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


Addenda to the Revised Edition.

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ASHLEY, STEVEN. Donald (R.) McCaig, 1940-2018. (Adding the death date of the author of two 1970s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)
 
BAILEY, BRUCE M(ARION). Born Marion Bruce Bailey in Crystal Springs, Mississippi, but changed his name; served in the National Guard, the Marine Corps and the Air Force (1956-1977), and turned to writing on retirement; living in Southlake, Texas. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 2000 title “Essential, But Expendable” in CFIV.)

BALDRY, W(ALTER) B(URTON). 1888-1940. Born in Upton Park, England. (Correcting the birth year of the co-author with H. Slade of the 1911 novel “The Brooklands Mystery” in CFIV.)

BARCLAY, JOHN. Pseudonym of Margaret T. Joyce. (Reverting to an earlier real name for the author of two novels in CFIV, and deleting reference to John Francis St. Barbe Barclay.)

BLACK, JOHN D(ONALD) F(RANCIS). 1932-2018. Screenwriter and TV producer and director; died in Woodland Hills, California. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1972 novelization “Trouble Man” in CFIV.)
 
CAREY, WEBSTER. Leonore Fleischer, 1932-   . (Correcting the birth date of the author of the 1975 title ”Walking Tall: Part 2" in CFIV under the pseudonym.)
 
CARR, BARBARA M. ca.1938-    . Pseudonyms: Margaret Eastvale, Barbara Scott. (Adding the real name and approximate birth year of the author in CFIV under the pseudonyms.)

CARTWRIGHT, JUSTIN. 1945-2018. Born in South Africa and died in London, England. (Correcting the birth year and adding the death date and biographical details for the author of five novels in CFIV.)
   
CLARK, ERIC. 1937-2018. Died in London, England. (Adding the death date and place for the author of I’ve novels in CFIV.)

CLAYTON, JOHN. Pseudonym of Henry Bertram Law Webb, 1885-1939. (Adding a new byline and title not in CFIV.)
    -The Silver Swan. Heinemann, 1939 [England, 1600s]

CLEMENTS, ABIGAIL. Alison Scott Skelton, 1946-   . (Adding the birth year of the co-author with Clement Lister Skelton of three novels in CFIV under the joint pseudonym.)

DAVIDSON, T. L. (Adding a setting  for the 1929 novel in CFIV.)
    The Murder in the Laboratory. [Canada]

DAVIS, FREDERICK C(LYDE). (Adding a series character in several titles in CFIV.)
    Death to the Witness. SC: Show-Me McGee
    The Devil’s Dozen. SC: Show-Me McGee
    Murder Without Motive. SC: Show-Me McGee

DORSET, F. H. Pseudonym of Frances Beatrice Caroline Llewellyn-Thomas, 1890-1970. (Adding a new byline and titles not in CFIV.)
    -Beggarman’s Fortune. Wright, 1934
    -Surging Tide. Cobden Sanderson, 1931 [England]

DUMONT, FRANCOIS. Birth date given in CFIV as 1913, but other sources give 1920 in Le Havre, France. (Adding further information about the author of two novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Francois Ponthier.)

DUNCAN, J. R. John Renwick, 1933-1990s. Probably died in Scotland. (Adding the approximate death date and place for the author of the 1985 novel “Switchback City” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

DUNN, N. J. 1847(?)-1909(?). (Adding possible dates for the author of the 1886 novel “The Vultures of Erin: A Tale of the Penal Laws” in CFIV.)

DUNNE, COLIN. 1937-    . (Deleting a title wrongly listed in this author’s entry in CFIV.)
    Murder in Pastel. Delete.

DUPONT, ANNETTE. (Adding a note on the 1993 novel in CFIV.)
    -The Windmill Mystery. (Intended for younger readers.)

DURBIN, CHARLES. 1913(?(-1992(?) or Charles (Alfred?) Durbin, 1914(?)-1994(?). (Adding two sets of possible dates for the author of two novels in CFIV, as well as the settings for both of them.)
    The Patriot. [Sicily]
    Vendetta. [Las Vegas, Nevada]

DURDEN, CHARLES. Freelance correspondent in Vietnam. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1990 novel “The Fifth Law of Hawkins” in CFIV.)

DU VALL, DEAN F. V. Investment writer, living in Michigan. (Adding biographical details for the author of two novels in CFIV and the setting of one of them.
    Class Prophecy Murder. [Virginia]

DUVANE, LOUIE. (Adding a note on the undated title in CFIV.)
    -Betrayed. No trace of this author or title can now be found.

DYAL, GLORIA. Has a B.A. in English literature from the University of Illinois; transcriptionist and editor living in Indiana, Pennsylvania. (Adding biographical details for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

DYKER, BOB. Stationed at Indiana Head in Saskatchewan. (Adding further biographical details for the author of the 1934 title “Get Your Man” in CFIV.)

E., L. R. (Adding the settings of the 1872 title in CFIV.)
     The Pace That Kills. [Scotland, England]

E., MS. (Adding a note on the 1975 book in CFIV.)
    Mackenzie’s Progress. Not trace of a such a title can now be found.

EACHUS, IRVING (ALAN). Born in Sacramento, California; served in Vietnam in the U.S. Navy; earned degrees in political science at the University of California, Davis; now living in San Francisco. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1980 novel “Raid on the Bremerton” in CFIV.)

EADY, W. T.     -1927. Second master at a public school in Utenhage, South Africa; died in Grahamtown, South Africa. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1887 title “I. D. B.; or, The Adventures of Solomon Davis on the Diamond Fields and Elsewhere” in CFIV under the pseudonym W. T. E.)

EAGLE, EDWARD. 1849(?)-1910(?). (Adding possible dates for the author of the 1906
collection “The Crimson Corridor and other stories” in CFIV.)

EARLSTON, PETER. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline and adding the settings of the 1907 novel in CFIV.)
    The Place Taker. [Switzerland, Germany]

EARLY, ROBERT. Ref: CA. (Adding a reference citation for the author of the 1977 novel “A Time of Madness” in CFIV.)

EASTBURN, JOSEPH. (Adding a setting for the 1993 novel in CFIV.)
    Kiss Them Goodbye. [academia]

EASTON, JOHN. (Adding the setting of a 1928 novel in CFIV.)
    -Matheson Fever. [India]

EASTON, LAWRENCE. 1918(?-1977(?). (Adding another set of possible dates for the author of the 1955 novel “The Driven Flesh” in CFIV.)

EASTVALE, MARGARET. Pseudonym of Barbara M. Carr, ca.1938-    . Other pseudonym: Barbara Scott, q.v.  (Adding the real name and approximate birth year of the author of two novels in CFIV under the pseudonym, and adding a further pseudonym.)

EATON, VINCENT. Born in Hollywood, California; living in Brussels, Belgium. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1989 novel “-Self-Portrait of Someone Else” in CFIV.)

EBERHARDT, ANNA. Born and living in St. Louis, Missouri. (Adding biographical details for the author of two 1990s novels and one, “Naughty by Night” as by Tiffany White in 1995, all in CFIV.)

EBERHARDT, WALTER F. Publicist for film studios and for a part of Western Electric; died in Scarsdale, New York. (Adding biographical details for the author of two 1930s titles in CFIV.)

EBERT, VIRGINIA. (Adding more specific settings for the 1951 novel in CFIV.)
    Broken Image. [Philippines, Paris]

ECCLESTON, JAMIE S. Raised on the Osage Indian reservation; graduate of the University of Wyoming; part owner of a gunshop and an Arkansas inn; living in Arkansas. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “Unhappy Hunting Ground” in CFIV.)
 
ECK, PHILIP R(OSS). Living in Northampton, Massachusetts. (Adding the middle name and residence of the author of 8 novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Philip Ross.)
 
EDENFIELD, DEWITT L(AMARR, JR.). (Correcting the middle name of the author of two novels in CFIV.)

EDGAR, BERTRAM. Pseudonym, possibly of someone with those first names, of which there were many in the U.K. (Identifying the byline for the mini-booklet in CFIV, with a new date, and its setting.)
    Tangled Trails. ca. 1942 [England]

EDGEBURY, SAM. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline for the 2000 novel “-Cocks and Shares” in CFIV.)

EDWARDS, ALEXANDER. Leonore Fleischer, 1932-    . (Correcting the birth date of the author of three novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

EDWARDS, C(HARLES) R. 1828(?)-1897(?). (Adding possible dates for the author of the 1870 title “The Story of Niagara” in CFIV.)

EDWARDS, CHRISSIE. Born in Lancashire, England; arrived in Australia at age 6; grew up in Melbourne’s suburbs; freelance writer and part-time teacher. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “A Surfeit of Watercress” in CFIV.)

EDWARDS, DENIS. Born in Wellington, New Zealand; has been an ambulance paramedic, a police officer and a sports journalist; author of books for children. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1999 novel in CFIV and a more specific setting of same.)
    Connor Is Free. [Auckland, New Zealand]

EDWARDS, DRYDEN. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline for several novels published by Aldine, including the 1927 title in CFIV, and adding a further title.)
    -The Grip of Hate. Aldine pb, 1929

EDWARDS, RON(ALD E.). Raised in California and Hawaii; has a B.A. in journalism from Columbia Pacific University; served in the U.S. Air Force, including at the North American Aerospace Defense Command in Colorado Springs, Colorado; became a radio broadcaster and television writer and airline pilot; now a full-time writer and living in Phoenix, Arizona. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “The Orion Conspiracy” in CFIV.)
 
EGAN, KEVIN (J.). Attorney in Westchester County, New York. (Adding biographical details for the author of three 1990s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Conor Daly.)

EGERTON-THOMAS, CHRISTOPHER. (Adding a series character in all three 1970s novels in CFIV.)
    Double or Nothing. SC: Larry Baker
    First Lady. SC: Larry Baker
    A Taste of Conspiracy. SC: Larry Baker

EHRENFREUND, NORBERT. 1921-2016. Died in La Jolla, California. (Adding the death date and place for the co-author with Lawrence Treat of a 1992 collection of puzzle stories, “You’re the Jury”, in CFIV.)
    
EIPPER, CHRIS(TOPHER McCALLUM). Born in Woolooma, New South Wales, Australia; has a Ph.D. in anthropology from the University of Sydney. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1990 novel “Shadowing Secrets” in CFIV)

EISENBERG, LISA. (Adding further titles for the author of six titles in CFIV.)
    Man in the Cage. Fearon pb, 1981 (Intended for younger readers.)
    Mystery at Bluff Point Dunes. Dial pb, 1988 [Cape Cod] (Intended for younger readers.)
    Mystery at Snowshoe Mountain Lodge. Dial pb, 1987 (Intended for younger readers.)

EISENSTADT, MELVIN M(ORTIMER). Born in New York; has B.S. in mechanical engineering and J.D. from the University of New Mexico; living in Corrales, New Mexico. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “Navajo Afterglow” in CFIV.)

ELDRIDGE, JIM [JAMES H. ELDRIDGE]. (Adding the full name of the author of the 1972 novel “Down Payment on Death” in CFIV.)

ELFMAN, ERIC. 1958-    . Born in Boston; educated and living in California. (Adding the birth date and biographical details for the author of the 1997 novelization “Our Town” in CFIV.)

ELFORD, GEORGE ROBERT. 1945(?)-    . (Adding the probable birth year of the author of the 1986 novel “The Sonneberg Run” in CFIV.)

ELKINS, AARON. Ref: CA. (Adding a reference citation for the author of numerous novels in CFIV.)

ELKJER, THOM(AS    ONGRONE). Has a B.A. in economics from the University of California, Berkeley; business writer and emergency medical technician; living in Boonville, California. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1997 novel “Hook, Line and Murder” in CFIV.)

ELKON, JON(ATHAN). Ref: CA. (Adding a reference citation for the author of the 1992 novel “-Laszlo’s Millions” in CFIV.)

ELLER, (WILLIAM) JOHN. 1935-2017. Died in Pawley’s Island, South Carolina. (Adding the death date and place for the author of two 1980s novels in CFIV.)

ELLERBECK, ROSEMARY (ANN L’ESTRANGE). 1935-   . Born in South Africa; spent two years at Cheadle Hulme School in Stockport, England; then studied sociology at London School of Economics. (Adding the birth year and biographical details for the author of three novels under this name and two under the pseudonym Nicola Thorne in CFIV.)
   
ELLERTON, EDWARD. (Adding the setting of the 1885 novel in CFIV.)
    A Fatal Resemblance. [New York]

ELLINGSON, (CECIIL) CARETH. 1933-1996. Died in Homestead, Florida. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1987 novel “Heavy Connections” in CFIV.)
 
ELLIOT, GEORGE. Born in Scotland; racing car driver turned writer in Australia. (Adding biographical details for the author of two 1990s novels in CFIV.)

ELLIOTT, CAPTAIN JACK. (Adding to the byline for the 1915 novel “Collins and Co.” in CFIV.)

ELLIOTT, JAMES. Pseudonym of James Charles Pollock, 1939-     . (Deleting the CA reference citation, and correcting the name and birth year of the author of three novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

ELLIOTT, JANE. Peter Miner, 1930-    . (Adding the birth year of the author of the 1975 novel “The Darkening Night” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

ELLIOTT, W(ILLIAM) Gerald. 1907(?)-1943(?). Adding probable dates for the author of two 1933 novels in CFIV.)

ELLIS, MARK (D.). 1953-    . Living in Florida; novelist and comics creator; author of more than 50 books including the Outlander series under the James Axler pseudonym. (Adding the birth year and biographical details for the author of two novels in CFIV under the house name Don Pendleton.)

ELLIS, WILLIAM (GEORGE?). 1918(?)-2005(?). Born in Totnes, Devon, England; died in Hampshire but buried in Devon. (These are the dates and biographical details of a William Ellis who published some books with Robert Hale in 1990s, and possibly also those of the author of the 1972 novel “The Knife Edge” in CFIV.)

ELLISON, JULIAN (GORING ARCHDALL). 1965-    . Born in Portsmouth, England; graduate of Oxford and living in County Mayo, Ireland. (Adding the full name and birth date and biographical details of the co-author with Terrance Dicks of the 1996 title “Murder on the Net” in CFIV, and some details about that title.)
    Murder on the Net. (An educational tool to help using the internet; includes a floppy disc.)

ELLSWORTH, FREDERICK W. 1910-1970. Born and died in Michigan. (Adding the dates and biographical details for the author of the 1966 novel “The Forty Thieves” in CFIV under the house name Robert Wallace.)

ELM, JOANNA (E.). Grew up in London; came to New York; graduated from law school and wrote opinions, motions and briefs for other attorneys; living in Hampton Bays, New York. (Adding biographical details for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

ELMONT, LOUISE. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline of the 1953 collection “The Egremont Mystery (and other stories)” in CFIV.)

ELMORE, CLARA. Delete, and move the 1892 title “A Buried Crime” to LEMORE, CLARA.

ELRICK, GEORGE S(EEFURTH). 1921-1997. Died in Mount Prospect, Illinois. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1967 novelization “The Calcutta Affair” in CFIV.)
 
ELROD, P(ATRICIA) N(EAD). Ref: CA. (Adding a reference citation for the author of numerous novels in CFIV.)

ELSINCK. Henk Elsink, 1935-2017. (Adding the death date of the author of three novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

ELSINK, HENK. 1935-2017. Comedian, singer, restaurant owner; has a radio and television program; lived in Majorca 1988-2005 where he did his writing; died in Amersfoort, Netherlands. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of three novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Elsinck.)
 
ELWYN, LIZZIE MAY. 1861(?)-1943(?). (Adding possible dates for the author of the 1890 play ”Murder Will Out” in CFIV.)

EMERICK, LUCILLE (MAE). 1913-1992. Born in Du Bois, Pennsylvania; graduate of Cincinnati Conservatory of Music with a Ph.D. from New York University; taught music briefly at Guilford College, North Carolina; married Murray J. King; died in Andover, New Jersey. (Adding the middle name, death date and biographical details for the author of three novels in CFIV.)

EMMERTON, ANTON (LESLIE ST. JOHN). 1937-1993. Born in Bedfordshire, England; died in Orange, California. (Adding the full name and death date and biographical details for the author of three 1980s novels in CFIV.)

EMMRICH, ROBERT (ARTHUR). 1950-2018. Served in the U.S. Marines in the Vietnam War; had a career in wholesale jewelry sales; died in Fairfield, Ohio. (Adding the death date and further biographical details for the author of the 1996 novel “The Deadly Confluence” in CFIV.)
     
ENDICOTT, ROBERT T(HEODORE). 1931-2017. Served in the U.S. Air Force; earned a B.A. in journalism at the University of Kentucky; correspondent with NBC News; newspaper editor in Virginia; lived for many years in Crescent City, Florida, where he died. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “Contract on the President” in CFIV.)

ENGLAND, EDWARD HAROLD. 1901-1980. (Adding the dates for the author of the 1979 novel “Chateau Rocca” in CFIV.)

ENGLAND, TERRY (D.). Born in Los Alamos, New Mexico; served in the U.S. Air Force; has a degree in journalism from the University of New Mexico and an M.A. from St. John’s College in Santa Fe; now living in Kansas City, Missouri. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1997 novel “Rewind” in CFIV.)

ENGLISH, JEAN (ELLEN). Probably the Jean E. Errington born in 1931 in Yorkshire who married George E. English in 1952 in the Lancaster area; now widowed and living in Lancaster, Lancashire. (Adding biographical details for the author of four novels in CFIV.).
        
ERHARDT, JEAN D(ENISE). (Adding a series character in the 2000 novel in CFIV.)
    She Loves Me, She Loves Me Not. SC: Kim Claypoole (also in subsequent novels)

ERICKSEN, MYRNA (ETHEL). Born in the Panama Canal Zone to an American father and Ecuadorian mother; married to an engineer and mother of six children; much traveled and now living in Lincoln, California. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1999 novel “Silent No More” in CFIV.)
   
ERICKSON, NANCY WATSON. Only record found, aside from the book, is an entry in Poets &Writers, with address c/o Writers Group, West Side Arts Coalition, New York 10025. (Adding information about the author of the 1960 novel “Splinters of Fear” in CFIV.)
   
ERNEST, ELSIE. Maretta Virginia (Steger) Scruggs, 1832-1920. (Adding the full name and dates for the author of the 1874 collection “Sketches” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)
 
ERNEST, LEO. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline for the 1932 title ”The Kidnapped Jockey” in CFIV.)

ERSKINE, FIRTH. Gladys Shaw Erskine, 1892-    . (Correcting the birth date of the co-author with Ivan Eustace Firth of the 1933 novel “Naked Murder” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)
  
ERSKINE, GLADYS SHAW. 1892-    . Born Gladys May Shaw; in New York in 1905 but married Richard Gird Erskine in San Francisco in 1913; worked with Ivan Eustace Firth in radio in New York in 1931 and married to him there in 1956; thereafter disappeared from view. (Correcting the birth year and adding biographical details for the co-author with Firth of the 1933 novel “Naked Murder” in CFIV under the joint pseudonym Firth Erskine.)

ESMOND, HENRY. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline for the 1878 novel “A Life’s Hazard; or, The Outlaw of Wentworth Waste” in CFIV.)

ESSEX, PETER. Peter Geoffrey Essex-Clark, 1937-2016. (Adding the death date of the author of four novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

ESSEX-CLARK, PETER GEOFFREY. 1937-2016. Born in Hong Kong; died in Johannesburg, South Africa. (Adding the death date and place for the author of four novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Peter Essex.)   

ESTABROOK, (THOMAS) BARRY. Ref: CA. (Adding a reference citation for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

ETZIG, R(OGER) D(AVID). 1940-2016. Born in rural Minnesota; served in the U.S. Army; worked for the U.S. Department of Agriculture; earned a degree in public administration from Upper Iowa University; died in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina. (Adding the full name, death date and place, and biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “An Honorable Death” in CFIV.)

EVANS, AUDREY. 1925-    . (Adding the birth date given in the National Library of Scotland for a couple of plays by this author, including the 1982 play “So Pitifully Slain” in CFIV.)

EVANS, CAROLE. Born in Bedfordshire, England; living with husband Peter and six sons on the Isle of Man; by 2014 had written almost 250 romance novels. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1987 novel “Witchchild” in CFIV under the pseudonym Carole Mortimer.)
 
EVANS, D(ENNIS) CHARLES. Born in Hammond, Indiana; electrician and construction foreman. (Adding furthrr biographical details for the author of the 1995 title” Spirit Messenger” in CFIV.)

EVANS, GAIL. Possibly the pseudonym of F. Musacchia. (Adding possible identification of the author of the 1962 novel “No Hope of Heaven” in CFIV.)

EVANS, LINDA (ELLEN). Grew up in Crawfordsville, Indiana; educated in Florida and retired from the University of Florida after 28 years. (Adding biographical details for the co-author with Robert Asprin of the 2000 novel “Ripping Time” in CFIV.)
 
EVANS, STAN(LEY PHILIP). (Adding a series character for both titles in CFIV.)
    Outlaw Gold. SC: Sergeant Decker
    Snow-Coming Moon. SC: Sergeant Decker

EVANS, WAYNE. 1954-    . Now living in Rockford, Illinois. (Correcting the birth year of the author of the 2000 novel “I Seek You” in CFIV.)
 
EVANS, WILLIAM PARKER. 1929(?)-l987(?). (Adding possible dates for the author of the 1982 novel “The Double Cross Squadron” in CFIV.)

EVENLEY, GEORGE. (Adding information about the author of the 1992 novel in CFIV.)
    Downes House. Author’s birth is given as 1923 in several British libraries, but no such person can be found, so it’s probably a pseudonym.)
 
EVERETT, GABRIEL. (Adding a setting for the 1997 novel in CFIV.)
    A Story of Scorpions. [prison]

EVERSLEY, WYNTON. (Adding the setting of the 1900 novel in CFIV.)
    -The Dean of Darrendale. [England]

EVETTS, BARRY (HOWARD), 1944-2014. Born in New Zealand; died in North Devon, England; had a career in international shipping. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “The Panama Affair” in CFIV.)

EWEN, TAYLOR. (Adding the setting of the 1913 play in CFIV.)
    The Coward. [Nevada]

EWING, JACK [JOHN CULLEN EWING II]. Graduate in English and creative writing from Parsons College in Iowa; radio station copywriter, advertising agency creative director, marketing consultant and long time freelancer who has published over 600 short stories and five novels. (Adding biographical details for the author of two novels in CFIV.)
 
EWING, JEAN R. Born and educated in England; living in Montrose, Colorado. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1995 novel “-Rogue’s Reward” in CFIV.)

EWING, MICHAEL. 1934-2007. Born in Norfolk, England; journalist and war correspondent; lived on a boat in France; taught at Coker College in North Carolina; died in Hartsville, North Carolina. (Confirming the dates and adding biographical details for the author of 6 novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Frank Ross and the 1980 novel “Bloodwealth” under the pseudonym Blair Stewart.)

EYRE, ELIZABETH. Jill Saynes [Naomi Jennifer Gillian Staynes], 1927-2013. (Adding the death date of the co-author with Margaret Storey of six novels in CFIV under the joint pseudonym.)

EYSMAN, HARVEY A(LLEN). (Adding the setting of the 1981 novel in CFIV.)
    Courier’s Fist. [France]

EZZELL, MARILYN (HOAGLAND). 1937-2016. Graduate of a nursing school; was a school nurse in New York City; died in Lillington, North Carolina. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of 8 titles in CFIV intended for younger readers.)

F., H. (Adding a note on the 1974 title in CFIV.)
    The Old Age of Holmes. This was probably a separate printing of the 1894 title by Howard Fielding, the pseudonym of Charles Witherle Hooke, 1861-1929.).

FACOS, JAMES (FRANCIS). 1924-2017. Died in Berlin, Vermont. (Adding the death date  and place for the author of the 1972 novel “The Silver Lady” in CFIV.)

FAIRBURN, JAMES. (Adding the setting of the 1976 novel in CFIV.)
    The Hit Man. [London, England]

FAIRFAX, JANE. Pseudonym of Sheila Higham. (Adding the real name of the author of the 1978 novel “The Commons Killing” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)
 
FAIRFIELD, ROY P(HILLIP). 1918-2018. Died in Mansfield Center, Connecticut. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1999 novel “Condo Carousel” in CFIV.)

FALLIS, GREG(ORY S.). (Adding series characters in the 1993 title in CFIV.)
    Lightning in the Blood. SC: Kevin Sweeney and Joop Wheeler, also in the 2011 novel “Dog on Fire”

FALQUIER, ANTOINETTE [ANTOINETTE FALQUIER HARNED]. 1932-2018. Born in Sydney, Australia; married Joseph Harned in France; moved to Arlington, Virginia in 1968 with her family; earned a second baccalaureate at Maryland University; started her own company, Falquier & Harned, dealing in Americana; moved to Miramar Beach, Florida, in 1994, and died there. (Adding dates and biographical details for the co-author with her husband of the 2000 novel “Gambit” in CFIV.)

FANCHETTE, PIERRE (LUC). 1922-2018. Probably born in Mauritius, from which he emigrated to Britain in 1958 as a teacher; died in Chelmsford, England. (Adding the dates and biographical details for the author of the 1990 title “Dead-Ends?“ in CFIV.)

FANNING, DIANE (LYNN). Born in Maryland; educated in chemistry at Lynchberg College in Virginia; now living in Bedford, Virginia. (Adding the middle name and further biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “The Windwalkers” in CFIV.)

FANTHORPE, R(OBERT) LIONEL. Ref: CA. (Adding a reference citation for the author listed in CFIV in connection with the pseudonym Pel Torre.)

FERRIS, PAUL (FREDERICK). 1929-2018. Died in Abergavenny, Wales. (Adding the death date and place for the author of four novels in CFIV.)

FLEISCHER, LEONORE. 1932-    . (Correcting the birth date of the author of three titles in CFIV.)

FOSS, LOUELLA SPENCER. 1938-    . Pseudonym/maiden name: Louella Spencer, q.v. (Adding the real name of the author of the 1992 title “Rachel Hamilton,  Private Detective: The Case of the Crude Rose” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

FRADKIN, BARBARA (FRASER). Ref: CA. (Adding a reference citation for the author of the 2000 novel “Do or Die” in CFIV.)
 
FRANZEN, JONATHAN. (Adding a further novel for the author of two titles in CFIV.)
    Strong Motion. Farrar, 1992 [Boston]

FRASER, MRS. HUGH. (Adding a title not in CFIV.)
    -The Honour of the House, with J.I. Stahlmann. Hutchinson, 1913 [Italy, 1700s]

FRASER, W(ILLIAM) A(LEXANDER). (Adding the setting of the 1899 collection in CFIV.)
    The Eye of God and Other Tales of East and West. [India]

GARFIELD, BRIAN (FRANCIS WYNNE). 1939-2018. Died in Pasadena, California. (Adding the death date and place for the author of numerous titles in CFIV, and adding a further film.)
    Death Wish. Film: MGM, 2018 (scw: Joe Carnahan; dir: Eli Roth)

GEORGE, STEPHEN R(OBERT). Born in Aberdeen, Scotland; living in Winnipeg, Canada; copywriter and web developer. (Adding further biographical details for the author of four titles in CFIV and others under pseudonyms Jack Ellis and Valerie Stephens.)

GRAHAM, WINSTON. (Adding the setting of the 1941 novel in CFIV.)
    Night Journey. [Italy]

GREAVES, RICHARD. Pseudonym of Peter Simonds, 1906-1987. (Adding the death date in Ontario, Canada, of the author of the 1940 novel “The Case of Constable Shields” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

HENSTELL, DIANA (MARION). 1936-2017. Died in Woodland Hills, California. (Adding the death date and place for the author of two novels in CFIV and the 1990 novel “Confessions” under the pseudonym/maiden name Diana Silber.)

HIGHAM, SHEILA. Pseudonym: Jane Fairfax. (Adding the real name of the author of the  1978 novel “The Commons Killing” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

HILSENRATH, EDGAR. 1926-2018. Died in Wittlich, Germany. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1971 novel “The Nazi and the Barber” in CFIV.)

HOPE-LEWIS, BARBARA. Ref: CA. (Adding a reference citation of the author of two novels in CFIV under the pseudonym/maiden name Barbara Erskine.)

IVES, JOHN. Brian (Francis Wynne) Garfield, 1939-2018. (Adding the death date for author of two 1970s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

JARVIS, (THOMAS) STINSON. (Adding the settings of the 1892 novel in CFIV.)
    Dr. Perdue. [England, Paris]

JEFFREY, WILLIAM. Jeffrey M(iner) Wallmann, 1941-2018. (Adding the death date for the co-author of one novel in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

JOYCE, MARGARET T. Pseudonym: John Barclay. (Adding the real name for the author of two novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

LADELL, HARRY SIMPSON. 1874-1955. Working/professional name: Harold Simpson. (Adding the real name and dates for the author of two titles in CFIV under the working name.)

LANGTON, JANE (GILLSON). 1922-2018. Died in Lincoln, Massachusetts. (Adding the death date and place for the author of 14 titles in CFIV.)

LEMORE, CLARA [CLARA LEMORE ROBERTS). 1848-1898. Born in Essex, England as Clara Lemore Campbell; died in Surrey as Clara Lemore Roberts; apparently somewhere along the way she married R. J. Roberts, the professional name of theatre manager Robert John Cotton, 1849-1884. (Adding dates and biographical details and a title from the Clara Elmore entry in CFIV.)
    A Buried Crime. Abbott pb (Massachusetts), 1892

LENEHAN, J(OHN) C(HRISTOPHER). (Adding a series character in the 1936 novel in CFIV and deleting a non-criminous 1941 title.)
    Deadly Decree. SC: Charles Ryan
    The Joyful Jays. Delete

LINDSAY, R(OBERT) HOWARD. (Adding the setting of the 1941 novel in CFIV.)
    Fowl Murder. [U.S.]
 
LLEWELLYN-THOMAS, FRANCES BEATRICE CAROLINE. 1890-1970. Pseudonym: F. H. Dorset, q.v. (Adding a name and pseudonym not in CFIV.)

LOUIS, ADRIAN C. 1946-2018. Died in Marshall, Minnesota. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1995 novel “Skins” in CFIV.)

LUPIANO, VINCENT DePAUL. (Correcting the name of the author of two 1980s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Christopher Sloan.)

McCAIG, DONALD (R.). 1940-2018. Died in Highland County, Virginia. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1986 novel “The Man Who Made the Devil Glad” and two 1970s novels under the pseudonym Steven Ashley in CFIV.)
 
MALLORY, DREW. Brian (Francis Wynne) Garfield, 1939-2018. (Adding the death date for the author of the 1975 novel “Target Manhattan” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

MANN, JESSICA. (Adding series characters in novels in CFIV.)
    No Man’s Island. SC (in a minor role): Thea Crawford
    The Only Security. SC (in a minor role): Tamara Hoyland
 
MERRETT, CHARLES H(ENRY). (Adding the setting of the 1929 novel in CFIV.)
    Hidden Lives. [England]
 
MINER, PETER. 1930-    . Started as a child actor, but has a degree in diplomatic and consular practice; active as a director on television and stage; teaches at Columbia University. (Adding the birth year and biographical details for the author of the 1975 novel “The Darkening Night” under the pseudonym Jane Elliot.)

MOODEY, MARTHA LIVINGSTON. Possibly the Martha A. Moody born 9/1/1831 who died in Johnson, Indiana, on 6/12/1908. (Adding a possible death date for the author of two 1880s titles in CFIV.)

MORTOLA, JEAN. (Adding the setting of the 1929 novel in CFIV.)
    The Accomplice. [England]

NYE, (DR.) E(DWIN) R(ICHARD). 1926-2017. Died in Dunedin, New Zealand. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the Sherlockian collection “The Adventure of the Teddy Bear’s Ribbon and other tales” in CFIV.)

O’BRIAN, FRANK. Brian (Francis Wynne) Garfield, 1939-2018. (Adding the death date of the author of the 1962 novel “The Rimfire Murders” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

OZ, AMOS. 1939-2018. Died in Tel Aviv, Israel. Born Amos Klausner, but he adopted the name Oz in his teens. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1991 title “-To Know a Woman” in CFIV in translation.)

PENHUNE, JOHN P(AUL). Born in Flushing, New York; has a Ph.D. in electronics engineering from M.I.T.; consultant and executive; now retired and living on Hawaii. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1999 novel “The Man with PSI” in CFIV under the pseudonym Alan Eagle.)

POLLOCK, J(AMES) C(HARLES). 1939-   . Living in Charlottesville, Virginia. (Correcting the first name and birth date of the author of eight novels in CFIV, and adding a biographical detail.)

QUIGLEY, AILEEN. Born Aileen Armitage in Luton, Bedfordshire, England; married Peter Quigley in 1954 and Deric F. Longden in 1990. (Adding biographical details for the author of five novels in CFIV under her birth name.)

RENWICK, JOHN. 1933-1990s. (Adding the approximate death date of the author of the 1985 novel “Switchback City” in CFIV under the pseudonym J. R. Duncan.)

ROOTE, MIKE. Leonore Fleischer, 1932-    . (Correcting the birth year of the author of seven titles in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

SCOTT, BARBARA. Pseudonym of Barbara M. Carr, ca.1938-    , q.v. (Adding a further pseudonym and title not in CFIV.)
    -Eagle in the Bay. Hamlyn pb, 1983 [past]

SCOTT, BARBARA A(NN?). 1942-2006(?). (Adding the probable middle name and death date for the author of the 1993 novel in CFIV, and its setting.)
    Always in a Foreign Land. [Europe]

SCOTT, (JARVIS) MANSFIELD. (Correcting the spelling of the title of a play and adding series characters.)
    The Air-Spy. SC: Insp. Malcolm Steele
    The Conjurer. SC: Insp. Malcolm Steele 
   
SCRUGGS, MARETTA VIRGINIA (STEGER). 1832-1920. Died in Richmond, Virginia. (Adding the full name and corrected dates for the author of the 1874 collection “Sketches” in CFIV under the pseudonym Elsie Ernest.)

SEYMOUR, (WILLIAM) HAMILTON. ca.1849-1915. Died in Surrey, England; spent some years in Scotland. (Correcting the birth date and adding the death date and place for the co-author with Keith Robertson of the 1884 novel “The Golden Pin; or, A Week of Madness” in CFIV.)

SHAFFER, IVAN. 1928-2006. Born in Ottawa, Canada; a public relations man in Toronto, where he died. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of three 1970s novels in CFIV.)

SHAFFER, JIM [JAMES LUNDY SHAFFER], 1926-2018. Born in Terre Haute, Indiana; served in the U.S. Army in WWII; graduated from Indiana University in 1949 with a B.A. in Zoology; traveling salesman for many years, then regional manager for Ashland Oil in Miami; moved to Laguna Woods, California in 1998, where he died. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1989 novel “Peterbilt to Laredo” in CFIV.)

SHAW, HERBERT. 1880-   ? Living in London in 1939. (Adding the birth date and biographical detail for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

SHEPPARD, MARY (STIMSON). 1919-2017. Died in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. (Adding the death date and place for the author of four novels in CFIV.)

SHERIDAN, FREDERICK. (Adding a further title for the author of the 1866 novel “Shot!; or, The Ghosts’s Seat at Deymont” in CFIV.)
    Cecil Forrester. Newby, 1964 [England]

SHERIDAN, H(ENRY) B(RINSLEY). 1883-1962. Born Henry Brinsley Gordon in London, but surname was Sheridan at the time his marriage; died in London with death under both names, as well as his pseudonym Gordon Sherry. (Adding the dates and biographical details for the author of two plays in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

SHERMAN, MARTIN (GERALD). Ref: CA. (Adding a reference citation for the author of two plays in CFIV.)

SHERMAN, PATRICIA J(ANE). Born Patricia J. Fromm; married Harvey Sherman in 1974; living in Culver City, California. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1979 novel “Sleeping Off the Highway” in CFIV.)

SHERRY, GORDON. H(enry) B(rinsley) Sheridan, 1883-1962, q.v. (Adding the real name of the author of two plays in CFIV.)
                   
SHIELD, A(LICE). 1865-1938. Author and historian born Alice Harkness in Scotland, married Henry Shield in Newcastle, England,  in 1886, widowed around 1894, and died in Newcastle. (Adding the dates and biographical details for the author of the 1896 novel “The Squire of Wandales” in CFIV.)

SHOEBRIDGE, MARJORIE. Deleting the middle name Lyn and the 1936 birth year in CFIV; given the British settings of her books, she might have been the UK writer Marjorie (Edith) Shoebridge, 1922-2006. (Adding information about the author of two novels in CFIV.)

SHORT, MARION. ca.1871-1947. Died in Florida. (Adding the death date and place for the author of eight titles in CFIV.)
  
SIBLY, JOHN. 1920-1979. Died in Halesowen, West Midlands, England; college lecturer in Uganda 1946-1950; from 1964 taught at Birmingham Polytechnic. (Confirming the death date and adding biographical details for the author of the 1959 novel “Girl on the Run” in CFIV.)

SIEBERT, KATHY [KATHLEEN ANNE SIEBERT MEDICUS]. 1958-    . Now a cataloger at Kent State University Library in Kent, Ohio, but a high school student with Jonathan Franzen when they collaborated as a physics class project on the 1977 play “The Fig Connection” in CFIV.)

SILBERT, DIANA. Pseudonym/maiden name of Diana (Marion) Henstell, 1936-2017; died in Woodland Hills, California. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1990 novel “Confessions” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)
 
SIMONDS, PETER. 1906-1987. Born in England; in Canada by 1921; died in Ontario. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1948 novel “-Red Sepulchre” and the 1940 novel “The Case of Constable Shields” in CFIV under the pseudonym Richard Greaves.)

SIMPSON, HAROLD. Professional and working name of dramatist, lyricist and author Harry Simpson Ladell, 1874-1955, born and died in London. (Adding the real name and dates and biographical details for the author of two titles in CFIV under the working name.)

SINCLAIR, BERTRAND W(ILLIAM). (Adding a title for the author of two novels in CFIV.)
    -The Land of Frozen Suns. Dillingham, 1910 [Canada]

SITKIN, PATRICIA (WHITTLE). 1926-2017. Born in San Francisco; married to Elmer Sitkin; graduate of Stanford University; teacher, traveler, and journalist; died on a ranch near Linden, California. (Adding the dates and biographical details for the author of the 1983 novel “The Alexandros Expedition” in CFIV.)

SKELTON, ALISON SCOTT. 1946-    . Born in Manhattan, New York. (Adding the birth year and place for the co-author with Clement Lister Skelton of three 1970s novels in CFIV under the joint pseudonym Abigail Clements.)
 
SLIMAN, DAVID. According to reviews, he was “ex-detective Davis Sliman,” presumably in the Glasgow area where the book in CFIV was published, but no one of this name and occupation can be traced, so it might well be a pseudonym. (Adding information about  the author of the 1888 title ”Man Hunting; or, The Hounds of the Law.”
   
SLOAN, CHRISTOPHER. Vincent DePaul Lupiano. (Correcting the real name of the author of two 1980s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

SLOUT, WILLIAM L(AWRENCE). 1923-2017. Professor of theatre at the University of California San Bernardino; died in Redlands, California. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1993 play “The Trial of Dr. Jekyll” in CFIV.)

SMALLEY, PETER. Born in Melbourne, Australia; screenwriter, broadcaster and novelist; living in London, England. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1977 novel “Trove” in CFIV.)

SMITH, BEVAN. (G.?). 1924-2005. (Adding more probable dates for the co-author with John Ball of the 1978 novel “Killing in the Market” in CFIV; this probable co-author lived in Los Angeles and died in Bellingham, Washington.)

SMITH, DAVID (NATHAN). Has bachelor and JD degrees from Harvard University; member of executive committee of the World Trade Research Center, Hong Kong. (Adding the middle name and further biographical details for the author of two novels in CFIV.)
    
SMITH, EDWARD S. 1860-1924. (Adding the apparent real name of Saqui Smith, q.v., in CFIV for the 1892 novel “Back from the Dead.”)

SMITH, LOUIS. 1918-1992. Probable pseudonym: York Smith. (Adding the probable real name and dates of the author of two 1950s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

SMITH, NELS(ON) M(cCOY). 1931-2001. Born in Bethel, Connecticut; served in the Air Force 1931-1965, mainly in South America and the Caribbean; died in Petal Forest, Mississippi. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1976 novel “Death Squad” in CFIV.)
 
SMITH, NOEL E(DWARD). 1931-2017. Adding the death date for the author of the 1994 collection “Stories of a Wallasey Detective” in CFIV.)
 
SMITH, SALLY TYREE. 1918-1983. Probably born in California; died in Jefferson, Kentucky. (Correcting the birth year, and adding biographical details for the author of six titles in CFIV.)

SMITH, SAQUI. Pseudonym, apparently of Edward S. Smith, 1860-1924, though his death was registered as Saqui Smith. Born in London, England; died in New York City; for 30 years on the staff of the newspaper “The World”. (Adding the dates and apparent real name of the author of the 1892 novel “Back from the Dead” in CFIV, and adding a further title.)
    The Serpent Tempted Her. Belford (New York), 1888; Drane, 1889 [Scotland]

SMITH, WILLARD K(ENDALL). 1892-1973. Born in Hillsdale, Michigan; had training as a mining engineer and army officer at Lehigh University, graduating in 1913; died in Weedville, Pennsylvania. (Adding the full name, dates and biographical details for the author of two novels in CFIV.)
 
SMITH, YORK. Probable pseudonym of Louis Smith, 1918-1992, born in the Dewsbury district, England; died in Pontefract. (Adding the probable real name of the author of two 1950s novels in CFIV).

SMITHURST, HEATHER. Living in Canada, probably Don Mills, Ontario; married to set designer Walter Allan Smithurst, 1930-1973. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1971 novel “Dark Is My Destiny” in CFIV under the pseudonym Heather Smith Hurst.)
 
SMYTH, SEAMUS. Later books published as by J. M. Smyth; born in Belfast, Ireland; moved to London at age 15; has been a landscape gardener, antiques restorer and horse breeder; living in County Louth, Ireland. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1999 novel “Quinn” in CFIV.)

SNYDER, GENE [EUGENE VINCENT SNYDER]. 1943-2016. Died in Long Branch, New Jersey. (Adding the death date and place for the author of four novels in CFIV.)

SOBOLA. STEPHEN W. ca.1967-    . (Adding the approximate birth date of the author of the 1996 novel “Sporlium” in CFIV.)

SOLARI, MARY (BYRNE). 1913-2012. Born Mary Agnes Byrne in Boston and probably married Melvyn Solari. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1992 novel “Murder on Rose Street” in CFIV.)

SOLMSSEN, ARTHUR R(OBERT) G(EORGE). 1928-2018. Died in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1968 novel “Rittenhouse Square” in CFIV, and adding a further title.)
    The Comfort Letter. Little Brown, 1975 [Philadelphia]

SOLO, R. ADAM. (Adding a further title for the author of the 2000 novel “Essential, But Expendable” in CFIV.)
    -As the Crow Flies. Xlibris pb, 2000

SOLOMITA, STEPHEN (ERNEST). (Adding the middle name of the author of eleven novels in CFIV.)

SPENCER, LEE. Pseudonym of W(illiam) Murdoch Duncan, 1909-1975, according to the National Library of Scotland. (Adding the reported real name of the author of the 1951 novel “The Furtive Men” in CFIV.)

SPENCER, LOUELLA. Pseudonym/maiden name of Louella Spencer Foss; born in Arizona; married Basil Foss in 1983; living in Lyle, Washington, after years in California.. (Adding the real name of the author of the 1992 title “Rachel Hamilton, Private Detective: The Case of the Crude Rose” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

SPORE, KEITH (KENT). Born and living in Milwaukee, Wisconsin; retired president of the Milwaukee Sentinel. (Adding biographical details for the author of three novels in CFIV.)

SQUIRE, ROBIN. (Adding a reprint edition of the 1978 novel in CFIV.)
    A Portrait of Barbara. Also published in revision, with a new ending, as: The Mystery of the Stolen Brides. Little Brown, 2014
 
STACEY, SUSANNAH. Jill Staynes [Naomi Jennifer Gillian Staynes], 1927-2013. (Adding the death date and full name of the co-author with Margaret Storey of 8 novels in CFIV under the joint pseudonym.)

STAHLMANN, J. I. Pseudonym of John Fraser Crawford, 1875-   . Born in Peking, China; married Kathleen Booth in Seattle, Washington, in 1912; no further trace found.

STAYNES, JILL [NAOMI JENNIFER GILLIAN STAYNES]. 1927-2013. Died in England (Adding the death date and place and full name for the co-author with Margaret Storey of 8 titles in CFIV under the joint pseudonym Susannah Stacey and 6 novels under the joint pseudonym Elizabeth Eyre.)

THORNE, NICOLA. Rosemary (Ann L’Estrange) Ellerbeck, 1935-    . (Adding the birth year of the author of two novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

WALLMANN, JEFFREY M(INER). 1941-2018. Died in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Adding the death date and place for the author of four titles in CFIV, as well as one title under his joint pseudonym William Jeffrey and others under house names Gregory St. Germain and Nick Carter.)

WARD, HARRY WILLIAMS. 1908-1971. Served in the Royal Navy in WWII; after the war was editor of “The Westminster Magazine” and “The National Westminster” for the National Westminster Bank; died in Kensington, England, where he had lived for many years. (Adding the dates and biographical details for the author of five novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Julian Ward.)
 
WARD, JULIAN. Pseudonym of Harry Williams Ward, 1908-1971. (Adding the real name and dates of the author of five novels in CFIV, and the specific settings of two of them.)
    Death Sleeps in Kensington. [London, England]
    We Died in Bond Street. [London, England; future]
 
WEBB, HENRY BERTRAM LAW. 1885-1939. Pseudonym: John Clayton, q.v. (Adding a new byline and pseudonym not in CFIV.)
   
WEBSTER, LESLIE. (Adding the settings of two novels in CFIV, and the series character in one of them.)
    Desert Patrol. [Egypt, Cairo]
    The Seventh Dagger. SC: Hobo Hanson, the alias of Major Stanford Smithson [Egypt]

WOODINGTON, F(LORENCE) THICKNESSE. (Adding a further title for the author of the 1918 novel “-Swayneford” in CFIV.)
    Fate the Marplot. Allen (London), 1915 [Europe]



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