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


Addenda to the Revised Edition.

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With thanks as usual to John Herrington, and also to Melvyn Barnes’ “Francis Durbridge: The Complete Guide” (2018) for help in tidying up the Durbridge entry below, and also to Jamie Sturgeon for help in cleaning up the E. Charles Vivian entry below.

AIKEN, (ALEC) JAMES. 1902-1932. Born and died in area of London, England. (Adding a byline and title not in CFIV.)
    -The Torturer’s House. Hutchinson, 1931 [England, 1589]

ALDRIDGE, LAWRENCE. Pseudonym of John Aldridge Lawrence Darrell. (Confirming the real name of the author of the 1985 novel “Anagram in Africa” in CFIV.)
 
ALEXANDER, C(ONSTANCE) A(NNE). 1886-1987. Born in London, England; died in Penzance. (Adding a byline and title not in CFIV.)
    The Dark Prophecy. Hutchinson, 1928 [Indonesia]

ASHFORTH, ALBERT E. 1933-2017. U.S. Army veteran; journalist, worked for New York City newspapers; taught courses overseas as a military contractor; served in numerous sites in Europe; died in Brooklyn, New York. (Adding the death date and place and further biographical details for the author of the 1984 novel “Murder After the Fact” in CFIV.)

AUBURN, SERGEANT-MAJOR WILLIAM FERRARS. ca.1853-1895. Served in the Devonshire Yeomanry; died in Mutley, Devonshire, England. (Adding the dates and biographical details for the author of the 1895 collection “With Lance and Pennon” in CFIV under the pseudonym Captain Random.)

BOGAR, JEFF. (Correcting the title of the 1953 novel in CFIV.)
    Hoodmen’s Bait.

BUTLER, EAMONN (FRANCIS). Has degrees in economics, philosophy and psychology, with a Ph.D. from the University of St. Andrews; co-founder the Adam Smith Institute, a policy think tank in London. (Adding biographical details for the co-author with Madsen Pirie of the 1995 collection “Sherlock Holmes IQ Book” in CFIV.)

CANNELL, CHARLES (HENRY). (Adding reprint editions.)
    Barker’s Drift. Also published as by E. Charles Vivian: Ward Lock, 1936
    Guardian of the Cup. Also published as by E. Charles Vivian: Ward Lock, 1935 

CARTER, NICHOLAS. (Adding further editions for the byline with numerous titles in CFIV.)
    Gideon Drexel’s Millions, or, Nick Carter’s Puzzling Case. James Henderson pb (England), ca.1893
    The Triple Mystery; or, Nick Carter’s Sealed Orders. James Henderson pb (England), ca.1893 (See also: Sealed Orders; or, The Triple Mystery, in CFIV)

CHRISTIAN, NICK.  Edward A(lan) Pollitz, Jr., 1937-1990. (Adding the death date for the author of three novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

CONANT, PAUL (EUGENE). 1906-1968. Born in San Bernardino, California; a copy reader in Fort Lewis, Washington, in 1942;  died in New York. (Adding the corrected name and dates of the author of the 1952 novel “Dr. Gatskill’s Blue Shoes” in CFIV and two novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Gene Paul.)
 
CORRIS, PETER (ROBERT). 1942-2018. Died in Sydney, Australia. (Adding the death date and place for the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)

DANIELSON, GARTH (EDMOND). 1953-    . (Correcting the birth date of the author of the 1982 title “Nick Boxtop and the Kansas City Killer” in CFIV.)

DANN, S. T.  Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline of the 1935 novel “A Dead Man’s Stable” in CFIV.)

DANNE, MAX HALLAN. Pseudonym. (Confirming the nature of the byline for the 1962 novelization “Premature Burial” in CFIV.)

DANNON, ROBERT. E. Robert Hosbach, 1925-    . (Correcting the birth date of the author of the 1992 title “Baby and Cottentop” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

DANVERS, DENNIS (HOWARD). Grew up in Texas; earned B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in English Literature at the University of Texas at Arlington; divides his time between Richmond and Williamsburg, Virginia. (Adding biographical details for the author of two novels in CFIV.)
 
DANVERS, MILTON. Pseudonym of James Edmond Long, 1846-1925, Rector in West Riding, Essex, 1893-1925; born and died in Bath, Somerset, England; the source of this attribution has not been identified. (Adding further information about the real name of the writer of eight 1890s titles in CFIV, along with an additional series character.)
    The Detective’s Honeymoon; or, The Doctor of the Pinjarrah. Add sc: Rose Courtenay
    The Fatal Finger Mark, Rose Courtenay’s First Case. Add SC: Rose Courtenay
    Mysterious Disappearance of a Bride; or, Who Was She?  Add SC: Rose Courtenay
 
DARBY, PAUL WILLIAM. Served in the Navy and became a staff member with news services in Europe; the 1971 birth given on the Internet cannot be confirmed. (Adding biographical details for the author of two 2000 novels in CFIV.)

D’ARCY, EDGAR. No trace can now be found of the 1880 title in CFIV. (Adding a note on “The Morton Mystery”.)

D’ARCY, M(OHAMED) CASSIEM. Born in Cape Town, South Africa; has degrees from the University of Cape Town; had an internship at the University of Saskatchewan; studied pathology at Washington University of St. Louis; was in general practice in Cape town, but now retired. (Adding the first name and biographical details for the author of the 1996 novel “Rage of the Sea Wind” in CFIV.)

DARDEN, CHRISTOPHER (ALLEN). Graduate of San Jose State and Hastings College of Law (University of California); criminal defense attorney. (Adding further biographical details for the co-author of two novels in CFIV.)

DARE, FRANKLYN. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline of the 1937 title ”The Amazing Mr. Smith” in CFIV.)

DARK, REX. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline for ten 1930s novels in CFIV.)

DARKE, TIFFANIE (JANE). (Adding the middle name of the author of the 2000 novel
“-Marrow” in CFIV.)

DARKO, AMMO. Born in Ghana and living there in Accra. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1998 novel “The Housemaid” in CFIV.)

DARNELL, AUGUST. Birth name (in New York City): Thomas August Darnell Browder. (Adding the birth name and place for the co-author with Eric Overmyer of the 1989 play “In a Pig’s Valise” in CFIV.)

D’ARNUK, NANISI BARRETT. Pianist, conductor, playwright and author, living in Noble, Oklahoma. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1996 novel in CFIV and its series character.)
    Outside In. SC: Cameron Andrews, also in subsequent novels.

DARRELL, GRATIANA. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline of the 1897 novel “The Haunted Looking Glass” in CFIV.)

DARRELL, STANLEY. Probable pseudonym. (Identifying the byline for the 1947 novel “Inquest Eleven Thirty” in CFIV.)

DARRELL, WILLIAM. Possibly the pseudonym of William Darrell Maydwell, ca.1891-1950. (Adding the possible real name and dates for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

DARREN, SHAW. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline of the 1933 novel “-Il Magnifico” in CFIV.)

DARROW, MARC (C.). Marriage and family therapist in Santa Cruz, California. (Adding biographical details for the author of two 1990s novels in CFIV.)
 
DARWIN, DESMOND. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline for six titles in CFIV.)

DATE, S(HIRISH) V(ISHVANETH). Born in Pune, India; came to the U.S. with family in 1967; graduate of Stanford University; living in Tallahassee, Florida. (Adding further biographical details fore the author of three novels in CFIV.)

DAVENPORT, WILLIAM M(ARCELLUS). Born in Hamilton, North Carolina; served in the U.S. Air Force; earned a master’s degree in physics at East Carolina University; was an aeronautical engineer at NASA’s Goddard Space Center in Maryland, retiring in 1995; now living in Lanham, Maryland. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “Dragons Die at Dawn” in CFIV.)

DAVEY, JULIE A(NN BOLGER). (Correcting the first name spelling of the author of the 1991 novel “La Caridad” in CFIV.)

DAVID, CAROLE. Earned a Ph.D. in Literary Studies af the University of Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada. (Adding further biographical details for the author of the 1997 novel “Impala” in CFIV.)
 
DAVIDOV, LEN. (Adding more details for the 1976 novel in CFIV, and its setting.)
    -The Zinger. (As told by Len Davidov and Bob Mooney to Lou Marco.) [Washington D.C.]

DAVIDSEN, LEIF. (Adding a film based on the 1991 novel in CFIV.)
    The Russian Singer. Film: Nordisk Film, 1993 (scw: William Aldridge, Morten Arnfred, Leif Davidsen; dir: Arnfred)

DAVIDSON, MAX. (Adding the setting of the 1990 novel in CFIV.)
    The Greek Interpreter. [Bangkok, Thailand]

DAVIES, A(NTHONY) A. T.  1940-    . Born in Brentford, England; professor at Heidelberg University and the University of Groningen; now retired and living in Holland. (Adding the birth date and biographical details for the author of the 1967 novel in CFIV and its setting.)
    The Horses of Winter. [London, Scotland]

DAVIES, FRED. (Adding information on the 1927 collection in CFIV.) Although the contents of “The Stranger and some others” are known, no copy is held in any British library.

DAVIES, JONATHAN. Lawyer and judge in London, England. (Adding biographical details for the author of three novels in CFIV, and a series character in each.)
    Given in Evidence. SC: Jeremy Scott
    On Appeal. SC: Jeremy Scott
    Undisclosed Material. SC: Jeremy Scott

DAVIES, KENDAL. Pseudonym, or possibly one of the Charles Kendal Davies (1889-1970, 1893-1961 or 1926-1988) writing under his middle and last name. (Adding possibilities for the author of the 1947 novel “Nine Bells” in CFIV.)

DAVIES, LEWIS (RICHARD). 1967-    . Born in the Neath area of Wales. (Confirming the birth year and adding the birth place of the author of the 1996 novel “Tree of Crows” in CFIV.)

DAVIES, MURRAY (ROGER). 1947-2014. Born in Wales; earned a degree in international politics at the University of Aberystwyth and an M.A. on the poetry of WWI; journalist on the Daily Mail and Daily Mirror; died in London, England. (Adding the middle name, death date and biographical details for the author of two novels in CFIV.)
   
DAVIS, ANNA. Earned a B.A. in English and American Literature and an M.A. in novel writing at Manchester University; living in London, England. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “Melting” in CFIV.)
   
DAVIS, BRETT (O’NEAL). 1965-    . Born in Florence, Alabama; studied journalism at the University of North Alabama and the University of Missouri; now working in aerospace and defense journalism, in the field of unmanned systems and robotics; living in Washington D.C. (Adding the middle name and birth year and biographical details for the author of the 1997 novel “Hair of the Dog” in CFIV.)

DAVIS, CHARLES. African-American seaman born in Virginia, reared in Brooklyn and living in San Francisco at the time of the book. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1966 novel in CFIV, and its setting.)
    Two Weeks to Find a Killer. [San Francisco]
 
DAVIS, DAVID WARD. Born in Martinsville, Indiana; living in Alachua, Florida; listed also as David Lee Davis. (Adding biographical details for the co-author with Lisa E. Brown of the 2000 novel “The Horizontal Lie” in CFIV).

DAVIS, J. B. [JANNE M. DAVIS]. Has degrees in music from California State University and the University of Oregon. (Adding further biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “Death Spiral” in CFIV.)

DAVIS, JOHN GORDON. 1936-2014. Born in Enkeldorn, Southern Rhodesia; died in Andalucia, Southern Spain. (Adding the death date and further biographical details for the author of six novels in CFIV.)

DAVIS, LISA E. Born in Georgia and raised in Tennessee; living in Alachua, Florida. (Adding biographical details for the co-author as Lisa E. Brown with David Ward Davis of the 2000 novel “The Horizontal Lie” in  CFIV.)
  
DAVIS, MARGARET THOMSON. 1926-2016. Died in Lenzie, Scotland. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 2000 novel “The Gourlay Girls” in CFIV.)
 
DAVIS, MARK (WILLIAM). Speechwriter for President George Bush and other Republicans; now working with the White House Writer Group; living in McLean, Virginia. (Adding biographical details for the co-author with Gary Aldrich of the 1998 novel “Speak No Evil” in CFIV.)

DAVIS, PATRICK A. Son of an American diplomat; graduate of U.S. Air Force Academy in 1979; Air Force major who flew during the Gulf War and Operation Desert Storm; former pilot with American Airlines. (Adding biographical details for the author of two 1990s novels in CFIV.)

DAVIS, ROBERT. 1927-2017. Born in Hampden, Maine; served in the U.S. Navy in WWII; graduate of Beals Business College of Bangor, Maine; was in business in Hampden, where he died. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1955 novel “Adria” in CFIV.)
           
DAVIS, ROBERT CHARLES. Has a B.S. from the University of Michigan, an M.D. from the University of Miami, and an MBA from the University of Phoenix; physician and clinic director in Utah; then novelist and public speaker; founder of Horizon Press; managing partner in an equity fund. (Adding biographical details for the author of three 1990s novels in CFIV.)
 
DAVIS, THOMAS C. 1931-2017. Born in Barre, Vermont; earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees at the University of Vermont; had a long career in public administration, including founding the Vermont Office of Economic Opportunity and serving as Secretary of the Agency of Human Services; served on the boards of numerous organizations; died in Wildersburg Common, Barre Town, Vermont. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1995 novel “The Duval Conspiracy” in CFIV.)

DAVIS, THOMAS D(UNCAN). Philosophy professor with M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Michigan; living in California. (Adding biographical details for the author of three novels in CFIV.)

DAVIS, WILLIAM G. Born in the Chicago area; served in the U.S Marines; then involved in sales, advertising and casino gambling; retired in 2016. (Adding biographical details for the author of a 2000 novel and its series character.)
    Pagan Moon. SC: Mike Gage, also in subsequent novels

DAVISON, EMMA (JANE). A professional model trained at the London College of Fashion; launched a vintage designer clothes business. (Adding biographical details for the author of a 1998 novel in CFIV and its setting.)
    Who’s Been Sleeping in My Bed? [London, England]

DAVISON, GEOFFREY (JOSEPH). 1927-2012. (Adding the death date of the author of eight novels in CFIV, and the settings of two of them.)
    The Honourable Assassins. [Berlin, Stockholm]
    The Spy Who Swopped Shoes. [London]

DAVY, RHONA. Possibly the Rhona Mary Davy who married Alan T. Farrin in 1952 and writing under her maiden name (her dates 1924-2009) or Rhona Smith born in 1926 who married John Davy in 1945, and apparently still alive. (Adding possible identification of the author of the 2000 novel “The Unexpected” in CFIV.)

DAWBER, CAROL. Journalist turned freelance writer and editor, with a Ph.D. in English from Canterbury University; living in Picton, New Zealand. (Adding biographical details for the author of three 1990s novels in CFIV.)

DAWES, EDNA. Born in a military hospital, the daughter of a member of the British Army; spent her childhood in Hong Kong; eventually married a senior British Civil Servant; living in Bournemouth, England. (Adding biographical details for the author of three novels in CFIV as Eva Dane and one as Eleanor Drew.)
 
DAWSON, CHAS. [CHARLES]. (Adding the settings of the 1906 novel in CFIV.)
    -A Minister of Fate. [England, France]

DAWSON, JEFFREY. Deleting 1996 title.
    A Maiden’s Grace. Entry probably resulted from confusion with Jeffrey Deaver’s “A Maiden’s Grave”, with same publisher and date.

DAWSON, MULVEY. (Captain) Leonard Radcliffe, 1881-1957. (Adding the dates for the author of the 1933 collection “Garlic Town” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)
 
DAY, JOHN G. Born in Great Britain; graduate in physics and accountancy of London University; fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1998 novel in CFIV and its setting.)
    Countdown to Crisis 2000. [Washington D.C.]

DAYNE, J. BEDFORD. The National Library of Scotland entry for one of his books says this is a pseudonym of John Richard Davidson, possibly the barrister born in Edinburgh ca.1847 and died in Pancras, London, in 1895. (Adding a possible identification of the author of two 1880s novels in CFIV.)

DEAN, JEREMY. Born in Newport, Gwent, Wales; graduate in audiovisual design from North Staffs Polytechnic; journalist; living in Snowdonia, Wales, and teaching performing arts at a local college. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1994 novel “Scraps” in CFIV.)

DEANE, EDWIN S. (Adding the setting of the 1890 novel in CFIV.)
    Bob Younger’s Fate. [Minneapolis, Minnesota]

DEANS, F(REDERICK) HARRIS. 1883-1961.  (Adding the first name and correcting the birth year of the author of two titles in CFIV.)

DEAR, WILLIAM C(ORWIN). (Adding the middle name of the co-author with Carlton Stowers of the 1989 title “Please...Don’t Kill Me” in CFIV.)

DeBATE, BETTY (JOE FINLEY). 1925-2016. Died in Safety Harbor, Florida. (Adding the death date and place of the author of the 2000 novel “Died in the Wool” in CFIV.)

DEJEAN, GEORGES. 1886-1976(?). (Adding the possible death date for the author of the 1937 novel “Who Killed Lord Brixham” in CFIV.)

DEAN, DIANE (CIARDI?). 1947-    . Worked in computer software sales; lived in Alpharetta, Georgia.  (Adding better information about the author of the 1993 novel in CFIV, and its setting.)
    Unauthorized Access. [California]

DE BEAUREGARD, G(ERARD). 1865-1920. (Adding the death date of the co-author with H. De Gorsse of the 1899 novel “The Stamp King” in CFIV.)

DE BILIO, BETH. Full name may be Marabeth De Bilio, with birth given variously as 1943, 1940 and 1930. (Adding information about the author of the 1973 novel “Vendetta Con Brio” in CFIV.)

DE BRESSY, DENISE. 1903-1991. (Adding the dates of the author of three novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Denise Mai.)

DECK, JOHN. 1931(?)-    . (Adding the possible birth year for the author of the 1975 play “The Case of the Red-Headed League” in CFIV.)

DEEMSTER, NICK. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline of the 1946 novel “Run, Killer, Run” in CFIV.)

DEEN, RON(ALD). 1932-2012. Born in Liverpool, England; died in Ayr, Scotland. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1997 title “Wrath of the Tartars” in CFIV.)

DEER, RANDOLPH H(UGH). Chairman and owner of a Pepsi Cola Bottling Company; graduate of Indiana University; philanthropist and patron of the arts. (Adding further biographical details for the author of four novels in CFIV.)

DE FILIPPI, JIM. (Adding a series character for the 1992 novel in CFIV.)
    Blood Sugar. SC: Joe LaLuna, also in the 2008 novel “Cop, Cop, Lawyer”

DE FRANCESCHI, MARISA. Born Marisa Giovanni De Monte in Udine, Italy; came to Canada with family at age ten; graduate of the University of Windsor with degrees in English and French literature; has taught in Canada and Italy; author of articles and short stories; living in Windsor, Ontario. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1994 novel “Surface Tension” in CFIV.)
 
DEGNORE, ROBERTA PATRICIA. Has a Ph.D. in psychology from CCNY and an MFA in screenwriting from UCLA; screenwriter, filmmaker and psychologist; author of a dozen novels; based in New York City. (Adding biographical details for the co-author as Rachel Desmond with Edmond Taillet for the 1977 novel/autobiography “The Real Connection” in CFIV.)
 
DEGREE, HARVEY BUTALEON, SR. Born in Shelby, North Carolina, where he now lives; dental technician in the U.S. Navy; graduate of the University of Phoenix with B.S. in computer science. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “The Pedestal” in CFIV.)
 
DE GRUN, BORIS. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline of the novel in CFIV and adding its date.)
    -Whose Was the Power. 1954

DEITZ, MILISSA. Academic course advisor in Australia, with a Ph.D. from the University of Sydney. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1999 novel “Bloodlust” in CFIV.)

DELAHAYE, MICHAEL (JOHN). Graduate in English of Durham University; reporter, correspondent and producer with the BBC for 25 years; then independent media producer and consultant; based in Monpazier, France. (Adding biographical details for the author of three 1980s novels in CFIV.)
 
DELAMER, JOHN (JOSEPH). 1937-2016. Born in New York; retired in 1981 with 20 years of NYPD service, ending as commanding officer of the 106rh Detective Squad; died in Hudson, Florida. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1996 novel “The Tarnished Shield” in CFIV.)

DELANE, BRIAN. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline for three 1930s novels in CFIV.)

DERRICK, RICHARD. (Adding a byline and title not in CFIV.)
    -Love or a Crown. Hutchinson, 1929 [Greece]

DRAX, PETER. (Adding information about the 1944 novel in CFIV.)
    Sing a Song of Murder. (Completed by the author’s widow, Hazel Iris Addis, 1900-1990.)

DURBRIDGE, FRANCIS (HENRY) (Adding new information about several titles.)
    Another Woman’s Shoes. Novelization of a 1954 radio serial.
    Beware of Johnny Washington. Note: This was a rewrite of “Send for Paul Temple,” q.v.
    The Curzon Case. Novelization of a 1949 radio serial.
    Dead to the World. Novelization of a 1951 radio serial.
    Design for Murder. Novelization of a 1946 radio serial.
    Fatal Encounter. French, 2002 (2-act play.)
    Murder with Love. (2-act play.)
    My Friend Charles. Film: Romulus, 1957 (scw: Francis Durbridge; dir: Gerald Thomas)
    Send for Paul Temple. Film: Nettlefold, 1948, as Calling Paul Temple (scw: A. R. Rawlinson; dir: Maclean Rogers)
    Sweet Revenge. French, 1993 (2-act play.)

ELLIS, LEIGH. Anne Leigh Rudeen, 1931-2016. (Adding the death date for the co-author with daughter Louisa Rudeen Beckett of the 1981 novel “Green Lady” in CFIV under the joint pseudonym.)

ENGEL, BERNARD (B.). 1931-    . Has an A.B. from Allegheny College, an M.F.A. from Yale School of Drama, and a Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh; beginning in 1979 taught acting and directing at the University of Texas at Austin; retired to emeritus status in 1994; also an actor and writer. (Adding a new byline and title not in CFIV.)
    Alaskan Crude. Leisure pb, 1981 [Alaska]

FIDLER, HENRY J(OHN). 1884-1943. Journalist and short story writer; born in Wiltshire, England; died in Harrow, Middlesex. (Adding the dates and biographical details for the author of the 1927 collection “Chronicles of Dennis Chetwynd” in CFIV.)

FISHER, CHARLES (A.?). 1907(?)-1993(?). Born and died in Pennsylvania; such a person born in 1907 was a newspaper reporter in the 1930 census. (Adding possible dates for the co-author with Elizabeth K. Read of the 1934 novel “Death in the State House” in CFIV under the joint pseudonym Timothy Knox.)

FODDEN, SIMON RITCHIE. 1944-2018. Died in Toronto, Canada. (Adding the death date and place for the author of two 1980s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Simon Ritchie.)

FREEMAN, WILLIAM. 1880-1963. Lived in Stock, Essex, England, and the 1963 death was registgered in nearby Chelmsford, Essex. (Adding the death date of the author of the 1924 novel “Nanette of the Idol Shop” in CFIV.)

FUEG, PETER R. Born in Pratteln, Switzerland; graduate of the Cantonal Business School in Basel; studied languages and history at the University of Basel; teacher at a secondary school in Pratteln. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1996 play “Murder at the Asylum” in CFIV under the pseudonym Peter De Geesewell.)

GARRATT, MARIE. 1922-2002. Born Marie Donaldson in the Manchester area of England; married Richard Garratt in 1952; living in Huddersfield, Yorkshire at the time of her novels, later moved to the U.S and became a naturalized citizen in 1980; died in Clarksville, Virginia. (Adding the correct dates and biographical details for the author of two 1960s novels in CFIV.)

GIBSON, CHARLES DONNEL. 1863-1914. Born and died in Sunbury, Pennsylvania; member of the Pennsylvania Society of New York. (Adding a byline and title not in CFIV.)
    -My Lady and Allen Darke. Macmillan (New York), 1899 [Virginia]

GOLDSTEIN, BERNARD. 1927-2016. Died in Richmond, Virginia. (Adding the death date and place for the author of three novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Bernard Peterson.)
    
GREEN, MICHAEL (FREDERICK). 1927-2018. Died in London, England. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1978 collection “Four Plays for Coarse Actors” in CFIV.)

HAMILTON, SCOTT. (Adding a byline and novels not in CFIV.)
    -The Arrogant Dragoon. Hurst, 1950 [Portugal, 1800s]
    -Lady Crawley’s Error. Hurst, 1949 [England, 1800s]
    -Lawless Cargo. Hurst, 1950 [England, 1800s]

HANCHAR, PEGGY. Birth name Peggy Sue Smith; married Stephen John Hanchar in 1958; living in Delton, Michigan. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1994 novel
“Whispers at Midnight” in CFIV under the pseudonym Peggy Roberts; also author of numerous romances under her own name.)

HARBORD, (ARTHUR EVERITT) GORDON. 1901-1985. (Adding the full name and dates for the co-author with Jack Roffey of the 1957 play “Night of the Fourth” in CFIV.)

HARDINGHAM, EDWARD. 1842-1929. Born in Chelsea, England; died in Wenhaston, Suffolk. (Adding a new byline and title not in CFIV.)
    -Haunted Skoulton. Haslam (London), 1909 [England]

HERBERT, PAUL D. 1938-2018. Died in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Adding the death date and place for the author of two 1983 Sherlockian pastiches in CFIV.)

HERRICK, MARIAN J.  Marian Rogers, 1932-2015. Died in Quincy, Massachusetts. (Adding the death date and place for the co-author with J. Trumbull Rogers of the 1978 novel “When Last Seen” in CFIV )

HODGSON, DAVID LEWIS. 1942-    .Born in London, England; has a Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Sussex; journalist, photographer, full-time writer. (Adding the real name and biographical details for the author in CFIV as David Lewis with two entries to be combined).

HOLMS, GRENVILLE. Almost certainly Percy Grenville Holms, 1877-1960, born in London and died in Ireland; vice consul and estate agent. (Adding a byline and title not in CFIV.)
    -The Dweller in the Shadows. Sands, 1899

HOSBACH, E. ROBERT. 1925-    . (Correcting the birth date of the author of the 1992 novel “Baby and Cottentop” in CFIV under the pseudonym Robert Dannon.)

HOWARD, ALICE. (Adding a byline and title not in CFIV.)
    -Riley. Hurst, 1923 [Australia]

HUDSON, RALPH PALLISER MILBANKE. 1891-1920. Pseudonym: Peter, q.v.
   
JACKSON, MARIAN J. A. Marian Rogers, 1932-2015. Died in Quincy, Massachusetts. (Adding the death date and place for the author of five novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

JASION, PATRICE. Dolores A. Prom, 1937-2016. Died in Brighton, Michigan. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1999 novel “Unholy Harvest” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

KESSLER, RICHARD. Stanley Morgan, 1929-2018. (Adding the death date of the author of the 1993 novel “Trance” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

KING, (DAVID) CLIVE. 1924-2018. Died in Norfolk, England. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1976 novel “Me and My Million” in CFIV.)

KNOX, TIMOTHY. Elizabeth K. Read Snyder, 1901-1975. (Adding the married name and dates of the co-author with Charles Fisher of the 1934 novel “Death in the State House” in CFIV under the joint pseudonym.)

LANGLEY, FREDRIC. 1939(?)-    . (Adding the probable birth year of the co-author with Ron Ellik of the 1968 novel “The Cross of Gold Affair’ in CFIV under the joint pseudonym Fredric Davies.)
   
LEWIS, DAVID. Pseudonym of David Lewis Hodgson, 1942-    .  (Identifying the author of the 1964 novel “Mantissa of Death” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

LEWIS, DAVID. Pseudonym of David Lewis Hodgson, 1942-     . (Correction: identifying the actual author of two 1976s novels in CFIV.)

LOWE, SUSAN CLAIRE LEACH. 1951-    . Born in Oklahoma and raised in Duncan. (Confirming the birth year and adding further biographical details for the author of three novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Andrea Davidson.).
 
LOWIS, CECIL (CHAMPAIN). (Adding the setting of the 1903 novel in CFIV.)
    -The Machinations of Myo-ok. [Burma]

MAI, DENISE. Denis De Bressy, 1903-1991. (Adding the dates of the author of three novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

MANCEAU, ROBERTE. Pseudonym: Roberte Roleine.  (Adding the real name of the author of nine novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

MANN, JESSICA [JESSICA DOROTHEA ESTHER MANN THOMAS]. 1937-2018. Died near Truro in Cornwall, England. (Adding the full married name and death date and place for the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)

MEADOWS, ROSE AMELIA. 1902-1984. Pseudonym: Laura Rose. (Adding the real name and dates for the author of the 1975 novel “-The Tender Deception” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

MORGAN, STANLEY. 1929-2018. Died in England. (Adding the death date and place for the author of five novels in CFIV under this name and one, “Trance” in 1993 under the Richard Kessler pseudonym.)

MOSE, BUCKSKIN. George W. Perrie, 1838(?)-1908(?). (Adding possible dates for the author of the 1873 title “Buckskin Mose” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

ODIER, DANIEL ROBERT. (Adding the middle name of the author of seven novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Delacorta.)

ORCZY, BARONESS (EMMUSKA). (Adding films based on her fiction.)
    Beau Brocade. Silent film: Lucoque, 1916 (scw: Nellie E. Lucoque; dir: Thomas Bentley)
    I Will Repay. Silent film: Ideal Film, 1923 (scw: Baroness Orczy, Isabel Johnston, Kinchen Wood; dir: Henry Kolker)
    The Laughing Cavalier. Silent film: Dreadnaught, 1917 (scw: Baroness Orczy, Eliot Stannard; dir: Stannard, A. V. Bramble)

PARKER, (DR.) M(ARTIN) M. (Adding notes about the 1969 novel in CFIV.)
    Big Phil’s Kid. [New York City, Palm Beach, Florida] (Intended for younger readers.)
 
PARKIN, (STUART) CONRAD. Born in Aden, Yemen, of a military family; worked in Europe, then Australia at the time of the books; now in New York City; “Trade Secret” is a revised version of “A Burden Too Much”. (Adding biographical details for the author of two titles in CFIV and information about the titles.)

PARKINSON, D. C.  David Cragg Parkinson, 1858-1929, a carpenter/joiner who spent most of his life in a small Lancashire town, was suggested in CFIV as the author; but at least as likely is Diana Charlotte Parkinson, 1859-1955, apparently born in Ireland and but died in Gloucestershire, England. (Adding further information about the author of the 1897 novel “Penarth” in CFIV.)

PARKINSON, ROBERT L(INCOLN). 1859-1926. Born in Delaware; a paper merchant in Philadelphia; died in Germantown, Pennsylvania. (Adding the correct dates and biographical details for the author of the 1906 play “The Irish Detective” in CFIV.)

PATTERSON, BETTY ANN. Now Betty Ann Pope, and living in University Place, a suburb of Tacoma, Washington, in Pierce County. (Adding further biographical details for the author of the 1982 novel “The Pestilence Plot” in CFIV, as well as eight novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Vickie York.)

PAUL, GENE. Pseudonym of Paul (Eugene) Conant, 1906-1968. (Adding the corrected real name of the author of two novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

PAXTON, M(ARY) W. Two possibilities for the author, both Mary Wilson Paxton, both Scottish, with dates ca.1847–1900 and ca.1834-1901. The first was unmarried; the second married to a painter/decorator and died in Edinburgh. (Adding possible authorship for the 1885 novel “Where Tempests Blow” in CFIV.)

PEARSON, MICHAEL (DERIC LLOYD). l924-2012. Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina; died in Ringwood, Hampshire; journalist, playwright, magazine writer and novelist. (Giving the correct middle names and dates and biographical details for the author of the 1990 novel “The Shadow of Elizabeth” in CFIV.)

PEARSON, PETER. He is described as a former WWII Intelligence Corps officer; the British Library gives dates of 1913-1980, which don’t match any specific person; given the Scotland setting of the book, perhaps he was Peter William Pearson, 1912-1980. (Adding information about the author of the 1975 novel “Postscript for Malpas” in CFIV.)

PECK, RICHARD (WAYNE). 1934-2018. Former English teacher and author of novels for young readers; died in New York City. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1976 novel “Are You in the House Alone?” in CFIV.)

PENHUNE, JOHN P(AUL). (Adding the middle name of the author of the 1999 novel “The Man with PSI” in CFIV under the pseudonym Alan Eagle.)

PERRIE, GEORGE W. 1838(?)-1908(?). Born in Connecticut; reached California in the mid 1850s and became a noted Indian fighter; also described as a mining engineer who settled in California as part of the Crim Emigration Company. (Adding possible dates and biographical details for the author of the 1873 title “Buckskin Mose” in CFIV under the pseudonym Buckskin Mose.)
 
PERRY, RICHARD SAMUEL. 1922-2002. Born and died in Ohio. (Adding the middle name and dates and biographical details for the author of the 1964 title “Doolie’s Private Goddess” in CFIV under the pseudonym Dick Winfield.)

PERRY, SHEILA. 1948-    . Born Sheila McCallum Morrison in Brighton, England, of Scottish parents; grew up in Fife, Scotland; married Arthur N. Perry in 1973; worked in computer programming and museum documentation; also writes under the pseudonym Cecilia Peartree; living in Edinburgh. (Adding the birth year and biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “Culture Vultures” in CFIV.)

PETER. Pseudonym of Ralph Palliser Milbanke Hudson, 1891-1920, born in Sunderland, County Durham, England; died in Harwick, Northumberland; 2nd Lieutenant in Duke of Wellington’s regiment at the time of the book. (Adding the real name, dates and biographical details for the author of the 1916 collection “Trench Yarns” in CFIV.)
 
PETERS, MARGOT (McCULLOUGH). (Correcting the first name of the author of two 1990s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Margret Pierce.)

PETERSON, BERNARD. Bernard Goldstein, 1927-2016; died in Richmond, Virginia. (Adding the death date and place for the author of three novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)
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PETERZEN, (ANNA KARIN) ELISABET. Born in Stockholm, Sweden; was living in England when her first book was published; now living in Osmo, Sweden. (Adding biographical details for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

PETRIE, GLEN. The 1931 birth date comes from a single Library of Congress entry and is not repeated in others; no Glen Petrie born that date can otherwise be traced; there is an Andrew Glen Petrie born in Scotland in 1931, but no connection to the books has been found. (Adding further information about the author of eight novels in CFIV.)

PETTINGER, M  J.  Probably the Margaret J. Mozley, born 1940, who married Barry Pettinger in 1981, and lives in the village, Dinnington, Yorkshire, England, where the book was published. (Adding probable biographical details for the author of the 1993 collection “Tales of Murder Mystery” in CFIV.)

PETTIT, AUBREY LEE, JR. 1942-1996. Born in Houston, Texas; graduate of the University of Texas, Austin; earned his law degree in 1968; died in Brooklyn, New York. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1980 novel in CFIV under the pseudonym Mike Pettit.)

PETTIT, MIKE. Aubrey Lee Pettit, Jr.,  1942-1996. (Adding the death date of the author of the 1980 novel in CFIV, and correcting its title and adding a further setting.)
    The Axmann Agenda. [Austin, Texas]

PHILIP, GEORGE (EUGENE). Born in Scotland; studied medicine at Edinburgh University; was fully registered as a doctor in 1961; now living in Yorkshire, England. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1993 novel “The Counterfeit Man” under the pseudonym Philip Grant.)

PHILLIPS, EDWARD (OPPENSHAW). Note: The middle name is sometimes spelled Openshaw.  (Adding a biographical detail for the author of five titles in CFIV.)

PHILPIN, JOHN (ARTHUR). Independent criminal profiler and retired psychologist. (Adding biographical details for the author of three novels in CFIV.)

PICKERING, ROBERT EASTON. 1934-2001. Died in Paris, France. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1966 novel “Himself Again;” also as ”The Uncommitted Man”, 1967 in the U.S., in CFIV.)

PIERCE, MARGRET. Margot (McCullough) Peters. (Correcting the first name of the author of two 1990s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)
 
PILKINGTON, LIONEL (LEONARD). 1865-1952. Stockbroker turned author and farmer, born in Lancashire, England; died in Surrey. (Adding a new author and titles not in CFIV.)
    Mallender’s Mistake. Chatto, 1903 [England]
    Purple Depths. Abe and Co. (England), 1904 [England, New Zealand]

PINCK, DAN(IEL CHANNING). Born in the District of Columbia; living in Cambridge, Massachusetts. (Adding the full name and biographical details for the author of the 1980 title “The Adventures of Mycroft Homes; or, How They Got Started” in CFIV.)

PINER, JACK (JOHN C. PINER). 1918-1958. Born and died in Sault Ste Marie, Ontario, Canada; journalist and correspondent on newspapers turned radio sportscaster. (Adding the full name, dates and biographical details for the author of the 1955 novel “Fear Not My Son” in CFIV.)

PIRIE, (DUNCAN) MADSEN. Born in Kingston-upon-Hull, England; graduate of the universities of Edinbugh, St. Andrews and Cambridge with a Ph.D. from St. Andrews; co-founder of the Adam Smith Institute, a policy think tank in London. (Adding biographical details for the co-author with Eamonn Butler of the 1995 collection “Sherlock Holmes IQ Book” in CFIV.)

POGGETTO, NEWTON (FRANCIS) DAL. 1922-2018. Died in Sonoma, California. (Adding the death date and place for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

POLLINI, FRANCIS. Born in Pennsylvania, married in London in 1959; no sign of him after about 1980. (Adding biographical details for the author of the author of two novels in CFIV.)

POLLITZ, EDWARD A(LAN), JR.. 1937-1990.  Died in New York City.  (Adding the death date and place for the author of four novels under his name and three under the pseudonym Nick Christian, all in CFIV.)

POSARD, COLEMAN (LEWIS). 1938-2018. Born in Cleveland, Ohio; art director for national magazines; landscape artist; died in San Rafael, California. (Adding the middle name, death date and biographical details for the author of the 1981 novel “Stranglehold” in CFIV.)

POSEY, CARL A(LFRED, JR.). 1933-2018. Died in Alexandria, Virginia. (Adding the death date and place for the author of five novels in CFIV.)

POTRAZ, ALBERT C(LARENCE). 1929-2016. Born in Chicago; died in Berea, Ohio. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1992 novel “Can Red and Green Make White?” in CFIV.)

POTTS, RUTH (NORA DeYOUNG). 1920-2016. Born in Anderson, Kentucky; died in Burlington, North Carolina; a retired teacher. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of two 1979 novels in CFIV.)

POWELL, JOHN D(AVID). Birth in New Zealand as given in CFIV is in some doubt; according to his publisher he died in 1986 in South Africa. (Adding further biographical information, including possible death date and place for the author of three novels in CFIV.)

POWERS, (LA)lVERNE E(VERETT). 1914-1997. Born in Colorado; a teacher always on the move; earned a masters degree at the University of Denver; married in Los Angeles; died in Maryland. (Confirming the dates and adding biographical details for the author of the 1946 play “High Window” in CFIV.)

PRATT, HARRY JAMES ROFFEY. 1916-1996. Pseudonym: Jack Roffey. (Adding the real name and dates for the author of two titles in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

PRESTON, GUY. Good possibility: Guy Percival Vercoe Preston, 1901-1985, a journalist on the 1939 register. (Adding the probable full name and dates for the author of the 1979 novelization “The Bride of Frankenstein” in CFIV.)

PRESTON, TREVOR (ROBERT). 1938-2018. Born in Erith, Kent, England; grew up in the south of London; studied at the Royal College of Art in London. (Adding the middle name, dates and biographical details  for the author of three titles in CFIV.)

PRICE, ROBERT T(HOMAS). 1935-2014. Born in Paisley, Glasgow, Scotland. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of two 1990s novels in CFIV.)
 
PRIESTLEY, (CLIVE) BRIAN. Son of Clive Ryland Priestley, 1891-1973. (Adding a biographical detail for the author of two 1970s novels in CFIV.)

PRIWIN, H(ANS) W(OLFGANG). 1906-1978. (Adding the birth date of the author of the 1939 novel “Inspector Hornleigh Investigates” in CFIV.)

PROKICH, ALEX [ALEKSANDER PROKICH]. 1918-2017. Born in Romania; graduate veterinarian; mobilized into the Romanian Army but deserted and joined the Russian Army in WWII; taught school in Russia for two years before escaping to Germany; from there he smuggled dissidents out of Russia; emigrated to Canada in 1951 and taught school in the Niagara Region for 24 years; died in Beamsville, Ontario. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1991 novel “Tunnel Toronto Moscow” in CFIV.)

PROM, DOLORES A. 1937-2016. Died in Brighton, Michigan. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1999 novel “Unholy Harvest” in CFIV under the pseudonym Patrice Jasion.)
 
PRONIN, BARBARA. Born Barbara L. Markman in New York; married Herbert Pronin in Los Angels in 1967; has been a saleswoman, actress and probation officer; now living in West Covina, California. (Adding biographical details for the author of three novels in CFIV.)

PROSPERO, ANN. Born Ann R. Reaben in Mississippi; married Joseph M. Prospero in 1968 in Florida; now living in Durham, North Carolina. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “Almost Night” in CFIV.)

PRUETT, DARRELL (RICHARD). Born in Indiana; served in the U.S. Air Force; earned degrees in business, including an MBA; now living in Louisberg, North Carolina. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “-The Pact at Star’s Crossing” in CFIV.)

PRUITT, JAMES N(ELSON). 1945-2007. Master Sergeant in Special Forces; also wrote westerns as Tom Calhoun; born and died in Oklahoma. (Adding the dates and biographical details for the author of nine novels in CIFV.)

PUNNETT, MARGARET. Born Margaret Perival in Walsall, England; married Ivor Punnett in 1953; in 2016 living in Bridgwater, Somerset. (Adding biographical details for the co-author with her husband for 16 novels in CFIV under the joint pseudonym Roger Simon.)

PURTILL, RICHARD L(AWRENCE). 1931-2016. Died in Bellingham, Washington. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1982 novel “Murdercon” in CFIV.)

PUTNAM, XENO(PHON WHITING). 1866-1958. Born and died in Crawford County, Pennsylvania. (Adding corrected dates and further biographical details for the author of the 1917 novel “Crystal Tower” in CFIV.)
 
PYATT, ALAN J(EFFREY). 1938-2008. Died in Northampton, England. (Adding the death date and place for the author of two 1990s titles in CFIV.)

PYLE, JACK R(OSCOE). Born in Athens, Ohio; now living in Starke, Florida. (Adding the middle name and  biographical details for the author of two 1990s novels in CFIV.)

QUARTERMAIN, H. J. Possibly Heather Joan Quartermain,1933-1973. (Adding the possible full name and dates for the author of the 1964 novel “Death Before Launching” in CFIV.)

R., R. This was the byline of Ralph Rodd, q.v., who later wrote under that byline, the pseudonym of William North, 1869-1937. (Identifying the author of the 1904 novel “The Crime Club” in CFIV.)

RADCLIFFE, (CAPTAIN) LEONARD. 1881-1957. Born in Liverpool; died on the Isle of Man. (Adding the dates and biographical details for the author of the 1933 collection “Garlic Town” under the pseudonym Mulvey Dawson.)

RADDON, CHARLENE. Born Charlene Raelle Birt; married Paul Benedetti in Los Angeles in 1960 and then Darrrell Raddon in 1981 in Utah; living in Sandy, Utah. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1999 novel “The Scent of Roses” in CFIV under the pseudonym Rachael Summers.)
 
RADLEY, SHEILA. Sheila Mary Robinson, 1928-2017. (Adding the death date of the author of ten novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

RAIMES, H(ELEN) P(AULINE). 1924-2017. Born Helen P. Danby in Rotherham, England; married Stanley Raimes in Bromley, Kent, in 1945; died in London. (Adding the dates and biographical details for the author for two 1980s novels in CFIV.)

RAMPAL, S(ATENDRA) N(ATH). 1928-2018. Died in India. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1972 novel “Unknown Skyjacker” in CFIV.)
 
RANDALL, FREDERICK JOHN. 1872-1929. Journalist; died in Surrey, England. (Adding the correct death date and biographical details for the author of the 1914 novel “Somebody’s Luggage” in CFIV.)
 
RANDOM, CAPTAIN. Pseudonym of Sergeant-Major William Ferrars Auburn, ca.1853-1895. (Correcting the identification of the author of the 1895 collection “With Lance and Pennon” in CFIV.)

RAUCH, CONSTANCE. 1933-2015. Born Constance/Constanza Weil in Germany; married Paul Rauch in 1957; died in Albany, New York. (Adding the correct dates and biographical details for the author of three novels in CFIV.)
   
RAYNER, WILLIAM (ALEXANDER). 1929-2006. Died in Somerset, England. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1977 novel “Eating the Big Fish”–“Interface Assignment” in the U.S.–in CFIV.)
 
READ, ELIZABETH K.  1901-1975. Born in Pennsylvania; married Dr. Franklin Faust Snyder in 1935; died in Middlesex, Massachusetts. (Adding the dates and biographical details for the co-author with Charles Fisher of the 1935 novel “Death in the State House” in CFIV under the joint pseudonym Timothy Knox.)

REARDON, STEVEN M(ICHAEL,JR).  Graduate in psychology from Western Illinois University; contributor to digital productions; living in western suburbs of Chicago.  (Adding the full name and biographical details for the 2000 novel in CFIV and its corrected title.)
    Darwin: The Art of Rage
   
REDDICK, NORMAN C(ARLISLE). 1929-2017. Born in Greenville, South Carolina; served in the Marine Corps 1948-1952; earned a BSEE from the University of South Carolina in 1956; died in Columbia, South Carolina. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

REED, BILL [WILLIAM ALLAN REED].  Born in Perth, Western Australia; journalist and director of a publishing house; playwright turned novelist; living mostly in Sri Lanka. (Adding biographical details for the author of four novels in CFIV.)

REID, GEORGINA. Probably the pseudonym of Evelyn Muriel Slater, 1924-1989; she was Evelyn Muriel Reid who grew up on Coventry, England, and married John Slater in 1949. (Adding the probable real name and biographical details for the author of the 1986 play “Gone Up in Smoke” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

REID, LIZZIE C. [ELIZABETH CAMERON REID]. ca.1849-1926; Born in Crookstown, County Tyrone, Ireland; educated in Belfast; ran a school with her sister for a while; died in Belfast. (Adding the full name, dates and further biographical details for the author of the 1907 novel “-The Doctor’s Locum Tenens” in CFIV.)

RENSHAW, ANTHONY. Possibly Reverend Anthony Renshaw, 1940-2014, born in Cheshire, England,  and died in Rochdale. (Adding possible identification of the author of the 1981 novel “-House of Lions” in CFIV.)

REY, RAINER (NICKOLAI). Born in Egypt; living in Anthem, Arizona. (Adding the middle name and biographical details for the author of two 1990s novels in CFIV.)

REYNOLDS, BONNIE JONES. Born in and now living in Clinton, New York; married John A. Lucchese and then Gene Reynolds; professional dancer, model and actress; operating an animal and nature sanctuary while directing plays and shows. (Adding biographical details for the author of two 1970s novels in CFIV.)

REYNOLDS, PHILIP THOMAS. 1912-1985. Died in Pennsylvania. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1941 play “Cigarette” in CFIV.)

REYNOLDS, RODNEY W(EBSTER). Born in Los Angeles, California; now living in Murrieta, California. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 2000 title “Tempests and Crumpets” in CFIV.)

RHOADS, J. W. 1929-1996. Died in Canyonville, Oregon. (Adding the dates and death place, and corrections for the 1986 British edition )
    Baudoin’s Moustache.

RICHARD, J. RON. (Correcting the publisher/date of the title in CFIV.)
    -While Tyler Sleeps. Writers Press Club (Falls Church, Virginia), 1999

RICHARDS, HEDLEY. (Adding a title for the author of numerous volumes in CFIV.)
    The Arden Mysteries. James Henderson pb, ca.1893

RICHARDS, MAXWELL J(OSEPH). 1924-2017. Born in the Bronx, New York; served in the U.S. Marines in WWII; graduate in science from Long Island University; served also in Korea and Vietnam; earned a Master’s Degree from the University of Maryland; had homes in Florida but died in Columbia, Missouri. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of four novels in CFIV.)

RICH, HARRIET. Pseudonym of Margaret Richey. (Adding the real name of the author of the 1975 novel “The Bride of Belvale” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

RICHEY, MARGARET. (Adding the real name of the author of the 1975 novel “The Bride of Belvale” in CFIV under the pseudonym Harriet Rich.)

RICHLEY, MARGARET. Delete entry in CFIV (wrongly identified as the real name of Harriet Rich)

RIEGER, CATHERINE. 1958(?)-    . According to her entry in Fantastic Fiction, she was born in Turkey in 1958; no confirmation found. (Identifying the possible birth date of the author of two 1990s novels in CFIV.)

RIFE, ELLOUISE A(RLENE). 1924-2018. Born Ellouise Arlene Burdick in Tillamook, Oregon; married Norman Rife; died in Prineville, Oregon; telephone operator and model. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of three novels in CFIV.)

RILEY, W. 1866-1962. Born in Bradford, Yorkshire, England; managing director of an optical company; Methodist preacher for many years; became a full time writer; died in Silverdale, Lancashire; birth, death and marriage records give his first name as Willie, but obituaries use William. (Adding the corrected death date and further biographical details for the author of the 1928 novel in CFIV and its setting.)
    Witch Hazel. [England]

RINN, JOSEPH F(RANCIS). 1868-1962. Magician and skeptic of paranormal phenomena; died in Brooklyn, New York. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1923 play “Zeno” in CFIV.)
 
RISENHOOVER, C(ARMEL) C(REDILLE). (Adding the middle name of the author of six titles in CFIV.)
 
RISKU, CILLAY. Born Cillay Alice Katzenberger in Los Angeles; married Urto Risku by 1970, then Perry Stone in 1977, then Russell Peter in 1982; lived in Washington State for many years, and now in Fort Thomas, Kentucky. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1977 novel “White Midnight” in CFIV.)

RITCHIE, SIMON. Simon Richie Fodden, 1944-2018. Died in Toronto, Canada. (Adding the death date and place for the author of two 1980s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)
 
ROBB, CHARLES F(REMONT). 1888-1972. Born in Ames, Iowa; graduate of Stanford University; was in Army Intelligence in WWI; divisional superintendent of the Burns Detective Agency; served two terms as mayor of Prescott, Arizona; died in Prescott. (Adding corrected dates and biographical details for the co-author with Carl H. Getz of the 1927 novel “Red O’Leary Wins Out” in CFIV.)

ROBBINS, NORMAN. 1938-2016. Born in Leeds, Yorkshire, England; actor, director and playwright; died in Devon. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of four plays in CFIV.)

ROBERTS, GLENYS (MARJORIE). Born in Bromley, England; married Griffith D. Evans in 1957 and Douglas Hayward in 1970; divorced in 1978 and known as Roberts thereafter. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1989 novel “Hard Pressed” in CFIV.)

ROBERTS, (WILLIAM) SWITHIN. 1884-1955. School teacher turned government official with involvements with Egypt; died in London, England. (Confirming the death date and adding biographical details for the author of three titles in CFIV.)

ROBERTSON, GRANT. (Correcting the title of the 1998 novel in CFIV.)
    Autopsies with a Rusty Shovel. (Correction.)

ROBERTSON, JOHN M. 1921-2015. Died in Sechelt, British Columbia, Canada. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 2000 novel “A Comedy of Terrors” in CFIV.)

ROBERTSON, WALTER GEORGE.  (Deleting the 1877-1971 dates in CFIV; no person with such dates can be found; there are other possibilities, such as 1898-1980 and 1879-1971, but no definite connection of those persons to the pseudonym Talbot Werrerson found.)
  
ROBIN, LILIANE. Pseudonym of Liliane Robin-Lavastre. (Adding the real name of the author of fifteen novels in CFIV.)

ROBIN-LAVASTRE, LILIANE. Pseudonym: Liliane Robin. (Adding the full name of the author of fifteen novels in CFIV.)

ROBINSON, SHEILA MARY. 1928-2017. Died in Nailsworth, Gloucestershire, England. (Adding the death date and place for the author of 10 novels in CFIV as Sheila Radley and 3 novels as Hester Rowan.)

ROCKLIFF, BARBARA J.  She was the Barbara J. Smith who married Robert A. Rockliff in 1970; now living in Lymington, Hampshire, England. (Adding biographical details for the author of three 1980s novels in CFIV, and adding the settings of one of them.)
    Firestone. [Antwerp, Hong Kong]

ROCKWELL, ANNE FOOTE. 1934-2018. Died in Stamford, Connecticut. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1996 novel “Red Right Returning” in CFIV under the pseudonym Anne St. Edmunds.)

RODDY, LEE. 1921-2017. Died in Grass Valley, California. (Adding the death date and place for the author of four novels in CFIV.)

RODDY, RAYMOND N. Born in Leicester, England; emigrated to the U.S.; now living in Palm City, Florida. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1992 novel “The Stonekiller” in CFIV.)

RODERUS, FRANK(LIN ROSS). 1942-2015. Died in Spring Hill, Florida.  (Adding the full name and death date and place for the author of numerous novels in CFIV under the J. D. Hardin house name and six as by Frank Roderus.)
 
RODGERS, PETER (WILLIAM). 1948(?)-    . Has had a career in journalism, government diplomacy and writing. (Adding the middle name and further biographical details for the author of the 1999 novel “-The Prison of Memory” in CFIV.)

ROE, C(HARLES) F(RANCIS). Born in Scotland; served in the RAF and as ship’s surgeon, then emigrated to the U.S.; surgeon at Yale Medical School for many years; became U.S. citizen in 1984; now living and writing in the Albuquerque area, New Mexico. (Adding biographical details for the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)

ROFFEY, JACK. Pseudonym of Harry James Roffey Pratt, 1916-1996. Born in Yokohama, Japan; died in Brighton, Sussex, England; officer of the Central Criminal Court of London in the 1939 register. (Adding the real name of the author of two titles in CFIV.)
 
ROGERS, MARIAN. 1932-2015. Died in Quincy, Massachusetts. (Adding the death date and place for the author of five novels in CFIV as by Marian J. A. Jackson, and a 1978 novel “When Last Seen” as Marian J. Herrick, co-authored with J. Trumbull Rogers.)

ROGERS, PATRICK F(ILMORE). 1929-2016. Born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; graduate in chemistry of the University of Oklahoma; served in the U.S. Army; then worked for missile contractors; died in Santa Clara, California. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of four novels in CFIV under his own name and three under the Don Pendleton house name.)

ROHAN, MICHAEL SCOTT. 1951-2018. Died in Edinburgh, Scotland. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1986 novel “The Ice King”/”Burial Rites” in CFIV under the pseudonym Michael Scot.)

ROHWEDDER, CAROL FANNIN. Born Carol Ann Fannin in Arizona, married Lee Weston in 1961, then Jay Rohwedder in 1966; living in Boise, Idaho. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1998 novel “Concha” in CFIV under her Sedona Davis pseudonym.)

ROITMAN, SHELLEY SUZANNE. Born Shelley Suzanne Goodman in Dallas, Texas; married Volf Roitman, but still uses the name Shelley Goodman. (Adding biographical details for the co-author with Volf Roitman of the 1990 novel “Secret Baby” in CFIV under the joint pseudonym Shelley V. Ashley; the novel was first published in Paris as “L’Enfant en Heritage”.)

ROLEINE, ROBERTE. According to the U.S. Copyright Register, this is the pseudonym of Roberte Manceau. (Adding the real name of the author of nine novels titles in CFIV.)
 
ROLLAND, BARBARA J(UNE). 1929-2018. Died in assisted living in Altoona, Wisconsin, a suburb of Eau Claire, where she was last living. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 2000 novel “A Lake to Die In” in CFIV.)

RONCA, JAMES. 1912-1951. Born in Wandsworth, England; died in Surrey North West. (Cofnrming the dates and adding biographical details for the co-author with Glyn Griffith of the 1937 novel “Madagascan Adventure” in CFIV.)

ROSA, DENNIS (STANLEY). 1939-2008. Playwright and director; native of Chicago but died in the suburb of Niles. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1975 play “Sherlock Holmes and the Curse of the Sign of Four; or, The Mark of the Timber Toe” in CFIV.)

ROSE, LAURA. Pseudonym of Rose Amelia Meadows, nee Brunton, 1902-1984. Born and died in York, England. (Adding the real name, dates and biographical details for the author of the 1975 novel “-The Tender Deception” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

ROSENBERG, TOM [THOMAS EMANUEL ROSENBERG]. Family name changed to Ross on arrival from Nazi Germany in 1938, but he changed it back when his novel was accepted; he has also assumed a Jewish first name, Tikvah; now living in Sacramento, California. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “Phantom on His Wheel” in CFIV.)

ROSENBERGER, JOSEPH. 1925-1993. Born in Du Quoin, Illinois; died in Mesa, Arizona; middle name Rupert as given in CFIV not shown in most birth or death records. (Confirming the death date and adding biographical details for the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)
 
ROSENBERGER, MARSHA. Born in Minneapolis, Minnesota; married Eugene K. Siu in California in 1981; living without Siu in Walnut Creek in the San Francisco area. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1970 novel “The Super” in CFIV under the pseudonym C. D. Wilde.)

ROSSER, (STANLEY) AUSTIN. 1930-2001. Theatre manager in the 1950s and 1960s; born in Worcester, England; died in Hereford. (Adding the full name, dates and biographical details for the author of the 1971 play “Sweeney Todd” in CFIV.)

ROWAN, HESTER. Sheila Mary Robinson, 1928-2017. (Adding the death date of the author of three novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

ROWE, JOHN (SEYMOUR). 1936-2017. Died in Australia. (Adding the death date and place for the author of three novels in CFIV.)

ROYLES, NIGEL. The 1940 birth date in CFIV comes only from the Trinity College listing of his 1995 novel and could not be substantiated, so the byline may well be a pseudonym. (Adding biographical information and a second volume and their series character.)
    All Mouth and Cod Piece. Ironside, 1996 SC: Ancient Pistol, secret agent
    All Wind an Pistol. SC: Ancient Pistol, secret agent
   
RUDEEN, ANNE LEIGH. 1931-2016. Born Anne Leigh Snyder in Topeka, Kansas; earned a B.A. in English at the University of Kansas; married Kenneth S. Rudeen in 1952; substitute teacher in New York; died in South Salem, New York. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the co-author with her daughter Louisa Rudeen Beckett of the 1981 novel “Green Lady” in CFIV under the joint pseudonym Leigh Ellis.)
 
RUFF, IVAN (J.). Born in Northampton, England; last known living in Poole, Dorset. (Adding biographical details for the author of five novels in CFIV.)
 
RULE, ROBERT (DUANE). 1927-2005. Born and died in Iowa; a professional engineer. (Adding the middle name, biographical details and dates for the author of the 2000 novel “Inherit a Murder” in CFIV.)

RULLMAN, BERYL (LEE), JR. 1938-2016. Born in Idaho; married and lived for some years in Minnesota; executive director of non-profit organizations and coach of non-profit professionals; died in Bend, Oregon. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author fo the 1992 novel “The Ranger” in CFIV.)

RUMANES, GEORGE N(ICHOLAS).  1925-2016. Died in Los Angeles, California. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1973 novel “The Man with the Black Worrybeads” in CFIV.)

RUPP, RICHARD H(ENRY). 1925-2017. Died in Boone, North Carolina. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 2000 novel “Unity” in CFIV.)

RUSHING, JOHN A(LAN ). Born in Denton, Texas; living in Havana, Florida. (Adding the middle name and biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “Advenuture Capital” in CFIV.)

ST. EDMONDS, ANNE. Anne Foote Rockwell, 1934-2018. (Adding the death date of the author of the 1996 novel “Red Right Returning” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

SANDYS, SYDNEY. Better author possibility, writing under a pseudonym comprised of his middle names: Clarence Sydney Sandys Walker, 1880-1964, born in Nottinghamshire, England,  and died in Bath; electrical engineer on 1901 census and superintendent of an electric power station on the 1939 register. (Adding better author information for the 1909 novel “Jack Carstairs of the Power House” in CFIV.)
 
SCOT, MICHAEL. Michael Scott Rohan, 1951-2018. Died in Edinburgh, Scotland. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1986 novel “The Ice King”/”Burial Rites” in CFIV.)

SEE, N. Norman C(arlisle) Reddick, 1929-2017. (Adding the death date of the author of two novels in CFIV reprinted under the pseudonym.)

SEIGNOLLE, CLAUDE. 1917-2018. Died in Chatenay-Malabry, France. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1967 title “-The Accused” in CFIV.)

SLATER, MURIEL. Probably Evelyn Muriel Salter, 1924-1989, born Evelyn Muriel Reid who married John Slater in 1949. (Adding the probable full name and dates for the author of the 1986 play “Gone Up in Smoke” in CFIV.)

TILSEY, FRANK. (Deleting the non-criminous 1942 novel in CFIV.)
    What’s in It for Walter. Delete
 
TODD, DIANE K. (Adding the setting of the 1992 novel in CFIV.)
    Shadow of Doubt. [Iowa]

TROTTER, (ROBERT) MAX(WELL). 1872-1953. Born in Embleton, Northumberland, England, from a family of doctors; died in Newcastle upon Tyne; trained as a doctor in Aberdeen; practiced in Newcastle for many years. (Adding a new byline and titles not in CFIV.)
    Foiled by a Girl, and other stories. Stockwell, 1910 ss (criminous = *): At Cross Purposes / *A Fight for a Formula / *Foiled by a Girl / *The Great Cancer Cure / The Inheritance of Fergus / The Reformation of Doris / A Test of Love / A Timely Elopement
    -Where Knife Is Driven. Stockwell, 1910 [hospital]
   
UDOFF, YALE M(AURICE). 1935-2018. Died in Burbank, California. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1972 play “A Gun Play” in CFIV.)

VIVIAN, E(VELYN) CHARLES (HENRY) (Adding series character and setting corrections.)
    Accessory After. SC (also): Insp. Terence Byrne
    And Then There Were None. SC: Insp. Terence Byrne
    The Capsule Mystery. SC: Insp. Terence Byrne
    Curses Come Home. SC: Insp. Terence Byrne
    Keys of the Flat. SC: Insp. Terence Byrne
    Lone Isle. [Dutch East Indies]
    Man Alone. [Malaya]
    Nine Days. [ship, Dutch East Indies] 
    One Tropic Night. [Malaya]
    Problem by Rail. SC also (cameo): Insp. Terence Byrne
    She Who Will Not. SC: Insp. Terence Byrne
   
WHICKER, ALAN (DONALD). (Deleting the dash from the 1951 novel in CFIV and adding its setting.)
    Some Rise by Sin. [Vienna]

WHITEMORE, HUGH (JOHN). 1936-2018. Died in England. (Adding the death date and place for the author of two plays in CFIV.)

WILLIAMS, AMANDA KYLE. 1957-2018. Died in Decatur, Georgia. (Adding the death date and place for the author of four 1990s novels in CFIV.)

WILSON, ROBLEY (CONANT, JR). 1930-2018. Died in Orlando, Florida. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1991 novel “Time and Chance” in CFIV.)

WINFIELD, DICK. Richard Samuel Perry, 1922-2002. (Adding the real name and dates for the author of the 1964 title “Doolie’s Private Goddess” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

WYNDHAM, [CAPTAIN] HORACE (COWLEY). Born Horace Wyndham Cowley Brown; changed his name to Horace Cowley Wyndham in 1900; died in Norwich, England. (Adding further biographical details for the author of the 1916 collection “Ginger: Selected Passages in the Military Career of Pte Ginger Jordan, B.E.F.” in CFIV.)

YALLOP, DAVID A(NTHONY). 1937-2018. Born in Battersea, England; died in London. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1999 title “Unholy Alliance” in CFIV.)

ZAROULIS, N(ANCY) L. Now known as Nancy L. Zaroulis-Sulli, living in Newtonville, Massachusetts. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1979 novel “The Poe Papers” in CFIV.)



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