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


Addenda to the Revised Edition.

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                (With many thanks again to John Herrington.)

ALI, AAMIR. (Adding a title for the author of the 1967 novel “Via Geneva” in CFIV.)
    Assignment in Kashmir. Hind Pocket pb (New Delhi), 1973 [India]

ALLAN, AARON A. 1978(?)-    . (Adding the possible birth year of the author of the 1999 novel “Monkey Wrench” in CFIV under the pseudonym Harland W. Carson.)

ALLINGHAM, MARGERY (LOUISE), (Adding television adaptations of  novels in CFIV.)
    The Case of the Late Pig. TV serial: BBC, 1989 (scw: Jill Hyem; dir: Robert Chetwyn)
    Dancers in Mourning. TV serial: BBC, 1959 (scw: John Hopkins; dir: John Harrison). Also: BBC, 1990 (scw: Jeremy Paul; dir: Christopher Hodson)
    Death of a Ghost. TV serial: BBC. 1960 (scw: John Hopkins; dir: John Harrison. Also: BBC, 1989 (scw: Elaine Morgan; dir: Michael Owen Morris)
    Flowers for the Judge. TV serial: BBC, 1990 (scw: Brian Thompson; dir: Michael Owen Morris).
    Look to the Lady. TV serial: BBC, 1989 (scw: Alan Plater; dir: Martyn Friend
     Mystery Mile. TV serial: BBC, 1990 (scw: John Hawkesworth; dir: Ken Hannum)
    Police at the Funeral. TV serial: BBC, 1989 (scw; Jeremy Paul; dir: Ronald Wilson)
    Sweet Danger. TV serial: BBC, 1990 (scw: Jill Hyem; dir: Robert Tronson)

ANONYMOUS.
    The Great Cronin Mystery; or, The Irish Patriot’s Fate. [Chicago] (Adding the setting of the 1889 novel in CFIV.)
    The Mysteries and Miseries of San Francisco. Publisher listed as both Garrett (New York) and Dick & Fitzgerald, both 1853 (Correcting the publication date of a novel in CFIV.)
    The Old House. (by The Master of Belhaven, i.e. Robert Alexander Benjamin Hamilton, 1903-1961) (Adding the name and dates of the author of a 1937 novel in CFIV.)

APPELFELD, AHARON. 1932-2018. Died in Petah Tikva, Israel. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1998 novel “The Iron Tracks” in CFIV in translation.)
 
BABSON, MARIAN. Ruth Stenstreem, 1929-2017. Died in London, England. (Adding the death date and place for the author of numerous titles in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

BARONI, NICK. (Adding the setting of the ca.1951 novel in CFIV under this house name.)
    Red Doll. [Chicago]

BARTRAM, GEORGE. Kenneth M(aclean) Cameron, 1931-    . (Confirming the birth year and adding the middle name of the author of 8 novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

C., W. A. (Adding the U.S. edition of the 1863 novel in CFIV.)
    Mick Tracy, the Irish Scripture Reader. American Baptist, 1867

CABALLERO, (VIRGINIA) ANN (MALLORY). (Adding the setting and target market of the 1965 novel in CFIV.)
    Stranger in the House. [California] (Intended for younger readers.)
     
CABOT, BENSON. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline for two 1950s titles in CFIV.)

CADBURY, G. J. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline for the 1982 novel in CFIV, adding the setting of that novel, and deleting the biographical information in New Addenda #2.)
    When the Death Penalty Came Back. [England]

CAGLE, GERRY. Radio programmer, then head of an entertainment management company. (Adding biographical details and a further title for the author of the 1989 novel “Payola” in CFIV.)
    -Sheet Music. Branden, 2000

CALAMAI, PETER. 1943-    . Graduate in physics from McMaster University; journalist and editor with major Canadian newspapers; member of the Order of Canada; living in Ottawa. (Adding the birth year and biographical details for the co-author with Jeffrey Dow, Carl Heifetz, Wanda Dow and Bob Ennis of the 1994 Sherlockian pastiche “A Case of  Hide ‘n’ Tea” in CFIV.)

CALLEN, PAULETTE (MARIE). Born in South Dakota; graduate of Concordia College, Moorhead, Minnesota; did graduate work at the University of Minnesota; author of poems, stories and essays; lived for some years in Minneapolis and Manhattan; now back in South Dakota. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1997 novel “Charity” in CFIV.)

CALLINAN, IAN (DAVID FRANCIS). Graduate of the University of Queensland, Australia; former Justice of the High Court of Australia; novelist and playwright. (Adding biographical details for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

CAMACHO, AUSTIN S. Born in New York City but grew up in Saratoga Springs, New York; trained as a broadcast journalist in the U.S. Army; handles media relations for the Department of Defense; living in Upper Marlboro, Maryland. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1999 novel “Blood and Bone” in CFIV.)

CAMERON, GAY [WINIFRED GAY CAMERON SNELL]. 1940-    . Living in Browntown, Virginia. (Confirming the birth year and giving the full name and biographical detail for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

CAMERON, JANET. Born in London, England; has an honors degree in literature and philosophy; ran an office supplies business in the 1970s and 80s; now teaches English and creative writing; author of magazine stories, articles and a business book; living in Kent. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1988 novel “Surrogate Lover” in CFIV.)

CAMERON, JEREMY. A probation officer in Walthamstow, England, for 20 years before turning to writing. (Adding biographical details for the author of three novels in CFIV, and the series character in one of them.)
    Brown Bread in Wengen. SC: Nicky Burkett

CAMERON, KENNETH M(acLEAN). 1931-    . (Confirming the birth year and adding the middle name of the author of the 1965 play “The Hundred and First” in CFIV, and novels in CFIV under the pseudonyms George Bartram and Gordon Kent.)

CAMERON, SARA [SARA CAMERON McBEAN]. Has a degree in social anthropology from the University of Sussex, England; communications consultant, UNICEF; living in Edinburgh, Scotland. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1993 novel “Natural Enemies” in CFIV.)

CAMP, DEBORAH (ELAINE). Born in Hayti, Missouri; graduate of the University of Tulsa; long resident in Oklahoma; reporter for the Tulsa World turned freelance writer; her more than 50 books have appeared under numerous bylines. (Adding biographical details for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

CAMP, JOHN (ROSWELL). (Adding the middle name of the author of two novels in CFIV and numerous titles under the pseudonym John Sandford.)

CAMP, WILLIAM. Deputy sheriff in the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. (Adding biographical details for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

CAMPBELL, APRIL [APRIL CAMPBELL JONES]. 1952-    . Singer, model, actress, screenwriter; living in Overland Park, Kansas and Westwood Village, California. (Adding the married name, birth year and biographical details for the co-author with husband Bruce Elliot Jones of the 1987 graphic novel “Somerset Holmes” in CFIV.)

CAMPBELL, DONALD (BROWN?). 1884(?)-1968(?). Pseudonym: F. Delmere. (Adding a possible middle name and dates for the author of three titles in CFIV and identifying the pseudonym in CFIV for two 1930s titles.

CAMPBELL, FRANCES. ca1862-    . (Adding the approximate birth date of the author and the setting of the 1905 novel in CFIV.
    A Pillar of Dust. [England, Australia]
 
CAMPBELL, GARY W.  (Adding information about the 1990 play in CFIV.)
    The Butler What?  Although this play was registered for U.S. copyright in 1982, no trace of actual publication can now be found. A similar fate befell another play, “Mac Lizzy,” by this author: registered for copyright in 1987 but wiuth no sign of publication.

CAMPBELL, HARLEN (JOSEPH). Has degrees in English and journalism from New Mexico State University; served as a journalist and editor with the military in Vietnam; living in Cave Creek, Arizona. (Adding biographical details for the author of a 1993 novel in CFIV, and a series character in that novel.)
    Monkey on a Chain. SC: Rainbow Porter, also in “Jennifer’s Weave”, 2009
 
CAMPBELL, JOHN T(HOMAS). 1947-2016. Born in Jersey City, New Jersey; served in the U.S. Navy; was an electrical engineer with Lockheed Martin; died in Broomall, Pennsylvania. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of three 1990s novels in CFIV.)

CAMPBELL, MARILYN. Adding a reprint edition of the 1994 novel in CFIV.)
    Pretty Maids All in a Row. Also made available as: Carnal Vengeance. 2011

CAMPBELL, PATRICK (JAMES). 1923-2017. Died in Kirkland, Quebec, Canada. (Adding the death date and place for the author of two titles in CFIV, and the correction of one of them published in 2000.)
    Holmes in the West Country. (Title correction.)
  
CAMPBELL, (JOHN) RAMSEY. (Adding the film version of the 1981 novel in CFIV.)
    The Nameless. Film: Filmax, 1999, as Los Sin Nombre (The Nameless) (scw & dir: Jaume Balaguaro)

CANADEO, ANNE (B.). Has a B.A. from Stony Brook University and an M.A. from Columbia University; married Spencer Vibbert in 1991; living in Northport, New York. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1992 novel ”Private Lessons” in CFIV under the pseudonym Anne Cavaliere.)

CANDILARE, ANN ISABELLE. Probably a pseudonym for a person “who has spent most of her adult life on the west coast,” though with no confirmation or other details peoplefinders locates a person of this name in Marietta, Georgia. (Adding further information about the author of the 2000 novel “Maifest” in CFIV.)

CANFIELD, HENRY SPOFFORD. 1858-1903. Died in Chicago, Illinois. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1898 collection “-A Maid on the Frontier” in CFIV.)

CANNAROZZI, SUSAN (FLORENCE SANGILLO). 1949-2016. Died in Bushkill, Pennsylvania. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 2000 novel “Sometimes the Dragon Wins” in CFIV.)

CANNON, EILEEN EMILY [EILEEN EMILY CANNON KAMENJARIN]. (Adding the full name of the author of four novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Taffy Cannon.)
 
CANNON, JOE. (Adding the setting of the 1990 novel in CFIV.)
    Cardboard City. [London, England]

CANON, RACHEL (SUSAN). Born in California; has a B.A. in English from Coe College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa; living in Woodland Hills, California. (Adding biographical details for the author and the British edition of the 1996 novel in CFIV.)
    The Anniversary. British title: January 23rd. Headline pb, 1995

CANTER, (NOLAND) MacKENZIE. Born in Richmond, Virginia; has a B.A. in history from Randolph Macon College, a Master of Divinity from Yale University, a J.D. from the University of Virginia, and an M.A. in political science from George Washington University; partner in a Washington D.C. law firm. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1994 novel “The Indictment” in CFIV.)

CANZIUS, JOE. (Adding the setting of the 1994 novel in CFIV.)
    Fast Road to Nowhere. [London, England]

CAPES, NELSON R. Born in Arlington, Massachusetts; has an A.B. in biology from Boston University, an M.S. in biochemistry from Cornell University, and a J.D. from the University of Minnesota. (Adding further biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “A Single Enemy” in CFIV )

CAPIN, JON. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline for the 1999 novel “-Horse Riding in East Sussex” in CFIV.)
 
CAPLAN, RICHARD M(ELVIN). 1929-    . Born in Des Moines, Iowa; earned an M.D. at the University of Iowa; flight surgeon in the U.S. Air Force 1955-1958; professor at the State University of Iowa Medical School; musician. (Adding the correct birth year, middle name and biographical details for the author of the 1996 title “Dr. Watson, Mr. Sherlock Holmes” in CFIV.)

CAPRANI, VINCENT. 1934-    . Born in Dublin, Ireland. (Adding the birth year and place for the author of the 1992 novel “Murder Paints a Portrait” in CFIV, and two 1970s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Charlotte Massey.)

CARANE, MICHAEL. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline of the 1907 novel “Why Jane Matcham Disappeared” in CFIV.)

CARBERRY, RUSS. Pseudonym, or possibly Neil Russell Carberry, 1916-1979. (Adding author possibilities for the 1967 novel “-Shutterbug Caper” in CFIV.)

CARCATERRA, LORENZO. (Adding a film based on the 1995 novel in CFIV.)
    Sleepers. Film: PolyGram, 1996 (scw & dir: Barry Levinson)

CARDEW, HILARY. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline of the undated novel “-Mystery Girl of the East” in CFIV.)

CARDONA-HINE, ALVARA. 1926-2016. Poet, painter and composer; author of over 30 books; opened a gallery in the Truchas, New Mexico, with his wife artist Barbara McCauley some 30 years ago; died in Truchas. (Adding the death date and further biographical details for the author of the 1974 novel “The Poisoned Anemones” in CFIV under the pseudonym Ursula Sanford.)

CARE, WAYNE (T.). 1947-2014. Born in Cleveland, Ohio; served in the U.S. Army in Vietnam for two years; had a career in medical sales; retired in 2007; died in Dickson, Tennessee. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1989 novel “Vietnam Spook Show” iu CFIV.)

CAREW, CHARLTON. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline of the 1847 novel “The Poacher’s Wife” in CFIV.)

CARINCI, JOHN PAUL. Insurance broker, author, songwriter and poet; CEO of a movie production company; living in Staten Island, New York. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel in CFIV, the setting of that novel, and its series character.)
    Better Off Dead. [Brooklyn] SC: Frank Granstino, also in “Better Off Dead in Paradise” (2007)
 
CARL, SID M. Y. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline of the 1934 novel “A Race with Death” in CFIV.)

CARLETON, HAL H.  Australian motion picture journalist; co-founder of Reliance Photoplay Reviews; part of a writing team for Ken G. Hall’s Cinesound Productions in the 1930s. (Adding biographical details for the author of two titles in CFIV.)

CARLSON, ROBERT E(DWIN). 1950-2015. Born in Salt Lake City, Utah; English graduate from the University of Utah; earned a master’s degree in organizational management from the University of Phoenix; grew the family business Glendale Welding in Arizona for 30 years; adjunct professor at Navarro and Temple Colleges; prolific musician, author of books and articles and a musical play; died in College Station, Texas. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “HP 388977" in CFIV.)
 
CARLTON, CLARK (THOMAS). Born in Florida; studied English and film at Boston University and UCLA; journalist, screen and television writer and producer of reality television; living in Los Angeles, California. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1997 film novelization “Face/Off” in CFIV.)

CARLTON, GERALD. Reporter, journalist and novelist; living in New York City 1883-1915. (Adding further biographical details for the author of the 1890 novel “Her Mad Love” and novels under the pseudonyms Lieut. Carlton and Bernard Wade, all in CFIV.)

CARLTON, MITCHELL. Melvin Durwood Marshall, 1907-1993. (Adding the correct dates for the author of the 1980 novel “Hot Oil” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

CARMICHAEL, A(RCHIBALD). Served in the Glasgow police for over 40 years; called “Glasgow’s Sherlock Holmes.” (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1892 collection ”Personal Adventures of a Detective’ in CFIV, and a reprint title thereof.)
    Personal Adventures of a Detective. Also published as: The Casebook of Glasgow’s Victorian Detective. 2011

CARNELL, JENNIFER (ANNE). Earned a Ph.D. on the life and work of Mary Elizabeth Bradden. (Adding the middle name and biographical details for the author of the 1988 novel “Murder, Mystery and Mayhem” in CFIV.)

CARNELL, LOIS CHRISTIAN [LOIS CHRISTIAN RHOADES CARNELL ALEXANDER]. 1913-2016. Died in Okmulgee, Oklahoma. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1959 novel “Summer Magic at Summerset” in CFIV, as well as of the 1974 novel “The House That Lived Again” added in New Addenda #3.)

CARR, HOWARD. Pseudonym. (Identifying the author of nine titles in CFIV,)
   
CARR, KATHRYN. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline for the 1957 novel "They Accused Stella Raven" in CFIV.)

CARR, MARGARET. 1935-2010. Probably died in Gillingham, Dorset, England. (Adding further titles and the death date for the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)
    Dark Intruder. Linford pb, 1991
    Deadly Pursuit. Linford pb, 1991

CARR, MARTHA RANDOLPH. (Adding the setting of the 1993 novel in CFIV.)
    Wired. [Virginia]

CARRIGAN, RICHARD (ALFRED, JR.). (Correcting the middle name of the co-author with wife Nancy Carrigan of the 1971 novel “The Siren Stars” in CFIV.)

CARROLL, MARTIN. Margaret Carr, 1935-2010. (Adding the death date of the author of eight novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)
 
CARROLL, (CHARLES) MIKE [MICHAEL]. 1953-    . (Adding the birth year of the co-author of numerous Sherlockian pastiches in CFIV.)
 
CARROLL, RICHARD. Pseudonym of Carol Richards, possibly the person born in London in 1951, graduate from University of Wales in social science, who has worked in radio and theatre, has written thrillers and plays and has her own development company Saturday Morning Pictures. (Adding the real name and possible biographical details for the author of the 1983 novel “The Xanadu Program” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

CARROLL, ROBERT F(RANCIS DEAN). 1921-2008. Born in Jeffersonville, Indiana; actor (as Dean Carroll) and playwright (as Robert F. Carroll); served in the U.S. Army in WWII; IRS tax examiner; died in Louisville, Kentucky. (Correcting the full name and dates and adding biographical details for the author of the 1949 play “Heat Lightning” in CFIV.)

CARROLL, TERRY. Has a B.A. in philosophy from Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada; newspaper columnist, publisher and general manager; living in St. Thomas, Ontario. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1995 novel “No Blood Relative” in CFIV.)

CARRUTHERS, ANNIE. 1852(?)-1899(?). (Adding possible dates for the author of the 1892 novel “A Left-Handed Murder” in CFIV.)

CARSON, BART. (Adding a further novel for the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)
    Sugar–You’re Poison. Hamilton pb, ca.1951

CARSON, PAUL. Born in Newcastle, Northern Ireland; graduate in pediatrics from Trinity College, Dublin; operates an asthma and allergy clinic in Dublin. (Adding biographical details for the author of three novels in CFIV.)

CARSON, ROSALIND. Margaret (Rosalind) Chittenden, 1933-2016. (Adding the dates for the author of the 1982 novel “This Dark Enchantment” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

CARSTAIRS, HENRY. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline for numerous titles in CFIV.)

CARTER, ALLEN. (Adding further titles for the author of the 1888 novel “A Perfect Demon” in CFIV and the setting of that novel.)
    A Perfect Demon; or, The Oak House Mystery. [England]
    The Story-Teller. A collection of stories apparently only published as a newspaper serial in 1892
    Wayside Romances; or, The Mystery of Monk’s Oak.  Apparently only published as a newspaper serial in 1896

CARTER, (LILLIAN) BEATRIX. 1906-1991. (Adding the first name and dates for the author of the 1973 play “All Set for Murder” in CFIV.)
 
CARTER, LOUISE. 1920-1988. Born Louise Blanche Lansley in Bournemouth, England; married Gran tley Carter in 1948; studied nursing at the Royal Victoria and West Hants Hospital; was a nurse for 40 years, then a writer; stories accepted by Radio Bristol and women’s magazines; died in Gloucestershire. (Adding the dates and biographical details for the author of the 1986 novel “Reservoir of Fear” in CFIV.)

CARTER, M. MELONIE. (Adding information about the two titles in CFIV.)
    Lylle Glen and Constantinos, and Sarah Fortune. Although some indications can be found online that these books exist, no library claims copies.

CARTER, MARISSA (JANINE). Born in London, England; has a PhD in organometallic chemstry; worked in the chemical and plastics industry before writing full time. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “-The Turning” in CFIV.)

CARTER, ROBERT A(YRES). 1923-2017. Died in Richmond, Virginia. (Adding the death date and place for the author of two 1990s novels in CFIV.)   

CARTON, SHARON (FAYE). Graduate of Hofstra University School of Law in 1979; law professor in Florida; living in Pompano Beach, Florida. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “Sometimes You Get Killed” in CFIV.)

CARVER, JOHN (MADISON). Birth registered in Eastland, Texas, as Johnnie Gene Carver. (Adding further information about the author of two novels in CFIV.)

CARY, EMILY (PRITCHARD). Born in Pittsburgh; graduate in English and anthropology from the University of Pennsylvania; teacher in New York, New Jersey and Virginia; author of numerous articles; living in Scottsdale, Arizona. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1979 novel “-The Ghost of’ Whitaker Mountain” in CFIV.)

CASEY, (FERNANDEZ) CALVERT. 1923-1969. Born in Baltimore, Maryland; died in Rome, Italy. (Giving the first name and corrected birth year and biographical details for the author of the 1998 title “The Collected Stories” in CFIV.)
 
CASSARA, ERNEST. 1925-2015. Died in Cambridge, Massachusetts. (Adding the death date and place for the author of two 1990s novels in CFIV.)

CASSELL, STEPHEN. Pseudonym. 1942-    . (Correcting the birth year for the author of two 1990s novels in CFIV.)

CASSIDY, ANNE (JOSEPHINE). (Adding the middle name of the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)

CASSIDY, ANTHONY JAMES. 1965(?)-    . (Adding a possible birth year for the author of the 1989 novel “Ceremony of Innocence” in CFIV.)

CASSON, BRAM. Possibly a pseudonym of Donald Cresswell, who wrote as Ross Angel. (Adding a possible real name for the author of two titles in CFIV.)

CASTILLO, LINDA. 1960-    . Living in Bushland, Texas. (Adding the birth year and residence of the author of the 2000 novel “Remember the Night” in CFIV.)

CASWELL, ROBERT L(EROY). 1925-2005. Born in Cherokee, Iowa; earned a degree in aeronautical engineering at Iowa State College; served in the U.S. Navy; structural designer with Douglas Aircraft Company in El Segundo, California; returned to Iowa to work on the Clarinda Herald Tribune, then the Lisle Corporation, then Express Publishing Company, then the Clarinda Foundation; died in Clarinda, Iowa. (Adding the middle name, death date and biographical details for the author of the 1991 novel “Death Wore Skis” in CFIV.)

CATRAN, KEN. (Adding a note about the 1999 novel in CFIV.)
    -Black Sister. (Intended for younger readers.)

CATTON, MARIE [MARIE CATTON DOBBS]. 1924-2015. Born in Sydney, Australia; graduate of the University of Sydney; came to England in 1945, went to Greece and Turkey in 1946, and then to Moscow in 1947 where she married Joseph Dobbs; died in Somerset, England..
(Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1945 title “Cartoon for Crime” in CFIV under the pseudonym Marie Cotton.)
 
CAULFIELD, JOHN C. Lawyer in New Jersey. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1997 novel “A Friend of Shaughnessy” in CFIV.)

CAULFIELD, RICHARD. (Adding information regarding a 1950 title and byline in CFIV.)
    Showdown. No trace of this book or its author can now be found.

CAUSEY, WARREN B(RENT). Writer, editor and researcher for more than 40 years; started as a reporter, then editor and publisher; retired from the U.S. Army Reserves; pastor of a Methodist Church in Rome, Georgia. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1981 title “Fannie Mai Ross: Music City Undercover” in CXFIV.)
 
CAYNE, MORTON T. Pseudonym of Denis Talbot Hughes, 1917-2008. (Identifying the real name of the author of the title "Western Crime Stories" in CFIV.)

CAYWOOD, MARK. (Adding the setting of the 1934 novel in CFIV.)
    Virginia’s Quest. [ship]

CECIL, LANGFORD. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline of the 1870 novel “Fenacre Grange” in CFIV.)

CHACKO, DAVID (JOSEPH). 1942-2014. (Adding the death date for the author of five novels in CFIV.)

CHADWICK, WHITNEY. (Correcting the setting of the 1998 novel in CFIV.)
    Framed. [San Francisco]

CHALMERS, WILLIAM. Has a B.A. from the University of Victoria and a master’s from Concordia University; teaches outdoor education and survival skills; leads kayaking expeditions; living in Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1996 novel “No More Worthy” in CFIV.)

CHAMBERLAIN, FREDERIC. (Adding the setting of the undated novel in CFIV.)
    Lucretia; or, The Robbers of the Hyrcanean Forest. [Germany]
 
CHAMBERS, (CAROLYN) JOY [JOY CHAMBERS-GRUNDY]. 1947-    . Living in Bermuda. (Adding the married name, corrected birth year and biographical detail for the author of the 1992 novel “Mayfield” in CFIV.)

CHAMBERS, (JOHN) PHILIP. 1936-1987. (Adding the first name and death year for the author of six Sexton Blake novels in CFIV.)

CHAMBERS, VIRGINIA ANNE. Has degrees in music, including a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan; professor of music at various universities; living in Toledo, Ohio. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1993 novel “Courthouse Steps” in CFIV under the pseudonym Ginger Chambers.)

CHAMBLISS, JOHN A. L. 1906-1991(?). (Adding the possible death date of the author of the 1948 novel “Rendezvous with Dead Men” in CFIV under the house name Nicholas Carter.)

CHAMP, TOM. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline for four novels in CFIV.)

CHAMPETIER, JOEL. 1957-2016. Born in La Corne, Quebec, Canada; died in St.-Tite, Quebec. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1999 novel “The Dragon’s Eye” in CFIV.)

CHANDLER, ROY F(REEMAN). 1925-2015. Born in Brockton, Massachusetts; died in Callaway, Maryland. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1994 novel “Ramsey” in CFIV.)

CHANDRA, VIKRAM(ADITYA A.). Born in New Delhi, India; television journalist in India. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “The Srinagar Conspiracy” in CFIV.)
 
CHANSLOR, (MARJORIE) TORREY (HOOD). 1888-1964. Born in Connecticut; married architect Thomas Murray Bevan in 1911 and later Roy (Edwin) Chanslor, q.v., in California; died in Manhattan. (Correcting the dates and adding biographical details for the author of two 1940s novels in CFIV.)

CHAPLIN, (JOHN) MICHAEL. (Adding the first name of the author of the 1988 novelization “Act of Betrayal” in CFIV.)

CHAPLIN, PATRICE. Born Patricia Betaudier in London in 1949; married Michael Chaplin in 1972. (Correcting the birth year and adding biographical details for the author of the 1976 collection “By Flower and Dean Street and The Love Apple” in CFIV.)

CHAPMAN, HARRY. Has lived and worked in Spain. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1991 novel “Spanish Drums” in CFIV.)

CHAPMAN, JOHN (GORDON). Lived in Manor Park, London. (Adding the middle name and biographical detail for the author of the 1980 novel “Other Men’s Lives” in CFIV.)
 
CHAPMAN, RENATE. (Adding the settings of novels in CFIV.)
    The Haunted Heart. [Mississippi]
    House of Shadows. [Pennsylvania]
    Moonlight Secrets. [New York]
    The Watcher. [Cincinnati, Ohio]
    Waters Dark and Deep. [Tennessee]

CHARBONNEAU, LOUIS (HENRY). 1924-2017. Died in Lomita, California. (Adding the death date and place for the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)
 
CHARITAN, ARNOLD. Born in New York; professor in the business department of Los Angeles Harbor College, Wilmington, California. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “The Hitter” in CFIV.)

CHARLES, ERNEST F(RANCIS?). 1906(?)-1952(?). (Adding a possible middle name and dates for the author of three 1930s novels in CFIV.)

CHARLES, HAMPTON. (Adding first British appearances of the Miss Seeton titles.)
    Miss Seeton by Appointment. Farrago pb, 2016 (Two other Miss Seeton novels were made available in 2016 as E-editions.)

CHARLES, JOHN. (Adding a new title and series character not in CFIV for the author of the 1935 novel in CFIV.)
    The Lilac Square. Lincoln Williams, 1932 SC: Peter Xavier Poulton
    The Man Without a Mouth. SC: Peter Xavier Poulton

CHARLES, MARTIN. 1955-    . Born in Manila, Philippines; American writer living in Europe. (Adding the birth year and biographical details for the author of the 1991 novel “The Bent Hostage” in CFIV.)

CHARLES, PAUL. 1949-     . Ref: CA. (Correcting the birth year and adding a reference citation for the author of four novels in CFIV.)

CHARLES, ROBERT. (Adding information about the 1981 novel in CFIV.)
    Steel Killer. Some sources indicate this is by Robert Charles Smith, q.v.

CHARLESTON, WALLY [?Wallace I. Charleston, 1930-1999]. (Adding the possible full name and dates for the author of the 1975 novel “The Hero Rat” in CFIV.)

CHARLTON, DICK [RICHARD].  1940-    . Born in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England; spent five years in Nairobi, Kenya; emigrated to Canada in 1975; a professional electrical engineer; living in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. (Adding the birth year and biographical details for the author of the 1988 collection “Sherlock Holmes Comedy Trilogy” in CFIV.)
 
CHARLTON, MARY. (Adding the setting of the 1805 and 1799 novels in CFIV.)
    The Homicide. [Italy]
    Rosella; or, Modern Occurrences. [England]

CHARNOCK, IAN (ALFRED). 1951(?)-    . (Adding the possible birth year of the author of two Sherlockian collections in CFIV.)

CHASE, ALAN (LOUIS). 1929-2017. Was living in Washington, Iowa; died in a care facility in Davenport, Iowa. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1960 novel “The Kidneyed Caper” in CFIV.)

CHASE, GLEN. (Adding the actual author of titles under this house name in CFIV.)
    Always on Sunday. (by Rochelle Larkin.)
    The Big Bankroll. (by Rochelle Larkin.)
    The Devil to Pay. (by Rochelle Larkin.)
    Greek Fire. (by Rochelle Larkin.)
    Lights, Action, Murder. (by Rochelle Larkin.)
    The Man Who Was God. (by Rochelle Larkin.)
    The Moorland Monster. (by Rochelle Larkin.)
 
CHASE, KIRA. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline of the 2000 novel “The Silent Cry” in CFIV.)

CHASEN, JOEL (BRUCE). 1938-2015. Born in Brooklyn, New York; died in Aptos, California. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “False Pretense” in CFIV, and the setting of the novel.)
    False Pretense. [Berlin, Germany]

CHASSIAKOS, YOLANDA S. REID. Graduate of Georgetown University School of Medicine; consultant and writer; Director and Medical Chief of Staff, California, State University, Northridge. (Adding biographical details for the co-author with Deborah Shlian of the novel “-The Experiment” in CFIV under the pseudonym Linda Reid.)

CHASTAIN, SANDRA (JO.). 1936-2016. Died in Smyrna, Georgia. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1996 novel “-Sinner and Saint” in CFIV.)

CHATER, CONRAD. Pseudonym. (Adding the first name and identifying the byline for the 1955 novel “Secret Enemy” in CFIV.)
 
CHATTERJEA, SABYASASHI. Born in Calcutta, Indian; educated in India; came to the U.S. in 1981; manager, General Service Administration,,State of Florida; living in Haven, Florida. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “Operation Dragonfly” in CFIV.)
 
CHATTMAN, GERALD B. Graduate of Case Western Reserve University; employment law attorney in Cleveland, Ohio. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1998 novel “An Education of Murder” in CFIV.)
   
CHEPAITIS, B(ARBARA) A. Ref: CA. (Adding a reference citation for the author of three novels in CFIV.)

CHESHAM, RAYMOND (JAMES?). 1938(?)-2006(?). (Adding a possible middle name and dates for the author of one undated novel in CFIV, and adding a further title.)
    -Danger by my Side. Budget pb, 1980
CHESTER, ANN. One newspaper account says Mrs. Bertram Leavy wrote under this pseudonym. (Adding further information about the author of the 1956 novel “Slightly Imperfect” in CFIV.)

CHESTER, ROY. Retired in 2001 as Proudman Professor of Oceanography at the University of Liverpool. (Adding further biographical details for the author of four novels in CFIV.)

CHESTERFIELD, STUART. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline of the 1998 novel “Last Hit” in CFIV.)

CHEYNEY, JEANNE (YVONNE SMITH). 1926-2015. Born in Canton, Ohio; graduate of Kent State University; teacher, librarian, writer and artist; died in Wooster, Ohio. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1980 novel “The Secret of Giltham Hall” in CFIV.)

CHIDGEY, CATHERINE. Born in Auckland, New Zealand; has degrees from Victoria University of Wellington. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “Golden Deeds” in CFIV, and adding its U.S. edition.
    Golden Deeds. U.S. title: The Strength of the Sun. Holt, 2002

CHIEL, DEBORAH. Freelance collaborator, consultant, editor and writer for many years; living in New York City. (Adding biographical details for the author of three novelizations in CFIV.)
 
CHILCOT, HARRIET [HARRIET MEZIERE]. ca1755-1786. Born in Bath, Somerset, England. (Adding the dates and biographical details for the author of the 1786 novel “Morteton Abbey; or, The Fatal Mystery” in CFIV.)

CHILD, RODERICK (BRENTON). (Adding the middle name of the author of three novels in CFIV.)

CHILDERHOSE, R(OBERT) J(AMES). 1928-    . Born in Manitoba, Canada. (Adding a new author and title not in CFIV.)
    -The Man Who Wanted to Save Canada. Hart (Victoria, British Columbia), 1975 [Canada, Washington D.C., future]

CHITTENDEN, MARGARET (ROSALIND). 1933-2016. Died in Lakewood, Washington. (Adding the corrected birth date, and the death date and place for the author of numerous novels in CFIV.)
 
CLAREMENT, RUTH. Rosemary Creswell, 1941-2017. (Adding the death date of the co-author with Carol Manners of the 1989 novel “To Sleep, to Die” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

CRANE, HAMILTON. (Adding British appearances of the Miss Seeton novels.)
    Miss Seeton’s Finest Hour. Farrago pb, 2017. Note: The rest of the series became available 2016-2017 as E-books.

CRESSWELL, HENRY. (Adding a further novel for the author of the 1897 novel “Without Issue” in CFIV.)
    -Incognita. Hurst, 1884

CRESWELL, ROSEMARY. 1941-2017. Born in Sydney, Australia; earned a doctorate in English literature at the University of Sydney; journalist and book reviewer; established a literary agency in 1979 and retired in 2006; died in Wentworth Falls, Australia. (Correcting the spelling of the last name, adding the death date and place and biographical details for the co-author with Carol Manners of the 1989 novel “To Sleep, to Die” in CFIV under the pseudonym Ruth Clarement.)

CRIDER, (ALLEN) BILL(Y). 1941-2018. Died in Alvin, Texas. (Adding the death date and place for the author of numerous titles in CFIV, as well as of three novels under the house name Jack Buchanan, one under the house name Nick Carter, and one under the house name William Grant.)

CUNNINGHAM, PAUL. (Adding a new title and author not in CFIV.)
    Toast to Satan. Hamilton pb, ca.1946 [ship]

DAUM, CARLA. Born in Vancouver, Canada; grew up on a farm in Saskatchewan; living in Calgary. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “The Detective’s Woman” in CFIV under the pseudonym C. J. Carmichael.)

DAWSON, HELEN (CHRISTINA). 1930-2016. Born in Christchurch, New Zealand and died in that region. Author of a series of books intended for younger readers and featuring Noreen, who after leaving school joined her Aunt Joan, a world-famous detective with Gray’s Detective Agency, to solve crimes in New Zealand. (Adding a new author and titles not in CFIV.)
    The House in Haven Street. Dent, 1960
    Noreen and the Barclay Affair. Dent, 1963
    Noreen and the Henry Affair. Dent, 1964
    Noreen and the Missing Schoolgirl. Dent, 1963
    Noreen and the Mystery Hero. Dent, 1965
    Noreen’s First Case. Dent, 1957

DELMERE, F. Pseudonym of Donald Campbell, q.v.

DORFMEISTER, GREGOR. 1929-2018. Born in Teilfingen, Germany; died in Bad Tolz, Germany. (Adding the death date and  biographical details for the author of the 1961 novel
“-Town Without Pity” in CFIV under the pseudonym Manfred Gregor.)

DUHART, WILLIAM H(ECTOR). 1921-2003. Born in Florida; lived in Chicago in the late 1990s; African-American novelist tutored as part of the Handy Writers Colony; wrote “The Deadly Payoff” after release from prison in Waupun, Wisconsin in 1957; buried in Illinois. (Adding the corrected dates and biographical details for the author of the title in CFIV, and adding a further title.)
     Ravishing Seductress. Merit pb, 1963 [Mexico]
 
DYER, MARY HERON. Pseudonym and now legal name of Mary Louise Chandler; recently retired Unity Church minister, living in Iowa. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1993 novel “A Ship in the Harbor” in CFIV.)

ELLIOTT, CHARLES. Pseudonym of Christopher Ewart-Biggs, 1921-1976. Born in Thanet, Kent, England; minister at the British Embassy in Paris, then British Consul in Algiers, then ambassador to Ireland, where he was killed in Dublin by a car bomb. (Adding a new byline, with biographical details,  and novels not in CFIV.)
    The Minority Man. H. Hamilton, 1967 [Tripoli]
    Trial by Fire. H. Hamilton, 1956; Putnam, 1957 [Morocco]
    The Unkind Light. H. Hamilton, 1959 [Pacific Island]

EWART-BIGGS, CHRISTOPHER. 1921-1976. Pseudonym: Charles Elliott, q.v.
 
FINLEON, PATRICK CHARLES. Born in Buffalo, New York; Bachelor and Master of Divinity, University of Buffalo; ordained in the United Church of Christ; served churches in Massachusetts and Connecticut. (Adding biographical details for the co-author with Ellen Spencer Danser of the 1984 novel “Mystery on the Mount” in CFIV under the joint pseudonym Spencer Charles.)

FIRTH, N. WESLEY. (Adding the settings of novels in CFIV.)
    -Out for the Count [London, England]
    -Spawn of the Vampire. [Romania]

GRAFTON, SUE (TAYLOR). 1940-2017. Died in Santa Barbara, California. (Adding the death date and place for the author of numerous novels in CFIV.)

GREGOR, MANFRED. Gregor Dorfmeister, 1929-2018. (Adding the death date of the author of the 1961 novel “-Town Without Pity” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)
 
GREY, DORIEN. (Franklin) Roger Margason, 1933-2015. (Adding the death date for the author of the 2000 novel “The 9th Man” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

HADLEY, JOAN. Joan (Edmiston) Hess, 1949-2017. (Adding the death date of the author of two 1980s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

HAMILTON, ROBERT ALEXANDER BENJAMIN. 1903-1961. Scottish soldier and colonial administrator and author; educated at Eton College and the Royal Military College. (Adding the name, dates and biographical details for the author of the 1937 novel “The Old House” in CFIV under Anonymous as by The Master of Belhaven.)

HARRAGAN, STEVE. (Adding information about titles in CFIV.)
    Carney’s Burlesque. U.S. edition of “Murder Matinee”, as by Bart Carson/ Panther pb, 1953
    The Shayne Dame. U.S. edition of “Curves Mean Danger” as by Bart Carson. Hamilton pb, ca.1950
    Side-Show Girl. [New York]

HAWKINS, LORETTA (J.?). 1929(?)-    . (Adding a possible middle initial and birth year for the author of numerous novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Renate Chapman.)

HENDERSON, CECIL. (Adding a note on another title for the author ot the 1934(?) novel “Too Many Clues” in CFIV.)
    Death in the Dark. Lincoln Williams, 1933 (This was the subject of a lawsuit, alleging plagiarism in comparison with Dashiell Hammett’s “The Maltese Falcon”, and it appears few if any copies were released to the public; none in any British library.)

HERBERT, BENSON. (Adding a title for the author of six novels in CFIV.)
    Hand of Glory. Cole, ca.1943 [England]
   
HESS, JOAN (EDMISTON). 1949-2017. Died in Austin, Texas. (Adding the death date and place for the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)
 
JARRETT, CAPTAIN FRANK C. 1888-1967. Born in London, England; died in Waterlooville, Hampshire. (Adding a new byline and title, neither in CFIV.)
    Hearts Adrift. Lincoln Williams, 1934 [ship]

KELLY, MARY (THERESA COOLICAN). 1927-2017. Died in Glasgow, Scotland. (Adding the death date and place for the author of ten titles in CFIV.)

KENT, GORDON. Kenneth M(acLean) Cameron, 1931-    . (Confirming the birth year and adding the middle name of the co-author with Christian G. Cameron of three novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

KERR, CAROLE. Margaret Carr, 1935-2010. (Adding the death date of the author of the 1975 novel “Shadow of the Hunter” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

KETCHUM, JACK. Dallas William Mayr, 1946-2017. (Adding the death date of the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)

LANCASTER, DONALD. William (Leonard) Marshall, 1944-2003. (Adding the death date of the author of the 1980 novel “The Sandbagger: Think of a Number” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

LARKIN, ROCHELLE. 1935(?)-2004(?). A person of this name and dates died in New York City and was identified in the death notice as a published writer and Editor-in-Chief of Waldman Publishing; author of at least seven titles under the house name Glen Chase, q.v.. (Adding probable dates and biographical information for the author.)

McKNIGHT, CAROLYN. Carolyn Ione McKnight Nichols, 1939-2017. (Adding the full name and dates for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

MacLANE, JACK. (Allen) Bill(y) Crider, 1941-2018. (Adding the death date for the author of five novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)
 
MAGUIRE, JON(ATHAN PAUL). 1960-    . Born in Newark, Nottinghamshire, England; living in Barnstaple, Devon. (Adding the birth date and biographical details for the author of the 1998 novel “The Justi Plan” in CFIV.)

MAHER, MARY. ca.1941-    . Born in Chicago; journalist with the Chicago Tribune; went to Ireland and the Irish Times in 1965; very active in the National Union of Journalists; reporter and editor; retired in 2001. (Adding a corrected birth date and biographical details for the author of the 1992 novel “The Devil’s Card” in CFIV.)

MAHONEY, GENE [EUGENE F. MAHONEY]. 1923-2016. Born in San Pedro, California; served in the U.S. Navy and 18 years in the reserves; served in California fire departments 1947-1975; earned degrees from the University of Southern California; taught at Harbor College; Long Beach State College and Rio Hondo College; published fire science textbooks; died in Joplin, Missouri. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1978 novel “Anatomy of an Arsonist” in CFIV.)

MAINWARING, MARION (JESSIE). 1922-2015. Died in Framingham, Massachusetts. (Adding the death date and place for the author of two 1950s novels in CFIV.)

MAISNER, LARRY. Born Lawrence Maisner in London, England; came to the U.S. in 1948; engineer and technical writer living in Encino, California. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1999 novel “Engines of Corruption” in CFIV.)

MAITLAND, BARRY (SEMPLE). (Adding the middle name of the author of five novels in CFIV.)

MALCOLM, JEAN (EILEEN). 1919-    . (Correcting the birth year of the author of the 1958 novel “Discourse with Shadows” in CFIV.)

MALLON, JIM [JAMES HOWARD MALLON, 1929-2016. Born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin; advertising executive with Forbes Magazine; died in Arlington Heights, Illinois. (Adding the full name, death date, and biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “-Magazine” in CFIV.)

MALLON, MAURUS E(DWARD). Born in Scotland; living in Ontario, Canada (apparently in Deep River) by the 1990s. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1985 novel “The Cooling of Bammer McPhie” in CFIV.)

MALMONT, VALERIE S(KUSE). 1937-2014. Died in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. (Adding the death date and place for the author of four novels in CFIV.)

MALOY, RICHARD EDSON. 1922-2006. Born in Ohio; died in Springfield, Virginia. (Confirming the death date and adding biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “New Sand for the Hourglass” in CFIV.)

MAMALIS, KATHLEEN M (BETZIG). 1923-2017. Born in Snohomish, Washington; educated at Boston University; secretary and writer; formerly lived in Lowell, Massachustts; died in Mesa, Arizona. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1998 novel “The Missing Earring” in CFIV under the pseudonym Mary K. Mamalis.)
 
MAMALIS, MARY K. Kathleen M. Mamalis, 1923-2017. (Adding the death date of the author of the 1998 novel “The Missing Earring” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

MANASEK, FRANCIS J(OHN). Born in New York City; educated at and professor at Harvard Medical School; also professor at Boston Children’s Hospital, University of Chicago and Dartmouth Medical School; rare book and map dealer with galleries in London and Hanover, New Hampshire; living in Norwich, Vermont. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1997 collection”Under Cover” in CFIV.)

MANCERON, GENEVIEVE. 1906-1994. Born in Cherbourg, France; attended the Sorbone for a bachelor degree in literature; teacher and journalist; wrote a series of 18 spy novels under the pseudonym Bruno Bax; also wrote five crime novels; translator and author of radio scripts; died in Groslay, France. (Adding the dates and biographical details for the author of the 1961 novel “The Deadlier Sex” in CFIV in translation.)

MANCHESTER, JOE [JOSEPH]. 1932-2017. Born in New London, Connecticut; educated at Carnegie Tech and New York Law School; playwright and screenwriter; died in East Lyme, Connecticut. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1964 play “Run, Thief, Run” in CFIV,)

MANGHAM, MACK (ROBERT). 1928-2015. Born in Macon, Georgia; graduate of Florida State University in psychology; high school and college teacher; pianist and author; died in Flat Rock, North Carolina. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of two 2000 novels in CFIV.)
 
MANNERS, CAROL. 1939-1996. Born in Surrey, England, as Carol S. Manners; high school teacher in Sydney, Australia. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the co-author with Rosemary Creswell of the 1989 novel “To Sleep, to Die” in CFIV under the pseudonym Ruth Clarement.)

MANSFIELD, PAUL H. 1922-ca.1960. Also was a journalist, working for a Trinidad newspaper. (Adding an approximate death date and further biographical details for the author of the 1957 novel “Final Exposure” in CFIV.).

MANVILLE, W(ILLIAM) H(ENRY). 1926-2017. Died in Groveland, California. (Adding the death date and place for the author in CFIV for the 1977 novel “Goodbye” and also for the 1965 novelization “How to Murder Your Wife” under the pseudonym Henry Williams.)

MAPLES, J. D.  Douglas Cecil Maplesden, 1919-2017. (Adding the death date for the co-author with wife Joan of two titles in CFIV under the pseudonym, and adding a further new title.)
    Trojan Steers. Lomaland pb, 2000 [Texas]

MAPLESDEN, DOUGLAS CECIL. 1919-2017. Moved to Santa Fe, New Mexico, in 1996 and founded LomaLand Books, a digital publisher; died in Santa Fe. (Adding the death date and place and further biographical details for the co-author with wife Joan of two titles in CFIV under the pseudonym J. D. Maples.)

MARDON, DEIRDRE G. 1942-2012. Born Deirdre Frances Grogan in Illinois, married a man named Carr in Boston in 1968 and then Allen Mardon in 1980; lived in Arizona before dying in Lexington, Pennsylvania. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of three 1980s novels in CFIV.)

MARDORF, JUDY [JUDITH M. MARDORF]. Born Judith Mary Dour in Rockville Center, New York;  married Robert Mardorf in 1968 and then Charles Thompson in 2000; living in Snohomish, Washington. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1999 novel “Spare Parts” in CFIV.)

MARGAN, FRANK [FRANCIS JOHN MARGAN]. 1931-2016. Died in Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1956 novel “Sweetheart, You’re A’luring” in CFIV.)

MARGASON, (FRANKLIN) ROGER. 1933-2015. Died in Chicago, Illinois. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 2000 novel “The 9th Man” in CFIV under the pseudonym Dorien Grey.)
   
MARLOWE, ANN (H.). She was Ann Maureen Humbert when she married writer Stephen Marlowe in 1964. (Adding further biographical details for the author of three novels in CFIV.)

MARLOWE, ROBERT. Michael Robert Ramon, 1927-2017. (Adding the death date for the author of the 1999 novel “The Justice Makers” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

MARSH, JEAN. Born Joan S. Marsh in 1934, but by the time of her 1955 marriage she had become Jean Lyndsey Torren Marsh. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1999 novel “-Iris” in CFIV.)

MARSHALL, MELVIN DURWOOD. 1907-1993. Born in San Antonio, Texas; died in Potter, Texas; prolific author of westerns and non-fiction under various pseudonyms.  (Adding the middle name, correct dates and biographical details for the author of the 1980 novel “Hot Oil” in CFIV under the pseudonym Mitchell Carlton.)

MARSHALL, WILLIAM (LEONARD). 1944-2003. (Adding the death date for the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)

MARTIN, ALAN. Left school at age 17 to work on oil tankers, then joined the Royal Air Force; has lived in Spain, Senegal and currently in France. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1995 novel “The Opal Diviner” in CFIV.)

MARTIN, (JOHN) BRUCE. 1922-2016. Died in Cincinnati, Ohio; husband of Phyllis (Rodgers) Martin, q.v. (Adding the death date and place and biographical detail for the author of the 1998 collection “Martin’s Mini-Mysteries” in CFIV.)

MARTIN, DANNIE M(ACK). 1939-2013. Died in Montgomery, Alabama. (Adding the middle name and death date and place for the author of two 1990s novels in CFIV.)

MARTIN, ETHEL BOWYER. 1906-2002. Born Ethel Rose Bowyer in St. Louis, Missouri; married Frank E. Martin in 1926; died in Duluth, Minnesota. (Adding the dates and biographical details for the author of the 1975 novel “Nightmare House” in CFIV.)

MARTIN, FAITH. Pseudonym of Jacqueline Walton, 1941-    . (Adding the real name and birth year of the author of the 2000 novel “Venom” in CFIV.)

MARTIN, H(ECTOR) P(AULIN). 1906-    . A South African in the shipping business. (Adding the birth year and biographical details for the author of two 1930s novels in CFIV,)
 
MARTIN, J(ULIA) WALLIS. 1957-    . Born in Brighton, England; married Terence John Flaherty (died 1977), and third husband writer Russell Murray in 1998. (Adding the corrected birth year and biographical details for the author of three novels in CFIV.)

MARTIN, PHYLLIS (RODGERS). 1922-    . Wife of (John) Bruce Martin, 1922-2016, q.v. (Correcting the maiden name and birth year for the author of the 1997 novel “Return to Chipping Sodbury” in CFIV, and adding a biographical detail.)

MARTIN, W(INSTON) L(LOYD). 1942-2008. Born in St. Andrews, Jamaica; went to London at age 15 and then to Saskatchewan, Canada; song writer, band member, player of multiple instruments, creator of a record label and publishing house (RAM); died in Hamilton, Saskatchewan. (Adding the full nane, death date, and biographical details for the author of two novels in CFIV, and correcting the title of one of them.)
    Jewels of the Bahamas. (Title correction.)

MARTINS, RICHARD (M.). Now living in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. (Adding the middle initial and updated biographical information for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

MARTORI, JOE [JOSEPH PETER MARTORI]. Lawyer in Arizona. (Adding the full name and biographical details for the author of the 1987 novel “Street Fights” in CFIV.)

MASON, CLIFFORD (LESTER). 1932-    . Playwright and actor; earned a B.A. in English Literature at City University of New York Queen’s College, at which he also taught. (Adding the birth year, middle name, and biographical details for the author of two novels in CFIV, and correcting the name of the series character in them.)
    The Case of the Ashanti Gold. SC: Joe Cinquez
    Jamaica Run. SC: Joe Cinquez

MASON, HOWARD. Jennifer (Anne Susan) Ramage, 1925-    . (Correcting the birth year of the author of four 1950s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)
   
MASSEY, CHARLOTTE. Vincent Caprani, 1934-    . (Adding the birth year for the author of two 1970s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

MASTORAKIS, NICO. Born in Athens, Greece; had a long career in radio, television and film. (Adding biographical details for the co-author with Barnaby Conrad of two novels in CFIV.)

MATHEWSON, WILLIAM (GLEN, JR.). 1940-2016. Died in Bedminster, New Jersey. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1982 novel “Immediate Release” in CFIV.)
  
MAUDSLEY, JERE. Born as Gerald Graham Maudsley. (Adding the birth name of the author of the 1985 novel “Hunter” in CFIV.)
 
MAYLE, PETER. 1939-2017. Died in Vaugines, France. (Adding the death date and place for the author of three novels in CFIV.)

MAYR, DALLAS WILLIAM. 1946-2017. Born in Livingston, New Jersey; educated at Emerson College in Boston; died in New York City. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of numerous novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Jack Ketchum.)

MILAN, VICTOR (WOODWARD). 1954-2018. Ref: CA. Born in Tulsa, Oklahoma; died in Albuquerque, New Mexico. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1993 novel “Red Sands” in CFIV, as well as three novels under the house name J. D. Harden.) 

MOODY, BILL [WILLIAM JOEL MOODY]. 1941-2018. Died in Vallejo, California. (Adding the full name and death date and place for the author of four 1990s novels in CFIV.)

NAPIER, N(ORAH) K(ATHLEEN) (nee Comyn(e)). 1890-1933. Died in a drowning accident in Cornwall, England. (Adding a new byline and title not in CFIV.)
    Seaview; or, The Secret Formula. Lincoln Williams, 1931
 
NICHOLS, CAROLYN. 1939-2017. Born Carolyn Ione McKnight in Monroe, Louisiana; married and divorced from Rodney W. Nichols; died in Portland, Oregon. (Adding the dates and biographical details for the co-author with Stanlee Miller Coy of four 1970s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Iona Charles and two novels as Carolyn McKnight.)
 
RAMAGE, JENNIFER (ANNE SUSAN). 1925-    . Born in London, England, daughter of actress Cathleen Nesbitt. (Correcting the birth date and adding the full name and biographical details for the author of four novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Howard Mason.)

RAMON, MICHAEL ROBERT. 1927-2017. Born in Paris, France; came to the U.S. in 1944 for flight training, then returned to the Free French Army for duty in North Africa; earned a Ph.D. and served as a university professor, teaching French and Spanish; author of books, articles and screen plays; died in Chico, California. (Adding the death date and place and biographical details for the author of the 1999 novel “The Justice Makers” in CFIV under the pseudonym Robert Marlowe.)

RICHARDS, CAROL. 1951(?)-    . Pseudonym: Richard Carroll, q.v. (Adding the real name of the author of the 1983 novel “The Xanadu Program” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

RICHLER, NANCY. 1957-2017. Died in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1996 novel “Throwaway Angels” in CFIV.)

SANFORD, URSULA. Alvaro Cardona-Hine, 1926-2016. (Adding the death date of the author of the 1974 novel “The Poisoned Anemones” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

SARGENT, ANTONY. Pseudonym of a then former well-known resident of Ealing, London, England. (Adding a byline and title not in CFIV.)
    Ralph Sinclair’s Atonement. Sunday School Union, 1903 [England, Canada]

SASHITTAL, HEMANT C. Born in India; has degrees from Bombay University and a Ph.D. in business administration from Syracuse University; teaching at St. John Fisher College in Rochester, New York. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “Cold Fish and Dalai Lama” in CFIV under the pseudonym Kala Chand.)

SIVANANDAN, A(MBALAVANER). 1923-2018. Died in London, England. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 2000 collection “-Where the Dance Is: Two Worlds and Three” in CFIV.)
 
SNYDER, KIM. Graduate of Baylor College of Medicine; infectious disease specialist in Edmonds, Washington. (Adding biographical details for the author of two novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Jack Chase.)
 
STENSTREEM, RUTH. 1929-2017. Died in London, England. (Adding the death date and place for the author of numerous novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Marian Babson.)

VON HOFFMAN, NICHOLAS. 1929-2018. Died in Rockport, Maine. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1984 novel “Organized Crimes” in CFIV.)

WALTON, JACQUELINE. 1941-    . Born in Oxfordshire, England; author of numerous post-2000 novels under the pseudonym Faith Martin; also has written post-2000 as Joyce Cato. (Adding the real name, birth year and biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “Venom” in CFIV under the pseudonym Faith Martin.)

WALTON, KAYE. Lois Christian Carnell, 2013-2016. (Adding the death date of the author of the 1992 novel “Message from Magens Bay” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

WILLIAMS, HENRY. W(illiam) H(enry) Manville, 1926-2017. (Adding the death date for the author in CFIV for the 1965 novelization “How to Murder Your Wife” under the pseudonym.)

YALE, DIANE. (Adding the setting of the 1982 novel in CFIV.)
    Deadly Manor. [New York]



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