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19 authors/pseudonyms with links, 33 without links, 52 total Plus 56 non-author encyclopedia entries (characters, films, radio, TV) Update of 27 April 2003 Over 30 Kilobytes of text
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Authors Beginning "Ja..."

J. J. Starbuck: television [NBC: 1987-1988] Stephen J. Cannell series starring Dale Robertson and Ben Vereen see: TELEVISION "Jackson Jablonski": fictional detective; Jackson Jablonski "Repairman Jack": fictional detective; Repairman Jack "Floyd Jackson": fictional detective; Floyd Jackson Jon A. Jackson: Jon A. Jackson home page "J. W. 'Jeff' Jackson": fictional detective; J. W. "Jeff" Jackson "Kane Jackson": industrial spy character in the fiction of William Arden (pseudonym of Dennis Lynds), more oriented to "humint" (human intelligence" that "sigint" (signal intelligence from bugging) Kane Jackson "Ronnie Jackson": fictional detective; Ronnie Jackson William "Tough" Jackson: see Ed Razoni "Matt Jacob": fictional private eye; Matt Jacob Claire Rainwater Jacobs; New York City; no known Web page, but see more complete bibliography at Sisters in Crime: Authors Books include: * Mother, May I Sleep With Danger? [New York: Donald Fine Viking/Penguin: August 1997] 1-55611-515-6, $23.95; Tori Spelling stars in NBC Movie-of-the-Week adaptation (psychological suspense; mother suspects daugher's boyfriend in nasty murder) * There Was a Little Boy [Fawcett] 0-449-22024-9, $5.99 Flora Gill Jacobs, no known Web page Jonnie Jacobs; Piedmont, California; Jonnie Jacobs @gst Jonnie Jacobs @NMOMysteries e-mail Jonnie Jacobs; no known Web page, but see more complete bibliography at Sisters in Crime: Authors Books include: * 2 mystery/detective novels with series character Kali O Brien * Evidence Of Guilt [Kensington] 1-57566-141-1, $18.95; defense attorney with uncooperative client charged with two murders uncovers forgotten tragedy * Shadow of Doubt [Kensington] 1-57566-17-2, $18.95 * 2 mystery/detective novels with series character Kate Austen * Murder Among Friends [Kensington] suburban ladies, larceny, licentiousness, and murder 1-57566-089-X, $4.99 * Murder Among Neighbors [New York: Zebra] 0-821-75039-9, $4.99 Nancy Baker Jacobs; Pacific Grove, California; no known Web page, but see more complete bibliography at Sisters in Crime: Authors Books include: * 3 mystery/detective novels * Rocking the Cradle [New York: Harper Paperbacks] 0-06-100893-1, $5.99/$7.99 CAN.; he divorced her, he remarried, the new wife is pregnant, and the dumped wife is consumed with thoughts of murder * Daddy's Gone A-Hunting [New York: Harper Paperbacks] 0-061-00751-X, $5.50/$6.50 CAN.; Jennifer Bennett is a respected television journalist who's gotten too close to the true story of a former convict with killing on his mind. Can Jennifer's inncocent daughter escape the network of terror? * Cradle and All [New York: Harper Paperbacks] 0-06-100750-1, Harper, $4.99/$5.99 Can.; Her husband died, her baby disappeared, and she's prime suspect in murder... "Miles Jacoby": boxer-become-PI character in the fiction of Robert J. Randisi: * Eye in the Ring [1982] * Separate Cases [1990] * The Steinway Collection [1983] * Full Contact [1984] * Hard Look [1993] Miles Jacoby "Quentin Jacoby": fictional detective; Quentin Jacoby "Milan Jacovic": divorced ex-Cleveland cop PI character in the fiction of Les Roberts: * Pepper Pike [1988] * Full Cleveland [1989] * Deep Shaker [1991] * The Cleveland Connection [1993] Milan Jacovich "Karl Jaeger": fictional detective {to be done} "Matt Jagger": fictional detective; Matt Jagger Michael Jahn: Michael Jahn: * the "Bill Donovan NY" novel series Jake and the Fatman: television [VBS: 1987-1991] Nero Wolfe-like series starring William Conrad see: TELEVISION John Jakes: wrote Science Fiction and Fantasy ear;y in his career; also noted Historical novel of the Civil War; now best-known for Mystery/Detective fiction {to be done} John Jakes home page Jamaica Inn: British movie [Mayflower, 1939] Director: Alfred Hitchcock; Adapted: from the novel [1936] by Daphne du Maurier; Starring: Charles Laughton, Maureen O'Hara, Leslie banks, Robert Newton; Remake: British made-for-TV [1985] Starring: Jane Seymour, Patrick McGoohan, Trevor Eve; see: MOVIES -- INFO ABOUT Bill James: no known Web page "Cassidy James": fictional detective; Cassidy James Dean James: Dean James Non-fiction Mystery/Detective Books: * reference book {to be done} Short Stories: * {to be done} Elizabeth James, no known Web page, see "Beverly Hastings" in Magic Dragon Multimedia's Young Adult/Juvenile Mystery/Detective author list {under construction} Eloisa James: Eloisa James home page "Michael Dane James": industrial counter-spy character in the fiction of James M. Ullman, based in New York (especially Wall Street) P. D. James, full name Phyllis Dorothy James (1920-): British civil servanr/mystery author; Red Cross voiluneer in World War II; Ministry of Food; 1941 married Ernest White (deceased); 2 daughters; assistant stage manager, Cambridge; 1949-1968 North West Regional Hospital (London); 1968-1972 Police Department Home Office Principal; various literary councils and art councils; 1983 Order of the British Empire; 1971, 1975, 1986 Silver Dagger Awards from the British Crime Writers Association; 1967 John Creasey Award for Best First Novel; 1987 Diamond Dagger Award for Lifetime Achievement (BCWA). P. D. James: interview * the "Adam Dalgliesh" novel series; brilliant Scotland Yard inspector and poet character * Cover Her Face [1962] * others {to be done} [19__] * the "Cordelia Gray" novel series: * An Unsuitable Job for a Woman [1972] * The Skull Beneath the Skin [1962] * Miscellaneous non-series novels: * Innocent Blood [1980] Russell James: Russell James home page Stuart James, no known Web page J[udith] A. Jance; Bellevue, Washington: J[udith] A. Jance and see more complete bibliography at Sisters in Crime: Authors Books include: * 13 mystery/detective novels with series character J. P. Beaumont: * Name Withheld [Avon; Morrow] * Lying In Wait [Avon; Morrow] * Failure To Appear [Avon; Morrow] * Without Due Process [Avon; Morrow] * Payment In Kind [Avon; Morrow] * Minor In Possession [Avon; Morrow] * Dismissed With Prejudice [Avon] * A More Perfect Union [Avon] * Improbable Cause [Avon] * Taking The Fifth [Avon] * Trial By Fury [Avon] * Injustice For All [Avon] * Until Proven Guilty [Avon] * 5 mystery/detective novels with series character Joanna Brady: * Skeleton Canyon [Avon] * Dead To Rights [Avon] * Shoot, Don't Shoot [Avon; Morrow] * Tombstone Courage [Avon; Morrow] * Desert Heat [Avon; Morrow] * Psychological thrillers include: * Hour Of The Hunter [Avon; Morrow] Jane Doe: Made-for-TV movie [CBS, 1983] Director: Ivan Nagy; Plot: amnesiac survivor of serial killer; Starring: William Devane, David Huffman, Eva Marie Saint; see: TELEVISION see: MOVIES -- INFO ABOUT "Jango": fictional detective {to be done} "John Kenneth Galbraith Jantarro": fictional detective; John Kenneth Galbraith Jantarro Quinton Jardine: Quinton Jardine "Ben Jardinn": fictional detective; Ben Jardinn "Jarrett": fictional detective {to be done} Charlotte Jay: pseudonym of Geraldine Mary Jay Halls (1919-): Mystery/Detective author of Australia: * The Knife is Feminine [1951] * Beat Not The Bones [1953] winner of Edgar Award; set in Malaya * The Fugitive Eye [1953] * The Yellow Turban [1955] * The Feast of the Dead [1956] titled in the US: The Brink of Silence * The Man Who Walked Away [1958] titled in the US: The Stepfather * Arms for Adonis [1960] * A Hank of Hair [1964] Return to Authors J Table of Contents Return to Mystery/Detective AUTHORS Table of Contents

Authors Beginning "Je..."

"Jeff Regan, Investigator": Radio [1948-1950] starring: Jack Webb (see "Dragnet") Roderic Jefferies (1926-): British barrister and Mystery/Detective author; son of "Blackshirt" creator Graeme Montague Jefferies; Novels: * many {to be done} H. Paul Jeffers, no known Web page "B. T. Jefferson": fictional detective; B. T. Jefferson "Ed Jenkins, 'The Phantom Crook'": fictional private eye; Ed Jenkins, 'The Phantom Crook' J. Maxine Jenks; Austin, Texas; no known Web page, but see more complete bibliography at Sisters in Crime: Authors Books include: * mystery/detective novel: * Baptism By Murder [New York: Avon] elections, soft money, and hard accusations of murder entangle the neophyte minister Eldon Lee Littlejohn in the unholy mess of a deacon dead in the baptistry "Jimmy Jenner": fictional detective; Jimmy Jenner Maureen Jennings: Maureen Jennings home page Kathryn Jensen, no known Web page, see "Nicole Davidson" in Magic Dragon Multimedia's Young Adult/Juvenile Mystery/Detective author list {under construction} Shirl Jensen, no known Web page Edgar Jepson: Edgar Jepson @ MGrost Selwyn Jepson (1899-1989): son of Mystery/Detective author Edgar Jepson, Selwyn Jepson was schooled at St.Paul's School (London) and the Sorbonne; served in World Wars I (Tank Corps) and II (Intelligence); mystery/detective author and screenwriter; best known for: * Keep Murder Quiet [1940] * the "Eve Gill" ingenue sleuth novel series * {to be done} * other nonseries novels: * The Qualified Adventurer [1922] * Puppets of Fate [1922] * That Fellow MacArthur [1923] * The King's Red-Haired Girl [1923] * Golden-Eyes [1922], US title: The Sutton Papers * Rogues and Diamonds [1925] * Snaggletooth [1926] * The Death Gong [1927] * Love and helen [1928] * Tiger Dawn [1929] * I Met Murder [1930] * Rabbit's Paw [1932] US title: The Mystery of the Rabbit's Paw * Heads and Tails [1933] short story collection * Love in Peril [1934] * The Wise Fool [1934] * Riviera Love Story [1948] * Tempering Steel [1949] * Man Dead [1951] * The Assassin [1956] * A Noide in the Night [1957] * The Third Possibility [1965] * The Angry Millionaire [1968] * Letter to a Dead Girl [1971] "John Jerico": Greenwich Village painter/sleuth character in the fiction of Hugh Pentacost (pseudonym of Judson Phillips), 6'6" and 250 pounds, yet a gentle soul who helps the weaker party in a conflict John Jericho Brenda Jernigan; North Carolina; no known Web page, but see more complete bibliography at Sisters in Crime: Authors Books include: * mystery/detective novels with series character Barbara Upchurch (reporter): * Angel's Aura [New York: Harper] dysfunctional families, phony psychics, and the so-called word of God collide with murder in a quiet North Carolina town "Dr. Christopher Jervis": the Dr. Watson to "Dr. Thorndyke" as Sherlock, in the fiction of R. Austin Freeman F. Tennyson Jesse: F. Tennyson Jesse @ MGrost Audrey Jessup; Hull, Quebec, Canada; no known Web page, but see more complete bibliography at Sisters in Crime: Authors Books include: * The Ladies' Killing Circle (anthology co-edited with Vicki Cameron) [General Store Publishing House] 1-896182-17-8, $17.95; includes Arthur Ellis Award Best Short Story by Mary Jane Maffini K. W. Jeter: fiction walks a noir line between Science Fiction and Mystery/Detective. In Science Fiction, he is known for works in the Cyberpunk subgenre, the novelizations and sequels of "Bladerunner" (based on the world of Philip K. Dick). K. W. Jeter home page Return to Authors J Table of Contents Return to Mystery/Detective AUTHORS Table of Contents

Authors Beginning "Ji..."

Jigsaw: British movie [British Lion, 1962] Director: Val Guest; Adapted: from the novel [1959] by Hillary Waugh (in the book, "Fred fellows" in a police chief in Connecticut, in the movie, he's in Brighton, England); Starring: Jack Warner, Ronald Lewis; see: MOVIES -- INFO ABOUT "Hakeem Jinnah": fictional private eye; Hakeem Jinnah Return to Authors J Table of Contents Return to Mystery/Detective AUTHORS Table of Contents

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Cathie John: Cathie John home page "Johnny Madero, Pier 23": Radio [Mutual, 1947] starring: Jack Webb (see "Dragnet"; "Jeff Regan, Investigator") Johnny Staccato: television [NBC: 1959-1960] see: TELEVISION Veronica Parker Johns (1907-1988): activist in early Mystery Writers of America; best known for: * the "Webster Flagg" novel series: * Murder By Day [1953] * Servent Problems [1958] * Other Mystery/Detective Novels: * Hush, Gabriel! [1941] * Shady Doings [1941] * The Singing Widow [1941] * Nonfiction: * She Sells Sea Shells [1968] autobiography her [1964-present] New York store is named Sea Shells, Unltd. "Coffin Ed Johnson": character in the fiction of Chester Himes; Coffin Ed Johnson and Grave Digger Jones E. Johnson, full name Emil Richard Johnson (1937): 1968 winner of Mystery Writers of America Edgar Award for Best First Novel; writing career while in prison; Novels: * Silver Street [1968] * The Inside Man [1969] * Mongo's back in Town [1969] * Cage Five is Going to Break [1970] * The God Keepers [1970] * The Judas [1971] * The Cradinalli Contract [1975] * Blind Man's Bluff [1987] * The Hands of Eddy Lloyd [1988] * Dead Flowers [1990] Lois Walfrid Johnson, no known Web page Martha P. Johnson; Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania; no known Web page, but see more complete bibliography at Sisters in Crime: Authors Books include: * Legacy of Dreams [New York: Harper Monogram] paperback * Deadly Secret [New York: Zebra] Ryerson Johnson, no known Web page "Dr. Sam Johnson": historical essayist/author, profiled by James Boswell, adapted to the sleuth character in the fiction of Lillian de la Torre (pseudonym of Lillian Bueno McCue), fat, middle-aged, pockmarked, stubborn, similar in looks to "Nero Wolfe" "Zachary Nixion Johnson & HARV": fictional detectives; Zachary Nixion Johnson & HARV Betty Caldwell Johnston, no known Web page Linda O. Johnston, no known Web page "Ben Jolson": fictional detective; Ben Jolson "Jonas P. Jonas": intentionally drab sleuth character in the fiction of E. X. Ferrars (pseudonym of Morna Davis MacTaggart Brown) Aphrodite Jones, no known Web page "Average Jones": character in the fiction of Samuel Hopkins Adams "Barnaby Jones": fictional detective; Barnaby Jones "Bob Jones and Buddy Faro": fictional detectives; Bob Jones and Buddy Faro "Careful Jones": poker-player/sleuth character in the fiction of Pat Hand (pseudonym of Thomas Costain) "Casey Jones": fictional detective; Casey Jones Cleo Jones, no known Web page Craig L. Jones, no known Web page D. J. H. Jones; Columbus, Ohio; no known Web page, but see more complete bibliography at Sisters in Crime: Authors Books include: * Murder at the MLA [Athens: University of Georgia Press] delightful satire of death and deconstruction at the annual Modern Language Convention, with English Literature professors turning up as dead as their dissertations; reminded me strangely of Isaac Asimov's "Murder at the ABA" with an additionally deft skewering of trendy literary theory Diane McClure Jones, no known Web page "Grave Digger Jones": character in the fiction of Chester Himes; Grave Digger Jones and Coffin Ed Johnson "Hannibal Jones": fictional private eye; Hannibal Jones J. V. Jones: J. V. Jones home page "Jeffrey Jones": fictional detective; Jeffrey Jones "Jessica Jones": fictional private eye; Jessica Jones "'Just Plain' Jones": fictional detective; 'Just Plain' Jones "Lena Jones": fictional private eye; Lena Jones "Morocco Jones": fictional detective; Morocco Jones Pauline Baird Jones: Pauline Baird Jones "Sam Jones": fictional detective; Sam Jones Bruce Jordan: Bruce Jordan Cathleen Jordan, Dell Magazines, no known Web page Robert Jordan: known for Fantasy as well as Mystery/Detective fiction; Robert Jordan "Rocky Jordan": fictional detective; Rocky Jordan "Scott Jordan": laywer/sleuth character in the fiction of Harold Q. Masur Scott Jordan "Rocky Jorden": fictional detective; Rocky Jorden Christine T. Jorgensen; Denver, Colorado; no known Web page, but see more complete bibliography at Sisters in Crime: Authors Books include: * 4 mystery/detective novels with series character Stella the Stargazer (columnist of astrology for the lovelorn): * Death Of A Dustbunny [Walker, Fall 1997] * Curl Up and Die [Walker; Worldwide, 1998] * You Bet Your Life [Walker; Worldwide, August 1997] * A Love to Die For [Walker; Worldwide] Alison Joseph; London, England: Alison Joseph see also bibliography at Sisters in Crime: Authors Books include: * 2 mystery/detective novels with series character Sister Agnes (hip, stylish ultra-modern nun whom I find an odd cross between Princess Di and Mother Theresa): * The Hour Of Our Death [New York: St. Martin's] * Sacred Hearts [New York: St. Martin's] Mark Joseph, no known Web page "Gil Jourdan": fictional detective; Gil Jourdan Journey Into Fear: movie [RKO, 1942] Director: Norman Foster; Adapted: from novel of Nazi agents [1940] by Eric Ambler; Starring: Orson Wells as Turkish cop Colonel Haki, Dolores Del Rio, Everett Sloane, Ruth Warrick, Agnes Moorhead; see: MOVIES -- INFO ABOUT Brenda Joyce: Brenda Joyce Return to Authors J Table of Contents Return to Mystery/Detective AUTHORS Table of Contents

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Judd--For the Defense: television [ABC: 1967-1969] Houston superlawyer; issues-driven series; see: TELEVISION Bob Judd, no known Web page Francis K. Judd: Francis K. Judd @ MGrost "Anna Jugedinski": fictional detective; Anna Jugedinski "Inspector Ben Jurnett": character in the fiction of S. T. Haymon "Inspector Richard Jury": Scotland Yard character in the fiction of Martha Grimes "Tony Just": fictional detective; Tony Just "Benjamin Justice": fictional detective; Benjamin Justice Return to Authors J Table of Contents Return to Mystery/Detective AUTHORS Table of Contents
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