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


Addenda to the Revised Edition.

                               
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ABBEY, RUTH. Ruth Pattison, 1922-2019. (Adding the death date of the author of eight novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

ADAMS, GEORGE (JOSEPH). 1936-2017. Born in Brooklyn; educated at Boston College; classical guitarist; died in Davenport, New York. (Adding the death date and further biographical details for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

ARMSTRONG, DOUG. Pseudonym of (Anthony) Nigel Price, 1956-   . (Adding the real name of the author of three novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

ARNEY, JAMES. Martin (James) Russell, 1934-2019(?). (Adding the probable death date of the author of the 1983 novel “A View to Ransom” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

ASKEY, (DR.) DEREK C(OPELAND). 1925-2018. Born in Winnipeg, Canada; died in Vineland, Ontario. (Adding the death date and place for the author of two 1970s novels in CFIV.)

BASVIC, PHILLIP MICHAEL. 1911-2005. Illinois lawyer, graduate of John Marshall Law School,  and author who died in Crown Point, Indiana. (Adding the name of a person whose use of Mike Phillips as a pseudonym has been documented, and who therefore almost certainly was the author of the 1980 novel “The Payoff” under this byline in CFIV.)
 
BATTEN, JACK (HUBERT, JR.). (Adding a further title for the author of four novels in CFIV.)
    Sherlock Holmes’s Great Canadian Adventure, with Michael Bliss. Battered Silicon Dispatch Box (Canada), 1997 [Toronto, Canada]

BERKMAN, EDWINA SERENA. 1941-2018. Died in Hardwick, Vermont. (Adding the death date and place for the author of seven novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Dana Reed.)

BLISS, MICHAEL. 1941-2017. See: Jack (Hubert) Batten, Jr.

BUFFIE, MARGARET. 1945-    . Ref: CA. (Adding an author of young adult novels not in CFIV.)   
    Angels Turn Their Backs. Kids Can Press (Canada), 1998 [Winnipeg]
    The Dark Garden. Kids Can Press (Canada), 1995
    The Guardian Circle. Kids Can Press (Canada), 1989. U.S.title: The Warnings. Scholastic pb, 1991 {Winnipeg, Canada]
    The Haunting of Frances Rain; see Who Is Frances Rain?
    My Mother’s Ghost. Kids Can Press (Canada), 1992. U.S. title: Someone Else’s Ghost. Scholastic pb, 1995 [Canada]
    The Warnings; see The Guardian Circle
    Who Is Frances Rain? Kids Can Press (Canada), 1987. U.S. title: The Haunting of Frances Rain. Scholastic pb, 1989 [Canada]

CARR, LYNN. Elaine Matson Reschke, 1931-2017. (Adding the death date of the author of the 2000 novel “Premonition” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

CEDERBERG, (JOHN ALEX) FRED(ERIC). (Adding the setting of the 1986 novel in CFIV.)
    The Last Hunter. [Toronto, Canada]

CHOYCE, LESLEY (WILLIS). (Adding a more specific setting for the 1992 novel in CFIV.)
    The Ecstasy Conspiracy. [Toronto]

CLARKE, GEORGE WALKER. 1895-1964. Born in Chicago; reporter for newspapers in Chicago and New York; died in Palm Beach, Florida. (Confirming the dates and adding biographical details for the author of the 1931 novel “-Virtue OK’d” in CFIV under the pseudonym Thomas Randall.)

COCKCROFT, GEORGE POWERS. 1932-2020. (Adding the death in Canaan, New York, of the author in CFIV for the 1993 novel “The Search for the Dice Man” under the pseudonym Luke Rhinehart.)

CODY, H(IRAM) A(LFRED). (Adding a further title for the author of five novels in CFIV.)
    The Frontiersman. Briggs (Toronto), 1910 [Canada]
   
CONWAY, ANTHONY. (Anthony) Nigel Price, 1956-    . (Adding the first name and birth year of the author of the 2000 novel “The Viceroy’s Captain” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

CRISP, JACK M. (Adding a setting for the 1980 novel in CFIV.)
    Pressure Point. [Toronto, Canada]

DAVIES, (WILLIAM) ROBERTSON. (Adding more specific settings for novels in CFIV.)
    -Murther and Walking Spirits. [Toronto, Canada]
    -The Rebel Angels. [Toronto]

DE FRANCESCHI, MARISA. (Correcting the setting of the 1994 novel in CFIV.)
    Surface Tension. [Italy]

DEVINE, LLEW [JOHN LLEWELLYN DEVINE]. 1920-1989. (Adding a byline and title not in CFIV.)
The Arrow of Apollyon. Ryerson (Toronto), 1971 [Toronto, Canada]

DIPPER, ALAN. (Adding a note on the same novel with two titles.)
    The Hard Trip. Published in the U.S. as: The Paradise Formula
    The Paradises Formula; see The Hard Trip

DOODY, MARGARET (ANNE). (Adding A further title for the author of the 1978 novel ”Aristotle Detective” in CFIV.)
    The Alchemists. Bodley Head, 1980 [England, academia]

DORFMAN, ALLAN (JAY). 1936-2020. Died in San Diego, California. (Adding the death date and place of the author in CFIV for the 2000 novel “A House at War”.)

DORIAN, PHILIP. (Adding a further title for the author of the 1976 novel “The Streaker Murders” in CFIV.)
    Death at Fifteen Below. Lawrence pb (Iowa), 1981

DRIVER, ANNE. 1924-2001(?). (Adding the probable death date of the author of two novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Anne Rider.)

DUMONT, FRANCOIS. A person of this name was born 1/14/1920 and died 2/18/1990. (Adding a possibility for the author of two novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Francois (Charles) Ponthier.)

DUNMORE, SPENCER (SAMBROOK). 1928-2019. Died in Burlington, Ontario, Canada. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1984 novel “The Sound of Wings” in CFIV, and a further title.)
    -Collision. Davies, 1974; Morrow, 1975 [air, Toronto, Canada]

DUVANE, LOUIE. (Adding a corrected entry for one title in CFIV and adding a new one; the existence of only one copy of each has been found.)
    -Betrayed! Fleetby, ca1929
    -Sensation Seekers. Fleetby, 1929

EAGLE, JOHN. (Adding title for the author in CFIV for the 1953 novel “The Hoodlums”)
    -Reckless Journey. Hamilton pb, 1947.
   
ELLIS, ALEXANDRA. Carmel Berman Reingold, 1938-2016. (Adding the death date of the author of the 1980 novel “The Last Carnival” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

FIELDS, VINCENT. Irving A. Greenfield, 1929-2020. (Adding the death date of the author of the 1988 novel “The Hammer Strike Solution” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

FLEMING, ROBERT. Once a crime reporter for the New York Daily News; author of some 19 books; teaching journalism at the New School in New York City. (Adding biographical details for the author of four novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Cole Riley.)

FOOTNER, (WILLIAM) HULBERT. (Adding a novel for the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)
    Two on the Trail. Doubleday, 1911; Methuen, 1911 [Canada]

FRASER, JOHN. 1931-2020. Died in London, England. (Adding the death date and place for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

FRENCH, DAVID. (Adding the setting of the 1993 play in CFIV.)
    Silver Dagger. [Toronto, Canada]

FRENCH, ROY. (Adding a more specific setting for the 1993 novel in CFIV.)
    A Sense of Honour. [Toronto]

FULFORD, PAUL A. (Adding the setting of the 1972 novel in CFIV.)
    Right Now Would Be a Good Time to Cut my Throat. [Toronto, Canada]

GERON, FRANK. Irving A. Greenfield, 1929-2020. (Adding the death date of the author of four novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

GRACE, ALICIA. Irving A. Greenfield, 1929-2020. (Adding the death date of the author of 11 novels iN CFIV under the pseudonym.)

GRAHAM, VICTORIA. (Adding the reprint edition of the 1974 novel in CFIV.)
    The Witchstone. Revised edition published in 2018 as by Victoria Randall.

GREENFIELD, IRVING A. 1929-2020. Died in New York City. (Adding the death date and place for the author in CFIV for numerous titles under this name and more under several pseudonyms.)

GUNN, JAMES E(DWIN). 1923-2020. Died in Lawrence, Kansas. (Adding the death date and place for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

HARRIS, BRIAN (CHARLES). (Adding the setting of the 1990 novel in CFIV.)
    The Lebensborn Plot. [Toronto, Canada]

HARRIS, JOHN NORMAN. (Adding a more specific setting for the 1980 novel in CFIV.)
    Hair of the Dog. [Toronto]

HASTINGS, RODERIC. Pseudonym of Roderic (Graeme) Jeffries, 1926-2017. (Correcting the authorship of the 1958 novel “Naked Tide” in CFIV.)

HOLT, GAVIN. (Percival) Charles (Holtzman) Rodda, 1891-1978. (Adding the full name and corrected death date of the author of numerous titles in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

HOROWITZ, RENEE B(ARBARA). 1932-2020. Died in Scottsdale, Arizona. (Adding the death date and place for the author of two 1997 novels in CFIV.)

HOWARD, TOM. (Adding reprint editions and series character for the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)
    A Brush with Death. Also published as Merryll Manning: A Brush with Death, by John Howard Reid. Lulu pb, 2014 [Colorado] SC: Meryll Manning, also in subsequent novels
    Dead Lucky. Revised and republished as: Meryll Manning is Dead Lucky, as by John Howard Reid. Lulu pb, 2014
    The Health Farm Murders. Revised and republished as: Merryll Manning: The Health Farm Murders. Lulu pb, 2008, as by John Howard Reid

ILES, FRANCIS. (Adding film versions of the 1931 novel in CFIV.)
    Malice Aforethought. TV movie: BBC, 1979 (scw: Philip Mackie; dir: Cyril Coke); also: BBC, 2005 (scw: Andrew Payne; dir: David Blair)

JACKSON, BASIL. (Adding a title for the author of eight novels in CFIV.)
    -Rage Under the Arctic. Norton, 1974

JEFFRIES, RODERIC (GRAEME). Pseudonym: Roderic Hastings, q.v. (Adding a further pseudonym for the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)

LAMB, JAMES B(ARRETT). (Adding a more specific setting for the 1984 novel in CIFV.)
    The Man from the Sea. [Toronto]

LEE, CHRISTOPHER. 1941-2021. Died in Sussex, England. (Adding the death date and place for the author of five novels in CFIV.)

LEE, MAUREEN. 1942-2020. Died in Colchester, Essex, England. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1977 play “The Visitor” in CFIV.)

LESTER, MARK. Martin (James) Russell, 1934-2019(?). (Adding the probable death date of the author of the 1976 novel “Terror Trade” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

LICHTENSTEIN, PETER. 1934-2007. (Adding the name and dates of the author of the 1981 novel “The Pink Triangle’ in CFIV under the pseudonym Roger Raftery.)

LINK, WILLIAM (THEODORE). 1933-2020. Died in Los Angeles. (Adding the middle name and death date and place for the co-author with Richard Levinson of three plays in CFIV.)

LOPEZ, BARRY (HOLSTUN). 1945-2020. Died in Eugene, Oregon. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 2000 collection “Light Action in the Caribbean” in CFIV.)

LOW, GARDINER. (Percival) Charles (Holtzman) Rodda, 1891-1978. (Adding the full name and corrected death date of the author of the 1937 novel “Invitation to Kill” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

LURIE, ALISON. 1926-2020. Died in Ithaca, New York. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1988 novel “-The Truth About Lorin Jones” in CFIV.)

LUTZ, JOHN (THOMAS). 1939-2021. Died in St. Louis, Missouri. (Adding the death date and place for the author of numerous titles in CFIV, and two ghost-written under the name Joseph D. Pistone.)

MacGOWAN, JONATHAN. David (Michael) Thurlow, 1932-2021. (Adding the death date of the author of three novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

MANDER, CHRISTINE (E.). 1920-2004. Died in Oakville, Ontario, Canada. (Adding the correct birth year and death year and place for the author of the 1990 novel “A Bid for Murder” in CFIV.)

MARON, MARGARET (ELIZABETH BROWN). 1938-2021. Died in rural Johnston County, North Carolina. (Adding the death date and place for the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)

McNAUGHT, ELEANOR (MILDRED SANDERSON). (Adding a more specific setting for the 1993 novel in CFIV.)
    Blame It on Wilmot. [Toronto]

McNEIL, FLORENCE. 1940-     . Ref: CA. (Adding a byline and title not in CFIV.)
    Breathing Each Other’s Air. Polestar (Vancouver), 1994 [Vancouver, Canada]

MEIRING, DESMOND. Desmond Charles Rice, 1924-2011(?). (Adding the possible death date of the author of five novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

MERRICK, WILLIAM (JAMES). 1914-1969. Died in Nouilly, France. (Adding the middle name and place of death and corrected birth date for the author of two 1960s novels in CFIV.)

MILLAR, MARGARET (ELLIS). (Adding more specific settings for novels in CFIV.)
    An Air That Kills. [Toronto]
    The Iron Gates [Toronto]

MITCHELL, IAN (ARNOLD). 1927-1999. Born in Glasgow; died in Cumbria, England. (Adding the middle name and dates and biographical details for the author of three novels in CFIV.)

MOORE, PHYLLIS S. (Adding a byline and title not in CFIV.)
    -Williwaw. Breakwater pb, 1978 [Newfoundland, Canada, future]

MOSS, ROBERT (ALFRED). 1903-1994. Ref: CA. Lived mostly in Kent, England, but died in Cheltenham. (Adding a new byline and title not in CFIV.)
    The House of the Hundred Heads. Hale, 1939

MOULES, JOAN (MARGARET). (Adding the middle name of the author of the 1979 novel ”-Precious Inheritance” in CFIV.)
   
MOUNCE, DAVID R. (Adding a more specific setting for the 1981 novel in CFIV.)
Operation Watchdog. [Toronto]

MUELLER, DOROTHY BOWICK. Born Dorothy Louise Bowick in Fulham, London; 1989 death was probably in Switzerland. (Adding further biographical details for the author of the 1973 novel “Tapestry of Death” in CFIV under the pseudonym Dorothy Muller Bowick.)

MULLER, MARCIA (KAY). (Adding the middle name of the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)

MULLINS, RICHARD A(LYWARD). (Adding the middle name of the author of the 1961 novel “The Doublecrossers” in CFIV under the pseudonym Michael Wells.)

MUSTO, (GORDON) BARRY. (Adding the first name of the author of six novels in CFIV.)

NATIONS, OPAL L(OUIS). (Adding the setting of the 1977 title in CFIV.)
    Stabbed to Death with Artificial Respiration. [Toronto, Canada]

NEWMAN, GAVIN. Guy N(ewman) Smith, 1939-2020. (Adding the death date of the author of two novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

NOLLET, LOIS SOPHIA. Her maiden name was McMahon and she married Anthony Richard Nollet in Florida in 1943. (Adding biographical details for the author of two novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Lois Stewart.)

OSTER, JERRY [JEROME]. 1942-2020. Died in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. (Adding the death date and place for the author of 10 novels in CFIV.)

PARKER, (HORATIO) GILBERT. (Adding further titles for the author of several volumes in CFIV.)
    -Adventurer of the North. Stone, 1896; Methuen, 1895 [Canada] ss: Across the Jumping Sandhills \ At Bamber’s Boom \ The Bridge House \ The Epaulettes \ The Filibuster \ The Finding of Fingall \ The Gift of the Simple King \ The Going of the White Swan \ The Lake of the Great Slave \ A Lovely Bully \ Malachi \ The Red Patrol
    -The Chief Factor. Home (New York), 1893 [Canada]

PATTISON, RUTH. 1922-2019. Died in Barmby Moor, Yorkshire, England. (Adding the death date of the author in CFIV for the 1970 novel “The Shadow Between” and of eight novels under the pseudonym Ruth Abbey.)

PENMAN, SHARON KAY. 1945-2021. Ref: CA. Died in New Jersey (probably Mays Landing). (Adding the reference citation and death date and place for the author of two 1990s novels in CFIV.)

PERRIN, KAYLA. Born in Jamaica; has a B.A. in education; living in Toronto, Canada. (Adding biographical details for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

PERRIN, (CHARLES) ROBERT. 1925-2019. Delete CA citation; born in Ann Arbor, Michigan; had a B.S. from the University of Minnesota; reporter; died in Naples, Florida. (Correcting the entry for the author of the short story collection “Piggy’s Luck and More Tales of Evildoing” in CFIV.)

PERRY, MAX. Jerry [Jerome] Oster, 1943-2020. (Adding the death date of the author of the 1980 novel “Final Cut” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

PERRY, PATRICIA. Journalist in England (woman’s editor of the Scarborough Evening News) and in the San Francisco area. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1973 novel in CFIV and its setting.)
    Deadly Memorial. [England]

PERRY, SUE [SUZANNE CRISTL PERRY]. 1952-    . Born and educated in California; worked for the U.S. Geological Survey; living in Carpinteria, California. (Adding the full name and biographical details for the author of the 1991 novel “Was That a Rat I Saw?” in CFIV.)

PETERSON, BELLE. 1853(?)-1890(?). (Adding possible dates for the author of the 1875 volume “One Word, and a Tear; or, The Wounded Dove” in CFIV.)
 
PETRAKIS, HARRY MARK. 1923-2021. Died in his home near Chesterton, Indiana. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1983 novel “-Days of Vengeance” in CFIV.)

PETSCHULL, JURGEN. Born in Berlin; writer and journalist; living in Bremen, Germany. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1988 novel “The Martyr” in CFIV.)

PHAIRE, DOROTHY. Has a Ph.D. from Capella University; college professor living in Silver Spring, Maryland. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “Almost Out of Love” in CFIV.)

PHELAN, TOM [THOMAS JOSEPH PHELAN]. (Adding a further title for the author of the 1995 novel “-Iscariot” in CFIV.)
    In the Season of Daisies. Lilliput (Dublin), 1992; Four Walls (New York), 1996 [Ireland]

PHIL-EBOSIE, PHILIP. CEO of a television production company in Nigeria. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1983 novel “Dead of Night” in CFIV.)

PHILLIPS, EDWARD O(PENSHAW). 1931-2020. Lived most of his life in Westmount, Montreal, Canada, where he died. (Adding the death date and place for the author of five novels in CFIV.)

PHILLIPS, LEROY. 1870-1959. (Adding the death date of the author of the 1929 play “The Great Pearl Mystery” in CFIV.)

PHILLIPS, MIKE. Delete CA reference. Very likely the pseudonym of Philip Michael Basvic, 1911-2005. (Correcting the entry for the author of the 1980 novel “The Payoff” in CFIV.)

PHILLIPS, MIKE [MICHAEL ANGUS PHILLIPS]. Born in British Guiana; came to England in 1956. (Adding the middle name and biographical details for the author of seven novels in CFIV.)

PHILLIPS, RUSSELL R. ca1870-1947. (Adding the death date in New York of the author of the 1936 novel ”Death Smiles” in CFIV.)

PICI. JOSEPH R. 1934-    . Has degrees from the University of Dayton (Ohio), where he was an English professor. (Adding the corrected birth year and biographical details for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

PICK, MARITZA [MARITZA PICK NELSON]. Has a Ph.D. in comparative literature; living in Napa, California, and New Zealand. (Adding the married name and biographical details for the author of the 1986 novel “League of Liars” in CFIV.)

PIERCE, DAVID M(ILTON). 1932-2014. Died in Paris, France. (Adding the death date and place for the author of six novels in CFIV.)

PIERLAIN, NELL. Marie Madeleine Souchon, 1927-1998. (Adding the dates of the author of the 1981 novel “Cruel Triumph” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

PIERSON, MRS. EMILY CATHARINE. (Adding the setting of the 1851 title in CFIV.)
    -Jamie Parker, the Fugitive. [Virginia]

PIESMAN, MARISSA (JUDITH). Attorney in New York City. (Adding the middle name and biographical details for the author of six novels in CFIV.)

PINCK, DAN(IEL CHANNING). 1924-2019. Died in a nursing home in Belmont, Massachusetts. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1980 pastiche “The Adventures of Mycroft Holmes; or, How They Got Started” in CFIV.)

PISTONE, JOSEPH D. John (Thomas) Lutz, 1939-2021. (Adding the death date of the ghost-writer of two novels published as by Pistone.)

PODMORE, C(HARLES) T(HOMAS). 1871-1952. (Adding the corrected birth date—in Manhcester, England—of the author of the 1909 novel “The Fault” in CFIV.)

POLLINI, FRANCIS [FRANCESCO]. 1930-2018. Died in Norwich, Norfolk, England. (Adding the death date and place for the author of two 1960s novels in CFIV.)

POOLE, BERNICE ANDERSON. 1936-  . Living in Raleigh, North Carolina.  (Adding the current birth year and residence of the author of the 1996 novel “The Listening Sky” in CFIV.)

PORTAL, ELLIS. Bruce Allen Powe, 1925-2018. (Adding the death date of the author of the 1968 novel “Killing Ground” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

PORTER, BOB [JOHN ROBERT PORTER]. 1935-2010.Born in Oklahoma City; earned degrees in geology from Dartmouth College and the University of Oklahoma; worked for the CIA and NASA and Earth Satellite Corporation; died in Washington D.C. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “The Moscow Contrivance” in CFIV.)

PORTER, JOYCE. 1924(?)-1999(?). (Adding the dates given in one reference for the author of the 1989 novel “Kaleidoscope” in CFIV, possibly confusing her with the British mystery novelist of the same name.)

PORTER, R. W. (Adding the setting of the 1981 novel in CFIV.)
    Kiss and Kill. [Ireland]

POTTER, JENNIFER (K.). (Adding to the setting of the 1995 novel in CFIV.)
    After Breathless. [France]

POU, GENEVIEVE LONG. She was born Genevieve A. Long and married Charles Pou in 1940. (Adding biographical details for the author of 7 novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Genevieve Holden.)

POWE, BRUCE ALLEN. 1925-2018. Born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; died in the Sunnybrook Veterans Centre in Toronto. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1983 novel “The Aberhart Summer” in CFIV.)

POWELL, ROBERT (FRANCIS). 1936-2020. Born in Chicago; had degrees including a Ph.D. from California Institute of Technology in 1965; taught at the University of California San Diego and elsewhere; died in San Diego. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1994 novel “Naked Strangers” in CFIV.)

POWER, WALT(ER EDWARD) JR. 1945-2017. Born in Elberton, Georgia; served in the Navy and earned degrees from the University of South Carolina; worked with agencies dealing with substance abuse and then went into the real estate business; died in Monetta, South Carolina. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “Murder Murder” in CFIV.)

POYER, JOE [JOSEPH JOHN POYER, JR]. 1939-2018. Died in Tustin, California. (Adding the death date and place for the author of eight novels in CFIV.) 

PRENTIS, (ARBY) JOE. 1939-2020. Born in East Tennessee; worked for Packaging Corporation of America for 40 years; died in Savannah, Tennessee. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1998 novel “Dead Certain” in CFIV.)

PRESBERG. SHIRLEY (BRAIMAN). (Adding series characters in the 1997 novel in CFIV.)
    Death by Contract. SC: Eva Kaplan and Sharon Price, also in the 2008 novel “Clubbed to Death”

PRESCOTT, JERRY J. [GERALD JAMES PRESCOTT]. 1934-2018. Died in hospice in Naples, Florida. (Adding the death date and place for the author of three 1990s novels in CFIV.)
   
PRICE, (ANTHONY) NIGEL. 1956-    . Studied English and Philosophy at St. David’s University College, Lampeter; trained at Sandhurst; served with the Brigade of Gurkhas for 12 years; fought in the Falklands War; CEO and founder of Moontree Consultancy. (Adding the birth year and biographical details for the author in CFIV under the pseudonyms Anthony Conway and Doug Armstrong.)

PRICKETT, (ALEXANDER THOMAS) STEPHEN. 1939-2020. Died in Kent, England. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1962 novel ”Do It Yourself Doom” in CFIV.)

PRIESTLEY, (CLIVE) BRIAN. 1926-2018. Died in Christchurch, New Zealand. (Adding the death date and place for the author of two 1970s novels in CFIV.) 

PRINCE, J(ACK) H(ARVEY). 1908-1994. Died in Launceston, Tasmania. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1994 novel “The Spy’s Eyebrow” in CFIV.)

PRITCHETT, ARIADNE. Irving A. Greenfield, 1929-2020. (Adding the death date of the author of five novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

PROBST, MARK. 1925-2018. Died in New York City. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1989 novel “Winter Losses” in CFIV.)
 
PROBY, WILLIAM C(HARLES). 1775-   ? (Adding the apparent birth year in Middlesex, England, of the author of two novels in CFIV.)

PROUD, FRANKLIN M(ILFORD). 1920-1993. (Correcting the middle name and adding the death date in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada, of the author of two 1970s novels in CFIV.)

PUNSKA, GRACE A(LIDA). Born in North Carolina; has a communications degree from the University of Alabama; living in Houston, Texas. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “Sands of Ice” in CFIV.)

PUTNAM, SEAN. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline of the 1979 novel “Bomba, Bomba!” in CFIV.)

QUINLAN, JIM [JAMES MAURICE QUINLAN]. 1934-2020. Born in St. Louis; graduated from Loyola University Chicago in 1957; worked for newspapers in Palm Beach, Florida, and several other cities, including the Sarasota Sun-Times while living in Bradenton, Florida, where he died. (Adding the dates and biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “Spying on Fishback” in CFIV.)

QUINN, JOHN PATRICK. 1930-2020. Born in Jersey City, New Jersey; served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and ran a business in Woodbridge, New Jersey; a substitute teacher after retirement. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “A Manuscript to Die For” in CFIV under the pseudonym Patric Quinn.)

QUINN, PATRIC. John Patrick Quinn, 1930-2020. Died in Berkeley Township, New Jersey. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 2000 novel “A Manuscript to Die For” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

QUOGAN, ANTHONY. Anthony Stephenson, 1937-2014. Died in Toronto, Canada. (Adding the death date and place for the author of four novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

RADICE, FRANK. 1940-    . (Adding the birth year of the author of two titles in CFIV and their contents.)
    Crime Stories. ss: Check-Out \ Coffins \ \The Dead Body \ Lost   
    Mystery Tales. 4 ss
   
RAFTERY, ROGER. Pseudonym of Peter Lichtenstein, 1934-2007. (Adding the real name and dates of the author of the 1981 novel “The Pink Triangle” in CFIV.)    

RAGUSA, JOHN III. 1957-1995. (Adding the dates of the author of the 1994 novel “The Triggerman” in CFIV.)

RAIFE, RAYMOND. (Adding the setting of the 1895 novel in CFIV.)
    The Sheik’s White Slave. [North Africa]

RAMIREZ, THOMAS P. 1926-2020. Born and died in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author in CFIV for four novels under the pseudonym Eileen Fulton and several under the house name Gar Wilson.) 

RAMSEY, EDWARD (D.). 1927-2005. Born in Dias Creek, New Jersey; radio station general manager; newspaper columnist; public information officer for the state of New Jersey; died in Trenton. (Adding the dates and biographical details for the co-author with George Robinson of the 1994 novel “Deadly Encounters” in CFIV under the joint pseudonym Ramsey Robinson.)
 
RAND, ERIKA. (Adding the setting of the 1993 novel in CFIV.)
    Lying Eyes. [Peru]

RANDALL, THOMAS. George Walker Clarke, 1895-1965. (Confirming the dates of the author of the 1931 novel “-Virtue Ok’d” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

RAUBENHEIMER, GEORGE HARDING. Died in Johannesburg in 1994. (Adding the place of death of the author in CFIV for the 1980 novel ”Crossfire” and four under the pseudonym George Harding.)

RAVEN, GEORGE P(ATRICK?).1930-2017(?). (Adding the possible middle name and death date of the author in CFIV for the 1997 novel “Where There’s a Will”.)

RAWNSLEY, DOUGLAS (COLLINS). 1955-2018. Educated at Trinity College, Dublin; died in Lexington, Kentucky. (Adding the middle name and death date and place for the author in CFIV for the 1981 novel “Account Overdue”.)

REAVES, (HOMER) BRUCE. 1923-2020. Died in Metropolis, Illinois. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1999 novel “Operation Snowfall” in CFIV.)

REBARER, LILIAS (GILBERT) RIDDELL. 1886-1945(?). The death of a woman with this last name was reported in Richmond, Virginia in September 1945. (Adding a possible death date of the author of the 1935 novel “Murder with Music” under the pseudonym Gilbert Riddell.)

REED, DANA. Edwina Serena Berkman, 1941-2018. (Adding the death date of the author of seven novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.

REED, DONN. 1938-1995. Born in Brattleboro, Vermont; journalist, columnist, educator, publisher and home-schooling expert who lived in Glassville, New Brunswick and Bridgewater, Maine; died in New Brunswick, Canada. (Adding the dates and biographical details for the author of the 1990 novel “The Spy with Three Antlers” in CFIV.)

REED, ELIOT. (Percival) Charles (Holtzman) Rodda, 1891-1978. (Adding the full name and corrected death date of the co-author with Eric Ambler of five novels in CFIV under the joint pseudonym.)

REES, EMLYN. 1971-    . This birth year is given in on-line references, but is not shown in the freebmd database. (Correcting the birth year of the author of two novels in CFIV.)

REES, OLWEN. 1915-1967, (A woman of this name had the dates given and might be the author of two 1940s novels in CFIV.)

REES, ROGER. 1944-2015. Born in Aberystwyth, Wales; died in Manhattan, New York. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the co-author with Eric (Rick) Elice of the 1986 play “Double Trouble” in CFIV .)

REID, JAMES. Pseudonym of Donald James [?Donald James Wheal, 1931-2008], according to the copyright register. (Adding information about the author of the 1978 novel “The Offering” in CFIV.)

REIDENBACH, J(OHN) MICHAEL. 1944-2020. Died in Orinda, California. (Adding the death date and place for the co-author with Dana K. Drenkowski of the 1999 novel “Legacy and Destiny” in CFIV.)

REINGOLD, CARMEL BERMAN. 1938-2016. Died in New York City. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1980 novel “The Last Carnival” in CFIV under the pseudonym Alexandra Ellis.)

REMNANT, RICHARD. 1868(?)-1936(?). (Adding possible dates of the author of the 1930 collection “At the Back o’ Beyond” in CFIV.)
 
RENSE, PAIGE. 1929-2021. Born in Des Moines, Iowa; died in West Palm Beach, Florida. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1997 novel “Manor House” in CFIV.)

RESCHKE, ELAINE MATSON. 1931-2017. Born in Idaho; died in Orem, Utah. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 2000 novel “Premonition” in CFIV under the pseudonym Lynn Carr.)

REYNOLDS, JAMES. 1819(?)-1899(?). (Adding possible dates for the author of the 1870 novel “The Adventures of Moses Finegan, an Irish Pervert” in CFIV.)

REYNOLDS, JOHN. ca.1588-ca.1655. (Adding approximate dates for the author of the 1621 volume “The Triumphs of God’s Revenge Against…Murder” in CFIV.)

REYNOLDS, MAUREEN. (Adding the setting of the 1993 novel in CFIV.)
    Tempting Eden. [New York]
 
RHINEHART, LUKE. George Powers Cockcroft, 1932-2020. (Adding the death date in Canaan, New York, of the author in CFIV for the 1993 novel “The Search for the Dice Man” under the pseudonym.)

RHODES, J(AMES) H(ENRY). 1929-2020. Born in Nebraska City, Nebraska; served in the U.S. Army in the Korean War; worked in housing at China Lake Ordnance Test Station in Ridgecrest, California; died in Reno, Nevada. (Adding the death date and place and biographical details for the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)

RICE, DESMOND CHARLES. 1924-2011(?). The death of a person of this name on 9/30/2011 was recorded in findawill, but no definite connection found to the author who wrote as Demond Meiring in CFIV. (Adding a possible death date.)

RICE, JOHN. (Adding a note on the 1995 title in CFIV.)
    The Ridolfi Plot Exposed. No copy can be found in any British library, so perhaps it was never actually published.

RICH, HARRIET. (Adding the Setting of the 1975 novel in CFIV.)
    The Bride of Belvale. [England]

RICHARDS, JUDITH. Born in McLeansboro, Illinois; moved to Montgomery, Alabama and worked as an actress, teacher, real estate manager; became acquainted with author C. Terry Cline while working for Colonial Education Exhibits and married him in 1979; living in Fairhope, Alabama. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1982 novel “Triple Indemnity” in CFIV.)

RICHARDSON, CARL. Retired civil servant educated at Manchester Polytechnic and Newcastle University. (Adding biographical details for the author of three novels in CFIV.)

RICHARDSON, H(UBERT) L(EON). 1927-2020. Born in Terre Haute, Indiana; died in Placerville, California. (Adding the death date and further biographical details for the author in CFIV for two 1990s novels.)

RICHARDSON, (JOHN) SCOTT. 1948-    . (Adding the first name and birth year of the author of the 1990 novel “King of the Shadows” in CFIV.)

RICHARDSON, W(ILLIE) JAMES. Has three degrees from Central Michigan University; retired dean of Delta College; living in Saginaw, Michigan. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1999 novel “Misbegotten” in CFIV.)

RICHARDSON, (JAMES?) WALTER. 1894(?)-1982(?).  (Adding a probable first name and dates for the author of two plays in CFIV.)

RICHDALE, WILLIAM L(EON). 1925-2019. Died in New Zealand. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1999 novel “It’s in the Can” in CFIV.)

RICHLER, NANCY. 1957-2018. Died in Vancouver, Canada. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1996 novel “Throwaway Angels” in CFIV.)

RIDER, ANNE. Anne Driver, 1924-2001(?). (Adding the probable death date of the author of two novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

RIDER, J. W.  Shane Stevens, 1941-2007. (Adding the death date of the author in CFIV for two novels under the pseudonym.)

RIDINGS, PAUL. 1972-    . (Adding the birth year for the author of the 2000 novel in CIFV and its setting.)
    Threatening Behaviour. [England]
 
RILEY, BARBARA. Living in Houston, Texas, and helping her husband run an electronics company. (Adding the residence and biographic details for the author of the 1987 novel “Guilty Parties” in CFIV.)
 
RILEY, PATRICK. 1947-    . (Adding the birth year given in British libraries for the author of four novels in CFIV.)

ROACH, JULIAN. 1944-    . (Correcting the birth year of the author of the 1993 collection “Death Duties and Other Deceptions“ in CFIV.)

ROBBINS, ALAN (BURT). Graphic designer, born in New York City, educated at Brooklyn College and Columbia University; living in New York. (Adding biographical details for the author of three titles in CFIV.)
 
ROBERTS, (WILLIAM) CRAIG. Born in Lynwood, California; served in U.S. Marine Corps, and with the Tulsa Police Department for 27 years; investigative journalist. (Adding biographical details for the co-author with Allen Appel of the 1994 novel “Hellbound” in CFIV.)

ROBERTS, DMAE. Born in Taiwan; lived for 8 years in Japan; public radio producer living in Portland, Oregon. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1997 play “Janie Bigo” in CFIV.)

ROBERTS, DORRIS. Native Californian; has been in publicity and public relations; lived in Illinois and there was a feature writer for Lloyd Hollister Publications. 1912(?)-1997(?). (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1958 novel “Beginning of a Crime” and possible dates.)

ROBERTS, GLENYS (MARJORIE). 1939-2020. Born in England, but died in Colwyn Bay, Wales. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1989 novel “Hard Pressed” in CFIV.)

ROBERTS, PAUL WILLIAM. 1950-2019. Died in Quebec, Canada. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1994 novel “The Palace of Fears” in CFIV.)
 
ROBERTS, THOMAS A(NDREW). Ref: CA. 1947-2017. Died in California (San Francisco Bay area). Adding a reference citation and the death date and place for the author of three novels in CFIV.)
   
ROBIN, LILIANE. Liliane Robin-Lavastre, 1925-1993. (Adding the dates of the author of numerous titles in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

ROBIN, ROBERT (S.). 1935-2019. Died in Deerfield, Illinois. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1992 novel “Above the Law” in CFIV.)

ROBIN-LAVASTRE, LILIANE. 1925-1993. (Adding the dates of the author of numerous titles in CFIV under the pseudonym Liliane Robin.)   

ROBINSON, ALEXANDER, M.D. (Adding the setting of the 1891 title in CFIV.)
    The Vestibule Limited Mystery. [train]

RODDA, (PERIVAL) CHARLES (HOLTZMAN). 1891-1978. Died in Cornwall, England. (Adding the full name and corrected death date for the author of numerous titles in CFIV under the pseudonym Gavin Holt, and five under the joint pseudonym Elliot Reed with Eric Ambler, and “Invitation to Kill” under the pseudonym Gardiner Low.)

ROOS, AUDREY (LE RENE KELLEY). (Adding the middle name of the author in CFIV for two novels with her husband William E. Roos and numerous titles under the combined pseudonym Kelley Roos.)

ROSS, VERONICA (FLECHTMAN). (Adding the setting of the 1991 novel in CFIV.)
    Hannah B. [Germany]

ROSSNER, ROBERT (ALAN). (Adding the middle name of the author in CFIV for the 1974 novel “The End of Someone Else’s Rainbow” and five under the pseudonym Ivan T. Ross.)

RUSSELL. MARTIN (JAMES). 1934-2019(?). (Adding the probable death date of the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)

ST. JOHN, GAIL. Irving A. Greenfield, 1929-2020. (Adding the death date of the author of the 1969 novel “Dunsan House” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

SALA, SHARON (KAY). (Adding the middle name of the author of eight novels in CFIV under this name and three as by Dinah McCall.)

SALMON, (NORA) GERALDINE GORDON. She dropped Nora from her name, and her death registration is as Geraldine Gordon Salmon. (Adding new information about the author of numerous titles in CFIV under the pseudonym J. G. Sarasin.)

SALTER-DUKE, LINDEN MARY. (Adding the middle name of the author of the 2000 novel “The Major’s Minion” in CFIV under the pseudonym Linden Salter.)

SANDERS, LAWRENCE (ARTHUR). (Adding the middle name of the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)

SAUNDERS, CHARLES R(OBERT). 1946-2020(?). (Adding the possible death date of the co-author of the 1976 Sherlockian pastiche “The Case of the Lost L’s” in CFIV.)

SAYERS, DOROTHY L(EIGH). (Adding a note on a reprint title.)
    The Five Red Herrings. Also reprinted in England as: Five Red Herrings

SCHWABE, ALEC THACKERAY. 1935-2012. (Adding the more probable author of the 1975 novel “One Way Ticket” in CFIV under the pseudonym Alec Thackeray.)

SEBENTHALL, R(OBERTA) E(LIZABETH). Birth first registered as Elizabeth R. Sebenthall, then name given as Betty Sebenthall in successive censuses and Betty R. Sebenthall for her death and on her gravestone. (Adding new information on the author in CFIV under the pseudonyms Harry Davis and Paul Kruger.)

SERVICE, ROBERT W(ILLIAM). (Adding a further novel for the author of three novels in CFIV.)
    -The Trail of ’98. Briggs (Toronto), 1910; Dodd Mead, 1911 [Canada]

SHARKEY, JACK. (Adding a further title for the author of numerous plays in CFIV.)
     Zingo!, with Dave Reiser. Baker’s pb, 1985

SHIELDS, CAROL (ANN WARNER). (Adding a more specific setting for the 1987 novel in CFIV.)
    Swann. [Toronto]

SMITH, GUY N(EWMAN). 1939-2020. Died in Shropshire, England. (Adding the death date of the author of 11 titles in CFIV.)

SOUCHON, MARIE MADELEINE. 1927-1998. (Adding the dates of the author of the 1981 novel “Cruel Triumph” in CFIV under the pseudonym Nell Pierlain.)

STEPHENSON, ANTHONY. 1937-2014. Born in England; came to Canada via New York; studied theatre at the University of Toronto and earned a Ph.D.; taught in theatre departments at Guelph and York Universities; appeared in plays and wrote a number of short comedies; was an accomplished pianist and wrote several popular songs; died in a hospital in Toronto. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of four novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Anthony Quogan.)   

STEVENS, SHANE. 1941-2007. (Adding the death date of the author in CFIV for five novels and two under the pseudonym J. W. Rider.)

THACKERAY, ALEC. Alec Thackeray Schwabe, 1935-2012. (Adding the probable real name of the author of the 1975 novel “One Way Ticket” under the pseudonym.)

THURLOW, DAVID (MICHAEL). 1932-2021. Died in Chichester, Sussex, England. (Adding the death date and place of the author of eight novels in CFIV.)

TIMMS, KATHLEEN. (Adding a setting for the 1986 novel in CFIV.)
    One-Eyed Merchants. [Toronto, Canada]

WEES, FRANCES SHELLEY. (Adding a more specific setting for the 1954 novel in CFIV.)
    M’Lord, I Am Not Guilty. [Toronto]
    
WILSON, IAN (WILLIAM). 1941-2020. (Adding the death date of the author in CFIV for the 1992 novel “Black Jenny”.)

WINGARD, ALAN (DAVENPORT). 1933-    . Living in Appleton, Maine. (Correcting the entry for the author of the 1974 novel “The Graffiti Gambit” in CFIV.)

WOODWARD, LUCY (FLORENCE BEATICE) BERTON. 1921-2015. (Adding a byline and title not in CFIV.)    Kidnapped in the Yukon. Burns (Ontario), 1968 [Canada]

WYNNE-JONES, TIM(OTHY). (Adding a further title for the author of the 1980 novel “Odds End” in CFIV.)
    The Knot. McClelland (Toronto), 1982 [Toronto, Canada]
   



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