Blood on His Hands! Correct publication date of Australian edition as An Ear for Murder to ca.1947
Death’s Mannikins. Correct publication date of Australian edition as The Dolls of Death to 1947
Mischief in the Air. Plays (criminous = *): Consulting Room \ *Lady in Danger \ Lazy in the Sun \ *Mischief in the Air \ William Light - The Founder
The Sheep and the Wolves. Correct publication date to 1947
Sinners in Paradise. Correct publication date to 1946
ALDOUS, ALLAN (CHARLES). 1911-2000.
Back Street. Cleveland (Sydney), 1950s
Deadly Cold. Cleveland (Sydney), 1950s
The Man Who Knew, as by G. M. Alexander. Cleveland (Sydney), 1950s
ALEXANDER, L(OUIS) G(EORGE). 1932- .
K’s First Case. Longman pb, 1975 (64 pp.) (Intended for adults learning to read.)
ALPERS, MARY ROSE COULTON. 1906-2002.
AMOS, PETER. Pseudonym of James Treloar Martin, 1928- .
ANTHONY, MAX. Pseudonym of Don Haring, q.v.
ANTILL, ELIZABETH. 1909-1997.
ATKINSON, HUGH. 1924-1994.
Unscheduled Flight. U.S. title: Big Money
BAKER, CANDIDA. 1955- .
-The Hidden. Knopf (Australia), 2000
BARNETT, LISA (ANNE). 1958-2006.
Stop on the Green Light! Also published as by D. W. Brogan: H. Hamilton, 1950
BATESON, DAVID. 1921-1998.
Night of the Savage. [France]
BEATON, M. C.
Agatha Raisin and the Quiche of Death. Also published as: The Quiche of Death. St. Martin’s pb, 2006
Agatha Raisin and the Vicious Vet. Also published as: The Vicious Vet. St. Martin’s pb, 2006
BEEDE, JOHN. Pseudonym of John Bede Cusack, 1909- .
BENELLI, SEM. 1877-1949.
The Jest. French, 1939 (Play.) (Translation of “La Cena della Beffa”, 1909.)
BERNARD, JAY. Raymond H(arold) Sawkins, 1923-2006.
BINDLOSS, HAROLD (EDWARD)
Blake’s Burden. Ward, 1914
BIRMINGHAM, JOHN. 1964- . Ref: CA. Correction of birth date. Born in Liverpool, England; immigrated to Australia in 1970. Among other work under his own name is his “Axis of Time” trilogy, a series of alternate history techno-thrillers. Pseudonym: Harrison Biscuit, q.v.
BIRMINGHAM, MAISIE (née MUNRO). 1914- . Ref: CA. Born in India, married in 1948. Has lived in Ghana, Lesotho & London’s East End; her crime fiction also takes place in these locations. Kate Weatherley (KW), the primary character who appears in all of her books, is a deputy director of a Citizen’s Advice Bureau for a residential settlement in London’s East End. The following constitutes a revised complete entry for the author.
The Heat of the Sun. Collins, UK, hc, 1976. SC: KW. Setting: Ghana.
The Mountain by Night. Shaftesbury, England: M. P. Birmingham, UK, pb, 1997. [Add title.] SC: KW. Setting: Lesotho, academia.
_Murder in the East End. Academy Chicago, US, hc, 1991. See: You Can Help Me.
Sleep in a Ditch. Collins, UK, hc, 1978. Scribner, US, hc, 1979. SC: KW. Setting: London.
You Can Help Me. Collins, UK, hc, 1974. Murder in the East End. SC: KW. Add setting: London.
BISCUIT, HARRISON. Pseudonym of John Birmingham, 1964- , q.v. (Correction of birth date.) Under this pen name, the author of one book included in the (Revised) Crime Fiction IV. See below:
The Search for Savage Henry. Sydney, Australia: Autopsy, pb, 1995. [Political fixer Harrison Biscuit and sexy TV producer Tracey Wilde race each other to find Savage Henry alive after his Big Mango theme park goes bankrupt.]
BOONE, MIKE. Pseudonym of Cecil James McKenzie, q.v. Other pseudonym: Kane, q.v. See also: Carter Brown.
BOSWORTH, WILLAN GEORGE. Maurice Henry B. Mash, 1882- .
BOWLER, PETER (JOHN). (Adding middle name)
BRADDON, RUSSELL (READING)
-Will You Walk a Little Faster? [Bulgaria]
The Webber Agenda. Delete the dash
Death on the Beach. [France]
BROOKE, HUGH (FELIX CONRAD). Correct birth date to 1902.
BROWN, CARTER. Some 6-12 titles actually written by Cecil James McKenzie, q.v.
Nightmare Incident. [England]
BULEY, (ERNEST) BERNARD. ca.1900- . Add first name and approximate year of birth. Born in Melbourne; came to England with his father (Ernest Charles Buley, also an author) as an infant. Editor and writer of boy’s fiction in England under the pseudonyms Roy MacRae & Bat Masters, q.q.v.
BULKELEY, PETER (JAMES). (Adding middle name.)
BURGER, NEAL R(OBINSON). 1931-2005.
The Finsbury Lot. [London]
CALLINAN, IAN (DAVID FRANCIS). 1937- .
-The Lawyer and the Libertine. [Australia]
CAMERON, SCOTT JAMES. Pseudonym: Jay S. Coreman, q.v.
CAMPION, SARAH. Mary Rose Coulton Alpers, 1906-2002.
Birds of a Feather. Heinemann, 1985; Morrow, 1985 [England]
A Question of Survival. [Central America]
A Sense of Danger. Add SC Shaw Whitaker
CAPSTAN. Pseudonym of Charles Reginald Quintin Von Donop Hardinge, 1902-1990. Other pseudonym: Rex Hardinge, q.v.
Motley Menace. [Germany]
-Sideswipe. Random pb (Australia), 1995
CARRINGTON, RUTH. Pseudonym of Michael Leonard James, 1941- . Other pseudonym: Michael Hartland, q.v.
CARTWRIGHT, RICHARD S. 1961- .
The Blue Flower Mystery. [London]
CATTON, MARIE. 1924- . Pseudonym: Marie Cotton, q.v.
-Getting Your Man. ss: Bad Cooking \ Cleaning–or Cleaning Up \ Courier for the Underground \ Creative Accounting \ Getting the Message \ High Art \ Laxettes \ Mobile Meals \ On the Land \ Piecework \ The Silent Takeover
CHANCE, STEPHEN. Philip (William) Turner, 1925-2006.
CLAY, E. HAMILTON. House name.
CLINTON-BADDELEY, V. C.
To Study a Long Silence. [London]
COLLISON, KERRY B(OYD)
The Fifth Season. Sid Harta (Australia), 1998 [Indonesia]
-Jakarta. Sid Harta (Australia), 1998 [Indonesia]
CONWAY, KEITH. Add pseudonym: Kirk Hamilton, q.v.
COOK, KENNETH (BERNARD). Pseudonym: Alan Hale, q.v.
COREMAN, JAY S. Pseudonym of Scott James Cameron.
-Ted’s Tool Shed. Umbilica (Australia), 1988
COTTON, MARIE. Pseudonym of Marie Catton, 1924- .
Deadly Harvest. Australian Pocket pb, 1997
Cliff Hanger. Also published as: Vineyard Fear. Avon, 2004
The Double-Minded Men. Also published as: Vineyard Deceit. Avon, 2003
Vineyard Deceit; see The Double-Minded Men
Vineyard Fear; see Cliff Hanger
CRANE, RENA. Correct to: Crane, Rene.
CREW, GARY (DAVID). 1947- .
Force of Evil. Mammoth (Melbourne), 1998
-The Lost Diamonds of Killiecrankie. Lothian (Melbourne), 1995 [Tasmania]
Epitaph for a Lady. Delete SC Sam Harris [Central America]
The Killing in Quemada. (Title correction for CDROM version of CFIV.)
Man on the Run. [Caribbean]
The Gilt Kid. [London]
CUSACK, JOHN BEDE. 1909- . Pseudonym: John Beede, q.v.
DALE, (ANTHONY) JOHN
The Dogs Are Barking. Collins (Australia), 1998; Serpent’s Tail (London), 1999
At the Silver Butterfly. No SC
The Black Raven. No SC
The Man with the Magnetic Eyes. No SC
Mrs. Graystone–Murdered. No SC
The Slayer. No SC
DARLING, DIANA JANET. 1900- .
DAWSON, FELICITY (TONLIN). 1904-1992. Pseudonym: Felicity Douglas, q.v.
Blood on the Sand. [Madrid]
Cherie–You Slay Me. [Paris]
Counterfeit Doll. [Venice]
Cutie Cargo. Correct title to: Cute Cargo. [Majorca, Spain]
The Fall. [Singapore]
Flight Into Fear. [Italy]
A Kiss in the Dark. Correct title to: A Kris in the Dark. [Calcutta]
Knot for the Hangman. Correct title to: Not for the Hangman. [Panama]
Miss Deadly. [Sri Lanka]
Slay Belle. [Paris]
The Talented Angel. [Marseilles]
Fraulein Bandit. Hutchinson, 1936 [Europe] (Translation.)
The Bishop’s Park Mystery. [England]
DISHER, GARRY (DONALD). SC: Insp. Hal Challis, in title marked HC and subsequent novels.
The Dragon Man. HC
DIXON, W(ILLMOTT) WILLMOTT
-The Rogue of Rye. [ca.1800]
DOUGLAS, FELICITY. Pseudonym of Felicity (Tonlin) Dawson, 1904-1992.
DUDGEON, ROBERT. Frank Sydney Greenop, 1913-1975.
Curtain Call. [Long Island]
Hot Bait. Rendezvous, 1961 (U.S. edition of unidentified Australian title.)
EDWARDS, HAZEL (EILEEN). SC: Amy and Christopher, the Frequent Flyer twins = A&C.
-False Bottom. Random pb (Australia), 1994 A&C [Singapore]
-Gameplay. Random pb (Australia), 1994 A&C [Singapore]
Stalker. Lothian (Melbourne), 2000
ELLIN, STANLEY (BERNARD)
Mystery Stories. TV movie (based on ss “The Betrayers”): ITV, 1962 (scw: Michael Gilbert; dir: Peter Sasdy)
EMERY, JOHN CAMERON. 1947- .
Savage Triangle. [Tibet]
ENRIGHT, NICHOLAS. 1950-2003.
Bannon. [Latin America]
Opium. Hodder, 1994 [Far East]
Triad. Hodder, 1995 [Hong Kong]
Venom. [India, France]
FALK, A(LFRED?) R. 1890(?)- .
FALKNER, HEATHER. 1941-1997.
FAVENC, ERNEST. 1845-1908. (Correction of birth date.)
Chilling and Killing My Annabel Lee. Currency (Sydney), 1999 (2-act play.)
FIGGIS, DIANA. 1954- .
FINN, EDMUND (JR.). -1920. (Death date correction.)
This Game of Murder. Correct to: The Murder Game.
FLETCHER, JAMES. Pseudonym of Richard (John) Shears, 1944- , q.v.
FOOTE, T(HOMAS) VICARS. ca.1820-1889.
FORBES, COLIN. Raymond H(arold) Sawkins, 1923-2006.
FOREMAN, RUSSELL (RALPH). 1921-2000.
221 Raffles. Times Books (Singapore), 1989 [Singapore, Indonesia]
Death on My Shoulder. [France]
Mr. Pinkerton Has the Clue. [Bath]
FRY, CHRISTOPHER. Pseudonym of Christopher Fry Harris, 1907-2005.
Slipper. Delete the dash and show book as published in Sydney
GAMMON, DAVID J(OHN). 1904- .
The Mystery in Minchin Mews. [London]
GARDINER, BARBARA. 1939- . Birth name: Barbara Thomas.
GARDINER, ELIZABETH LINE. Correct to: GARDINER, ELIZABETH ELLEN. 1967- .
Crime Upon Crime. [London]
The Fall of a Dictator. [Europe]
Night and Fog. [England, Germany, 1937-1946]
The Silent Ones. [Africa]
GEDDES, HUGH. Hugh Atkinson, 1924-1994.
GEE, BERESFORD. ca.1915- .
To Die in Darkness. Red Dragon (Australia), 1996 [Hong Kong, 1980]
GEMMELL, DAVID ANDREW. 1948-2006.
Water Rats. Correct title to: Fred’s Story. (Novelization of the “Water Rats” TV series.)
GIBSON, MARCUS (KEITH). (Adding middle name.)
GILBERT, MICHAEL (FRANCIS)
A Clean Kill. TV movie: BBC, 1961 (scw: Michael Gilbert; dir: David J. Thomas)
GILL, MAX (F.). 1927- .
Murder by Accident. Published in 1998 [Australia]
GLADWIN, PETER. 1915- .
GLASKIN, G(ERALD) M(ARCUS). 1923-2000.
GOLD, ALAN (DAVID)
The Marmara Contract. [Turkey]
-The Final Candidate. Collins pb (Australia), 1995 [U.S.]
GOODE, CYRIL E(VERARD). 1907-1983.
A Chance of a Lifetime. Also published as: The Lottery Colt. Long, 1910
The Lottery Colt; see A Chance of a Lifetime
One of a Mob. [Melbourne]
The Three Wagers. [Australia]
GRABS, CYRIL (GEORGE). (Adding middle name.)
GREEN, EVAN (CLIFFORD SYMONS). 1930-1996.
On Borrowed Time. Pan (Australia), 1994
The Case of Sir Edward Talbot. [England]
The House of Marney. [ship]
GRAHAM, PEGGY. 1937- .
-Stone Walls. Indian Ocean (Perth), 1999
GREENOP, FRANK SYDNEY. 1913-1975
Recipes for Crime, with Jenny Pausacker, 1948- . McPhee (Australia), 1995 ss: The Baroness’s Companion \ The Boar’s Head Carol \ The Famous Five Go Pop \ The Fascinating Fantasy of a Feather to Fly With \ Investigating the Detectives \ Many a Slip \ Puttin’ on the Ritz \ A Sandwich for the Hero \ The Willow Tree Murder
GUIVER, PATRICIA. 1930-2006.
GUNN, JOHN. 1922- . Delete entry and move book (“The Wild Abyss”) to John Gunn, 1925- .
GUY, GRAHAM (M.). 1946- .
-Eleven Days. Peacock (Australia), 1999 [Australia]
HAILS, IAN McAULEY. 1957-2002.
HALE, ALAN. Pseudonym of Kenneth (Bernard) Cook, 1929-1987, q.v.
HAINSWORTH, J(OHN) D(RYSDALE). 1924- .
Fatal Fortnight. Australian Pocket pb, 1997
HALLOWS, JOHN. 1932- .
The Andros Passage. Show publisher as: Fontana
HAMILTON, IAN (SYDNEY). 1935-?
HAMILTON, KIRK. Pseudonym of Keith James Hetherington, 1929- , q.v. Other pseudonym: Keith Conway, q.v. See also: Carl Dekker.
The Defaulter. Cleveland (Sydney), 1955
Slay Ride. Cleveland (Sydney), 1954
HARDING, ROSS. David Andrew Gemmell, 1948-2006.
HARDINGE, CHARLES REGINALD QUINTIN VON DONOP. 1902-1990. Pseudonyms: Capstan, Rex Hardinge, qq.v.
HARDINGE, REX. Pseudonym of Charles Reginald Quintin Von Donop Hardinge, 1902-1990.
Other pseudonym: Capstan, q.v. Born in Poona, India; educated at Wellington College, Berkshire, England; farmed in South Africa, 1923-27; worked on Indian newspapers, 1928-29; returned to England in 1929 to become a full-time freelance writer; served in the Observer Corps at the start of WWII, later in the Royal Armoured Corps, then transferred to the Indian Army, then posted to China for undercover activities (promoted to Major in 1945); returned to England after the war and resumed full-time writing.
Murder on the Veld. [South Africa]
HARDY, FRANK. 1917-1994.
HARING, DON. Pseudonym: Max Anthony, q.v.
HARPER, BEVERLEY. -2002.
Echo of an Angry God. Pan (Sydney), 1998 [Afr.]
HARRINGTON, JOHN (WILLIAM CLIFFORD). 1941- .
HARRIS, CHRISTOPHER FRY. 1907-2005. Pseudonym: Christopher Fry, q.v.
Dangerous Game. Longman pb, 1977 (69 pp.) (Intended for adults learning to read.)
HARTLAND, MICHAEL. Pseudonym of Michael Leonard James, 1941- . Other pseudonym: Ruth Carrington, q.v.
HARVEY, GABRIEL. 1873- .
HASLUCK, NICHOLAS (PAUL). (Adding middle name.)
HASTINGS, MICHAEL (ROY). 1907-1980. Correct year of birth; add middle name amd date of death. Birth name: Herbert Roy Higgins. Probable pseudonym: Gabriel Hythe, q.v. Under this name, the author of 27 espionage and adventure thrillers included in the (Revised) Crime Fiction IV, all published only in the UK; one of these is shown below.The Rising Sea. Macdonald, UK, hc, 1962. Add setting: South Pacific.
HAWK, STEVE. SC: Eddie Grogan = EG.
The Big Kill. (48 pp.)
Black Cat. (48 pp.)
Blackmail. (48 pp.)
Death Casts a Shadow. (48 pp.)
Decoy Dame. (48 pp.)
Double Cross. (48 pp.)
Eddie Grogan Buys Trouble. Cleveland (Sydney), ca.1955 EG (34 pp.)
Eddie Grogan Shoots the Works. Cleveland (Sydney), ca.1955 EG (34 pp.)
Eddie Grogan’s Frightened Lady. (title correction) (34 pp.)
The Menace. (48 pp.)
Model Murder. Published in 1954 (48 pp.)
Night of Crime. (48 pp.)
The Pay-Off. (48 pp.)
Shadow of Death. (48 pp.)
HAY, L(INDSAY) F(ITZGERALD). 1891- .
HAYES, JOSEPH (ARNOLD). 1918-2006.
HENRY, MARTIN I.
Gay Vendetta. Magpie (Australia), 1998
HERSEY, APRIL. 1924- . Pseudonym: April McKee-Wright, q.v.
HETHERINGTON, KEITH JAMES. Add pseudonym: Kirk Hamilton, q.v.
HICKEY, T. F. W.
The Corpse in the Church. [England]
HOILE, EDWARD (VICTOR M). 1892- .
HOLMES, RON. 1924- .
-The Weird Woman of Enfield Street. Openbook (Australia), 1994
The Strange Prisoner. [England, France]
HUNT, HOWARD. Birth name: Howard Stringer. (Author of “The Bishop”)
HYTHE, GABRIEL. Probable pseudonym of Michael (Roy) Hastings, 1907-1980, q.v. Under this name, the author of three crime novels included in the (Revised) Crime Fiction IV. See below.
Death of a Goblin. Macdonald, UK, hc, 1960.
Death of a Puppet. Macdonald, UK, hc, 1959.
Death of a Scapegoat. Macdonald, UK, hc, 1961.
IRELAND, DAVID (NEIL). (Adding middle name.)
The Lost Albatross. Correct to: The Last Albatross. [Sydney, 2010]
The Inner Room. [England]
Death by Desire. [Australia]
JAMES, MARTIN (V.).
The Tomb of Zwaab. [France, Belgium, California]
JAMES, MICHAEL LEONARD. 1941- . Pseudonyms: Ruth Carrington, Michael Hartland, qq.v.
Death in a Nudist Camp. Truth and Sportsman (Sydney), n.d. (32 pp.)
The Liquid Jungle. Show publication date as 1960
JANKIN, SALLY. 1967- .
The Murder That Went Unsolved for Seven Years. (Author) (Australia), 2000
JEFFREYS, COLVIN. Pseudonym of Jeffrey Colvin Staines, 1942- .
Dark Ghosts of the Night. Colvin (Australia), 2000; iUniverse, 2000
Valley of the Shadows. Colvin (Australia), 1999 [Australia]
JENKINS, (JOHN) ROBIN. 1912-2005.
JOHNSON, B(RIAN) S(TANLEY). 1933-1973.
Christie Malry’s Own Double-Entry. Collins, 1973; Viking, 1973
JORY, STEPHEN. 1949-2006.
Supergrass. Pirate pb (England), 1985
KANE. Add pseudonym: Mike Boone, q.v. See also: Carter Brown.
Kane and Miss Able. [San Francisco]
KENT, NORA. 1899-1977.
KENYON, MICHAEL. 1931-2005. Add year of death; a short obituary notice can be found on the Mystery*File blog.
Deep Pocket. [U.S. title: The Molehill File.] Add SC: Insp. Henry [not Harry] Peckover.
Rosa Raye, Crime Reporter. Longman pb, 1995; Addison Wesley pb, 1997 (41 pp.) (Intended for adults learning to read.)
Murder on the Maiden Voyage. (Author) (Australia), 2000 [Australia, ship]
KIRBY, DALLAS. David J(ohn) Gammon, 1904- .
KLAPISH, SIMON. 1957- .
Ripples of Revenge. Waterfall (Melbourne), 2000 [Ireland]
KOLBE, JOHN A(RTHUR G.). 1893- .
KURLAND, MICHAEL. SC: Professor Moriarty = M.
Death by Gaslight. Add SC M
The Infernal Device. Add SC M
Exit. [Australia, England]
L, J. W. John William Lethaby, 1875- .
A Devil in Downing Street. [London]
LAFFIN, JOHN (ALFRED CHARLES)
The Dancer of San Jose. [San Jose]
Hired to Kill. Add [Rome]
Jungle Manhunt. [Borneo]
My Brother’s Executioner. [Marseilles]
They Voted Me to Die. [London]
LAMBERT, ANTHONY ROY
Pilbara Shadow Play. Genie Graphics (Australia), 1999 [Australia]
LANE, VALERIE (CECILE?). 1888(?)- .
LANGSLOW, JANE (OLDFIELD?). 1909(?)- .
LARMINIE, MARGARET R(IVERS). Jane (Oldfield?) Langslow, 1909(?)- .
LATEY, JOHN. 1842(?)-1902(?).
High Noon to High Noon. [ship]
LEAROYD, C(YRIL) G(EORGE). 1891- .
LEAROYD, P(HILIP) M(ERVYN). 1903- .
A Tidy Bit of Brass. [England]
LE BAS, MARY. 1889(?)- .
LEITH-ADAMS, MRS. (BERTHA JANE GRUNDY). 1837-1912.
LEM, STANISLAW. 1921-2006.
LENNOX, GILBERT. 1881(?)- .
LENTON, DUDLEY. 1902(?)- .
LEROY, MARGARET (CHADWICK?). 1909(?)- .
Opal Dreaming. Tamboyd (Australia), 1996 [Australia]
LESTER, E(DWARD) C(ASTELLAIN). 1906- .
LETHABY, JOHN WILLIAM. 1875- .
LETHBRIDGE, GEORGE C(HARLES). 1885- .
LEVY, JOSE (GERALD?). 1884(?)- .
LEWIS, HEATHER. 1962-2002.
LEWIS, HELEN PROTHERO. 1853- .
LEYLAND, MALCOLM R(EX)
Gold Fever. Leyland, 2000 [Australia]
LICHFIELD, RICHARD. Gabriel Harvey, 1873- .
LINDSAY, C(HARLES) McDONALD. 1875- .
LING, JANET. Diana Janet Darling, 1900- .
LITTLE, CLARKE. 1850- .
LITTLE, JOHN. 1942- .
Letters from the President. Allen (Australia), 1995
LOCKE, D(OROTHY) M(ARY). 1902- .
LOCKHART, DOUGLAS (SAMUEL GILFINNAN). 1938- . (correcting birth year)
LOCKS, WALTER A(LEXANDER). 1867- .
LOCKWOOD, P(HILIP) H(ENRY). 1853- .
LOMAS, JOHN (ERNEST W.). 1896- .
LONG, MARTIN (MERRICK). 1920-2002.
LONGHURST, PERCY (WILLIAM). 1876- . (correction)
LONGSTAFF, W(ILLIAM) LUTHER. 1859- .
LOUGHMAN, J(OHN) PYM. 1877- .
That Great Big Trenchcoat in the Sky. [Russia]
LUKINOVA, BELLA-NATALIE. Born in Moscow, living in Australia.
LUMSDEN, ALEC (WINSTANLEY). 1897- .
LUNGE, FRED(ERICK) G(EORGE). 1873- .
LYON, M(ALCOLM) D(OUGLAS). 1898- .
LYSAGHT, ELIZABETH J(ANE). 1833-1894.
MACASSEY, KENNTH (L.). 1905- .
M’CAUSLAND, W(ILLIAM?) H. 1839(?)-1906(?).
McDONALD, HUGH C(AMERON?). 1881(?)- .
McELROY, HUGH (FRANCIS). 1884- .
McFADDEN, G(ERTRUDE) V(IOLET). 1879-1963.
McGILL, CLEM(ENT FORSTER?). 1883(?)- .
McGIVERN, MAUREEN (DALY). 1921-2006.
McGRAW, HUGH. 1906(?)- .
McKEE-WRIGHT, APRIL. Pseudonym of April Hersey, 1924- .
McKENNA, ALFRED. -1987.
McKENZIE, CECIL JAMES. Add pseudonym: Mike Boone, q.v. See also: Carter Brown.
MACKINTOSH, MAY. Name should be shown this way.
A King and Two Queens. Add British edition under U.S. title: Pan, 1976
McLACHLAN, DONALD (HARVEY). (Adding middle name.)
McLEISH, RODERICK. 1926-2006.
MacNALTY, A. SALUSBURY
Mystery of Captain Burnaby. [England]
MacRAE, ROY. Pseudonym of Buley, (Ernest) Bernard, ca.1900- , q.v. Other pseudonym: Bat Masters, q.v. As Roy MacRae, the author of four mystery novels included in the (Revised) Crime Fiction IV. A complete entry is given below. Note: For some informative commentary on the Grayling books, see Steve Holland’s blog entry on the entire series. Thanks to Steve for the re-use of the cover scans shown below.
The Black Cat Murder. Grayling, pb, ca. 1949.
Dangerous Lady. Grayling, pb, n.d.
The Whispering Voice. London: Popular, pb, 1947.
McROBBIE, DAVID (HEWITT). 1934- .
Eugenie Sandler P.I. Allen (Australia), 2000 (Novelization of the Australian TV series.)
MABEY, RALPH. 1912- .
The Last Ride on the Thunderbolt. (Author) (Tasmania), 1996 [Tasmania]
MACEY, ALAN (DUNBAR). 1901- .
MACEY, ROY HAYDEN. 1928- .
MAIDEN, JENNIFER (MARGARET)
Play with Knives. [Sydney]
MAIR, JOHN. 1914-1942.
MALLESON, HERBERT H(ARRY). 1864- .
MANN, PAUL (JAMES)
The Beirut Contract. Show British edition as: Severn, 1991 (correction) [Middle East]
The Traitor’s Contract. [Ireland]
MANSFIELD, CHARLES HERBERT. 1864- .
MANSFIELD, WALTER EDWARD. 1870- .
MARCHANT, SIR HERBERT (STANLEY). 1906-1990.
MARSON, G(ERALD) F(RANCIS). 1884- .
MARTIN, FREDERIC. 1846(?)- .
MARTIN, JAMES TRELOAR. 1928- . Pseudonym: Peter Amos, q.v.
MASH, MAURICE HENRY B. 1882- . Add year of birth: Joint pseudonym with Willan George Bosworth: Maurice Worth, q.v.
MASON, (GEORGE) FINCH. 1847- .
MASON, S. C.
Bloody Murder. Delete (not criminous)
MASSON, SOPHIE (VERONIQUE). 1959- .
-The Hoax. Minerva (Australia), 1997
MASTERS, BAT. Pseudonym of Buley, (Ernest) Bernard, ca.1900- , q.v. Other pseudonym: Roy MacRae, q.v.
MATTHEWS, GREG. 1949- . Born in Melbourne; lived for a time in England and in Colorado and Kansas before returning to Australia.
MEARES, LEONARD F(RANK)
MICHIE, DAVID. 1962- .
Goldie’s Story. Coronet (Australia), 1997 [Sydney] (Novelization of the”Water Rats” TV series.)
Mount Druitt Massacre. Narellan (Australia), 1997 [Australia]
MILLERSHIP, RICHARD. 1964- .
Dagger Dark. Random (Australia), 1997 [NYC, 2018]
MITCHELL, DOROTHY. Pseudonym of Dorothy Ellen Svenson, 1910-2000.
Castle of Conspiracy. Jarrahdale (Australia), 1995
MOLESWORTH, VOL(TAIRE) (Correction of first name.) SC: Leon Dakir (The Wizard), in all titles
-Ape of God. Currawong (Sydney), 1943
-Monster at Large. Currawong (Sydney), 1943
Prelude for Death. [Sydney] (delete the dash)
Satan’s Understudy. [Sydney] (delete the dash)
The Wizard Returns. [Sydney] (delete the dash)
Death on the Agenda. [Scotland]
MUNDY, MAX. Sylvia Anne Matheson Schofield, 1916-2006.
The Right Honourable Corpse. [Canberra]
Catch a Thief and other stories. Longman pb, 1970 ss (Intended for adults learning to read.)
NEACY, SUE [SUSAN]
For Old Time’s Sake. Artemis (Melbourne), 1997; iUniverse pb, 2001
Murder in Northbridge. Correct publication date to 1993
NEWTON, MONTAGUE NOEL. 1872- .
NICHOLSON, JOHN. Norman Howe Parcell, 1885- .
NICOL, DOROTHEA (MAY). 1884- .
NORGATE, BERTRAM (KINGSLEY HALE). 1899- .
NORRIS, H(UGH) L(EIGH). 1874-1916.
NORVAL, MORRIS. 1923-2004.
NORWAY, G(EORGE) (JAMES?). 1865(?)- .
O’FARRELL, BRIAN (WILLIAM J.). 1901- .
O’FARRELL, PHILIP (HOWARD H.). 1883- .
ORAM, JOHN. John Oram Thomas, 1906- .
ORR, MARY. 1910-2006. (Correction of dates)
O’SULLIVAN, J(AMES) B(RENDAN)
-Code of Deception. Random pb (Australia), 1993; Hodder pb, 1995; Bantam, 1996
OWEN, DAVID (DONALD)
The Devil Taker. [Tasmania]
OWEN, J(OHN) L(AWTON). ca.1848(?)-1898(?).
PAICE, ERIC. 1905-1988.
PALK, MARY E(VELYN). 1875- .
PARCELL, NORMAN HOWE. 1885- .
PARK, MALCOLM. 1900- .
PARKER, WINSTON (LLOYD H.). 1910- .
Trade Secret. [London, Switzerland]
PARKINSON, D(AVID?) C(RAGG?). 1860(?)- .
PARR, LOUISA (TAYLOR). ca.1823-1903.
PARSONS, LUKE. Former editor of “Isis”; on committee of Oxford University Dramatic Society.
Clough Plays Murder. [Hebrides]
PATMORE, M. B.
Death at the Patch. Australian Pocket pb, 1998
PAUSACKER, JENNY. 1948- . See: Kerry Greenwood.
PAXTON, GUY. Edward (Victor M.) Hoile, 1892- .
PEACOCK, DENNIS (MAX CORNELIUS WOODRUFFE). Byline also: Max Peacock, q.v.
PEACOCK, HERBERT L(ESLIE). 1904- .
PEACOCK, MAX. Byline also: Dennis (Max Cornelius Woodruffe) Peacock, 1899- , q.v.
-Colonel Blood. Hale, 1946. U.S. title: The King’s Rogue. Macrae, 1947 [England, 1600s]
-Death to the Orange. Hale, 1956 [England, 1696]
-High Treason. Hale, 1950
The King’s Rogue; see Colonel Blood
-No Law on Lundy. Hale, 1958 [England, 1600s]
PENNY, RUPERT. Add pseudonym: Martin Tanner, q.v.
It Means Mischief. [England]
PORTWIN, E(DWIN) T(HOMAS). 1912-2006. Correct first name and year of birth; add death date. Name at birth: Portwine. The link leads to a lengthy interview Steve Holland had with the author circa 1994. Author of three books included in the (Revised) Crime Fiction IV, two marginally. Below is the author’s complete revised entry.
-Death Swamp. Vawser & Wiles. UK, hc, 1946. Story collection.
The Limping Wolf. Vawser & Wiles. UK, hc, 1946. Add setting: England.
-The Zero Ray Terrors. Vawser & Wiles. UK, hc, 1946. Setting: Future.
PRICE, EVADNE [EVADNE PRICE ATTIWILL]. 1896-1985.
PRIOR, ALLAN. 1922-2006.
RAINE, RICHARD. Raymond H(arold) Sawkins, 1923-2006.
READ, MARK BRANDON. 1954- . SC: Chopper, in all titles. Set, all titles: Australia.
The Final Cut. Floradale (Australia), 2000
No Tears for a Tough Guy. Floradale (Australia), 1996
The Sicilian Defence. Floradale (Australia), 1998
The Singing Detective. Floradale (Australia), 1997
Invisible Weapons. [London]
RHYS, ERNEST (PERCIVAL). 1859-1946.
The Man at Odds. Hurst, 1904 [Wales, ca.1750]
RILLA, WOLF (PETER). 1920-2005.
Pig’s Blood and Other Fluids. Novelets (correction): Final Cut \ Lime Juice \ Pig’s Blood
(Note: The first two were separately published earlier as by B. Selkie, q.v.)
-The Prison of Memory. Minerva, 1999 [Israel]
SAWKINS, RAYMOND H(AROLD). 1923-2006.
SCHOFIELD, SYLVIA ANNE MATHESON. 1916-2006.
SCOTT, MARGARET (DAPHNE). 1934-2005.
SCOTT, PHILIP (VICTOR). 1952- .
SHAW, CAROLINE. 1964- .
SHEARS, RICHARD (JOHN). 1944- . Pseudonym: James Fletcher, q.v.
SIMON, ROGER L.
The Big Fix. Show Straight Arrow edition as pb
Wild Turkey. Correct Straight Arrow edition (hc) date to 1974
SIMPSON, GEORGE E(DWARD). Neal R(obinson) Burger, 1931-2005.
SORRENTINO, GILBERT. 1929-2006.
SPARK, MURIEL. 1918-2006.
STAINES, JEFFREY COLVIN. 1942- . Pseudonym: Colvin Jeffreys, q.v.
The Missing Million. [England]
The Sign of Seven. [England]
STIMSON, (HERBERT) HUNTER. 1896-1969.
STOKES, MANNING LEE. 1911-1976. Pseudonyms: March Marlowe, Ken Stanton & Kermit Welles; house pseudonyms: Nick Carter & Paul Edwards. Prolific writer of both mysteries and science fiction under both his name and many pen names. Under his own name, the author of two series of private eye novels included in the Revised Crime Fiction IV, cited below. (Omitted here are the other works of crime fiction published under his name.)
The Case of the Judas Spoon. Arcadia House, hc, 1957. SC: PI Christopher Fenn. [Fenn solves a murder while on a busman’s holiday in England.]
The Case of the Presidents’ Heads. Arcadia House, hc, 1956. SC: PI Christopher Fenn. [A case of stolen sapphires is complicated by the occurrence of three murders.]
The Dying Room. Phoenix Press, hc, 1950. Add SC: PI Barnabas Jones (only a brief appearance). Note: For a review of this book by Steve Lewis, follow the link above; included is a brief summary of the rest of the author’s career.)
The Wolf Howls “Murder”. Phoenix Press, hc, 1946. SC: PI Barnabas Jones. Setting: Illinois. [Jones is hired by two clients: by one as a bodyguard, by the other to protect her from a blackmailer.]
Jonah. U.S. title: Larrikin. Long, 1933
SVENSON, DOROTHY ELLEN. 1910-2000. Pseudonym: Dorothy Mitchell, q.v.
TALBOT, COLIN MAXWELL. 1948- .
TANNER, MARTIN. Pseudonym of Ernest Basil Charles Thornett, 1909-1970. Other pseudonym: Rupert Penny, q.v.
Cut and Run. Eyre, 1941 (correcting publisher and date)
TATE, ROBERT DESMOND. 1889- .
THOMAS, JOHN ORAM. 1906- .
THORNETT, ERNEST BASIL CHARLES. 1909-1970. Add pseudonym: Martin Tanner, q.v.
The Long Black Dress. [England]
The Office Party–and After. [England]
TOMLINSON, GERALD (ARTHUR). 1933-2006.
The Burning. Australian Pocket pb, 1998
TULLOCH, LEE (ANN). 1954- .
TURELLO, AL. 1952- .
TURNER, PHILIP (WILLIAM). 1925-2006.
The Boston Crab. [Austria, Germany]
Murder Gives Notice. Correct setting to: U.S.
WALLACE, MARILYN. 1941-2006.
WALSH, J(AMES) M(ORGAN)
Spies Are Abroad. [Egypt]
Time to Kill. [London]
WALTER, ELIZABETH. 1927(?)-2006.
Stop-Over Danger. [California]
A Little Ladykilling. (Title correction.)
WESTBURY, BARRY (RICHARD). 1938- .
-The Progress of Moonlight. Angus (Australia), 1990 [Adelaide]
Heart of the Outback. Collins (Australia), 1998 [Australia]
WILDING, (R.) MICHAEL. 1942- .
This Is for You. Angus (Australia), 1994 ss (at least title marked * is criminous): Armistice \ The Beauties of Sydney\ The Family \ For Trees \ Hanging Out \ I Am Monarch of All I Survey \ I Like Him to Write \ The Imagination \ Kayf \ Maison de la Vie \ Midnight Readings \ Music Making \ New York [NY] 1969 \ Outlines for Urban Fantasies \ *Pioneers \ Red Rock \ Singing Birds \ Smoke-Oh \ This Is for You \ Three Incidents for a Mercia Quartet \ Watching the Ferry Come In \ The Wrath of Farmers
Gentleman Traitor. Add [Rhodesia]
WILLIAMS, SEAN (LLEWELLYN)
The Resurrected Man. (Title correction) Add U.S. edition: Pyr, 2005
WILLIAMSON, DAVID (KEITH). (Adding middle name.)
The Devil Rides High. [air]
WINNINGTON, ALAN (MAURICE). 1910-1983. SC: Detective Inspector Percy Gullet = PG.
The Fairfax Millions. PG
WORDLEY, DICK. 1923-1995. Add both dates. Australian writer with five known crime novels; he also wrote non-fiction: history, sport, travel and psychology. A crusading journalist for abducted children, his account of a child taken from Australia to Greece by its father, Cathy’s Child was made into a film in the 1970s. Below is the author’s current entry in the (Revised) Crime Fiction IV, adding the one indicated with a (*).
Death is a Trotter. Australia: Invincible, pb, ca.1949. Add setting: Australia.
Jig for the Hangman. Australia: Invincible, pb, ca.1962. Add setting: Tasmania.
Murder Got Married. Australia: Invincible, pb, ca.1950.
* Murder Is a Handicap. Australia: Invincible, pb, n.d. Setting: Australia.
The Golden Pheasant Mystery. Hutchinson, UK, hc, 1927. DH
The Pagoda Mystery. Hutchinson, UK, hc, 1928. DH
The Plaza Mystery. Hutchinson, UK, hc, 1928. DH
YELDHAM, PETER. 1927- . Radio, TV, stage and film writer in Australia; TV producer. Author of one published play and three mystery paperbacks included in the (Revised) Crime Fiction IV. One of the latter is cited below.
Without Warning. Sydney, Australia: Pan, pb, 1995. Add setting: Sydney.
YORK, ANDREW. Pseudonym of Christopher Nicole, 1930- . Under this pen name, the author of 18 mystery thrillers included in the (Revised) Crime Fiction IV, some of them reprinted in the US under Nicole’s own byline. Jonas Wilde, who appears in the book cited below, is a British agent whose “business is death.” He appeared in nine titles, all between 1966 and 1975.
The Dominator. Hutchinson, UK, hc, 1969. Add setting: Copenhagen, Stockholm.
YOSHIMURA, AKIRA. 1927-2006. Add year of death. Prize-winning Japanese author of twenty novels and collections of short stories, one of which is included in the (Revised) Crime Fiction IV. See below.
On Parole. Harcourt Brace, US, hc, 2000. Setting: Tokyo. Translation from the Japanese. [A man convicted of killing his wife is paroled from prison after 15 years.]
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