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


Addenda to the Revised Edition.

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This contains new/corrected information not in the final CDROM edition (2015) of “Crime Fiction IV: A Comprehensive Bibliography 1749-2000” [CFIV]. Much of that new information comes from the dedicated and resourceful investigations of John Herrington, with additions also by Victor Berch. It should be noted that those bylines which cannot be found in genealogical records, etc., are identified below as pseudonyms.


ABRAHAM, C(LEMENT ERWIN) S(IMON). (Giving the full name of the author of two 1920s novels under this name and two titles under the pseudonym C. E. Simon, all in CFIV.)
 
ACHESON, EDWARD (CAMPION, JR.). Born in Middletown, Connecticut. (Adding the place of birth for the author of three 1930s novels in CFIV.)
   
ADAMS, ARTHUR (E.) Delete entry; book “Quimby” listed in CFIV belongs under Arthur E(ugene) Adams. (Correcting an error in CFIV.)
   
ADAMS, ARTHUR E(UGENE). Pseudonym: Gene Stackelberg, q.v. (Adding an entry wrongly listed under Arthur (E.) Adams in CFIV, and identifying a pseudonym.)
    Quimby. St. Martin’s, 1988 [Rhodesia]

ADAMS, EVELYN. Pseudonym of Miss Perry, who lived in various Australian cities and New Zealand, as well as Honolulu. (Correcting the information about the author of the 1903 collection “Tales of Three Colonies” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

ADAMS, EVELYN V. Lived in Hempstead, New York. (Adding a biographical detail for the co-author, with Howard C. Wilson, of the 1932 play “On the Loose” in CFIV.)

ADAMS, HAROLD. Died in Eden Prairie, Minnesota. (Adding the place of death for the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)
 
ADLER, TERRY. Very likely Teresa F. Adler, 1870-1964, who was born in Massachusetts, lived in San Francisco, and died in Santa Clara, California. (Adding the probable name and dates for one of the authors who collaborated on the 1951 novel “The Marble Forest” in CFIV under the pseudonym Theo Durrant.)

AGNEW, STEPHEN H. SC: Peter Flint = PF. (Adding a series not in CFIV, with listing thanks to George Locke.)
    Peter Flint and the Black Museum. Henderson pb (Nugget Library), 1913 PF
    Peter Flint and the Football Cup Mystery. Henderson pb (Nugget Library), 1913 PF
    Peter Flint and the Great Seaside Panic. Henderson pb (Nugget Library), 1914 PF
    Peter Flint and the Human Idol. Henderson pb (Nugget Library), 1913 PF
    Peter Flint and the Knave of Diamonds. Henderson pb (Nugget Library), 1913 PF
    Peter Flint and the Last of the Ogres. Henderson pb (Nugget Library), 1914 PF
    Peter Flint and the League of Spiders. Henderson pb (Nugget Library), 1914 PF
    Peter Flint and the Masked Tawareks. Henderson pb (Nugget Library), 1914 PF
    Peter Flint and the Mysteries of Paris. Henderson pb (Nugget Library), 1914 PF
    Peter Flint and the Red Globe Mystery. Henderson pb (Nugget Library), 1914 PF
    Peter Flint and the Schoolmaster Crook. Henderson pb (Nugget Library), 1913 PF
    Peter Flint and the Skeleton Gang. Henderson pb (Nugget Library), 1913 PF

AINSBURY, LINDA. 1959-    . Born Linda V. Mather in Cheshire, England; married Raymond Daly in 1982, then Michael S. Ainsbury in 1990; living in Bromsgrove, Worcestershire. (Adding the birth date and biographical details for the author of three 1990s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym/maiden name Linda Mather.)

AKENS, DAVID STRODE. Was a pilot in WWII; died in Huntsville, Alabama. (Adding a biographical detail and place of death for the author of the 1987 novel “The Untitled Mystery” in CFIV under the pseudonym S. C. Lee.)
   
ALBARELLA, JOAN K(ATHERINE). (Adding the middle name for the author of two titles in CFIV.)
 
ALLIN, LOU. 1945-2014. (Adding the death date for the author of the 2000 novel “Northern Winters Are Murder” in CFIV.)

ALLKINS, HORACE FREDERICK. 1853-1895. Pseudonym: Vivian B. St. Clair, q.v. (Giving the real name and dates for the author of the 1892 novel “-In a Trance; An Hypnotic Mystery, Founded on Facts of Local Connection” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

ANDERSON, JAMES. 1853-1911. Clergyman born and died in Scotland. (Adding birth date and biographical details for the author of two 1890s collections in CFIV under the pseudonym Fergus MacKenzie.)

ANDERSON, PAUL DALE. Born in Rockford, Illinois; graduate of Loyola University. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1990 novel “Daddy’s Home” in CFIV.)

ANDREANO, MICHAEL (ANTHONY), 1927-2015. Born in Brooklyn; served in the Merchant Marine and in the U.S. Air Force; earned an MFA from Brooklyn College and taught for 25 years in the Staten Island school system; died in Crystal River, Florida. (Adding dates and biographical details for the author of the 1999 novel “I Want Mine” in CFIV.)

ANDREWS, (CHARLES) R(OBERT) D(OUGLAS HARDY). 1903-1976. Novelist, journalist, screenwriter and prolific radio and television scriptwriter; he wrote the title listed below in seven days on a bet. (Giving the full name and dates of the author of the 1930 novel “-Three Girls Lost” in CFIV, as well as details of the film version.)
    -Three Girls Lost. Film: Fox, 1931 (scw: Bradley King; dir: Sidney Lanfield)

ANONYMOUS. (Adding a new collection of stories.)
    Queer Stories of the War and others from Truth. Truth Office (London), 1915 33 ss, some criminous
 
ARIAS-MISSON, ALAIN (AUGUST). (Adding the middle name for the author of the 1993 novel “The Mind Crime of August Saint” in CFIV.)

ARKHAM, CANDACE. Alice Louis Ramirez, 1923-2015. Born in Pueblo, Colorado; died in Mesa, Arizona. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of two 1970s titles in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

ARMITAGE, AUDREY MAE. ca.1925-2014. Journalist born in Scone, New South Wales, Australia). (Adding the death date and biographical details for the co-author with Muriel Watkins of numerous titles in CFIV under the joint pseudonym K. T. McCall, and possibly also of two titles under the joint pseudonym Gerry North.)

ARMSTRONG, SUSANNAH PEYTON. 1841-1935. Possibly the real name of the pseudonymous Sidney Pickering. (Suggesting the real name of the author of the 1900 novel “-Verity” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

ASHBROOKE, H(ARRIETTE CORA). Add: was one-time publicity manager for publisher Coward McCann. (Adding a biographical detail for the author of numerous titles in CFIV under this name and the pseudonym Susannah Shane.)

ASHMAN, PETER G(REGORY). 1952-2013. Born in Amarillo, Texas; died in Menlo Park, California; had a degree in history from the University of Maryland and studied law at the University of Maryland; was a public defender in Maryland; then lived for many years in Alaska where he was a county prosecutor and judge. (Adding the middle name, death place and corrected dates, as well as biographical details, for the author of the 1973 pamphlet “The Problem of the Salty Doggery” in CFIV under the pseudonym Sebastian Moray.)

BADEN, FRANCES HENSHAW. 1865-1911. Born and died in Washington D.C.; sister of Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth. (Giving dates and biographical details for the probable author of a number of short stories in several collections published as by Mrs. Southworth in CFIV.)

BADGETT, LLOYD W(EBSTER). (Adding the middle name of the author of the 1976 novel “The Mystery of the Colored Circles in CFIV.)

BAGG, ALBERT W. 1852-1935. (Adding dates for the author of the 1874 novel “Holcomb’s Retreat” in CFIV under the pseudonym Quigton Quigley.)

BALLARD, W(ILLIS) T(ODHUNTER). Died in Mount Dora, Lake County, Florida. (Adding the place of death for the author of numerous titles in CFIV under this byline and pseudonyms.)   

BARBER, PEARCE BEATON. Born in Hotham, Victoria, Australia; died in Kensington, London, England. (Adding the cities of birth and death for the author of the 1945 novel “A Miser Is Murdered” in CFIV under the pseudonym Allen Beaton.)

BARONE, MAX. (Adding the setting for one of five novels by the author in CFIV.)
    Wreath for a Lady. [Chicago]
   
BARUFALDI, ROBERT D. 1938-    . Born in Plymouth, Massachusetts; living in San Francisco. (Adding the birth year and biographical details for the author of five novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Veronica Leigh.)

BASS, MILTON R(ALPH). Died in Richmond, Massachusetts. (Adding the place of death for the author of seven novels in CFIV.)

BAXT, GEORGE (LEONARD). (Adding the middle name of the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)

BEAMAN, J(AMES) FRANK(LIN). Add: formerly Bureau Manager of the United Press Association in St. Louis, Missouri. (Adding a biographical detail for the author of the 1965 novel “The Dotmakers” in CFIV.)

BEECROFT, ARTHUR EDWARD. 1887-1974. Pseudonym: Arthur Salcroft, q.v. (Adding the real name and dates for the author of three 1920s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

BEER, ERIC VICTOR. Born in Marylebone, Middlesex, England; died in Harrogate, North Yorkshire. (Adding the places of birth and death for the author of the 1996 novel “An Expensive Game” in CFIV under the pseudonym Jack Agnew.)

BENNETT, EDWIN (INGERSOLL). Born in Bradley Beach, Monmouth County, New Jersey; died in West Palm Beach, Florida. (Adding specific birth and death cities for the co-author, with Sylvia Dannett, of two 1940s novels in CFIV.)

BENNETT, LIZA. Liza Gyllenhaal, 1953-    . (Giving the birth year for the author of three novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

BENTHAM, JOSEPHINE (ALENA). Died in New Smyrna Beach, Volusia County, Florida. (Adding the place of death for the author of titles in CFIV under pseudonyms.)

BERGESEN, DAVID E(CHOLS). 1928-2014. Episcopalian priest in the Diocese of Denver; former Canon Theologian; for many years oversaw seminary training for priests in Central and South America. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1998 novel “Murder Crosses the Equator” in CFIV.)

BERGMAN, LEE. Born in Buffalo, New York; studied at Columbia and New York Universities. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1963 novel “Walk Softly, Walk Deadly” in CFIV.)

BERNARD, PATRICIA VIDA. (Giving the name in full for the author of two novels in CFIV under the pseudonym P. Scot-Bernard.)
 
BEST, (OSWALD) HERBERT. (Adding a new title for the author of two novels in CFIV.)
    Ship of the Desert. Blackwood, 1937 [Nigeria] (Intended for younger readers.)

BLAKER, RICHARD (SIDNEY). Born in Simla, Bengal, India. (Adding the precise birth place of the author of two novels in CFIV.)

BLAYNE, SEBASTIAN. (Adding the publication date for the British edition of one of two titles by this author in CFIV.)
    Gay Ghastly Holiday. Dennis Yates, 1956

BLOOD, ADELE. Born Adele Mary Blood in California; married Isaac W. Hope in Chicago in 1919; died in New York. (Adding biographical details for the co-author with Tam Marriott of the 1926 novel “The Jade Rabbit” in CFIV.)

BLUETT-DUNCAN, ADELAIDE JANETTA. 1876-1951. Pseudonym/professional name: Beatrice Kelston. (Adding the real name and dates for the author of the 1920 novel “Bertha in the Background” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

BODINGTON, NANCY HERMIONE. Her birth name was Courlander, and she was the sister of Barbara Frances (nee Courtlander) Rubien, q.v. (Adding biographical details for two authors in CFIV under their respective pseudonyms.)

BOGGIA, MARY LINDA. 1940-    . Pseudonym: Mary Lee Falcon, q.v. (Adding the real name and birth year for the author of the 1967 novel “The Dungeon” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

BOHNSTEDT, HANS (JOACHIM). Born in Landenhausen, Germany. (Adding the precise birth place of the author of the 1962 novel “No Corpus Delecti” in CFIV.)

BOLTON, ROBERT L(OUIS). 1939-2015. A detective in Cleveland. (Adding the death date and biographical detail  for the co-author, with Russ Musarra, of the 1985 novel ”Sleep with the Angels” in CFIV.)

BOOME, HARRY JOHN SELBORNE. 1873-1955. Possible pseudonym: John Selborne. (Adding a possible real name and dates of the author of two 1911 novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)
 
BOON, JOHN. Pseudonym: Lloyd Emsley, q.v. (Adding the real name for the author of the 1972 novel “False Freedom” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)
 
BOOTH, JACK [JOHN WILLIAM BOOTH]. 1919-2013(?). (Adding the full name and possible death date for the author of numerous plays in CFIV.)

BORDAGES, ASA (CYRIL). Born in El Campo, Wharton County, Texas; died in Columbia, New Jersey; was married to the actress Gertrude Flynn; was a Staff Sergeant in the U.S. Marine Corps. (Adding the cities of birth and death and biographical details for the author of the 1932 novel “The Glass Lady” and two 1930s novels under the pseudonym Mike Teagle, all in CFIV.)

BOSWELL, JOHN. (Edward) John Boswell King, 1891-1974. (Removing uncertainty about the birth date of the author of two novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

BRANDES, RHODA REBEE. 1933-2014. (Adding dates for the author of seven novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Diana Ramsay.)

BRASON, JOHN (AINSLEY). 1924-2003. (Deleting question marks on the author of two titles in CFIV.)

BRAUN, WILBUR. Pseudonym: Herbert E. Swayne. (Adding yet another pseudonym for the author of numerous plays under numerous pseudonyms in CFIV, and author of two 1940s plays under this pseudonym.)

BREWER, EARL J(OHNSON, JR.). 1928-2015. Born in Fort Worth, Texas; died in Houston. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1999 novel “Picking Up the Marbles” in CFIV.

BRILLIANT, JUDITH. Delete entry. (No trace of the 1977 novel, “Dinner and Death”, listed in CFIV, can be found.)

BROCKIES, ENID FLORENCE. 1911-1943. Born in Surrey, England; lived and died in the Sunderland area. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1940 novel “Black Ballerina” in CFIV under the pseudonym Helen Magriska.)

BROCKSEN, ROBERT (WILBUR). 1936-2014. (Adding the death date for the co-author, with Amy L. Woodis, of the 2000 novel “The Game Killers” in CFIV.)

BRODE, ROBERT (STEVEN). Died in Miami, Florida. (Adding the middle name and death place for the author of the 1935 novel “The Clue of the Curious Cat” in CFIV.)

BROWN, EUGENE STUART. 1923-2009. (Adding the dates for the author of two 1950s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym E. B. Stuart.)

BROWNE, GERALD A(USTIN). 1924-2015. Died in Oceanside, California. (Adding the death date and place for the author of eight novels in CFIV.)

BRUCE, ROBERT WILLIAM.  Retired dentist and U. S. Navy Officer living in Carmel, California. (Adding biographical details for the author of two 2000 novels in CFIV.)

BUCK, CHARLES NEVILLE (LUNSFORD). Born in Midway, Woodford County, Kentucky. (Adding the city of birth for the author of “-The Law of Hemlock Mountain” in CFIV under the pseudonym Hugh Lundsford.)

BUGLIOSI, VINCENT T. (JR.). 1934-2015. (Adding the death date for the author of two titles in CFIV.)

BURCHILL, SIDNEY HERBERT. Born in London, England; died in Redland, California. (Adding specific birth and death places for the author of the 1906 novel “The Grip of Fear” in CFIV.)

BURGER, ROSAYLMER [ROSAYLMER PORTER BURGER HOHENBERG]. 1931-2010. Born in Argentina; married Vincent F. Burger in 1953 and then Bernard Hohenberg. (Adding the dates and biographical details for the author of four novels under the pseudonym C. H. Wallace and three titles under the joint pseudonym Jessyca Paul with Julia Perceval in CFIV.)
 
BURKE, JAMES (MICHAEL). 1939-2013. (Adding the middle name and death date for the author of the 1985 collection “If It Weren’t for Sex...I’d Have to Get a Job” in CFIV.)

BURKHART, A(UBEN) G(RAY, JR.). 1925-2014. (Adding the death date for the author of the 1997 novel “Aymond” in CFIV.)

BURMEISTER, JON. (Adding corrected information about the film version of a novel.)
    Running Scared. Film: Rank, 1977; variously titled Tigers Don’t Cry, Target of an Assasssin, African Rage, The Long Shot and Fatal Assassin (scw: Scot Finch; dir: Peter Collinson)

BURROUGHS, MILLY [MARTHA MILDRED CRUMLEY BURROUGHS]. (Correcting the listing of the co-author of the 1985 novel “The Fugitive Feet” in CFIV under the pseudonym Roberta Burroughs.)

BURTON, BRIAN (FREDERICK) J(OHN). 1922-2014. (Giving the full name and death date for the author of numerous plays in CFIV, as well as the source of one of his plays.)
    Sweeney Todd the Barber. Closely based on the 1883 play by George Dibdin Pitt in CFIV, “Sweeney Todd, the Barber of Fleet Street; or, The String of Pearls.”
 
BURTON, EDMUND (Adding a title for the author of several other titles in CFIV.)
    -Rubies of Elephanta. U.T.B. pb (London), ca.1945 (32 pp.) [Far East]

BUSBY, PETER. Born in West Yorkshire, England; studied English at Sheffield and Leeds Universities; taught English in London for ten years; now living in Vancouver; writer and art collector. (Adding biographical details for the co-author with Sarah Dunant of two 1980s titles under the pseudonym Peter Dunant in CFIV.)

BYRAM, REGGIE SHARP. Pseudonym: Roger Sharp, q.v. (Adding the real name of the author of the 1981 novel ”Quarmby” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)
 
CADWELL, DOROTHY. 1910-1995. Graduate of the University of Manitoba; died in Winnipeg, Canada. (Correcting the death date of the author of the 1976 novel “Murder on the House” in CFIV.)

CAFFERTY, JAKE. Pseudonym of James Curry Conaway, 1936-2012, q.v. (Identifying the real name and dates for the author of the 1986 novel “Death on the Boardwalk” in CFIV.)

CALDECOTT, MOYRA. 1927-2015. Born Olivia Brown in Pretoria, South Africa; lived in Britain beginning 1951 and there as Moyra Brown married Oliver Caldecott; died in Bath, Somerset, England. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1986 novel “The Son of the Sun” in CFIV.)

CALLAHAN, JAY. Pseudonym of James Curry Conaway, 1936-2012, q.v. (Identifying the real name and dates for the author of the 1979 novel “The Ace of Death” in CFIV.)

CAMPBELL, PATRICK. Born in Selkirk, Manitoba; educated in Manitoba and England; employed in the aircraft industry and in marine engineering until retirement in 1993; became a devoted Sherlockian in 1987. (Adding biographical details for the author of two titles in CFIV.)

CAPLAN, RICHARD M(ELVIN). 1929-    . (Adding the middle name and corrected birth date for the author of the 1996 title “Dr. Watson, Mr. Sherlock Holmes” in CFIV.)

CAPON, (HARRY) PAUL. (Correcting the publication date of one of numerous titles by this author in CFIV.)
    Delay of Doom. Ward, 1950

CARDEN, (HENRY?) PAUL. 1912-1998(?). (Adding a possible first name and death date for the author of the 1969 novel “Four Line Whip” in CFIV.)

CARFAX, CATHERINE. Eleanor Mary Lyons Fairburn, 1928-2015. (Adding the death date for the author of five novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

CARPENTER, CARLETON. Born Carleton Upham Carpenter, Jr., in Bennington, Vermont. (Adding biographical details for the author of eight novels under this byline and the 1973 novel “Pinecastle” under the pseudonym Ivy Manchester in CFIV.)

CARRIGAN, NANCY (JEAN). 1933-2014. Born in Champaign, Illinois, and died in Geneva, Illinois; graduated in journalism and art from the University of Illinois; artist (painting, sculpture, engraving) and poet. (Adding the middle name, death date and biographical details for the co-author with husband Richard A. Carrigan of the 1971 novel “The Siren Stars” in CFIV.)

CASSIDAY, DORIS. 1925-2015. (Adding the death date for the co-author with Bill Adler of the 1994 title “-Who Should Melissa Marry?” in CFIV.)

CASTLE, FRANK (PULLIAM). Born in Stanley, Santa Fe County, New Mexico, died in Lebanon, Oregon. (Adding the middle name and cities of birth and death for the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)
 
CENTER, YETTA S. 1917-2015. Born in the Bronx, died in Coconut Creek, Florida; earned a master’s degree and taught in public schools for many years. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the co-author, with Mildred Ross and Yin-Lien Chin, of the 1992 collection “The Stone Lion and other Chinese detective stories” in CFIV.)
 
CHAMBERS, VIRGINIA ANNE. Born in Middlesboro, Kentucky; music educator with B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. degrees; taught at various schools, ending at University of Toledo, 1975-1997. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1993 novel “Courthouse Steps” in CFIV under the pseudonym Ginger Chambers.)

CHAMPETIER, JOEL. 1957-2015. Science fiction and fantasy writer; born and died in Quebec, Canada. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1999 novel “-The Dragon’s Eye” in CFIV.)

CHARLES, CONN ALAN. Donald E(dgar) Quinn. (Adding the middle name for the author of “Liar’s Dice” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

CHAUDRI, ENVER H(USSAIN). 1925-2014. (Adding the middle name and death date for the author of several story collections in CFIV.)
 
CLAMP, H(ELEN) M(ARY) E(LIZABETH) [HELEN MARY ELIZABETH CLAMP OVERALL]. Pseudonym: Irena Karlova, q.v. (Adding the pseudonym under which the author wrote three novels in CFIV.)

CLARK, MARION B(UXTON). 1898-1956. Born Marion E. Buxton and married Ellis N. Clark in Davidson, Tennessee, in 1923; died in Pinellas, Florida. (Correcting the dates and adding biographical details for the author of the 1942 novel “The Model Corpse” in CFIV.)

CLARKE, NEVA (YVONNE) [NEVA CLARKE McKENNA]. 1920-2015. Born Neva Yvonne Morrison in Gisborne, New Zealand; served in the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps in New Zealand, Egypt and Italy; married Ted Clarke in 1947; theatre and radio actress; author of short stories and book reviews; married an American, Len McKenna, in the 1970s and took up painting; died in Tamahere, New Zealand. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1964 novel “Behind Closed Doors” in CFIV.)

CLAYDON, (ANITA) STELLA (KUNES). 1920-2012. Born in Kings Norton, England; died in Lewes, East Sussex, England. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1960 novel “Lesson in Murder” in CFIV.)
 
COBB, CLAYTON W. James Alexander Patten, ca.1831-1913. (Adding the birth date for the author of the 1889 novel “The Mountaineer Detective” in CFIV under the pseudonym)

COBBS, WILLIAM WALTON. 1925-2014. Born in Rocky Mount, Virginia; educated at Roanoke College and graduate schools; author of a newspaper column, “The Piney Woods Philosopher,” for 25 years; president of a Chicago publishing company; died in Tampa, Florida. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1979 novel “Adam Bede in Virginia” in CFIV.)
 
COCK, THOMAS HENDY. 1873-1938. Pseudonym: William Le Pretre, q.v. (Adding the real name and dates for the author of 1934 novel “The Hypocrite” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

COGAN, MIKE. Eileen (C. Shubb) Lottman, 1927-2013. (Adding the death date for the author of two novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

COLLINS, GILBERT (HENRY). 1890-1960(?). Served 1919-1922 as a member of the British Consular Service in China; for a time in the 1920s worked for the humor magazine “Punch”; lived in Bournemouth, England, 1930-1936, and then seems to have disappeared. (Adding possible death date and biographical details for the author of numerous novels in CFIV, as well as a correction and reprint edition for titles below.)
    The Mongolian Mystery. Delete; no evidence that it was actually published.
    Mystery in St. James Square. Add U.S. edition: Ramble House, 2015

CONAWAY, J. C. [JAMES CURRY CONAWAY, 1936-2012, q.v.] (Identifying the full name and dates for the author of two 1970s titles in CFIV.)

CONAWAY, JAMES CURRY. 1936-2012. Prolific pulp writer who published many paperbacks under numerous pseudonyms. See: Jake Cafferty, Jay Callahan, J. C. Conaway, Jim C. Conaway, Rod Gray, Jake Quinn, Ross Webb.

CONWAY, JIM C. [JAMES CURRY CONAWAY, 1936-2012, q.v.]. (Identifying the full name and dates for the author of two 1970s titles in CFIV.)

CONNOR, SKID. (Adding the setting for the 1950 novel by the author in CFIV.)
    My Grave Is for the Living. [London]

CONNORS, MATT. Norman Scott Dunk, 1958-    . (Adding the middle name and birth year for the author of the 1998 novel “The Golden Smoke” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

CONQUEST, (GEORGE) ROBERT (ACKWORTH). 1917-2015. (Adding the death date for the co-author with Kingsley Amis of the 1965 novel “-The Egyptologists” in CFIV.)

COOK, AUSTIN WILLIAMS. Died in Lowell, Massachusetts. (Adding the place of death for the author of two 1930s plays in CFIV.)

COOKE, G(EOFFREY) WALTER. 1912-1982. (Giving the corrected birth date and adding the death date for the author of three novels in CFIV.)

COOPER, MAE (KLEIN). 1914-    . (Correcting the birth date for the author of the 1979 novel “Private Lies,” and of the 1948 novel “Lily Henry” under the pseudonym Nina Farewell, both in CFIV.)

COPELAND, JOHN (ROBERT). 1928-2014. Born in Indianapolis; decorated Air Force pilot in the Korean War, then a pilot for Pan American Airlines; died in Boise, Idaho. (Adding the middle name, death date, and biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “Retribution” in CFIV.)

CORBETT, JAMES
    Murder Begets Murder. Ramble House, 2014 (Adding first U.S. edition of a 1951 novel.)
    Vampire of the Skies. Ramble House, 2014 (Adding first U.S. edition of a 1932 novel.)

COREY, FRANK. George Fox, 1930-2000. (Adding the dates for the author of the 1961 novel “By Blood Alone” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

COXE, GEORGE HARMON. Died in Old Lyme, Connecticut. (Adding the city of death for the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)
 
COYNE, P. J. Hilary Thomas Masters, 1928-2015. (Adding the death date for the author of the 1987 novel “Manuscript for Murder” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

CRAWFORD, CLAUDIA. Jeannie Sakol, 1926-2014. (Adding the death date for the author of the 1996 novel “A Dangerous Gift” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

CREAGH, MONTY. 1908-1985. (Adding the death year for the author of the 1981 novel “Nobask” in CFIV.)

CRETENOID, MARY BEN WRAY. 1919-2003. Born and died in Texas; had been an English teacher, newspaper reporter, and executive secretary. (Adding the full name, death date and biographical details for the author of two 1990s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Mary-Ben Louis.)

DALZELL, WILLIAM. William C. Epstein, Jr., 1923-    . (Adding the birth year for the co-author, under the pseudonym, of two 1950s plays with Newt Mitzman.)

DANIELS, HEBER K. Pseudonym of Farquhar Edward Palliser, 1855-1947. Born in Sri Lanka; trained as a civil engineer; died in St. Audreys Melton, Ipswich, Suffolk, England. (Adding a new byline, not in CFIV, along with his real name and dates and biographical details, as well as two titles.)
    -Dol Shakefield. Routledge, 1900 [England]
    -Dona Rufina. Greening, 1898 [England]

DANVERS, MILTON. Pseudonym, probably that of the clergyman James Edmond Long, ca.1847-1925. Born in Bath, Somerset, England; died in Essex. (Adding dates and biographical details for the probable author of eight 1890s novels in CFIV.)

DATE, JOHN H(AYDN). 1952-    . (Adding the middle name and birth year for the author of the 1977 novel “Escape Route M6" in CFIV.)

DAVIS, ANTHONY J. 1961-   . Studied law at the University of Newcastle; in full-time practice of criminal law. (Adding the birth date and biographical details for the co-author, with Keith W. Rankin, of four 1990s novels in CFIV under the joint pseudonym Rankin Davis.)
 
DAVIS, RANKIN. Keith W. Rankin, 1960-    . Anthony J. Davis, 1961-    . (Adding birth dates for the co-authors of four novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

DAY, DORIS M(ARIA). 1920-2007. Died in Knebworth, Hertfordshire, England. (Adding the death date and place for the author of two 1980s plays in CFIV.)

DEVANNY, JEAN [JANE CROOK DEVANNY]. (Correcting the maiden name and last name spelling in brackets, and adding two new titles, for the author of the 1942 novel ”The Killing of Jacqueline Love” in CFIV.)
    The Butcher Shop. Duckworth, 1926; Macaulay, 1926 [New Zealand]
    Devil Made Saint. Duckworth, 1930 [New Zealand]

DEVON, MARIAN. Marian Pope Rettke, 1927-2015. (Adding the death date for the author of the 1990 novel “Miss Osborne Misbehaves” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

DEXTER, LEE. Michael Fallon, 1919-2004. (Giving dates for the author of three novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.).

DICK, GEORGE (WILLIAM). 1926-2014. Author of short stories and full length fiction; producer/director of radio, television and theatre plays; died in Toronto, Canada. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1994 novel “The Vardi Legacy” in CFIV.)
 
DIGNON, EDWARD. 1889-    . Death not traced. (Adding the birth date for the co-author with April Campion of the 1927 play “Ask Beccles” in CFIV.)

DILLISTONE, K(EVIN) ST. J(OHN). 1949-    . (Correcting the birth date for the author of the 1991 novel “Magnox Alert” in CFIV.)

DILLON, WALTER (E., JR.). 1925-2014. Born in Manhattan; died in Alexandria, Virginia; attorney and author. (Adding the death date and biographical details, as well as an additional title, for the author of the 1987 novel “Deadly Intrusion” in CFIV.)
    -Little Brother Is Watching. Houghton, 1962 [Massachusetts]

DIMMOCK, JOHN R(ANDALL?). 1878(?)-1949(?). (Adding a possible middle name and dates for the author of seven titles in CFIV.)

DIPPER, ALAN. 1922-2007. (Adding the death date for the author of 6 titles in CFIV.)

DOCTOROW, E(DGAR) L(AWRENCE). 1931-2015. (Adding the death date for the author of three novels in CFIV.)

DODS, MARY DIANA. 1790-ca.1830. (Adding dates for the author of the 1825 collection “Tales of the Wild and Wonderful” in CFIV under Anonymous.)

DOLINER, ROY (GEORGE). 1932-2015. (Adding the middle name and death date for the author of six novels in CFIV.)

DONOVAN, DERRICK FREDERICK. 1933-2014. (Adding the death year for the author of the 1999 novel “The Wastings” in CFIV under the pseudonym Don Donovan.)
 
DONOVAN, DON. Derrick Frederick Donovan, 1933-2014. (Adding the death date for the author of the 1999 novel “The Wastings” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

DORIAN, PHILIP. Pseudonym of Frederick John Swanson, 1910-1990. Born and died in Illinois; a well-known Moline, Illinois, music educator and founder of the Moline Boys’ Choir. (Adding the real name and dates and correct biographical details for the author of the 1976 novel “The Streaker Murders” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

DOUGLAS, ARTHUR. Gerald (Arthur Douglas) Hammond, 1926-2015. (Adding the death date for the author of four novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

DOUGLAS, MARY MITCHELL. Pseudonym of Dorothy Clark Koch, 1924-2010. Born in Ahoskie,.North Carolina; died in Roseville, California; educated at Meredith College and the University of North Carolina. (Adding the real name, dates and biographical details for the author of the 1964 novel “Monkeys Are Funny That Way” in CFIV.)
 
DOUGLAS, (ARTHUR) ROGER. (Adding the first name of the author of four 1990s novels in CFIV.)

DRAKE, DREXEL. Charles H. Huff, 1887-1959.  (Deleting the question mark on the birth date of the author of three 1930s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

DRAKE, LEE [LEROY JOHN DRAKE]. 1924-2010. (Adding the full name and dates for the author of the 2000 novel “Hiding Gideon Pike” in CFIV.)

DRAKE, SUSAN. Susan Ward Dunn, 1946-    . (Adding the birth year for the author of the 1994 novel “Hear No Evil” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

DRAPER, ALFRED (ERNEST). 1924-2007. (Adding the death date for the author of four titles in CFIV.)

DREWE, MARCUS. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline of the author of the 1930 novel, “The Barber of Littlewick,” in CFIV.)
           
DRURY, HARRY [HENRY WILLIAM DRURY]. 1911-2000. (Deleting question marks and giving the full birth name of the author of the 1984 novel, “A Viennese Snuffbox,” in CFIV.)

DRURY, (REV.) SHELDON.  Correct to: DRURY, (REV.) P. SHELDON.  (Correcting the name of the author of the 1857 title in CFIV, “The Startling and Thrilling Narrative of the Dark and Terrible Deeds of Henry Madison...”)
 
DUE SIGNORE. Correct to: DA DUE SIGNORE. (Correcting the byline for the 1892 title “Nilus” in CFIV.)

DUFFY, ELAYN. 1966-    . (Adding the birth year for the author of the 1998 novel “Proud Heart, Fair Lady” in CFIV.)

DUKE, MARY KERR. 1841-1913. (Adding the dates for the author of the 1913 novel “The Mystery of Castle Green” in CFIV.)

DUNBAR, CATHERINE. (Adding the setting for the 1998 novel by this author in CFIV.)
    False Images. [London]

DUNBAR, JOHN G(EORGE?). 1901(?)-1966(?)  (Adding a possible middle name and dates for the author of the 1942 collection “A Way to Adventure, and two other stories” in CFIV.)

DUNK, NORMAN SCOTT. 1958-    . (Adding the middle name and birth year for the author of the 1998 novel “The Golden Smoke” in CFIV under the pseudonym Matt Connors.)

DUNN, J(EFFREY) R. 1953-    . (Adding the birth year for the author of the 1994 novel “-This Side of Judgment” in CFIV.)
 
DUNN, SUSAN WARD. 1946-   . (Adding the middle name and birth year for the author of the 1994 novel “Hear No Evil” in CFIV under the pseudonym Susan Drake.)

DURBIN, CHARLES (DE FORREST?). 1905(?)-1976(?). (Adding a possible middle name and dates for the author of two 1970s novels in CFIV.)

DURBRIDGE, FRANCIS (HENRY). Note: The following titles were ghost-written by John (Alan) Garforth, 1934-2014. (Adding true authorship of four Paul Temple novels 1970-1972, and correcting publication information about a fifth such novel.)
    The Curzon Case.
    The Geneva Mystery.
    Paul Temple and the Conrad Case. Delete; never published as a book.
    Paul Temple and the Harkdale Robbery.
    Paul Temple and the Kelby Affair.

DURHAM, MARY. 1877(?)-1953(?).  (Adding remotely possible dates for the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)
 
DURIS, GENE. Probable pseudonym, as no one of this name has been traced. (Adding identification of the byline for the author of the 1978 novel “Real Endings” in CFIV.)

DURRANT, (PETER JOHN) DIGBY. 1926-2014. (Adding the full name and death date for the author of three novels in CFIV.)

DWIGGINS, TONI (KAY). 1947-    . (Adding the middle name and birth year for the author of the 1993 novel “Intercept” in CFIV.)

DWIGHT, OLIVIA. Mary Dwight Hazzard, 1928-2015. (Adding the death date for the author of the 1961 novel  “Close His Eyes” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

DWORKIN, IRA BERNARD. 1923-2003. (Adding the death date for the author of two Sherlockian pastiches in CFIV.)

DYE, ALISON. 1947-    . Has a B.A. and M.A. in Social Work. (Adding the birth year and biographical details for the author of the 1997 novel ”An Awareness of March” in CFIV.)

DYE, WILLIAM H. 1907-1981(?). (Adding a possible death date for the author of the 1956 novel “The Devil’s Cameo” in CFIV.)

DYER, CHARLES RAYMOND. 1923-    . (Correcting the birth year for the author of two 1960s plays in CFIV.)

EARLSTON, PETER. Probable pseudonym. (Identifying the byline of the author of the 1907 novel “The Place Taker” in CFIV, and giving its setting.)
    The Place Taker. [Europe]

EAST, DESMOND. Pseudonym of Stephen D(aniel) Frances, 1917-1989, q.v. (Identifying the real name of the author of the novel “Blood on the Sand” in CFIV under the pseudonym, and giving the setting of the novel.)
    Blood on the Sand. [Africa]

EASTON, JACK OSBORNE (JR?). 1943(?)-   . (Giving the possible full name and birth year of the author of the 1985 novel “Defence of the Realm” in CFIV, and showing the setting of the novel.)
    Defence of the Realm. [England]

EASTON, JOHN. (Giving the setting of one of five novels by the author in CFIV.)
    Matheson Fever. [India]

EASTON, M(ONTAGUE?) G(EORGE?). 1874(?)-1918(?). Giving the possible full name and dates for the author of the 1906 novel “The House by the Bridge” in CFIV.)

EASTVALE, MARGARET.     Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline of the author of two 1970s novels in CFIV and adding the British title, publisher and date for one of them.)
    Danger in the Wind. Add British title: Feathers in the Wind. Hurst, 1973
    Feathers in the Wind; see Danger in the Wind

EATON, FRANCES U(RANIA). 1846-1924. Born in Newburyport, Massachusetts; died in that state. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1896 novel “-A Fearless Investigator” in CFIV.)

ECCLES, MARJORIE. (Adding numerous televison movie versions of her novels in CFIV.)
    Cast a Cold Eye. TV movie: BBC, 2006 (scw: Simon Booker; dir: Metin Huseyin)
    Killing Me Softly. TV movie: BBC, 2006 (scw: Danny Miller; dir: Fraser Macdonald)
    Late of This Parish. TV movie: BBC, 2006 (scw: Michel Wynne; dir: Fraser Macdonald)
    More Deaths Than One. TV movie: BBC, 2006 (scw: Colin Bytheway; dir: Jonathan Fox Bassett)
    Requiem for a Dove. TV movie: BBC, 2006 (scw: Simon Booker; dir: Metin Huseyin)
    A Species of Revenge. TV movie: BBC, 2006 (scw: Danny McCahon; dir: Metin Huseyin)
    A Sunset Touch. TV movie: BBC, 2006 (scw: Tom MacRae; dir: Fraser Macdonald)

ECLIPSE, ARIES. Brian Lawrence Shepp, 1967-    . (Giving the real name and birth date for the author of the 2000 novel “Dealers” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

EDGE, ARABELLA [ARABELLA EDGE GAZE]. 1959-    . (Correcting the birth year for the author of the 2000 novel “The Company” in CFIV.)

EDMONDS, LUCINDA. ca.1967-    . Ref: CA. Born in Ireland; married Owen D. Whittaker in 1988, then Stephen N. Riley in 2000. (Giving the approximate birth date, a reference citation, and biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “Seeing Double” in CFIV.)

EDMONSTON, WILLIAM EDWARD. 1931-    . Retired college professor and operator with his wife of a small publishing company. Pseudonym: Owen Magruder, q.v. (Giving the real name and birth date and biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “The Strange Case of Mr. Nobody” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)
 
EDWARDS, CHARMAN. Frederick Anthony Edwards, 1896-1961. (Adding the death date for the author of numerous titles in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

EDWARDS, FREDERICK ANTHONY. 1896-1961. (Adding the death date for the author of numerous titles in CFIV under the pseudonym Charman Edwards.)

EDWARDS, GRANT(LEY?). 1877(?)-1950(?). Giving the possible full first name and dates for the author of two film novelizations in CFIV.)

EDWARDS, LEE. Edward J. Levy, 1916(?)-1999(?). (Adding possible dates for the author of the 1949 play “Ask Me No Questions” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

EDWARDS, REX. Pseudonym of Walter Frederick Edwards, 1912-1983. Scriptwriter who died in Watford, Herefordshire, England. (Adding the real name and dates and biographical details for the author of the 1974 collection “Dixon of Dock Green” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

EDWARDS, WALTER FREDERICK. 1912-1983. Pseudonym: Rex Edwards, q.v. (Adding the real name and dates for the author of the 1974 collection “Dixon of Dock Green” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

EHLY, EHREN M [MOREEN LE FLEMING EHLY]. 1929-2012. Born in Heliopolis, Egypt, where she spent her growing up years, becoming Miss Egypt in the process and meeting her future husband U.S. Marine Robert Ehly, whom she married in 1952; when in California they raised three children and she had a career at Sears; after retirement she and her husband relocated to Lake Forest, California, where she took to writing novels, and where she died. (Adding dates and biographical details for the author of the 1992 novel “Star Prey” in CFIV.)

EIFFE, JOHN P. 1812-1889. (Correcting the dates for the author of the 1886 collection “The Tales of Old Liverpool” in CFIV.)

EKIN, DES. Born in County Down, Northern Ireland; deputy editor of the Belfast Sunday News; political correspondent for The Sunday World; living in Dublin. (Adding to the biographical sketch for the author of the 1999 novel “Stone Heart” in CFIV.)

ELDRIDGE, RUBY [RUBY MAY KING STEWARD ELDRIDGE]. 1930-2006. Born in Memphis Shel, Tennessee; died in Lexington, Tennessee. (Adding the full name, dates and biographical details for the author of the 1969 novel “The Legend of the Grey Castle” in CFIV.)
 
ELIADES, DAVID (KLEARCHOS). 1938-2007.  (Adding dates for the co-author with Robert Forrest-Webb of the 1970 novel “The Great Dinosaur Robbery” in CFIV under the joint pseudonym David Forrest.)
 
ELIAV, CHAIM. Moshe Grylak, 1936-    . (Adding the birth year for the author of four titles in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

ELLERTON, EDWARD. Pseudonym of a female author, possibly Christine Faber, 1849-1918. (Adding information about the author of the 1885 novel “A Fatal Resemblance” in CFIV.)   

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

ELLIOTT, JOHN. (Adding the setting for the 1975 novel in CFIV.)
    Dragon Feast. [future]
 
ELLIS, VIRGINIA. 1904-    . (Adding the birth year for the author of the 1952 novel “Death Comes Like a Thief” in CFIV.)

ELSTOW, T. FRANCIS. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline for the author of three 1930s titles in CFIV.)

ELWOOD, MILES. Pseudonym of Michael John Ward, 1959-    . Born in London. (Adding the real name and birth date and biographical detail for the author of the 1995 collection “Sherlock Holmes in Canterbury” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

EMSLEY, LLOYD. Pseudonym of John Boon. (Adding the real name for the author of the 1972 novel “False Freedom” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

ENNIS, BOB [ROBERT S. ENNIS]. 1943-    . (Adding full name and birth date for the co-author with several others of the 1994 Sherlockian pastiche “A Case of Hide ‘n’ Tea” in CFIV.)
 
ENRIGHT, ANNE (TERESA) 1962-    . (Adding the full name and birth year for the co-author with several others of the 1997 novel “Finbar’s Hotel” in CFIV.)

EPSTEIN, WILLIAM C., JR. 1923-    . (Adding the birth year for the co-author, as William Dalzell, of two 1950s plays with Newt Mitzman in CFIV.)

ERGAS, ELIZABETH (L.). 1943-    . (Deleting the death date in CFIV for the author of the 1974 novel “Where’s My Baby?”)

ERMELINO, LOUISE [LOUISE ERMALINO CUTOLO]. 1915-2004. (Giving a date correction for the author of the 1991 novel “Joey Dee Gets Wise” in CFIV.)

ERSKINE, GLADYS SHAW. 1892- ? . (Correcting the birth year for the co-author with Ivan Eustace Firth of the 1933 novel “Naked Murder” in CFIV under the pseudonym Firth Erskine.)

ESMOND, HENRY. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline for the author of the 1878 novel “A Life’s Hazard; or, The Outlaw of Wentworth Waste” in CFIV.)
 
ESTORE. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline for the author of the 1928 collection “Desert Blades and other stories” in CFIV.)

EUSTACE, DAVID F(OX). 1931-2003. (Adding the middle name and dates for the author of the 2000 novel “Long Shot to Murder” in CFIV.)

EUSTACE, GRANT. 1944-    . (Adding the birth year for the author of the 1997 Sherlockian pastiche “Absolute Discretion” in CFIV.)

EVA, FRANCIS JAMES. 1951-    . (Adding the birth year for the author of four titles in CFIV under the pseudonym Francis Keast.)

EVANS, ALAN. SC: Jack Dunkerley, in title below and subsequent novels. (Adding a series character and correcting a title for author in CFIV.)
    The Shadow Man. Correct to: The Shadow Men

EVANS, DORIS P. Delete entry. (This was given in CFIV as the real name of Hannah Gibson, under whose name “Maze of Dark Desires”, 1981, was listed, but no trace of the book can be found, except for an entry in LibraryThing, which I’ve not been able to follow up.  A Doris P. Evans, 1926-2006, can be found but with no link to Hannah Gibson.)
 
EVANS, GENE. Harold (V.?) Harding, 1917(?)-1996(?). (Adding a possible middle initial and dates for the author of the 1968 novel “Murder on Queer Street” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

EVANS, HILARY AGARD. Died in Blackheath, England; a researcher into UFOs. (Adding the place of death and a biographical detail for the author of the 1965 novel “The Assassin” in CFIV under the pseudonym H. E. Agard.)

EVANS, JOHN P. 1910(?)-1998(?). (Adding possible dates for the co-author with John B. Mannion of two 1980s novels in CFIV.)

EVANS, KATHLEEN “KAY” BRIDGET TREACY. 1932-1993. (Adding dates for the co-author with Stuart Evans of three titles in CFIV under the pseudonym Hugh Tracy.)

EVANS, LIZ. Ref: CA. (Adding a reference citation for the author of several titles in CFIV under this name and under the pseudonym Patricia Gray.)

EVANS, MICHAEL. Delete entry. (The existence of the 1996 book listed in CFIV, “Paying the Price,” cannot be confirmed: no copies found.)

EVANS, PETER. 1920-2014. Died in Frinton-on-Sea, England. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1976 novel “Megadeath” in CFIV.)
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EVANS, STAN(LEY PHILIP). Born in Birmingham, England; emigrated to Canada in 1954; living in Vancouver, British Coloumbia. (Adding the full name and biographical details for the author of two l990s novels in CFIV.)

EVENLEY, GEORGE. 1923-    . (But as no one by this name can be found, it is probably a pseudonym, used by the author of the 1992 novel “Downes House” in CFIV.)

EVEREST, KATE [MARY CATHERINE EVEREST. 1860-1946. Born and died in Kensington, London, England.  (Adding the full name and dates for the author of the 1912 novel “The Searchlight on the Throne,” listed under Anonymous in CFIV.)

EVERETT, CAROLINE W(HITMAN). 1929-2005. Born in Washington D.C., died in St. Petersburg, Florida; a librarian. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the co-author of a number of Sherlockian pastiches in CFIV.)

EVERETT, YORICK. Pseudonym of “a famous novelist, whose fin de siecle stories have attained world-wide popularity.” (Adding further information about the author of the 1900 collection “The House of Giants” in CFIV.)

EVERITT, BRIDGET (MARY). 1924-2014. (Adding the death date for the author of the 1972 novel “A Cold Front” in CFIV.)

EVERSON, COLIN F. 1944-    . (Adding the birth year for the author of the 1993 novel “The Second Victim” in CFIV.)

EVERTON, WILLIAM A. 1885(?)-1953(?). (Adding possible dates for the author of the 1931 collection “There’s Nothing Like Leather, and other stories” in CFIV.)

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

EYRE, ARCHIBALD. Pseudonym; or a remote possibility for the author is Archibald Joseph Eyre, 1877-1951. (Identifying the byline of the author of two 1906-1908 novels in CFIV, as well as a slight possibility for the  full name and dates.)
 
FABER, CHRISTINE. Possible pseudonym: Edward Ellerton, q.v. (Adding information about the author of the 1885 novel “A Fatal Resemblance” in CFIV.)

FAIRBANKS, CASSIE. 1820-1903. (Adding dates for the author of the 1858 narrative poem “The Lone House” in CIV.)

FAIRBURN, ELEANOR MARY LYONS. 1928-2015. (Adding the death date for the author of books under pseudonyms Catherine Carfax, Emma Gayle and Elena Lyons in CFIV.)
 
FAIRLAWN, JAMES. Pseudonym of Simon White, who was living in Surrey, England, but has since died; no dates found. (Adding the real name and biographical details for the author of the 1978 novel “The Nimrod Affair” in CFIV.)

FALCON, MARY LEE. Pseudonym of Mary Linda Boggia, 1940-   . (Adding the real name and birth date for the author of the 1967 novel “The Dungeon” in CFIV.)

FALCON, NORA A(MELIA). 1873-1935. (Adding the death date for the author of the ca.1934 collection “Blood Rats and other experiences” in CFIV.)
 
FALCONER, PIERS. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline of the author and adding the settings for two 1992-3 novels in CFIV.)
    -War in High Heels. [Europe, 1941]
    -Spies in Silk. [England, 1941]

FALLON, MICHAEL. 1919-2004. Born Bernard Barton in Manchester, England; married Mary K. V. Hunt in Bristol in 1949 as Barton  and had a daughter in 1953 as Barton; changed his name to Michael Fallon after 1953; was in Australia by 1972 and died in the Sydney area; a journalist. (Adding dates and biographical details for the author of three novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Lee Dexter.)

FANTINA, MARY E(LEANOR). Graduate of Drew University, with a Ph.D. in Chemistry from Boston University. (Adding the middle name and biographical details for the author of the 1985 Sherlockian pastiche “The Adventure of the Smiling Judge” in CFIV.)
 
FAREWELL, NINA. Mae (Klein) Cooper, 1914-    . (Correcting the birth date of the author of the 1948 novel “Lily Henry” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

FARMER, LUCY. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline of the author of the 1890 collection “The Chronicles of Cardewe Manor” in CFIV.)

FARR, ADAMS. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline and adding the U.S. edition for the only title, 1944, in CFIV.)
    The Fangs of Suet Pudding. U.S. edition: Ramble House, 2011

FARR, LOUISE. ca.1942-    . Magazine writer and investigative journalist. (Adding an approximate birth year and biographical details for the author of the 1992 novel “The Sunset Murders” in CFIV.)

FARRAGO, LADISLAS. 1906-1980. Pseudonym: Lucien Farrago, q.v. (Adding the real name and dates for the author of the 1957 novel “An Easy Victim” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)
 
FARRAGO, LUCIEN. Pseudonym of Ladislas Farago, 1906-1980. (Adding the real name and dates of the author of the 1957 novel “An Easy Victim” in CFIV.)

FAULKNER, GEORGE H(OWARD). 1903-   . Born in Vermont; death not traced. (Adding the middle name and birth year of the author of the 1929 play “Three Friends” in CFIV.)

FAYE-THILESEN, C(LAUS). 1921-1999. (Adding the first name and death date for the author of three 1990s titles in CFIV.)
     
FEDASH, DAVID (GREGORY). 1964-    . (Adding the middle name and birth year for the author of the 1999 novel “Deep Water” in CFIV.)

FEES, JAMES RICHARD. 1931-    . (Adding the middle name and correcting the birth date of the author of the 2000 novel “Operation Hebron” in CFIV under the pseudonym Eric Jordan.)

FEILBERT, ED(WARD ALLEN). 1920-    .  (Adding the full name and birth year for the co-author with Mawby Green of the 1986 play “Ding Dong Dead” in CFIV.)

FEIN, HARRY H. 1898-1972. (Correcting the dates for the author of the 1938 novel “The Flying Chinaman” in CFIV.)

FELL, ANNA (L.?). ca1865(?)-1940(?). (Adding possible dates for the author of the 1937 novel “-Was She to Blame?” in CFIV.)

FELLOWS, FRANK H. 1880(?)-1952(?). (Adding possible dates for the author of the 1937 collection “The Windmill and other stories” in CFIV.)

FENNERTON, WILLIAM. Ian Campbell McDougall, 1921-2015. (Adding the death date for the author of seven titles in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

FERGUSON, NANCY. 1925-    . (Adding the birth date for the author of the 1985 novel “Black Coral” in CFIV.)

FERGUSON, TERRI [TERRY FERGUSON BRAMWELL]. 1953-    . (Adding the birth year and full married name for the co-author with Rocky Soderman of the 1992 play “Next Victim, Please” in CFIV.)
 
FERNANDEZ, ALFONSO. 1886-1950. Full name apparently Thomas Alfonso Y. Fernandez; born in Spain. (Adding dates and biographical details for the author of the 1927 novel “The Castle of Lugas” in CFIV.)

FERRARS, JOHN. (Adding the setting for the 1893 novel and only title by this author in CFIV.)
    Claud Brennan. [England]

FERRIS, GORDON. 1949-    . Born in Scotland; accountant; involved in international banking. (Adding the birth date and place and biographical details for the author of the 1996 novel “Crows on the Battlefield” in CFIV.)

FICKLING, G. G. Gloria G. Fickling, 1926-    . (Correcting the birth year of the co-author, with husband Forrest E. Fickling, of numerous titles in CFIV under the joint pseudonym.)
 
FICKLING, GLORIA G. 1926-    . (Correcting the birth year of the co-author, with husband Forrest E. Fickling, of numerous titles in CFIV under the joint pseudonym G. G. Fickling.)

FIDLER, HENRY J(OHN?). 1884(?)-    .  John does appear to be the right middle name; if 1884 is the correct birth date, possible death dates include 1949 on the Isle of Wight and 1943; no definite information found. (Giving some possibilities for the author of the 1927 collection “Chronicles of Dennis Chetwynd” in CFIV.)

FIELD, MOIRA. 1915-2015. Died in the Maltings Care Home, Fakenham, Norfolk; had lived in Wells-Next-the-Sea, Norfolk. (Adding the death date and place for the author of two 1950s novels in CFIV.)

FIELD, RUTH BAKER. 1907-1997. (Adding dates for the author of the 1982 novel “Wild Violets” in CFIV.)

FIENNES, GERARD (IVOR TWISLETON-WYKEHAM). 1946-    . (Adding the full name and birth date for the author of the 1997 novel “Subterfuge” in CFIV.)
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FILKIN, STEPHEN. 1964-    . A policeman in Liverpool, England. (Adding the birth date and biographical details for the author of the 1994 novel “Codename Perseus” in CFIV.)
   
FINLAY, FERGUS. ca.1950-   . (Adding the approximate birth date for the author of the 1990 novel “A Cruel Trade” in CFIV.)

FINN, EDMUND J. ca.1850-1922. (Adding the approximate birth date for the author of two 1880s novels in CFIV.)

FISH, GEORGE F. ca.1862-1949. Born in Pennsylvania; died in St. Petersburg, Florida; reporter with the Philadelphia Inquirer; manager of the Forepaugh Theatre in Philadelphia; treasurer of the Globe Ticket Company; married Luella Forepaugh in New York City in 1899. (Correcting the dates and adding biographical details for the co-author with Luella Forepaugh of the 1897 play ”Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde; or, A Mis-Spent Life” in CFIV.)

FISHER, DANIEL HAVELOCK. 1858-1932. (Correcting the death date for the author of the 1896 collection “Boarding House Reminiscences” in CFIV under the pseudonym Juloc.)

FISHER, DAVID. 1957-    . (Adding the birth date for the author of the 1997 novel “Love Bytes” in CFIV.)

FISHER, R(OBERT) DARRYL. 1939-    . (Correcting the birth date of the author of two novels in CFIV.)

FITZGERALD, MICHAEL (JAMES). 1957-    . (Correcting the birth date and adding the middle name of the author of the 1999 novel “To Tame a Killer Bee” in CFIV.)

FITZGERALD, (REV.) T(HOMAS) A. 1864-1921. Add: died in Sydney, Australia. (Giving dates and a biographical detail for the author of two collections in CFIV.)
 
FITZGERALD, TOM [THOMAS L. FITZGERALD]. 1943-    . (Adding the birth date and full first name for the author of the 1974 novel “A Matter of Scents” in CFIV.)

FITZSIMONS, CHRISTOPHER. (Adding the setting for the 1980 novel in CFIV.)
    Reflex Action. [England]

FLANAGAN, JIM [JAMES K. FLANAGAN]. 1940-2012. Born in Jersey City, New Jersey; earned a Ph.D. at Notre Dame; teacher at St. Marty’s College, and then at Monmouth College and Asbury Park Middle School in New Jersey. (Adding dates and biographical details for the author of the 1983 novel “The Crossing” in CFIV.)

FLANAGAN, T. J. (Adding the setting for the 1891 novel by this author in CFIV.)
    Harry Blount, the Detective; or, The Martin Mystery Solved. [England]
       
FLEMING, CLIFTON. (Adding the setting for one of two novels by this author in CFIV.)
    The Fate of Ralph Erard. [England]

FLEMING, H(ORACE) K(INGSTON). 1901-2000. (Adding the death date for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

FLETCHER, FRANCES. Pseudonym of Geneva Macdonald Fulgham, 1928-    . Retired high school teacher in Texas. (Adding the real name, birth date and biographical details for the author of the 1980 novel “The Murder Sonata” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

FLETCHER, (SAMUEL) GRENVILLE. ca.1800-1881. Born in Middlesex, England; died in Holborn; a newspaper editor. (Adding the full name and dates of the author of the 1924 gothic novel “Rosalviva; or, The Demon Dwarf” in CFIV, and the setting of the novel.)
    Rosalviva; or, The Demon Dwarf. [Italy]

FLETCHER, JOEL (L.). 1935-    . Add: native of Lafayette, Louisiana; partner in Fletcher/Copnehaven Fine Art. (Adding the birth year and biographical details for the author of the 1996 novel “A Canadian Tragedy” in CFIV.)

FLETCHER, R(OBERT) J(AMES ADDISON GERARD). Oxford graduate; variously a medical student, bank clerk, and teacher in several countries; died in Deal, Kent, England. (Adding the full name and biographical details for the author of three novels in CFIV.)

FLETT, J. S. Byline of Joseph Flett, ca.1889-1964; belonged to one of the leading families in the herring trade in Scotland. (Adding the real name, dates, and biographical details for the author of the 1934 novel “Bid for Fortune” in CFIV.)

FLETT, JOSEPH. ca.1889-1964. (Giving the real name of the author of the 1934 novel “Bid for Fortune” in CFIV as by J. S. Flett.)
 
FLITTON, SHIRLEY. Possibly Shirley Rosamund Flitton, 1929-2011. Or possibly Shirley Ann Cox, born 1965 in Cambridgeshire,  who married Peter Flitton in 1987 and then Nicholas Timperley in 2004, and is a teaching assistant in Cornwall. (Adding possible names and dates for the author of the 1994 collection “Sins of the Past” in CFIV.)

FLYNN, (IVY) CHRISTINE. 1949-    . (Giving the full name and birth date of the author of the 1998 novel “Father and Child Reunion” in CFIV.)

FOCKE, ERN(E)ST PAUL WALTER. Died in South Africa; date not found. (Adding a biographical detail for the author of six novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Ernest Paul.)

FOLEY, CHARLES. 1861-1956. (Adding the death date for the author of the 1909 novel “-Kowa the Mysterious” in CFIV, and correcting the setting of the novel.)
    -Kowa the Mysterious. [San Francisco]

FOLEY, HELEN. Helen Rosa Huxley Fowler, 1917-2007. (Adding the death date for the author of the 1976 novel “Come to Grief” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

FOLEY, LAURETTE. Lived in Dublin, Ireland. (Adding a biographical detail for the author of three novels in CFIV.)

FORAN, PHIL(IP J.). 1918-2013. Born in the Bronx; was a New York City police officer for 35 years, rising to Deputy Inspector; died in Hudson, Florida, where he had moved 25 years before. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the co-author with Robert J. McLaughlin of the 1975 novel “Nothing to Report” in CFIV.)

FORD, MURRAY. Delete entry. (The cited 1931 book, ”The Black Sheep,” is properly listed under FORD, T(HOMAS) MURRAY.)
 
FOREPAUGH, LUELLA (JORDAN). 1857-1959. Born Luella Brown and died in California; apparently married someone named Jordan, then Fish, then Hutchinson, then Forepaugh. (Adding birth date and biographical details for the author with then husband George F. Fish of the 1897 play “Dr. Jekyll and Mr.Hyde; or, A Mis-Spent Life” in CFIV.)

FORMA, WARREN. 1923-2014. (Adding the death date for the author of the 1973 novel ”The Falling Man” in CFIV.)

FORREST, DAVID. David (Klearchos) Eliades, 1938-2007. (Adding the dates of the co-author with Robert Forrest-Webb of the 1970 novel “The Great Dinosaur Robbery” in CFIV under the joint pseudonym.)

FORREST, ELIZABETH. Pseudonym of E. M. Hancock. (Adding the real name for the author of the 1977 novel “The Garbage Boy” in CFIV.)

FORSE, HARRY (D.). 1927-    . (Confirming the middle initial and birth date for the author of two titles in CFIV.)

FORSTER, GWYNNE. Gwendolyn Johnson-Acsadi, 1922-2015. (Adding the death date for the author of the 1999 novel “-Against the Wind” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

FORSYTHE, MALCOLM. Malcolm (Daniels) Hutton, 1921-2014. (Adding the death date for the author of six titles in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

FOSS, (P.) MAUREEN. 1940-    . Born and living in British Columbia, Canada; an activity worker in geriatric hospitals for many years. Ref: CA. (Adding the birth year and biographical details  for the author of the 2000 novel “The Rat Trap Murders” in CFIV.)

FOSTER, RUTH
    -Beware the Child. (Adding a dash to the 1989 novel and only title by this author in CFIV.)

FOWKES, ELLEN M(AUDE) [ELLEN MAUDE FOWKES WILSON]. 1890-1978. (Adding the married name and dates for the author of the 1926 novel “Looms of Destiny” in CFIV.)

FOWLER, D(EBRA) A. 1955(?)-2007(?). (Adding possible dates for the author of three 1990s books in CFIV.)

FOWLER, DENNIS. 1941-    . (Adding the birth date for the author of the 1976 novel “The Ladies of Holderness” in CFIV.)

FOWLER, HELEN ROSA HUXLEY. 1917-2007. (Adding the death date for the author of the 1976 novel “Come to Grief” in CFIV under the pseudonym Helen Foley.)

FOWLER, MARY LOUISE. 1886(?)-1939(?). (Adding possible dates for the author of the 1938 novel “The Toll” in CFIV.)

FOWLES, ANTHONY. (Correcting the title of the 1999 novel in CFIV and adding its setting.)
    Chinamen. [England]

FOX, GEORGE. 1930-2000. (Adding dates for the author of the 1961 novel “By Blood Alone” in CFIV under the pseudonym Frank Corey.)

FOX, JOSEPH. (Adding the setting for the 1797 novel in CFIV.)
    Santa Maria; or, The Mysterious Pregnancy. [Italy]

FOX, JOSHUA. 1967-    . (Adding the birth year for the author of the 1994 novel “One Man’s Nightmare” in CFIV.)

FOXALL, ARTHUR J(AMES?). 1888(?)-1983(?). Born in England; died in Los Angeles; piano player and singer in Vancouver, Canada. (Adding the probable middle name and dates and biographical details for the author of the 1932 novel “The Singing Soul” in CFIV, and giving the setting of the novel.)
    The Singing Soul. [Canada]

FOXALL, P(ETER) A(UGUSTUS). 1923-2008. (Adding the death date for the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)

FOXE, ALISON. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline of the author of two 1950s novels in CFIV.)

FRANCE, VICTOR. Add pseudonym: Richard Spain, q.v. (Adding a further pseudonym of Philip Furneaux Jordan in CFIV.)

FRANCES, CHARLES. Charles Daniel Peters, 1921-1997. (Correcting the middle name and adding the death date for the author of two 1964 novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

FRANK, WALTER I. 1894(?)-1961(?). (Adding new possible dates for the author of two 1956 novels in CFIV.)

FRANKLIN, JUNE
    The Sugar Man’s Dead. [London] (Adding the setting for the 1972 novel by this author in CFIV.)

FRASER, GUY. Shirlaw Johnston Rodger, 1941-2013. (Correcting the real name and adding dates for the author of four titles in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

FRASER, JEAN (SCOTT). 1920-2008. Died in Settle, North Yorkshire, England. (Adding middle name and biographical details for the author of six titles in CFIV.)

FREDERICK, STANLEY. Correct to: FREDERICKS, STANLEY. (Correcting the byline for the ca.1920 novel “The Double Doored Bedroom” in CFIV.)

FREDRICKSON, MICHAEL (ALLEN). 1945-    . (Adding the middle name and birth date for the author of the 1999 novel “A Cinderella Affidavit” in CFIV.)

FREEMAN, (JOHN) BRENDAN. (Adding the first name for one of the authors of “Politics Is Murder,” a 2000 round-robin novel in CFIV.)

FREEMAN, JAYNE. 1933(?)-    . (Adding a possible birth date for the author of the 1986 novel “In the Company of Strangers” in CFIV.)

FREEMAN, R(ICHARD) STANLEY. ca.1830-1923. (Adding dates for the author of the 1878 collection “The Painted Deal Locker” in CFIV.)
 
FRENCH, H(ENRY) W(ILLARD). 1854-1915. (Adding the death date for the author of the 1880 novel “Castle Foam; or, The Heir of Meershaum” in CFIV.)
 
FRENCH, RICHARD P. 1946(?)-1997(?). (Adding possible dates for the author of the 1970 novel “A Spy Is Forever” in CFIV.)

FREW, JAMES. 1920-2009. Architecdt turned writer in Nassau, Bahamas. (Adding dates and biographical details for the author of the 1990 novel “In the Wake of the Leopard” in CFIV.)

FRIEDMAN, BEN. 1924-2014. Born and raised in New York City; earned an accounting degree from CCNY; relocated to Houston, where he became a CPA and VP/General Manager of Superior Furniture Manufacturing Company; in the 1970s he ceased business activities to devote himself to stopping the spread of anti-Semitism; in the 1980s he moved to Los Angeles and, as an inter-faith pioneer, founded the Committee of Concerned Christians. (Adding the death year, biographical details, and the setting for the 1977 novel by this author in CFIV.)
    The Anguish of Father Rafti. [Texas]

FRIEDMAN, GARY. 1950-    . (Adding the birth year for the author of the 1993 novel “Gun Men” in CFIV.)
 
FRIEDMAN, MATHEW S. ca.1961-    . (Adding an approximate birth year and correcting the setting for the 1997 novel by this author in CFIV.)
    The Gorkha Urn. [West Virginia]

FRIEDMAN, RONALD M. 1943-    . (Adding the birth year for the author of the 1995 novel “And Nothing But the Truth” in CFIV.)

FRITH, STAN(LEY WILLIAM). 1943-   . (Adding the birth year for the author of the 1983 novel “A Step in the Right Direction” in CFIV.)

FROST, A(LBERT) C(HILDERSTONE). 1907-1963. (Adding the full name and dates for the author of the 1934 novel “High Dudgeon” in CFIV.)

FROST, CONRAD (ALF). 1911-2005. (Adding the middle name and dates for the author of numerous titles listed anonymously in CFIV.)

FROUD, PETER. (Deleting the 1903 birth date given in CFIV for the author of the 1947 collection “Used in Evidence.”)

FRY, PAMELA.  Pseudonym of Adele Pamela Fry Knelman, 1916-    . She was born Adele Pamela Fry in London, England; emigrated to Canada at age 11; married Frederick Harold Knelman, who died in British Columbia, Canada, in 2006; no death traced for her. (Adding the real name, birth date, and biographical details for the author of two novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

FULGHAM, GENEVA MACDONALD. 1928-    . Pseudonym: Frances Fletcher, q.v. (Adding the real name and birth year for the author of the 1980 novel “The Murder Sonata” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

FULLER, ALBERT C(HARLES). 1899-1983. (Adding the dates for the co-author, with Jack Nelson and Clyde North, of the 1931 play “Remote Control” in CFIV.)

FULLER, WILLIAM (HANSCOM). 1913-1982. Born in Boston; died in Polk County, Florida.. (Adding the middle name and dates of the author of eight paperback novels, 1954-1960, in CFIV.)

FULLINWIDER, SI(MON PENDLETON). (Adding the full first name for the author of the 1999 novel “Square Four: Inside the CIA” in CFIV.)

FURNESS, FRANCIS. 1886(?)-1962(?). (Adding possible dates for the author and the setting for his 1947 novel in CFIV.)
    The Man with the Dalmatian. [England]

FUTRELL, J(OHN) HEATH. 1875-1912. Correcting the birth date.

FUTRELLE, JACQUES. 1875-1912. (Correcting the birth date for the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)
  
GADHART, RINE. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline and adding the setting for the 1942 novel by this author in CFIV.)
    Too Tough to Die. [Chicago]
 
GAINSLEY, SIDNEY. 1912(?)-1982(?). (Adding possible dates for the author of two 1940s titles in CFIV.)

GALBRAITH, RUTH (WITROFSKY). 1932-2013. Born in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada; studied medicine at Queen’s University; married Peter Galbraith in 1954; was a medical researcher in neonatology, taught pediatrics at Queen’s University, and ran the well baby clinic for many years; died in Kingston, Ontario. (Adding dates and biographical details for the author of the 1986 novel ”A Convenient Death” in CFIV.)

GALES, FREDERICK (THOMAS?). 1850(?)-1895(?). (Adding a possible middle name and dates for the author of the 1890 novel “The Dream That Cheated” in CFIV.)

GALLANT, GLADYS S(ELVERNE). 1918(?)-1965. (Giving a more likely birth year for the author of “Living Image” in CFIV, published posthumously in 1978.)

GALLANTER, MARTY [MARTIN HAROLD GALLANTER]. 1944-    . (Adding the middle name and birth year for the author of the 1999 novel “A Little Lower Than the Angels” in CFIV.)

GALLINGER, ROBERT A. 1932-    . Born in New York; living in Alabama; a much decorated, much traveled army officer. (Adding the birth year and biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “No Time to Die” in CFIV.)

GAMBLE, HENRY ELLIOTT. 1909-    . Born in Sculcoates, England; went to Canada in 1927; middle name sometimes spelled Elliot; death not traced. (Adding the birth year and biographical details for the author of the 1947 novel “D’Arcy” in CFIV.)
 
GANACHILLY, ALFRED. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline for the author of the 1919 novel “The Whispering Dead” in CFIV; no trace of such a person could be found.)

GARCIA, IVAN J. 1932-    . Pseudonym: Ivan Garrik, q.v. (Giving the real name and birth year of the author of the 1966 novel “The Cave and the Beast” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

GARDINER, HEATHER [MRS. GEORGE GARDINER]. 1915-1954. Birth name: Elsie H. D. Sharp. (Adding the birth name and date for the author of two 1950s novels in CFIV.)

GARDINER, JOY MILLICENT COLLIER. 1922-2007. Pseudonym: Judy Gardiner, q.v. (Adding the real name and dates for the author of two 1980s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

GARDINER, JUDY. Pseudonym of Joy Millicent Collier Gardiner, 1922-2007. Died in Chelmsford, Essex, England. (Adding the real name and dates for the author of two 1980s novels in CFIV.)

GARDINER, WAYNE J(AY). 1943-    . (Adding the birth year for the author of the 1981 novel “The Man on the Left” in CFIV.)

GARDNER, FULTON. 1853(?)-    . (Adding a possible birth date for the author of the 1887 novel “Checkered Lights” in CFIV.)

GARDNER, HELEN (BOWLER). 1923-2014. Born and died in Utah; chief operator for a telephone company in Nevada; became director of provider relations for Blue Cross Blue Shield in Salt Lake City; author of poems and short stories. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1994 novel “Safe House” in CFIV.)

GARDNER, [REV.] S(AMUEL) A. 1844(?)-1895(?). (Adding the first name and possible dates for the author of the 1878 novel “Outwitted at Last” in CFIV.)
 
GARDNER, WILLIAM HENRY. 1837-1908. (Adding the death date for the author of the 1900 novel “The Curious Case of Gen. Delaney Smythe” in CFIV.)

GARFORTH, JOHN (ALAN). 1934-2014. Ghost writer and author of novelizations of television shows and films; wrote articles and plays; Garforth was not his birth name, so was probably adopted. See also Francis (Henry) Durbridge for ghost-written novels. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of seven novels in CFIV.)

GARLAND, NICHOLAS. Herbert M(elvin) Katz, 1930-2012. (Adding the death date for the author of two 1980s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

GARMIZE, B(ENJAMIN) DAVID. 1927-    . (Adding the first name and birth year for the author of the 1997 title “Myra Thorne” in CFIV.)

GARRETT, DONALD R(AYMOND). 1932-    . (Adding the birth year for the author of the 1990 novel “Where Trojan Horses Fear to Tread” in CFIV.)
                                       
GARRIK, IVAN. Pseudonym of Ivan J. Garcia, 1932-    . (Giving the real name and birth year of the author of the 1966 novel “The Cave and the Beast” in CFIV.)

GARTH, JOHN. Pseudonym of John Gatherer Lowdell, 1859-1934. Born in Sykai, Greece; died in Oundle, Northamptonshire, England; associated with Oundle School for 55 years as Modern Languages Master, assistant head master, and school secretary. (Adding the real name, dates and biographical details for the author of the 1893 novel “Warped” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

GAY, MYRA. Doris Knight, 1897-1975(?). Daughter of Dr. Robert Knight, a prominent Stockton, California, physician; classmate of novelist Howard Pease; decided not to go to college but to pursue her interest in writing, and went on to a successful career writing love stories and mysteries. (Adding a possible death date and biographical details for the author of three novels in CFIV under the pseudonym, and adding a further title below.)
    The Bride Was Late. Arcadia, 1946 [Trinidad]

GAYLE, EMMA. Eleanor Mary Lyons Fairburn, 1928-2015. (Adding the death date for the author of two titles in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

GELSTHORPE, ANNIE. 1907(?)-1983(?). (Adding possible dates for the author of the 1975 novel “Danger for Dr. Kerry” in CFIV.)

GENTLE, LIONEL. (Adding the setting for the 1983 novel by this author in CFIV.)
    Pacific Interlude. [ship]

GEORGE, GERTRUDE M. (Adding the setting for the 1884 novel by this author in CFIV.)
    The Valley of Sorek. [England]

GEORGE, JOHN (ALASTAIR). 1931-1998. (Adding the middle name and dates for the author of the 1998 novel “The Medusa’s Head” in CFIV.)

GERI, JEFFREY. 1933-2013. Add: in South Africa he practiced as an advocate before the Johannesburg Bar; in Israel he co-founded a publishing house and worked in real estate, financial planning, travel and advertising. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “The Year of Her Second Husband” in CFIV.)

GERVAIS, ALBERT (LUCIEN ELIE). Born in Marseille, France; studied medicine at the University of Bordeaux; entered medical service in the French navy in 1912; in 1919 entered the Foreign Service and was sent to China, where he was medical director of a mission hospital and professor at a Chinese medical school.  (Adding middle names and biographical details for the author of the 1936 novel “The Ghosts of Sin-Chang” in CFIV.)

GIANCOL, ANTHONY. Probable pseudonym, since no person this name can be traced. (Identifying the byline of the author of a 1955 vanity press novel “The Three Racketeers” in CFIV.)

GIBSON, FRANK E. (JR., M.D.). 1915-1991. First full time doctor hired by the CIA. (Adding probable dates and biographical details for the author of the 1974 novel “Cloak-and-Doctor” in CFIV, and adding a further title.)
    Clandestine Caduceus. Vantage, 1973
 
GIBSON, HANNAH. Delete entry. (No trace of book listed in CFIV, “Maze of Dark Desires”, 1981, can be found except for one claim on LibraryThing which I’ve not been able to follow up.)

GIBSON, H(ARRY) N(ORMAN). 1888(?)-1969(?). Adding possible dates for the co-author, with Freda M. Kelsall, of the 1965 novel “Double Double” in CFIV.

GIBSON, MAGGIE. Living in Dublin, Ireland. (Adding a biographical detail for the author of six titles in CFIV.)

GIBSON, RICK [RICHARD LYN GIBSON]. 1943-    . (Adding the corrected birth year for the author of the 1994 novel “The Healer” in CFIV.)

GIFFORD, ARNOLD (E.?). 1918(?)-1977(?). (Adding a possible middle initial and dates for the author of the 1955 novel “Hotel Fever” in CFIV.)
 
GIFFORD, LEE. Probable pseudonym. (Identifying the byline of theauthor of the 1960 novel “Pieces of the Game” in CFIV.)

GILCHRIST, TOM. Pseudonym of Marcus Grant, 1945(?)-    . (Adding the real name and possible birth date for the author of the 1983 novel “Committed Agent” in CFIV.)

GILES, DOROTHY (HALDARE). 1892-1960. (Adding the death date for the co-author with Laura Spencer Portor Pope of two 1930s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Rayburn Crawley.)

GILFILLAN, DAPHNE. Probably born Daphne J. W. Thrower in 1931 in Portsmouth, England,  married Robert Gilfillan in 1953 and last seen living in Sussex. (Adding a probable birth year and biographical details for the author of the 1980s novels in CFIV.)

GILFORDE, ROBERT. Probable pseudonym since no person of this name can be found. (Adding information about the author of two 1908 novels in CFIV.)

GILLESPIE, JANE. Jane Shaw, 1923-2003. Born in Audenshaw, Lancashire, and educated at Edinburgh University. (Adding the dates and biographical details for the author and the setting for the 1953 novel by the author under the pseudonym.)
    The Weir. [England]

GILMOUR, R. Pseudonym of an author whose last name may have been Mowison. (Adding identification of the byline of the author of eight titles in CFIV.)

GIRARD, KEN(NETH? SAMILSON?). 1934(?)-1992(?). (Adding a possible full name and dates for the author of three 1980s titles in CFIV, plus one being added below.)
    Weekend Vacation. California: Fearon, 1987 (58 pp.) (Intended for adults learning to read.)

GISBY, ANNETTE. Grew up in Northern Ireland; living in London. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “Silent Screams” in CFIV.)

GLASER, PAUL (FRANKLYN). 1926-    . Correct to: GLASER, (LIEUTENANT) PAUL. Born in Manhattan; attended Brooklyn College and Columbia University; joined the NYC police department in 1946 after discharge from the army. (Giving corrected information for the author of two titles in CFIV.)

GLASS, LESLIE (GORDON). 1945-    . (Adding the maiden name and birth date for the author of seven titles in CFIV.)

GLEN, ELSA. Probably a pseudonym, since no one of this name can be found in England/Wales. An Elsa Glen was found in the U.S., and another in Australia, but no connection found to authorship.  (Identifying the byline of theauthor of the 1935 novel “The Secret of Villa Vanesta in CFIV.)

GLYN, HERBERT. Pseudonym of Edwin Pettitt, ca.1820-1880, a civil engineer who died in Manchester, England. (Adding the real name and dates for the author of the 1863 novel “Uncle Crotty’s Relations” in CFIV.)

GODFREY, ENA. Possibly Ena Lines Godfrey, born 1891 in North Witchford, Cambridgeshire, England, married a man named Price, and died in 1974. (Adding possible dates and biographical details for the author of “Her Evil Genius” in CFIV.)

GOFF, GEORGENA (CARTER). 1915-1976. (Deleting question marks on the dates for the author of the 1971 novel “The Black Dog” in CFIV.)

GOLDIE, BRUCE (MORTON?). 1869(?)-1960(?). (Adding a possible middle name and dates for the author of the 1930 novel “The Masked Owner” in CFIV.)

GOLDING, ADRIAN (MARK?). 1959(?)-    . Living in Bournemouth/Poole area of Dorset, England. (Correcting the possible middle initial and birth year for the author of two titles in CFIV, and adding biographical details.)

GOLDMAN, LAWRENCE (LOUIS). 1907-1990. (Deleting the question mark on the death date for the author of several titles in CFIV.)

GOLDSACK, ROBERT S. 1945-    . (Adding the birth year for the author of the 1997 novel “Games of Destruction” in CFIV.)

GOLDSMITH, GENE [EUGENE M. GOLDSMITH]. San Francisco advertising man once with Brisacker, Wheeler and Staff. (Adding biographical details for the author of two 1940s titles in CFIV.)

GOLDSTEIN, GARY. 1956-    . (Adding the birth date for the author of the 2000 movie novelization “15 Minutes” in CFIV.)

GOLLER, NICHOLAS (ELIA). 1943-1987. (Correcting the birth date and adding the death date for the author of the 1979 novel “Tomorrow’s Silence” in CFIV.)

GOLTON, SIMON (J.). 1959-    . (Adding the birth date for the author of the 1999 novel “Chinese Burn” in CFIV.)

GOOCH, ALAN. 1947-    . (Deleting the question mark on the birth date of the author of the 1984 novel “Miller’s Deal” in CFIV, and adding its setting.)
    Miller’s Deal [England, Dubai]
   
GOODE, ROY RALPH REGINALD MABEY. 1912-2000. (Adding the dates for the author of the 1996 novel “The Last Ride on the Thunderbolt” in CFIV under the pseudonym Ralph Mabey.)

GOODEN, PHILIP (CHARLES). 1948-    . (Adding the middle name and birth year for the author of the 2000 novel ”Sleep of Death” in CFIV.)

GOODING, JEANNE. Graduate of the University of East Anglia, with an M.A. in Creative Writing. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1989 novel “Video Games” in CFIV.)

GOODWIN, I(NGE DOROTHEA ROSI). 1923-2014. (Adding the death date for the author of the 1952 novel “Bury Me in Lead” in CFIV.)

GOODWIN, RALPH A. 1884(?)-1966(?). (Adding possible dates for the author of the 1913 novel “The Stoenberg Affair” in CFIV.)

GORDON, R(ICHARD) L(AURENCE). 1920-1979. (Adding the death year for the author of the 1974 novel “The River Gets Wider” in CFIV.)

GORDON, ROY. 1953(?)-    . Retired U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel; professor of journalism and public relations at the University of Maryland and Georgetown University; government speech writer; freelance magazine writer. (Adding possible birth date and biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “Enemy of My Enemy” in CFIV.)
 
GORGAN, MATT. Correct to: GORGON, MATT. (Correcting the name of the author of the 1951 novel “Target for a Gunman” in CFIV.)

GORGON, DONALD. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline of the author of the 1994 novel “Cop Killer” in CFIV.)

GOTTFRIED, THEODORE MARK. 1928-2004. (Correcting the spelling of the last name and adding the death date for the author of numerous titles in CFIV under the pseudonym Ted Mark.)

GOULD, EUNICE L. [MRS. WILLIS E. GOULD]. 1883-1980. (Adding real name and dates  for the author of the 1949 novel “The Dowry” in CFIV under the pseudonym Maggie Gould.)

GOULD, JOHN (THOMAS). 1908-2003. (Adding the death date for the author of the 1992 novel “Funny About That” in CFIV.)

GOULD, MAGGIE. Pseudonym/stage name of Eunice L. Gould [Mrs. Willis E. Gould], 1883-1980. Stage actress born and died in Maine. (Adding the real name and biographical details of the author of the 1949 novel “The Dowry” in CFIV.)

GOULDEN, PIERCE. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline of the author of three 1930s novels in CFIV.)

GOW, GREGSON. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline of the author of the 1882 collection “Unravelled Skeins: Tales for the Twilight” in CFIV.)

GRAFFY, JOSEPH (SEBASTIAN?). (Adding the setting for the 1958 novel by this author in CFIV.)
    The Man Who Was Not Himself. [France]

GRAHAM, NANCY. 1898(?)-1985(?). Born in Scotland; lived eight years in Australia; later living in London, England. (Adding possible dates, and biographical details for the author of two titles in CFIV, along with the TV version of one of them.)
    The Purple Jacaranda. TV serial: ABC (Australia), 1964 (scw: Richard Lane; dir: Rod Adamson)

GRAY, ROD (Correcting the authorship of two titles under this byline in CFIV.)
    Target for Tonight. (by James Curry Conaway, 1936-2012, q.v.)
    Voodoo Kill. (by James Curry Conaway, 1936-2012, q.v.)

GRANT, FRANCESCA. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline of the author of an 1888 novel in CFIV, published anonymously.)  

GRANT, MARCUS. 1945(?)-    . Pseudonym: Tom Gilchrist, q.v. (Adding real name and possible birth date for the author of the 1983 novel “Committed Agent” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

GRASSO, LAURIE. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline of the author of the novel “Gallows Double” in CFIV.)

GRAY, ANDREW. Archibald Campbell Murray, 1875-1949. (Adding the full name and dates for the author of six titles in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

GRAY, ARNOLD. (Adding the setting for the 1887 novel by this author in CFIV.)
    Periwinkle. [England]

GRAY, CAROLINE. (Adding settings for several of the numerous titles by this author in CFIV.)
    The Daughter. [Germany]
    Golden Girl. [Mexico, 1940s]
    The Shadow of Death. [Caribbean]
    The Third Life. [England]

GRAY, J. J. Possibly John J. Gray, 1870-1918 or James J. Gray, 1864-1909. (Adding possibilites for the author of the 1907 novel “Reclaimed; or, The Mountain Castle Mystery” in CFIV.)

GRAY, JAMES. 1939(?)-    . Taught a creative writing course at Memphis State University. (Adding possible birth date, and biographical details for the author of the 1993 novel “Bring Back the Night” in CFIV.)

GRAY, MICHAEL (WAUDE). 1932-    . Born in Mansfield, England; married Mary Margaret List in Nottingham in 1957, and living there in 1971; may have gone to Mallorca. (Adding the birth date and biographical details for the author of the 1967 novel “Minutes to Impact” in CFIV.)

GREAVES, HARDEN. Pseudonym, as no one of this name can be found. (Identifying the byline of the author of the 1928 novel “The Lash” in CFIV.)

GREELEY, ROBERT F.  (Adding the setting for the 1872 novel by this author in CFIV.)
    Cedar Cliff; or, The Mystery of the Haunted Acre. [New York]

GREEN, HELEN. (Adding the setting of the 1909 novel, and adding a further title for the author of the 1909 novel “Mr. Jackson” in CFIV.)
    -At the Actors’ Boarding House and other stories. Nevada Publishing, 1906  ss: The Adventures of Clarence, the Messenger Boy / Allen and Allen Split, But Come Together Again / The Boston Kid’s Last Trip / Cap. Brown’s Water Treat / Clancy, the Copper and the Kid / The Code of the Hills / Creating a Top Line Act / The Comedian’s Wives / Confessions of a Con Man / The Disastrous Bookmaking of Red-Checked Rudolph / The Doings of an Amateur Valet / Dopey Polly Never Reached the Orchard / Emma, the Slavey, Makes Good in Vaudeville / The Emperor’s Pipe / The Fake Eviction / The Fake Hop Fiends / The Fickleness of Pugnose Grady’s Girl / The Finish of Dappy the Dip / Flatnose Ed Takes His Medicine / The Further Adventures of Clarence / The Honeymoon of Sam and Caroline / How the Soubrettes Broke a Lease / In Habid’s Kitchen / Injun Billy’s Blonde / J. Wallace Barrington’s Troupe Leave a Board Bill / The Lead Dollar / The Love of One-Arm Annie / Making a Prince Into a Good Sport / The Manager’s New Wife / Mary Had to Have Her Broadway / Mr. De Shine Wins Out / Mr. De Shine’s Return / Mrs. Jimmy Goes Camping / Nat M. Wills and the Hairless “Mystery” / New York Arabian Nights / The Noodle’s Flat / Old Peter / Out with the Big Top /  Pinafore and “The Duke” in a Corporation / The Poker Game in the Pullman Smoker / The Political Beginning of Solly McGee / The Rise and Fall of Dooley’s Dog Act / The Rival Landladies and the Bridal Party / Romance of an Acrobat and a Darning Needle / The Romance of the Rearranged Paris / Roosevelt Has a Christmas Party / The Sultan’s Troupe / Their First Night in a Sleeper / Topeka Thompson’s Educated Dice / The Troubles of Two Working Girls / The Unreality of Realism / The Way It Goes on Broadway / The Way of the Music Hall Song Bird / The Weeping Greaser’s Revenge / When Black Moose Met His Waterloo / When the Thunder Mountain Mail Came In / A Woman of the Hills
    Mr. Jackson. [New York City]

GREEN, JAMES (CAL). 1929-    . (Adding the birth date for the co-author with Linda Green of the 1993 novel “Sabotage of the Challenger” in CFIV.)
 
GREEN, STAGG. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline for the author of two 1940s novels in CFIV.)

GREEN, WILL(IAM CLAYTON). 1915(?)-1996(?). Born in Deming, New Mexico.  (Adding a biographical detail and possible dates for the author of the 1963 play “The Riot Act” in CFIV.)

GREENLEAF, SAUL G. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline for the author of the 1912 novel “The Three Knaves” in CFIV.)

GREENWALD, NANCY [NANCY GREENWALD ALVAREZ]. 1944-    . Living in Washington and conducting workshops for women. (Adding the birth date and married name and biographical details for the author of the 1980 novel “Ladycast” in CFIV.)

GREENWOOD, D(IANE) M(ARGARET). 1939-    . (Deleting question marks for the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)

GREGORY, FRANK (E.?). 1884(?)-1933(?). (Adding a possible middle initial and dates for the co-author, with Reginald Simpson, of the 1933 play “Living Dangerously” in CFIV.)

GREGORY, JESSICA. John Scognamiglio, 1966-    . (Adding the birth year for the author of the 1991 novel “Once Innocent” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)
 
GREVILLE, MAUD. (Adding the setting for the 1881 novel by the author in CFIV.)
    Milcote Manor. [England]

GREY, ELAINE [ELAINE WHITEHOUSE GRAY]. 1942-    . Born in Cardiff, Wales; living in Swansea. (Giving the birth year and biographical details for the author of two titles in CFIV.)

GRIFFIN, A. M.. 1904-1990. Born Alice Mary Leydon in Nottingham, married Arthur James Griffin in 1932; died in the Nottingham area; in addition to novels, wrote ss for magazines and BBC radio.  (Adding dates and biographical information for the author of three 1940s novels in CFIV.).

GRIFFITHS, JOHN STANLEY JOSEPH. 1931-2001. Died in Birmingham, England. (Adding the death date and place for the author of three 1990s titles in CFIV under the pseudonym John Stanley.)

GRILLET, GILBERT. 1946-    . Born in Bordeaux, France; writer and journalist. (Adding the birth date and biographical details for the co-author with Herve Guilbaud of the 1990 novel “Wind of Death” in CFIV.)

GROVE, FRED(ERICK HERRIDGE). Died in Tucson, Arizona. (Adding the place of death for the author of three novels in CFIV.)
 
GRYLAK, MOSHE. 1936-    . (Adding the birth year for the author of four titles in CFIV under the pseudonym Chaim Eliav.)

GUILBAUD, HERVE. 1949-    . (Adding the birth date for the co-author with Gilbert Grellet of the 1990 novel “Wind of Death” in CFIV.)

GYLLENHAAL, LIZA. 1953-    . (Adding the birth year for the author of three novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Liza Bennett.)
 
HAGAN, CHET [CHESTER EDGELT HAGAN]. 1922-2002. Born in Reading Pennsylvania; died in Wernersville, Pennsylvania. (Adding the middle name and death year and place for the author of the 1988 novel “Redemption” in CFIV.)   

HALLEY, LAURENCE. Laurence O’Keeffe, 1931-2003. (Adding the death date for the author of the 1975 novel “Simultaneous Equations” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

HAMMOND, GERALD (ARTHUR DOUGLAS). 1926-2015. (Adding the death date for the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)

HANCOCK, E. M. Pseudonym: Elizabeth Forrest, q.v. (Adding the real name of the author of the 1977 novel ”The Garbage Boy” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

HANSOM, MARK. (Adding the first U.S. edition of a 1938 novel in CFIV.)
    The Madman. Ramble House, 2014

HARDING, HAROLD (V.?). 1917(?)-1996(?). (Adding a possible middle initial and dates for the author of the 1968 novel “Murder on Queer Street” in CFIV under the pseudonym Gene Evans.)

HAYNES, ANNIE. 1864-1929. Born in Leicestershire, England; died in London; wrote books in her last years while crippled with arthritis. (Correcting the birth year, deleting the incorrect middle name, and adding biographical details for the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)
 
HAZZARD, MARY DWIGHT. 1928-2015. (Adding the death date for the author of the 1961 novel “Close His Eyes” under the pseudonym Olivia Dwight in CFIV.)

HEBLON. Joseph K. O’Connor, 1878-1961. (Adding the death date for the author of the 1903 collection “Studies in Blue” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

HIPSHON, ISAAC. 1897-1972. Pseudonym: Alan Peters, q.v. (Adding the real name and dates for the author of three titles in CFIV.)

HODGKIN, M(ARION DeKAY) R(OUS). 1917-2015. (Adding the death date for the author of two 1950s novels in CFIV.)

HODGSON, COLIN. 1908-1966. Pseudonym: Peter Kendall, q.v. (Adding the real name of the author of two 1940s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

HOFF, AFTON PATRICIA (WALKER). 1926-2014. (Adding the death date for the author of the 1972 novel “The Key to Hawthorn Heath” in CFIV.)

HOLDEN, DALBY. Gerald (Arthur Douglas) Hammond, 1926-2015. (Adding the death date for the author of the 1987 novel “Doldrum” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

HOLT, WILL(IAM). 1929-2015. (Adding the death date for the author of the 1980 novel “Savage Snow” in CFIV.)

HOWARD, KENT. (Adding the setting for the 1952 novel under this pseudonym in CFIV.)
    Shooting Made Easy. [California]

HOWE, MICHAEL. Pseudonym. See: Wilfrid North. (Adding the co-author with Wilfrid North of the 1895 collection “Of a Fool and His Folly” in CFIV.)
 
HOWE, MURIEL. Muriel Howe Smithies, 1913-2010. (Adding the death date for the author of three 1950s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

HUDSON, F(RANK) H(ENRY). 1855-1936. Born in Worcestershire, England, died in Devon; a dentist in Leamington, Warwickshire, for many years. (Adding the complete name, dates and biographical details for the author of the 1896 novel “-The Vagaries of Love” in CFIV.)

HUDSON, LILLIAN (ROW). 1860-1937. Born in Iowa; died in California where she had lived most of her life. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1915 novel “-Governor Thurmond’s Bird-House” in CFIV.)

HUFF, CHARLES H. 1887-1959. (Deleting the question mark on the birth date for the author of three 1930s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Drexel Drake.)

HUGHES, BABETTE. 1906-1982. Add to biographical sketch: born Babette Helen Plechner in King, Washington; also married Benn Hall in 1947; died as Babette Hall in New York. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of three 1930s novels in CFIV.)

HUGHES, EDWIN. 1850-1926. Born in Tasmania; came to England in 1880 and married there; headmaster at Ipswich College. (Adding dates and biographical details for the author of the 1890 novel “By an Unseen Hand” in CFIV, as well as adding the novel listed below.)
    -An Apostle of Freedom. Arrowsmith, 1895

HUGHES, RODNEY (CLIFFORD). ca.1937-    . Born in Walla Walla, Washington; attended the University of Oregon; journalist and social worker; went to Costa Rica around 1970; long-time reporter for the Tico Times, an English language publication.  (Adding an approximate birth date and biographical details for the author of the 1974 novel, “The Dragon Keepers”, in CFIV.)

HUGHES, ROYSTON. Probably Royston Barron (or Baron) Hughes, born 1898 in London, whose last name became Hughes-Rigby when he joined the Royal Flying Corps in the War; last sighting as a 1921 passenger to South Africa. (Adding a probable name, birth year, and biographical details for the author of the 1923 collection “His Book of Short Stories” in CFIV.)

HUNT, PETER. Charles Hunt Marshall, 1901-1986. (Adding dates for the co-author, with George Worthing Yates, of three 1930s titles in CFIV under this pseudonym.)
 
HUSTON, H(OWARD) C(HAUNCEY). 1914-1973. Born in Leeds, North Dakota; died in San Diego. (Deleting question marks on dates and adding biographical details for the author of two 1950s novels in CFIV.)

HUTTON, MALCOLM (DANIELS). 1921-2014. (Adding the death date for the author of seven titles in CFIV, as well as six more under his pseudonym Malcolm Forsythe.)

HYDE, MILES GOODYEAR. 1842-1928. Born in New York City; died in Brooklyn. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1900 collection “The Girl from Mexico and other stories and sketches” in CFIV.)

HYDER, (FREDERICK) ALAN. 1894-1952. Born in Croydon, England; died in Kerrier, Cornwall; name reversed on some records, and death registered as Alan F. Hyder. (Adding dates and biographical details for the author of several titles in CFIV.)

IRWIN, H(ARVEY) S(AMUEL). 1844-1916. Add to biographical sketch: served in Union Army in the Civil War; studied law before and after the war; admitted to the bar and practiced law in Kentucky and Washington; licensed as an evangelist in 1913; died in Vienna, Virginia. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1899 novel “Helena” in CFIV.)

JACKSON, ROBERT C(LINTON). Add to biographical sketch: a retired doctor of obstetrics and gynecology in Salem, Oregon. (Adding the middle name and biographical details fo the author of the 1997 novel “Death Before Life” in CFIV.)

JACOBS, PHILIP SAYETTA. 1914-1998. Died in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the co-author with Jerome Tuccille of the 1991 novel “The Mission” in CFIV.)

JACQUES, LEONA BEATRICE. 1932-    . Pseudonym: Bea Moon, q.v. (Adding the real name and birth year for the author of the 2000 novel “Dire Straits” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

JAGGER, ARTHUR. (Adding a setting for the 1946 novel by this author in CFIV.)
    Murder Intended. [England]
 
JAGODA, ROBERT (EUGENE). Born in Kansas City and grew up in Chicago; worked in public relations for an agency and IBM before retiring; living in Kingston, New York. (Adding the middle name and biographical details for the author of the 1977 novel  “A Friend in Deed” in CFIV.)

JAMES, (WILLIAM) HENRY COLBERT. 1902-2003. (Adding the first name and death date for the author of four titles in CFIV.)

JAMESON, WILLIAM. (Correcting the publication date for the only title by this author in CFIV.)
    My Dead Self. Chatto, 1894

JARRETT, PAUL. Shirlaw Johnston Rodger, 1941-2013. (Correcting the real name and adding dates for the author of the 1985 novel “The Throwaway Man” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

JASON. Joint pseudonym of Hugh Munro and G. Stannus. Note: Two of the titles, “Honolulu Slay Ride” and “Three’s a Shroud,” may have been written by Allan Clarence Watkins, 1921-   , q.v. (Identifying the two authors who collaborated under this pseudonym for numerous titles in CFIV, and a further possibility for two titles.)

JOHN, COLIN. Chet Hagan [Chester Edgelt Hagan], 1922-2002. (Adding the middle name and death year for the author of the 1982 novel “The Witching” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

JOHNSON, (ANNE) DOROTHY (PHILIPPA). 1890-1954. Died in Ripon, Yorkshire. (Adding the death date and death place for the author of four titles in CFIV.)
 
JOHNSON, EVELYN (DAVIES). 1904-1994. Born in Manhattan, married Finley Peter Dunne in 1930; died in Tampa, Florida. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the co-author with Gretta Palmer of the 1928 collection “Murder” in CFIV.)

JOHNSON, GEORGE (JAMES). 1877-1962. Writer, publisher and amateur magician; died in Devon, England. (Adding dates and biographical details for the author of the 1910 collection “Conjuror’s Tales” in CFIV.)

JOHNSON, HENRY. ca.1848-1922. Born in St. Pancras, London, England,  and died in Middlesex; a Congregational Minister.
    Turf and Table. Note: This is same Henry Johnson who wrote under the pseudonym Muirhead Robertson, q.v.  (Adding possible dates and biographical details for the author, and a linkage between two Henry Johnson entries in CFIV.)

JOHNSON, HENRY T(HOMAS). (Adding the middle name for the author of numerous 1914-1938 titles in CFIV.)

JOHNSON, MARGARET. 1886-    . Married Winthrop David Lane in 1912, and became Margaret Lane; co-author with her sister Enid Johnson, 1892-1969, of the 1939 novel “Dirge for a Dog” in CFIV under the pseudonym Jennifer Jones; and also, as Margaret Johnson, co-author with her sister of the 1940 novel “Mystery of the Seven Murals” in CFIV.  (Joining the two different entries involving this author in CFIV.)

JOHNSON, THOMAS M(ARVIN). 1889-1970. Born in Buffalo, New York; died in Ramsey County, Minnesota; author and journalist. (Adding dates and biographical details for the co-author, with Judson Philips, of the 1936 novel “Red War” in CFIV.)

JOHNSON, VICTOR H(UGO). 1912-1996. Born in Maryland; died in Brooksville, Florida. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1955 novel “Cry Torment” in CFIV.)

JOHNSON-ACSADI, GWENDOLYN. 1922-2015. (Adding the death date for the author of the 1999 novel “-Against the Wind” in CFIV under the pseudonym Gwynne Forster.)

JOHNSTON, ANDREW. 1952-    . (Adding the birth year for the author of the 1996 novel “Cuckoo Plot” in CFIV.)

JOHNSTON, DONALD (ALLERTON, JR.). 1913-2012. (Adding the death date for the author of the 1996 novel, “The Echoes of L’Abre Croche” in CFIV.)

JONES, L. Q. Justus Ellis McQueen. Born in Beaumont, Texas; graduate of the University of Texas; film/television actor/director  who adopted as his screen name/pseudonym the name of his character in his first film role in “Battle Cry”.) (Adding biographical details for the author of the the 1971 novel “The Brotherhood of Satan” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

JORDAN, ERIC. James Richard Fees, 1931-    . (Adding the middle name and correcting the birth date for the author of the 2000 novel “Operation Hebron” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

JORDAN, PHILIP FURNEAUX. Add pseudonym: Richard Spain, q.v. (Adding the real name of the author of the 1931 novel “The Strange Citadel” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

JUBA, JAEL B. Delete entry. (Deleting the person wrongly identified as a co-author–Juba was the story’s narrator--with Lydia Fakundiny and Joyce Elbrecht of the 1993 novel “The Restorationist” in CFIV.)
 
JUDD, A(LICIA) M(ARIA). 1851-1929. Born, lived and died in London, England. (Adding the full name and dates and biographical details of the author of two titles in CFIV.)

JULOC. Daniel Havelock Fisher, 1858-1932. (Correcting the death date for the author of the 1896 collection “Boarding House Reminiscences” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

KANE, WILLIAM RENO. 1885-1947. Died in Lower Merion, Pennsylvania. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the co-author, with Mason Wright, of the 1929 novel “Murder on Polopel” in CFIV.”)

KARLOVA, IRENA. Pseudonym of H(elen) M(ary) E(lizabeth) Clamp [Helen Mary Elizabeth Clamp Overall], q.v. 1892-1973. (Adding the real name of the author of three 1940s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

KATZ, HERBERT M(ELVIN). 1930-2012. (Adding the death date for the author of two 1980s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Nicholas Garland.)

KAY, KENNETH (EDMOND). Combine with Kenneth Kay entry (all books by the same author). (Combining the entry for the titles “Trouble in the Air,” “The Man Who Must Not Die” and “The Changtu Strain” in CFIV,)
 
KAYE, MICHAEL W.  Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline for the author of the 1912 novel “Devil’s Brew” in CFIV.)

KEAST, FRANCIS. Francis James Eva, 1951-    . (Adding the birth year for the author of four titles in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

KEATING, H(ENRY) R(EYMOND) F(ITZWALTER). Pseudonym: Henry Reymond, q.v. (Adding the real name of the author of the 1966 film novelization “Deadlier Than the Male” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

KELLEY, MARTHA MOTT. 1906-1989. Born in Manhattan, married Stephen Shipley Wilson in 1933; a graduate of Radcliffe College.)  (Correcting the dates and adding biographical details for the co-author with Richard Wilson Webb of two 1930s titles under the joint pseudonym Q. Patrick in CFIV.)

KELLEY, PETER HUDSON SPENCE. 1942-    . Pseudonym: Geoffrey Wark, q.v. (Adding the real name and birth date for the author of four 1980s novels in CFIV.)

KELLY, GERARD M. 1939-    . Born in Lancashire. (Adding the birth year and biographical detail for the author of numerous Sherlockian pastiches in CFIV.)
 
KELLY, MARTHA MOTT. See: Martha Mott Kelley.

KELSTON, BEATRICE. This was the pseudonym/professional name of the actress and playwright Adelaide Janetta Bluett-Duncan, 1876-1951. She was born Adelaide Janetta Brownjohn in Shepton Mallet, England; married Duncan Campbell Bluett in 1910 and became Mrs. Bluett-Duncan; death registered as Adela J. Duncan or Bluett-Duncan. (Adding the name, dates and biographical details for the author of the 1920 novel “Bertha in the Background” in CFIV.)

KEMAL, YASHAR. 1922-2015. (Adding the death date of the author of two titles in CFIV, and the original title of one of them.)
    The Sea-Crossed Fisherman. (Translation of “Deniz Kustu.” Istanbul, 1970.)

KENDALL, PETER. Pseudonym of Colin Hodgson, 1908-1966. Born and died in Kent, England.  (Adding the real name of the author of two 1940s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

KENNEDY, EUGENE (CULLON). 1928-2015. (Adding the death date for the author of the 1989 novel “Fixes” in CFIV.)
 
KENNEDY, PETER. Cornelius Emmett McMullen, 1920-2006. (Adding the first name and dates for the author of the 1991 play ”Alibis” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

KENNEDY, SARA (MARY). 1950-    . (Adding the middle name and birth year for the author of the 1997 novel “Charlotte’s Friends” in CFIV.)

KENYON, LARRY. Lew Louderback [Llewellyn Jerome Louderback]. (Adding the full name for the author of four novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

KERR, ARCHIBALD WILLIAM M(ONTGOMERIE). 1873-1950. Died in Belfast, Northern Ireland. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1929 novel “-The Shadow of Drumcarnett” in CFIV.)

KERR, JAMES. Frederick (Rolla) Mugler, 1923-2015. (Adding the middle name and death date for the author of the 1975 novel “Emergency Room” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

KESSLER, RICHARD. (Thomas) Stanley Morgan. (Adding the first name for the author of the 1993 novel “Trance” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

KEYS, DENNIS. 1929-2009. Served in the Royal Air Force in Indonesia, and apparently also in Germany and Yemen; retired in 1966; died in Essex, England. (Adding dates and biographical details for the author of the 1990 novel “Deadly Obsession” in CFIV.)
 
KILLINEY, LEONORA. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline for the author of the novel “Desperate Quest” in CFIV.)

KINCADE, WYNN. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline for the author of two 1960s novels in CFIV.)

KINDLER, SETH. Rick Gibson [Richard Lyn Gibson], 1943-    . (Adding the corrected birth year for the author of two titles in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

KING, BEULAH (BROWN). 1892-1958(?). (Adding a possible death date, and deleting the reference to Elizabeth Brown King, for the author of two 1920s plays in CFIV.)

KING, (EDWARD) JOHN BOSWELL. 1891-1974. The first name Edward appears on his birth record but not on his death record.. (Removing uncertainty about his birth name and date for the author of two titles in CFIV under the pseudonym John Boswell.)

KING, (CHRISTOPHER) PETER. Born in England; aerospace scientist turned professional chef; author of stage plays, radio plays, short stories, travel books, and technical books; living in Florida. (Adding biographical details for the author of five novels in CFIV.)
 
KINGERY, DON(ALD LINWOOD). 1924-2014. Born in Lake Charles, Louisiana; died in Dayton, Texas; army paratrooper and judo instructor in WWII; award-winning journalist for seven decades. (Adding the dates and biographical details for the author of four novels in CFIV.)
 
KINSLEY, LAWRENCE (D.). 1941-    . Living in Florida. (Correcting the dates and adding a biographical detail for the author of the 1981 novel “The Red-Light Victim” in CFIV.)

KIPPEN, JANE M(URDOCH). 1816-1899. Born in Greenock, Renfrewshire, England; died in Logie, Stirlingshire; prolific author since the 1870s. (Adding the full name, dates and biographical details for the author of the 1893 novel “The Laird’s Deed of Settlement” in CFIV.)

KIRKLAND, (WILLIAM) ALEXANDER. 1901-1986. Died in Cuernavaca, Mexico; collector of antiques and fine art. (Adding the first name and death date and biographical details for the author, with Max Afford, of the 1946 play “Lady in Danger” in CFIV.)
 
KITTREDGE, ROBERT (YATES). 1910-2003. Born in Cairo, Egypt; died in Oak Creek Canyon, Arizona, where he had lived 74 years; sculptor; sailed around the world in a 38-foot boat with his wife for six years; operated the School of Celestial Navigation in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida in the 1960s.) (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1958 book “Skylight” in CFIV.)

KLAINER, ALBERT S(ASLAVSKY). (Adding the middle name of the co-author with Jo-Ann Klainer of the 1973 novel “The Eleventh Plague” in CFIV under the pseudonym L. T. Peters.)

KLINE, PENNY. It is highly probable that she is Penelope M. Kline, nee Bennett, formerly Brack and then Pickering, born in 1940. (Adding a probable birth year and biographical details for the author of six 1990s novels in CFIV.)

KLINGSBERG, HARRY (M.). 1895-1994. (Deleting the question marks on dates for the author of the 1940 collection “Doowinkle, D.A.” in CFIV.)
 
KNIGHT, DORIS. 1897-1975(?). (Adding a possible death date for the author of three novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Myra Gay.)

KOCH, DOROTHY CLARK. 1924-2010. Pseudonym: Mary Mitchell Douglas, q.v. (Adding the real name and dates for the author of the 1964 novel “Monkeys Are Funny That Way” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

KORNFELD, LEWIS F., JR. 1916-2013. Born in Boston; died in Ft. Worth, Texas; received degrees in English and journalism from the University of Denver. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1998 collection “The Pheromone Factor” in CFIV.)

KOROTKIN, JUDITH. Birth name Gertrude H. Korotkin; married to Robert Mende 1951-1970; adopted the first name Judith or Judy along the way. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1974 novel “The Spotlight” in CFIV.)
 
KRAMER, DANA [DANA KRAMER-ROLLS]. 1940-   . (Adding the birth date for the co-author with Mark Acres of the 1987 novel “Blast Out of Lebanon” in CFIV.)

LAKE, DERYN. Dinah Lampitt, 1932-    . (Correcting the birth date for the author of six novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

LAMPITT, DINAH. 1932-    . (Correcting the birth date for the author of six novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Deryn Lake.)

LANE, J(OHN) RUSSELL. 1867-1931. Died in Brooklyn. (Adding death date and place for the author of the 1909 novel “The House Between the Trees” in CFIV.)

LANE, LILAC. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline of the author of two 1930s novels in CFIV, and giving the setting for one of them.)
    The Cave Man. [South Pacific]

LANE, LOIS. Correct to: LANE, LORIS. Pseudonym. (Correcting the first name and identifying the byline for the 1895 novel “A Hero’s Armour” in CFIV.)
 
LANG, NORMAN (CRAIG). Born in Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland; earned a Ph.D. at Tulane University in 1971; became a U.S. citizen in 1987. (Adding biographical details for the author of two 1990s novels in CFIV.)

LANGDON, J. KENNETH. Living in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada; has been in executive positions in various organizations. (Adding biographical details for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

LANSDELL, SARAH. 1777-1864. Born in Tenterden, Kent, England; married Henry Seagar in 1800; died in Providence, Rhode Island. (Adding dates and biographical details for the author of two 1790s titles in CFIV.)

LARGE, MARY HARRIOTT. ca.1858-1924. Middle name sometimes spelled Harrriett; died in Bell County, Kentucky. (Adding dates and biographical details for the author of the 1908 novel “The Twelfth Juror” in CFIV.)
 
L’ARNAUD. D. (Adding publication dates for the novels in CFIV.)
    Death Preferred. 1950
    -The Elusive Husband. 1950
    -The Gilden Trap. 1950
    Marion’s Dilemma. 1950

LASHER, MARY HARMON . 1911-2006. Born Mary Lasher in Olympia, Washington; married Victor E. Kaufman and then William L. Worden; graduate of Washington State University; wrote advertising copy; died in Port Townsend, Washington. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1944 novel “-Logging Chances” in CFIV.)

LAVERS, JOSEPH R(ICHARD). 1942-    . Born in Surrey, England, and living in Faversham, Kent. (Adding the birth year and biographical details for the author of the 1997 novel “Revenge of the Mongoose” in CFIV.)

LAWRENCE, CYNTHIA P. 1928 (?)-    . (Adding a possible birth date for the author of the 1993 novel “Take-Out City” in CFIV.)

LAWSON, MRS. J. K. [MRS. WILLIAM LAWSON]. 1838-1917. A Canadian who lived in Ontario. (Adding a new entry.)
    A Fair Rebel. Leng, 1899

LAY, ERNEST. 1869-1936(?). Born in Kew Keang, China, the son of William Hyde Lay, British consul in China; disappeared to Africa after writing the 1907 novel “A Chinese Lover” in CFIV; may be the Ernest Lay whose death in Morocco in 1936 was reported without details.

LAYHEW, JANE. 1913-1995. Birth name: Jane Agnes Potts. (Adding the birth name and birth date for the author of the 1946 novel “Rx for Murder” in CFIV.)

LEACH, CHRISTOPHER (JOSEPH). 1925-2004. Died in Cheshire, England. (Adding the middle name and death date and place for the author of four novels in CFIV.)

LEAMAN, ADELE. Pseudonym or form of the name of Adele Luehrmann, 1876-1963. (Adding the real name and dates for the byline used on the British edition of the novel “The Green Bag” in CFIV.)

LECKIE, PETER MARTIN. 1890-1954. Died in Ivanhoe, Victoria, Australia. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1931 novel “-Eastern Slave” in CFIV under the pseudonym Peter Martin.)

LEE, PETER. ca.1842-1908. Died in Rochdale, England; spiritualist; much involved in the Independent Labour Party’s “Labour News” in Rochdale. (Adding dates and biographical details for the author of the 1906 collection “Mystery o’ Sunny Fowt; and Fetchin Relief” in CFIV.)

LEE, TANITH [TANITH LEE KAIINE]. 1947-2015. (Adding the death date for the author of two titles listed in CFIV with dashes.)

LEIGH, VERONICA. Robert D. Barufaldi, 1938-   . (Adding the birth year for the author of five novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

LEMIEUX, KENNETH. Although sources identify him as born in 1923, a hockey player turned writer; there is a Kenneth Lemieux born ca.1915 in Canada who was imprisoned for writing bad checks and said to have written a book as Kenneth Orvis, and an Orvis Kenneth H. Lemieux was born in Montreal in 1915. Questions remain. (Adding information about the author of several books in CFIV under the pseudonym Kenneth Orvis.)

LENIHAN, D(ENIS) M. 1858-1930. Born and died in County Cork, Ireland; worked for many years in a drapery firm; contributed hundreds of short stories to periodicals. (Adding the first name and death date and biographical details for the author of the 1914 novel “-The Red Spy” in CFIV.)

LE PRETRE, WILLIAM. Pseudonym of William Hendy Cock, 1873-1938; born in Helston, Cornwall, England and died in Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset; West Country clergyman and novelist. (Adding the real name, dates, and biographical details for the author of the 1934 novel “The Hypocrite” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)
 
LERNER, MAXIMILIAN. Born in Vienna; family emigrated to Paris in 1938, then to Portugal and then to the U.S. in 1941; studied at Columbia University; worked as a businessman until his retirement in New York City. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “The Expendable Spy” in CFIV.)

LESLIE, PETER (MEYRICK JOHNSTON). See: (Daniel) Patrick Macnee, 1922-2015. (Linking to the co-author of two novels in CFIV based on the Avengers television series.)

LESTRANGE, PAUL. (Adding the setting for a 1946 novel under this house name in CFIV.)
    Love Was Folly. [London]

LEVEY, ROBERT A. 1912(?)-1974(?). (Adding a new title, with possible author dates; could this be the same Robert A. Levey with two 1950s novels in CFIV?)
    Jasmine Tea. Vantage, 1962 [Hong Kong]

LEVISON, ERIC. Add: worked on the “Atlanta Journal”; applied for a passport in Florida; vanishes from records after 1920. (Adding biographical details for the author of three novels in CFIV.)

LEVY, EDWARD J. 1916(?)-1999(?). (Adding possible dates for the author of the 1949 play “Ask Me No Questions” in CFIV under the pseudonym Lee Edwards.)
 
LEWIS, M(ARTHA) W(ILLIAMS). 1854-1920s. Born in New York; a notable newspaper correspondent; died in Philadelphia; last sighting in 1920 as an inmate of a hospital for the insane. (Adding the birth date, approximate death date and biographical details for the author of two 1890s titles in CFIV.)

LINDSAY, HILARIE. Born Hilarie Elizabeth Dyson in New South Wales, Australia; married Philip Singleton Lindsay in 1944; apparently still alive. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1982 novel “Murder at the Belle Vue” in CFIV.)

LINGO, ADA (EMMA). 1908-1988. Born in Texas and died in Olympia, Washington; a journalist and then an obstetrician; in 1958 in California named “Citizen of the half century” for work with local groups and institutions. (Adding dates and biographical details for the author of the 1935 novel “Murder in Texas” in CFIV.)

LISTON, ROBERT A(LLEN). 1927-2015. Died in Santa Barbara, California. (Adding the death date and place for the author of two 1980s novels under his name and the 1989 novel “Kill or Cure” under the pseudonym Jessica Sutton, all in CFIV.)

LITTELL, BLAINE. 1925-1997. (Deleting the question marks on the dates for the author of the 1973 novel “The Dolorosa Deal” in CFIV.)

LLOYD, VICTOR (HENRY). 1919-2014. Died in Queensland, Australia; seems to have spent most of his life as a garage proprietor. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

LOCKE, ROBERT DONALD. 1919-2010. Born in Clinton County, Missouri; died in Kansas City. (Adding dates and biographical details for the author of the 1957 novel “A Taste of Brass” in CFIV.)
 
LOCKHART, DOUGLAS (SAMUEL GILFINNAN). Born in Glasgow, Scotland; served with Royal Army Medical Corps in Germany; moved to Australia in 1979; author of radio scripts. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1997 novel “The Paradise Complex” in CFIV.)

LOCKWOOD, VERA IRENE. 1906-    . Pseudonym: Vere Lockwood, q.v. (Adding the real name and birth year for the author of two titles in CFIV under the pseudonym.)
 
LOCKWOOD, VERE. Pseudonym of Vera Irene Lockwood, 1906-    . (Adding the real name and birth year of the author of two titles in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

LOCKWOOD, W(ILLIAM) LEWIS. 1866-1934. (Adding dates for the author of the 1905 novel “Trailers of the North” in CFIV.)

LODGE, MRS. Pseudonym of Emma Hannah Lynn Lodge-Ellerton, ca.1824-1902; born in Cornwall, England; died in St. Austell, Cornwall. (Adding the full name and dates and biographical details for the author of seven novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

LODGE-ELLERTON, EMMA HANNAH LYNN. ca.1824-1902. (Adding the full name and dates for the author of seven novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Mrs. Lodge.)

LONDON, JOAN. Interested in writing from childhood; graduate of University of California Berkeley; started a career as lecturer in 1925; a political activist; published a biography of her father. (Adding further biographical details for the co-author, with Barney Mayes, of the 1940 novel “The Corpse with Knee Action” in CFIV under the pseudonym B. J. Maylon.)
  
LONG, JAMES EDMOND. ca.1847-1925. Probable pseudonym: Milton Danvers, q.v. (Adding the probable real name and dates for the author of eight 1890s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

LONG, MANNING [MANNING LONG WILLIAMS]. 1906-1972. (Adding the death year for the author of seven novels in CFIV.)

LORD, GRAHAM (JOHN). 1943-2015. (Adding the death date for the author of several titles in CFIV.)

LOTTMAN, EILEEN (C. SHUBB). 1927-2013. (Adding the death date for the author of four titles in CFIV.)

LOTZ, JIM [JAMES ROBERT LOTZ]. 1929-2015. Died in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. (Adding the death date and biographical detail for the author of four novels in CFIV.)

LOUDERBACK, LEW [LEWELLYN JEROME LOUDERBACK]. Born in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, in 1930; living on Staten Island.  (Adding full name and biographical details for the author of two titles in CFIV under the house name Nick Carter and four under the pseudonym Larry Kenyon.)

LOUGH, DESMOND. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline for the author of two titles in CFIV.)

LOUIS, MARY-BEN. Mary Ben Wray Cretenoid, 1919-2003. (Adding the full name and death date for the author of two 1990s titles in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

LOVATT, WILLIAM F(RANK). 1896-1965. Born in London, England; died in Middlesex. (Adding the middle name, dates and biographical details for the author of the 1932 novel “The Curse of Kama” in CFIV.)

LOVELL, MARC. Mark McShane, 1930-2013. Died in Mallorca. Note: Some Sources give his birth as 1929.  (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of numerous titles in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

LOWDELL, JOHN GATHERER. 1859-1934. Pseudonym: John Garth, q.v. (Adding the real name of the author of the 1893 novel “Warped” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

LOWELL, ROBERT M(ARTIN). Birth name: Martin Loewer, but married Janis Roslyn Levy as Robert Martin Loewer in 1952; death recorded as Robert M. Lowell. (Adding biographical information for the author of three titles with Jan Lowell in CFIV under the pseudonym J. R. Lowell.)

LOWENTHAL, CHARLES A. Possibly the Charles Lowenthal born in England in 1882, a businessman who apparently spent most of his life after 1901 in South Africa; no death date found. (Adding possible biographical details for the author of the 1913 novel “Victim of Circumstance” in CFIV.)

LYNCH, MIRIAM (ESTHER DOWNEY). 1905-1989. Born in Boston; died in Colchester, Connecticut. (Adding dates and biographical details for the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)

LUEHRMANN, ADELE. 1876-1963. Died in Louisiana; teacher and actress. (Adding dates and biographical details for the author of several title under the house name John Paul Seabrooke, and of the 1920 novel “The Triple Mystery,” all in CFIV.)

LUMAN, REGINALD E(EDES). ca.1907-    . Clerk and journalist, born Cape, South Africa. (Adding the middle name, approximate birth date, and biographical details for the author of the novel “Blind Justice” in CFIV.)

LUX, LAWRANCE GEORGE. 1969-2011. Born and died in Columbus, Nebraska; had degrees in Political Science and Library Science. (Adding dates and biographical details for the author of three 1999-2000 novels in CFIV.)

LYNCH, J(OHN) BERNARD. 1897-1974. Add: Policeman in Springfield, Massachusetts. (Adding dates and biographical detail for the author of the 1932 collection “Props, Tales of the Pawnshop and other stories” in CFIV.)

LYNCH, WILLIAM (THOMAS). Deleting the 1914 birth date. Prolific author of westerns under several pseudonyms. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1948 novel “The Intimate Stranger” in CFIV.)

LYNN, JACK. Pseudonym of Max Van DerVeer, 1922-1979. All titles are private eye/sex novels.  (Adding the real name and dates for the author of numerous titles in CFIV, and for additional ones added below, all with series character Tokey Wedge.)
    Desire in Duplicate. Novel pb, 1963
    Four Insatiable Nymphs. Novel pb, 1963
    Kandy. Novel pb, 1964
    Night Nurse. Novel pb, 1964
    10 Shockingest Seductions. Novel pb, 1962
    They Were Too Much. Novel pb, 1963
    The Third Seduction. Novel pb, 1964 [Caribbean]
    Three Kinds of Love. Novel pb, 1964
    Three Passionate Sisters. Novel pb, 1962

LYONS, ELENA. Eleanor Mary Lyons Fairburn, 1928-2015. (Adding the death date for the author of the 1980 novel “The Haunting of Abbotsgarth” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

McADAM, DOUG(LAS?). 1907(?)-1985(?). (Adding possible dates for the co-author, with John Preston, of three novels in CFIV under the joint pseudonym Preston MacAdam.)

MacADAM, PRESTON. Doug(las?) McAdam, 1907(?)-1985(?). (Adding possible dates for the co-author, with John Preston, of three novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

McALLISTER, D. J. [DAVID C. McALLISTER]. (Adding detail for the author of two titles in CFIV.)

McCALLUM, NEIL (BRYDON). 1916-1991. Died in Edinburgh, Scotland. (Adding the death date and biographical detail for the author of a 1964 novel and a 1951 collection in CFIV.)

McCARTHY, DAVID (EDGAR). 1925-1968. Died in Fulton, Georgia. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1960 novel “Killing at the Big Tree” in CFIV.)

McCARTHY, EMMA W. ca.1861-1911. Born Emma Wood in Newburg, New York; married unknown McCarthy and widowed by 1900; married lawyer William Edgar Lown in New York in 1902; died in Trenton, New Jersey. (Adding dates and biographical details for the author of the 1891 novel “-Congressman John and His Wife’s Satisfaction” in CFIV.)

McCARTHY, JOHN F. JOSEPH. 1866-1928. (Adding dates for the author of the 1928 play “Crooked Money” under the pseudonym Myles McCarthy.)

McCARTHY, MILES. John F. Joseph McCarthy, 1866-1928. Born in Montreal, Canada; an actor; married Aida Woolcott as Myles McCarthy. (Adding dates and biographical details for the author of the 1928 play “Crooked Money” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

McCHESNEY, MARY ELLEN FULLER. Born in Wichita, Kansas; married Robert Pearson McChesney in 1949; sculptor and writer living in California. (Adding biographical details for the author of three 1950s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Joe Rayter.)

McCLELLAND, PAULINE. 1921-    . Born Pauline M. Harris in Leicester in 1921; married William Russell Milner McClelland in 1947; may be the Pauline Margaret McClelland who died on 11/23/2011. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1996 novel “The Lost Princess” in CFIV as by Paula Marshall.)

McCLINTOCK, LETITIA. 1835-1917. (Correcting the last name spelling and adding dates for the author of the 1881 novel “-A Boycotted Household” in CFIV.)
        
McCLURE, (VERONICA) JANE. 1924-2007. She was born Jane Catherine Gittins in New York and married William K. McClure in 1946. The Veronica first name appears on passenger flight list (1954) and in the copyright register (1955), so it seems to have been a temporary addition; her death was recorded as Jane C. McClure. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1955 collection “The Sandwiches Are Waiting and other stories” in CFIV.)

McCONNELL, JEAN (FOX). 1921-2015. (Adding the death date for the author of the 1968 play “Wine in a Venetian Goblet” in CFIV.)

McCOY, MADELEINE. 1898-1986. Born Marie Magdalen Bohn in New York; first name became Madeleine/Madeline; married to and divorced from Lynne McCoy; died in Broward County, Florida. (Deleting question marks on dates and adding biographical details for the author of three novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Merlda Mace.)

MacDONALD, COLIN D(ONALD). (Adding the middle name for the author of the 1997 novel “Murder on a Muster” in CFIV.)

McDOUGALD, ROMAN (MILLER). Native of Louisiana, and lived in Clayton, Louisiana. (Adding biographical details for the author of six novels in CFIV.)
  
McDOUGALL, IAN CAMPBELL. 1921-2015. Add: died in Henfield, Sussex. (Adding the death date and place for the author of seven titles in CFIV under the pseudonym William Fennerton.)

McDOUGALL, MURDOCH C(HRISTIE). 1917-1976. Died in the Stranraer area of Dumfries, Scotland. (Adding the death year and biographical details for the author of two 1957 novels in CFIV.)

McDUFF, DAVID. Alan Wilson Marshall, 1905-1962. Born in the Glasgow area of Scotland; died in Massachusetts. (Adding the full name, death date, and biographical details for the author of the 1937 novel “Murder Strikes Three” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

McEWAN, MARCIA [MARCIA McEWAN OSTERBERG-OLSEN]. ca.1930-    . Born in Australia; journalist; stand-in for films in Hollywood; scriptwriter for television and author of an award-winning television play. (Adding a married name, approximate birth year, and biographical details for the author of four novels in CFIV under the pseudonym James Scott and of the 1966 novel “Vice Trap-King’s Cross” under the pseudonym Jean Paul Severne.)

McFARLANE, IAN (DAVID). Born in Canterbury, Kent; emigrated with his family to Australia in 1954. (Adding biographical details for the author of three novels in CFIV.)

McGUIRE, ATHA. Note: The listing of Charles McClusky as the real name of this author was based on an unidentified article by a French writer and its accuracy has not been established. (Adding information about the reported real name of the author of the 1955 novel “Homicide Hussy” in CRIV.)

McHUGH, EDNA. 1919-2003. Born Edna June Cantor in New York, daughter of comedian Eddie Cantor; married James McHugh in 1938; died in Los Angeles. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the co-author with Amelia Reynolds Long of the 1946 novel “Murder Most Foul” in CFIV under the joint pseudonym Kathleen Buddington Coxe.)

MacKAY, WILLIAM. 1846-1930(?). (Adding a possible death date for the author of two titles in CFIV.)

McKELVEY, PETER (H.). (Adding the middle initial for the author of the 1994 play “House of Secrets” in CFIV.)

MacKENZIE, FERGUS. James Anderson, 1853-1911. (Adding the birth year for the author of two 1890s story collections in CFIV under the pseudonym.)
       
McKERSEY, IAN (DUNCAN). 1925-2015. Biographer and documentary film maker; died in Auckland, New Zealand. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1974 novel “Long Night’s Journey” in CFIV.)

McKINNON, BOB [ROBERT GRAHAM ADDISON MacKINNON]. 1899-1956. (Adding the dates for the author of numerous novels in CFIV.)

McLOUGHLIN, JANE. Born in Ireland and graduate of Trinity College, Dublin; journalist on major UK papers. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1992 collection “Coincidence” in CFIV.)
 
McMAHON, LUELLA E. 1897-1974. Born in Kinglsey, Iowa; died  in Eveleth, Minnesota, where she was head of the school drama department. (Adding corrected dates and biographical details for the author of four plays in CFIV.)

MacMILLAN, GEORGETTE. Possibly the Georgette Macmillan born in 1894 who married a Williams and died in the 1930s. (Adding possible dates and biographical details for the author of the 1925 novel “The Woman in Mauve” in CFIV.)

McMULLEN, CORNELIUS EMMETT. 1920-2006. (Adding the first name and dates for the author of the 1991 play “Alibis” in CFIV under the pseudonym Peter Kennedy.)

MACNEE, (DANIEL) PATRICK. 1922-2015. Born in London, England; died in Rancho Mirage, California; stage and televison actor best known for his role as John Steed on the Avengers television series; spent much of his adult life in Canada and the U.S. (Adding dates and biographical details for the co-author, with Peter Leslie, 1922-ca.2007, of the two titles based on The Avengers TV series below, credited only to Peter Leslie in CFIV.)
    Dead Duck. Hodder pb, 1966
    Deadline. Hodder pb, 1965
   
MACNEY, A. Possibly Alice Macney, ca.1853-1935. (Adding the author’s possible full name and dates, and the setting and approximate publication date for the only title by this author in CFIV.)
    A Bandit in Petticoats. Alf Cooke, ca.1930 [London]

McPHILEMY, SEAN. Delete the entry. (No sign that the listed book, “Bust!”, was ever published can be found.)

McPHELLAMY, STEPHEN. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline of the author of the 1947 novel “Murder Without Alibis” in CFIV.)

MacQUEEN, HECTOR (ROY). 1905-1969. (Adding the middle name and dates for the author of two 1950s plays in CFIV.)

McQUINN, DONALD E(DGAR). (Adding the middle name for the author of three novels in CFIV.)
 
McSHANE, MARK. 1930-2013. Died in Mallorca. Note: Some sources give his birth date as 1929. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)

MABEY, RALPH. Roy Ralph Reginald Mabey Goode, 1912-2000; born in Hornsey, Middlesex, England; died in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. (Adding dates and biographical details for the author of the 1996 novel “The Last Ride on the Thunderbolt” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

MACE, MERLDA. Madeleine McCoy, 1898-1986. (Deleting question marks on dates for the author of three novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

MACEY, CLARK. (Adding the setting for one of four titles under this house pseudonym in CFIV.)
    Million Dollar Dames. [New York]

MACEY, ROY HAYDEN. 1928-2001. Died in Melbourne, Australia. (Adding the death date and biographical detail for the author of the 2000 novel “Ten Thirty” in CFIV.)

MACIAS, GABRIEL. 1874-    . Born in Cuba; living in New York in 1900; death not traced. (Adding the birth date and biographical details for the author of the 1900 novel “Detective Reynold’s Hardest Case; or, An Ocean Chase” in CFIV.)

MACKIN, MARIE. Probably Marie Anna Mackin, born ca.1869 in New York who was married to James A. Mackin; last sighting as a widow in the 1930 census; possibly the Marie Alverson who married James Mackin in 1897. (Adding the probable birth date and biographical details for the author of the 1900 novel “The Mystery of the Marbletons” in CFIV.)

MACOM, D. C. [DANIEL THOMAS MACOM]. 1948-    . Born in the Bronx, New York; served in the Air Force in the Vietnam War; attended college in New York; an accomplish musician; living in Florida. (Adding the full name and birth year and biographical details for the author of the 1999 novel in CFIV, as well as a series character.)
    First lady, Last Lady. Series character: Erin Windom, in this title and subsequent novels.

MADDEN, E(DWARD) S(TANISLAUS). 1919-1998. Died in Korumburra, Victoria, Australia. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1961 novel “Craig’s Spur” in CFIV.)

MADELEY, JOAN. 1909-1955. Born Joan Edith Hallett in Nelson, British Columbia, Canada; married St. John Madeley whom she met at the University of British Columbia, where they both studied social work; she served as a social worker in remote areas of northern British Columbia. (Adding dates and biographical details for the author of the 1955 novel “The Shining Head” in CFIV.)

MAGRISTKA, (COUNTESS) HELEN.  Enid Florence Brockies, 1911-1943. (Adding the death date for the author of the 1940 novel “Black Ballerina” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

MAGRUDER, OWEN. Pseudonym of William Edward Edmonston, Jr., 1931-    .  SC: John and Mary Braemhor, in “The Strange Case of Mr. Nobody” and subsequent novels. (Adding the real name and birth date for the author of this 2000 novel in CFIV, and its series characters.)

MAGUIRE, WALTER HAYNES. 1876-1910. (Deleting the question marks on the dates for the author of two titles in CFIV under his pseudonym Walter Makee in the Nicholas Carter entry.)

MAHONEY, IRENE. 1921-2015. Died in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1977 novel “Seven Sons” in CFIV under the pseudonym Angela Simon.)

MAITLAND, CHARLES LINEUS SIDENHAM DOWLING. 1877-1950. Pseudonyms: Adrian T. Osborne, T. G. Dowling Maitland, qq.v.. (Adding the real name and dates for the author of two 1908 novels in CFIV under the Maitland pseudonym, and five 1907-1908 novels under the Osborne pseudonym.)

MAITLAND, T. G. DOWLING. Pseudonym of Charles Lineus Sidenham Dowling Maitland, 1877-1950. (Adding the real name and dates for the author of two 1908 novels in CFIV.)

MAKEE, WALTER. Walter Haynes Maguire, 1876-1910. (Deleting the question marks on the dates for the author of two titles in CFIV under the pseudonym in the Nicholas Carter entry.)

MALASHENKO, A(LEKSEI) V(SEVOLODOVICH). 1951-   . Born in Moscow; Russian orientalist, scholar of Islam and political scientist; once was director of the Carnegie Foundation in Moscow. (Adding the birth year and biographical details for the author of the 1993 novel “The Last Red August” in CFIV.)

MALAY, LEWESE. Pseudonym of Louisa Charlotte Nielson Paley, 1870-1943; born Louisa Charlotte Nielson in Amherst, Victoria, Australia; married Frederick William Paley in 1921; died in Perth, Western Australia. (Adding real name, dates and biographical details for the author of the 1927 play “Extremes” in CFIV.)

MALIM, BARBARA. 1893-1968. Born in Grantham, Lincolnshire; married Bernard W. Ashley in 1958 in Grantham, and died as Barbara Ashley in Lincolnshire. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of six 1927-1939 novels in CFIV.)
  
MALLET, JACQUELINE. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline of the author of the 1947 novel “They Can’t Hang Me” in CFIV.)

MALLANSON, TODD. Pseudonym of Donald (Serrell) Thomas, 1934-    . Other pseudonyms: Richard Dacre, Francis Selwyn, qq.v.) (Correcting the real name of the author of the 1980 novel “Ladykiller” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

MALLON, JIM [JAMES HOWARD MALLON, JR.]. Born in Milwaukee; graduate in business administration from Marquette University; a retired magazine advertising executive living in Arlington Heights, Illinois. (Adding the full name and biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “-Magazine” in CFIV.)

MALLORY, PETER. Laurence Snow Snelling. (Adding the middle name for the author of two 1970s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

MAMALIS, KATHLEEN B(ETZIG). Born in Washington state. (Adding the maiden name and birth place of the author of the 1998 novel “The Missing Earrring” in CFIV under the pseudonym Mary K. Mamalis.)

MAMLIS, MARY K. Kathleen B(etzig) Mamalis. (Adding the maiden name of the author of the 1998 novel “The Missing Earring” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

MANCHESTER, JOE [JOSEPH I. MANCHESTER]. Born in New London, Connecticut; educated at Carnegie Tech and New York Law School; author for television and film. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1964 play ”Run, Thief, Run!” in CFIV, and adding a further title.)
    Balloon Shot. Dramatists, 1968 (1-act play.)

MANDER, CHRISTINE. 1922-2004. Born Christine E. Carter in Southey, Saskatchewan, Canada; raised and educated and married Ronald Mander in England; died in Oakville, Ontario, Canada. (Adding the dates and biographical details for the author of the 1990 novel “A Bid for Murder” in CFIV.)
 
MANIOTES, GIORGOS (M.). 1951-    . (Adding the middle initial and birth year for the author of the 1996 collection “Two Thrillers” in CFIV.)

MANKIEWICZ, DON M(ARTIN). 1922-2015. (Adding the death date for the author of three novels in CFIV.)

MANKTELOW, BETTINE. Born Bettine Stratton in Gilliingham, Kent, England; married Keith F. Walters in 1984; retired to Folkestone, Kent. (Adding biographical details for the author of five plays in CFIV.)

MANN, GEORGE PAUL. 1925-2011. (Adding dates for the author of numerous titles under the house pseudonyms Joe P. Heggy, Arthur Kirby, Arthur Maclean and Bruno Schwarz in CFIV.)

MANNING, FRANCIS. Delete entry (title listed in CFIV moved to Francis Marlowe entry, where it belongs.)
 
MANNING-BREWER, ESTELLE (HEMPSTEAD). 1875-1946. (Adding the death date for the author of the 1912 novel “-Treason in the Blood” in CFIV.)

MANTON, RICHARD. Delete entry. (Deleting the wrongly identified real name of the pseudonym Todd Mallanson.)

MAPLESDEN, DOUGLAS C(ECIL). Born in Sandhurst, Kent, England; Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Toronto; veterinarian, consultant, research director, editor, professor. (Adding the middle name and biographical details for the co-author with Joan Maplesden of two titles in CFIV under the pseudonym J. D. Maples.)

MARA, SALLY. Delete entry. (Deleting a pseudonym of Raymond Queneau which was used only on a French edition of one of his books.)

MARLOWE, FRANCIS (JOSEPH). (Adding a title wrongly attributed to Francis Manning in CFIV.)
    The Mysterious Mr. Hawkins. Publishers Agents, 1938
  
MARQUIS, EDWARD FRANK. 1919-2013. Birth name Edward Frank Markey; name changed somewhere along the line. (Adding dates and biographical details for the author of several titles in CFIV under the pseudonym Max Marquis.)

MARQUIS, MAX. Edward Frank Marquis, 1919-2013. (Adding dates for the author of several titles in CFIV under the pseudonym.)
 
MARRIN, (JANE CECILIA) MINETTE. 1949-    . Born in Los Angeles; married Ian Anthony Hislop in 1973 in London; BBC reporter and documentary maker; columnist. (Adding the full name, birth date and biographical details for the author of the 1988 novel “Eye of the Beholder” in CFIV.)
 
MARRYAT, DOUGLAS. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline for the author of the 1905 novel “The Reapers” in CFIV.)

MARSDEN, MARGARET. Correct to: MARSDEN, (LESLIE) MONICA (PALMER). ca1907-   . Probably born in Africa; married Henry A. Marsden in 1931; lived in Rhodesia and the Congo. (Adding corrected author name and biographical sketch, and amended title and date below.)
    Secrets of the Treasure Box, and other stories. Crowther, ca.1941 (A collection of tales, probably mostly intended for children.) 

MARSH, JOAN. Pseudonym of John Marsh, 1907-1996. (Adding the real name for the author of the 1972 novel “The Truth About James Henderson” in CFIV.)

MARSH, JOHN. Add pseudonym: Joan Marsh, q.v. (Adding another pseudonym for the author of the 1972 novel “The Truth About James Henderson” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)
 
MARSHALL, ALAN WILSON. 1905-1962. Adding the middle name and death date for the author of the 1937 novel “Murder Strikes Three” in CFIV under the pseudonym David McDuff.)

MARSHALL, CHARLES HUNT. 1901-1986. Born in Germantown, Pennsylvania; died in Mesilla Park, New Mexico; worked in Hollywood. (Adding dates and biographical details for the co-author, with George Worthing Yates, of three 1930s novels in CFIV under the joint pseudonym Peter Hunt.)

MARSHALL, JONATHAN. 1927(?)-    . Former prisoner who advised the writers on the “Porridge” TV series. (Adding the question mark on the birth date, since the date–found in early editions of the “Writers Directory”–can’t be confirmed, and adding biographical details for the author of the 1975 collection “Porridge” in CFIV.)

MARTIN, DWIGHT (LEE). 1921-1978. Ref :CA. (Adding the death date and reference citation for the author of the 1980 novel “The Triad Imperative” in CFIV.)

MARTIN, ERNEST. 1862-1924. Actor; born in Burslem, Staffordshire; died in London. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1899 collection “Shadows or Glimpses of Society” in CFIV.)

MARTIN, H(ECTOR) P(AULLIN). 1906-   ?. South African; living in Johannesburg in 1938; last sighting returning to South Africa in 1960; then identified as a shipper. (Adding the birth date and biographical details for the author of two 1930s novels in CFIV.)

MARTIN, PETER. Peter Martin Leckie, 1890-1954. (Adding the death date for the author of the 1931 novel “-Eastern Slave” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

MASON, STANLEY. 1934-    . Born in Stepney, London, England; had a career in sales, then started writing, spending 22 years in Las Vegas writing film scripts and consulting on films; returned to England and lives in Redruth, Cornwall; author of more than 30 books and numerous full-length musicals and songs. (Adding the corrected birth date and biographical details for the author of two 1990s novels in CFIV, as well as the reprint data on one of them below.)
    Entanglement; see Where’s Patrick Laity?
    Where’s Patrick Laity? Also published as “Entanglement”. Andrews, 2014
  
MASON, LEONIE. (Winifred) Joan Suter Walker, 1908-    . Born in London; worked for Harrods Advertising Agency; editor of women’s magazines for George Newnes, Ltd., feature writer for Sunday Pictorial; with Ministry of Information 1940-1945; married Ogilvie Mackenzie-Kerr in 1937; emigrated to Canada in 1946 under that name as a journalist. (Adding biographical information for the author of the 1947 novel “Murder by Accident” in CFIV.)

MASSEY, WILFRED. 1907-2001. Died in Buckinghamshire, England. (Adding dates and biographical detail for the author of numerous plays in CFIV.)

MASTERS, HILARY THOMAS. 1928-2015. (Adding the death date for the author of the 1987 novel “Manuscript for Murder” in CFIV under the pseudonym P. J. Coyne.)

MASTERS, OWEN. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline for the author of three novels in CFIV.)

MATHER, LINDA. Linda Ainsbury, 1959-    . (Adding the married name and birth date of the author of three 1990s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym/maiden name.)

MATHES, CHARLES (ELLIOTT). (Deleting identification of Lucy Macalpin Trelaine as a series character in the three 1990s novels in CFIV.)
    The Girl at the End of the Line. No series character
    The Girl Who Remembered Snow. No series character
    The Girl with the Phony Name. No series character

MATHESON, JEAN (CHISHOLM). 1909-2001. Born in Lanarkshire, Scotland; married Anthony Marshall in 1966; died in East Lothian, Scotland. (Adding dates and biographical details for the author of two 1950s novels in CFIV.)

MATHIAS, EILEEN. 1904-1986. Born Gwladys Eileen L. Mathias in Brecon, Wales; married John D. Morris in 1929; died in Newark, Nottinghamshire, England. (Adding dates and biographical details for the author of the 1946 novel “Island of Doom” in CFIV.)
   
MATTICK, IRVIN. 1891-1969. (Deleting question marks on the dates of the author in CFIV for the ca.1923 title “The Mystery at Eagle Lodge”)
 
MAULE, DONOVAN. Pseudonym of Gerald Herbert Maule, 1899-1982. (Adding the real name and dates for the author of several titles in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

MAULE, GERALD HERBERT. 1899-1982. An actor, born in Brighton, England; died in Mombasa, Kenya. (Adding the real name, dates and biographical details for the author of several titles in CFIV under the pseudonym Donovan Maule.)

MAULE, MOLLIE [MARY FLORENCE MARGARET SHEILLS MAULE]. 1898-1984. Born in London; died in Mombasa, Kenya. (Adding the full name and dates for the co-author with husband Gerald Herbert Maule for several titles in CFIV under the pseudonym Donovan Maule.)

MAURICE, REV. MORTON [REV. MORTON MAURICE, CC.]. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline of the author of the 1860 collection “Revelations of a Catholic Priest” in CFIV.)

MAYER, JERRY (B.). Born in St. Louis; left the family construction business to be a writer; has written for a number of television shows; living in California. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1994 play “Killjoy” in CFIV.)

MAYES, BARNEY. 1905-1978. Born in Russia; died in California. (Deleting the question marks on the dates and adding biographical details for the co-author, with Joan London, of the 1940 novel “The Corpse with Knee Action” in CFIV under the pseudonym B. J. Maylon.)

MERCER, JUDY [JUDITH MERCER ALPER]. 1944-2010. Born in Georgia; died in Portland, Oregon. (Adding the dates and married name for the author, under her maiden name, of four novels in CFIV.)

MESSENGER, R(OBERT) W(ILLIAM). 1870-1948. Lived in Maryland by 1910, and died in Salisbury, Maryland. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1926 novel “Patty Cannon Administers Justice; or, Joe Johnson’s Last Kidnappping Exploit” in CFIV.)
 
METZ, FREDA VIRGINIA [FREDA VIRGINIA METZ MILLS]. 1891-1969. Died in Illinois. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1913 novel “Rosalin; or, A Ruby Necklace” in CFIV.)
      
MEYNELL, (HILDA) MARY. 1886-1962. Born Hilda Peppercorn in Guildford, England; married to and divorced from Francis M. W. Meynell; died in London. (Adding dates and biographical details for the author of the 1955 novel “Week-End at Green Trees” in CFIV.

MICHAELS, ALAN. Pseudonym of Michael Alan George Michaud, 1938-    . A U.S. Foreign Service officer with numerous overseas postings turned writer, and is author of more than 100 published works, including articles and papers and short fictions. (Adding the real name, birth year, and biographical details for the author of the 1980 novel “Diamonds” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

MICHAUD, MICHAEL ALAN GEORGE. 1938-    . Pseudonym: Alan Michaels, q.v. (Adding the real name and birth year of the author of the 1980 novel “Diamonds” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)
 
MICHELSON, (JOSEPH) BENNETT. 1947-    . Graduate of the University of Rochester; an ophthalmologist in California. (Adding the full name, birth year and biographical details for the author of two 1980s novels in CFIV.)

MIDDLETON, PATRICK. 1929-    . Possibly the Patrick Richard Middleton, 1929-2010, who died in Worcestershire, England. (Adding a possible full name, dates and biographical detail for the author of two 1990s novels in CFIV.)

MILLER, G(EORGE) W(ILLIAM). 1866-    . Born in Portsmouth, England; a clerk in Hartlepool in 1900; death not traced. (Adding the full name, birth year and biographical details for the author of the 1899 novel “Fettered by Fate” in CFIV, as well as the setting of the novel.)
    Fettered by Fate. [England, ship]

MILLER, GORDON (ERIC). Probably born in New South Wales, Australia, where he has always lived; a clerk, then accountant, then director in 1980; death not traced. (Adding biographical details for the author of two 1980s novels in CFIV.)

MILLER, SUTTON. Joint pseudonym of Maryann Miller and Margaret (Alice) Sutton, 1944-   . (Adding the birth date of one of the authors of the 2000 novel “Doubletake” in CFIV under the pseudonym, and the reprint below.)
    Doubletake. Also published as by Maryann Miller and Margaret Sutton: CreateSpace, 2015

MILLS, DOROTHY JANE (ZANDER SEYMOUR). 1928-    . (Correcting the byline and deleting identification as a pseudonym for the 1998 novel “The Sceptre” in CFIV.)

MINCHIN, DEVON (GEORGE). 1919-2014. Began writing as a fighter bomber pilot with the RAAF in WWII; was timber industry pioneer in Malaysia, ran an advertising agency in Hong Kong, and established Metropolitan Security Services in Australia. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1972 novel “The Money Movers” in CFIV.)

MINER, PETER (WORTHINGTON). 1930-    . Television actor, writer, director and producer. (Adding the middle name, birth year and biographical details for the author of the 1975 novel “The Darkening Night” in CFIV under the pseudonym Jane Elliott.)

MITCHELL, AGNES C(HRISTIE). 1867-1937. Novelist of Dundee, Scotland, where she was born and died. (Adding the full name, dates and biographical details for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

MITCHELL, GLADYS (MAUDE WINIFRED). (Adding the first U.S. editions of novels published  decades earlier in England.)
    Dead Man’s Morris. Rue Morgue pb, 2011
    A Hearse on May-Day. Rue Morgue pb, 2011
    Laurels Are Poison. Rue Morgue pb, 2012
    Merlin’s Furlong. Rue Morgue pb, 2010

MITCHELL, THEODORE G(EORGE). 1900-1984. Born in Greece, though sources differ on the date; arrived in the U.S. in 1923; lived in Chicago; became naturalized American citizen in 1943; died in Glenview, Illinois. (Adding dates, middle name and biographical details for the author of the 1941 collection “Home Court and Four One-Act Plays” in CFIV.)

MODICA, ROBERT. Has an M.Sc. in Microbiology and reads 200-300 books per year. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “The Edge of Danger” in CFIV.)

MOLONEY, SUSIE. 1962-    . Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada; lives also in New York City. (Adding the birth date and biographical details for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

MOODIE, KIT [KATHLEEN VIOLET DUGGAN MOODIE]. 1919-2007. Born in New South Wales, Australia; married Arthur Neville Moodie in 1940; author of music books as Kathleen Moodie. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1992 novel “Dead Set-Up” in CFIV.)
 
MOODY, RON. 1924-2015. (Adding the death date for the author of the 1980 novel “The Devil You Don’t” in CFIV.)

MOON, BEA. Pseudonym of Leona Beatrice Jacques, 1932-    . Born and educated in Vermont; lived in Connecticut, Las Vegas, and Florida; ran a small sci-fi publishing house with her daughter; was a columnist in a small town newspaper. (Adding the real name, birth year and biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “Dire Straits” in CFIV.)

MOONEY, MARTIN. 1896-1967. Born in New York; died in Los Angeles; newspaperman, playwright and screenwriter. (Adding a new entry, not in CFIV.)
    One Year with Grace. Jonathan Swift, 1942 [California]

MOORE, MARSTON. According to the National Library of Scotland, this, for the 1895 novel “Drifting” in CFIV, was the pseudonym of one George Moore; no other evidence found. (Adding possible identification of the real name.)
 
MOORE, PHILIPS. (Correcting the byline, given wrongly as Phillips Moore in CFIV, for the joint pseudonym of Doris O. Moore and Mary Alice Philips, in CFIV for two 1960s novels.)

MORDEN, T. R. Possibly this was Henry Thomas Russell Morden, 1874-1952. (Adding the possible full name and dates for the author of the 1935 novel “Steps in Mystery” in CFIV.)
 
MORELL, MAX. Pseudonym of Max Reck, 1916-1994. Born in Arbon, Switzerland; lawyer, pharmacist, copywriter, editor, journalist and writer; author of several dozen untranslated detective novels, many featuring detective Paul Vanel. (Adding the real name, dates and biographical details for the author of the 1946 novel “Apartment Hotel” in CFIV.)

MORENO, ROBERT B. [ROBERT SAMUEL THEOPHILUS BROWN MORENO]. ca.1877-1936. (Adding full name and dates for the author of the 1900 novel “In the Long Run” in CFIV.)

MORGAN, KINGSTON. Note: the reported 1920 birth date cannot be confirmed, and no trace of such a person at the end of the 20th century has been found, so the byline might well be a pseudonym. (Adding information about the byline of the author of the 1999 novel “The Vagabond Judge” in FIV.)

MORGAN, LORNA NICHOLL. No definite identification of this byline with dates can be found, but possibly she was the Lorna N. Morgan, 1913-1993, who is listed in the U.S. social security death records but died in London. A somewhat more remote possibility is Lorna Patricia N. Morgan, 1919-2000, born in Wales, married Edward Hook in 1944, and died in Sussex. (Adding possible dates and biographical information for the author of four 1940s novels in CFIV.)
 
MORGAN, (THOMAS) STANLEY. (Adding the first name for the author of five novels in CFIV.)

MORLEY, LOLA. Pseudonym of Louise Caldwell Morley, ca.1869-1894. (Adding the real name and dates for the author of the 1898 novel “Life’s Wheel” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

MORLEY, LOUISE CALDWELL. ca.1869-1894. (Giving the real name and dates for the author of the 1898 novel “Life’s Wheel” in CFIV under the pseudonym Lola Morley.)
 
MORRIS, ROBERT McQUARY. 1933-2003. Born in Levelland, Texas; studied journalism at University of Houston; reporter in the 1960s, then probation officer in Los Angeles County 1963-1985; then freelance writer; died in Los Angeles. (Adding dates and biographical details for the author of the 1986 novel “Hit and Run” in CFIV.)

MORSE, MURRAY N(EIL). 1930-2015. Born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada; educated at Acadia University; served in the Royal Canadian Air Force 1954-1975; died in Truro, Nova Scotia. (Adding the full name, dates and biographical details for the author of the 1995 novel “The Wing and the Arrow” in CFIV.)
 
MORTIMER, LESLIE. Reviewers at the time (1910-1912) weren’t certain whether the author was male or female. One possibility is Gilbert Leslie Mortimer, ca.1886-1946, or Tom (Thomas) Leslie Mortimer, 1882-1960; another is that the byline was a pseudonym. (Giving possibilities for the author of the 1911 novel “Torch of Venus” in CFIV.)

MORTON, VICTORIA. 1869-    . Born in New York City; married Ethelbert Favary in 1909 and divorced in 1911. (Adding correct birth year and biographical details for the author of two 1910s titles in CFIV.)

MORUM, WILLIAM. 1910-1980. Born in West Ham, England; died in Hove, Sussex.  (Adding dates and biographical details for the co-author with William Dinner of several plays in CFIV, and of three novels in CFIV with William Dinner under the joint pseudonym Surrey Smith. Morum and Dinner also published non-criminous novels 1977-1982 under the joint pseudonym Edwina Black.)

MOUNTFORD, A(LEXANDER) MacDONALD. No person of this name can be traced, so a probable pseudonym. (Adding details for the byline of the author of the 1956 novel “Beneath the Night Sky” in CFIV.)

MOUNTLION, PETER. No person of this name can be traced, so a probable pseudonym. (Adding details for the byline of the author of the 2000 novel “Five Paragons” in CFIV.)

MOWBRAY, JULIA. Probably a pseudonym, or possibly Julia Frances Mowbray, born 1892, married Richard Norwood in 1911 and died in 1970, writing under her maiden name. (Adding possibilities for the author of eight titles in CFIV.)

MOYNIHAN, ISA [ISOBEL MARY MOHNIHAN]. 1925-2013. Born in Ireland, perhaps as Mary Isobel Doyle in Waterford; had a career at Christchurch Teachers College; earned a Ph.D. in applied linguistics from Massey University; editor of the magazine “Takahe” for 16 years; lived earlier in Singapore and Malaysia; died in Christchurch, New Zealand. (Adding dates and biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “The Rashomon Factor” in CFIV.)

MOYNIHAN, T(HOMAS) F(RANK). 1864-1942. (Adding a probable full name and dates for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

MUAT, PAGAN. Pseudonym of Frank Wilson. (Adding the real name of the author of the 1947 novel “Murder’s No Picnic” in CFIV.)

MUGLER, FREDERICK (ROLLA). 1923-2015. Born in San Francisco, died in Palo Alto, California; graduate of University of California Berkley in 1946, then University of California San Francisco Medical School in 1951; practiced medicine in San Luis Obispo, California and at the VA Hospital, Palo Alto; emeritus clinical associate professor of medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine. (Adding the middle name, death date and biographical details for the author of the 1998 novel “The Madrone Murders” in CFIV.)

MUIR, DENIS (CALVERT). 1905-1993. Born in Christchurch, New Zealand, graduate of Otago University; went to Australia in 1934; came to the U.S in 1944 via Jamaica; died in Larkspur, California.. (Deleting the question marks on dates, adding the middle name and biographical details for the author of the 1944 novel “Death Defies the Doctor” in CFIV.)

MUIR, ALAN. Pseudonym of Richard Hayes Robinson, ca.1843-1892; born in Cork, Ireland; a clergyman in Somerset, England, for many years; died in Hampshire. (Adding the real name, dates and biographical details for the author of the 1885 novel “Tumbledown Farm” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

MULLINER, ERNEST. 1862-1897. Born in Lancashire, England; accountant and writer on legal matters; died in Surrey. (Deleting the question marks on dates and adding biographical details for the author of two 1890s collections in CFIV.)

MUNRO, HUGH. Joint author with G. Stannus under the pseudonym Jason. (Adding the second author who collaborated with Stannus for numerous titles in CFIV under the pseudonym.)
 
MURPHY, HAZEL [HAZEL PATRICIA MURPHY THURSTON]. 1906-1983. (Adding the middle name, married name and dates for the author of two 1930s novels in CFIV.)

MURPHY, ROBERT FRANKLIN. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline, and deleting the previously listed 1924 birth date, for the author of two 1975 novels in CFIV.)

MURRAY, A(UDREY) A(LISON TURNER). Probably born and died in South Africa; death not traced. (Adding the maiden name and biographical details for the author of the 1957 novel “The Blanket” in CFIV.)

MURRAY, ARTHUR CAMPBELL. 1875-1949. Born in Fulham, England; died in Poona, India; journalist. (Adding the middle name, dates and biographical details for the author of six titles in CFIV under the pseudonym Andrew Gray.)

MURRAY, EDGAR JOYCE. Born in Dublin, Ireland; author and journalist in London until 1920; then this name disappeared from available records; he may have died in 1935 with death registered as just Edgar Murray. (Adding biographical details for the author of numerous titles in CFIV under this name and also under the pseudonym Sidney Drew.)

MURRAY, HEATHER. (Correcting the publication date of one title in CFIV.)
    The Chorley Kidnapping, with A. M J. Niethammer-Stott. Pergamon, 1985

MURRAY, HELEN. (Title listed here in CFIV is moved to the earlier byline & date.)
    Ski Lift to Love. Move to the Valerie Scott entry for its original poublication.

MURRAY, JOHN PATON. 1898-   ?. Born in Smyrna, Turkey; formerly a minister at Birse, Deeside, Scotland; served in the Army in WWI and became chaplain in 1926; death not traced, but probably in South Africa. (Adding the full name, birth year, and biographical details for the author of the 1935 collection “Sergeant O’Mara” in CFIV under the pseudonym Murray Sanford.)

MUSTAIN, GENE [EUGENE D. MUSTAIN]. 1948-    . Born in Illinois or Pensacola, Florida (sources differ); journalism graduate of Northern Illinois University. (Adding the birth date and biographical details for the co-author with Jerry Capeci of the 1992 true crime novelization “Murder Machine” in CFIV.)

MUTCH, RONNIE. Exiled from South Africa for his involvement in the Africa Resistance Movement; came to England via Botswana with his wife Hilary nee Claire in 1964; worked as a BBC producer at one time. (Adding biographical details for the author of two 1970s novels in CFIV.)

MYERS, PAUL (WALTER). 1932-2015. (Adding the death date for the author of seven novels in CFIV.)

NASH, NEWLYN. Muriel Howe Smithies, 1913-2010. (Adding the death date for the author of two 1960s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

NATESAN, T. L.  Add: born in Venkarai, near Salem in Tamil Nadu; living in Madras in 1948.
(Adding biographical details for the author of the 1938 novel “The Love of Dust” in CFIV under the pseudonym Shankar Ram.)
 
NAYBARD, HUGH. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline of the author of three titles in CFIV 1910-1913.)

NAYR, EILLEN. Pseudonym. (Correcting the spelling of the first name and identifying the byline for the author of two titles in CFIV.)

NEAL, TOM [THOMAS ATWILL NEAL]. 1907-1983. Born in Los Angeles; worked there in Dawson’s Bookshop from 1933; started making miniature books in 1967; died in Los Angeles. (Correcting the name and dates of the author of three titles in CFIV.)

NEBENZAL, HAROLD. Born in Berlin, Germany; film producer and screenwriter, living  in Beverly Hills, California. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1992 novel “Café Berlin” in CFIV.)

NELSON, (THOMAS) COUTTS. 1838-1885. Born, lived and died  in Kolconquhar, Fife, Scotland; author of many Scottish stories. (Adding the first name and dates and biographical details for the author of the 1876 novel “What Old Father Thames Said” in CFIV.)

NELSON, WALTER HENRY. 1928-2007. (Adding the death date for the author of the 1979 novel “The Minstrel Code” in CFIV.)
 
NETTON, BUDLEIGH. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline for the author of three 1930s titles in CFIV.)

NEWCOMB, AMBROSE. Pseudonym. (Deleting the possible dates in CFIV, and identifying the byline for the author of six 1930s novels in CFIV.”

NEWING, (LOUIS) DeWITT. 1883-1944. Died in Lakewood, New Jersey. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1930 play “The Unseen Way” in CFIV.)

NEWTON, MIKE. Same as Michael Newton, 1951-    , q.v. (Identifying the byline for the 1997 novel “Bamboo Dragon” in CFIV under the house name Warren B. Murphy.)
 
NIETHAMMER-STOTT, A(LICE) M(ARGARET) J. 1937-    . Born Alice Margaret J. Stott in Lancashire, England; married Willie Niethammer in 1969; apparently living in Europe. (Adding the birth year and biographical details for the co-author with Heather Murray of two titles in CFIV.)

NIMSE, GORDON (ALEXANDER). 1917-2010. (Correcting the middle name and adding the death date for the author of three novels in CFIV.)

NISBET, HELEN C(AMERON). 1934-    . Born in Glasgow, Scotland; living in Midlothian. (Adding the birth year, maiden name, and biographical details for the author of the 1979 novel “The Raven’s Beak” in CFIV.)

NIXON, FLORENCE GWYNNE. Byline of Florence Nixon, 1863-1946; born in Leicstershire, England; died in Sussex. (Adding real name and biographical details for the author of four 1930s novels in CFIV.)

NOGUCHI, THOMAS T(SENUTOMI), M.D. Born Noguchi Tsunetomi in Japan; came to the U.S. in 1952 and became naturalized citizen in 1964; distinguished forensic pathologist and chief medical examiner for Los Angeles County 1967-1982; professor emeritus at UCLA. (Adding biographical details for the co-author with Arthur Lyons of two novels in CFIV.)

NORMAN, CLAIR FRANCIS. 1934-2010. (Adding the death date for the author of the 2000 novel “Black Bootie” in CFIV.)

NORTH, WILFRID. Pseudonym. (Correcting the spelling of the first name, identifying the byline, and adding a co-author for the 1895 collection “Of a Fool and His Folly” in CFIV.)
    Of a Fool and His Folly, with Michael Howe.

NORTHFIELD, DIANE (MARIE). ca.1940-2009. (Adding the middle name and dates for the author of the 1980 novel “Hostage” in CFIV.)

NORTHMAN, PETER. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline for the author of the 1948 novel “Red Boxes” in CFIV.)
 
NORTJE, P(ETER) H(ENRY). 1920-2012. Born in Willowmore, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa; teacher in primary schools then college before retiring in 1983; died in Stand, South Africa. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1965 novel “Dark Waters” in CFIV.)

NORWAY, G(EORGINA SHUTE). 1833-1905. Born in Liverpool; died in Ireland; grandmother of Nevil Shute Norway, 1899-1960, q.v.) (Correcting the byline and dates and adding biographical details for the author of nine 1888-1903 novels in CFIV.)

NOYER, ALBERT (ALPHONSE). Born in Switzerland but raised in Detroit; became a U.S. citizen in 1949; trained in art at Wayne State University; commercial artist and art teacher in Michigan; retired to New Mexico in 1986. SC: Getorius and wife Arcadia, in “The Saint’s Day Deaths” and subsequent novels. (Adding the middle name and biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “The Saint’s Day Deaths” in CFIV, and identifying series characters.)

NUNES, MAXINE (R.). New Yorker who has spent most of her life in Los Angeles. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1989 novel “Backtrack” in CFIV.)
    Backtrack. Novelization of film: Vestron, 1990, also released as Catchfire; scw: Rachel Kronstadt Mann; dir: Dennis Hopper.
  
O’BRIEN, HONOURABLE (ANNIE) GEORGINA. 1869-1943. Born in Ireland, daughter of a one time Lord Chief Justice of Ireland; died in Radnorshire, Wales. (Adding dates and biographical details for the author of the 1913 novel “-A Twentieth Century Hero” in CFIV.)

O’BRIEN, MORROUGH. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline for the author of the 1914 collection “The League of the Ring and Torn Apart” in CFIV.)

O’CONNOR, JOSEPH K. 1878-1961. (Adding death date for the author of the 1903 collection “Studies in Blue” in CFIV under the pseudonym Heblon.)

ODAGA, ASENATH BOLE. 1938-2014. Died in Kisumu, Kenya. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1984 novel “The Shade Changes” in CFIV.)

O’DONNELL, MICHAEL. Born in Yorkshire, England; qualified as a physician but turned columnist, editor, freelance writer and broadcaster; has written over 100 TV and radio documentaries. (Adding biographical details for the author of two 1980s novels in CFIV.)

O’DONNELL, P(HILIP) J(AMES). 1894-1974. Born in New Zealand; came to Australia by 1936; died in Brisbane. (Adding dates and biographical details for the author of the 1941 novel “Secret Weapon” in CFIV.)

OETINGER, ANNIS (REBECCA). Born Annis Rebecca Bailey in Oregon; married William Charles Oetinger, Jr., in 1943 and traveled widely with him in his work; living in Sunriver, Oregon. (Adding biographical details for the author of two 1990s novels in CFIV.)

O’HAGAN, JOAN. 1926-2014. Died in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. (Adding the death date and place for the author of four novels in CFIV.)

O’HANLON, ALICE. ca.1839-1935. Add: Married Charles Midgley in 1890; died in Essex, England. (Adding dates and biographical details for the author of two 1880s novels in CFIV.)

O’KEEFFE, LAURENCE. 1931-2003. Died in Wiltshire, England. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1975 novel “Simultaneous Equations” in CFIV under the pseudonym Laurence Halley.)

OLIVER, GAIL. Marian Gallagher Scott, 1891-1943. (Deleting question marks on dates for the author of the 1937 novel “The Moon Saw Murder” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

OLIVER, MARINA. Born Marina Yvonne Stroud in Walsall, Staffordshire, England; married Christopher Oliver in 1958; prolific author of romance and historical fiction since 1974; college lecturer in further education 1966-1981; treasurer of the Romantic Novelists Association 1986-1993; living in Shropshire. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1997 novel “Veiled Destiny” in CFIV.)
 
O’NEILL, DOROTHY P(ENTZ). (Adding the middle/maiden name for the author of the 1994 novel “Beyond Endearment” in CFIV.)

O’NEILL, EDWARD A(LOYSIUS). 1912-1995. Born in Philadelphia; reporter in Chester, Pennsylvania and Connecticut before the war; after the war a reporter and city editor in Louisville; went to India for the United States Information Service in 1955 and served as assistant to the ambassador there for nearly seven years; died in County Kerry, Ireland, where he had lived since 1980. (Adding dates and biographical details for the author of the 1975 novel “The Rotterdam Delivery” in CFIV.)
 
ONWU, CHARRY ADA. 1953-    . Award-winning writer; married name Onwu-Otuyelu. (Adding the birth date and biographical details for the author of the 1982 novel “One Bad Turn” in CFIV.)

ORDE, MARCUS. Pseudonym. (Identifyng the byline of the author of the 1895 novel “The Weird Ring of Aviemoor” in CFIV.)

ORIENT, ALIX. Reviewers identify the author as a lady from Manchester, England, but no one of this name can be traced, so probably a pseudonym. (Identifying the byline of the author of the 1901 novel “Tangles” in CFIV.)

ORR, ZELMA (R.).  Retired from U.S. Customs in El Paso, Texas; taught fiction writing at York Technical College; wrote eight novels for Harlequin American Romances; now living in Rock Hill, South Carolina. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1985 novel “Night Shadows” in CFIV.)

ORTON, HAMILTON. Pseudonym of someone from the northeast of England. (Identifying the byline for the author of the 1897 novel “Through One Man’s Sin” in CFIV.)

OSBORN, DAVID (D.). Born in New York; raised in New Mexico; spent some years overseas; screenwriter for film and television; living in Connecticut. (Adding biographical details for the author of eight novels in CFIV.)

OSBORN, LINCOLN AUGUSTUS. 1879-1937. Playwright and actor born in Alameda, California and died in New York. Stage/working name: Lynn Osborn, q.v. (Giving the real name of the author of the 1926 play “Easy Money” in CFIV under the stage/working name.)

OSBORN, LYNN. Lincoln Augustus Osborn, 1879-1937. Giving the real name and dates of the author of the 1926 play “Easy Money” in CFIV under the stage/working name.)

OSBORN, STANLEY R. Add: Died in Nebraska. Correction: both the U.S. edition as “Red Hair, Blue Sea”and British edition as “Palmyra’s Pirates” were published as by Stanley R. Osborn. (Adding a biographical detail and byline correction for the author of the single work in CFIV.)

OSBORN, STANLEY S. Delete. (Not the byline under which the 1926 novel “Palmyra’s Pirates” was published.)

OSBORNE, ADRIAN T. Pseudonym of Charles Lineus Sidenham Dowling Maitland, 1877-1950. (Adding the real name of the author of five 1907-1908 novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

OSBORNE, LOUISE. Canadian writer, was living in Aylmer, Ontario. (Adding biographical details for the author of four 1970s novels in CFIV, and the setting of one of them.)
    The Witches’ Ladder. [Canada]

OSTERMAN, HELEN MACIE. Earned a Bachelor of Nursing Degree from Mercy Hospital-St. Xavier College and a Masters Degree from Northern Illinois University; had a 45 year nursing career; lived in the Chicago area all her life. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1997 novel “The Web” in CFIV.)

OSTERMAN, MARK (CHARLES). Police officer in Detroit when he wrote the books in CFIV. (Adding biographical details for the author of two 1990s novels in CFIV.)

OSTROFF, ANTHONY. 1923-1978. (Adding the dates for the co-author with Henry A. Kozlowski of the 1947 play “Murder by Morning” in CFIV.)

OTTERBURN, BELTON. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline for the author of three 1890s novels in CFIV.)

OTTLEY, TED [EDWARD]. 1936-    . Born in Canada; was an English teacher and copywriter in London; journalist; author of music, lyrics, scripts for television and film productions; living on the Gold Coast of Australia. (Adding the birth first name, birth year, birth place and biographical details for the author of the 1993 novel “-Code of Deception” in CFIV, as well as two new titles and series character.)
    -Code of Deception. SC: Jake Carson
    -Code of the Cult. Random pb (Australia), 1996 SC: Jake Carson
    -Code of the Roadies. Random pb (Australia), 1994 SC: Jake Carson 

OUTERBRIDGE, HENRY. Pseudonym of Allen Eugene Updegraff, 1883-1964. (Adding the real name and dates for the author of the 1928 novel “Captain Jack” in CFIV.)

PAGE, MICHAEL F(ITZGERALD). Born in Cheltenham, England; went to sea at age 16 and spent about 13 years as a radio operator; settled in Australia around 1952; has worked as an advertising copywriter and a manager with a publishing firm; has written books on various subjects, and for radio and television. (Adding biographical details for the author of two 1950s novels in CFIV.)
 
PALEY, LOUISA CHARLOTTE NIELSON. 1870-1943. Pseudonym: Lewese Maley. (Adding the real name and dates for the author of the 1927 play “Extremes” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

PALK, ARTHUR JOSEPH. 1899-1986. (Adding the death date for the author of the 1943 novel “The Black Kangaroo” in CFIV.)

PALLISER, FARQUHAR EDWARD. 1855-1947. Pseudonym: Heber K. Daniels, q.v. (Adding the real name and dates for a new author not listed in CFIV.)

PALMER, P(HILLIP) K(EITH). 1916-1973. Born in New Jersey; a radio announcer in New York; died in California. (Correcting the first name and adding the birth year and biographical details for the author of two 1974 novels in CFIV.)

PALMERIO, A(NTHONY) J. 1926-2014. Died in Florida. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1982 novel “Jackey” in CFIV.)

PANTULF, AUBREY. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline of the author of the 1874 novel
“-Sunken Rocks” in CFIV.)

PARDOE, (RICHARD) GEOFFREY. 1890-1953. Teacher, then journalist. (Adding the first name and dates and biographical details for the author of two titles in CFIV under the house pseudonym Dirk Foster.)

PARISH, GRANT. 1863-1941. Born in St. Louis; died in Pennsylvania. (Adding dates and biographical details for the author of the 1892 novel “-A Senator’s Crime” in CFIV.)
 
PARNELL, KEITH. P(hillip) K(eith) Palmer, 1916-1973. (Correcting the first name and adding the birth year for the author of the 1974 novel “Dementia” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

PARRY-ELLIS, ROBERT. 1919-1949. Born in Wales; journalist with the Daily Mirror; then, after WWII, a public relations consultant and freelance writer. (Deleting the question marks on dates and adding biographical details for the author of the 1947 film novelization “Dear Murderer” in CFIV.)

PARSONS, CAROLINE [CAROLINE PARSONS THOMAS]. 1850-1932. Native of Ohio. (Adding dates and biographical detail for the author of the 1899 collection “-A Girl’s Confessional and other stories” in CFIV.)

PATMORE, MAXINE B. Born Maxine Beryl Watterson 1940-    ; married in 1957. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1998 novel “Death at the Patch” in CFIV.)

PATON, RAYMOND. Possibly Sidney Raymond Paton, ca.1875-1955. (Giving a possible full name and dates for the author of the 1917 book “The Autobiography of a Blackguard,” and the setting of the book.)
    The Autobiography of a Blackguard. [Russia]

PATRICK, LYNN. Joint pseudonym of Patricia Pinianski, 1947-    , and Linda Sweeney, 1945-    . (Giving the actual authors of the 1986 novel “Mystery in the Moonlight” in CFIV, and adding a further novel under this pseudonym.)
    The Mermaid’s Touch. Dell, 1987 [ship]
 
PATTEN, JAMES ALEXANDER. ca.1831-1913. Born in Brooklyn; journalist and author; editor of magazines; died in Roseville, New Jersey. (Adding the birth date and biographical details for the author of the 1889 novel “The Mountaineer Detective” in CFIV under the pseudonym Clayton W. Cobb.)

PAUL, ERNEST. Ern(e)st Paul Walter Focke. Died in South Africa; date not found. (Adding biographical detail for the author of six novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

PAUL, JESSYCA. Rosaylmer (Porter) Burger (Hohenberg), 1931-2010. (Adding the full name and dates for the author of three novels in CFIV under the joint pseudonym with Julia Perceval.)

PEARSON, WILLIAM. Lawyer from Colorado, possibly William G. Pearson. (Adding biographical details for the author of four titles in CFIV, and adding a fifth title wrongly attributed to a different William Pearson.)
    Chessplayer. Viking, 1984; Viking (U.K.), 1984 [Moscow; Washington D.C.]

PEARSON, WILLIAM (HARRISON). Delete entry. (The 1984 novel “Chessplayer” attributed to him was actually written by the same author as four other titles in CFIV.)

PEEL, HERBERT J(EPSON). 1873-1956. Journalist. (Adding the middle name and dates and biographical detail for the author of the 1925 collection “The Crime of the Electric Torch and other stories” in CFIV.)

PEGG. ELEANOR. 1871- ?. Born Eleanor Sell in Madras, India; married Rev. Herbert Pegg in 1909; last sighting is sailing to South Africa in 1947. (Adding the birth year and biographical details for the author of two 1920s novels in CFIV, and correcting the publication date of one of them.)
    Red Pepper; or, The Zanana Mystery. Sheldon (London), 1928

PELLATT, T(HOMAS). 1864-1942. Born in Banbury, Oxfordshire, England; schoolmaster in Marlborough and Dorset; died in Dorset. (Adding dates and biographical details for the author of the 1896 novel “The Witch-Finder” in CFIV.)

PENDEREL, RICHARD. Pseudonym. (Adding a new entry not in CFIV.)
    As a Roaring Lion. Skeffington, 1897
    Wilfred Waide, Barrister and Novelist. Sampson Low, 1893 [England]

PENN, ELIZABETH. ca.1845-1917(?). (Adding the real name and dates for the author of the 1888 novel “The Curse of the Fevrills” in CFIV under the pseudonym Sylvia Penn.)

PENN, SYLVIA. Pseudonym of Elizabeth Penn, ca.1845-1917(?); born in Welford, Gloucestershire; living in Bristol in 1900. (Adding the real name, dates and biographical details for the author of the 1888 novel “The Curse of the Fevrills” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

PENWORTH, GEOFFREY. Pseudonym of Thomas Darman Ward, ca.1869-1923; born in Cumberland, England; died in Cheshire. (Adding the real name and dates for the author of the 1898 collection “The Romance of a Musical Bachelor and other stories” in CFIV.)
 
PEREIRA, W(ILFRED) D(ENNIS). 1921-2014. (Adding the death date for the author of three novels in CFIV.)

PERRAULT, E(RNEST) G(EORGE). 1922-2010. (Adding the middle name and dates for the author of two 1970s novels in CFIV.)

PETERS, ALAN. Pseudonym of Isaac Hipshon, 1897-1972; doctor and playwright, born in Austria; died in Leeds, England. (Adding the real name, dates and biographical details for the author of three titles in CFIV.)
 
PETERS, CHARLES DANIEL. 1921-1997. Pseudonym: Charles Frances, q.v. (Correcting the middle name and adding the death date for the author of two 1964 novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

PETHICK, PHILIP M(AXWELL). 1921-2011. Born and died in Leicester, England. (Adding the middle name, death date and biographical details for the author of several titles in CFIV under house names, as well as the 1950 novel “Dames Never Tell” under his own name.)

PETTITT, EDWIN. ca.1820-1880. Pseudonym: Herbert Glyn, q.v. (Giving the real name and dates for the author of the 1863 novel “Uncle Crotty’s Relations” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

PETTY, BARBARA. 1943-    . Born and educated in the Midwest; newspaper reporter, magazine editor, and writer of animation scripts for television; living in Los Angeles. (Adding the birth date and biographical details for the author of three titles in CFIV.)

PHILIP, ALEX(ANDER). Born in Scotland; went to Canada and then Lewiston, New York; died in Whistler, British Columbia. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1926 novel “Complete Change” in CFIV.)

PHILLIPS, COREY. (Adding target readership of the 1969 novel listed in CFIV.)
    The Cape Cod Caper. (Intended for younger readers.)

PHILLIPS, DORIAN M. Delete entry. (Not the real name of the author of the 1976 novel “The Streaker Murders” in CFIV under the pseudonym Philip Dorian.)
  
PHILLIPS, JENNIFER. ca.1940-    . Has written stories, novels, etc., under a variety of pseudonyms. (Adding an approximate birth date and biographical details for the author of the 1985 novel “Bombshell” in CFIV.)

PHILLIPS, LILA L(UCY). Born and raised in Upper Economy, Nova Scotia; dividing her time between her home in Truro and her cottage at Portapique. (Adding further biographical details for the author of the 1994 novel “Murder Can Be Relative” in CFIV.)
 
PHILLIPS, RUSSELL R. ca.1870-    . Born in Connecticut; living in New York in 1940; identified as a writer on censuses; death not traced. (Adding the approximate birth date and biographical details for the author of the 1936 novel ”Death Smiles” in CFIV.)
   
PHRAILE, LORIMER. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline for the author of the 1947 novel “I Am Being Poisoned” in CFIV.)

PIASECKI, VICTOR. The copyright register shows Alec Thackeray as the pseudonym and Piasecki as the real name, but neither can be confirmed or separately identified. (Providing details for the author of the 1975 novel “One Way Ticket” in CFIV.)

PICCIRILLI, TOM [THOMAS EDWARD PICCIRILLI], 1965-2015. (Adding the death date for the author of three novels and two collections in CFIV.)

PICKERING, SIDNEY. Pseudonym, possibly that of Susannah Peyton Armstrong, 1841-1935. (Identifying the byline and suggesting the real name of the author of the 1900 novel “-Verity” in CFIV.)

PICKERING, YORKE. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline of the author of three 1940s novels in CFIV.)

PINER, JACK (C.). ca.1918-    . Born in Canada; was working in radio at Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan, in the 1950s. (Giving an approximate birth date and biographical details for the author of the 1955 novel “Fear Not My Son” in CFIV.)

PINIANSKI, PATRICIA. Joint pseudonym with Linda Sweeney: Lynn Patrick, q.v. (Adding a further joint pseudonym for the two writers in CFIV.)

PISTONE, JOSEPH D(OMINICK). 1939-    . Retired FBI agent. (Identifying the byline on two ghost-written novels in CFIV.)

PORSNOCKE, JULIAN. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline of the author of the 1947 collection “The Chronicles of Tirlie Town” in CFIV.)

POWELL, JOHN D. 1923-1986. Died in East London, South Africa; some library sources say his middle name was David and that he was born in 1923, and the author himself was apparently the source of this information. (Deleting reference to New Zealand, and adding the death date and biographical details for the author of three novels in CFIV.)

POWER, E. M. Possibly this was Edith M(ary) Power, author of a few books 1899-1928 under this byline. (Adding a possible full name for the author of the 1931 novel “How Gertrude’s Spy Came to Ladywell” in CFIV.)

POWERS, VERNE (E.). 1914-1997. (Deleting question marks on the dates of the author of the 1946 play “High Window” in CFIV.).

PRESCOTT, AUGUSTA. ca.1863-1932. Born Augusta (“Gussie”) L. Salisbury in New York; married an unknown Prescott, then Addison Ryman but took previous married name after divorce; died in New York. (Adding dates and biographical details for the author of the 1911 novel “The Stairway on the Wall” in CFIV.)

PREVERETT, ALLAN (DOUGLAS). 1904-1969. Colonial civil servant; died in Kampala, Uganda. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

PROCTER, CHARLES. 1880-1945. Born in Edinburgh, Scotland; in England by 1900; journalist; author of numerous serials and magazine stories; later lived in Cornwall but died in London. (Adding dates and biographical details for the author of the 1922 novel “Pools of the Past” in CFIV.)

PULMAN, C(LEMENT) B(ARKER). 1910-1979. Actor, author and stage director; died in Aberdeen, Scotland. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1943 collection “The Ferocious Fern and other stories” in CFIV.)
 
PUNSHON, E(RNEST) R(OBERTSON). (Adding first U.S. editions of 1950s titles by this author of numerous works in CFIV.)
    Brought to Light. U.S. edition: Ramble House, 2015
    Dark Is the Clue. U.S. edition: Ramble House, 2015

PUTNAM, ALICE (MARIE). 1916-2015. Died in St. Petersburg, Florida. (Adding the middle name, death date and place for the author of the 1991 novel “Murder in the Morning” in CFIV.)

PUTNAM, ZENO(PHON WHITING). A farmer who wrote books on the mechanical aspects of farming; still alive in 1944; death not traced. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1917 novel “Crystal Tower” in CFIV.)

PUZEY, F(REDERICK) G(EORGE). 1904-1964. Died in London, England. (Correcting the birth year and adding the death year and place for the author of the 1931 novel “Cupid Among the Clues” in CFIV.)

QUIGLEY, QUIGTON. Albert W. Bagg, 1852-1935. Born and died in Detroit; a printer. (Adding dates and biographical details for the author of the 1874 novel “Holcomb’s Retreat” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

QUINN, JAKE. Pseudonym of James Curry Conaway, 1936-2012, q.v. (Identifying the real name and dates for the author of  three titles in CFIV.)

QUINTON, GEORGE EDWARD. 1857-1928. Pseudonym: T. I. S., q.v. Adding the real name and dates for the author of the 1891 novel “Violin and Vendetta” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

RAMIREZ, ALICE LOUISE. 1923-2015. (Adding the death date for the author of two 1970s titles in CFIV under the pseudonym Candace Arkham.)

RAMRUS, AL(VIN MORRIS). (Adding the full name of the co-author with John Shaner of the 1978 novel “The Ludendorff Pirates” in CFIV.)

RAMSAY, DIANA. Rhoda Rebee Brandes, 1933-2014. Raised in Brooklyn; educated at Barnard College; English teacher, editor; lived in London, England, in the 1970s; died in Middlebury, Vermont. (Adding dates and biographical details for the author of seven novels in CFIV, as well as the film version of one of them.)
    Descent Into the Dark. Film: Rockville, 2004, as Noise (scw: Lance Doty; dir: Tony Spiridakis)

RANDALL, RONA. Rona Green Shambrook, 1911-2008. (Adding the death date for the author of numerous titles in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

RANKIN, KEITH W. 1960-    . Born in Sedgefield, County Durham, England; studied law at Leeds University; specializing in criminal law. (Adding the birth date and biographical details for the co-author, with Anthony Davis, of four 1990s novels in CFIV under the joint pseudonym Rankin Davis.)

RAVEN, GEORGE P. 1930-    . Born in Croydon, England; living in Spain. (Adding the birth year and biographical details for the author of the 1997 novel “Where There’s a Will” in CFIV.)

RAWLINGS, F. Possibly Frederick Rawlings, ca.1836-1914; born in Herefordshire, though in Stockport area after 1871 and died there. (Adding the possible full name, dates and biographical details for the author of the 1893 novel “-Mystery of the Morgue of Paris” in CFIV.)

RAYMOND, PATRICK (ERNEST). 1924-2015. (Adding the death date for the author of the 1977 novel “A Matter of Assassination” in CFIV.)

RAYNER, BARNABAS F(REDERICK). ca.1803-1852. Actor, comedian and writer. (Giving probable dates and biographical details for the author of the 1837 play “The Dumb Man of Manchester” in CFIV.)
 
RAYNES, JEAN. 1927-    . Living in Palos Verdes, California. (Adding the birth date and biographical detail for the author of two 1970s novels in CFIV.

RAYTHORNE, VALERIE. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline of the author of the 1912 novel “-The Mystery of Rushbrooke” in CFIV.)

RECK, MAX. 1916-1994. Pseudonym: Max Morell, q.v. (Adding the real name and dates for the author of the 1946 novel “Apartment Hotel” in CFIV.)

REDNOUR, HAROLD P(ETER). 1913-1982. Actor and stage director, born in New York, died in North Carolina. (Adding dates and biographical details for the author of the 1954 play “The Oblong Circle” in CFIV.)

REED, WALLACE. Pseudonym of Joseph George Strack, 1904-1986; born and died in New York. (Correcting the real name and adding dates and biographical details for the author of four novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

REED-MARR, P. J. (Adding a title for an author with two novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Reed Marr.)
    -Hot Saturday, Gold Medal, 1960

REICHHARD, MRS. J. F. ca.1863-1899. She was Bertha Henrietta Taylor Reichhard, wife of Jacob Francis Reichhard; died in New York. (Adding the full name and dates for the author of two 1890s novels in CFIV.)

REINSMITH, RICHARD. Richard Rein Smith, 1930-2013. (Adding the death date for the author of numerous titles in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

RENDELL, RUTH (BARBARA). 1930-2015. (Adding the death date for the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)

RENSE, PAIGE. Born in Des Moines, Iowa; adopted as an infant and first known as Patty J. Pashong; took the name Paige as a teenager; married Richard Gardner, David Thomas, Arthur F. Rense (twice), and Kenneth Noland (in 1994). (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1997 novel “Manor House” in CFIV.)

RETTKE, MARIAN POPE. 1927-2015. Born in Hazard, Kentucky; married Gordon H. Rettke; had degrees from Maryville College and the University of Tennessee; was an instructor at two colleges; died in Sumter, South Carolina. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1990 novel “Miss Osborne Misbehaves” in CFIV under the pseudonym Marian Devon.)

REYMOND, HENRY. Pseudonym of H(enry) R(eymond) F(itzwalter) Keating, 1926-2011. (Adding the real name and dates for the author of the 1966 film novelization “Deadlier Than the Male” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

REYNAUD-FOURTON, ALAIN. 1931-2014. Died in Paris. (Adding the death date and place for the author of two titles in CFIV.)
 
REYNOLDS, BONNIE JONES. Raised in New York; commercial model and actress. (Adding biographical details for the author of two 1970s novels in CFIV.)

RHOADES, J. W. (Correcting the spelling of an edition.)
    Boudoin’s Moustache.  Show title thus for 1986 British edition.

RHODES, ELVI. 1916-2015. Born Elsie Y. Holliday in Yorkshire, England; married Harry Rhodes in 1940; died in Sussex; adopted Elvi as her first name as it appears on her marriage registration and probate record. (Correcting the birth date, adding the death date, and giving biographical details for the author of the 1997 novel “The Merry Month of May in CFIV.)

RHODES, J(AMES) H(ENRY). 1929-    . Raised in Nebraska; living in California. (Adding the birth year and biographical details for the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)

RICE, JEFF(REY GRANT). 1944-2015. Born in Providence, Rhode Island; died in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Adding the death date and further biographical details for the author of three novels in CFIV.)

RICE, LAVERNE. 1890-1966. Born in New York City; died in Goshen, New York; high school teacher and short story writer. (Adding dates and biographical details for the author of the 1938 novel “Well-Dressed for Murder” in CFIV.)

RICE, (FLORENCE) SUZANNE (K.). 1908-1997. Born in Pennsylvania; married Clement Leroy Kingman in 1934; then William J. Hilliard; newspaper society editor; died on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. (Adding the full name and dates and biographical details for the author of the 1934 novel “I Will Be Faithful” in CFIV under the pseudonym Kathleen Shepard.)

RICHDALE, WILLIAM L(EON). 1925-    . Author of books on Christianity and church history. (Giving the full name, birth date and biographical details for the author of the 1999 novel “It’s in the Can” in CFIV, and identifying a series beginning with that novel and continuing in at least one later title.)
    It’s in the Can. Series: The E Team            

RICKMAN, (HANS) PETER. 1918-2014. Born in Prague, Czechoslovakia; earned his first degree there and later degrees in Britain; philosophy lecturer at Hull University and City University in London. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of two 1995 novels in CFIV.)

RIDEAL, CHARLES F(REDERIC). 1856-1929. Died in Manhattan, New York. (Adding the death date and place for the author of two collections of stories in CFIV.)

RILEY, L(AWRENCE) W(ILLIAM). 1917-1981. A clergyman. (Adding the full name and death date and biographical detail for the author of the 1958 novel “Temptress on Trial” in CFIV under the name John Laffin.)  

RISENHOOVER, CARMEL C(REDILLE). (Adding the middle name for the author of six 1980s novels in CFIV.)

ROBERTS, HELEN C(LARA). 1876-1957. Born and died in Worthing, Sussex, England. (Adding the middle name and dates of the author of the 1917 novel “-The Discreet Adventure” in CFIV.)

ROBERTS, IRENE. Ivy Myrtle Roberts, 1925-2010. (Adding the middle name and death date of the author of the 1982 novel “Sister on Leave” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

ROBERTS, IVY MYRTLE. 1925-2010. Died in Devon, England. (Adding the death date and place and middle name of the author in CFIV under pseudonyms Irene Shaw and Irene Roberts.)
 
ROBIN, E. GALLIENNE. Author was possibly Rachel Gallienne Robin, 1862-1950 or her sister Ellen Mary Robin, 1861-1938, or both. (Adding possible full names of the author of the ca.1920 title ”Philippe: A Story of the Channel Islands” in CFIV.)

RODGER, RICHARD. Pseudonym of Shirlaw Johnston Rodger, 1941-2013. Born in Glasgow, Scotland. (Adding the real name and dates for the author of four titles in CFIV under the pseudonym Guy Fraser and one as Paul Jarrett.)

ROGERS, EBENEZER. 1836-1915. Born in Ireland; died in London, England. (Adding highly probable dates and biographical details for the author of the 1881 novel “-A Modern Sphinx” in CFIV.)

ROHDE, ROBERT H.  1889-1941. Born in New York; died in Deer Park, New York; writer for the pulps. (Adding the death date and place and biographical details for the author of two 1920s novels in CFIV.)
 
ROITMAN, VOLF. Actor, painter, architect, sculptor and writer. (Adding biographical details for the co-author with Shelley Suzanne Roitman of the 1990 novel “Secret Baby” in CFIV under the joint pseudonym of Shelley V. Ashley.)

ROOKES, S(OPHIA) E(LIZABETH (NICOLL). 1828-1889. (Deleting question marks on names and dates, and adding the maiden name, for the author of the 1868 collection “The Heir of Beech Hall” in CFIV.)

ROSE, ARTHUR (CARL). 1891-1968. Born in Dudley, Worcestershire, England; known as Clarkson Rose and death in Eastbourne registered under that name; best known in the theatre for pantomimes. (Adding dates and biographical details for the co-author with J. E. Harold Terry of the 1993 play “The Return of Sherlock Holmes” in CFIV.)

ROSE, GEOFFREY. Professional actor for 47 years before retiring in 2000. (Adding biographical details for the author of three 1970s novels in CFIV.)

ROSENBERG, ELIZABETH. ca.1925-2014. (Adding the death date for the co-author with husband John Rosenberg of two novels in CFIV.)

ROSENBLATT, DONALD (NORMAN). 1922-2014. Born in Salt Lake City, Utah; educated at the University of Utah and Stanford University; manager of the American Foundry in Salt Lake City; founder of the investment firm Bardon Associates; died in Coronado, California. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the co-author, with his wife Jacqueline, of the 1992 novel “The Curie Conundrum” in CFIV.)

ROSENBLATT, JACQUELINE PAULINE WOOLF. Married Donald Norman Rosenblatt in 1949. (Adding the full name and biographical detail of the co-author, with husband Donald Rosenblatt, of the 1992 novel “The Curie Conundrum” in CFIV.)

ROSI, CYNTHIA. 1965-    . Born Cynthia A. King; married Paolo G. Rosi in London in 1987; living in Powell, Ohio. (Adding the birth date and biographical details for the author of two 1990s novels in CFIV.)

ROSS, IVAN T. Robert Rossner, 1932-1999. (Adding the death date for the author of five novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

ROSS, JEROME D(AVIS). 1911-2012. Died in New York City. (Adding the death date and place for the co-author with Dorothy Salisbury Davis of the 1968 novel “God Speed the Night” in CFIV.)

ROSS, RUSSELL. Henry Russell-Ross, 1917-2008. Giving the corrected name and death date for the author of two 1980s novels in CFIV.)

ROSS, SHEILA (MURIEL). 1925-2012. Born Sheila Muriel Wiseman; died in Queensland, Australia. (Adding the birth name, death date and place for the author of five 1970s novels in CFIV.)

ROSSER, AUSTIN. (Identifying the source of his 1971 play.)
    Sweeney Todd. Closely based on George Dibdin Pitt’s 1883 play in CFIV, “Sweeney Todd, the Barber of Fleet Street; or, The String of Pearls.”

ROSSITER, JOHN.  Birth given in Contemporary Authors as 3/2/1916 in Devonshire, England, but no such birth can be found. His marriage record gives a middle initial as A. He and his wife can be found on electoral rolls in Westbury, Wiltshire, until the 2007 edition. Possibly he was John  Adams Rossiter, maybe born in 1916 in Ireland, who died in England 2008. (Giving possibilities for the author of numerous titles in CFIV under this name and under the pseudonym Jonathan Ross.)

ROSSNER, ROBERT. 1932-1999. Died in Long Beach, Nassau County, New York. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1974 novel “The End of Someone Else’s Rainbow” as well as five 1960s novels as Ivan T. Ross in CFIV.)

ROTER, MARV(IN JAY). 1936-2015. Born in Trenton, New Jersey; studied engineering at Los Angeles Pierce College; worked as an aerospace engineer in California for 35 years. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “-A World to Die For” in CFIV.)

ROTHWELL, H(ENRY) T(ALBOT). 1921-2014. (Adding the death date for the author of six novels in CFIV under this name and three as Henry Talbot.)

ROTHWELL, WILLIAM S(TANLEY). 1924-2014. Born in Wabasha, Minnesota; graduate of the Naval Academy in Annapolis; earned a Masters Degree and Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Wisconsin; worked as a physicist for several companies; died in Auburn, California. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “The New Life Clinics” in CFIV.)

ROYER, LOUIS-CHARLES. 1885-1970. (Adding the dates for the author of seven 1950s novels in CFIV in translation.)

RUDEEN, ANNE. Born Anne Leigh Snyder in Kansas. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1981 novel “Green Lady” with her daughter Louisa Rudeen in CFIV under the joint pseudonym Leigh Ellis.)

RUDEEN, LOUISA (ELLIS). Married Gary Beckett in 2002. (Adding the middle name and biographical details for the co-author with her mother Anne Rudeen of the 1981 novel “Green Lady” in CFIV under the joint pseudonym Leigh Ellis.)

RUGARLI, GIAMPAOLO. 1932-2014. Born in Naples, and died in Olevano Romano, Italy; graduated in law; worked in banking 1955-1985, then a full time writer. (Adding the death date and place and biographical details for the author of the 1990 novel “The Crux” in CFIV in translation.)

RULE, ANN. 1931-2015. (Correcting the birth date and adding the death date for the author of the 1983 novel “Possession” in CFIV, as well as the 1983 novelized true crime volume “Lust Killer,” also in CFIV under the pseudonym Andy Stack.)

RUNYON, CHARLES (WEST). 1928-2014. Died in Cedar Park, Texas. (Adding the death date and place for the author of numerous titles in CFIV under this name as well as three under the pseudonym Mark West.)

RUSHDEN, PATRICK. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline of the author of the 1925 novel “Bonds of Egypt” in CFIV.)

RUSSELL, CHARLES WALCOTT. Manager of the Manhattan Stock Company; dates not found; married to Georgia King Russell, 1867-1934. (Giving biographical details for the author of a 1904 play in CFIV, along with a correction ot its title.)
    Escaped from the Law. (Title correction.)

RUSSELL, CHARLOTTE MURRAY. 1899-1992. Born Charlotte Murray in Rock Island, Illinois; married Marcus J. Russell in 1925; graduate of the University of Chicago; lived in Chicago most of her life. (Deleting the question mark on the death date and adding biographical details for the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)

RUSSELL, EARL LOUIS. 1922-2004. Born in Cleveland, Ohio; Professor of English at Mount Union College for many years, teaching speech and drama in the 1940s and retiring in 1984; died in Oberlin, Ohio, where he had lived since 1993. (Deleting question marks on dates and adding biographical details for the author of the 1949 play “Grandma’s Best Years” in CFIV.)
   
RUSSELL-ROSS, HENRY. 1917-2008. Birth name Henry R. Ross; died in Suffolk, England. (Correcting the name, and adding the death date and place for the author of two 1980s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Russell Ross.)

RUTER, P(HILANDER) S. ca.1815-1857. Received an A.B. degree from Allegheny College in 1834; unsuccessful as a Methodist minister; professor at the Masonic College of Kentucky in Louisville, also at Transylvania University, and then at Chappell Hill College in Texas; lived for several years in Virginia; died in Texas. (Giving the first name, dates and biographical details for the author of the 1849 collection “Reminiscences of a Virginia Physician” in CFIV.)

RUTH, ARTHUR. Probably he was Arthur Frederick Ruth, 1890-1973, an Army officer based in India in the 1930s. (Adding probable dates and biographical details for the author of the 1939 novel “Portway’s Quest” in CFIV.)
 
RUTLEY, C(ECIL) BERNARD. Born in London, England; died in Hampshire. (Adding biographical details for the author of two 1940s novels in CFIV.)

RYAN, GEORGE. Possibly George Ryan, Jr., 1960-2011, born in Elizabeth, New Jersey; died in Eustis, Florida. (Adding possible dates and biographical details for the author of seven novels in CFIV under house names.)

RYAN, FLOYD CURTISS. 1885-1964. Born and died in New York. Note: 1885 is mostly given as his birth date, but one normally authoritative source gives 1884. (Adding the dates and biographical details for the author of the 1935 novel “Murder on the Ranch” in CFIV.)

RYAN, JAMES H(ERBERT). 1928-1986. (Adding the death date for the author of the 1972 novel “Suffer the Little Ones” in CFIV.)
 
RYAN, JESSICA (CADWALADER). 1914-1972. (Deleting the question mark on the birth date of the author of two 1940s novels in CFIV.)

RYAN, KEVIN M(ATTHEW). Born in Boston, Massachusetts. (Adding the middle name and birth place for the author of the 2000 novel “Past Due” in CFIV.)

RYAN, LAWRIE [SYDNEY LAWRENCE RYAN]. Born in Adelaide, Australia; a librarian in South Australia and then Queensland, 1970-1988. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1998 novel “The Fairies’ Midwife” in CFIV.)
 
RYAN, R. R. (Adding the first U.S. edition of a 1937 novel.)
    Death of a Sadist. Ramble House, 2014

RYLAND, J(OHN) KNOX. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline for the author of three 1930s novels in CFIV.)

RYP, ELLEN. Born Ellen Stern; married Norman Ryp in 1964, then Emmanuel Wolff in 1988. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1989 novel “Deadly Bonds” in CFIV.)

S., T. I. Pseudonym of George Edward Quinton, 1857-1928. Born in Bristol, England; went to the U.S. in the 1890s; married in Pennsylvania in 1905; died in Volusia, Florida; a musician living in Virginia in 1913; middle name sometimes given as Edwin. (Adding real name, dates and biographical details for the author of the 1891 novel “Violin and Vendetta” in CFIV.)

SACKVILLE, ORME. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline of the author of five 1930s novels in CFIV.)
 
SAHER, PURVEZ J. K. Born in Bombay, India; educated in Germany; living in Cologne. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1982 novel “Welcome to the Torture Chamber” in CFIV under the pseudonym Mastero Storyteller.)

ST. CLAIR, VIVIAN B. Pseudonym of Horace Frederick Allkins, 1853-1895; portrait painter and journalist, born in London, England, went to Australia after 1879, and died in Victoria. (Adding the real name, dates and biographical details for the author of the 1892 novel “-In a Trance: An Hypnotic Mystery, Founded in Facts of Local Connection” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

ST. CLOUD, RUPERT. Pseudonym of “a well-known Yorkshire hunting and racing man.” (Identifying the byline of the co-author with J. Fairfax-Blakeborough of the 1934 novel “A Turf Mystery” in CFIV.)

ST. IVEN, W. William Stiven, 1852-1937. (Deleting the middle name and correcting the dates for the author of the 1926 collection “Station-to-Station Stories” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)
 
SAKOL, JEANNIE. 1926-2014. (Adding the death date for the author of the 1980 novel “Hot 30" in CFIV.)

SALAMAN, (FREDERICK) NICHOLAS (PAUL). (Adding the full name of the author of the 1996 novel “A State of Shock” in CFIV.)

SALCROFT, ARTHUR. Pseudonym of Arthur Edward Beecroft, 1887-1974; a barrister; born in Hastings, England; died in Buckinghamshire. (Adding the real name, dates and biographical details for the author of three 1920s novels in CFIV.)

SALE, DAVID. Pseudonym (and perhaps eventual legal name) of Ernest Swindells, 1932-    ; born in Lancashire, England; emigrated to Australia in 1950. (Adding the birth name and date and biographical details for the author of five novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

SAMUEL, JOSEPH. 1903-1949. An engineer; born in Pontypool, Monmouthshire, England; died in Salford. (Adding the dates and biographical details for the author of the 1947 novel “The Murdered Cliche” in CFIV.)

SANDERS, W. FRANKLIN. Although “The Whip Hand” was published as by Sanders alone, it began as an unpublished 1951 novel “Deliver Me from Dallas,” apparently by Sanders and Charles Willeford, and after minor revisions was published as “The Whip Hand” without crediting Willeford. Some believe Sanders was just a pseudonym for Willeford; others argue that Willeford was likely the main if not sole writer. Sanders has not been specifically identified. (Adding publication and authorship details for the 1961 novel “The Whip Hand” in CFIV.)

SANDERSON, MARK. 1962-   . Journalist and reviewer. (Giving the birth date and biographical details for the author of the 1998 novel “Audacious Perversion” in CFIV.)

SANFORD, MURRAY. John Paton Murray, 1898- ? (Giving full real name and birth year for the author of the 1935 collection “Sergeant O’Mara” in CFIV.)

SARGENT, PATRICIA [PATRICIA SARGENT ZEGART]. Born Patricia Stier in Milwaukee, Wisconsin; evidently married someone named Sargent before marrying Arthur Zegart. (Adding further biographical details for the author of two novels in CFIV.)
 
SARTO, BEN. (Adding the setting for a 1949 novel in CFIV.)
    Chain Gang Queenie. [England]

SAVAGE, JOHN. Freelance writer born in California who contributed stories to slick magazines. Possibly John A. Savage, 1921-    , who was born in California and later living in Alma, Kansas. (Giving biographical details and possible dates for the author of the 1957 novel “A Shady Place to Die” in CFIV.)

SAWYERS, WILLIAM H(ENRY?). Born in Croydon, Surrey, England; went to Australia in 1949. (Adding biographical details and a possible middle name for the author of the 1999 collection “The Psychic Detective” in CFIV.)

SAYERS, (HON.) LOUISA SARAH. 1789-1866. Born in Ireland as Louisa Sarah Yelverton; died in Down Hatherley, Gloucestershire, England. (Adding dates and biographical details for the author of the 1839 collection “-Henry Acton; or, The Gold Smugglers and other tales” in CFIV, and the story titles.)
    -Henry Acton; or, The Gold Smugglers and other tales. ss: Agnes Dorville; or, First Love \ Annee Owen; or, The Curse \ Carroll Belcarris; or, The Lost Boy \ Edith Courtney: A Tale of the Cholera \ Henry Acton; or, The Gold Smugglers \ Wild Will of the Hills; or, A Tale of the Sea

SCHOLEFIELD, ALAN (TWEEDIE). (Adding the middle name for the author of numerous titles in CFIV under this byline and as A. T. Scholefield, as well as under the pseudonym Lee Jordan.)

SCHOLES, R. SEBRIGHT. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline for the author of the 1885 novel “Marion; or, The Mystery of Robesdale” in CFIV.)

SCHULZ, DENIS W(ILLIAM). 1933-    . (Correcting the birth date of the author and the title of the 1971 novel in CFIV.)
    The Adventures of Simpson Simon.

SCHUMACHER, CLAIRE W. Born Claire Ruth Wombacher in St. Louis County, Minnesota. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1980 novel ”Ore Dust in Her Shoes” in CFIV.)

SCOBEL, SAMUEL. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline of the author of the 1860 novel “The Tin Box” in CFIV.)

SCOBIE, ALASTAIR. Born in Sydney, Australia; married in England in 1939 and was living in London ca.1945-1953; apparently a screenwriter in Hollywood and then a film director in England; last sighting as a photographer and writer in Africa. (Adding biographical details for the author of four novels in CFIV.)
  
SCOGNAMIGLIO, JOHN. 1966-    . Grew up in Brooklyn, New York; graduate in English from New York University; editor with New York publishers. (Adding the birth year and biographical details for the author of the 1991 novel “Once Innocent” in CFIV under the pseudonym Jessica Gregory.)

SCOPPETTONE, SANDRA (VALERIE). (Adding the middle name of the author of numerous books in CFIV under this name and the pseudonym Jack Early.)

SCOT-BERNARD, P(ATRICIA). Patricia Vida Bernard. (Giving the real name in full for the author of two novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

SCOTT, MARIAN GALLAGHER. 1891-1943. Born Maude Marian Gallagher in Kansas; married prolific pulp and magazine writer Earl William Scott (1891-1971) in 1916; died in Santa Fe, New Mexico; birth date sometimes given as 1892. (Deleting the question marks on dates and adding biographical details for the author of three novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Katherine Wolffe and “The Moon Saw Murder” under the pseudonym Gail Oliver.)

SCOTT, META C. Possibly this was Meta Cyprian Scott, 1880-1966; born on the Isle of Wight; married James Graham in 1899; went to the U.S. in 1920; died in Monrovia, Louisiana. (Giving possible full name, dates and biographical details for the author of the 1896 novel “-Benjamin’s Sack” in CFIV.)
 
SCOTT, VALERIE
    Ski Lift to Love. Hale, 1971. Also published as by Helen Murray. Tiara, 1980 (Giving original publication and byline for the novel in CFIV as by Murray, also a pseudonym of Donald Sydney Rowland, 1928-    .)

SELBORNE, JOHN. Pseudonym, possibly that of Harry John Selborne Boome, 1873-1955, a stockbroker in London. (Adding a possible real name and dates for the author of two 1911 novels in CFIV.)                    

SEYMOUR, DOROTHY (JANE) Z(ANDER). Delete as real name of Dorothy Jane Mills for the 1998 novel “The Sceptre” in CFIV.)

SHAMBROOK, RONA (GREEN). 1911-2008. Born in Birkenhead, England; died in Sheffield. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of numerous titles in CFIV under the pseudonym Rona Randall.)

SHANNON, JOHN C(LARKE). 1872-1946. Born in Walsall, England; died in London; worked in the wholesale clothing trade for many years. (Adding the middle name, dates, and biographical details for the author of two collections in CFIV.)

SHARP, ROGER. Pseudonym of Reggie Sharp Byram, possibly born Reggie Sharp in 1935 and adopted by someone named Byram. (Adding the real name and biographical details for the author of the 1981 novel “Quarmby” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

SHARPLES, RICHARD MILNE. Better known as Dick Sharples, television writer. (Adding biographical details for the author of “Hour of Justice” in CFIV under the pseudonym Richard Milne.)

SHAW, IRENE. Ivy Myrtle Roberts, 1925-2010. (Adding the middle name and death date of the author of two 1960s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

SHAW, JANE. 1923-2003. (Adding the death date for the author of the 1953 novel “The Weir” in CFIV under the pseudonym Jane Gillespie.)

SHEPARD, KATHLEEN. (Florence) Suzanne (K) Rice, 1908-1997. (Adding the full name and dates for the author of the 1934 novel “I Will Be Faithful” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

SHEPHERD, HESTER. Lived in Bradford, England. (Adding a biographical detail for the author of two 1930s novels in CFIV, with the correction of one of them below.)
    Worlds Not Realized.

SHEPP, BRIAN LAWRENCE. 1967-    . Pseudonym: Aries Eclipse, q.v. (Giving the real name and birth year of the author of the 2000 novel “Dealers” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

SHEPPARD, MRS. EDWIN [LYDIA H. SHEPPARD]. 1829-1910. Born in England; went to the U.S. in 1852; died in Philadelphia. (Correcting the birth date and adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1877 novel “Gold and Guilt; or, The Mystery of Norwood” in CFIV.)
 
SHERIDAN, (JAMES) WILFRED.  1896-1972. Born and died in Cheshire, England. (Deleting the question marks, adding the death date and corrected biographical details for the author of two 1920s novels in CFIV.)

SHERWOOD, ROBERT BERKELEY. Probably a pseudonym. (Identifying the byline of the author of the 1900 collection “Queer Stories from Truth”, and information about that volume.)
    Queer Stories from “Truth”. Possibly a multi-author anthology; contents not found.

SHOUBRIDGE, DONALD. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline for the author of two 1940s collections in CFIV.)

SHORT, MARION. ca.1871-1947. Died in Dade County, Florida. (Adding the death date and place for the author of a number of plays in CFIV.)

SHUBIN, SEYMOUR. 1921-2014. (Adding the death date for the author of numerous novels in CFIV.)

SIMON, ANGELA. Irene Mahoney, 1921-2015. (Adding the death date for the author of the 1977 novel “Seven Sons” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

SIMON, ROBIN (ALFRED). Graduate of the University of Adelaide; trained in journalism on London’s Fleet Street; editor in Toronto for two years; returned to Sydney and established a business as a freelance author and scriptwriter under the name Robert DuMerrick. (Adding the full name and biographical details for the author of two 1970s titles in CFIV.)

SIMPSON, (MOLLY M.) SPENCER. 1915-1936. Born in Gravesend, England; died in Tonbridge Wells. (Adding the full name, dates and biographical details for the author of two 1930s novels in CFIV.)

SINCLAIR, FREDRIC. First name spelled Fredric or Frederic; middle initial apparently M; journalist and war correspondent for the Buffalo Evening News; lived in Buffalo in the 1940s; author of over 300 stories and articles; dates not found. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1947 novel “Drop One, Carry Four” in CFIV.)
 
SKELTON, ALISON SCOTT. Sister of writer Justin Scott; married Clement Lister Freestone Skelton in Inverness, Scotland, in 1967. (Adding biographical details for the co-author, with her husband, of three 1970s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Abigail Clements.)
 
SKELTON, CLEMENT LISTER FREESTONE. Married second wife, Alison Scott, sister of writer Justin Scott, in Inverness, Scotland, in 1967; died in Inverness. (Adding biographical details for the co-author, with his wife, of three 1970s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Abigail Clements.)
 
SLEATH, MRS. ELEANOR. 1770-1847. Born Eleanor Carter in Loughborough, England; married Joseph Barnabas Sleath in l792 and Joseph Dudley in 1823; died in Silaby, Leicestershire. (Adding dates and biographical details for the author of four titles in CFIV.)

SMALLEY, E(LIZABETH SARAH?), (Adding a second title to the entry in CFIV.)    
    The Mystery of the Manor. Wilkes (Melbourne), 1941

SMITH, FRANCIS McKELDON. Pseudonym of Francis Newman Smith, 1887-1974; born in Washington, D.C.; died in Bristol, Maine. (Adding real name, dates and biographical details for the author of the 1959 novel “Trial by Fire” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

SMITH, FRANCIS NEWMAN. 1887-1974. Pseudonym: Francis McKeldon Smith. (Adding the real name and dates for the author of the 1959 novel “Trial by Fire” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

SMITH, GORDON LANE. 1917-1999. Born in Chicago; died in Evansville, Indiana. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “The Sphinx Has a Secret” in CFIV.)

SMITH, JULIA (BERNARD). ca.1761-1834. Married Rev. Joseph Smith in 1779; died in Grantham, Lincolnshire, England. (Adding dates and biographical details for the author of the 1810 novel “The Prison at Montauban; or, Times of Terror” in CFIV.)

SMITH, NAOMI GLADISH. Born Naomi L. Gladish in Cochester, Essex, England, of American parents; emigrated to the U.S. in 1940; married Robert A. Smith in Illinois in 1958. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1976 novel “Buried Remembrance” in CFIV.)

SMITH, PHOEBE. 1890-1981. Born in England; married a Frenchman Henri Dangazler who died in WWI, then Charles E Smith and followed him back to Vancouver; executive and leading player of the Little Theatre Company since the 1920s and also worked with other theatre groups; worked in both radio and television. (Adding dates and biographical details for the author of the 1947 play “Stranger Than Fiction” in CFIV.)
 
SMITH, RICHARD REIN. 1930-2013. Died in Orlando, Florida. (Adding the death date and place for the author of numerous titles in CFIV under the pseudonym Richard Reinsmith and four under the pseudonym Diana Tower.)

SMITH, SURREY. William Morum, 1910-1980. (Adding the dates for the co-author with William Dinner of three novels in CFIV under the joint pseudonym.)

SMITH, (ERIC) SYDNEY. 1912-2002. Born in Montreal, Canada; served in the RAF in WWII and was in several POW camps; a journalist before the war and afterwards in Singapore, Kashmir, Korea, Paris amd South Africa; retired to Normandy in 1975. (Adding the first name, death date and biographical details for the author of the 1979 novel “Survivor” in CFIV.)

SMITH, TENNYSON (LAUNCELOT). Born in Melbourne, Australia; actor and journalist who worked for the Brisbane newspaper; may have disappeared into Africa; no death date found. (Adding biographical details for the co-author, with Percy Hulburd, of the 1888 play novelization “The Story of Jim the Penman” in CFIV.)

SMITH, WILBUR (ADDISON). (Correcting the identification of British and U.S. editions of one novel, given in reverse in CFIV.)
    The Train from Katanga. Heinemann, 1965. U.S. title: Dark of the Sun. Viking, 1965

SMITHIES, MURIEL HOWE. 1913-2010. Died in Ambleside, Cumbria, England. (Adding the death date and place for the author of three 1950s novels under the pseudonym Muriel Howe and two 1960s novels under the pseudonym Newlyn Nash, all in CFIV.)

SMITHSON, R(EBECCA?) L. 1965(?)-    . (Giving possible name and birth date, as well as a correction of the publisher information on the 1984 book in CFIV).
    Dowry of Danger. Kensal (Bourne End, Buckinghamshire, England)

SMYTH, JOSEPH HILTON. Add: died in Mexico City, Mexico; during WWII he was involved in promoting Japanese interests in the U.S. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1951 novel “I, Mobster” listed under Anonymous in CFIV.)

SNELLING, LAURENCE SNOW. (Adding the middle name of the author of two 1970s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Peter Mallory.)

SOARES, (ANTONIO) RAE. 1888-1955. Born in Springfield, Illinois; lived in Honolulu and British Columbia and then California, where he died in Sacramento; printer and librarian. (Adding the first name, dates and biographical details for the author of the 1908 collection “Cupid and the Law’ in CFIV.)

SOMERS, GAINSFORD. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline of the author of the 1899 novel “The Human Octopus; or, By the Rivers of Babylon” in CFIV.)

SOMERVILLE, IVAN (SHAW). 1875-1965. Born in Montreal, Canada; came to the U.S. ca.1878. (Deleting the question marks on the middle name and dates and adding biographical details for the author of the 1931 novel “Scattered Death” in CFIV.)

SORKIN, BERNARD. 1912-1984. Born in New York; athletics coach in 1940 and a recreation leader for the Department of Parks in 1962. (Adding dates and biographical details for the author of the 1962 novel “Steel Shivs” in CFIV.)

SOUTHERN, (REV.) J(OHN) W(ILLIAM). 1840-1911. (Adding dates for the author of the 1888 novel “Fannette; or, A Brave Young Woman” in CFIV.)

SOUTHIN, GWENDOLYN. Born Gwendolyn G. Le Feuvre in Essex, England; married Victor Southin in 1945; emigrated to Montreal, Canada, in 1952. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “Death in a Family Way” in CFIV.)

SPAIN, RICHARD. Pseudonym of Philip Furneaux Jordan, 1902-1941, q.v. Other pseudonym: Victor France, q.v. Book was written to win a bet that he could write a novel within a week. (Adding the real name and other details for the author of the 1931 novel “The Strange Citadel” in CFIV.)

SPATZ, DONALD HEBER. 1913-1999. Pseudonym. H. Donald Spatz, q.v. (Adding the real name and corrected death date for author of two 1940s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

SPATZ, H. DONALD. Pseudonym of Donald Heber Spatz, 1913-1999. Born in Reading, Pennsylvania; died in Lutherville Timonium, Baltimore, Maryland. (Adding the real name, corrected death date, and biographical details for the author of two 1940s novels in CFIV.)

SPENCE, WALL. Pseudonym of Wilfred A. Spence, 1897-1987; born and died in California. (Adding the real name, dates and biographical details for the author of numerous 1933-1956 plays in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

SPENCE, WILFRED A. 1897-1987. Pseudonym: Wall Space, q.v. (Adding the real name and dates for the author of numerous plays in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

SPENCER, ELIZABETH. Ref: CA. (Adding a reference citation for the author of the 1956 novel “-The Voice at the Back Door” in CFIV.)

SPICER, (WILLIAM) HENRY. 1812-1891. (Adding the first name and birth date of the author of four titles in CFIV.)

SPLINT, F. A. Although the initials don’t match, possibly he was Frederic(k) Weldon Splint, born in Brooklyn ca.1881; an editor and newspaperman who eventually became a physician. (Giving possible biographical details for the author of three 1911 novels in CFIV under the house name Nicholas Carter.)

SPRISSLER, ALFRED (THEODORE). 1902-1985. Born in Philadelphia; died in Gloucester, Pennylvania. (Adding the middle name, deleting question marks on dates, and adding biographical details for the author of the 1932 novel “The Avenging Note” in CFIV.)

SPROUSE, GENE [LOWELL EUGENE SPROUSE]. 1923-1999. Born in Indiana; died (or at least was buried) in Tucson, Arizona; an inventor, pilot with the U.S. Army Air Corps, accomplished artist and sculptor. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1979 novel “Mystery at Spindle Key” and of the 1978 novel “The Secret of the Satin Doll” under the pseudonym Jean Sprouse, both in CFIV.)

SPROUSE, JEAN. Gene Sprouse [Lowell Eugene Sprouse]. 1923-1999. (Adding the death date for the author of the 1978 novel “The Secret of the Satin Doll” in CFIV under the pseuodnym.)
 
STACK, ANDY. Ann Rule, 1931-2015. (Correcting the birth date and adding the death date for the author of the 1983 novelized true crime volume “Lust Killer” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)
 
STACKELBERG, GENE. Pseudonym of Arthur E(ugene) Adams, 1917-2007, q.v. (Giving the real name and dates of the author of the 1959 novel “Double Agent” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

STAFFORD, MARJORIE. Marjorie Stafford Vaes, 1890-1960. (Adding the death date for the author of the 1953 novel “Death Plays the Gramophone” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

STAMMEYER, WILLIAM A.  Delete. (The author’s name is correcting to STANMEYER, WILLIAM A., q.v.)

STANHOPE, WALTER. Pseudonym of Walter Stephens, a journalist, novelist and dramatic author, born ca.1828 in London, who became Walter Stanhope Stevens on the 1901 census and Walter Stanhope-Stephens on the 1911 census; died in 1912. (Adding the real names and dates of the author of the 1888 novel “-A Martyr to Pride” in CFIV.)

STANMEYER, WALTER A(NTHONY). 1934-    . Ref: CA. (Correcting the author’s name from Stammeyer in CFIV and adding a reference citation, for the author of the 1999 novel “Day of Inquiry” in CFIV.).

STANLEY, JOHN. John Stanley Joseph Griffiths, 1931-2001. (Adding the death date for the author of three 1990s titles in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

STAPLES, DOROTHY TUCKER ADEN. 1917-1970. Pseudonym: Dorothy Stapleton, q.v.

STAPLES, SAMUEL GRANVILLE. 1904-1974. Pseudonym: Douglas Stapleton, q.v.; joint pseudonym with wife Dorothy Tucker Aden Staples as Dorothy Stapleton, q.v. (Identifying the co-author with Helen A. Carey of the 1946 novel “The Corpse Is Indignant” in CFIV as by Douglas Stapleton.)

STAPLETON, D. Byline of Samuel Granville Staples, 1904-1974, as Douglas Stapleton, with wife Dorothy Tucker Aden Staples,1917-1970, as Dorothy Stapleton. (Identifying the authorship of three 1950s novels titles in CFIV under the byline.)

STAPLETON, DOROTHY. Pseudonym of Dorothy Tucker Aden Staples, 1917-1970. Born in Louisiana; died in Los Angeles. (Identifying the real name of the co-author, with Douglas Stapleton, of three 1950s novels in CFIV under the joint byline D. Stapleton.)

STAPLETON, DOUGLAS. Pseudonym of Samuel Granville Staples, 1904-1974. Born in Virginia; died in La Habra, California. (Identifying the real name of the co-author with Helen A. Carey of the 1946 novel “The Corpse Is Indignant” in CFIV, and the co-author with Dorothy Tucker Aden Staples of three titles in CFIV under the byline D. Stapleton.)

STARNES, PATRICK (B.). ca.1944-    . Son of John (Kennett) Starnes, 1918-2014, author of five novels in CFIV. (Adding the approximate birth year and biographical detail for the author of the 2000 novel “A Perfect Sentence“ in CFIV.)
       
STARR, LEONARD. 1925-2015. Born in New York City; award-winning comic strip writer-artist. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the co-author with Stan Drake of four graphic novels in CFIV.)
 
STAUFFER, DWIGHT G(ODDARD). Born in Shanghai, China. (Adding the middle name and birth place for the author of the 1994 novel “The Klondike Gold Rush Mystery” in CFIV.)

STEELE, TEDD [THEODORE ARTHUR STEELE]. 1922-1994. Comic strips writer and cover artist, advertising agency artist, freelance writer. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1946 novel “Artists, Models and Murder” in CFIV.)

STELLMACH, BARBARA. 1930-2009. Birth name: Barbara Rita Lee; died in Queensland, Australia.. (Adding the death date and place and biographical details for the author of the 1978 play “Not Even a Mouse” in CFIV.)

STEPHENS, WALTER. ca.1828-1912. Pseudonym: Walter Stanhope, q.v. (Adding the real name and dates for the author of the 1888 novel “-A Martyr to Pride” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

STEVENS, CHRISTIAN D(AVID). 1929-2001. Born in Montana; died in Dublin, Ireland. (Adding the middle name and dates and biographical details for the author of the 1987 novel “Printer’s Devil” in CFIV.)
 
STEVENS, (LESLIE) CLARK. 1924-1998. Born in Washington D.C.,; died in Los Angeles; film and television producer, writer and director. (Adding the first name, dates and biographical details for the author of the 1943 play “The Brave Shall Serve” in CFIV.)

STICKNEY, MARY E(TTA SMITH). 1853-1935. Born Mary Etta Smith in New York and married Frank H. Stickney in 1883; died in Los Angeles. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1891 novel “-Circumstantial Evidence” in CFIV.)
        
STIVEN, WILLIAM. 1852-1937. Lived in Downfield, Angus, Scotland, where he founded the local golf club. (Deleting the middle name, correcting the dates and adding biographical details for the author of the 1926 collection “Station-to-Station Stories” in CFIV under the pseudonym W. St. Iven.)

STORM, JOAN. Pseudonym of Joan Margaret Halladay Winmill, 1916-1963, who married Michael Quin after her books were published; born Joan Margaret Halladay in Tamworth, England, and married Felix Winmill in 1945; died in London. (Adding the real name, dates and biographical details for the author of three 1950s novels in CFIV.)

STORRY, JON. Probably John R. N. Storry, 1946-    . (Adding a probable full name and birth year for the author of the 1988 novel “Told in Silence” in CFIV.)
 
STRACH, JOSEPH GEORGE. Delete entry. (Correcting the error: not the real name of Wallace Reed, in CFIV for four novels under the pseudonym.)

STRACHAN, T(ONY) S(IMPSON). 1920-2014. Died in West Vancouver, Canada. (Adding the death date and place for the author of five novels in CFIV.)
 
STRACK, JOSEPH GEORGE. 1904-1986. Pseudonym: Wallace Reed, q.v. (Adding the real name and dates for the author of four novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

STREET, PAMELA. 1921-2007. Died in London; daughter of A(rthur) G(eorge) Street, 1892-1966, also in CFIV. (Adding the death date and place, and biographical detail for the author of three novels in CFIV.)

STREETER, NEWTON E(VERETT). 1925-2008. Born in Chicago; died in Las Vegas; there’s some confusion about his middle name, sometimes apparently given as Edward. (Adding the death date and place, and biographical details for the author of the 1998 collection “Noise and other night terrors” in CFIV.)

STUART, E. B. Pseudonym of Eugene Stuart Brown, 1923-2009. Born in Brooklyn, New York; died in Berkshire, Massachusetts; served in the Army Air Corps in the Far East in WWII; graduate of New York University; public relations consultant. (Adding the dates and biographical details for the author of two 1950s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)
 
STYLES, LESLEY (EMILY). 1924-2008. Served as a wireless operator in the Australian Women’s Army Service in WWII; studied art in Melbourne at the Prahan Technical College; painter; operated an art gallery; wrote scripts for Australian radio. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1975 novel “The Gordo Blanco Affair” in CFIV.)

SUDAK, EUNICE. 1926-1971. Born and died in Cleveland, Ohio. (Adding dates and biographical details for the author of four 1960s titles in CFIV.)

SUTTON, JESSICA. Robert A(llen) Liston, 1927-2015. (Adding the death date for the author of the 1989 novel “Kill or Cure” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

SUTTON, MARGARET (ALICE). 1944-    . Businesswoman in Dallas, Texas, specializing in home decorating and carpet sculpting. (Adding the birth year and biographical details for the joint author with Maryann Miller of the 2000 novel “Doubletake” in CFIV under the pseudonym Sutton Miller.)

SWANSON, DONALD (ANDREW). 1917-    . Film producer last seen on a passenger list to South Africa. (Correcting the birth date and adding a biographical detail for the author of the ca.1957 collection “Highveld, Lowveld and Jungle” in CFIV.)

SWANSON, FREDERICK JOHN. 1910-1990. Pseudonym: Philip Dorian, q.v. (Adding the real name and dates for the author of the 1976 novel “The Streaker Murders” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

SWARTHOUT, KATHRYN (BLAIR). 1919-2015. Died in Scottsdale, Arizona. (Adding the death date and place for the co-author, with husband Glendon Swarthout, of the 1982 novel “Cadbury’s Coffin” in CFIV.)

SWAYNE, HERBERT E. Pseudonym of Wilbur Braun, 1894-1968, q.v. (Adding the real name and another pseudonym for the author of numerous plays in CFIV under numerous pseudonyms.)
 
SWEENEY, LINDA. Joint pseudonym with Patricia Pinianski: Lynn Patrick, q.v. (Adding a further joint pseudonym for the two writers in CFIV.)

SWINDELLS, ERNEST. 1932-   . Pseudonym (and perhaps eventual legal name): David Sale, q.v. (Adding the real name of the author of five novel in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

SWINDELLS, MADGE. 1933-    .  (Adding the birth year for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

SWINGLER, J(OHN) H(ICKMAN). 1870-1936. (Adding the full name and dates for the author of the 1897 novel “Circumstantial Evidence” in CFIV.)
 
TALBOT, HENRY. H(enry) T(albot) Rothwell, 1921-2014. (Adding the death date for the author of three novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

THOMAS, DONALD (SERRELL). Pseudonym: Todd Mallanson, q.v. (Adding a pseudonym under which the 1980 novel “Ladykiller” was published.)

THOMAS, W(ILLIAM) T(HOMAS). 1899-1960. Born in Eidsvold, Queensland, Australia; died in Sydney; world traveler, very familiar with the Far East. (Adding the full name, dates and biographical details for the author of four 1940s titles in CFIV.)

TOWER, DIANA. Richard Rein Smith, 1930-2013. (Adding the death date for the author of four novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

TRACY, HUGH. Kathleen “Kay” Bridget Treacy Evans, 1932-1993. (Adding dates for the co-author with Stuart Evans of three titles in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

TURNER, PEARL. 1922-2015. Born Pearl Elizabeth Herring in Nottinghamshire; married  William Turner in 1961. (Adding correct dates and biographical details for the author of the 1980 novel “Comrades in Death” in CFIV.)

UPDEGRAFF, ALLEN EUGENE. 1883-1965. Born in Grinnell, Iowa; died in Paris, where he mostly lived after 1923. Pseudonym: Henry Outerbridge, q.v. (Adding the real name, dates and biographical details for the author of the 1928 novel “Captain Jack” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

VACULIK, LUDVIK. 1926-2015. (Adding the death date for the author of the 1973 novel “The Guinea Pigs” in CFIV.)

VAES, MARJORIE STAFFORD. 1890-1960. (Adding the death date for the author of the 1953 novel “Death Plays the Gramophone” in CFIV under the pseudonym Marjorie Stafford.)

VAN ADLER, T. C. SC: Father Brocard Curtis and Zinka, in the 1999 novel ”St. Agatha’s Breast” and subsequent novel(s). (Adding series characters.)

VAN DERVEER, MAX. 1922-1979. Pseudonym: Jack Lynn, q.v. (Giving the real name and dates of the author of numerous titles in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

VANE, NIGEL. (Adding an omnibus first U.S. edition of two 1930s titles by this pseudonymous author in CFIV.)
    The Menace of Li-Sin. U.S. edition: Dancing Tuatara, 2015, with “The Vengeance of Li-Sin”, as The Evil of Li-Sin and other stories, as by Gerald Verner.
    The Vengeance of Li-Sin. U.S. edition: Dancing Tuatara, 2015, with “The Menace of Li-Sin”, as The Evil of Li-Sin and other stories, as by Gerald Verner.

VANE, NORMAN T(HADDEUS). 1928-2015. Writer and director of horror films, born Norman Theodore Vein in Brookhaven, New York; died in Hollywood. (Giving the full birth name and dates and biographical details for the author of the 1974 novel “-The Exorcism of Angela Gray” in CFIV, where it was identified as written by Norman A. Daniels, 1905-1995; but could it have been ghosted by Daniels?)

VERNER, GERALD. (Adding an omnibus first U.S. edition of two 1930s titles.)
    The Evil of Li-Sin. Dancing Tuatara, 2015. (Combines “The Menace of Li-Sin” and “The Vengeance of Li-Sin’, originally published as by Nigel Vane.)

VINCENT, CLAIRE. Miriam (Esther Downey) Lynch, 1905-1989. (Adding the full name and dates for the author of five titles in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

VINCENT, JIM. P(eter) A(ugustus) Foxall, 1923-2008. (Adding the death date for the author of the 1974 novel “Mr. Fix-It” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

VINE, BARBARA. Ruth (Barbara) Rendell, 1930-2015. (Adding the death date for the author of numerous titles in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

WALLACE, C. H. Rosaylmer (Porter) Burger (Hohenberg), 1931-2010. (Adding the full name and dates for the author of four novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)
 
WALLACE, MARY. Miriam (Esther Downey) Lynch, 1905-1989. (Adding the full name and dates for the author of the 1959 novel “From This Death Forward” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

WARD, MICHAEL JOHN. 1959-    . Pseudonym: Miles Elwood, q.v. (Adding the real name and birth date for the author of the 1995 collection “Sherlock Holmes in Canterbury” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

WARD, THOMAS DARMAN. ca.1869-1923. Pseudonym: Geoffrey Penworth, q.v. (Adding the real name and dates for the author of the 1898 collection “The Romance of a Musical Bachelor and other stories” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)
 
WARK, GEOFFREY. Pseudonym of Peter Hudson Spence Kelley, 1942-    . (Correction for this byline and addition of the real name and birth year of the author of four 1980s titles in CFIV.)

WARREN, SAMUEL. (Correcting the volumes in which certain stories appeared.)
    Affecting Scenes; Being Passages from the Diary of a Physician. ss: The Broken Heart \ Cancer \ Consumption \ Death at the Toilet \ The Dentist and the Comedian \ Duelling \ Early Struggles \ The Forger \ Intrigues and Madness \ A “Man About Town” \ The Martyr-Philosopher \ Preparing for the House \ A Scholar’s Death-Bed \ The Spectral Dog \ The Spectre-Smitten \ The Turned Head \ The Wife (Corrections: not the same contents as Passages from the Diary of a Late Physician Volumes 1 & 2 as indicated in CFIV.)
    Affecting Scenes; Being Passages from the diary of a Physician. Volume 2. Harper, 1831 ss: Grave Doings \ Mother and Son \ Rich and Poor \ The Ruined Merchant \ A Slight Cold \ The Statesman. Note: This collection also included 5 stories not by Samuel Warren; when this book was reissued in 1833, those five were omitted in favor of two stories by Warren: The Magdalen \ The Thunder Struck–The Boxer
    Passages from the Diary of a Late Physician. Volume 3. Blackwood, 1838 ss: The Baronet’s Bride \ The Destroyer \ The Magdalen \ The Merchant’s Clerk \ The Thunder-Struck–the Boxer (These stories were wrongly listed in CFIV as appearing in Volumes 1 and 2 of “Passages from the Diary of a Late Physician.”)

WATKINS, ALAN [ALLAN CLARENCE WATKINS]. See also: Jason.
     
WATKINS, KAREN. Born Karen C. Jones in Pontypridd, Wales; a former comprehensive school teacher; has lived in Germany and the U.S. but now lives on the Gower Peninsula, Wales. (Adding biographical details for the author of two titles in CFIV under the pseudonym Katherine Hardy and four under the pseudonym Katherine John.)

WEBB, ROSS. Pseudonym of James Curry Conaway, 1936-2012, q.v. (Adding the real name and dates for the author of two titles in CFIV.)
 
WEESNER, THEODORE. 1935-2015. (Adding the death date for the author of the 1987 novel “The True Detective” in CFIV.)

WEST, MARK. Charles (West) Runyon, 1928-2015. (Adding the death date for the author of three novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

WHITE, FRED M(ERRICK). (Adding a second setting for a 1908 novel in CFIV.)
    The Five Knots. [Borneo]
 
WHITE, SIMON. Pseudonym: James Fairlawn, q.v. (Adding the real name of the author of the 1978 novel “The Nimrod Affair” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

WILLIAMS, JOHN A(LFRED). 1925-2015. (Adding the death date for the author of the 1987 novel “-Jacob’s Ladder” in CFIV.)

WILLIS, MAUD. Eileen (C. Shubb) Lottman, 1927-2013. (Adding the death date for the author of two novelizations in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

WILSON, FRANK. Pseudonym: Pagan Muat, q.v. (Adding the real name of the author of the 1947 novel “Murder’s No Picnic” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

WINMILL, JOAN MARGARET HALLADAY [JOAN MARGARET HALLADAY WINMILL QUIN]. 1916-1963. Pseudonym: Joan Storm, q.v. (Giving the real name and dates of the author of three 1950s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

WOLFFE, KATHERINE. Marian Gallagher Scott, 1891-1943. (Deleting the question marks on the dates of the author of three novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

ZACHARY, HUGH (DARREL). (Adding the middle name for the author of a number of novels under this byline and several pseudonyms in CFIV.)




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