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


Addenda to the Revised Edition.

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ANDREWS, MABEL MARY BUCKLEY. The 1877 birth date, as Mabel Mary Powell Buckley, is correct, but no definite death date found–might have been 1960 and probably not the 1959 in CFIV. (Adding more information about the dates of the author of the 1943 novel “The Armitage Case” under the pseudonym Mary Kent.)       

ARCHER, ELLEN. Ellen Kathleen Recknor, 1951-2014. (Adding the death date for the author of the 1996 novel ”Darling” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

ARVONEN, HELEN (MARGARET). 1918-1992. First names inverted in some records: name given as Margaret Helen Dickinson in one earlier record and she was Margaret Helen Conway in 1960 when she married Sulo Arvid Arvonen; born in Thessalon, Ontario, Canada; lived in Sault Ste Marie, Ontario. (Correcting the name and dates and adding biographical details for the author of numerous titles in CFIV.

AYME, MARCEL (ANDRE). 1902-1967. Ref: CA. (Correcting the first name and adding dates and a reference citation for the author of the 1933 novel “The Hollow Field” in CFIV.)

BAILEY, MATILDA. Pseudonym of Ruby L(orraine) Radford, 1891-1971. (Adding a new pseudonym of an author in CFIV under this name and another pseudonym, Marcia Ford.)
    Dorothy Lamour and the Haunted Lighthouse. Whitman, 1947 (Intended for younger readers.)

BAKER, DOROTHY DODDS. Ref: CA. (Adding a reference citation for the author of the 1943 novel “-Trio“ in CFIV.)

BARBER, KATHRYNA VICTORIA SPERANSKY. Married George McRobie in Constantinople and then Arthur Vavasour Barber in 1936; first name also variously spelled Katerina, Katharina and Katherine. See also C(harles) P(ercy) Snow, 1905-1980, for a novel she co-authored. (Adding further biographical details for the author of two 1930s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Kay Lynn.)
 
BEECH, DICK. (Adding the contents of the 1943 collection in CFIV.)
    Torpedoed! and other stories. ss: Ashes \ Control Committees \ In Suburbia \ The Jonah \ On Tramp \ Quackery and Copology \ The Reporter \ Salt Beef \ The Scrap \ Spooks \ Torpedoed \Trapped in a Mine \ With Jam on It

BELASYSE, E. Pseudonym of Ethel Beatrice Moffat, 1872-1953; married Hugh D. Warburton in 1920, and the book was dedicated to H. D. W. (Adding the real name and dates and biographical details for the author of the 1935 novel “The Ventriloquist” in CFIV.)

BELL, IAN (A.). Delete entry. (It seems clear that the book listed in CFIV, “Whistling in the Dark,” was never actually published.)

BENEDICT, MIRIAM. Pseudonym of Morris Hershman, 1926-    , q.v. (Adding another pseudonym for the author of the 1973 novel “To Seek Where Shadows Are” under this pseudonym in CFIV.)

BENNETT, W(ILLIAM) R(OBERT). 1921-1988. Died in a suburb of Brisbane, Australia. (Adding the death date and place for the author of two 1970s novels in CFIV.)

BERNSON, WILLIAM VICTOR III. 1961-    . (Adding the real name and birth year for the author of the 1998 book “Footnotes to a Scoundrel” in CFIV under the pseudonym Brian Richards.)

BLOXHAM, PETER (GORDON). 1923-2009. Born in Bakewell, Derbyshire, England. (Correcting the dates for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

BOLAND, JUNE. Possibly the pseudonym of Eliza Maud Cooksey Boland, 1901-2001. Journalist for London newspapers, who set up an indoor ski school in London in 1927 based on skiing experience in Switzerland. (Giving a better possibility for the author of the 1940 novel “-The Courtly Beggar” in CFIV.)

BROWN, CHARLES MOLYNEUX. 1891-1964. One time drugstore manager who was a prolific pulp writer in the 1930s; he worked briefly in Hollywood but otherwise lived most of his life in Memphis, Tennessee.  (Adding the dates and biographical details for the author of three novels in CFIV under the pseudonym C. B. Molyneaux.)

BRYAN, KATE. Ellen Kathleen Recknor, 1951-2014. (Adding the death date for the author of three 1990s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

CHIN, JOHN M [JOHN M. CHIN CHANG SHANG]. Born in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia and educated in English at St. Joseph’s School there; joined Sarawak Government Service in 1941; also trained in Singapore, Australia, and at University College, Swansea, Wales; Secretary to the Kuching Rural District Council in the 1960s; still alive in 2013. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1964 novel in CFIV, and adding its setting and correcting the nature of its publication.)
    The Santubong Affair.  paperback [Sarawak]
 
CONDE, NICHOLAS. Robert (Jay) Rosenblum, 1938-2015. (Adding the death date for the co-author of three novels with Robert Nathan under this pseudonym in CFIV.)
 
COOK, PHILIPPA. (Correcting the publishing date of a novel wrongly listed as 1951 in CFIV.)
    In a Shallow Cup. Jenkins, 1925

DA RIF, ANDREA. (Correcting the spelling of the real name of the author of the 1999 novel “The Hired Hero” in CFIV under the pseudonym Andrea Pickens.)

DAY, (FRANK) JULIAN. 1924-2012. Apparently born Frank Day in London and added the Julian along the way. (Correcting the birth date and adding biographical details for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

DICKINSON, PETER (MALCOLM DE BRISSAC). 1927-2015. (Adding the death date for the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)

DIVINE, A(RTHUR) D(URHAM DAVID). Note: Both death and probate records omit the middle name David. (Adding name information for the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)
 
DOBBS, FRANK (ALEC). 1921-1985. Born in Yorkshire, England; died in Leeds. (Adding dates and middle name and biographical details for the author of the 1961 novel “Speech Day Murder” in CFIV.)

DOWNING, (GEORGE) TODD. (Adding a second series character for the 1937 novel in CFIV.)
    The Last Trumpet. SC: Peter Bounty

DU MAURIER, DAPHNE. (Adding an additional short story for a collection in CFIV and giving its approximate publication date.)
    Indiscretion and other stories. Polybooks, ca.1946. Add a fourth ss: Angels and Archangels
 
DUNCAN,  ALLAN. Pseudonym of Duncan Allan McNab, 1901-1982. Born in South Stoneham, Hampshire, England; grew up in Scotland; served in the British Army in WWI and in Special Operations Executive in WWII; designer and book illustrator; founded the Lowe Art Gallery in Florida; was director of administration of the Art Institute of Chicago; married Marjorie Kreilick in Las Vegas in 1973; authored a memoir “Witness to an Ending” which was not published until 2013; died in Madison, Wisconsin, where Kreilick was professor in the University of Wisconsin Madison Art Department 1953-1991. (Adding the real name and dates and biographical details for the author of two novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

DURMAN, HILDA M. 1913-    . (Adding the real/married name of the author of the 1982 novel “-Jealous Love” in CFIV under the pseudonym/maiden name Hilda Perry.)

ECO, UMBERTO. 1932-2016. Died in Milan, Italy. (Adding the death date and place for the author of two novels in CFIV, one listed with a dash.)

FARR, JOHN (Connecting two titles in CFIV.)
    Murder Ship; see She Shark
    She Shark. Also published in Australia as: Murder Ship. Phantom pb, 1958   

FERGUSON, IAN. Pseudonym of Ian Colin Pridmore, 1955-    . Born in Essex South West, England. (Adding the real name and birth date and place for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

FORSTER, MARGARET. 1938-2016. Died in London, England. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1980 novel “The Bride of Lowther Fell” in CFIV.)

GIGLIO, CECIL FREDERICK. Pseudonym: C. I. D. Smith, q.v. (Adding another pseudonym for the author of two novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

GRAHAM, VICTORIA (RANDALL). 1944-    . (Adding the birth year for the author of the 1974 novel “The Witchstone” in CFIV.)

HALEY, ANDREA. Irene M. Pascoe, 1938-    . (Correcting the birth date of the author of the 1982 novel “The Velvet Shadows of Justin Wood” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

HALLGREN, ANDREA GAYLE. (Correcting the name of a possible co-author with Rhonda Lee Bennon of the 1982 novel “Project Norouz” in CFIV under the pseudonym Rebecca Swift.)

HAYS, (CLARE) AGEE. 1900-1986. Born in Nebraska; attended Cotner College and the University of Nebraska; short story writer; died in Portland, Oregon. (Adding a new author and title, not in CFIV.)
    It Walked in the Dark. Gordon Martin, 1945 [Oregon]

HEISENFELT, KATHRYN (L.). 1903-1978. Born in Minnesota; died in Lake City, Minnesota. All titles intended for younger readers. (Adding a new author and her titles, none in CFIV.)
    Ann Rutherford and the Key to Nightmare Hall. Whitman, 1942
    Ann Sheridan and the Sign of the Sphinx. Whitman, 1943
    Betty Grable and the House of Cobwebs. Whitman, 1947
    Betty Grable and the House with the Iron Shutters. Whitman, 1943
    Bonita Granville and the Mystery of Star Island. Whitman, 1942
    Deanna Durbin and the Adventure of Blue Valley. Whitman, 1941
    Deanna Durbin and the Feather of Flame. Whitman, 1941
    Gene Tierney and the Invisible Wedding Gift. Whitman, 1947
    Jane Withers and the Swamp Wizard. Whitman, 1944
    Judy Garland and the Hoodoo Costume. Whitman, 1945
    Polly the Powers Model and the Puzzle of the Haunted Camera. Whitman, 1942
    Shirley Temple and the Screaming Specter. Whitman, 1946
    Shirley Temple and the Spirit of Dragonwood. Whitman, 1945

HERSHMAN, MORRIS. Pseudonym: Miriam Benedict, q.v. (Adding another pseudonym for the author of three novels under his real name and others under five pseudonyms in CFIV.)

HIGGINS, PETER JUDE. 1959-    . (Adding the real name and birth year of the author of the 2000 novel “Guilty Employers” in CFIV under the pseudonym Jude Peters.)

HOLLAND, CECILIA (ANASTASIA). 1943-    . Pseudonym: Julie Rood. (Adding the real name of the author of the 1975 movie novelization “Lucky Lady” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

HOPKINS, (HECTOR) KENNETH. Pseudonym: Warwick Mannon, q.v. (Adding a further pseudonym for the author of numerous titles in CFIV under this name and the 1964 novel “Amateur Agent” under the pseudonym Christopher Adams.)

HOUGAN, JIM. (Adding a series character for the 2000 novel in CFIV.)
    Kingdom Come. SC: Jack Dunphy, also in a subsequent novel (“The Magdalene Cipher,” 2006)

JOHNSON, GEORGE CLAYTON. 1929-2015. Died in North Hills, California. (Adding the death date and place for the co-author with Jack Golden Russell of the 1960 film novelization “Ocean’s Eleven” in CFIV.)

JONAS, GEORGE. 1935-2016. (Adding the death date for the author of the 1984 novel in CFIV, as well as movie adaptions of it.)
    Vengeance. TV movie: CTV, 1986, as Sword of Gideon (scw: Chris Bryant; dir: Michael Anderson). Film: Universal, 2005, as Munich (scw: Tony Kishner, Eric Roth; dir: Steven Spielberg)

JUDD, ALAN. Alan Edward Petty, 1946-    . (Adding the middle name and corrected birth year for the author of the 1989 novel “Tango” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

KELDER, ROBERT. (Adding a reprint edition of the 1999 novel in CFIV.)
    The Penyghent Blood. Also published as by Roger Ratcliffe. Aire Press, 2013
 
KICHLINE, LINDA JO. 1950-2013 (Adding the death year for the author of the 1993 novel “Secrets of Magnolia House” in CFIV under the pseudonym Allyson Ryan.)

LEE, (NELLE) HARPER. 1926-2016. Died in Monroeville, Alabama. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1960 novel “To Kill a Mocking Bird” in CFIV.)

LE QUEUX, WILLIAM (TUFNELL). (Correcting the setting of the 1900 novel in CFIV.)
    The Sign of the Seven Sins. [Monte Carlo]

LEWIS, DAVID. David Lewis Patton, 1927(?)-1991(?). (Adding possible dates for the author of two 1976 novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

LISTON, JACK. (Deleting the dash from a 1960 novel in CFIV.)
    Man Bait.

McLAREN, JACK. (Adding a story to a 1946 collection and correcting the title of a listed story in CFIV.)
    Stories of the South Seas. Add ss: Strange Pursuit. Correct ss title from A Matter of Death to A Matter of Earth

McNAB, DUNCAN ALLAN. 1901-1982. (Adding the real name and dates for the author of two novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Allan Duncan, q.v.)

MacVICAR, ANGUS. (Correcting the publisher of the 1947 collection in CFIV.)
    Greybreek. Stanley Paul

MANNON, WARWICK. House name sometimes used by (Hector) Kenneth Hopkins, 1914-1988. (Adding a further pseudonym, a novel, and its film version, none in CFIV.)
    The Clouded Yellow. World Film pb, 1950 (Novelization of film: Carillon, 1950 (scw: Janet Green; dir: Ralph Thomas)

MANZI, WARREN (MICHAEL). 1955-2016. Born in Manchester, New Hampshire; also an actor in two films; died in Lawrence, Massachusetts. (Add the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1990 play “Perfect Crime” in CFIV.)

MARTIN, DAVID. (Deleting a film wrongly identified as based on the 1946 novel in CFIV.)
    Tiger Bay. Delete movie reference

MASTERO STORYTELLER. Purvez J. K. Saher, 1932-2011. (Adding the death date for the author of the 1982 novel “Welcome to the Torture Chamber” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

MAXXE, ROBERT. Robert (Jay) Rosenblum, 1938-2015. (Adding the death date for the author of the 1984 novel “Arcade” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

MINSKY, MARVIN (LEE). 1927-2016. (Adding the death date for the co-author with Harry Harrison of the 1992 novel “The Turing Option” in CFIV.)

MOFFAT, ETHEL BEATRICE. 1872-1953. (Adding the real name and dates for the author of the 1935 novel “The Ventriloquist” in CFIV under the pseudonym E. Belasyse.)

MOLYNEAUX, C. B. Charles Molyneux Brown, 1891-1964. (Adding the dates for the author of three novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

MYERS, GRACE R. [GRACE R. MYERS ROBERTSON]. 1911-1993. (Adding the real name of the co-author, with her sister Margaret Rider Myers, of the 1940 novel “The Misplaced Corpse” in CFIV under the pseudonym Sarah Rider.)
 
MYERS, MARGARET RIDER [MARGARET RIDER MYERS TODD BRINGHURST]. 1904-1962. (Adding the real name of the co-author, with her sister Grace R. Myers, of the 1940 novel “The Misplaced Corpse” in CFIV under the pseudonym Sarah Rider.)

NUNEZ, CELIA (MARIE HANNA). 1962-    . (Adding the middle/maiden names and birth year of the co-author with Michael C. Perkins, 1955-    , of the 2000 novel “A Cool Billion” in CFIV.)

PACKER, ELEANOR (LEWIS). 1899-1948. (Adding a new author and title not in CFIV.)
    Jane Withers and the Hidden Room. Whitman, 1942 [acad.] (Intended for younger readers.)
 
PAGE, JAKE [JAMES KEENA PAGE, JR.]. 1936-2016. Died in Lyons, Colorado. (Adding the death date and place for the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)

PARRISH, RICHARD (LEE). 1943-2013. (Adding the death date for the author of six books in CFIV.)

PARSONS, CAROLINE [CAROLINE PARSONS THOMAS]. 1854-1932. (Correcting the birth date of the author of the 1899 collection “-A Girl’s Confessional and other stories” in CFIV.)

PASCOE, IRENE M. 1938-    . Living in Washington. (Correcting the birth date and adding a biographical detail for the author of four novels in CFIV.)

PATRICK, LYNN. (Adding the setting of the 1986 novel in CFIV.)
    Mystery in the Moonlight. [Caribbean Island]

PATTINSON, LEE. Pseudonym of Muriel Margaret Storm, 1920-2007. Born in England; to Australia by 1926; married Arthur Edwin Burey. (Adding the real name, dates and biographical details for the author of books in CFIV under the pseudonyms Caroline Farr and Teri Lester.)

PATTON, DAVID LEWIS. 1927(?)-1991(?). (Adding possible dates for the author of two 1976 novels in CFIV under the pseudonym David Lewis.)
 
PATTON, JIM [JAMES ALLEN PATTON]. Sportswriter in Portland, Oregon. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “The Shake” in CFIV.)

PAUL, GILL. 1960-    . Born in Glasgow, Scotland; studied medicine, then literature and history at Glasgow University; moved to London to work in publishing. (Adding the birth date and biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “Enticement” in CFIV.)
 
PAWLEY, E. (Deleting a 1947 book of which no trace can now be found.)
    Death Was Her Escort. Delete

PAXTON, M(ARY) W. (Adding the setting for the 1885 novel in CFIV.)
    Where Tempests Blow. [Scotland]

PAYNE, DOUGLAS. (Adding the settings of a 1989 novel in CFIV.)
    Masterstroke. [New York City, Paris]

PAYNE, GEORGE. (Adding the setting of an 1884 novel in CFIV.)
    Oonah; or, The Story of a Crime. [California]

PEACOCK, JAMES. (Correcting the setting of the 1986 novel in CFIV.)
    Hawl. [London]

PEARCE, MICHAEL. Pseudonym of Michael Pearce Smith, 1933-    . (Adding the real name of the author of numerous titles in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

PEARCE, SETH. (Note: the 1964 book in CFIV looks like a straightforward western.)
    -Dead Man’s Reckoning. [West]

PEART, RUDOLPH A. Born and raised in Ocho Rios, Jamaica; has a degree in business administration and serves as an environmental health officer. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1993 novel “When Angels Cry” in CFIV.)
 
PECK, RICHARD (WAYNE). Ref: CA. (Adding a reference citation for the author of the 1976 novel “Are You in the House Alone” in CFIV.)

PENLEY, NORMAN. (Adding the settings of two 1935 novels in CFIV.)
    -The Girl in the Green Beret. [England]
    -The Loveless Isle. [England]

PENNINGTON, ROD(NEY JAMES). (Correcting the middle name of the author of five novels in CFIV.)

PENNYCOOK, JOAN (DOROTHY). 1926-    . Born Joan D. Hawkings in Peermade, India; married William Pennycook in Hampstead, England, in 1953; living in Truro, Cornwall. (Adding the birth year and biographical details for the author of the 1986 novel “Terminal Arrangements” in CFIV.)

PEPPITT, ALLEN. (Adding the setting of the 1998 novel in CFIV.)
    A Necessary End. [Texas, 1963]

PERCIFULL, AARON. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline of the author of the 1983 collection “The Demon Cat and other strange tales” in CFIV.)
 
PERFIT, LAUREN. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline of the author of the 1994 novel “Cousin Amanda” in CFIV, which seems to exist only in British libraries.)

PERISON, BEN PAUL. Has a B.A. in Economics from the University of California-Irvine and a J.D. from the University of California Hastings College of Law; an investments executive. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “The Seventh Sin” in CFIV.)

PERKINS, MICHAEL C. 1955-    . (Adding the birth year of the co-author with Celia Nunez, 1962-    , of the 2000 novel “A Cool Billion” in CFIV.)

PERNACK, ADAM (DEREK). (Adding the middle name of the author of the 1993 play “Killers” in CFIV.)

PERRICHE, MARLENE. Possibly the pseudonym of Martha Louise Richter, 1940-2014. (Adding the possible real name and dates for the author of three novels in CFIV, and the setting of the 1980 novel in CFIV.)
    -The Bride of Windemere. [England]

PERROT, IRENE. 1899(?)-1980(?). (Adding possible dates for the author of the 1975 novel “Freedom from Fear” in CFIV, and a setting for the novel.)
    Freedom from Fear. [Canada]

PERRY, HILDA. Pseudonym of Hilda M. Durman, 1913-    . Born Hilda M. Perry in Wolverhampton, England; and married Robert Orriss Durman in 1938; still living in Wolverhampton. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1982 novel “-Jealous Love” in CFIV.)

PETER. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline of the author of the 1916 collection “Trench Yarns” in CFIV.)

PETERS, JUDE. Pseudonym of Peter Jude Higgins, 1959-    . (Adding the real name and birth year of the author of the 2000 novel “Guilty Employers” in CFIV.)

PETERSON, ANN VOSS. 1964-    . (Confirming the birth date of the author of the 2000 novel “Inadmissible Passion” in CFIV.)

PETERSON, BELLE. Born in North Carolina. (Adding a biographical detail for the author of the 1875 novel in CFIV, and its setting.)
    -One Word, and a Tear; or, The Wounded Dove. [North Carolina]

PETHICK, SUE [SUSAN JANE WESTMORELAND PETHICK]. 1950-    . (Adding the full name and birth date of the author of the 2000 novel “Zulu Plus Ten” in CFIV under the house pseudonym Cliff Garnett.)

PETTY, ALAN EDWARD. 1946-    . (Adding the middle name and corrected birth year for the author of the 1989 novel “Tango” in CFIV under the pseudonym Alan Judd.)

PEVERETT, ALLAN (DOUGLAS). 1904-1969. (Adding the death date for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

PHELAN, MARGARET (ALEX). 1924-2013. (Correcting the death date for the author of the 1997 novel “Mandy” in CFIV.)

PHELPS, WINIFRED. (Adding the subtitle of the 1960 play in CFIV.)
    Temptation Sordid; or, Virtue Rewarded.

PHILBIN, TOM [THOMAS JOSEPH PHILBIN, JR.]. 1934-2014. (Adding the full name and death year for the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)

PHILIPS, JUDSON (PENTECOST). SC: Daniel Coyle and Claude “Harvard” Donovan. (Giving the full names of the characters in two 1940s novels in CFIV.)

PHILLIPS, D(ONALD) MICHAEL. (Adding the first name of the author of the 1999 novel “Fall of Freedom” in CFIV.)

PHILLIPS, JENNIFER. 1942-    . (Adding the birth year for the author of the 1985 novel “Bombshell” in CFIV.)

PHILO, THOMAS (ELLWOOD). 1955-    . (Adding the middle name and correcting the birth year for the author of the 1985 novel “Judgment by Fire” in CFIV.)

PIASECKI, VICTOR. Delete entry. (Wrongly identified as the real name of Alex Thackeray in CFIV.)

PICKENS, ANDREA. Pseudonym of Andrea Da Rif, 1951-    . (Correcting the spelling of the real name of the author of the 1999 novel “The Hired Hero” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

PICKERSGILL, JOSHUA. 1780-1818. (Adding the dates for the author of the 1803 novel in CFIV and its setting.)
    The Three Brothers. [France]

PICKFORD, MARGARET. 1884(?)-1947(?). (Adding possible dates for the author of the 1934 novel “-A Loving Lawbreaker” in CFIV.)

PIERSON, EMILY CATHERINE. 1818-1900. (Adding the dates for the author of the 1851 novel “Jamie Parker, the Fugitive” in CFIV.)

PIETRO, INSPECTOR. (Adding the setting of the 1909 novel in CFIV.)
    Marked for Death; or, The Revenge of the Black Hand Leader. [Boston]

PIKE, PETER. Pseudonym of Nicholas Roe A. 1947/8-. (Adding the real name of the author of the 1984 novel “Fool’s Blooding” in CFIV.)

PINCENT, DAVID TY. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline of the author of the 1992 novel “Goodbye My Love” in CFIV.)

PINKERTON, MYRON. 1844(?)-1914(?). (Adding possible dates for the author of two 1887 novels in CFIV.)

PIPRELL, COLLIN (REID). (Adding the middle name of the author of two novels in CFIV.)

POHLMAN, M(ICHAEL) DAVID. 1942-    . (Adding the first name and birth year for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

POLLACHEK, ELLIN RONEE. (Correccting the middle name spelling for the co-author with Barbara Holston of the 1988 novel “Midnight Sins” in CFIV under the joint pseudonym Ellin Hall.)

POLLOCK, J(AMES) C(HARLES). 1939-     . Former Intelligence officer. Delete CA reference. (Correcting the name and birth year of the author of seven titles in CFIV under this name and three under the pseudonym James Elliott, adding a series character for two Pollock titles, and deleting a reference citation.)
    The Dennecker Code. SC: Jack Callahan
    Mission M.I.A. SC: Jack Callahan

POLLOCK, ROBERT (A.). 1930-2003. Died in Fairfield, Connecticut. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1972 novel “Loophole, or How to Rob a Bank” in CFIV.)
   
POND, RUTH POWER. 1908-1994. Born in Kentucky; died in Hamilton, Ohio. (Confirming the dates and adding biographical details for the author of the 1969 novel “The Oaks of Bashan” in CFIV.)

POREL, MICHAEL. 1947-    . (Adding the birth year for the author of the 2000 novel “Tender Touch of Evil” in CFIV.)

PORTUGALI, M(ENACHEM). 1939-2001. Born in Tiberias, Israel, and died in Tel Aviv. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1981 novel “Khamsin” in CFIV.)

POSNER, RICHARD. (Adding the setting of the 1974 novel in CFIV, and adding a new title.)
    Sweet Sixteen and Never Been Killed. Simon Pulse pb, 1993 (Intended for younger readers.)
    The Trigger Man. [New York City]

POST, JUDY. Delete. (No trace of the 1987 novel “Gourmet Killings” in CFIV can be found.)

POTTER, CHERYL (J.). 1958-    . (Correcting the birth date of the author of the 1996 novel ”The Witch” in CFIV.)
 
POTTER, KATHLEEN. 1934-   . (Adding the birth year of the author of the 1986 novel “Weathering the Storm” in CFIV.)

POTTER, PATRICIA (ANN). Ref: CA. (Adding a reference citation for the author of two 1990s novels in CFIV.)

POTTS, RUTH (NORA). 1920-    . (Adding the birth year for the author of two 1979 novels in CFIV.)

POWELL, TONY [ANTHONY JAMES POWELL]. 1951-    . (Adding the full name and birth year for the author of the 1997 play “The Mozart Man” in CFIV.)

POWER, E(DITH?) M(ARY?). 1871(?)-1954(?). (Adding the possible full name and dates for the author of the 1931 novel “-How Gertrude’s Spy Came to Ladywell” in CFIV.)

POWERS, ART(HUR). (Completing the first name of the co-author with Mike Misenheimer of the 1984 novel “Framed” in CFIV.)

PRESTON, ALISON. Born and living in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada; earned a B.A. in English from the University of Winnipeg; writer and letter carrier. (Adding biographical details for the author of two novels in CFIV, and the settings of both of them, along with a series character.)
    A Blue and Golden Year. [Winnipeg, Mexico]
    The Rain Barrel Baby. [Winnipeg] SC: Frank Foote, also in subsequent novels

PRICE, ROBER T. Originally from Paisley, Scotland; spent many years in the computer industry; living in Stratford-upon-Avon, England. (Adding biographical details for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

PRICE, WILLIAM (W.). (Adding a series character in the 1999 novel “Shadow Travels” in CFIV.)
    Shadow Travels. SC: Wasilly Orloff, also in a subsequent novel

PRIDDY, LAWRANCE L. Delete. (Correct spelling of first name is Laurance; he has a CA entry; and the 2000 book “Critical Evidence” listed in CFIV was not actually published until 2002.)

PRIDMORE, IAN COLIN. 1955-    . Pseudonym: Ian Ferguson. (Adding the real name and birth year of the author of two novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

PRINCE, J(ACK) H(ARVEY). No death date found; last trace was in 1993 in Tasmania. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1994 novel “The Spy’s Eyebrow” in CFIV.)

PROWSE, PHILIP. (Adding a series character and settings to 1990 novels in CFIV, and a new title.)
    L.A. Movie. Heinemann pb, 1999 [Los Angeles] SC: Lenny Samuel (Intended for adults learning to read.)
    L.A. Raid. [Los Angeles] SC: Lenny Samuel
    L.A. Winners. [Los Angeles] SC: Lenny Samuel
 
PULLEN, CHRIS. (Adding the setting for the 1996 novel in CFIV.)
    Oliver’s Army. [Middle East]

PURCELL, DEIRDRE. 1945-2014. Born in Dublin, Ireland; died on the Beara Peninsula, West Cork. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1995 novel “Sky” in CFIV.)

QUINN, OLGA. Born Olga Hammond Day in Denton, Lancashire, England; married Benedict Michael Quinn there in 1959; was in Australia by 1984 and in Tasmania by 2002. (Adding biographical details for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

RACZYK, ROBERT (M.). 1931-2015. Died in Chicago. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1961 novel “-Mate Swap” in CFIV.)

RADFORD, ROBERT. Journalist and writer; raised in London; emigrated to Israel and served as a correspondent in the Yom Kippur War; served three years in the Israeli Army; living in London. (Adding biographical details for the author of two 1990s novels in CFIV.)

RADFORD, RUBY L(ORRAINE). Pseudonym: Matilda Bailey, q.v. (Adding a new pseudonym for this author in CFIV under this name and pseudonym Marcia Ford.)

RAGUSA, JOHN, III. Identified as a former organized crime insider. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1994 novel “The Triggerman” in CFIV.)

RAINEY, CAROLYN (M.). (Adding a series character in the 2000 novel in CFIV and also in a subsequent novel.)
    What If...  SC: Allen Baylor

RAINSFORD, W(ILLIAM?) H(ENRY?).  (Adding the setting of the 1923 novel in CFIV.)
    BB of Ardlegay. [England]

RANDALL, RODGER. Pseudonym. (Correcting and identifying the byline for the 1935 novel The Scarlet Death” in CFIV.)

RANDALL, VICTORIA [VICTORIA RANDALL GRAHAM]. 1944-    . Born in Illinois; graduate of Oberlin College; a registered nurse, living in Washington. (Adding the birth year and biographical details for the author of the 1974 novel “The Witchstone” in CFIV as by Victoria Graham.)

RANDELL, CHRISTINE (MARGARET MANN). 1923-2012(?). Born in London; probably is the Christine Margaret Randell who died in March 2012, but no definite connection found. (Adding the corrected birth year and probable death date for the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)

RAPP, STEPHANIE [STEPHANIE RAPP GHOSH]. 1969-    . (Adding the birth year of one of the authors of the 1987 Sherlockian pastiche “Mystery of the Pale-Ontologist of Meltdown” in CFIV.)

RATHBORNE, ST. GEORGE (HENRY). Pseudonym: Alexander Robertson, q.v. (Adding another pseudonym for the author of numerous titles in CFIV under his real name and other pseudonyms.)

RAYMOND, BENN. (Adding further titles, all issued by Action Comics, Sydney, Australia, to the eleven listed in CFIV.)
    The Corpse Wore High Heels. 1950s
    Dangerous Legacy. 1950s
    Dead Man’s Voyage. 1950s
    Deadline for Dolls. 1950s
    Killer Most Gentle. 1950s
    Marihuana Merry-Go-Round. 1950s
    Model for Murder. 1950s (Also includes “Dope Was Their Business” by Bill Sylvester) 
    Murder in the Nude. 1950s
    Nylon Stocking Murders. 1950s
    Shakedown Blonde. 1950s

RAZDAN, C. K. ca.1939-    . (Adding an approximate birth year of the author of the 1972 collection “Stories of Crime and Murder” in CFIV.)

READ, ROBYN [ROBYN READ HAMILTON]. 1943-    . (Confirming the birth year of the author of the 1995 novel “The More Things Change” in CFIV.)

RECKNOR, ELLEN KATHLEEN. 1951-2014. Born in Creston, Iowa; died in Des Moines; studied art at Drake University; lived in Scottsdale, Arizona, for many years; painter of animals. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1996 novel “Darling” under the pseudonym Ellen Archer and three 1990s novels under the pseudonym Kate Bryan, all in CFIV.)

REDMOND, DONALD (AITCHESON). 1922-2015. Born in Owosso, Michigan; died in Kingston, Ontario; earned degrees in library science at McGill University and the University of Illinois; model maker, Sherlock Holmes scholar, and librarian at various institutions, finally including two decades at Queen’s University in Kingston. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1981 Sherlockian story “The Adventure of the Foreign Sporran” in CFIV.)
 
REED, BLAIR (CORRINGTON?). 1915(?(-1983(?). (Giving possible middle name and dates for the author of the 1948 novel “Pass Key to Murder” and the 1946 novel “Killers Play Rough” in CFIV under the pseudonym Adam Ring.)

REED, DONN. Delete entry. (No trace of the 1990 book “The Spy with Three Antlers” in CFIV can be found.)

REEVES-STEVENS, JUDITH (EVELYN). 1953-    . Ref: CA. (Correcting the birth year and adding a reference citation for the co-author with Garfield Reeves-Stevens of three novels in CFIV.)

REID, JAMIE. Lifelong punter and racing enthusiast; journalist and regular contributor to the Financial Times color magazine How to Spend It (“Smart Money” column). (Correcting the biographical details and deleting the birth year for the author of the 1985 novel “Easy Money” in CFIV.)

REMINGTON, EUGENE. (Adding an apparent earlier edition of an 1880 book in CFIV.)
    The Victim of the Mysterious Mark; or, The Magic Mirror. Apparently the same work was published by Baker, Godwin in 1851 as by Francis Glossnap, about whom nothing can be found.

REMLEY, (ROLAND) DIRK.  (Adding the first name for the author of the 1998 collection “The Red Notebook” in CFIV.)

REMNANT, RICHARD. (Adding a setting and series character for the 1930 collection in CFIV.)
    At the Back o’ Beyond. [India] SC: Captain Reginald

REYNOLDS, HOWARD. (Adding settings for the 1986 novel in CFIV).
    The Defector. [Russia, England]

REYNOLDS, JOHN. (Identifying the nature of the 1621 book in CFIV.)
    The Triumphs of God’s Revenge Against...Murder.  ss collection

RIAL, HORACIO VAZQUEZ. 1947-2012. Born in Argentina; lived in Spain from 1968; died in Madrid. (Adding the death date and place and biographical details for the author of the 1990 novel “Triste’s History” in CFIV.)

RIBEIRO, EDGARD TELLAS. Ref: CA. Born in Brazil; journalist and film critic; member of the Brazilian Foreign Service; living in New York. (Adding a reference citation and biographical details for the author of the 1994 novel “I Would Have Loved Him If I Had Not Killed Him” in CFIV.)

RICE, DAVID. 1934-    . (Adding the birth year for the author of the 1994 novel “-Blood Guilt” in CFIV.)

RICE, LOUISE GUEST. 1884(?(-1959(?). (Adding possible dates for the author of the 1930 novel “By Whose Hand” in CFIV.)

RICE, LUANNE. Ref: CA. (Adding a reference citation for the author of the 1990 novel “-Stone Heart” in CFIV.)

RICH, NICHOLAS. Pseudonym of Charles (Arthur) Whitman, 1906-1983, q.v. (Adding the real name and dates of the author of three 1970s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

RICHARDS, BRIAN. Pseudonym of William Victor Bernson III, 1961-    . (Adding real name and birth date for the author of the 1998 book “Footnotes to a Scoundrel” in CFIV.)

RICHARDS, GAVIN. 1946-    . (Adding the birth year for the author of the 1990 novel “Die Kinder” in CFIV.)

RICHARDS, HANK. (Adding the publication date for the novel in CFIV.)
    Hi-Jackers’ Holiday. Sydney Australia: Action Comics pb, 1955
 
RICHARDS, HEDLEY. (Adding the setting for the ca.1905 novel in CFIV.)
    The Haighs of Hillcrest. [England]

RICHARDSON, DOUG(LAS ROBERT). (Adding the full name of the author of two 1990s novels in CFIV.)

RICHARDSON, MICHAEL. (Adding the setting of the 1996 novel in CFIV.)
    The Son of Eva Braun. [Germany, 1945]

RICHARDSON, (JOHN) SCOTT. 1948-   . (Adding the full name and birth year for the author of the 1990 novel ”King of the Shadows” in CFIV.)

RICHMOND, DAVID (GRAHAM). 1942-2015. Born in Toledo, Ohio; died in Versailles, Kentucky; actor, playwright, poet, museum designer and scriptwriter. (Adding the middle name, death date and biographical details for the co-author with Bob Hall of the 1979 play “The Passion of Dracula” in CFIV.)

RICHMOND, PHILIP. (Adding the setting of the 1949 book in CFIV, and additional titles.)
    Chinatown Murder. Sydney, Australia: Currawong pb, 1940w
    -Hot Lead Redemption. [West]
    Target for Doom. Sydney, Australia: Currawong pb, 1940s

RICHTER, MARTHA LOUISE. 1940-2014. (Adding the possible real name and dates of the author of three novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Marlene Perriche.)

RICKMAN, SIDNEY (MARIE). Born in Columbus, Mississippi; graduate of the University of Mississippi; retired in 1995 from teaching English in Birmingham, Alabama, for 35 years. (Adding the middle name and biographical details for the author of the 1998 novel “The Joker’s Love Tune” in CFIV.)

RIDER, SARAH. Joint pseudonym of sisters Margaret Rider Myers [Margaret Rider Myers Todd Bringhurst], 1904-1962, and Grace R. Myers [Grace R. Myers Robertson], 1911-1993, both of whom were born and died in California. (Adding real names, dates and biographical details for the author of the 1940 novel “The Misplaced Corpse” in CFIV.)

RIDGWAY, CHARLES. (Adding the earliest publications of 1912 titles in CFIV.)
    -The Apothecary’s Fatal Error. Davis pb (Pietermaritzburg, South Africa), 1911
    -Joe Peat. (Philadelphia), 1896

RIDGWAY, JOHN. 1940-    . (Adding the birth date for the artist of four titles in CFIV.)

RIEDEL, JOHN (W.). 1937-2015. Born in Malone, New York; died in Clearwater, Florida; a public accountant in Orlando and Tallahassee. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “Requiem in Red” in CFIV.)

RIGG, KATHLEEN. (Correcting the title and adding the setting for an undated novel in CFIV.)
    -In the Grip of the Unseen. [Singapore]

RILEY, L(AWRENCE) W(ILLIAM). (Adding the full name of the author of the 1958 novel “Temptress on Trial” in CFIV under the byline John Laffin.)
   
RILEY, WILMA. Born in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada; has degrees from the Universities of Saskatchewan and Regina; lived in France for three years; living on the west coast. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1993 novel “Cut-Out” in CFIV.)

RIORDAN, KEVIN. 1950-   . (Adding the birth date of the author of the 1993 book “The Big Waste Land” in CFIV.)

ROAT, RONALD CLAIR. 1946-2013. Born in Pontiac, Michigan; had degrees from Michigan State University and Oregon State University; newspaper reporter, columnist and editor; associate professor of journalism at the University of Southern Indiana; died in Ludington, Michigan. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of three 1990s novels in CFIV.)

ROBB, CHARLES F. Chief of the Criminal Division of the William J. Burns International Detective Agency. (Adding biographical details for the co-author with Carl H. Getz of the 1927 novel “Red O’Leary Wins Out” in CFIV.)

ROBBINS, NORMAN. Born in Yorkshire, England; now living in Devon; actor, director, playwright, lecturer and pantomimist. (Adding biographical details for the author of four plays in CFIV.)

ROBENS, HOWARD. 1931-2015. Died in Vancouver, Canada. (Adding the death date and place for the co-author with Jack Wasserman of the 1979 novel “Hambro’s Itch” in CFIV.)

ROBERTS, CAREY (CANSLER). 1935-2016. Author, psychotherapist and counselor, marketing executive and volunteer hospital chaplain; died in Leesburg, Virginia. (Adding the death date and place, and further biographical details, for the author of two novels in CFIV.)
 
ROBERTS, EDWIN F. (Adding the setting for the 1855 collection in CFIV.)
    The Road to Ruin; or, The Dangers of the Town. [England]

ROBERTS, GILDAS (JACK/OWEN). 1932-2001. Born in Johannesburg, South Africa; Professor of English at Memorial University of Newfoundland; died in Bangor, Wales. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1991 novel “Gander Snatch” in CFIV.)

ROBERTS, JANET LOUISE. (Deleting one title and adding the setting for another in CFIV.)
    La Casa Dorada. ([Madrid, 1800, hc). Delete
    La Casa Dorada. Dell, 1973 [Madrid]

ROBERTS, NORA. Pseudonym of Eleanor Marie Robertson Aufdem-Brinke Wilder. (Correcting the full name of the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)

ROBERTSON, A. K. 1923-    . Pseudonym of a doctor and former hospital consultant and widower originally from Scotland and living in retirement in Huddersfield, England. (Adding the birth year and biographical details for the author of four novels in CFIV.)

ROBERTSON, ALEXANDER. Probably another pseudonym of St. George (Henry) Rathborne, 1854-1938, q.v. (Adding the probable real name of the author of six titles in CFIV.)

ROBERTSON, CHARLEY. 1907-1980. Graduate of Western Kentucky University; water colorist, particularly of covered bridges; employed at Dow Chemical Company. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1950 novel “Shadow of a Cloud” in CFIV.)

ROBERTSON, JOHN. (Adding the setting of the 1886 novel in CFIV.)
    -The Man of the People. [Edinburgh, London]

ROBERTSON, JOHN M. 1921-    . (Adding the birth date of the author of the 2000 novel “A Comedy of Terrors” in CFIV.)

ROBERTSON, ROBERT P. 1951-    . (Correcting the birth date of the author of the 2000 novel “The Keys to the Car” in CFIV.)

ROBINS, ELEANOR (RANKIN). 1940-    . (Adding the birth year and middle/maiden name of the author of a 1983 novel in CFIV, and the setting of the novel.)
    Tormenting Memories. [South Carolina]

ROBINSON, JOHN B. Ref: CA. (Adding a reference citation for the author of the 1998 novel “Kilimanjaro Burning” in CFIV.

ROBINSON, RICHARD. Pseudonym of Richmond S. Robinson, 1945-1998. (Adding the real name and dates for the author of the 1978 film novelization “High Ballin’” in CFIV.)

ROBINSON, RICHMOND S. 1945-1998. Pseudonym: Richard Robinson, q.v. (Adding the real name and date for the author of the 1978 film novelization “High Ballin’” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

ROBINSON, RON(ALD LEE). Professor of English and Journalism at Augustana University in Sioux Falls, South Dakota for some 35 years; has a Ph.D. from the University of Nebraska. (Adding biographical details for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

ROBSON, DAVID W. Delete CA reference. (Deleting the reference citation and adding the middle initial for the author of three novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Max Davidson.)
 
ROCHELLE, REBECCA. ca.1953-    . Pseudonym of a Mensa member, former nurse, youthful great-grandmother, married to a U.S. Marine combat veteran. (Correcting the entry for the author of the 2000 novel “The Second Mrs. Robinson” in CFIV.)
 
ROCHESTER, (MINNIE) DEVEREAUX. 1917-1983. Born in Queens, New York; died at a hospital in Rennes, France. (Correcting the first name and adding the death date and place for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

ROCKLIFF, B(ARBARA) J. (Adding the setting of the 1988 novel in CFIV.)
    Crackerjack, [Canada]

RODGERS, PETER. 1946-    . (Adding the birth year for the author of the 1999 novel “The Prison of Memory” in CFIV.)
 
ROE, NICHOLAS A. 1947/8- Pseudonym: Peter Pike, q.v. (Adding the real name of the author of the 1984 novel “Fool’s Blooding” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

ROGERS, ALEXIS (F.?). 1928(?)-1994(?). (Adding a possible middle initial and dates for the author of the 1990 novel “The Cost of Love” in CFIV.)

ROGERS, DAVID. Family practice physician in the Midwest; graduate of the University of Iowa College of Medicine. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “The Erikson Connection” in CFIV.)

ROGERS, LELA E. 1891-1977. Mother of actress Ginger Rogers. (Adding a new author and title not in CFIV.)
    Ginger Rogers and the Riddle of the Scarlet Cloak. Whitman, 1942 (Intended for younger readers.)
 
ROLL, WILLIAM FRANK. 1879(?)-    . (Adding a possible birth date for the author of the 1919 novel “-Falsely Accused:” in CFIV.)

ROMBOLA, BOB [i.e., Robert A. Rombola]. (Correcting the bracket information for the author of the 1996 novel “Death Stride” in CFIV.)

ROMANO, ROBERT (L.). 1926-2015. Born in Syracuse, New York; had a doctorate from Washington University in St. Louis; psychologist in Pittsburgh. (Correcting the death date and adding biographical details for the author of the 1997 novel “Overkill” in CFIV.)

ROME, TONY [ANTHONY G. ROME?]. 1943(?)-    . (Adding a possible full name and birth date for the author of the 1971 novel “God’s Gift to All Women” in CFIV.)

ROMIG, FREDERICK (HERMAN). 1904-1972. Died in Tallahassee, Florida. (Adding the middle name and death place and confirming the death date of the author of the 1953 novel “The Metronome” in CFIV.)

RONQUILLO, DAVID G. Born in El Paso, Texas; licensed taxicab driver in Denver; columnist and editor. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “Fatal Flaws” in CFIV.)

ROOD, JULIE. Pseudonym of Cecelia (Anastasia) Holland, 1943-    . (Adding the real name and birth date for the author of the 1975 move novelization “Lucky Lady” in CFIV.)

ROSE, CLARKSON. 1890-1968. (Adding the real name and dates for the co-author, as J. Arthur Rose, with J. E. Harold Terry of the play “The Return of Sherlock Holmes” in CFIV.)

ROSE, J. ARTHUR. Pseudonym of Clarkson Rose, 1890-1968. (Adding the real name and dates for the co-author with J. E. Harold Terry of the play “The Return of Sherlock Holmes” in CFIV.)

ROSEMARY, KRISTINE. 1961(?)-   . Has lived in the Pacific Northwest since 1969, and now lives in the Columbia Plateau region; worked as a newspaper reporter for the Salem Statesman-Journal and Portland Oregonian. (Adding a possible birth date and biographical details for the author of the 1993 novel “The War Against Gravity” in CFIV.)

ROSEN, GEORGE H. Born in Chicago; Peace Corps volunteer in Kenya; political speech writer, short story writer, reporter and columnist; radio commentator. (Adding biographical details for the author of the novel “Black Money” in CFIV and correcting its publisher and date.)
    Black Money. Scarborough, 1990

ROSENBLUM, ROBERT (JAY). 1938-2015. Born in New York City and died in Berkeley, California; graduate of Brandeis University; author of eight books under his own name and 17 more under seven different pseudonyms. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of four novels under his own name, three under the joint pseudonym Nicholas Conde with Robert Nathan, and the 1984 novel “Arcade” under the pseudonym Robert Maxxe, all in CFIV.)
 
ROSS, BARCLAY M. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline of the author of the 1899 novel “-Don Fernandez, the Spanish Spy” in CFIV.)

ROSS, CHARLES. 1927(?)-2001(?). (Deleting the middle name and adjusting the possible dates for the author and adding the setting for the 1984 play in CFIV.)
    Dead Ringer. [London]

ROSS, DAVID D(ONALD). Long time editor of the Valley Roadrunner newspaper in Valley Center, California. (Adding the middle name and biographical details for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

ROSS, JOHN. Minneapolis native who is blind, and was a college wrestler and professional water skier. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1980 novel “Devil’s Gate Road” in CFIV.)

ROSS, JOHN (FRANKLIN). Living in Missouri. (Adding the middle name and biographical detail for the author of the 1996 novel “Unintended Consequences” in CFIV.)

ROSS, MARILYN. (Deleting a 1978 title that appears not to have been published as such.)
    Rothby. Delete

ROSS, WILLIAM (JAMES). 1923-2014. Died in Tokyo, Japan. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1969 novel “Bamboo Terror” in CFIV.)

ROTHSTEIN, RAPHAEL. 1936-2015. (Adding the death date for the author of the 1979 novel “The Hand of Fatima” in CFIV.)

ROTSSTEIN, AARON NATHAN. 1939-    . (Adding the birth date for the author of the 1980 novel ”Judgment in St. Peter’s” in CFIV.)

ROWLANDS, BETTY. Ref: CA. (Adding a reference citation for the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)

ROWLANDS, D(AVID) G. A biochemist who lives in Buckinghamshire, England. (Adding biographical details for the author of two collections in CFIV.)

ROZUM, JOHN. 1966-    . (Adding the birth date for the author of six graphic novels in CFIV.)

RUARK, ERIC B. 1949-    . (Confirming the birth year of the author of the 1980 novel “The Campus Killings” in CFIV.)

RUGGERO, ED(WARD JOSEPH). 1956-    . (Confirming the birth year of the author four novels in CFIV.)

RUNNING, (ELMER) ARNOLD. 1918-2007. (Confirming the first name and dates for the author of the 1958 novel “Stay But Till Tomorrow” in CFIV.)

RUSE, PAUL (E.?). 1946(?)-1988(?). (Adding a possible middle initial and dates for the author of the 1980 novel “The Alumni Murders” in CFIV.)

RUSHDEN, PATRICK. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline of the author of the 1925 novel “Bonds of Egypt” in CFIV.)

RUSO, MICHAEL. Possibly Michael Russo, 1920-1984. (Adding the possible corrected name and dates for the co-author with John Roscoe of five novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Mike Roscoe.)

RUSSELL, CLIFTON (HAVELOCK?). 1904(?)-2001(?). (Adding a possible middle name and dates for the author of the 1950s novel “Flowers for Freda” in CFIV.)

RUSSELL, JAMES S. 1918-2004(?). (Adding the possible death date for the author of the 2000 novel “My First Murder” in CFIV.)

RUSSELL, JAY (S.). Born in Queens, New York; went to England in 1993. (Adding biographical details for the author of four titles in CFIV.)

RUSSELL, MURRAY. (Adding the setting of the 1878 novel in CFIV.)
    -The Losing Game. [England]

RUSSELL, NORMAN. 1945-    . (Adding the birth year for the author of the 1990 novel “The Herbs of Death” in CFIV.)

RUSSELL-ROSS, HENRY. 1916-2008. (Correcting the birth year, wrongly given as 1917 in New Addenda #2, for the author of two 1980s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Russell Ross.)

RUTHERFORD, CECILE. Probably a pseudonym, since no one of this name can be found associated with Battle, Sussex; possibly that of Ethel Gladys Vicary Rutherford, 1906-1997, a native of Battle who was married to Walter Lionel Rutherford of the Rutherford construction company of that city. (Speculating on the authorship of the 1971 novel “Desperate Encounter” in CFIV.)
                 
RUTHVEN, SUZANNE. 1952-    . (Adding the birth year for the author of the 1997 novel “Whittleswood” in CFIV.)

RYAN, ALLYSON. Linda Jo Kichline, 1950-2013. (Adding the death year for the author of the 1993 novel “Secrets of Magnolia House“ in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

RYAN, DENISE. (Adding the series character in the 1999 novel in CFIV.)
    The Hit. SC: Shannon Flinder, also in subsequent novels.

RYDELL, HELEN BULLARD. 1904-1990. (Confirming the dates of the co-author with DeLoris Stanton Forbes of four novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Forbes Rydell.)

RYDER, SABIN. Doris P(atricia?) Sweeney, 1924(?)-2009(?). (Adding the possible middle name and dates for the author of the 1963 novel “Three on the Road” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

RYDZYNSKI, MARIE. Born of Polish parents in West Germany; came to the U.S. at age 4; earned a degree in English at Queen’s College, New York; moved with family to California; married Charles Ferrarella in Orange, California, in 1973. (Adding biographical details for the author of two 1995 novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Marie Nicole.)

RYGG, PERNILLE. Born in Oslo, Norway; studied history and ethnology; worked as a set painter for film companies; series character Igi Heitmann also appeared in a 2003 novel. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1997 novel “The Butterfly Effect”: in CFIV.)

RYLEY, ELIZABETH. (Adding further titles for the author of two novels in CFIV.)
    -The Moat Grange Mystery. Swan, 1945 (23 pp.)
    -The Secret of St. Miniver’s. Swan, 1946 (18 pp.)
    -What Happened at Weirwaters. Swan, 1944 (24 pp.)
 
S., M. C. (Adding the setting of the 1865 novel in CFIV.)
    A Flaw in the Evidence. [England]

S., R., Esq. (Adding the setting of the 1798 novel in CFIV.)
    The New Monk. [London]

S., T, E, (Adding to the setting of the 1891 novel in CFIV.)
    -Violin and Vendetta. [1600s]

SACHS, HARLEY L(UTHER). Born in Chicago and raised in Indiana; has degrees in English from Indiana University; served with the Army in Germany; worked under cover in Europe for several years; taught at Michigan Technological University; living in Oregon. (Adding biographical details for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

SAHER, PURVEZ J. K. 1932-2011. (Adding the death date for the author of the 1982 novel “Welcome to the Torture Chamber” in CFIV under the pseudonym Mastero Storyteller.)

SCHWABE, ALEC GEORGE THACKERAY. 1896-1983. Born in Chelford, Cheshire, England; died in Surrey South Western. (Adding the real name, dates and biographical details for the author of the 1975 novel “One Way Ticket” in CFIV under the pseudonym Alec Thackeray.)

SHENTON, ALAN. 1939-2008. Born and died in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

SKOM, EDITH (MARY ROSEN). 1929-2016. Died in Winnetka, Illinois. (Adding the death date and place for the author of three novels in CFIV.)

SMITH, C. I. D.  Pseudonym of Cecil Frederick Giglio, 1908-1998. (Adding the real name and dates of the author of two novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

SMITH, MICHAEL PEARCE. 1933-    . (Adding the name and birth year of the author of numerous books in CFIV under the pseudonym Michael Pearce.)

SNELL, ROY (JUDSON). (Adding a new title, not in CFIV, intended for younger readers.)
    Jane Withers and the Phantom Violin. Whitman, 1943

SNOW, C(HARLES) P(ERCY). (Adding a co-author for the 1932 novel “Death Under Sail” in CFIV.)
    Death Under Sail. Co-authored by Kathryna Victoria Speransky McRobie Barber, 1899-1979, q.v.

SWEENEY, DORIS P(ATRICIA?). 1924(?)-2009(?). (Adding the possible middle name and dates for the author of the 1963 novel “Three on the Road” in CFIV under the pseudonym Sabin Ryder.)
 
THACKERAY, ALEC. Pseudonym of Alec George Thackeray Schwabe, 1896-1983. (Correcting the real name of the author of the 1975 novel “One Way Ticket” in CFIV.)

TOURNIER, MICHEL (EDOUARD). 1924-2016. (Adding the death date for the author of the 1987 novel “Gilles and Jeanne” in CFIV in translation.)

UNDERHILL, WILLIAM WALTER FRANK. Lecturer in economics and history; also taught arithmetic; conscientious objector and stretcher bearer in WWII; wife Sylvia typed his manuscripts. (Adding biographical details for the author of numerous titles in CFIV under the pseudonym Francis Duncan.)

WHITE, DON(AL L.).  Probably written by Donal L(awrence) White, 1923-2013, q.v. (Suggesting correct authorship of the 2000 novel “Dr. Julie’s Apprentice” in CFIV.)

WHITMAN, CHARLES (ARTHUR). Pseudonym: Nicholas Rich, q.v. (Adding the pseudonym under which the author is credited with three novels in CFIV.)

WORTH, MARGARET. Helen (Margaret) Arvonen, 1918-1992. (Correcting the name and adding the dates for the author of the 1973 novel “Red Wine of Rapture” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

WORTHY, JUDITH (LOUISA ANN PRESTON]. Prolific Australian author. (Adding middle names and maiden name and biographical detail for the author of two novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Ann Preston.)

ZANE. (Adding the film version of the 2000 novel in CFIV.)
    Addicted. Film: Lionsgate, 2014 (scw: Christine Welsh, Ernie Barbarach; dir: Bille Woodruff)



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