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


Addenda to the Revised Edition.

                               
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            New Addenda #30:   [Final Addenda to CFIV]

                  (With many valuable details from John Herrington)


AITKEN, ROBERT.  Pseudonym of ROBERT AITKEN SWAN, 1872-1929. Born in Glasgow, Scotland; name became Aitken-Swan legally in 1921; died in Mortree, France. (Adding the real name and biographical details for the author of seven titles in CFIV under the pseudonym.,)
 
ALBERT, EDWARD. 1887-1944. Died in Currie, Scotland. (Correcting the birth date and adding the place of death of the author of the 1934 novel “As Good As a Mile” in CFIV.)

AMBLER, ERIC (CLIFFORD). (Adding the middle name of the author of numerous titles under this byline and five more as Eliot Reed, the joint pseudonym with Charles Rodda, all in CFIV.)

AMES, DELANO. Deleting the middle initial “L” in CFIV. (Giving the correct presentation of the name of the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)

ANDERSON, ANN. (Adding the setting of the 1965 novel in CFIV.)
    -Black Diamond. [Africa]

ANTHONY, EVELYN [EVELYN BRIDGET PATRICIA WARD-THOMAS]. 1926-2018. (Adding the correct birth year for the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)

APPLEBY, JOHN (CLIFF KINGSTON). Married again in London in 1951. (Adding a further biographical detail for the author of nine titles in CFIV.)

ASHBY, RUBY C(ONSTANCE ANNIE). Born in Hebden Bridge, Yorkshire; read English at St. Hilda’s College, Oxford; worked as a secretary, columnist and book reviewer; married Samuel Ferguson in 1934; died in Jersey, Channel Islands. (Adding biographical details for the author in CFIV for four 1930s novels and two 1960s novels under her married name.)

ASHTON-WOLFE, H(ARRY HUGH). Born in London; educated in Cannes and Heidelberg; died in Surrey. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1928 collection “Warped in the Making” in CFIV.)
 
ATKEY, BERTRAM. 1879-1952. Born in Downton, Wiltshire, England; died in Hampshire. (Adding the corrected birth year and biographical details for the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)

AUSTIN, ANNE. 1893-1975. Died in Los Angeles, California. (Adding the death place for the author of seven titles in CFIV.)

BAILEY, F(RANCIS) LEE (JR.). 1933-2021. Died in Atlanta, Georgia. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1978 novel “Secrets” in CFIV.)

BANKS, RIVER. Stephen D(enicolais) Uman, 1940-2019. (Adding the death date of the author of the 1994 novel “Snow on the Carpet” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

BARNES, MICHAEL (LETHBRIDGE GORELL). (Adding the setting of the 1952 novel in CFIV.)
    You Can Run So Far. [London]

BARR, ROBERT. 1849-1912. (Adding the correct birth year in Glasgow, Scotland, for the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)

BARSTEAD, HARRY. Pseudonym of Jack (Owen) Jardin, 1931-2009. (Adding a title and byline not in CFIV.)
    -Passionate Amazons. All Star Books pb, 1962 ss: I Saw You \ Look But Don’t Touch \ No Good in Bed \ Prisoner of Lust \ Rent Money \ 65 Men and a Girl \ Sex Down South \ Too Hot for Him \ Tropical Heat Wave \ Without Shame

BARTRAM, GEORGE. Kenneth M(cLean) Cameron, 1931-2021. (Adding the death date of the author of eight novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

BECHDOLT, FREDERICK R(ITCHIE). Born in Mercerburg, Pennsylvania, but grew up in Minnesota; moved to California and was journalist on many California newspapers; died in Monterey. (Adding biographical details for the author of two novels in CFIV.)
 
BEITH, (SIR) JOHN HAY. Died in Liss, Hampshire, England. (Adding the place of death of the author of two titles in CFIV under the pseudonym Ian Hay.)

BENTLEY, (EDITH) JOYCE. 1928-2020. Born Edith Joyce Collins in Manchester, England; married Arthur Bentley in 1949; died in Blackburn, England. (Adding the full name and biographical details for the author of the 1973 novel “Dangerous Refuge” in CFIV.)

BERGSON, LEO. S(idney) L(eo) Stebel, 1923-2020. (Adding the death date of the co-author with Robert McMahon of the 1967 novel “The Widowmaster” in CIFV under the joint pseudonym.)

BERNARD, NICOLETTE MARIE. 1920-1994. An actress; died in Alpes-Maritime, France. (Adding the full name and dates of the co-author with Peter Leslie of the 1979 novel “Black Is the Colour of My True Love’s Heart” in CFIV under the joint pseudonym Catherine Reynolds.)

BERRY, JOHN (EDGAR). Poet and novelist born and died in California. (Adding biographical details for the author in CFIV for the 1963 novel “Don’t Betray Me.”)

BEST, (OSWALD) HERBERT. Place of 1980 death is uncertain: Wikipedia gives New York; probate records give Cliffden, Teignmouth, Devon, England; SSDI indicates social security benefits went to Connecticut; FamilySearch gives Europe; Contemporary Authors gives the date but not the place. (Adding further biographical details for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

BIDWELL, (ELIZABETH) BETTINA. Born in Nebraska or Wyoming; married artist Abraham Rattner in Paris; died in New York. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1937 novel “Yellow Dusk”, actually ghost written by Kay Boyle.)

BIDWELL, MARGARET. Birth name apparently Peggy; may have died in Canada by 1949 when her mother’s will was given in probate to her younger sister Norah. (Adding further biographical details for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

BIGLAND, EILEEN (ANNE CARSTAIRS nee POLLLARD). Her marriage to Eric Walter Bigland was over by 1940, and she was living with James Lilburn in 1947 (died 1948); death in Midhurst, Sussex, England, registered as both Bigland and Lilburn. (Adding further biographical details for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

BILBIE, ROBERT. 1910-1985 (Adding a byline and title not in CFIV.)
    -From the New World. Hodder, 1942 [England, 1600s]

BLIGH, NORMAN. (Adding a novel not in CFIV, probably by William Neubauer, 1916-1982, who used this pseudonym.)
    -The Sisters. Universal pb, 1960

BLOUNDELLE-BURTON, JOHN EDWARD. 1848-1917. Name appears to be adopted, as no birth record can be found. (Adding the corrected birth year and biographical details for the author of three titles in CFIV.)

BOK. Pseudonym of Robert Edward Stott, 1897-1968(?). Born in Aldershot, England; died in Brisbane, Australia; was a civil servant in Hong Kong at the time of his books; the death date comes from a family tree but is not confirmed in Brisbane records. (Adding the real name, dates and biographical details for the author of three 1930s novels in CFIV.)

BOND, FLORENCE DEMAREST FOOS. 1905-1979. Died in Yakima, Washington. (Adding the death date and place for the author of two novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Ann Demarest.)

BONNEY, JOSEPH L. [Joseph Louis Bongiorno]. 1908-1989. (Confirming the dates and adding the real name of the author of three novels in CFIV.)

BORLAND, WILLIAM ARMSTRONG. 1893-1961. Born and died in Lanarkshire, Scotland. (Confirming the dates and adding biographical details for the author in CFIV for two novels under the pseudonym Bingham Dixon.)

BOURNE, LAWRENCE R. Pseudonym of Lawrence Herbert Arthur Harbourn, 1879-1941. (Adding the real name and dates for the author of two 1930s titles in CFIV.)

BOWERS, DOROTHY (VIOLET). Died in Herefordshire, England. (Adding the place of death of the author of five novels in CFIV.)

BRENN, GEORGE J(OHN). Executive of a telephone company in the 1940 census; died in New Jersey. (Adding the middle name and further biographical details for the author of two titles in CFIV.)

BRENT, PETER (LUDWIG). Birth name: Peter Ludwig Behrendt, and appeared under this name in the 1939 register. (Adding biographical details for the author in CFIV for one novel as Peter Brent and ten as by Ludovic Peters.)

BROWN, BETH. (Adding a new novel by the author of the 1935 title “Lady Hobo” in CFIV.)
    -Man and Wife. Kendall, 1933; Jarrolds, 1934, as Wives and Men [New Orleans, 1890s]

BROWN, MORNA DORIS (MacTAGGART). First married Alan C. Staniland in 1929, then Robert Brown in 1945. (Adding further biographical details for the author of numerous titles in CFIV as Elizabeth Ferrars.)
   
BRYDON, STANLEY. Pseudonym of Stanley Brydon Reed, 1914-1962. (Adding the real name of the author of seven novels in CFIV.)

BUCHANAN, BETTY JOAN. 1924(?)-2005(?).  A person of this name was born in Oklahoma and died in Gainesville, Florida, and was a retired teacher and adjunct professor at Santa Fe Community College. (Adding another possibility for the author of two novels in CFIV under the byline Joan Shepherd.)

BUCHANAN, VINCENT. Pseudonym of a Scotch writer of comedy thrillers, probably from Glasgow. (Adding a new byline and titles not in CFIV.)
    -The General Speaks. Hurst, 1945
    -One Door Shut. Hurst, 1939

BUCK, PETER. Peter (Meyrick Johnson) Leslie, 1922-2000. (Adding the corrected death date of the author of nine novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

CAMERON, KENNETH M(cLEAN). 1931-2021. Died in New Bern, North Carolina. (Adding the death date and place for the author in CFIV for the 1965 play “The Hundred and First”.)

BUXTON, RAYMOND. A 1950s directory says this is the real name of Gregory Marsh, but no person of this name and appropriate dates can be found in U.K. records; maybe Gregory is a middle name (several possibilities exist) or birth took place outside the U.K. (Adding biographical details for the author of several titles in CFIV.)

CAMPBELL, REGINALD (WILFRED). Born in Brentford, Middlesex, England; was a Navy paymaster in WWI; served as a forest manager in Thailand in the 1920s; died in Folkstone. (Adding biographical details for the author of numerous titles in CFIV and adding the setting of one of them.)
    This Animal Is Dangerous. [Thailand]

CANNING, VICTOR. Married Phyllis McEwen in 1935; was living in Cirencester, Gloucestershire, but died in Swindon, Wiltshire, England. (Adding correct biographical details for the author of numerous titles in CFIV under this byline and one as by Julian Forest and one as by Alan Gould.)

CAREY, DOUGLAS. John Douglas Carey Dennis, 1886-1949. (Confirming the death date of the author of two novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

CARLON, PATRICIA (BERNADETTE). Was deaf from childhood; deafness is a theme in her novels. (Adding biographical details for the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)

CARPENTER, HELEN (ALDEN) K(NIPE). Born in Philadelphia; died in Winchester, Connecticut. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1932 novel “Whistling in the Dark” in CFIV.)

CASSERLY, (JAMES HENRY) GORDON. British Army officer until retiring to write; died in Brighton, England. (Adding biographical details for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

CHAMBLISS, JOHN LOCKWOOD. 1906-1991. Born in Brooklyn, New York; died in Dunedin, Florida. (Adding the correct name and biographical details for the author of the 1948 novel “Rendezvous for Dead Men” in CFIV under the house name Nicholas Carter.)

CHAMPION, JESSIE. Jessie Mayell O’Kane. (Correcting the name of the author of the 1925 collection “Martha the Medium” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

CHAPMAN, ROBIN (JOHN BRYNE). 1933-2020. Born in Croydon, Surrey, England; died in Saint Hippolyte, a commune in France. (Adding the full name and biographical details for the author of four titles in CFIV.)

CHESTER, S(AMUEL) BEACH. Born in Philadelphia; barrister and author; lived in England ca1903-1920 but then returned to the U.S.; died in Cannes, France. (Adding biographical details for the author of two titles in CFIV.)

CHRISTIE, ROBERT (CLELAND HAMILTON). Born in Cardston, Alberta, Canada, the son of a doctor; served in the Canadian army and Royal Canadian Mounted Police; novelist, magazine writer, screen writer and newspaper columnist; lived in New York and Hollywood; died in Calgary, Alberta. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1949 novel “-Inherit the Night” in CFIV.)

CLARK, SPENCER. Fred(erick John) MacIsaac, 1882-1940. (Adding the correct birth year for the author of the ca.1940 novel “Murder in the Nudist Club” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

CLARKE, DUDLEY (WRANGEL). Died in Westminster, London, England. (Adding a biographical detail for the author in CFIV for the 1955 novel “Golden Arrow”.)

CLASON, CLYDE B(URT). Died in York, Pennsylvania. (Adding a biographical detail for the author of 10 novels in CFIV.)

CLEMENTS, E. H. [EILEEN HELEN CLEMENT HUNTER]. Died in a nursing home in Dorking, Surrey, England. (Adding biographical details for the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)

COBB, IVO GEIKIE. Born in Addlestone, Surrey, England; died in Norwich, Norfolk. (Adding biographical details for the author of 8 titles in CFIV under the pseudonym Anthony Weymouth.)

CODY, H(IRAM) A(LFRED). Retired from the ministry in 1942; lived most of his life in Saint John, New Brunswick, and died there. (Adding further biographical details for the author of five novels in CFIV.)

COLES, CYRIL HENRY. Died in Southampton, Hampshire, England. (Adding a biographical detail for the co-author with A(delaide) F(rances) O(ke) Manning for numerous titles in CFIV under the pseudonyms Manning Coles and Frances Gaite.)

COLLES, EDMUND (BROWN RAMSEY). 1898-1951. Died in Newtownards, Northern Ireland. (Adding the death date and place for the author of two 1930s novels in CFIV.)

COLLINS, (CUTHBERT QUINLAN) DALE. (Adding the full name of the author of seven novels in CFIV.)

COOPER, AGNES ROSEMARY [AGNES ROSEMARY COOPER GOULD]. Literary agent at least in the 1930s. (Adding a further biographical detail for the co-author with Mary Elizabeth Phyllis Weller for four novels in CFIV under the joint pseudonym Ramsay Bell.)

COOPER, LEONARD. Born in Bramhall, Cheshire; died in Norwich, Norfolk. (Adding biographical details for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

COPPEL, ALEC. Birth was registered as Alex Coppel, but his two marriages and death were recorded as Alexander Coppel. (Adding a corrected biographical sketch for the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)

CORCORAN, WILLIAM. 1901-1969. Born in Parsons, Pennsylvania; married Mildred Louise Thomas of that city; magazine editor and novelist; died in New York City. (Deleting the middle initial and adding biographical details for the author of the 1936 novel “The Dark Waters” in CFIV.)

CROKER, B(ITHIA) M(ARY nee SHEPPARD). 1847-1920. Also spent many years in New Zealand, where many of her books were written; died in Marylebone, London, England. (Adding the corrected birth date and further biographical details for the author of 12 titles in CFIV.)

CROMMELIN, MAY [Maria Henrietta de la Cherois Crommelin]. Born in Carrowdore Castle, County Down, Ireland; died in London, England. (Adding further biographical details for the author of 5 titles in CFIV.)

CROSSLEY, MAUD(E). Born in Lockwood, West Yorkshire, England; a nurse on the 1911 census; birth and death registered as Maud. (Adding a birth place correction and biographical detail for the author of 8 novels in CFIV.)

CURWOOD, JAMES OLIVER. Reporter in the Arctic; ardent conservationist; also died in Owosso, Michigan. (Adding further biographical details for the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)

DANIELS, HAROLD R(OBERT). 1917-1987. Born in Winchendon, Massachusetts; died in Fall River, Massachusetts. (Adding the corrected dates and biographical details for the author of six novels in CFIV.)

DAVIS, DOROTHY SALISBURY. Adopted at birth by Alfred Joseph and Margaret Jane Salisbury. (Adding a biographical detail for the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)

DEAN, HAYDON. Harry Harding, 1885-1957. (Adding the dates of the author of the 1934 novel “The Caves of Blackscar” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

DEARDEN, HILDA DANVERS (GLASSON). Born in Ellesmere, Shropshire, England; married to Harold Dearden by 1921 (location unknown), but marriage didn’t last and she reverted to her maiden name, under which her death in London was registered; author and professional ice skater. (Adding further biographical details for the author of seven titles in CFIV.)

DEMAREST, ANN. Florence Demarest Foos Bond, 1905-1979. (Adding the death date of the author of two novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

DENNIS, JOHN DOUGLAS CAREY. 1886-1949. Born in Ireland. (Confirming the death date of the author of two novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Douglas Carey.)

DESSART, GINA. Born in Chicago; had a master’s degree in English; lectured at the University of Arizona. (Adding further biographical details and a more specific setting for the 1959 novel in CFIV.)
    Cry for the Lost. [Tucson, Arizona]

DETISCH, SUE BARDWELL. Born in Pittsford, New York; studied English literature at San Diego universities; English teacher in San Diego. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1975 novel “Susie’s Girls” in CIFV under the pseudonym Susanna Sheldon.)

DEWISME, CHARLES-HENRI-JEAN. 1918-2021. Died in Brussels, Belgium. (Adding the death date and place for the author in CFIV under the pseudonyms Henry Verne and Henri Vernes.)

DEXTER, TED [Edward Ralph Dexter]. 1935-2021. A major figure in the cricketing world; played for England; died in Wolverhampton, England. (Adding the death date and place for the co-author with Clifford Makins for two 1970s novels in CFIV.)

DIXON, BINGHAM. William Armstrong Borland, 1893-1961. (Confirming the dates of the author of two novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

DRAGO, HARRY SINCLAIR. 1886-1979. (Correcting to the birth year as given in the Ohio birth index for the author of two titles in CFIV.)

DUDENEY, ALICE. Was married to Henry Ernest Dudeney, compiler of puzzles; died in Lewes, Sussex, England. (Adding the death place for the author of 8 titles in CFIV as Mrs. Henry Dudeney.)

DUGUID, JULIAN THOMAS. Born in Birkenhead, Cheshire, England; author, traveler and broadcaster; died in Newtown, Devon. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1939 novel “Black Mastery” in CFIV under the pseudonym Jeremy Turtle.)

DUMAS, CLAIRE. Marthe Van Weddinghen, 1924-1999. (Adding the death date of the author of the 1979 novel “The Stranger” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

DUNKEL, BEATRICE CLARE. 1962-2021. (Adding the name and dates of the author in CFIV for the 2000 novel “Birdman” under the pseudonym Mo Hayder.)
   
DUPUY-MAZUEL, HENRI. Born in Perpignan, France; died in Nice. (Adding biographical details for the author of three novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Henri Catalan.)

DURKIN, DOUGLAS L(EADER). Born in Parry South, Ontario, Canada; left first wife in 1921 and moved to the U.S., living with novelist Martha Ostenso, whom he married in 1945; died in Seattle, Washington. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1930 novel “Mr. Gumble Sits Up” in CFIV.)

DUTTON, CHARLES J(UDSON). Ordained in 1910 and married that year; died in Cheshire, Connecticut. (Adding further biographical details for the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)

DWYER, JAMES FRANCIS. (Adding a further title for the author of the 1923 novel “Cold Eyes” in CFIV.)
    -Hespamora. Jenkins, 1935

EADES, M(AUD) L(OUISE). Born in Port Phillips, South Australia; died in Hanbury, Dorset, England. (Adding further biographical details for the author in CFIV for three novels and one, “An Indian Mystery”, 1913, under the writing name M. Henniker Andrews.)

EBBS, ROBERT JOHN WILLIAM. 1926-1998. (Adding the full name and corrected death date for the author of nine novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Robert Severn.)

EDEN, DOROTHY (ENID). (Adding a film version of the 1950 novel in CFIV.)
    Crow Hollow. Film: Merton Park, 1952 (scw: Vivian Milroy; dir: Michael McCarthy)

EDMONDS, LUCINDA [LUCINDA EDMONDS WHITTAKER RILEY]. 1966-2021. Died in England or Clonakilty, Ireland. (Adding the dates and biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “Seeing Double” in CFIV.)

EDWIN, MARIBEL (THOMSON). An educational journalist. (Adding a biographical detail for the author of three novels in CFIV.)    
 
EEDY, CLARICE. An Anglican school teacher. (Adding a biographical detail for the author in CFIV for the 1938 novel “Can It Be True?”.)

ELLERBECK, ROSEMARY (ANNE L’ESTRANGE}. ca1931-    . Born in Cape Town, South Africa, of an English father and New Zealander mother; educated in England; living in Plymouth, Devon. (Adding further biographical details for the author in CFIV for three novels and two under the pseudonym Nicola Thorne.)   

ELLIOTT, W(ILLIAM) GERALD.  1891-1959. Author and film writer; died in Hammersmith, England. (Adding the dates and biographical detail for the author of two 1933 novels in CFIV.)

ELLIS, WILLIAM SENIOR. Born in Dewsbury, Yorkshire, England; died in Brighton; an accountant. (Adding biographical details for the author of four novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Ben Strong.)

ERSKINE, LAURIE YORKE. Born in Maidenhead, Berkshire, England. (Adding the correct spelling of the middle name and birth place for the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)   

EVARTS, HAL G(EORGE, JR.). First name at birth was Harry, but like his father he adopted Hal early on. (Adding a biographical detail for the author of the 1961 novel “The Turncoat” in CFIV.)

FAGYAS, MARIA. She was Marie Bush-Farni-Fekete; also took the name Mary Helen Fay; died in Palm Springs, California. (Adding further biographical details for the author of four titles in CFIV.)

FAIR, MARY CICELY. Born in Eccles, Lancashire, England; grew up in Cumberland; died in Cockermouth, Cumberland. (Adding biographical details for the author of three novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Donald Deane.)

FARNHAM, MATEEL HOWE. Born in Atchison, Kansas; first name from a character in one of her father’s novels; died in Norwalk, Connecticut. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1937 novel ”-Ex-Love” in CFIV.)

FERRARS, CHRISTINA. (Adding a new byline and title not in CFIV.)
    Curtains to Aureole. Hurst, 1952

FINLAY, IAIN (MURRAY McKENZIE). 1935-2020. Newsreader on NBN Television in Newcastle, Australia; for 50 years; died in hospital in Coffs Harbour, up the coast from Newcastle. (Adding the death date and further biographical details for the author of the 1978 novel “The Azarian Assignment” in CFIV.)

FINN, EDMUND (JR.).  1850-1922. Born in Melbourne, Australia; died in Hawthorn, Victoria. (Confirming the dates and adding biographical details for the author of two novels iN CFIV.

FLOYD, C. J. Peter (Meyrick Johnson) Leslie, 1922-2000. (Adding the corrected death date of the author of two novels in CFIV under the pseudonoym.)

FORMAN, HENRY JAMES. Born in the Ukraine; died in New York. (Adding biographical details for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

FOUTS, EDWARD LEE. Born in Cleveland, Ohio; draftsman on 1940 census; died in Los Angeles. (Adding biographical details for the author of three novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Edward Lee.)

FOWKES, ELLEN M(AUDE) [Ellen Maude Fawkes Wilson]. Born in Chorlton, Lancashire; married William Wilson ca.1930; died in Colwyn Bay, Wales. (Adding further biographical details for the author of the 1926 novel “-Looms of Destiny” in CFIV.)

FOWLER (FELKIN), ELLEN THORNEYCROFT. Died in Bournemouth, England. (Adding the death place for the author of the 1910 title “-The Wisdom of Folly” in CFIV.)

FRASER, JOHN CRAWFORD. 1875-1927. (Adding the death date in Nice, France, according to Family Trees, for the author of two titles in CFIV.)

FREEBORN, RICHARD (HARRY). 1926-2018. Died in Surbiton, Surrey, England. (Adding the death date and place for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

FREEMAN, KATHLEEN. Born in Birmingham, England; died in Monmouthshire. (Adding biographical details for the author in CFIV for two titles under this name, two as by Stuart Mary Wick, and many as by Mary Fitt.)

FRISCH, (SAUL) LARRY. 1929-2020. Born in Indiana; film maker, script writer, actor and journalist; died in Jerusalem, Israel. (Adding the death date and place and biographical details for the author of the 1953 novel “The Dream-Boaters” in CFIV.)

FULLER, PETER. 1943-    . Living in Burgundy, France, since 1989. (Adding a corrected entry with a deleted middle name and deleted death date for the author of the 1980 novel “The In-Between Spy” in CFIV.)

GATES, H(ENRY) L(EYFORD). Born in Columbus, Ohio; author and newspaper editor; died in New York. (Adding biographical details for the author of 11 titles in CFIV under this byline, “Scarlet Patrol” (1936) as by Dorine Manners, “Murder Moon” (1933) as by Henry Leyford, and “Murder by Appointment” (1934) as by Eleanore Browne.)
 
GEIS, RICHARD E(RWIN). (Adding a title not in CFIV.)
    -Girlsville. France pb, 1963

GENUA, VINCE(NT LORETO). 1933-2020. Born in New Haven, Connecticut; died in New Bern, North Carolina. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author in CFIV for the 2000 novel “Ampersand Limited.”)

GERSTINE, JACK. Name was apparently Jack T. Gerstein, and he may have died in Scarsdale, New York, in 1990. (Adding information about the author in CFIV for the 1959 novel “Play It Cool”.)

GITIN, EUGENE L(LOYD), M.D. 1944-2020. Died in Boulder, Colorado. (Adding the death date and place for the co-author with J. P. Hendricks of the 1995 novel “Fool’s Cascade” in CFIV.)
 
GLADSTONE, EVE. Joyce Elaine Gleit, 1929-2020. (Adding the death date of the co-author with Herma Werner of six novels under the joint pseudonym.)

GLEIT, JOYCE ELAINE. 1929-2020. Died in Ridgefield, Connecticut. (Adding the death date and place for the co-author in CFIV with Herma Werner of six novels under the joint pseudonym Eve Gladstone, and of the 1991 novel “Collections” under the joint pseudonym Maggie Skye.)

GOLD, DON. 1931-2021. Born in Chicago; died in Evanston, Illinois. (Adding the death date and place for the author in CFIV for the 1978 novel “The Park”.)

GOLDIE, FAY. Maiden name was King; after the war was living in Hampstead as Fay King-Goldie; journalist and children’s author.  (Adding further biographical details for the author of the 1943 novel “The Broadvlei Mystery” in CFIV under the pseudonym Richard Burns.)

GOMPERTZ, MARTIN LOUIS ALAN. Born in Cork, Ireland. (Adding the correct birth place for the author in CFIV for 10 novels under the pseudonym Ganpat.)

GORDON, LESLIE HOWARD. The source of the “Gordon” is unclear; might be that of his father or a later lover of his mother; she only adopted the name after 1901. (Adding further biographical details for the author of six titles in CFIV.)
   
GOTTLIEB, HARVEY (CARASO). 1934-2020. Died in Huntington Valley, Pennsylvania. (Adding the death date and place for the co-author with Robert J. Kelly for the 1999 novel “-A Cop’s Cop” in CFIV.)

GRAFFY, JOSEPH (CHARLES). 1928-2020. Born in Romford, England; probably died in Watlington, Oxfordshire.  (Adding the correct middle name and biographical details for the author of the 1958 novel “The Man Who Was Not Himself” in CFIV.)
  
GREIG, MAYSIE. Married journalist Ernest Roscoe Baltzell in 1923, then writer Delano Ames in 1929, then novelist Maxwell Alexander Murray in New York in 1937, and finally Jan Sopousek in London in 1959. (Adding further biographical details for the author of numerous titles under this byline and more as by Jennifer Ames and by Mary Douglas Warren.)

GRIERSON, FRANCIS D(URHAM). (Correcting the publisher and date for a title in CFIV.)
    The Ink Street Murder. Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1941

GRONMARK, SCOTT ALEXANDER. 1952-2020. (Adding the death date of the author of three novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Nick Sharman.)

HACKFORTH-JONES, (FRANK) GILBERT. Died in Worthing, Sussex, England. (Adding the death place of the author of numerous titles In CFIV.)

HADATH, (JOHN EDWARD) GUNBY. Schoolmaster, lawyer, song writer, journalist and author; born in Oversby, Lincolnshire, England; earned a B.A. at Cambridge; died in London. (Adding biographical details for the author in CFIV for five novels as John Mowbray and one, “The Second Count”, 1944, as by Shepherd Pearson.)

HALE, ANDREW (JAMES BURVILL). 1939-2006. Born in Sevenoaks, Kent, England; died in Herne Bay, Kent. (Adding the dates and biographical details for the author of the 1988 novel “No Peace for the Wicked” in CFIV.)

HALEY, RICHARD. 1934-2019. Died in Woking, Surrey. (Adding the death date and place for the author of five novels in CFIV.)

HAMILTON, J(AMES) LINDSAY. 1896-1957(?). (Adding the possible death in East Glamorgan, Wales, of the author of two 1930s novels in CFIV.)

HARBOURN, LAWRENCE HERBERT ARTHUR. 1879-1941. Born in London; organist and mission preacher; on staff of a London newspaper for many years; died in Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales. (Adding the name, dates and biographical details for the author of two novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Lawrence R. Bourne.)

HARDING, HARRY. 1885-1957. Born in Sunderland, England; worked in the electricity department there until becoming assistant head of a power station in Buckinghamshire by 1939; moved to Leicester, where he died. (Confirming the birth date and adding the death date and place and biographical details for the author of two novels in CFIV under this name and the 1934 novel “The Caves of Blackscar” under the pseudonym Haydon Dean.)

HARRISON, VIRGINIA M. 1916(?)-2003(?). (Adding the dates of a person of this name, born and living in Kentucky, who may have been the author of six novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Wilene Shaw.)

HAYAKAWA, TETSUO. (Correcting the first name of the author in CFIV for the 1990 title “Hotel Harbour View” under the pseudonym Natsuo Sekikawa.)

HAYDER, MO. Pseudonym of Beatrice Clare Dunkel, 1962-2021, who had an M.A. in Film from American University in Washington D.C. and an M.A. in Creative Writing from Bath Spa University. (Adding the real name and biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “Birdman” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)
   
HICKS, JOHN B(RINDLEY). 1893-1934. Born in Bromley, Kent, England; died in Bournemouth. (Adding a corrected entry for the author of the 1921 novel “-The Storm Man” in CFIV.)

HILL, GRACE LIVINGSTON. Reverted to using her first married name after the end of her second marriage in 1914; died in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania. (Adding biographical details for the author of two novels in CFIV under this name and the 1912 novel “The Mystery of Mary” as by Grace Livingston Hill Lutz.)

HIPKINS, CHARLES HAMMOND. 1893-1978. Died in Inveresk, Scotland. (Adding the death date and place for the author of three 1930s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Carl Talbot.)

HOGGE, MARGARET. Pseudonym. (Adding a byline and title not in CFIV.)
    -Pearls and Pigs. Jenkins, 1927

HOLLAND, CECELIA (ANASTASIA). Married Jay Shawn Phillips in 1988 in Reno, Nevada; now living in Fortuna, California, but not with Phillips. (Adding biographical details for the author of two 1990s novels in CFIV.)

HOPE, CHARLES (EVELYN) GRAHAM. Died in London, England. (Adding the death place for the author in CFIV for the 1938 novel “The Second Plan” and for three 1930s novels under the pseudonym Anthony Pelham.) 

HOPWOOD, BRENDA CECILIA. 1878-1959. Born Brenda Cecilia Gregge-Hopwood in London, England; Gregge dropped legally in 1917; died in Toddington, Bedfordshire. (Correcting the birth year and adding biographical details for the author of numerous novels in CFIV under the pseudonyms Patrick Leyton and Peter Luck.)

HORN, (ALFRED JOHN) HOLLOWAY. Identified by one source as a journalist, but in census records he’s a custom’s officer. (Adding further biographical details for the author of three novels in CFIV.)

HOSKEN, ALICE CECILE SEYMOUR. 1877-1851. (Correcting the middle name and confirming the dates of the author of numerous titles in CFIV under the pseudonym Coralie Stanton.)

HOUGH, S(TANLEY) B(ENNETT). Died in Falmouth, Cornwall, England; death registered as just Stanley Hough. (Adding biographical details for the author of nine novels in CFIV under this name and two as Bennett Stanley.)

HUTTON, ANN. Audrey Grace Wilson Hutton, 1929-2021. (Adding the death date in England for the author of four novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)
 
HUTTON, AUDREY GRACE WILSON. 1929-2021. (Adding the death date in England for the author of novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Ann Hutton and one, “A Clear Blue Sky”, under the pseudonym Barbara Whitnell.)

IRVING, GRAHAM. Pseudonym of a then well-known author. (Adding a byline and title not in CFIV.)
    -Temptation. Ward Lock, 1897 [England]

JACKSON, BASIL. (Adding further information about titles in CFIV.)
    Breakup. [San Francisco] SC: Steven Klein
    Flameout. [Kansas] SC: Steven Klein
    Crooked Flight. [Wisconsin, California, Switzerland, Tokyo] SC: Doyle Trimboli
    Spy’s Flight. [California, Helsinki] SC: Doyle Trimboli
    Terror Flight. SC: Doyle Trimboli

JACOBS, T(HOMAS) C(URTIS) H(ICKS). (Adding series character information for several titles in CFIV.)
    Deadly Race. Add SC: Sailor Milligan
    Good Knight, Sailor. Add SC: Sailor Milligan
    Red Eyes of Kali. Add SC: Sailor Milligan
    Wild Week-End. Add SC: Sailor Milligan, Jim Malone, Chief Insp. Barnard; delete SC: Temple Fortune

JACQUEMARD, YVES. 1942-1980. Born in Algeria; died in Paris. (Correcting the dates and adding biographical details for the co-author with Jean-Michael Senecal for two novels in CFIV under the joint pseudonym Jacquemard-Senecal.)

JAMESON, MRS. ANNIE EDITH (FOSTER). Born Annie Edith Foster in Hull, Yorkshire; married Rover Falconer Jameson; died in Wymondham, Norfolk. (Adding further biographical details for the author in CFIV for the 1927 novel “The Good-natured Lady” under the pseudonym J. E. Buckrose.)

JARDIN, JACK OWEN. Pseudonym: Henry Barstead, q.v. (Adding a further pseudonym for the author in CFIV for many titles under the pseudonym Larry Maddock.)

JEFKINS, FRANK (WILLIAM). Died in Croydon, Surrey, England. (Adding the place of death of the author of the 1960 novel “Wanted on Holiday” in CFIV.)

JENKS, KATHLEEN MARIE. 1940-     . Has a Ph.D. in religious studies from the University of California; taught in the mythological studies program at Pacific Graduate Institute; now an adjunct faculty member at Grand Valley State University in Michigan; living in Hartford, Michigan. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1973 novel “Vengeance of the Cat Goddess” in CFIV under the pseudonym Jennifer Stephens.)

JERVIS. VERA MURDOCK STUART.  Also farmed in the then Rhodesia. Pseudonym: Ann Makepeace. (Adding a further biographical detail and the correct spelling of the first name of her pseudonym for the author also in CFIV for four titles under the pseudonym Jane England.)

JONES, GODFREY ARCHARD. Born and died in Hertfordshire; was a cotton and wool export agent in 1939 register. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1940 novel “The 13th Move” in CFIV under the pseudonym Godfrey Archard.)

KANE, KASPER. Fred(erick John) MacIsaac, 1882-1940. (Adding the correct birth year of the author of the 1939 novel “The Gleaming Blade” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

KAYE, MARVIN (NATHAN). 1938-2021. Died in New York City. (Adding the death date and place of the author of seven titles in CFIV.)

KEITH, ALEXANDER. (Adding a title and byline not in CFIV.)
    -The Love Gun. Bee-Line pb, 1970 [Canada]

KENT, GORDON. Kenneth M(cLean) Cameron, 1931-2021. (Adding the death date of the co-author with Christian W. Cameron of two novels in CFIV under the joint pseudonym.)

KEYES, PETER. Pseudonym of Andrew J. Collins. (Adding a title not in CFIV.)
    -Operation Sex. Midwood pb, 1962 [Las Vegas]

KING, CHARLES (THOMAS). A parliamentary correspondent for 14 years. (Adding a further biographical detail for the co-author with Maud Crossley of two 1920s novels in CFIV.)

KNIGHT, BERNARD (HENRY). (Adding the middle name of the author of four novels in CFIV under this byline and seven under the pseudonym Bernard Picton.)

KRAFT, DAVID A(NTHONY). 1952-2021. Comic book writer and publisher; died in Clayton, Georgia. (Adding the dates and biographical details of the author in CFIV for the 2000 novel “BigBro.com”.)

LAKE, LESTER. (Adding a byline and title not in CFIV.)
    -So Wild, So Wanton. All Star pb, 1962

LAKE, M. D. James Allen Simpson, 1934-2021. (Adding the death date of the author of ten novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

LATTA, GORDON. (Adding corrected settings and further series characters for novels in CFIV.)
    Arnholt Makes His Bow. sc: Colin Stanhope and Stephen Marshall [London, France]
    Exit Arnholt. sc: Colin Stanhope and Stephen Marshall [London, Bucharest, Paris]
    Re-Enter Arnholt. sc: Colin Stanhope and Stephen Marshall [Berlin, France, England]   

LAUDER, STUART. David Stuart Lauder Leslie. (Adding the full name of the author in CFIV for the 1962 novel “Winger’s Landfall” under the pseudonym.)

LAURENCE, CELIA. Romance writer 1958-1978 and probable pseudonym. (Adding a byline and title not in CFIV.)
    -No Escape from Murder. Wright, 1964

LEE, EDNA (LETITIA MOONEY). (Adding the middle name of the author in CFIV for the 1949 novel “-The Queen Bee.”)

LEE, JENNETTE (BARBOUR PERRY) [Mrs. Gerald Stanley Lee]. Graduate of Smith College in 1886; an instructor at Grant Collegiate Institute in Chicago; later taught at various institutions including Vassar; married Lee in 1886; returned to Smith College in 1901 and was Associate Professor of English in 1904, remaining on the faculty until 1913. (Adding further biographical details for the author of four novels in CFIV.)

LEE, SUSAN ROWLEY RICHMOND, nee LONG. (Adding the full name of the author in CFIV for six titles under the pseudonym Curtis Yorke.)

LESLIE, DAVID STUART LAUDER. (Adding the full name of the author of the 1962 novel “Winger’s Landfall” in CFIV under the pseudonym Stuart Lauder.)

LESLIE, JEAN [JEAN LESLIE CORNETT].  Birth name: Jean Eva Leslie; married Gordon F. Cornett in 1934; died in Ventura, California. (Adding biographical details for the author of eight novels in CFIV.)

LESLIE, PETER (MEYRICK JOHNSON). 1922-2000. Died in Saint-Laurent-Du-Var, Alpes Maritime, France. (Adding the corrected death date and place for the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)

LETT, (ERNEST) GORDON (APPLEFORD). Born in Papua New Guinea; British Army officer who fought with Italian Resistance in WW2; consul in Bologna, Italy, after the war; then head of the Information Office of the British Administration in Libya; died in Surrey, England. (Adding the full name and biographical details for the author of the 1957 novel “The Many-Headed Monster” in CFIV.)

LEWIN, RITA SHULMAN. Both the probate entry and General Register Office entry have her as Roberta Lewin. (Adding a biographical detail for the author of two 1960s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Rachel Lindsay.)

LEWIS, EDITH MARY JOHN. Original married name was Broade, until Arthur H. L. Broade changed his name to Patrick Hunt Lewis; Hilary Burleigh was the name used in her acting career; died in Bures, Suffolk, England. (Adding biographical details for the author in CFIV for two 1950s novels under the pseudonym H. H. Lewis and “Murder at Maison Manche” under the Burleigh pseudonym.)

LEYTON, PATRICK. Brenda Cecilia Hopwood, 1878-1959. (Correcting the birth year of the author of numerous novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

LIGGETTT, WALTER W(ILLIAM). Editor and publisher of Minnesota newspapers; died in Minneapolis. (Adding biographical details for the author of three novels in CFIV.)

LOWELL, ANNA SCOTT. Pseudonym: Anna Scott. (Adding the real name of the author of the 1995 novel “Murder on Piety Hill” in CIFV under the pseudonym.)

LUCK, PETER. Brenda Cecilia Hopwood, 1878-1959. (Correcting the birth year of the author of numerous novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

LUKENS, JOHN (MICHAEL BRADLEY). 1921-1988. Probably born in France; was the son of an American from Wilmington, Delaware; died in Salisbury, Wiltshire, England. (Confirming the dates and adding biographical details for the author of three 1950s novels in CFIV.)

MacARTHUR, D(AVID) WILSQN. Birth in Cathcart, Renfrewshire, Scotland, registered as David Wilson McArthur, as was death in South Africa. (Adding biographical details for the author of novels in CFIV under this byline and David Wilson.) 
       
MacCLURE, VICTOR (THOM MacWALTER). Born in Clydebank, Old Kilpatrick, Dumbarton, Scotland; died in Lambeth, London, England. (Adding biographical details for the author in CFIV for numerous titles under this name and two as by Saxon Ashe and “Conspiracy Island,” 1933, as by Peter Craig.)

McCULLOUGH, ESTHER MORGAN. Born in Bennington, Vermont, daughter of Governor John McCullough; married Elmer R. Knobloch in 1925 but divorced by 1940; death in Syracuse, New York, registered under maiden name. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1955 novel “The Five Devils of Kilmainham” in CFIV.)

MacGILL, PATRICK. Worked on the Caledonian Railway and on the “Daily Express” and then in the library at Windsor Castle; married Margaret Catherine Gibbons (1887-1972) in Hampstead in 1915; went to the U.S. ca. 1931, living first in California, then Florida, where he died in Dade City. (Adding further biographical details for the author of the 1934 novel “The Glen of Carra” in CFIV.)

MacISAAC, FRED(ERICK JOHN). 1882-1940. (Adding the correct birth year for the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)

MacKINNON, CHARLES ROY. Birth listed as just Charles MacKinnon in Glasgow, Scotland, and death as same in Perpignan, France. (Adding biographical details for the author of numerous titles in CFIV under the pseudonym Graham Montrose, two as by Charles Conte, and three as by Vivian Stuart.)

McLACHLAN, ALEX(ANDER). 1896-1946. Identifying the co-author with Norman Scarlyn Wilson under the joint pseudonym Anthony Webb. (Adding the co-author not named in CFIV.)

MACNEE, PATRICK. Peter (Meyrick Johnson) Leslie, 1922-2000. (Adding the correct death date of the author of two novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

MAKEPEACE, ANN. (Correcting the first name spelling of the author of two novels in CFIV.)

MANN, LEONARD. Served in Australian Imperial Force in WWI; graduate of the University of Melbourne; poet and novelist; died in Hallam, Victoria, a suburb of Melbourne. (Adding further biographical details for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

MANNING, A(DELAIDE) F(RANCES) O(KE). Born in Kensington, England; died in Southampton. (Adding biographical details for the author in CFIV for the 1939 novel “Half-Valdez” and co-author with Cyril Henry Coles under the joint pseudonyms Manning Coles and Francis Gaite.)

MAPPLE, (ADRIAN) NELSON (PROCTOR). Born in Middlesex, England; died in Newton Abbott, Devon; better known as author of boy’s fiction. (Adding the full name and biographical details for the author of four novels in CFIV.)

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

MARSDEN, (ALBERT) WALTER. 1910-1987. Born in Wigan, Lancashire, England; journalist and author of books about countries; died in Surrey. (Adding a byline and biographical details for an author and title not in CFIV.)
    -The Wasp’s Nest. Hodder, 1948 [Syria]

MARSH, JOHN. Died in Halifax, Yorkshire, England. (Adding the death place of the author of numerous titles in CFIV under this byline and pseudonyms.)

MARTIN, SHEILA. Born in Oldham, Lancashire, England; studied medicine at the University of Nottingham; worked as a hospital doctor, specializing in radiotherapy; lives near Colchester, Essex. (Adding biographical details for the author of numerous titles in CFIV under the pseudonym Stella Shepherd.)

MARTIN, THOMAS HECTOR. Also wrote one novel under the house name Shaun O’Hara, q.v. (Adding a further note on the prolific author in CFIV under various bylines.)
 
MATHEWS, D(ONNA) L(ORRAINE). She was married to Walter James Heverling from 1944 to ca.1961, so this byline was her maiden name. (Adding further biographical details for the author of three novels in CFIV.)

MATHEWS, NIEVES. Birth name was Maria de las Nieves Helen Ascension de Madariaga; married Paul William Mathews in England in 1939; died outside the U.K., i.e., in one of the numerous countries in which she worked. (Adding further biographical details for the author of the 1956 novel “She Died Without Light” in CFIV.) 

MAURENSIG, PAOLO. 1943-2021. Died in Udine, Italy. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1997 novel “The Luneberg Variation” in CFIV in translation.)
 
MAZZARO, ED. Peter (Meyrick Johnson) Leslie, 1922-2000. (Adding the death date of the author of four novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

MEABURN, ANNE ALSTON. Pseudonym, possibly that of Mary Cicely Fair, 1874-1955, q.v. (Adding a byline and title not in CFIV.)
    Mystery Isle. Hodder, 1924 [Hebrides]

MEIGS, CORNELIA LYNDE. Died in Havre de Grace, Maryland. (Adding the place of death of the author of the 1919 novel “-The Pool of Stars” in CFIV.)

MILNE, ELIZABETH (BROWN, nee ROBBIE). 1914-2013. Died in Renfrewshire, Scotland. (Adding the full name and dates for the author in CFIV for the 1957 play “The Cracked Joug” and adding a further title.)
    -The Carpenter Case. Hurst, 1958

MORRIS, LESTER. (Adding a byline and title not in CFIV.)
    -Savage Lust. Private Editions pb, 1962

MUNSLOW, BRUCE (JAMES). Born in Guildford, Surrey, England; insurance agent in 1939; died in Teignmouth, Devon. (Adding biographical details for the author of six novels in CFIV.)

NEPEAN, ELEANOR AUGUSTA HEATHER. A dancing teacher; first name spelled Elinor for birth registered in Kensington, England, and for death in New Forest, Hampshire. (Adding biographical details for the author in CFIV for the 1909 novel “-Black Mark” under the pseudonym A. Whisper.)

NEWTON, MICHAEL. 1951-2021. Died in Nashville, Indiana. (Adding the death date and place for the author of more than 350 book, among them numerous titles in CFIV under the house pseudonyms Don Pendleton and Jack Buchanan and his pseudonyms John Cannon and Paul Malone.)

NOLAN, WILLIAM F(RANCIS). 1928-2021. Died in Vancouver, Washington. (Adding the death date and place for the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)

NORTIC, MAX. Pseudonym of Max Citron. (Adding a title and byline not in CFIV.)
    -The Real Thing. Midwood pb, 1970

OGDEN, G(EORGE) W(ASHINGTON). Died in Santa Monica, California. (Correcting the place of death of the author of the 1922 novel “The Bondboy” in CFIV.)

O’HARA, SHAUN. (Correcting the authorship of the ca.1952 novel in CFIV.)
     -Kazan the Killer. Written by Thomas Hector Martin, 1913-1985.

O’KANE, JESSIE MAYELL. (Correcting the name of the author of the 1925 collection “Martha the Medium” in CFIV under the pseudonym Jessie Champion.)

PARKER, ROBERT (BOGARDUS). Died in New York. (Adding the place of death of the author of two 1950s novels in CFIV.

PATERSON, (JAMES EDMUND) NEIL. 1915-1995. (Correcting the birth year in Scotland of the author of two novels in CFIV.)

PEDRICK, GALE [FRANK GALE PEDRICK-HARVEY]. Born in Fulham, London; died in Marylebone, London. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1947 novel “Meet the Rev” in CFIV.)

PETRIE, GLEN. (Adding the setting of the 1972 novel in CFIV.)
    The Coming-Out Party. [England, ca.1910]

PHILLIPS, STELLA. 1927-2021. Died in England. (Adding the death date and place for the author of eight novels in CFIV.)

PIERLAIN, NELL. Pseudonym of Marie Madelaine Pourchot, 1914-2007. (Adding a corrected entry for the author of the 1981 novel “Cruel Triumph” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)
 
POURCHOT, MARIE MADELAINE. 1914-2007. (Adding the real name and dates of the author of the 1981 novel “Cruel Triumph” in CFIV under the pseudonym Nell Pierlain.)
 
PROPPER, MILTON (MORRIS). Died, by his own hand, in Philadelphia. (Adding further biographical details for the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)

RANDAL, JOHN. (Adding further titles by the author of the 1901 novel “Pacifico” in CFIV.)
    Aunt Bethia’s Buttons. Methuen, 1903
    -The Manager’s Box. Nash, 1906

REED, STANLEY BRYDON. 1914-1962. Born in Easington, England; schoolmaster who attended Durham University; died in a road accident in Tunbridge. (Adding the real name, dates, and biographical details for the author of seven novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Stanley Brydon.)

REINHART, ROBERT C. 1929-2003. (Adding the death date of the author in CFIV for the 1986 novel “Beldon’s Crimes”.)

REYNOLDS, CATHERINE. Peter (Meyrick Johnson) Leslie, 1922-2000, and Nicolette Marie Bernard, 1920-1994. (Adding the names and dates of the co-authors of the 1979 novel “Black Is the Colour of My True Love’s Heart” in CFIV under the joint  pseudonym.)
 
RICE, ALICE (CALDWELL) HEGAN. Born in Shelbyville, Kentucky; died in Louisville. (Adding biographical details for the author of three titles in CFIV.)

RICE, COLE YOUNG. Died in Louisville, Kentucky. (Adding the place of death for the co-author with his wife Alice Hegan Rice of two titles in CFIV.)

RICHARDSON, ROBERT (OLIVER). 1940-2021. Died in Hatfield, Hertfordshire, England. (Adding the death date and place for the author of nine novels in CFIV.)

RINEHART, MARY ROBERTS. Birth name: Mary Ella Roberts. (Adding a biographical detail for the author in CFIV for numerous titles.)
 
RIVETT, EDITH CAROLINE. Died in Caton-with-Littledale, Lancashire, England. (Adding a biographical detail for the author of numerous titles in CFIV under the pseudonyms Carol Carnac and E. C. R. Lorac.)

ROBERTS, CECIL (EDRIC MORNINGTON). Birth registered as Edric Cecil Roberts; Mornington was apparently a later addition. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1930 novel “-Havana Bound” in CFIV.)

ROBINSON, RICHARD BLUNDELL. Born in London, England; died in Surrey. (Adding biographical details for the author in CFIV for two novels as George Leaderman.)

ROGERS, SAMUEL (GREENE ARNOLD). Professor at the University of Wisconsin for many years; died in Madison, Wisconsin. (Adding biographical details for the author of three 1940s novels in CFIV.)

ROSE, ALEXANDER. (Adding a byline and title not in CFIV.)
    Four Horse Players Are Missing. Coward, 1960. British title: Four Punters Are Missing. H. Hammond, 1961. Also published as: Who’s Got the Action? Fawcett pb, 1962. Film:  Paramount, 1962, as Who’s Got the Action? (scw: Jack Rose; dir: Daniel Mann)

ROSS, ANGUS. (Correcting the series character in the 1989 novel in CFIV.)
    Doom Indigo. Delete SC Marcus Aurelius Farrow

ROSS, DONALD. Fred(erick John) MacIsaac, 1882-1940. (Adding the correct birth year of the author of seven titles in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

ROSS, VICTOR. 1919-2021. Born Victor Theodor Karl Rosenfeld in Austria, came to Britain in 1936; studied at the London School of Economics; rose from copywriter to chairman of the board of Readers Digest (UK); died in London. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1949 novel “A Stranger in My Midst” in CFIV.)

RUMSEY, ADELINE [Adeline Rumsey Marx]. 1911-1949. (Correcting the dates of the author of the 1944 novel “-Crying at the Lock” in CFIV, and adding its setting.)
    -Crying at the Lock. [St. Louis]

SAND, ERIC. (Adding a byline and title not in CFIV.)
    -The Seduction. Beacon pb, 1965

SANDERS, CHARLES WESLEY. 1875-1937. (Correcting the birth year and confirming the death year in Pasadena, California, of the author of four novels in CFIV.)

SAVA, GEORGE. (Correcting the setting of the 1982 novel in CFIV.)
    The Killer Microbes. [London, Belgrade, Albania, 1975]

SCHELL, KAREN. Robert Griffith Turner, Jr., 1938-2021. (Adding the death date of the author of the 1997 novel “Killing Time” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

SCHWARZ, BOB [ROBERT DEAN SCHWARZ]. 1951-2019. Born in San Diego; died in Reno, Nevada. (Adding the dates and biographical details for the author in CFIV for the 2000 novel “Frazzled”.)

SCOTT, ANNA. Pseudonym of Anna Scott Lowell. (Adding the real name of the author of the 1995 novel “Murder on Piety Hill” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

SCOTT, PAT. (Adding a note on the title in CFIV.)
    Easy Target. No sign of this in any British library.

SCOTT, PHILLIP (VICTOR). (Correcting the first name spelling of the author of four titles in CFIV.)

SCOTT, WILLARD (HERMAN, JR.). 1934-2021. Died in Delaplane, Virginia. (Adding the death date and place for the co-author with Bill Crider of two 1990s novels in CFIV.)

SCOTT, WINIFRED MAY. 1883-1971. A person of this name died in London on 12/28/1971. (Adding a possible date for the death of the author of the 1911 novel “The Serpent” in CFIV.)   

SEARLE, WESTON. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline of the 1972 novel “The Honeyfall” in CFIV.)

SEKIKAWA, NATSUO. Tetsuo Hayakawa. (Correcting the first name of the author in CFIV for the 1990 title “Hotel Harbour View” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)
 
SELDEN, CATHERINE. (Adding the setting of the 1805 novel in CFIV.)
    Villa Nova; or, The Ruined Castle. [Europe]

SELLARS, WALTER. 1919-2019. Born in St. Johns, Newfoundland, Canada; served in the RCAF in WWII; studied theology at United College in Winnipeg and Columbia University in New York; served churches in Manitoba, Ontario and Labrador; died in Ottawa. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1992 novel “Hard Aground” in CFIV.)

SELVES, DAVID (ROBERT JOHN). Born in London; corporate planner at Midland Bank; financier, business advisor, and pub and hotel owner. (Adding biographical details for the author of three novels in CFIV and adding a fourth.)
    Target Clinton. New Author Publications, 1995

SEMAINE, SELWYN. Pseudonym of a writer from Waddon, Surrey, England. (Identifying the byline of the 1935 novel “The Arken Crimes” in CFIV.)

SEMON, RAY. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline of the 1954 novel “The Red Cadillac” in CFIV.)   

SEVERN, ROBERT. Robert John William Ebbs, 1926-1998. (Adding the full name and corrected death date for the author of nine novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

SEVET, NED A. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline of the 1935 novel “-Outwitted” in CFIV.)

SEYMOUR, ARABELLA (CHARLOTTE HENRIETTA). (Adding the setting of the 1990 novel in CFIV.)
    The End of the Family. [Isle of Man, 1919]

SEYMOUR, (WILLIAM HERSHEL KEAN) GERALD. Ref: CA. (Adding a reference citation for the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)

SHAKESPEARE, L(ESLEY) M(ARGUERITE. Born Lesley Marguerite W. Thomas in Wales, married Clifford B. Shakespeare and then David Harvey Evers; living in Oxfordshire. (Adding further biographical details for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

SHALLIT, JOSEPH. Journalist and author; born and died in Pennsylvania. (Adding biographical details for the author in CFIV for four novels under this name and one, “Take Your Last Look”, 1954, under the pseudonym Matt Brady.)
 
SHANKLE, SAM B(OONE). 1920-2003. Born in St. Petersburg, Florida; electronics engineer with the Navy and Philco, and retired from Ford Aerospace in Palo Alto, California; died in Sunnyvale, California. (Adding the corrected birth year and biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel ”The Radioactive Satellite” in CFIV.)
   
SHANNON, JOHN (HERBERT). (Adding the middle name of the author of four novels in CFIV.)

SHAPIRO, BARBARA (A.). Ref: CA. (Adding a reference citation for the author of four novels in CFIV.)

SHARMAN, NICK. Scott Alexander Gronmark, 1952-2020. Born in Norway; died in London, England. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of three novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

SHARP, (JAMES GEORGE) DAVID. Born Grace Emily Dyce Sharp in Reigate, Surrey, England, and had changed genders by the 1924 marriage. (Adding biographical details for the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)

SHARP, LUKE. Robert Barr, 1849-1912. (Adding the correct birth year for the author of three titles in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

SHEALY, LARRY (H.). 1946-    . Born in Florida; living in Demorest, Georgia. (Adding the birth date and biographical details for the author of the 1980 novel “Death of an Island” in CFIV.)

SHEEHAN, MICHAEL (JOHN). Living in Cedar, Michigan. (Adding the middle name and residence of the author of two novels in CFIV.)   

SHEERS, JAMES C. 1924-1979. Born in Pennsylvania; lived in Stanford, Connecticut but died in New Milford; producer and writer of television documentaries. (Confirming the dates and adding biographical details for the author in CFIV for the 1961 novel “The Counterfeit Courier.”)

SHEFFIELD, ROBYN. Apparently the pseudonym of woman born and educated in Surrey and living in Devon with her husband, formerly a research scientist and now a professional watercolorist. (Adding further biographical details for the author of four novels in CFIV.)

SHELBY, PHILIP. 1950-2019. Died in the Los Angeles, California, area. (Adding the death date and place for the author of six novels in CFIV.)

SHELTON, CHARLES F. 1958-2016. Had B.S. from Syracuse University and M.S. from Quinnipiac University; artist and author of film scripts; died in New Haven, Connecticut. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “Psyclone” in CFIV.

SHELTON, DAN [CARL DANIEL SHELTON]. Married to CFIV author Connie (Lee) Shelton and living with her in Angel Fire, New Mexico. (Adding biographical details for two authors in CFIV.)

SHELTON, TONY. Freelance copywriter in West Calder, Scotland. (Adding biographical details for the author of two novels in CFIV under the pseudonym E. L. Sloane.)

SHEPHERD, DAVID. 1942-2021. Born in Bolton le Sands, Lancashire, England; had been an Anglican Clergyman for 50 years when he died in Dundee, Scotland. (Adding biographical details for the author of five novels in CFIV.)
 
SHEPHERD, FLORENCE. 1901-1986. (Adding possible dates for the co-author with John Marsh of two novels in CFIV under the joint pseudonym Harrington Hastings; a woman of this name died in Halifax, Yorkshire, as did Marsh.)

SHEPHERD, HESTER. Herbert Hester Shepherd, 1872-1944. (Adding the full name and dates for the author of two novels in CFIV as given by a dealer of the 1938 novel “A Secret Life”.)

SHEPHERD, PETER (SCOTT). 1943-2002. Joined the family firm of Haigh Engineering, which became Haigh Tweeny; died in Bristow, Herefordshire, England. (Adding the full name and dates and biographical details for the author of the 1988 novel “The Saturn Experiment” in CFIV.)

SHEPPARD, ALFRED TRESIDDER. Various records, including probate, show him as Alfred James Tresidder Sheppard. (Adding a biographical detail for the author in CFIV for the 1930 collection “Tuck-of-Drum and other stories.”)

SHERER, MICHAEL L(UTHER). Living in Waverly, Iowa. (Adding the middle name and residence of the author of the 1985 title “A Hidden Treasure” in CFIV under the pseudonym Thomas Trueblood.)

SHERMAN, PATRICIA J(ANE). 1927-2020. Died in Culver City, California. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1979 novel “Sleeping Off the Highway” in CFIV.)

SHERWOOD, PETE [PETER}. 1948-    . Adding the birth year and a further title for the author of the 1979 novel “Plugged Nickel” in CFIV.)
    -Tibetan Terror. Carlyle, 1979 [Afghanistan]

SHIMANYULU, JAMES (BANDI). Graduate of the London School of Journalism; Kenyan novelist. (Adding the middle name and biographical details for the co-author with James Irungu of the 1984 novel “The Border Runners” in CFIV.)

SHIRLEY, WARREN. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline of two 1925 novels in CFIV.)

SHOEBRIDGE, MARJORIE. A person of this name was born in 1925 and died in London, England, in 1999. (Adding a further possibility for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

SIDDLE, CHARLES. Born in Durham County, England; a custom’s officer in the 1939 register.  (Adding further biographical details for the co-author with Frederick Arthur Peel under the joint pseudonym Rufus Slingsby in CFIV for the 1929 novel “The Murders at Highbridge”.)

SIMPSON, JAMES ALLEN. 1934-2021. Died in St. Paul, Minnesota. (Adding the death date and place for the author of ten novels in CFIV under the pseudonym M. D. Lake.)
 
SINCLAIR, C(LAUDE) E(DWARD) R(OBERT). One site gives his dates as 1907-1950, which cannot be confirmed. (Adding further information about the author of two titles in CFIV.)

SINGLETON, BRENDAN (G.). 1958-    . (Adding the birth year of the author of the 1999 novel “The Love Terrorist” in CFIV.)

SINGLETON, JAMES R(OLAND). 1944-2017. Graduate in journalism from University of South Carolina; served in the U.S. Air Force; worked more than 40 years as a public relations professional; died in Durham, North Carolina. (Adding a corrected entry for the author of the 1980 novel “Edisto Sanctuary” in CFIV.)

SIPHERD, RAY(MOND DUKE). 1935-2020. Died in Newtown, Connecticut. (Adding the death date and place for the author of two 19990s novels in CFIV.)

SIPRA, MAHMUD (AHMED). 1943-2018. Born in Ranchi, India; died in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1986 novel “Pawn to King Three” in CFIV.)

SKYE, CHRISTINA. Roberta Helmer Stalberg, 1950-2018. (Adding the death date of the author of five novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

SKYE, MAGGIE. Joyce Elaine Gleit, 1929-2020. (Adding the death date of the co-author with Herma Werner of the 1991 novel “Collections” in CFIV under the joint pseudonym.)

SLATTERY, BILL [WILLIAM EDWARD SLATTERY]. 1934-1999. (Adding the death date of the author of the 1988 novel “The Juliet Effect” in CFIV under the pseudonym Jesse Slattery.)

SLATTERY, JESSE. Bill [William Edward) Slattery, 1934-1999. (Adding the death date of the author of the 1988 novel “The Juliet Effect” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

SMALL, AUSTIN J(AMES). Birth registered as Austin Major Small; marriage registration has him as both Austin James Small and Austin Major Small; and he was Austin Major Small in the probate record. (Adding further biographical details for the author of numerous titles in CIFV under this name and the pseudonym Seamark.)
   
SMITH, (ALEXANDER) CLARK. Died in Gorleston, Suffolk, England, where he had lived for some years. (Adding the death place for the author of three 1950s novels in CFIV.)

SMITH, ENES (HARVEY). 1946-2020. Born in Minot, North Dakota; earned an M.S. in criminology from Western Oregon University; a police officer, detective, SWAT leader and police chief in Oregon; died in Redmond, Oregon. (Adding biographical details for the author of two 1990s novels in CFIV.)

SMITH, FLOYD. (Adding a byline and title not in CFIV.
    -Action Girls. Midwood, 1977 [Arizona]

SMITH, GODFREY (SYDNEY), 1926-2017. Died in Malmesbury, Wiltshire, England. (Adding the death date and place for the author of five novels in CFIV.)

SMITH, L(ESTER) NEIL. 1946-2021. Died in Fort Collins, Colorado. (Adding the death date and place for the author of four novels in CFIV.)

SMITH, ROBERT KIMMEL. 1930-2020. Died in Manhattan. (Adding the death date and place for the author of two 1970s novels in CFIV.)

SMITH, STEVE M. Born in Derby, England, and has mostly lived in Sawley, Derbyshire. (Adding further biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel ”Southern Belle” in CFIV.)
 
SMITHELLS, ANABEL DOREEN BOSCAWEN. Born in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, England; lived in London but died in Berkshire. (Adding biographical details for the author in CFIV for the 1954 novel “-Dance to My Tune” under the pseudonym Linda Boscawen.)

SOLLISH, JOSEPH J(OHN). 1921-2018. Died in Los Angeles. (Adding the corrected dates and biographical detail for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

SOUCHON, MARIE MADELEINE. Delete. (Not the real name of the author who wrote as Nell Pierlain.)

SPENCER, LOUELLA. 1938-2018. Born in Phoenix, Arizona; died in Vancouver, Washington. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author in CFIV for the 1992 novel “Rachel Hamilton, Private Detective: The Case of the Crude Rose”.)

SPICER, BETTY COE. Born Elizabeth Helene Coe, daughter of writer Charles Francis Coe; married Edmond Delong Lucas in 1935 before marrying Bart Spicer in 1946 in Louisiana. (Correcting the birth name and adding biographical details for the co-author with Bart Spicer of four novels in CFIV under the joint pseudonym Jay Barbette.)

SPICER, BART [born Albert Samuel Spicer]. (Correcting the birth name of the author of numerous titles in CFIV under this name and the joint pseudonym Jay Barbette.)

STADE, GEORGE. 1933-2019. Died in Manhattan, New York. (Adding the death date and place for the author in CFIV for the 1979 novel “Confessions of a Lady Killer.”)

STAFFORD, CAROLINE. Carolyn L. T. Watjen, 1934-2021. (Adding the death date of the author of four novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

STALBERG, ROBERTA HELMER. 1950-2018. Died in Fairborn, Ohio. (Adding the death date and place for the author of five novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Christina Skye.)

STANG, JoANNE (TAGGART). 1926-2017. Born in Brooklyn; journalist and celebrity profiler for the New York Times; died in Needham, Massachusetts. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1980 novel “Shadows on the Sceptered Isle” in CFIV.)

STANLEY, SANDRA (E.). 1935-2020. Born in Minnesota; became a lawyer in California in 1980; died in Grass Valley, California. (Adding the dates and biographical details for the author of the 1974 novel “Rogue’s Castle” in CFIV.)

STANMEYER, WILLIAM A(NTHONY). 1934-2015. Died in Great Falls, Virginia. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1999 novel “-Day of Enquiry” in CFIV.)

STAPLETON, ALLAN. (Correcting the first name spelling of the author and adding the setting of the 1945 novel in CFIV.)
    The Limping Death. [England]

STARNES, RICHARD. 1922-2018. Died in Bradenton, Florida. (Adding the death date and place for the author of five novels in CFIV.)

STATHAM, FRANCES (PATTON). 1931-2020. Died in Atlanta, Georgia. (Adding the death date and place for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

STEARN, MARTHA (GENE). 1945-   . Living in Jackson, Wyoming. (Confirming the birth date and adding the middle name and residence of the author of two novels in CFIV.)

STEBEL, S(IDNEY) L(EO). 1923-2020. Born in Sioux City, Iowa; died in Los Angeles. (Adding biographical details for the author of two novels in CFIV under this name and one co-authored with Robert McMahon under the joint pseudonym Leo Bergson.)

STEPHEN, ALISTAIR M. 1914-2000. (Adding the dates of a person of this name who may have been the author of the 1994 novel “The Ultimate Solution” in CFIV.)

STEPHENS, HAROLD. 1926-2021. Born in Pennsylvania; died in Bangkok, Thailand. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1998 novel “The Tower and the River” in CFIV.)

STEPHENS, JENNIFER. Kathleen Marie Jenks. (Adding the full name of the author of the 1973 novel “Vengeance of the Cat Goddess” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

STERN, DAVID. Writer, scriptwriter and journalist; owned the “New Orleans Item-Tribune” 1949-1958; was creator of Francis the Talking Mule. (Adding biographical details for the author in CFIV for the 1947 novel “Stop Press Murder” under the pseudonym Peter Stirling.)

STONE, GERALD EUGENE NATHAN. 1929-2019. Architect and writer; born in Oklahoma and died in Denton, Texas. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1999 novel “-
Backhand Lizzie” in CFIV.)

STONEHOUSE, PATRICIA ETHEL. Born Ethel Nhill Victoria Stonehouse in Nhill, Victoria, Australia; married Dr. John McNaught Scott in London in 1914; died in Heidelberg, Victoria. (Adding biographical details for the author of two titles in CFIV under the pseudonym Lindsay Russell.)

STOTT, ROBERT EDWARD. 1897-1968(?). (Adding the real name and dates of the author of three 1930s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Bok.)

STOYENOFF, NORMA (JEANNE) DAVIS. 1932-2020. Born in Wyandotte, Michigan; lived in Belleville, Michigan, but died in a rest home in Canton, Michigan. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author in CFIV for the 1987 novel “-Summer of Fear”.)

STRANGE, J(ACK) D(ENHAM). There was a Jack Strange who was born in 1899, married Dora Stokes in 1921, and died in 1937, but nothing found to associate him with the novel in CFIV, nor with the John Denham Strange byline in boy’s fiction in the 1930s; thus the byline was very possibly a pseudonym. (Adding information about the author of the 1931 novel “A Master Spy” in CFIV.)

STREET, CECIL JOHN CHARLES. Born in Gibraltar. (Adding the birth place of the author of numerous titles in CFIV under the pseudonyms Miles Burton, John Rhode and Cecil Waye.)
 
SUPPIGER, JOSEPH (EDWARD). 1942-2021. Born in Urbana, Illinois; had B.A. from Milton College; M.A from Kansas State University, and Ph.D. from University of Tennessee; history professor and college administrator at Lincoln Memorial University; died in Redding California. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “Grave Misgivings” in CFIV.)

SWAN, ANNIE S. Her birth was registered as Ann Swan, but for her 1883 marriage to James Burnett Smith she was Annie S. Swan; Wikipedia lists her as Annie Shepherd Swan. (Adding biographical details for the author of numerous titles in CFIV under this name and three as by David Lyall.)

SWAN, ROBERT AITKEN. 1872-1929. (Adding the real name and dates for the author of seven title in CFIV under the pseudonym Robert Aitken.)

SWITZER, ROBERT 1925-2006. (Adding possible dates for the author of the 1961 novel “I Was Going Anyway” in CFIV.)

SYKES, W(ILLIAM) STANLEY. Anesthetist and general practitioner; served in the Royal Army Medical Corps; died in Dewsbury, Yorkshire. (Adding further biographical details about the author of three 1930s novels in CFIV.)

SYREEN, MARY W. 1927-2019. Died in Coupeville, Washington. (Adding the death date and place for the author of three 1990s novels in CFIV.)

TABOR, MARGARET. 1934-2021. (Adding the death date in England of the author of two novels in CFIV.)

TACK, ALFRED. Also author of books on business and management; in 1930s ran a company selling machinery; born and died in London, England. (Adding further biographical details for the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)

TALBOT, CARL. Charles Hammond Hipkins, 1893-1978. (Adding the death date of author of three 1930s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)
 
TALBOT, HAYDEN. 1882-1962. Born in New York; died in London, England. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1923 novel “It Is the Law” in CFIV.)
   
TAYLOR, P(HILIP NEVILLE) WALKER. Some sources have his last name as Walker-Taylor; went into medical practice in London, England, before the war, and died there. (Adding biographical details for the author of seven novels in CFIV under this name and five under the pseudonym Paul Costello.)

TAYLOR, SAMUEL W(OOLLEY). Died in Redwood City, California; buried in Provo, Utah. (Adding the correct place of death for the author of two novels in CFIV.)
 
TEDESCHI, FRANK L. 1934-2021. Served in the U.S. Army; worked for IBM for 35 years; died in Endicott, New York. (Adding biographical details for the co-author with Barbara Ninde Byfield of the 1975 novel “Solemn High Murder” in CFIV.)

TEEPLE, DORI [DOROTHY BRIGGS TEEPLE]. 1923-2020. Born in Little Rock, Arkansas; died in Fort Belvoir, Virginia. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “The Survivors” in CFIV.)

THOMPSON, JACK M. 1929-2020. Born in Niagara Falls, New York; died in Warwick, Rhode Island. (Adding further biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “Naked in the Rain” in CFIV.)

THOMPSON, PAULA JENELL. 1939-2016. Died in Fayetteville, Arkansas. (Adding the death date and place for the co-author with Marcella Thompson of the 1984 novel “The Rainbow Ribbon” in CFIV under the joint pseudonym Pamela Thompson.)

TIVEY, TOM BROWN. Teacher and writer; died in Norton in Shropshire, England. (Adding further biographical details for the author of three titles in CFIV.)

TODD, CHARLES. Carolyn L. T. Watjen, 1934-2021. (Adding the death date of the co-author, with son David Wheaton Watjen, in CFIV for four novels under the joint pseudonym.)

TOWNSEND, PAUL S(COTT). 1923-2017. Died in Lexington, Kentucky. (Adding the death date and place for the author in CFIV for the 2000 novel “Whatever Happened to Adam?”.)
 
TOWNSEND, WILLIAM. Born in Nova Scotia, Canada; short story writer; died in Folkestone, Kent, England. (Adding biographical details for the author of five titles in CFIV.) 

TUCKER, WILLIAM (TERRENCE). 1926-2015. Born in McComb, Mississippi; served in the Merchant Marine; earned an engineering degree at Tulane University; spent 30 years at Penton Publishing in Cleveland; died in Cleveland. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author in CFIV for the 1983 novel “Widow’s Walk”,)

TUITE, HUGH (GEORGE SPENCER). Served in the Army in India; became editor of “Civil and Military Gazette,” then became founding editor of “Scottish Weekly”; started writing novels in the 1900s; died in Hellingly, Sussex. (Adding further biographical details for the author of two 1920s novels in CFIV.)

TULLY, JOHN (KIMBERLEY). 1923-2019. Died in England, probably Isleworth, Middlesex. (Adding the death date for the author in CFIV for seven titles intended for adults learning to read.)

TURNBULL, DORA AMY DILLON. 1877-1961. (Correcting the birth year of the author of numerous titles in CFIV under the pseudonym Patricia Wentworth.)

TURNER, ROBERT GRIFFITH, JR. 1938-2021. Born in Oahu, Hawaii; earned a PhD in Philosophy at Virginia Tech; served in the U.S. Army; taught at Radford University and Virginia Tech; died in Blacksburg, Virginia. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author in CFIV for the 1997 novel “Killing Time” under the pseudonym Karen Schell.)

TWOHY, MARJORIE (MAUK). 1933-2019. Born in Emmons County, North Dakota; grew up in Spokane Washington; earned degrees in English and International Relations and an MBA; was a teacher; retired as technical editor of Sun Micro Systems; died in Salida, California. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author in CFIV for the 2000 novel “Liontech”.)

TYRRELL, MABEL L(OUISE). 1883-1962. (Correcting the birth year of the author of 10 novels in CFIV.)

UMAN, STEPHEN D(ENICOLAIS). 1940-2019. Educated at MIT, Berklee College of Music, and Pratt Institute; died in Boca Raton, Florida. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author in CFIV for the 1994 novel “Snow on the Carpet” under the pseudonym River Banks.)

UNKEFER, (DUDLEY) DUANE. 1937-2021. Died in Santa Maria, California. (Adding the death date and place for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

VAN GIESON, JUDITH. 1941-2021. Died in Albuquerque, New Mexico. (Adding the death date and place for the author of 10 novels in CFIV.)
 
VAN WEDDINGEN, MARTHE. 1924-1999. Died in Nice, France. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1979 novel “The Stranger” in CFIV under the pseudonym Claire Dumas.)

VEITCH, JAMES. 1910-1975. Died in Broughton, Scotland. (Confirming the dates and adding the place of death of the author of five titles in CFIV.)

VERNE, HENRY. Charles-Henri-Jean Dewisme, 1918-2021. (Adding the death date of the author of eight novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

VERNES, HENRI. Charles-Henri-Jean Dewisme, 1918-2021. (Adding the death date of the author of six novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)   

VINTER, MARY (MARGARET KELL). Born Mary Margaret Kell Hardy in Hartlepool, Durham, England; married Geoffrey Vinter in 1925; died in Cambridgeshire. (Adding biographical details for the author of three novels in CFIV.)
 
VIVIAN, HERBERT. Died in Kerrier, Cornwall, England. (Adding the place of death for the author of three titles in CFIV.)

VLIELAND, CHARLES ARCHIBALD. Born in Exeter, Devon, England; emigrated to Malaya in 1914; returned to England by 1956 and died in St. Albans, Hertfordshire. (Adding biographical details for the author of five novels in CFIV as by Jerome Nicholas.)

VON CONTA, MANFRED. 1931-2016. (Adding the death date of the author in CFIV for the 1971 novel “The Deathbringer”.)
 
WARRINER, THURMAN. His 1974 death date is widely used and accepted, but no documentation can be found. (Adding a biographical note for the author in CFIV for novels under this name, Simon Troy and John Kersey.)

WASHINGTON, GENO. R&B singer born William Francis Washington in Evansville, Indiana. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1998 novel “The Blood Brothers” in CFIV.)

WATJEN, CAROLYN L. T. 1934-2021. Died in Wilmington, Delaware. (Adding the death date and place for the author in CFIV under the pseudonym Caroline Stafford and, with son David Wheaton Watjen, in CFIV under the joint pseudonym Charles Todd.)

WATKINS, ERNEST SHILSTON. Returned after his time in Canada and died in the Norwich area of Norfolk, England. (Adding further biographical details for the author of three novels in CFIV under the pseudonym John Oliver Mayo.)

WATSON, SELWYN VICTOR. Born in Greenwich, London, England; died in Hillingdon, Middlesex; listed as a copywriter in the 1939 register. (Adding biographical details for the author in CFIV for the 1955 novel “Operation Ballerina” under the pseudonym Selwyn.)

WEBB, ANTHONY. Joint pseudonym of Norman Scarlyn Wilson and Alex(ander) McLachlan, 1896-1946. (Identifying the co-author of 12 novels in CFIV under the joint pseudonym.)

WEBB, DOROTHY ANNA MARIA (STEPHENS). Born in Loughborough, Leicestershire, England. (Correcting the birth place of the author in CFIV for four novels as Jermyn March and seven as Christopher Reeve.)

WEBSTER, GEORGE (CALVIN). 1924-2019. Born in South Haven, Michigan; gerontologist and expert on aging; had a Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota; was a professor at various universities; died in Wichita Falls, Texas. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author in CFIV for the 2000 novel “Pandora’s Box”.)
 
WELLMAN, (MANLY) WADE (JR.). 1937-2018. Born in North Carolina; died in Waukesha, Wisconsin. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the co-author with his father of the 1975 collection “Sherlock Holmes’s War of the World” in CFIV.)

WENTWORTH, PATRICIA. Dora Amy Dillon Turnbull, 1877-1961. Born Dora Amy Elles; baptized at Morar Gwalior, Bengal, India. (Correcting the birth year and adding biographical details for the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)

WHELAN, HILARY (BARBARA) [HILARY WHELAN BERRY]. 1949-2016.  Married Christopher Robin Berry in 2002, moved to New Zealand, and died there. (Adding biographical details and death date and place for the author of two 1990s novels in CFIV.)

WHITE, WILLIAM PATTERSON. 1884-1954. (Correcting the death date of the author in CFIV for the 1928 novel “Cloudy in the West.”)

WHITELAW, DAVID. Game designer and author of plays for stage and television. (Adding further biographical details for the author of numerous novels in CFIV.)

WHITNELL, BARBARA. Audrey Grace Wilson Hutton, 1929-2021. (Adding the death date in England for the author of the 1995 novel “A Clear Blue Sky” under the pseudonym.)

WIGGINS, WALLY [Walter J. Wiggins]. 1925-2020. Born in St. Louis, Missouri; served two years in the Marine Corps in WWII; earned a law degree at Cornell and practiced law in Ithaca, New York for 65 years; he and his wife built several inns and hotels; he wrote two legal thrillers after year 2000; died in Ithaca. (Adding the death date and further biographical details for the author of the 1999 collection “Willow Run” in CFIV.)
 
WILCOX, RONALD (WILSON). 1934-2020. Born in Holladay, Utah; educated at Brigham Young University and had an M.A. from Baylor University; actor and playwright; died in Richardson, Texas. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1978 novel “The Rig” in CFIV.)

WILDEN, THEODORE. 1936-2016. Died in Camden, London, England. (Adding the death date and place for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

WILLIAMSON, MRS. C. N. [ALICE MURIEL WILLIAMSON]. 1860-1933. Born Alice Muriel King in Cleveland, Ohio; married William Reeves Hamilton in 1878 and then C. N. Williamson in 1894; died in Bath, Somerset, England. (Adding biographical details for the co-author with her husband of numerous titles in CFIV.)

WILLIAMSON, C(HARLES) N(ORRIS). 1857-1920. (Correcting the birth dates of the author in CFIV for numerous titles.)

WILSON, BARBARA KER [BARBARA KER WILSON TAHOURDIN]. 1929-2020. Died in Bowral, Australia. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1988 novel “The Quade Inheritance” in CFIV.)

WILSON, NORMAN SCARLYN. Joint pseudonym with Alex(ander) McLachlan, 1896-1946: Anthony Webb. (Adding the name of the co-author for twelves novels in CFIV.)

WILSON, ROBIN (SCOTT). 1928-2013. Died in Monterey California; death not confirmed by FamilySearch but accepted by Wikipedia and SF Encyclopedia. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1995 novel “Death by Degrees” in CFIV.)

WINSLOW, PAULINE GLEN. 1926-2014. Died in New York City. (Adding the death date and place for the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)

WINWARD, (RICHARD) WALTER. 1937-2017. Born in Liverpool, England; died in Somerset. (Adding the death date and places for the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)

WOO, X. L. Xinglu L. Wu, 1937-2021. (Adding the death date of the author of the 2000 novel “Kung Fu Masters” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

WOO, XINGLU. Xinglu L. Wu. 1937-2021. Born In Shanghai, China; died in New Brunswick, New Jersey. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 2000 novel “Kung Fu Masters” under the pseudonym X. L. Woo,)

WOOD, STANLEY. Father of comedienne Victoria Wood; author of radio plays for BBC and other plays while working in insurance. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1947 novel “Death on a Smokeboat” in CFIV under the pseudonym Ross Graham.)
 
WOOD, TED [EDWARD JOHN WOOD]. 1931-2019. Died in Manzanillo, Mexico. (Adding the death date and place of the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)

WORBOYS, ANNE. Died in Leigh, Kent, England, where she had lived since coming to the country. (Adding the death place of the author of ten titles in CFIV as Worboys and five under her pseudonym Vicky Maxwell.)

WRIGHT, GLOVER [GEOFFREY GLOVER-WRIGHT]. 1940-2017. Died in St. Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands. (Adding the death date and place for the author of seven titles in CFIV.)

YATES, KATHERINE MERRITTE. Born in Ontario, Canada; died in Los Angeles. (Correcting the first name spelling and adding biographical details for the author of the 1929 novel "Kat and Copy Cat" in CFIV under the pseudonym E. E. Steven.)

YORK, (MARGARET) ELIZABETH. Correct to: YORK, ELIZABETH (ENID). 1927-2011. Died in Leicestershire, England.  (Adding the correcting entry for the author of two 1970s novels in CFIV.)

YOUNG, F(LORENCE) E(THEL) MILLS. Born in Twickenham, Middlesex, England; died in Cape Town, South Africa; the Mills part of her name was an unofficial addition. (Correcting the birth place and adding biographical details for the author of three titles In CFIV.)

ZEC, DONALD. Donald David Zecanovsky, 1919-2021. (Adding the death date in London of the author of two novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

ZECANOVSKY, DONALD DAVID. 1919-2021. (Adding the death date of the author of two novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Donald Zec.)

   



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