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A’BECKETT, ARTHUR (WILLIAM). Entered the War Office at age 18, then after 3 years went to the Savings Bank Department of the Post Office; later Private Secretary to the Duke of Norfolk, and a Barrister of Gray’s Inn; primarily a journalist and author.
ACLAND, BALDWYN DYKE. 1883-1941.
-Thirty Thieves. Hodder, 1930
ADAM, H(ARGRAVE) L(EE). Author and journalist who contributed over 1200 articles, short stories and interviews to most of the principal London and Provincial newspapers and periodicals.
The Sheep and the Wolves. Add U.S. edition: Ramble House pb, 2008
ALDEN, W(ILLIAM) L(IVINGSTON). Novelist and humorist; for some years American Consul-General in Rome, and later lived in England.
ALEXANDER, DAVID. Pseudonym of Lawrence Herskovits, 1953- .
The Communicating Door. [England]
ALLEN, CECIL J(OHN) MEAD. 1872- .
Burglary; or, Birds of a Feather. Capper (London), 1896 (1-act play.)
Death of a Fellow Traveller. [England] (Setting correction.)
AMOS, W. J.
Borderline. Holloway pb, 1988 [New Mexico]
-M.I.A. Saigon. Holloway pb, 1986 [Saigon]
The Man from France. [England]
ANDRE, R(ICHARD). 1845-1907(?).
The Doll’s House. [England]
ANTHONY, MICHAEL. John Salkeid Tetley, 1901-1986.
ANVIC, FRANK. Pseudonym of Jory (Tecumseh) Sherman, 1932- , q.v. Other pseudonym: Charlotte A. Sherman, q.v. See also: J. D. Hardin.
-The Austrian Connection. Brandon pb, 1974
APPLETON, G(EORGE) W(EBB). Born in New Jersey; traveled on foot across the North American continent for journalistic purposes; correspondent to the New York Times in Paris and Rome; contributed extensively to English and American periodicals; founded the Lecture Bureau System in England and died there.
The Green Goddess [India] For novelization, see Louise Jordan Miln, 1864-1933. Silent film: Goldwyn, 1923 (scw: Forrest Halsey; dir: Sidney Olcott). Sound film: Warner, 1930 (scw: Julien Josephson; dir: Alfred E. Green). Also: Warner, 1943, as Adventure in Iraq (scw: George Bilson; Robert E. Kent; dir: D. Ross Lederman)
ASINOF, ELIOT. 1919-2008.
ASPRIN, ROBERT (LYNN). 1946-2008.
AUSTIN, PHYLLIS [PHYLLIS MURIEL AUSTIN RIGBY]
AZZARELLO, BRIAN. 1962- . SC: Agent Graves, in both titles, both graphic novels.
100 Bullets: First Shot, Last Call. DC/Vertigo pb, 2000
100 Bullets: Split Second Chance. DC/Vertigo, pb, 2000
BAKER, AMY J(OSEPHINE) [Mrs. Maynard Crawford]. (Adding married name.)
The Marigot Run. Delete SC John Ballem
BANERJEA, S. B. 1878- .
BANKOFF, GEORGE. 1902-1996. Pseudonyms: George Borodin, George Braddon, Peter Conway, Alec Redwood, George Sava, qq.v.
BARKER, HOWARD. 1946- . Ref: CA.
Claw and Stripwell. Calder, 1976 (Two plays, the second criminous.)
BARKER, NICHOLAS (JOHN). 1933-1997.
BARRETT, FRANK. 1844?-1926. (Changing birth date.) Birth name and probable legal name throughout his life: Frank Davis.
The Crystal Palace. [London, 1851]
BARRILI, ANTON GIULIO. 1836-1908.
-The Devil’s Portrait. Remington, 1885; Gottesburger, 1885 (Translation of “Il Ritratto del Diavolo,” 1882.)
BARTLETT, NICHOLAS. ca.1934-2008. Pseudonym: Richard Wiseman, q.v.
BARWICK, JAMES. Donald James Wheal, 1931-2008.
BARWICK, TONY. Donald James Wheal, 1931-2008.
BAYLY, A. ERIC
Chronicles of a Country Cricket Club, with Walt(er Alwyn) Briscoe, 1878-1934.
BECKE, (GEORGE) LOUIS
-Helen Adair. Unwin, 1903; Lippincott, 1903 [Australia]
-His Native Wife. Unwin, 1896; Lippincott, 1897
BEEDING, FRANCIS. Hilary (Aidan) St. George Saunders. (Correcting middle name spelling.)
BEHRENS, MARGARET (ELIZABETH). 1886- . Lived in France.
The Stranglers of Paris. Silent film: Famous Pictures, 1920, as The Grip of Iron (scw: Arthur Shirley; dir: Bert Haldane)
BENELLI, SEM. 1877-1949.
The Jest. French, 1939 (4-act play.) (Adaptation of “La Cena delle Beffe.” Italy, 1910.)
BERNSTEIN, HENRY (LEON GUSTAV CHARLES). 1876-1953.
The Thief. Doubleday, 1915 [France] (3-act play.) (Translation of “Le Voleur.” Paris, 1907.) Silent film: Fox, 1914 (dir: Edgar Lewis). Also: Pathe Freres, 1915 (dir: Adrien Caillard). Also: Fox, 1920 (scw: Max Marcin, Paul H. Sloane; dir: Charles Giblyn)
BERTRAM, NEVILLE RENNIE. 1909-1974. Pseudonym: Neville Rennie, q.v.
BESWICK, HARRY. 1867-1917. Journalist, drama critic, lyric writer, author.
BILIR, KIM. Arthur Hodgkin Scaife, 1855- .
Peril at Land’s End. Tiara pb, 1980; Stoneshire pb, 1983
-Shipboard Kisses. Avalon, 1983 [ship]
BISS, GERALD. Journalist who wrote for many leading papers of his time.
BLACK, VERONICA. Maureen Peters, 1935-2008.
Hoodman Blind. Hale, 1984
BLASSINGAME, WYATT (RAINEY)
John Smith Hears Death Walking. Note: The title story is actually two stories, The Murder Master (originally published as John Smith and the Murder Master) and The War Maker (originally published as John Smith and the War Maker).
BLOM, ERIC WALTER. London music critic.
BLYTH, JAMES. Born in Norfolk; birth name: Henry James Catling Clabburn; name changed in 1898.
BODIE, WALFORD. Pseudonym of Samuel Murphy Bodie, 1869-1939, a music-hall entertainer.
Harley the Hypnotist. Pearson, 1910
BODIE, SAMUEL MURPHY. 1869-1939. Pseudonym: Walford Bodie, q.v.
BORDEAUX, HENRY (CAMILLE)
-The Will to Live. Nash, 1915; Duffield, 1915 (Translation of “Les Roquevillard,” 1906.)
BORODIN, GEORGE. Pseudonym of George Bankoff, 1902-1996. (Correction of author’s real name and birth year.)
The Jest. Oldhams, 1922 (Novelization of the play by Sem Benelli, 1877-1949, q.v.)
Baby Moll. Also published as by John Farris: Hard Case pb, 2008
BRADDON, GEORGE. Pseudonym of George Bankoff, 1902-1996. (Correction of author’s real name and birth year.)
BRANDON, JOHN G(ORDON)
Finger-Prints Never Lie. Add U.S. edition: Ramble House pb, 2008
BRAUN, R(EINHARD) A.
Four Marked for Murder. [California]
Diecast. Also published as by John Michael Brett: Pan pb, 1966
-Green Butterflies. Hutchinson, 1923
BRIEUX, EUGENE. 1858-1932.
Maternity. Tucker (NYC), 1907; Standring (London), 1907 (3-act play.) (Translation of “Maternite.” 1903.)
The Red Robe. Brentano’s (London), 1915 (4-act play.) [France] (Translation of “La Robe Rouge.” 1900.) Film: (France), 1933, as La Robe Rouge (dir: Jean de Marguenat)
BRISCOE, WALT(ER ALWYN). 1878-1934.
BROADHURST, GEORGE (HOWELLS). See also: Albert Payson Terhune, 1872-1942.
The Man of the Hour. French, 1916 (4-act play.) Silent film: Brady, 1914 (scw & dir: Maurice Tourneur)
-The Wrong Mr. Wright. French, 1913 (3-act play.)
The Arrest. Long, 1924
BROOK, PETER. Pseudonym of Alfred Harold Chovil, 1889- .
-Fatal Shadows. Long, 1929
BROWN, MISS ALICE
-The Prisoner. Macmillan (NYC), 1916
BROWN, ANTONY. 1922- . Born in London; educated at King’s College, Cambridge; playwright, journalist, and scriptwriter and newscaster for the BBC.
BROWNE, BARUM. Hilary (Aidan) St. George Saunders. (Correcting middle name spelling.)
BUCHAN, WILLIAM (JAMES DE L’AIGLE). 1916-2008.
Matt. Silent film: Davidson, 1918 (scw: Rowland Talbot; dirL A. E. Coleby)
BUCHNER, GEORG. 1813-1837.
The Plays of Georg Buchner. Howe (London), 1927 Plays (criminous = *): Danton’s Death \ Leonce and Leona \ *Wozzeck (Note: Wozzeck, also known as Woyzeck, has been the subject of numerous films and TV dramatizations.)
BUDRYS, ALGIS [ALGIRDAS JONAS BUDRYS]. 1931-2008.
BURNS, B(ERNARD) K. 1881- .
BYERS, BRUCE (FRANCIS). 1920- .
A League of Hawks. [England, Italy]
CAMERON, LOU. Birth name: Louis J. Arnold.
CAPES, BERNARD (EDWARD JOSEPH)
-A Castle in Spain. Smith & Elder, 1903 [Spain, 1785-1810]
The Lake of Wine. [ca.1800]
-The Love Story of St. Bel. Methuen, 1910 [Italy, 1730s]
-Our Lady of Darkness. [1780-1793]
-The Secret in the Hill. (Adding the dash.) Add [ca.1840s]
CAREY, BASIL. Evidently a pseudonym.
CAREY, ROSA NOUCHETTE
-Barbara Heathcote’s Trial. Delete (not criminous)
CARLETON, WILLIAM. 1794-1869.
The Life and Adventures of Rody the Rover, the Ribbonman of Ireland; see Rody the Rover
-Rody the Rover. Duffy (Dublin), 1945. U.S. title: The Life and Adventures of Rody the Rover, The Ribbonman of Ireland. Peterson, 186?
The Tithe-Proctor. Duffy (Dublin), 1849; Collier, 1881, in The Works of William Carleton
CARLING, JOHN R.
-By Neva’s Waters. Add 
CARPENTER, EDWARD CHILDS
-The Code of Victor Jaillot. Jacobs (Philadelphia), 1907 [New Orleans, 1803]
Death Under Snowdon. Add U.S. edition: Rue Morgue pb, 2007
The Methods of Mr. Ames. Note that the British edition was published anonymously.
Fairways and Foul. Delete here (moved to Provan Crosbie entry)
CANFIELD, MURIEL. 1935- . Ref: CA.
Anne. Bethany pb, 1984 [Michigan]
CANARY, (HILARY) GLENN. 1934-2008.
CHADWICK, CHARLES. Lecturer on English, Harvard University.
CHAMPION, D(‘ARCY) L(YNDON)
Run Across the Wild River. Lion pb, 1952 [Mexico, El Paso]
CHANNING, MARK. Leopold Aloysius M. Jones (giving real name more fully).
-The Virgin Widow. Methuen, 1908; Dillingham, 1908
CHETWYND-HAYES, R(ONALD HENRY GLYNN). SC: Frederica Masters & Francis St. Clare = M&S.
-The Elemental. Note: SC M&S appear in ss: Someone Is Dead
-The Fantastic World of Kamtellar. Kimber, 1980 Novelets: Amelia \ Birth \ The Gibbering Ghoul of Gomershal (M&S) \ Kamtellar \ Looking for Something to Suck
-The Night Ghouls. Fontana, 1975 ss: Building Site Manuscript \ Christmas Eve \ Danger in Numbers \ The Ghost Who Limped \ The Ghouls \ The Holstein Horror \ The Man Who Stayed Behind \ No Need for Words \ Something Comes In from the Garden \ The Wailing Waif of Battersea (M&S)
The Psychic Detective. M&S
-Tales from the Dark Lands. Kimber, 1984 ss: The Astral Invasion (M&S) \ Don’t Know \ The Man Who Stayed Behind \ Mayfield \ The Night Watch \ Someone in Mind \ Something Comes In from the Garden \ The Swtich-Back \ Travelling Companion
Tales from the Haunted House. Note: SC M&S appear in ss: The Phantom Axeman of Carleton Grange
-Tales from the Hidden World. Kimber, 1988 Novelets: The Cringing Couple of Clavering (M&S) \ Home and Beauty \ Life Everlasting \ Those That Serve
-Tales of Fear and Fantasy. Fontana, 1977 ss: The Changeling \ The Cost of Dying \ The Day of the Underdog \ The Headless Footman of Hadleigh (M&S) \ Manderville \ The Resurrectionist \ The Sale of the Century
CHOVIL, ALFRED HAROLD. 1889- . Pseudonym: Peter Brook, q.v.
CHRISTENBERRY, JUDY (RUSSELL). 1944- .
The Notorious Widow. Pageant, 1988 [England, 1800s]
Hallowe’en Party. TV movie: ITV, 2008 (scw: Guy Andrews; dir: ?)
Third Girl. TV movie: ITV, 2008 (scw: Peter Flannery; dir: Dan Reed)
CLEARY, DENIS J(OHN). Frank J. Maher [Francis James Maher], 1929-2007.
-As the Twig Is Bent. Digby, 1901
CLEMENS, LEROY. 1889-1951.
COCKTON, HENRY. Traveling salesman, often staying at an inn in Bury St. Edmunds, where he became landlord in the early 1840s.
COGGIN, JOAN. Born in Lemsford, Hertfordshire; granddaughter of Edward Lloyd, founder of “Lloyd’s Weekly London Newspaper”; lived in Eastbourne nearly all of her life; wrote girl’s books as Joanna Lloyd; did all of her writing in a five-year period.
COHEN, OCTAVUS ROY
-Come Seven. Dodd, 1920 ss: Alley Money \ Cock-a-Doodle-Doo \ The Fight That Failed \ The Light Bombastic Toe \ The Quicker the Dead \ Twinkle, Twinkle, Movie Star \ Without Benefit of Virgie
-Come Seven. Longmans, 1927 (3-act play.)
CONDOR, ARTHUR R(EIGHNIER)
-The Seal of Silence. (Adding the dash.)
CONNELL, CHARLES (HENRY). 1910-1995. (Adding middle name and death date.)
CONWAY, PETER. Pseudonym of George Bankoff, 1902-1996. (Correction of author’s real name and birth year.)
CONYERS, (MINNIE) DOROTHEA (SMYTH). 1871(?)-1949. (Show dates thus.)
COUPERUS, LOUIS (MARIE ANNE)
-Old People and the Things That Pass. Dodd, 1918; Butterworth, 1919 (Translation of “Van Oude Menschen: the Dingen die Voorbijgaan,” 1906.)
COX, ANNE. 1853- .
CRACKANTHORPE, HUBERT M. 1870-1896.
-Wreckage and other stories. Heinemann, 1893 ss: A Conflict of Egoisms \ A Dead Woman \ Dissolving View \ Embers \ Profiles \ The Struggle for Life \ When Greek Meets Greek
CRADDOCK, CHARLES EGBERT
-Where the Battle Was Fought. Houghton, 1884
Alley Girl. [Midwest]
Dangerous Quest. [Scandinavia]
The Valley of Fear. [Balkans]
CROCKER, ARTHUR. 1888- .
CROSBIE, (HUGH) PROVAN
-Fairways and Foul. Hale, 1964 (moved from John Carrick entry; adding the dash)
CROYLAND, WILLIAM. William Dulley, 1879- .
The Saint of the Speedway. (Delete the dash.) [Alaska]
-The Poisoner. Richards, 1921; Brentano’s, 1921
CURTIS, JAMES. Geoffrey Basil Maiden, 1907-ca.1977
DARBY, CATHERINE. Maureen Peters, 1935-2008.
Falcon Royal. British title: A Pride of Falcons. Hale, 1977 (Correction.)
A Game of Falcons; see The King’s Falcon
The King’s Falcon. British title: A Game of Falcons. Hale, 1976 (Correction.)
A Pride of Falcons; see Falcon Royal
DAVIS, KENN(ETH). Birth name: Kenneth Alan Schmoker; brother of Zekial Marko, 1933-2008, who was born Marvin Leroy Schmoker.
DAVIS, OWEN (GOULD)
The Haunted House. (3-act play.) [Connecticut]
The Rope Waits. [England]
DE CRESPIGNY, MRS. PHILIP CHAMPION. 1859-1935. Birth name: Annie Rose Charlotte Key.
DE CRESPIGNY, ROSE CHAMPION. 1859-1935. Birth name: Annie Rose Charlotte Key.
DeFELICE, JIM. SC: Jake Gibbs = JG.
The Golden Flask. St. Martin’s pb, 1995 JG [New York, 1770s]
The Iron Chain. St. Martin’s pb, 1995 JG [U.S., 1770s]
The Silver Bullet. JG
DEMIJOHN, THOM. Thomas (Michael) Disch, 1940-2008.
Kiss and Kill. [Los Angeles]
DE MORGAN, WILLIAM (FREND)
The Old Madhouse. (Completed after the author’s death by his widow.)
DENNIS EVE. Pseudonym of Miriam Alice (Gerstle) Wornum. (Giving real name in full.)
Death for Safety. [San Francisco, 1930s]
DENNIS, GEOFFREY. Hilary (Aidan) St. George Saunders. (Correcting middle name spelling.)
DE VILLIERS, DIRK. ca.1926- . Born in South Africa; based in Fleet Street, served as foreign correspondent for several newspapers; wrote weekly column on London Theatre for 21 years.
DICKENS, MARY ANGELA
-A Valiant Ignorance. Macmillan (London), 1894
DICKEY, BASIL. 1880-1958. See: Paul Dickey, 1882-1933.
The Layout. French, 1931 (1-act play.)
The Sob Sister, with Basil Dickey, 1880-1958. French, 1931 (1-act play.)
Operation–Deadline. [London, Berlin]
DISCH, THOMAS (MICHAEL). 1940-2008.
The Devil’s Elbow. Jenkins, 1935 [Rhodesia]
The Valley Patrol. Jenkins, 1934 [Rhodesia]
DOYLE, (SIR) A(RTHUR) CONAN
The Speckled Band. French, 1912 (3-act play based on the “The Adventure of the Speckled Band” from The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, q.v.)
DRESDEN, THOMAS. Donald James Wheal, 1931-2008.
DRISCOLL, PETER (JOHN). 1942-2005.
Should a Corpse Tell? [England]
DULLEY, WILLIAM. 1879- .
DUNCAN, STEVE [STEPHEN V. DUNCAN]. 1949- . Screenwriter and Professor at Loyola Marymount University’s School of Film and Television in Los Angeles.
Presumed Dead. Add [Congo]
Plays of Gods and Men. Unwin (London), 1918; Luce (Boston), 1917 plays (criminous = *): The Laughter of the Gods \ *A Night at the Inn (1-act) \ *The Queen’s Enemies (1-act) \ The Tents of the Arabs
DURING, STELLA M.
Malicious Fortune. Allen, 1901
Paradise County. Correct to: Paradiso County
-The Dark Fantastic. Delete film reference
A Man Without Friends. Film: Warner, 1951, as Lightning Strikes Twice (scw: Lenore Coffee; dir: King Vidor)
EDWARDS, NORMAN (LLEWELLYN?). 1899-1992(?).
EGBERT, LESLIE FLOYD. 1902-1966. Pseudonym: Leslie Floyd, q.v.
EISNER, WILL(IAM). 1917-2005. SC: The Spirit (originally a detective named Denny Colt), in all titles, all collected comic strips.
All About P’Gell: Spirit Casebook #2. Kitchen Sink, 1998 ss: Assignment Paris \ Black Gold \ The Capistrano Jewels \ Competition \ Il Fuce’s Locket \ The Incident of the Sitting Duck \ L’Spirit \ The Loot of Robinson Crusoe \ Money \ The Portier Fortune \ Saree \ Saree Falls in Love \ The School for Girls \ The Seventh Husband \ Staple Springs \ Teacher’s Pet \ A Ticket Home
Christmas Spirit. Kitchen Sink, 1995 ss: Basher Brains \ Black Henry and Simple Simon \ Darling’s First Christmas \ A Fable \ Horton J. Winklenod \ Joe Fix \ Joy \ S. Kringle Klaus \ A Trilogy
Spirit Archives Volume 1. DC, 2000 ss: The Black Queen \ The Black Queen’s Army \ The Christmas Spirit of 1940: Black Henry and Simple Simon \ Conscription Bill Signed \ The Death Dolls \ Dr. Prince Von Kalm \ Ebony’s X-Ray Eyes \ Eldas Thayer \ Gang Warfare \ The Haunted House \ Johnny Marston \ The Kidnapping of Daisy Kay \ The Kidnapping of Ebony \ The Kiss of Death \ The Leader \ The Manly Art of Self Defense \ The Master Mind Strikes \ Mr. Midnight \ The Morger Boys \ Ogre Goran \ Orang, the Ape Man \ Oriental Agents \ The Origin of the Spirit \ The Orphans \ Palyachi, the Killer Clown \ The Prom \ The Return of Dr. Coba \ The Return of Orang, the Ape That Is Human \ Slim Pickins \ The Spirit! Who Is He? \ Voodoo in Manhattan
Spirit Archives Volume 2. DC, 2000 ss: The Balkan Ball \ The Black Bow \ Captured by the Underworld \ The Conquistadores \ Croaky Andrews’ Perfect Crime \ Davy Jones’ Locker \ Dead Duck Dolan \ Dipsy Doodle \ A Dull Week \ Dusk & Twilight \ Ellen Dolan Detective Agency \ Five Passengers in Search of an Author \ Introducing Scarlet Brown \ Introducing Silk Satin \ Invasion from Argos \ Killer McNobby \ King Kohl, Emperor of the World \ Marta & the Renaissance Primitive \ Pancho De Bool & Peppi Tamale \ Radio Station WLXK \ The S. S. Raven \ The Silk District Beat \ The Substitute Spirits \ The Tale of the Dictator’s Reform \ Thomas Hawkins \ Toy Planes
Spirit Casebook. Kitchen Sink, 1990 ss: Bring In Sand Saref \ Christmas Spirit of 1948 \ Death of Autumn Mews \ The Embezzler \ Fox at Bay \ Gerhard Schnobble \ The Killer \ The Last Hand \ Life Below \ Lorelei Rox \ Meet P’Gell \ Rat Tat \ Sand Saref \ Satin \ Ten Minutes \ The Toy Submarine Gun \ Two Lives \ Visitor \ Wild Rice
Spirit Color Album. Kitchen Sink, 1981 ss: Black Gold \ Cinderella \ The Emerald of Rajapur \ The Guilty Gun \ Hangly Hollyer Mansion \ Hanzel and Gretel \ Life Below \ Mr. McDool \ The O’Dolan \ The Origin of the Spirit \ The Perfect Crime \ Sammy and Delilah \ Ten Minutes
Spirit Color Album Volume 2. Kitchen Sink, 1983 ss: Bring In Sand Saref \ The Candidate \ The Fallen Sparrow \ The Fighting Machine \ Gerhard Schnobble \ The Job \ Lurid Love \ The Name Is Powder \ Sand Saref \ Springtime of Dolan \ War Buddies \ The Wedding \ White Cloud
Spirit Color Album Volume 3. Kitchen Sink, 1983 ss: April Fool \ Crime \ The Curse \ The Kissing Caper \ Nylon Rose \ Pinhead \ Plaster of Paris \ The Return of Autumn Mews \ Satin \ Silken Floss \ A Slow Ship \ The Spirit’s Women Club \ Thorne Strand \ Wild Rice
ELLIN, STANLEY (BERNARD)
The Specialty of the House and other stories. Add British edition: Orion pb, 2002
ELLINGER, (ALEXANDER) GEOFFREY. 1904-1990.
ELTON, (CEDRIC) EDWARD (BAYARD). 1904- .
ESMOND, SYDNEY. Pseudonym of Frederick William Rudd, 1893-1955.
Secret Cargo. (Title correction: no “The”)
Vicious Circle. [North Africa]
FARMER, GEOFFREY NORTON. 1881- .
FARNCOMBE, FRANK E(DWARD). (Adding middle name.)
-She Shark. Add [Indian Ocean]
-The House at High Bridge. Houghton, 1886
FITCH, (WILLIAM) CLYDE
The Woman in the Case. [New York City]
FLEMING, HUGH. Pseudonym of Frances Dorothy Hague, 1882- .
Candied Fruits. Drane, 1923 ss (with some crime): Alpha and Omega \ Bobby’s Blunder \ Fathoms Deep \ Lot 2040 \ Love at First Sight \ Neighbours \ Pasha \ Peter \ The Ruby Ring \ The Thirteenth Hole \ Will Not Take Place
Party Line, with David Yerex, ca.1927-2008.
FLOYD, LESLIE. Pseudonym of Leslie Floyd Egbert, 1902-1966. Born in Toulin, Illinois; died in Montclair, N.J.; was executive vice president of a company which manufactured hand-knitting yarns.
FLYNN, T(HOMAS) T(HEODORE)
Murder Caravan. [Florida]
The Fire: Charity Memorial Hospital #1. Holloway pb, 1985
The Rape: Charity Memorial Hospoital #2. Holloway pb, 1985
The Argyle Case. [New York City]
FORREST, ANTHONY. Antony Brown, 1922- .
Missing or Murdered. Note: The Mellifont, 1944, edition is highly abridged.
The Polo Ground Mystery. Note: The Mellifont, 1944, edition is highly abridged.
The Spirit Murder Mystery. Note: The Mellifont, 1945, edition is highly abridged.
FOX, JOHN WILLIAM, JR. 1863-1919.
A Cumberland Vendetta and other stories. Harper, 1896 Novelets (criminous = *): A Cumberland Vendetta \ The Last Stetson \ *A Mountain Europa \ On Hell-fer-Sartain Creek
-The Heart of the Hills. Scribner, 1913
FRANKISH, H(AROLD). 1873-1918. (Adding first name.)
FURTH, GEORGE. 1932-2008.
-The Show. Duckworth, 1925; Scribner’s, 1925 (3-act play.)
GARRETT, GEORGE (PALMER, JR.). 1929-2008.
Zero 0.800. Delete (book actually published as The Death Dealers, q.v.)
GATES, H(ENRY) L(EYFORD). 1878-1937. (Correcting birth date.)
-Recha. Blackwood, 1890
The Tenant. [England]
GILLETTE, WILLIAM (HOOKER). See also: H(enry) L(lewellyn) Williams, 1842- .)
Held by the Enemy. French, 1898 [South] (5-act play.)
-An Artist Passes. Dodd, 1929; Chatto, 1929 [Mexico]
GLYN, ELINOR (SUTHERLAND)
The Third Eye. Long, 1940
GODDARD, CHARLES W(ILLIAM)
The Misleading Lady, with Paul Dickey, 1885-1933. Hearst’s, 1915. 3-act play: French, 1929. Silent film: Essanay, 1916 (dir: Arthur Berthelet). Also: Metro Pictures, 1920 (scw: Lois Zellner; dir: George Irving, George Terwilliger)
GORDIN, JACOB (MICHAILOVITCH). 1853-1909.
The Kreutzer Sonata. Fiske, 1907 (4-act play.) [New York City] (Translation of “Kraytser Sonata.” 1907). Silent film: William Fox, 1915 (scw & dir: Herbert Brenon)
GORDON, LESLIE HOWARD
-The Little Brother of God. Silent film: Welsh-Pearson-Elder, 1928 (scw: Leslie Howard Gordon; dir: F. Martin Thornton)
GORKY, MAXIM. Pseudonym of Aleksei Maksimovich Peshkov, 1868-1936.
The Lower Depths. Duffield, 1912; Unwin, 1912. Also published as: A Night’s Lodging. Four Seasons (Boston), 1920. And as: At the Bottom. French (NYC & London), 1930 (Translation of “Na dne.”) Film: Films Albatross, 1936, as Les Bas-fonds (scw: E. Zamiatine, J. Companeez, Jean Renoir, Charles Spaak; dir: Renoir). Also: Goskino, 1952, as Na dne (dir: Andrei Frolov). Also: Toho, 1957, as Donzoko (scw: Akira Kurosawa, Hideo Oguni; dir: Kurusawa).
Murder of the Admiral. Also published as by Steve Fisher: Age of Aces pb, 2008
GRAINGER, FRANCIS EDWARD. 1854-1927. (Correcting birth date.)
GRAY, ANNABEL. Anne Cox, 1853- .
-The House of Hidden Treasures. Heinemann, 1898
GRAY, SIMON (JAMES HALLIDAY). 1936-2008.
Golden Hooves. (Deleting the dash.)
GREENE, L. PATRICK. Born Louis Montague Greene, 1891-1971. Reported to have gone to Rhodesia at age 18 and served with the British South Africa Police force from 1910-1913; to have emigrated to the U.S. in 1913; under the name Lewis Patrick Greene, to have married an American woman, Marjorie Sherman, and become a U.S. citizen.
GRIFFITHS, MAURICE. 1902-1997. A noted yachtsman who wrote numerous books, mostly on yachting.
The Sands of Sylt. Rich, 1946 [ship, 1939]
The Fourth Seal. [Asia]
GUNTHORPE, DALE. 1941- . Pseudonym: Claire MacQuet, q.v.
HADFIELD, ROBERT L. Frank E(dward) Farncombe. (Adding middle name.)
Ruled by Radio. Add U.S. edition: Ramble House pb, 2008
HAGUE, FRANCES DOROTHY. 1882- . Pseudonym: Hugh Fleming, q.v.
HAMILTON, (WALTER?) BERNARD. 1863-1930(?). A barrister in London.
HAMMOND, LAWRENCE (VICTOR FRANCIS). (Adding second middle name.)
HANSHEW, HAZEL PHILLIPS [MRS. ARNOLD HACKNEY]. (Adding married name.)
HARDMAN, S(AMUEL). 1855- .
HARGRAVE, LEONIE. Thomas (Michael) Disch, 1940-2008.
HARLING, ROBERT. 1910-2008.
HASTINGS, MICHAEL. Delete the entry listing They Killed a Spy.
HASTINGS, MICHAEL (ROY). Add probable pseudonym: Alroy West, q.v.
They Killed a Spy. Harrap, 1940
HEBERDEN, M(ARY) V(IOLET). Add: daughter of a clergyman; orphaned as a child and left for New York to avoid living with spinster aunts; tour guide; actress on the New York stage.
HEDDLE, ETHEL F(ORSTER) [MRS. W. MARSHALL]. (Adding married name.)
HEILGERS, LOUISE (HENRIETTE?). 1882(?)- .
HELY, ELIZABETH. Pseudonym of Nancy Elizabeth Brassey Leslie Younger, 1913- . (Correction.)
HERING, HENRY A(UGUSTUS)
Hunt the Tiger. Film: RKO, 1929 (scw: Henry Hering; dir: James Leo Meehan)
HERSKOVITS, LAWRENCE. 1953- . Pseudonym: David Alexander, q.v.
HILL, HEADON. Francis Edward Grainger, 1854-1927. (Correcting birth date.)
HILL, WARREN. Pseudonym of Harold Christopher Francis Norman, 1879- . (Correction.)
HITT, ORRIE (EDWIN). (Show name thus.)
I’ll Call Every Monday. Red Lantern hc, 1953 [New York state]
HOAGLUND, ROBERT J(OEL). Has a degree in law and careers in labor/employee relations and jewelry sales; living in California. SC: Matt Clark, in title below and subsequent novel(s).
Blood of the Helgsberg Diamonds.
HOLMES, ARTHUR H(ENRY). 1865- .
HOPE, FRANCES ESSEX THEODORA SMITH. 1880-1964.
HORSFIELD, HERBERT KNIGHT. 1856-1932. Pseudonym: H. Knight, q.v.
HOWARD, HERBERT EDMUND. 1900-1963.
Cemetery First Stop. Add U.S. edition: Ramble House pb, 2008
Corpses Never Argue. Add U.S. edition: Ramble House pb, 2008 [London]
Eternity, Here I Come! Add U.S. edition: Ramble House pb, 2008 [London]
Make Way for the Mourners. Add U.S. edition: Ramble House pb, 2008 [London]
Inclination to Murder. Add U.S. edition: Ramble House pb, 2008
HYMER, JOHN B. Leroy Clemens, 1889-1951.
JAMES, DONALD. Donald James Wheal, 1931-2008.
JEAFFRESON, JOHN CORDY. Born in Suffolk, son of a doctor; a journalist in London.
JESSE, F(RYNIWYD) TENNYSON
Anyhouse. Heinemann, 1925 (3-act play.)
JONES, LEOPOLD ALOYSIUS M. (Giving name more fully.)
JOSEPH, ALAN. Pseudonym of Jon Messmann, 1920-2004, q.v. Other pseudonyms: Claude Nicole, Claudette Nicole, Claudia Nicole, Paul Richards, qq.v.
The Perfectionist. [New York]
City of Angels; see L.A. 46
L.A. 46. British title: City of Angels. Mayflower, 1967
KENNARD, MRS. EDWARD. Daughter of Scottish politician Samuel Laing; lived in Market Harborough, Leicestershire for most of her married live; known as a fine horsewoman.
KENNEY, CHARLES (C.)
Hammurabi’s Code. Also published as: Code of Vengeance. Ballantine pb, 1997
KEYTE, J(OHN) C(HARLES). An English Baptist missionary.
KNYE, CASSANDRA. Thomas (Michael) Disch, 1940-2008.
LEASOR, (THOMAS) JAMES
-Chinese Widow. [1830s] (Adding setting and dash.)
-Jade Gate.  (Adding setting and dash.)
-Mandarin Gold.  (Adding setting and dash.)
The House Opposite. Silent film: Broadwest, 1917 (scw: Reuben Gillmer, Enid Lorrimer; dir: Frank Wilson, Walter West)
Thunder Mountain. Silhouette pb, 1994 [Wyoming]
LE ROS, CHRISTIAN. Pseudonym of William J. Sorrell.
Christmas Day and How It Was Spent. Routledge, 1854
LEYFORD, HENRY. H(enry) L(eyford) Gates, 1878-1937. (Correcting birth date.)
LEYLAND, ERIC (ARTHUR). SC: David Flame = DF (all titles intended for younger readers).
Flame and the King’s Ransom. Hodder, 1955 DF
Flame and the League of Five. Hodder, 1959 DF
Flame and the Treasure Trail. Hodder, 1956 DF
Flame Hits Back. Hodder, 1954 DF
Flame Hits the Trail. Hodder, 1954 DF [London]
Flame Makes the Grade. Hodder, 1957 DF
Flame of the Amazon. Hodder, 1952 DF [Brazil]
Flame of the Sahara. Hodder, 1955 DF [Africa]
Flame of the Sierras. Hutchinson, 1949 DF [South America]
Flame Over Africa. Hodder, 1951 DF [Africa]
Flame, Secret Agent. Hodder, 1958 DF
Flame Sets the Pace. Hodder, 1956 DF [England]
Flame Takes a Chance. Hodder, 1953 DF [England]
Flame Takes Command. Hodder, 1957 DF [South America]
Flame Takes Over. Hodder, 1950 DF[France]
Flame Wins Through. Hodder, 1953 DF
LLOYD, LAVENDER [LAVENDER BERYL LLOYD HYDE]. 1924-1987.
LYNCH, JACK [JOHN THOMAS LYNCH]. 1930-2008.
Heat. TV movie: NBC, 1997, as Heatwave (scw: Larry Cohen; dir: Douglas Barr)
Jigsaw. TV movie: ABC, 1994, as Columbo: Undercover (scw: Gerry Day; dir: Vincent McEveety)
So Long As You Both Shall Live. TV movie: ABC, 1992, as Columbo: No Time to Die (scw: Robert Van Scoyk; dir: Alan J. Levi)
MacCARTHY, J(OHN) BERNARD. 1888-1979. (Show last name thus.)
Crime Comes to Ballyconeen. Gill (Dublin), 1947 (3-act play.)
Death in a Million Living Rooms. Also published in Britain under the U.S. title: Chivers, 1990
McNEILL, ELISABETH. SC: Dee Carmichael, in title below and subsequent novels.
A Bombay Affair.
MacQUET, CLAIRE. Pseudonym of Dale Gunthorpe, 1941- . She was born in South Africa; living in London from 1965.
MACK, WILLARD. Birth name: Charles Willard McLaughlin.
MAIDEN, GEOFFREY BASIL. 1907-ca.1977.
MAIS, S(TUART) P(ETRE) B(RODIE)
Quest Sinister. Delete (not criminous)
MALTZ, ALBERT. Malvin (David) Wald, 1917-2008.
The House of Glass. [New York City]
MAY, ALLAN. 1880(?)- .
MESKIL, PAUL (STEWART). Reporter for New York Daily News; wrote books on organized crime.
A Dame to Kill For. Correct to: Sin City: A Dame to Kill for
Sin City: The Big Fat Kill. Dark Horse pb, 1996 (Graphic novel.)
Sin City: Booze, Broads & Bullets. Dark Horse pb, 1998 Graphic ss collection: And Behind Door Number Three... \ The Babe Wore Red \ Blue Eyes \ The Customer Is Always Right \ Daddy’s Little Girl \ Fat Man and Little Boy \ Just Another Saturday Night \ Rats \ Silent Night \ Wrong Track \ Wrong Turn
Sin City: The Hard Goodbye. Dark Horse pb, 1993 (Graphic novel.)
That Yellow Bastard. Correct to: Sin City: That Yellow Bastard
MILN, LOUISE JORDAN
-The Green Goddess. Stokes, 1922; Hodder, 1923 (Novelization of the play by William Archer, 1856-1924, q.v.)
Come Away, Death. Add U.S. edition: Rue Morgue pb, 2007
Death at the Opera. Also published in the U.S. under the British title: Rue Morgue pb, 2005
Tom Brown’s Body. Add U.S. edition: Rue Morgue pb, 2008
-The Secret of Her Wedding Eve. Reader’s Library, 1934 [France]
Kill Me in Hong Kong. Correct title to: Hang Me in Hong Kong
NORMAN, HILARY. SC: Sam Becket, in title below and subsequent novel(s).
O’NEILL, EUGENE (GLADSTONE). 1888-1953.
-Desire Under the Elms. Boni, 1925 (Play.) [New England, 1850] Silent film: Sakhkinmretsvi (Russia), 1928, as Qali Bazrobidan (scw: V. Engels, Giorgi Makarov, Piotr Morskoy; dir: Makarov). Sound film: Paramount, 1958 (scw: Irwin Shaw; dir: Delbert Mann)
Destination: Terror. [New York City, Luxembourg]
PHILLPOTTS, (HENRY) EDEN
The Secret Woman. Methuen, 1905; Macmillan (NYC), 1905. 3-act play version: Duckworth, 1912; Brentano’s, 1914. Silent film: Gaumont, 1918 (scw: Roland Talbot; dir: A E. Coleby)
The Shadow. Duckworth, 1913; Brentano’s, 1914 (3-act play.)
-The Ugly Story of Miss Wetherby. Walter Scott, 1889
REDMOND-HOWARD, L(OUIS) G. Authority on Irish politics and history.
The Adding Machine. French, 1922 (Play.)
SEVERY, MELVIN L(INWOOD). Engineer, musician, inventor and author. Born in Melrose, Massachusetts; died in California.
SONDHEIM, STEPHEN. George Furth, 1932-2008.
The Gorilla. [Long Island]
STAPYLTON, MARK [EDWARD MARK CHETWYND-STAPYLTON]. 1919-1995.
STYLES, (FRANK) SHOWELL
Shadow Buttress. Delete (not criminous)
TAYLOR, L. A.
The Fathergod Experiment. Allau pb, 1999
WISEMAN, RICHARD. Pseudonym of Nicholas Bartlett, ca.1934-2008.
WOTTON, MABEL E(LIZABETH EMILY). 1863-1927.
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