Yorkshire Television, 1982 (scw: Gerald Seymour; dir: Lawrence Gordon Clark)

        Red Fox.  TV movie [mini-series]: LWT, 1991 (scw: Gerald Seymour, James McManus; dir: Ian Toynton)
        The Waiting Time. TV movie: ITV, 1999 (scw: Patrick Harbinson; dir: Stuart Orme)

SHANNON, W(ILLIAM) F(RY).  1869-  .  Add date of birth.  Author of one short story collection included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV; see below.
        Jim Twelves A.B. and Trained Man.  Methuen, hc, 1902.   Some of the stories are criminous.

SHEAHAN, K(ATHLEEN?) M.  1905?-  .   Add tentative first name and date of birth.  Author of three titles included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV; see below.
        -An Artist in Crime.  Jenkins, hc, 1936.
        Dangerous Men.  Jenkins, hc, 1935.
        The Stormberg Jewel Case.  Jenkins, hc, 1931.  [A baffling series of jewel robberies – this gripping yarn shows how the successful co-operation of a man & a woman brought about the downfall of a master-mind criminal.]

SHERIDAN, WILFRED.  1895-  .  Add year of birth.  Author of two mystery novels included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV; see below.  [Tommy Weston, who lives with her father in Mombasa, Kenya, is a vivacious, hot-tempered tomboy who sees herself as equal to any man.  This attitude is encouraged by all around her, especially her father.  Both books are extremely scarce.]
        The Five Brains.  Jarrolds, hc, 1924.   SC: Tommy Weston.
        Tommy Weston, Adventuress.  Jarrolds, hc, 1925.   SC: Tommy Weston.

SHORT, (CHARLES) CHRISTOPHER (DUDLEY).  1902?-   .  Add tentative date of birth.  Author of a number of  espionage thrillers between 1962 and 1972, one of which is shown below.  Also known as the ghostwriter of The Saint and the Hapsburg Necklace, published as by Leslie Charteris.
     
SHORTELL, L(ESLIE) T(HOMAS).   1908-  .   Add middle name and year of birth.  Author of three mystery novels included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV, one marginally; see below.
        French for Trouble.  Rich, hc, 1947.
 
        The Hounds Are Restless Tonight.  Rich, hc, 1949.
       -People Apart.  Rich, hc, 1944.

SINCLAIR, MURRAY.   Add the title below.  Also the author of three “Ben Crandel” crime novels previously included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.  Of these, Tough Luck, L.A. [Pinnacle, 1980] was nominated by the MWA for the Best Paperback Original for 1981.
        Prisoner Cell Block H.  Pinnacle, 1980.  (Novelization of the Australian TV series Prisoner; distributed in the UK and the US as Prisoner:  Cell Block H, and in Canada as Caged Women.)  SC: Regular cast members.

SLIGH, NIGEL (ARCHIBALD).  1905-  .   Add middle name and year of birth.  Author of eight novels included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV, all but one of them marginally crime-related.  Shown is a US paperback reprint edition of one of these, a novel of adventure and romance in colonial Rhodesia.
    
SMITH, JOHNSTON.  1898-  .   Author of short stories and light sketches, plus one work of detective fiction included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV; see below.
       
Murder in the Square.  Archer, hc, 1933.
    In a review of this book, Dorothy L. Sayers said: “This stylish-looking youngster is not yet a finished racer, but he takes my fancy immensely.  He is a thoroughbred, coming of the fine King’s English strain, by Humour out of Deduction, and I shall look for some first-class performances in classic events from the same stable in the near future.”  (The Sunday Times, 9 July 1933.)

SMITH, ROBERT CHARLES.  1938- .  Pseudonyms: Robert Charles, q.v., and Charles Leader.

SMITH, SPENSER (MILNE C.)
.  1895-  .    Add middle name & initial plus year of birth.  Journalist and feature writer in New Zealand, then in Australia; author of one book in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.  See below.
       
The Dead Don’t Matter.   Long, hc, 1960.
 
SMITH, YORK (GLADSTONE J.?).   1894?-   .    Add tentative middle name, initial & year of birth.  Author of two mystery novels included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.  See below.
        The Banana Murders.  Macdonald, hc, 1958.
       
Night of Wrath.  Macdonald, hc, 1959.

SNELL, EDMUND.  1889-?  Born in London; variously a shipbuilding clerk, assistant on a rubber estate, actor; cinema and travel bureau proprietor in France after WWI; living in Sussex in the 1930s.
        The Red Spinner.  Hale, hc, 1937; Hillman-Curl, hc, 1938.  SC: Reggie Faulkner.  Setting: Egypt.  Add secondary setting: ship.  Other leading character: Major Alan Vereker, for whom Faulkner is an assistant.  The cover shown is that of the Hillman-Curl edition.
    
        The Sign of the Scorpion.  Skeffington, hc, 1935.  Add U.S. edition: Ramble House pb, 2006.  “A novel of the most evil Chinese villain since Fu Manchu.  He always sends a card with the sign of the scorpion before he kills.  And his victims end up with a tattoo of the scorpion on their wrists!”
 
SOMERS, MARK.  1879? -  .    Add tentative year of birth.  Author of two books included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV, one marginally.  See below.
        -And It Happened.  Hutchinson, hc, 1928.
       
_The Haunted House of Marley.  Moffat Yard, US, hc, 1923.  See: Merely Mischief  (Hutchinson, 1922).
        Merely Mischief.  Hutchinson, hc, 1922.   US title: The Haunted House of Marley  (Moffat Yard, 1923).

SORKIN, BERNARD    [Add new author.]
        Steel Shivs.  Pyramid, 1962.  Setting: New York City.   [A juvenile delinquency novel likened to The Amboy Dukes on the cover.]
   
SOUTHCOTT, AUDLEY (ERIC).  1901-1984.   Add middle name and birth/death dates.  With advertising agencies, TV scriptwriter, film producer in England.  Author of two books included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV; see below.
        The Black General.  Macdonald, UK, hc, 1969.  Morrow, US, hc, 1969.
        Cross That Palm When I Come to It.  Sphere, pb, 1974.  Novelization of the Public Eye TV series.  SC:  PI Frank Marker (Alfred Burke).
 

SPILLER, ANDREW.  1891-1976.   Born and lived in Bridport, England.  A note on the death of this prolific author of British crime fiction can be found on the Mystery*File blog.  A web page containing cover scans of many of colorful dust jacket covers, one of which is also shown below, can be found here.

SPRINGFIELD, LINCOLN.  1865-  .   Joint pseudonym with Edward Card Mitchell: Captain Coe, q.v.   Add year of birth; death date unknown.

SPURGEON, DOUGLAS W(ILLIAM).  1894-  .   Add middle name and year of birth.  British author of three mystery novels included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.  See below:
        The Ippletree Manor Mystery.  Ward, hc, 1925.
        The Missing Witness.  Ward, hc, 1927.   [Review from The Windsor Magazine, 1927: “An engrossing mystery story, cleverly constructed ...”]
        The Wheel of Circumstance.  Ward, hc, 1926.

STACTON, DAVID (DEREK)   Pseudonyms: Bud Clifton & David West.  Under his own name, the author of one book previously included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.  Add the title indicated by *.  This now constitutes the author’s complete entry under his own name.
        -A Dancer in Darkness.  Faber, UK, hc, 1960.  Pantheon, US, hc, 1962.  [Italy; 1611]
        * A Fox Inside.  Faber, 1955.  [San Francisco]   “A California noir.”
   
STAGG, GILBERT JOHN.  1918-1996.  Pseudonyms: Gilbert Johns, James Stagg, q.v. 

STAGG, JAMES.  Pseudonym of Gilbert John Stagg, q.v.  Under this pen name, the author of several books in the Sexton Blake series between 1956 and 1960, such as the one shown below.
 
STAMPER, JOSEPH (THOMAS).  1886-  .  Add middle name.   Author of one book in the Sexton Blake series; see below:
        The Shipyard Menace.  Amalgamated Press, pb, 1943.  SC: Sexton Blake.

STANNARD, HARRY RUSSELL.  1888-?   Add full first name.  Pseudonym: Edmund Yare, q.v.

STANWOOD, BROOKS.  Pseudonym of Howard Kaminsky & Susan Kaminsky.
        -The Glow.  TV movie: Fox, 2002 (scw: Gary Sherman; dir: Craig R. Baxley)

STAUGHTON, GEORGE.  1905?-  .   Add tentative year of birth.  Author of one mystery novel included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV; see below:
        The “Roped Ring” Racket.  Gramol, pb, 1935.

STEPHEN, ADRIAN LESLIE
.  1883-1948.  Add both dates.  Noted psychoanalyst; brother of author Virginia Woolf.  Both were members of the Bloomsbury group.  Married to Karin Costelloe Stephen, also a physician and psychiatrist.  Joint pseudonym with Marjorie Colville Strachey, Rachel Costelloe Strachey & Karin Costelloe Stephen, qq.v.: Mark Strange, q.v.

STEPHEN, KARIN COSTELLOE1889-1953.  Add both dates.  A physician and psychiatrist; married to Adrian Leslie Stephen.  Sister of Rachel Costelloe Strachey.  Joint pseudonym with Adrian Leslie Stephen, Marjorie Colville Strachey, & Rachel Costelloe Strachey, qq.v.: Mark Strange, q.v.

STEPHENS, RICCARDO.  1860-  .   Add year of birth.  Author of six novels and story collections included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV, many with supernatural overtones.  All were published between 1896 and 1912.  Says one bookseller of the one shown below: “One of the first to introduce the concept of a resurrected mummy as a sinister character, and paves the way for the 1932 film of the same name starring Boris Karloff.”

STERRY, CHARLES E(RNEST).  1868-  .   Add year of birth.  Author of two books included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV; see below:
        -In the Grip of Destiny.  Allen, hc, 1913.
        The Voice from the Night.  Allen, hc, 1912. 

STEUART, GLEN.  Psuedonym of L(ilian) M(ay) Robertson, 1899-  , q.v.  Add year of death.  Under this pen name, the author of two British thriller novels included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.  See below.
        The Evil That Men Do.  Long, hc, 1937.
        The Glass Fish.  Long, hc, 1937.

STEVENS, SERITA DEBORAH
        Cagney & Lacey.  Correct title from previously stated Before the Fourteenth.  Dell, pb, 1985.  Grafton, UK, pb, 1986.  Setting: New York City NY.  Novelization of TV movie: Filmways, 1981 (scw: Barbara Corday; dir: Ted Post).  Leading characters: Det. Mary Beth Lacey (Tyne Daly) & Det. Christine Cagney (Loretta Swit).
  
STEWART, FLORA.  Author of two detective novels included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV; see below.  SC: Insp. Newson (IN).  (Correction; not Insp. Newsom.)
        Blood Relations.  Jenkins, hc, 1967.   IN
        Deadly Nightcap.  Jenkins, hc, 1966.   IN

STEWART, SAM   Pseudonym of Linda Stewart.
        McCoy: The Big Ripoff.  TV movie [series episode]: Universal, 1975 (scw; Roland Kibbee, Dean Hargrove; dir: Hargrove).  Leading character: McCoy (Tony Curtis).
      
STODDARD, CHARLES.  Pseudonym of Charles Stanley Strong, 1906-1962.    Born in Brooklyn; educated at Roy Frederick University, Oslo; novelist, lecturer, and editor; lived in N.Y.  Author of several mystery adventure novels included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV, many of them featuring members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
        North of the Stars.  Dodge, hc, 1937.  Delete the dash.  Leading characters: Corporal Buchanan & Constable Carter of the RCMP.
          
STONE, EDWARD.  Correct to: STONE, EDMUND.  Pseudonym.  Author of one book included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV; see below:
        Dawn for Danger.  Consul, pb, 1965.  Add setting: London.

STOUT, E(THEL) ALMAZ.  1871- .  Add year of birth.  Author of two mystery thrillers included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.  See below.
        The Door in the Wall.  Paul, hc, 1927.
        A Girl Under Suspicion.  Newnes, pb, ca. 1917.

STRACHEY, MARJORIE COLVILLE. 1882–1964.  Add both dates.  Sister of British writer & critic Lytton Strachey.  Joint pseudonym with Adrian Leslie Stephen, Karen Costelloe Stephen & Rachel Costelloe Strachey, qq.v. : Mark Strange, q.v.

STRACHEY, RACHEL [“RAY”] (PEARSALL CONN),
née COSTELLOE1887-1940.   Add full name.  Studied mathematics and electrical engineering before becoming actively involved with the British women’s suffrage movement.   Sister of Karen Costelloe Stephen; married Oliver Strachey, a mathematician and cryptographer in the Foreign Office, and brother of Lytton Strachey.  Joint pseudonym with Adrian Leslie Stephen, Karen Costelloe Stephen & Marjorie Colville Strachey, qq.v. : Mark Strange, q.v.

STRANGE, MARK.   Joint pseudonym of Adrian Leslie Stephen, Karin Costelloe Stephen, Marjorie Colville Strachey, & Rachel Costelloe Strachey, qq.v.  Under this pen name, the author of one novel in the Revised Crime Fiction IV; see below:
        Midnight.  Faber, hc, 1927.   [Academia; England]

STRONG, BEN.  Pseudonym of Emeric Hulme-Beaman and William Senior Ellis, 1876- , q.v.  Add year of birth for the latter.  Under this pen name, the author of four mystery novels published between 1925 and 1928.  Two of the four have Prof. Adrian Criddle as the leading character.

STRONG, ROWLAND.  1865-1924.   Add year of birth.  Co-author with F(rances) C(harles) Philips of one marginal title included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.  See below.
        -A White Sin.  Hurst, UK, hc, 1916.

STUART, DONALD.   Pseudonym of Donald William Steward, (1896-1980); other pseudonyms: Derwent Steele, Nigel Vane & Gerald Verner.  Under his own name and all of his various pseudonyms, the author of a large number of British thriller novels, many of them in the Sexton Blake series.
        The White Friar.   Wright & Brown, UK, hc, 1934; Godwin, US, hc, 1935.   Setting: England.  SC: Lionel Crane.  The “White Friar” is an unknown avenger exterminating the members of Kielmann gang one by one. 

SUNDOWNER.  Pseudonym of Herbert Tichborne, ca.1863-1907, q.v.   Add both dates, one approximate.  Under this pen name, the author of one title included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.  See below.
        Told by the Taffrail.  Chatto, UK, hc, 1901.   Story collection, some criminous.

SUNMAN, WILLIAM R(OBERT).  1838-1913.  Add full middle name and both dates.  Referred to as “Rev. W. R. Sunman” in one contemporary book catalogue.  Author of one title included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.  See below. 
        The Mystery of Wolverston Grange.  Crombie, UK, hc, 1889.  [Illustrated by Stanley L. Wood.]

SUTCLIFFE, CONSTANCE (MAUD?).  1873?-  .    Add tentative middle name & year of birth.  Author of one marginally criminous novel included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV; see below.
        -Our Lady of the Ice.  Greening, UK, hc, 1901.   Subtitled: A Story of the Alps.  “An Alpine guide loses his client, then dies saving the brother.”

SUTER, W(ILLIAM) E(DWARD).  ca.1803?-1879?.  Add middle name and tentative dates.  Victorian playwright and author of two titles included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.  See below.
        The Adventures of Dick Turpin and Tom King.  Lacy’s, UK, pb, 1859.  Play.
        London After Dark.  England: Lea, pb, 1868.  

SUTHERLAND, MORRIS.   Pseudonym of Gwendolen Sutherland Morris, 1895?-   , q.v.  Add tentative year of birth.  Under this pen name, the author of five scarce novels included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV; published in the UK between 1930 and 1937, two of them are only marginally crime fiction.

SUTHERLAND, NEIL PULSFORD.  1905- .   Add year of birth.  Author of one book included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.  See below.
        The Pawn.  Heinemann, UK, hc, 1952.  

SUTTON, JEFFERSON (HOWARD).   1913-1979.  Pseudonym: Christopher Gale, q.v.   Author of one title under his own name in the Revised Crime Fiction IV; see below.   As Jeff Sutton, the author of 18 or so science fiction and/or near future thrillers.
        Cassady.  St. Martin’s, US, hc, 1979; Hale, UK, hc, 1981.

SWATRIDGE, CHARLES JOHN.  1896-1964.   Add birth and death dates.  With Irene Maude Mossop Swatridge, q.v., the author of seven books as Theresa Charles, q.v.   [Also see a note in the entry for Leslie Lance.]

SWATRIDGE, IRENE MAUDE (née MOSSOP) 1905-1988.   Add birth and death dates.  With Charles John Swatridge, q.v., the author of seven books as Theresa Charles, q.v.   Other pseudonyms: Leslie Lance & Jan Tempest, qq.v.

SWEETLAND, HERBERT S(PEARMAN).  1859-1905.   Add full middle name and both dates.  Co-author of one story collection included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV; see below.  Also the author of a Victorian era children’s book, Tom’s Adventures in Search of Shadowland.
        Through a Field Glass, with G(eorge) F(rederick) Underhill.  Chapman, UK, hc, 1895.  With some crime.

SYMONS, JULIAN

        How to Trap a Crook and 12 Other Mysteries.  TV movie [series episode/Kraft Suspense Theater] Twixt the Cup and the Lip, based on ss in this collection: Roncom, 1963 (scw: Don Brinkley; dir: Leon Benson)

TAIT, EUPHEMIA MARGARET  1866- .   Pseudonym: John Ironside, q.v.   Add definite year of birth. 

TALBOT, A(LFRED) J(ULIAN)
.  1887-  .   Add year of birth.  Educated at Christ’s Hospital; playwright and correspondent.  Author of two plays included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV

TARPEY, J(ESSIE TOLER) KINGSLEY.  1874?-  .  Correct spelling of first name and add tentative year of birth.  Female author of one detective mystery included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.  See below.  She was also an adherent of Huna, a psycho-magico-religion derived from both the New Thought movement and the H`omana Religion of ancient Hawaii, as was fellow mystery writer Max Long.  Note: The website the link leads to suggests that Mrs. Tarpey lived into her 90s.
        The Bulldog Murder.  Butterworth, UK, hc, 1930. 

TEARLE, CHRISTIAN.   Pseudonym of Edward Tyrrell Jaques, 1859-1919, q.v.  Add year of birth.  Under this name, author of one title in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.  See below.
        A Legal Practitioner.  Routledge, UK, hc, 1907.   Story collection, some criminous.

TELLER, ISAAC.  1822-1911.   Add both dates.  Author of of one marginal title in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.  See below.
        -Angele’s Tempters.  Ward, UK, hc, 1889.  

TEMPEST, JAN.   Pseudonym of Irene Maude Mossop Swatridge, 1905-1988.   Add birth and death dates.  Under this name, author of one book listed in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.  See below.
        House of the Pines.  Mills, UK, hc, 1946.  Ace, US, pb, 1968; published in the US as a gothic romance.

THARP, THEODORE A(UGUSTIN).  1844-  .    Add full middle name and year of birth.  Author of one marginal title included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.  See below.
        -Cradled in a Storm.  Maxwell, UK, hc, 1888.

THOMPSON, G(LADYS) CORRIE.  1893-  .  Add full first name and year of birth.  Author of one mystery thriller included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.  See below.
        The Girl Who Dared.  Gramol, UK, pb, 1934.

THORNE, E(RNEST) P(OLLETT).  1896-1988.  Add both dates.  The author of a long list of detective and thriller novels, all published only in England.  The series characters who appeared in many of these books are Geoff Fennell, Major “Brains” Cunningham, and Quentin Eady.  Covers of two of them are shown below:
   
THORNER, WLLIAM E(DWARD).  1906-1986.   Add full middle name and both dates.  Practicing homeopath, osteopath & psychic researcher; author of one collection of occult short stories included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.  According one online bookseller, the author did not consider the stories to be pure fiction. “The truth is up to the reader.”  See below.
        The Cat of Bast and Other Stories of Mystery.  Regency, UK?, hc, 1958.
       
THORNHILL, GERALD H(ENRY).  1874-   .   Add full middle name & year of birth.  Author of one title included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.  See below.
        The Golden Sceptre.  Pearson, UK, hc, 1899. 

THRELFALL, T(HOMAS?) R(OBERT?).  1875?-   .  Add tentative full first & middle names plus date of birth.  Author of two titles included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV, both published in the UK only.

TIBBITS, ANNIE O(LIVE), née BRAZIER.  1871-  .   Add year of birth.  Author of three British paperback mystery or romantic thrillers, two of them marginally included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.

TICHBORNE, HERBERT.  ca.1863-1907.   Add both dates, one approximate.  Pseudonym: Sundowner, q.v. 

TILSLEY, J(OHN) FREDERICK.  1890-  .   Add full first name & year of birth.  Author of one title in the Revised Crime Fiction IV; see below:
        Cheerio! Some Soldier Yarns.  Chamber, UK, hc, 1917.  Story collection: some criminous.  [Note: These are military stories, according to one online bookseller, some published previously in Pearson’s Weekly, Sunday Chronicle, etc.]

TIMINS, DOUGLAS (THEODORE).  1871-  .  Add middle name & year of birth.  Author of three mystery thrillers included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV; see below.
        A Double Quest.  Methuen, UK, hc, 1930.   “A cross between a detective story and a lost race story, in which certain artifacts and substances obtained from the remnant in Africa of an ancient, civilized race are used in otherwise mundane crimes in England.” (Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy.)
        The Extra Passenger.  Hutchinson, UK, hc, 1928.
        The Phantom Train.  Hutchinson, UK, hc, 1926.

TIVEY, TOM BROWN.  1892-1966.   Add both dates.  Author of two scarce titles included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV, one marginally.  See below.
        Riddle of the Snows.  Jenkins, UK, hc, 1944.  Setting: Canada.
        -Trapline.  Jenkins, UK, hc, 1938.

TOYE, STANLEY P(ERCIVAL).  1888-  .  Add year of birth.  Author of six detective thrillers published in the UK between 1940 and 1950.  The series characters in five of them are Anthony Read & Jacqueline Norris.

TRAYNOR, J(OHN) RICHARD.  1906-   .  Add year of birth.  Under his own name, the author of one title included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV; see below.   Under the pseudonym Justin Brooke, q.v., the author of nine additional mystery thrillers published in the UK in the late 1930s.
        Death on the Viaduct.  Mellifont, UK, pb, 1936.

TREETON, ERNEST A.  1858-   .   Add year of birth.  Author of six mystery thrillers published in the UK between 1900 and 1921.  One of these books, The Instigator (Chatto, UK, hc, 1903 ) is fully readable at Google.com.

TREMAYNE, HAROLD (MARTIN).  1874-1908.   Add middle name & year of birth.  Possibly the same Harold Tremayne who was the editor of Chapmans Magazine of Fiction, 1901-1902.  Author of one short story collection previously included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.  Add the marginally criminous title indicated with (*) below.
        (*) -Dross. Treherne, UK, hc, 1901.  One online seller describes this book as Sensational fiction, i.e. adultery and murder.”  Fully readable at Google.com.
        Reminiscences of a Gentleman Horse Dealer.  Treherne, UK, hc, 1901.  Some stories criminous.   A contemporaneous review from the Yorkshire Herald says: “A most welcome addition to sporting literature.”

TREMAYNE, RAYMOND (FAULKNOR?).   1900?-1984?.   Add tentative middle name & both dates.  Author of one scarce mystery thriller novel in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.  See below.
        Some Rogues and Daphne.  Low, UK, hc, 1924.  

TREMBATH, HAROLD (WILLIAM).  1900-  .  Add middle name and year of birth.  Author of two titles included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.  See below.
        Double Dealing.  Cole, UK, pb, 1942.
        Murder in Berlin.  Cole, UK, pb, 1942.

TRENT, TIMOTHY.  Pseudonym of Carl Malmberg, 1904-1979.  Author of three mystery novels included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.
        Night Boat.  Godwin, US, hc, 1934.  Add setting: ship.
     
TRIMBLE, LOUIS.    Prolific writer of mysteries, westerns and science fiction from the 1940s through the 70s.
        The Case of the Blank Cartridge.   Phoenix, US, hc, 1949.    Add setting: Pacific Northwest.  Leading character: Rick Millan, lawyer.
        You Can’t Kill a Corpse.  Phoenix, US, hc, 1946.   Add setting: Pacific Northwest.   Leading character: trouble-shooter Jim Clane.
 
TYLER, PHILIPPA (ELISE?).   1876?-  .   Add tentative middle name & year of birth.  Author of three titles included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV, two of them marginal. 

TYRRELL, MABEL L(OUISE).  1884-  .   Add year of birth.  Born in England; author and journalist; lived in Buckinghamshire.  Author of ten novels published in the UK between 1930 and 1957, all but the one shown below (The Toledo Sword, Hodder, 1957)  listed as marginally criminous in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.

ULLMANN, RICHARD (EDWIN).  1907-1989.   Add both dates.  Author of one mystery novel in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.  See below.
        A Taste of Poison.  Laurie, UK, hc, 1954.   [Story, based on authentic material, about a young Hungarian woman who escapes from the Communist state to her aunt in England.]
 
UNDERHILL, G(EORGE) F(REDERICK).  1864?-   .    Add tentative birth date.  Author of five works of crime fiction published in the UK between 1890 and 1899, one a story collection co-authored with Herbert S. Sweetland.

VEITCH, JAMES (WILLIAM).  1910-  .   Add middle name.  Journalist & author of five crime novels included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.  See below.
        Crime and the Curator.  Fiction House, UK, pb, 1946.
        Live Till Tomorrow.  Jenkins, UK, hc, 1956.
        The Man Behind the Mask.  Fiction House, UK, pb, 1954.
        The Unknown Quantity.  Jenkins, UK, hc, 1954.
        Wait for Death.  Blackfriars, UK, pb, 1944.

VINCE, HENRY SCOTT.  1849-1891.   Add both dates.  Editor of Time, a British shilling monthly in the 1880s.  Author of one crime novel included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.  See below.
        Two Pardons.  Ward, UK, hc, 1889. 

VINE, BARBARA.  Pseudonym of Ruth Rendell, 1930-  .
        No Night Is Too Long.  TV movie: BBC/Studios Victoria, 2002 (scw: Kevin Elyot; dir: Tom Shankland)

VOSPER, G(ERALD) VENNING.  1901-  .   Add full first name & year of birth.  Author of two crime novels included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.  See below.
        The Squire of Landrewn.  Paul, UK, hc, 1946.   Setting: England, 1838. 
        Who Killed the Chauffeur? Paul, UK, hc, 1941.

WADHAM, RUTH (WYNDHAM?).   1899?-  .   Add tentative middle name & year of birth.
        Week-End in Baghdad.  Gollancz, UK, hc, 1958.  Macmillan, US, hc, 1959.   Leading character: Peter Shaw, who investigates the death of a diplomat in Baghdad.
 
WAKEFIELD, WILLIAM.  1840-1901?   Add tentative date of death.  Author of one marginal title included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.  See below.
        -Life, Yet Not Life.  Eden Remington, UK, hc, 1891.   Add setting: India.   A review excerpt from the Morning Post: “The author’s knowledge of India is as complete as can be desired, and enables him to give a strong local colouring to his tale.”

WALKER, CHARLES M(AURICE).   1905-1985.   Add both dates.  Author of one scarce detective novel included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.  See below.
        Death of a Jazz King.  Paul, UK, hc, 1936.  

WALLACE, MARILYN (WEISS).  1941-2006.  Add year of death.   Besides a lengthy list of novels of crime fiction to her credit, Marilyn Wallace is also well remembered for her several “Sisters in Crime” anthologies which were published throughout the 1990s.
 
WALSHE, DOUGLAS (THOMAS G.).   1880-   .   Add middle name.  Author of fifteen titles included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV, a number of them only marginally crime-related.  All were published in the UK only between 1928 and 1937.  His daughter, Elizabeth Evelyn Walshe, 1910-1991, married novelist Nigel Balchin in 1933.

WALTER, ALEXIA E(VELYN).   See entry for H(ubert) C(onrad) Walter, 1892-  .

WALTER, H(UBERT) C(ONRAD).   1892-  .  Add year of birth.   Co-author with Alexia E(velyn) Walter, q.v., of two mystery novels included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.  See below.
        Betrayed (with Alexia E. Walter).  Methuen, UK, hc, 1929.  Dutton, hc, 1930.  SC: Sir Edgar Ewart.
        The Patriot (with Alexia E. Walter).  Methuen, UK, hc, 1928.  Dutton, hc, 1928.  SC: Sir Edgar Ewart.

WATLING, MAURICE (JOHN?).  1882?-   .   Add tentative middle name & year of birth.  Author of one short story collection included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.  See below.
        Ten Men of Mellowbrook.  Stockwell, UK, hc, 1957.   Some stories criminous.

WATNEY, MARIGOLD.  1886-  .    Add year of birth.  Author of one novel included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.  See below.
        Laugh When You Can.  Macdonald, UK, hc, 1945.   Described by an online bookseller as a “murder mystery set in an English village.”

WEBB, C. PACKHAM.  Probably also wrote as T(homas) C(harles) Packham Webb, 1908-1973, q.v.   Under this name, the author of one thriller novel included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.  See below.
        Special Assignment.  Fiction House, UK, pb, 1947. 
            
WEBB, T(HOMAS) C(HARLES) P(ACKHAM).  1908-1973.  Add probable other byline: C. Packham Webb, q.v.   Under his own name, the author of one thriller novel included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV, plus one Sexton Blake novel ghostwritten under author George Paul Mann’s “Arthur Maclean” byline.  Other pseudonym: Tony Angelo.
        _The Man Who Killed Me.   See Redhead for Danger.
        Midnight Intruder.  Hamilton, UK, pb, 1950.
        Redhead for Danger [as by Arthur Maclean].   Amalgamated Press, UK, pb, 1958.  SC: Sexton Blake.  Revised by G. P. Mann and published as The Man Who Killed Me (Amalgamated Press, 1962). 

WEBSTER, BEN(JAMIN NOTTINGHAM).   ca.1798-1882.   Add both dates.  Author of one play included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.

WEDLAKE, GEORGE E(ARDLEY) C(HESTER).  1897-   .    Add birth date.  Author of two scarce mystery thrillers included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.  See below.
        Looted Gold.  Jenkins, UK, hc, 1934.
        The Wrecking Ray.  Jenkins, UK, hc, 1935.

WEEKES, A(GNES) R(USSELL) and R(OSE) K(IRKPATRICK) WEEKES.  Two authors who often collaborated together; on occasion A. R. Russell also used the pseudonym Anthony Pryde.
        The Figure on the Terrace.  Ward, UK, hc, 1933.  Add setting: Spain.
   
WEVERKA, ROBERT

        Search.  TV movie: Warner, 1972, as Probe (scw: Leslie Stevens; dir: Russ Mayberry).  SC: Hugh Lockwood (Hugh O’Brien).

WHITEHOUSE, WALTER G(EORGE?).  1877?-   .    Add tentative middle name & year of birth.  Author of one title included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.  See below.
        The Straits of Malvern.  Cornish Lamport, UK, hc, 1906.  

WHITHAM, G(RACE) I(SABELLE?).  1874?-  .   Add tentative middle name & year of birth.  Author of three titles included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV, one marginal.

WHITLOCK, BRAND.  1869-1934.   Ref: CA.  American municipal reformer, diplomat, writer & journalist.
        The Turn of the Balance.  Bobbs, hc, 1907.   Add setting: Midwest.   A novel opposing capital punishment; the travails of a small-time gangster and his German immigrant family in an unidentified Midwestern town.
 
WHITTON, J(ONATHAN) BRADLEY.  1862-  .   Add full first name & year of birth.  Author of one early detective novel included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV; see below. 
        Mr. Jeremy, Detective.  Digby & Long, UK, hc, 1891.

WILD, ROLAND (GIBSON)
.  1903-   .   Add year of birth.  Primarily a non-fiction writer.  The title included in Crime Fiction IV should be deleted; two titles were added to the Revised Crime Fiction IV, one marginally crime-related.  See below.
        The Jury Returns.  Hale, UK, hc, 1937.    Delete this entry, a non-fictional account of prominent legal cases in the UK during the 1930s.
        The Trial of Mary Court.  Cassell, UK, hc, 1939.  [London]   Tale of a murder trial in London’s Old Bailey.
        -You Have Been Warned.  Rich, UK, hc, 1933.   [Europe]

WILLARD, JOHN
        The Cat and the CanaryTV movie [series episode/The Dow Hour of Great Mysteries]: NBC, 1960 (scw: William and Audrey Roos; dir: William A. Graham).  Note: The poster shown below is one for the 1927 silent film released by Universal, previously included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.
 
WILLETT, E(RNEST) NODDALL.  1871-   .   Correction of middle name; add year of birth.   Author of one crime title included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.  See below.
        The Sitting Emperor.  Gardner, UK, hc, 1930.  Add setting: England.

WILLEY, RONALD.  1903?-  .   Add tentative year of birth.  Author of one story collection included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.  See below.
        The House of the Crimson Lantern, and other stories.  Stockwell, UK, hc, 1927.

WILLIAMS, G(EORGE) MOUNTFORD.  1908-  .   Add full first name and year of birth.  Author of one novel included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.  See below.
        Silk Rope.  Duckworth, UK, hc, 1947.  Setting: England; Academia.

WILLIAMS, NEIL WYNN.  1864-  .   Add year of birth; year of death not known.  Author of three titles cited in the Revised Crime Fiction IV, one marginal, one a story collection.

WILLIS, G(RANVILLE) P(RATT).  1898-   .

WILMOT, EILEEN (GERTRUDE?).  1900?-   .  Add tentative middle name and year of birth.   British author of 14 mystery novels included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV, ten of them paperback originals.  Under this name and her married name Eileen Graham, also a prolific writer of romance fiction.

WINCH, EDGAR.  1887?-  .  Add tentative year of birth.  British author of three novels (1928-1930) included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV, two of them marginally.

WOODIWISS, JOHN C(ECIL).  1897-  .   Add year of birth.  British author of three detective novels included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.  SC in all three: Inspector Hopton; see below.  Also the author of a collection of ghost stories (Some New Ghost Stories, Simpkin Marshall, UK, 1931). 
        Death’s Visiting Card.  Melrose, UK, hc, 1936.
        The Ebony Torso.  Melrose, UK, hc, 1939.
        Mouseback.  Melrose, UK, hc, 1937.

WOODWARD, EDWARD (EMBERLIN).  1882-1951.  Add both dates.  British author of over 30 novels and story collections included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV, many of them only marginally.  Only one of his books has been published in the US, that one being the one shown below (Mystery League, 1930), later reprinted as a gothic novel by Paperback Library in 1967.

WOOLNER, ALICE.   ca.1861?-1902?  Add tentative dates.  Author of one marginal title included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV; see below.
        -The Weird Mystery.  Lambert, UK, hc, 1889. 

WOOTON, EDWIN.  1866?-  .  Add tentative birth year.  Author of three crime thrillers included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV; see below.
        By Means Unknown.  Aldine, UK, pb, 1926.   [Aldine Mystery Novels #11.]
        The Invisible Power.  Flag Library: Newnes, UK, pb, 64pp, 1935.  [The Flag Library for Boys #6 .]
        Was This the Man?  Mascot, UK, pb, 1922.

WORMSER, RICHARD (EDWARD)
        Drive East on 66.  Gold Medal, pb, 1961.  Add: TV movie [series episode/Kraft Suspense Theatre]: NBC, 1964, as A Cause of Anger (scw: William D. Gordon; dir: Richard L. Bare).  SC: Lt. Andy Bastian (Brian Keith).
        
WRIGHTON, MURIEL (MARY).  1904-  .  Add middle name and year of birth.  Author of one book included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.  See below.
        Petals of Death.  Fiction House, UK, pb, 96 pp, 1945.

WYLIE, R(ONALD?) K(ELLY?).  1904?-1988?  Add tentative first & middle names and both dates.  Author of one book included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.  See below.
        His Grace Gets Going.  Heath Cranton, UK, hc, 1938.  Add setting: England.  (The book is a thriller taking place in the Newcastle area.)

YARE, EDMUND.  Pseudonym of Harry Russell Stannard, 1888-  , q.v.  Under this pen name, the author of one mystery novel included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.  See below.
        The Football Detective.   Aldine, UK, pb, 1926.   [Aldine Football Novels #10]

YOSHIMURA, AKIRA.  1927-2006.   Add year of death.  Prize-winning Japanese author of twenty novels and collections of short stories, one of which is included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV.  See below.
        On Parole.  Harcourt, hc, 2000.  Translation from the Japanese.  Sentenced to life in prison, a convicted killer is released on parole after 15 years and must adjust to his new freedom.
      
YOUNG, ERIC BRETT.  1892-  .   Add year of birth; year of death unknown.  Author of two mystery thrillers included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV; see below.  Brother of writer Francis Brett Young, 1884-1954, also with an entry in CFIV
        The Dancing Beggars.  Hutchinson, UK, hc, 1929; Lippincott, US, hc, 1929.
            
        The Murder at Fleet.  Hutchinson, UK, hc, 1927; Lippincott, US, hc, 1928.
            

 



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