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


Addenda to the Revised Edition.

                                 PART 7:                                                                                      Return to the Main Page.


            Once again, special thanks to John Herrington for his many contributions to what follows.


ABBOTT, ROSA [ROSA ABBOTT PARKER]. Possibly Rosalie Yvonnett Abbott, 1842-1930; born in Massachusetts. married John S. Parker, and died in Massachusetts. (Adding a possible identification of the author of the 1870 novel  The Young Detective; or, Which Won  in CFIV.)

ABRAHAMS, PETER (HENRY). Born in South Africa, went to England at age 20 and married Daphne Miller in London in 1951, then went to Jamaica in 1956; apparently still alive and living there. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1965 novel  -A Night of Their Own  in CFIV.)

ADAM, NIC(H)OLAS. 1947-1980. (Adding dates for the author of the 1977 novel  The Triplehip Cracksman  in CFIV.)

ADAMS, EVELYN V. 1909(?)-1960(?). (Adding possible dates for the co-author with Howard C. Wilson of the 1932 play  On the Loose  in CFIV.)

ADAMS, JULIA DAVIS. 1900-1993. Pseudonym: F. Draco. (Adding the real name and dates of the author of two 1950s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)
 
AGARD, ESTELLE. 1900-1987. (Adding the death date of the author of numerous titles in CFIV under the pseudonym Claudette Virmonne.)

ALLERTON, (VICTOR HOMESDALE) BERRIDGE. 1892-1958. Native of Victoria, Australia; worked in insurance. (Adding the full name, dates and biographical details for the author of the 1946 novel  Who Killed Roger Whitely?  in CFIV.)

ALROY, LIONEL 1924-2013. Born Lionel V. Leveroy in Calcutta, India, educated in England; surname changed in the 1950s; apparently died in France. (Adding dates and biographical details for the author of the 1955 novel  -Shut Out the Sun  in CFIV.)

AMES, MEL(BURN) D(OUGLAS), 1921-2006. Died in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada. (Adding the full name and death date and place for the author of two 1990s collections in CFIV.)

ANONYMOUS. (Adding a dash to a 1893 title and giving further settings.)
    -Euthanasia; or, Turf, Tent and Tomb. [Hungary, Naples]

ASHCROFT, GENE. (Adding the setting of the 1941 novel in CFIV.)
    The Black Vulture. [South]

ASHER, HARRY. (Correcting a reprint edition of a 1998 novel in CFIV.)
    The Predators. Correction: not published in the U.S. as In the Name of the Killer

ASHWELL, PAULINE. Pauline Whiby, 1926-2015. (Adding the death date of the author of the 1995 collection  Project FarCry  in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

AUGUST, ELIZABETH. Bettie/Betty Marie Wilhite, 1944-2016. (Adding the death date of the author of the 1999 novel  Logan s Bride  in CFIV under the pseudonym.)
 
BABICH, AMY. Has a master’s degree in classics and a Ph.D. in mathematics; has taught at the University of Texas and Austin Community College; living in Austin, Texas. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1997 novel  After Math  in CFIV under the pseudonym Miriam Webster.)

BALHAM, JOE. Alan White, 1924-2003. (Adding the death date of the author of seven titles in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

BANIS, V(ICTOR) J(EROME). See also: house pseudonym J. X. Williams.

BAPTIST, R. HERNDEKIN. (Correcting the first initial of the pseudonym of Ethelreda Lewis, in CFIV for the 1938 novel  -Love at the Mission  under the pseudonym.)

BARCLAY, TESSA. Jean Bowden (Jean Bowden-Green), 1920-2016. (Adding the death date for the author of the 1994 novel  Her Father’s Child  in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

BARNARD-JAMES, J(OHN). 1867-1915. Born John Barnard James in London; probably the John B. James who died in Kensington, London, in 1915. (Adding biographical details and dates for the author of the 1902 collection  The City of Shadows and other stories  in CFIV.)

BARR, ALBERT J. 1893-ca.1930. Drug-addicted organizer of oil workers; served time in Leavenworth Federal Penitentiary; wrote his novel about his prison experiences. (Adding probable dates and biographical details for the author of the 1929 novel  Let Tomorrow Come .)

BASSET, PATIENCE MARY. 1901-1956. Born in Cornwall, England; died near Winchester. (Adding the real name and dates for the author of two novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Mary Dunstan.)
 
BASINGER, DONALD. 1927-2016. Born in Essex, England; died in Chediston, Suffolk. (Adding the death date and further biographical details for the author of the 1963 novel  The Devil Within Us  in CFIV.)
 
BATT, LEON(ARD SINGLETON). 1902-1947. Died in Manly, New South Wales, Australia. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the ca.1945 collection  Legionnaire and other stories  in CFIV.)

BAYNE-POWELL, ISABELLA FLORENCE. See: Isabella Florence Powell.

BECKE, (GEORGE LOUIS. He was born and died George Lewis Becke, though his death was registered as Louis Becke. (Adding further biographical details for the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)

BENOIT, TED. Thierry Benoit, 1947-2016. (Adding the death date for the author of the 1989 novel  City of Light  in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

BENOIT, THIERRY. 1947-2016. (Adding the death date for the author of the 1989 novel  City of Light  in CFIV under the pseudonym Ted Benoit.)

BERCOVICI, KONRAD. 1881-1961. Possible pseudonym: Joseph Warren, q.v.

BIRCH, J. WEEDON. Pseudonym/working name of Jesse Birch, 1875-1926, born in Watford , Hertfordshire, England; died in Kent; his wife’s maiden name was Weedon. (Adding the real name and dates and biographical details for the author of three 1912-1913 titles in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

BIRCH, JESSE. 1875-1926. Pseudonym/working name: J. Weedon Birch. (Adding the real name and dates of the author of three titles in CFIV under the pseudonym.)
 
BISSAGAR, FREDERICK GEORGE. 1828-1907. Artist and engraver. (Adding the dates and biographical details for the author of the 1894 title  Entrapped; or, Charlie’s First Crime  in CFIV, as well as its setting.)
    Entrapped; or, Charlie’s First Crime. [London]

BLACK, STEPHEN WILLIAM. 1880-1931. Born in Claremont, Cape, South Africa; prize fighter and journalist turned actor and playwright and newspaper editor; died in Johannesburg, South Africa. (Adding corrected biographical details for the author of the 1925 novel  The Golden Calf  in CFIV.)

BLAIN, SEAN MARTIN. Pseudonym of  an Irish corporal . (Adding identification of the author of two 1990s novels ghost-written by Andrew Crofts under this byline.)

BLAINE, RICHARD. Pseudonym of Donald A. Durkee, 1942-    . (Adding the real name and birth year of the author of two 1980s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

BLAIR, CHARLES F. Born in Buffalo, New York; earned a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Vermont; graduated from the Naval Flying School in Pensacola, Florida; pilot for various airlines, including Pan Am; received the Harmon International Aviation Award; killed in an air crash on St. Thomas, Virgin Islands. (Adding further biographical details for the co-author with A. J. Wallis of the 1956 novel  Thunder Above  in CFIV.)

BLAIR, JENNIFER. (Elizabeth) Adeline McElfresh, 1918-2015. (Adding the death date of the author of six novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

BLAKE, CECILIA M(ACKENZIE). 1824-1904. Born and died in Scotland, but lived in Sussex, England, for some years. (Adding the dates, middle name and biographical details for the author of the 1895 novel  Among the Water Lilies  in CFIV.)
 
BLAND, FABIAN. Hubert Bland, 1855-1914. (Correcting the birth year of the co-author with Edith Nesbit of the 1889 novel  The Prophet’s Mantle  in CFIV under the joint pseudonym.)

BLAND, HUBERT. 1855-1914. Born in Woolwich, London; socialist, serial philander and begetter of out-of-wedlock children; founder of the Fabian Society; sort-of married to Edith Nesbit, q.v.; died in Eltham, London  (Correcting the birth year and adding biographical details for the co-author with Edith Nesbit of the 1889 novel  The Prophet’s Mantle  in CFIV under the joint pseudonym Fabian Bland.)

BLAND, JENNIFER. Jean Bowden (Jean Bowden-Green), 1920-2016. (Adding the death date for the author of two 1970s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

BLANE, FERGUS. Pseudonym of  an author well-known at the time in other fields of fiction.  (Adding a further detail about the author of the 1939 novel  Money-Lender in Gloves  in CFIV.)

BOLTON, JOHN. (Correcting the title of the 1939 novel in CFIV.)
    Perils in Persia (instead of Perils of Persia)
                   
BOND, STEPHEN WICKSTEED. 1871-1953. (Adding the real name and dates of the author of the 1923 novel  The Autobiography of a Blackguard  in CFIV under the pseudonym Raymond Paton.)

BOSWELL, BEATRICE. Amelia Eckles Lord, 1936-2014. (Adding the death date of the author of the 1969 novel  A Piper in the Street Today  in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

BOSWELL, JOHN. (Edward) John Boswell King, 1891-1975. (Correcting the death date of the author of two 1950s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

BOTTERILL, ELIZABETH (ROANTREE). 1856-1922. (Adding the full name and dates for the author of the 1906 novel  -A Woman of the Wolds  in CFIV, and the setting of the novel; another less likely author possibility is Elizabth Raynor Botterill, nee Cooper, 1869-1946.)
    -A Woman of the Wolds. [England]

BOWDEN, JEAN [JEAN BOWDEN-GREEN]. 1920-2016. Apparently died in London. (Adding the death date for the author of the 1994 novel  Her Father s Child  in CFIV under the pseudonym Tessa Barclay, two 1970s titles in CFIV under the pseudonym Jennifer Bland, six titles in CFIV under the pseudonym Avon Curry, and five TV novelizations in CFIV under the pseudonym Lee Mackenzie.)

BOYD, JANE. Pseudonym of  a crime novelist of distinction  who has apparently remained unidentified in the 63 years since publication. (Adding a further detail about the author of the 1953 novel  Murder in the King’s Road  in CFIV.)

BOYER, COLUMBIA. Nell Columbia Boyer Martin, 1887-1961. (Correcting the dates of the author of the 1927 novel  The Mosaic Earring  in CFIV under the pseudonym.)
 
BRADLEY, CHARLES. ca.1861- ?. Born in Macclesfield, Cheshire, England; went to Australia in 1886; play producer and theatrical tour manager; death not traced. (Adding an approximate birth year and biographical details for the author of two 1891 novels in CFIV.)

BRIDGMAN, GERALDINE. (Adding reprint bylines and publisher for the two 1940s titles in CFIV.)
    Let Him Lie. Also published as by Ianthe Jerrold: Dean Street pb, 2016
    There May Be Danger. Also published as by Ianthe Jerrold: Dean Street pb, 2016

BRODIE, JOHN. 1905-1955. Died in a voyage back to England after a holiday in New Zealand. (Correcting the death date and circumstances for the author of the 1949 novel  -Journey by Twilight  in CFIV under the pseudonym John Guthrie.)

BRONSON-HOWARD, GEORGE (FITZALAN). Born in Maryland; worked for the U.S. Government, in the Philippines, and with the Imperial Chinese Service in Canton; later author, screenwriter and director; died in Los Angeles, probably a suicide. (Adding biographical details for the author of eight titles in CFIV.)

BROWN, CHARLES MOLYNEUX. 1891-1964. Born and died in Memphis, Tennessee. (Adding dates and biographical details for the author of three 1940s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym C. B. Molyneaux.)

BROWN, WILLIAM F(ERDINAND). Born in Chicago; has degrees from the University of Illinois; was vice president of a real estate subsidiary of a Fortune 500 company; living in Florida. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1987 novel  Thursday at Noon  in CFIV.)

BRUFF, NANCY. Born in Connecticut; poet and novelist; married Thurston Clarke in 1939, then after his death married Esmond Brown Gardner in 1963; died in New York. (Adding biographical details for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

BRUNNER, JOHN (KILIAN HOUSTON). (Adding a probable TV movie version of a 1965 novel in CFIV.
    Wear the Butchers’  Medal. TV movie probably based on the book: How I Spent My Summer Vacation, Universal, 1967 (scw: Gene R. Kearney; dir: William Hale)       
 
BUCHAN, SINCLAIR. Probably David Sinclair Buchan, 1923-1988, public servant in New South Wales, Australia. (Adding the probable full name and dates for the author of the 1975 novel  Singleton s Mill  in CFIV.)

BUDGETT, H(UBERT) M(AITLAND). Born in Marylebone, London; seems to have had no occupation but was a gentleman of leisure living off inherited money; died at sea off a Norway- bound ferry. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1930 collection  The Physiognomist, and other tales  in CFIV.)

BUHET, GIL. Born in St. Etienne, France; started writing for a living when he became editor of an in-house journal of a grocery chain; later literary editor of a Lyon publishing company and then a bookshop owner in his home town; no death date found. (Adding biographical details for the author of four novels in CFIV.)

BURGESS, LESLIE. 1907-1989. Native of Bury, Lancashire, England. (Adding probable dates and biographical details for the author of the 1941 novel  -Halloween  in CFIV.)

BURKE, JEAN (WILLIAMS). Second wife of writer John Frederick Burke, whom he married in 1963. (Adding biographical details for the co-author with her husband for three 1970s novels in CFIV under the joint pseudonym Harriet Esmond.)

BURNARD, GRAFTON. Pseudonym of Clarence Bernard/Burnard Rooney, 1900-1974. Born in Tingha, New South Wales, Australia; died in Huntsville, NSW; an accountant. (Adding the real name, dates and biographical details for the author of the 1935 novel  Where The Sun Turns  in CFIV under the pseudonym.)
 
BURTON, SARAH. Born in New York City; moved to London in the 1970s; human rights attorney and Deputy Program Director for Greenpeace International. (Adding biographical details for the co-author with Judith Holland of three novels in CFIV under the joint pseudonym Hannah Wakefield.)

BURTT, JOSEPH. 1862-1939. Born in Kettering, Northamptonshire, England; worked in a Gloucestershire bank for 20 years, then was with the firm of Cadbury s; writer and lecturer; died in York. (Correcting the name and dates and adding biographical details for the author of the 1902 collection  A Deal in Diamonds and other stories  in CFIV.)

BUTCHER, MARGARET (CATHERINE). 1887-1983 Born Margaret Catherine Cuzner in Somerset, England; died in Surrey. (Giving highly probable dates and biographical details for the author of four novels in CFIV; all but Hogdown Farm Mystery are only slightly criminous if at all.)

BUTLER, J(OSEPHINE) MARJORIE. 1896-1994. (Adding the death date for the author of the 1980 novel  The Riddle of Roseneath Inn  in CFIV.)

BUTLER, K(ATHARINE) R(OSEMARY). 1925-2006. Born Katharine Rosemary Ellis in Cheshire, England; married Herbert Claude Butler; was in Victoria, Australia, by 1970; died in Portarlington, Victoria. (Adding the death date and further biographical details for the author of five novels in CFIV.)

BYERS, NORMAN (RICHARD). 1874-1917. Born in Stockton, Durham, England; died in Margate; a timber merchant. (Adding the full name, dates and biographical details for the author of the 1896 novel  -A Doubtful Loss  in CFIV.)
 
BYRNE, E(DMUND) J(OHN). ca.1836-1915. Born in Kilkenny, Ireland; died in Dublin; spent some years in South Africa. (Adding the full name, dates and biographical details for the author of the 1914 novel  An Irish Lover  in CFIV.)

BYROM, MOLLY (GRACE). 1932-    . Born in Epsom, Surrey, England; went to Australia with her family in 1950; apparently still alive and married to a former trotting driver and living on a small property surrounded with horses. (Adding the middle name, birth year, and biographical details for the author of the 1950 novel  Jockey Silks , as well as a note about the book.)
    Jockey Silks. (Intended for younger readers.)

C., W. J. An Old Rider. (Correcting the place of publication of the 1880 collection in CFIV.)
    Romance of the Wheel. Coventry: Iliffe (containing stories originally published in the  Bicycle Gazette )

CALIN, HAL JASON. Possibly Harold Calin, 1927-1988, born in New York and died in Florida. (Adding a possible real name, dates and biographical details for the author of two novels in CFIV, one under the house name Joseph Milton.)

CAMBARDS, MICHELLE. 1922-1989. Born Michelle Mirande; lived for thirty years in the village of Ruell, France, where she died. (Adding the birth date and biographical details for the author of two novels in CFIV.)
 
CAMERON, CHARLOTTE (WALES-ALMY). Married a man named Cameron who died by 1901; married Auguste E. G. J. De Landresse in London in 1901 and divorced him in 1905; never used the De Landresse name but kept her first married name. (Adding further biographical details for the author of the 1916 novel  -Zenia: Spy in Togoland  in CFIV.)

CAMPBELL, DONALD. 1886(?)-1968(?). (Adding possible dates for the author of three novels in CFIV, and a reprint of a 1942 novel.)
    The Murder Trap. Also published as by Don Campbell: Barrington Gray, ca.1949

CANFIELD, MIRIAM. Dorothy Fletcher [Dorothy Lind Fletcher Cochran]. 1897-1976. (Adding the dates and full name of the author of the 1965 novel  The Tuscany Madonna  in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

CAPRON, JEAN F(LINT). 1924-2016. Died in Boonville, New York. (Adding the death date and place for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

CAREY, HELEN A. 1920(?)-1983(?). Was living in Detroit in 1940; if those dates are right she was born Helen Esper in Michigan, married Gerald Carey in 1940. (Adding biographical details and somewhat more likely dates for the author of two titles in CFIV.)

CARMEL, KATHLEEN [KATHLEEN MARY CARMEL WITHERS SKIDELSKY]. 1908-1949. A well known bridge player as Mrs. S. J. Simon. (Adding a biographical detail and correcting the death date of the author of the novel  S-S-S-Sh!  in CFIV.)

CARPENTER, CARLETON (UPHAM, JR.). Born in Bennington, Vermont; actor and magician on Broadway; singer and actor on films; scriptwriter for films and television; composer; guest star on radio and TV shows; living in New York. (Adding biographical details for the author of six novels in CFIV.)

CARR, MARVIN N. 1927-2013. Died in Seattle, Washington. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1994 novel  Positively Negative  in CFIV.)
 
CARREL, FREDERIC (POINGDESTRE). 1859-1928. (Adding the middle name and correcting the birth year of the author of three titles in CFIV.)

CARRICK, DOUGLAS ARCHIBALD. 1940-2005. (Adding the death date for the author of six plays in CFIV under the pseudonym David Welsh.)

CARTER, (JAMES) ALLEN. 1850-1926. Born in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, England; died in Oxford. (Adding the full name, dates and biographical details for the author of the 1888 novel  A Perfect Demon; or, The Oak House Mystery  in CFIV.)

CARTER, EDITH [EDITH (GERTRUDE CARTER BRAY). 1877-1934. Sister of John Louis Justin Carter, 1880-1959, q.v. (Correcting the birth year and adding biographical details for the co author with Winifred Carter of the 1936 play  The Two Mrs. Camerons  in CFIV.)

CARVALHO, CLAIRE [CLAIRE CARVALHO WEILLER]. 1888-1970. Born Claire Nunes Carvalho in New York; married Herbert Weiller in 1911; died in Sarasota, Florida. (Deleting the question marks and adding biographical details for the co-author with Boyden Sparkes of the 1929 collection  Crime in Ink  in CFIV.)

CASH, DAVE. David Charles Wish, 1942-2016. (Adding the death date of the author of the 1995 novel  The King of Clubs  in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

CASLEY, DENNIS (JOHN L.) 1935-     . Born in Cornwall, England and still living there. (Adding the corrected name and birth year for the author of four 1990s novels in CFIV.)

CASWELL, (DORIS) HELEN (RAYBURN). (Adding the first name of the author of the 1975 novel  Never Wed an Old Man  in CFIV; first name not given in her CA entry.)

CAWSE, R(ICHARD) T(HOMAS). 1897-1983. Native of New South Wales, Australia, who worked in insurance. (Correcting the name and adding the dates of the author of the 1943 novel  Burglars in Petticoats  in CFIV.)

CAYWOOD, MARK. Pseudonym of Maud Evelyn Falla Giddy (Oxenham), 1899-1986; born Maud Evelyn Falla in St. Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands; married Eric Cawood Gwyddyn Giddy, 1895-1957, q.v., in 1922; then William James Oxenham in 1964; died in South Africa. (Adding the real name, dates and biographical details for the author of two novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

CHAMBERS, GWENDOLINE. 1926-    . See: Gwen Cherrell.

CHANDLER, RAYMOND (THORNTON). (Correcting the British publication of a title in CFIV.)
    Pearls Are a Nuisance. H. Hamilton pb, 1953

CHAPMAN, MAURICE (DALE BLAY). 1910-2015. Died in Sydney, Australia. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1947 novel  Jimmie Colt: Airborne Investigator  in CFIV.)

CHARLES, ERNEST F. (Adding series character information for the author of three 1930s novels in CFIV.)
    Before the Wind. SC: Dick Torreyton probably does not appear
    Death Comes Ashore. Add also SC: Madame Una
    Death Crosses the Line. Add also SC: Madame Una

CHARLES, GEORGE. George Charles Froom Tyler, 1904-1983. (Giving the complete name and deleting the question mark from the death date for the author who in 1951 reprinted his volume  Gallows Parade  in CFIV under this pseudonym.)

CHARLTON, MARJORY. 1987-1973. Born Marjorie Kathleen Mary Charlton in London, where she also died; sometimes she was known as Marjory; a journalist, for many years editor of a woman s magazine. (Adding the full name, dates and biographical details for the author of the 1940 novel  Death of a Fashion Writer  in CFIV.)

CHARLTON, RANDAL (ERNEST). ca.1881-1931. Born and died in London; novelist and journalist. (Adding the middle name, dates and biographical details for the author of a 1908 novel in CFIV, and the setting of that novel.)
    -The Virgin Widow. [Englnd]

CHAUDRI, ENVER H(USSAIN). 1925-2014. Born in Worcester, England; died in Ipswich. (Adding the middle name and death date for the author of several 1990s story collections in CFIV.)
 
CHERRELL, GWEN. Born in Leicester, England, as Gwendoline Chambers; actress and writer; the Cherrell byline was used as late as 1993 for an obituary; no later information found. (Adding the birth name and biographical details for the author of the 1966 play  The Madam  in CFIV under the Cherrell name.)

CHIMENTI, FRANCES (JEANNETTE SUNSHINE). 1916-2006. Born Frances Jeannette Sunshine in New York, married Eden, then Chimenti; died in Yonkers, New York. (Giving the full name and deleting the question marks for the author of four novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Francesca Chimenti and the 1969 novel  The Ninth Life  under the byline Frances J. S. Eden.)

CHIMENTI, FRANCESCA. Frances (Jeannette Sunshine) Chimenti, 1916-2006. (Adding the full name and confirmed dates of the author of four novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

CHING, DONALD S(TANLEY). 1912-1968. Methodist minister who traveled a lot, and was in Africa in the 1930s. (Adding the dates for the author of the 1950 collection  Ivory Tales  in CFIV.)

CHRISTEL. Apparently the pseudonym of Julia Maria Raines Radcliffe Grier, ca.1854-1935. Born in Newcastle, daughter of clergyman Charles R. Raines; married Frank Radcliffe in 1879, then clergyman Alfred Grier in 1889; died in Sussex. (Adding the apparent real name, dates and biographical details for the author of the 1893 novel  -Babette Vivian  in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

CHRYSTIE, EDWARD M. Jack Watson [Jack Charles Wauchope-Watson]. 1916-1978(?). (Adding the possible death date for the author of five novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

CILL, JACK. Pseudonym of D. M. Williams. (Correcting the byline for the 1961 novel  The Judas Wound  in CFIV.)

CLARK, MARIAN B(UXTON). 1898-1956. She once lived in South Norwood, Ohio, was one of the Cincinnati writers whose poems appear in the Ohio Poetry Anthology; was a member of the Indiana Branch of the National League of American Pen Women and of the Indianapolis and Cleveland Writer s Clubs; died in Pinbellas, Florida.. (Adding corrected dates and further biographical details for the author of the 1942 novel  The Model Corpse  in CFIV.)

CLARK, MAY ROBERTS. 1867-1937. Born May Lucille Roberts in New York; grew up in Nebraska and lived in California after marriage to Paul Fennimore Clark; civic leader and author of stories for children. (Adding the birth year and biographical details for the author of the 1938 novel  -The Key to the Copeland Crime.  in CFIV.)

CLARKE, JOHN N. (Correcting the title of the 1898 novel in CFIV.)
    Under the Lion s Claws.

CLAYTON, KENNETH (EDWARD). 1909-1988. (Correcting the dates of the author of the 1933 play  No Copy  in CFIV.)

CLEMENTS, REX [REGINALD VALENTINE CLEMENTS]. 1885-1961. A seaman, born in Norwich, England; died in Hastings. (Adding the full name, death date and biographical details for the author of the 1930 collection  Grey Seas  in CFIV.)

CLEVELAND, JOHN. (Elizabeth) Adeline McElfresh, 1918-2015. (Adding the death date for the author of the 1954 novel  Minus One Corpse  in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

COBNOR, JOHN. Possibly a pseudonym, or John William Terence Cobner, 1899-1975. (Adding author possibilities for the 1931 novel  The Four Answers  in CFIV.)

COCHRAN, RUTH GILBERT. 1886- ? Graduate of George Washington University. (Correcting the birth year and adding a biographical detail for the author of the 1941 novel  Victoria Pruitt Comes to Town  in CFIV.)

COCKSHUT, NEDRA. 1912-1995. Born in Hendon, Middlesex, England; died in Fulham, London, with death registered as Naidra Cockshut. (Correcting the name, deleting question marks on dates, and adding biographical details for the author of two 1970s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Naidra Gray.)

COLE, DIANE. Edith Copeland, 1896-1977. (Deleting the question marks on dates of the author of the 1960 novel  Murder at the White Tulip  in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

COLE, R(OBERT) W(ILLIAM. 1869-1937. Born in Heston, Middlesex, England; died in Dawlish, Devon; photographer who studied law at Balliol, Oxford. (Adding the dates and biographical details for the author of two 1900s novels in CFIV.)

COLLIER, IRIS (A.). 1934-    . (Adding the middle initial and birth year for the author of numerous novels in CFIV.)

COLLINS, JAMES H(IRAM), 1883-1966. Died in Florida. (Adding the corrected dates and place of death for the author of the 1912 novel  The Great Taxi-Cab Mystery  in CFIV.)

COMBER, LEON(ARD FRANCIS). Born in Southwark, London, England; moved to Melbourne, Ausrtralia, in 1991 with his second wife; there he is Honorary Research Fellow at Monash University. (Adding the full name and further biographical details for the author of the 1964 collection  The Strange Cases of Magistrate Pao  in CFIV.)

CONDE, PHILLIP. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline of numerous novels in CFIV and adding a series character for one of them.
    Vultures of the Sky. SC: Dick Pemberty

CONNELL, EDWIN (THOMAS). 1909-1972. Born in New York; died in Bennington, Vermont. (Adding the corrected dates and biographical details for the author of the 1966 novel  I Had to Kill Her  in CFIV.)

CONTENT, FRANCES HANNA. 1907-1978. Died in New York. (Adding the real name of the author of numerous titles in CFIV under the pseudonym Fan Nichols and the 1953 novel  Hideaway  in CFIV under the pseudonym Nikki Content.)
 
CONTENT, NIKKI. Pseudonym of Frances Hanna Content, 1907-1978. (Correcting the real name and dates of the author of the 1953 novel  Hideway  in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

COOK, ELLA BOOKER. Born near Mobile, Alabama. (Correcting the birth place of the author of the 1964 novel  The Ghost of Windy Hill  in CFIV.)

COOK, MILTON VELASCO. 1912-1999. Died in Eugene, Oregon. Pseudonym: Milton Velasco. (Adding the real name and dates of the co-author with Eugene Yee of the 1958 novel  Winds of the Four Seasons  in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

COPELAND, EDITH. 1896-1977. Born Edith Marie Jamieson in Kansas; married journalist lecturer G. Fayette Copeland in Oklahoma in 1920; one time literary editor of the Oklahoma Sunday newspaper. (Deleting the question marks on dates and adding biographical details for the author of the 1960 novel  Murder at the White Tulip  in CFIV under the pseudonym Diane Cole.)

CORDER, R. E. This byline and the column  The Seamy Side  was created by James Dunn, 1878-1947, one time editor of the  Daly Dispatch  who worked for the  Daily Mail  for 24 years. One other contributor to the column was Walter George Fish, 1874-1947. (Adding the names and dates of writers whose work may well have been included in the 1925 collection  Tales Told to the Magistrate  in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

COTES, MAY. Her name on the 1886 book by Grant Allen,  Kalee s Shrine,  is apparently not to suggest co-authorship, but was because she wrote to him suggesting the plot. She was Alice May Cotes, born in Oxfordshire, England, in 1859; married Henry C. Masterman in 1886, and died in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, in 1912.

COWLEY, RAMSEY. John William Watterson, 1878-1943. (Adding the death date of the author of the 1928 novel  -The Gift Supreme  in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

COX, WILLIAM TREVOR. 1928-2016. Died in Devon, South West England. (Adding the death date and place for the author of five titles in CFIV under the pseudonym William Trevor.)

CRAVEN, JOHN C(LAYTON). 1887-1972. (Adding the middle name and dates for the author of the 1935 collection  Post Office People  in CFIV.)

CRAWFORD, MRS. J. A. Author sometimes identified as E. Crawford. (Adding author information for the 1902 novel  -The Problem of Janus  in CFIV.)

CRESSWELL, DONALD. See also house name Hans Vogel. (Adding a further house name for the author of several titles in CFIV.)

CRISP, PETER A(LAN). (Correcting the publisher of the 1961 novel in CFIV.)
    In the Shdaow of the Dragon. P. R. MacMillan, 1961

CROWE, CECILY. 1911-1997. Born Cecily F. Teague in New York; married Richard H. Crowe by 1940, then James A. Bentley by 1977; death registered as Cecily T. Bentley. (Adding the birth date and biographical details for the author of five novels in CFIV.)

CULLEN, ANTHONY (D.). Probably the author also of books on big game hunting in Africa, and 1950s editor of a Kenya newspaper and hunter and game warden. (Adding probable biographical details for the author of the 1972 novel  Studd  in CFIV.)

CURRIER, THEODORE W. 1854-1921. Born in Blythedale, Maryland; died in Havre de Grace, Maryland. (Adding the dates and biographical details for the author of the 1930 novel  The Mystery of Rockdale  in CFIV.)

CURRY, AVON. Jean Bowden (Jean Bowden-Green), 1920-2016. (Adding the death date for the author of six novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

CURTIS, GEORGE (DECLYVER). 1870-1966. Born in Pennsylvania; graduate of Harvard University, went west in 1907; died in El Cajon, California; was married to Josephine Denver Curtis. (Correcting the dates and adding biographical details for the co-author with Josephine Denver Curtis of the 1926 novel  -Chivalry and the Gibbet  in CFIV.)

CUTCHEON, EDGAR. Another author possibility is John Edgar Cutcheon, an accountant who died in Queensland, Australia, in 1951. (Adding other possible author identification for the 1945 novel  The Black Feather  in CFIV, and adding the source of the novel.)
    The Black Feather. Based on the apparently unpublished play of the same name by John Stanley Brunskill, 1903-1989.

CUTTELL, (REV.) JOHN. ca.1837-1915. Born in Sheffield, England; died in Margate; a Methodist minister. (Adding dates and biographical details for the author of the 1903 novel  -Dr. Winsford s First Fee  in CFIV.)

D., A. E. Alice Elizabeth Dracott, 1863-1939. (Correcting the dates of the author of two 1890s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

DAIGER, K(ATHARINE) S(HERWOOD). 1892-1950. A journalist, with birth registered as Catherine S. Boblitz in Maryland; first name sometimes also spelled Katherine; graduate of Goucher College; married John M. Daiger. (Adding the death date, corrected middle name and biographical details for the author of two 1930s novels in CFIV.)

DALE, OLIVER. In 1896 was living in a boarding house on Crescent Road, Bournemouth, England. (Adding the only biographical information found for the author of two 1890s titles in CFIV.)
 
DANE, DANIEL. Ernest Spenser Hanson, 1860-1892. Born in Bradford, Yorkshire, England; was a city editor in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, where he died. (Adding the full name and dates for the author of the 1890 novel  Vengeance Is Mine  in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

DANE, JOEL Y. Joseph Francis Delany, 1905-1957. Born in Brooklyn, New York; died in Nassau, New York. (Adding the dates and biographical details for the author of four 1930s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

DAVIDSON, MRS. DAN M. 1852-1916. Born Alfredine Ida Starr in Milford, Michigan; married Daniel M. Davdson in 1880; died in St. Joseph, Michigan. (Adding the dates and biographical details for the author of the 1898 novel  -Alice Moon; or, A Brother’s Crime  in CFIV, and adding the setting of the novel.)
    -Alice Moon; or, A Brother s Crime. [Indiana]

DAVIS, GUY. (Adding a series character for the two graphic novels in CFIV.)
    Children of the Night. SC: Sherlock Holmes
    Honour Among Punks. SC: Sherlock Holmes

DAVIS, JULIA. Delete; wrongly given as the real name of the author of two 1950s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym F. Draco.

DAVITT, J(AMES) ALAN. 1890-1967. Pressman who lived most of his life in Niagara Falls, New York. (Adding the dates for the author of the 1927 play  A Brace of Sixes  in CFIV.)

DAWKINS, CECIL. Birth name apparently Mary L. Dawkins, so Cecil is an adopted name/pseudonym. (Adding biographical details for the author of four 1990s novels in CFIV.)

DEARBORN, DOROTHY. 1927-2016. Born Dorothy Ryder in St. John, New Brunswick, Canada; married Fred Dearborn in 1948; died in Hampton, New Brunswick; city editor of the Evening Times Globe; editor at other newspapers; editor and publisher of magazines; prolific writer. (Addinig the death date and biographical details for the author of two 1970s novels in CFIV.)

DEER, RANDOLPH H(UGH). Living in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Adding the middle name and a biographical detail for the author of four novels in CFIV.)

DELANY, JOSEPH FRANCIS. 1905-1957. (Adding the death date for the author of four 1930s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Joel Y. Dane.)

DE VEER, WILLEM. 1865-1932. Born in Holland; died in London, England; Doctor of Law (University of Amsterdam); former judge in the Dutch Colonial Civil Service. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1915 novel  An Emperor in the Dock  in CFIV.)

DICKENS, FRANK [FRANK WILLIAM HULINE-DICKENS]. 1931-2016. Died in England. (Adding the death date and place for the author of two 1980s novels in CFIV.)

DICKEY, ELINOR (ARMSTRONG). 1913-1998. Born and lived in New York, but died in Urbana, Illinois. (Adding dates and biographical details for the author of the 1939 play  Prep School for Heaven  in CFIV.)

DICKINSON, (ASHLEY) WEED. 1889-1954. Obituary editor of the New York Journal-American; sports editor of the Morning Telegraph; publicity man in Hollywood; died in New York City. (Correcting the birth date and adding further biographical details for the author of the 1937 novel  Dead Man Talks Too Much  in CFIV.)

DIGNON, EDWARD. Professional name/pseudonym of Edward Michael Dignum, 1886-1966. (Adding the real name and dates for the co-author with Cyril Campion of the 1927 play  Ask Beccles  in CFIV.)

DIGNUM, EDWARD MICHAEL. 1886-1966. Pseudonym/professional name: Edward Dignon, q.v.

DONKIN, ANDREW W(ILLIAM). 1964-    . Born in Ilford, Essex; graphic artist and author of children s books. (Adding the birth date, middle name and biographical details for the author of two titles in CFIV.)

DONOVAN, LAURENCE. 1885-1948. Born in Cincinnati, Ohio; newspaperman in San Francisco, Vancouver and Spokane; pulp fiction writer; died in Manhattan, New York. (Adding the dates and biographical details for the author of nine novels in CFIV under the house name Kenneth Robeson and six novels in CFIV under the house name Robert Wallace.)
 
DOUGLAS, GEORGE. Mrs. George Ferme, 1829-1907; born Isabella Jamieson, married George Ferme in 1860 and died in Haddington Scotland. (Adding the dates and biographical details for the co-author with Henry Derrick of the 1893 novel  The Mystery of North Fortune  in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

DOWNES, JOSEPH. ca.1791-1860. A doctor, born in London, England and lived for many years in Builth Wells, Wales, where he died.. (Adding the birth year and biographical details for the author of the 1836 collection  The Mountain Decameron  in CFIV.)

DOWSETT, LORRIE [LORRIMER ROBERT DOWSETT]. 1915-2006. Born in the Midhurst district, England; farmer who for many years ran Littledown Farm, Blandford Forum, Dorset; warden of Milton Abbas Hostel; died in Haslemere, Surrey. (Adding the full name, dates and biographical details for the author of three titles in CFIV.)

DRACO, F. Pseudonym of Julia Davis Adams, 1900-1993. (Correcting the real name and dates of the author of two 1950s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

DRACOTT, ALICE ELIZABETH. 1863-1939. Born in Calcutta, India; died in Simla, Bengal, India. (Correcting the dates and adding biographical details for the author of two 1890s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym A. E. D.)

DRISCOLL, RICHARD. Ed(ward Joseph) Gorman, 1941-2016. (Adding the death date of the co-author with Kevin D. Randle of three 1990s titles in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

DUNN, JAMES. 1868-1947. Died in London. Creator of the R. E. Corder byline and his column  The Seamy Side. . See: R. E. Corder.

DUNSTAN, MARY. Pseudonym of Patience Mary Basset, 1901-1956. Born in Cornwall, England; married Arthur Vistor Agar-Robartes in 1920 and divorced in 1945; died near Winchester. (Adding the real name, dates and biographical details for the author of two novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

DURKEE, DONALD A. 1942-    . Professional mental health counselor in Atlanta, Georgia. Pseudonym: Richard Blaine. (Adding the real name, birth year, and biographical details for the author of two 1980s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)
 
DU TERTRE, FANNY. 1856-1918. Apparently spent some time in a lunatic asylum; died in Wiltshire, England. (Adding the death date and place and a biographical detail for the author of two novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Denzil Vane.)

EAST SEVEN. Pseudonym of Eric Lancaster, 1882/3-1950. (Adding the dates of the author of the 1937 novel  She Is a Spy  in CFIV under the pseudonym,.)

EDEN, FRANCES J. S. Frances Jeannette Sunshine Eden, 1916-2006. (Adding the then full name of the author of the 1969 novel  The Ninth Life  in CFIV, and deleting the question marks on the dates.)

ELLIOTT, R(OBERT) C(OWARD). 1897-1978. Born in Durham, England; died in Surrey; served in the Special Operations Executive in WWII. (Correcting the name and adding dates and biographical details for the author of 7 titles in CFIV, as well as four under the pseudonym E. L. Liott.)

EVANS, GEORGE EWART. (Adding a novel for the author of the 1950 play  The Turnpike  in CFIV.)
    The Fitton Four-Poster. Blackie, 1954 (Intended for younger readers.)

FERME, MRS. GEORGE. 1829-1907. Born Isabella Jamieson; married George Ferme in 1860; died in Haddington, Scotland. (Adding the dates and biographical details for the co-author with Henry Derrick of the 1893 novel  The Mystery of North Fortune  in CFIV under the pseudonym George Douglas.)
 
FISH, WALTER GEORGE. 1874-1947. Born in Haslingden, Lancashire, England; died in Bridgwater, Somerset. Contributor of material to the byline R. E. Corder, q.v. (Adding a probable source of material for the 1925 collection  Tales Told to the Magistrate  in CFIV under the byline.)

FLETCHER, DOROTHY [DOROTHY LIND FLETCHER COCHRAN]. 1897-1976. Born in Henley, England, daughter of an English canon; went to the U.S. in 1923 as an actress; married Gifford Alexander Cochran in Palm Beach, Florida in 1948; died in Oviedo, Florida. (Adding dates and biographical details for the author of numerous titles in CFIV, and the setting of one of them.)
    House of Hate. [New York]

FO, DARIO. 1926-2016. Died in Milan, Italy. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1987 play  Accidental Death of an Anarchist  in CFIV, along with an earlier edition of that play.)
    Accidental Death of an Anarchist. Pluto Plays, 1980

FRASER, JAMES. Alan White, 1924-2003. (Adding the death date of the author of nine titles in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

FRAZER, DIANE. Dorothy Fletcher [Dorothy Linn Fletcher Cochran], 1897-1976. (Adding the full name and dates of the author of four 1960s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

FREEMANTLE, BRIAN (HARRY). (Adding the U.S. title and edition of a 1992 novel).
    The Button Man. U.S. title: In the Name of the Killer. St. Martin s pb, 1997

GARRETT, ALBERT EDWARD. Pseudonym: Gelda Van Horn. See also house name Hans Vogel. (Adding a cross reference for the author of the 1953 novel  Country Affaire  in CFIV under the pseudonym. Also adding a further house name for the author of several titles in CFIV.)  
    
GIDDY (OXENHAM), MAUD EVELYN FALLA. 1899-1986. Pseudonym: Mark Caywood, q.v. (Adding the real name of the author of two novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

GILL, JACK. Delete entry (see: Jack Cill).

GORMAN, ED(WARD JOSEPH). 1941-2016. Died in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, (Adding a death date and place for the author of numerous titles in CFIV, a movie version of a 1999 novel in CFIV, and corrections for two other books.)
    Graves  Retreat. Corrected title of 1989 novel.
    Rough Cut. Show title thus for U.S. editions; delete series character Jack Dwyer, and add setting of Illinois
    The Poker Club. Film: Sony, 2009 (scw: Richard Chizmar, Johnathan Schaech; dir: Tim McCann)

GRAHAM, WINIFRED. (Correcting the publisher of the 1915 novel in CFIV.)
    -The Imperial Malefactor. Laurie

GRAY, NAIDRA. Nedra Cockshut, 1912-1995, with death registered as Naidra Cockshut. (Correcting the real name, deleting the question marks on dates, and adding a biographical details for the author of two 1970s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

GREER, PATRICK. Patrick Arthur Macrory, 1911-1993. Bursinessman and writer, born in Limavady, County Londonderry, Ireland; called to the Bar in 1937; died in Tadworth, Surrey, England. (Adding the real name, dates and biographical details for the author of the 1937 novel  Borderline  in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

GRIER, JULIAN MARIA RAINES RADCLIFFE. ca.1854-1935. (Adding the real name and dates of the author of the 1893 novel  -Babette Vivian  in CFIV under the pseudonym Christel.)

GRIGG, MARTHA WHITFIELD LIVDAHL. 1935-2014. Born in Norfolk, Virginia; graduate of what is now Hollins University in Virginia; married William Grigg; director of employee communications at Geico Insurance Company; volunteer fund raiser for House of Mercy; died in Chevy Chase, Maryland. (Adding full name, death date and biographical details for the author of the 1981 novel  The Bethel Inheritance  under the pseudonym Martha Whitfield.)

GUTHRIE, JOHN. John Brodie, 1905-1955. (Correcting the death date of the author of the 1949 novel  -Journey by Twilight  in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

HAIG, ALEC. Alan White, 1924-2003. (Adding the death date of the author of three titles in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

HALLIDAY, BRETT. (Adding first British editions of several novels.)
    Dolls Are Deadly. Linford, 1993
    The Homicidal Virgin. Mayflower, 1963
    Shoot to Kill. Linford, 1992

HALLIDAY, H. CLIFFE. Pseudonym. (Adding a new byline and title not in CFIV.)
    Someone Must Suffer. Chapman & Hall, 1891

HAMILTON, HENRIETTA. Pseudonym of Hester Denne Shepherd, 1920-1995.  Died in Sussex, England. (Adding the real name and dates and further biographical details for the author of four 1950s novels in CFIV.)

HAMMOND, MARC. Alan White, 1924-2003. (Adding the death date of the author of four titles in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

HANNA, FRANCIS NICHOLS. See: Frances Hanna Content, 1907-1978.

HANSON, ERNEST SPENSER. 1860-1892. (Adding the full name and dates for the author of the 1890 novel  Vengeance Is Mine  in CFIV under the pseudonym Daniel Dane.)
 
HARBORD, GORDON (ALEXANDER). 1908-2000.  (Adding the dates for the co-author with Jack Roffey of the 1957 play  Night of the Fourth  in CFIV; this was given in an earlier Addenda but didn t make it into the final edition of the full bibliography.)

HAWORTH, JOHN. Chris(topher D.) Walley. (Adding the full name of the author of two novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

HAYWARD, BEN. (Adding a new byline and title not in CFIV.)
    All Else of No Avail. Hurst, 1888

HEALD, TIM(OTHEY VILLIERS). 1944-2016. Died in Somerset, England. (Adding the death date and place for the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)
 
HOBSON, CORALIE JEYES VON WERNER. Born in Chatham, Kent, England. (Correcting the birth place of the author of two titles in CFIV under the pseudonym Sara Salt.)

HOLLAND, JUDITH. Educated at Tufts and Berkeley; went to London in the 1970s. (Adding biographical details for the co-author with Sarah Burton of three novels in CFIV under the joint pseudonym Hannah Wakefield.)

HONE, JOSEPH. 1937-2016. Died in the Cotswolds, England. (Adding the death date and place for the author of five novels in CFIV.)

HOWARD, (RICHMOND) CLARK. 1932-2016. Died in Palm Springs, California. (Adding the first name and death date and place for the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)

HYATT, STANLEY PORTAL. Born in Streatham, Surrey, England; traveled and worked abroad after the age of 18; had a prolific writing career; died of malaria and tuberculosis in Sydenham, Surrey. (Adding a new biographical sketch for the author of numerous titles in CFIV, as well as the correlation of two titles.)
    Fallen Among Thieves (1913). U.S. title: The Markham Affair (1925)

JACKSON, CHARLES VIVIAN. 1917-2008. Deputy head of an Open Air Special School for Delicate and Handicapped Children; founded Bookland Company which undertook freelance editorial work; wrote children s books. (Adding the full name and death date of the author of the 1984 novel  The Cotswold Connection  in CFIV under the pseudonym Charles Vivian.)

KING, (EDWARD) JOHN BOSWELL. 1891-1975. Born in Bath, England; died in Bexhilll, Sussex. (Correcting the death date and adding biographical details for the author of two 1950s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym John Boswell.)
    
KNIGHT, DORIS (IRENE). Born February 16, 1897 in Mohave, Arizona; married Robert Jessee by 1922; in 1922 she listed Stockton, California as her home town; thereafter no trace found. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1967 novel  Nurse on Terror Island  in CFIV, as well as the author of three 1940s novels under the pseudonym Myra Gay.)

LA BARRE, HARRIET. Born Harriet Flora Adler in Springfield, Massachusetts; married Robert Francis La Barre; editor at Cosmopolitan magazine; author of articles under the pen names E. M. D. Watson and T. R. McCoy. (Adding further biographical details for the author of three novels in CFIV as well as two under the pseudonym Dicey Deere.)

LANCASTER, ERIC. 1882/3-1950. (Adding the approximate birth year and confirmed death date for the author of the 1947 novel in CFIV under the pseudonym E.7.)

LAZENBY, NORMAN AUSTIN. See also house name Hans Vogel .
 
LEE, EUGENE. Delete. (Wrongly given as the co-author with Milton Velasco of the 1958 novel  Winds of the Four Seasons  in CFIV.)

LEWIS, ETHELREDA. Pseudonym: R. Hernekin Baptist. (Correcting the first initial of the pseudonym for the author of the 1938 novel  -Love at the Mission  in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

LEWIS, HERSCHELL GORDON. 1926-2016. Died in Pompano Beach, Florida. (Adding the death date for the author of several titles in CFIV, one under the pseudonym L. E. Murphy.)
 
LIOTT, E. L. R(obert) C(oward) Elliott, 1897-1978. (Adding the real name and dates for the author of four titles in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

LORD, AMELIA ECKLES. 1936-2014. Born Amelia Alice Eckles in Washington, D.C., and died there. (Adding the death date and biographical details  for the author of the 1969 novel  A Piper in the Street Today  in CFIV under the pseudonym Beatrice Boswell.)
 
LORD, MINDRED. Born Mindred Loeb in Chicago, and at least used this name until the 1930s on passports, though by 1930 he was married as Lord to his collaborator Isabel Garland; pulp writer and screenwriter; died in Los Angeles, with death recorded as Mindred Lord. (Adding biographical details for the co-author with Isabel Garland of four 1940s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Garland Lord.)

LORRIMER, CLAIRE. Patricia Denise Robins Clark, 1921-2016. (Adding the death date for the author of nine novels in CFIV, and adding the original publication details for a 1996 title.)
    Beneath the Sun. Almost certainly a revised edition of the 1970 novel  Under the Sky  as by Patricia Robins.

LYNFORD, RICHARD. Eric Waters, 1919-2009. (Adding the death date for the author of numerous titles in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

McCARRICK, CHRIS SHEA. Ed(ward Joseph) Gorman, 1941-2016. (Adding the death date of the author of two 1990s titles in CFIV under this pseudonym.)

McCRAE, ELIZABETH. Dorothy Fletcher [Dorothy Linn Fletcher Cochran]. 1897-1976. (Adding the full name and dates for the author of three 1960s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

McELFRESH, (ELIZABETH) ADELINE. 1918-2015. Died in Vincennes, Indiana. (Adding the death date and place for the author of five novels in CFIV.)

MACKENZIE, LEE. Jean Bowden (Jean Bowden-Green), 1920-2016. (Adding the death date for the author of five TV novelizations in CFIV under the pseudonym.)
 
McNEISH, [SIR] JAMES (HENRY PETER). 1931-2016. Died in Wellington, New Zealand. (Adding the death date and place for the author of three 1970s titles in CFIV.)

MACRORY, PATRICK ARTHUR. 1911-1993. Pseudonym: Patrick Greer. (Adding the real name and dates of the author of the 1937 novel  Borderline  in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

MANO, D(AVID) KEITH. 1942-2016. Died in New York City. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1991 novel  Topless  in CFIV.)

MANSFIELD, CHARLOTTE. 1871-1936. Born in Bristol, England; married British born South African Wladimir Raffalovich in 1909 and thereafter her (and her husband s) surname was given as Raffalovich Mansfield; apparently lived in South Africa after her marriage; novelist and traveler. (Adding the corrected birth year and biographical details for the author of the 1917 novel  -The Dupe: A British and South African Story of the Years 1914 and 1915" in CFIV.)

MARTIN, NELL (COLUMBIA BOYER). 1887-1961. (Correcting the dates of  the author of the 1927 novel  The Mosaic Earring  in CFIV under the pseudonym Columbia Boyer.)

MELVILLE, ALAN. (Adding a further title for the author of five titles in CFIV.)
    The Danube Flows Red. Skeffington, 1940. [Budapest] Note: At least one copy escaped from the publisher for a review, but the book never achieved general sale, probably owing to the war which closed Skeffington down...the premises were bombed in December, 1940.

METCALFE, BIRDIE THOMAS. 1884-1963. See: Thomas Washington-Metcalfe.

MOLYNEAUX, C. B. Charles Molyneux Brown, 1891-1964. (Adding dates for the author of three 1940s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

MORGAN, LORNA NICHOLL. (Adding a retitled reprint of the 1947 novel in CFIV.)
    Another Little Murder. Also published as: Another Little Christmas Murder. Sphere pb, 2016
 
MURPHY, L. E. Hershell Gordon Lewis, 1926-2016. (Adding the death date of the author of the 1964 movie novelization  The Blood Feast  in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

MURRAY, ELIZABETH A(LICIA). 1820-1877. Born in Jamaica; lived in Australia in the 1850s; died in London, Englands. (Adding a new author and book not in CFIV.)
    The Flower of Kildalla. Tinsley, 1870 [England]

MURRAY, HENRY DOYLE. Born in Texas; lived in New Mexico from 1900s to 1920s; was in the grocery business; died in Los Angeles. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1920 collection  -That Blonde Dream and Other Wampus Creek Mysteries  in CFIV under the pseudonym Rubio Blanco.)

NICHOLS, FAN. Frances Hanna Content, 1907-1978. (Adding the corrected name and dates for the author of numerous titles in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

NICHOLSON, MICHAEL. 1932-2016. As a television journalist, he reported from 18 war zones; died in Hazlemere, Surrey. (Adding the death date and place and biographical details for the author of three novels in CFIV.)
 
NOBEL, SYLVIA. (Adding the film version of a 1998 novel in CFIV.)
    Deadly Sanctuary. Film: Starfire, 2015 (scw: Sylvia Nobel; dir: Nancy Criss)

NOLAN, J(AMES) VINCENT. See also house name Hans Vogel. (Adding a house name for the author of several titles in CFIV.)

NORTH, JOHN. Ian (Henry) Wilkes, 1932-2015. (Adding the death date for the author of two 1990 Sherlockian novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

O BRIEN, LEE. Candice Ward, 1948-2010. Died in Pennsylvania. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1975 novel  Sweet William Is Dead  in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

OLIPHANT, B. J. Sheri S(tewart) Tepper, 1929-2016. (Adding the death date of the author of seven novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

ORDE, A. J. Sheri S(tewart) Tepper, 1929-2016. (Adding the death date of the author of six novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

PAGE, BETSY. Bettie/Betty Marie Wilhite, 1944-2016. (Adding the death date of the author of the 1991 novel  The Perfect Frame  in CFIV under the pseudonym.)
   
PATON, RAYMOND. Pseudonym of Stephen Wicksteed Bond, 1871-1953. Born in Essex, England; died in Warminster. (Adding the real name, dates and biographical details for the author of the 1923 novel  The Autobiography of a Blackguard  in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

PILLEY, M. A. Pseudonym: Marcus Whitethorn. (Adding the real name of the author of the 1899 novel  -A Nameless Story  in CFIV.)

POWELL, ISABELLA FLORENCE. Her birth surname was Powell, with mother s name Bayne; but she seems to have adopted the surname Bayne-Powell, as this appears on official records like electoral rolls and nursing records; it was also adopted by her siblings; so Bayne-Powell should be regarded as her name and not a pseudonym.

RANSOM, DANIEL. Ed(ward Joseph) Gorman, 1941-2016. (Adding the death date of the author of six titles in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

READE, BILL. Alan White, 1924-2003. (Adding the death date of the author of four titles in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

REED, GARY (BRIAN). 1956-2016. Born in Detroit and died in Canton, Michigan. (Adding the death date and place for the co-author with Guy Davis of the 1993 graphic novel  Honour Among Punks  in CFIV.)

REGAN, MARK. Alan White, 1924-2003. (Adding the death date of the author of the 1979 novel  Crash Landing  in CFIV under the pseudonym.)
 
RENFROE, MARTHA KAY. 1938-2016. Died in Lincoln City, Oregon. (Adding the death date and place for the author of nine novels in CFIV under the pseudonym M. K. Wren.)

RESNIK, JEAN. Nenad Vuckovic, 1939-2005. (Adding the dates for the author of the 1996 collection  -Tales of Love and Death  in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

RICHARDS, TAD. See also house name David Wilson.

ROONEY, CLARENCE BERNARD/BURNARD. 1900-1974. Middle name is Bernard on birth/death registrations but Burnard on many electoral entries. Pseudonym: Gafton Burnard.
(Adding the real name and dates for the author of the 1935 novel  Where the Sun Turns  in CFIV under the pseudonym.)
 
RUSSELL, DORA. (Adding a new title for the author of numerous novels in CFIV.)
    The Strange Message. Sampson & Low, 1889

ST. DAVID, JOHN. (Adding the setting of the 1936 novel in CFIV under this pseudonym.)
    The Vanishing of Ira Bouck. [New York]

SCORPIO, JAMES. (Adding a title for the author of the 1995 novel  The Athos Portfolio  in CFIV.)
    Ravenna Tapes. Jamescorp (Australia), 2000 [England]

SHEPHERD, HESTER DENNE. 1920-1995. Pseudonym: Henrietta Hamilton, q.v. (Adding the real name and dates of the author of four 1950s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

SHIRE, ARDEN. Joseph Warschauer, 1869-1943(?). (Correcting the birth year and adding a possible death year, registered as Joseph Warshaw, age 62, in Hendon, Middlesex, England, for the author of the 1906 novel  The Amazing Witness  in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

SHRYACK, DENNIS (ROBERT). 1936-2016.  Screenwriter; born and died in Duluth, Minnesota. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the co-author with Michael Butler of the 1977 film novelization  The Gauntlet  in CFIV.)

SIMON, S. J.  Simon Jacoblivich Skidelsky. (Correcting the middle name of the author of numerous titles in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

SKIDELSKY, SIMON JACOBLIVICH. An international bridge player who developed the ACOL system. (Correcting the middle name of the author numerous titles in CFIV under the pseudonym S. J. Simon.)

SMETHURST, WILLIAM (KNOWLES). 1945-2016. Died in Warwickshire, England. (Adding the death date and place for the author of three 1990s novels in CFIV.)

STANTON, PAUL. (Adding reprint editions under the author s real name, David Beaty.)
    -Call Me Captain. Secker, 1973
    -The Gun Garden. Secker, 1973
    -Village of Stars. Secker, 1972

SUMMERS, E(LEANOR) W(ILLIAMS). Has a B.A. from Western State University, M.A.s from Hood College and Johns Hopkins University, and a Ph.D from Ohio University; essayist, interviewer and short story writer; on the faculty of Johns Hopkins. (Giving the full name not a pseudonym--of the author of the 1998 novel  This Never Happened  in CFIV, and adding its British title and edition.)
    This Never Happened. British title: Crazy Think. Joseph, 1997

TEPPER, SHERI S(TEWART). 1929-2016. Died in Santa Fe, New Mexico. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1997 novel  The Family Tree  in CFIV.)

TERRY, CAROLYN (MARY). 1940-    . Born Carolyn Mary Tomlinson; married Roy Terry. (Adding the middle name, birth year, and further biographical details for the author of two 1990s novels in CFIV.)

THANE, DONALD. Delete entry: listed 1908 novel  A Bishop’s Plight  is not criminous.

TREVOR, WILLIAM. William Trevor Cox, 1928-2016. (Adding the death date for the author of five titles in CFIV under the pseudonym.)
 
TYLER, FROOM. George Charles Froom Tyler, 1904-1983. (Deleting the question mark from the death date of the author of the 1933 book  Gallows Parade  in CFIV.)

VACHA, (DORAB) ROBERT. Born in Madagascar of a family originally from India; died in Hitchin, Hertfordshire, England. (Correcting the name and adding further biographical details for the author of eight novels in CFIV, as well as a series character also in two of them.)
    Phantoms Over Potsdam. [Germany] SC: Colonel Robert Craig 
    A Spy for Churchill. SC: Colonel Robert Craig

VALENSTEIN, M(URRAY) A. Born in Baltimore, Maryland; graduate in economics from the University of Maryland; served in the Army Signal Corps in WWII. (Adding further biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel  The Prime Dossier  in CFIV.)

VALENTINE, PAUL W. Born and raised in North Carolina; graduate of the University of Pennsylvania; living in Baltimore, Maryland. (Adding further biographical details for the author of three novels in CFIV.)

VALENTINETTI, JOSEPH (ANTHONY). Born in New York City; was a counselor/instructor at the University of Minnesota; taught photography at Metropolitan State University. (Adding the middle name and further biographical details for the author of the 1995 novel  Glint  in CFIV.)

VALTOS, WILLIAM M. (Adding a series character for the 2000 novel in CFIV.)
    The Authenticator. SC: Theo Nikonos, also in the 2002 novel La Magdalena
 
VAN BILSEN, JONATHAN. A photojournalist. (Adding to the biographical sketched for the author of three novels in CFIV.)

VAN BUSKIRK, JOHN R. Born and raised in Kansas City, Missouri; educated at the University of Kansas with an MBA from Rockhurst University. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel  Secret of Fatima  in CFIV.) 
 
VAN COOK, JERRY. Also a pseudonym, according to the copyright register, and no one of this name turns up in the usual biographical databases; said to be a martial artist who has trained police officers and military personnel in both armed and unarmed combat and had extended undercover deployments in Oklahoma. (Adding biographical details for the author of numerous titles under the Don Pendleton house name.)
 
VAN DRUTEN, RUSTY. Born in Johannesburg, South Africa. (Adding a further biographical detail for the author of the 1996 novel  -Mbuzini Breeze  in CFIV.)

VAN DUREN, RONALD. 1935(?)-    . (Adding a possible birth date of the co-author with Robin Moore of the 1978 novel  The Edge of the Pond  in CFIV.)
 
VAN DYKE, JEAN. (Adding settings for the novels in CFIV.)
    Coffin Drop. [Michigan] (Deleting the dash.)
    Ride a Painted Pony. [Michigan, Montana]   

VANE, DENZIL. Fanny Du Tertre, 1856-1918. Died in Wiltshire, England. (Adding the death date and place for the author of two novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

VAN EES, ERIK. 1942-2015. Died in Cape Town, South Africa. (Adding the death date and place for the author of two 1980s novels in CFIV.)

VAN HAAS, GARY. Graduate of the UCLA School of Journalism; married a Greek woman and has lived in Greece for decades. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel  Ikon  in CFIV.)

VAN HOOSER, JAMES (OVAN). Has a B.S. in business from Missouri Southwest State College and an MBA from Central Missouri State University. (Adding further biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel  Delusions  in CFIV.)

VAN HORN, GELDA. Pseudonym of Albert Edward Garrett, 1917-1992, q.v. (Adding the real name and dates for the author of the 1953 novel  Country Affaire  in CFIV.)

VANNY, JO. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline for the 1898 collection  How I Dished the Don and other stories  in CFIV.)

VANORSDELL, JOHN (CALVIN). 1933-2015. Born in Manhattan, New York; graduated in economics from the University of Pennsylvania, worked on Madison Avenue as a copy writer; lived for the last 30 years in Maine; died in Boothbay Harbor. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1972 novel  Ragland  in CFIV.)

VAN RENSBURG, HELEN (MARY). 1913(?)-    . (Adding the middle name and probable birth year for the author/co-author of three novels in CFIV.)

VAN STADEN, JEF. 1918-    . (Adding the birth year of the author of the 1992 novel  Showdown  in CFIV.)
   
VAN TIL, REINDER (HENRY). Has M.A. from Ohio University; in editing and marketing with Eerdman Publishing Co. (Adding the middle name and biographical details for the coauthor with William Brashler of five novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Crabbe Evers.)

VAN TINE, STUART M. Navy Vietnam veteran and retired lawyer; has B.A. from Harvard and J.D. from Suffolk University; living in Massachusetts. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel  A Fine and Private War  in CFIV.)

VANVALKENBURG, SYLVESTER. 1792(?)-1875(?). (Adding possible dates for the author of the 1844 title  The Mysteries of Haverhill  in CFIV.)

VAN VALKENBURGH, NORMAN J(AMES). Born in Tannersville, New York; Catskill area surveyor, then director of Bureau of Land Acquisition in Albany, then Director of the Division of Lands and Forests; retired in 1986. (Adding biographical details for the author four titles in CFIV.

VARDAMIS, FRANCES D(IEM). (Adding a series character in the 2000 novel in CFIV.)
    Russian Doll. SC: Captain Yannis Lavonis of the Athens Police, also in at least four subsequent novels

VARLEY, DECLAN (THOMAS). Editor of the Galway Advertiser; earlier was journalist and editor with other publications; author of radio documentaries. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel  Night Music  in CFIV.)

VASILE, NICK. New York private investigator and former Washington D.C. undercover cop. (Adding biographical details for the byline on the 1993 novel  A Member of the Family  in CFIV.)

VASSALLI, SEBASTIANO. 1941-2015. Born in Genoa, Italy; died in Casale Monferrato, Italy. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1997 novel  -The Swan  in CFIV in translation.)

VEHEYNE, CHERRY. Ethel Williamson, 1886-1975. (Adding the death date of the author, and the Australian title of the 1962 title in CFIV.)
    Horror. Australian title: Jack the Ripper

VEITCH, ANTHONY. 1946-    . (Adding the birth year for the author of the 1994 novel  The Forsmythe Report  in CFIV.)

VELASCO, MILTON. Pseudonym of Milton Velasco Cook, 1912-1999. (Adding the real name and dates for the author of the 1958 novel in CFIV, and correcting the name of its co-author as well.)
    Winds of the Four Seasons, with Eugene Yee, 1908-1985.

VELEY, CHARLES (RONALD). Lawyer in Hartford, Connecticut. (Adding biographical details for the author of two novels in CFIV as well as one under the pseudonym Anthony Taylor.)

VELIS, MICHAEL. (Adding a note regarding the 1988 novel in CFIV.)
    Beauty and the Bank Manager. Probably never actually published, as no trace of a copy can now be found.

VENUGOBAN, ALISON (LESLEY). 1961-    . (Confirming the birth year of the author of the 1997 novel  Koorainghat Sands  in CFIV.)

VERNEY, JAY. 1958-    . (Adding the birth year of the author of the 1994 novel  -A Mortality Tale  in CFIV.)

VEYSEY, ARTHUR HENRY. (Adding the settings of 1897-1900 novels in CFIV.)
    A Cheque for Three Thousand. [France]
    -Hats Off! [New York]
    -A Pedigree in Pawn. [New York]
    The Stateroom Opposite. [ship]
    -The Two White Elephants. [New York City]
   
VICARY, TIM [TIMOTHY C. VICARY]. Teaching fellow at the Norwegian Study Centre at the University of York, England. (Adding biographical details for the author of six titles in CFIV.)

VICKERS, SALLEY. Birth registered as Sally E. Vickers. (Adding a note about the author of the 2000 novel  -Miss Garnet’s Angel  in CFIV.)

VIDA, NINA. Birth recorded in California as Hernina Levin. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1986 novel  Return from Darkness  in CFIV.)

VIRMONNE, CLAUDETTE. Estelle Agard, 1900-1987. (Adding the death date of the author of numerous titles in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

VIVIAN, CHARLES. Charles Vivian Jackson, 1917-2008. (Adding the death date of the author of the 1984 novel  The Cotsworld Connection  in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

VOGEL, HANS. (Adding the actual authors of titles under this house name in CFIV.)
    Get Wise on Dames. (by Albert Edward Garrett, 1917-1992.)
    I Love the Night. (by James Vincent Nolan.)
    Reefer Rhapsody. (by Norman Austin Lazenby, 1914-2003.)
    Road to Hell. (by Donald Cresswell.)

VOLZ, STEVEN (ALAN). Has a B.S. from Purdue University and an M.S. from Indiana University; works as a geologist; living in Rolla, Missouri. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel  Jack Hammer, Famous Detective of the Cosmos, and the Case of the Big Why  in CFIV.)

VON CONTA, MANFRED. (Adding the setting for the 1971 novel in CFIV.)
    The Deathbringer. [Vienna]
 
VON HELSING, PAUL. Pseudonym, possibly that of Paul Springer. (Identifying the byline and adding the setting of the 2000 novel in CFIV.)
    Goodnight Nobody. [California]

VOSE, RUTH HURST. 1944-2007. Died in Ormskirk, Lancashire, England. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1986 novel  Torture Chamber  in CFIV.)

VROOMAN, H(ENRY) WELLINGTON. 1859-1888. (Adding the death date of the author of the 1888 novel  Half a Million Insurance; or, Dr. Lauterback s Strange Patient  in CFIV.)

VUCKOVIC, NENAD. 1939-2005. (Adding the dates for the author of the 1996 collection  -Tales of Love and Death  in CFIV under the pseudonym Jean Resnik.)

WACHT, LEO. 1895(?)-    . (Adding a possible birth date for the author of the 1960 novel  Mission to Warsaw  in CFIV.

WADDINGTON, JAMES (M.?). 1942(?)-     . (Adding the probable middle initial and birth year of the author of the 1998 novel  Bad to the Bone  in CFIV.)

WADLAND, ANDREW THOMAS. Former circus ringmaster, magazine editor and voice-over artist. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1997 novel  Weird Sex  in CFIV under the pseudonym Drew Thomas.)

WAGNER, RICHARD. Born in Ohio; living on the gulf coast of Florida. (Adding biographical details and a further title for the author of two 2000 novels in CFIV.)
    Sorcerer. Xlibris pb, 2000 [Florida]

WAIN, ALAN. Graduate in Arts of Guelph University, Ontario, Canada; has a B.A. in English from York University and an M.A. in Journalism from the University of Western Ontario; newspaper reporter turned textbook editor. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1989 novel  White Death  in CFIV, as well as the setting of the novel.)
    White Death. [Canada]

WAINWRIGHT, MARK. (Correcting the setting of the 1990 novel in CFIV.)
    The Arms of Death. [Libya]

WAITE, GARRY (PHILIP HAMILTON). 1952-    . Born in Cheltenham, England; restauranteur in Marbella, Spain. (Adding the full name, birth year and biographical details for the author of the 1997 novel  The Warm War  in CFIV.)

WAITES, MARTYN. Ref: CA. (Adding a reference citation for the author of three novels in CFIV.)

WAKE, VIVIEN FISKE. (Adding a more specific setting for the 1988 novel in CFIV.)
    Mists of Ravensfall. [1892]

WAKEFIELD, MARTIN. (Adding information about the 1994 novel in CFIV.)
    Admission of Guilt. Apparently not actually published: no copy offered for sale and no listing in British library catalogues.

WALFORD, S. E. (Adding a note on possible identity.) A review of the 1899 novel in CFIV,  -Until the Dawn,  seems to suggest that the author was L(ucy) B(ethia Culquhoun) Walford, 1845-1915, listed in CFIV for two titles.   
   
WALKER, BILL [WILLIAM A. WALKER, JR.]. Graduate of the Emerson College film school; story analyst and screenwriter in Los Angeles; see also William A. Walker. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1998 novel  Titanic 2012" in CFIV.)

WALKER, CAROLYN. Teacher of English, then academic director at the University of Exeter. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1999 novel in CFIV, and the setting of the book.)
    Deadly Harvest. [England]

WALKER, CHARLOTTE. 1952-2016. Pseudonym/maiden name; born Charlotte Walker in Beardstown, Illinois, married Jerry Lieb in 1981, and died in a medical center in Springfield, Illinois; she was better known as Chardy Lieb. (Adding dates and biographical details for the author of the 1997 novel  Yesterday’s Bride  in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

WALKER, CONSTANCE. (Adding the setting of the 1989 novel in CFIV.)
    Lost Roses of Ganymede House. [England]

WALKER, JAN(IS LYNN). 1949-    . Theatrical costume designer in Bountiful, Utah. (Adding the full name, birth year, and biographical details for the author of the 1994 novel  The Singular Case of the Duplicate Holmes  in CFIV.)
 
WALKER, JERRY [JEROME OLIVER WALKER]. 1888-1951(?). (Adding a possible death date for the author of three novels in CFIV.)

WALKER, MIKE. (Adding a title for the author of three novels in CFIV.)
    One Day at a Time. Warner pb (London), 1994 (Novelization of the  Casualty  TV series.)

WALKER, MIKE. Show name thus and delete CA reference. (Correcting the entry for the author of the 1999 novel  Malicious Intent  in CFIV.)

WALKER, PHILIP. 1925-    . (Adding the birth year and a series character and setting for the 1994 novel in CFIV.)
    The Fox Courts Trouble. [England] SC: Jeremy Carrington-Fox, also in subsequent novels

WALKER, ROBERT. Born in Laredo, Texas; has a degree from the University of Texas at Austin; staff writer for a large government agency. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel  The Cheetah Files: Rogue  in CFIV.)

WALKER, STEPHEN. ca.1968-    . Graphic artist and mural designer living in Sheffield, England. (Adding the approximate birth year and biographical details for the author of the 1999 novel  Danny Yates Must Die  in CFIV.)

WALKER, WILLIAM A. (JR.). 1956-     . See also: Bill Walker. (Adding short story collections intended for younger readers.)
    Five-Minute Chillers. Sterling pb, 1995 ss: Baby Fat / Behind Door Number Two / The Book of the Dead / Don t Open the Door / The Haunted High-Rise / I Dream of Genie / The Idiot Box / The Initiation / Me and My Shadow / Meeting Mr. Evil / Mistaken Identity / The Mummy’s Ring / The New Kid / The Othermother / The Perfect Mom / Revenge for Sale / Thirteen Minutes to Kill / Uncle Alfred s Time Machine
    Five-Minute Frights. Sterling pb, 1994 ss: Cannibal Cave / Carnival of Terror / Creepy-Crawly / The Crystal Coffin / Dead Giveaway / Deadly Dreams / The Doll Maker / Double Trouble / Friends Forever / The Glass Eye / The Gold Watch / Muffy’s Back / Rites of Passage / Sarah s Last Wish / Scarecrow / The Screaming Skeleton / Video of Death / The Wishing Star

WALL, DAVID COOPER. (Adding a series character in the 1990 novel in CFIV.)
    One Cried Murder. SC: David Hamilton, also in  Exit Marks the Spot  (2013)

WALL, KATHRYN R. (Adding a series character in the 2000 novel in CFIV.)
    In for a Penny. SC: Lydia Baynard  Bay  Tanner, also in numerous subsequent novels

WALL, WILLIAM. Possibly William J. Wall, 1911-1988. A 1974 newspaper report says:  William Wall of Davison, Michigan, is a free lance writer with 80 paperbacks to his credit in the past 16 years, mysteries and adventure stories  I can’t trace more than the two novels in CFIV, not even one specifically mentioned in the newspaper account. But the William J. Wall cited above died in Davison, Michigan. (Adding a possible identification of the author of two 1970s novels in CFIV.)

WALLACE, A(NTOINETTA) B(IANCA). Has a B.A. In Sociology; has been a case worker in Jersey City, New Jersey; has held administrative positions in the federal government. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel  The Mark of the Werewolf  in CFIV.)

WALLACE, CHRISTOPHER. Born in Germany and educated in Scotland at the University of Sterling; living in Edinburgh. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1998 novel  The Pied Piper s Poison  in CFIV.)

WALLACE, TREVOR. (Adding the setting for the 1938 novel in CFIV.)
    The Battling Skyman. [New Guinea]

WALLACE, VERA. (Adding a series character for the author of four novels in CFIV.)
    Call Sign Death. SC: Constable Cece Merrick
    Eyes Upon a Wet Grave. SC: Constable Cece Merrick

WALLER, (ROBERT?) BRUCE. 1908(?)-1963(?). (Adding a possible first name and dates for the author of the 1939 novel  The Crime Squadron  in CFIV.)

WALLEY, CHRIS(TOPHER D.). Born in Wales; has a Ph.D. in geology from the University of Wales in Swansea; consultant, teacher and researcher in Lebanon and elsewhere; now retired and living in France as a volunteer with a conservation organization. (Adding the full name and biographical details for the author of two novels in CFIV under the pseudonym John Haworth.)

WALLING, JOHN (OSWALD). 1928-2016. Born in Atherstone, England; died in Grimsby. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1998 collection  A Parcel of Diamonds  in CFIV.)
 
WALLINGFORD, LEE [LEE WALLINGFORD FARREN]. (Adding the married name of the author of two 1990s novels in CFIV.)

WALLS, J(OHN) C(HARLES HAROLD). 1913-1982. Born in Eton, Buckinghamshire, England; died in Bristol; served in the Coldstream Guard in WWII, then worked in Fleet Street as a literary agent, then retired to Bristol. (Adding the full name, dates and biographical details for the author of the 1982 novel  The Man in the Flypaper Hat  in CFIV.)

WALSH, B(EATRICE). (Adding the full first name of the author of the 1892 novel in CFIV, and its setting.)
    Through Deep Waters. [England]

WALSH, BILL. Probably William Ewart Walsh, 1933-2007. (Adding the probable full name and death date of the author of four novels in CFIV, as well the series character in one and settings of several novels.)
    Barbs. [London]
    Cheat. [England]
    Live Bait. SC: Mal Williams [England]

WALSH, DAVID JOHN. 1859-1943(?). (Adding the possible death date of the author of the 1936 novel  The Vanishing of Ira Bouck  in CFIV under the pseudonym John St. David.)

WALSH, STEPHEN. Irish writer, mostly of comics and graphic novels; screenwriter. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1992 graphic novel  The Acid Bath Case  in CFIV.)

WALTERS, HANK. (Adding the setting of the 1960 novel in CFIV.)
     Dammit Don t Touch My Broad . [New England]

WALTON, EDGAR. (Adding publication information about the ca.1939 novel in CFIV.)
    Night Club Mystery. This was apparently never published; no trace can now be found.

WALTON, FRANK. (Giving the full name of the author of the 1954 novel  Cross Roads to Crime  in CFIV.)

WARBASH, DENVER. Possibly the pseudonym of Elroy Waters, q.v. (Adding the possible real name of the author of the 1985 novel  Execution by Choice  in CFIV.)

WARBURTON, CAROL. (Adding the setting of the 1984 novel in CFIV.)
    The House of Shadowed Roses. [England]

WARD, ALFRED C(HARLES). 1891(?)-1973(?). (Adding the middle name and possible dates for the author of the 1982 title  Sherlock Holmes Versus John Thorndyke and Reginald Fortune  in CFIV.)

WARD, BERNIE [BERNARD J. WARD]. 1935-1996. (Adding the full name and death date for the author of the 1994 novelized true crime volume  Innocent Prey  in CFIV.)

WARD, CANDICE. 1948-2010. Died in Pennsylvania. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1975 novel  Sweet William Is Dead  in CFIV under the pseudonym Lee O Brien.)

WARD, DONNA. Native of New York who works as a freelance writer and translator. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel  Alias Island  in CFIV.)

WARNER, PETER (DAVID). (Adding the setting of the 1972 novel in CFIV.)
    Loose Ends. [Boston]

WARREN, BILL [WILLIAM BOND WARREN]. 1943-2016. Died in Los Angeles, California. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1984 story  Fandom Is a Way of Death  in CFIV.)
       
WARREN, J(OHN) HENRY. Has degrees in finance, economics and marketing from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania; president of several companies; living in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel  Storm Keeper  in CFIV.)

WARREN, JOHN. 1943-    . (Adding the birth year of the author of two titles in CFIV.)

WARREN, JOSEPH. Possible pseudonym of Konrad Bercovici, 1881-1961. (Adding the possible identity of the author of the 1928 move novelization  Revenge  in CFIV.)
 
WARRICK, MILLIGAN. Pseudonym of William Warwick, 1899-1967; born in Annan, Scotland; died in Wirral, Cheshire, England. (Adding the real name, dates and biographical details about the author of three 1930s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

WARSCHAUER, JOSEPH. 1969-1932(?). (Correcting the birth year and adding a possible death year, registered as Joseeph Warshaw, age 62 in Hendon, Middlesex, England, for the author of the 1906 novel  The Amazing Witness  in CFIV under the pseudonym Arden Shire.)

WARWICK, GEOFF(REY). (Adding a setting for the 1997 novel in CFIV.)
    A Bruised Reed. [academia]

WARWICK, WILLIAM. 1899-1967. Pseudonym: Milligan Warrick, q.v. (Adding the real name and dates for the author of three 1930s novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

WASHBURN, STAN(LEY). (Adding the settings of two 1990s novels in CFIV.)
    Intent to Harm. [California]
    Into Thin Air. [California]

WASHINGTON-METCALFE, THOMAS. 1884-1963. Birth and death registered as Birdie Thomas Metcalfe; born in Lambeth, London, England; died in Milford-on-Sea; followed in the footsteps of his father and joined the army, entering Sandhurst College, and then was stationed in Ireland; served in WWI; became superintendent of the gymnastic staff of the Royal Air Force. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1931 novel  -One Night in Santa Anna  in CFIV.)

WATERS, ELROY [ELROY LEE WATERS?]. 1929(?)-2003(?). Possible pseudonym: Denver Warbash, q.v. (Adding a new byline and title.)
    Stack a Dollar. Holloway, 1985 [Chicago]

WATERS, ERIC. 1919-2009. (Adding the death date for the author of numerous titles in CFIV under the pseudonym Richard Lynford.)

WATERS, G. W. Possibly the artist George Wellington/Wattles Waters, 1832-1912. (Adding the possible full name and dates for the author of 1887 novel in CFIV, as well as a setting for that novel.)
    Caught in a Corner; or, A Terrible Adventure. [London]

WATERS, JOHN (PALMER). (Adding the middle name of the author of the 2000 novel  Man Harvesting Man  in CFIV, and the setting of that novel.)
     Man Harvesting Man. [Michigan]

WATKINS, IVOR (STANFORD). 1932-    . Born in Willesden, Middlesex, England; living in retirement in Radlett, Herfordshire. (Adding the middle name, birth year, and biographical details for the author of two 1980s novels in CFIV.)

WATKINS, LESLIE. Now living in New Zealand. (Adding a biographical detail for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

WATKINS, LUCY. (Correcting the title of the ca.1810 novel in CFIV.)
    Frederic & Sophia; or, The Fortunate Discovery.

WATSON, JACK [JACK CHARLES WAUCHOPE-WATSON]. 1916-1978(?). (Adding the possible death date of the author of the 1976 novel  Conspire to Kill  in CFIV.)

WATSON, JOHN. Born in London; advertising copywriter. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel  The Final Act  in CFIV.)

WATSON, MAURICE (THORPE). No one with these three names can be found, but a Maurice Watson, no middle name but mother s surname Thorpe, was born in Scarborough, England in 1916 and died in Hounslow, England, in 1991. (Adding information about the author of the 1960 novel  Reclining Nude in CFIV.)

WATSON, (VICTOR) STERLING. (Adding the first name of the author of two novels in CFIV.)

WATSON, ZEANA (MARIA). 1971-    . (Adding the middle name and birth year of the author of the 1997 novel  Hidden Depths  in CFIV.)

WATTERSON, JOHN WILLIAM. 1878-1943. (Adding the death date of the author of the 1928 novel  -The Gift Supreme  in CFIV under the pseudonym Ramsey Cowley.)

WAYNAR, CHRIS(TINE A.?), (Adding the setting of the 1975 novel in CFIV.)
    Fire on the Cliffs. [Greece]

WAYNE, RICHARD. (Adding the setting of the 1935 novel in CFIV.)
    Treasure Trail. [Canada]

WEATHERBY, W(ILLIAM) J(OHN). Birth was registered in the first quarter of 1931. (Adding biographical detail for the author of several books in CFIV under this byline and the pseudonym Will Perry.)
   
WEAVER, WILL(IAM WELLER). Ref: CA. (Adding a reference citation for the author of the 1986 novel  Red Earth, White Earth  in CFIV.)

WEBB, BARBARA [BARBARA WEBB LARKIN]. 1898-1964. Once on the staff of the Cleveland Plain Dealer; was a librarian at the University of Florida; once married to Monte Ferris Bourjaily and mother of Vance (Nye) Bourjaily, 1928-2010, q.v.; died in Cincinnati. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1937 novel  Flight from Yesterday  in CFIV.)

WEBB, CYNTHIA. ca.1956-     Has a B.A. from the University of Florida, an M.F.A. from Sarah Lawrence College and a J.D. from Boston University School of Law; taught at the Bilingual German School in New York; studying at Teacher s College, Columbia University. (Adding an approximate birth date and further biographical details for the author of the 1997 novel  No Daughter of the South  in CFIV.)
 
WEBB, E(ILEEN Mary) KANE. 1891-1948. Born Eileen Mary Kane in Surrey, England; married Henry James Webb in Ireland in 1921; died in Cornwall, England. (Adding the full name, dates and biographical details for the author of three novels in CFIV, as well as the setting of one of them.)
    -Golden Chance. [ship]

WEBBER, F(RANCIS) SIDNEY. 1872-1967. (Deleting the question marks on the dates of the author of the 1924 novel  A Baltic Mystery  in CFIV.)
   
WEBER, JUANIETA M(AE MEANS). 1919-2013. Died in Ashland, Nebraska. (Adding the full name and death date and place of the author of the 2000 novel  Incorrigible Bart  in CFIV.

WEBER, KATHARINE. Ref: CA. (Adding a reference citation for the author of the 1998 novel  The Music Lesson  in CFIV.)

WEBSTEAD, C. H.  Delete entry. (No trace can now be found of the author or 1953 title  Dead or Alive!  in CFIV.)

WEBSTER, BILL [WILLIAM WEBSTER]. African-American athlete and jazz musician turned educator in Oakland, California, (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1972 novel  One by One  in CFIV.)

WEERASINGHE, JOHN. Apparently a Sri Lankan writer, although there are two persons of this name in the U.S. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 2000 book  Father O’Malley: Gunfighter  in CFIV.)

WEINBERG, ROBERT E(DWARD). 1946-2016. Died in Oak Forest, Illinois. (Adding the death date and place for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

WEINER, JACK B(ERNARD). (Adding the setting of the 1973 novel in CFIV, and a TV movie version of the novel.)
    The Morning After. [California]. TV movie: ABC, 1974 (scw: Richard Matheson; dir: Richard T. Heffron)

WEINMAN, IRVING. 1937-2015. Died in Lewes, East Sussex, England. (Adding the death date of the author of four novels in CFIV.)

WEINSTOCK, JACK [JACOB]. 1905-1969. (Adding the given first name and correcting the birth year for the co-author with Willie Gilbert of the 1965 play  Catch Me If You Can  in CFIV.)

WEISBERG, MARTIN, M.D. 1946-    . Gynecologist practicing in Pennsylvania. (Correcting the birth year and adding biographical details for the author of the 1999 novel  The Alternative  in CFIV.)

WEISS, HERMAN (NATHAN). 1916-2002. Born in New York City; was in the Photo-Processing management business; died in New Jersey. (Adding the middle name, dates, and biographical details for the author of four novels in CFIV.)

WEISS, MARTIN L. Formerly with the Sheriff s Office of Los Angeles County. (Adding biographical details for the author of two 1950s novels in CFIV.)

WELCH, NELSON (VICTOR?). 1905(?)-1991(?). Born in England; died in Los Angeles, California. (Adding a possible middle name and biographical details for the author with these dates of the 1990 novel  Pharisee Green  in CFIV.)

WELDEN, ELLIS. Probable pseudonym, since no person of this name can be found. (Identifying the byline of the 1938 novel  Sudden Death of the M.F.H.  in CFIV.)

WELK, MARY V. 1946-2015. Died in Chicago. (Adding the death date and place for the author of three novels in CFIV.)

WELLER, M(ICHAEL) J(OHN). 1946-    . (Adding the full name and birth year of author of the 1999 title  Harriet Staunton: A Victorian Murder Ballad  in CFIV.)

WELLER, PHILIP. Retiree of the Royal Air Force and founder of S.H.E.R.L.O.C.K. (Sherlock Holmes Enthusiasts Located Outside the Capital of the Kingdom).  (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1991 title  Tempus Fugitive  in CFIV.)

WELLES, ELISABETH. SC: Jannine Austin. (Correcting the spelling of the series character and adding notes about 1970s titles in CFIV.)
    Captain s Walk. Copyright by book developer Lyle Kenyon Engel, 1915-1986.
    Fahnsworth Manor. Copyright by book developer Lyle Kenyon Engel, 1915-1986.
    Mountainside Acres. Copyright by book developer Lyle Kenyon Engel, 1915-1986.
    Spaniard s Gift. Copyright by book developer Lyle Kenyon Engel, 1915-1986.

WELLS, DARREN C. (Adding information about the 1997 title in CFIV.)
    Sheltered by the Wings Of My Angel.  Book may not have actually been published.

WELLS, ED(WIN V.). Grew up in Illinois; graduated from the University of Illinois; retired from the Air Force in 1977 and formed his own freight company. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel  Lethal Cargo  in CFIV.)

WELLS, JOHN S(HERMAN). Born in Virginia; has a B.A. in theatre from James Madison University and an M.A. in theatre from West Virginia University; a teacher in Leesburg, Virginia. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1997 play  The Lady Killer  in CFIV.)

WELLS, WILLIAM K. (Adding a title for the author of a 1987 novel in CFIV.)
    -Effigies. Dell, 1980; Granada pb, 1981 [New York]

WELSH, DAVID. Douglas Archibald Carrick, 1940-2005. (Adding the death date for the author of six plays in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

WENK, RICHARD. Born in Plainfield, New Jersey and living in California; writer and movie director. (Adding biographical details for the author of three titles in CFIV.)

WERLIN, MARVIN (EFFREM). 1929-2016. Advertising artist in Hollywood for the television and film industry turned novelist and oil painting artist; taught art, including at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco; died in San Rafael, California. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

WERNEKEN, W(ILLIAM) ALLEN. 1952-2006. Born in Detroit; graduate of Thomas Jefferson College in Grand Rapids, Michigan; creative director at advertising agencies; also a recording engineer, jingle writer and guitar player in rock bands; died in Medfield, Massachusetts. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel  Doin  Jimmy  in CFIV.)

WESLEY, ELIZABETH. (Elizabeth) Adeline McElfresh, 1918-2015. (Adding the death date of the author of the 1956 novel  Sharon James, Free-Lance Photographer  in CFIV under the pseudonym.)
 
WEST, CHARLES (LEON). 1952-   . (Correcting the birth year of the author of the 2000 novel  The Sacred Disc  in CFIV.)
 
WEST, CHASSIE (L.). 1938-    . (Adding the birth year of the author of four novels in CFIV; combine with existing Chassie L. West entry.)

WEST, DON. (Adding further plays for the author of the 1998 play  Victim  in CFIV.)
    -Letter from the Prisoner. New Theatre, 1997 [France, 1944]
    Motel. New Theatre, 2000 [West Virginia, 1970s]
    No Exit. New Theatre, 2000

WEST, FRED(ERICK W.). 1860(?)-1943(?). (Adding possible dates for the author of the 1931 novel  A Welsh Courtship  in CFIV.)     

WEST, JAMES (THOMAS). 1936-    . Born in Texas; graduate of UCLA; world traveler since retirement; living in California.  (Adding the birth year and further biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel  Morality One  in CFIV, as well as series characters in that novel.)
    Morality One. SC: Adam Ryerson, James Streeter, also in the subsequent novel  The Second American Revolution

WEST, MICHAEL (PHILIP). 1888-1973. (Adding the middle name and dates for the author of the 1952 novel  The Mystery of Edwin Drood, an Unfinished Novel by Charles Dickens Completed by Michael West  in CFIV.)

WEST, ROY W. 1922(?)-1993(?). (Adding possible dates for the author of the 1985 novel  Destroyer  in CFIV.)

WESTBURG, BARRY (RICHARD). 1938-   . Born in Des Moines, Iowa; living in Australia. (Correcting the name of the author of the 1990 novel  The Progress of Moonlight  in CFIV, and adding biographical details.)

WESTHILL, CHARLES. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline of the 1958 novel  Man-Bait  in CFIV.)

WESTOBY, SUSAN E. 1950(?)-    . Real/maiden name apparently Susan George, who came from Liverpool and is living in Wales. (Adding possible birth year and biographical details for the author of the 1998 novel  Russian Winter  in CFIV.)

WESTWOOD, ALVIN. 1899(?)-1975(?). (Adding possible dates for the author of the 1953 novel  Sinister Forces  in CFIV.)

WESTWOOD, BEVERLEY. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline of the author of the 1930 novel  A Willing Lad  in CFIV.)

WETHERBEE, EARLENE ADKINS. (Adding a series character for the 1999 novel in CFIV.)
    Dressed for Murder. SC: Detective Manda Kirk, also in the 2007 novel  Council for Murder 

WETHERELL, (DOUGLAS WILLIAM) BIP. (Not Wheterell; correcting the spelling of the last name of the author of the 1999 novel  Chopped  in CFIV.)

WHALEN, BERNARD JAMES. Born in Germany; a lieutenant in the New York City Police Department. (Adding biographical details for the co-author with father Jon Charles Whalen of the 2000 novel  Justifiable Homicide  in CFIV under the joint pseudonym B. J. Whalen.)
 
WHALEN, JON CHARLES. 1936-2015. Born and died in Auburn, New York; a New York State corrections officer 1960-1966; thereafter a high school teacher. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the co-author with son Bernard James Whalen of the 2000 novel  Justifiable Homicide  in CFIV under the joint pseudonym B. J. Whalen.)

WHEELER, J(OHN) CRAIG. (Adding a film version of the 1986 novel in CFIV.)
    The Krone Experiment. Film: DVD, 2005; scw: J. Craig Wheeler; dir: J. Robinson Wheeler)

WHEELER, PAUL. (Adding the setting of the 1998 novel in CFIV.)
    Losing the Plot. [London]

WHELAN, HILARY (BARBARA). 1949-    . Grew up in Leeds, England; living in London. (Adding the middle name, birth year, and biographical details for the author of two 1990s novels in CFIV.)

WHELER, HENRY SETON. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline of the 1893 novel in CFIV, and adding the setting of the novel.)
    -Faneswood. [England]

WHITBY, PAULINE. 1926-2015. (Adding the death date for the author of the 1995 collection  Project FarCry  in CFIV under the pseudonym Pauline Ashwell.)

WHITE, ALAN. 1924-2003. Died in Salisbury, Wiltshire. (Adding the death date and place for the author of numerous titles in CFIV.)
 
WHITE, GLORIA. 1952-    . Born in St. Louis; has a degree in economics from San Francisco State University; living in San Francisco. (Adding the birth year and biographical details for the author of four novels in CFIV.)

WHITE, IRENE. 1917-2016. Born Ilse Edna Michelsohn; married Allan White in 1943. (Correcting the birth year and adding the death year and biographical details for the author of the 1994 novel  The Modest Blackmailer  in CFIV)

WHITE, MICHAEL. ca.1982-    . (Adding the approximate birth year for the author of the 2000 novel  Compromise  in CFIV.)

WHITE, DR. MICHELE. Double graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; on the medical staff at three regional medical centers, with focus of practice on pediatric pathology and surgery; living on a ranch in North Central Florida and a home in the Georgia Blue Ridge Mountains. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel  Fatal Coverage  in CFIV.)
 
WHITE, STUART. A foreign correspondent, living in England. (Adding biographical details for the author of four titles in CFIV.)

WHITE, T(HOMAS) H(ENRY). (Adding the setting of the 1803 novel in CFIV.)
    Bellgrove Castle;, or, The The Horrid Spectre! [England]
 
WHITEHURST, BEN(JAMIN WESLEY). 1897-1990. Born in Duncan, Indian Territory, Oklahoma; feature writer for the Saturday Evening Post and editorial writer for Liberty Magazine; radio writer; speech writer for presidents and congressmen; died in Monterey, California. (Deleting question marks on the dates and adding the full name and biographical details for the co-author with Faith Wiley of the 1970 novel  Death on Capital Hill  in CFIV.)

WHITELAW, STELLA. Ref: CA. (Adding a reference citation and series character for the 2000 novel in CFIV.)
    Pray and Die. SC: Jordan Lacey, also in numerous subsequent books

WHITELEY, JAN (WINIFRED). Born in California; operates a change management consulting firm; writes business proposals; living in Virginia. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1998 novel  The Shimsara  in CFIV.)

WHITETHORN, MARCUS. Pseudonym of M. A. Pilley. (Adding the real name of the author of the 1899 novel  -A Nameless Story  in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

WHITFIELD, MARTHA. Martha Whitfield Livdahl Grigg, 1935-2014. (Adding the full name and death date of the author of the 1981 novel  The Bethnel Inheritance  in CFIV under the pseudonym.)
 
WHITNEY, ALEC. Alan White, 1924-2003. (Adding the death date of the author of four titles in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

WHITNEY, RICHARD. A 1959 graduate of Colgate University. (Adding biographical details for the author of two 1990s novels in CFIV.)

WHYTE, WALTER. Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline of the co-author with P. Hay Hunter of the 1885 novel  The Crime of Christmas Day  in CFIV.)

WICKERT, GARY (L(EE). Born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin; lawyer in general practice in Texas. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel  Dark Redemption  in CFIV.)

WIGGINS, WALLY [WALTER J. WIGGINS]. Born Walter Reedy; took the surname of his adoptive parents at an early age; grew up on Long Island; served in the South Pacific in the Marine Corps in WWII; earned a law degree at Cornell University. (Adding further biographical details for the author of the 1999 collection  Willow Run  in CFIV.)

WILCE, B(ASIL) N(ORMAN) F. 1915-2000. (Deleting the question marks on the name and dates of the author of the 1983 novel  The Luke Martin Diamonds  in CFIV.)

WILD, JULIA. Delete entry. (Although accepted for publication at the time, the 1998 novel  Moon Shadow  in CFIV was not published until 2016; the byline appears to be the pseudonym/maiden name of Julia Vince, born Julia Wild,  ca..1949-    , who married Roland C. Vince in 1979.)

WILDE, KELLEY (COTTER). Pseudonym. (Identifying the byline for two 1990s novels in CFIV and adding a third.)
    -The Suiting. Tor pb, 1988

WILDER, JESSIE (WILKINSON). 1870-1941(?). (Adding a possible death date for the author of two plays in CFIV.)

WILDING, PHILIP (CHARLES?). 1897(?)-1970(?). (Adding a possible middle name and dates for the author of the 1959 novel  Murder with Merit  in CFIV, as well as a further title.)
    Murder with Honor. Banner pb, 1960 [England]

WILES, (EDWARD) JOHN. 1924-1999. Died in Surrey, England. (Adding the first name and death date and place for the author of the 1969 novel  A Short Walk Abroad  in CFIV.)
 
WILEY, FAITH. 1915-1977. Born in Shelby, Iowa; studied at the Universities of California and Iowa; actress, writer and editor; investment counselor; died in San Diego, California. (Correcting the dates and adding biographical details for the co-author with Ben Whitehurst of the 1970 novel  Death on Capital Hill  in CFIV.)

WILHITE, BETTIE/BETTY MARIE. 1944-2016. Born in Moberly, Missouri; graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia; author of some 42 romance novels; died in Salisbury, Maryland.. (Adding the death date and biographical details for the author of the 1997 novel  Logan’s Bride  in CFIV under the pseudonym Elizabeth August and the 1991 novel  The Perfect Frame  in CFIV under the pseudonym Betsy Page.)

WILKES, IAN (HENRY). 1932-2015. (Adding the death date for the author of the 1994 play Murder Tonight!  in CFIV.)

WILKIE, LESLIE. After serving as a ship s radio officer for 13 yeas, became a senior lecturer and Hull College, then a communications training officer overseas; now retired and living in York, England. (Adding further biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel  The Kokoda Connection  in CFIV.)

WILLEY, RONALD. 1903(?)-1963(?). (Adding a possible death date of the author of the 1927 collection  The House of the Crimson Lantern and other stories  in CFIV.)

WILLIAMS, CHARLES. Pseudonym of Charles Overton, 1848(?)-1921(?).  (Identifying the possible real name and dates of the author of the 1919 novel  A Master of Crime - The Life Story of Charles Williams XH 511  in CFIV.)
 
WILLIAMS, CONRAD (ALEXANDER). (Adding the middle name of the author of the 1998 novel  -Head Injuries  in CFIV.)

WILLIAMS, DAVID. 1931-    . (Correcting the entry for the author of the 1980 novel  The Brandenburg Concerto  in CFIV.)

WILLIAMS, DAVID (ELIOT). 1939-   . (Correcting the entry for the author of the 1977 novel  Second Sight  in CFIV.)

WILLIAMS, FRANCIS HOWARD. Born and died in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1891 novel  -Atman: The Documents in a Strange Case  in CFIV.)

WILLIAMS, J. X. (Adding a title under this house pseudonym, with five titles in CFIV.)
    Good-Bye My Lover. Sundown Reader, 1966 (by Victor J. Banis, 1937-    , q.v.)

WILLIAMS, JEAN. 1924(?)-    . (Adding a possible birth year for the author of the 1999 novel  All Tied Up with String  in CFIV.)

WILLIAMS, LAWRENCE (HARDING). 1933-    . (Adding the birth year for the author of four novels in CFIV.)

WILLIAMS, ROBERT V(ERNE). 1921-1986. Born in Paterson, New Jersey; served in the U.S. Navy during WWII; studied at Cornell and Stanford Universities, as well as the University of Rome on a Fulbright grant; was a college English teacher; died in Alameda, California. (Adding the dates and biographical details for the author of the 1960 novel  Shake This Town  in CFIV.)

WILLIAMS, ROGER. 1944-   . (Adding the birth year of the author of the 1985 novel  The Resurrection Man  in CFIV.)

WILLIAMS, ROGER. (Adding the setting of the 1985 novel in CFIV.)
    A-Train. [train, England]

WILLIAMS, STAN.  1950(?)-    . Lived in Odessa, Texas. (Adding a probable birth year and a biographical detail for the co-author with Wayne Barton of three novels in CFIV.)
    
WILLIAMS, SYLVIA BEVERLY NOBEL. Born in Pennsylvania; living in Phoenix, Arizona. (Adding biographical details for the author of two novels in CFIV under the pseudonym Sylvia Nobel.)
 
WILLIAMS, T(HADDEUS) WARSAW. 1837-1935. Born in Kentucky; a medical doctor with offices in Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin, and San Antonio, Texas; died in Texas. (Adding the dates and biographical details for the author of the 1873 title  Kidnapped  in CFIV.)

WILLIAMS, T(HOMAS) JEFF(REY). 1937-    . (Adding the full name and correcting the birth year for the author of two 1970s novels in CFIV.)

WILLIAMS, WILLIAM FREDERICK. (Correcting the setting of an 1804 novel in CFIV.)
    The Witcheries of Craig Isaf. [Wales]

WILLIAMSON, EMMA SARA. 1855-1933. (Adding the dates of the author of the 1891 novel  -A Child Widow  in CFIV.)

WILLIAMSON, ETHEL. 1886-1975. (Adding the death date for the author of the 1962 novel  Horror  in CFIV under the pseudonym Cherry Veheyne.)

WILLIS, BOB. 1965-   . (Adding the birth year of the author of the 2000 novel  The Last Resort  in CFIV.)

WILLIS, DONALD B(ERNARD). Retired embalmer and funeral director; bagpipe player; living in Ohio. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel: Mystery of the Waterloo Bagpipes  in CFIV.)

WILLIS, T(OMMIE) MEDLEY. 1940-2014. Born in Georgia; graduate of Southern Technical Institute and Georgia State University (MBA); worked for Bellsouth Telecommunications for 25 years; died in Hoover, Alabama. (Adding the death date and place and biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel  Burl s Recovery  in CFIV.)

WILLOUGHBY, JOHN.  1884(?)-1956(?). (Adding possible dates for the author of the 1927 novel  Crimsoned Millions  in CFIV.)

WILMOT, ALEC [ALEXANDER JOHN WILMOT]. 1924(?)-2014(?) (Adding possible dates for the author of five novels in CFIV.)

WILSON, (FREDERICK) A(RTHUR). (Giving the full name of the author of the 1998 novel  -Just Deserts  in CFIV.)

WILSON, B(ETTY) L. 1948-   . (Correcting the name and adding the birth year for the author of two 1990s novels in CFIV.)

WILSON, BOB. 1941-    . (Adding the birth year of the author of the 2000 novel  Lethal Kicks  in CFIV.)

WILSON, DAVID. (Adding the real name of the author of a 1975 novel in CFIV under this house name.)
    Park Avenue Executioner. (by Tad Richards, 1940-    , q.v.)

WILSON, (NIALL) GARRETT (ARDRI). Born in Limerick, Saskatchewan; earned a Bachelor of Arts and Laws from the University of Saskatchewan; called to the bar in 1955 and became partner in a private law firm in Regina; appointed Queen’s Counsel in 1968. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1999 novel  Guilty Addictions  in CFIV.)

WILSON, GLENIS (J.). 1944-    . (Adding the middle initial and birth year of the author of two novels in CFIV.)

WILSON, GREG. Born in Melbourne, Australia; established a development and investment company in 1986; living in Brisbane. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1998 novel  Bezique  in CFIV.)

WILSON, JOS(EPH) N(ATHANIEL PUBLICOVER), 1894-1969(?). Living in West Roxbury, Massachusetts, in 1938.  (Adding a possible death date for the author of the 1940 novel  -Hell’s Harvest  in CFIV; a Joseph Wilson was buried in West Roxbury in 1969.)

WILSON, JOYCE. Possibly one of the pseudonyms of the prolific Marina Oliver, 1934-   , who also wrote as Sally James. (Adding the possible real name and birth year of the author of the 1977 novel  Shadow Hill  in CFIV.)

WILSON, JUDSON (MARTIN). 1929-2002. Born in Charleston, South Carolina; moved to Cincinnati with her second husband, Kenneth Wilson; died at her home in the Hyde Park neighborhood; financial supporter of arts organizations. (Deleting the question mark on the death date and adding biographical details for the author of the 1998 novel  -Deadly Daughter  in CFIV.)

WILSON, KEITH (D.) M.D. Diagnostic radiologist at Toledo Hospital in Ohio. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1992 novel  Life Form  in CFIV.)

WILSON, LAURA (JULIET). 1963-    . Ref: CA. (Adding the middle name, corrected birth year and reference citation for the author of two novels in CFIV.)

WILSON, MARIAN. 1888(?)-1970(?). (Adding a possible death date for the author of the 1928 play  Burglar-Proof  in CFIV.)

WILSON, MARY ANNE. Born in Toronto, Canada; living in Southern California. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 1994 novel  False Family  in CFIV.)

WILSON, P(ETER) M(ICHAEL). 1931-    . (Adding the middle name and birth year of the author of the 2000 novel  Almasi  in CFIV.

WILSON, PAUL S(EIBERT). United Methodist Church minister, social worker and personnel manager turned writer; living in North Carolina. (Adding biographical details for the author of the 2000 novel  The Beersheba Conspiracy  in CFIV.)

WILSON, TIM(OTHY R.). Ref: CA. (Adding a reference citation for the author of five novels in CFIV.)

WILSON, TOM ( BEAR ). Career U.S. Air Force Office who after military service was a private investigator, gunsmith and newspaper publisher; living in Texas. (Adding biographical details for the author of four 1990s novels in CFIV.)

WISH, DAVID CHARLES. 1942-2016. (Adding the death date of the author of the 1995 novel  The King of Clubs  in CFIV under the pseudonym Dave Cash.)

WREN, M. K. Martha Kay Renfroe, 1938-2016. (Adding the death date for the author of nine novels in CFIV under the pseudonym.)

YATES, BROCK (WENDEL). 1933-2016. Died in New York, probably Batavia, New York. (Adding the death date and place for the author of the 1975 novel  Dead in the Water  in CFIV.)

YEE, EUGENE W. 1908-1985. Died in Los Angeles. (Adding the name and dates of the co-author with Milton Velasco of the 1958 novel  Winds of the Four Seasons  in CFIV.)



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