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AFFORD, MAX. Working name of Malcom R. Afford, 1906-1954. Born in Adelaide, noted playwright and radio producer with a biennial award given in his name to young Australian dramatists. Author of more than sixty radio and stage plays, with six crime novels and two books of plays included in the (Revised) Crime Fiction IV; see below. This now constitutes the author’s complete entry. Series character: Jeffery Blackburn (JB). Blackburn is a freelance sleuth who continually offers his services to Chief Inspector William Read on some very interesting cases.
Blood on His Hands! John Long, UK, hc, 1936. (JB) Setting: Melbourne, Australia. Add US edition: Ramble House, pb, 2006. Also published as: An Ear for Murder, Johnson (Sydney, Australia), ca. 1947. Correction of tentative publication date of Australian edition. “A thriller with ‘impossible’ overtones, including a locked room murder.”
The Dead Are Blind. John Long, UK, hc, 1937. (JB) Add US edition: Ramble House, pb, 2007. [A locked room murder takes place in a radio studo while a mystery play is being broadcast.]
Death’s Mannikins. John Long, UK, hc, 1937. (JB) Also published as: The Dolls of Death, Johnson, Australia, 1947. Correction of publication date of Australian edition. Add US edition: Ramble House, pb, 2006. “ ... about a country manor where every member of the family has a mannikin that looks like him. When one turns up, the person dies, horribly.”
_The Dolls of Death. Sydney, Australia: Johnson, pb, 1947. Correction of publication date. Previously published as Death’s Mannikins (Long, 1937).
_An Ear to Murder. Sydney, Australia: Johnson, pb, ca.1947. Correction of publication date. Previously published as Blood on His Hands! (Long, 1936).
Fly by Night. John Long, UK, hc, 1942. (JB) Also published as: Owl of Darkness (Angus, 1942; Ramble House, 2006). Add the latter as the first US edition.
Lady in Danger. Sydney, Australia: Mulga, pb, 1944. [This edition with Afford alone.] Later edition in collaboration with Alexander Kirkland and some variations in text: French, 1946. [3-act play]
_Lady in Danger [with Alexander Kirkland]. French, pb, 1946. Revised from 1944 Mulga edition written by Afford alone.
Mischief in the Air. Australia: University of Queensland Press, pb, 1974. Collection of plays. Add complete listing, below. Those criminous are indicated with an asterisk (*).
Consulting Room_Owl of Darkness. Angus, Australia, hc, 1942. Previously published as Fly by Night (Long, 1942). Add US edition: Ramble House, pb, 2006. “A classic impossible crime novel about a villain dressed as an owl terrorizing a quaint village.” Shown is the cover of a Collins paperback reprint with a photograph of the author on the front.
*Lady in Danger
Lazy in the Sun
*Mischief in the Air
William Light–The Founder
The Sheep and the Wolves. Sydney, Australia: Johnson, pb, 1947. (JB) Setting: Australia. Correction of publication date.
Sinners in Paradise. Sydney, Australia: Johnson, pb, 1946. Setting: Australia. Correction of publication date.
ALAN, RAY. Pseudonym of Joseph Lawrence Valls-Russell, ca.1921-2007, q.v. Add year of death and tentative birth date. Under this pen name, the author of two thriller novels included in the (Revised) Crime Fiction IV. See below.
The Beirut Pipeline. Collins, UK, hc, 1980. Farrar Straus & Giroux, US, hc, 1980. Setting: Beirut. “A suspense novel inhabiting the worlds of drug-runners, political extremists and the intelligence services throughout many exotic settings.”
My Bonny Lies Under the Sea. Herbert Jenkins, UK, hc, 1963. Setting: Middle East.
ALDRIDGE, LAWRENCE. Add as a new author entry. Pseudonym perhaps of John Aldridge Lawrence Darrell, q.v. Born in London.
Anagram in Africa. Book Guild Ltd., UK, hc, 1985. Setting: Africa.
ALLATINI, ROSE. 1890-1980. Pseudonym: Eunice Buckley, q.v. Add as the author’s real name.
ANDERSON, JACK(SON NORTHMAN). 1922-2005. Correct year of birth and add year of death; add middle name and full first name. Famed Pulitzer-prize winning political columnist with four thriller novels included in the (Revised) Crime Fiction IV, one marginally. See below.
Control. Zebra, hc, 1988. [Intrigue in the multi-media newspaper-television business.]
The Japan Conspiracy. Zebra, hc, 1993. [A sneak attack on the US economy by Japanese industrialists.]
-Millennium. Forge, hc, 1994. Add setting: Washington DC. [An extraterrestrial’s only chance at survival and hope to warn the Earth of an enemy alien power “hinges on a hard-bitten journalist in the twilight of his career and his beautiful, impetuous assistant.”]
Zero Time. Zebra, hc, 1990.
Add: Bonanza Bill, Miner; or, Madam Mystery, the Female Forger. Aldine, 1890s. [Boys’ First-Rate Pocket Library, #112.] Also rewritten and published as: Madame Mystery. Aldine, 1913. Setting: San Francisco. [Derived from the dime novel/story paper Bonanza Bill, Miner; or, Madam Mystery, the Female Forger, by Edward Lytton Wheeler, 1854?-1885, Beadle’s Half-Dime Library, 1879.]
Add: The Exploits of Deacon Polden. Pickering, UK, n.d. [Stated as by “A London Journalist.”] Story collection as follows, all with SC: Deacon Polden.
The Anniversary_Madame Mystery. Aldine, 1913. A rewritten edition of Bonanza Bill, Miner; or, Madam Mystery, the Female Forger.
Jim Bardsley Passes On
Joshua Solves a Mystery
Just One and Another
Mrs. Minter’s Ghost
The New Assistant
Poison Once and Poison Twice
Pauline, the Female Spy. [Stated as by “A Lieut.-Col. of the U.S.A.”] NY: Dawley, pb, 1865. Correct setting to: Nashville TN, Lexington KY. [Dawley’s New War Novels, No. 2.]
ARCOUET, SERGE. 1916-1983. Add as a new author’s entry. Pseudonym: Serge Laforest, q.v.
BAHNSEN, KIMBERLY JEANNE. 1956- . Pseudonym: Kylie Brant, q.v.
BARTON, BEVERLY. Pseudonym of Beverly Beaver, q.v. Born in Alabama. Under this pen name, the author of many romance novels, some having criminous components. Add the one indicated with a (*) below. This is now her complete entry in the (Revised) Crime Fiction IV.
After Dark. Zebra, US, pb, 2000. Zebra, UK, pb, 2001. Setting: Alabama. [A book in the author’s “The Protectors” series.]
* Her Secret Weapon. Silhouette, pb, 2000. [Book Four in the “A Year of Loving Dangerously” series.]
The Millennium Virus. Derivations pb, 1999
BAXTER, PHILIP. Charles/Charlie McDade, 1943-1996.
BEARDWOOD, ROGER. Journalist.
Takeover. Muller, 1982 [U.S.]
BEAVER, BEVERLY. Pseudonym: Beverly Barton, q.v.
BENSON, ANN [ANNALISE E. BENSON GLASSMAN]. 1950- .
BENSON, JOHN R.
Death Opens the Ball. [London]
BENSON, RAYMOND (MORRIS)
This World Is Not Enough. [Caucasia]
BIERMAN, JOHN DAVID. 1929-2006.
The Caravan Girl. Amalgamated pb, 1927
BIRCH, JOHN. Pseudonym: Jonathan Linn, q.v.
BLODGETT, MICHAEL (KARL). 1939-2007.
BOND, LARRY. Correct uncredited co-author to: Patrick Joseph Larkin, 1960- .
Second Only to Murder. [England]
BRADY, JIM. SC: Lady Alex Dunraven, also in all titles with Beecher Stowe IV.
-A Hamptons Christmas. St. Martin‘s, 2000 [Long Island]
-The House That Ate the Hamptons. (Adding the dash.)
BRANT, KYLIE. Pseudonym of Kimberly Jeanne Bahnsen, 1956- , q.v. Under this pen name, the author of many series romances, many having criminous elements. Add the ones indicated with a (*) below. This is now the complete entry for the author in the (Revised) Crime Fiction IV.
* Bringing Benjy Home. Silhouette, pb, 1997. Setting: Arkansas, Virginia, California.
Falling Hard and Fast. Silhouette, pb, 1999. Setting: Louisiana. [Sheriff Cage Gauthier has an unresolved murder on his hands in the sultry town of Charity LA.]
* An Irresistible Man. Silhouette, pb, 1995. Setting: Philadelphia.
* McLain’s Law. Silhouette, pb, 1993. Setting: Philadelphia. [Detective Connor McLain is skeptical when Michele Easton claims she's had dreams about kidnapped children.]
* Undercover Bride. Silhouette, pb, 2000. Setting: Idaho. [Book 2 in the “A Year of Loving Dangerously” series: SPEAR agent Rachel Grunwald is assigned to infiltrate the Brotherhood of Blood compound.]
* Undercover Lover. Silhouette, pb, 1998. Setting: Miami. [Undercover agent tackles a gang of smugglers.]
Bilbao Blockade. Jenkins, 1938 [Spain]
Master’s Ticket. Jenkins, 1940 [ship]
BREWSTER, DAVID. John David Bierman, 1929-2006.
-The Heart’s Grown Brutal. Add British edition: Angus, 1972 [Northern Ireland]
The Cliff Face. [England]
BUCKLEY, EUNICE. Pseudonym of Rose Allatini, 1890-1980. Add the author’s real name and both dates. Born in Vienna to a Polish mother and an Italian father, brought up in England. Married composer Cyril Scott in 1921; separated 20 years later. Under many pen names, the author of many novels concerned with reincarnation and/or having lesbian references. As Buckley, the author of one book included in the (Revised) Crime Fiction IV. See below.
Music in the Woods. Dakers, hc, 1952.
-Strangers When We Married. Silhouette, 2000
CHAMPLIN, TIM. SC: Jay McGraw = JM.
-Colt Lightning. Bvallantine, 1989 JM [Arizona, 1800s]
Flying Eagle. Evans, 1990 JM [West, 1800s]
King of the Highbinders. JM
Lincoln’s Ransom. Five Star, 1999 [Illinois, 1876]
The Survivor. JM (Deleting the dash.)
CHANCE, JOHN NEWTON
Thieves’ Kitchen. No SC
CHESBRO, GEORGE C(LARK)
King’s Gambit. Add U.S. edition: Apache Beach pb, 2000
CLARE, CATHRYN. Pseudonym of Cathy Stanton, q.v. Under this pen name, the author of series romances, some having criminous elements. Add the one indicated with a (*) below. This is now the complete entry for her in the (Revised) Crime Fiction IV.
The Baby Assignment. Silhouette, 1996 [Texas] [Woman and child on the run from danger with an FBI agent for protection.]
-Blind Justice. Silhouette, pb, 1989.
The Honeymoon Assignment. Silhouette, pb, 1996. Setting: Texas.
The Wedding Assignment. Silhouette, pb, 1996. Add setting: Texas. [Former DEA agent kidnaps a bride-to-be about to make a dangerous mistake.]
Old Dogs. (by Bridget McKenna, 1955- .)
CLEMENTS, E. H. [EILEEN HELEN CLEMENTS HUNTER]. 1905-1993.
-Valentine Ffrench; or, The Girl Who Would Wed a Soldier. Digby, 1893
COLE, G(EORGE) D(OUGLAS) H(OWARD) and MARGARET (ISABEL POSTGATE) COLE
Superintendent Wilson’s Holiday. Note: Some reprint editions, at least including the sixth printing (Collins, 1934), are abridged, omitting one story: The Missing Baronet.
Who Murdered Westaway? [London]
COMPTON, D(AVID) G(UY)
Ragnarok. Correct co-author’s name to John R. Gribbin, 1946- .
COREN, ALAN. 1938-2007.
The Cricklewood Diet. Robson, 1982 (A collection of humorous pieces from Punch, including a Sherlock Holmes story, “The Curious Case of the Distressed Gentlefolk.”)
Nightingales Never Sing. SC: David Cane
CREBBIN, EDWARD HORACE. 1896-1961.
Rogue’s Harvest. [London]
Chant. Also published as by George C. Chesbro: Apache Beach pb, 2000
Code of Blood. Also published as by George C. Chesbro: Apache Beach pb, 2000
Silent Killer. Also published as by George C. Chesbro: Apache Beach pb, 2000
CRUICKSHANK, CHARLES (GREIG)
The Tang Murders. [England]
Stranger in Suomi. International (Edinburgh), 1951 [Finland]
DAY, JOHN G. 1947- .
Countdown to Crisis 2000. Oscar pb, 1998
DAY, LULA M(ADELAINE). 1902?-1992?
The Mystery of the Red Suitcase. Virginia: Hip Books, pb, 1946. Add setting: Calumet, Indiana. Leading characters: Miss Lula Day, Squire Dunnett & Lt. Inspector Steve Badger. Note: Eleven other titles by this author were announced but none was published; all apparently were to have the same leading characters. [In Chapter One of this book, the man found shot in Miss Day's garden turns out to be her ex-brother-in-law.]
DEEPING, (GEORGE) WARWICK
The Woman at the Door. Cassell, 1937; Knopf, 1937
DIAMOND, DIANA. William P. Kennedy, 1936- .
DIEHL, ALICE M(ANGOLD)
-A Woman’s Cross. Digby, 1896
DINEEN, JOSEPH F(RANCIS)
The Merry-go-Round of Murder. (Note: This first appeared in a British anthology, “Murder by the Dozen,” Eyre, 1936.)
DODGE, DAVID (FRANCIS)
Loo Loo’s Legacy. [U.S.]
DARRELL, JOHN ALDRIDGE LAWRENCE. Possibly the real name of Lawrence Aldridge, q.v.
EDEN, MATTHEW. Apparently the pseudonym of Don Newnham.
FARROW, MICHAEL DAVID. 1944- . Pseudonym: Tommy Sledge, q.v.
FEDDER, BURYL JACK. 1925-1993. Pseudonym: Jack Lynn, q.v.
Affairs of Love. Signet, 1980 [England]
-Beware My Heart. Signet, 1978 [Washington]
Bridal Affair. [Oregon]
-A Business Affair. Signet. 1983 [Oregon]
The Captured Heart. Signet, 1975 [Hawaii]
-Dare to Love. Signet, 1977 [Finland]
Diamonds for My Love. Signet, 1986 [Texas]
Holiday for Love. Signet, 1976 [ship]
Island Rendezvous. Signet, 1990 [ship, Virgin Islands]
Journey to Love. Signet, 1970 [Far East]
-Love for a Rogue. Signet, 1976 [Oregon]
Love in Danger. Signet, 1973
-Love Lies North. Signet, 1972 [Alaska]
Love’s Hidden Fire. Signet, 1971 [Washington]
-Love’s Magic Spell. Signet, 1974 [Louisiana]
-Love’s Temptation. Signet, 1979 [Wyoming]
-Love’s Waiting Game. Signet, 1985 [Idaho]
The Marriage Merger. Signet, 1978
The Marrying Kind. Signet, 1989
-Master of Love. Signet, 1978 [Far East, ship]
-Midnight Encounter. Signet, 1981 [New Orleans]
-One Way to Love. Signet, 1982 [California]
-A Promising Affair. Signet, 1974 [Scotland]
-The Reluctant Maiden. Signet, 1975
-Return Engagement. Signet, 1981 [Santa Fe]
The Romantic Spirit. 1973 [San Francisco]
Secret of Love. Signet, 1987 [ship]
Stateroom for Two. Signet, 1980 [ship]
Storm of Desire. Signet, 1977 [South Carolina]
-Stowaway for Love. Signet, 1992
Surrender My Love. Signet, 1974 [Morocco]
-Taken by Storm. Signet, 1982 [England]
-Temporary Bride. Signet, 1993
Timed for Love. Signet, 1979 [New York]
To Catch a Bride. Signet, 1977 [San Diego]
-A Touch of Love. Signet, 1985
Treasure of the Heart. Signet, 1971 [ship]
-Wanted for Love. Signet, 1983 [Bermuda]
A Weekend for Love. Signet, 1984 [Washington]
When Love Speaks. Signet, 1973
-Wildfire of Love. Signet, 1979 [Alaska]
FREUND, EVA MARIE STREHLE. 1933- . Pseudonym: Brooke Leimas, q.v.
FULLER, (WALTER) DEAN (JR.). (Adding first name.) Living in Connecticut.
GALLAHUE, JOHN JEREMIAH (JACK). 1930-2007. Possible pseudonym: Jeremiah Jack. q.v.
GALLIE, MENNA (PATRICIA HUMPHREYS)
-You’re Welcome to Ulster! [Northern Ireland]
GALWAY, ROBERT CONINGTON
Assignment Gaolbreak. [England, Scotland, Italy]
GLANVILLE, ALEC. Add pseudonym: Brassbounder, q.v.
GOODCHILD, GEORGE. SC: Lady Betty Baltimore = BB.
The Compassionate Rogue. ss (all with BB): The Anarchist \ The Ball of Wool \ The Challenge \ The Countess’s Hairpin \ A Deal in Violence \ The Drug Trafficker \ The Great Unmasking - Conclusion \ The Infallible Eye \ The Masked Ball Sensation \ The Mortgagee \ A Riverside Affair \ The Seance \ The Small-Holder
GOODWIN, (CAROLYN) JUNE. 1942- .
GORDON, ANITA CAROL. 1947- .
GREENE, E(LIZABETH RUSSELL) PLUNKET. R(ussell George Herbert Plunket) Greene. (Corrected spellings.)
GRIEVE, ALEXANDER HAIG GLANVILLE. 1902- . Add pseudonym: Brassbounder, q.v.
GRIBBON, JOHN R. Correct to: GRIBBIN, JOHN R.
GROGAN, WALTER E(RNEST). 1872- .
HACKFORTH-JONES, (FRANK) GILBERT
-Warriors’ Playtime. [England]
HACO, DION. Author of several dime novels circa 1865; at least a partial list can be found online. Two are included in the (Revised) Crime Fiction IV; see below. His novel J. Wilkes Booth, the Assassinator of President Lincoln (Dawley’s New War Novels, No. 9, 1865) is “probably the first full-length book published after the assassination which included Booth as its central character.” (Fingerson on the Bollinger Lincoln Collection.)
Rob. Cobb Kennedy, the Incendiary Spy. NY: Dawley, pb, 1865.
Sue Munday, the Guerilla Spy. NY: Dawley, pb, 1865. Add setting: Kentucky. [Dawley’s Camp & Fireside Library, No. 6.]
The Malaret Murder. [England]
HAWLEY, S(TEVE) R. Raised in Boulder City, Nevada; attended Arizona State University; a translator and teacher of English in Japan.
Lethal Legacy. [Phoenix]
HEMYNG, BRACEBRIDGE. Note: Early titles were likely published anonymously.
In the Brigade; or, Recollections of a Fireman. Clarke, ca.1869 (Published anonymously.) ss: Blown to Atoms; or, The Madman in the Powder Magazine \ Burnt to the Ground \ The Day of Doom \ The Fire Raiser \ The First Night with the Sutherland \ The Incendiary \ A Lost Life \ Running the Risk \ Spontaneous Combustion \ The Train on Fire
On the Line; or, Tales of the “Royal Mail.” (Adding subtitle.)
HENNING, D(ALE) L(EE). 1956- .
Through the Dark and Hairy Wood. [Northern Ireland]
The Forbidden Honeymoon. Pearson, 1939 [England]
The Savage Day. [Northern Ireland]
Judgment Night. [Long Island]
HOWE, DORIS KATHLEEN. 1904-1994. Add as a new author entry. Ref: CA. English author of many works of romantic fiction under her own name and as Mary Munro & Kay Stewart. Joint pseudonym with sister Muriel Howe: Newlyn Nash, q.v.
HOWE, MURIEL. Maiden name and working byline of Muriel Howe Smithies, ca.1912- . Add tentative year of birth; also add joint pseudonym with sister Doris Kathleen Howe, 1904-1994: Newlyn Nash, qq.v. As Muriel Howe, the author of two mystery novels included in the (Revised) Crime Fiction IV. See below.
The Affair at Falconers. Macdonald, UK, hc, 1957.
Pendragon. Macdonald, UK, hc, 1958.
HUDSON, JULIAN. 1947- .
HUTCHISON, JEAN A. 1940- .
IAKOVOU, JUDY [JUDITH]. 1949- .
IAKOVOU, (STAMATIOS) TAKIS. 1950- .
IGEIN, JOHN. 1939- .
IGOE, JIM [JAMES] 1934- .
IZZO, GARY F. 1957- .
JACK, JEREMIAH. Possibly the pseudonym of John Jeremiah (Jack) Gallahue, 1930-2007? Ref: CA.
JACKSON, H(AROLD) DEAN. 1940- .
JACKSON, JAMES O. ca.1938- .
Violent Night. [Virginia]
JACOBS, MARCY J. 1959- .
JACOBS, T(HOMAS) C(URTIS) H(ICKS)
Death in the Mews. [London]
JACOBSON, CAROLEE JOY. 1954- .
JACOBY, BURT(ON M.). 1936- .
JAFFE, MICHELE (SHARON). 1970- .
JANIS, CHRISTINE. 1971- . (Correcting birth date.)
JAVITT, JONATHAN C., M.D. 1956- .
JENKS, JANICE MAXINE. 1947- . (Correcting birth date.)
JEWELL, BRITT. 1966- . (Correcting birth date.)
JOBSON, A(LEXANDER) E. 1875-1933.
JOHANSEN, ROY (ANTHONY). 1963- .
JOHN, HOLLYWOOD. John Igein, 1939- .
JOHNSON, B(ETTE) REECE. 1945- .
JOHNSON, DOLORES. 1931- . Living in Aurora, Colorado.
JOHNSON, NORMA (TADLOCK). 1929- . (Correcting birth date.)
JOHNSON, PAUL (C.). 1935-2006.
JOHNSTONE, WILLIAM W(ALLACE). 1938-2004.
JONES, BOB [ROBERT DOUGLAS JONES]. 1919-2007.
JONES, CARTER BROOKE. 1893-1988.
JONES, JANE G(ILLIS). 1942-2002.
JONES, JOHN BERNARD. 1965- . (Correcting birth date.)
JONES, (LEONARD) JONAH. 1919-2004.
JONES, MELISSA. Born in London; educated at Westminster and Oxford; worked in film and television before turning to novels.
JONTOS, RICHARD (A.). 1935-1995.
JORDAN, (WARREN) KEELING. 1931-2007.
JORGENSEN, CHRISTINE T. 1941- .
JORGENSON, GEORGE E(LLINGTON). 1889-1974. (Correcting the dates.)
JORGENSON, NORA (B. ERICKSON). 1890-1976.
JUDD, TONI(ETTE M.). 1956- .
JUDKINS, ROGER (BLAKE). 1943- .
JUNG, ELIZABETH (JEAN). 1937- .
JUSTICE, JULIUS. Julius Lee Kelly III, 1957- .
KADET, GARY S. 1957- .
KAEWERT, JULIE (WALLIN). 1959- .
KAISER, RONN. 1942- .
KALISH, ROBERT. 1940(?)- .
KAMAU, PIUS K. 1941- .
KANE, ANDREA. 1955- .
KANTNER, (TIMOTHY) ROB(IN). Giving first name in full.
KAPLAN, (SOLOMON) ALEXANDER. 1924- .
KAPLAN, IRVING. 1919- .
KAPLAN, (JUDITH) JEAN. 1921- .
KARR, JILLIAN. Karen Ann Katz, 1948- .
KASTL, (PAMELA) DIAN EVANS. 1953- .
KATZ, KAREN ANN. 1948- .
KAUFFMAN, (RAY) FRANKLIN. 1905-1987.
KAVANAU-LEVINE, LAURA. 1958- .
KAYNOR, RICHARD S. 1919- . (Correcting birth date.)
KEAN, JACK C. 1946- . (Correcting birth date.)
KEANE, CHRISTOPHER. 1944- .
KEARNEY, ROBERT P. 1949- .
KEATS, JONATHON. 1971- . (Correcting birth date.)
KEENAN, STEPHANIE (GAIL). 1940- .
KEENE, ROSWELL W. 1837- .
KEIFETZ, MANDY [AMANDA S. KEIFETZ]. 1966- .
KELLAM, KAY (JOHNSON). 1951- .
KELLEY, CRAIG A(RTHUR). 1962- . (Correcting birth date.)
KELLEY, K(EITH) P(ATRICK). 1919(?)-2000(?).
KELLY, CLINT(ON L.). 1950- .
KELLY, JULIUS LEE III. 1957- .
KELLY, THOMAS. 1961- .
KEMP, SALLY (WOLFE). 1947- .
KEMPNER, J(EAN) A. 1930- .
KENGALU, ANN M.
Mysterious Origin. Crawford House, 1992
KENNEDY, RAUD A(LLEN). 1964- .
KENNEDY, WILLIAM P. 1936- .
KENNY, ALICE (A.). 1875-1960. New Zealand writer.
KENRICK, DOUGLAS M. -ca.2000. Lived and died in Japan.
KENRICK, VIVIENNE. Living in Japan; now widow of Douglas M. Kenrick.
KENSON, STEPHEN (M.). 1969- .
KENT, GRAEME. Born in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire; served on National Service in Korean War, primary school teacher 1956-1963, producer for BBC 1963-1967, Schools Broadcasting Officer, Solomon Islands from 1963.
KERR, J(OHN) W(ALTER). 1930- . SC: Lieutenant Anson Hilderbrand, in title below and subsequent novels.
The Devil and Lieutenant Hilderbrand. (Title correction.)
KILLIAN, LYHNNE. Tony Malone [Anthony John Malone, Jr.], 1945- .
KIMBELL, ANNE [ANNE KIMBELL RELPH]. 1932- .
KINCADE, CAROL SNOW. 1947- .
KING, ARMELIA WILLARD. 1945- .
KINGERY, DON(ALD? K.?). 1924- .
KINMAN, GAY TOLTL. 1939- .
KINSOLVING, WILLIAM (L.). 1936- . (Correcting the dates.)
KIRBY, SUSAN (E.). 1949- .
KIRKWOOD, KATHLEEN. Anita Carol Gordon, 1947- .
Shades of the Past. [England, 1882]
A Stranger at My Door. [Spain]
KISTNER, THOMAS F. 1934- .
KLASNE, WILLIAM (GEORGE). (Adding middle name.)
KLEIN, ERNST. 1876-1951.
KLEINSASSER-TESTERMAN, LOIS ELAINE. 1943- .
KNAPP, GREGORY CROMWELL. 1938- .
KNIEF, CHARLES. 1947- .
KNIGHT, STEVE(N) W(AYNE). 1944- .
KNOWLAND, HELEN (DAVIS HERRICK).1907-1981. First wife of Senator William F. Knowland.
KNUSSMANN, BILL [WILLARD T. KNUSSMANN]. 1942- . (Correcting birth date.)
KOCH, SUSAN J. 1949- .
KOEHLER, C(LEMENS?) J. 1939(?)- .
KOEHLER, MARGARET HUDSON. 1919-2004. (Correcting the dates.)
KOEPER, JAMES. 1958- .
KORPELLA, ROBERT J. 1955- . (Correcting birth date.)
KORSLUND, STEVEN M(ERLE). 1949- . (Correcting birth date.)
KOUDELKA, JOHN CALVIN. 1957- .
KOZLOFF, CHARLES. 1943- . (Correcting birth date.)
KRAFT, GABRIELLE. 1945- . (Correcting birth date.)
KREPS, (BARBARA) PENELOPE (BANKA). 1942- . (Correcting birth date.)
KRESNY, ANN. 1932- .
KRESS, DAVID (C.). 1958- .
KRIEGEL, MARK. 1962- .
KRITLOW, WILLIAM (WENDELL). 1944- . (Correcting birth date.)
KROETCH, BRENT. 1951- . (Correcting birth date.)
KROPP, LLOYD (EDWARD). 1933- . (Correcting birth date.)
KUHN, GEORGE ROBERT. Born and educated in Columbus, Ohio. Indicate that his full name is used on his collection of short stories already included in the (Revised) Crime Fiction IV. Add SC: Joe John Jameson = JJ. [A private detective based in Newark NJ, but whose cases take him all over the world.]
Comic Tragedy. Vantage, hc, 1967. Add: Story collection, all with JJ (contents below).
The Cat Burglar’s Friend and The Joneses
The Gangster and the Girl
The Haunted House
The Invisible Man of Ohio
Mr. Cartridge’s Deal
One Man’s Town
The Reform School Boy
The Town Drunk Rebuilt
KURTZ, SYLVIE (LANGLOIS). 1960- . Add full middle name and year of birth. Author of many romance novels, many having criminous components. Add the one indicated with a (*) below. This is now the complete entry for her in the (Revised) Crime Fiction IV.
Blackmailed Bride. Harlequin, pb, 2000. Setting: New Hampshire. “Dr. Jonas Shades needed someone to play his wife ... with time running short, he had no choice but to blackmail his bride...”
-Broken Wings. Leisure, pb, 1996. Setting: Texas. [Time-travel romance: pilot from the present returns to the past to help a woman fulfill her murdered fiancé’s dream. ]
One Texas Night. Harlequin, US, pb, 1998; Silhouette, UK, pb, 2000. Add setting: “In the midst of a Texas thunder storm, Melinda Amery witnesses her neighbor’s murder and ... wakes up in a jail cell, her memory fractured...”
* -Silver Shadows. Leisure, pb, 1997. “... all the elements that readers of romantic suspense desire: suspense, romance, a brooding hero, a forceful heroine, and a figure of unbearable evil to be destroyed.”
KYLE, ROBERT. Pseudonym of Robert Terrall, 1914- , q.v. Under this pen name, the author of nine mystery & detective novels included in the (Revised) Crime Fiction IV, all published as Dell paperback originals between 1954 and 1964. Private eye Ben Gates appeared in five of them, including the one below.
Kill Now, Pay Later. Dell, pb, 1960. Mayflower, UK, pb, 1965. SC: PI Ben Gates. Add: Also published as by Robert Terrall, q.v: Hard Case, pb, 2007.
LA BARRE, HARRIET. 1916- .
LACHNIT, CARROLL (M.). 1954- .
LACOSTE, LUCIE. 1834(?)-1931.
LADD, LINDA (LOUISE). 1948- .
LaFLAMME, LON L. 1950- . (Correcting birth date.)
LAFOREST, SERGE. Pseudonym of Serge Arcouet, 1916-1983, q.v. Correction of real name. Under this pen name, the author of many crime & espionage novels published only in French, one of which is shown below. As “Terry Stewart,” q.v., Arcouet was the first French author to be published in Gallimard’s ‘Série noir.’ One title in an English translation appears in the (Revised) Crime Fiction IV, included here below the image.
The Intruder. International Publishers, UK, pb, 1969. Translation from the French. Setting: Alaska. [The book is a two-in-one edition, the other novel being The Man of the Avenue, by F. Dard, aka San Antonio.]
LAFOY, LESLIE (MARIE). 1955- . (Correcting birth date.)
Daring the Devil. 
LAMOUREUX, NANCY (KATHERINE). 1933- .
LAMPP, JAMES W. Pseudonym of James W. Lumpp, 1909-1994.
The House Opposite. Silent film: Broadwest, 1917 (scw: Reuben Gillmer, Enid Lorimer; dir: Walter West, Frank Wilson)
LANDRY, HORACE P. 1920-2007.
Forgive the Executioner. [Northern Ireland]
LANG, DENISE. 1949- .
LANGE, KELLY. Pseudonym of Dorothy Scafard, 1937- .
LANGFORD, ERNEST. 1920-2006.
LANGLEY, LEE. Sarah Langley. Delete death date.
LANGLEY, SARAH. Delete death date.
LANYON, ANGELA. 1930- .
LA PLANTE, JERRY (C.). 1936- .
LARGENT, R(OBIN) KARL. 1934- .
LARIC, PAUL (H.). 1926- .
LARKEN, PATRICK. Correct to: Patrick Joseph Larkin, 1960-
LARKIN, E(VELYN) L. 1922-2007.
LARSEN, JODIE [JODIE LYNN LARSEN NIDA]. 1957- .
LASHWAY, MARK. 1962- .
LASSI, DENNIS P. 1956- . (Correcting birth date.)
LaTOUR, PIERRE. 1943- .
LATREILLE, STAN(LEY). 1937- .
LATTA, NIGEL. 1967- .
LaTOUR, SUSAN (J.). 1943- .
LAZARUS, LEON. 1919- .
LAZIER, AUDREY. 1932- .
LEACH, JANET (L.). 1932- .
LeCOQ, TRACY (née HUBER). Ca. 1954- . Pseudonym: Marilyn Tracy, q.v. Add maiden name. Lives in Roswell, NM. Under her married name and with her sister Holly Huber, the creator of the Santa Fe Tarot Deck. Their father, newspaper humor columnist Robert “Bob” E. Huber, was one of two hostages taken during a 1967 armed assault on the Rio Arriba County courthouse.
LEE, MARION BEVERIDGE. 1845- .
LEE, STEVERSON R. 1953- .
LEFFINGWELL, ALSOP. 1858-1896.
LEHMAN, DENNIS. 1951- .
LEHMKUHL, DONALD. 1933- .
LEIMAS, BROOKE. Pseudonym of Eva Marie Strehle Freund, 1933- .
LEITZ, DAVID (E.). 1940-1961. (Deleting question marks on dates.)
LENHARD, ELIZABETH (KAREN). 1970- .
LENHERR, JOAN. 1929- . (Correcting birth date.)
LENZINI, NICHOLAS (BRUCE). 1949- . (Correcting birth date.)
LESLIE, JEAN [JEAN LESLIE CORNETT]. 1908-1994. (Deleting question marks on dates.)
LESLIE, (ISOBEL) JULIA. 1948-2004.
LESLIE, PETER (MEYRICK JOHNSTON)
The Extremists. [Dublin] (Delete the dash.)
LESLIE, SUSAN. Show byline thus (no middle initial).
The Golden Murder. [London, Mediterranean]
LESTER, WILLIAM K(ENNETH?). 1919-2004(?).
LETTON, JENNETTE (DOWLING). 1909-1999. (Deleting question marks on dates.)
Ambrose in London. (Novelization of his 1957 BBC radio serial.)
Ambrose in Paris. (Novelization of his 1958 BBC radio serial.)
LEVIN, IRA 1929-2007.
LEVINE, MICHAEL. 1939- .
LEVITSKY, RONALD (L.). 1947- . (Correcting birth date.)
LEWICKI, KIMBERLY McCLURE. 1954- .
LEWIN, JACKIE. 1934- .
LEWIS, (C.) JACK. 1924- .
LEWIS, SHERRY [SHERRY LEWIS BROWN]. 1954- .
LIENTZ, GERALD. 1950- .
LILEKS, JAMES (R.). 1958- .
LIN-CHANDLER, IRENE. 1965- . Born in Taiwan and returned to that country after many years in London.
LINN, JONATHAN. Pseudonym of John Birch.
LIPPER, KEN(NETH EVELYN). 1941- . (Correcting birth date.)
LITTLE, PATRICIA M. 1948- .
LLOYD, JACK (BATES). 1923- .
LOCKHART, VINCENT (M.?). 1914(?)-2002(?).
-Witness to the Wedding. [Florida]
LOGHRY, LIZABETH [LIZABETH LOGHRY WARREN]. 1939- .
LOHMANN, CAROLINE E. 1952- . (Correcting birth date.)
LOKEN, (MERLIN) CHRIS(TIAN). 1931- .
LONG, EARL G(ODDARD). 1945- . (Correcting birth date.)
LONGO, LOUIS. 1918-2006(?).
LONSDALE, ROBERTA E. 1952- .
The Third Beast. [England]
LOURIE, DONOLD [DONALD] K. 1926- . (Correcting birth date.)
LOWE, WILLIAM T. Delete death date.
LOWELL, JAN. 1927- .
LOWELL, ROBERT. 1917- .
LUALDI, FRANCESCO P. 1918- . (Correcting birth date.)
LUDEMAN, LARRY [LAWRENCE] G. 1949- .
LUKATCH, CHERYL L. 1950- . (Correcting birth date.)
LUMPP, JAMES W. 1909-1994. Pseudonym: James W. Lampp, q.v.
LYNCH, J. PATRICK. 1931- . Pseudonym: Patty Lynch, q.v.
LYNCH, PATTY. Pseudonym of J. Patrick Lynch, 1931- .
LYNCH, TERRENCE. An international marketing consultant.
LYNN, JACK. Pseudonym of Buryl Jack Fedder, 1925-1993. Television executive and novelist.
McALEER, ANDREW. 1958- .
McAULAY, SARA (W.). 1940- .
McCAFFERTY, JEANNE. 1946- .
McCALL, THOMAS (G.). 1943- .
Double Kill. [Northern Ireland]
McCANLIES, TIM(OTHY BRYAN). 1953- .
McCARDELL, ROY L(ARCOM)
The Diamond from the Sky. Novelization of silent film: American Film, 1915 (scw: Roy L. McCardell; dir: Jacques Jaccard, William Desmond Taylor)
McCARTHY, DUDLEY. 1911-1987.
Who Sups with the Devil? [Wales]
McCARVER, SAM(UEL C.). 1927- . (Correcting birth date.)
McCAULEY, NANCY. 1959- .
McCLENDON, WOODY [JAMES WOOD McCLENDON]. 1940- .
McCLINTOCK, GRAY. 1873?- . Born in Georgetown, Ontario, Canada; later a writer and broadcaster from Albany NY. Author of two books included in the (Revised) Crime Fiction IV, one marginally. See below.
-Itinerants of the Timber Lands. Thomas Y. Crowell Co., hc, 1934. Setting: Canada. [Follows the lives of two wolves in the Canadian wilderness.]
The Wolves at Cooking Lake and Other Stories. New York: J. B. Lyon Co., hc, 1932, hc. Setting: Canada. Story collection, some criminous. “Stories about wild animals, their habits and traits, and human encounters with them in the wild.”
McCLINTON, MARION ISAAC. 1954- .
McCLOSKEY, WALTER. 1938- .
McCOLL, ALEX(ANDER M. S.). 1934- .
McCOMBIE, J(OHN) A(LEXANDER) S(OMERVILLE). 1922- . (Correcting birth date.)
McCONNELL, VICKI (P.). 1949- .
McCORMACK, PAUL W(ESLEY). 1946- . (Correcting birth date.)
McCREARY, LEW(IS S.). 1947- .
McCREATH, JAMES. 1948- .
McCULLOUGH, KAREN G. 1949- .
McCULLOUGH, ROSE (GOODE). 1886-1996.
McDADE, CHARLES/CHARLIE. 1943-1996.
McDONALD, BILL [WILLIAM J. McDONALD]. 1925- . Retired police detective living in Palm City, Florida.
MacDONALD, DONNA B. 1950- .
MacDONALD, FRANCIS CHARLES. ca.1874- .
MacDONALD, SHARI [SHARI MacDONALD STRONG]. 1967- .
MacDONNELL, JULIA [JULIA MacDONNELL CHANG]. 1947- .
MacDOUGALL, JAMES K(ENNEDY). 1940- . (Correcting birth date.)
McELWAIN, BOB [ROBERT J. McELWAIN]. 1933- .
McFALL, PATRICIA. 1949- .
McGIBENY, DONALD. 1892-1956.
McGRADY, SEAN. 1959- .
MacGREGOR, ROB(ERT R.). 1948- .
McHUGH, FRANCES Y(OULIN)
Emerald Mountain, as by Frances McHugh. [New York]
McILWAIN, BOB A. 1920- .
MacINTYRE, TOM. 1931- .
-Through Bridewell Gate. Faber, 1971 [Dublin]
McKEONE, (DIXIE) LEE. 1937- . (Correcting birth date.)
McKIBBEN, NANCY J(EAN). 1951- . (Correcting birth date.)
McKINNON, TOM [THOMAS] D. (JR.).1942- . (Giving first name in full.)
The Great Melnikov. Add [Scotland, WWI]
MACLAREN, ANGUS (BRUCE). 1936- .
MACLAY, CHARLOTTE (LOBB). 1935- .
Stealing Samantha. Harlequin, 1997 [Los Angeles]
McLINN, JAN (L.). 1957- .
McLYNN, PAULINE. 1962- .
McMASTER, FRANCES (CHAPMAN). 1925- . (Correcting birth date.)
McMIKLE, BARBARA. 1927- . (Correcting birth date.)
MacMILLAN, SCOTT (R.). 1947- .
McMORDIE, TABER (LEE). 1932- . (Correcting birth date.)
McMURRY, SARAH L. Francesco P. Lualdi, 1918- . (Correcting birth date.)
McNALLY, CLARE. 1956- .
McNAMARA, JOSEPH D(ONALD). 1934- .
McNEIL, (DR.) EDWARD (L.). 1924- .
McPHERREN, IDA (GENEVA MILLER). 1886-1970.
MacQUOID, ALAN. (Correcting spelling of last name.)
MACHIN, MEREDITH LAND. 1946- . (Correcting birth date.)
Outrageous Fortune. Add [Chicago]
MACIAS, STACIE. 1954- .
MACRI, ANTHONY (J.). 1956- . (Correcting birth date.)
MADDISON, LAUREN (V.). 1956- .
MADDREN, GERRY [GERALDINE S. MADDREN]. 1924- .
MAEROV, LAURI. 1955- . (Correcting birth date.)
MAGER, GUS [CHARLES AUGUSTUS MAGER]. 1878-1956.
MAGEZIS, JOY. 1947- . (Correcting birth date.)
MAGNER, (ELLEN) LEE. Full married name: Ellen Lee Magner Tatara, 1947-2002, q.v. Confirm both dates. Author of series romances, some having criminous elements. Add the one indicated with a (*) below. This is now the author’s complete entry in the (Revised) Crime Fiction IV.
Dangerous. Silhouette, pb, 1996.
* Owen’s Touch. Silhouette, pb, 1998. Setting: West Virginia. [A woman with amnesia may be on the run from a killer.]
MAHON, ANNETTE (EDWARDS). 1947- . (Correcting birth date.)
MAILER, NORMAN (KINGSLEY). 1923-2007.
MAIN, GREGG (EARL). 1952- .
MAIS, S(TUART) P(ETRE) B(RODIE)
Raven Over the Rocks. Correct to: Raven Among the Rooks. [England]
MAKI, ROBERT NESTOR. 1937- . (Correcting birth year.)
MALLAY, MIRIAM. 1907-1995. (Deleting question marks from dates.)
MALLET, (ESTHER) ANNE. 1918- .
MALLON, JIM [JAMES H. MALLON]. (Giving first name in full.)
MALLORY, MICHAEL (J.). 1955- .
MALLORY, ROOSEVELT. 1940-2007. (Correcting the dates.)
MALLOWE, MIKE [MICHAEL C. MALLOWE]. 1949- .
MALONE, TONY [ANTHONY JOHN MALONE, JR.]. 1945- .
MALONEY, PAT. 1924- . (Correcting birth date.)
Murder in Pastiche; or, Nine Detectives All at Sea. (Adding the subtitle.)
MANUS, JAYE W. 1956- .
MANZ, ELIZABETH (FREDA). 1955- . (Correcting birth date.)
MARCY, JEAN. Jean A. Hutchison, 1940- . Marcy J. Jacobs, 1959- .
MARGOLIS, SETH (JACOB). 1954- . (Correcting birth date.)
-Cage of Passion. Film: Rima, 1959, as Nella Citta l’Inferno; released in the U.S. as And the Wild, Wild Women (scw: Suso Cecchi D’Amico; dir: Renato Castellani)
MARKERT, JAMES (H.). 1974- .
MARKS, MRS. ALFRED. Mary A(nne) M(artha Hoppus) Marks, 1843-1916.
MARKS, MARY A(NNE) M(ARTHA HOPPUS). 1843-1916
MARLOWE, ANN (H.). 1942- . (Correcting birth date.)
MARLOWE, DAN J(AMES). Note: William C. Odell, 1915- , was reportedly the uncredited co-author of a dozen or more novels after “The Raven Is a Blood Red Bird” (1967), on which he was credited.
MARLOWE, ROBERT. Pseudonym of Michael Robert Ramon, 1927- .
Blackmail. [New York City]
MARON, MARGARET (B.). 1938- .
MARSH, ROBERT DE WILTON. 1955- .
A Foot in the Grave. [Argentina]
MARTIN, ALLANA (TALIAFERRO). 1946- .
MARTIN, BEVERLY S.
Juffie Kane. [New York City]
MARTIN, HANSJORG. 1920-1999.
MARTIN, PAULA K. [PAULA KAY MARTIN WEINSTEIN]. Joel (L.) Weinstein, 1947- .
MARTINS, JOYCE F(LORENCE). 1928-1988.
MARTINS, RICHARD. 1941- . (Correcting birth date.)
At Devil’s Bridge. [Italy]
MASCOTT, TRINA (ANN). 1920- . (Correcting birth date.)
MASON, BARRY. 1953- .
MASON, RICHARD (LAKIN)
The Fever Tree. List British edition first (author was British).
MASON, ROBERT (WHYTE). Was in diplomatic service.
MASON, WILLIAM. William W(allace) Johnstone, 1938-2004.
MASON-PARKER, STUART. ca.1948- .
MATHEWS, FRANCINE (BARRON). 1963- .
MATHEWS, WILLIAM C. 1945- . (Correcting birth date.)
MATTHEWS, ANNE McLEAN. Freelance mystery editor living in Texas.
MAXIM, LARRY T. 1916-1994.
MAXIMOFF, MATEO. 1917-1999.
MAXON, J. G. Ben(jamin Nathan) Schiff, 1952- . (Carolyn) June Goodwin, 1942- .
MAXWELL, JAN. Janice Maxine Jenks, 1947- . (Correcting birth date.)
The Firemaker. Add U.S. edition: St. Martin’s, 2005
The Fourth Sacrifice. Add U.S. edition: St. Martin’s, 2007
The Killing Room. Add U.S. edition: St. Martin’s, 2008
MAYLEAS, DAVIDYNE SAXON. 1923- .
Chicago Deadline. Delete U.S. (Dale) edition (apparently never published)
MEAD, RUSSELL. Margaret Hudson Koehler, 1919-2004. (Correcting the dates.)
MEAGHER, JOSEPH W(ILLIAM). 1917- .
The Tenement of Dreams. Little, 1956. British title: Miss Bantling is Missing. [NYC, 1915]
MEALS, JIM [JAMES CLAY MEALS]. 1945- .
MEDAWAR, MARDI OAKLEY. 1945- .
MEDLAND, MAURICE (B.). 1936- . (Correcting birth date.)
MEHALLIS, E(MANUEL) G. 1927- . (Correcting birth date.)
The Parting Gift. [Miami]
MENDENHALL, KITTY. 1917(?)-2000(?).
MENDES, BOB. Pseudonym of David Mendes, 1928- . Accountant and crime novelist in Belgium.
MENDES, DAVID. 1928- . Pseudonym: Bob Mendes, q.v.
MENUHIN, GERARD. 1948- .
MESERVEY, RUSS(ELL C.?). 1918(?)- .
MESROBIAN, MICHAEL A. 1947- .
METCALF, GEOFFREY M. 1947- . (Correcting birth date.)
MEYER, TED [THEODORE E. MEYER]. 1931-2007.
MICHAELS, LINDA. Add as a new author entry. There are three other novels published by Midwood under this author’s name, but from their brief descriptions, none appears to be criminous.
Numbers Girl. Midwood, pb, 1961. Setting: New York City. “A novel that takes you inside the vicious policy racket ... and shows with brutal frankness the decline ofone of its victims from innocence to the depths of depravity.”
MICHAELS, VICTORIA. 1937- .
MICHELMORE, REG(INALD?). 1879(?)- .
MIEDANER, TERREL (LEE). 1942- .
MILES, MARGARET. 1948- .
Trouble Follows Me. Also published as by Ross Macdonald: Bantam, 1972; Corgi, 1972
MILLER, NORMAN L.
Icespy. [New York]
MILLER, RON(ALD) JAY. 1943- . Living in Utah.
MILLS, DEANIE FRANCIS. 1951- .
MILLSTEAD, THOMAS (E.). 1929- .
MINER, MAE (ELEANOR). 1918- .
MINK, FRANK(LIN LEE). 1957- .
MIOTKE, JIM [JAMES C. MIOTKE]. 1935- .
MITCHELL, (JUDITH) PAIGE. 1932- .
A Knife-Edged Thing. [Los Angeles]
MITRA, R(AGHU) N. 1943- . (Correcting birth date.)
MOBLEY, C(YNTHIA) A(NN). 1962- .
MOLER, LEE (G.). 1945- . (Correcting birth date.)
MOLINE, KAREN (S.). 1955- .
MONEYMAKER, EUGENE (JOSEPH). 1931- .
MONROE, STANLEY C. 1936- .
MONTANARI, RICHARD (R.). 1952- .
MONTANDON, PAT(RICIA). (Adding full first name.)
MONTGOMERY, YVONNE [YVONNE MONTGOMERY EWEGEN]. 1946- . (Correcting birth date.)
MOODIE, KIT [KATHLEEN]. 1919- .
MOORE, CHARLOTTE. Charlotte (Lobb) Maclay, 1935- , q.v.
-Trust Me. [California] (Adding the dash and the setting.)
MORAY, HELGA. Add: trained as an actress and worked for many years on the stage, screen and radio.
MOREHOUSE, JO(ANNA V.). 1931- .
MORGAN, MICHAEL HAMILTON. 1954- .
The Plume of Smoke. [England]
MORRIS, GREGORY A(LAN). 1957- .
MORRIS, LESLIE W., II. 1933- . (Correcting birth date.)
MORRIS, W(ALTER) F(REDERICK)
Behind the Lines. Bles, 1929. U.S. title: The Strange Case of Gunner Rawley. Dodd, 1930
MORRONE, WENDA WARDELL. 1942- .
-The Wall. Nash, 1930
MOSELEY, DANA (EUGENE). 1927- .
MOSELEY, MARGARET. 1944- .
MOSES, SUSAN. 1953(?)- .
MOSHER, HOWARD FRANK. 1942- . (Correcting birth date.)
MOTZ, GEORGE G. 1943- .
Death on the Loch. Correct to: Death in the Loch
MULVANY, CATHERINE (BETH). 1949- . (Correcting birth date.)
MUNROE, ANDREW ADRIAN. 1961- .
MUNYEMESHA, EVANS (S.). 1977- . (Correcting birth date.)
MURANO, VINCENT. 1942- . (Correcting birth date.)
MURFI, LIDIE. 1930- . (Correcting birth date.)
MURPHY, V(INCENT) A(RNOLD). 1954- .
The Calabash Boys. Add [Detroit]
MURR, NAAEM. 1965- . (Correcting birth date.)
MURRAY, KENNETH S(OMERSET). 1932- .
MUSE, PATRICIA (ALICE). 1923-2007.
MUSHMAN, RICHARD. Correct to: MUSMAN, RICHARD (VAUGHN). 1916-1990.
Catch a Thief and other short stories. Longman pb (England), 1970
Gold Robbery and Mine Mystery. Longman pb (London), 1972
The House by the Ocean. Add British edition: Longman pb, 1980
MYERS, BOB. 1948- . Living in Independence, Missouri.
MYERS, HELEN R(ENKO). 1951- .
MYERS, ISAAC J(ORDAN), II. 1957- . (Correcting birth date.)
NASH, NEWLYN. Add as a new author entry. Joint pseudonym of sisters Doris Kathleen Howe, 1904-1994, and Muriel Howe [Muriel Howe Smithies] ca.1912- , qq.v. Under this pen name, the author of two romance novels with strong criminous content.
The Affair at Claife Manor. John Gresham, UK, hc, 1963. [The disappearance of a woman is invesigated by her brother.]
Wild Garlic. John Gresham, UK, hc, 1962. Setting: Mediterranean Island.
NEWNHAM, DON. Apparent pseudonym: Matthew Eden, q.v.
NEWTON, (WILFRID) DOUGLAS
-Dr. Odin. Add U.S. edition: Ramble House, 2007
OLIPHANT, PHILIP LAURENCE
-Her Serene Highness. Methuen, 1912 [India]
Murder by Appointment. [Switzerland]
RADFORD, E(DWIN ISAAC). M(ona) A(ugusta Mangan) Radford, 1894-1990.
RADFORD, M(ONA) A(UGUSTA MANGAN). 1894-1990.
RAMON, MICHAEL ROBERT. 1927- . Pseudonym: Robert Marlowe, q.v.
RANKIN, IAN (JAMES)
The Black Book. TV movie: Rebus Productions, 2006 (scw: Daniel Boyle; dir: Roger Gartland)
Knots and Crosses. TV movie: 2007 (scw & dir: Roger Gartland)
Let It Bleed. TV movie: Scottish Media Group, 2006 (scw: David Kane; dir: Roger Gartland)
Strip Jack. TV movie: Scottish Media Group, 2006 (scw: Robert Murphy; dir: Matthew Evans)
Judgment of Death. [Wales]
ROBB, T N. Rob(ert R.) MacGregor, 1948- .
ROBERTSON, MANNING K.
Night Passage to Kano. [Nigeria]
-The Game and the Candle. [Spain]
Enter the Dragon. [Hong Kong]
Jennifer by Moonlight. [Canada]
Whisper of Danger. [Canada]
ROSS, W(ILLIAM) E(DWARD) D(ANIEL)
The Room Without a Key. [Massachusetts, 1897]
RUSSELL, CHARLES. SC: Sergei Roff (correction)
SAUNDERS, HILARY ST. GEORGE
The Sleeping Bacchus. Note: With permission, the author generously borrowed from “Le Repos de Bacchus” (1938) by Pierre (Prosper) Boileau, 1906-1988.
SCANNELL, VERNON. 1922-2007. Birth name: John Vernon Bains.
SCHIFF, BEN(JAMIN NATHAN). 1952- .
SEA-WRACK. Edward Horace Crebbin, 1896-1961.
SILLER, VAN. Pseudonym of Hilda van Siller, 1911-1982, q.v. Under this pen name, an American writer and author of more than 20 crime and mystery novels published between 1943 and 1974, some only in the UK. Series characters: Richard Massey (2 books), Allan Stewart (3 books), and Pete Rector (2 books). Massey appears in her first book (Echo of a Bomb, Doubleday Crime Club, 1943), which was a wartime espionage affair taking place in New York City and Virginia; its cover is shown below.
SKINNER, MICHAEL. 1924- . Pseudonym: Nicholas Spain, q.v.; other pseudonyms: Alix De Marquand, Cynthia Hyde. Under his own name, the author of three crime thrillers included in the (Revised) Crime Fiction IV. All three were published in the UK by Robert Hale between 1978 and 1983.
SLEDGE, TOMMY. Add as a new author entry. Pseudonym of Michael David Farrow, 1944- , q.v. Occupation, under this name: actor, “standup detective.” Besides his longtime stage routine – sample lines: “I just rolled into town. Boy, do my sides hurt.” – the author of two humorous private eye novels. SC: Tommy Sledge, in both titles. His short radio plays have also aired on stations across the country as Tommy Sledge’s Dime Novel.
Eat Lead, Clown! Full Court Press, pb, 1987. “This is one gumshoe who’s in over his head – in hilarious hijinks and murderous mirth!”
Kiss It or Die! Private Shadow Press, pb, 1995.
SMITHIES, MURIEL HOWE. ca.1912- . Working byline: Muriel Howe, q.v.
SPAIN, NICHOLAS. Pseudonym of Michael Skinner, 1924- , q.v. Under this pen name, the author of two crime novels included in the (Revised) Crime Fiction IV.
Name Your Vice. Kozy Books, pb, 1963. Delete the dash previously assigned. Add setting: New York City.
Wine, Women & Bullets. Kozy Books, pb, 1963.
STANLEY, NORA KATHLEEN BEGBIE STRANGE. 1884-1974. Correct year of birth and add death date. Pseudonym: Nora K. Strange, q.v.
STANTON, CATHY. Pseudonym: Cathyrn Clare, q.v. Born in Canada, moved to US when she married an American citizen.
STEVENSON, MARY. Add as a new author entry.
The Third Time. J. R. Mott, UK, hc, 1961. “In this, her second book portraying the current position of contemporary social problems, Mary Stevenson discusses the very important question of criminal mental stability.” The author’s first book was entitled Red Beret. [Note: Thanks to the folks at Books Found Fast in the UK for providing both the cover image below and the short synopsis of the story line.]
STRANGE, J. D. Author of one work of espionage fiction included in the (Revised) Crime Fiction IV. See below.
The Master Spy. Hodder & Stoughton, UK, hc, 1932. Add setting: England, Germany, Switzerland.
According to Jill. Stanley Paul, UK, hc, 1926.
TAFFRAIL. Pseudonym of Henry Taprell Dorling, 1883-1968. A captain in the British Royal Navy & author of many sea stories, often with criminous content. Some thirty titles are included in the (Revised) Crime Fiction IV; one of these is shown below. [Note: A taffrail is the railing around the stern of a ship often ornately carved.]
-Euridice. Hodder & Stoughton, UK, hc, 1953. Add setting: Java.
TATARA, ELLEN LEE MAGNER. 1947-2002. Confirm both dates. Used a shortened form of her full married name, Lee Magner, q.v., as a pseudonym.
TERRALL, ROBERT. 1914- . Pseudonyms: Robert Kyle, q.v., John Gonzales. Under his own name, the author of four novels included in the (Revised) Crime Fiction IV. As Kyle, nine additional; and as Gonzales, five more. When Davis Dresser stopped writing Mike Shayne novels under his “Brett Halliday” byline, Terrall took over in part and wrote another 25 of them, mostly as Dell paperback originals.
Kill Now, Pay Later. Hard Case Crime, pb, 2007. Previously published as by Robert Kyle. SC: PI Ben Gates. “Gates takes a job guarding the presents at a ritzy upper-class wedding.”
Almost a Family. Silhouette, pb, 1997. Setting: Texas. [Eleven-year-old triplet boys scheme to get their choice of a father, a Texas Ranger, by inventing a murder.]
Almost Perfect. Silhouette, pb, 1997. Setting: Texas. [A single mother’s bodyguard may be a murderer.]
* Blue Ice. Silhouette, pb, 1990. Setting: Russia. [Art dealer Aleksandra Shashkevich’s most trusted friend is killed just as she is to purchase a collection of rare items from him.]
TRANTER, NIGEL. SC: David Scott = DS.
-Balefire. Add [1500s]
-Colours Flying. DS [Scotland]
-Delayed Action. Add SC: DS [Scotland]
-Ducks and Drakes. [Scotland]
-Eagle’s Faeathers. [Scotland]
-Fair Game. [Scotland]
-Flight of Dutchmen. Add SC: DS
-The Flockmasters. Add 
-The Freebooters. [Scotland]
-The Gilded Fleece. Change [ca.1800] to 
-Gold for Prince Charlie. Change [1700s] to 
-Harsh Heritage. [Scotland, 1809]
-Honours Even. Hodder, 1995 [Scotland, 1650s]
-Island Twilight. [Hebrides, ca.1800]
-Kettle of Fish. [Scotland]
-The Long Coffin. [Bolivia]
The Man Behind the Curtain. [Baltic island]
-Rum Week. [Scotland]
-There Are Worse Jungles. [Brazil]
-Tidewrack. Correct publisher to: Ward Lock [Scotland]
-Tinker’s Pride. Add [1930s]
VALLS-RUSSELL, JOSEPH LAWRENCE. ca.1921-2007. Add year of death and tentative birth date. Pseudonym: Ray Alan, q.v.
van SILLER, HILDA. 1911-1982. Pseudonym: Van Siller, 1911-1982, q.v.
WALLACE, (RICHARD HORATIO) EDGAR
The Clue of the New Pin. [London]
WEINSTEIN, JOEL (L.). 1947- .
WELFORD, HADLEY. Pseudonym of author “well known in literary and journalistic circles.”
Whose Deed? Jarrold, 1899
WETJEN, ALBERT RICHARD
The Sign of the Shark. Amalgamated pb, 1930 SC: Shark Gotch
WHEELER, EDW(ARD) L(YTTON). 1854?-1885. Author of five dime novels included in the (Revised) Crime Fiction IV, to which add the following:
Bonanza Bill, Miner, or, Madam Mystery, the Female Forger.
WILLIAMS, LAWRENCE. 1915-1983. Just listing below the books by this American author (separating into 2 entries the one that was incorrectly combined).
-The Fiery Furnace.
-The Smoke-Filled Boudoir.
WILLIAMS, LAWRENCE. Just listing below the books by this British author (separating into 2 entries the one that was incorrectly combined)..
A Copper Snare.
Images of Death.
The Murder Triangle.
The Murder Triangle.
WILLIAMS, WALTER JON. SC: Drake Majistral = DM.
-The Crown Jewels. Tor pb, 1987 DM [space, future]
-House of Shards. Tor pb, 1988 DM [space, future]
-Rock of Ages. Tor, 1995 DM [space, future]
WILLS, (MAITLAND) CECIL M(ELVILLE)
Fatal Accident. Add U.S. edition: Ramble House, 2007
WILSON, MARGARET and RUTH
Smouldering Fires. Titus Wilson & Son (England), 1924 (39 pp.)
WISSMAN, RUTH (LESLIE)
Celebration for Murder. [California]
In Secret Fetters. Aldine pb, 1925
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