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ADAMS, FRANK R(AMSEY)
The Secret Attic. [New York]
AIKMAN, ANTHONY. Born in London during WWII.
-The Brokers of Doom [Tangier, Venice, Rome, Cairo]
The Caves of Segada. [South China Sea]
The Eye of Itza. [Central America, Peru]
AINSCOUGH, JAMES ASHTON. Pseudonym: Rivington Pyke, q.v.
ALAN, ROY. Joseph Lawrence Valls-Russell, 1922-2007. (Correcting birth date.)
ALBERT, NED. Wilbur Braun, 1894-1968. (Deleting question marks.)
ALDERSON, A(LFRED) J(AMES). 1890- . See also: Alfred James Alderson.
ALDERSON, ALFRED JAMES. 1890- . See also: A(lfred) J(ames) Alderson.
ALEXANDER, COLIN JAMES. 1920-2007.
The Mask of Fear. [England]
AMIS, KINGSLEY (WILLIAM)
-The Egyptologists, with (George) Robert (Acworth) Conquest, 1917- . Cape, 1965; Random, 1966 [London]
AMOS, R(USSELL) B(OOTH). Show name thus. Secondary school teacher.
AMSBARY, MARY ANNE. 1921-1987. Born and died in Cleveland; also lived in Illinois.
-Caesar’s Angel. World (Cleveland), 1952
ANDERSON, OLIVER (CHARLES). 1912-1996. Born in Snitterby, England; journalist and novelist; served in Royal Artillery in North Africa during WWII.
-Painless Extractions. Delete (not crime fiction, not in series)
ANDREWS, PATRICK (E.). Served in U.S. Army and Army Reserve for 20 years, then a technical editor in aerospace industry.
ANDREWS, (CHARLES) ROBERT D(OUGLAS HARDY)
-Windfall. Day, 1931. Also published as: If I Had a Million. Grosset, 1932. Film: Paramount, 1932, as If I Had a Million (with many screenwriters and directors, many uncredited)
ANDRUL. Arundel (Sinclair) Begbie, 1866-1954.
Alone in London. Silent film (based on the play): Turner, 1915 (dir: Lawrence Trimble)
The Archer Aims High. World Distributors pb, 1967 SC: Batman (Intended for younger readers.)
The Bookworm’s Best Seller. World Distributors pb, 1967 SC: Batman (Intended for younger readers.)
-The Brain-Box. Hurst, 1927 (by One of the Unemployed.)
-Driven from Home. Amalgamated pb, ca.1904
Dr. No Face. World Distributors pb, 1966 SC: Batman (Intended for younger readers.)
Egghead Gets the Yoke. World Distributors pb, 1967 SC: Batman (Intended for younger readers.)
The Further Adventures of Batman. Bantam pb, 1989 ss (all with SC Batman): Batman in Nighttown, by Karen Haber and Robert Silverberg \ The Batman Memos, by Stuart M. Kaminsky \ Bats, by Henry Slesar \ Command Performance, by Howard Goldsmith \ Daddy’s Girl, by William F. Nolan \ Death of the Dreammaster, by Robert Sheckley \ Idol, by Ed Gorman \ Neutral Ground, by Mike Resnik \ Northwestward, by Isaac Asimov \ The Origin of the Polarizer, by George Alex Effinger \ The Pirate of Millionaire’s Cove, by Edward D. Hoch \ The Sound of One Hand Clapping, by Max Allan Collins \ Subway Jack, by Joe R. Lansdale \ Wise Men of Gotham, by Edward Wellen
The Further Adventures of Batman, Volume 3. Bantam pb, 1993 ss (all with SC Batman): C & W, by Jon Hammer and Karen McBurnie \ Catacombs, by Robert Weinberg \ The Cat’s-Eye Crown, by Kay Demijohn \ Catwoman, by Greg Cox \ The City That Could Not Breathe, by Will Murray \ Copycat, by John Gregory Betancourt \ Creatures of Habit, by Paul Kupperberg \ Deadly Prey, by Gary Cohn \ Gotham City Spring: A Suite, by Mort Castle \ A Harlot’s Tears, by Ed Gorman \ A Knight at the Opera, by Jeff Rovin \ On the Wings of Angel, by Kristine Kathryn Rusch \ An Unauthorized Biography, by Brian M. Thomsen
The Further Adventures of the Joker. Bantam pb (New York & London), 1990 ss (all with SC Batman, Joker): Balloons, by Edward Wellen \ Best of All, by Marco Palmieri \ Bone, by Will Murray \ Definitive Therapy, by F. Paul Wilson \ Double Dribble, by George Alec Effinger \ Dying Is Easy, Comedy Is Hard, by Edward Bryant and Dan Simmons \ Happy Birthday, by Mark L. Van Name and Jack McDevitt \ Help! I Am a Prisoner, by Joey Cavalieri \ Jangletown, by Elizabeth Hand and Paul Witcover \ The Joker Is Mild, by Edward D. Hoch \ The Joker’s Christmas, by Karen Haber \ The Joker’s War, by Robert Sheckley \ The Man Who Laughs, by Stuart M. Kaminsky \ Masks, by Garfield Reeves-Stevens \ Museum Piece, by Mike Resnick \ On a Beautiful Summer’s Day, He Was, by Robert R. McCammon \ On the Wire, by Andrew Helfer \ Someone Like You, by Sheri S. Tepper
His Love Had Gone and What the Note-Book Told. Aldine (My Queen Library #45), ca.1896 (2 short novels.)
The Joker Goes Nap! World Distributors pb, 1967 SC: Batman (Intended for younger readers.)
The Last Laugh. World Distributors pb, 1966 SC: Batman (Intended for younger readers.)
No Quack for the Penguin. World Distributors pb, 1967 SC: Batman (Intended for younger readers.)
Penguin Gets the Bird. World Distributors pb, 1966 SC: Batman (Intended for younger readers.)
Pile-Up for the Catwoman. World Distributors pb, 1967 SC: Batman (Intended for younger readers.)
The Ringer. World Distributors pb, 1966 SC: Batman (Intended for younger readers.)
A Rocker for the Riddler. World Distributors pb, 1966 SC: Batman (Intended for younger readers.)
The Woman in the Wardrobe. (Written by Peter Shaffer alone.)
ARCHER, MARY. Add: Born in Limerick, Ireland; lived most of life in England.
The Body on the Line. [England]
What–No Body? [England]
ARGUILE, CHERYL ANN (LANHAM). (Adding middle name, maiden name.)
ARMOUR, R(OBERT) C(OUTTS)
The Case of the Kidnapped Legatee. Delete reference to reprint.
ARMSTRONG, (FRANCIS) HAROLD COURTENAY (LUPIN)
A Private Detective. Aldine (My Queen Library #283), ca.1901 (Also contains an anonymous ss, “The Broken Desk.”)
AUSTIN, HUGH. Hugh Austin Evans, 1903-1964.
Dragon Jet. Bantam pb (London), 1994
BAKER, W(ILLIAM ARTHUR) HOWARD
The Rape of Berlin. The Girl, the City and the Soldier (Show reprint title thus.)
Strike North. Correct Mayflower publication date to: 1965
BALZAC, HONORE DE
Histoire des Treize. Silent film (based on Le Pere Goriot): (France), 1910 (dir: Armand Numes). Also: Biograph, 1915 (dir: Travers Vale). Also: (France), 1921 (dir: Jacques de Baroncelli). Also: Metropolitan, 1926, as Paris at Midnight (scw: Frances Marion; dir: E. Mason Hopper). Sound film: Regina, 1945 (scw: Charles Spaak, Bernard Zimmer; dir: Robert Vernay). TV movie (miniseries): BBC, 1968 (scw: David Turner; dir: Paddy Russell). Also: (France), 1972 (scw: Jean-Louis Bory; dir: Guy Jorre). Also: Cipango, 2004 (scw; Jean-Claude Carriere; dir: Jean-Daniel Verhaeghe)
BARCLAY, ARMIGER. Pseudonym of Armiger Barczinsky, 1861?-1930. Born in Poland; a journalist; husband (1911-1930) of Marguerite Florence Laura Jervis Barczinsky Evans, 1886/7-1964.
BARCLAY, MARGUERITE. Pseudonym of Marguerite Florence Laura Jervis Barczinsky Evans, 1886/7-1964. (Corrections.)
BARCYNSKA, COUNTESS. Pseudonym of Marguerite Florence Laura Jervis Barczinsky Evans, 1886/7-1964. (Corrections.)
BARCZINSKY, ARMIGER. 1861?-1930. Pseudonym: Armiger Barclay, q.v.
BARFORD, DORA (ALEXANDRA). 1905-1985.
-Mr. Corrington. Hodder, 1931. U.S. title: Captain Lucifer. Houghton, 1931 [England]
The Shooter Man. [London, 1950s]
BARRY, ELEANOR LILIAN HELEN LUCIE-SMITH. 1875-1944. Pseudonym: Nell St. John Montague, q.v.
BEGBIE, ARUNDEL (SINCLAIR). 1866-1954. Served in the Army in India; became Lieutenant-Colonel; once editor of the “Indiaman”, a weekly review of Indian affairs published in London.
BELL, RAMSEY. Correct to: BELL, RAMSAY
Close All Roads to Sospel. Correct U.S. title to: All Roads to Sospel
The Four Unfaithful Servants. (Title correction: adding the “The”)
BELLOC, (JOSEPH) HILAIRE (PIERRE RENE)
-The Man Who Made Gold. Arrowsmith, 1930; Harper, 1931
BENTINCK, HENRY (NOEL). 1919-1997. Educated at Sandhurst and Harrow; served in the Coldstream Guards in Italy in WWII; then talks producer with the BBC; lived for three years in Tasmania; produced advertising for J. Walter Thompson Agency; an environmentalist.
Spies Left! [England]
BICKERS, RICHARD (LESLIE) TOWNSHEND
Maraskar Bound [Africa]
My Enemy Came Nigh. Delete (not crime fiction)
BINGLEY, D(AVID) E(RNEST)
The Elusive Witness [New York]
Cursed Earth Asylum. Virgin (London), 1993 SC: Judge Dredd
BISHOP, STANLEY WALTER EDGAR. 1906-1994. Pseudonym: Stanley Walter Edgar, q.v.
BLAKE, WALTER. Wilbur Braun, 1894-1968. (Deleting question marks.)
The Fourth Horseman. Correct publisher to: Rawson, Wade
Naked on Roller Skates. [New York City]
BOULERAN, JACQUES. 1894-1972. Pseudonym: Jacques Deval, q.v.
BOUMA, J(OHANNES) L(AMBERTUS). Born in the Netherlands; died in Long Beach, California.
BOURQUIN, PAUL HENRY JAMES. Worked for Foreign Office, 1947-1950, then Her Majesty’s Stationery Office, 1950-1967; a teacher in London in 1970s.
BOWER, MARIAN. 1865- . Born in Leeds, West Yorkshire.
BOYCE, MRS. E. C. Correct to: BOYSE, MRS. E. C. Probably Mrs E(mily) C(lare) Boyse (nee Harvey), ca.1845-1917.
Slip Sees Red. (Title correction.)
Death Rings No Bell. [Balkans]
BRADLEY, EVELYN GROSVENOR. (Adding middle name.)
BRADLEY-RYAN, DENICE JEANETTE. 1915-1999. Pseudonym: Kay Seaton, q.v.
Maud of the Mississippi. (Title correction.)
Shake Him Till He Rattles. Add British edition: Muller pb, 1964
BRANDON, BRUCE. Wilbur Braun, 1894-1968. (Deleting question marks.)
BRAUN, WILBUR. 1894-1968. (Deleting question marks.) Born in Troy, New York; playwright and actor.
BREARLEY, JOHN. Pseudonym of John James Brearley Garbutt, 1902-1991.
BREWER, GIL(BERT JOHN). 1922-1983. (Note that the Social Security Death Index gives 1921 as his birth date, but the 1930 census, Florida death records, and his wife’s essay on his life give 1922–November 20, 1922, in fact–as his birth date.)
BRIDGMAN, GERALDINE. Ianthe (Bridgman) Jerrold, 1897-1977.
BRIER, (WARREN) ROYCE. 1894-1975.
-Crusade. Appleton, 1931
BRIGHTWELL, EMILY. Cheryl Ann (Lanham) Arguile. (Adding middle name, maiden name.)
BRINDLEY, LOUISE. 1922-2009. Born Louise Hembrough in Middlebrough, England; lived in Scarborough, Yorkshire, since age 4; hairdresser, newspaper editorial assistant and contributor of articles to newspapers; wrote 35 books. SC: Geraldine Frayling, in title below and subsequent novels.
BRISTOL, STEPHEN. Wilbur Braun, 1894-1968. (Deleting question marks.)
BRITTON, KENNETH PHILLIPS and ROY HARGRAVE
Houseparty. [Massachusetts, academia]
BROOKS, (WILLIAM) COLLIN
They Ride Again. Elkin Mathews, 1934
BROWN, FORREST RAYMOND. 1897-1984. (Correcting death date.)
BROWN, RAE. Forrest Raymond Brown, 1897-1984. (Correcting death date.)
Coastal Commander. Correct to: Coastal Commandos.
BRUCE, KENNEDY. Pseudonym of John Carlos Kennedy Peterson, 1876-1955. Born in Mahableshwar, India; educated in Edinburgh, Dulwich and Oxford; served in India Civil Service 1899-1919; director of Tata Sons Ltd., Bombay, 1919-1931.
BRYANT, (ARTHUR) McKINLEY. 1896-1968.
-Sporting Youth. King, 1931 [Chicago]
-A Prince of the Captivity. (Title correction.)
BUCK, HOWARD. Joint pseudonym of Howard Rockey, 1886-1934, and Abraham L(oew) Furman, 1902-1972, for an earlier noncriminous book (1934), but given Rockey’s death in 1934 Furman was likely the sole author of the title listed here (A Woman in Exchange, 1936).
The Shrewsdale Exit. (Title correction.)
BURTON, HESTER WOOD-HILL. 1913-2000. Pseudonym: H. Wood-Hill, q.v.
BUXTON, ANN ARUNDEL. Correct to: Edith Arundel Buxton, 1906-1993.
Murder on the Menu. [Connecticut, France]
CALDWELL, FRED. Wilbur Braun, 1894-1968. (Deleting question marks.)
Murder on the Brampton. Correct publication date to: 1978
The Hundredth Acre. Turner, 1905; Ward Lock, 1905 [Paris] (Note: British reprint edition published as by John Campden.)
CAMPBELL, ROSALEA MARY MCCREADY. 1895- . Pseudonym: Janette Cooper, q.v.
CAMPDEN, JOHN. See: CAMDEN, JOHN.
The Hundredth Acre. Delete title here (moved to Camden, John entry).
CANFIELD, MIRIAM. Add pseudonym: Diane Frazer, q.v.
CARLETON, MARJORIE (CHALMERS)
Dread the Sunset. [U.S.]
CARNSON, (ROBERT) MAXWELL. 1889-1973. Born in Yorkshire; a Wesleyan Minister.
Shade of the Moon. (Title correction.)
CARR, CAMERON. Evelyn Grosvenor Bradley. (Adding middle name.)
CARY, (THOMAS) FALKLAND L(ITTON). A(rthur) A(lexander Malcolm) Thomson, 1864-1968. (Correcting death date.)
Burning Gold. Delete (not criminous)
CASTANG, (EDITH) VIOLA. Died in Hastings, East Sussex, England. (Correction.)
I Am Your Adventure. Macdonald, 1945 [England]
The Year of the Ape. Delete
CHAPMAN, GEORGE WARREN VERNON. 1925-1996.
CHATTERTON, E(DWARD) KEBLE
-Below the Surface. (Based on a play by Henry Hugh Gordon Dacre Stoker, 1885-1966, and John Lane Freer Hunt, 1896-1961.)
CHESNEY, MICHAEL. SC: Colonel Geoffrey “Steel” Callaghan.
Callaghan of Intelligence. [France]
“Steel” Callaghan. [India]
CHESTER, SAMUEL BEACH. 1880-1968(?).
CHESTERTON, ADA ELIZABETH (JONES). 1869-1962. (Corrected dates.)
CHETWYND, BRIDGET. 1910-1970. Born Bridget Walsh; died in London as Bridget Sykes.
CHEVIOT, ANDREW. Pseudonym of James Hiram Watson, 1852- .
CHILD, NELLISE. Pseudonym of Lillian Lieberman Gerard Rosenfeld, 1901-1981.
CHISHOLM, MATT. Pseudonym of Peter (Christopher) Watts, 1919-1983, q.v. See also: Alexander McArthur, -1947.
Rig 59. Mills pb, 1977
CLARE, T. Pseudonym of Thomas George Clare Wright, 1876-1946.
CLARK, DUNCAN. Pseudonym of Mary Coad Craig, 1871-1951. Born in Arnprior, Ontario; graduate of University of Toronto and Ontario School of Pedagogy; teacher in New York City public schools for 25 years.
The Two Decanters, Graphic (Ottawa), 1930 [Canada]
CLARK, SPENCER. Pseudonym of Fred(eric John) MacIsaac, 1886-1940, q.v. Other pseudonyms: Kaspar Kane, Francis Moore, Donald Ross, qq.v.
CLARKE, GEORGE WALKER. Pseudonym: Thomas Randall, q.v.
COBB, (GEOFFREY) BELTON. Son of Thomas Cobb, 1853-1932, q.v.
COE, CHARLES FRANCIS
About Two A.M. Show British edition, Gunman, as published by Mundanus in pb
COLE, G(EORGE0 D(OUGLAS) H(OWARD) and MARGARET (ISABEL POSTGATE) COLE
The Affair at Aliquid. [Scotland]
COLLARD, JOHN MARLOWE. 1917(?)- . Pseudonym: John Marlowe, q.v.
COLLINS, (WILLIAM) WILKIE
The Moonstone. Silent film: Eclectic, 1914, as The Quest of the Sacred Jewel (dir: George Fitzmaurice)
Gang War. [San Diego]
Killers for Hire. [San Diego]
CONQUEST, (GEORGE) ROBERT (ACWORTH). 1917- . Ref: CA. See: (William) Kingsley Amis, 1922-1995.
-In a Shallow Cup. Jenkins, 1951
COOK, W(ILLIAM) VICTOR. 1875-1955.
COOKE, FRANCIS B(ERNARD). 1872-1974. Born in London; worked in marine insurance in London before becoming a writer on yachting, about which he produced about 30 books; also sailor and composer of hymns and motets.
COOKSON, CATHERINE (ANN McMULLEN)
Fanny McBride. (Corrected title.)
COOPER, BRIAN (NEWMAN). 1919-2007.
COOPER, COURTNEY RYLEY. Add: ran away age 16 to become a circus clown; later sign painter and performer, circus general manager, press agent for William “Buffalo Bill” Cody; journalist in Kansas City, New York and Denver; lived in Florida.
The Eagle’s Eye, with W(illiam) J(ames) Flynn, 1867-1952, q.v. (Adding co-author.)
COOPER, JANETTE. Pseudonym of Rosalea Mary McCready Campbell, 1895- .
-Headlines. Harper, 1932; Hamilton, 1932
The Tennyson Code. [Isle of Wight]
Lady of China Street. [France] (Setting correction.)
CRAIG, MARY COAD. 1871-1951. Pseudonym: Duncan Clark, q.v.
The Treasure of Mahasa-In. Hale, 1984 [Persian Gulf]
The Trial of Lobo Icheka. [Tanganyika, 1954] (Setting correction.)
CRICHTON, LOUISE. Pseudonym of Crichton Jordan Miln, 1887-1954, who also wrote as H. Crichton Miln, q.v.
Climb the Wall. [England]
CROSBY, MILLARD. Wilbur Braun, 1894-1968. (Deleting question marks.)
CURTIES, CAPTAIN HENRY. 1860-1928. (Died with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.)
CURTIS, SPENCER. (No series character in his books.)
A Picture of Murder. [London]
CUTHBERT, CLIFTON. 1907-1978.
-Joy Street. Godwin, 1931 [Boston]
Lead to Ice. Vawser, ca.1950 [New York] (Two novels in one, with Then There Was One, by Tower Johnson, q.v.)
DANIEL, JOHN (M.)
Play Melancholy Baby. Show both editions as pb
DANIEL, (WILLIAM) ROLAND
The Return of Wu Fang. Add U.S. edition: Ramble House pb, 2009
The Signal. Add U.S. edition: Ramble House pb, 2009
The Scarred Man. [London]
DARGON. Pseudonym of Sir George Makgill, 1868-1926. (Correction.) Born in Stirling, Scotland.
DAVID, D(AVID) L(AWRENCE). Born in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales (spelling correction).
This Man Is a Spy. [London]
The Golden Lode. [Canada]
DAVIS, CLYDE BRION
The Rebellion of Leo McGuire. Correct U.S. publisher from Rinehart to: Farrar
DAVIS, HOWARD CHARLES
Desperate Night. [England]
DAVIS, RICHARD HARDING
Once Upon a Time. Silent film (based on ss “The Amateur”): Fox, 1925, as The Amateur Detective (dir: Robert P. Kerr)
DAVISON, (REVEREND) GILDEROY. Vicar of St. Peters in Bocking, Essex, for around 20 years from 1934.
DAY, LILLIAN [LILLIAN DAY LEDERER] and NORBERT (LEWIS) LEDERER
Murder in Time. Correct publisher to: Green Circle
DEARDEN, R(ICHARD) L(IONEL). 1883-1955.
DE FONTMELL, E. V. Pseudonym of Eustace Virgo, 1861-1937.
DERN, PEGGY. Add pseudonym: Perry Lindsay, q.v.
DEVAL, JACQUES. Pseudonym of Jacques Bouleran, 1894-1972.
-That Girl. Viking, 1932 [Panama] (Translation of “Marie Galante,” Paris, 1931.) Film: Fox, 1934 (scw: Reginald Berkeley; dir: Henry King)
DICKSON, FRANCIS JOHN. 1888-1953. Pseudonym: R. B. Saxe, q.v.
DOSTOEVSKII, FEDOR MIKHAILOVICH
Crime and Punishment. Silent film: (Hungary), 1916, as Raskolnikov
DUMKEY, RAYMOND. Wilbur Braun, 1894-1968. (Deleting question marks.)
Murderer’s Bluff. Correct publication date to: 1938
DUNKERLEY, ERICA ISOBEL. 1890-1959.
DUNNE, DOMINICK. 1925-2009.
DUTTON, CHARLES J(UDSON). 1887-1964. (Correcting birth date.) Add: Unitarian Minister; served churches in Erie, Pennsylvania, 1921-9, and Des Moines, Iowa, 1929-1933; one-time state historian of Pennsylvania; ran District Six, Pennsylvania Department of Justice, for four years; served with Army Intelligence during WWII.
EDEN, DOROTHY (ENID)
The Voice of the Dolls. [England]
The Dark Tower. [England, Italy, late 1800s]
My Sister Sophie. [London, ca.1905]
EDGAR, STANLEY WALTER. Pseudonym of Stanley Walter Edgar Bishop, 1906-1994. First editor of the British “Pigeon Racing Gazette.”
ELLINGER, (ALEXANDER) GEOFFREY. 1904-1990.
Shadow Dances. Revised edition: A Mind to Kill. iUniverse, 2009
ERRINGTON, MARGARET. Pseudonym: Margaret Penrose, q.v.
ESSEX, RICHARD. Richard (Harry) Starr, 1878-1968. SC: Jack Slade (correction). (Note: Slade’s real name was John Darrell, but his brilliant parliamentary career was ruined by an unaccountable mental lapse and he eventually joined the police force as Jack Slade.)
Lessenger’s Lapse. Add SC: Jack Slade
The Secret Seven. SC: Jack Slade
EVANS, HUGH AUSTIN. 1903-1964.
EVANS, MARGUERITE FLORENCE LAURA JERVIS BARCZINSKY. 1886/7-1964. (Corrections.)
FALKNER, J(OHN) MEADE
-The Lost Stradivarius. (Adding the dash.)
FAWCETT, F(RANK) DEBREZ
Journey to Genoa. [Genoa]
Mr. Kello. (Note: The first British edition was published as by John Ferguson.)
FERGUSON, JOHN. See: Ian Ferguson.
FLEMING, NAN. Wilbur Braun, 1894-1968. (Deleting question marks.)
FLETCHER, DOROTHY. Add pseudonym: Diane Frazer, q.v.
FLETCHER, J(OSEPH) S(MITH)
Droonin’ Watter. Show publication date of U.S. edition (Dead Men’s Money) as 1920
Mr. Poskitt. Add ss: He Makes an Investment
FLYNN, W(ILLIAM) J(AMES). See also: Courtney Ryley Cooper, 1886-1940.
FONG, C. K.
The Year of the Ape. Manor, 1975 SC: Mace
FORSE, HARRY. 1927- .
More Than a Shadow. Commonwealth pb, 1996
FORSYTHE, ANTHONY. Wilbur Braun, 1894-1968. (Deleting question marks.)
FRANKENBERG, JULIAN E. 1899-1970. Pseudonym and perhaps eventual legal name: Julian Franklyn, q.v.
FRANKLYN, JULIAN. Pseudonym and perhaps eventual legal name of Julian E. Frankenberg, 1899-1970.
-This Gutter Life. Partridge, 1934 [London]
FRAZER, DIANE. Pseudonym of Dorothy Fletcher, q.v. Other pseudonym: Miriam Canfield, q.v.
Date with Danger. PB, 1966 [NYC]
The Nurse and the Spying Stranger. PB, 1968
Nurse with a Past. Permabook pb, 1964
A Special Case for Peggy Bruce, R.N. Permabook pb, 1963
FREMLIN, CELIA (MARGARET). 1914-2009.
Club Caribe. Gold Medal pb, 1977 [Guadeloupe]
FURMAN, ABRAHAM (LOEW). Pseudonym: Howard Buck, q.v. Manager of a publishing firm (Amour Press); lawyer; editor of juvenile books and anthologies.
GADDIS, PEGGY. Add pseudonym: Perry Lindsay, q.v.
GALLETLEY, LEONARD. Staffordshire schoolmaster.
GALLIE, MENNA (PATRICIA HUMPHREYS)
Strike for a Kingdom. Add 
Mystery in Minchin Mews. (Title correction; no “The”.)
GARBUTT, JOHN JAMES BREARLEY. 1902-1991. Pseudonym: John Brearley, q.v.
GARFIELD, BRIAN (FRANCIS WYNNE)
Death Sentence. Film: TCF, 2007 (scw: Ian Jeffers; dir: James Wan)
GARNER, WILLIAM. SC: Michael Jagger (correction).
GARTLAND, HANNAH. 1856-1947. (Corrected dates.) Born in New York; graduate of Columbia University; teacher and eventual Dean of Women at Rollins College, Florida.
GASTON, BILL. Worked as planning engineer for Rolls Royce in East Kilbride, England, 1954-1983.
GELBART, LARRY (SIMON). 1928-2009.
The Promise of the Phoenix. [U.S.]
GIBBS, ANGELICA [ANGELICA SINGLETON GIBBS CANFIELD]. 1908-1955. Born in Baltimore; graduate of Vassar College in 1930; associate editor of McCall’s magazine; died in New York City.
-Tattershall Castle. Delete (not crime fiction)
GILRUTH, SUSAN. Born Susannah Margaret Hornsby-Wright in Rochester, Kent; married James G. A. Gilruth in 1937.
GOLDIE, BERTHA (BARRE)
-The Elephant. [Arctic]
-Mountain Gold. [Canada]
Tiger’s Cub. Jarrolds, 1916 [Alaska] Silent film: Fox, 1920, as The Tiger’s Cub (scw: Paul Sloane; dir: Charles Giblyn)
GOODWIN, DAVID. Pseudonym of Sidney (David) Gowing, 1877-1943. (Correcting middle name, adding dates.)
GOODWIN, JOHN. Pseudonym of Sidney (David) Gowing, 1877-1943. (Correcting middle name, adding dates.)
GORDON, ARTHUR. Combine the two entries.
GOWING, SIDNEY (DAVID). 1877-1943. (Correcting middle name, adding dates.)
GRABLE, MARSHA. Wilbur Braun, 1894-1968. (Deleting question marks.)
Batman: Knightfall & Beyond. Yearling pb, 1994; Titan pb, 1995 SC: Batman
Batman & Robin. Little pb, 1997 SC: Batman (Novelization of film: Warner, 1997; scw: Akiva Goldsman; dir: Joel Schumacher.)
GRANT, DONALD M(ETCALF). 1927-2009.
GRATRIX, (FRANK) DAWSON. 1897- . Born in Bolton, England; a dental surgeon.
GRAVES, CLOTILDE (INEZ AUGUSTA MARY)
-Dragon’s Teeth. [China]
Murder Red-Handed. [Moscow]
GREENE, (HENRY) GRAHAM
The Confidential Agent. Show movie title as: Confidential Agent
GREY, ZANE. 1872-1939. (Correcting birth date.) Birth name: Pearl Zane Gray.
GRIBBLE, LEONARD (REGINALD)
The Frightened Chameleon. [Paris, Switzerland]
GROPPER, MILTON HERBERT. Born in New York City; studied at Columbia University; newspaper reporter turned playwright; film scriptwriter.
GUTELLE, ANDREW. 1951- .
Dick Tracy on the Trail of Blank. Golden Book, 1990 SC: Dick Tracy (Intended for younger readers.)
-The Borderland. [London]
-The Drums of Fate. [London]
-Low Society. [London]
-The White Thread. [London]
HALL, GEOFFREY HOLIDAY. 1913-1981. Born in Santa Cruz, New Mexico. (Deleting question marks on dates, adding birthplace.)
HALSEY, ERNEST. 1876-1939. Pseudonym: Ashley Sterne, q.v.
HAMILTON, ELAINE [ELAINE HAMILTON HOLT]. ca.1882-1967.
HAMILTON, LYN (ELIZABETH). 1944-2009.
Teeth for the Brigadier. Correct to: Shalom: Teeth for the Brigadier
HAMILTON, PAMELA. Erica Isobel Dunkerley, 1890-1959.
The Autobiography of a Thief. [New York City]
HARDING, ALBERT. 1912(?)-1987(?).
HARDY, IZA DUFFUS
Friend and Lover. [England]
Out of the Wreck I Rise. Add U.S. edition: Stokes, 1912 [England]
HARRISON, E(RNEST) J(OHN). 1873-1961.
HARRISON, EDITH OGDEN
The Lady of the Snows. [Canada] Silent film: Essanay, 1915
HARRISON, HARRY (MAXWELL)
Two Tales and Eight Tomorrows. Gollancz, 1965; Bantam pb, 1968 ss (with some crime): According to His Abilities \ Captain Bedlam \ Captain Honario Harpplayer, R.N. \ Final Encounter \ I Always Do What Teddy Says \ The Pliable Animal \ Portrait of the Artist \ Rescue Operation \ The Streets of Ashkelon \ Unto My Manifold Dooms
HARTE, MARJORIE. Marjorie (Hartus) McEvoy. (Correcting maiden name.)
Twelve on Endurance. [island in the Far East]
HATCH, CONTANCE V. SC: Batman, in all titles, intended for younger readers.
Batman: Funhouse of Fear. Ladybird pb (England), 1989
Batman: The Joker Steals the Scene. Ladybird pb (England), 1991
Batman: The Man-Bat’s Attack. Ladybird pb (England), 1991
The Warhawk. Ladybird pb (England), 1989
The White Hart Lane Mystery. Hulton, 1960 SC: George Dixon
HAYES, RALPH (EUGENE)
Fires of Hell. Manor, 1976 Series: Check Force
Judgment Day. Manor, 1975 Series: Check Force
HAYSOM, DERRICK (H.). 1928- . Born in Lambeth, London.
HESKY, OLGA. Born Rose Olga Cowen; then (Rose) Olga Lynford; finally (Rose) Olga Hesky.
HILL, AL(EXANDER). 1892-1954.
Easy Pickings. Brentano’s, 1931 (“An autobiographical crook novel.”)
A Cage of Shadows. Delete (nonfiction)
HOLDEN, J. RAILTON
Wings of Revolution. [Egypt]
HOLLAND, JONATHAN. 1961- . Born in Macclesfield, Cheshire; Madrid-based teacher and freelance journalist.
HOLT, HENRY. 1879-1962.
HORNUNG, EDWIN F. Wilbur Braun, 1894-1968. (Deleting question marks.)
HORTON, DENIS JAMES F. 1899- . Pseudonym: Mileson Horton, q.v.
HORTON, MILESON. Pseudonym of Denis James F. Horton, 1899- . (Correction.)
HOUGH, STAFFORD FRANK. Shipping agent manager in Cornwall in 1930s.
Odds on Gold. [England]
HUNTER, AYLMER (DOUGLAS TRAILL). 1893-1954.
Malice Aforethought. Show Mundanus edition as pb
INMAN, H(ERBERT) ESCOTT
Kitty Smart. Amalgamated pb, ca.1912 [England]
Nancy Lee, Mill Lass. [England]
ISRAELS, JOSEF (II). 1906-1954. Publicist, traveler, magazine writer, journalist, lecturer on foreign affairs, licensed pilot.
-The Sea and the Land. Doubleday, 1931 [New York, Ethiopia]
JAY, SIMON. Colin James Alexander, 1920-2007.
JENKINS, GEOFFREY. 1920-2001.
Hold Down a Shadow. Collins, 1989 [Lesotho, 1995]
In Harm’s Way. Film: Brigadiers, 1990 (scw: David Gilman, Gray Hofmeyr; dir: Hofmeyr)
JERROLD, IANTHE (BRIDGMAN). 1897-1977.
JOHNSON, ENID. 1892-1969. (Deleting death date question mark; also delete dates for Margaret Lane.)
Then There Was One. Vawser, ca.1950 [London] (Two novels in one, with Lead to Ice, by Lee Dallas, q.v.)
KALMER, HARRY. 1956- . Born in Bellville, South Africa; graduate in Afrikaans and Dramaturgy from University of Pretoria.
Killing Afrikaners. (Publisher?), 1998 (Translation of “Kniediep,” 1998.)
KAMINSKY, STUART M(ELVIN). 1934-2009.
KANE, KASPAR. Add pseudonym: Spencer Clark, q.v.
KANE, WILLIAM R(ENO). Editor of the publication The Editor.
KASNER, MICHAEL (WILLIAM). Series: Black Ops = BO.
-Armageddon Now. Gold Eagle, 1996 BO [future]
-Deep Terror. Gold Eagle, 1996 BO [future]
-Undercover War. Gold Eagle, 1996 BO [future]
KATKOV, NORMAN. 1918-2009.
KAYE, BARBARA. Pseudonym of Barbara Kenwick Gowing Muir, 1908-1998, daughter of Sidney (David) Gowing, 1877-1943, q.v. Born in Saxmundham, Suffolk; writer and bookseller through her husband, Percy M. Muir, a director of the publishing firm of Elkin Mathews, which she continued after his death in 1979.
KENLEY, PETER. Pseudonym of Kenneth Robert Lee, 1912- .
KENNEDY, LUDOVIC (HENRY COVERLEY). 1919-2009.
The Marble Virgins. Beagle, 1974 [Greece]
KYNE, PETER B(ERNARD)
The Gringo Privateer and Island of Desire. Cosmpolitan, 1931; Hodder, 1931 (2 stories, the first criminous.)
LANE, MARGARET. Delete dates and CA reference.
Death in Pursuit. [London]
LEASOR, (THOMAS) JAMES
Not Such a Bad Day. [England]
LEBLANC, MAURICE (MARIE EMILE)
The Exploits of Arsene Lupin. Silent film: Eclair, 1909, as Arsene Lupin (dir: Michel Carre)
LEE, BABS. Marion van der Veer Lee (Hodupp), 1914-1990. (Adding married name; correcting death date.)
LEE, KENNETH ROBERT. 1912- . Pseudonym: Peter Kenley, q.v.
LEE (HODUPP), MARION VAN DER VEER. 1914-1990. (Adding married name; correcting death date.)
LENANTON, GERALD. Educated at Winchester, Royal Military Academy Woolwich, and Oxford; served in WWI, rising from Lieutenant to Captain in Royal Horse Artillery; director of Home Timber Production in WWII; chairman of Foy Morgan and Co. Ltd. and its subsidiaries; knighted in 1946.
Murder City. [England]
The Phantom of the Opera. Silent film: Greenbaum, 1916, as Das Phantom der Oper (scw: Greta Schroder; dir: Ernst Matray)
LESLIE, THANE. Pseudonym of John Robert Stuart Pringle, 1897-1980. (Correction.) Other pseudonyms: Gerald Verner (perhaps his eventual legal name), Derwent Steele, Donald Stuart, Nigel Vane, qq.v.
LEVICK, J(OHN) D(ENNIS). 1913-1987. Born in Manchester, England.
Checkmate for Penny. [England]
LINDSAY, PERRY. Pseudonym of Peggy Gaddis, 1895-1966, q.v. Other pseudonym: Peggy Dern, q.v.
No Nice Girl. Century pb, 1946
LINN, JOHN GAYWOOD. 1917-1986. Had degrees from Columbia and Cornell Universities; Professor of English at Cornell and Queen’s College.
LION, LEON M(ARKS). Actor, dramatist and theatrical manager.
LONG, E(RNEST) LAURIE
Port of Destination. [ship]
LORING, EMILIE (BAKER)
Come On, Fortune!; see Uncharted Seas
Uncharted Seas. Penn, 1932. British title: Come On, Fortune! Paul, 1933
LUMSDEN, JOAN BARBARA. Delete entry.
Come Out, Come Out, Whoever You Are. [Brighton]
McCOY, MADELEINE G. (Adding middle initial; question marks on dates remain.)
-Galanty Gold. Harrap, 1930; Morrow, 1931 [Scotland]
McEVOY, MARJORIE (HARTUS). (Correcting maiden name.)
MacGILL, GEORGE. Delete.
MacISAAC, FRED(ERICK JOHN). Add pseudonym: Spencer Clark, q.v.
MACKENZIE, JOAN (NOBLE). 1905- . (Correction.)
MACLAURIN, H. G.
A Society Typewriter. Aldine (My Queen Library #288), ca.1901
Witchline. [Channel Islands]
MACOMBER, DARIA. Ferdinan Backer Stevenson. (Giving name in full.) Patricia (Colbert) Robinson, 1923-1998.
The Other Man. Show as pb
MACE, MERLDA. Madeleine G. McCoy (adding middle initial; question marks on dates remain).
MAIR, JOHN (DUNBAR). 1913-1942. Son of Irish actress Molly Allgood and journalist George Herbert Mair. Died in a plane crash while pilot training with the RAF.
MAIS, S(TUART) P(ETRE) B(RODIE)
I Loved You Once. [England]
MAKGILL, SIR GEORGE. 1868-1926. Pseudonym: Dargon, q.v.
MANN, PAUL (JAMES)
The Traitor’s Contract. SC: Colin Lynch
MANSON, WILL. Possibly the pseudonym of W. R. Ryckman (at least A Man Called Black was attributed to him in the Catalog of Copyright Entries), with the attribution of other titles to Cole Freedman and Howard LeRoy possibly due to publisher errors.
Judge Dredd. Boxtree, 1995 SC: Judge Dredd (Novelization of film for younger readers.)
MARLOWE, DAN J(AMES)
Strongarm. Add British edition: Muller pb, 1964
MARLOWE, JOHN. Pseudonym of John Marlowe Collard, 1917(?)- .
Hit and Run. Also published as by James Hadley Chase: Panther pb, 1967 [California]
MARTIN, LESTER. SC: Cory Barnett = CB.
-Sex Sleuth. Tiger Book, 1969 CB
MARTIN, PHILIP. 1938- . Born in Liverpool, England.
MARTIN, (FRANCIS) TROY KENNEDY. 1932-2009. Born in Rothesay, Isle of Bute; educated in history at Trinity College, Dublin; television scriptwriter from 1959; wrote for Z-Cars, Reilly, Ace of Spies, and other TV series with a crime connection.
The Raven Never More, with Tibor Meray. [England]
MATTHEWS, CLAYTON (HARTLEY)
Dive Into Death. [California]
Almost a Crime Aldine (My Queen Library #368), ca.1902
Eileen’s Mistake. Aldine (My Queen Library #351), ca.1902
MAYBURY, ANNE. Pseudonym of Edith Arundel Buxton, 1906-1993. (Correction.)
Invitation to Alannah. Correct publication date to: 1983
MEREDITH, BOBBIE. Pseudonym of Willa Stutsman Nichols, 1902-1979.
-Speakeasy Girl. Covici, 1931
METHOLD, KENNETH (WALTER)
The Man on His Shoulder. [England, 1956]
MEYERS, ROY L(ETHBRIDGE)
The Man They Couldn’t Kill. [London]
MILN, CRICHTON JORDAN. 1887-1954. See: H. Crichton Miln.
MILN, H. CRICHTON. Writing name of Crichton Jordan Miln, 1887-1954. Born in Kingston, Ontario; editor, journalist and author who lived at various times in Canada, the U.K., France and Southern Rhodesia.
MILN, LOUISE JORDAN
The Purple Mask. Correct Stokes publication date to: 1921
Woolf Sarason, Special Agent. [Germany]
MOLONY, TREVOR (CHARLES WHELER). 1868- .
-The House of the Dragon. Jenkins, 1934 [Burma?]
-The Peacock Throne. Jenikins, 1935 [Burma?]
MONTAGUE, NELL ST. JOHN. Pseudonym of Eleanor Lilian Helen Lucie-Smith Barry, 1875-1944. Born in India; died in Sussex, England.
MOORE, FRANCIS. Add pseudonym: Spencer Clark, q.v.
The Chair. [New Guinea] (Deleting the dash.)
Tiger River. [Pakistan]
-Zero Option. [Saudi Arabia]
MORRIS, MIKE. Pseudonym of Gregory G. Vanhee, 1936-1992, q.v.
The Golden Hooves. Ward Lock, 1953 [England]
Horse of Many Colours. Ward Lock, 1954 [England]
Jockey on His Back. Ward Lock, 1955 [England]
MORRISON, EMMELINE. 1883-1968. (Correcting birth date.) Birth name: Emmeline Shaw Cottrill.
MORTON, GUY (EUGENE)
The Silver-Voiced Murder. [New York] (Setting correction.)
MUIR, BARBARA KENWICK GOWING. 1908-1998. Pseudonym: Barbara Kaye, q.v.
MUIR, THOMAS. Born in Scotland; died there ca.1958.
MURPHY, JAMES. 1839-1921. Born in Glynn, County Carlow, Ireland; teacher and school principal, later Professor of Mathematics at the Catholic University of Dublin.
Lays and Legends of Ireland. Duffy (Dublin), 1912 ss (some criminous): At Noon by the Ravine \ The Captain’s Story \ Grace Elmwood’s Peril \ Handwriting on the Wall \ In Sands of Gold \ The Last Will and Testament of Feach MacHugh O’Byrne \ Maureen’s Sorrow \ Michael O’Dwyer, the Wicklow Outlaw \ The Midnight Train \ Neil O’Neill \ On the Dublin Mountains \ The Raid on O’Nolan \ Strange Warner \ The Three-Bullet Gate \ The Tower of Doone \ Una of the Streams \ The Vision of Sarsfield
NEBEL, (LOUIS) FREDERICK
Week End to Kill. Century pb, 1945 (In a two story volume with Secret Corridors, by Hugh Pentecost, q.v.)
NEEDHAM, JEAN PATRICIA LUMSDEN NEEDHAM. Pseudonym: Rachelle Swift, q.v.
NEILL, ROBERT (GEOFFREY). 1905-1979. Graduate of Cambridge University; biology teacher at Burton Grammar School.
Murder in Rockwater. Show publisher of American edition (“Lena Hates Men”) as: Mystery House (correction)
NEWTON, DOUGLAS. Pseudonym of Wilfrid Bernard M. Newton, 1884-1951.
NEWTON, WILFRID BERNARD M. 1884-1951. Pseudonym: Douglas Newton, q.v.
NICHOLS, WILLA STUTSMAN. 1902-1979. Pseudonym: Bobbie Meredith, q.v.
Evil Side of Eden. Correct publication date to: 1978
NYSON, J. E. Journalist (male), born in East London. Probable pseudonym.
OAKLEY, JOHN (BENJAMIN). 1868-1945. (Correcting birth date, adding middle name and death date.)
Lord Alexander’s Secret. Aldine (My Queen Library #261), ca. 1901
O’BRINE, (PADRAIC) MANNING. 1913-1977. (Corrected dates.)
OGILVIE, C. H.
The Night Mail Mystery. (Title correction.)
OMAN, CAROLA [CAROLA MARY ANIMA OMAN LENANTON]. 1897-1978. Wife of (Sir) Gerald Lenanton, 1896-1952, q.v.
-Major Grant. Hodder, 1931; Holt, 1932
OPPENHEIM, E(DWARD) PHYLLIPS
The Amazing Partnership. Cassell, 1925, edition has these ss: Back in Bermondsey \ The Disappearance of Monsieur Dupoy \ The Eternal Weakness \ “The Girls of London” \ A Holiday by the Sea \ The House at Rest \ The Human Four \ The Marvelous Escape of Mr. Haslem \ The Mysterious Idol \ The Mysterious Rescue at Dover \ The Mystery of the Café Supreme \ A New Departure \ The Prince Who Ran Away \ Pryde’s First Commission \ The Silent People \ The Simple Life in Bermondsey \ The Spider’s Parlour \ The Tragedy at Charlecot Mansions \ The Unpublished Tragedy of Mrs. Delamoir. Silent film (based on ss “The Tragedy at Charlecot Mansions”): Mutual, 1914, as The Floor Above (dir: James Kirkwood)
-Anna the Adventuress. Ward Lock, 1904; Little, 1904. Silent film: Hepworth, 1920 (scw: Blanche McIntosh; dir: Cecil M. Hepworth)
-The World’s Great Snare. Ward, 1896; Lippincott, 1896. Silent film: Paramount, 1916 (dir: Joseph Kaufman)
-Marivosa. Cassell, 1930; Doubleday, 1931 [Brazil, Ireland, London]
OVERTON, CHARLES. Pseudonym (?): Charles Williams, q.v.
PARISH, JED. Wilbur Braun, 1894-1968. (Deleting question marks.)
PARR, OLIVE KATHARINE. Founded the Crusade of White Knights and Ladies; organized the Catholic Children’s Crusade for Cardinal Vaughan; owned a Catholic Chapel on Dartmoor; was the sole organizer of the Crusade for Chastity.
With Menaces. [England] No SC
PEACOCK, DENNIS (MAX CORNELIUS WOODRUFFE). 1899-1974. Born in Lincolnshire, England.
PEACOCK, MAX. Dennis (Max Cornelius Woodruffe) Peacock, 1899-1974.
PEARSON, RONALD (JOSEPH)
The Scarlet Mask. (Title correction; existence of book in some doubt.)
Policeman in Armour. Add U.S. edition: Ramble House pb, 2009
PENROSE, MARGARET. Pseudonym of Margaret Errington. Living in Pinelands, South Africa.
Death Wears a Copper Necktie and other stories. Add SC Luke Bradley to ss Secret Corridors
Secret Corridors. Century pb, 1945 SC: Luke Bradley, Dr. John Smith (In a two-story volume with Week End to Kill by Frederick Nebel, q.v.)
PETERSON, JOHN CARLOS KENNEDY. 1876-1955.
PHILIPS, JUDSON (PENTECOST)
Bottom Deal. Century pb, 1945 (with Stab in the Back, by Philip Wylie, q.v.)
PRICHARD, K(ATHERINE O’BRIEN)
The Chronicles of Don Q. Silent film (probably based on ss “How M. Blufort Painted for His Right Hand”): B&C, 1912, as Don Q, and the Artist (scw: Harold Brett; dir: H. D Martinek). Silent film (based on ss “How Don Q Dealt with Don Luis”): B&C, 1912, as Don Q–How He Outwitted Don Luis (scw: Harold Brett; dir: H. O. Martinek). Silent film (based on ss “The Parole of Gevil Hay”): B&C, 1912, as Don Q–How He Treated the Parole of Gevil Hay (scw: Harold Brett; dir: H. O. Martinek)
PRINGLE, JOHN ROBERT STUART. 1897-1980. Pseudonyms: Gerald Verner (and perhaps his eventual legal name), Derwent Steele, Donald Stuart, Nigel Vane, qq.v.
PROPPER, MILTON (MORRIS). Born in Pennsylvania; lawyer and book and film critic for local newspapers.
PROTHERO, JOHN KEITH. Ada Elizabeth (Jones) Chesterton, 1869-1962. (Corrected dates.)
Add to biographical note: Born in Dulwich, London; journalist and philanthropist.
PRUITT, ALAN. Reporter for the Chicago Tribune, later city editor of the Chicago Times; executive director of the Chicago Housing Authority. (Correction.)
PUNSHON, E(RNEST) R(OBERTSON)
-The Woman’s Footprint. (Adding the dash.) [Africa]
PYKE, RIVINGTON. Pseudonym of James Ashton Ainscough.
QUINN, E(LEANOR) BAKER
The Dead Harm No One. SC: James Strange
RANBERN, JAMES. Pseudonym of a “doctor, a consulting pathologist in a border county.”
Unnatural Section. [England]
RANDALL, THOMAS. Pseudonym of George Walker Clarke.
-Virtue OK’d. Amour, 1931 (Actually published?)
RANDELL, CHRISTINE (MARGARET MANN). 1925- . Born in London.
The Lord of Wensley. Cassell, 1956 [England]
RAZZI, JIM. 1931- . Ref: CA.
Dick Tracy in Hot Water. Golden Book, 1990 SC: Dick Tracy (Intended for younger readers.)
Bullets Are Trumps. [Ireland]
Murderer’s Rock [Northern Ireland]
The Speaker of Mandarin. Note: The U.S. edition omits the “The”
RINEHART, MARY ROBERTS
The Book of Tish. Add ss: The Amazing Adventures of Letitia Carberry \ That Awful Night
RING, BASIL. Wilbur Braun, 1894-1968. (Deleting question marks.)
Close Their Eyes Tenderly. Editions Inter-Pub (Monaco), 1947
ROBERTS, CARL ERIC BECHHOFER
Don Chicago; or, Crime Don’t Pay. (Show title thus.) [England]
ROBERTS, PETER (HOWARTH). 1925-1996. Born in Leighton Buzzard, England; worked in Civil Service for 25 years.
A Kind of Treachery. [London, 1946-1949; Gloucestershire, 1950-1968; Prague, 1968; England, 1969-1980]
ROBINSON, PATRICIA (COLBERT). 1923-1998.
The Green Ghost Murder. (Also contains ss: Find the Lady \ Too Many Motives.)
ROSE, EDWARD E(VERETT)
“The Gold Flame.” (3-act play.) (Correction.)
ROSENBERGER, JOSEPH (RUPERT)
Operation Hooker. SC: Murder Master [New York City]
ROSS, DONALD. Add pseudonym: Spencer Clark, q.v.
RYAN, R. R. Evelyn Grosvenor Bradley. (Adding middle name.)
SAFIRE, WILLIAM (L.). 1929-2009. Birth name: William Lewis Safir.
SAXE, R. B. Pseudonym of Francis John Dickson, 1888-1953. Born in Camberwell, England; working as a commercial traveler at the time of his death.
The Killing Bone. [Australia, London]
SAMPSON, VICTOR (ASHLEY). South African who was called to the Bar (1881), QC (1895), Member of Cape Parliament (1898), and Judge of Supreme Court of South Africa (1915-1925); author of law books, poetry and translations of Dutch law works.
SANDYS, OLIVER. Pseudonym of Marguerite Florence Laura Jervis Barczinsky Evans, 1886/7-1964. (Corrections.)
SAYER, W(ALTER) W(ILLIAM)
The Secret of Thirty Years! Also published as: The Secret of the Gold Locket, as by Pierre Quiroule. Amalgamated Press pb, 1935
SCOTT, PHILLIP (VICTOR). 1952- .
Don’t Let Her Die. Add U.K. edition: Gold Medal (London), 1958
SCOTT-CHARD, T(REVOR) E(DWIN). 1912-1987.
SEATON, KAY. Pseudonym of Denice Jeanette Bradley-Ryan, 1915-1999.
SEELEY, MABEL. Add: family moved to St. Paul in 1920; she graduated summa cum laude from the University of Minnesota; married fellow student Kenneth Seeley in 1926 and moved to Chicago, where she wrote advertising copy for a department store; returned to Minnesota for medical treatment for husband, from whom she became divorced; moved to California in the late 1940s; married lawyer Henry Ross and settled in New Jersey.
SHEA, MICHAEL (SINCLAIR MacAUSLAN). 1938-2009.
SHILL, JOAN (CAREW). Wife of a government minister in Mauritius, where the book was written.
SIBLY, JOHN. Lecturer in Uganda.
Girl on the Run. [Africa]
SILVER, R. NORMAN
Crossed with Silver. Aldine (My Queen Library #282), ca.1901
SMITH, FRANK BERKELEY. 1869-ca.1916.
-Babette. Doubleday Page, 1916. Silent film: Vitagraph, 1917 (scw: A. Van Buren Powell; dir: Charles J. Brabin)
SNAPP, ORVILLE. Wilbur Braun, 1894-1968. (Deleting question marks.)
SONIN, RAY. Add to biographical sketch: birth name: Zola Sonin; emigrated to Canada in 1957; his Saturday afternoon program “Calling All Britons” on CFRB radio (Toronto) ran from 1958 until 1991; his musical program “Down Memory Lane” ran on the same station each week night from 1968 until shortly before his death.
A Limb of Satan. Silent film: Gaumont, 1914, as Fantomas Contre Fantomas (scw & dir: Louis Feuillade)
SPEARMAN, FRANK H(AMILTON)
-Whispering Smith. Silent film: Mutual Star, 1916, as Medicine Bend (dir: J. P. McGowan). Also: American Film, 1917, as Money Madness (scw: William Parker; dir: Henry McRae). Also: Universal, 1927, as Whispering Smith Rides (scw: Arthur Henry Gooden; dir: Ray Taylor)
SPRAGUE, MORTIMER. Wilbur Braun, 1894-1968. (Deleting question marks.)
Desert Intrigue. [Cairo, 1942]
-The Night of the Emperor. Correct to: -The Might of the Emperor
STEELE, DERWENT. Pseudonym of John Robert Stuart Pringle, 1897-1980. Other pseudonyms: Gerald Verner (perhaps his eventual legal name), Donald Stuart, Nigel Vane, Thane Leslie, qq.v.
STERN, ELIZABETH GERTRUDE. 1889-1954.
-Gambler’s Wife. Macmillan, 1931
STERNE, ASHLEY. Pseudonym of Ernest Halsey, 1876-1939. Corrected biographical sketch: Born in Anerley, England, son of a Congregational minister; educated at Taunton; humorist, composer, journalist, composer and author.
STEVENSON, PATRICIA (COLBERT). 1923-1998. Ferdinan Backer Stevenson.
STEVENSON, ROBERT LOUIS
The Suicide Club. Silent film: Eichberg, 1913, as Der Geheimnisvolle Klub (dir: Joseph Delmont)
STEWARD, DONALD WILLIAM. Delete.
The Medusa Seed. Virgin, 1994 SC: Judge Dredd
Wetworks. Virgin, 1995 SC: Judge Dredd
STONER, BERT. Wilbur Braun, 1894-1968. (Deleting question marks.)
STRAKER, J(OHN) F(OSTER)
As Gun to Play With. No SC
STUART, DONALD. Pseudonym of John Robert Stuart Pringle, 1897-1980. Other pseudonyms: Gerald Verner (perhaps his eventual legal name), Derwent Steele, Nigel Vane, Thane Leslie, qq.v.
The Secret of Moor House. Rewritten version of The Man Outside, q.v.
The Third Victim. Rewritten version of The Next to Die, as by Gerald Verner, q.v.
SUE, (MARIE JOSEPH) EUGENE
The Mysteries of Paris. Correct British publisher from Wylie, 1843, to Dugdale, 1844. Silent film: Pathe Freres, 1911, as Les Mysteres de Paris (dir: Albert Capellani). Also: Hub Cinemagraph, 1920, as The Mysteries of Paris (scw: Stanley J. Worris; dir: Ed Cornell). Also: Phocea Film, 1922, as Les Mysteres de Paris (scw: Andre-Paul Antoine, Charles Burquet; dir: Burquet). Sound film: DisCina, 1943, as Les Mysteres de Paris (scw: Maurice Bessy; dir: Jacques de Baroncelli). TV movie: France, 1961, as Les Mysteres de Paris (scw: Claude Santelli; dir: Marcel Cravenne). Also (miniseries): Caravelle International, as Les Mysteres de Paris (scw: Mario Benedicto; dir: Andre Michel)
SWIFT, RACHELLE. Pseudonym of Jean Patricia Lumsden Needham. Born in England; migrated to New Zealand in the 1960s. (Correction.)
The Ticket-of-Leave Man. Silent film: Eclectic, 1914, as Detective Craig’s Coup (scw: George B. Seitz; dir: Donald MacKenzie)
TEAGLE, MIKE. Pseudonym.
Bad Debts. Add U.S. and British editions: MacAdam/Cage pb, 2005; Quercus pb, 2007
Black Tide. Add U.S. and British editions: MacAdam/Cage, 2005; Quercus, 2007
Dead Point. Add British edition: Quercus, 2008
A Killer Is Loose Among Us. Australian title: Shroud for a City. Original Novels (Syd.), 1956
Shroud for a City; see A Killer Is Loose Among Us
Assignment Doomsday. [U.S.]
THOMSON, A(RTHUR) A(LEXANDER MALCOLM). 1864-1968. (Correcting death date.)
THORNE, ISABEL. Pseudonym of Mary Willoughby Harrison Quelch, 1864-1950.
A Dead Man’s Vengeance. Aldine (My Queen Library #146), ca.1897
Krishna’s Curse. Aldine (My Queen Library #121), ca.1897
The Phantom of Sin. Aldine (My Queen Library #126), ca.1897
TIVEY, TOM BROWN. Born in Wolstanton, Staffordshire, England.
TOBENKIN, ELIAS. 1882-1963. Born in Slutsk, Russia; reporter and editorial writer in New York and Chicago; foreign correspondent during WWI.
-In the Dark. Doubleday, 1931 [Chicago]
TOWNEND, W(ILLIAM). 1881-1962.
TOWNSEND, ERIC W.
Outlaws of the Yukon. Mellifont pb, 1936 [Canada]
TOYE, STANLEY P(ERCIVAL)
Sinners in Clover. [England]
TREGALLIS, JOHN. Pseudonym of Sidney (David) Gowing, 1877-1943. (Correcting middle name, adding dates.)
TRIPP, MILES (BARTON)
The Fifth Point of the Compass. [Canada]
TROUBETZKOY, PRINCESS (RHODA MURIEL MARIE) PAUL. 1899-1948. (Corrections.)
TROY, KATHERINE. Pseudonym of Edith Arundel Buxton, 1906-1993. (Correction.)
TUITE, HUGH (GEORGE SPENCER). 1863-1933. Born in Woolwich, Kent. (Correcting the dates.)
Mr. Dovercourt’s Decoy. (Title correction.)
TURNBULL, MARGARET. Add: emigrated with family to the U.S. when she was 2; educated in New Jersey; screenwriter, novelist and playwright; died in Yarmouthport, Massachusetts.
TUTTON, BARBARA (IVY CURTIS). 1914- . Born in Romford, England.
VACHSS, ANDREW H(ENRY)
Born Bad. SC Cross in: Bandit \ Cripple \ Crossfire \ Head Case \ Kidnap \ Mad Dog \ Statute of Limitations \ Stone Magic \ Value Received
Everybody Pays. SC Cross in: The Concrete Puppy \ Everybody Pays \ Harvest Time \ Pigeon Drop \ Two-Way Radio
VALLS-RUSSELL, JOSEPH LAWRENCE. 1922-2007. (Correcting birth date.) Birth name: Joseph Lawrence Valls. Born in Middlesborough, England.
VALMAIN, FREDERIC. Probably a pseudonym.
The Jackals. Macdonald, 1962 [Algiers] (Translation of “Les Chacals.” Fayard, 1960.)
VANE, NIGEL. Pseudonym of John Robert Stuart Pringle, 1897-1980. Other pseudonyms: Gerald Verner (and perhaps his eventual legal name), Derwent Steele, Donald Stuart, Thane Leslie, qq.v.
VERNER, GERALD. Pseudonym (and perhaps eventual legal name) of John Robert Stuart Pringle, 1897-1980. (Correction.) Add pseudonym: Thane Leslie, q.v. Note: The Donald Stuart books below are all Sexton Blake novels; when they were published under the Verner name, Blake did not appear.
The Crooked Circle. Rewritten version of The Secret of the Sealed Room, as by Donald Stuart, q.v.
The Frightened Man. Rewritten version of The Unknown Menace, as by Donald Stuart, q.v.
The Ghost Man. Rewritten version of The Cottage of Terror, as by Donald Stuart, q.v.
The Glass Arrow. Revised as The Three Who Paid, as by Donald Stuart, q.v. (The Wright & Brown novel preceded the Sexton Blake yarn.)
The Next to Die. Revised as The Third Victim, as by Donald Stuart, q.v. (The Wright & Brown novel preceded the Sexton Blake yarn.)
The River House Mystery. Rewritten version of The Time of the Crime, as by Donald Stuart, q.v.
The Squealer. Rewritten version of The Squealer’s Secret, as by Donald Stuart, q.v.
Terror Tower. Rewritten version of The Village of Fear, as by Donald Stuart, q.v.
The Three Gnomes. Rewritten version of The Riddle of the Sunken Garden, as by Donald Stuart, q.v.
The Token. Rewritten version of The Bells of Doom, as by Donald Stuart, q.v.
VIDOCQ, (FRANCOIS EUGENE)
Memoirs of Vidocq. Silent film: Pathe, 1909, as Le Jeunesse de Vidocq ou Comment on Devient Policier. Also: SCAGL, 1911, as Vidocq (scw; Louis Launay, Marc Mario; dir: Gerard Bourgeois). Also: Societe de Cineromans, 1922, as Vidocq (dir: Jean Kemm)
VINTER, I(VOR) M(ICHAEL). 1927-2002. (Correcting first name.) Byline also: Michael Vinter, q.v.
VINTER, (IVOR) MICHAEL. 1927-2002. (Deleting question marks.) Byline also: I. M. Vinter, q.v.
VIRGO, EUSTACE. 1861-1937. Pseudonym: E. V. de Fontmell, q.v.
WALFORD, FRANK. Born in Balmain, Sydney, Australia; buffalo hunter and crocodile shooter in his youth; journalist and editor; short story writer (whose tales were dramatized on Australian radio).
WALKER, IRMA (RUTH RODEN)
The Murdoch Legacy. Bobbs, 1975 [Florida]
WALLACE, (RICHARD HORATIO) EDGAR
Fighting Snub Reilly. Silent film (based on ss “The Dear Liar”): Stoll, 1925, as A Dear Liar (scw: Hugh Croise; dir: Fred Leroy Granville)
WALLACE, MICHAEL. SC: Ralph Munroe, Inspector Allen, and Zoe Allen, in all three titles.
WARREN, VERNON. George Warren Vernon Chapman, 1925-1996. Born in London; emigrated to Edmonton, Canada, in 1957; had a career in insurance; loved and vacationed in the U.S. and so set his books there; retired to Idaho and died there.
WATSON, JAMES HIRAM. 1852- . Pseudonym: Andrew Cheviot, q.v.
WATTS, PETER (CHRISTOPHER). Pseudonym: Matt Chisholm, q.v.
WELLS, MICHAEL. Pseudonym of Richard A. Mullins, 1926-2005. Born in Troy, New York; graduate of Syracuse University, where he taught Public Relations at the Newhouse School; author of 35 books.
WEST, KEITH. Add to biographical information: “and schoolmaster.”
For Milly’s Sake. Aldine (My Queen Library #174), ca.1898
WHITE, JON MANCHIP. Delete SC Col. Rickman (only appears in one book: The Garden Game).
WILLIAMS, BEN AMES
Crucible. Correct publisher to: Houghton Mifflin
WILLIAMS, CHARLES. Pseudonym of Charles Overton?
A Master of Crime - the Life Story of Charles Williams XH 511. (Giving title in full.)
WILLIAMS, (GEORGE) MOUNTFORD
The Fishes Answered.  Add [London]
Hound Island 
Murder Will. [England]
WILSON, JOHN FLEMING. 1877-1922.
The Master Key. Grosset, 1915 [California] (Novelization of silent film: Universal, 1914 (scw: Calder Johnson; dir: Robert Leonard.)
The Press Gang. [Scotland]
WILSTACH, JOHN (HUDNALL). Born in Oakland, California, son of a former executive in the Hays Office (overseers of Hollywood censorship); prolific pulp author.
WINCH, EVELYN. Pseudonym of Marie Elspeth Agnes Winch, 1895-1939.
WINCH, MARIE ELSPETH AGNES. 1895-1939. Pseudonym: Evelyn Winch, q.v.
WOOD, (SAMUEL) ANDREW. 1887-1967(?). (Correcting the dates.)
WOOD-HILL, H. Pseudonym of Hester Wood-Hill Burton, 1913-2000. Born in Beccles in Suffolk; educated at Oxford University with an honors degree in English; published 18 children’s books.
Cry Guilty. [England, 1972]
Most Deadly Hate. [England, 1976]
WOOTTEN, CHARLES. Correct to: WOOTTON, CHARLES
WORDLER, A(UGUSTA) M. I. ca.1855-1926.
The Fate of Yelitz. Partridge, 1907
WRAY, G. W.
Death on the Roads. Delete; not criminous.
WRIGHT, (MAJOR WILLIAM) MASON (JR.). 1893-1977. Graduate of University of Pennsylvania; public relations officer to General Stillwell during WWII; later head of Armed Forces Radio Service in Hollywood.
WRIGHT, THOMAS GEORGE CLARE. 1876-1946. Pseudonym: T. Clare, q.v.
The Sharp Edge. [Los Angeles]
WYLIE, PHILIP (GORDON)
-Footprints of Cinderella. Farrar, 1931
Stab in the Back. Century pb, 1945 (with Bottom Deal, by Judson Philips, q.v.)
A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing. Aldine (My Queen Library #114), ca.1897
WYNNE, F(REDERICK) E(DWARD). 1870-1930. Born in Kilkenny, Ireland; Medical Officer of Health, and Professor of Public Health, in Sheffield, and Honorary Pathologist at Royal Infirmary, Wigan.
YATES, JOHN T(HOMAS). 1856-1939. Born in Mount Savage, Maryland; lived in Omaha, Nebraska.
-The Hunchback. Christopher (Boston), 1931
YORE, CLEM(ENT). Add: died in Estes Park, Colorado; variously a Texas Ranger, cowpuncher, stage driver, gold prospector, lawyer, journalist, soldier in Spanish-American War, and poet; author of more than 600 short stories and 20 novels.
Ranger Bill. Macaulay, 1931; Collins, 1933 [West]
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