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


Addenda to the Revised Edition.

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ALDING, PETER. Roderic (Graeme) Jeffries, 1926-2017. (Adding the death date of the author of fourteen titles in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

ANDERSON, KAREN [JUNE MILLICHAMPS KRUSE ANDERSON]. 1932-2018. Died in Los Angeles, California. (Adding the death date and place for the co-author with husband Poul Anderson of the 1984 collection “The Unicorn Trade” in CFIV.)

ANONYMOUS. (Adding a further title.)
    The Treasure Hunters. Newnes pb, n.d. SC: Tubby Haig

ASHFORD, JEFFREY. Roderic (Graeme) Jeffries, 1926-2017. (Adding the death date of the author of numerous titles in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

BENNETT, DOROTHY. 1919-1976. Born Dorothy Barnes in Lancashire, England; family moved to Kenya when she was two; she spent most of her life abroad, living in Jamaica in 1940 when she married Stanley Hugh Bennett; later lived in Natal, South Africa; died in Durban, South Africa. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of five novels in CFIV.)           

BENNETT, MARGOT (MITCHELL). (Adding a TV serial based on the 1952 novel in CFIV.)
    The Widow of Bath. BBC serial, 1959 (scw: Margot Bennett; dir: Gerald Glaister)

BERKELEY, ANTHONY. (Adding a TV serial based on the 1937 novel in CFIV.)
    Trial and Error. BBC serial, 1958, as Leave It to Todhunter (scw: Patrick Campbell; dir: Andrew Osborn)

BIRD, MICHAEL J(OHN HEREFORD). Born in London, England; journalist and radio and television script writer; died in Great Shelford, Cambridgeshire, England. (Adding biographical details for the author of three titles in CFIV.)

BLOCK, LAWRENCE. Pseudonym: Ben Christopher, q.v. (Adding the real name of the author of the 1962 novel “Act One: Murder!” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

BOLAND, JUNE. More probably the pseudonym of Joan Amy Jeffery Chamberlain Harwell, 1882-1962; born Joan Amy Jeffery in Glasgow, Scotland; lived in Victoria, British Columbia, where she married Edgar Warner Chamberlain; back in the UK by 1903 where the marriage ended; married Sir Broderick Denham Cecil Arkwright Hartwell in 1908; died in Croydon, Surrey. (Adding a better possibility for the real name of the author of the 1940 novel “-The Courtly Beggar” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)
 
BORGIN, KARL BORGVALD. 1920-2005. Born in Oslo, Norway; married to renowned photographer and co-author Kathleen Corbett; earned a doctorate at the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa; wrote some ten novels in his spare time; died in Cape Town, South Africa. (Adding the real name, dates, and biographical details for the author of the 1984 novel “Cruise Breaker” in CFIV under the pseudonym Anthony Corbett.)

BRIERLEY, DOREEN M. COLLARD. Born in Bridgewater, Somerset, England; married Kenneth Brierley in 1978. (Adding further biographical details for the author of three 1990s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Teresa Collard.)

CAMPBELL, ROSALEA MARY McCREADY. 1893-1959. Died in Denton, Texas. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1932 novel “-Headlines” in CFIV under the pseudonym Janette Cooper.)

CAVE, PETER (LESLIE). 1940-2016. Died in Torquay, England. (Adding the death date and
place for the author of numerous titles in CFIV under this byline and also two 1970s novels as Peter Maxwell.)

CHING, DONALD S(TANLEY). Died in Sheffield, England. (Adding the death place for the author of the 1950 collection “Ivory Tales” in CFIV.)
 
CHIODO, DANIEL J. 1941-   . Executive of a landscaping firm, living in Weston, Florida. (Correcting the birth year and adding biographical details for the co-author with George Carpozi, Jr., of the 1979 novel “The Velvet Jungle” in CFIV.)
 
CHISENHALE, MARY. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline for the 1934 novel “Tiger’s Whiskers” in CFIV.)

CHISNELL, MARK (LACCOHEE). (Adding the reissue of the 1996 novel” in CFIV and identifying its series character.)
    The Delivery. Also published as “The Defector”. Harper pb, 2002 SC: Janac (also in “The Wrecking Crew”, 2004)

CHRISTENBERRY, JUDY (RUSSELL). 1944-2013. Died in Dallas, Texas. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1988 novel “The Notorious Widow” in CFIV.)

CHRISTENSON, DALLIS JOHN. (Correcting the first name of the author of the 2000 novel “Swanson” in CFIV under the pseudonym Alfred C. McBaugh.)

CHRISTIAN, JAMES (WAYNE). Born in Fort Worth, Texas; has a Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin; has worked or taught in some 50 countries; writer of articles, technical books and papers; now living in San Antonio, Texas. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “The Courier” in CFIV.)

CHRISTOFFERSON, APRIL. 1951-    . (Correcting the birth year of the author of three novels in CFIV.)

CHRISTOPHER, BEN. Pseudonym of Lawrence Block, 1938-    . (Adding the real name.)
    Act One: Murder!. Also published as by Lawrence Block. Hard Case pb, 2012.
 
CHRISTOPHER, CONSTANCE. Born in Ontario, Canada; studied in New York, New Guinea and Nigeria; returned to New York to work in television and film. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1988 novel “Dead Man’s Flower” in CFIV.)

CHRISTOPHER, KAY. (Adding a further title for the author of the 1994 novel “Summer of Secrets” in CFIV.)
    Search for a Shadow. Severn, 1995 [Wales]
 
CHUTE, CAROLYN. Ref: CA. (Adding a reference citation for the author of the 1999 novel “Snow Man” in CFIV.)

CIAMBRONE, DAVID F. Retired scientist, professor and forensic consultant living in Texas. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “Laguna Treasure” in CFIV.)

CLAIBORNE, MARY EMILY. 1922-1999. (Confirming the death date of the author of the 1943 play “The Body Lies” in CFIV.)

CLANCY, JOSEPH P(ATRICK). 1928-2017. Died in Glasgow, Scotland. (Adding the death date and place for the co-author with wife Gertrude of the 1993 novel “Death Is a Pilgrim” in CFIV.)

CLANCY, P. J. (Adding settings for 1930s titles in CFIV.)
    Air Fugitives. [airplane]
    Island of the Damned [airplane]
    The Prisoner of Ceuta. [airplane]
    The Secret of Shanghai. [airplane]
    Wings Over Palestine. [airplane]

CLARE, MARGUERITE. This was identified in CFIV as the pseudonym of Mary Heppell, 1905-1977, but she was an American who spent her life in Connecticut and so probably was an unlikely candidate for authorship of some seventeen novels published only in England. A better candidate would appear to be Marguerite Blanche Heppell, 1920-2009, who died in London, especially as Marguerite Clare apparently published a book as Blanche Heppell. (Adding further information about the author of novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

CLARK, ALAN R. (Adding the setting of the 1936 novel in CFIV.)
    The High Wall. [hospital]

CLARK, BRUCE (P.?). 1952(?)-    . Living in Maine. (Adding the probable birth date of the author of the 1980 novel “Deathstalk” in CFIV.)

CLARK, LARRY (JAMES). 1942-2005. Died in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1981 novel “Doomsday Minus Four” in CFIV.)

CLARK, PATRICIA (M.). Registered nurse who has worked in emergency room, burn and intensive care units; also a nurse care manager; living in a suburb of St. Louis, Missouri. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “The Jekyll Island Club” in CFIV.)

CLARK, ROBERT F(RANCIS). Has a doctorate in public administration. (Adding a further biographical detail for the author of the 2000 novel “Random Assignment” in CFIV.)

CLARK, SIMON. Ref: CA. (Adding a reference citation for the author of the 1999 novel “Judas Tree” in CFIV.)

CLARK-CROSS, BARBARA. 1924-2017. Died in Dunwoody, Georgia. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1992 novel “Storm Front” in CFIV.)

CLARKE, ANTHONY.  Born in Middlesex, England.; draftsman and private detective; worked in the aerospace industry on human factors problems, then lecturer at Leicester Polytechnic Institute, then senior lecturer at Loughborough University.  (Adding the birth place and biographical details for the author of the 1998 novel “Ordeal at Lichfield” in CFIV.)

CLARKE, COLIN (R.). Studied history and political science at Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand. (Adding further biographical details for the author four novels in CFIV.)

CLARKE, EDWARD. Pseudonym of H(erbert) Edwards Clarke. (Adding the real name of the author of the 1973 novel “The Best Will Always Do” in CFIV.)

CLARKE, H(ERBERT) EDWARDS. Born in Scotland; an athlete at Edinburgh University; dog trainer and writer, whose dates have not been found. Pseudonym: Edward Clarke. (Adding the real name of the author of the 1973 novel “The Best Will Always Do” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

CLARKE, GLENN . Possibly the author of the 1993 novel “Ravana” was Glenn William Clarke, 1945-2009. (Adding a possible identification of the author.)

CLARKE, JEREMY. Pseudonym of Jeremy Gluck, 1958-    ; Canadian and former lead singer with the Barracudas, now working in England in the voluntary mental health sector. (Adding the real name of the author of the 1989 novel “Necrotrivia vs. Skull” in CFIV.)

CLARKE, JOHN BOYD. One reference says he was born in South Shields, England, in 1867 and died in Alameda, California, in 1942. Neither date can be confirmed. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1927 novel “Findings Is Keepings” in CFIV.)

CLARKE, JOHN N.  A person of this name had the dates 1832-1910 and died in Chicago. (Adding possible details for the author of the 1898 novel “Under the Lion’s Claw” in CFIV.)

CLARKE, MARION. (Adding the setting of the 1992 novel in CFIV.)
    The Summerhouse. [Scotland]

CLAUSER, SUZANNE (PHILLIPS). 1929-2016. Died in Yellow Springs, Ohio. (Adding the death date and place for author of the 2000 novel “-East of Mandalay” in CFIV.)

CLAUSSE, SUZANNE. One person of this name was born and died in Saint-Leger,  France, 1927-2012. (Adding possible details for the author of eight novels in CFIV, and adding the settings of two of them.)
    Bittersweet. [South America]
    Fly South to Danger. [South Africa]

CLAVERING, VERE. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline of the 1891 novel “-A Harvest of Tares” in CFIV.)

CLAY, LEWIS.  A person of this name was born in Alabama in 1909 and died in Los Angeles in 1995. (Adding possible details for the author of the 1955 novel “The Wanton Hour” in CFIV, though no definite links between this person and the book have been found.)

CLAY, PATRICK (NORBERT). Born in Galena Park, Texas; lawyer in private practice in Houston. (Adding biographical details for the author of four novels in CFIV.)

CLAYTON, STANLEY. Stanley Clayton Clegg, 1912-1983. (Adding the correct death date for the co-author with Olive Chase of three plays in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

CLAYTON, TONY [ANTHONY J. CLAYTON]. 1935-    . (Deleting the death date and adding the full name of the author of the 1985 play “Murder Assured” in CFIV and its setting.)
    Murder Assured. [England]

CLEFT-ADDAMS, JULIA. (Adding the setting of the 1926 novel in CFIV.)
    -The Secret Deed. [England]

CLEGG, DOUGLAS (ALAN). (Adding the setting of the 2000 novel in CFIV.)
    You Come When I Call You. [California]

CLEGG, STANLEY CLAYTON. 1912-1983. Died in Sefton South, Lancashire, England. (Adding the correct death date and place for the co-author with Olive Chase of three plays in CFIV under the pseudonym Stanley Clayton.)

CLELAND, ROBERT. Pseudonym, or possibly Robert M. Cleland,  1826-1910, born in Ruthglen, South Lanarkshire, Scotland;,came to Canada in 1858, and died in Elma, Ontario, Canada. (Adding possible identifications of the author of the 1885 novel “A Rich Man’s Relatives” in CFIV, and adding further titles.)
    Barbara Allan, the Provost’s Daughter. Blackwood, 1889 [Scotland]
    Too Apt a Pupil. Blackwood, 1891 [Scotland]

CLEM, EMERSON S(CHLOENEKER). 1881-1961. Born in Ohio; studied at the University of Illinois; died in Minnesota. (Correcting the dates and adding biographical details for the author of the 1955 collection “Which–Innocent or Guilty?” in CFIV.)

CLEMENT, ERNEST C(RANDALL). Born in North Bend, Nebraska; died in Lincoln, Nebraska. (Adding further biographical details for the author of several titles in CFIV under the pseudonym Candace Connell.)

CLEVELAND, JESSIE. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline for the 1893 novel “-Valentine Ffrench; or, The Girl Who Would Wed a Soldier” in CFIV.)

CLEWS, ALAN. Conducts writing courses; ghost writer; copywriter, and television scriptwriter. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1995 novel “A Child of Air” in CFIV.)

CLIFFORD, READ. If Robert Read Clifford was the author of the two 1930s novels in CFIV, he was born in 1904 in Sculcoates, Yorkshire, England, and died in Hull in 1964. (Adding further information about the possible author.)

CLIFTON, JOSEPH D(ILKS). 1854-    . Born in New York; playwright and actor. (Correcting the birth date and adding biographical details for the author of the 1910 play “Myrtle Ferns” in CFIV.)

CLINGMAN, PAUL. Born in South Africa; graduate of Wits University; novelist, biographer, playwright and singer-songwriter. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1996 novel “A State of Symmetry” in CFIV.)

CLOSE, AJAY [AMANDA JANE CLOSE]. 1959-    . Born in Sheffield, England; has a degree from Clare College, Cambridge; journalist; moved to Scotland in 1988. (Adding the birth year and biographical details for the author of the 1996 novel “Official and Doubtful” in CFIV.)

CLOSE, ROBIN. Possibly John Charles Robin Close, 1924-2008, born in Leeds North, Yorkshire, England. (Adding the possible full name and dates for the author of the 1973 novel “The Boheme Combination” in CFIV.)

COALSON, ANNA MARIE. Educated at Texas Tech University; a critical care nurse in Texas. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1993 novel “Shadow of Death” in CFIV.)

COBB, JAMES H(ARVEY). 1953-2014. Died in Olympia, Washington. (Adding the death date and place for the author of four novels in CFIV.)

COBB, MARGO [MARGUERITE FLOYD COBB]. 1930-2016. Born and died in Brewer, Maine; graduate of the University of Maine at Orono; was general manager of the NBC affiliate WLBZ Television in Bangor; Maine broadcaster of the year in 1981; former president of the Bangor Chamber of Commerce. (Adding the dates and biographical details for the author of the 1996 novel “The Granite Man” in CFIV, and adding a further title.)
    Sparrow Point. PPC Books (Connecticut, 1997 [Maine]

COBURN, RANDY SUE. Born in Chicago; raised in South Carolina; graduate of the University of Georgia; living in Seattle, Washington; journalist and  screenwriter; teacher at the University of Washington. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1986 novelization “Trouble in Mind” in CFIV.)

COCHIN, IRA. 1925-2016. Died in Fairlawn, New Jersey; scientist, inventor and writer. (Adding the death date and place and further biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “Passion Hunter” in CFIV.)

COCKCROFT, GEORGE POWERS. (Correcting the spelling of the last name of the author in CFIV under the pseudonym Luke Rhinehart.)

COCKRELL, AMANDA. Born Nancy Summers Cockrell in California; has a master’s degree in creative writing from Hollins University, where she teaches; living in Roanoke, Virginia. (Adding further biographical details for the author of the 1988 novel “The Moonshine Blade” in CFIV.)

COETZEE, JOHN (MICHAEL). Ref: CA. Born in South Africa; changed his middle name to Maxwell; living in Adelaide, Australia. (Adding a reference citation and biographical details for the author of the 1977 novel “-From the Heart of the Country” in CFIV.)

COEN, JOEL (DAVID). 1954-    . (Correcting the birth year of the co-author with brother Ethan Coen of the 1988 novel “Blood Simple” in CFIV.)

COGGESHALL, INA. Has a B.A. in English from Stonehill College; divides time between Massachusetts and Florida. (Adding further biographical details for the author of the 1999 novel “Too Many Suspects” in CFIV.)

COGHER, MICHAEL EDWARD. (Adding the setting of the 1992 novel in CFIV.)
    Chameleon. [Channel Islands]

COHEN, MARK B(RIAN). 1959-    . Born in Glasgow, Scotland; graduate of Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh; director with Baring Asset Management in London. (Adding the birth year and biographical details for the author of two 1990s novels in CFIV.)

COHEN, STEVEN MARTIN. 1953-    . Has a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Cooper Union College; a toy inventor. (Adding the birth year and biographical details for the author of two 19990s novels in CFIV.)

COHN, PETER F. Born in New York City; graduate of Columbia Medical School; Professor of Medicine and Chief of Cardiology Emeritus at State University of New York Sciences Center, Stony Brook. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1994 novel “The Fatherland Files” in CFIV under the pseudonym Alan N. Clifford.)

COKER, BARRY. 1934-   . Born in Rochford, Essex, England. (Adding the birth date and place for the co-author with Conrad Frost of the 1958 graphic tale “Rick Random and the Mystery of the Knights from Space” in CFIV as published anonymously.)

COLBERT, JAMES E(DEN). 1951-2015. Died in Tulsa, Oklahoma. (Adding the death date and place for the author of four novels in CFIV.)
 
COLBY, NATHANIEL FRED. Born in Bennington, Vermont; graduate of West Point in 1959; awarded a Silver Star for gallantry in action in the Vietnam War; living in Naples, Florida. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “The Kilyaikin File” in CFIV under the pseudonym Ted Colby.)
 
COLE, BARRY (HERBERT). 1936-2014. Died in England, probably London. (Adding the middle name and death date of the author of the 1970 novel “The Search for Rita” in CFIV.)

COLE, CATHY [CATHERINE]. 1950-    . (Adding the birth year of the author of the 1999 novel “Dry Dock” in CFIV.)

COLE, DAVID E(DGAR), 1936-2015. Born in Marquette, Michigan; graduate in electrical engineering from Michigan Technological University, with degrees in English and creative writing from San Diego State University; actor, technical writer, teacher and musician; died in Syracuse, New York, though his second home was Tucson, Arizona. (Adding dates and biographical details for the author of his first Laura Winslow mysteries, “Butterfly Lost,” in CFIV.)
 
COLE, GERALD. 1947-    . Educated at Wadham College, Oxford; former launch editor and then consulting editor of “Self Build & Design” magazine; has published 13 books of fiction and non-fiction. (Adding the birth year and biographical details for the author of the 1988 novelization “The Courier’ in CFIV.)

COLE, JAMES M. Retired national defense analyst living in Colorado. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1996 novel “A Killing in Quail County” in CFIV under the pseudonym Jameson Cole.)

COLEMAN, (FINLEY) CARTER. 1961-    . Journalist; lived in Tanzania 1987-1996; founder and CEO of Agrica Limited, a greenfield project in Tanzania. (Adding the birth year and biographical details for the author of the 1998 novel “The Volunteer” in CFIV.)
 
COLGROVE, DAVID (LEE). An ear, nose and throat surgeon now living in Arizona. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1999 novel “Left Bank” in CFIV.)
 
COLIN, AUBREY. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline for two 1960s novels in CFIV.)

COLLIGNON, JEFF. 1950-    . (Correcting the birth year of the author of two titles in CFIV under the pseudonym Barto Milan.)

COLLINS, MAYNARD (WILLIAM JOSEPH). 1946-2015. Scriptwriter, playwright and filmmaker; died in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Adding the full name, biographical details and death date and place for the author of the 1989 novel “Death on 30 Beat” in CFIV.)

COLLINS, ROBERT J.  Lived in Japan since 1977; president of the Tokyo American Club 1984-1990. (Adding further biographical details for the author of two 1990s novels in CFIV.)
 
COMFORT, BONNIE (BROTMAN). 1945-    . Clinical psychologist practicing in Portland, Oregon. (Correcting the birth year and updating the biographical details for the author of the 1995 novel “Denial” in CFIV.)
 
COMLEY, JOHN (SILAS ARTHUR). 1929-2014. Served in the Royal Artillery in WWII and had a half hour show called Comley’s Half Hour on Forces Network. (Adding the full name, corrected birth date, further biographical details, and the death date of the author of two novels in CFIV.)

COMPTON, DAVID. Born in Atlanta, Georgia; has advanced degrees in political science and business; also studied politics and economics at St. Andrews, Scotland; was a marketing executive with several companies including Kraft General Foods in Memphis, Tennessee; living in Europe. (Adding biographical details for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

COMSTROCK, C. J.  Joyce Vought–Klopp Gilbert, 1946-    . (Correcting the birth date of the author of the 1996 novel “Pack a Pretty Pistol” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

CONANT, PAUL (E.). 1906-1968. Born in San Bernardino, California; a reporter with the Oakland Post-Enquirer; died in New York City. (Adding the corrected dates and biographical details for the author of three novels in CFIV, and the  probable Australian edition and the TV movie version of the 1952 novel in CFIV.)
    Dr. Gatskill’s Blue Shoes. Australia edition(?): The Case of the Moonlight Blonde. Invincible pb, ca.1952. TV movie: NBC, 1952, as The Closed Door (scw: Jerome Ross; dir; Norman Felton)
               
CONDE, PHILIP. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline for numerous 1936-1940 novels in CFIV.)

CONIL, JEAN-EMMANUEL. Note: Many sources give his birth as 1930. (Correcting the name of the author of two titles in CFIV under the pseudonym Alain Page.)

CONN, JACK RAYMOND. 1922-2017.  Born in Willesden, Middlesex, England; fighter pilot in WWII; lived in Dublin and was an Aer Lingus pilot for 24 years; retired to London in 1976 and wrote a dozen books; died in Watford, England. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of four novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Jay Raymond.)

CONNOLLY, HENRY. In 1929 was living in Middleton, near Manchester, England; no further biographical information found. (Adding a biographical detail and a further title for the author of the 1929 novel “The Finger of Destiny” in CFIV.)
    Lunatic Love. Selwyn, 1930 [England]

CONNOLLY, J(OHN) J. 1964-    . Born and raised in north-east London. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “Layer Cake” in CFIV, and a series character in that novel.)
    Layer Cake. SC: unnamed protagonist, also in 2011 sequel “Viva la Madness”

CONNOR, BEVERLY. Born in Oak Ridge, Tennessee; has degrees in archeology from the University of Georgia; archeologist and mystery writer living in Oak Ridge. (Adding biographical details for the author of five novels in CFIV.)

CONNOR, SKID. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline for the 1950 novel “My Grave Is for Dying” in CFIV.)

CONNORS, AARON (LAWRENCE). 1963-    . (Adding the middle name and corrected birth year for the author of two 1990s novels in CFIV.)

CONNORS, THOMAS P.  1920-2011. A person of this name and date who died in Middletown, Connecticut, and served in the New York City police may have been the co-author with Paul Glaser of the 1957 novel “John Benton--Rookie Policeman” in CFIV.)
 
CONQUEST, (GEORGE) ROBERT (ACKWORTH). Died in Stanford, California. (Adding the death place for the co-author with Kingsley Amis of the 1965 novel “-The Egyptologists” in CFIV.)

CONWAY, ANTHONY. Pseudonym of Anthony Nigel Price, 1956-    . Born in Surrey, England. (Adding the real name and birth date and place for the author of the 2000 novel “The Viceroy’s Captain” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)
                       
CONWAY, ROSALEEN (DORIS). 1934-2017. Died in Plimmerton, New Zealand. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1995 novel “Purely Business” in CFIV.)

CONWAY, SIMON. Ref: CA. (Adding a reference citation for the author of the 1998 novel “Damaged” in CFIV.)

CONYN, CORNELIUS (JOSEPHUS). 1904-1985. (Adding the death date of the co-author with Jon C. Marten of the 1961 novel “The Bali Ballet Murder” in CFIV.)

COOGAN, PATRICK. Born in Belfast, Northern Ireland. (Adding the birth place of the author of the 1993 novel “-The General” in CFIV.)

COOK, BRIAN. Probably Brian Curtis Cook, 1949-   ; he was living in Napa, California, and is now living in Utah. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “The X Cell” in CFIV.)

COOK, CHRISTOPHER (LA VAUGHN). 1952-    . (Adding the middle name and correcting the birth year of the author of the 2000 novel “Robbers” in CFIV.)
 
COOK, DAVID “ZEB”. ca.1955-    . ( Adding the birth date of the co-author with Richard Merwin of two 1998 titles in CFIV.)

COOK, GARY (JOSEPH). Combat marine in Viet Nam, then after living in Asia became an undercover sheriff’s deputy in western Montana; living in Polson, Montana. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1988 novel “Graveyard Rules” in CFIV.)

COOK, SY [SEYMOUR B. COOK]. Born in New York City; studied at Drexel Institute of Technology in Philadelphia; served in the U.S. Army in the South Pacific; consultant to the World Trade Center in the 1970s; Director of Telecommunications at the University of Massachusetts; now living in Aventura, Florida. (Adding to the biographical sketch of the author of two titles in CFIV.)

COOK-ANDERSON, GRETCHEN (RACHELLE). Graduate of Spelman College and Johns Hopkins University; Director of Diversity for IES Abroad, headquartered in Chicago. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “Those Who Trespass Against Us” in CFIV.)

COOKE, RONALD J(OHN). 1913-1993. (Adding the death date of the author of the 1950 novel “The Mayor of Cote St. Paul” in CFIV, as well as the setting of that novel and an additional title.)
    The House on Dorchester Street. Cresta pb (Ontario), 1949 [Montreal, 1930s]
    The Mayor of Cote St. Paul. [1930s]

COOLEY, MARILYN. Probably Marilyn Hawthorne Cooley Irvington, 1930-2009; born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; graduate in journalism of the University of Oklahoma; died in Houston, Texas. (Adding biographical details for the co-author with James Edward Gunn of the 1989 novel “You’ll Hear from Us” in CFIV.)

COON, JON (MARSHALL). (Adding the middle name and the setting of the 1999 novel in CFIV.)
    Blackwolf. [Bermuda]

COOPER, BRYAN (ROBERT WRIGHT). 1932-2016. Died in Kent, England. Name sometimes given as Robert Bryan Wright Cooper. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1976 novel “The Wildcatters” in CFIV.)

COOPER, JAMIE LEE. 1928-2018. Died in Richmond, Indiana. (Adding the death date and place for the author of two 1970s novels in CFIV.)

COOPER, JANETTE. Rosalea Mary McCready Campbell, 1893-1959. (Adding the death date of the author of the 1932 novel “-Headlines” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

COOPER, TOM [WILLIAM THOMAS COOPER]. 1938-    . (Correcting the birth year of the author of two 1980s novels in CFIV.)

COOPER, WILL(IS B.). 1928-1998. Died in Valley View, Texas. (Adding the full name and corrected birth date and death year and place for the author of the 1976 novel ”Death Has a Thousand Doors” in CFIV.)
 
COOPER-POSEY, TRACY. Born in Australia; came to Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, with her family in 1996 to marry; teaches fiction writing on line and at Grant MacEwan college; her short stories and articles have appeared in Canadian and Australian magazines and periodicals; has been a secretary, law student, and public speaker; now editor of WHERE Edmonton magazine. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1999 Sherlockian pastiche “Chronicles of the Lost Years”in CFIV.)

COOVELIS, MARK. Born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area; studied at the University of California, Berkeley, and San Francisco State; English instructor at El Dorado Union High School District in California. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1994 novel “Gloria” in CFIV.)

COPE, CAROL SORET. An attorney in Miami, Florida. (Adding biographical details for he author of the 1993 title “In the Fast Lane” in CFIV.)

COPLEY, BOB [ROBERT EDWARD COPLEY]. 1922-2002. Earned a degree in English from Widener University; journalist, radio sportscaster, publicist; retired Director of Communications for Mexican Industries in Detroit, Michigan. (Adding dates, full name and biographical details for the author of the 1994 novel “Botica” in CFIV.)

COPSON, H. C.  (Adding a further title for the author of the 1840 volume “The Gipsey’s Warning; or, Love and Ruin” in CFIV.)
    -The Mountain Fiend; or, The Victim of Tyranny. Hextell (London), 1841

CORA, JOHN LACEY. Pseudonym of Frederick Maurice Speed, 1911-1998; born and raised in London, England; editor of the “Film Review” from 1946 until his death. (Adding the real name and dates and biographical details of the author of the 1944 novel “They Rubbed Him Out” in CFIV.)

CORBETT, ANTHONY. Pseudonym of Karl Borgvald Borgin, 1920-2005. (Adding the real name and dates for the author of the 1984 novel “Cruise Breaker” in CFIV.)

CORBYN, PETER. COPAC gives his birth as 1941; the only person of this name and date is Peter Stephen Frederick Corbyn, born July 1941, who was a director at Manor House. (Adding the apparent full name of the author of the 1990 novel in CFIV, “Plucking the Crow”, published by Manor House.)

CORRY, NEIL.  Possibly Neil Michael Corry, 1969-    . (Adding the possible full name and birth year of the author of the 1996 novelization “Shotgun Wedding” in CFIV.)

COSTELLO, SEAN. Anesthesiologist living in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1990 novel “The Cartoonist” in CFIV.)

COSTIGAN, LEE. Hank Searls [Henry Hunt Searls, Jr.), 1922-2017. (Adding the death date of the author of two novels under this pseudonym.)

COTES, J. C. Pseudonym, or possibly John Charles Cecil Cotes, 1990-1925, referred to in one reference as Jack C. Cotes, or James Charles Cotes, 1889-1929, both of whom would have been quite young at the time of the book. (Adding author possibilities for the 1913 collection “A Lost Soul and other tales” in CFIV.)
 
COTTE, JEAN LOUIS. Born in Valence, France; studied at the University of Grenoble; went to Africa but more recently living in Cannes.

COTTINGHAM, BARRY. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline for two 1890s novels in CFIV, and adding the setting of one of them.)
    Kinsman to Death. [England]

CRAWFORD, WILLIAM (ELBERT). 1929-2004(?). An obituary of his second wife in January 2005 says she outlived her husband, but no direct record of his death has been found; his birth middle initial may have been A (for Albert?). (Adding further details for the author of numerous titles in CFIV under this byline and several pseudonyms.)

CRAWLEY, GILLIAN K. Born Gillian K. Collier in 1948 in Surrey, Mid Eastern, England; married Gregory T. Crawley in Croydon in 1976. (Adding biographical details for the author of two novels in CFIV under the pseudonym/birth name G. K. Collier.)

DAVIS, MILDRED. 1921-   . Born Mildred Bidman Beetman in New York; married Jerome Irving Davis; living in Bedford, New York. (Correcting the birth date and adding biographical details for the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)

DRAKE, MAURICE. (Adding a series character and settings for novels in CFIV.)
    Galleon Gold. [ship, Hebrides]
    The Ocean Sleuth. [ship] SC: Austin Voogdt
    WO2. [ship] SC: Austin Voogdt
    Wrack. [ship]

EATON-BACK, BLANCHE. Born Blanche Caroline Duncan in Surrey, England; married Oliver Eaton Back in Cape Town, South Africa, in 1883. (Adding biographical details for the author of numerous titles in CFIV under the pseudonym Derek Vane.)

EHLE, JOHN (MARSDEN, JR.). 1925-2018. Died in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1989 novel “The Widow’s Trial” in CFIV.)

FALLON, ANN C(ONNERTON). Born in Boston, Massachusetts; studied at Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland; taught at Queen’s College, City College of New York. (Adding further biographical details for the author of six novels in CFIV.)
 
FLETCHER, BERYL (JOAN) S(IBLEY). 1938-2017. Died in Hamilton, New Zealand. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1999 novel “The Bloodwood Clan” in CFIV.)

FRASER, SARA. Ref: CA. (Adding a reference citation for the author of the 1998 novel “The Target” in CFIV.)

FREEMAN, MARY. Pseudonym and birth name of Mary Rosenblum, 1952-2018. (Adding the death date of the author of three novels in CFIV under the pseudonym, and the 1995 novel “-The Stone Garden” in CFIV under her married name..)

GARLOCK, DOROTHY (PHILLIPS). 1919-2018. Born Dorothy J. Phillips in Van Zandt, Texas; married Herbert L. Garlock in 1940; editor, agent, publicist and bookkeeper; wrote some 60 books; died in Clear Lake, Iowa. (Correcting the birth date and adding biographical details for the author of two 1999 novels in CFIV.)

GIBBONS, HARRY. (Harry) Scott Gibbons, 1927-2016. (Adding the death date of the author of the 1981 novel “The Hunter Equation” in CFIV under this byline.)

GIBBONS, (HARRY) SCOTT. 1927-2016. Died in Stow-on-Wold, England. (Adding the death date and place for the author of two 1980s novels as by Scott Gibbons, one, ”The Hunter Equation,” 1981, as by Harry Gibbons, and the 1981 novel “Sign of Death” as by Barbara Merrell, all in CFIIV.)

GILBERT, JOYCE VOUGHT-KLOPP. 1946-    . Born in Sunbury, Pennsylvania; former prison corrections officer in Pennsylvania; now living in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Correcting the birth year and adding biographical details for the author of the 1996 novel “Pack a Pretty Pistol” in CFIV under the pseudonym C. J. Comstock.)

GLUCK, JEREMY. 1958-    . Pseudonym: Jeremy Clarke. (Adding the real name and birth date of the author of the 1989 novel “Necrotrivia vs. Skull” in CFIV under the pseudonym.) 

GRAEME, RODERIC. Roderic (Graeme) Jeffries, 1926-2017. (Adding the death date of the author of numerous novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

GRAY, ANTHONY. Hank Searls [Henry Hunt Searls, Jr.], 1922-2017. (Adding the death date of the author of the 1965 novel “The Penetrators” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

GRIFF. (Correcting the spelling of a series character.)
    Curves Can Cast Shadows. SC: Gentle Hoggarty
    Main Street Morgue. SC: Gentle Hoggarty
    Night Patrol. SC: Gentle Hoggarty
    The Poisonous Angel. SC: Gentle Hoggarty
   
HARTWELL,JOAN AMY JEFFERY CHAMBERLAIN. 1882-1862. (Adding the more probable real name of the author of the 1940 novel “-The Courtly Beggar” in CFIV under the pseudonym Joan Boland.)

HASTINGS, GRAHAM. Roderic (Graeme) Jeffries, 1926-2017. (Adding the death date of the author of two novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

JEFFRIES, RODERIC (GRAEME). 1926-2017. Died in Mallorca, Spain. (Adding the death date and place for the author of numerous novels in CFIV under this name, and many more under pseudonyms.)

JOHNS, BLAIR. (Adding a series character in a 1955 title.)
    Silas Quelch. SC: Gentle Hoggarty

KARP, LARRY [LAURENCE E. KARP]. 1939-2016. Died in Seattle, Washington. (Adding the death date and place for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

KARTA, NAT. (Adding the author and series character in the 1954 novel in CFIV under this house name.)
    The Elusive Corpse. (by Alexander John Blair Patterson.) SC: Phil Casey
  
KERR, PHILIP (BALLANTYNE). 1956-2018. Died in England, probably in Wimbledon. (Adding the death date and place for the author of ten novels in CFIV, and adding the TV serial of a 1993 novel.)
    Dead Meat. TV serial: Grushko, BBC, 1994 (scw: Robin Mukherjee; dir: Tony Smith)

KOCH, ERIC (OTTO). 1919-2018. Died in Toronto, Canada. (Adding the death date and place for the author of five titles in CFIV.)
 
KOSAK, CARL CONSTANTINE. (Adding the middle name of the author of numerous novels in CFIV under the pseudonym K. C. Constantine.)

LEJEUNE, ANTHONY. Edward Anthony Thompson, 1928-2018. Died in London, England. (Adding the death date and place for the author of 9 novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)   

LEVINSON, ROBERT S. 1936-2018. Died in Los Angeles. (Adding the death date and place for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

LIEBERMAN, JETHRO KOLLER. 1943-    . Born in Washington D.C.; has a B.A. from Yale University in 1964, J.D. from Harvard Law School in 1967, and Ph.D. in political science from Columbia University in 1995; lawyer, journalist and teacher; living in Bethesda, Maryland. (Adding the real name and biographical details for the co-author with Sandor Frankel of the 1978 novel “The Aleph Solution” in CFIV under the pseudonym Webster Mews.)

LONDON, JOAN (ELIZABETH). She was the second of six wives of Barney Mass Mayes. (Adding her middle name and a further biographical details for the co-author with Mayes of the 1940 novel “The Corpse With Knee Action” in CFIV under the joint pseudonym B. J. Maylon.)

LORING, EMILIE. Many/all of the titles published after her death in 1951 were ghostwritten by Elinore Denniston [Rae Foley], 1900-1978. (Adding further titles with criminous content.)
    A Candle in Her Heart. Little Brown, 1964; Hale, 1969 [Connecticut]
    A Certain Crossroad. Penn, 1925 [New England]
    Beyond the Sound of Guns. Little Brown, 1945 [West]
    For All Your Life. Little Brown, 1952; Hale, 1970
    Forever and a Day. Little Brown, 1965; Hale, 1968 [New York City]
    I Take This Man. Little Brown, 1954
    In Times Like These. Little Brown, 1968; Hale, 1976 [San Francisco, New York City]
    It’s a Great World! Penn, 1935 [Washington D.C.]
    A Key to Many Doors. Little Brown, 1967; Hale, 1969 [New England]
    My Dearest Love. Little Brown, 1954; Hale, 1972 [West, New York City]
    No Time for Love. Little Brown, 1970; Hale, 1971    [New York]
    The Solitary Horseman. Penn, 1927 [New England]
    Spring Always Comes. Little Brown, 1966; Hale, 1968 [New York City, Maine]
    With Banners. Penn, 1934; Paul, 1935 [New England]
    With This Ring. Little Brown, 1935; Hale, 1966 [Boston]   

LOTTMAN, EILEEN (C. SHUBB). Born in Minneapolis; grew up in Sioux City, Iowa; married to film editor Evan Lottman; attended the University of Iowa writer’s workshop; editor at major publishing houses; died in New York City. (Adding biographical details for the author of four novels in CFIV under this name and others under pseudonyms.)

MAXWELL, PETER. Peter (Leslie) Cave, 1940-2016. (Adding the death date of the author of two 1970s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

MAY, NAOMI. 1934-2014. Born Naomi Young Keanie in Scotland; married Michael Kellaway, then Nigel May in 1964; died in London, England. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1976 novel “Troubles” in CFIV.)

MAYES, BARNEY MASS. Former bank robber, but later an aggressive unionist with the longshoremen; Joan London was his second wife (of six). (Adding the middle name and further biographical details for the co-author with Joan London of the 1940 novel “The Corpse with Knee Action” in CFIV under the joint pseudonym B. J. Maylon.)
 
McBAUGH, ALFRED C.  Dallis John Christenson. (Correcting the first name of the author of the 2000 novel “Swanson” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

McGUIRE, PATRICK O. Pseudonym of James (William) Mitchell, 1926-2002. (Confirming the authorship of two novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

MEADLEY, BRIAN. A person of this name, born 1930, was an RAF and airline pilot and pilot trainer, latterly living between Spain and Florida (where a person of this name born April 27, 1930, can be found, with the same wife name as married in 1952), and author of an autobiography “There I Was” in 2012. (Adding further biographical details in support of Brian A. F. Meadley as author of the 1997 title “A Question of Duty” in CFIV.)
 
MEANS, MARY FRANCIS. 1909-1968. Born in Indianapolis; died in Los Angeles. (Adding the full name, dates and biographical details for the co-author with Theodore Saunders of two 1930s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Denis Scott.)

MELHUISH, SIMON (JAMES). 1960-    . (Adding the middle name and birth date of the co-author with Jenny Lynch of the 1997 collection “Sixty Second Murder Puzzles” in CRIV.)
 
MENDOZA, EDUARDO [EDUARDO MENDOZA GARRIGA]. Born in Barcelona, Spain; studied law in the 1960s, was an interpreter at the United Nations 1973-1982; now living between Barcelona and London, England. (Adding the full name and biographical details for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

MERRELL, BARBARA. (Harry) Scott Gibbons, 1927-2016. (Adding the death date of the author of the 1981 novel “Sign of Death” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)
   
MERRILEES, FRANCIS. Pseudonym of Francis Anthony Rundall, 1899-1980. Journalist born in Dumfriesshire, Scotland; served in the army in India; retired from the army in the 1930s; died in Henley, Oxfordshire, England.  (Adding the real name, dates and biographical details for the author of the 1945 novel “The Pit” in CFIV, and the corrected setting of that novel.)
    The Pit. [Scotland]

METCALFE, HERBERT. 1907-1970. Born in Salford, Lancashire, England; died in Macclesfield, Cheshire. (Adding the dates and further biographical details for the author of two 1960s titles in CFIV.)

MEWS, WEBSTER. Pseudonym of Jethro Koller Lieberman, 1943-    . (Adding the real name of the co-author with Sandor Frankel of the 1978 novel “The Aleph Solution” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

MICHAEL, SIMON (L.). Born in London; lawyer who retired from the bar in 2016. (Adding biographical details for the author of two novels in CFIV, and more information about one of them, published in 1989.)
    The Cut Throat. [London, 1960s] SC: Charles Holborne, also in several novels published after year 2000

MICHAELS, JAN. Janet Louise Milella, 1943-1990. (Adding the death date of the author of six novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

MICHAELS, MELISA C(ORRINA). Now married to Richard Konrad Michaels and living in Duncannon, Pennsylvania. (Updating biographical details for the author of three novels in CFIV.)

MICHAELS, VICTORIA (G.). Living in Cicero, Illinois. (Adding the middle initial and biographical detail for the author of the 2000 novel “Still life” in CFIV.)

MICHAUD, ROSEMARY. Born Rosemary M. Lynch; married librarian David Michaud in 1969; now living in Abington, Massachusetts. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1993 pastiche “Sherlock Holmes and the Somerset Hunt” in CFIV.)
  
MICHELET, JON. 1944-2018. Debuted as an author in 1975; author of a wide range of novels, plays, youth books, and accounts of the 1982 World Cup; has been a sailor, brewer, journalist and publisher; died in Oslo, Norway. (Adding biographical details and the death date and place for the author of the 1986 novel in translation “Orion’s Belt” in CFIV.)

MICHELSON, (JOSEPH) BENNETT. 1947-   . An ophthalmologist in Artesia, California.  (Adding the first name, birth year, and biographical details for the author of two 1980s novels in CFIV.)

MIDDLEMISS, ROBERT (WILLIAM). 1938-2016. Born in England; educated in Canada; library administrator; editor of fiction and nonfiction; died in Marietta, Georgia. (Adding further biographical details and the death date for the author of three novels in CFIV.)

MILAN, BORTO. Jeff Collignon, 1950-    . (Correcting the birth date of the author of two titles in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

MILELLA. JANET LOUISE. 1943-1990. Born Janet Louise Willis in Lexington, Kentucky; died in Chicago. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of six novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Jan Michaels.)
   
MILLER, (MARY) AGNES. 1885-1972. Born and died  in New York City; earned a B.A. at Barnard College in 1908 and an M.A. in comparative literature at Columbia University in 1915. (Adding the dates and biographical details for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

MILLER, DENIS. Born in Worthing, Sussex, England; studied Oriental languages at Cambridge University; freelance journalist; then employed by government as a Chinese linguist for 20 years; now retired and living in France. (Adding biographical details for the author of two 1970s novels in CFIV.)

MILLER, JAMES (ROBERT). ca.1949-    . (Adding the approximate birth year of the author of two novels in CFIV.)

MILLER, JOAN DRUMMOND. Born Joan Nadine Drummond in Orange County, California; married Donald Miller there in 1969; living in Newport Beach, California. (Adding biographical details for the co-author of the 2000 novel “Beyond Bingo” in CFIV.)

MILLETT, DAVID (HARTLEY). 1924-2012. Born and died in Lancashire, England. (Adding the death date and further biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “The Perpetrator” in CFIV.)

MILNE, SHIRLEY. 1929-    . Born Caroline Shirley Ellis; married Alexander John Milne in ca.1953, probably in South Africa. (Adding the birth date and biographical details for the author of four 1960s novels in CFIV.)

MILNER, HENRY M. (Correcting the publication date of the play in CFIV, and adding a further title.)
    Frankenstein; or, The Man and the Monster. Duncombe, 1826 (2-act play.)
    Turpin’s Ride to York; or, Bonnie Black Bess. Dicks, ca.1836 (2-act play.)

MILTON, FRANCIS. (Correcting the setting of the 1932 novel in CFIV.)
    Twelve Degrees South o’ the Law. [Central America]
   
MULLEN, LLOYD. Probably Talbot L(loyd?) G. Mullen, 1931-   , born in Ireland. (Adding a possibility for the co-author with Kenneth James of two 1970s titles in CFIV.)

NASSIM, LIZA. Birth name: Elizabeth A. Nassim. (Adding the birth name of the author in CFIV under the pseudonym Liza Cody.)

NIELSEN, HELEN (BERNICE). (Correcting the series character information for the 1967 novel in CFIV.)
    A Killer on the Street. Delete SC Simon Drake

NORA, JAMES JACKSON. Born in Chicago; Doctor of Medicine, Yale University; professor of genetics at the University of Colorado Medical School. (Adding biogrpahical details for the author of two novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Allan Conan.)

OSBORNE, CHARLES (THOMAS). 1927-2017. Died in England. (Adding the death date and place for the author of three novelizations of Agatha Christie plays in CFIV.)

PAGE, ALAIN . Jean-Emmanuel Conil. (Correcting the real name of the author of two novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)
 
PAUL, GENE. Paul (E.) Conant, 1906-1968. (Adding the corrected dates for the author of two 1950s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

PRICE, ANTHONY NIGEL. 1956-    . (Adding the real name and date for the author of the 2000 novel “The Viceroy’s Captain” in CFIV as by Anthony Conway.)

QUILICI, FOLCO. 1930-2018. Died in Orvieto, Italy. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1987 title “Danger Adrift” in translation in CFIV.)

RAE, W(ILLIAM) FRASER. 1835-1905. Born in Edinburgh; educated at Heidelberg University and Lincoln’s Inn; called to the bar in 1861 but forsake the law for journalism; died in Bath Somerset, England. (Adding a new author and title not in CFIV.)
    Maygrove. Bentley, 1890 [Australia]

RAYMOND, JAY. Jack Raymond Conn, 1922-2017. (Adding the death date of the author of four novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

RHINEHART, LUKE. George Powers Cockcroft. (Correcting the spelling of the last name of the author in CFIV for the 1993 novel “The Search for the Dice Man” under the pseudonym.)

ROE, IVAN (GEORGE WILLIAM). 1917-1976. Born in Brentford (London), England. (Adding the full name and confirmed birth year of the author of the 1952 novel “The Salamander Touch” and seven novels under the pseudonym Richard Savage in CFIV.)
 
ROSENBLUM, MARY. 1952-2018. Died when the plane she was piloting crashed near Le Center, Washington. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1995 novel “-The Stone Garden” and three novels under the pseudonym Mary Freeman, all in CFIV.)
 
RUNDALL, FRANCIS ANTHONY. 1899-1980. Pseudonym: Francis Merrilees, q.v. (Adding the real name of the author of the 1945 novel “The Pit” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

SACHAR, HOWARD M(ORLEY). 1928-2018. Died in Kensington, Maryland. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1980 novel “-The Man on the Camel” in CFIV.)

SARTO. (Correcting series character spelling.)
    Dread. SC: Gentle Hoggarty
    Fear. SC: Gentle Hoggarty

SAUNDERS, THEODORE. A person of his name was born in 1912 and died in Chicago in 1981. (Adding a possibility for the co-author with Mary Means of two 1940s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Denis Scott.) 

SCOTT, DENIS. Mary Francis Means, 1909-1968. (Adding the full name and dates for the co-author with Theodore Saunders of two 1940s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

SEARLS, HANK [HENRY HUNT SEARLS, JR.]. 1922-2017. Died in Gig Harbor, Washington. (Adding the death date and place for the author of seven novels in CFIV under this byline and two more under the pseudonym Lee Costigan and the 1965 novel “The Penetrators” under the pseudonym Anthony Gray.)

SHERLOCK, A(LAN) B(YRON). (Adding notes on novels in CFIV.)
    -Galleon Treasure. (Intended for younger readers.)
    -The Sea Raiders. (Intended for younger readers.)
    The Yellow Beetle. (Intended for younger readers.)

SHREVE, ANITA. 1946-2018. Died in Newfields, New Hampshire. (Adding the death date and place for the author of four novels in CFIV, and a film version of the 1997 novel.)
    The Weight of Water. Film: Palomar, 2000 (scw: Alice Arden, Christopher Kyle; dir: Kathryn Bigelow)

SNELL, EDMUND. (Adding the U.S. edition of a 1934 novel in CFIV.)
    Croooks Limited. Ramble House pb, 2016

SPEED, FREDERICK MAURICE. 1911-1998. Adding the real name and dates of the author of the 1944 novel “They Rubbed Him Out” in CFIV under the pseudonym John Lacey Cora.)

STUART, DONALD. (Adding the U.S. edition of a 1935 novel in CFIV.)
    Midnight Murder. Published in the U.S. as by Gerald Verner: Ramble House pb, 2016

TEILHET, DARWIN L(eORA). (Correcting the title of the 1934 novel in CFIV.)
    The Talking Sparrow Murders. (Giving the corrected title.)

TEMPLE, PETER. 1946-2018. Born in South Africa; went to Australia in 1980; magazine and newspaper journalist and editor; died in Ballarat, Victoria, Australia. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of five novels in CFIV.)

THOMPSON, EDWARD ANTHONY. 1928-2018. Born and died in London, England. (Adding the death date and place for the author of nine novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Anthony Lejeune.)

TREECE, HENRY. (Adding the TV serial of the 1955 novel in CFIV.)
    Ask for King Billy. BBC, 1959 (scw: C. E. Webber)

WALKER, ROWLAND. Note: Probably most of his books were intended for younger readers. (Adding a note on the author of 10 novels in CFIV, as well as a further title.)
    The Cruise of the Air-Yacht Silver Cloud. Blackie, 1931 (Intended for younger readers.)
 
WARD, LINDA. Native of Louisville, Kentucky; has a B.A. in English from the University of Louisville, where she worked until turning to writing. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1999 novel “The Headstrong Heart” under the pseudonym Alana Clayton.)

WEILL, GUS. 1933-2018. Died in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. (Adding the death date and place for the author of four novels in CFIV.)

WESTERMAN, PERCY F(RANCIS). (Adding a further title for the author of 8 titles in CFIV.)
    In Defiance of the Ban. Blackie, 1931 (Intended for younger readers.)

WHITE, A(LAIN) C(AMPBELL). 1880-1951. (Adding a new byline and title not in CFIV.)
    A. C. W: Flights of Fancy in the Chess World. Whitehead and Miller (Leeds, England), 1919 (A short story collection with one Sherlockian pastiche: The Adventure of the Strange Sound.)

WHITE, PALMER. (Adding the series characters and settings of two 1930 novels in CFIV.)
    The Circle of Confusion. [France, Balkans] SC: Ronald Barstow, Rita Remington
    -Mystery Island. [Auckland, New Zealand] SC: Ronald Barstow, Rita Remington

WILHELM, KATE [KATIE GERTRUDE MEREDITH WILHELM KNIGHT]. 1928-2018. Died in Eugene, Oregon. (Adding the death date and place for the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)



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