284 relations: A Case of Need, A Dark-Adapted Eye, A Madness So Discreet, A Place of Execution, A Scandal in Belgravia, A Sleeping Life, A. J. Quinnell, Aaron Elkins, Adrian McKinty, Airs Above the Ground (novel), Akashic Books, Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine, Allan Cubitt, Allen Kurzweil, America Is Elsewhere: The Noir Tradition in the Age of Consumer Culture, Amy Timberlake, An Unsuitable Job for a Woman, Annabel Pitcher, Arthur Maling, Arthur Upfield, Attica Locke, Barbara Margaret Trimble, Beast in View, Beat Not the Bones, Ben H. Winters, Bent Road, Bill S. Ballinger, Blue Heaven (Box novel), Bootlegger's Daughter, Brian Garfield, C. J. Box, C. P. Snow, Candice Millard, Caroline and Charles Todd, Carolyn Hart, Celia Fremlin, Charles Ardai, Charles Samuels, Charlotte Armstrong, Charlotte Jay, Chester Himes, Chris Abani, Chris Pavone, Closed for the Season (book), Code Name Verity, Columbine (book), Dance Hall of the Dead, Dandi Daley Mackall, Daniel Stashower, David Grann, ..., Dennis Lehane, Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President, Dick Francis, Donald E. Westlake, Dorothy B. Hughes, Dorothy Salisbury Davis, Dry Bones in the Valley, Ed Lacy, Edgar Allan Poe, Edith Pargeter, Edogawa Rampo Prize, Elizabeth E. Wein, Elizabeth Linington, Ellen Hart, Ellery Queen, Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine, Elleston Trevor, Elmore Leonard, Emma Lathen, Eric Ambler, Eye of the Needle (novel), Film, Flynn Berry, Footer Davis Probably Is Crazy, Francis Clifford (author), Frederick Forsyth, Funeral in Berlin, G. F. Newman, Geoffrey Household, George Baxt, Gerald Seymour, Gillian Flynn, Gone (book), H. R. F. Keating, Hank Phillippi Ryan, Hans Hellmut Kirst, Happy Valley (TV series), Herbert Brean, Heron Carvic, Hopscotch (Brian Garfield novel), Hugh C. Rae, Ian Rankin, Icefall (novel), If You Want to See Your Wife Again, IMDb, Inspector George Gently, Ira Levin, James Ellroy, James Lee Burke, Jan Burke, Jane Casey, Jason Goodwin, Jason Reynolds, Jean Stubbs, Jess Walter, Joe Meyers, Joe R. Lansdale, John Ball (author), John Connolly (author), John Creasey, John Crowley, John Hart (author), John le Carré, Jon Cleary, Julian Symons, Julie Smith (novelist), Kate Summerscale, Ken Follett, Ken Ludwig, Ketchup Clouds, Killers of the Flower Moon, L. R. Wright, La Brava (novel), Laidlaw (novel), Lawrence Block, Learning to Swim (book), Len Deighton, Lionel Davidson, List of Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Episode in a TV Series winners, List of Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best First Novel winners, List of Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Juvenile winners, List of Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Motion Picture Screenplay winners, List of Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Paperback Original winners, List of Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Play winners, List of Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Short Story winners, List of Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Young Adult Novel winners, Listening Woman, Live by Night, Liza Cody, Lois Duncan, Luís Alberto Urrea, Maj Sjöwall, Malcolm Bosse, Man on Fire (Quinnell novel), Margaret Maron, Margaret Millar, Margot Bennett (writer), Marjorie Carleton, Martha Grimes, Martin Cruz Smith, Martin Edwards (author), Marvin Albert, Mary Downing Hahn, Mary Higgins Clark, Mary Stewart (novelist), Mary Willis Walker, Matthew J. Kirby, Max Allan Collins, Michael Crichton, Michael Dirda, Midnight in Peking, Minette Walters, Miniseries, Mo Hayder, Morton Freedgood, Mr. Mercedes, Mystery fiction, Mystery Writers of America, New York City, Ngaio Marsh, Nicolas Freeling, Nightwing (novel), Noah Hawley, Non-fiction, Norah Lofts, Obits (short story), On Conan Doyle; or, The Whole Art of Storytelling, One Came Home, Ordinary Grace, Otto Penzler, P. D. James, Patricia Highsmith, Patricia Moyes, Patrick McGinley, Paul Erdman, Paul French (author), Paul Winterton, Penny Dreadful (TV series), Per Wahlöö, Peter Abrahams, Peter Dickinson, Peter Turnbull (author), Peter's Pence (novel), Philip MacDonald, Pilot (Homeland), Poe-Land: The Hallowed Haunts of Edgar Allan Poe, Promised Land (novel), Raymond Chandler, Reality Check (book), Red Sparrow (novel), Reginald Hill, Resurrection Men, Rick Boyer, Robert B. Parker, Robert Barnard, Robert Clark (author), Robert Crais, Robert Jackson Bennett, Robert L. Fish, Robert Littell (author), Roger Longrigg, Rogues (anthology), Ross Macdonald, Ross Thomas (author), Ruth Rendell, S. J. Rozan, Sally Wainwright, Serena Mackesy, Sherlock (TV series), Shroud for a Nightingale, Sisters in Crime, Split Images, Stanley Ellin, Stefanie Pintoff, Stephen King, Steve Hamilton (author), Steven Moffat, Stuart M. Kaminsky, T. Jefferson Parker, Ted Allbeury, Television, The Art of Secrets, The Bazaar of Bad Dreams, The Bottoms (novel), The Caxton Private Lending Library & Book Depository, The Company Man (book), The Day of the Jackal, The Expats, The Fall (TV series), The Game's Afoot, The Golden Age of Murder, The Gordons (writers), The Hour of Peril: The Secret Plot to Murder Lincoln Before the Civil War, The Janissary Tree, The Last Child, The Last Policeman, The Laughing Policeman (novel), The Lineup: The World's Greatest Crime Writers Tell the Inside Story of Their Greatest Detectives, The Lock Artist, The Long and Faraway Gone, The Long Goodbye (novel), The Night of Wenceslas, The Other Woman (book), The Perfect Murder, The Quick Fix (book), The Quiller Memorandum, The Rainbird Pattern, The Scientific Sherlock Holmes, The Sculptress, The Secret History of Las Vegas, The Silence of Murder, The Spy Who Came in from the Cold, The Spy's Wife, The Sympathizer, The Talented Mr. Ripley, The Unremarkable Heart, The Wicked Girls, Theatre, This Rough Magic, Thomas Gifford, Thomas H. Cook, Tinseltown: Murder, Morphine, and Madness at the Dawn of Hollywood, Tony Hillerman, Trevanian, Ursula Torday, Victor Canning, Viet Thanh Nguyen, Walter Mosley, Whip Hand, Whipping Boy: The Forty-Year Search for My Twelve-Year-Old Bully, William Bayer, William J. Mann, William Kent Krueger, William McIlvanney. Expand index (234 more) » « Shrink index
A Case of Need is a mystery novel written by Michael Crichton under the pseudonym Jeffery Hudson.
A Dark-Adapted Eye (1986) is a psychological thriller novel by Ruth Rendell, written under the nom-de-plume Barbara Vine.
A Madness So Discreet is a book by Mindy McGinnis and published by Katherine Tegen Books (a subsidiary of HarperCollins) on 6 October 2016 which later won the Edgar Award for Best Young Adult in 2016.
A Place of Execution is an acclaimed crime novel by Val McDermid, first published in 1999.
"A Scandal in Belgravia" is the first episode of the second series of the BBC crime drama series Sherlock, which follows the modern-day adventures of Sherlock Holmes, and was first broadcast by BBC One on 1 January 2012.
A Sleeping Life is a crime-novel by British writer Ruth Rendell, first published in 1978.
Aaron Elkins (born Brooklyn July 24, 1935) is an American mystery writer.
Adrian McKinty is an Edgar Award winning Irish crime novelist and critic.
Airs Above the Ground is a novel by Mary Stewart, first published in 1965.
Akashic Books is a Brooklyn-based independent publisher.
Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine (AHMM) is a monthly digest size fiction magazine specializing in crime and detective fiction.
Allan Cubitt is a British television, film, and theater writer, director, and producer, best known for his work on Prime Suspect II and The Fall.
Allen Kurzweil (born December 16, 1960) is an American novelist, journalist, editor, and lecturer.
America Is Elsewhere: The Noir Tradition in the Age of Consumer Culture is a book written by Erik Dussere and published by Oxford University Press on 1 November 2013 which later went on to win the Edgar Award for Best Critical / Biographical in 2014.
Amy Timberlake is the author of three children’s books: One Came Home, That Girl Lucy Moon, and The Dirty Cowboy.
An Unsuitable Job for a Woman is the title of a 1972 detective novel by P. D. James and of a TV series of four dramas developed from that novel.
Annabel Pitcher (born 1982) is a British children's writer.
Arthur Gordon Maling (June 11, 1923 - October 24, 2013) was an American writer of crime and thriller novels..
Arthur William Upfield (1 September 1890 – 12 February 1964) was an English/Australian writer, best known for his works of detective fiction featuring Detective Inspector Napoleon "Bony" Bonaparte of the Queensland Police Force, a half-caste Aborigine.
Attica Locke (born 1974 in Houston, Texas) is an American author of fiction and television.
Barbara Margaret Trimble (born 21 February 1921 in Holyhead, Anglesey, Wales – d. 1995) was a British writer of over 20 crime, thriller and romance novels from 1967 to 1991, under the names of Margaret Blake, B. M. Gill and Barbara Gilmour.
Beast in View is a Psychological Suspense-Horror thriller by Margaret Millar published in 1955 that won the Edgar Award in 1956 and was later adapted for an episode of the television series Alfred Hitchcock Hour in 1964.
Beat Not the Bones is a 1952 suspense novel (and psychological thriller) by Charlotte Jay (pseudonym of Geraldine Halls) which won the inaugural Edgar award for best novel.
Benjamin Allen H. "Ben" Winters is an American author, journalist, teacher and playwright.
Bent Road is a book written by Lori Roy and published by Dutton (now owned by the Penguin Group) on 31 March 2011 which later went on to win the Edgar Award for Best First Novel by an American Author in 2012.
Bill S. Ballinger (born William Sanborn Ballinger on 13 March 1912 in Oskaloosa, Iowa, died 23 March 1980 Tarzana, California) was an American author and screenwriter.
Blue Heaven (2008) is a stand-alone novel by author C.J. Box, known for his popular Joe Pickett crime novels.
Bootlegger's Daughter is a book written by Margaret Maron and published by Mysterious Press on 1 May 1992 which later went on to win the Anthony Award for Best Novel in 1993.
Brian Francis Wynne Garfield (born January 26, 1939) is an American novelist and screenwriter.
Charles James (C.J.) Box Jr. is an American author of twenty-one novels.
Charles Percy Snow, Baron Snow, CBE (15 October 1905 – 1 July 1980) was a novelist and English physical chemist who also served in several important positions in the British Civil Service and briefly in the UK government.
Candice Sue Millard (born 1967/1968) is an American writer and journalist.
Charles Todd is a pen name used by the American authors Caroline and Charles Todd. This mother-and-son writing team lives in the eastern United States, in North Carolina and Delaware respectively.
Carolyn Gimpel Hart is an American mystery writer who specializes in traditional mysteries, also known as cozy mysteries.
Celia Margaret Fremlin (20 June 1914 – 16 June 2009) was an award-winning writer of mystery fiction.
Charles Ardai (born 1969) is an American writer.
Charles Samuels (September 15, 1902 in Brooklyn, New York – April 27, 1982 in Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico) was a U.S. journalist, author and novelist best known for his biographies of celebrities, He penned as-told-to autobiographies for Buster Keaton (My Wonderful World of Slapstick) and Ethel Waters (His Eye is on the Sparrow) which was a best seller.
Charlotte Armstrong Lewi (May 2, 1905, in Vulcan, Michigan – July 7, 1969, in Glendale, California) was an American author.
Charlotte Jay was the pseudonym adopted by Australian mystery writer and novelist, Geraldine Halls (17 December 1919 – 27 October 1996).
Chester Bomar Himes (July 29, 1909 – November 12, 1984) was a black American writer.
Christopher Abani (born 27 December 1966) is a Nigerian and American author.
Chris Pavone (born July 23, 1968) is an American novelist.
Closed for the Season is a book written by Mary Downing Hahn and published by Clarion Books (now owned by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) on 15 June 2009 which later went on to win the Edgar Award for Best Juvenile in 2010.
Code Name Verity is a young adult historical novel by Elizabeth Wein that was published in 2012.
Columbine is a non-fiction book written by Dave Cullen and published by Twelve (Hachette Book Group) on April 6, 2009.
Dance Hall Of The Dead is the second crime fiction novel in the Joe Leaphorn / Jim Chee Navajo Tribal Police series by Tony Hillerman, first published in 1973.
Dandi Daley Mackall is an American author with around 500 of her works published for adults and children.
Daniel Stashower is an American author and editor of mystery fiction and historical nonfiction.
David Grann (born March 10, 1967) is an American journalist, a staff writer for The New Yorker magazine, and a best-selling author.
Dennis Lehane (born August 4, 1965) is an American author.
Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President is a 2011 book by Candice Millard.
Richard Stanley Francis CBE FRSL (31 October 1920 – 14 February 2010) was a British crime writer, and former steeplechase jockey, whose novels centre on horse racing in England.
Donald Edwin Westlake (July 12, 1933 – December 31, 2008) was an American writer, with over a hundred novels and non-fiction books to his credit.
Dorothy B. Hughes (10 August 1904 – 6 May 1993) was an American crime writer and literary critic.
Dorothy Margaret Salisbury Davis (April 25, 1916 − August 3, 2014) was an American crime fiction writer.
Dry Bones in the Valley is a book written by Tom Bouman and was originally published by W. W. Norton & Company on 7 July 2014 which later went on to win the Edgar Award for Best First Novel in 2015.
Ed Lacy (August 25, 1911 - January 7, 1968), born Leonard "Len" S. Zinberg, was an American writer of crime and detective fiction.
Edgar Allan Poe (born Edgar Poe; January 19, 1809 – October 7, 1849) was an American writer, editor, and literary critic.
Edith Mary Pargeter, OBE, BEM (28 September 1913 – 14 October 1995), also known by her nom de plume Ellis Peters, was an English author of works in many categories, especially history and historical fiction, and was also honoured for her translations of Czech classics; she is probably best known for her murder mysteries, both historical and modern.
The, named after Edogawa Rampo, is a Japanese literary award which has been presented every year by the Mystery Writers of Japan since 1955.
Elizabeth Wein (born October 2, 1964) is an American-born writer best known for her young adult historical fiction.
Barbara "Elizabeth" Linington (March 11, 1921 – April 5, 1988) was an American novelist.
Ellen Hart (born August 10, 1949) is the award-winning mystery author of the Jane Lawless and Sophie Greenaway series.
Ellery Queen is a crime fiction house name created by Frederic Dannay and Manfred Bennington Lee, and later used by other authors under Dannay and Lee's supervision.
Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine is an American digest size fiction magazine specializing in crime fiction, particularly detective fiction, and mystery fiction.
Elleston Trevor (17 February 1920 – 21 July 1995) was a British novelist and playwright who wrote under several pseudonyms.
Elmore John Leonard Jr. (October 11, 1925August 20, 2013) was an American novelist, short story writer, and screenwriter.
Emma Lathen is the pen name of two American businesswomen: economic analyst Mary Jane Latsis (July 12, 1927 – October 29, 1997) and attorney Martha Henissart (born 1929).
Eric Clifford Ambler OBE (28 June 1909 – 22 October 1998) was an influential British author of thrillers, in particular spy novels, who introduced a new realism to the genre.
Eye of the Needle is a spy thriller novel written by Welsh author Ken Follett.
A film, also called a movie, motion picture, moving pícture, theatrical film, or photoplay, is a series of still images that, when shown on a screen, create the illusion of moving images.
Flynn Berry is an American writer.
Footer Davis Probably Is Crazy is a book written by Susan Vaught and published by Simon & Schuster on 3 March 2015 which later went on to win the Edgar Award for Best Juvenile in 2016.
Francis Clifford is a pen name of Arthur Leonard Bell Thompson (1 December 1917 – 24 August 1975), a British writer of crime and thriller novels.
Frederick McCarthy Forsyth (born 25 August 1938) is an English author, former journalist and spy, and occasional political commentator.
Funeral in Berlin is a 1964 spy novel by Len Deighton set between Saturday October 5th and Sunday November 10th 1963.
Gordon Frank Newman (born 22 May 1947) is an English writer and television producer.
Geoffrey Edward West Household (30 November 1900 — 4 October 1988) was a prolific British novelist who specialised in thrillers.
George Baxt (June 11, 1923 – June 28, 2003) was an American screenwriter and author of crime fiction, best remembered for creating the gay black detective, Pharaoh Love.
Gerald Seymour (born 25 November 1941 in Guildford, Surrey) is a British writer of crime and espionage novels.
Gillian Schieber Flynn (born February 24, 1971) is an American author, screenwriter, comic book writer and former television critic for Entertainment Weekly.
Gone is a book by Mo Hayder and published by Grove Atlantic on 4 February 2010 which later went on to win the Edgar Award for Best Novel in 2012.
Henry Reymond Fitzwalter "Harry" Keating (31 October 1926 – 27 March 2011) was an English crime fiction writer most notable for his series of novels featuring Inspector Ghote of the Bombay CID.
Hank Phillippi Ryan is an American investigative reporter for Channel 7 News on WHDH-TV, a local television station in Boston, Massachusetts.
Hans Hellmut Kirst (5 December 1914 – 13 February 1989) was a distinguished German novelist and the author of 46 books, many of which were translated into English.
Happy Valley is a British crime drama television series filmed and set in the Calder Valley, West Yorkshire in Northern England.
Herbert Brean (December 10, 1907 – May 7, 1973) was an American journalist and crime fiction writer, best known for his recurring series characters William Deacon and Reynold Frame.
Heron Carvic (born Geoffrey Rupert William Harris, 21 January 1913 – 9 February 1980) was an English actor and writer who provided the voice for Gandalf in the BBC Radio version of The Hobbit, and played Caiaphas the High Priest every time the play cycle The Man Born to be King was broadcast.
Hopscotch is a 1975 novel by Brian Garfield, in which a CIA field officer walks away from the Agency in order to keep from being retired and placed behind a desk, and invites the Agency to pursue him by writing an exposé and mailing chapters of it piecemeal to all the major intelligence agencies around the world, including the CIA.
Hugh Crauford Rae (22 November 1935 – 24 September 2014) was a Scottish author of romantic historical fiction novels and thrillers.
Ian James Rankin, (born 28 April 1960) is a Scottish crime writer, best known for his Inspector Rebus novels.
Icefall is a book written by Matthew J. Kirby and published by Scholastic Press on 1 October 2011 which later went on to win the Edgar Award for Best Juvenile in 2012.
If You Want to See Your Wife Again is a book written by John Craig and was originally published during 1971 by Cassell (now an imprint of the Octopus Publishing Group) which went on to win the Edgar's Book Jacket Award in 1972.
IMDb, also known as Internet Movie Database, is an online database of information related to world films, television programs, home videos and video games, and internet streams, including cast, production crew and personnel biographies, plot summaries, trivia, and fan reviews and ratings.
Inspector George Gently (also known as George Gently for the pilot and first series) is a British television crime drama series produced by Company Pictures for BBC One, set in the 1960s and loosely based on some of the Inspector Gently novels written by Alan Hunter.
Ira Marvin Levin (August 27, 1929 – November 12, 2007) was an American novelist, playwright, and songwriter.
Lee Earle "James" Ellroy (born March 4, 1948) is an American crime fiction writer and essayist.
James Lee Burke (born December 5, 1936) is an American author of mysteries, best known for his Dave Robicheaux series.
Jan Burke is an author of novels and short stories.
Jane Casey is an Irish-born author of crime novels.
Jason Goodwin (born 1964) is an English writer and historian.
Jason Reynolds (born December 6, 1983) is an American author.
Jean Stubbs (23 October 1926 – 2012) was a British writer.
Jess Walter (born July 20, 1965) is an American author of six novels, a collection of short stories, and a non-fiction book.
Joseph Henry Meyers (December 5, 1871 – April 11, 1959) was the fifth head American football coach for the Iowa State University Cyclones located in Ames, Iowa, and he held that position for the 1899 season.
Joe Richard Lansdale (born October 28, 1951) is an American writer, author, martial arts expert, and martial arts instructor.
John Dudley Ball (July 8, 1911 – October 15, 1988) was an American writer best known for mystery novels involving the African-American police detective Virgil Tibbs.
John Connolly is an Irish writer who is best known for his series of novels starring private detective Charlie Parker.
John Creasey MBE (17 September 1908 – 9 June 1973) was an English crime and science fiction writer who wrote more than six hundred novels using twenty-eight different pseudonyms.
John Crowley (born December 1, 1942) is an American author of fantasy, science fiction and mainstream fiction.
John Hart (born 1965) is an American author of thriller novels.
David John Moore Cornwell (born 19 October 1931), better known by the pen name John le Carré, is a British author of espionage novels.
Jon Stephen Cleary (22 November 191719 July 2010) was an Australian writer and novelist.
Julian Gustave Symons (pronounced SIMM-ons; 30 May 1912 – 19 November 1994) was a British crime writer and poet.
Julie Smith (born November 25, 1944 in Annapolis, Maryland) is an American mystery writer, the author of nineteen novels and several short stories.
Kate Summerscale (born 1965) is an English writer and journalist.
Kenneth Martin "Ken" Follett, (born 5 June 1949) is a British author of thrillers and historical novels who has sold more than 160 million copies of his works.
Ken Ludwig is an American playwright and theatre director whose work has been performed in more than 30 countries in over 20 languages.
Ketchup Clouds is a 2012 teen novel by Annabel Pitcher.
Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI is the third non-fiction book by American journalist David Grann.
Laurali "Bunny" Rose Wright (née Appleby) (5 June 1939 – 25 February 2001) was a Canadian writer of mainstream fiction and mystery novels.
LaBrava, the 1983 novel by author Elmore Leonard, follows the story of Joe LaBrava, former Secret Service agent.
Laidlaw is the first novel of a series of crime books by William McIlvanney, first published in 1977.
Lawrence Block (born June 24, 1938) is an American crime writer best known for two long-running New York–set series about the recovering alcoholic P.I. Matthew Scudder and the gentleman burglar Bernie Rhodenbarr.
Learning to Swim is a book written by Sara J. Henry and published by Crown Publishing Group (now owned by Penguin Random House) on 22 February 2011 which later went on to win the Mary Higgins Clark Award in 2012.
Leonard Cyril Deighton (born 18 February 1929), known as Len Deighton, is a British author.
Lionel Davidson FRSL (31 March 192221 October 2009) was an English novelist who wrote spy thrillers.
The following is a list of winners of the Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Episode in a TV Series.
This list contains all of the novels that have received the Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best First Novel by An American Author.
The Edgar Allan Poe Awards (popularly called the Edgars), named after Edgar Allan Poe, are presented every year by the Mystery Writers of America.
The following is a list of Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Motion Picture, one of the Edgar Awards awarded to authors and others by the Mystery Writers of America.
Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Paperback Original.
Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Play.
Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Short Story.
The Edgar Allan Poe Awards (popularly called the Edgars), named after Edgar Allan Poe, are presented every year by the Mystery Writers of America.
Listening Woman is the third crime fiction novel in the Joe Leaphorn / Jim Chee Navajo Tribal Police series by Tony Hillerman, first published in 1978.
Live by Night is a crime novel by American writer Dennis Lehane, published in 2012.
Liza Cody (born 11 April 1944, in London), is an English crime fiction writer.
Lois Duncan Steinmetz (April 28, 1934 – June 15, 2016), known as Lois Duncan, was an American writer, novelist, poet, and journalist.
Luis Alberto Urrea (born August 20, 1955 in Tijuana, Mexico) is a Mexican American poet, novelist, and essayist.
Maj Sjöwall (born September 25, 1935 in Stockholm) is a Swedish author and translator.
Malcolm Joseph Bosse (1926–2002) was an American author of both young adult and adult novels.
Man on Fire is a 1980 thriller novel by the English novelist Philip Nicholson, writing as A. J. Quinnell.
Margaret Maron is an American writer, the author of award-winning mystery novels.
Margaret Ellis Millar (née Sturm) (February 5, 1915 – March 26, 1994) was an American-Canadian mystery and suspense writer.
Margot Bennett (1 January 1912 – 6 December 1980) was a Scottish screenwriter and author of crime and thriller novels.
Marjorie Carleton (Brockton, Massachusetts, 1897 - 4 June 1964) was an American playwright and writer of suspense novels.
Martha Grimes (born May 2, 1931) is an American writer of detective fiction.
Martin Cruz Smith (born November 3, 1942) is an American mystery novelist.
Martin Edwards (born 7 July 1955), whose full name is Kenneth Martin Edwards, is a British crime novelist, critic and solicitor.
Marvin H. Albert, (22 January 1924 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States – 24 March 1996 Menton, France) was a writer of mystery, crime and adventure novels including ones featuring Pete (Pierre-Ange) Sawyer, a French-American private investigator living and working in France.
Mary Downing Hahn (born December 9, 1937) is an American writer of young adult novels and former school librarian.
Mary Theresa Eleanor Higgins Clark Conheeney (née Higgins; born December 24, 1927), known professionally as Mary Higgins Clark, is an American author of suspense novels.
Mary, Lady Stewart (born Mary Florence Elinor Rainbow; 17 September 1916 – 9 May 2014), was a British novelist who developed the romantic mystery genre, featuring smart, adventurous heroines who could hold their own in dangerous situations.
Mary Willis Walker (born May 24, 1942, Fox Point, Wisconsin) is an American crime fiction author.
Matthew J. Kirby is an American author of several middle grade children's books.
Max Allan Collins (born March 3, 1948) is an American mystery writer.
John Michael Crichton (October 23, 1942 – November 4, 2008) was an American author, screenwriter, film director and producer best known for his work in the science fiction, thriller, and medical fiction genres.
Michael Dirda (born 1948) is a book critic for the Washington Post.
Midnight in Peking is the true story of the murder of a young British woman in January 1937 Peking written by Paul French.
Minette Walters (born 26 September 1949) is an English crime writer.
A miniseries (or mini-series, also known as a serial in the UK) is a television program that tells a story in a predetermined, limited number of episodes.
Mo Hayder (born 1962) is a British author of crime and thriller fiction.
Morton Freedgood (1913 – April 16, 2006) was an American author who wrote The Taking of Pelham One Two Three and many other detective and mystery novels under the pen name John Godey.
Mystery fiction is a genre of fiction usually involving a mysterious death or a crime to be solved.
Mystery Writers of America (MWA) is an organization of mystery and crime writers, based in New York City.
The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.
Dame Ngaio Marsh (23 April 1895 – 18 February 1982), born Edith Ngaio Marsh, was a New Zealand crime writer and theatre director.
Nicolas Freeling (born Nicolas Davidson; 3 March 1927 – 20 July 2003), was a British crime novelist, best known as the author of the Van der Valk series of detective novels.
Nightwing is a 1977 thriller novel by Martin Cruz Smith, who adapted it for a 1979 film with the same title directed by Arthur Hiller.
Noah Hawley (born) is an American television writer and producer, screenwriter, and bestselling author, best known for creating and writing the FX television series Fargo (2014–present) and Legion (2017–present).
Non-fiction or nonfiction is content (sometimes, in the form of a story) whose creator, in good faith, assumes responsibility for the truth or accuracy of the events, people, or information presented.
Norah Lofts, née Norah Ethel Robinson, (27 August 190410 September 1983) was a 20th-century best-selling British author.
"Obits" is a horror short story by American author Stephen King, which was first published in King's 2015 short-story collection, The Bazaar of Bad Dreams".
On Conan Doyle; or, The Whole Art of Storytelling is a 2011 book about Arthur Conan Doyle by Michael Dirda.
One Came Home is a children's historical novel set in Wisconsin during 1871, written by Amy Timberlake and published by Knopf in 2013.
Ordinary Grace is a book written by William Kent Krueger and published by Atria Books (now owned by Simon & Schuster) on 26 March 2013 which later went on to win the Edgar Award for Best Novel in 2014.
Otto Penzler (born July 8, 1942) is an editor of mystery fiction in the United States, and proprietor of The Mysterious Bookshop in New York City, where he lives.
Phyllis Dorothy James, Baroness James of Holland Park, (3 August 1920 – 27 November 2014), known professionally as P. D. James, was an English crime writer.
Patricia Highsmith (January 19, 1921 – February 4, 1995) was an American novelist and short story writer best known for her psychological thrillers, including her series of five novels based on the character of Tom Ripley.
Patricia Pakenham-Walsh, also known as Patricia Moyes (19 January 1923 – 2 August 2000) was a British mystery writer.
Patrick McGinley (born 1937) is an Irish novelist, born in Glencolumbkille, Ireland.
Paul Emil Erdman (May 19, 1932 - April 23, 2007 in Sonoma County, California) was an American economist and banker who became known for writing novels based on monetary trends and international finance.
Paul French (born 27 August 1966) is a British author of books about modern Chinese history and contemporary Chinese society including Midnight in Peking.
Paul Winterton (12 February 1908 – 8 January 2001) was an English journalist and crime novelist.
Penny Dreadful is a British-American horror drama television series created for Showtime and Sky by John Logan, who also acts as executive producer alongside Sam Mendes.
Per Fredrik Wahlöö (5 August 1926 – 22 June 1975) - in English translations often identified as Peter Wahloo - was a Swedish author.
Peter Henry Abrahams Deras (3 March 1919 – 18 January 2017), commonly known as Peter Abrahams, was a South African-born novelist, journalist and political commentator who in 1956 settled in Jamaica, where he lived for the rest of his life.
Peter Malcolm de Brissac Dickinson OBE FRSL (16 December 1927 – 16 December 2015) was an English author and poet, best known for children's books and detective stories.
Peter John Turnbull was born 23 October 1950, Rotherham, Yorkshire, England), son of John Colin, an engineer, and Patricia Turnbull, a nurse. He attended Richmond College of Fine Arts; Cambridge College of Arts and Technology, B.A., 1974; University of Huddersfield, M.A.; Cardiff University, Wales, C.Q.S.W. (certificate in social work), 1978. Religion: Anglican. He worked as a government social worker at Strathclyde Regional Council, Glasgow, Scotland, from 1978-1995. He also worked as a steelworker and crematorium assistant in Sheffield and London, and has done social work in Brooklyn, NY, before becoming a full-time writer in 1995 and returning to his native Yorkshire, where he currently resides.
Peter's Pence is a 1974 novel from Australian author Jon Cleary about an IRA plot to steal treasure from the Vatican with the help of an Irish-American journalist.
Philip MacDonald (5 November 1900, London – 10 December 1980, Woodland Hills, California) was a British author of thrillers.
"Pilot" is the first episode of the psychological thriller TV series Homeland.
Poe-Land: The Hallowed Haunts of Edgar Allan Poe is a book written by J.W. Ocker and published by Countryman Press (owned by W. W. Norton & Company) on 6 October 2014 which later went on to win the Edgar Award for Best Critical / Biographical Work in 2015.
Promised Land is the fourth Spenser novel by Robert B. Parker, first published in 1976.
Raymond Thornton Chandler (July 23, 1888 – March 26, 1959) was an American-British novelist and screenwriter.
Reality Check is a book written by Peter Abrahams and published on 28 April 2009 by HarperTeen (an imprint of HarperCollins), going on to win the Edgar Award for Best Young Adult in 2010.
Red Sparrow is a novel written by Jason Matthews, a former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) operative, that was published by Scribner on June 4, 2013.
Reginald Charles Hill FRSL (3 April 193612 January 2012) was an English crime writer, and the winner in 1995 of the Crime Writers' Association Cartier Diamond Dagger for Lifetime Achievement.
Resurrection Men is a 2002 novel by Ian Rankin.
Richard Lewis Boyer (born 1943) is an American writer, best known for series of crime novels featuring Charlie "Doc" Adams, a dental surgeon in New England.
Robert Brown Parker (September 17, 1932 – January 18, 2010) was an American writer of fiction, primarily of the mystery/detective genre.
Robert Barnard (23 November 1936 – 19 September 2013) was an English crime writer, critic and lecturer.
Robert Clark (born April 9, 1952) is a novelist and writer of nonfiction.
Robert Crais (pronounced to rhyme with 'chase') (born June 20, 1953) is an American author of detective fiction.
Robert Jackson Bennett (born 1984) is an American writer of speculative fiction.
Robert Lloyd Fish (August 21, 1912 – February 23, 1981) was an American writer of crime fiction.
Robert Littell (born January 8, 1935) is an American novelist and former journalist who resides in France.
Roger Erskine Longrigg (1 May 1929 – 26 February 2000) was a prolific British novelist.
Rogues is a cross-genre anthology featuring 21 original short stories from various authors, edited by George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois, and released on June 17, 2014.
Ross Macdonald is the main pseudonym that was used by the American-Canadian writer of crime fiction Kenneth Millar (December 13, 1915 – July 11, 1983).
Ross Thomas (February 19, 1926 in Oklahoma City – December 18, 1995 in Santa Monica, California) was an American writer of crime fiction.
Ruth Barbara Rendell, Baroness Rendell of Babergh, (17 February 1930 – 2 May 2015), was an English author of thrillers and psychological murder mysteries.
Sally A Wainwright (born 1963) is an English television writer, producer, and director from Yorkshire.
Serena Mackesy (born c. 1960s) is a British novelist and journalist who lives in London.
Sherlock is a crime drama television series based on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes detective stories.
Shroud for a Nightingale is a 1971 detective novel written by PD James in her Adam Dalgliesh series.
Sisters in Crime is an organization that has 3,600 members in 48 countries worldwide, offering networking, advice and support to mystery authors.
Split Images is a crime novel written by Elmore Leonard published in 1981.
Stanley Bernard Ellin (October 6, 1916 – July 31, 1986) was an American mystery writer.
Stefanie Pintoff is an American author of historical mystery novels.
Stephen Edwin King (born September 21, 1947) is an American author of horror, supernatural fiction, suspense, science fiction, and fantasy.
Steve Hamilton is a mystery novelist.
Steven William Moffat (born 18 November 1961) is a Scottish television writer and producer, best known for his work as showrunner, writer and executive producer of British television series Doctor Who and Sherlock.
Stuart M. Kaminsky (September 29, 1934 – October 9, 2009) was an American mystery writer and film professor.
T. Jefferson Parker T. Jefferson Parker (born 1953) is an American novelist.
Theodore Edward le Bouthillier Allbeury (born Stockport, 24 October 1917 – died Tunbridge Wells, 4 December 2005) was a British author of espionage fiction.
Television (TV) is a telecommunication medium used for transmitting moving images in monochrome (black and white), or in colour, and in two or three dimensions and sound.
The Art of Secrets is a book by James Klise and published by Algonquin Young Readers on 22 April 2014.
The Bazaar of Bad Dreams is a short fiction collection by Stephen King, published on November 3, 2015.
The Bottoms is an Edgar Award Note: the link is to a database, a query must be entered to find this specific work.
The Caxton Private Lending Library & Book Depository is a short story (book) written by John Connolly and published by Mysterious Press in January 2013, which later went on to win the Edgar Award and Anthony Award for best short story in 2014.
The Company Man is a book written by Robert Jackson Bennett and published by Orbit Books (now owned by Hachette Book Group) on 11 April 2011 which later went on to win the Edgar Award for Best Paperback Original in 2012.
The Day of the Jackal (1971) is a thriller novel by English writer Frederick Forsyth about a professional assassin who is contracted by the OAS, a French dissident paramilitary organisation, to kill Charles de Gaulle, the President of France.
The Expats is a novel by Chris Pavone which was originally published by Crown Publishing Group (a subsidiary of Random House) on 6 March 2012, and in 2013, won the Anthony Award and the Edgar Award for Best First Novel.
The Fall is a British-Irish crime drama television series filmed and set in Northern Ireland.
The Game's Afoot (The Game's Afoot; Or Holmes for the Holidays) is a book written by Ken Ludwig and published by Samuel French, Inc. on 14 November 2012 which later went on to win the Edgar Award for Best Play in 2012.
The Golden Age of Murder is a book written by Martin Edwards and published by HarperCollins on 7 May 2015 which later went on to win the Edgar Award for Best Critical / Biographical Work in 2016.
The Gordons were crime fiction authors Gordon Gordon (born March 12, 1906, Anderson, Indiana – died March 14, 2002), and his wife, Mildred Nixon Gordon (born June 24, 1912, Kansas – died February 3, 1979, Tucson, Arizona).
The Hour of Peril: The Secret Plot to Murder Lincoln Before the Civil War is a book by Daniel Stashower published by Minotaur Books (Under St. Martin's Press which is now held by Macmillan Publishers) on 29 January 2013 & later won 4 literary awards.
The Janissary Tree is a historical mystery novel set in Istanbul in 1836, written by Jason Goodwin.
The Last Child is a suspense thriller by American novelist John Hart.
The Last Policeman is a 2012 American science fiction mystery novel by Ben H. Winters.
The Laughing Policeman (1968), by Sjöwall and Wahlöö, was originally published in Sweden in 1968 as Den skrattande polisen, and is the fourth of ten novels featuring Detective Martin Beck.
The Lineup: The World's Greatest Crime Writers Tell the Inside Story of Their Greatest Detectives is a book written by Otto Penzler and published by Little, Brown and Company (now owned by Hachette Book Group) on 10 November 2009 which later went on to win the Edgar Award for Best Critical / Biographical Work in (2010).
The Lock Artist is a standalone crime novel by American novelist Steve Hamilton.
The Long and Faraway Gone is a novel written by Lou (Louis) Berney and published by William Morrow (later acquired by HarperCollins) on 10 February 2015 which later went on to win 3 literary awards.
The Long Goodbye is a novel by Raymond Chandler, published in 1953, his sixth novel featuring the private investigator Philip Marlowe.
The Night of Wenceslas is the debut novel of British thriller and crime writer Lionel Davidson.
The Other Woman is a book written by Hank Phillippi Ryan and was originally published by Forge Books (later acquired by Tor Books and currently owned by Macmillan Publishers) on 4 September 2012 which then went on to win the Mary Higgins Clark Award in 2013.
The Perfect Murder is a crime novel by H. R. F. Keating.
The Quick Fix is a humorous mystery novel for children by American author Jack D. Ferraiolo.
The Quiller Memorandum is a 1966 Anglo-American Eurospy film filmed in DeLuxe Color and Panavision, adapted from the 1965 spy novel The Berlin Memorandum, by Elleston Trevor under the name "Adam Hall", screenplay by Harold Pinter, directed by Michael Anderson, featuring George Segal, Alec Guinness, Max von Sydow and Senta Berger.
The Rainbird Pattern is a thriller novel by Victor Canning, published by Heinemann in 1972.
The Scientific Sherlock Holmes: Cracking the Case with Science and Forensics is a book written by James O'Brien, which was originally published on 3 December 2012 and then by Oxford University Press, USA on 3 January 2013.
The Sculptress (1993) is a crime novel by English writer Minette Walters.
The Secret History of Las Vegas is a book written by Chris Abani and published by Penguin Books on 7 January 2014 which later went on to win the Edgar Award for Best Paperback Original in 2015.
The Silence of Murder is a mystery novel for teen readers written by American author Dandi Daley Mackall and published by Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group (now owned by Penguin Random House) on 11 October 2011.
The Spy Who Came in from the Cold is a 1963 Cold War spy novel by the British author John le Carré.
The Spy's Wife is a 1972 British short crime film directed by Gerry O'Hara and starring Ann Lynn, Dorothy Tutin, Tom Bell, Vladek Sheybal and Julian Holloway.
The Sympathizer is the 2015 debut novel by Vietnamese American professor Viet Thanh Nguyen.
The Talented Mr.
The Unremarkable Heart is a short story (book) written by Karin Slaughter and published by Mulholland Books (an imprint of Little, Brown and Company owned by Hachette Book Group) on 26 May 2011 which later won the Edgar Award for Best Short Story in 2013.
The Wicked Girls is a book written by Alex Marwood (pseudonym adopted by Serena Mackesy) and published by Sphere Books (an imprint of Little, Brown and Company) on 16 February 2012 which later went on to win the Edgar Award for Best Paperback Original in 2014.
Theatre or theater is a collaborative form of fine art that uses live performers, typically actors or actresses, to present the experience of a real or imagined event before a live audience in a specific place, often a stage.
This Rough Magic is a romantic suspense novel by Mary Stewart, first published in 1964.
Thomas Eugene Gifford (May 16, 1937 – October 31, 2000) was a best-selling American author of thriller novels.
Thomas H. Cook (born September 19, 1947) is an American author, whose 1996 novel The Chatham School Affair received an Edgar award from the Mystery Writers of America.
Tinseltown: Murder, Morphine, and Madness at the Dawn of Hollywood is a book by William J. Mann published by HarperCollins on 14 October 2014.
Anthony Grove "Tony" Hillerman (May 27, 1925 – October 26, 2008) was an American author of detective novels and non-fiction works best known for his Navajo Tribal Police mystery novels.
Rodney William Whitaker (June 12, 1931 – December 14, 2005) was an American film scholar and writer who wrote several novels under the pen name Trevanian.
Ursula Torday (19 February 1912 in London, England – 6 March 1997), was a British writer of some 60 gothic, romance and mystery novels from 1935 to 1982.
Victor Canning (16 June 1911 – 21 February 1986) was a prolific British writer of novels and thrillers who flourished in the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s.
Viet Thanh Nguyen (born March 13, 1971) is a Vietnamese- American novelist.
Walter Ellis Mosley (born January 12, 1952) is an American novelist, most widely recognized for his crime fiction.
Whip Hand is a crime novel by Dick Francis, the second novel in the Sid Halley series.
Whipping Boy: The Forty-Year Search for My Twelve-Year-Old Bully is a book written by Allen Kurzweil and published by HarperCollins on 20 January 2015 which later won the Edgar Award for Best Fact Crime in 2016.
William Bayer (born February 20, 1939, in Cleveland, Ohio) is an American novelist, the author of twenty books including The New York Times best-sellers Switch and Pattern Crimes. Bayer has written a series of novels featuring fictional New York Police Department lieutenant Frank Janek.
William J. Mann (born August 7, 1963) is an American novelist, biographer, and Hollywood historian best known for his studies of Hollywood and the American film industry, especially his 2006 biography of Katharine Hepburn, Kate: The Woman Who Was Hepburn.
William Kent Krueger is an American novelist and crime writer, best known for his series of novels featuring Cork O'Connor, which are set mainly in Minnesota.
William McIlvanney (25 November 1936 – 5 December 2015) was a Scottish novelist, short story writer, and poet.
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