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An Exceptional Corpse. [Sheffield]
A Nasty Dose of Death. [Sheffield]
ADAMS, SIR JOHN. 1857-1934. Pseudonym: Skelton Kuppord, q.v.
Night Over the Wood. [California]
Neighbours of Mine. Paul, 1912 ss (with some crime)
The Belle of the Bowery. Garrett, 1846 (by Osgood Bradbury, ca.1798-1886, q.v.)
The “No-Luck Rovers.” Newnes, ca.1920 SC: Tubby Haig
The Stolen Star. Newnes, ca.1920 SC: Tubby Haig
The Sinister Widow Again. [England]
AYVAZIAN, L(EVON) FRED. (Adding first name.)
They Want Me Dead. [Missouri]
BAUDINO, GAEL. Ref: CA.
BEESTON, L(EONARD) J(OHN)
Happy Ever After. [London]
BISSETTE, DORIS (W.). 1923-2005.
BLANEY, CHARLES E(DWARD). See also: Amelia (Weed) Holbrook, 1843- . SC: Willie Live = WL; Young Buffalo = YB. Note: All titles published as paperbacks, and all are novelizations of 4-act plays.
-Across the Pacific. WL [Montana, Philippines]
The Boy Behind the Gun. WL [San Francisco, Japan, Manchuria]
The Boy Detective. WL [New York City, California]
-A Child of the Regiment. Ogilvie, 1906 [North Dakota] (Adding publication date.)
The Child Slaves of New York, with Howard (Girard) Hall, 1867-1921. Ogilvie, 1903 . [New York City] (Correcting publication date.)
-The Curse of Drink. [Jersey City]
-The Dancer and the King, with J(ames) Searle Dawley, 1877-1929. Silent film: World, 1914 (scw: Edwin Carewe; dir. E. Arnaud). [Europe] (Correcting director’s name.)
-Dion O’Dare. [Ireland]
-The Factory Girl. Ogilvie, 1903 [Newark] (Correcting publication date.)
For His Brother’s Crime. [New York]
The Girl and the Detective, with J(ames) Searle Dawley, 1877-1929. Ogilvie, 1908 [New York, New Jersey] (Correcting publication date.)
-The Girl from Texas. Ogilvie, 1908 [Ireland] (Novelization of a play by Charles Turner Dazey, 1853-1938, and Cecil Spooner.) (Correcting publication date.)
The Girl Raffles. [New York City]
-The Hired Girl’s Millions. [New York City, Long Island]
His Terrible Secret; or, The Man Monkey. [Egypt]
Kidnapped for Revenge, with Will(iam) H. Vedder, 1873-1961. Ogilvie, 1906 [New York City] (Correcting publication date.)
The King of the Opium Ring. (Novelization of a play by Charles Alonzo Taylor.)
-The Little Terror. See: Amelia (Weed) Holbrook, 1843- .
-Lottie, the Poor Saleslady; or, Death Before Dishonor. (Adding the subtitle.)
The Millionaire Detective, with Howard (Girard) Hall, 1873-1961. (Adding co-author’s dates.)
-Mr. Blarney from Ireland. [New York City] (Title corrected from Mrs. Blarney from Ireland.)
-More to Be Pitied Than Scorned; or, The Church and Stage. [New York City]
-My Tom-Boy Girl. Ogilvie, 1905 [New York City] (Correcting publication date.)
-Old Isaacs from the Bowery. Ogilvie, 1906 [New York City] (Novelization of a play by Charles E. Blaney.) (Correcting publication date.)
-The Sheriff of Angel Gulch; title corrected to: Young Buffalo, the Sheriff of Angel Gulch, q.v.
-The Sporting Deacon. [Maryland] (Novelization of a play by Charles E. Blaney and James R. Garey.)
-Tennessee Tess; or, the Queen of the Moonshiners. Ogilvie, 1908 [Tennessee] (Correcting publication date.)
-Young Buffalo in New York. YB (Novelization of a play by Charles E. Blaney.)
-Young Buffalo, King of the Wild West. Ogilvie, 1905 YB [Arizona] (Novelization of a play by Charles E. Blaney.)
-Young Buffalo, the Sheriff of Angel Gulch. Ogilvie, 1908 YB [Arizona] (Novelization of a play by Charles E. Blaney.)
BLANEY, HARRY CLAY
From Sing Sing to Liberty. (Novelization of a 4-act play by Harry Clay Blaney.) [New York]
BOADEN, JAMES. 1762-1839.
Fountainville Forest. Hookham, 1794 (5-act play based on “The Romance of the Forest” by Ann Radclilffe, q.v.)
The Italian Monk. Robinson, 1797 (3-act play based on “The Italian” by Anne Radcliffe, q.v.)
Death in the Picture [London]
Fair Murder. (Show title thus, i.e., no The)
BRAHAM, HAL [HAROLD]. 1910-1993.
BRANDON, JOHN G(ORDON)
The Hand of Seeta. [London, France]
BREIT, WILLIAM LEO. 1933- . Ref: CA.
Fear No Evil. Correct publication date to 1970
BRENNAN, ROBERT. 1881-1964. Pseudonym: Selskar Kearney, q.v.
BRIDGES, ROY(AL TASMAN). Giving full name.
BURDEN, PETER. Pseudonym: James Halliday, q.v.
BYRNE, JOHN KEYES. 1926- . Pseudonym: Hugh Leonard, q.v.
BYRNES, THOMAS. 1842-1910.
CALLAS, THEO. Pseudonym of Shaun (Lloyd) McCarthy, 1928-2001, q.v. Other pseudonym: Desmond Cory, q.v.
CAMERON, CHRISTIAN. 1962- . Ref: CA. (Correcting birth date.)
CANFIELD, SANDRA KAY PATTERSON. Ref: CA.
Next Door to Murder. [England]
CAROTHERS, A(NDREW) J. 1931-2007.
CHAMBERS, DANA. Pseudonym of Albert Fear Leffingwell, 1895-1946, q.v. Other pseudonym: Giles Jackson, q.v. (Correcting death date.) For a review of the book cited below and a brief overview of the author’s career, see the Mystery*File blog.
Rope for an Ape. Add SC: Nile Boyd, who also appeared in both of the two Giles Jackson titles.
The Mystery of Edna Favell. SC: Mr. Keyes
CHAPLIN, ELIZABETH. Pseudonym of Jill McGown, 1947-2007, q.v. Under this pen name, the author of one novel included in the (Revised) Crime Fiction IV.
Blueprint for Larceny. [U.S.]
The Pay-Grab Murders. [California]
COLERIDGE, M(ARY) E(LIZABETH).
-The Seven Sleepers of Ephesus. Chatto, 1893
COLTON, MEL. Hal [Harold] Braham, 1910-1993.
Big Woman. [Panama] (Correcting the setting.)
CORY, DESMOND. Pseudonym of Shaun (Lloyd) McCarthy, 1928-2001, q.v. Under this pen name, the author of many works of spy novels and mystery thrillers, many of them with debonair British agent Johnny Fedora, who adventures began before those of James Bond. A lengthy overview of the author’s career can be found on the Mystery*File website.
The Phoenix Sings. Film: Butcher’s, 1958, as Mark of the Phoenix (scw: Norman Hudis; dir: Maclean Rogers)
Pilgrim at the Gate. Setting: Berlin, Poland. (Add the latter.)
COUFFER, JACK C.
-Swim, Rat, Swim. Lippincott, 1960 [San Francisco, ship]
Death by Proxy. [London]
CROZIER, KATHLEEN MURIEL EYLES. 1914- . (Birth date correction.)
CURRAN, SUSAN. SC: Erica Massen, in both titles.
The Lucifer Stone. Nelson (London), 1965 [Venice] (Intended for younger readers.)
DAWLEY, J(AMES) SEARLE. 1877-1929. See: Charles E(dward) Blaney, 1865-1944.
DAWSON, A(LEC) J(OHN)
The Case Books of X37. [London]
DAZEY, C(HARLES) T(URNER). 1853-1938. See: Charles E(dward) Blaney, 1865-1944.
The Rambles and Surprising Adventures of Captain Bolio. Strange, 1838 (Episodic novel with some crime.)
Black Alice. Show British edition published as by Thomas M. Disch and John T. Sladek.
Alistair MacLean’s Hostage Tower. [Paris]
DERING, JOAN (ROSALIND CORDELIA)
DESSER, JULIAN. Journalist turned copywriter.
DOBRINER, WILLIAM MANN. Ref: CA.
DOCKERY, JAMES. See: Stuart Jason.
DOUIE, MRS. MARJORIE
The Further Side of the Door. Hutchinson, 1919 [London] (Published anonymously.)
-Angel. Walker, 1984 [England, 1800s]
-The Black Sheep’s Daughter. Walker, 1989 [England, 1800s]
-The Captain’s Inheritance. Zebra, 1994 [England, 1800s]
-The Fortune Hunters. Harlequin, 1991 [England, 1800s]
-Lady in the Briars. Walker, 1990 [England, 1800s]
-A Lord for Miss Larkin. Harlequin, 1991; Harlequin (U.K.), 1998 [England, 1800s]
The Man in the Green Coat. Walker, 1987. Also published as: Gabrielle’s Gamble. Warner pb, 1989
-Mayhem and Miranda. Zebra, 1997 [England, 1800s]
-The Miser’s Sister. Walker, 1984 [England, 1800s]
-Miss Hartwell’s Dilemma. Walker, 1988 [England, 1800s]
-Miss Jacobson’s Journey. Walker, 1992 [France, 1800s]
-Polly and the Prince. Walker, 1991 [England, 1800s]
-The Road to Gretna. Harlequin, 1992 [England, 1800s]
-Smugglers’ Summer. Walker, 1987 [England, 1800s]
-Thea’s Marquis. Harlequin, 1993 [England, 1800s]
-Toblethorpe Manor. Warner pb, 1981 ]England, 1800s]
-The Tudor Secret. Zebra, 1995 [England, 1800s]
Beware of Johnny Washington. (Novelization of a BBC radio play/serial.)
News of Paul Temple. (Uncredited collaborator: Charles Hatton.)
Paul Temple and the Front Page Men. (Uncredited collaborator: Charles Hatton.)
Paul Temple Intervenes. (Uncredited collaborator: Charles Hatton.)
Send for Paul Temple. (Uncredited collaborator: John Thewes.)
Send for Paul Temple Again. (Uncredited collaborator: Charles Hatton.)
DURSTON, JACK [JOHN?]. 1893(?)-1965(?).
ERDMAN, PAUL E(MIL). 1932-2007.
FEARNLEY, JOHN BLAKEWAY
A Corpse to Bury. [England]
FIELDS, BERTRAM HARRIS. 1929- .
FISHER, DAVE [DAVID]. Ref: CA.
FLOREN, LEE [LELAND H. FLOREN]. See Stuart Jason.
FORBES, DANIEL. Michael Kenyon, 1931-2005.
A Bout with the Mildew Gang. [London]
FRISSELL, WILLIAM DONALD. 1916- . (Correcting birth date.)
Ancora Scipio. [London]
The Compassionate Crook. [London]
GRAVES, SARAH. Ref: CA.
GREY, ANTHONY (KEITH)
Some Put Their Trust in Chariots. [France]
GROSSMAN, ARNOLD (JOSEPH). 1934- .
HALL, HOWARD (GIRARD). 1867-1921. See: Charles E(dward) Blaney, 1865-1944.
HALLIDAY, JAMES. Pseudonym of Peter Burden, 1948- . See also: John Francome, 1952- .
HANNA, DAVID. Pseudonym: Gloria Laine, q.v.
HARTMAN, CHARLOTTE. 1913-2005.
HATTON, JUDITH. ca.1920- . Pseudonym: Sheila Kuban, q.v.
HOLBROOK, AMELIA (WEED). 1843- .
The Little Terror, with Charles E(dward) Blaney, 1865-1944, q.v. (Novelization of a 3-act play by Amelia Weed Holbrook.) [New Mexico, New York]
HOLDEN, GENEVIEVE. 1919-2007. Pseudonym of Genevieve Long Pou. Ref: CA. Add year of death; an obituary for the author may be found on the Mystery*File blog. Add SC: Captain Mark Latham (ML) to each of the following titles:
Don’t Go In Alone. MLDown a Dark Alley. ML
HOLMES, DONALD JOSEPH. 1924-1999.
HOUSMAN, LAURENCE. 1865-1959. Younger brother of poet A. E. Housman. Author of one other story collection included in the (Revised) Crime Fiction IV. Add the title below:
What Next? Provocative Tales of Faith and Morals. Cape, 1938. ss (with some crime)
Aunt Jane’s Tea-Blend
The Beginning of Wisdom
The Catch of the Cherub
A Clean Conscience
The Cry of the Parrot
The Devil Help Us!
The Distorting Mirror
A “Don’t-Tell” Tale
The Fall of the Sparrow
The Flag of Peace
Food for Babes
A God and His Makers
The King’s Dream
The Man Who Did Not Pray
A Shocking Recovery
A Strange Coincidence
Sweets to the Sweet
Their Own Image
The Tuppenny Twins
“The Twinkling of an Eye”
An Unexplained Miracle
JACKSON, GILES. Pseudonym of Albert Leffingwell, q.v. Other pseudonym: Dana Chambers, q.v. Under this pen name, the author of two mystery novels included in the (Revised) Crime Fiction IV; see below. Note: for SC Nile Boyd, see the Dana Chambers entry for an additional appearance.
Court of Shadows. Dial Press, hc, 1943. Museum Press, UK, 1945. SC: Nile Boyd; setting: New York City.
Witch’s Moon. Dial Press, hc, 1941. Museum Press, UK, 1943. SC: Nile Boyd; setting: Connecticut. Also published as: Blood on the Blonde, as by Dana Chambers. Jonathan Press, pb, 1952.
JANESCHUTZ, TRISH. Ref: CA.
JANVIER, THOMAS A(LLIBONE). Ref: CA.
JARDINE, QUINTIN. Ref: CA.
JARVIE, CLODAGH GIBSON [CLODAGH GIBSON-JARVIE]. Ref: CA.
JASMIN, CLAUDE. Ref: CA.
JASON, STUART. Show Lee Floren as author only of “The Deadly Doctor” and “Valley of Death,” with James Dockery as author of the others attributed to Floren.
JAVITT, JONATHAN C., M.D. 1956- .
JENNINGS, LUKE. Ref: CA.
JEPSON, SELWYN. Ref: CA.
JERNIGAN, BRENDA K. 1950- . Ref: CA. (Correcting birth date.)
JESSE, F(RYNIDWYD) TENNYSON. Ref: CA.
JETER, K(EVIN) W(AYNE). Ref: CA.
JOE, YOLANDA. Ref: CA.
JOHN, (LEONARD) OWEN. 1918-1995.
JOHN, SALLY D. Ref: CA.
JOHNS, DEREK. Executive in publishing industry.
JOHNS, VERONICA PARKER. Ref: CA.
JOHNSON, B(ETT) REECE. Ref: CA.
JOHNSON, CHRISTINE [CHRISTINE JOHNSON SUPPES]. (Giving married name.)
JOHNSON, CRANE. 1921-2006.
JOHNSON, E(MILY) PAULINE. Ref: CA.
JOHNSON, ENID. 1892-1969. Ref: CA.
JOHNSON, FRANKLYN ARTHUR. Ref: CA.
JOHNSON, GREG. Ref: CA.
JOHNSON, HAYNES (BONNER). Ref: CA.
JOHNSON, PAMELA HANSFORD. Ref: CA.
JOHNSON, (WALTER) RYERSON. Ref: CA.
JOHNSON, WAYNE. 1956- . Ref: CA.
JOHNSTON, DOROTHY. Ref: CA.
JOHNSTON, SIR HARRY (HAMILTON). Ref: CA.
JOHNSTON, JOAN (MERTENS). 1948- . Ref: CA.
JOHNSTON, VELDA. Ref: CA.
JOKAI, MOR. 1825-1904.
JONAS, GEORGE. Ref: CA.
JONES, BRUCE. Ref: CA.
JONES, C(HARLES) ROBERT. 1932- . Ref: CA.
JONES, GERARD. Ref: CA.
JONES, GWYN. Ref: CA.
JONES, GWYN(ETH ANN). Ref: CA.
JONES, HENRY ARTHUR. Ref: CA.
JONES, MARC EDMUND. Ref: CA.
JONES, PAULINE BAIRD. Ref: CA.
JONES, ROD. Ref: CA.
JONES, RUSSELL CELYN. Ref: CA.
An Interference of Light. Viking (London), 1995 [Wales]
JONES, SIMMONS. 1920-2006.
JONES, (JOHN) TAYLOR. 1932- .
JONES, TED [THEODOR EDWARD JONES]. (Correcting first name.)
JONES, TERRY [TERENCE GRAHAM PARRY JONES]. Ref: CA.
JONES, VEDA (RAE) BOYD. Ref: CA.
JORDAN, ELIZABETH (GARVER). 1865-1947. (Correcting birth date.)
JORDAN, HOPE DAHLE. 1905-1995. Ref: CA.
The Fortune Cake. Lothrop, 1972. Also published as: Danger at Loud Lake. Archway, 1974
Agent Ordinaire. [South Africa]
JORGENSEN, DAN(IEL FRED). (Giving full name.)
JOSCELYN, ARCHIE (LYNN). Ref: CA.
JOSEPH, DON. Donald Joseph Holmes, 1924-1999.
JOSEPH, HENRY. Ref: CA.
JOSHI, ARUN. 1939- . Ref: CA.
JOYCE, BRENDA. Ref: CA.
JUDD, BOB [ROBERT HARRIS JUDD]. Ref: CA.
JUDSON, DON. Ref: CA.
KADARE, ISMAIL. Ref: CA.
KADOW. JEANNINE. Ref: CA.
KAFKA, F(RANCIS) L. Ref: CA.
KAHLER, HUGH (TORBERT) McNAIR. Ref: CA.
KAIL, ROBERT (LEE). Delete death date.
KALAJIAN, JOHN (LEO). 1945- .
KANALY, MICHAEL (P.). Ref: CA.
KANE, ANDREA. Ref: CA.
KANE, JOHN. Ref: CA.
KANE, STEPHANIE. Ref: CA.
KAPLAN, JAMES (ANDREW). Ref: CA.
KAPLAN, JANICE (ELLEN). 1955- . Ref: CA.
KARASIK, PAUL. 1956- . Ref: CA. (Birth date correction.)
KARK, AUSTEN (STEVEN). (Adding middle name.)
KARR, PHYLLIS ANN. Ref: CA.
KASISCHKE, LAURA. Ref: CA.
KASTL, DIAN EVANS. 1958- . (Birth date correction.)
KASTNER, ERICH. Ref: CA.
KAUFFMAN, DONNA. 1960- . Ref: CA.
KAVA, ALEX. Ref: CA.
KAVANAGH, JULIA. 1824-1877.
Seven Years, and other tales. Hurst, 1860; Appleton, 1860 ss (with some crime)
KAYE, H. R. Ref: CA.
KEAN, ROB. Ref: CA.
KEARNEY, SELSKAR. Pseudonym of Robert Brennan, 1881-1964, q.v.
KEATOR, MAUDE C(OLE). 1871- .
KEATS, JONATHON. 1971- . (Correcting birth date.)
KEEFFE, BARRIE (COLIN). Ref: CA. (Correcting last name spelling.)
KEELER, HARRY STEPHEN. 1890-1967. Ref: CA. (Correcting birth date.)
KEELYN, PATRICIA. Ref: CA.
KEIFETZ, NORMAN. 1932- . Ref: CA.
KEISLING, WILLIAM. Ref: CA.
KELLEHER, VICTOR (MICHAEL KITCHENER). Ref: CA.
KELLER, BEVERLY (LOU) (née Harwick). 1926- . Ref: CA. Correct year of birth. Former newspaper columnist and feature writer, the author of a number of children’s and YA books, one as by B. L. Harwick. As B. L. Keller, the author of several science fiction & fantasy short stories. She reportedly spent several years traveling in Europe and the Middle East before writing her first espionage novel for adults, her only entry in the (Revised) Crime Fiction IV. See below.
The Baghdad Defections. Bobbs-Merrill, hc, 1973. Setting: Lebanon.
KELLY, CLINT(ON L.). 1950- . Ref: CA.
KELLY, JOHN. Delete death date.
KELLY, KATHLEEN A(NN). 1967- .
KELLY, M(ILTON) T(ERENCE). 1946- . (Correcting birth date.)
KELLY, MARY ANNE. Ref: CA.
KELLY, NORA. (Deleting middle/maiden name.)
KELLY, SUSAN (CROCE). Show name without the middle/maiden name, and delete the CA reference.)
KENNEDY, ADRIENNE (LITA). Delete death date.
KENNETT, SHIRLEY (ANN). Ref: CA.
KENT, BILL. Ref: CA.
KENT, LISA. Ref: CA.
KENYON, JAMES W(ILLIAM). 1910-1991.
KENYON, KAY. Married name: Katherine L Kenyon Overcast. 1946- . Ref: CA. Add full name and year of birth. Noted science fiction writer, one of whose several books is included in the (Revised) Crime Fiction IV. See below.
Leap Point. Bantam, pb, 1998. Setting: the year 2104. From Library Journal: “A hard-boiled detective with a damaged reputation teams up with a woman desperate to discover the killer of her daughter and uncovers an alien conspiracy in the small [Midwestern] town of Medicine Falls.”
KENYON, MICHAEL. 1931-2005. SC: Insp. Henry Peckover (correction).
Green Grass. Delete (not criminous)
KEON, (JAMES) MICHAEL. 1918-2006.
KEROUAC, JACK. Ref: CA.
KERR, BLAINE (PERKINS, JR.). (Giving full name.)
KERR, KATHARINE (NANCY BRAHTIN). Ref: CA.
KERR, ORPHEUS C. Ref: CA.
KERSHAW, JOHN (HUGH D’ALLENGER). Ref: CA.
KEY, L. J. Daniel S. Tamkus, ca.1933- .
KEYHOE, DONALD E(DWARD). Ref: CA.
KHAREEF, OSMAN. -2000.
KIELY, BENEDICT. 1919-2007.
KIELY, DAVID M. Ref: CA.
KIHLSTROM, APRIL (LYNN). 1951- .
KILPATRICK, SARAH. Mavis Eileen Underwood, 1916-1987.
KIMBALL, MICHAEL. Ref: CA.
KINCAID, D. Ref: CA. Bertram Harris Fields, 1929- .
KING, BERNARD (JOHN HOWARD). Ref: CA.
KING, BRUCE ALVIN. Ref: CA.
KING, (DAVID) CLIVE. Ref: CA.
KING, JAMES. Ref: CA.
KING, PHILIP. Ref: CA.
KING, ROSS (W. A.). Ref: CA.
–Domino. Add U.S. edition: Walker, 2002
KING-HALL, (WILLIAM) STEPHEN (RICHARD). Ref: CA.
KINGSBURY, CARL LOUIS. Caroline Louise Marshall, 1846-1917.
KINGSBURY, KAREN. Ref: CA.
KINGTON, MILES (BERESFORD). Ref: CA.
KIPPAX, FRANK. Pseudonym of Jan Needle, 1943- .
KIPPAX, JANET. 1926- . Ref: CA.
KIRALY, SHERWOOD. 1949- . Ref: CA.
KIRBY, SUSAN (E.). 1949- . Ref: CA.
Whispering Tongues. [England]
KIRKHOFF, JOHN L(OUIS). 1923-2006.
KIRKLAND, MARTHA (COTTER). Ref: CA.
KISHEL, PATRICIA G(UNTER). Ref: CA.
KITCHIN, C(LIFFORD) H(ENRY) B(ENN). Ref: CA.
KLAINER, ALBERT S. 1935- .
KLASS, DAVID. Ref: CA.
KLAUS, CARL H. 1932- . Ref: CA.
KLAVAN, ANDREW. Ref: CA.
KLAVAN, LAURENCE. Ref: CA.
KLEIN, DAVE. 1940- . Ref: CA.
KLEIN, JEFFREY. 1948- .
KLINE, CHRISTINA BAKER. Ref: CA.
KLINGER, LESLIE S(TUART). 1946- .
KNICKERBOCKER, EVELYN. 1896(?)-1978(?).
KNIGHT, ARTHUR WINFIELD. Ref: CA.
KNIGHT, BERNARD. Ref: CA.
KNIGHT, FRANK. Ref: CA.
KNIGHT, (CHARLES HENRY) MAXWELL. Ref: CA.
KNIGHT, MALCOLM (STEPHEN). 1940- .
KNOWLER, JOHN. Ref: CA.
KNOWLES, JAMES SHERIDAN. 1784-1862. Add as a new author entry. Irish dramatist and actor; his father was lexicographer James Knowles.
The Magdalen, and other tales. Moxon (London), 1832. ss (with some crime)
Love and Authorship
KNOX, OLIVER. Ref: CA.
KOHOUT, PAVEL. Ref: CA.
KOIKE, KAZUO. 1936- . Ref: CA.
KOLARZ, HENRY. 1927-2001.
KONING, HAS. 1921-2007. Birth name: Hans Koningsberger.
KONINGSBERGER, HANS. 1921-2007. Name legally changed in 1977 to Hans Koning, q.v.
Hot Stuff. [New York City]
KOPPEL, TED. 1940- .
KORELITZ, JEAN HANFF. Ref: CA.
KOSTOFF, LYNN. 1954- . Ref: CA.
KOTLER, STEVEN. Ref: CA.
KOURY, JOSEPHINE (YARED). 1906-1986.
KRAFT, H(YMAN) S(OLOMON). Ref: CA.
KRAUTH, NIGEL (LAWRENCE). Ref: CA.
KREITZMAN, FREDA. 1917-2006. (Member of the round-table Writer’s Workshop, q.v.)
KRIEGEL, MARK. Ref: CA.
KRISKE, ANNE (M.). 1922-2006.
KRIST, GARY (MICHAEL). Ref: CA.
KRISTEVA. JULIA. Ref: CA.
KROMER, HELEN [HELEN KROMER SHARPE]. ca.1916- . (Correcting birth date.)
KRUGER, MICHAEL. Ref: CA.
KUBAN, SHEILA. Pseudonym of Judith Hatton, ca.1920- .
KUBE-McDOWELL, MICHAEL (PAUL). Ref: CA.
KUBY, ERICH. 1910-2005.
KUDIAN, MISCHA. Ref: CA.
KUHLKEN, KEN(NETH WAYNE). Ref: CA.
KUMIN, MAXINE (WINOKUR). Ref: CA.
KUNER, MILDRED (CHRISTOPHE). Ref: CA.
KUPPORD, SKELTON. Pseudonym of Sir John Adams, 1857-1934, Scots clergyman and professor at London University.
KURTZ, C(LARENCE) GORDON. Ref: CA.
KURTZ, SYLVIE. Ref: CA.
KUTAK, (MARGERET) ROSEMARY (NORRIS). 1905-1999.
KUTTNER, PAUL. Ref: CA.
KUZNESKI, CHRIS. Ref: CA.
KWAKYE, BENJAMIN. Ref: CA.
KYLE, STEPHEN. Ref: CA. Pseudonym of Barbara J. Kyle (Best), Canadian actress turned novelist.
LABORDE, JEAN. 1918-2007.
LABRIOLA, JERRY. Ref: CA.
LACHMAN, CHARLES. 1952- .
LACRUZ, MARIO. 1929-2000.
LAFFERTY, R(AFAEL) A(LOYSIUS). Ref: CA.
LAFOY, LESLIE. Ref: CA.
LA FRENAIS, IAN. 1937- .
LA GUMA, (JUSTIN) ALEX(ANDER). Ref: CA.
LAI, LARISSA. Ref: CA.
LAINE, GLORIA. Pseudonym of David Hanna, 1917-1993, q.v.
LAMPITT, DINAH. Ref: CA.
LAKER, ROSALIND. Ref: CA.
LAKRITZ, ESTHER. 1928- .
LAMAR, JAKE. Ref: CA.
LAMB, CHARLOTTE. Ref: CA.
LAMB, JAMES B(ARRETT). 1919-2000.
LAMBERT, ELISABETH [ELISABETH LAMBERT ORTIZ-TINOCO]. 1915-2003. (Correcting dates.)
LAMBERT, WILLIAM J(ESSE), III. 1942- . Ref: CA. (Correcting birth date.)
LAMBIRTH, F(RANK) EDWIN. 1928-2007.
LAMBOURNE, JOHN. Ref: CA.
LAMPORT, STEPHEN (MARK JEFFREY). 1951- .
LAND, JON. Ref: CA.
LANDERS, GUNNARD (WILLIAM)
Eskimo Money. Willow Creek (Wisconsin), 1999 [Alaska] SC: Reed Erickson
LANDVIK, LORNA. Ref: CA.
LANE, JANE. Ref: CA.
LANE, JIM R. 1944- . Ref: CA. (Correcting birth date.)
-Duty. Bridge Works, 1999 [ship, California]
LANE, JOEL (RICHARD). Ref: CA.
LANGDALE, HAZEL LOUISE RAYBOLD. (Correcting maiden name.)
LANGFORD, GARY (RAYMOND). Ref: CA.
LANGLOIS, DORA (FANNY EMILY KNIGHT). 1865-1940. Actress and playwright.
LANKFORD, TERRILL (LEE). Ref: CA.
LAPHAM, DAVID. 1970- . Ref: CA.
LAPIERRE, DOMINIQUE. Ref: CA.
LA PLANTE, LYNDA. Ref: CA.
Behind the Mask. Add [early 1800s]
LARGENT, R(OBIN) KARL
Red Tide. Leisure, 1992 SC: Commander T. C. Bogner
LARGO, MICHAEL. 1954- . Ref: CA. Year of birth confirmed. Among many other occupations, an English teacher in Harlem, editor of New York Poetry, East Village NYC tavern owner, and a deckhand on a sea-going tugboat. Author of three titles included in the (Revised) Crime Fiction IV, two of them marginally; see below.
Lies Within. Miami: Tropical Press, pb, 2000. SC: Earl Johnson Tucker. Setting: Florida. Library Journal: “Kidnapping, murder, death by fire, snakes, alligators ... all the elements of a first-rate novel of adventure and intrigue.”
-Welcome to Miami. Miami: Tropical Press, pb, 2000. Setting: Miami
LARIC, PAUL. Living in New York City.
LARRANAGA, JIM [JAMES]. ca.1965- . (Not a pseudonym.)
LARSGAARD, CHRIS. Ref: CA.
LARSON, BOB. Ref: CA.
LARSON, CHARLES (LESTER). 1922-2006.
LARSON, ELLEN. 1953- . Ref: CA.
LaSALLE, PETER. Ref: CA.
LASH, JENNIFER (ANNE MARY). 1938-1993. Ref: CA.
LATHAM, EDYTHE [EDYTHE LATHAM BLOCH]. 1915-1997. (Date corrections.)
LATREILLE, STAN(LEY). Ref: CA.
LAURISTON, VICTOR. 1881-1973.
LAUX, CONSTANCE. Ref: CA.
LAVENE, JIM. Ref: CA.
LAVENE, JOYCE. Ref: CA.
LAVERY, EMMET (GODFREY). Ref: CA.
LAW, JOHN. Ref: CA.
LAWHEAD, STEPHEN R. Ref: CA.
LAWLESS, EMILY. Ref: CA.
LAWRENCE, DOROTHY I.
Sold in Error. (Delete the dash.) [England]
LAWRENCE, LOIS ARMES. 1929- .
LAWSON, HORACE LOWE. Ref: CA.
LAZARUS, MEL(VIN ROBERT). (Giving name in full.)
LEADBEATER, CHARLES WEBSTER. 1854-1934. (Correcting birth date.)
LEARNING, WALTER (JOHN). 1938- . Ref: CA. (Correcting birth date.)
LECHTMAN, MICHAEL (LOWELL). Lawyer in Florida.
LE CLAIR, TOM [THOMAS]. Ref: CA.
LE CLERQ, JACQUES (GEORGES CLEMENCEAU). 1898-1972.
LEE, BERNIE [BERNARD GENE LEE]. (Adding full name.)
LEE, GUS [AUGUSTUS SAMUEL MEIN-SUN LEE]. Ref: CA.
LEE, JOHN (DARRELL). Delete death date.
LEE, RACHEL. Ref: CA.
LEE, STAN. 1922- . Ref: CA. (Birth date correction.)
LEEBRON, FRED(ERICK) G(IFFORD). (Giving name in full.)\
LEFFINGWELL, ALBERT FEAR. 1895-1946. Add middle name. Advertising agency executive. No books written under his own name; see pseudonyms: Dana Chambers, Giles Jackson.
The Mystery of Bar Harbor. add [France]
LEGGETT, WILLIAM. 1801-1839. (Correcting birth date.)
LEGH, MARY HELENA CORNWALL. 1857-1941.
LEHNER, ADOLPH PHILIP. 1885-1974.
LEHNER, DAVID. Ref: CA.
LEHR, NORMAN. Delete entry (listed novel is a children’s book).
LEICHTER, LARRY R(OY)
Mind Game. Vantage, 1989
LENNON, JOHN. Ref: CA.
LENNOX, JUDITH [JUDITH ELIZABETH LENNOX-SMITH]. 1953- . Ref: CA.
LEONARD, GEORGE (BURR). 1923- . Correct to: LEONARD, GEORGE (JAY). 1946- . Ref: CA. Tenured professor of Interdisciplinary Humanities at San Francisco State University. Among other books, author of two suspense novels included in the (Revised) Crime Fiction IV. See below.
Beyond Control. New York: Macmillan, hc, 1975.
The Ice Cathedral. Simon & Schuster, hc, 1984. “When loner Mark Kessler, trying to prevent the slaughter of birds in a wildlife sanctuary, kills a man, he experiences an unexpected pleasure in killing that drives him finally to retreat beneath the ice-covered water of Long Island’s Great South Bay.”
LEONARD, HUGH. Pseudonym (in full) of John Keyes Byrne, 1926- , q.v. Ref: CA. Born in Dublin to an unmarried woman named Annie Byrne, later adopted as a baby by a gardener and his wife, Nicholas and Margaret Keyes.Irish dramatist & journalist who also adapted a number of classic novels for British television, including Nicholas Nickleby and Wuthering Heights. Author of one book included in the (Revised) Crime Fiction IV. See below.
The Mask of Moriarty. Dublin, Ireland: Brophy, pb, 1987. (2-act play.) Add SC: Sherlock Holmes, Dr. James Watson, Professor Moriarty. [The link leads to a description and review of the play.]
LEONARD, TINA (ELAINE SITES). 1962- . Add middle name and confirmed year of birth. Lives in Texas. Romance writer with one novel included in the (Revised) Crime Fiction IV. See below.
A Man of Honor. Harlequin, pb, 2000; Silhouette, UK, pb, 2001. [Cord Greer comes to the aid of the missing brother’s pregnant wife.]
LEONHARDT, ALICE. 1950- . Ref: CA.
LEPAGE, ROBERT. Ref: CA.
LERANGIS, PETER. 1955- . Ref: CA.
LEROUX, ETIENNE. Stephanus Petrus Daniel Leroux, 1922-1989.
LEROUX, STEPHANUS PETRUS DANIEL. 1922-1989.
LESLIE, JOSEPHINE (AIMEE CAMPBELL). Ref: CA.
LESLIE, WARREN (III). Ref: CA.
LESLIE-MELVILLE, BETTY. 1929-2005. Ref: CA. (Correcting dates.)
LETTE, KATHY. Ref: CA.
LEVANDOSKI, ROB. Ref: CA.
LeVAY, SIMON. Ref: CA.
LEVIN, JOHN. Ref: CA.
LEVINE, ALLAN (GERALD). Ref: CA.
LEVEIN, MARION (JAMES). 1917-2007. (Correcting dates.)
LEVINE, MICHAEL. 1939- . Ref: CA.
LEVINSON, PAUL. Ref: CA.
LEVINSON, RICHARD (LEIGHTON). Ref: CA.
LEVINSON, ROBERT S. Ref: CA.
LEVY, D(AVID) LAWRENCE. 1936- . (Date correction.)
LEVY, DAVID. 1913-2000.
LEVY, HARRY (ALAN). Ref: CA.
LEWIS, ALFRED HENRY. Ref: CA.
LEWIS, HEATHER. Ref: CA.
LEWIS, MAYNAH (McINTYRE). Ref: CA.
LEWIS, MICHAEL (ARTHUR). Ref: CA.
LEWTON, VAL. Ref: CA.
LICHTMAN, WENDY. Ref: CA.
LIEBLING, HOWARD. 1928-2006.
LIGOTTI, (EU)GENE (FERDINAND). (Giving name in full.)
LILLO, GEORGE. 1691-1739. (Correcting birth date.)
LIMONOV, EDUARD [EDWARD]. Ref: CA.
LINDHOLM, MEGAN. Ref: CA.
LINDSAY, DAVID T. Ref: CA.
LINDSAY, JEFFRY P. Ref: CA.
LINDSAY, PAUL. Ref: CA.
LINDSEY, JOHANNA. 1952- . Ref: CA.
LINKS, J(OSEPH) G(LUCKENSTEIN). Ref: CA.
LINN, EDWARD (ALLEN). Ref: CA.
LINN, JOHN GAYWOOD. 1917-1986. Ref: CA.
LINNEY, ROMULUS. Ref: CA.
LINZ, CATHIE. Ref: CA.
LIPPINCOTT, NORMAN (ROGER). 1870- . (Correcting dates, adding middle name.)
LIPPMAN, LAURA. Ref: CA.
LIPSYTE, ROBERT (MICHAEL). Ref: CA.
LIPTON, LAWRENCE. Ref: CA.
LISTON, ROBERT A(LLEN). 1927- . Ref: CA.
LITEWKA, ALBERT (BERNARD). 1942- .
LITT, TOBY. Ref: CA.
LITTLE, EDDIE (R.). 1954-2003. (Correcting birth date.)
LOBELL, GRISELDA G(LAD). 1916-2006.
LOCK, JOAN (née GREENSLADE) 1933- . Ref: CA. Add maiden name and year of birth. Qualified as a State Registered Nurse, later joined The Metropolitan Police; author of many non-fiction books about her career as a policewoman. The book below, included in the (Revised) Crime Fiction IV, is her first work of fiction.
Dead Image. Hale, UK, hc, 2000. Setting: London, 1874. “...based around a real-life event, the Regent’s Park explosion of 1874, and which introduced Detective Sergeant Ernest Best.” [To date there have been six additional books in the series, all published post-2000.]
LOCKLIN, GERALD (IVAN). Ref: CA.
LODGE, JEFF. Ref: CA.
LOEB, JEFF. Ref: CA.
LOEWENKOPF, SHELLY [SHELLY LOWENKOPF]. 1931- . Ref: CA.
LOGAN, CHUCK. Ref: CA.
LOGUE, JOHN. Ref: CA.
LONG, FRANK BELKNAP. Ref: CA.
LONG, JAMES. Ref: CA.
LONG, JEFF. Ref: CA.
LONGO, LUCAS. Ref: CA.
LONGRIGG, ROGER (ERSKINE). Ref: CA.
LONSDALE, FREDERICK. Ref: CA.
LOPEZ, BARRY (HOLSTUN). Ref: CA.
LORAINE, PHILIP. Ref: CA.
LORD, ROBERT (NEEDHAM). 1945-1992.
LORDON, RANDYE. Ref: CA.
LORIGA, RAY. Ref: CA.
LORRAINE, JOHN. Chester H. Opal, 1918-2006.
LOTT, (R.) BRET(LEY). Ref: CA.
LOUIS, ADRIAN C. Ref: CA.
LOWE, JONATHAN (F. S.). 1958- . (Date correction)
Dead Checks. Delete (not published under this title.)
LOWELL, ELIZABETH. Ref: CA.
LOWNDES, NATALYA. Pseudonym of Sarah Symmons.
LUCAS, CLARENCE (REYNOLDS). (Adding middle name.)
LUCAS, EDWARD VERRALL. Ref: CA.
LUDERS, ANNEKE KNEGTMANS. 1918- . Pseudonym: Adrienne Mans, q.v.
LUKAS, SUSAN. Ref: CA.
LUNDIN, STEVE (RUNE). 1959- . Ref: CA.
LUNN, ARNOLD (HENRY MOORE). Ref: CA.
LUNN-ROCKLIFFE, (WILLIAM?) PAUL. 1917(?)-1994(?).
LUPTON, (WILLIAM) LEONARD. 1907-2000.
LUPTON, MARY. (William) Leonard Lupton, 1907-2000.
LUSBY, JIM. Ref: CA.
LUTZ, NORMA JEAN. Ref: CA.
LYALL, DAVID. Delete 1940 birth date.
LYDSTON, G(EORGE) FRANK. 1857-1923 (Correcting birth date.)
LYNCH, W(ALTER) WARE. 1911-1989. Ref: CA.
LYNDS, GAYLE (née HALLENBECK). 1945- . Delete CA reference. Born in Nebraska, raised in Iowa; lives now in Southern California. Married to mystery writer Dennis Lynds, 1924-2005. Her early career consisted of writing men’s adventure paperbacks under house names such as Nick Carter and Don Pendleton. Beginning with Masquerade in 1996, she began to publish espionage thrillers under her own byline. Co-founder and co-president (with David Morrell) of International Thriller Writers, Inc.
McCOMBS, PHILIP A(LGIE). 1944- . Ref: CA. Born in upstate New York; began his career in journalism as a copy boy at The Arizona Republic. Co-author of one novel included in the (Revised) Crime Fiction IV. See below.
The Typhoon Shipments (with Kevin Klose). Norton, hc, 1974. [Federal agents seek to crack what may be the most ruthless ring of international heroin smugglers in US history.]
McDONELL, GORDON. 1905-1995? Born in England; has spent many years in the US. Author of nine mystery and suspense novels included in the (Revised) Crime Fiction IV. Perhaps best known for his story “Shadow of a Doubt,” which became the basis for the Alfred Hitchcock film of the same name and was nominated for an Oscar. At the time Gordon McDonell was the husband of the head of the Selznick studio’s story department.
Wind Without Rain. Chatto, UK, hc, 1963. Add setting: California.
McGOWN, JILL. 1947-2007. Pseudonym: Elizabeth Chaplin, q.v. Best known as the creator of series characters Chief Inspector Lloyd and Sergeant Judy Hill, who appeared in a series of thirteen British police procedurals she wrote, beginning with A Perfect Match in 1983. For a concise overview of the author’s career, see the Mystery*File blog.
Borderlines. Macmillan, US, hc, 1975. Setting: Mexico. One webpage entitled Archaeology in Fiction Bibliography calls it a novel of stela smuggling.
MALTESE, WILLIAM. William J(esse) Lambert, III, 1942- . (Correcting birth date.)
MANS, ADRIENNE. Pseudonym of Anneke Knegtmans Luders, 1918- . Born in Djakarta, Dutch East Indies.
MARSHALL, CAROLINE LOUISE. 1846-1917.
MARTIN, DAVID RALPH. 1935-2007.
MASEL, PHILIP. 1908-1972. Born and lived in Perth, Australia.
The Balance of Fear. [Italy]
Island of Doom. Sylvan (London), 1946 (Intended for younger readers.)
MEYNELL, (HILDA) MARY. (Adding first name.)
The Three Roads. Show first printing as by Ross Macdonald as: Bantam, 1960; Corgi, 1962
MITCHELL, SCOTT. Ref: CA.
Murder in Good Measure. [Cambridge, London]
MORGAN, JASON. William Donald Frissell, 1916- . (Correcting birth date.)
-Split Scene. [London]
NEEDLE, JAN. 1943- . Pseudonym: Frank Kippax, q.v.
NUSSER, JAMES LIVINGSTON. Ref: CA.
OLIVER, VIRGINIA HENDERSON. ca.1921- .
OPAL, CHESTER H. 1918-2006.
PHILLIPS, MICHAEL RAY. 1946- . Ref: CA. (Correcting birth date.)
POU, GENEVIEVE LONG. 1919-2007.
RADCLIFFE, ANN (WARD)
The Italian. See: James Boaden
The Romance of the Forest. See: James Boaden
REES, ROSEMARY (FRANCES). 1876-1963.
Dear Acquaintance. Chapman, 1929 [London, Spain]
ROBINSON, LEON. 1910-2001.
ROPER, L(ESTER) V(IRGIL)
Rage. Correct to: Rampage. Delete the reference to a film.
Dead Men Do Tell Tales. [U.S.]
RUNYON, CHARLES (WEST). Delete death date. Pseudonym: Mark West, q.v.
The Anatomy of Violence. Correct publication date to 1960
-Bloody Jungle. Show byline as: Charles W. Runyon
Kiss the Girls and Make Them Die. Show byline as: Charles W. Runyon
Something Wicked. Delete (never published)
ST. JOHN, NICOLE. Ref: CA.
SCHIFFER, JAMES M. Ref: CA.
SELOUS, BERTHA [BERTHA FLORENCE SELOUS PHILIPS]
-My Lord Lucifer. Heinemann, 1930
SHELLABARGER, SAMUEL. Ref: CA.
The Five Brains. [South Africa]
SIMONS, HOWARD. Ref: CA.
SPANNER, E(DWARD) F(RANK). 1888- .
The Seed of Fire. Low, 1932
SPURGEON, DOUGLAS W.
The Ippletree Manor Mystery. [England]
STORY, JACK TREVOR
Something for Nothing. [England]
SYMMONS, SARAH. Pseudonym: Natalya Lowndes, q.v.
TALBOT, HAYDEN. 1892- .
It Is the Law. [New York]
TAMKUS, DANIEL S. ca.1933- .
TANNAHILL, REAY. Ref: CA.
Natural Born Killers. Grove pb, 2000; Faber pb, 1995 (Original screenplay which became the film of this title: New Regency, 1994; scw: David Veloz, Richard Rutowski, Oliver Stone; dir: Stone.)
The Four Last Things. TV movie: ITV, 2007, as Fallen Angel: The Last Four Things (scw: Peter Ransley; dir: David Drury)
The Judgement of Strangers. TV movie: ITV, 2007, as Fallen Angel: The Judgement of Strangers (scw: Peter Ransley; dir: David Drury)
The Office of the Dead. TV movie: ITV, 2007, as Fallen Angel: The Office of the Dead (scw: Peter Ransley; dir: David Drury)
TENNANT, CATHERINE. Kathleen Muriel Eyles Crozier, 1914- . (Birth date correction.)
THOMAS, W(ILLIAM) MOY
When the Snow Falls. Low, 1859 ss (with some crime)
TRASK, MERRILL. Hal [Harold] Braham, 1910-1993.
TUTE, WARREN (STANLEY)
The Tarnham Connection. [London, Europe]
UNDERWOOD, MAVIS EILEEN. 1916-1987.
VACHER, FRANCIS. 1843-1914.
Story Told to a Child. Simpkin, 1891 [Europe]
VANDENPANHUISE. GASTON. 1913- .
VEDDER, WILL(IAM) H. 1863-1961. See: Charles E(dward) Blaney, 1865-1944.
A to Z. [future]
WARNER, OLIVER (MARTIN WILSON)
A Secret of the Marsh. [England]
WARWICK, CHESTER. (William) Leonard Lupton, 1907-2000.
Cat’s Eyes. [England]
WEBSTER, BETTY [ELIZABETH J. WEBSTER]. 1927-1999.
Fear by Night. [Scotland]
WEST, MARK. Pseudonym of Charles (West) Runyon, 1928- .
-His Boss’s Wife. Beacon, 1962
-Object of Lust. Beacon, 1962
-Office Affair. Beacon, 1962
WESTON, MARIAN. Esther Lakritz, 1928- .
WHITE, GRACE M(ILLER)
The Great Express Robbery. Delete name Albert Herman Woods from the entry (he was not the author of the play White novelized).
WILHELM, LAMBERT. William J(esse) Lambert, III, 1942- . (Correcting birth date.)
WRIGHT, DAPHNE. Ref: CA.
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