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


Addenda to the Revised Edition.

                               
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ADAMS, DORIS SUTCLIFFE. 1920-2015. (Adding the death date of the author of the 1967 novel “Power of Darkness” in CFIV, as well as of the 1978 novel “-Gilded Spurs” in CFIV under the pseudonym Grace Ingram.)

ANTHONY, PAUL. Tony Scougal [Anthony Paul Scougal], 1950-    . (Adding the full name and corrected birth year for the author of the 1996 novel “The Fragile Peace” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

APPLEBY, JOHN (CLIFF KINGSTON). 1912-1973. Born in Worcester, England;  graduated in English from Leeds University where he edited The Gryphon magazine; married Lucy M. Butterworth in 1938 on the Isle of Man; reporter; member of the News Division of the BBC; served in the Foreign Office during WWII with travel in Europe and the Middle East; died in Salisbury, Rhodesia. (Adding the full name, corrected dates, and biographical details for the author of numerous novels in CFIV.)

ARNOLD, A(DELAIDE) V(ICTORIA). 1860-1930. Born Adelaide Victoria England in Liverpool. (Correcting the birth year and adding the maiden name for the author of two 1920s novels in CFIV.)

BALDER, ALAN. Probable pseudonym. (Adding a new author and title not in CFIV.)
    Licence Withdrawn. Ward Lock, 1955

BERROW, (CYRIL) NORMAN. (Adding a series character for three novels in CFIV.)
    It Howls at Night. SC: Bill Hamilton
    The Smokers of Hashish. SC: Bill Hamilton
    The Terror in the Fog. SC: Bill Hamilton

BILSBOROUGH, MRS. (Adding a new author and title, not in CFIV.)
    His Place in the World. Ward Lock, 1915

BOYD, AUBREY (FAIR). Born in Seattle; graduated from the University of Glasgow in 1914, where he authored short stories and served as editor of the Glasgow University Magazine; returned to the U.S. (California) and served in WWI; died in San Francisco. (Deleting the wrongly attached first name of James and adding biographical details for the author of the 1931 novel “No Man’s Woman” in CFIV.)

BRITTON, ERIC. (Adding a new title, not in CFIV.)
    Hue and Cry. World Film, 1947 (Novelization of the film: Ealing, 1947; scw: T. E. B. Clarke; dir: Charles Crichton.)
 
BROOKNER, ANITA. 1928-2016. (Adding the death date for the author of the 1992 novel “Fraud” in CFIV.)

BROOKSBANK, ANNE [ANNE BROOKSBANK ELLIS]. 1943-    . See: Bob Ellis.

CARLING, JOHN R. (Deleting the questioned dates and middle name–none of which can be supported--of the author of four novels in CFIV, and adding the setting of one of them.)
    The Viking’s Skull. [England]

CARTER, NICHOLAS. (Adding the approximate publication date of a collection of stories in CFIV published by Pearson in England.)
    New Exploits of Nick Carter, Detective. ca.1920

CHAMBERLAIN, JOSEPH. 1836-1914. See: JOSEPH W. SIMPSON.

CHESNEY, WEATHERBY. Alick Munro, q.v., (possibly Alexander Richard Bowman Munro, 1871-1935) was an uncredited co-author of the two titles below. (Adding a note on authorship of two novels in CFIV.)
    The Foundered Galleon.
    John Topp, Pirate.

CLARO, JOE [JOSEPH V. CLARO]. 1939-    . English teacher and writer who also worked for publishers. Apparent pseudonym: Heather Simon, q.v.

CONROY, RICHARD. British author who wrote at least eight novels under the house name Duke Montana, q.v. (Correcting the authorship of novels in CFIV.)

CONROY, RICHARD TIMOTHY. Delete reference to house name Duke Montana. (Correcting the authorship of novels in CFIV under the house name.)

CRAWSHAW, SHIRLEY PATRICIA LONGSTAFF. 1931-2015. (Adding the death date for the author of the 1994 novel “The New Rector” in CFIV under the pseudonym Rebecca Shaw.)
 
CREED, DAVID. James Shields Guthrie, 1931-2013. (Adding the death date for the author of seven novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)
 
DE FELITTA, FRANK (PAUL). 1921-2016. Died in Los Angeles. (Adding the death date and place for the author of six novels in CFIV.)

DELANO, JAMIE. Pseudonym of Andrew William James, 1954-    . (Adding the real name and birth year for the author of four graphic novels in CFIV.)

DISKI, JENNY [JENNIFER J. SIMMONDS DISKI]. 1947-2016. Died in Cambridge, England. (Adding the full name and death date and place for the author of the 1986 novel “Nothing Natural” in CFIV.)
 
DOLAN, PATRICK. The 1911-1987 dates given in CFIV for the author of the 1970 novel “Poison in the Blood” are from the British Library, but those are dates of a British advertising executive who was born in Waterford Island, Ireland, came to the U.S. as a young man, became a U.S. citizen, served in the U.S. Office of Strategic Services in WWII, settled in England (with a home in Much Hadham, Hertfordshire) after the war, and died in Baltimore, Maryland. No direct connection can be found with this person and the novel, nor with his reported residence in Aldershot, Hampshire, at the time of the novel. (Adding further information relating to the authorship of the 1970 novel in CFIV.)

DOYLE, MONTE. (Adding a novel not in CFIV.)
    Intrigue. Fontana pb, 1966 (Based on the industrial espionage ABC-TV series, all 13 episodes of which are apparently lost.)

EAST SEVEN. Pseudonym of Eric Lancaster. (Adding the real name of the author of the 1937 novel “She Is a Spy” in CFIV under this pseudonym.)

EISLER, HANS FRIEDRICH. Delete. (Wrongly given in CFIV as the real name of the author Sean Graham.)

ELLIS, BOB [ROBERT]. 1942-2016. (Adding a new entry, not in CFIV.)
    Mad Dog Morgan, with Anne Brooksbank, 1943-    Corgi pb, 1976 [Australia, 1850s] (Novelization of film: Mad Dog (Australia), 1976; scw & dir: Philippe Mora.)

FIELD, KATHERINE (MARY IDA). 1875-1957. Born in Isleworth, Middlesex, England; living in Hastings when the books were written; died in Brighton. (Adding the full name, dates and biographical details for the author of three 1940s novels in CFIV.)

FISHER, GERARD [GERHARD O. E. F. FISCHER]. 1908-1980. Probably born in Germany; married Margarethe Koban in Plymouth, England, in 1957; died in Plymouth. (Adding the original name and dates and biographical details for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

FRENCH, JOHN (B.). Read English at Sussex University; a theatre manager, then worked for a theatrical agency, then founded his own agency; play producer, playwright, screenwriter and novelist; living in London, England. (Correcting the middle initial and adding biographical details and a new title for the author of the 1997 novel “The Killer Within” in CFIV.)
    A King’s Ransom. Hale, 1995

GEARON, JOHN. Note: The French Wikipedia gives his dates as 1885-1970; these dates cannot be confirmed, though a John Gearon had dates of 1895-1970; nothing has yet to be proved conclusively for the author who wrote as John Flagg.

GRAHAM, SEAN. Pseudonym of Hans Friedrich Hermann Isay, 1920-2015. (Correcting the real name and adding the death date for the author of two novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

GUTHRIE, JAMES SHIELDS. 1931-2013. (Adding the death date for the author of seven novels in CFIV under the pseudonym David Creed.)

HAMILTON, J(OHN) R(ICHARD) C(LAUDE). 1879/1888-1967. Actor; producer and director of plays and playwright; claimed to have been born in London; birth year varies widely in various records as suggested above; died on the Isle of Man. (Adding the full name, dates and biographical details for the author of the 1936 title “The Travers Hall Mystery” in CFIV.)

HAMILTON, (ANTHONY WALTER) PATRICK. (Adding a note on a television novelization.)
    Mr. Simpson and Mr. Gorse. For novelization of TV series, see Allan Prior.
 
HAMILTON, WILLIAM. 1939-2016. Died in Lexington, Kentucky. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1985 novel ‘The Charlatan” in CFIV.)

HAMNER, EARL (HENRY, JR.). 1923-2016. (Adding the death date for the co-author, with Don Sipes, of the 2000 novel “Murder in Tinseltown” in CFIV.)

HARDING, DESMOND (C.). 1944-     . Born in Surrey, England; married Carolyn Jackson in 1967; living in Cornwall. (Adding the birth year and further biographical details for the author of two 1990s novels in CFIV.)
  
HARRISON, JIM [JAMES THOMAS HARRISON]. 1937-2016. Died in Patagonia, Arizona. (Adding the death date and place of the author of two 1970s novels in CFIV.)

HEARD, ADRIAN (CHARLES). 1890-1954. (Correcting the death date for the author of two 1920s novels in CFIV.)

HENRY, JACK. 1893-1956. Birth (in Islington, England) and death (in Hampstead) registered as John Henry; wrote “Barton of the Yard” radio plays for the BBC in the late 1930s. (Correcting the birth year and adding biographical details for the author of three titles in CFIV.)

INGRAM, GRACE. Doris Sutcliffe Adams, 1920-2015. (Adding the death date for the author of the 1978 novel “-Gilded Spurs” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)
 
ISAY, HANS FRIEDRICH HERMANN. 1920-2015. (Correcting the real name and adding the death date for the author of two novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Sean Graham.)

ISHAM, TERRY WILLIAM. (Adding the middle name for the author of the 1998 novel “Deadly Waters” in CFIV under the pseudonym Terrence Shaw, for whom the CA entry is very misleading.)

JAMES, ANDREW WILLIAM. 1954-    . (Adding the real name and birth year for the author of four graphic novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Jamie Delano.)

KEEPING, JAMES (TEMPEST). 1891-1982. (Adding a new byline and title, not in CFIV.)
    -The Pulse of Life. John Long, 1940

KEEPING, (JAMES) TEMPEST. 1891-1982. Former army captain who traveled in the Far East. See also: James Keeping. (Adding the full name, dates and biographical details for the author of two 1935 novels in CFIV.)
 
KENNEDY, GEORGE (HARRIS, JR.). 1925-2016. Giving the full name and death date of the byline on two ghost-written books in CFIV.)

LANCASTER, ERIC. Possibly died in 1950 in Oxfordshire, England, at age 67. Pseudonym: East Seven. (Adding a biographical note and a  further pseudonym for the 1937 novel “She Is a Spy” in CFIV under that byline.)
 
LECOMBER, BRIAN. 1945-2015. (Adding the death date of the author of two 1970s novels in CFIV.)
           
LEE, DORIAN. 1898-1988. These are very probable dates for the author of numerous 1943-1956 novels in CFIV; the author was apparently born Elsie Dora Bunclark in Hendon, Middlesex, England, married Henry W. Lee in 1927, and died in Worthing, with death listed as both Elsie Dora Lee and Dorian Lee.

LEE, NORMAN. (Adding a novel not in CFIV for an author with several titles.)
    Johnny Carew. Ward Lock, 1951 (Probably intended for younger readers.)

LENIHAN, D(ENIS) M. 1858-1930. Born near Newmarket, County Cork, Ireland; died in Cork; last name sometimes spelled Linehan. (Adding the first name, death date, and further biographical details for the author of the 1914 novel “The Red Spy” in CFIV.)
 
LESLIE, FRANCIS. Pseudonym of Leslie Francis Pugh, 1906-1988; born in Bradford, Yorkshire, England; died in London. (Adding the real name, dates and biographical details for the author of three 1940s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

LOVISI, GARY (ANTHONY). (Adding an additional title in the 1992 volume in CFIV.)
    The Loss Of the British Bark, Sophy Anderson. Also contains: The Grey Nun Legacy, by P. Smith.

McCARTNEY, R. J.  Pseudonym: Bruce Scott. (Adding the real name of the author of three novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

MANNON, WARWICK.  House name. (Adding further titles not in CFIV.)
    Call Northside 777. Hollywood Publications (London), 1948 (Novelization of film: TCF, 1948; scw: Jerome Cady, Jay Dratler; dir: Henry Hathaway.)
    I See a Dark Stranger. World Film, 1946 (Novelization of film: General Film, 1946; scw: Frank Launder, Sidney Gilliat; dir: Launder.)
    Stage Fright. World Film, 1950 (Novelization of film based in turn on Selwyn Jepson’s novel “Man Running”: WB-FN, 1950; scw: Alma Reville; dir: Alfred Hitchcock.)
   
MASON, ARTHUR CHARLES. 1879-1966(?). (Adding a possible death date for the author of the 1929 novel “The Man with the Big Head” in CFIV under the pseudonym Mason Scrope.)

MEREDITH, ARNOLD. House name. (Adding new titles not in CFIV.)
    Against the Wind. World Film, 1948 (Novelization of the film: Ealing, 1948; scw: T. E. B. Clarke; dir: Charles Crichton.)
    -Easy Money. World Film, 1948 (Novelization of the film: Gainsborough, 1947; scw: Muriel Box, Sydney Box; dir: Bernard Knowles.)
 
MILBURN, ELLEN. Milburn (D.) Smith, (Jr.), 1934-2002. (Deleting question marks on name and dates for the real name of the author of the 1975 novel “Wings of Darkness” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)
 
MONTAGUE, LISA. Sandra Dawn Shulman [Sandra Dawn Shulman Montague]. 1939-    . (Correcting the birth year and adding the married name for the author of three novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

MONTANA, DUKE. Delete all eight references to Richard Timothy Conroy, 1927-2010, an American writer. Montana was the house name used by a British author Richard Conroy, dates unknown. (Correcting the authorship of eight novels in CFIV.)

MUNRO, ALICK. Possibly Alexander Richard Bowman Munro, 1871-1935; see also: Weatherby Chesney. (Adding the full name and dates for the possible real name of the author of the 1902 novel “-A Woman of Wiles” in CFIV, and a cross-reference for same.)

MUSPRATT, HORACE. (Adding a new title and new author, not in CFIV; the author was either Horace Hutchinson, Muspratt, 1858-1932 or Horace Muspratt, 1875-1956.)
    Two Can Play. John Long, 1912
 
NATHANSON, E(RIC) M. 1928-2016. Died in Laguna Miguel, California. (Adding the death year and place for the author of three novels in CFIV.)

NATSUKI, SHIZUKO. 1938-2016. Died in Fukuoka, Japan. (Adding the death date and place for the author of six novels in CFIV.)

NIVEN, LARRY. (Adding the British edition of a 1980 novel in CFIV.)
    The Patchwork Girl. Futura pb, 1982
   
NOLAN, RIALL W. Professor of Anthropology at Purdue University. (Deleting a title listed in CFIV.)
    The Fat Lady’s Song. Delete. (This, originally entitled “Wet Season” and a third novel in the Max Donovan series, originally entitled “The Buddha’s Tooth”, were contracted for, written and paid for but never published because of an intervening publisher takeover.)

OCKLEY, G. T. Pseudonym of Grace Milligan Thompson, 1874-1955; born Grace Milligan in Lancashire, married Clarence Edward Thompson in India in 1904; living in Ockley, Surrey, at the time of her books (hence the pseudonym); died in Denbighshire, Wales. (Adding the real name, dates and biographical details for the author of three 1930s novels in CFIV.)

OSCAR, W. N. (Adding a new author and title not in CFIV.)
    -The Cruise of the Golden Wave. Innes, 1899; Dutton, 1899 [ship]

O’SULLIVAN, J(AMES) B(RENDAN). (Correcting the edition of the 1945 title in CFIV, adding its setting and further details.)
    Cherry in the Wineglass. paperback [U.S.] (Also contains a ss “Double-Double Cross” by Richard B. Fitzsimmons.)

OWEN, JOHN SCOTTER. 1918-2012. Born in Marylebone, London; served in the RAF in the Near East and Far East in WWII; afflicted with multiple sclerosis at age 45; died in Bruges, Belgium. (Adding the real name, dates and biographical details for the author of two 1970s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym John Scotter.)

PARKHURST, JANE. Pseudonym of Nancy Taylor Smith, 1921-2000, q.v. (Adding the real name and dates of the author of the 1979 novel “The Southern Moon” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

PEARSON, (GEORGE) WILLIAM. (Adding the first name of the author of five novels in CFIV.)

PHILIP, SALLY ELIZABETH McCUIG SINCLAIR. 1923-1978. (Adding the death date for the author of the 1953 novel “Muted Murder” in CFIV under the pseudonym Sally Sinclair.)

PORLOCK, KIT. (Adding four titles not in CFIV.)
    The Chase. Hollywood Publications, 1947 (Novelization of the film: United Artists, 1946 (scw: Philip Yordan; dir: Arthur Ripley.)
    Holiday Camp. World Film, 1947 (Novelization of the film: Gainsborough, 1947; scw: Sydney Box, Muriel Box, Peter Rogers; dir: Ken Annakin.)
    The Naked City. World Film, 1948. [New York City] (Novelization of the film: Universal International, 1948; scw: Albert Maltz, Malvin Wald; dir: Jules Dassin.)
    The Upturned Glass. World Film, 1947 (Novelizaiton of the film: Sydney Box, 1947 (scw: John Monaghan, Pamela Kellino; dir: Lawrence Huntington.)

PRIOR, ALLAN. (Adding a correlation to a Patrick Hamilton novel.)
    The Charmer. This novelization was of a series based on the novel “Mr. Simpson and Mr. Gorse” by Patrick Hamilton.

PUGH, LESLIE FRANCIS. 1906-1988. Pseudonym: Francis Leslie. (Adding the real name and dates for the author of three 1940s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)
 
RIGDON, CHARLES (VINCENT?). 1933(?)-   . (Adding a possible middle name and birth date for the author of the 1973 novel “Falcon’s Island” in CFIV under the pseudonym Antonia Scott.)

ROBINSON, WILLIAM. 1856- ?. (Adding the birth year of the author of the 1903 novel “The Magic of To-Morrow” in CFIV under the pseudonym Cyril Seymour.)

ROE, IVAN. Sources agree that he was born November 12 but disagree on the year, either 1913 or 1917. (Adding birth date information for the author of seven novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Richard Savage.)

ROOKE, REBECCA. Lived in Dorking, Surrey, in the 1970s; no other information found. (Adding a biographical detail for the author of the 1978 novel “Murder in Store” in CFIV.)

ROSE, M. J. Melisse J. Shapiro, 1953-    . (Correcting the birth year of the author of the 1998 novel “Lip Service” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

RUDKIN, THOMAS JAMES. 1900-1984. (Correcting the death date for the author of numerous titles in CFIV under the pseudonym T. J. R. Sennocke.)

RYLAND, JOHN KNOX. Pseudonym of Ernest Shilston Watkins, 1902-1982. (Adding the real name of the author of three 1930s novels in CFIV; he also wrote as John Oliver Mayo, q.v.)

ST. GEORGE, GEORGE. (Adding the setting for the 1896 novel in CFIV.)
    A Feminine Conviction. [England]

ST. GERMAIN, MARIE. (Adding the setting of the 1924 collection in CFIV.)
    Tales of the Weird and West Countree. [England]
   
SAINT-JOHN, KRISTINE. Linguist, translator, painter and writer. (Adding biographical details for the author of a 1984 novel in CFIV, and a setting for that novel.)
    The Mini-Gods. [London, 2040]

SALEH, NABIL A. 1935-    . (Adding the birth year for the author of the 2000 novel “Open House” in CFIV.)

SALTER, LINDEN. Linden Salter-Duke, 1950-2014. (Adding the death date for the author of the 2000 novel “The Major’s Minion” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

SALTER-DUKE, LINDEN. 1950-2014. (Adding the death date for the author of the 2000 novel “The Major’s Minion” in CFIV under the pseudonym Linden Salter.)

SAMPSON, GEORGE (RICHARD). 1916-2013(?). (Adjusting the possible death date of the author of two 1960s novels in CFIV.)

SAMY-BELL, MURIELLE. (Correcting the title of the 1998 novel in CFIV.)
    Tragedy in Sarvee.

SANDBERG-ARNSTON, THERESA. Widow of Harrison Arnston, 1936-1996, q.v. (Adding a biographical note for the author of four novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Catherine Arnold.)

SANDEMAN, MINA. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline of the author of the 1899 novel “-Wicked Rosamond” in CFIV.)

SANDERS, JOHN (EDWARD). 1930-2010(?). (Adding a probable death date for the author of five novels in CFIV, along with a further novel possibly by him but not in CFIV.)
    -The Stones of Hissarlik. Citron, 1998

SANDERS, RICHARD. 1947-    . (Adding the birth year of the co-author with Raymond Hitchcock of the 1996 novel “Dutch Justice” in CFIV.)

SANDERSON, (RONALD) DOUGLAS. (Connecting two editions and titles of the same novel listed separately in CFIV.)
    Night of the Horns. Published in the U.S. as: Murder Comes Calling. Gold Medal, 1958, as by Malcolm Douglas

SANDYS, ROSEMARY A. Living in Devizes, Wilthire, with John F. Sandys; she may be Rosemary Anne Irwin born in India in 1935 who married John Frederick Sandys, born in India in 1934; they were together in married quarters in Australia in 1963. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1989 novel “Act of Betrayal” in CFIV.).

SANDYS, SYDNEY (REGINALD FULLER?). 1879(?)-1961(?). (Adjusting the possible death date of the author of the 1909 novel “Jack Carstairs of the River House” in CFIV.)

SANTER, LYNN. (Adding two further titles for the author of the 1999 novel “Sins of Life” in CFIV; all three feature series characters James and Sandra.)
    Evil by Design. Zens (Australia), 2000
    Into the Fire. Zens (Australia), 2000

SARGENT, CARL (L.). 1952-     . (Adding the birth year for the co-author with Marc Gascoigne of the 1992 novel “Streets of Blood” in CFIV.)

SAUER, MICHELLE P. 1952-    . (Correcting the birth date and middle initial of the author of the 2000 novel “Murder on the Wheel of Fortune” in CFIV.)

SAUER, RICHARD (C.).  (Adding the birth year of the author of the 1989 novel “The Game of the Silence” in CFIV.)  

SAUNDERS, THOMAS J(OHN). 1936-1982. Born and died in Kingston, Ontario, Canada;.six additional titles have been listed for him but no actual publication found. (Adding dates, middle name, and biographical details for the author of four novels in CFIV.)

SAVORY, VIVIENNE. Born in Lancashire, England; has honors degree in education; living in Manchester. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1996 novel “The Seventh Daughter” in CFIV.)

SAWYERS, WILLIAM H(ENRY). 1919-2010. Born in Croydon, Surrey, England; went to Australia in 1949; died there in New South Wales. (Adding the middle name, death date, and biographical details for the author of the 1999 collection “The Psychic Detective” in CFIV.)

SAXTON, LISA. Born in Cleveland, Ohio; graduate of Chatham College in Pittsburgh; living in New Jersey. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1997 novel “Caught in a Rundown” in CFIV.)

SAYER, PAUL (ANTHONY). 1955-    . (Correcting the birth date of the author of the 1996 novel “The God Child” in CFIV.)

SAYRE, F. LEO. Born in California; earned a masters degree in education and taught overseas for a number of years. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1998 novel in CFIV and a setting for that novel.)
    The Machinery Man. [Mexico]
 
SCADUTO, ANTHONY. 1932(?)-    . (Adding a possible birth year for the author of the 1978 novel “A Terrible Time to Die” in CFIV.)

SCHAFER, ROSEBARY (A.). 1934-2015. Born Rosemary A. Zimmerman in Brackenridge, Pennsylania; lived in Natrona Heights, Pennsylvania; had a certificate in commercial art and completed a secretarial course; worked as a commercial artist in Pittsburgh and then worked for General Motors’ Insurance Corporation; operated a bar with her second husband. (Adding corrected dates and biographical details for the author of the 1978 novel “The Last of the Whitcombes” in CFIV.)

SCHAFFER, JAMES. Deleting the 1949 British novel in CFIV, which is a straight western published in the US. in 1942 as Sleuths of the Saddle as by James Shaffer–the common U.S. spelling of his last name.
    Six-Gun Saddle Sleuths. Delete
 
SCHEPMAN, JOHN. Born in Falls City. Nebraska; has B.A. and M.A. from the University of Nebraska and a Doctorate of Osteopathy from the College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery in Des Moines, Iowa; had training in psychiatry in Austin, Texas; a psychiatrist in private practice in Louisa, Kentucky. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “Teardrops Are Red” in CFIV.)

SCHILLER, GERALD (ALAN). Born in Philadelphia; has a B.A. of Science in Education and an M.A. in Cinema; teacher in Los Angeles schools 1960-1991. (Adding biographical details for the author of two 1990s titles in CFIV.)

SCHOFIELD, HAROLD A(RTHUR?). 1929(?)-1997(?). (Adding a possible middle name and dates for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

SCHWARTZ, ELIZABETH MAUL. Ninth generation Texan, raised in the construction industry and employed in same around the world; retired and living most of the year on a boat in Mexico’s Sea of Cortez. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “Troubled Sea” in CFIV, and a reprint byline for same.)
    Troubled Sea. Also issued as by Jinx Schwartz, which seems now her preferred byline.

SCOTT, ANNJEANETTE. Pseudonym of Scott Wright, but not the one born in 1942 as indicated in CFIV. (Correcting the identification of the real name of this author in CFIV for two 1976 novels.).

SCOTT, ANTONIA. Charles (Vincent?) Rigdon, 1933(?)-    . (Adding a possible middle name and birth year for the author of the 1973 novel “Falcon’s Island” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

SCOTT, BRUCE. Pseudonym of R. J. McCartney. (Adding the real name of the author of three novels in CFIV.)

SCOTT, C(HRISTOPHER) H(EATH). 1950-    . (Adding the middle name and birth year for the author of the 1998 novel “Ripples in the Pool” in CFIV.)

SCOTT, GEORGE. Born in the U.S.; long term Mallorca resident and hotel owner. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1999 novel “The Bloody Bokhara” in CFIV.)

SCOTT, JUNE (MEINDL). 1913(?)-1989(?). (Adding possible dates for the author of the 1972 novel “Bitter Honeycomb” in CFIV.)

SCOTT, MARION. Marian Gallagher Scott, 1891-1943, who also wrote as Katherine Wolffe and Gail Oliver. (Giving the full name and dates for the author of the 1932 novel “Dead Hands Reaching” in CFIV.)
    Dead Hands Reaching. SC: Courtney Brade (Adding a series character who also appears in two novels as by Katharine Wolffe.)

SCOTT, MAURICE. (Adding the publication date of a novel in CFIV.)
    The Mark of the Broad Arrow. Henderson pb, 1904 (Serialized in 1913 as “His Fatal Marriage; or, The Mark of the Broad Arrow.”)

SCOTT, MICHAEL. (Adding further titles and publication dates for the author in CFIV.)
    Adam and Evil. Sydney, Australia: Action Comics, 1956
    The Big Hand. 1956 (corrected date)
    The Bruiser and the Blonde. 1956 (title correction)
    A Corpse for a Cutie, 1957
    The Dark Legacy. Correct to: The Dark Highway
    Death’s Heritage. Sydney, Australia: Action Comics, 1958
    Dollars for Death. Sydney, Australia: Action Comics, 195?
    Easy Dollar, Easy Death. 1956
    Final Round. Sydney, Australia: Action Comics, 195?
    Murder Unlimited. 1956
    Murder Syndicate. 1956
    One More Murder. 1956

SCOTT, N. M. Born and educated in London; after a career in advertising, moved to Rottingdean, East Sussex, England. (Adding biographical details for the author of numerous titles in CFIV under this byline and also as Nigel Scott.)

SCOTTER, JOHN.  Pseudonym of John Scotter Owen, 1918-2012. (Adding the real name of the author of two 1970s novels in CFIV.)

SCOUGAL, TONY [ANTHONY PAUL SCOUGAL]. 1950-    . (Adding the full name and corrected birth year for the author of the 1996 novel “The Fragile Peace” in CFIV under the pseudonym Paul Anthony.)

SCROPE, MASON. Arthur Charles Mason, 1879-1966(?). (Adding a possible death date for the author of the 1929 novel “The Man with the Big Head’ in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

SEARS, RICHARD. Ref: CA. (Adding a reference citation for the author of the 2000 novel “First Born” in CFIV.)

SEBASTIAN, ERIC. Pseudonym of a Madison Avenue advertising agency executive who retired to Mexico City, then Acalpulco. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1999 novel “Acapulco Escondido” in CFIV.)

SEE, JOHN WILLIAM. (Adding a setting for the 1983 play in CFIV.)
    The Lady Cries Murder. [New York City]

SEELEY, CLINTON (R.). 1921-1985. Lived his last 19 years in Rye Beach, New Hampshire; died in Portsmouth. (Deleting the question mark on his death date and adding biographical details for the author of the 1954 novel “Storm Fear” in CFIV.)
 
SEELEY, ED, JR. (Adding a setting for the 1963 novel in CFIV, correcting its publication date, and correcting the publication date of another novel.)
    -The Dollar Instinct. Digit pb, 1960 [U.S.]
    Satan Takes a Hand. Digit pb, 1962

SEGAL, ALAN (F.). 1945(?)-2011(?). (Adding a middle initial and possible dates for the co-author, with Dan Segal, of the 1979 novel “The Croesus Affair” in CFIV.)

SEGRE, ALFREDO. 1908-1960. (Correcting the dates for the author of the 1934 novel “-Abram Lewis, Agent” in CFIV.)

SELA, OWEN. This was apparently Owen T. K. Sela, probably the son of Owen Stanley Sela, 1897-1969; Owen T. K. Sela came to England as a student in 1960 (probably from Sri Lanka) and married Yvonne Mary De Silva in 1964; she can still be found in England but no trace of Owen since the 1980s. (Adding further biographical details for the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)
  
SELDEN, CATHARINE. (Adding settings for the 1797 novel in CFIV.)
    The English Nun; or, The Sorrows of Edward and Louisa. [England, Lisbon]

SELLERS, MICHAEL (R.).  Born in Windsor, England; studied art history and worked in galleries in London and Sydney; director of the British Crafts Centre, then Cultural Director in Papual New Guinea; living in Somerset, England. (Adding biographical details for the author of three 1980s novels in CFIV.)
  
SENAUTH, FRANK. 1934-2016. Died in Winnipeg, Canada. (Adding the death date and place for the author of two 1997 novels in CFIV.)

SENNOCKE, T. J. R. Thomas James Rudkin, 1900-1984. (Correcting the death date for the author of numerous titles in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

SETON, GEORGINA. Kate Walker Cameron Seton, 1900-1986. (Adding the death date for the author of the 1944 novel “Bring Another Glass” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

SETON, KATE WALKER CAMERON. 1900-1986. (Adding the death date for the author of the 1944 novel “Bring Another Glass” in CFIV under the pseudonym Georgina Seton.)

SEWELL, TONY. 1959-    . Born in Brixton, London; university trained as a teacher, taught for several years (including two years in Jamaica), then worked in teacher training for many years; now an educational consultant. (Adding the birth year and biographical details for the author of the 1993 novel “Jamaica Inc.” in CFIV.)

SEXTON, MICHAEL (GERARD). Lawyer and author; has written books on Australian history and politics and legal matters. (Adding the middle name and biographical details for the author of the 1989 novel “Australian Eyes Only” in CFIV.)

SEXTON, RODNEY D(ICK). Certified public accountant living near Houston, Texas; served in the First Marine Air Wing in Vietnam; has degrees in Business Administration and Taxation.. (Adding biographical details for the author of two 2000 novels in CFIV.)

SEYMOUR, CYRIL. Pseudonym of William Robinson, 1856-    . Born in Alnwick, Northumberland, England. (Adding the real name and birth year of the author of the 1903 novel “The Magic of To-Morrow” in CFIV under the pseudonym, and the setting of the novel.)
    The Magic of To-Morrow. [England]

SEYMOUR, MALCOLM. Has been a civil servant, British Rail clerk, teacher, actor and playwright. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1992 novel “Test Case” in CFIV, and a setting of the novel.)
    Test Case. [South Africa]

SHAFFER, JIM [JAMES L. SHAFFER]. Born in Terre Haute, Indiana; graduate of Indiana University; had a career in sales and marketing, retiring in 1984 as regional manager of industrial chemicals for Ashland, Inc. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1989 novel “Peterbilt to Laredo” in CFIV.)

SHAGAN, STEVE [STEPHEN H. SHAGAN]. 1927-2015. Died in Los Angeles. (Adding the death date and place for the author of numerous novels in CFIV.)

SHAPIRO, MELISSE J. 1953-    . (Correcting the birth year of the author of the 1998 novel “Lip Service” in CFIV under the pseudonym M. J. Rose.)

SHAPIRO, MILTON J. 1926-    . Ref: CA. (Adding the birth date and reference citation for the author of the 1975 novel “The Hawk” in CFIV, and a setting for the novel.)
    The Hawk. [Miami]
 
SHARLAND, MIKE [MICHAEL R. SHARLAND]. 1943-    . (Adding the birth year for the author of the 1975 novel “Nervestorm” in CFIV.)

SHARMA, R(AVINDRA) N(ATH). Biologist and author of numerous scientific papers and articles, as well as 70 short stories; living in Pune, India. (Correcting the spelling of the first name of the author of two 1990s titles in CFIV and adding biographical details.)

SHARP, PHILIP STEPHEN. 1934-    . (Adding the birth year for the author of the 1993 novel “The Face of the Eagle” in CFIV.)

SHARPE, ANTHONY. (Correcting the title of the 1924 novel in CFIV.)
    The Mystery of the Flashlight Print.

SHAW, D(AVID) B(ENNETT?). 1861(?)-1941(?). (Adding a possible middle name and dates for the author of the 1909 collection “Ten True Secret Service Detective Stories Founded upon Actual Experiences in the U.S. Secret Service” in CFIV.)

SHAW, REBECCA. Shirley Patricia Longstaff Crawshaw, 1931-2015. (Adding the death date for the author of the 1994 novel “The New Rector” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

SHAW, RICHARD. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline of the author of the 1998 novel “Angel of Death” in CFIV.)

SHAW, ROBIN. Earned an M.A. in 1970 from Western Washington University; worked for Outward Bound in Oregon; was Assistant Head of Stowe School in Vermont; worked at the University of Glasgow and Glasgow School of Art in Scotland. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1973 novel “Running” in CFIV.)

SHAW, STOCKER. Possibly the artist William Stocker Shaw, 1879-1945. (Adding a possible full name and dates for the author of the 1933 novel “Eblis” in CFIV.)

SHAW, W(ILLIAM) J(ENKINS). 1840(?)-1913(?). (Adding possible dates for the author of two 1880s titles in CFIV.)

SHEARSTON, TREVOR (RONALD). Born in Sydney, Australia; graduate of the University of Sydney; teacher in Papua New Guinea for seven years; living in Katoomba, Australia. (Adding the middle name and biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “A Straight Young Back” in CFIV.)

SHEBAN, JOSEPH. 1909-1979. Born in Syria; died in Youngstown, Ohio; a lawyer. (Deleting question marks on dates and adding biographical details for the author of the 1953 novel “The Lost Diary” in CFIV.)
       
SHEELEY, STUART L. Born in Iowa; died in Coralville, Iowa. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1993 play “The Bickering Question” in CFIV.)

SHEEN, GEORGE. (Adding the setting of a 1958 novel in CFIV.)
    -Extermination Camp. [Germany]

SHEERS, JAMES C(AMPBELL?). 1924(?)-1970(?). (Adding a probable middle name and more probable dates for the author of the 1961 novel “The Counterfeit Courier” in CFIV.)

SHEFLER, HARRY F(REDERICK). A person of this name was born in Cleveland on 10/9/1892 and died in Florida on 1/31/1959. (Adding information about the byline of the 1955 novel “Devil Take the Hindmost” in CFIV.)
 
SHELDON, CHARLIE. Grew up in western Massachusetts; spent 20 years in the East Coast fishing industry; has worked for the Port of Seattle since 1990. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1991 novel “Fat Chance” in CFIV.)

SHELTON, TONY. 1940(?)-    . (Adding a possible birth date for the author of two 1984 novels in CFIV under the pseudonym E. L. Sloane.)

SHEPPARD, STEPHEN (JOHN). 1945-2011. (Adding the middle name and death date for the author of three novels in CFIV.)

SHERIDAN, D(OLORES) S. 1940-    . (Adding the birth year for the author of the 1993 novel “Strange Fruit” in CFIV.)

SHERIDAN, FREDERICK. 1835(?)-1895(?). (Adding possible dates and a further novel for the author of the 1866 novel “Shot!; or, The Ghost’s Seat at Deymont” in CFIV.)
    Cecil Forrester. Newby, 1864 [England]

SHERIDAN, (JAMES?) WILFRED. A James Wilfred Sheridan was born in Cheshire on 11/21/1895 and died there in 1973. (Adding possible dates for the author of two 1920s novels in CFIV.)

SHERLOCK, CHRISTOPHER. (Adding settings for the 1993 novel in CFIV.)
    Call of the Lion. [Africa, Iraq]

SHERMAN, ROBIN (MICHELLE). 1943-   . Graduate of the University of Arizona in 1965; taught in California high schools in Redwood City and Soquel; worked in real estate sales in Aptos, California. (Adding the middle name, birth year, and biographical details for the author of the 1973 novel “Jigsaw” in CFIV.)

SHERWOOD, BEN(JAMIN BERKLEY). 1964-    . Born in Los Angeles; graduate of Harvard; Rhodes Scholar at Oxford; journalist, investigative reporter, television news producer, novelist. (Adding full name and biographical details for the author of the 1996 novel “Red Mercury” under the pseudonym Max Barclay in CFIV.)

SHEW, E(DWARD) SPENCER. 1908-1977. (Deleting the question mark on the death date for the author of the 1971 movie novelization “Hands of the Ripper” in CFIV.)

SHIAO, C. J. Pseudonym of Robert Lyle Payne, 1949-    . (Adding the real name and birth year for the author of the 1983 novel “Amazon Slaughter” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

SHIELDS, DINAH (JANE). 1952-    . Living in Laguna Beach, California. (Correcting the birth date and adding biographical detail for the author of the 1985 novel ”Just Before Dawn” in CFIV.)

SHIMANYULA, JAMES. ca.1953-    . (Adding an approximate birth year for the co-author with James Irungu of the 1984 novel “The Border Hunters” in CFIV; he also co-authored with Irungu the 1989 novel “Operation Rhino” in CFIV.)

SHIOMI, R(ICHARD) A(LAN). Born in Toronto, Canada; has a B.A. from the University of Toronto; member of the Japanese Canadian Citizens Association and producer of material about Japanese Canadian history; founder of Theater Mu in Minneapolis. (Correcting the middle name spelling and adding biographical details for the author of the 1984 play “Yellow Fever” in CFIV.)
 
SHIVELLEY, ANGELA. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline of the author of the 1966 novel “Dread of Night” in CFIV.)

SHONE, BRIDGET ANN. English teacher turned full time-writer; lived in France, then near Cambridge, England. (Adding biographical details for the author of two 1990s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Anna Shone.)

SHULMAN, SANDRA [SANDRA DAWN SHULMAN MONTAGUE]. 1939-    . (Correcting the birth year and adding the married name for the author of six novels in CFIV.)    

SHUMAN, M(ALCOLM) K(ARL). Ref: CA. (Adding a reference citation for the author of five novels under this byline, as well as three as by Malcolm Shuman and four under the pseudonym M. S. Karl, all in CFIV.)

SHYMANSKI, LES(ZEK) [LESZEK SZYMANSKI]. Born in Warsaw, Poland; lived in Australia and in England, where he earned a Ph.D. in Philosophy; later settled in the U.S., where he earned a M.S. in Political Science at California State University; published a Polish periodical in Los Angeles for two years; spending much time in the Philippines, where his current wife was born. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1964 collection “Escape to the Tropics” in CFIV.)

SIANG, CHUA TJU. ca.1969-    . Gastroenterologist in Singapore.(Adding the approximate birth date and biographical details for the co-author with Adrian Tan of the 1990 collection “Lost Innocence” in CFIV.)

SIEBERT, KATHY. Classmate of Jonathan Franzen at Webster Grove High School in St. Louis. (Adding biographical details for the co-author with Franzen of the 1977 play “The Fig Connection” in CFIV.)
 
SIEGEL, BARBARA (B.). 1949-   . (Correcting the birth year of the co-author with Scott Siegel of the 1985 novel “Strike It Deadly” in CFIV.)

SIEGEL, ROBERT ANTHONY. Ref: CA. (Adding a reference citation for the author of the 1997 novel “All the Money in the World” in CFIV.)

SIEGEL, SAM. (Adding to the setting of the 1967 novel in CFIV.)
    Hey, Jewboy. [1920s]

SIMART, HELENA. 1918-1984. (Adding the death date for the author of five novels in CFIV.)

SIMMONS, MARY KAY [MARY KAY SIMMONS FREED]. 1923-    . (Correcting the birth year for the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)

SIMMONS, STEVEN (CLYDE). 1950-    . (Adding the middle name and birth year for the author of the 1986 novel “Body Blows” in CFIV.)
 
SIMON, HEATHER. (Adding a U.S. edition for the 1981 novel in CFIV.)
    Condorman. Same book published in the U.S. as a Scholastic paperback as by Joe Claro in 1981.

SIMON, HOWARD (M.), M.D. 1953-    . Associate professor of surgery at the SUNY Health Science Center and director of trauma surgery at University Hospital in Syracuse, New York. (Correcting the birth year and adding biographical details for the author of the 1998 novel “Forbidden Research” in CFIV.)

SIMON, RUTH (CORABEL SHIMER). 1918-2015. Died in Claremont, California. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1967 novel “-A Castle for Tess” in CFIV.)

SIMON, STEVEN A(NDREW). Graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy; served in the Air Force for 22 years; earned a graduate certificate in Creative Writing from the University of South Florida; living in Colorado Springs, Colorado. (Adding the middle name and biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “On the Dead Run” in CFIV.)

SIMPSON, GREGORY J(OSEPH) T. Born and raised in New Orleans; living in Atlanta, Georgia. (Adding biographical details and a series character in the 2000 novel in CFIV and subsequent novel(s).)
    Until Death Do Us Part. SC: Micah Dean

SIMPSON, JOSEPH W. Correct to: CHAMBERLAIN, JOSEPH. 1836-1914. (Correcting the authorship of the 1903 title “-Mair Macjigger” in CFIV; Simpson appears to have contributed cover artwork.)
 
SIMPSON, M(YRA?) E. (Adding the possible first name of the author of the 1973 novel “And One for the Pot” in CFIV.)

SIMPSON, MARGARET. Educated at Merchant Taylor’s Girls’ School, Liverpool, and studied English at Newnham College, Cambridge; taught in London schools for a couple years before turning to writing for books, television and radio. (Adding biographical details for the author of two 1970s novels in CFIV.)
   
SIMPSON, T(HOMAS) M(AURICE) ALBERT. Detective sergeant in the Royal Ulster Constabulary; later living in Bangor, County Down, and Secretary of the Bangor Golf Club. (Adding the full name and biographical details for the author of the 1989 collection “Tales of an Ulster Detective” in CFIV.)

SINCLAIR, F. SCOTT. Graduate in psychology of the University of Washington; stationed in Thailand during the Vietnam War, and after retirement returned to that country which he loves. (Adding biographical details and a series character for the 2000 novel in CFIV.)
    Cinderella Liberty. SC: Rick Olson, in this and subsequent novels
 
SINCLAIR, SALLY. Sally Elizabeth McCuig Sinclair Philip, 1923-1978. Born in Toronto, Canada; died in Montreal. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1953 novel “Muted Murder” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)
   
SINGER, ANDREW (J.). 1943-2012. Born in Brooklyn; had Ph.D. and M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Massachusetts; computer scientist and inventor; died in Mill Valley, California. (Adding the death date and place for the co-author with Henry Ledgard of teaching manuals in computer programming with Sherlock Holmes stories: “Elementary Basic” and “Elementary Pascal” in CFIV.)

SINGLETON, JAMES R(OLAND). Graduate of the University of South Carolina in English and Journalism; page at U.S. Senate for four years; former stuntman for Universal Studios. (Correcting the middle name and adding biographical details for the author of the 1980 novel “Edisto Sanctuary” in CFIV.)

SINTON, ELLIOT. (Correcting the first name spelling of the author of the ca.1953 novel “She’s a Smart Dame!” in CFIV.)

SIPRA, MAHMUD (AHMED). 1943-    . Adding the birth date of the author of the 1986 novel “Pawn to King Three” in CFIV.)

SISSEL, BARBARA TAYLOR. Ref: CA. (Adding a reference citation for the author of the 2000 novel “The Last Innocent Hour” in CFIV.)

SITKIN, PATRCIA (W.). 1926-    .Raised on a ranch near Stockton, California; after travels all over the world returned to Stockton. (Adding the birth year and biographical details for the author of the 1983 novel “The Alexandros Expedition” in CFIV.)

SKELCHER, BARRIE (WILLIAM). 1932-2015. Born in Birmingham, England; died in Leiston, Surrey; had postgraduate degrees in chemistry and physics; joined the U.K. Atomic Energy Authority in 1956; retired from the Sizewell Nuclear Power Stations in 1987. (Adding the middle name, death date, and biographical details for the author of the 1995 novel “By a Slender Thread” in CFIV.)

SKINNER, MICHAEL. The 1924 birth date comes from the British Library listing (although no person of this name can be found in the U.K. births database), and the suggested death date comes from an entry in the U.S. Social Security records which also matches the 1924 birth. The author was writing from Hamburg, Germany at least in 1978-1983 when Robert Hale was publishing his books. There seems to be a good deal of uncertainty about the dates and some of the pseudonym connections. (Adding more information regarding an author with three novels in CFIV under this name, and adding a further novel.)
    Blondes Don’t Give a Damn. Kozy pb, 1963 [Hamburg, Germany]
    .
SLATER, KEITH. 1935-2016. Born in Oldham, England; earned a doctorate in textile engineering at Leeds University; came to Canada in 1965; professor of textile technology at MacDonald Institute, University of Guelph; active in the Guelph Little Theatre; died in Guelph, Ontario. (Adding the death date and further biographical details for the author of three novels in CFIV.)

SLEIGH, STANTON. Probable pseudonym, as no one of this name can be traced. (Identifying the byline for two 1910 titles in CFIV.)

SLONE, RICK [RICHARD DAVID SLONE]. 1946-   . (Adding the full name and birth year for the author of the 1992 novel “Brown Shoe” in CFIV, and a series character in that novel.)
    Brown Shoe. SC: Bobby Shafto, also in a subsequent novel.
 
SMALL, N(ELSON?) J(AMES?). 1900(?)-1973(?). (Adding the possible full name for the author of the 1952 novel “The Evil She Did” in CFIV; if the name is correct so are the dates.)

SMILEY, JENNA. 1961(?)-   . (Adding a possible birth date for the author of the 1995 novel “Shadows of Death” in CFIV under the pseudonym Jenna Washington.)

SMITH, ANN T. 1878(?)-1966(?). (Adding possible dates for the author of the 1945 novel “Death in the Cards” in CFIV.)

SMITH, ANNIE L. [LYDIA ANNIE JOCELYN/JOSLIN SMITH]. 1836-1912. Born Lydia Ann Joslin in Vernon, Connecticut; married Henry Weston Smith in 1858; a typist and stenographer in Worcester, Massachusetts. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1898 novel “The Black Mask; or, Bonnie Orielle’s lovers” in CFIV.)

SMITH, AUBREY (LEON). (Correcting the typo in the title of the 1996 novel in CFIV.)
    The Alamodome Murders.

SMITH, BARBARA DAWSON. 1953-   . (Adding the birth year for the author of three novels in CFIV.)

SMITH, CATHARINE. (Correcting the title of the 1815 novel in CFIV.)
    Barozzi; or, The Venetian Sorceress.

SMITH, CYNTHIA S. 1924-    . (Correcting the birth date of the author of five novels in CFIV.)

SMITH, D(ANIEL) W(YBERT). (Correcting the middle name of the author of three 1980s novels in CFIV.)

SMITH, DAN [WALTER DANFORD SMITH]. 1933-2010(?). Graduate of Harvard in English Literature; known for articles on oil for The Economist; was administrator of a psychotherapy training school in London. (Add a possible death date and further biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “The Embezzler” in CFIV.)

SMITH, DONA. 1952-    . (Adding the birth year of the author of two titles under this byline in CFIV as well as others under pseudonyms.)

SMITH, GARRET. 1878-1954. (Correcting the birth date of the author of the 1928 novel “I Did It!” in CFIV.).

SMITH, GREGORY L., M.D. 1959-    . Graduate of Rush Medical School, Chicago, with a masters in public health from Harvard; has a medical practice in Atlanta, Georgia. (Adding the birth year and biographical details of the author of the 2000 novel “Malpractice” in CFIV, as well as the setting of the novel.   
    Malpractice. [Atlanta]

SMITH, HENRY T(ARRANT?). 1945(?)-     . Seems to be operating as Henry T. Smith Productions in Romilley (near Manchester, England), and publishing further works of which no copies can be found. (Adding biographical details, and the possible middle name and birth date given by one source for the author of three novels in CFIV, though neither can be confirmed, and adding a U.S. edition of a 1982 title.)
    The Last Campaign; see A Necessary Peace
    -A Necessary Peace. U.S. title (abridged): The Last Campaign. Walker, 1985

SMITH, JULIA (BERNARD). (Adding the setting of the 1810 novel in CFIV.)
    The Prison at Montauban; or, Times of Terror. [France]

SMITH, MILBURN (D., JR.). 1934-2002. (Deleting question marks on the name and dates for the author of the 1975 novel “Wings of Darkness” in CFIV under the pseudonym Ellen Milburn.)

SMITH, NANCY TAYLOR. 1921-2000. Pseudonym: Jane Parkhurst, q.v. (Adding the real name of the author of the 1979 novel “The Southern Moon” in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

SMITH, NEVILLE (JOHN). 1940-    . (Correcting the middle name and deleting the death date for the author of the 1971 film novelization ”Gumshoe” in CFIV.)

SMITH, RITCHIE. 1954-    . (Adding the birth year for the author of the 1991 novel “Winning” in CFIV.)

SMITH, RONALD F(RANCIS). Has degrees in psychology and pharmacy from Florida universities; owning and operating a drug store in North Carolina. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “Reunion of Revenge” in CFIV.)

SMITH, SAQUI. 1860-1924. (Adding the dates of the author of the 1892 novel “Back from the Dead” in CFIV, where the byline was identified as a pseudonym.)

SMITH, STEVE M. Born in Derby, England; spent much of his life in Sawley, Derbyshire. (Adding to the biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel “Southern Belle” in CFIV.)

SMITH, WILLARD K. 1869(?)-1963(?). (Adding possible dates for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

SNOW, CHARLES H(ORACE). (Adding a series character for a further three novels, and deleting one title–a straight western, not a mystery.)
    The Desert Castle Mystery. SC: Tommy Thorne, the hobo detective
    Hollow Stump Mystery. SC: Tommy Thorne, the hobo detective
    The Mystery of Devil’s Canyon. Delete
    Twice Murdered. SC: Tommy Thorne, the hobo detective

STUART, DORIS. Born Doris Louise Todd in Pennsylvania; married J. Bruce Stuart in 1946; living in Richardson, Texas. (Adding biographical details for the author of four novels in CFIV as by Dee Stuart and two under the house name Nick Carter.)

TAYLOR, W. F. (Adding a new author and titles not in CFIV.)
    -Barbado. John Long, 1938
    -Beau Rogue. John Long, 1937 [England]
 
THOMPSON, GRACE MILLIGAN. 1874-1955. (Adding the real name and dates for the author of three 1930s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym G. T. Ockley.)
 
TRUESDELL, JUNE (JEANNETTE). 1918-1996. Born June Jeannette Goldsten in Glendale, California; married Sam Zitnick in 1939, then John S. Truesdell in 1943; student at Ramona Convent in Alhambra, California and attended the University of Southern California.; joined the Esquire Syndicate Staff in Hollywood and wrote fashions, gossip asnd interviews with cinema personalities; lived with husband John in the Carmel Highlands and Pebble Beach in the 1950s and 1960s. (Adding dates and corrected biographical details for the author of three novels in CFIV.)

VAN GELDER, LAWRENCE (RALPH). 1933-2016. Born in New York; graduate of Columbia College and Columbia Law School; editor, critic and columnist in New York City newspapers for 55 years; died in Manhattan. (Adding dates, middle name and biographical details for the author of two novels in CFIV under the Nick Carter house name.)

WAAC. Pseudonym. (Providing a cross-reference for a novel included in the Anonymous section in CFIV.)
    The Girl-Boy Mystery. Laurie, 1938

WATKINS, ERNEST SHILSTON. Pseudonym: John Knox Ryland. (Adding a further pseudonym, under which are three 1930s novels in CFIV.)

WESTON, (WALTER) CYRIL. A merchant navy seaman 1914-1918; captain of a Chinese steamer sailing between China and Australia ca.1924; last sighting was living in Yokohama, Japan, in 1927 as a marine surveyor. (Adding further biographical details for the author of the 1924 novel “Chun Yut” in CFIV.)
 
WIEGAND, WILLIAM (GEORGE). 1928-2016. Long time resident of Menlo Park, California; died in a hospital in Stanford. (Adding the death date and place for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

WRIGHT, SCOTT. Pseudonym: Annjeanette Scott, q.v.

WRIGHT, SCOTT (KENNETH). Delete reference to Annjeanette Scott. (Deleting an incorrect identification of the real name of the author of two 1976 novels in CFIV.)


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