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ABARBANELL, J(ACOB) R(ALPH). Born in New York; studied law at Columbia University and practiced law for some years before becoming a playwright, editor and novelist; editor and contributor for many years to “The New York Family Story Paper.”
The Sign of the Scorpion. Also published as by Robert Sewall: Olympia pb, 2007
ABECASSIS, ELIETTE. Born in Strasbourg, France; professor of philosophy in Caen.
ABERCROMBIE, NEIL. 1938- . Congressman from Hawaii.
ABIO, RUFUS O. Pseudonym of Rufus Ojo Abiodun, 1946- .
ABIODUN, RUFUS OJO. 1946- . Pseudonym: Rufus O. Abio, q.v.
ABRAHAMS, DORIS CAROLINE. Add pseudonym: Spondee, q.v.
ADAIR, GILBERT. 1944- . Born in Edinburgh; living in London.
ADAMS, DICK. Pseudonym of a midwestern lawyer, teacher and poet.
ADAMS, DORIS SUTCLIFFE. 1920- . Born in Kippax, near Leeds, England; living in Leicester; trained as a teacher.
ADAMS, ELIHU. Pseudonym of Elisha Huson Waterman, 1899- .
ADAMS, ERIC. 1956- .
ADAMS, ERIC J. 1956- .
ADAMS, EUSTACE L(ANE). 1891-1963.
ADAMS, EVELYN V. Lived in Hempstead, Long Island, New York.
ADAMS, GEORGE. Advertising photographer in New York.
ADAMS, JAMES V(INCENT). 1932-2008.
ADAMS, JANE (ELLEN). 1960- .
ADAMS, MORLEY. 1876-1954.
ADAMS, ORVILLE D.
The Chinese Slippers. (Title correction.)
Warning Wings. (3-act play.)
CB Angel. [Winston-Salem, North Carolina]
Ellen Wharton; or, The Villain and His Victims. Correct to: Ellen Walton; or, The Villain and His Victims
ADDISON, H(ENRY) R(OBERT). Born in Calcutta of Irish parents; commissioned in the Dragoon Guards in 1827 and rose to be Lieutenant Colonel, serving mainly in Ireland and India; upon retirement took up writing, producing some 60 dramas and farces, plus journalism and some fiction; one time editor of “Who’s Who.”
Crime and other stories. Correct to: Crime and other short stories.
The Case of the Ebony Queen. [California]
ADKINS, HOWARD E(UGENE). 1930- . (Correcting birth date.)
ADLER, HAROLD (ERNEST). (Adding middle name.)
AFFELD, COLLEEN. Born in Pennsylvania, raised in Florida, living in Indiana.
AGI, TADASHI. 1962- . Pseudonym: Seimaru Amagi, q.v.
AGORI, KEN. Pseudonym of Robert Alan Koenig, 1951- . (Correction.)
AIDE, (CHARLES) HAMILTON. Add: moved to England in 1830; educated at Greenwich and University of Bonn, then served in British army until 1857; traveled widely, then lived (and died) in London; multilingual; composed music, painted and wrote poetry and fiction.
AIKEN, EDNAH ROBINSON. 1872-1960.
AINSWORTH-DAVIS, JOHN CHRISTOPHER. 1924- . (Correcting the name.)
AITCHISON, ELLAY. Pseudonym of Leonard Alan Haffenden, 1934- .
AITKEN, B. M. [BERYL MONTGOMERIE AITKEN HEMINGWAY]. 1878-1937.
He Who Shoots Last. [Sydney]
ALBANESE, JOE [JOSEPH]. 1952- . SC: Jeremy Baker and Sheraton Rogers, in “Mystery Without Any Clues” and subsequent novels.
ALBANO, JOHN (F.). 1922-2005.
ALBANO, PETER. 1922-2006.
ALBERS, HARRY R. (JR.). 1938- . (Correcting birth date.)
Dzershinsky’s Torch. (Title correction.)
ALBERT, MICHELE. 1961- .
ALBERT, SUSAN WITTIG. William James Albert, 1945- .
ALBERT, WILLIAM JAMES. 1945- .
ALBRIGHT, LETHA [ARLETHA LYNN ALBRIGHT].
ALCANTER DE BRAHM, JEANNE ICHORD. Delete.
ALDERMAN, TOM. Journalist in Canada.
Absolute Zero. [Chicago]
ALDRICH, GARY. 1945- .
ALEXANDER, MRS. Daughter of a Dublin solicitor; family moved to Liverpool and then London.
ALEXANDER, GRACE (CAROLINE). 1872-1951. Born in Indianapolis; schoolteacher, music critic and editorial writer in that city.
Prince Cinderella. [New England]
ALEXANDER, IRENE. 1890-1973.
ALEXANDER, J. P. Paul Kenneth Laflamme. (Correction.)
ALEXANDER, L(OUIS) G(EORGE). 1932-2002.
ALEXANDER, PAUL (C.). Pseudonym of Craig Paul Alexander Hinton, 1964-2006.
ALEXANDER, SUSAN. SC: Joanna Bryce, in “Spider Song” and subsequent novel(s).
ALEXANDRIA, VINCENT (RAY). (Adding middle name.)
ALGOZIN, BRUCE (MARSHALL). (Adding middle name.)
ALIANAK, HRANT. 1950- .
ALLAN, JOAN. Pseudonym of Martin (Allan?) Grove, 1943(?)- .
The Vixen’s Revenge. (Show title thus–correction for CDROM only.)
ALLEN, BECKY. Correct to: ALLAN, BECKY
ALLEN, DENNIS ROBERTSON. Biomedical scientist in the U.K.
ALLEN, EDITH H.
The Room Without a Door. [England]
ALLEN, GERTRUDE M.
House of Dark Secrets. [England]
No Holds Barred. Move title to Allen, Michael (Derek)
ALLEN, ROBERT A(RTHUR)
The House of Agatha Mystrie. (Title correction.)
A Stolen Paradise. Thomson pb, 1921 [England]
ALLIGHAN, GARRY. 1895-1977. Born in England and died in Johannesburg; journalist and Member of Parliament.
ALLISON, J(AMES) MURRAY. Born in Australia; came to London in the 1900s; became managing director of Spottiswoode & Co.; then advertising manager of “The Times”; after the war joined board of newly formed Allied Newspaper Company; lived in Rochester, England.
ALLISON, NORMAN E. 1939-2009.
ALLISON, WILLIAM. Educated at Oxford; noted sportsman and man of the turf.
ALLIX, HEREWARD. 1922- . Born in Durham, England; emigrated to Canada in 1957.
ALONSO, RICARDO [LUIS RICARDO ALONSO]. 1929- .
ALTMAN, ARTHUR. 1943- . Lawyer in White Plains, New York.
ALVAREZ, MICHAEL. 1959- . Living in Tucson, Arizona. (Correcting birth date.)
AMAZI, SEIMARU. Correct to: AMAGI, SEIMARU. Pseudonym of Tadashi Agi, 1962- .
ANDERS, K(ATIE) T. 1942- . Living in Virginia.
ANDERSEN, SUSAN (LYNN). 1950- . (Correcting birth date.)
ANDERSON, JACK [JOHN] ALBIN. 1922- .
ANDERSON, MAGGIE OLIVER
Murder by Prophecy. [Louisiana]
ANDERSON, ROBIN. Born in Scotland and educated in Southern Rhodesia and South Africa; operates an interior design company in London.
ANDREAE, CHRISTINE (E.). 1947- . (Correcting birth date.)
ANDREWS, DONNA. 1952- .
ANDREWS, DOROTHY C(RAIGHEAD). 1907-1993. Born in Philadelphia; clinical psychologist with University of Miami and school psychologist with Dade County School System.
ANDREWS, FRED G(RANT). 1852-1936.
ANDREWS, MILES PETER. 1742-1818.
ANDREWS, PHIL. Sports journalist; teaches journalism at Sheffield Hallam University.
ANDRUS, JEFF(ERY HUGHES). (Giving name in full.)
ANGELL, CHARLES R(AY). 1882-1953. Born in Grand Rapids, Michigan; editor of the Grand Rapids Press.
ANGREMY, JEAN-PIERRE. Pierre Jean Remy, 1937-2010.
ANGUS, JOHN. Pseudonym of George Kydd Cuthbert, 1873- .
ANNA, COUNTESS DE BREMONT. 1864-1922.
Driven from Home. ss: Driven from Home \ “Kind Hearts Are More Than Coronets” \ The Outcast \ Reclaimed
ANSON, DAPHNE. ca.1927- .
ANTAL, JOHN (FRANCIS). 1955- .
ANTHONY, LEW. William Marshall, 1939- .
ANTHONY, PAUL. Pseudonym of Tony Scougal, ca.1952- . Born in Southport, Lancashire; retired from police work.
ANTHONY, WILDER. Add: rancher in Wyoming.
ANTROBUS, YVONNE. 1940- .
ARBOUR, S(HIRLEY) E(LLEN). 1949- .
ARCHER, ELLEN. Ellen Kathleen Recknor. (Adding middle name.)
-Settling Day. [England]
ARGO, RONALD (B.). 1943- . Living in San Diego.
ARKINS, FRANK J. 1866-1945. Born in St. Louis; reporter for Rocky Mountain News in Denver; editor of the Morning Times in Cripple Creek, Colorado, then editor of Ores and Metals, a technical mining publication in Denver.
ARKWRIGHT, RICHARD. 1835-1918.
ARLEN, TRUDI. Pseudonym.
ARLINGTON, J(AMES) C(HARLES). (Adding middle name.)
ARLISS, JOEN. Ian Martin, 1912-1981.
ARMITAGE, AUDREY (DIANA?). 1919(?)-1969(?).
ARMONT, PAUL. 1874-1943.
Less Than Kind. Delete SC
Night’s Black Agents. Delete SC
ARMSTRONG, FRANCES CHARLOTTE. 1838-1930.
ARMSTRONG, LOUISE VAN VOORHIS. 1889-1949.
ARMSTRONG, ROBERT E(DWARD). (Adding middle name.)
ARMSTRONG, RON(ALD MARK). 1936- . Born in Sydney, Australia; retired from police and international security positions.
ARMSTRONG, WILLIMINA LEONORA. 1866-1947.
ARNALDI, JEAN. Delete.
ARNETT, TOM. 1935-2008. Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada; died in Ontario.
ARNOLD, A(DELAIDE) V(ICTORIA). 1858-1930.
ARNOLD, ALEXANDER STREETER. 1829-1923. Born in North Smithfield, Rhode Island.
ARNOLD, MRS. J. O. 1858-1930.
ARNOLD, JEAN. Pseudonym of Jean Sigsbee Small Wexler, 1921-2010. (Correction.) Born in Washington, D.C.; educated at the universities of Miami, Pittsburgh and Rome; editor and reporter in New York and Europe; English literature teacher at University of Pittsburgh and Bard College.
ARNOLD, JOHN. For “I Was a Spy,” pseudonym (?) of Edmund Cooper, 1926-1982.
ARNOPOULOS, SHEILA McLEOD. Investigative journalist in Montreal and a university journalism instructor.
The Dempsey Diamonds. [Scotland]
The Long Firm. Delete the dash. TV miniseries: BBC, 2004 (scw: Joe Penhall; dir: Bille Eltringham)
ARNOUT, SUSAN [SUSAN ARNOUT SMITH]. Living in California.
ARP, ASA. Paul Emilius Lowe, 1850-1933, q.v.
ARR, BILLY. 1945- .
ARTHUR, CHARLES LEE. Pseudonym. See: Dick Barrett.
ASHBY, MARSHALL W. 1930- . Pseudonym: Martin Ashley, q.v.
ASHENHURST, JOHN (McMurray). 1899-1978. (Deleting the question marks.) Born in New Wilmington, Pennsylvania; died in Chicago.
ASHER, MICHAEL (JOHN). (Adding middle name.)
ASHLEY, MARTIN. Pseudonym of Marshall W. Ashby, 1930- .
ASHLEY, SHELLEY V. Volf Roitman, 1930-2010.
ASHLEY, STEVEN. Donald (R.) McCaig, 1939- . (Correcting birth date.)
ASHTON, CHARLES. 1884-1967.
ASHTON, (WILLIAM) HAROLD. 1875-1919.
ASHTON-JONES, ADRIAN. SC: Peter Jameson, in “Deadly Irish” and subsequent novel(s).
ASHTON-WOLFE, H(ARRY HUGH). 1881-1959.
ASKEW, ALICE (JANE DE COURCCY) and CLAUDE (ARTHUR CARY) ASKEW
The Adventures of Police Constable Vane, M.A. Show as pb
ASKWITH, MARK. 1956- .
ASPINWALL, MARGUERITE. 1898-?
ASSINDER, PETER. 1922- .
ATCHISON, CHARLES C(LAREMONT). 1871-1950.
ATKINS, ACE. Pseudonym of William Ellis Atkins, 1970-
ATKINS, WILLIAM ELLIS. 1970- . Pseudonym: Ace Atkins, q.v.
ATKINSON, E(VELYN) J(OHN) RUPERT. 1881-1961.
ATKINSON, REV. J. C. 1814-?.
ATWELL, MARK. SC: Phil Brennan, in “The Falcon’s Nest” and title below.
Mother of Inventions. Lindsay pb, 199 [Iraq, Algeria]
ATWOOD, GEORGE HUITT. 1919-2010.
ATWOOD, RUSSELL. SC: Payton Sherwood, in “East of A” and subsequent novel(s).
AUCHINCLOSS, BAYARD. 1922-2001. (Deleting the question marks.)
AUCHINCLOSS, LOUIS. 1917-2010. Ref: CA.
The Embezzler. Houghton, 1966; Gollancz, 1966 [New York City]
AUGUST, ELIZABETH. Bettie Marie Wilhite, 1944- .
AUGUSTIN, GEORGE. 1866-1935. Born in New Orleans; assistant secretary and librarian of the Orleans Parish Medical Society; assistant secretary Louisiana State Medical Society and of the Charity Hospital Alumni Association of Louisiana; official stenographer of the United States Board of Pensions Examiners No. 2, New Orleans; manager of the Augustin Medical Book Agency.
AUSTEN-LEIGH, LOIS (EMMA). 1883-1968.
AUSTIN, DEBORAH. Delete
AUSTIN, LILIAN EDNA. 1870-?.
Unspeakable Crimes. Delete (anthology)
AVALLONE, MICHAEL (ANGELO, JR.). Add pseudonym: Vance Stanton, q.v.
The Partridge Family #2: The Haunted Hall. Curtis pb, 1970
AVERILL, CHARLES G. 1821(?)-1902(?).
AVERILL, CLARA ROSE. 1881-?. Born Clara E. Rose in Brooklyn; married Stephen Clark Averill in 1915.
AWNI, MARGERY (IDABETH JOHNSON). 1938-2008. (Correcting birth date.)
The Suspected Spy; or, The Mysterious Stranger. [England]
AYTON, OLIVER. 1874-1935.
AYVAZIAN, L(EVON) FRED. 1919-2009.
B******, LORD. Pseudonym of Frederic Richard Chichester, 1827-1853. Earl of Belfast; second son of the third Marquess of Donegal; philanthropist, taking great interest in working class of Belfast; died in Naples.
The County Magistrate. Newby (London), 1855
BADDELEY, R(ICHARD) WHIELDON. 1840-1876. Born in Staffordshire; classically educated; a poet.
-The Fortune of Fairstone. Saunders (London), 1867
Goldrun. (Show title thus.) [Germany, WWII]
BAGLEY, STEPHEN (BRUCE). 1961- .
BAHAROV, I. D. Pseudonym of Isidore Rabinovich, 1923- .
BAHNSEN, KIMBERLY JEANNE. 1955- . (Correcting birth date.)
BAILEY, BILL. Born in North Carolina; actor and author living in London. SC: J. W. Haug, in both titles.
BAILEY, NORMAN G.
The Patch Unit. Correct publisher/date to: Tower pb, 1981; Stoneshire pb, 1983
BAILEY, PHILIP (NEAL). 1958- .
BAILLIE, MAJOR G(EORGE). 1873-1939.
BAILLIE-WEAVER, GERTRUDE RENTON COLMORE DUNN. 1855-1926. Pseudonym: G. Colmore, q.v.
BAIN, GRAHAM WARD. 1891-1954.
BAINBRIDGE, RUSS(ELL EDWARD). 1937- .
BAINES, THOMAS. 1928- .
BAIR, MICHAEL. Delete
BAKER, ANY J(OSEPHINE). 1878- . (Correcting birth date.)
BAKER, ERIC T. 1963- . Living in Virginia.
Talk of the Devil. [England]
BAKER, HUGH. Donald Hugh Higgins, 1891-1960.
BAKER, LAURA (S.). 1951- .
BAKER, LEDRU (SHOOPMAN), JR. 1919-1967.
The Cheaters. TV movie: Niagara, 1990, as La Danse du Scorpion (Frame Up Blues) (scw: Robert Geoffrion; dir: Josee Dyan)
BAKER, LISA S(AFIA). Correct to: BAKER, LISE S(AFIA). 1948- .
BAKER, LOUISA ALICE DAWSON. Born in New Zealand; came to England in 1884.
BAKER, SUSAN (PATRICIA). Born in Houston; a Family District Court Judge in Texas.
BAKER, WILL(IAM E.). 1935-2005.
BAKKER, KIT [KATHERYN G. BAKKER]. 1946- . (Correcting birth date.)
BALFOUR, F(REDERIC) H(ENRY). 1846-1908. Delete reference to Ross George Dering.
BALHAM, JOE. Pseudonym of Alan White, 1924- , q.v.
BALLARD, HELEN MABRY. -1972.
BALLEM, JOHN (BISHOP). 1925-2010.
BALNEAVES, ELIZABETH. 1911-2006.
BANAS, LIZ [ELIZABETH?]. 1950(?)- .
BANCAL, J(EAN). 1926-2008.
BANDOPADHYAYA, MANIK. 1998-1956.
BANIM, JOHN. Born in Kilkenny, Ireland; lived in London 1820s to early 1830s.
BANIM, MICHAEL. Born in Kilkenny, Ireland; lived in London 1820s to early 1830s.
BANKIER, WILLIAM (JOHN). 1928- . (Adding middle name; correcting birth date.)
BANKOFF, PETER N(ICOLAS). 1942- . (Correcting birth date.)
BANKS, MRS. G(EORGE) LINNAEUS. Daughter of a Manchester chemist; schoolteacher before marriage, thereafter lived in Birmingham and contributed to her journalist husband’s journals.
BANKS, JOAN (BRIX). 1942- .
BARBER, D(ONALD) H(ERBERT). 1907-1971.
BARBER, DEIRDRE. Deirdre Lindsay Barber Kincaid, 1947- . (Correcting spelling of last name.)
BARBER, RON (ALD L.).
BARBOUR, MILDRED. 1895(?)-1972(?).
BARCLAY, ARMIGER. Pseudonym (or Anglicization) of Bernard Armiger Barczinsky.
BARCLAY, MARYLEI. 1981- .
BARING, MAX. Charles Messent, 1857-1929.
BARISH, STEVEN. 1949- . (Correcting birth date.)
BARKER, S(USANNAH) DARLING. 1848-?.
BARLASS, THOMAS. 1877-?.
BARLOW, HILARE EDITH. 1856-?.
BARLOW, LINDA [LINDA R. BARLOW OZKAYNAK]. 1948- .
BARNARD, FREDERICK. Born in London; an illustrator for Dickens’ novels and various publications.
BARNARD, MELVILLE CLEMENS. 1875-1965.
BARNES, JIM [JAMES ROBERT BARNES]. 1965- . (Correcting birth date.)
BARNETT, EVELYN SCOTT (SNEAD). 1851-1921. (Correcting birth year.)
BARNETT, RAYMOND J(AMES). 1945- .
Rubbed Out. [Australia]
-Summer of Awakening. Avalon, 1979
BARNS, T(HOMAS) ALEXANDER. 1881-1930.
BARON. Benjamin Anthony Ronzone, 1848-1928.
BARONTE, GERVEE. Pseudonym of Mrs. Paul R. Danner.
Hellinger’s Law. TV movie: Universal TV, 1981 (scw: Jack Laird, Lawrence Vail; dir: Leo Penn)
BARR, MIKE [MICHAEL W. BARR].
Cash in Hand. Film: Bald Eagle, 1998 (scw & dir: Justin Baldwin)
BARRETT, C. F.
The Round Tower; or, The Mysterious Witness. [Ireland]
BARRETT, FRANK. Pseudonym of Frank Davis, 1845-1926.
BARRETT, GRADY. 1895-1986. Airline executive and lawyer in Fort Worth and San Antonio, Texas.
BARRETT, JOAN. Pseudonym of Rose Aburrow Davis, 1868-?. Wife of Frank Davis, 1845-1926, who wrote as Frank Barrett.
BARRETT, MARIA. ca.1963- .
The Dovecote. Correct to: Damaged Lives.
BARRETT, MARIANNE [MARY ANN AVERY BARRETT]. 1904(?)-1990(?).
BARRINGTON, F. CLINTON. Pseudonym of Joseph Holt Ingraham, 1809-1860, q.v.
-Fitz-Hern; or, The Irish Patriot Chief. Note: Probably the British edition of a U.S. dime novel published as Fitz-Hern; or, The Rover of the Irish Seas in the 1850s.
BARRON, ELIZA MARY. 1840(?)-?.
BARRY, BOB [ROBERT?]. 1930(?)- .
BARRY, DESMOND. 1955- . Born in Wales.
BARRY, J(OHN) A(RTHUR). Went to sea at 13, traveled to Australia in 1875; after working in goldfields, settled in Sydney; correspondent for the London Times from 1884.
BARRY, REV. WILLIAM (FRANCIS). Born in London of Irish parents; educated in Birmingham and Rome; entered priesthood in 1873; returned to England to take chair of philosophy at the new theological college in Olton; eminent theological historian.
BARTON, BEVERLY. Beverly Beaver, 1946- .
BARTON, WAYNE and STAN WILLIAMS
Manhunt. PB, 1992 [Texas, 1894]
BARTON, WILLIAM A. 1950- .
BARWICK, JAMES. Tony Barwick, 1934-1993.
BARWICK, TONY. 1934-1993.
BASEVI, (HERBERT EDWARD) VINCENT. 1879-1935.
BASS, CHARLES BECK. 1929-1981.
BASSION, STEVEN A(LAN). 1945-2009.
BATCHELDER, W(ILLIAM?) J(AMES?). 1880(?)-?.
BATE, SAM(UEL EBENZER). 1907- .
BATES, BARCLAY. 1937- .
BAUDINO, GAEL J. 1951- . (Correcting birth date.)
BAULSIR, EDITH [EDITH K. BAULSIR REEDER]. 1886-?. Born in New York.
BAXTER, GREGORY. John Sellar Matheson Ressich, 1877-1937.
BAXTER, J(OHN) D(OWLING). 1859-1929.
An Act of Impulse. [London]
BAYNE, PETER. Ernest Brindle, 1878-1924(?).
BEAMAN, ARDERN (ARTHUR HULME). 1886-1950.
BEAMES, CAPTAIN D(AVID). 1862-1947(?).
BEARDMORE, G(EORGE) R(USSELL). 1858-1938(?).
BEATON, ALISTAIR. 1947- . Satirist, born in Glasgow, living in London.
BEATON, HILARY. 1955- .
BEAUCHAMP, HENRY. Pseudonym of Henry Pottinger Stephens, 1850-1903.
BEAUFORT, SIMON. Elizabeth Cruwys, 1958- .
BEAVEN, DEREK. 1947- .
BEAVER, BEVERLY. 1946- .
-The Secret of the 18th Hole. Minerva pb, 1997
BECKE, LOUIS [GEORGE LEWIS BECKE]. Son of an English trader; went to sea at 14; returned to Australia and worked as a journalist in Sydney; came to Britain in 1896 and became a literary celebrity; returned to Australia and died destitute in Sydney.
BECKETT, CHARLES HENRY. 1859-1907. Born in Massachusetts; graduate of Dartmouth; studied law at Columbia Law School.
BECKETT, SIMON. 1960- .
BECKMAN, CHARLES (MELVIN), JR. 1918-2008. (Deleting question marks.)
Moment in Time. [England, 1938-9]
The Nemesis Concerto. [England]
BEE, A(LLAN) G(ORDON). 1890-1962. (Correcting first name spelling.)
BEECHAM, JOHN CHARLES. 1873(?)-?.
BEECHEY, ALAN (K.). 1956- .
BEGG, KEN. Ken McClure, 1942- .
BEL-ROBERE, ALEXANDRA. Judith (S.) Sagarin, 1941- .
BELL, ABBAN. Pseudonym of Abner Sideman, 1902-1989, q.v.
BELL, BARBARA (ANNE)
Stacking in Rivertown. [San Francisco]
His Fatal Success; Being the Strange Adventures of John Stuart. [England]
BELL, MARGUERITE. Pseudonym of Ida Pollock, 1908- .
BELL, MARTIN. 1937-2009. Born in Evanston, Illinois; graduate of Beloit College; an Episcopal priest with a Master of Divinity degree from Harvard; worked for the Pinkertons in Chicago and founded a private investigation firm, the Wittlinger Agency.
Two Small Bodies. Film: Daniel Zuta, 1993 (scw: Neal Bell; dir: Beth B.)
BELL, RAMSEY. Joint pseudonym of Agnes Rosemary Cooper (Gould), 1911-1989, and Mary Elizabeth Phyllis Weller (Berry), 1912-2000.
BELL, RANDALL CLEVELAND, JR. ca.1957- . (Correcting birth date.)
BELL, WYATT. 1925-2000.
BELLAVIA, PATRICIA. 1934-2010.
L’Article 47; or, Breaking the Ban. Dewitt (New York), 1872 (3-act play.) (Translation of the 5 act play “L’Article 47.” Paris, 1871.)
A Life’s Chase. Dewitt (New York), 1869 (5-act play.) (Translation of “Le Drame de la Rue Paix.”)
BENCHLEY, ALEXANDRA JANE. Probable pseudonym.
BENDIS, BRIAN MICHAEL. 1970- . (Correcting birth date.)
BENEDIALL, BRIDGET YVA
Blind Sight. [England]
BENEDICT, CLAIRE. Correct to: BENEDICT, CLARE
BEFORD, TIMOTHY B(ARTHOLOMEW). 1941-2008.
BENJAMIN, RUTH. 1940- . Clinical psychologist in South Africa.
BENNETT, CONNIE (E.). 1952- .
The Massage Case. [England]
BENNETT, GEORGE HAROLD. 1930-2004.
BENNETT, HAL. George Harold Bennett, 1930-2004.
BENNETT, (WILLIAM) ROLF. (Adding first name.)
BENSON, BLACKWOOD K(ETCHAM). 1845-1924.
BENT, SUPERINTENDENT JAMES. Delete (listed book is non-fiction).
BENTLEY, NICOLE (A.). 1933- .
BENTON, JOHN (W.)
Marji and the Gangland Wars. New Hope pb, 1981
BERES, MICHAEL (A.). 1943- .
BERESFORD, MARCUS. 1919-1994.
BERGER, EDWARD FRANKLIN. 1939- .
BERGES, MAX L. 1899-1973.
BERGLUND, J(ERRY) W., Ph.D. 1941- .
BERKELEY, AUGUST. Pseudonym of (Rev.) S. A. Gardner, q.v.
BERKELEY, (GEORGE CHARLES) GRANTLEY (FITZHARDINGE). Deemed a “fantastic blackguard” by contemporaries; served in Coldstream Guards age 16 to 21, and retired to live the life of a sportsman; married money and was Member of Parliament for Gloucestershire West 1832-1852.
BERLIN, FORD. Clifford Chamberlin, 1937-2005.
BERMAN, ARNOLD M. (Add initial, delete date.)
BERNARD, GEORGE. 1939- . Ref: CA.
Brightlight. [Los Angeles]
BERNHARDT, JAN ALEXANDER. 1908-1994. (Deleting question mark.)
BERNSTEIN, RICHARD. 1922-1983.
BERRY, ELEANOR. 1953- .
Someone’s Been Done Up in Harley. [London]
Your Father Died on the Gallows. Merlin pb, 1992
BERRY, (JOHN) GORDON. 1907-1998. Died in Laurel, Mississippi.
BESTOR, GEORGE CLINTON. 1902-1990. (Corrections.) Born in Minneapolis; died in Monterey, California; a civil engineer.
BESWICK, HARRY. 1868- ?.
BETCHERMAN, BARBARA. 1948-1983. Born in Toronto, Canada; died in Los Angeles. (Correction of dates.)
BEUKES, EBEN. 1965- . Surgeon living near Cape Town, South Africa.
BEVANS, LEONARD F. Correct to: BEVAN, LEONARD F(RANCIS). 1876-1901.
BEVEN, A(NDREW) R. (Adding first name.)
BEVERIDGE, B(OB). One time police officer in Scotland. SC: Inspector Archie Murdoch = AM.
Inspector Archie Murdoch Investigates. Show publisher as in Glasgow. ss (AM in all stories): Assault and Robbery \ Bowler’s Nightmare \ The Button \ A Close Shave \ The Cobbler’s Mark \ The Expected Visit \ A Grave Offence \ Moore’s Almanac \ Not Always Evident! \ The Other Bill Thomson \ A Sizzling Experience \ The Slates \ Surgeon Seals Case \ The Swindler \ Two Minds at Work \ Where There’s a Will \ The Wily Mr. Wylie
BIANCHI, CHUCK [CHARLES JOSEPH BIANCHI]. 1955-2008.
BICKEL, MARY (ELIZABETH DUPUY). 1894-1975.
BICKNELL, ARTHUR (JAMES). (Adding middle name.)
BIDWELL, MARGARET. 1906- . Born in Lennoxville, Quebec, Canada; settled in England in 1925; secretary, professional cook; contributed short stories to periodicals.
BIERBOWER, ELSIE JANE [ELSIE JANE BIERBOWER WILSON]. 1889-1956. Pseudonym/stage name: Elsie Janis, q.v.
BIGGERS, LOWRY A. ca.1861-1923.
BILLETT, MABEL (BROUGHTON). Lived in London, Ontario, Canada, in 1930s.
BIMSON, JOHN. Dr. John J. Bimson is lecturer in Old Testament and Biblical Archaeology at Trinity College, Bristol, England.
BINDLOSS, HAROLD (EDWARD)
The Borderer. Ward Lock, 1916. U.S. title: Johnstone of the Border. Stokes, 1916 [ship]
Johnstone of the Border; see The Borderer
BINGHAM, HARRY. 1967- .
-Sweet Defiance. PB, 1995 [Virginia., 1860s]
Across the Water. [Ireland]
BIRCHENOUGH, MABEL CHARLOTTE (BRADLEY). Daughter of the Dean of Westminster.
BIRD, BEVERLY. Beverly Helland, 1957- .
BIRD, DRAYTON. 1936- .
BIRD, KENNETH (GEORGE). Delete reference to Peter Bloxham.
Lao-Ti the Celestial. [China]
BIRKETT, H(ENRY) F(ORREST). 1884-1971.
BIRKETT, JOHN (JOSEPH). 1937-2009.
BISHOP, AARON E. 1884-1952.
BISHOP, CARLY. Cheryl (Lynn) McGonigle, 1952- .
BISHOP, (REV.) R(OBERT) F. (Giving name more fully.)
BISHOP, WILLIAM HENRY. Studied architecture but took up journalism; became editor and owner of the Milwaukee Commercial Times; became instructor of modern languages at Yale in 1893; appointed U.S. consul at Genoa, Italy in 1904, then at Palermo.
BISSELL, ELAINE (F.). 1917- . Delete reference to Elaine Faulkner.
BISSETTE, STEPHEN (R.). Delete.
BISSINGER, FREDERICK GEORGE. 1856-1902.
BLACK, ANGUS. Pseudonym of Michael A. Boylan, 1952- .
BLACK, CLEMENTINA (MARIA). Add: brought up in Briton, daughter of a solicitor; moved to London, worked at the British Museum; actively involved in the Fabian Movement.
BLACK, DON. Pseudonym of Gerald Blackstone, 1938- . (Correction.)
BLACK, JOHN D. F. 1932- .
BLACK, MICHELLE [MICHELLE ANN BLACK REAGAN]. 1953- . (Correction.)
BLACK, R(OBERT) JERE (JR.). 1892-1962(?). Born in McKeesport, Pennsylvania.
BLACK, STEPHEN M(ORRISON). 1945- .
BLACKMUR, L. L. Lydia Long, 1954- .
BLACKSTONE, GERALD. 1938- . Pseudonym: Don Black, q.v.
BLACKWELDER, STEPHEN (MYRON). 1943-2008.
BLACKWOOD, ALAN. Pseudonym of Graham Masterton, 1946- , q.v. Other pseudonym: Thomas Luke, q.v.
BLACKWOOD, JOY ANN. Evan Lee Heyman, 1924-2008.
BLAIR, ALMA. 1943- .
BLAIR, ALPHA. 1950- .
When Dreams Come True. [Glasgow]
BLAIR, IAIN. Born in Glasgow and educated there and in Milwaukee, Wisconsin; an actor and writer.
BLAIR-ROBINSON, MALCOLM. 1939- . Born in Sussex, England.
The Judas Cross. [England, late 1920s]
BLAKELY, MIKE [MICHAEL W. BLAKELY]. (Giving name more fully.)
BLAKEMAN, WILBERT C. 1847-1925.
BLAKEMORE, TREVOR (RAMSEY VILLIERS). 1879-1953. (Correction.)
BLEAKLEY, HORACE (WILLIAM). Essayist, biographer and novelist.
BLIGH, ARTHUR (FREDERICK PELHAM). 1865-1924.
BLISS, EDGAR JAMES. 1842-ca.1912.
BLISSETT, NELLIE K(ATHERINE). 1876-1948. Born in Wokingham, Berkshire; died on Isle of Wight.
BLOCH, DAN. Correct to: Don(ald Bloch. (CA entry wrongly as Dan Bloch.)
BLOOD, THOMAS. 1956(?)- .
BLOOM, ALICE (ANN). 1935-2009.
BLOOM, HAROLD JACK. 1924-1999.
BLOOM, JAMES CLIFFORD. 1938-2008.
BLOOM, ROLFE. Harold Jack Bloom, 1924-1999.
BLOOMINGDALE, CHARLES (JR.). 1868-1942.
BLORE, LIEUT.-COMMANDER TREVOR. 1903-?.
BLOUNDELL-BURTON, JOHN EDWARD. Add: born in Hampshire; had a military education; traveled extensively in the U.S. before becoming a journalist; author of around 60 books from 1885; died in Putney, London.
BLOXHAM, H(ORACE) K(ENNEDY)., 1860-1928.
BLOXHAM, PETER (GORDON). 1925-1996. (Delete reference to Kenneth Bird.)
BLUM, BILL. 1950- .
BLUM, GARY DEVON. 1941-2007.
BLUNDELL, PETER. Frank Nestle Butterworth, 1875-1952.
-The Cut. Penguin, 1999 [England]
BODYAN, JESSE GLENN. 1953- .
The Price of Possession. Silent film: Famous Players, 1921 (scw: Eve Unsell; dir: Hugh Ford)
BOHMLER, (ROBERT) CRAIG. (Adding first name.)
BOISSIERE, ALBERT. 1866-1939.
BOLAJI, OMOSEYE. SC: Tebogo Mokoena, in title below and subsequent novels.
Tebogo Investigates. (Title correction.)
BOLAND, JOHN C. 1948- .
Lord Wastwater. [England]
BOND, FLORENCE DEMAREST FOOS. 1905- .
BONNELL, JAMES FRANCIS. 1908-1993. Born in New Jersey; died in Ravenna, Ohio; an attorney.
BONNER, HILARY. Ref: CA.
BOOCOCK, D(OROTHY) E(MMIE). 1907-1985. Birth name probably Dorothy Emmie Taylor.
BOONE, JACK HAPPEL. 1903-1966. Born and died in Tennessee; graduate of Vanderbilt; taught at various schools and universities, including Vanderbilt and Mississippi State.
By Whose Hand? (1-act play.)
Dead on Time. (1-act play.)
BOOTHBY, GUY (NEWELL). Add: died in Boscombe, England.
BORCHARD, RUTH. 1910(?)-2000(?).
BORDAGES, ASA. Pseudonym: Mike Teagle, q.v.
BORDEN, LOWELL MASON. 1917-1961. Born in Kentucky.
BORDONARO, PETER L(UCIANO). 1897-?. Born in Italy; lived in Boston.
BORLASE, JAMES SKIPP.1839-1909.
BOSLEY, DEBORAH. ca.1967- .
BOSWELL, BEATRICE. Pseudonym of Amy Eckles Lord, daughter of Charles Ellison Eckles.
BOSWELL, JOHN. (Edward?) John Boswell King, 1891(?)-1974.
BOSWORTH, CHARLES, JR.
Every Mother’s Nightmare. (Novelized true crime?)
BOULANGER, LAURENT (DENIS). (Correcting spelling of middle name.)
BOULGER, DORA HENRIETTA (HAVERS). Born in Norfolk; spent much of childhood in South America and the Falkland Islands; returned to England in 1870.
BOULTON, A(LBERT?) HARDING. 1904(?)-1981(?).
BOULTON, MATTHEW. 1893-1962.
BOURAL, JACQUES. Correct to: BOURDON, JACQUES. 1935- .
BOURCHIER, (DR.) HELEN (JOHNSTONE). 1852-1918.
BOURNE, (ANNE) CAROLINE (GOIN). Correct to: BOURNE, CAROLINE. 1946- .
BOURNE, HESTER. Molly (J.?) Troke, 1923(?)- .
BOUSFIELD, H(ENRY( T(HOMAS) W(ISHART). 1891-1967.
BOUSTEAD, (LAURA) LEILA. (Adding first name.)
BOUTELL, ANITA (DAY KEARNEY). 1894-1972. Born in Newark, New Jersey; died in England.
Death Has a Past. [England]
BOUTON, MARK (M.). 1940- .
BOVILL, (C(HARLES) H(ARRY). 1878-1918.
BOWEN, HILDA. Delete entry (correct entry is under Hilda Boden).
BOWEN, NAN(CY). (Giving complete first name.)
BOWEN-ROWLANDS, ERNEST (BROWN). 1866-1951.
BOWER, FLORENCE (NORBORG). 1918-2007. (Correcting birth date.)
BOWER, (ISABEL) MARIAN. ca.1865- .
BOWERY, MICHAEL. SC: Harry Canham, in title below and subsequent novels.
The Centaur File. Also published as: Canham’s Run. Crest (Johannesburg), 2005
BOWIE, DONALD. 1945- .
BOWLBY, S(AMUEL) R(ALPH). 1948-2009.
BOWLER, WILLIAM RUSHTON. 1872-1949. Born in England; died in San Diego, California.
BOWMAN, ROBERT J. 1954- .
BOYARSKY, ABRAHAM (JOSEPH). 1946- .
BOYD, (PETER) AUBREY (CARLISLE). (Giving name in full.)
BOYD, CATHERINE BRADSHAW. 1908-2002.
BOYD, DOUGLAS. 1938- . (Correcting birth date.)
BOYD, LYNN (ALSTON). 1944- .
BOYD, MARY STUART. Add: born Mary Kirkwood; in New Zealand she was politically active and the first President of the League of New Zealand Penwomen.
BOYER, COLUMBIA. Nell Columbia Boyer Martin, 1890-1968.
BOYERS, BETTINA. Pseudonym of Betti Rosa Tagger, 1891-1960. She was also known as Bettina Bruckner, and died the widow of Theodor Tagger, whose pseudonym was Ferdinand Bruckner. Born in Rosnow, Poland; died in New York City.
BOYLAN, MICHAEL A. 1952- . Pseudonym: Angus Black, q.v.
BOYLE, (R.) FREDERICK. Born in Wolstanton, Staffordshire; studied law and called to the Bar in 1866, but soon switched to journalism, traveling to Borneo, Central America and Australia; correspondent for English papers; expert on cultivation of orchids.
BOYLL, (JAMES) RANDALL. 1952- . (Correcting birth date.)
BOYNS, R(ICHARD) E(DWARD). 1857-1922.
Latin Lovers. [Italy]
BRACE, JACK. Pseudonym of Justin Jones, 1814-1889. Other pseudonym: Harry Hazel, q.v.
Valdez, the Pirate; or, Scenes Off Long Island. Long (New York), 1853
Flower on Loyalty. Rich, 1939 [England]
Public Enemies. [London]
School for Scoundrels. [London]
-First Davenport of Bramhall. [England, 1400s]
-Louise Martin, the Village Maiden; or, The Dangers of City Life. George H. Williams (Boston), 1853 (Show publisher thus.)
BRADBURY, (FREDERICK) PARNELL. 1904-1977. Born in London; died in Lydney, Gloucestershire.
BRADBURY, WILL [WILBUR]. 1935- .
BRADBY, TOM. 1967- . Born in Malta; a television journalist.
Treasure of Monte Ragazzo. (Title correction.)
BRADDON, M(ARY) E(LIZABETH)
The White Phantom. H(enry) L. Williams (New York), 1868 (Show publisher thus.)
BRADFORD, C(HARLES) S(YDNEY)
In Life’s Byways. [India, Burma]
BRADLEY, J(OHN JAMES) FOVARGUE. 1865-?.
BRADLEY, (LURA) LYNN(ETTE). 1938-2005.
BRADSHAW, JACK. 1846-1937.
BRAGA, JOYCE A. 1946- . (Correcting birth date.)
The Friary. Correct publication date to: 1996
BRAHMS, CARYL. Add pseudonym: Spondee, q.v.
BRAHMSTEDT, C(HRISTIAN) A. (Correcting first name.)
BRAINERD, MRS. EDITH RATHBONE JACOBS. 1874-1922.
BRAITHWAITE, LAWRENCE (YTZHAK). 1963-2008.
BRAND, FIONA. Living in New Zealand.
BRANDEL, MARC. Marcus Beresford, 1919-1994.
BRANSCOMB, ALEXANDER C. Lost his right arm in the Civil War; convicted as a swindler in New York; may have written the listed work while in prison.
BRANT, KYLIE. Kimberly Jeanne Bahnsen, 1955- . (Correcting birth date.)
BRASSARD, MARIE. 1959- . (Correcting birth date.)
BRASTED, FRED. 1867-ca.1926.
BRAULT, MAURICE GABRIEL. 1912-1984. Pseudonym: M. G. Braun, q.v.
BRAUN, M. G. Pseudonym of Maurice Gabriel Brault, 1912-1984.
BRAYSHAW, J(OHN) DODSWORTH. 1851-1927(?).
BRECKENRIDGE, SAM. Keith Andrew Styrcula, 1959- . (Correcting birth date.)
BREMONT, ANNA DUNPHY. 1864-1922.
BREN, ROBERT. Pseudonym: Jay G. Brenter, q.v.
BRENNAN, ELIZABETH. 1907- . (Correcting birth date.) Born in Conmel, Ireland.
BRENT, MADELEINE. Peter O’Donnell, 1920-2010.
BRENTANO, JOSEPH P(AUL). 1875-1945. Born and died in New York City.
BRENTER, JAY G. Pseudonym of Robert Bren.
BRETONNE, ANNE-MARIE. Anrold M. Berman. (Add middle initial, delete date.)
BRETT, DAVID. Lecturer in History of Design at the University of Ulster, Belfast; playwright.
BREWER, ESTELLE (HEMPSTEAD MANNING). Move entry to: MANNING-BREWER, ESTELLE (HEMPSTEAD).
BREWER, GEORGE. 1766-1816(?).
BREWER, J(OHN) F(RANCIS). ca.1831(?)-1904(?).
The Might of a Wrongdoer. [England]
-Frontier Passage. Chatto, 1942; Little, 1942 [France, 1939]
BRIEN, NELL. Shirley Norma Palmer, 1932- .
BRIGGS, PATRICIA (L.). 1965- .
BRIGHTON PETER. Journalist and scriptwriter, living on Jersey, Channel Islands.
The Death of a Smile. [Europe] (Deleting the dash.)
BRILL, TONI. Martha Brill Olcott, 1949- .
BRIN, SUSANNAH. 1950- . (Correcting birth date.)
BRINDLE, ERNEST (WILLIAM). 1877-1961.
BRINK, INGA. 1913- .
BRINKWORTH, IAN. ca.1920- .
BRINTON, WILLIAM M. 1920- . (Deleting death date.)
BRISCOE, EDWARD G(ANS). 1937-2004.
BRISLEY, HAYDN. ca.1923-2006.
BRISTOW, BOB [ROBERT]. ca.1929- .
BRISTOW, GWEN and BRUCE MANNING
The Invisible Host. Film: Columbia, 1934, as The Ninth Guest (scw: Garrett Weston, Owen Davis; dir: Roy William Neill)
BRITON, FRANK. Possibly pseudonym of John Kensit, 1853-1902.
BRITTON, KENNETH PHILLIPS. 1901-1964. Born in Hartford, Connecticut; died in California.
BRITTON, SUMNER (CHARLES). 1865-1927. Father of Sumner (Hamilton) Britton, 1902-1961, q.v., and publisher.
-Dreamy Hollow. World Syndicate, 1921 [Long Island]
BRITTON, SUMNER (HAMILTON). 1902-1961. Born in Chicago; died in Sarasota, Florida.
BRIX, ALEXA. Joan (Brix) Banks, 1942- .
BROCK, ALAN (ST. HILL). 1886-1956.
BROCKHAVEN, (EU)GENE. 1892-1967.
Pellet of Death. (Publisher?), date?
BROCKIE, WILLIAM. Charles Victor Tench, 1892-1963.
BROEMEL, ROSE. 1867-1935.
BRONDOS, SHARON (HARDY). 1943- . (Correcting birth date.)
BROOK, IAN. Ian Brinkworth, ca.1920- .
Big Up. [London]
BROOKE, EMMA (FRANCES). 1844-1926. Born in Bollington, Cheshire, daughter of an industrialist; moved to Hampstead, London, in 1879; converted to socialism and belonged to the Fabian Society from its inception.
BROOKE, JOHN. Montreal poet and film maker. SC: Insp. Aliette Nouvelle, in “The Voice of Aliette Nouvelle” and subsequent novel(s).
BROOKFIELD, MRS. (JANE OCTAVIA ELTON). Born in Clevedon, daughter of Sir Charles Elton; married the Rev. W. H. Brookfield and together they ran an influential literary salon.
BROOKS, HILDEGARD [HILDEGARD BROOKS PAIGE]. 1875-1920. Born in Dresden, Germany, of American parents; graduate of Swarthmore; died in a suburb of Washington D.C.
The Strange Legacy of Aunt Betina. Note: The spine and front cover identify the author as Lou Crail; Kate Brooks is given as author on the title page.
BROSNAN, KATE. Susan Kay Caldarella, 1948-2002.
BROTHERS, WILLIAM P(ERRY). 1921-2002.
BROUGH, ROBERT B(ARNABAS). Born in London; with his brother, founded a satirical magazine, “The Liverpool Lion”; wrote burlesques and later for leading comic papers.
The Pearls of Pilolu. [South Pacific]
BROWN, ANDREW CASSEL. 1875-1941.
BROWN, CRAIG (EDWARD MONCRIEFF). 1957- . Journalist, artist, satirist, writer; educated at Eton and Bristol University; best known for his work in “Private Eye;” living in Surrey.
BROWN, DORIS MARY. Pseudonym: Molly Brown, q.v.
BROWN, GEORGE DOUGLAS. Born in Ayrshire, Scotland; excellent student of classics at Glasgow University and Oxford; moved to London in 1895 to live by his pen.
BROWN, JAMIESON. William James Clarke Brown, 1916-2009.
BROWN, JOHN W. SC: Richard Scott, in “Rogues’ Gallery” and subsequent novel(s).
The Shanghai Lady. Also published as: The Girl from China. Readers Library, 1929. Film also released as The Girl from China.
BROWN, LIZBIE. Mary Martin Marriott. (Spelling correction.)
BROWN, MOLLY. Pseudonym of Doris Mary Brown.
BROWN, OLIVER MADOX. 1855-1874. Precocious novelist, artist and poet who attended University College, London, when only age 8.
-Gabriel Denver. Smith Elder, 1873 [ship]
BROWN, ROYAL. 1898-1953. (Correcting the birth date.)
BROWN, WHITNEY. Pseudonym of Michael (Lethbridge Gorell) Barnes, 1925-1982, q.v.
BROWN, WILLIAM JAMES CLARKE. 1916-2009.
BROWNE, WILLIAM DUNBAR. 1900-1997.
BROWNING, AL(BERT HENRY). 1949-2002.
BROWNLOW, BRIGADIER C(ECIL) A(LEXANDER) L(ITTLE). 1889-1965.
BRUCE, COLIN (MICHAEL FAIRLIE). 1925-2000.
BRUCE, GRACE A(LLISON). 1920-1994.
BRUFF, NANCY [NANCY BRUFF GARDNER]. 1909-2009. (Correcting birth date.)
BRUNO, JOSEPH J(OHN). 1957- .
BRUYER, KRIS(TINE ANN). (Giving name in full.)
BRYAN, DEBORAH. Deborah (Ann Porter) Bryson, 1954- .
BRYAN, FRANK (M.). 1890-1960.
BRYAN, KATE. Ellen Kathleen Recknor. (Adding middle name.)
BRYANS, JAMES A. Delete.
BRYCE, MRS. CHARLES [MARION BRYCE]. 1839-1920.
BRYDEN, H(ENRY) A(NDERSON). Son of a solicitor; took up writing instead of law; talented sportsman; moved to South Africa in the 1890s.
BRYSON, DEBORAH (ANN PORTER). 1954- .
BUCHANAN, EDNA [EDNA RYDZYK BUCHANAN MILLER]. 1938- . (Correcting birth date.)
BUCHEISTER, PATT [PATRICIA]. 1941- . (Correcting birth date.)
BUCK, RAY(MOND EUGENE). 1934- .
BUCKINGHAM, BRUCE. Peter Lilley, 1913-1979. Anthony Ralph Wolryche Stansf(i)eld, 1913-1998.
BUCKLEY, EDITH E.
The Snare of Circumstance. [New England]
BUCKLEY, R(OBERT) J(OHN). 1847-1938. Born in Ireland; biographer and authority on chess.
BUDD, CAROL (PELLEGRINI). 1951-2009.
BUDDLE, JUDY [JUDITH M. BUDDLE]. 1948- . (Correcting birth date.)
BUDGETT, H(UBERT) M(AITLAND). 1882-1951.
BUFFER, JOE [JOSEPH ROBERT BUFFER]. 1924-2008.
BUGBEE, WILLIS N(EWTON). 1870-1954. Born in Tully, New York; died in Syracuse, New York.
Dora’s Kidnappers. Bugbee (Syracuse), 1929 (1-act play.)
BULLEY, H(ENRY) A(SHBURNHAM). 1841-1931. Born in London; died in Brighton.
BULOW, THOMAS T. 1938- . (Correcting birth date.)
BUNGERT, D(ENNIS) EDWARD. (Adding first name.)
BUNGLOWALA, AHMED. SC: Shorty Gomes = SG.
The Days and Nights of Shorty Gomes. [Bombay] ss (all with SG): The Dark Side of Diamonds \ The House on St. Peter’s Street \ Long Shadows of the North
BURBIDGE, DIGHTON W(ILLIAM). 1901-1961. Born in Brighton, Victoria, Australia; after marriage lived in Canberra and died there.
BURBIDGE, E(NID ETHEL) R(YTON). 1902-1996. Maiden name Oldham; probably born in Tasmania.
BURCHELL, SIDNEY HERBERT. 1865-1932(?). Born in England; went to California.
BURFORD, PAMELA [PAMELA BURFORD LOESER]. (Adding married name.)
BURGER, REGINALD J(OHN?). 1896(?)-1918(?).
BURGESS, (FRANCIS) PAT(RICK). 1925-1989.
BURGOYNE, VICTORIA. 1956(?)- .
BURKE, CHARLES RUSSELL. 1870-1951.
BURKHOLDER, EDWIN VERNON. 1895-1965.
BURKS, ALLISON L(ESLIE). 1888-1982. Born in Ohio; died in Riverside, California.
BURMESTER, FRANCES G(EORGINA). ca.1848-1940.
BURNE, GLEN. Gladys Elizabeth Blun Green, 1908-2002.
BURNETT, YELVA. Born in Kimberley, South Africa, daughter of a Port Elizabeth merchant.
BURRAGE, A(LFRED) M(cLELLAND)
Don’t Break the Seal. [England]
BURROW, CHARLES KENNETT. ca.1869-1931. Born in Brazil of British parents; died in London.
BUTTERWORTH, FRANK NESTLE. 1875-1952.
The Man in the Sopwith Camel. [England]
BYRDE, MARGARETTA. ca.1855-1931. Born in the U.S.; died in Brentford, England.
CAIRD, MONA. Pseudonym of Alice Mona Alison Henryson-Caird, 1854-1932. Born on the Isle of Wight, daughter of investor John Alison; childhood spent there and in Australia.
-The Daughters of Danaus. Bliss (London), 1894
The Wing of Azrael. Trubner (London), 1889
CALDARELLA, SUSAN KAY. 1948-2002.
CAMBRIDGE, ADA. Add: returned to England in 1908.
CAMERON, MRS. LOVETT [CAROLINE EMILY SHARP CAMERON]. Born Caroline Emily Sharp in Walthamstow, Essex; added the Lovett when she married Henry Lovett Cameron in 1867; prolific author of love stories for women.
Fool’s Run. Also published as by John Sandford: Berkley, 1996
CAMPBELL, HARRIETTE. 1817-1841. Born in Stirling, Scotland.
-Katherine Randolph; or, Self-Devotion. Coburn (London), 1842
CANNING, ALBERT STRATFORD GEORGE. Born in Ireland, second son of Baron Garvagh; lived mostly in Rostrevor, County Down, where he was Deputy Lieutenant and Justice of the Peace; prolific writer on Irish history and politics.
CARLETON, WILLIAM. Early career working as clerk for local Sunday School Society, teaching and writing on the side; active in the then booming Dublin magazine world of the 1830s and early 1840s.
CARLYLE, ANTHONY. Gladys Alexandra Yardley Milton, 1887-1934.
CARMICHAEL, FRED(ERICK WALKER). 1924-2009.
CARTER, RONALD G(ARY). 1932-2008.
CASEY, ELIZABETH. Born in Slane, County Meath, Ireland; moved to London in 1874 and supported herself with her writing.
CASSERLY, (JAMES HENRY) GORDON. 1869-1947. Born in Dublin (correction).
CASTLE, EGERTON. Add: educated in Paris, Cambridge and Glasgow; briefly studied law, then enrolled at Sandhurst Military Academy; served in the Royal Engineers; on the staff of “Saturday Review” 1885-94; expert fencer.
CATHER, GEORGE R. 1836-1913. Born in Baltimore; died in Asheville, North Carolina; a lawyer.
CHABREY, F(RANCOIS). Marcel-Georges Petre, 1922-1995.
CHAMBERLIN, CLIFFORD. 1937-2005.
CHANCE, JOHN NEWTON
Affair with a Rich Girl. No SC
Death Under Desolate. No SC
The Devil’s Edge. Delete SC
The Hurricane Drift. [Caribbean]
Looking for Samson. (Title correction.)
A Place Called Skull. No SC
Screaming Fog. (Title correction: no “The”.)
The Shadow of the Killer. Hale, 1974
CHANTER, CHARLOTTE (KINGSLEY). Born int a literary family, younger sister of Henry and Charles Kingsley and aunt of “Lucas Malet”; raised in Devon; married John Mill Chanter, Vicar of Ilfracombe.
CHATTERTON, EDWARD KEBLE. Journalist who became interested in the sea and ships, writing about the sea in 1909 and thereafter; in the Royal Navy Reserve in WWI.
CHATTERTON, (HENRIETTA) GEORGIANA (MARCIA IREMONGER). Later Henrietta Georgiana Marcia Iremonger Chatterton Dering. Born in London.
-Won at Last. Hurst (London), 1874
CHICHESTER, FREDERIC RICHARD. 1827-1853. Pseudonym: Lord B******, q.v.
CHIMENTI, FRANCES J. S. 1916(?)-2006(?).
CHOLODKOW, HELEN. 1915- . Pseudonym: Lina Zelensky, q.v.
CHRISTMAN, ELIZABETH (ANN). 1914-2010.
CHUTE, VERNE. 1898-1986. (Correcting birth date; adding death date.)
CITRO, JOSEPH A.
Deux-X. Delete reference to Stephen Bissette.
CLARKE, MARY (VICTORIA NOVELLO) COWDEN. 1809-1898. Born in London, daughter of musician Victor Novello; best known for her massive “Concordance to Shakespeare”; after 1856 she and her husband lived in Italy, where they died.
-A Rambling Story. Grant (London), 1874
CLARKE, ROSINA MARGARET HOPKINS. 1873-1955. Pseudonym: Mayne Lindsay, q.v.
CLEEVE, LUCAS. Daughter of Sir Henry Drummon Wolff; educated at Oxford; married Colonel Howard Kingscote and traveled with him to various postings; declared bankrupt in 1899, moved to Switzerland and died there.
CLIFFORD, SIR HUGH (CHARLES). Born in London, son of an army general; joined Malay States Civil Service in 1883; was a colonel governor, became a High Commissioner in 1927; knighted in 1900.
CLIFFORD, MRS. W(ILLIAM) K(INGDON). Corrected biographical sketch: Born Sophie Lucy Lane in London.
CLINTON-BADDELEY, V(ICTOR VAUGHAN REYNOLDS GERAINT) C(LINTON)
To Study a Long Silence. (Note: Reportedly completed by his nephew, Mark Goullet, 1926-2009.)
CLIVE, MRS. ARCHER. Born in Worcestershire, daughter of a Member of Parliament; married Rev. Archer Clive in 1840; wrote prolifically for her own pleasure; suffered a stroke in 1865 and eventually confined to a wheelchair; died in a fire in her study.
-John Greswold. Hurst (London), 1864
CLOUTIER, HELEN [HELEN CLOUTIER SCHMOCK]. 1909-2002.
CLOVIS, AL(LEN M.). 1953-1997.
CLOWES, (SIR) W(ILLIAM) LAIRD. Born in Hampstead, London; trained for the law but turned to journalism in 1879, becoming a leading naval correspondent with major influence on government policy.
COBB, THOMAS. Left school at age 12 and worked for some 20 years in his father’s tallowing business; then started writing in 1887; died in Hampshire.
COBBAN, J(AMES) MacLAREN. Trained to be a minister but drifted into teaching, journalism, and then full-time novel writing.
COKER, CAROLYN (C.). 1929- . (Birth date correction.)
COLLINS, CHARLES ALLSTON. Married Kate, daughter of Charles Dickens; after 1858 he concentrated on writing novels and journalism.
COLLINS, EDWARD JAMES MORTIMER. Born in Plymouth; first took up teaching, then after marriage in 1850 became a full-time journalism and writer for magazines like “Punch” and “Temple Bar”; became known as a knowledgeable classical scholar and philhellenist; his daughter was Mabel Collins, 1851-1927, q.v.
COLMORE, G. Gertrude Renton Colmore Dunn Baillie-Weaver. (Correction of real name.)
COMBE, MRS. KENNETH [THEODORA WILLIAMSON COMBE]. ca.1871-1933. Born in Wetherby district of West Yorkshire; died in Cochester, England.
CONWAY, HUGH. F(rederick) J(ohn) Fargus, 1847-1885. (Correcting birth date.)
COOK, (EDWARD) DUTTON. 1831-1883. Son of a prosperous London solicitor; was drama critic of “Pall Mall Gazette” 1867-1875 and “Cornhill” 1867-1871; novelist and author of books on the theatre.
-Paul Foster’s Daughter. Hurst (London), 1861
COOPER, AGNES ROSEMARY [AGNES ROSEMARY COOPER GOULD]. 1911-1989. Born in King’s Norton, Staffordshire; married Cyril C. Gould in 1942; died in Swindon, Wiltshire.
COOPER, E(DWARD) H(ERBERT). Add: disabled from childhood illness and spent much of life abroad, mostly in France.
COOPER, EDMUND. 1926-1982. Pseudonym (?): John Arnold, q.v.
COPE, EDDIE [EDWARD B. COPE]. 1913-2009.
COSTELLO, DUDLEY. Born in Sussex; educated at Sandhurst Military Academy; commissioned in 1821 and served in West Indies until 1828; then in Paris copying illuminated manuscripts, then writing travel books and serving as foreign correspondent for various newspapers and magazines.
COX, PATRICIA [PATSI] BALE. 1945- .
COXWELL, HENRY (TRAVEY). Born in Rochester, England, son of a clergyman; started as a dental apprentice and practiced in London 1840-46, then became a leading balloonist.
A Knight of the Air; or, The Aerial Rivals. (Intended for younger readers.)
CRACKANTHORPE, HUBERT M(ONTAGUE). Born Hubert Cookson but name changed for legal purposes; son of a Queen’s Counsel and writer on feminist topics; died a suicide in Paris.
CRAWFURD, OSWALD (JOHN FREDERICK). Son of a diplomat; educated at Eton and Oxford; had a career in the Foreign Office, specializing in the affairs of Portugal; later devoted himself to literature and field sports, editing various magazines.
CRAWLEY, RAYBURN. Delete birth date for Laura Spencer Portor Pope.
CREED, SYBIL (MARY). 1856-1926. Born in Middlesex, England; occasional novelist who studied French and English literature.
CREIGHTON, CHRISTOPHER. John Christopher Ainsworth-Davis, 1924- . (Correcting name.)
CROKER, B(ITHIA) M(ARY SHEPPARD). Born in County Roscommon, Ireland, daughter of a Church of Ireland Clergyman; educated in Cheshire and spent 14 years in Burma and India with her army officer husband, then moved back to Ireland.
CROMMELIN, MAY. Revised biographical sketch: Born in Ireland and spent early life there, then traveled widely.
CRON, RODNEY L(EONARD, III). 1944- . SC: Dr. Robert L. Carstairs, in title below and subsequent novel(s).
Just a Piddlin’ Little Two-Bit Murder. America House pb, 1996 [Ohio]
The Night of Temptation. Laurie, 1912 [Egypt]
The Crimson Feather, with Charles (Thomas) King, 1868-1932.
The Forbidden Hour, with Charles (Thomas) King, 1868-1932.
Fugue on a G-String. (Correction.)
CROYLAND, WILLIAM. William Dulley, 1879-1946. Born in Wellingborough (spelling correction.)
CRUICKSHANK, CHARLES (GREIG)
Scotch Murder. [London]
CRUME, VIC(TORIA?). 1913(?)-1979(?). All titles based on The Partridge Famly TV series.
Marked for Terror. Curtis pb, 1972
Terror by Night. Curtis pb, 1971 [New England]
Thirteen at Killer Gorge. Curtis, 1973
CRUWYS, ELIZABETH. 1958- .
CUDDY, LUCY ALANSON. 1876-1942. (Correction of dates.)
CURTIES, CAPTAIN HENRY. 1860-1928.
They Drive by Night. Delete reference to film Hell Drivers
CURTIS, MARGUERITE (HARDING). 1882- .
CURTIS, NEWTON M(ALLORY)
The Matricide’s Daughter. Williams Brothers (New York), 1847 (Show publisher thus.)
The Star of the Fallen. Williams Brothers (New York), 1847 (Show publisher thus.)
The Victim’s Revenge. Williams Brothers (New York), 1848 (Show publisher thus.)
CUSACK, JOHN BEDE [JOHN BEEDE CUSAK]. 1908-1979.
CUSHING, PAUL. Roland Alexander Wood-Seys, 1853-1919, q.v.
The Great Chin Episode. [England]
DAINTREY, (MATILDA CONSTANCE) LAURA. 1869-1919.
DALE, FRANCES. Born in Leytonstone, Essex; died in Hailsham, East Sussex; a newspaper columnist and television personality on food and its preparation as Fanny Cradock.
D’ALPENS, MARCHIONESS. (Spelling correction.)
DALTON, PATRICIA LOUISE BROUGHAM. 1919-1994. Pseudonym: Anne Rivers, q.v.
DALTON, PRISCILLA. Add pseudonym: Vance Stanton, q.v.
DANE, MARK. Add pseudonym: Vance Stanton, q.v.
The Ultimate Urge. Merit pb, 1964 [Los Angeles, Mexico]
DANNER, MRS. PAUL R. Pseudonym: Gervee Baronte, q.v.
DARLING, DIANA JANET. 1900-1961.
DAVIES, L(ESLIE) P(URNELL). 1914-1988.
DAVIS, FRANK. 1845-1926. Pseudonym: Frank Barrett, q.v.
DAVIS, FRANK C. 1953- . Pastor and member of the Florida Bar.
The Creed. Injoy pb (Norcross, Georgia), 1998
DAVIS, JAMES. Delete (not real name of Owen Hall).
DAVIS, KENN. 1932-2010.
DAVIS, MARK (WILLIAM). (Adding middle name.)
DAVIS, ROSE ABURROW. 1868-?. Pseudonym: Joan Barrett, q.v.
Stalk the Killer. [Milwaukee]
DE ANGELIS, E. L.
The Green Pigeon. Fair Play (Boston), 1935 (Play.)
DE BANZIE, ERIC. John Sellar Matheson Ressich, 1877-1937.
DE GUISE, ELIZABETH MARY THERESA. 1934-2005.
DELATUSH, EDITH (G.). 1921-2009.
DE LESDERNIER, EMILY PIERPOINT. [EMILY PIERPOINT DELESDERNIER SPRAGUE]. 1840-1915.
DE LISLE, F(RANKLAND ESME) D’A(GUILA) C(HAVASSE DUDLEY). ca.1862-1938. Born in India; once middle heavyweight champion boxer in the Indian Army; came to New Zealand ca.1890 and then to Australia ca.1918; singer, singing teacher, choirmaster, journalist and playwright.
Unfit to Plead. [England]
DEMAREST, ANNE. Correct to: Ann Demarest.. Florence Demarest Foos Bond, 1905- .
DE MILLE, NELSON (RICHARD)
The Agent of Death. Delete reprint information. Note: This is the same book as Night of the Phoenix, q.v., with characters’ names changed.
Night of the Phoenix. Note: As originally published, this is the same book as The Agent of Death, q.v., with characters’ names changed.
DE PRE, JEAN-ANNE. Add pseudonym: Vance Stanton, q.v.
DESART, WILLIAM ULICK O’CONNOR CUFFE. Eldest son of 3rd Earl of Desart; educated at Eton and in Bonn; served in Grenadier Guards until assuming his earldom at age 20; wrote for the London papers, often on hunting; died aboard his yacht in Falmouth harbor.
DESCRY, C. Edward Franklin Berger, 1939- .
DETZER, KARL (WILLIAM). 1891-1987. (Death year correction for CDROM only.)
DEUTSCH, HERMAN BACHER. Donald Hugh Higgins, 1891-1960.
DEVON, GARY. Gary Devon Blum, 1941-2007.
DEWISME, CHARLES-HENRI-JEAN. (Giving name in full.)
DIAMOND, STEPHEN (ARTHUR). 1946-2006.
DICKENS, MARY ANGELA. Born in London; most her writing done in her thirties.
DICKIE, JAMES MacNEECE. 1898-?.
Young Morality. Hurst, 1929 [Ireland]
DIEHL ALICE (GEORGINA) M(ANGOLD). Add: both her parents were music teachers and she became a concert pianist, performing on the continent; died in Essex.
DIXON, WILLIAM HEPWORTH. 1821-1879. Born in Manchester; went to London in 1846 to study law; called to the Bar in 1854 but never practiced, embarking on a literary and journalistic career; editor of the “Athenaeum” 1853-1869, then Justice of the Peace in Middlesex and Westminster.
Ruby Grey. Hurst, 1878 [London, Paris]
DOBKIN, KAYE. 1945-1997.
DONG, EUGENE, M.D. 1934- . (Correcting birth date.)
DOROSHENKO, HELEN. Delete.
DOUBLEDAY, ROMAN. Lila Augusta Long, 1860-1927. (Correcting birth date.) Born in St. Paul, Minnesota.
DOWNEY, EDMUND. Born in Waterford, Ireland (correction). Add: retired from publishing in 1894, returned to Waterford to edit the “Waterford News.”
DOYLE, JAMES T(HOMAS). 1928-2009.
DOYLE, (SIR) A(RTHUR) CONAN DOYLE
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. Bantam, 1985 ss (all with SH, with altered contents): The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle \ The Adventure of the Copper Beeches \ The Adventure of the Crooked Man \ The Adventure of the Dancing Men \ The Adventure of the Greek Interpreter \ The Adventure of the Naval Treaty \ The Adventure of the Norwood Builder \ The Adventure of the Resident Patient \ The Adventure of the Solitary Cyclist \ The Adventure of the Speckled Band \ The Final Problem \ The Red-Headed League \ A Scandal in Bohemia
DRAYTON, RICKY. Add pseudonym: Whitney Brown, q.v.
DRIN, MICHAEL. Pseudonym of Patteson Charles McCullagh, 1912- .
DUDENEY, MRS. HENRY [ALICE LOUISA WHIFFIN DUDENEY]. 1864-1945. (Corrections.) Born in North London.
DUGUID, JULIAN THOMAS. 1902-1987. Pseudonym: Jeremy Turtle, q.v.
DULANEY, HARRIS (P.). 1940-2006.
DULLEY, WILLIAM. 1879-1946.
DUMAS, CLAIRE. Pseudonym of Marthe van Weddingen, 1924- . (Spelling correction.)
DUNLAP, MONA. Pseudonym of Naomi Annie Hocking Dunlop Messer, 1889-1966. (Corrections.)
DURHAM, KARL. Bill Hartman, 1913-2010.
DURHAM, T(HOMAS) MACK. 1931-2010.
DURING, STELLA M(ARIA). ca.1859-1933. Born Stella Thomasine Smith in Wakefield, Yorkshire; died in Poole, Dorset.
E.7. Pseudonym of Eric Lancaster.
EDEN,CHARLES H(ENRY). 1839-1900. Born in Madras, India, son of a magistrate; educated in England; spent his life traveling, South Africa, Australia, Canada; died in London.
EDEN, FRANCES J. S. Pseudonym of Frances J. S. Chimenti, 1916(?)-2006(?).
EDWARDS, MRS. H(ARRY) B(ENNETT) [ADA ROSALIND EDWARDS]. 1845-1936. Born in London, daughter of a lawyer and magazine proprietor, on whose death, with her brothers, she became proprietors of his magazines, “The Field” and “Queen.”
-In Sheep’s Clothing. Tinsley (London), 1880
EDWARDS, H(ENRY) SUTHERLAND. Born in Hendon and educated in France; began journalistic career in late 1840s, writing for “Punch”, correspondent for “Illustrated Times” in Russia; first editor of the “Graphic”, and covered the Franco-Prussian War for the “Times.”
EGERTON, FRANCIS CHARLES GRANVILLE. Born in London; became Earl of Ellesmere in 1862; sportsman and novelist.
EISENBERG, HERSHEY (HAROLD). 1927-2009.
ELTON, SIR ARTHUR HALLAM. 1818-1883. Born in Clevedon; a baronet after 1853; briefly an army lieutenant; Member of Parliament for Bath 1857-59.
-Herbert Chancey. Smith Elder, 1860
ELWOOD, ROGER (P.). 1943-2007.
ENGLAND, JANE. Vera Murdock Stuart Jervis, 1896-?. (Correcting birth date.) Add pseudonym: Anne Makepeace, q.v.
ESTRIDGE, ROBIN PHILIP LORAINE. 1920-2002. Born in England; died in Astoria, Oregon.
EVANS, ALBERT EUBELE. Educated at Oxford; ordained around 1864 and then a cleric in Slough and later Derby.
EVANS, BOB [ROBERT JOHN EVANS]. 1917-2010.
EWING, JULIANA HORATIA (GATTY). Born in Ecclesfield, Yorkshire, daughter of a clergyman; married an army major and traveled the world before settling in Aldershot; well-loved author of children’s books; died in Bath.
FAIN, MICHAEL. 1936- .
FAIRBANKS, JOAN. Alice (Ann) Bloom, 1935-2009.
FALK, DAVID G(EORGE). 1858-1937. Born in Manchester, England; died in St. Kilda, Victoria, Australia; contributed stories to Australian papers from early 1880s.
FARGUS, F(REDERICK) J(OHN). 1847-1885. (Correcting birth date.) Add: son of an auctioneer whose business he took over when his father died in 1868; from age 17 was a local success with songs for the stage and short stories; died in Monte Carlo of tuberculosis aggravated by typhoid.
FARJEON, J(OSEPH) JEFFERSON
The Invisible Companion and other stories. Polybooks pb, 1946 ss (criminous = *): February the Seventh \ *In Reverse \ The Invisible Companion \ The Room That Got Lost \ Supper Is Served
FARRELL, DAVID. Frederick E(screet) Smith, 1919- . (Date correction.)
FAULKNER, ELAINE. Delete
FAUST, WALTER LIVINGSTON. 1895-1956.
FAWCET, ELIZABETH. Delete entry.
FEKETE, IRENE ANNE FRANCIS. 1936- . Pseudonym: Renn Tashkent, q.v.
The Mystery of the Mad Millionairess. Curtis pb, 1973 (Based on The Partridge Family TV series.)
FIELDING-HALL, HAROLD. Birth name: Harold Fielding Patrick Hall.
FINDLATER, JANE HELEN. Add: mainly wrote with her sister Mary Findlater; they lived in Sussex after their father died, returning to Scotland late in life.
FISH, ROBERT L(LOYD)
A Gross Carriage of Justice. Add British edition: Hale, 1981
FISHER, GRAHAM (GEORGE). (Adding middle name.)
The Plot to Kill Wallis Simpson. (Title correction for CDROM.)
FISKE, (ANNE) DORSEY. 1939- . Living in Delaware.
FITZHAMON, LEWIN. Early and prolific British film director (over 600 films, mostly shorts).
FLEISCHMAN, A(LBERT) S(IDNEY). 1920-2010.
FLEISCHMANN, HECTOR. 1882-1914. Born in Belgium.
FLETCHER, ALFRED H(ERBERT). 1859-1929. Born and grew up in Chelmsford; became successful journalist and in 1899 was managing editor of the “Yorkshire Herald”; died in Bromley, Kent.
FORD, RUTH (ELIZABETH). 1915-2009.
FORMAN, JAMES (DOUGLAS). 1932-2009.
FOTHERGILL, JESSIE. 1851-1891. Born in Manchester; traveled extensively to avoid English winters; moved to Rome in 1890, died in Berne.
-The First Violin. Bentley, 1877; Holt, 1878
FOWLER (FELKIN), ELLEN THORNEYCROFT. Born in Wolverhampton, daughter of Viscount Wolverhampton.
Arresting Delia. Add U.S. edition: Wildside pb, 2008, as by S. Fowler Wright
The Attic Murder. Add U.S. edition: Wildside pb, 2008, as by S. Fowler Wright
The Bell Street Murders. Also published as by S. Fowler Wright: Wildside pb, 2009
Black Widow; see Who Else But She?
A Bout with the Mildew Gang. U.S. title: The Mildew Gang, as by S. Fowler Wright. Wildside pb, 2009
By Saturday. U.S. title: Dead by Saturday. Wildside pb, 2009, as by S. Fowler Wright
The Capone Caper: Mr. Jellipot vs the King of Crime; see Dinner in New York
Dead by Saturday; see By Saturday
Dinner in New York. U.S. title: The Capone Caper: Mr. Jellipot vs the King of Crime. Wildside pb, 2008, as by S. Fowler Wright [England, New York City, Chicago]
The End of the Mildew Gang. Add U.S. edition: Wildside pb, 2008, as by S. Fowler Wright
Four Callers in Razor Street. Add U.S. edition: Wildside pb, 2008, as by S. Fowler Wright
The Hand-Print Mystery. Also published under U.S. title as by S. Fowler Wright: Wildside pb, 2009
The Hanging of Constance Hillier. Also published as by S. Fowler Wright: Wildside pb, 2009
The Jordans Murder. Add U.S. edition: Wildside pb, 2009, as by S. Fowler Wright
The King Against Anne Bickerton. Also published in the U.S. under the British title: Wildside pb, 2009, as by S. Fowler Wright
The Mildew Gang; see A Bout with the Mildew Gang
Murder in Bethnal Square. Add U.S. edition: Wildside pb, 2009, as by S. Fowler Wright
Post-Mortem Evidence. Add U.S. edition: Wildside pb, 2009, as by S. Fowler Wright
The Return of the Mildew Gang; see Second Bout with the Mildew Gang
The Rissole Mystery. Add U.S. edition: Wildside pb, 2009, as by S. Fowler Wright
Second Bout with the Mildew Gang. U.S. title: The Return of the Mildew Gang, as by S. Fowler Wright. Wildside pb, 2009
The Secret of the Screen. Add U.S. edition: Wildside pb, 2008, as by S. Fowler Wright
Three Witnesses. Add U.S. edition: Wildside pb, 2009, as by S. Fowler Wright
Too Much for Mr. Jellipot. Add U.S. edition: Wildside pb, 2009, as by S. Fowler Wright
Was Murder Done? Add U.S. edition: Wildside pb, 2009, as by S. Fowler Wright
Who Else But She? U.S. title: Black Widow. Wildside pb, 2009, as by S. Fowler Wright
Who Murdered Reynard? Add U.S. edition: Wildside pb, 2009, as by S. Fowler Wright
The Wills of Jane Kanwhistle. Add U.S. edition: Wildside pb, 2009, as by S. Folwer Wright
With Cause Enough. Add U.S. edition: Wildside pb, 2008, as by S. Fowler Wright
FRANCILLON, R(OBERT) E(DWARD). Born in Gloucestershire, son of a county court judge; studied law and called to the Bar in 1864, but turned instead to journalism, working for the “Globe” 1872-94.
-King or Knave. Chatto, 1888
FRANCIS, DICK [RICHARD STANLEY FRANCIS]. 1920-2009.
FRANCIS, M. E. Add: settled in Liverpool after marriage; her sister was Agnes (Sweetman) Castle, 1860-1922, q.v.
FRANKAU, JULIA DAVIS. 1859-1916. (Correcting birth date.) Born in Dublin; educated at home by eldest daughter of Karl Marx; moved in high society.
FRANKAU, (SYDNEY) PAMELA
A Democrat Dies. [London]
FRASER, AUGUSTA ZELIA WEBB. Traveled abroad before marriage in 1889 to a diplomat; accompanied him on a posting to the West Indies; died in London
FRASER, JAMES. Add pseudonym: Joe Balham, q.v.
FRASER, JAMES BAILLIE. Add: in early life traveled to India, the West Indies, then to the Himalayas in 1815; later left travel to attend to his estate in Scotland.
FRENCH, LUCY VIRGINIA SMITH. 1825-1881. Pseudonym: L’Inconnue, q.v.
FRISWELL, (JAMES) HAIN. Born in Newport, Staffordshire, son of a prosperous London lawyer; studied engraving but took up literary career after marriage in 1847, writing extensively for magazines while also employed 1856-63 as an engraver for jewelers in Bond Street, London; authority on heraldry.
FROST, (CHRISTOPHER) KELMAN (DELGITY). (Correcting spelling of middle name.)
FROST, THOMAS. Popular writer of working-class fiction; probably born in Croydon; later editor of various newspapers in Yorkshire.
FULLERTON, LADY GEORGIANA (CHARLOTTE LEVESON-GOWER). 1812-1885. Born in Staffordshire, daughter of Lord Granville Leveson-Gower who was ambassador in Paris 1824-31, where she was largely raised; gifted musically and studied piano in Paris with Franz Liszt; after death of only son in 1854 devoted rest of life to philanthropic work and religious devotion; died in Bournemouth.
-Too Strange Not to be True. Bentley, 1864; Appleton, 1865
GALLICO, P. Delete (title moved to Paul Gallico entry).
GALLICO, PAUL (WILLIAM)
The Adventures of Hiram Holliday. U.S. title: Adventures of Hiram Holliday
Beyond the Poseidon Adventure. Heinemann, 1978; Delacorte, 1978 [ship]
The Boy Who Invented the Bubble Gun. Delete (not criminous)
Confessions of a Story-Teller. Add U.S. edition: Further Confessions of a Story Writer. Doubleday, 1961
Dames Spell Trouble. Barrington Gray, 1951 (moved from P. Gallico entry)
Further Confessions of a Story Writer; see Confessions of a Story-Teller
GARDINER, D(OROTHEA) F(RANCES). Birth name: Dorothea Frances Walters; married Charles Irving Gardiner.
GARDINER, LINDA [ETHELIND GARDINER]. 1861-1941. Born in Gorleston (then Suffolk), daughter of a journalist and managing editor of the “Darlington and Stockton Times”; from age 17 wrote column on birds for he father’s paper, then joined the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, becoming the Society’s secretary 1900-1935; wrote many pamphlets on birds and edited the Society’s journal; died in London.
GARDNER, MARTIN. 1914-2010.
GARDNER, (REV.) S. A. Pseudonym: August Berkeley, q.v.
Dragon Hunt, as by Dave J. Garrity
The Hot Mods, as by Dave J. Garrity
GARTH-THORNTON, (FRANCIS) ELMOND (DRACEY). 1849-1909. Born in Bishop Auckland, Durham, England; died in London; journalist and one time sub-editor of a Yorkshire paper.
GARVICE, CHARLES (ANDREW). 1850-1920. (Correcting birth date.). Born in London; held various public positions including county councilor in Northam, Devon, President of the Farmers and Landowners Association, and President of the Institute of Lecturers.
GASPEY, THOMAS. Born in Hoxton, London, son of a Royal Navy Lieutenant; at an early age began working as a political journalist for the “Morning Post”; also wrote dramatic criticism; a leading member of the Royal Literary Fund; wrote several novels before 1836; lived in Kent his last 20 years.
GAUSE, VAL(DANE) H(OLLIS). 1949-2006.
GERARD, DOROTHEA. Born in Lanarkshire, Scotland; educated at home and in Austria; married an army officer who became a Field Marshall in the Austrian army; lived in Galicia; sister of (Jane) Emily De Laszowska Gerard, 1849-1905, q.v.
GERARD, (JANE) EMILY DE LASZOWSKA. Sister of Dorothea Gerard; educated at home and in Austria; married an Austrian army officer who became a General; lived most of life in Vienna.
GIBBON, CHARLES. Born in Isle of Man but moved to Glasgow at an early age, working first as an office clerk before becoming a journalist at age 17; moved to London and became known as a writer and clubman; died in Great Yarmouth.
GIBNEY, (EDWARD) SOMERVILLE. 1850-1911. Born in Lincoln; died in Bayswater; cricketer and editor of “Lodge’s Peerage”.
GILBERT, WILLIAM. Born in Bishopstroke, son of a colonial broker and merchant; for a short time a midshipman in the East India Company; studied medicine and returned to sea for a time as a surgeon; then became a journalist; died in Salisbury; father of W(illiam) S(chwenk) Gilbert, 1836-1911, q.v.
GILCHRIST, R(OBERT) MURRAY. Born and educated in Sheffield; journalist for a time on the “National Observer”; lived in the Peak District, whose people and traditions fill his books.
GISSING, ALGERNON. Add: lived in Gloucestershire from 1887; brother of George (Robert) Gissing, 1857-1903, q.v.
GILL, DOROTHY. Delete dates for Laura Spencer Portor Pope.
GILMORE, CHRISTOPHER COOK. 1940-2004.
GLANVILLE, ERNEST. Add: son of a journalist who became one of South Africa’s leading politicians; worked in diamond fields before becoming war correspondent for the “Times” and other London papers in the 1879 Zulu War; then a journalist in Capetown.
GLYN, ELINOR (SUTHERLAND). Born in Jersey, Channel Islands; grew up in Canada; later entered English high society, then went to Hollywood and authorial stardom.
GODFREY, MRS. TOM. 1866-1938. Born Marguerite Norah M. Didier; married Thomas Henry Godfrey, a doctor, in 1894.
GOETZ, AUSTIN (V.). Born in Guelph, Ontario, Canada; part of a vaudeville team with Mimi Fae Duffy, his wife.
GOLDSMITH, NORMAN (ROBIN). 1907-1953. Add: specialist in skin diseases; surgeon with the U.S. Public Health Service in Bethesda, Maryland; died in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
GOODRICH, DAVID L(LOYD). 1930-2009.
GOODRICH, HENRY NEWTON. ca.1821-1878. Born in Surrey, England; emigrated to New Zealand in the 1850s before moving to Melbourne, Australia, in 1858; pawnbroker in Collingwood.
GORE, MRS. [CATHERINE GRACE FRANCES MOODY]. Born in Nottinghamshire; married an army officer in 1823, but went to France in 1832 and lived a life of seclusion.
GOULLET, MARK. 1926-2009. See: V(ictor Vaughan Reynolds Geraint) C(linton) Clinton-Baddeley, 1900-1970.
GRAHAM, WINSTON. Pseudonym (and perhaps ultimate legal name) of Winston (Maudsley) Grime, 1908-2003.
Cameo. Revised edition of My Turn Next, q.v.
My Turn Next. See also: Cameo
GRAVES, CLOTHILDE (INEZ MARY). Born in Buttevant, County Cork, Ireland, daughter of an Irish army officer; studied art in Bloomsbury and settled in Hampstead; from 1837 was a journalist and writer of light plays and pantomimes; spent last years in a convent.
GRAY, CHARLES EDWARD. 1926-2006(?).
GRAY, MAXWELL. Add: In adult life was strong advocate for women’s rights; lived most of her life in Ealing, London, where she died.
GRAYLAND, V(ALERIE) MERLE (SPANNER). Add SC Insp. Edward Plimsoll, all titles.
The Dead Men of Eden. [Auckland, New Zealand]
The Grave-Digger’s Apprentice. [New Zealand]
Jest of Darkness. [New Zealand]
Night of the Reaper. [Auckland, New Zealand]
GREEN, ALAN B(AER). Gladys Elizabeth Blun Green, 1908-2002.
GREEN, GLADYS ELIZABETH BLUN. 1908-2002.
GREENWOOD, D(IANE) M(ARGARET). ca.1939- .
GREG, PERCY ALBERT. ?-1900.
GREGORY, SUSANNA. Elizabeth Cruwys, 1958- .
GREIG, F(REDERICK) L(EWIS) BILLINGTON [F(REDERICK) L(EWIS) BILLINGTON-GREIG] ca.1875-1961. Born in Laurencekirk, Scotland.
GRETTON, MARY STURGE
Crumplin’. (Title correction.)
GREY, A. F.
Momentary Stoppage. [Paris]
GREY, MRS. COLONEL. Kept a school for girls in London; wrote penny dreadfuls in 1840s.
GRIER, SIDNEY C. Add: from 1881 supported herself by writing.
GRIMES, LEE. 1920-2009.
GRIMSHAW, HELENA. 1875-1934.
GRIMSHAW, HENRY. 1874-1936(?). (Correcting birth date.)
GROOME, FRANCIS HINDES. Born in Suffolk; educated at Weymouth and Ipswich; traveled in Europe 1871-76 with gypsies and married an English gypsy; then returned to more convention life and literary pursuits in Edinburgh.
GROTTEY, ADOLPHUS WALDORF CARL. ca.1868-1906. Pseudonym: Carl Joubert, q.v.
GROWDEN, OLIVER H(ENRY WARDROP). 1866-1923. Born in Dunedin, New Zealand; died in Melbourne, Australia.
HAFFENDEN, LEONARD ALAN. 1934- . Pseudonym: Ellay Aitchison, q.v.
HAGGARD, EDWARD ARTHUR. Brother of H(enry) Rider Haggard, 1856-1925, q.v.; born in Norfolk; joined King’s Shropshire Light Infantry in 1884 and saw active service in Egypt; retired in 1892.
HALES, A(LFRED ARTHUR) G(REENWOOD). Add: correspondent for the Daily News in South Africa; wounded and taken prisoner at Rensburg in 1900; after the Boer War he covered the fighting in Macedonia and the Russo-Japanese War for the Daily News; traveled extensively as a special correspondent and lecturer; died in Herne Bay, Kent, England.
HALL, OWEN. Pseudonym of Hugh Hart Lusk, 1838-1926. (Correction.) Born in Carron Grove, Stirlingshire, Scotland; died in Auckland, New Zealand; wrote political and economic articles under his own name and serialized novels under the pseudonym.
HALLET, RICHARD MATTHEWS. 1887-1967.
Trial by Fire. Small Maynard, 1916
HALLOWAY, VANCE. 1914-1983. (Correcting birth date.)
HAMILTON, ANDY [ANDREW NEIL HAMILTON]. 1954- . Born in London; comedian and game show panelist.
HAMILTON, COSMO. Add: this became his legal name in 1898, and he died in Guildford, England.
HAMILTON (LORD) ERNEST (WILLIAM). Educated at Harrow and Sandhurst; entered army and rose to captain in the 11th Hussars; Member of Parliament for North Tyrone 1885-92.
HAMLEY, MAJOR GENERAL W(ILLIAM) G(EORGE). Born in Bodmin, Cornwall, son of an Admiral; with Royal Engineers 1833-1872; retired to take government posts in the West Indies.
HANNAH, BARRY. 1942-2010.
-The Wizard of Berner’s Abbey. Wright, 1935; Ramble House pb, 2010
HANSON, FRANK. Add pseudonym: Whitney Brown, q.v.
HARDING, RICHARD. A(lbert?) Harding Boulton, 1904(?)-1981(?).
HARDY, LADY (MARY ANN MacDOWELL) DUFFUS. Born in London; died in London; mother of Iza Duffus Hardy, ca.1852-1922, q.v.
HARKNESS, MARGARET ELISE. Born in Worcestershire and educated at home; in 1877 went to London to train as a nurse; a politically active socialist in early life.
HARNAN, (EDNA) TERRY. 1915-1994.
HARRIS, ANDREA. Irma (Ruth Roden) Walker, 1921-2006.
HARRIS, RICHARD. Born in Surrey; trained as a lawyer, called to the Bar in 1864, rose to Queen’s Counsel in 1888; published poetry from 1853 and wrote plays and works on the law.
HARRISON, STUART. Living in New Zealand since 1980. (Correction.)
HARTMAN, BILL. 1913-2010.
HARVEY, WILLIAM C(LUNIE). 1900-1967.
HARWOOD, H(ERBERT) C(LIFTON) F(AIRFAX). 1907- . Born in Curepipe, Mauritius.
HATTON, JOSEPH (PAUL CHRISTOPHER). (Giving name in full.)
HAWKER, MARY ELIZABETH. Born in Inverary, Scotland.
The Disappearing Professor. Curtis pb, 1973 (Based on The Partridge Family TV series.)
HAYWORTH, EVELYNE. Evan Lee Heyman, 1924-2008.
HAZEL, HARRY. Add pseudonym: Jack Brace, q.v.
Harry Tempest; or, The Pirate’s Protégé. Peterson (Philadelphia), 1866? (Also contains ss: The Rose of Matanzas; or, Diableto, the Gulf Pirate.)
The Three Pirates; or, The Virgin of the Islets. Long (New York), 1853
Virginia Graham, the Spy of the Grand Army. Loring (Boston), 1867. Also published as by Justin Jones: Loring, 1868 [Mississippi]
HELLAND, BEVERLY. 1957- .
HEMYNG, BRACEBRIDGE. Born in India, son of Registrar of the Supreme Court of Calcutta; educated at Eton; called to the Bar in 1862.
HENDERSON, ROBERT S. 1944-1992.
HENRYSON-CAIRD, ALICE MONA ALISON. 1854-1932. Pseudonym: Mona Caird, q.v.
HERMAN, HENRY. Educated at military college in Alsace; emigrated to the U.S., fought for the Confederates in the Civil War; went to England and began writing plays and books.
HERON-MAXWELL, BEATRICE (ELLEN). Daughter of a Member of Parliament; wrote many novels (most with her sister), over 700 short stories, serials and verses for magazines, also plays; died in London.
HEYMAN, EVAN LEE. 1924-2008.
HIGGINBOTHAM, JOHN C. 1866-1919.
HIGGINS, DONALD HUGH. 1891-1960. Born in Flanagan, Illinois; reporter for the Daily Stater in New Orleans; served in U.S. Army during WWI; died in Portland, Oregon.
HIGHLAND, DORA. Add pseudonym: Vance Stanton, q.v.
HIND, C(HARLES) LEWIS. Born in London; contemplated a career in medicine but turned to journalism; editor of “Pall Mall Budget 1893-95 and of “Academy” from 1896.
Mystery in the Library. Artcraft (Cedar Rapids, Iowa), 1935 (3-act play.)
HINKSON, H(ENRY) A(LBERT). Add: later returned to Ireland and was magistrate in south Mayo; married Katharine Tynan, 1861-1931, q.v.
HINTON, CRAIG PAUL ALEXANDER. 1964-2006. Pseudonym: Paul (C.) Alexander, q.v.
HOCKING, ANNE. Pseudonym of Naomi Annie Hocking Dunlop Messer, 1889-1966. (Corrections.)
HOCKING, MONA NAOMI ANNE MESSER. Delete.
HOEY, MRS. CASHEL. Born Frances Sarah Johnston in Dublin; largely self-educated at home; started writing around 1853 for Dublin papers and magazines; later went to London and started writing reviews; started a long association with “Chambers Journal” in 1865.
HOFFMAN, (HENRY) WILLIAM. 1925-2009.
Week-Ends for Henry. [England]
HOLLEMAN, GARY L(AYNE). 1947-2008.
HOLMES, MRS. M(ICHAEL) A(NGELO). Although books published only in the U.S., could she be Nancy Harrison Dobson, born 1854 in Bradford, England, who married Michael Angelo Holmes in 1880 and died in Bradford in 1897?
HOLMES, MRS. M. E. Perhaps = Margaret Holmes Ernsperger Bates, 1844-1927, q.v.
HOLT, ANNE. Born in Larvik, Norway; law school graduate; news reporter and televison journalist; lawyer who set up her own firm; Norwegian Minister of Justice 1996-97; living in Oslo.
HOLT, THOMAS LITTLETON. ca.1804-1879. Born in Birmingham; died in Hendon, Middlesex; journalist and popularizer of the cheap fiction of the day; apparently only the editor of the listed book, from a manuscript which came to him anonymously.
HOOD, THOMAS. Only surviving son of humorist Thomas Hood; born in Wanstead; studied religion but supported himself by writing and journalism; in 1865 became an editor of “Fun,” for which he wrote a great deal of verse.
HOOPER, MRS. G(EORGE). See: J. M. Hooper, ca.1818-1907.
HOOPER, J(ANE) M(ARGARET WINNARD). ca.1818-1907.
-The House of Raby; or, Our Lady of Darkness. Chapman (London), 1854. Also published as by Mrs. G(eorge) Hooper. King (London), 1874
HOOPES, ROY (HARRY, JR.). 1922-2009.
HORLER, (HARRY) SYDNEY. SC: H. Emp (referred to as “Rope”) (Correction: not an inspector)
HORT, LIEUT. COLONEL (RICHARD). 1804-1857. Entered Life Guards in 1819 and rose in the ranks; editor of the “Royal Military Magazine.”
HORTON, PHYLLIS H(AZEL) [PHYLLIS HAZEL HORTON RICHTER]. 1915-2003.
HOVING, THOMAS. 1931-2009.
Epitaph for Joanna. [New York City]
HUBBACK, MRS. J(OHN) [CATHERINE ANNE AUSTEN HUBBACK]. 1818-1877. Daughter of Jane Austen’s brother; emigrated to the U.S. and died in Virginia.
-The Mistakes of a Life. Newby (London), 1863
HUGHES, DENIS T(ALBOT)
The Aeroplane Mystery. SC: Richard “Red” Rogers
The Circus Mystery. SC: Richard “Red” Rogers
HUISH, ROBERT. Born in Nottingham; educated in Frankfurt; spent time as a tutor in Russia; later life spent in London; died in Camberwell.
HULL, ERIC TRAVISS. (Edna) Terry Harnan, 1915-1994.
HUMPHREYS, ELIZA MARGARET JANE GOLLAN. Born in Inverness, Scotland; spent part of childhood in Australia, returning in 1874; after an unhappy first marriage to composer Otto von Bond married Irishman Desmond Humphreys and lived in Ireland for many years; in later life lived in Bath.
HUNT, MRS. ALFRED. Born Margaret Averil Beaumont Raine in Durham, England; a talented artist; married watercolor artist Alfred W. Hunt; came to London in 1865; mother of (Isobel) Violet Hunt, 1866-1942, q.v.
HUNT, MARY VINCENT. 1913-2009.
HUNTER, ELIZABETH. Elizabeth Mary Theresa De Guise, 1934-2005.
HUNTER, FRED W(ARREN). 1954-2006.
HUNTER, P(ETER) HAY. Add: educated in Edinburgh, Leipzig and the Sorbonne; ordained as Church of Scotland minister.
HURLBUT, WILLIAM J(AMES). 1878-1957. (Correcting birth date; adding death date.)
On the Stairs. (Title correction.)
HUTCHINSON, HORACE (or HORATIO) G(ORDON). Educated at Charterhouse; studied classics and trained as a lawyer; amateur national golf champion 1886-7 and wrote extensively on sport.
HUTTER, A(LBERT) D(AVID). 1941-2004.
ICHARD, JEANNE LOUISE MARIE. 1876-1951. Pseudonym: Jean Rosmer, q.v.
INGRAHAM, JOSEPH HOLT. Add pseudonym: F. Clinton Barrington, q.v. Attended Bowdoin and Yale Colleges; was a teacher and established a school for young ladies in Nashville, Tennessee; ordained an Episcopal Priest in 1852 and served as rector in several cities, finally in Holly Spring, Mississippi, where he died.
The Beautiful Cigar Vender and Its Sequel Herman de Ruyter. Williams Brothers (New York), 1849 (Show title and publisher thus.)
Frank Rivers; or, The Dangers of the Town. E(dward) P. Williams (Boston), 1843 (Show publisher thus.)
-Grace Weldon; or, Frederica, the Bonnet-Girl. H(enry) L. Williams (Boston), 1845 (Show publisher thus.)
JAMES, CHARLES T(HOMAS) C(LEMENT). 1858-1905(?). Born in Notting Hill, Middlesex, England.
JAMES, G(EORGE) P(AYNE) R(AINSFORD). Add: spent much time in France; the popularity of his writing was destroyed by a savage parody of his work by Thackeray in “Punch” in 1847; appointed consul to Massachusetts in 1850 and became a literary celebrity there; appointed consul-general of the Austrian ports in the Adriatic in 1856.
JANE, (JOHN) FRED(ERICK) T(HOMAS). (Show name thus.) Born in Richmond, Surrey (correction); died in Portsmouth.
JANEWAY, HARRIET. George Harold Bennett, 1930-2004.
JANIS, ELSIE. Stage name/pseudonym of Elsie Jane Bierbower (Wilson), 1889-1956. Born in Marion County, Ohio; performed in vaudeville as “Little Elsie,” a headliner on Broadway and in London; singer, songwriter, actress and screenwriter.
JARVIS, MAUREEN ANNE. Controller for an investment bank in the U.S.
JAY, EDITH KATHARINE SPICER. 1847-1901.
JAY, HARRIETT. Born in London, educated in Scotland, and lived for some time in Mayo, Ireland.
JEAFFRESON, JOHN CORDY. Add: after graduation in 1852, spent a few years in London lecturing and tutoring, then turned to journalism in 1856; then studied law and called to the Bar in 1859 but never practiced; in 1875 appointed to a post in the Public Record Office and became an expert on historical archives.
JEFFERIES, (JOHN) RICHARD. Add: spent his life writing about the countryside; severe illness in 1867 eventually made him an invalid; died in Goring-on-Sea.
JEFFERY, RANSOM (SIMON). 1943-2008.
JENKIN, A(RTHUR) M(AXWELL) N. 1898-1962. Born in Rudruth, Cornwall; died in Truro, Cornwall; a journalist.
In Harm’s Way. Film: August Entertainment, 1989, as Dirty Games (scw: David Gilman, Gray Hofmeyr; dir: Hofmeyr)
A Twist of Sand. Note that the film had the same title as the book.
JENNINGS, LOUIS JOHN. Add: in his early twenties joined the “Times” and was its special correspondent in India in 1863; later posted to U.S., where he settled and married, becoming editor of the “New York Times”; returned to England in 1876 where he founded the “Week” and became Tory MP for Stockport in 1885.
JENSON, RUBY JEAN. 1927- . (Correcting birth date.)
JEPSON, EDGAR (ALFRED). Born in London (correction); educated in Leamington, Warwickshire; graduated from Oxford and a schoolteacher in Barbados 1889-93, then a crammer in London 1893-97; then a novelist.
JEROTT, MICHELLE. Michele Albert, 1961- .
JERROLD, (WILLIAM) BLANCHARD. Elder son of Douglas (William) Jerrold, 1803-1857, q.v.; born and educated in London; journalist; edited his father’s “Lloyd’s Weekly” after his death; spent at least half his later life in Paris.
JERROLD, DOUGLAS (WILLIAM). Add: a famous wit, magazine proprietor, born into a theatrical family; one of the founders of “Punch” in 1841.
JERVIS, VERA MURDOCK STUART. 1896-?. (Correcting birth date.) Add pseudonym: Anne Makepeace, q.v. Born Vera Murdoch Coysh in Sculcoates, East Riding, Yorkshire; married Trevor Davidson Southgate and then Douglas E. Stuart Jervis; probably died abroad.
JESSOP, GEORGE H(ENRY). ca.1852-1915. In 1873 came the U.S., where he was a successful playwright; returned to England and died in Hampstead, London.
JEWELL, J(OHN) ST. A(UBYN). 1875-1943. Born in Brimfield, Herefordshire, died in an air raid on the South Coast; director of a Limited Liability Company; chairman of the Caravan Club.
JOCELYN, MRS. ROBERT. Born in Aldershot into a military family; also wrote plays.
JOHN, GWEN. Pseudonym of Gladys Jones, 1878-1953.
Mr. Jardyne. Blackwell (Oxford), 1928 (1-act play.)
JOHNSTON, GRACE LESLIE KEITH. Born in Edinburgh, educated there and in Germany; lived in Oxford.
JOHNSTON, HENRY. 1842-1919. Born in Ireland of Scottish parents; moved to Glasgow and worked as an accountant, writing for magazines in his spare time; later wrote successful and humorous books about small town Scottish life.
JOHNSTON, WILLIAM. 1829-1902. Born in Downpatrick, Ireland; graduated from Trinity College, Dublin; called to the Irish Bar in 1873 but never practiced; a Unionist and an Orangeman and strenuous opponent of Home Rule; MP for Belfast 1868-78 and 1885-1902.
-Freshfield. (London), 1861
-Nightshade. Bentley, 1857
JONES, ABLE. Alice (Ann) Bloom, 1935-2009.
JONES, GLADYS. 1878-1953. Pseudonym: Gwen John, q.v.
JONES, HANNAH MARIA [HANNAH MARIA JONES LOWNDES]. Note: Some sources give her birth date as 1796, and indicate she was never married to John Lowndes but used his name.
JONES, JUSTIN. Add pseudonym: Jack Brace, q.v.
Virginia Graham, the Spy of the Grand Army. Move to pseudonym Harry Hazel.
JONES, MARY (ELIZABETH?) WHITMORE. ca.1824(?)-1915(?).
JONES, MERVYN. 1922-2010.
JORDAN, ERIC. 1930- . Pseudonym.
JOUBERT, CARL. Pseudonym of Adolphus Waldorf Carl Grottey, ca.1868-1906.
JOYCE, DEBORAH. Deborah (Ann Porter) Bryson, 1954- .
JUSTUS, ADALU (JOHNSTON). 1928-2009.
KAFKA, F(RANCIS) L. 1926-2009.
KALAJIAN, JOHN. 1945-2006.
KAMAL, K. L. 1931- .
The Great Betrayal: India After Independence. RBSA (Jaipur, India), 1998 [India, 1947]
KATHRYNS, G. A. Gael J. Baudino, 1951- . (Correcting birth date.)
KAVANAGH, JULIA. Born in Thurles, Ireland; lived largely in Paris and Normandy as a child; died in Nice.
Seven Years, and other tales. [Paris] ss: Adrien \ The Cheap Excursion \ A Comedy in a Court-Yard \ The Conscript \ An Excellent Opportunity \ The Experiences of Sylvie Delmare \ Gaiety and Gloom \ The Little Dancing-Master \ The Mysterious Lodger \ Seven Years \ A Soiree in a Porter’s Lodge \ The Troubles of a Quiet Man \ Young France
KEDDIE, HENRIETTA. Born in Cupar, Fife, Scotland, daughter of a lawyer; ran a school for girls in Cupar with her sister, 1848-1870; then moved to London, supporting herself entirely by writing (around 100 novels).
KEITH, J. KILMENY
The Man Who Was London. [England]
KELLY, W(ILLIAM) P(ATRICK). Born in County Kilkienny, Ireland (correction); trained at Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, and commissioned into the Royal Artillery, serving until 1878; thereafter lived in Harrogate, Yorkshire, serving as a Justice of the Peace, and writing historical fiction.
KENNEDY, BART. Add: became an opera singer and actor, and drifted into writing.
KENSIT, JOHN. 1853-1902. Possible pseudonym: Frank Briton, q.v.
-The Merchant of Happy Endings. Paul,1928
KENYON, EDITH C(AROLINE). (Correcting middle initial/name.) [EDITH CAROLINE KENYON FURBANK]. 1854-1925. Born in Doncaster, daughter of a doctor; moved to London and began translating works from the German, then writing for the young, then writing novels, mostly of a religious nature.
The Mystery of Blackstone Mine. Correct publication date to: 1914
KERNAHAN, (JOHN) COULSON. Add: began his career writing for the more serious journals; from 1889 served as literary advisor to Ward Lock, publishers.
KETTLE, ROSA M. ca.1813-1895.
Evan Dale. A(lexander) Williams (Boston), 1864 (Show publisher thus.)
Murder with Orchids. French (New York), 1946 (3-act play.)
KING, ALICE. Born in Cutcombe, Somerset; blind from age eight; educated by her mother; learned several languages by ear.
A Strange Tangle. [England]
KING, CHARLES (THOMAS). 1868-1932. Born in Hendon, Middlesex; journalist on the Daily Express.
KING, (EDWARD?) JOHN BOSWELL. 1891(?)-1974.
KING, R(ICHARD) ASHE. Born in Ennis, County Clare, Ireland; educated at Trinity College, Dublin; ordained into Church of England in 1862; became curate in Bradford, Yorkshire; gave up that calling and moved to London, contributing to magazines and working as a lecturer and private tutor; died in London.
Death Must Wait. Add British edition: Muller pb, 1957
KINGSLEY, MARY ST. LEGER [MARY ST. LEGER KINGSLEY HARRISON]. Born in Eversley, Hampshire; studied art but gave it up after marriage; later took up writing and lived on the continent.
KINKAID, DEIRDRE LINDSAY BARBER. Correct last name spelling to: Kincaid. 1947- .
KISER, GLENN (F.). 1910-1992. See: H(erbert) M(aynor) Sutherland, 1892-1967.
KISNER, JAMES (MARTIN, JR.). 1947-2008.
KNOLL, ANNE. Pseudonym of Patricia Knoll, 1934- .
KNOLL, PATRICIA. 1934- . Pseudonym: Anne Knoll, q.v.
KNOWLES, JAMES SHERIDAN. Born in Cork, Ireland; taken to London as a child and later studied medicine in Scotland; turned to writing romantic plays for the London stage; became a Baptist in the early 1840s and acquired a reputation as a preacher.
KOENING, ROBERT A. Correct to: KOENIG, ROBERT ALAN. 1951- .
KOSAKOSKI, GORDON. 1950-2008.
KOZHEVNIKOV, VADIM. 1909-1984.
KRAUZER, STEVEN (MARK). 1948-2009.
KUSRY, NATHAN. 1872-1952.
The Abyss. Macmillan (New York), 1916 [New York City, past]
LAFLAMME, PAUL KENNETH. (Correction.)
LAKRITZ, ESTHER A. 1928-2009.
LANCASTER, ERIC. Pseudonym: E.7, q.v.
LANE-NORCOTT, MAURICE. Pseudonym of Maurice Norcott Detmold Thacker, 1893-1968. Born and died in Tunbridge, England.
LATEY, JOHN. 1842-1902. (Deleting the question marks.) Born and died in London; son of the 1858-1890 editor of “Illustrated London News”; had successful career in journalism, becoming editor in chief of the “Sketch” and “Penny Illustrated Paper.”
The Eyes of Innocence. Macaulay, 1920
LEHMAN, ERNEST (PAUL)
North by Northwest. Viking, 1972 (Script of film: MGM, 1959; scw: Ernest Lehman; dir: Alfred Hitchcock.)
LEMON, MARK. Add: did not become a novelist until age 54; editor of various magazines such as “Field”, “Illustrated London News”, and “London Journal”; founder and first editor (for 29 years) of “Punch.”
LEPAGE, ROBERT and MARIE BRASSARD, 1959- . (Correcting Brassard birth date.)
Polygraph. Film: Cine 360, 1996, as Le Polygraphe (scw: Marie Brassard, Robert Lepage, Patrick Goyette, Michael MacKenzie; dir: Lepage)
LESLIE, ALEEN. 1908-2010.
Striptease for Murder. Possible reprint of the book of the same title published as by Paul Denver, q.v.
LEVANDOSKI, BOB [ROBERT]. 1949-2008.
LEWELLEN, TED C. [THEODORE CHARLES LEWELLEN]. 1940-2006.
LEWIS, EMILY GWYNNE (HARRISON). 1842-1917(?). Born in London.
LEWIS, SHERRY [SHERRY LEWIS BROWN]. 1954- .
-The Frozen Frontier. Add British edition: Hurst, 1928
LILLEY, PETER. 1913-1979. Born in Prescot, England; died in Mexico.
L’INCONNUE. Pseudonym of Lucy Virginia Smith French, 1825-1881. Born in Virginia into a wealthy family; died in Tennessee; published pieces in the Louisville Journal under this pseudonym; author of poetry, a play and two novels.
Kernwood; or, After Many Days; a Historical Romance Founded on the Later War, from the Manuscript of a Confederate Spy. (Author) (Louisville), 1867
Jenny Diver, the Female Highwayman. Collins (London), 1851
-Jonathan Wild; or, the Thieftaker’s Daughter. Winn (London), 1851
The Life and Adventures of Jack Rann, Alias Sixteen-String Jack the Highwayman. Purkess (London), 1845
Tyburn Tree; or, The Mysteries of the Past. Dicks (London), 1848
LINDSAY, MAYNE. Pseudonym of Rosina Margaret Hopkins Clarke, 1873-1955.
LING, JANET. Diana Janet Darling, 1900-1961.
LINTON, E(LIZABETH) L(YNN). Add: moved to London in 1845 to live by her writing; worked on “Morning Chronicle” for three years as first salaried woman journalist in England; 1851-1854 a correspondent in Paris; by the 1860s she was known as Lynn Linton, under which name she wrote a number of novels.
LIPPINCOTT, NORMAN (ROGER, II). 1897-1940. (Correcting the dates.) Born in Pennsylvania; living in New Jersey when his book was published; died in Detroit.
LIVINGSTON, JACK. James Livingston Nusser, 1925-1988.
LIVINGSTON, WALTER. Walter Livingston Faust, 1895-1956. Born in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania; graduate of Stevens Institute of Technology; vice president of Socony Mobil Oil Company, in charge of foreign marketing, at retirement in 1951; died in Daytona Beach, Florida.
LOCKE, WILLIAM J(OHN). Add: was a teacher in early career; in later life lived on the continent, especially on the Riviera.
LONG, LILA AUGUSTA. 1860-1927. (Correcting birth date.)
LONG, LYDIA. 1954- .
LORAINE, PHILIP. Robin Philip Loraine Estridge, 1920-2002.
LORD, AMY ECKLES. Pseudonym: Beatrice Boswell.
LORIMER, NORMA (OCTAVIA). Add: her father was a Manxman, and she grew up and was educated on the Isle of Man; traveled widely in later life, and lived in Italy.
LOWE, PAUL EMILIUS. 1850-1933. Born in Maryland and died in New York; author and journalist.
-Tracy, the Outlaw King of Bandits. Ottenheimer (Baltimore), 1908
LOWRY, H(ENRY) D(AWSON). Born in Truro, Cornwall, educated in Somerset and at Oxford; in 1893 gave up a career in science for one in journalism and literature, writing for “National Observer,” “Morning Post” and “Pall Mall Gazette”; became editor of “Ludgate Magazine” in 1897.
LUKAS, SUSAN RIES. 1940-2008.
LUKE, THOMAS. Add pseudonym: Alan Blackwood, q.v.
LUSK, HUGH HART. 1838-1926. Pseudonym: Owen Hall, q.v.
LUSKA, SIDNEY. Corrected biographical information: Born in Brooklyn, son of a journalist; studied at Harvard Divinity School, and in Paris and Rome; became a novelist in 1880s; moved to London in 1890s; died in San Remo.
LYNN, JACK. (Author of “The Factory”, etc.). Pseudonym of Buryl Jack Fedder, 1925-1993.
Television executive and novelist, born in Baltimore.
LYNN, JACK. (Author of “Broad Bait,” etc.) Delete biographical information.
LYON, CAPT. E(DMUND) D(AVID). 1825-1891. Served in the British Army 1845-54 and Governor of the Dublin District Military Prison 1854-56; opened a photographic studio in India and photographed archaeological sites and architectural antiquities there; returned to England in late 1880s.
LYONS, AUGUSTA WALLACE. 1912- . (Correcting birth date.)
-Improper Channels. Show publication date as 1952 (correction)
McCAIG, DONALD (R.). 1939- . (Correcting birth date.)
McCARTHY, JUSTIN HUNTLY. Add: traveled widely and was later a Nationalist Member of Parliament.
McCARTHY, MYLES. Pseudonym of John F. Joseph Palmer, ca.1874-?. Born in Quebec, Canada.
McCLURE, KEN. 1942- .
McCULLAGH, PATTESON CHARLES. 1912- . Pseudonym: Michael Drin, q.v.
MACOMBER, DARIA. Patricia (Colbert) Robinson, 1922-1998.
MacDONALD, JOHN D(ANN)
Border Town Girl. Correct title of British edition to: Border Town Girl
McDONOUGH, JEROME (F.). 1946-1999.
MacFALL, (CHAMBERS) HALDANE (COOKE). Born in India, son of a British army officer; educated at Sandhurst Military Academy and joined West Indies Regiment in 1885; retired 1890 to write; died in London.
McGONIGLE, CHERYL (LYNN). 1952- .
MacGREGOR, MIRIAM (FLORENCE)
A Sigh on the Breeze. [New Zealand]
McINERNY, RALPH (MATTHEW). 1929-2010.
MacISAAC, FRED(ERICK JOHN)
McKENNA, BERNARD. 1944- .
MACKINTOSH, MAY. Combine all three entries (in CDROM).
MacPHERSON, MALCOLM (COOK). 1943-2009.
McQUOID, KATHARINE S(ARAH GADSDEN)
-His Last Card. Ward & Downey (London), 1895
MAARTENS, MAARTEN. Add: educated in England and Bonn, with a doctorate from the law school of the University of Utrecht; lived mostly on the Riviera and in Switzerland; began publishing in English in 1885.
MABERLY, MRS. CATHERINE “KATE” CHARLOTTE (PRITTIE). 1805-1875. Born in Tipperary, Ireland; married William Leader Maberly, army officer and later Member of Parliament in 1830; died in London.
Leonora. Smith Elder (London), 1856
MABLEY, F. HARVEY. (Correcting first initial.)
MACHRAY, ROBERT. Family emigrated to Canada in his early childhood, but he was educated at Cambridge; ordained in 1883, then taught English at University of Manitoba until marriage in 1886; took up ministry briefly, but returned to England and became editor of the “Daily Mail.”
MACKIN, EDWARD. Ralph (Matthew) McInerny, 1929-2010.
MAGINN, WILLIAM. Born in Cork; studied at Trinity College Dublin at age 11 and took a classic degree; took a doctorate in law in 1819; moved to Edinburgh in 1821 and to London in 1821; drink and destitution forced him into debtor’s prison in 1837.
MAINE, CHARLES ERIC
Subterfuge. (Deleting the dash.) [England]
MAIR, ALISTAIR. 1924-1975.
MAIS, S(TUART) P(ETRE) B(RODIE). SC: Tamlyn family = T.
Light Over Lundy. Add SC T
Men in Blue Glasses. SC: Mr. Prosper, T. Add [Scotland]
Raven Among the Rooks. Add SC T
MAKEPEACE, ANNE. Pseudonym of Vera Murdoch Stuart Jervis, 1896-?. Other pseudonym: Jane England, q.v.
MALLET, (ESTHER) ANNE. 1917-2003.
MANN, MARY E(LIZABETH RACKHAM). Add: lived most of her life in Norfolk.
MANNING-BREWER, ESTELLE HEMPSTEAD. ca-1875-?. (Correcting birth date.) Born in Macomb, Illinois; adopted by congressman Willis Brewer of Alabama; educated in Kentucky and Washington D.C.; once on staff of Washington Post; member of the DAR; married Horace Augustus Thompson, an Alabama state representative, in 1915.
MANTELL, LAURIE. 1916-2010. Born in Pahiatua, New Zealand; married Fred Mantell in 1939; worked as an accountant for General Motors and Federal Industries; began writing short stories in 1945 (some under the name Curtis Gray); published 72 short stories and 6 crime novels; lived in Wainuiomate for 40 years but died in elder care in Woburn, Lower Hutt, New Zealand.
MARCUS, MORTON (J.). 1936-2009.
MARRIOTT, CHARLES. Add: also a photographer; photographer and druggist at a mental hospital 1889-1901.
MARRIOTT, MARY MARTIN. (Spelling correction.)
MARSH, ANNE [SARA ANNA MARSH-CALDWELL]. 1791-1874. Born in Staffordshire, daughter of the county’s Deputy Lieutenant; married banker Arthur Marsh in 1817.
Emilia Wyndham. Coburn (London), 1846
MARSHALL, BRUCE. He was christened Claude Cunningham Bruce Marshall.
MARSHALL, MRS. FRANCIS BRIDGES. 1837-1920.
MARSHALL, WILLIAM. 1939- . Born in Glasgow, Scotland; emigrated to Canada in 1954; founder and first director of the Toronto International Film Festival; film producer.
MARTIN, EMMA (MARTIN). Born in Cromer, Norfolk, daughter of a banker; an enthusiast of Longfellow and in lifelong correspondence with the poet; married a banker in 1854, later living in Exeter and Gloucestershire; in 1878 her husband’s bank collapsed and she became the family breadwinner through her writing; died in Clifton near Bristol.
MARTIN, IAN. 1912-1981. Born in Glasgow, Scotland; actor and playwright, especially for radio; died in New York City.
MARTIN, NELL COLUMBIA BOYER. 1890-1968.
MATHEWS, NIEVES (M.). 1917-2003.
MAYERSON, EVELYN (WILDE). 1931- . (Correcting birth date.)
MAYNE, WILLIAM (JAMES CARTER). 1928-2010.
MAYO, ISABELLA FYVIE. Born in London; her father’s business failed and he died in 1851, and she took responsibility to pay off the debt, working at copying legal documents and addressing envelopes; began publishing poetry in the mid 1860s, later fiction; lived in Aberdeen for most of her writing life and died there.
MASON, ROBERT (WHYTE). 1905-1984. Born in Glasgow; educated at Glasgow Academy and Morrison’s Academy, Crieff; served in army WWII; in Foreign Service 1945-1959 in various places, including Chicago; Director of Research, Librarian and Keeper of the Papers at the Foreign Office, 1960-1965.
MASTERTON, GRAHAM. Add pseudonym: Alan Blackwood, q.v.
MEANS, MARY. 1871(?)-1954(?). (Changing the dates.)
MEDUSA, KARL. Add pseudonym: Whitney Brown, q.v.
MELDAL-JOHNSON, TREVOR (BERNARD). 1944-2003.
MELDRUM, DAVID S(TORRAR). 1865-1940. Born in Kirkcaldy, Scotland, and educated in Edinburgh; became literary adviser to Blackwood, the publishing house.
MERRICK, LEONARD. Add: worked the South African gold fields for a time in early life; changed his name by deed poll when starting his short-lived stage career.
MESSENT, CHARLES. 1857-1929.
MESSER, MONA. Pseudonym of Naomi Annie Hocking Dunlop Messer, 1889-1966. (Corrections.)
MESSER, NAOMI ANNIE HOCKING DUNLOP. 1889-1966. Pseudonyms: Mona Dunlop, Anne Hocking, Mona Messer, qq.v.
MICHAELS, STEVE. Add pseudonym: Vance Stanton, q.v.
MILES, HENRY DOWNES. Journalist, editor, translator and prolific author; died in London.
MILTON, GLADYS ALEXANDRA YARDLEY. 1887-1934. Born in New York City; died in England.
MITCHELL, (JUDITH) PAIGE. 1932-2010.
MOGRIDGE, EDWARD CHARLES. 1828-1874. Born in Rothwell, Yorkshire, England.
MOLLOY, J(OSEPH) FITZGERALD. Born in County Wexford, Ireland; originally intended for the church, but was drawn to music and literary pursuits; went to London in 1878 and worked as a private secretary; author of novels, biographies and historical studies.
MONSKY, MARK. 1941-2006.
MONTECINO, MARCEL (M.). 1945-1998.
MONTRESOR, F(LORENCE) F(REDERICA). 1843-1934.
-The Alien. Methuen, 1901
-At the Cross-Roads. Hutchinson, 1897
MOORREES, ALEXANDER. ca.1957- . Born in the U.S. of Dutch parents; an equities seller and fund manager turned novelist. SC: Sander (correction).
MOOTOO, SHANI. 1958- . Born in Ireland, raised in Trinidad, came to Canada at age 19; a visual artist.
Cereus Blooms at Night. Press Gang (Vancouver), 1996; Grove, 1998; Granta (London), 1998 [Caribbean]
MORAN, RICHARD (JEROME). 1942-2009.
MORRISON, MARGARET. 1883- .
Alias Tom Smith. Hutchinson, 1948
MORRISON, MORAG D(APHNE)
Mystery in the Ridings. Stockwell pb, 1969 [England]
MORTON, T(ERENCE) C(HARLES) ST. C(LESSIE). 1893-1968. Born in Mussooree, India; Vice Air Marshall in the RAF; surgeon and consultant on pathology and tropical medicine.
MOSER, MAURICE. ca.1852-1913. Born in Yorkshire; famous detective at Scotland Yard in 1880s and 1890s; died in Boulogne-sur-Mer, France.
MOTTER, DEAN. Mark Askwith, 1956- .
MUDDOCK, J(AMES) E(DWARD). Born in Southampton; educated partly in India and began working in a gun foundry near Calcutta; traveled widely in the East, writing for English papers and magazines.
MUDFORD, WILLIAM. Born in London; at age 18 appointed assistant secretary to Duke of Kent; wild speculation in 1820s lost him all his money and he turned to being a man of letters to support his family.
MURPHY, G(EORGE) READ. (Correcting middle name.) 1856-1925. Born in Melbourne, Australia; appointed clerk of courts in 1874 and served over forty years in public service; novelist, lecturer, and writer on prison and racing reform.
MURPHY, WALTER F(RANCIS). 1929-2010.
-The Vicar of Christ. Macmillan, 1979; Cassell, 1979
MURRAY, REGINALD TEMPLE CLARE STRANGE. 1846-1892. Pseudonym: James Brinsley Richards, q.v.
MYRTLE, WILLIAM. ca.1856-?. Born in Edinburgh; in 1901 described as a retired law agent living in Stirlingshire.
NATHAN, PAUL S. 1913-2009.
NEALE, ERSKINE. 1804-1883. Son of an army physician; educated at Westminster and Cambridge; ordained in 1828; rector of Kirton, Suffolk, from 1844, then at Exning; became a handwriting expert; died in Newmarket, Suffolk.
NEATE, ALICE A(NN). 1858-1938. Born in Wiltshire; died in Newcastle.
NEEDELL, MRS. JOHN HODDER [MARY ANNA LUPTON NEEDELL]. 1830-1921. Born in Blackheath, South London.
NEGRONI, J(OSEPH) L. Stephen (Myron) Blackwelder, 1943-2008.
NEGULESCO, BRIAN. Bayard Auchincloss, 1922-2001. (Deleting question marks.)
NEIDERMYER, (PAUL) DAN(IEL). 1947-2007.
NELSON, H(ARRIET) ARNOLD. 1866-1930. Born and died in Victoria, Australia.
NEPEAN, EDITH (BELLIS). 1876-1960. (Correcting birth date.) Born Mary Edith Bellis in the Conway district of Wales; married Molyneux Edward Nepean in 1899.
NEWELL, MINDY. Delete reference to Michael Bair.
NEWNHAM-DAVIS, LT. COL. N(ATHANIEL). Born in London, educated at Harrow; commissioned into the Buffs regiment in 1873 and fought in the Zulu Wars; later involved with the intelligence service in India; retired in 1894, joining the staff of the “Sporting Times,” become its assistant editor; also editor of the “Man of the World”, 1894-1900.
NICHOLSON, RENTON. Born in London; apprentice to pawnbroker at age 12; a jeweler beginning 1830 but soon bankrupt; thereafter often in debtor’s prison; literary career began in 1837 when he began to edit “The Town,” a journal of London life.
Dombey and Daughter. Thomas Farris (London), 1847; Williams Brothers (Boston), 1847 (Show publishers thus.)
NILE, DOROTHEA. Add pseudonym: Vance Stanton, q.v.
NISHIMURA, KYOTO. Pseudonym of Kihachiro Yajima, 1930- .
NOLAN, FREDERICK (WILLIAM)
Alert State Black. Show title of Lynx edition as: The Garrett Dossier: Alert State Black
Designated Assassin. Show title of Lynx edition as: The Garrett Dossier: Designated Assassin
The Garrett Dossier: Alert State Black; see Alert State Black
The Garrett Dossier: Designated Assassin; see Designated Assassin
The Garrett Dossier: A Time to Die; see Sweet Sister Death
A Time to Die. Show title as: The Garrett Dossier: A Time to Die
NOONE, EDWINA. Add pseudonym: Vance Stanton, q.v.
NORWOOD, VICTOR (GEORGE CHARLES)
Journey of Fear. (Title correction.)
NUSSER, JAMES LIVINGSTON. 1925-1988.
OBER, NORMAN (A.). 1919-2008. (Correcting the dates.)
OBLINGER, MILO MILTON. 1890-1963. (Deleting question marks.) Born in Arlington, Minnesota; newspaper journalist.
O’CONNOR, STACY. William Stacy Rollins, Jr. (Giving name in full.)
O’DONNELL, PETER. 1920-2010.
OLCOTT, ANTHONY. Martha Brill Olcott, 1949- .
OLCOTT, MARTHA BRILL. 1949- .
OLLIVANT, ALFRED. Born in Sussex, son of a senior army officer; educated at Rugby and Woolwich Military Academy; commissioned in the Royal Artillery in 1893 but resigned in 1893 due to injury.
O’MEARA, KATHLEEN. Born in Dublin, grew up in France; traveled widely; for many years Paris correspondent of “The Tablet,” a Catholic journal; died in Paris.
ORMHAUG, ELLA GRIFFITHS. 1926-1990.
ORWIG, CLARA B(EATRICE). 1871-1960.
The Runaway Detective. Paine (Dayton, Ohio), 1931 (3-act play.)
O’SHEA, SEAN. (Sandor) Robert Tralins, 1926-2010.
OUSELEY, (JOHN JAMES) MULVY. 1860-1930. (Deleting the question mark.)
OXENHAM, JOHN. Add: Attempted orange growing and sheep farming in the U.S. but returned to England and took up writing; helped found “The Idler”; died in Worthing, Sussex.
PAE, DAVID. 1828-1884. Born in Amulree, Perthshire, Scotland; from 1848 worked for an Edinburgh bookseller and publisher; for some years editor of “Dundee People’s Journal,” for which he wrote 20 fiction serials.
PAGE, BETSY. Bettie Marie Wilhite, 1944- .
PAIGE, ROBIN. William James Albert, 1945- .
PALMER, JOHN F. J(OSEPH). ca.1874-?. Pseudonym: Myles McCarthy, q.v.
PALMER, SHIRLEY NORMA. 1932- .
PARKER, JAMES C(ARROLL). 1913(?)- .
The Marlenburg Necklace. National Drama, 1935 (3-act play.)
PARKER, MAUDE [MAUDE LOUISE PARKER CHILD PAVENSTEDT]. 1892-1959. Add: attended University of Wisconsin; first married to Richard Washburn Child, 1881-1935, q.v., and was with Child when he was Ambassador to Italy in the 1920s; then married lawyer Edmund W. Pavenstedt; died in New York City.
PARR, HARRIET. Born in York; governess for 12 years, then author; died on Isle of Wight.
PARR, LOUISA (SARAH ANN TAYLOR). Add: daughter of a naval officer; grew up in Plymouth; died in Kensington.
PARRY-ELLIS, ROBERT. 1919(?)-1949(?).
PARSONS, LUKE (THORNBROUGH). 1918-1998.
PATERSON, WILLIAM ROMAINE. 1871-1942. (Correcting death date.) Born in Glasgow; educated at Lausanne and Glasgow University; after touring Europe, took up writing as a career, based in Edinburgh.
The Stalking Horse. SC: Steve Brady
PECK, RALPH H(AROLD-HENRY). 1924-2009.
PERRY, RUTH (JERUSHAH FULLER SERGEL). 1892-1987. (Corrected date.) Born in Iowa; died in Norwalk, Connecticut.
PETRE, MARCEL-GEORGES. 1922-1995.
PHELPS, PAULINE (ISABEL) [MRS. CONNERD SHORT]. 1870-?. Born in Connecticut.
The Girl from Out Yonder. Dennison, 1929 (Play.) Silent film: Selznick, 1919; scw: Edward J. Montague; dir: Ralph Ince)
PHILLIPS, JILL M(ETA). 1952-2009.
PHILLIPS, (ISRAEL) WATTS. Born in Hoxton, London; studied drawing, then art in Paris; successful playwright; wrote novels and many potboiler serials; died in Kensington, London.
PILLOT, (JOSEPH) EUGENE. 1886-1966. Born and died in Houston, Texas.
Two Crooks and a Lady. French (New York), 1918 (1-act play.)
PINTORO, JOHN (P.). 1947-2004.
POLLEXFEN, CLAIRE D. 1884-?. Born Dorothy Clair Pollexfen in Ormskirk, England.
-Plunderer’s Harvest. Hurst, 1925
POLLEXFEN, MURIEL A. [MURIEL A. POLLEXFEN TRESSIDDER]. 1876-1923.
POLLOCK, IDA. 1908- . Pseudonym: Marguerite Bell, q.v.
POLLOCK, WALTER HERRIES. Son of a judge; educated at Eton and Cambridge; called to the Bar but turned to journalism instead; editor of “Saturday Review” 1883-84.
POPE, LAURA SPENCER PORTOR. Delete birth date.
PRAED, MRS. CAMPBELL. Add: daughter of a sheep farmer who became an MP and Postmaster-General of Queensland; married Campbell Mackworth Praed in 1872 and they moved to England in 1876; in later life became involved in promoting spiritualism; lived in London, died in Torquay.
PRESCOTT, E. LIVINGSTON. Edith Katharine Spicer Jay, 1847-1901. Daughter of a barrister; Superintendent of the London Soldiers’ Home until ill-health forced retirement; died in Torquay.
PREST, THOMAS PECKETT. Began writing career adapting farces and melodramas from the French, but then specialized in gothic thrillers, full of torture, murder, sex and sadism; lived a dissipated life, dying a pauper in Islington.
PRICHARD, (HESKETH VERNON) HESKETH. Born in Jhansi, India, son of an army officer; educated in Scotland; studied law but never practiced; traveled widely and elected a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, leading important expeditions to Patagonia; fought in WWI and died of delayed effects of military service.
PULLMAN, PHILIP (NICHOLAS)
The Ruby in the Smoke. Add U.S. edition: Knopf, 1987. TV movie: BBC, 2006 (scw: Adrian Hodges; dir: Brian Percival)
The Shadow in the North. TV movie: BBC, 2007 (scw: Adrian Hodges; dir: John Alexander)
The Tiger in the Well. Add U.S. edition: Knopf, 1990
The Tin Princess. Puffin pb, 1994; Knopf, 1994 SC: Sally Lockhart [Europe]
QUILL, MONICA. Ralph (Matthew) McInerny, 1929-2010.
RABINOVICH, ISIDORE. 1923- . Pseudonym: I. D. Baharov, q.v.
RADFORD, JOHN P.
The Most Happy Con Man. [Los Angeles]
The Parisian Pigeon Drop. [Paris]
RAPHAEL, MRS. HENRY J(OSEPH) W(ILBERFORCE). ca.1853-1925. Born in New York; died in London.
RAWLINGS, MAURICE (SKAGGS.). 1922-2010.
RAYNE, GODFREY. Pseudonym of F(rancis) Addington Symonds, 1893-1971, q.v.
RECKNOR, ELLEN KATHLEEN. (Adding middle name.)
REDE, WILLIAM LEMAN. Born in Hamburg, Germany; mostly wrote for the London stage.
REEDS, ENOCH (COOK). Correct to: REES, ENOCH (COOK). (For CDROM only.)
REMLEY, DIRK. 1964- .
The Red Notebook. (Author), 1998 ss (with some crime): Blind Justice \ A Capital Crime \ Cultured Shock \ Murder One \ The Other Side of It \ Rudolf and the Wictims \ Westerbury’s Awakening
REMY, PIERRE JEAN. 1937-2010.
RENEK, MORRIS. 1925- . (Correcting birth date.)
RESSICH, JOHN SELLAR MATHESON. (Correcting spelling.) 1877-1937.
REYNOLDS, BARBARA LEONARD. Add: she went to Japan with her husband, Dr. Earle L. Reynolds, a physical anthropologist, when he was sent by the AEC to Hiroshima to study the effects of radiation on children exposed to the atomic bomb; later became a strong activist against nuclear weapons, founding the World Friendship Center in Hiroshima, becoming an honorary citizen of Hiroshima, and founding the Peace Resource Center at Wilmington College in Wilmington, Ohio, where she died.
REYNOLDS, MRS. FRED [AMY DORA REYNOLDS]. 1860-1957.
REYNOLDS, (ALFRED) ROTHAY. 1872-1940. “Daily News” correspondent in St. Petersburg before WWI; also served as Anglican Chaplain attached to the Embassy there; after WWI was a correspondent in Warsaw, then for many years in Berlin.
RHODES, STEPHEN. Keith Andrew Styrcula, 1959- . (Correcting birth date.)
RICE, JAMES (SAMUEL). Born in Northampton, educated at Cambridge; studied for the bar but never practiced; journalist, historian and magazine editor.
RICHARDS, JAMES BRINSLEY. Pseudonym of Reginald Temple Clare Strange Murray, 1846-1892. Born in Middlesex, England; educated at Eton; traveled in France; journalist for the Times from Vienna and Berlin in the 1880s-1890s; died in Berlin.
RICHARDS, MILTON. Milo Milton Oblinger, 1890-1963. (Deleting question marks.)
Dangerous Dames. Brown Watson pb, ca.1953
RICHARDSON, JAMES NATHANIEL. 1942-2009.
RIFFENBURGH, BEAU. Elizabeth Cruwys, 1958- .
RIPPON, MARION (EDITH SIMPSON). 1921-2009.
RIVERS, ANNE. Pseudonym of Patricia Louise Brougham Dalton, 1919-1994. Born in London and educated at Kensington College; journalist, writer of short stories, first woman Chairman of the Sherlock Holmes Society of London.
RIXON, ANNIE (LOUISA). Mrs. Richard de Clare Studdert.
ROBERTS, MORLEY (CHARLES). Add: went to Australia in 1876, working on cattle stations and sheep farms, then to California and South Africa, working at ports, sawmills.
ROBINSON, EMMA. Born in London, daughter of a bookseller who disapproved of her writing, so they were published anonymously; apparently went mad in later life and died in the London County Lunatic Asylum at Norwood, London.
ROBINSON, F(REDERICK) W(ILLIAM). Born in Spitalfields, London; secretary for his father (a property owner), then drama critic for “Daily News” for five years, then turned to novel writing in 1850s; lived his life in Brixton.
ROBINSON, PATRICIA (COLBERT). 1922-1998.
The Crime of Margaret Foley, with Terence De Marney, 1909-1971. (Adding co-author.)
ROCHESTER, (ELIZABETH) DEVEREUX. (Adding first name.)
ROITMAN, SHELLEY SUZANNE. Volf Roitman, 1930-2010.
ROITMAN, VOLF. 1930-2010. Born in Uruguay; died in Florida.
ROLFE, SAM. Harold Jack Bloom, 1924-1999.
ROLLINS, WILLIAM STACY, JR. 1897-1950. (Giving name in full) Born in Belmont, Massachusetts; served in American Ambulance Unit in WWI.
ROMAN, ALBIN A. SC: Hal Decker, in “The Silver Dollar Eyes” and subsequent novel(s).
ROMAN, ERIC. 1922-2007.
ROMER, ISABELLA F(RANCES). ca.1800-1852.
RONZONE, BENJAMIN ANTHONY. 1848-1928.
ROSE, F(REDERICK) HORACE (VINCENT). Correct National Witness to “Natal Witness.”
ROSENKRANTZ, (BARON) PALLE (ADAM VILHELM). Born in Elsinore, Denmark; died in Charlottelund; lawyer, writer, translator, screenwriter for silent films.
ROSMER, JEAN. Pseudonym of Jeanne Louise Marie Ichard, 1876-1951. (Correction.) Born in Toulouse, France; died in Paris.
ROSS, CHARLES H(ENRY). Born in London; clerk in the Navy Office in Somerset House 1860-1869; edited “Judy”, the rival to “Punch”, 1869 to 1880s; inventor of first comic strip character in English, ‘Ally Soper and Ikey Moses, in the 1860s.
The Hustlers. [New York City]
ROWCROFT, CHARLES. Born into English upper class, educated at Eton, served as a stipendiary magistrate in Australia, then as British Consul in Cincinnati, 1852-1856; died on return trip to England.
ROWSELL, FRANCIS W(ILLIAM). 1838-1885. Born and died in London; Superintendent of Naval Contracts for HM Admiralty 1870-1879, then British Commissioner for the Domains in Egypt from 1879.
RUNCIMAN, JAMES. Born in Northumberland, educated Greenwich with intention of going to sea, but became a teacher in London; by end of 1870s was a part-time journalist and editor, gradually become a full-time man of letters.
RUSSELL, GEORGE HANSBY. 1859-1920. Born in Yorkshire; spent many years in South Africa; died in Axminster, Devon.
RUSSELL, WILLIAM H(OWARD). Pioneer war correspondent, covering for the “Times” the Crimean War, the U.S. Civil War, the Franco-Prussian War and the Zulu Wars; his one novel was an experiment which failed and was never repeated.
RUSSON, (JOSEPH) ASHMORE. ca.1857- . Born in Feckenham, Worcestshire.
RYERSON, MARTIN. Pseudonym of Martin Ryerson Smith, 1907-2003.
Visitors for Venning. SC: Anthony Winslow
RYMER, JAMES MALCOLM. Probably born in Scotland; worked as civil engineer in London until he met publisher Edward Lloyd and turned to producing masses of popular fiction.
SAGARIN, JUDITH (S.). 1941- . Pseudonym: Alexandra Bel-Robere, q.v.
-When George III Was King. Sands (London), 1899 [England, past]
ST. AUBYN, ALAN. Mrs. Frances Bridges Marshall, 1837-1920. Add: born Fanny Maria Bridges in Lambeth, London; variously lived in Torquay, Surrey, Herefordshire and Norfolk, where she died.
ST. JOHN, PETER B(OLINGBROKE). Add: one of three author brothers and son of a journalist and author; accompanied his father in travels to Spain and the U.S., where (especially in the U.S.) he began writing prolifically under many pseudonyms; a journalist in Paris, writing for British papers; returned to England in 1873 and then spent some years in the U.S., contributing to Cassells “Illustrated Family Newspaper.”
SALA, GEORGE AUGUSTUS (HENRY FAIRFIELD). Add: Ostensibly son of Augustus James Sala but his real father was an army officer, Captain Charles Fairfield; originally an artist and illustrator but gave this up for journalism; worked mainly for “The Telegraph”; retired in 1884 and died in Brighton.
SALCROFT, ARTHUR. Pseudonym.
SALMON, (NORA) GERALDINE GORDON. 1897-1976.
SALOMONE, WILLIAM G(ERALD). 1948-2006.
SARASIN, J. G. (Nora) Geraldine Gordon Salmon, 1897-1976. Born in County Durham, Ireland; grew up in Tynemouth, England; died in Canturbury, England.
SAUNDERS, JOHN. Born in Barnstaple, Devon, son of a bookseller and publisher; educated in Exeter; moved to London in 1840 and worked as researcher and ghost writer for educator Charles Knight; founded the “People’s Journal.”
SAVILE, CHARLES STUART. 1816-1870. Born near Leeds, son of the Earl of Mexborough; educated at Eton and Cambridge; joined the Foreign Office and served for some years as attache in Berlin; died in Geneva.
SAXE, R. B.
What Can You Lose? No SC
SCHACK, HOWARD. 1927- . (Correcting birth date.)
SCHREIBER, LOUIS A. 1925- . Correct to: SCHREIBER, LOUIS. No date.
SCHOLEY, ERIC (GATE). 1921-2002. (Deleting question marks.) Born in Wigton, England; died in Carlisle, Cumbria, England; in the mid 1950s he was editor of the Carlisle Journal; later an executive in the family leather business.
SCOTT, DENIS. Mary Means, 1871(?)-1954(?). (Changing dates.)
SCOTT, HARDIMAN. Correct Becky Allen to: Becky Allan.
SCOTT, HUGH STOWELL. Latterly lived in Melton where he built a country house, dying there at age 41.
SCOTT, SUTHERLAND. William C(lunie) Harvey, 1900-1967.
SCOUGAL, TONY. ca.1952- . Pseudonym: Paul Anthony, q.v.
Loose Alliances. Correct publisher to 1st Books
SERGEANT, (EMILY FRANCES) ADELINE. Add: first published a book of poetry at age 15; supported herself as a governess until her writing gave her security; for many years was a literary advisor to Bentley, the publisher, on submitted manuscripts.
SERGEL, CLARK F(ULLER). (Adding middle name.)
SERLING, ROBERT J(EROME). 1918-2010.
SHAFER, ROBERT (JONES). 1915-1996. (Correcting birth date.)
SHAND, ALEXANDER INNES. Add: Born in Kincardineshire, educated in Aberdeen; studied law and settled in Edinburgh where he was called to the bar in 1865; moved to London for his wife’s health but since his legal training was useless there turned to working for magazines.
-Twilight Illusions. Delete
-Twilight Memories. Delete
-Twilight Fantasies. Delete
SHEPARD, LUCIUS (TAYLOR). 1943- . (Correcting birth date.)
SHEPHERD, S(TANLEY) ROSSITER. 1898-1995. Birth name: Stanley James Shepherd.
SHERARD, R(OBERT) H(ARBOROUGH). Add: changed his name after a quarrel with his father; educated in Guernsey and Bonn; in 1880s was a foreign correspondent for various English, American and Australian newspapers.
SIDEMAN, ABNER. Pseudonym: Abban Bell, q.v.
SIDGWICK, MRS. ALFRED. New biographical sketch: Born in London to a German-Jewish family; spent much of childhood in Germany; converted to Christianity after marriage to philosopher Alfred Sidgwick; lived in Manchester and then Cornwall; a novelist.
SILLITOE, ALAN. 1928-2010.
SILMAN, ROBERT. Has a degree in philosophy from the Sorbonne, a medical degree from Middlesex Hospital, London University, and a Ph.D. in neurobiology from St. Bartholomew’s Hospital, London University; honorary senior lecturer at St. Bartholomew’s and the Royal London School of Medicine.
SIMPSON, GEORGE E(DWARD). 1944-2009.
SIMPSON, J(OHN) PALGRAVE. Born in Norwich, son of the Town Clerk; educated at home and at Cambridge; turned to writing in 1844 when his father was ruined by a bank failure; later settled in London and had some success writing for the stage.
SINCLAIR, CATHERINE. Born in Edinburgh, daughter of a politician, as whose secretary she worked from age 14 to 35 (when he died); noted for her public lectures, evangelical zeal, and her philanthropy; started writing for children before her adult fiction.
SINCLAIR, C(LAUDE) E(DWARD) R(OBERT). (Show name thus.) Born in Ireland. SC: Major Carpenter Forde, in both titles.
The House at Ballyslane. [Ireland] (Deleting the dash.)
Problem Island. [Ireland] (Deleting the dash.)
SKETCHLEY, ARTHUR. Born in London; studied at Oxford; ordained in 1848 and traveled widely with his parents before taking a curacy in London; converted to Roman Catholicism in 1855; then supported himself tutoring the sons of nobility before embarking on a literary career around 1863; wrote for the stage, creating his successful character “Mrs. Brown.”
SMART, (HENRY) HAWLEY. Born in Dover, Kent, son of an army major; joined army in 1849 and served in the Crimean War, in India, and in Canada; eventually supported himself as a novelist with emphasis on military and sporting life; died in Devon.
SMEATON, WILLIAM HENRY OLIPHANT. Born in Aberdeen, son of a clergyman and university professor; intended for the church but conflicts with religious matters stopped him and he went to New Zealand in 1878, where he was a teacher; in 1883 went to Australia, working as a journalist; returned to Britain in 1893, based in Edinburgh, writing the “Famous Scots series” of publications, as well as novels.
SMITH, FREDERICK E(SCREET). 1919- . (Date correction and deleting year of death.)
SMITH, HERBERT GREENHOUGH. 1855-1935. Born in Stroud, England; editor of the “Strand” magazine 1891-1930.
SMITH, HORACE (HORATIO). Born in London, son of a solicitor; went into stock-broking and made a fortune; retired by 1820 and became a writer of novels and parodies.
SMITH, J(OHN) F(REDERICK). Son of a Norwich theatre manager, and began his career writing plays and acting; lived for some years in Rome before returning to London in 1830s to become a prolific writer of gothic thrillers; then joined staff of newspapers; later moved to America and continued writing romances; died in New York.
SMITH, MARTIN RYERSON. 1907-2003. Pseudonym: Martin Ryerson, q.v.
SMITTEN, RICHARD (L.). 1940-2006.
SMYTHIES, MRS. GORDON [HARRIETTE MARIA GORDON SMYTHIES]. (Correcting first name spelling.) Correct birth date to ca.1809. Born in Margate; left husband William Yorick Smythies in late 1850s to live in London and turn out low grade romances.
-A Break in the Clouds. Collins, 1968
The Sea Wraith. Collins, 1967 [ship]
SORENSON, EDWARD S(YLVESTER). Born in Dyraaba, New South Wales; began working at age 9 while intermittently in school; apprenticed to a carpenter at age 14; thereafter he was a gold prospector, worked at sheep stations, became a publican, and settled in Sydney to become a writer; as such he was prolific, contributing to periodicals and writing stories and verse; known for expert descriptions of wildlife.
SOTO, JEFFREY PAUL. Paul Kenneth Laflamme. (Correction.)
Pastorel; or, The Sorcerer of the Mountain. Williams Brothers (New York), 1847 (Show publisher thus.)
Corpse on London Bridge. [London]
The Kat Strikes. [London]
SPENDER, MRS J(OHN) K(ENT). Daughter of a West End doctor and Spanish mother; contributed to various magazines before being primarily a novelist after 1869; well known for her charitable work in Bath, where she died; first name apparently mostly given as Lily.
SPOHN, FRANK (W.). 1906-1995.
The Black Derby. Eldridge, 1934 (3-act play.)
The Night Owl. Eldridge, 1936 (3-act play.)
-Peekaboo Penny (Hotel De-tek-a-tiv). Eldridge, 1939 (3-act play.)
SPONDEE. Pseudonym of Doris Caroline Abrahams, 1901-1982. Other pseudonym: Caryl Brahms, q.v.
STABLES, (WILLIAM ) GORDON. Add: birth date sometimes given as 1837; retired from Royal Navy in 1870; retired from sea entirely in 1874, married, settled in Berkshire, and devoted himself to writing boys’ adventure stories.
STAGG, JOHN REGINALD. 1878-1916.
STALEY, LORETTA B(ARNES). 1922-2006.
STALL, MIKE. SC: Jack Ritter = JR.
The Belshazzar Affair. (Spelling correction.) JR [Russia]
The Bormann Judgement. JR
Kill Hitler! JR Correct time of setting to: 1930s
The Rossi Killings. [California] SC: Alan Rhodes
STANNARD, HENRIETTA ELIZA VAUGHAN PALMER. Published author from 1874; spent ten years on the “Family Herald”; settled in London after married in 1884; lived in Dieppe in her last years.
STANSFELD, ANTHONY RALPH WOLRYCHE. 1913-1998. Last name also spelled Stansfield. Born in Cuckfield, Sussex; graduate of Oxford; taught Art History at Macon College in Georgia.
STANTON, VANCE. Pseudonym of Michael (Angelo) Avallone (Jr.), 1924-1999, q.v. Other pseudonyms: Nick Carter, Priscilla Dalton, Mark Dane, Jean-Anne de Pre, Dora Highland, Stuart Jason, Steve Michaels, Dorothea Nile, Edwina Noon, Sidney Stuart, Max Walker, q.v. Both titles based on The Partridge Family TV series.)
The Fat and Skinny Murder Mystery. Curtis pb, 1972
The Walking Fingers. Curtis pb, 1972
STEEBER, MAX. 1919- . Richard Bernstein, 1922-1983.
STEEL, FLORA ANNIE (WEBSTER). Born in Harrow; married Henry William Steel of the Indian Civil Service and moved with him to the Punjab; took keen interest in the welfare of local native women; retired to England in 1889 and started writing seriously; regarded as the “female Rudyard Kipling,” an author of whom she thought little.
STEPHENS, HENRY POTTINGER. Pseudonym: Henry Beauchamp, q.v.
STEUART, JOHN A(LEXANDER). Trained as a banker; traveled to the U.S. and took up journalism; returned to England, edited the “Publishers’ Circular”; wrote several works on Robert Louis Stevenson.
STEVENSON, FERDINAN. Patricia (Colbert) Robinson, 1922-1998.
STEVENSON, (CAPTAIN JOHN) TRAILL. 1889-1968. Businessman who lived variously in Glasgow, Birkenhead and Harrow; Liberal candidate for Parliament in the 1920s; editor for some time of the Lloyd George Liberal Magazine.
STIRLING, ELAINE K. Delete reference to Deborah Austin.
Demi-Paradise Regained. No SC
STOWE, JAMES L(EWIS). 1950-2006.
STOWE, (JULIUS) RANDOLPH. 1935-2010.
STRAKER, J(OHN) F(OSTER)
Miscarriage of Murder. [London, Belgium]
STUART, MRS. ARTHUR T. [NINA KATHLEEN GARLANDS WHYTE STUART]. 1871-1908.
STUART, SIDNEY. Add pseudonym: Vance Stanton, q.v.
STURDY, JOHN RHODES. 1911-1974.
STYRCULA, KEITH ANDREW. 1959- . (Correcting birth date.)
SUTHERLAND, H(ERBERT) M(AYNOR), 1892-1967, and GLENN (F.) KISER, 1910-1992.
The Gray Wraith. French (New York), 1934 (3-at play.)
The Phantom. French (New York), 1935 (3-act play.)
SWAN, N(ATHANIEL) WALTER. Emigrated to Australia in early 1850s; first involved in mining, then took up journalism.
-Nude Souls. Heinemann, 1900 [Australia]
SYMONDS, F(RANCIS) ADDINGTON. Pseudonym: Godfrey Rayne, q.v.
TAGGER, BETTI ROSA. 1891-1960. Pseudonym: Bettina Boyers, q.v.
TASHKENT, RENN. Pseudonym of Irene Anne Francis Fekete, 1936- .
Never by Chance. [California]
TAUBE, BERNIE [BERNARD GERSON TAUBE]. 1947- . (Correcting birth date.)
TAYLOR, MATT(HEW AMBROSE). Giving name in full.
TAYLOR, CAPTAIN (PHILIP) MEADOWS. Born in Liverpool; because of business difficulties was sent to India, at age 15, to work in the house of a Bombay Merchant; in 1824 took a commission in the Nizam’s forces in Hyderabad; held several high posts in the Nizam’s administration; ill health forced retirement and return to England in 1860, where he wrote several novels; went blind in 1873 and died in France.
The Marshmead Murders. [England]
Murder Grows Roots. [England]
TEAGLE, MIKE. Pseudonym of Asa Bordages, 1906-1986, q.v.
A Draught of Lethe. [Germany]
-Pastor and Prelate. [England]
TENCH, CHARLES VICTOR. 1892-1963. Born in Hampton, England; emigrated to Canada around 1930; died in Vancouver.
TEPPER, SHERI S.
-The Family Tree. EDS pb, 1997; Collins, 1997
THACKER, MAURICE NORCOTT DETMOLD. 1893-1968. Pseudonym: Maurice Lane-Norcott, q.v.
THACKREY, TED [THEODORE], JR. 1928-2001. (Correcting birth date.)
THAYER, TIFFANY (ELLSWORTH). Add: founded the Fortean Society in 1931.
THOMAS, GRAHAM. Gordon Kosakoski, 1950-2008.
THOMAS, W(ILLIAM) MOY. Born in Hackney, London, the son of a solicitor; became a contributor to “Household Words,” later first editor of “Cassells Magazine,” then drama critic for London papers; died in Sussex.
TOLLIVER, HAL [HAROLD EARL TOLLIVER]. Correct to: TOLIVER, HAL [HAROLD EARL TOLIVER]. 1932- .
TOLLIVER, MARY. Correct to: TOLIVER, MARY (B.). 1932- .
TOURGEE, ALBION (WINEGAR). 1838-1905. (Correcting death date.) Born in Williamsfield, Ohio; received a B.A. degree from the University of Rochester; enlisted in the 27th New York Regiment and was wounded in the first battle of Bull Run; commissioned in the 105th Ohio Regiment and injured again at the battle of Perryville; studied law and admitted to the bar of Ohio in 1864; entered politics in 1866; founded the Union Register, devoted to Radical policies, in 1867; served as a judge of the superior court for six years; was “one of the most brilliant of the Carpet-baggers of the South”; lived from 1881 in Mayville, New York.
TRALINS, (SANDOR) ROBERT. 1926-2010.
TROKE, MOLLY (J.?). 1923(?)- .
TROLLOPE, FANNY [FRANCES MILTON TROLLOPE]. Born in Bristol area; married Thomas Anthony Trollope in 1909; mother of Anthony Trollope, 1815-1882, q.v.; moved to western Tennessee in 1827 to live in an anti-slavery colony; returned to England in 1831 and became a successful novelist; died in Clifton, near Bristol.
TROWBRIDGE, WILLIAM R(UTHERFORD) H(AYES). Add: died in London.
TUCKER, MISS C(HARLOTTE) M(ARIA). 1821-1893. Born in Barnet, London, daughter of a senior Indian civil servant; never married but cared for many children of her siblings, which led to becoming one of the most successful Victorian writers for children; taught herself Hindustani and went to India as a missionary and spent her last 18 years visiting secluded Indian women; died in Amritsar, India.
TUROW, (L.) SCOTT. SC: Rusty Sabich, in “Presumed Innocent” and subsequent novel(s).
TURTLE, JEREMY. Pseudonym of Julian Thomas Duguid, 1902-1987.
VACHELL, HORACE ANNESLEY
Joe Quinney’s Jodie. SC: Joe Quinney (correction for CDROM). ss title correction: Another Liquor Cabinet to: Another Lacquer Cabinet
VANDAM, ARTHUR D(RESDEN). Born in London, son of a Dutch official in charge of their state lottery; raised in Paris, but after the Franco-Prussian war settled into a career in journalism in London; Paris correspondent for the “Globe” 1882-1887; died penniless in London.
VANDERVEER, (JOHN) STEWART. 1893-1966. Born in Frankfort, Kentucky or Birmingham, Alabama (sources differ); joined the Washington Artillery of New Orleans to participate in the Pershing Expedition into Mexico; served as an ambulance driver for the American Red Cross on the Italian Front in WWI; after the war worked for the New Orleans Time Picayune and other newspapers before founding an advertising agency in Birmingham in 1924.
VAN GREENAWAY, PETER. Born in London; studied law but in 1960 devoted himself to writing full time.
VAN HOOK, BEVERLY (HENNEN). 1941-2008.
VAN RENSBURG, HELEN. Born in England and raised in Africa; came to England to work as a reporter; joined the Auxiliary Territorial Force during WWII; returned to Africa.
VAN RENSBURG, LOUWRENS. Born in Africa; served in the African Air Force.
VAN WEDDINGEN, MARTHE. (Correction.)
VAN WOEWART, ALPHEUS. Vance Halloway, 1914-1983.
VARDRE, LESLIE. L(eslie) P(urnell) Davies, 1914-1988.
VERNES, HENRY. Show real name as Charles-Henri-Jean Dewisme.
VON TAUTPHOEUS, BARONESS JEMINA (MONTGOMERY). 1807-1893. Born in Seaview, County Donegal, Ireland; married Baron von Tautphoeus, chamberlain to the King of Bavaria, and spent most of her life there; died in Munich.
Cyrilla. (London), 1853 [Germany]
WALDEN, RON(ALD V.). Born in Idaho; moved to Alaska in 1973.
WALFORD L(UCY) B(ETHIA COLQUHOUN). Born in Portobello, near Edinburgh, in a strict Presbyterian family; moved to London after marriage in 1869 and started her writing career; after 1890 wrote for London magazines; London correspondent for the “New York Critic” 1889-1893; died in London.
WALKER, EUPHEMIA GERALDINE
The Child of Two Fathers; or, The Mysteries of the Days of Old. John Williams (London), 1839 (Show publisher thus.)
WALKER, IRA. Irma (Ruth Roden) Walker, 1921-2006.
WALKER, IRMA (RUTH RODEN). 1921-2006.
WALL, ROBERT E(MMET, JR.). 1937-2000.
WARREN, GEORGE (MILTON, JR.). 1934-2009.
WATSON, E(LLIOTT) L(OVEGOOD) GRANT
-Innocent desires. Cape, 1924 ss: Black Wedgwood \ Boy and Girl \ The Case of Sir Reginald James Farquarson \ The Cave of Corycus \ The Diamond \ A Farewell \ Friend and Neighbour \ Gnilgie \ The Last Straw \ Man and Brute \ The Mediator \ Out There \ A Raison d’Etre \ White and Yellow
WAUGH, HILLARY (BALDWIN)
The Veronica Dean Case. Add U.S. edition: Curley, 1990
WAYNE, RICK. Norman (A.) Ober, 1919-2008. (Correcting the dates.)
WEAVER, BAILLIE GERTRUDE RENTON COLMORE. Delete.
WEBB, SHARON (LYNN). 1936-2010.
WEBB, VICTORIA. Will(iam E.) Baker, 1935-2005.
WELL, ALAN STEWART
Candice Is Dead. [England]
WELLER, MARY ELIZABETH PHYLLIS [MARY ELIZABETH PHYLLIS WELLER BERRY]. 1912-2000. Born in Godstone, Surrey; married Thomas H. K. Berry in 1939; died in Bedford, Bedfordshire.
WEST, CHARLES. 1955- . (Author of “The Sacred Disc.”)
WESTALL, WILLIAM (BURY). Add: worked in industry to age 36; left Lancashire in 1870 and worked abroad as foreign correspondent for the “Times” and “Daily News”, as well as editing the
“Swiss News” in Geneva; later traveled in the Americas; returned to England late in life and died in Sussex.
WESTERHAM, JULIA. Ella Griffiths Ormhaug, 1926-1990.
WESTLAKE, ABBY [ABIGAIL]. (Giving first name in full.)
A Lily for Lila. PaperJacks pb, 1985 [Palm Springs]
WHITAKER, BERYL (SALUSBURY). (Correcting middle name spelling.)
WHITE, ALAN. Add pseudonym: Joe Balham, q.v.
WHITE, DON(ALD L.). Giving name more fully.
WHITEHEAD, CHARLES. Add: early in career worked as a clerk and wrote poetry; led a notably dissipated life; went to Australia in 1857 to start afresh and died a pauper there.
WHITNEY, ALEC. Add pseudonym: Joe Balham, q.v.
WHYTE-MELVILLE, G(EORGE) J(OHN). Born in Fifeshire, educated at Eton; entered the army in 1839; fought in Crimean War in the Turkish irregular cavalry; having no need of money, he turned over the income from his writing to philanthropic causes; considered one of England’s best hunting novelists; died in Malmsbury.
WIGRAM, WILLIAM KNOX. Born in Dulwich, London, son of a prosperous lawyer; educated at Cambridge and called to the Bar in 1852; thereafter a successful barrister and writer of works on legal theory; died in Brentford.
WILHITE, BETTIE MARIE. 1944- .
WILLIAMS, CLIFFORD. Born in Cardiff, Wales; actor, director and playwright.
WILLIAMS, H(UGH) NOEL
Tainted Gold. [England]
WILLIAMS, STAN. 1950(?)- .
WILLIAMS, WILLIAM H. -1986.
WILLS, C(HARLES) J(AMES). Born in Chichester; studied medicine in London and Aberdeen, but turned to literature in 1882; began with travel books, then novels; died in Steyning, Sussex.
WINTLE, A(LFRED) D(ANIEL). Born in Mariopoul, South Russia, son of a diplomat; educated in France and Germany; military officer in the 1st Royal Dragoons in both world wars.
WINTLE, GILBERT (CHARLES HUTTON). 1867-1908. Born and died in London; journalist and author.
WLASHIN, KEN(ETH GLEN). 1934-2009.
WOOD-SEYS, ROLAND ALEXANDER. 1853-1919. Born, apparently as Rowland Wood, in Stourbridge, Worcestershire; died in California.
The Device of the Black Fox. Mills, 1911
WOODGATE, M(ILDRED) V(IOLET). 1886-1978. (Correcting the birth date, adding death date.)
WOODINGTON, F(LORENCE) THICKNESSE. 1858-1936.
WORDLER, AUGUSTA M. I(SABELLE). Born in France; lived in London and died in Brentford, Middlesex.
WREN, M. K.
The Medusa Pool. Delete SC
WRIGHT, T(ERRANCE) M(ICHAEL). (Correcting spelling of first name.)
Shadows Don’t Bleed. Add U.S. edition: Ramble House pb, 2010, as Shadows’ Edge (also contains The Sharp Edge, q.v.)
The Sharp Edge. Add U.S. edition: Ramble House pb, 2010, as Shadows’ Edge (also contains Shadows Don’t Bleed, q.v.)
WYKA, FRANK J. 1927-1991. Born in Cleveland; died in Los Angeles; graduate of DePauw University; founder of the Three Arts Studio in Hollywood and producer at Anaheim’s Grand Dinner Theatre.
WYMARK, EDWARD. 1933- . Pseudonym.
YAJIMA, KIHACHIRO. 1930- . Pseudonym: Kyoto Nashimura, q.v.
YARIV, FRANCES POKRAS. 1939- . (Correcting birth date.)
YOUNG, IAN. Has a philosophy degree from the Sorbonne, then qualified in medicine at the University of London; a medical translator since the mid-1980s.
ZELENSKY, LINA. Pseudonym of Helen Cholodkow, 1915- . (Correction.)
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