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


Addenda to the Revised Edition.

                               
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AESCULAPIUS. (Adding a further setting for the 1901 novel in CFIV.)
    The Magnetism of Sin. [Sydney, Australia]

ALEXANDER, DAVID (CALDWELL, JR.). 1907-1973. (Adding the full name of the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)
 
ALLEN-BALLARD, ERIC. Born in London as Eric Alan Cliff Ballard; in 1945 a notice appeared to indicate that henceforth he would be known as Eric Allen-Ballard; married Ivy Alice Nice in 1931 and Janet Rosamond Lind in 1951; died in London. (Adding biographical details for the author in CFIV as Eric Allen, Paul Dallas, and Edwin Harrison.)

ANDRE, R(ICHARD). Pseudonym of William Roger Snow, 1834-1907. (Adding the real name and dates of the co-author with G. Leitch Walker of the 1900 novel “The Ace of Spades” in CFIV.)

BALL, BRIAN (NEVILLE). 1932-2020. Died in Doncaster, South Yorkshire, England. (Adding the death date and place for the author of seven titles in CFIV.)

BARBREE, (JACK) JAY. 1933-2021. Born in Georgia; served in U.S. Air Force; broadcast journalist and space travel correspondent for NBC News; died in Merritt Island, Florida. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1975 TV series novelization “Pilot Error” in CFIV.)

BARRON, (ELINOR) ANN FORMAN. (Adding the first name of the author in CFIV for six titles.)

BATTEN, MADELEINE (HERMIONE URSULA MOORAT). (Correcting the full name of the author in CFIV under pseudonyms Dorothy Quentin and Martin Tree.)

BAUM, HEDWIG [VICKI]. Born in Vienna; briefly married to Maximilian Franz Anton Preis, then Richard Lert; harpist, boxer, journalist and writer; came to the U.S. in the 1930s; died in Hollywood. (Adding biographical details for the author of three titles in CFIV.)

BENNETT, JACK. (Correcting the publication date of a title in CFIV.)
    Ocean Road. 1967

BENTLEY, JOHN. Changed his name from Cecil Fredrick Goffredo Bentley to John Cecil Frederick Bentley in 1945; became a naturalized U.S. citizen in 1954. (Adding further information about the author of numerous titles in CFIV under the John Bentley byline, which was by this time not really a pseudonym.)

BINNS, MAX DALMAN. 1905-1951. (Correcting the death date, in Plymouth, England, of the author of numerous titles in CFIV under the pseudonym Max Dalman.)

BOGUE, LILIAN LIDA BELL. Born Lilian Lida Bell in Chicago; married Arthur Hoyt Bogue of Chicago in 1900; died in Hollywood, California. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1910 novel “-Angela’s Quest” in CFIV under the pseudonym Lilian Bell.)

BROOKS, VIVIAN COLLIN. Journalist and author; born in Lancashire, England; died in Bournemouth. (Adding biographical details for the author of numerous titles in CFIV under the pseudonym Osmington Mills.)

CAIRD, JANET (HINSHAW). 1913-1992. Died in Inverness, Scotland; listed as both Caird and Kirkwood (her birth name) in death records, she was buried as Kirkwood. (Correcting the death date and adding biographical details for the author of five novels in CFIV.)

CALDER, ROBERT. Jerrold (James) Mundis, 1941-2020. (Adding the death date of the author of the 1976 novel “The Dogs” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

CAMERON, (COURTNEY) OWEN. Died in San Francisco, California. (Adding the death place of the author of seven titles in CFIV.)

CARVIC, HERON. This was a stage named from the 1930s; he married under this name in 1958 and his death and probate records are under this name (not birth name Geoffrey Richard William Harris), so this became much more than just a pseudonym. (Adding biographical details for the author of five novels in CFIV as Carvic.)

CASTLE, (MARY) AGNES (SWEETMAN). (Deleting the question mark on the first name of the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)

CASTLE, EGERTON (SMITH). (Correcting the name of the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)

CHAFFER, FREDERIC. A person named Frederick Chaffer died in Sutherland, New South Wales, Australia, in 1983. (Adding a possible death date for the author of four novels in CFIV.)

CHASE, ARTHUR M(INTURN). 1872-1947. Died in Lewisboro, New York. (Adding the corrected birth date and place of death for the author of six novels in CFIV.)

CLAD, NOEL (CLOVIS). 1923-1962. Died in Riverside, California. (Adding the corrected birth date and death place for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

CLAPPEN, (ARCHIBALD) JOHN. Retired from the merchant navy in the late 1930s; died in Chichester, England.  (Adding further biographical details for the author in CFIV for the 1933 novel “Snow in Essex”.)

COLES, KERRIGAN PHILIP. 1959-    . Born in Gloucestershire, England. (Adding the real name and birth date and place of the author of five novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Philip Kerrigan.)

CONDY, ESMOND. 1887-1962. (Correcting the birth year of this writer, identified as a manufacturer of chemicals in 1939, and in CFIV for the 1937 novel “Nothing Ever Happens” under the pseudonym Maurice Lincoln.)

COOKE, G(EOFFREY) WALTER. 1924-2019. (Adding the corrected dates for the author of three novels in CFIV.)

CORDER, ERIC. Jerrold (James) Mundis, 1941-2020. (Adding the death date of the author of two novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

CURREY, STELLA MARTIN [HELEN ESTELLA CURREY]. 1907-1994. Born in South Africa; died in Colchester, Essex, England. (Adding a byline and title not in CFIV.)
    -Marry We Must. Cassell, 1940

CUSHMAN, DAN. Apparently born Sumner Davis Cushman, Jr.; married in Montana in 1940 as Daniel Sumner Cushman; death registered as Sumner Dan Cushman. (Adding biographical details for the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)

DALMAN, MAX. Max Dalman Binns, 1905-1951. (Correcting the death date of the author of numerous titles in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

DARLINGTON, W(ILLIAM) A(UBREY CECIL). (Adding titles of original stories as they appeared later).
    Mr. Cronk’s Cases. ss (J. W. Cronk in all): The Affair at the Hotel Splendide \ The Confidence Trick \ The Gravel Pit Murder \ The Guggenheim Emeralds \ Mr. Cronk at Sea \ The Mystery of the Inverted Receivers \ Peace and Quiet

DAVIDSON, GEORGE C. 1935-1993. (Confirming the death date, in San Diego, California, of the author of the 1975 play “Victims of the Devil’s Triangle” in CFIV under the pseudonym David Sawn.)

DENE, ROMA. Pseudonym of a woman from Formby near Liverpool. (Adding a new byline and title not in CFIV.)
    -The Curse: and It Was So.  Drane, 1905

DE NERVAUD, MARIE. Born Marie Valentine Denervaud in San Francisco; died as Marie D. Dun in Wilton Connecticut. (Adding biographical details for the author of two titles in CFIV.)

DENNISTON, ELINORE. Contemporary Authors indicates she died in Phoenix, Arizona; which must be wrong: both FamilySearch and Wikipedia say Sherman, Connecticut, while the New Jersey death index records her passing. (Adding a note on the author in CFIV under several pseudonyms.)

DERRICK, HENRY. Pseudonym of Henrietta Mary Beatrice Douglas, 1855-1948. (Adding the real name of the author of the 1893 novel “The Mystery of North Fortune” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

DONALD, ANABEL. 1944-2021. Died in Malvern, Worcester, England. (Adding the death date and place for the author of five novels in CFIV.)

DOUGLAS, HENRIETTA MARY BEATRICE. 1855-1948. Born in Hornsey, Yorkshire, England (or Kirriemuir, Scotland, depending on the source); died in Haddington, Lincolnshire, England. (Adding the dates and biographical details for the author in CFIV for the 1893 novel “The Mystery of North Fortune” in CFIV under the pseudonym Henry Derrick.)

DUNDAS, LAWRENCE [LAURENCE GEORGE DIANICIO DUNDAS]. Born in Bowness, Scotland; worked in the wine industry before writing; married first wife in California; died in London. (Adding biographical details for the author of three novels in CFIV.)

DUNNE, (CHRISTOPHER) LEE. 1934-2021. Died in Ireland (Dublin, apparently). (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1980 novel “Ringleader” in CFIV.)

EAST, FRED. 1895-1983. He’s In familysearch as Frederick G. East, born 13 July 1895 with birth registered in Shoreditch, London, England, with mother Orpet, dying 19 September 1983 in Los Angeles. (Adding biographical details for the author in CFIV for the 1954 novel “Murder’s No Accident” under the pseudonym Fred Orpet.)

EDMONDS, HARRY (MORETON SOUTHEY). Birth and death registered as Harry Morton Cyril Edmonds; Southey appears in some other sources. (Adding further biographical details for the author of numerous titles in CFIV, and adding the setting of the 1931 novel.)
    The Riddle of the Straits. [ship]

EICHLER, ALFRED (L.). Died in Hollywood, Florida. (Adding the place of death of the author of nine novels in CXFIV.)

EISENSTADT, MELVIN M(ORTIMER). 1931-2019. Died in Rio Rancho, New Mexico. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 2000 novel “Navajo Afterglow” in CFIV.)

ELIAS, (THOMAS) DAVID (WARING). Born in Winchester, Hampshire, England in 1915; changed his last name to Warne-Scott in 1960; died as David Warne-Scott in South Glamorgan, Wales, in 1980. (Adding dates and biographical details for the author of three 1950s novels in CFIV.)

ELLIOTT, GEORGE. William J(ames) Elliott, 1886-1946. (Adding the correct death date of the author of two novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

ELLIOTT, WILLIAM J(AMES). 1886-1946. (Adding the correct death date of the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)

ELLIOTT, WINIFRED J. William J(ames) Elliott, 1886-1946. (Adding the correct death date of the author of in CFIV for the 1931 novel “-Her Hidden Crime” under the pseudonym.)

EL SAADAWI, NAWAL. 1931-2021. Died in Cairo, Egypt. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the novel in CFIV in translation as “Woman at Zero Point.”)

ENSLEY, EVANGELIN(E). (Correcting the entry and deleting the first name Wilna for the author of the 1945 novel “Witch House” in CFIV under the pseudonym Evangeline Walton.)

EVAIN, ELAINE (NEWELL). 1931-2018. Died in Moultonborough, New Hampshire. (Adding the death date and place for the author in CFIV for the 1974 novel “Return Trip”.)

FARQUHAR, MARION JAUNCEY. (Adding a byline and title not in CFIV.)
    -The Sowing Moon. Bles, 1936 [South America]

FAULKNER, WILLIAM. (Adding the story titles in the 1949 volume in CFIV.)
    Knight’s Gambit. ss: An Error in Chemistry \ Hand Upon the Waters \ King’s Gambit \ Monk \ Smoke \ Tomorrow

FEAGLES, ANITA MARIE MacRAE. Died in Vero Beach, Florida. (Adding the middle name and death place for the co-author with Gretchen A. Travis in CFIV under the joint pseudonym Travis Macrae.)

FERBER, RICHARD. Delete entry in CFIV. (Deleting a name which is not associated with Philip Ketchum in CFIV).

FIELD, MOIRA. 1914-2015. (Correcting the birth year of the author of two 1950s novels in CFIV.)

FLINT, ANNIE AUSTIN. 1866-1949. (Confirming the birth year of the author of the 1915 novel “The Breaking Point” in CFIV.)

FLOREN, LELAND HAROLD. (Adding the middle name of the author of two novels in CFIV under the house name Stuart Jason and one, “Bullets for a Banker”, 1948, as by Lee Thomas.)

FORBES, D. R. Possibly Delilah Rowan Forbes, 1917-2012, who lived in Southampton, England. (Adding a further possibility for the author of the 1941 novel “Murder of an Unpopular Man” in CFIV.)

FORMAN, JUSTUS MILES. Died in the sinking of the Lusitania. (Adding a further biographical detail for the author of four titles in CFIV.)

FOSTER, ROBERT FREDERICK. 1853-1945. Middle name spelled Frederic on birth registration; “K” added later; adding corrected death date, in Eastham, Massachusetts. (Adding further biographical details for the author of the 1910 novel “Cab No. 44” in CFIV.)

GOODMAN, JONATHAN (WALTER). Birth and death registered as Jonathan William Walter Goodman. (Adding biographical details for the author of four novels in CFIV.)

GOYDER, MARGOT (NEVILLE). Born in St. Kilda, Victoria, Australia; died in Paddington, New South Wales. Shared the Margot Neville pseudonym with her sister. (Adding further biographical details for one of the co-authors under the pseudonym.)   

GRETH, LE ROMA (ESCHBACH). 1925-2020. Born and died in Reading, Pennsylvania. (Adding the death date and place for the author of two novels and several plays in CFIV.)

GULL, C(YRIL ARTHUR EDWARD) RANGER. 1875-1923. Born Arthur Edward Ranger Gull, with the Cyril added later and included on marriage records but not on his death record. (Correcting the birth year and name for the author of numerous titles in CFIV under this name and pseudonym Guy Thorne.)

HALL, ANGUS (HENRY). (Adding the middle name of the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)

HAMBLEDON, PHYLLIS. Phyllis MacVean, 1891-1967. (Correcting the birth year of the author of 8 titles in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

HARDING, ERIC. (Adding the setting of the 1946 novel in CFIV.)
    Pray for the Dawn. [Africa]

HASTED, JANE-ELIZA. She was Mrs. Gavin McColm and can be found as Jane-Eliza McColm; hyphenated her names at a later date since they are not on a 1944 passenger list. (Adding biographical details for the author in CFIV for the 1933 novel “-Our Mr. Richards”.)

HERON-MAXWELL, BEATRICE. Married Frederick Huddart in 1883 (died 1888), then married Spencer Horatio Walpole Heron-Maxwell in 1891 (died 1907). (Adding further biographical details for the author of three titles in CFIV.)

HERRING PAUL (AUGUSTUS GEORGE). Died in Nottingham, England. (Adding the full name and death place for the author of four titles in CFIV.)

HEXT, HARRINGTON. (Adding a reprint edition of the 1922 novel in CFIV.)
    Number 87. Also published in 2008 as by Eden Phillpotts

HIGGINBOTHAM, JOHN C(HARLES). Born in Cheshire, England; a schoolmaster; name sometimes spelled Higginbottom. (Adding further biographical details for the author of the 1908 novel “The Prime Minister” in CFIV under the pseudonym Orme Agnus.)

HIPKINS, CHARLES HAMMOND. 1893-    . Deleting the death date and place in CFIV, which was for a different Charles H. Hipkins; this one was a schoolteacher in Sheffield, Yorkshire, in 1939, and his death can’t be traced. (Adding corrected information for the author of three novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Carl Talbot.)

HODDER, ALFRED (LEROY). Bryn Mawr College professor; died in New York City. (Adding further biographical details for the author in CFIV under the pseudonym Francis Walton as co-author with Josiah Flynt for the 1900 novel “The Powers That Prey”.)

HOPKINS, ROBERT (SYDNEY). 1937-2018. Died in California (probably Hermosa Beach). (Adding the death date of the author in CFIV for the 1973 novel “The Raid on the Villa Joyosa” and seven novels under the pseudonym Robert Rostand.)

HORROCK, HENRY. Nicholas (Morton) Horrock, 1936-2021. (Adding the death date of the co-author in CFIV with wife Diane Henry Horrock for two novels under the joint pseudonym.)

HORROCK, NICHOLAS (MORTON). 1936-2021. Died in Alexandria, Virginia. (Adding the death date and place for the author in CFIV for two novels as Henry Horrock under the joint pseudonym with wife Diane Henry Horrock, and the 1973 novel “Contrabandista” co-authored with Evert Clark.)

HORTON, GEORGE. Humanitarian, Consul General Salonika (Greece); died in Richmond, New York. (Adding further biographical details for the author of 10 titles in CFIV.)

HORWICH, HAROLD (HYMAN). 1914-2009(?). (Adding the middle name and possible death date, as given in a family tree but perhaps in confusion with death of wife, for the author of the 1986 novel “Two of a Kind” in CFIV.)

HOUSEHOLD, GEOFFREY (EDWARD WEST). (Adding information about titles in CFIV.)
    Rogue Justice. [Europe]   
    Rogue Male. Delete SC Roger Taine (not named in this novel)

HULBERT, ARCHER B(UTLER). Born in Bennington, Vermont; college professor; died in Colorado Springs, Colorado. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1909 novel “The Queen of Quelparte” in CFIV.)

ING, DEAN (CHARLES). 1931-2020. Died in Ashland, Oregon. (Adding the death date and place for the author of 10 titles in CFIV.)

INGHAM, H(ENRY) LLOYD. Born Henry Ingham in Northumberland, England, in 1907; died as such in Blackpool in 1986. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author in CFIV for the 1967 novel “Bury Me Deep” and for “Kazan the Killer,” ca.1952, under the pseudonym Shaun O’Hara and for “The Showdown,” 1952, under the house name Ross Carni.) 

INNES, (ARTHUR) NORMAN. 1874-1953. (Confirming the death date, in Lewes, Sussex, of the author in CFIV for two titles.)

JASMIN, CLAUDE. 1930-2021. Died in St. Jerome, Quebec, Canada. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1974 novel “Ethel and the Terrorist” (in translation) in CFIV.)

JELLETT, H(ENRY). Irish gynecologist and author of medical books; educated at the University of Dublin; consultant at Rotunda Hospital, Dublin, and later at New Zealand Department of Health. (Adding biographical details for the co-author with Ngaio Marsh of the 1935 novel “The Nursing Home Murder” in CFIV.)

JENKINS, SARA LUCILE [SARA LUCILE JENKINS CUNNINGHAM]. Born Sara Lucile Jenkins in Guadalajara, Mexico; married James Lewis Cunningham in Miami in 1952; died in Florida. (Correcting the middle name and adding biographical details for the author in CFIV for the 1952 novel “-Crime and Miss Olivia” under the pseudonym Joan Sargent.)

JENNINGS, AUDREY. 1890-1984. Born in Streatham, England; assistant secretary of the Society of Genealogists, lived in Berkhamstead in the 1930s, and died in Chichester, Sussex. (Adding dates and biographical details for a new author and title, not in CFIV.)
    -Storied Urn. Constable, 1933 [1700s]

JERVIS, VERA MURDOCH STUART. Married Trevor Southgate in 1916 then Douglas E.S. Jervis in 1924; traveled widely in India. (Adding further biographical details for the author in CFIV under the pseudonyms Jane England and Anne Makepeace.)

JOHNSON, ZOE (MARGARET?). 1887(?)-1978(?). A spinster who died in Bournemouth. (Adding a further possibility for the author of two 1930’s novels in CFIV.).

JONES, SUSAN CARLETON. Born Susan Morrow in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada; married Guy Carleton Jones; died in Halifax. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1929 novel “The La Chance Mine Mystery” in CFIV under the pseudonym S. Carleton.)

JOSKE, ANNE NEVILLE GOYDER. Born in St. Kilda, Victoria, Australia, as Neville Ann Goyder; died in New South Wales. (Adding further biographical details for the co-author with her sister in CFIV under the joint pseudonym Margot Neville.)

KELLIHER, DANIEL TOUHY. 1889-1954. Born in Richmond, Missouri; newspaper editor in Kansas; died in Kansas City, Missouri. (Adding the correct full name and dates for the co-author with William Garrett Secrist of two novels in CFIV under the joint pseudonym Kelliher Secrist.)

KELLY, (CHARLES) TERENCE (RUSSELL). 1920-2013. Born in Liverpool, England; fighter pilot in WWII; chartered surveyor, travel agent, playwright. (Adding the full name, dates and biographical details for the author of two novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Charles Russell.)

KERRIGAN, PHILIP. Pseudonym of Kerrigan Philip Coles, 1959-     . (Adding the real name of the author of five novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

KING-HALL, MAGDALEN. Born in London, England; died in Hemel Hempstead. (Adding biographical details for the author in CFIV for the 1949 novel “-Tea at Crumbo Castle” and adding a further title.)
    -Life and Death of the Wicked Lady Skeleton. Davies, 1944; Rinehart, 1946 [1600s] Film: Gainsborough, 1945, as The Wicked Lady (scw & dir: Leslie Arliss); also Columbia, 1983, as The Wicked Lady (scw: Leslie Arliss, Michael Winner; dir: Winner)

KINGSLEY, FLORENCE. Born Florence Eleanor Morse in Poe, Ohio; married Presbyterian minister Charles Rawson Kingsley in 1882 in Utica, New York; died in Staten Island, New York. (Adding biographical details for the author in CFIV for the 1914 novel “-The Heart of Philura”.)

KINGSLEY, HAROLD. 1869(?)-1939. (Adding dates for the author in CFIV for the novels “-The Fifth God,” 1928, and “-Kong,” 1927).
 
KIRBY, REGINALD. Grew up in Windsor, England; educated at Spurgeon’s (theological) College and London University; served as a Baptist Minister in churches in England before emigrating to Australia and serving a Baptist church in Melbourne; served in the RAAF in World War II; then served at several colleges before retiring. (Adding biographical details for the author in CFIV for 8 titles.)

KNIGHT, GEORGE (EDWARD GILBERT COLLIN). (Adding the full name of the author of two novels in CFIV under this name and seven under the presumed pseudonym R. Norman Silver.)

KNOWLTON, EDWARD ROGERS. 1909-1985. (Confirming the death date in Canada of the author of the 1970 novel ”The Codfish Watch” in CFIV.)

KOPIT, ARTHUR (LEE). 1927-2021. Died in New York City. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1965 collection “The Day the Whores Came Out to Play Tennis, and other plays” in CFIV and adding other plays.)
    -End of the World. Hill and Wang, 1984 (3-act play.)
    -Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mamma’s Hung You in the Closet, and I’m Feeling So Sad. Hill & Wang, 1960; Methuen, 1962 (Play.)

LATHROP, LORIN ANDREWS. Born in Gambier, Ohio; spent much of his youth in California; worked for the American Consular Service; was in Cardiff, Wales. in 1911 and then in Gloucester, England, for marriage with his third wife in 1920; died in France. (Adding biographical details for the author in CFIV for the 1907 novel “The Shadow of Divorce” under the pseudonym Andrew Loring.)

LEYLAND, ERIC (ARTHUR). 1911-2000. (Correcting the death date of the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)

LEYS, JOHN K(IRKWOOD). 1847-1909. Died in Hugh Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England. (Adding the corrected birth year and the place of death for the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)

LIDDY, G(EORGE) GORDON (BATTLE). 1930-2021. Died in Mount Vernon, Virginia. (Adding the death date and place for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

LINCOLN, MAURICE. Esmond Condy, 1887-1962. (Correcting the birth year of the author of the 1929 novel “Nothing Ever Happens” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

LONG, MANNING [MANNING LONG WILLIAMS]. Died in Amherst, Virginia. (Adding the death place of the author of seven novels in CFIV.)
   
McCULLAGH, PATTESON CHARLES. 1912-1972(?). (Adding the death date, given in a family tree but unconfirmed elsewhere, of the author of the 1964 novel in CFIV under the pseudonym Michael Drin.)

McELFRESH, (ELIZABETH) ADELINE. Her name was spelled Adelaine on her birth certificate. (Adding a biographical note for the author in CFIV under several pseudonym.)

MacKENZIE, W(ILLIAM) A(NDREW). Worked for the “Save the Children” fund, and rose to Secretary General of the International Union; died in Geneva, Switzerland. (Adding further biographical details for the author of 8 novels in CFIV.)

McMASTER, WILLIAM. (Adding a byline and title not in CFIV.)
    The Silver Harpoon. Eldon, 1934

McMURTRY, LARRY (JEFF). 1936-2021. Died in the city of his birth, Archer City, Texas. (Adding the death date and place for the co-author with Diana Ossana for the 1994 fictionalized biography “Pretty Boy Floyd” In CFIV.)

MacVEAN, PHYLLIS. 1891-1967. (Correcting the birth year of the author of 8 titles in CFIV as Phyllis Hambledon and two as Philippa Vane.)

MANSO, PETER. 1940-2021. Died in Truro, Massachusetts. (Adding the death date and place for the co-author with Ellen Hawkes in CFIV for the 1983 novel “The Shadow of the Moth”.)

MARCHMONT, ARTHUR W(ILLIAMS). (Correcting the middle name of the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)

MARCUSE, IRENE [IRENE MARCUSE SILVER]. 1953-2021. Died in New York City. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 2000 novel “Death of an Amiable Child” in CFIV.)
 
MARSH, CHARLES L(EONARD). 1854-1930. Born in Burlington, Vermont, and died in Winnetka, Illinois. (Confirming the birth year and adding biographical details for the author of the 1899 novel “A Gentleman Juror” in CFIV.)

MAXWELL, JENNY. Born in Scotland; educated in England; has lived in Germany, but now living near Stourbridge, England. (Adding biographical details for the author in CFIV for the 1997 novel “The Blacksmith.”)

MEARES, LEONARD (FRANK). (Adding a series of historical detective stories not in CFIV and featuring Rick and Hattie Braddock of the Braddock Detective Agency.)
    Colorado Runaround. Hale, 1991 [Denver]
    Feud at Greco Canyon. Hale, 1994
    Five Deadly Shadows. Hale, 1993
    The Major and the Miners. Hale, l992

MEREDITH, K(ENNETH) LINCOLN. Born and died in Carmarthenshire, Wales; working in a coal mine in 1939. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1958 novel “The Golden Chalice” in CFIV.)

MERGENDAHL, CHARLES (HENRY, JR.). 1919-1959. Born in Massachusetts and died in New York City. (Adding a byline and title not in CFIV.)
    Tiger by the Tail. Popular Library pb, 1958 [Long Island, New York]

MIALL, DERWENT (EDWARD). Journalist and author; born and died in Surrey, England. (Adding biographical details for the author of six titles in CFIV.)

MIDDLETON, GEORGE ARNOLD HAYNES. (Correcting the middle name of the author in CFIV for the 1923 novel “No Extradition” as A. Safroni-Middleton.)

MILLER, (MABEL) ELIZABETH YORK. The “Mabel” was dropped for her death registration but retained for the probate index. (Adding a biographical note for the author of five novels in CFIV.)

MILLS, ALBERT E. See: (Padraig) Manning O’Brine.

MILLS, F(LORENCE) E(THEL) MILLS. Died in Cape Town, South Africa. (Adding the place of death of the author of three titles in CFIV.)

MOBERLY, L(UCY) G(ERTRUDE). Born in Winchester, Hampshire, England; died in Middlesex. (Adding biographical details for the author of several titles in CFIV.)

MUNDIS, JERROLD (JAMES). 1941-2020. Died in New York City. (Adding the death date and place for the author in CFIV for the 1985 novel “The Retreat” as well as titles under the pseudonyms Robert Calder, Eric Corder and Julia Withers.)

MURRAY, DAVID CHRISTIE. Born in Market Bosworth, Leicestershire, England, though was in West Bromwich by 1870. (Correcting the birth place of the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)

NASH, ANNE. Born and died in California; writer, teacher and shop assistant in censuses. (Adding biographical details for the author of four novels in CFIV.)

NEWTON, WILFRID BERNARD M. One source says the M stands for Mary (!). (Adding a note on the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)

NORTIC, MAX. Pseudonym. (Adding a byline and title not in CFIV.)
    -The Real Thing. Midwood, 1970
 
OAKLEY, NANCY. John Benjamin Oakley married Annie Rimmer in 1895; she died in 1959 and her Probate Index entry reads “Oakley, Annie Eliza otherwise Annie Nancy otherwise Nancy”; death also registered as Annie E. Rimmer and Nancy Rimmer. (Adding further information about the probable co-author with John Oakley.)

O’BRINE, (PADRAIG) MANNING. Born Albert E. Mills in London in 1915 (mother last name Manning); said to be a British Secret Agent; parachuted into Occupied France, captured by the Gestapo, and escaped from a train to Buchenwald; died in Saltdean, Sussex; name changed for books and death registered as Padraig Manning O’Brine. (Adding the birth name and biographical details for the author of 11 novels in CFIV.)

OELLRICHS, INEZ (HILDEGARD. Born and died in New Jersey; although it’s Oellrichs on her books, her birth and death records and tombstone read Oellrich. (Adding biographical details for the author of eight novels in CFIV.)

OFFORD, LENORE GLEN. Birth name: Lenore Frances Glen. (Adding the birth name of the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)

OHLSON, (JAMES) HAROLD. Born in Poplar, England; died in Brighton. (Correcting the first name and adding biographical details for the author of the 1933 novel “-Beggars Would Ride” in CFIV.)

O’NEILL, PETER. (Christopher) Lee Dunne, 1934-2021. (Adding the death date of the author of two novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

OSBORN, STANLEY R. Born in Blair, Nebraska; attended the University of Nebraska; lived for a time in Samoa with his father, U.S. Consul to Samoa; writer for various magazines; journalist on the Omaha newspapers and a Chicago newspaper; died in Duluth, Minnesota, while on a road trip; body returned to Blair for burial. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1925 novel “Red Hair and Blue Sea” in CFIV.)
 
OTTOLENGUI, (BENJAMIN ADOLPH) RODRIGUES. A family tree gives his first name as Bertrand, but it’s Benjamin everywhere else. (Adding the middle name and biographical details for the author of five collections of stories in CFIV.)

PALMER, MADELYN. Born in Australia, but died in England. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1961 novel “Dead Fellah” and seven novels under the Geoffrey Peters pseudonym, all in CFIV.)

PIGGIN, JULIA REMINE. (Adding the full contents of the 1973 collection in CFIV, with the partial contents in CFIV incorporated.)
    Mini-Mysteries. Scholastic hc, 1973 ss (intended for younger readers): The Aged Neighbor \ “Alas!” cried Yorick \ The Ancient Aardvark \ The Australian Fiance \ Betty’s Cousin \ The Blonde Producer \ The Bold Biographer \ The Boy Who Foretold the Future \ The Boys Who Dropped Out \ The Carroll Manuscript \ The Civil War Auction \ The Confession of Barrymore Yorick \ The Crazy Crowd \ Crime in the Sun \ The Death of the New Tenant \ The Dickens Letter \ The Drug Dealer \ The Famous Author \ The Followed Friend \ The Forgotten Five Hundred \ The Furious Farmer \ The Furtive Fugitives \ Galway Guitars \ The Girl Who Screamed \ Hit-Run and Uncle Horatio \ The Husband’s Diary \ The Lady from Honolulu \ Lady Out of the Rain \ The Library Card Killer \ The Man at the Belle Fontaine \ The Man in the Green Turban \ The Mighty Hunter \ A Mugging on Marble Street \ Murder in the Candy Store \ The Murdered Hostess \ Note to an Unknown Woman \ The Pet-Shop Rip-off \ The Phony Scot \ The Picasso Thief \ The Prodigal Heir \ Scatterbrained Cindy \ Sherlock Holmes Reincarnated? \ The Slippery Brother \ The Statue of St. Elizabeth \ The Sullen Mover \ A Tale of Time and Thyme \ Thanksgiving Dinner \ The Threatened Professor \ The Traveling Rival \ Truth and the Son-in-Law \ Uncle Xavier \ The Voice of Susanna Martin \ A Walk in the Park \ Who Killed Mrs. Higgins? \ Winnie-the-Pooh, Skyjacker \ The Wise Old Indian \ The Women’s Libber \ The Worried Son \ The Zephyr
 
PLATT, EDWARD. Born in Gloucester, England, and died in Hammersmith, London; solicitor and author of over 180 novels since the mid-1900s; death registered as both Platt and Paul Trent. (Adding biographical details for the author in CFIV for the ca.1918 novel “Getting Rid of Schmidt” and numerous titles as Paul Trent, and “-The Red Streak” in 1912 as by Wilmot Kaye.)
 
POLLOCK, (MARY) SHARON. 1936-2021. Died in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Adding the death date and place for the author in CFIV for the 1981 play “Blood Relations”.)

QUAINES, TRESHAM. Pseudonym. (Adding a byline and title not in CFIV.)
    The Flying Post. Ward Lock, 1902 [Paris, 1870]

RAMRUS, AL(VIN MORRIS). 1930-2020. Died in Pacific Palisades, California. (Adding full name and the death date and place for the co-author with John Shaner of the 1978 novel “The Ludendorff Pirates” in CFIV.)
 
RICHARDSON, GEORGE TILTON. Born in Boston, Massachusetts; retired as editor of the Worcester Evening Post; died in Worcester. (Adding biographical details for the co-author with Wilder Dwight Quint of two novels in CFIV under the joint pseudonym Dwight Tilton.)

RIDDELL, FLORENCE. Actual date and place of birth are uncertain; married George Riddell in 1915, and he died in Kenya in 1924; lived in Kenya for some years, running a school; died in Devon, England. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1930 novel “Valley of Suspicion” in CFIV.)

RINGGOLD, JACOB. 1830(?)-1894(?). (Adding possible dates for the author of the 1889 novel “Lord Jacquelin Burkney, the Whitechapel Terror” in CFIV under the pseudonym Rodissi.)
 
ROAN, TOM [THOMAS B. ROAN]. 1892-1958. (Correcting the birth year of the author of four titles in CFIV.)

ROBINSON, B(ERTRAM) FLETCHER. Born in Liverpool, England; called to the Bar (Inner Temple) in 1896; became journalist-editor of The Daily Express, Vanity Fair and The World.  (Adding biographical details for the author of two collections of stories in CFIV.)

ROBINSON, ELEANOR. 1898-1988. An author of this name had these dates and died in Hawaii. (Adding the possible co-author with Josephine Bentham for the 1973 novel “Wakefield House” in CFIV under the joint pseudonym Jan Deering.)

RODEN, H(ENRY) W(ISDOM). Died in San Francisco. (Adding the death place of the author of four 1940s novels in CFIV.)
 
RODISSI. Jacob Ringgold, 1830(?)-1894(?). (Adding possible dates for the author of the 1889 novel “Lord Jacquelin Burkney, the Whitechapel Terror” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

ROE, C(HARLES) F(RANCIS). 1932-2018. Born in Scotland; died in Albuquerque, New Mexico. (Adding the death date and place for the author of eight novels in CFIV under this byline and two as by C. Francis Roe.)

ROGERS, D(AVID) E. Born and raised in South Bend, Indiana; has degrees from Purdue University and Bethel College; living in the San Francisco Bay area. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1998 novel “White Lie” in CFIV.)

ROGERS, KERK. Edward Rogers Knowlton, 1909-1985. (Confirming the death date of the author of four novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

ROMSEY, PETER. Pseudonym. (Identifying the author of the 1950 novel “The Lidless Eye” in CFIV.) 

ROOK, CLARENCE (HENRY). 1862-1915. (Adding the middle name and corrected birth year of the author of the 1899 collection “The Hooligan Nights” in CFIV.)

ROPER, (DR.) DAN(IEL L.), Graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy and the University of Texas Medical School; ophthalmologist in Fort Walton Beach, Florida. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “Eye of the Hurricane” in CFIV.)

ROSE, LE ROMA. Le Roma (Eschbach) Greth, 1925-2020, (Adding the death date of the author of numerous plays in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

ROSE, L. ARTHUR. 1887-1958. (Adding the dates of the co-author with J(oseph) E(dward) Harold Terry of the play “The Return of Sherlock Holmes” in CFIV.)

ROSEN, FRED(ERIC A.). 1953-2020. Born in Brooklyn; died in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. (Adding the full name and biographical details for the author of the novelized true crime volume “Lobster Boy” in CFIV.)

ROSENBERG, ADAM J. Has degrees in English from Middlebury College; living in Vermont. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “The Khumbu Document” in CFIV.)

ROSENBERG, NANCY (CAMILLE) TAYLOR. 1946-2017. Died in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Adding the death date and place for the author of seven novels in CFIV.)

ROSENBERG, TOM [THOMAS EMANUEL ROSENBERG]. 1932-2018. Served in the U.S. Marines; ran an advertising agency; was a corporate communications and political campaign director; an environmentalist; died in Sacramento, California. (Adding the death date and further biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “Phantom on His Wheel” in CFIV.)

ROSI, CYNTHIA (ANN KING). 1965-    . (Adding the full name and birth year of the author of two novels in CFIV.)

ROSS, CHARLES (COWPER). 1929-1985. (Adding the correct author and dates for the 1984 play “Dead Ringer” in CFIV.)

ROSS, E(RNEST) G(EORGE). 1947-2003. Born in Austria; received a General Radiotelephone Operator License; radio newsman for many years; died in Yoncalla, Oregon. (Adding further biographical details for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

ROSS, JOHN (DAY). 1936-1998. Born in Minneapolis; graduate in journalism of the University of Minnesota, with a teaching degree from Mankato State University; founded the Braille Sports Foundation and a magazine for blind readers, “Feeling Sports”; died in Hopkins, Minnesota. (Adding the death date and further biographical details for the author of the 1980 novel “Devil’s Gate Road” in CFIV.)
  
ROSS, MANDER. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline of the 1935 novel “The Sorting Van Murder” in CFIV.)

ROSS, PAUL BERNARD. 1909-1992(?). (Adding the possible death date in California for the author of the 1974 novelization “Freebie and the Bean” in CFIV.)

ROSS, ROBERT E. (Adding the full title of the 1998 novel in CFIV.)
    The Ties That Bind: Murder by Proxy.

ROSSITER, ALAN P(AUL). Has a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Cambridge University; living in Bellaire, Texas. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “Dataset, Inc.” in CFIV.)

ROSTAND, ROBERT. Robert (Sydney) Hopkins, 1937-2018. Died in California (probably Hermosa Beach). (Adding the death date of the author of seven novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

ROYLE, PETER. 1934-2017. Born in Coventry, England; died in hospital in Swindon. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “My Mother-in-Law’s Murder” in CFIV.)   

RUSSELL, CHARLES. Pseudonym of (Charles) Terence (Russell) Kelly, 1920-2013. (Adding the full name and dates for the author of two novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

RUSSELL, FOX. (Adding a setting of the 1904 novel in CFIV.)
    The Honourable Bill. [England]

RUST, ANN O’CONNELL. 1929-2019. Grew up in Florida; married FBI agent Allen Rust in New York; came back to Florida and ran a modeling agency and antique store and operated a restaurant; died in Orange Park, Florida. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1999 novel “Walking with Irma” in CFIV.)
 
RUTLEDGE, NANCY. (Correcting the publication date of the U.S. publication of one novel.)
    Wanted for Murder. Random House, 1956

RYAN, JESSICA CADWALADER. Born in Los Angeles; died in New York City. (Adding biographical details for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

RYLANCE, FRANCIS B(RIAN). 1929-2020. Born in Wigan, Lancashire, England; a primary school teacher; died in Manchester. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author in CFIV for the 1993 novel “Queen Nefertiti”.)

SABELO, GEORGE. (Correcting the series character in two 1983 South African novels in CFIV.)
    Scar of the Tigers. SC: Skip Dlamini
    Target: The President. SC: Skip Dlamini

SAAB, PETER. Possibly the pseudonym of British film director and writer, Sidney Hayers, 1921-2000, who wrote a screenplay based on the 1981 novel, “The Sweetwater Point Motel” in CFIV. (Adding information about the author.)

SACERDOTE, G(IACOMO MAURIZIO). 1929-2019. Died in England (probably London). (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1993 novel “Reverse Angle” in CFIV.)

SAINT-ALBAN, DOMINQUE. Jacques Tournier, 1922-2019. Died in Nice, France. (Adding the death date and place for the author in CFIV for the 1978 novel “Deja-vu” under the pseudonym.)

ST. CLAIR, JOY. Was living in Margate, Kent, in the period 1987-1994; also wrote as Rowena Tenet. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1978 novel “-Desert Flame” in CFIV.)

ST. JOHN, BILLY (WAYNE). 1942-2017. Actor, teacher, playwright and director; had degrees in English and Speech/Theatre and TV/Film; born and died in Clarksville, Tennessee. (Adding biographical details for the author of numerous plays in CFIV.)

ST. JOHN, D(AVID) W(ILLIAM). (Adding a series character in the 2000 novel in CFIV.)
    Maggot Night. SC: Night Hume, also in “See Night Run” (2001)

SAINT-JOHN, KRISTINE. Probably the pseudonym of Christine St. John Maurer, 1943-2005. (Adding information about the author of the 1984 novel “The Mini-Gods” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

SALEM, JON (J.).  Born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama; living in Mississippi. (Adding biographical details for the author of two novels in CFIV.)   

SALSITZ, RHONDI A. VILOTT. Ref: CA. (Adding a reference citation for the author in CFIV under pseudonyms Elizabeth Forrest, Charles Ingrid and Anne Knight.)

SALTER, MARION ARMOUR. In an earlier Addenda, the author of the 1952 novel “The Cat’s Paw” was suggested as Marion Elizabeth Armour (born 1910) who married Herman Salter, but no death date was found. But a Marion E Salter who died in 1959 is buried in Hartsdale, New York, as is a Herman Salter, 1910-1986.  (Adding more information about the author of the 1952 novel in CFIV.)
     
SALVATO, SHARON ANN. 1938-2019. Born and died in Columbus, Ohio. (Adding the death date and place for the author of three novels in CFIV.)

SAMLASKA, CURT(IS PAUL). (Adding the full name of the author of the 1998 novel “Eucarion” in CFIV.)

SAMS, ROSS (MARTIN), JR. Living in Waco, Texas. (Adding the middle name and residence of the author of three novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Flann Foster.)

SANCHEZ-LOPEL, MANUEL. The Copyright Register give his birth as 1932, but no one of this name and birth can be found in the U.S. (Adding further information about the author of the 1991 collection “The Daring Mysteries” in CFIV.)

SANDERS, GLENDA [GLENDA SANDERS KACHELMEIER]. 1948-2008. Died in Pineville, North Carolina. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1990 novel “Dark Secrets” in CFIV.)

SANFORD, (RAYMOND) JEROME. (Adding the first name of the author of the 1991 novel ”Miami Heat” in CFIV.)

SANFORD, MURRAY. (Adding the setting of the 1935 title in CFIV.)
    Sergeant O’Mara. [Egypt]

SANFORD, WILLIAM R(EYNOLDS). 1927-2019. Died in Round Rock, Texas. (Adding the death date and place for the co-author with Carl R. Green of the 1985 film novelization “House of Fear” in CFIV.)

SANG, LEWIS MICHAEL. Lawyer in Chicago. (Adding biographical details for the author in CFIV under the pseudonym Dusty Sang.)

SAPIN, JEAN. 1924-2020. Born Jean Goldfarb; married Samuel O. Sapin in 1944; died in Sherman Oaks, California. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author in CFIV for the 2000 novel “Gift Giver.”)
 
SARGENT, CARL (LYNWOOD). 1952-2018. Died in Nottingham, England. (Adding the middle name and death date and place for the co-author with Marc Gascoigne in CFIV for the 1992 novel “Streets of Blood.”)
 
SARGENT, JOAN. Pseudonym of Sara Lucile Jenkins [Sara Lucile Jenkins Cunningham]. (Correcting the middle name of the author in CFIV for the novel “-Crime and Miss Olivia” under the pseudonym.)

SATO, JUNYA. 1932-2019. Film director and screenwriter; born and died in Tokyo, Japan. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the co-author with Ryanosuke Ono of the 1980 novel “Bullet Train” in CFIV under the joint pseudonym Arei Kato.)

SATO, MASAYOSHI. 1941-2019. Born and died in Japan. (Adding the death date and place for the author in CFIV for the 1991 novel “The Shogun’s Gold”.)
   
SAVAGE, GEORGIA. 1928-2017. Died in Gladstone, Australia. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1983 novel “Slate and Wyn and Blanche McBride” in CFIV.)

SAWN, DAVID. George C. Davison, 1925-1993. Confirming the death date of the author of the 1975 play “Victims of the Devil’s Triangle” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

SAYERS, LOUISA SARAH. 1795-1866, (Adding the dates of the author of the 1839 collection “Henry Acton; or, The Gold Smugglers, and other tales” in CFIV.)

SCALLY, JAMES. (Adding a note on the 1944 title in CFIV.)
    Murder in the Highlands. No copy in any British library; never published?

SCANLON, CHARLES FRANCIS. 1935-2017. Born in Nashville, Tennessee; graduate of the University of Florida with a master’s from the University of Hawaii; served 35 years in the U.S. Army with two tours in Vietnam; was inducted into the Military Intelligence Hall of Fame in 1995; died in Indialantic, Florida. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of two 1990s novels in CFIV.)

SCHAFFER, JAMES (Deleting the 1949 novel in CFIV.)
    Six Gun Saddle Sleuths. Delete (a standard western, not a mystery.)

SCHALLER, DAN C(ARR). 1926-2007. (Adding the probable middle name and dates for the author of the 2000 novel “The Eyes Have It” in CFIV.)

SCHEELE, (JOSEPH) MATT(HEW). 1928-2018. A retired Washington D.C. police sergeant; died in Winter Garden, Florida. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1981 comic strip collection “Art Boggs, Private Investigator” in CFIV.)
 
SCHENKAR, JOAN (MARLENE). 1952-    . (Correcting the birth year of the author of the 1984 play “Cabin Fever” in CFIV.)

SCHERMERHORN, STEPHEN (WELLINGTON). 1944-1993. Born in Jefferson, Kentucky; died in San Francisco. (Confirming the dates and adding the middle name and biographical details for the joint author with Laura Museo for two novels in CFIV under the joint pseudonym Jake Tanner.)

SCHIEREN, GEORGE A(RTHUR) III. 1945-2019. Born in Virginia; earned a Ph.D. at the University of North Carolina in 1975; Professor of Economics and Statistics at Texas Christian University and then at Appalachian State University; died in Boone, North Carolina. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author in CFIV for the 2000 novel “Benevolence”.)
 
SCHMERER, JAMES (ALLEN). 1938-2019. Television producer and a screenwriter born in Flushing, New York and apparently dying in Eugene, Oregon, though other sources suggest Mission Hills, California. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “Twisted Shadows” in CFIV.)

SCHOLEY, ERIC (GATE). (Adding the setting of the 1952 novel in CFIV.)
    Answer in the Negative. [Germany]

SCHULZ, MONTE. Born Charles Monroe Schulz, Jr., in Colorado Springs, Colorado. (Adding further biographical details for the author of the 1991 novel “Down by the River” inn CFIV.)

SCOTT, MARIAN GALLAGHER. Died in the Venice neighborhood in Los Angeles. (Adding the correct death place of the author in CFIV under pseudonyms Gail Oliver and Katherine Wolffe.)

SCOTT-CHARD, T(REVOR) E(DWIN). Aviation expert. Birth registered as Trevor Edwin Chard, but name became Trevor Edwin Scott-Chard, and death was registered as Trevor Scott-Chard. (Adding biographical details for the co-author with Eric Leyland for seven titles in CFIV.)

SECRIST, KELLIHER. Joint pseudonym of Daniel Touhy Kelliher, 1889-1954, and William Garrett Secrist for two novels in CFIV under the pseudonym. (Adding the correct full name and dates of one of the co-authors.)

SEELEY, CLINTON (ROBERT). Served in the U.S. Army in WWII; lived for some years in Boston and operated an art gallery in Provincetown; also was a short story writer. (Adding the middle name and further biographical details for the author in CFIV for the 1954 novel “Storm Fear”.)

SEGRE, ALFREDO. Born in Turin, Italy; world traveler; arrived in the U.S. in 1939; worked for the U.S. government and served in the U.S. Army; trained in law but never worked at it; employed variously; died in Miami. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1935 novel “-Abram Lewis, Agent” in CFIV.)

SELLAR, MAURICE. 1930-2018. (Adding the death date in England of the author of two titles in CFIV.)

SHANER, JOHN (HERMAN). 1932-2020. Prolific screenwriter, active in Hollywood from the 1950s; born in the Bronx, New York; died in Los Angeles. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the co-author with Al Ramrus of the 1978 novel “The Ludendorff Pirates” in CFIV.)
 
SHAW, STANLEY. 1922-2020. (Adding the death date of a person of this name born in 1922, according to British libraries, who is in CFIV for two Sherlockian titles.)

SHENKIN, ELIZABETH (SHOEMAKER). Account executive with various advertising agencies; as Elizabeth Shoemaker she married writer and film producer Ernest R. Shenkin in 1951 in New York City; lived in Weston, Connecticut but died in hospital in Norwalk. (Adding further for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

SHEWMAKE, GEORGIA M. 1926-2021. Born in Dallas, Texas; was living in Durant, Oklahoma, but died in a living center in Colbert, Oklahoma.  (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of nine novels in CFIV.)

SICKLEMORE, RICHARD. 1770-1832. (Adding the dates of a person of this name, probably the author of four novels in CFIV.)

SIZEMORE, SUSAN (GAIL). 1951-2020. Died in St. Louis Park, Minnesota. (Adding the death date and place for the author of four novels in CFIV.)

SNOW, WILLIAM ROGER. 1834-1907. (Adding the real name and dates of the co-author of the 1900 novel “The Ace of Spades” in CFIV under the pseudonym R(ichard) Andre.)

SPURGEON, DOUGLAS W(ILLIAM). Born in the area of Tavistock, Devon, England; died in London. (Adding biographical details for the author of three 1920s novels in CFIV.)

STRANGEWAYS, MARK. Eric (Arthur) Leyland, 1911-2000. (Correcting the death date of the author of two novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

SWIFT, PAUL. (Adding the setting of the 1949 title in CFIV.)
    Crook’s Honeymoon. [England]

SWIFT, REBECCA. (Adding the Australian edition of the 1982 novel in CFIV.)
    Project Norouz. Horwitz pb, 1982

TALBOT, CARL. Charles Hammond Hipkins, 1893-    . (Deleting the death date in CFIV for the author of three novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

THORNE, GUY. C(yril Arthur Edward) Ranger Gull, 1875-1923. Correcting the birth year of the author of numerous titles in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

THRELFALL, T(HOMAS) R(OBERT). Reportedly born in Liverpool, England (unconfirmed); printer, president of the Trades Union Congress in 1885; author from 1899 when he lived in Southport; died in Hampstead. (Adding biographical details for the author of two titles in CFIV.)

TOURNIER, JACQUES. 1922-2019. Born in Toulon, France; died in Nice. (Adding the death date and place for the author in CFIV for the 1978 novel “Deja-vu” in translation under the pseudonym Dominque Saint-Alban.)

TOZER, BASIL (JOHN JOSEPH). 1868-1949. (Adding the corrected birth year of the author of six novels in CFIV.)

TRACY, LOUIS. Born Patrick Joseph Treacy in Cavan & Kildare, Ireland; was in England on 1871 census; name was Louis Tracy in 1888 on registration for first marriage (to Emma E. Weston). (Adding biographical details for the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)

TREYNOR, SELINA ABRAHAM. Born in Cincinnati; changed name as was Elizabeth on the 1920 census, but Selina in 1940; died in Jackson, California. (Adding biographical details for the author of three novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Blair Treynor.)

TROUBETZKOY, PRINCESS (RHODA MURIEL MARIE) PAUL. Born in Mutford, Suffolk, England. (Correcting the birth place of the author of four titles in CFIV.)

TURNBULL, MARGARET (McPHERSON LOW). (Adding the full name of the author of seven novels in
CFIV.)

TURNER, ETHYL (SYBIL). Born Ethel Mary Burwell in England, mother married Henry Turner ca.1873 to account for the Turner surname; married Herbert Curlewis in 1896 in Australia; died in Mosman, Sydney, Australia. (Adding further biographical details for the author of two titles in CFIV.)

TURNER, G(EORGE) F(REDERIC). Birth middle name of Frederick has become Frederic by the time of his 1906 marriage, but he’s just Frederick Turner in the 1891 census. (Adding biographical details for the author of six titles in CFIV.)

VAN DEVENTER, EMMA. Born Emily Medora Murdock in Oswego, Illinois; married Abraham Eversole Van Deventer in 1887; died as Emily Medora Van Deventer in Oswego.  (Adding biographical details for the author of numerous titles in CFIV under this name as well as under the pseudonym Lawrence L. Lynch.)

VAN SILLER, HILDA. Born in New York; briefly (1936-1940) married to Selwyn Patrick with possibly a second marriage in 1952; traveler, often with engineer father; died in Naples, Florida. (Adding biographical details for the author of numerous titles in CFIV under the pseudonym Van Siller.)

VANE, PHILIPPA. Phyllis MacVean, 1891-1967. (Correcting the birth year of the author of two novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

WADE, KATHLEEN (NESTA KNIGHT). (Adding the series character and setting of the 1942 novel in CFIV.)
    Death at Aranshore. [England, 1938] sc: Detective Inspector Hamilton Drake

WALSH, PERCY. Born in Luton, England, as Hugh Percival Walsh; actor for many years; died in London as Hugh Percival Ferraby Walsh. (Adding biographical details for the author in CFIV for two titles, and adding a note about them.)
    The Clueless Trail. This 1933 novel is an enlarged version of his 1929 play, Chin-Chin-Chinaman

WARNE-SCOTT, DAVID. See: (Thomas) David (Waring) Elias.

WEBB, BARBARA (FRANCES) [BARBARA FRANCES WEBB LARKIN]. 1897-1964. Also married to (1934) and divorced from Schuyler Van Cleef Larkin. (Adding the corrected birth year and further biographical details for the author of the 1937 novel “Flight from Yesterday” in CFIV.)

WEBSTER, LESLIE (WENLOCK). 1891-1974. Confirming the full name and dates of the author of five 1930s titles in CFIV.)

WEEKES, R(OSE) K(IRKPATRICK). Born in Kent, England, like her sister; died in Chichester, Sussex. (Adding biographical details for the author in CFIV for the 1920 novel “B14” and for numerous titles co-authored with A(gnes) (Russell) Weekes.)

WEIGHELL, RON(ALD P.). 1950-2020. Died in Portsmouth, South Hampshire, England. (Adding the death date and place for the author of Sherlockians titles in CFIV.)

WESTON, CAROLYN (ARLOUE). (Adding the middle name of the author of five titles in CFIV.)

WHEELER, FRANCIS L(ESLIE). 1904-1969. Born in Southampton, England, as Frank Leslie Wheeler; died in Aldershot, Hampshire, as Francis Leslie Wheeler. (Adding corrected dates and biographical details for the author of four titles in CFIV.)

WHITE, FRED M(ERRICK). A solicitor’s clerk and then journalist turned full-time writer. (Adding further biographical details for the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)

WHITELAW, STELLA.  [STELLA A. WHITELAW THOMAS). 1931-   . (Adding the married name and corrected birth year for the author of the 2000 novel “Pray and Die” in CFIV.) 
 
WICKHAM, HARVEY (LEWIS). Born in Middletown, New York; died in Rome, Italy. (Adding the middle name and places of birth and death for the author of five novels in CFIV.)

WINKLER, KIRK (OWEN). 1948-    . Living in Omaha, Nebraska. (Adding a new byline and title not in CFIV.)
    The Old Boys. Walker, 1991; Hale, 1992 [Denver, past]

WIRE, H(AROLD) C(HANNING). Born Harold Clare Wire and entered the military and married under this name; adopted his professional middle name later; death in Orange, California, registered as Harold Wire. (Adding biographical details for the author of three novels in CFIV.)

WITHERS, JULIA. Jerrold (James) Mundis, 1941-2020, (Adding the death date of the author of three novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

WOLFORD, COLBY. This pseudonym was earlier shared with husband Nelson Eldine Wolford, 1921-1994.
    (Adding a note on the pseudonym attributed to Shirley K. Wolford in CFIV.)

YORK, (MARGARET) ELIZABETH. 1927-2011. Died in Leicester, England. (Adding the death date and place for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

YOUNG, AL(BERT JAMES). 1939-2021. Died in the San Francisco Bay Area, probably in Palo Alto. (Adding the death date and place for the author in CFIV for the 1980 novel “Ask Me Now.”)
   



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