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Jeannine Kadow: Jeannine Kadow Julie Wallin Kaewert; Boulder, Colorado; no known web page, but see more complete bibliography at Sisters in Crime: Authors Books include: * Unsolicited [New York: St. Martin's] 0-312-11088-X, $20.95; "...action-packed, suspenseful thriller."-- Denver Post an "over the transom" manuscript is one that is sent, without solicitation from the publisher, from a usually unagented author. In this novel, an anonymous "over the transom" manuscript becomes the key to terrifying suspense. Hugh MacNair Kahler: Hugh MacNair Kahler Unaligned American Golden Age Crime Fiction subgenre Michael A. Kahn, no known Web page Harold D. Kaiser, no known Web page Tom Kakonis, no known Web page "Connie Kale": fictional detective {to be done} Beth Kalikoff, no known Web page Lucille Kallen (1926-): Mystery/Detective author, playwright, teleplay writer * Your Show of Shows [1949-1954] non-genre TV staff writer * the C. B. Greenfield Mystery/Detective novel series (pseudo Nero Wolfe) Stuart M. Kaminsky, full name Stuart Melvin Kaminsky (1934-): Born in Chicago; B.A. Journalism, University of Illinois; M.S., English, Northwestern University; Ph.D., Speech, Northwestern University; head, Film Division, Northwestern University's School of Radio, Television, and Film; 1989 Director, Florida State University's Conservatory of Motion Picture, Television, and Recording Arts, Sarasota, Florida. Stuart Kaminsky Novel Series: * the 1940's Hollywood private eye Toby Peters novels * the Moscow police detective Porfiry Petrovich Rostnikov novels * Cold Red Sunrise [1988] winner of Edgar Award for Best Novel Other Mystery/Detective Novels: * When the Dark Man Calls [1983] * Exercise in Terror [1985] "Kamus of Kadizar": fictional detective; Kamus of Kadizar "Kane": fictional detective; Kane "Brian Kane": fictional private eye; Brian Kane "Kane": fictional detective; Calvin Kane "Elias Kane": fictional detective {to be done}; "Jon Kane": fictional detective; Jon Kane "Kerri Kane": fictional detective; Kerri Kane "Martin Kane": fictional detective; Martin Kane "Parker Kane": fictional detective; Parker Kane "Peter Kane": fictional private eye; Peter Kane "Sam Kane": fictional private eye; Sam Kane Henry Kane (1918-): Attorney and Mystery/Detective author: Mystery/Detective Novels: * the Peter Chambers novel series * A Halo for Nobody [1947] * many more, into the 1970s * Kisses of Death [1962; UK: Killer's Kiss] co-stars Marla Trent, genius ex-wife of homicide cop, herself an ex-beauty queen, who stars in her own solo novel: * The Private Eyeful [1959] * the Inspector McGregor novel series, about an ex-NYPD cop turned suave Private Eye * The Midnight Man [1965; in UK: Other Sins Only Speak] * Conceal and Disguise [1966] * Laughter in the Alehouse [1968] * Peter Gunn [1960] novelization from TV series TELEVISION Thriller/Mystery/Detective Novels under pseudonym Anthony McCall: * Holocaust [1961] * Operation Delta [1961] Thriller/Mystery/Detective Novels under pseudonym Mario J. Sagola: * The Manacle [1978] * The Naked Bishop [1980] Thriller/Mystery/Detective Novels under pseudonym Kenneth R. McKay: * Shadow of the Knife [1978] * Indecent Relations [1982] Thriller/Mystery/Detective Novels under pseudonym Katharine Stapleton: * Without Sin Among You [1979] * Operation Delta [1961] Miscellaneous Mystery/Detective Novels * Edge of Panic [1950] * Laughter Came Screaming [1954] * The Deadly Finger [1957; UK: The Finger] * Death for Sale [1958; UK: Sleep Without Dreams] * Run for Doom [1960] * The Crumpled Cop [1961] * My Darlin' Evangeline [1961; UK: Perfect Crime] * Two Must Die [1963; UK: Prey By Dawn] * Dirtie Gertie [1963] * Frenzy of Evil [1966] * The Moonlighter [1971] * Decision [1973] * A Kind of Rape [1974] * The Violator [1974] * The Avenger [1975] * Lust of Power [1975] * The Tripoli Documents [1976] * The Little Red Phone [1982] Larry Kane, no known Web page Dr. Lin Kang: Crook character in the fiction of Victor Canning. 1895: born, Chicago; 1920?: PhD, Peking University (paid for by parents); survives more by luck than brains, usually on unlikely plans, often as mundane as crad-game cheating. Pudgy since childhood, Buddha-like face, dark eyes, warm smile. Joseph Kanon: Joseph Kanon * Los Alamos (arguably either science fiction or Mystery/Detective genre, as it revolves around a dead Manhattan Project security guard) Kansas City Confidential: movie [United Artists, 1952] UK Title: The Secret Four Director: Phil Karlson; Starring: Preston Foster, John Payne, Lee Van Cleef, Neville Brand, Jack Elam; Plot: tough-guy caper, with four robbers who don't know each other's identities MOVIES MacKinlay Kantor: MacKinlay Kantor @ MGrost "Nash Kanzler": fictional detective {to be done}; Penelope Karageorge: no known home page Karmesin: "The Compleat Criminal" character in the fiction of Gerald Kersh, perhaps. Kersh hints that Karmesin: "is either the greatest criminal or the greatest liar of our time." He is linked to bank robbery, blackmail, confidence swindles, jewel theft, murder, and racketeering. So why is he usually dead broke? "Vince Karol": fictional detective in "Sins of the City"; Vince Karol Jan Karon: Jan Karon @ Penguin Larry Karp: Larry Karp home page Phyllis Ann Karr, best known for Fantasy, History, Science Fiction; no known Web page; this week I was reading her thick "Arthurian Companion", which showed a detective-like mind applied to the King Arthur sagas. For example, which of 23 purportedly "magic" events by Merlin or others were more likely the use of herbal poisons or remedies; which were cunning disguise or deception? "Jan Karta": fictional detective; Jan Karta "Allan Karve": fictional private eye; Allan Karve "Dan Kasdan": fictional detective; Dan Kasdan Kathleen Kaska; Austin, Texas; author and critic most recently known for * What's Your Agatha Christie I.Q.? [Citadel Press] ISBN 0-8065-1819-7; $10.95; Think you know a lot about Agatha Christie? Then match wits with 1,001 ingenious questions about her publications and their film adaptations, and her own amazing biographal database. Eric Kastner: Eric Kastner @ MGrost Ben Katchor: Ben Katchor "Kate Columbo": see "Mrs.Columbo" Kate Loves a Mystery: see "Mrs.Columbo" Kate The Detective: see "Mrs.Columbo" Jamie Katz: Jamie Katz Books include: * Dead Low Tide John Katz, no known Web page Molly Katz, no known Web page John S. Katzenbach, no known Web page David A. Kaufelt, no known Web page Leonard B. Kaufman: Leonard B. Kaufman TV/Screenwriter/Producer "Simon Kaye": Private Eye character in the novels of Hillary Waugh, in the world of Philip Marlowe * The Glenna Powers Case [1980] * The Doria Rafe Case [1980] * The Billy Cantrell Case [1981] * The Nerissa Claire Case [UK: 1983] * The Veronica Dean Case [UK: 1984] * The Priscilla Copperwaite Case [UK: 1986] "Phillip Kaufman": fictional detective; Phillip Kaufman "Kelley Kavenaugh": fictional detective; Kelley Kavenaugh "Kemal Kayankaya": fictional detective; Kemal Kayankaya "Simon Kaye": fictional detective {to be done} Kaz: Television [CBS: 1976-1979] TELEVISION Return to Authors K Table of Contents Return to Mystery/Detective AUTHORS Table of Contents

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Christopher Keane, no known Web page "Owen Keane": fictional detective; Owen Keane "Dan Kearney": fictional detective of "Dan Kearney & Associates", also known as "DKA"; Dan Kearney "Max Kearney": fictional detective {to be done} "Sarah Keate": middle-aged nurse and amateur sleuth character in the fiction of Mignon G. Eberhart. Adventurous, often assisted by youthful Private Eye Lance O'Leary "Kyra Keaton": fictional detective {to be done} H. R. F. Keating, full name Henry Reymond Fitzwalter Keating (1926-): Journalist, Mystery/Detective author, and critic of England; 1970-1971 Chairman of British Crime Writers Association; 1983-1984 Chairman of British Society of Authors; 1985 President Detection Club; best known for the Inspector Ganesh Ghote of Bombay series * The Perfect Murder [1964] first of series, winner of Edgar Award for Best Novel winner of Gold Dagger award no known Web page; Non-series Novels Include: * Zen There Was Murder [1960] Buddhism * A Remarkable Case of Burglery [1976] Victorian England Mystery/Detective Novels under the pseudonym Evelyn Hervey: * The Governess [1984] * The Man of Gold [1985] * Into the Valley of Death [1986] * The Murder of the Maharajah [1980] sneaky connection to Inspector Ganesh Ghote Nonfiction Books Include: * Sherlock Holmes, The Man and His World [1979] * Murder Must Appetize [1987] * Crime and Mystery: The 100 Best Books [1987] * The Bedside Companion to Crime [1989] * Writing Crime Fiction [1986] Alex Keegan: Alex Keegan: British; * various mystery/detective novels with series character Caz Flood (winner of some awards, most of his books focus on sexuality) Harry Stephen Keeler (1890-1967): to be done; Harry Stephen Keeler Society Harry Stephen Keeler Herbert Keen: "Mr. Keen": fictional detective; Mr. Keen Herbert Keen: Herbert Keen @ MGrost Day Keene: pseudonym of Gunard Hjerststedt (1903?-1965): Day Keene @ MGrost Faraday Keene: Faraday Keene @ MGrost "Kitty Keene": fictional detective; Kitty Keene "Max Keene": fictional private eye; Max Keene Peg Kehret, no known Web page Clarence Budington Kelland: Clarence Budington Kelland Unaligned American Golden Age Crime Fiction subgenre "Rae Kelleher": fictional detective; Rae Kelleher "Keller": fictional detective; Keller "Lincoln Keller": fictional detective; Lincoln Keller Faye Kellerman, full name Faye Kellerman Marder (1952-): {to be done} Jonathan Kellerman (1949-): clinical children's psychologist and author: Jonathan Kellerman Jonathan Kellerman Jonathan Kellerman and do look in your hard-copy library for "Home Sweet Homicide" by R. Howe, People Weekly, about the Kellermans, vol.45 (19 February 1996) pp.57-58 "Lincoln Keller": fictional detective in "Homicide: Life on the Street"; Mike Kellerman Marne Davis Kellogg: Marne Davis Kellogg home page Sarah Kelling: see Sarah and Max Bittersohn; see Charlotte MacLeod "Kellogg": fictional detective; Kellogg Marne Davis Kellogg: Marne Davis Kellogg "Sydney Kells": fictional private eye; Sydney Kells Jack Kelly: Jack Kelly home page James Patrick Kelly: best-known for his Science Fiction, but also a stylist in the Mystery/Detective genre; James Patrick Kelly Jane Kelly: Jane Kelly "Homer Kelly": New England lawyer/sleuth character in the fiction of Jane Langton Leila Kelly: Leila Kelly home page Mary Kelly, full name Mary Theresa Coolican Kelly (1927-): Mystery/Detective author of Scotland; born in London; 1951 M.A., University of Edinburgh; 1961 Gold Dagger Award of the British Crime Writers Association; * the Inspector Brett Nightingale of Scotland novel series: * A Cold Coming [1956] * Dead Man's Riddle [1957] * The Christmas Egg [1958] * Other Mystery/Detective Novels: * The Spoilt Kill [1961] * Due to a Death [1962; USA: The Dead of Summer] * March to the Gallows [1964] * The Dead Corse [1966] * Write on Both Sides of the Paper [1969] * The Twenty-Fifth Hour [1971] * The Girl in the Alley [1974] "Mary Kelly": fictional private eye; Mary Kelly "Mugs Kelly": fictional detective {to be done}; Nora Kelly; Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; no known web page, but see more complete bibliography at Sisters in Crime: Authors Books include: * 3 mystery/detective novels with series character Gillian Adams (historian): * Bad Chemistry [London: HarperCollins; Toronto: HarperCollins] Cambridge scientist dies under clouded circumstances. Could it have been murder? * My Sister's Keeper [Toronto: HarperCollins] Political Correctness, sexism, and murder are anything but academic * In the Shadow of King's [London: HarperCollins] series debut. Norman V. Kelly, no known Web page "Sam Moses Kelly": fictional detective; Sam Moses Kelly "Slot-Machine Kelly": one-armed Chelsea (New York) sleuth character in the fiction of Dennis Lynds (not to be confused with Dennis Lynds' other one-armed Chelsea (New York) sleuth, "Dan Fortune", who owns and operates a detective agency. Slot-Machine Kelly never appears in his own novel, but we see him in both short fiction and in some Dan Fortune novels. Slot Machine Kelly Judith Kelman: Judith Kelman homepage Toni L. P. Kelner; Malden, Massachusetts: Toni L. P. Kelner home page see also bibliography at Sisters in Crime: Authors Books include: * 3 mystery/detective novels with series character Laura Fleming: * Country Comes To Town [Kensington] murder may be linked to Boston-based computer crime * Trouble Looking for a Place to Happen [Kensington] * Dead Ringer [Zebra] "Tor Kelsey": fictional private eye; Tor Kelsey Elmer Kelton: Best-known for his Westerns, his work also embraces the Mystery/Detective genre; Elmer Kelton Harry Kemelman (1908-): best known for his stories in Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine about Professor Nicky Welt, who helped his New England District Attorney buddy solve crimes, until his novels began: * the Rabbi David Small novel series: * Friday the Rabbi Slept Late [1964] huge bestseller, winner of the Edgar Award for Best Novel * others {to be done} * The Nine-Mile Walk [1967 collection of Professor Nicky Welt stories "Lennox Kemp": fictional private eye; Lennox Kemp Paul W. Kemprecos, no known Web page "Mike Kendall": fictional detective; Mike Kendall Bayard Kendrick, full name Bayard Hardwick Kendrick (1894-1977): co-founder of Mystery Writers of America, who carried a card identifying him as member #1, was first President, and was named a Grand Master in 1967; 1914, the first USA citizen to enlist in the Canadian Army in World War I best known for his blind private eye character "Captain Duncan Maclain" Bayard Kendrick @ MGrost * the Florida Deputy Sheriff Standish Rice novel series: * The Iron Spiders [1936] * The Eleven of Diamonds [1936] * Death Beyond the Go-Thru [1938] * novels under the psuedonym Richard Hayward: * Trapped [1952] * The Soft Arms of Death [1955] * other Mystery/Detective Novels: * Blood on Lake Louisa [1947] * The Tunnel [1949] * Red Hot Money [1959] * Flight from a Firing Wall [1966] Jerry Kennealy (1938-): licensed Private Eye, who also writes about PIs; no known Web page * Nobody Wins [1977] as by G. P. Kennealy * Polo Solo [1987] introduced Nick Polo * other Nick Polo novels {to be done} "Kennedy of The Free Press": fictional detective; Kennedy of The Free Press A. L. Kennedy: A. L. Kennedy "Craig Kennedy": character in the fiction of Arthur B. Reeve, billed at one time as "The American Sherlock Holmes." Craig Kennedy was similar to Holmes in his expertise in Chemistry, but Craig Kennedy went Holmes one step further by becoming a Professor at Columbia University. These Arthur B. Reeve stories are, in retrospect, also successful works of Science Fiction, because he shows the use of technical devices such as lie detectors, small seismographs (for detecting footsteps), gyroscopes, and the like, in a way that modern readers take for granted. The ever-busy Craig Kennedy handled his professorial duties, detective consulting, ad hoc advisory liaison with Inspector Barney O'Connor of the New York Police, and generally charged a steep price for his services. Gun-toting master of disguise, he did not toot his own horn, but let us hear of his victories by his Dr. Watson: newspaper reporter Walter Jameson, his roommate and sometimes assistant. Holmes played the violin; Craig Kennedy loved opera. Vernica M. S. Kennedy, no known Web page Shirley Kennett; Coralville, Iowa; Shirley Kennett new home page Shirley Kennett old page see also bibliography at Sisters in Crime: Authors Books include: * 3 mystery/detective "High Tech" novels with series character PJ Gray: * Fire Cracker [Kensington] "Iatrogenic" disease is that which is contracted in hospitals or through medical treatment. Can it include murder? * Gray Matter [Kensington; Pinnacle: May 1997] Catherine M. Kenney; Park Ridge, Illinois; no known web page, but see more complete bibliography at Sisters in Crime: Authors Books include: * The Remarkable Case of Dorothy L. Sayers [Kent, Ohio] ISBN 0-87338-458-X; $14.00; In-depth appraisal of Dorothy L. Sayers life and its influence on her fiction, drama, and nonfiction. Includes detailed indices, notations, and bibliographical data. Nominated for Edgar and Macavity Awards for Best Criticism. Tony Kenrick (1935-): advertising executive from Sydney, Australia, and Mystery/Detective author {to be done} and Science Fiction author: * Nighttime Guy [1979] "Larry Kent": fictional private eye; Larry Kent Fred Kerner, no known Web page Michael Kenyon (1931-): Mystery/Detective author and journlist of England: * The 100,000 Welcomes [1970] * The Shooting of Dan McGrew [1972] * A Sorry State [1974] * Zigzag [1981] * other novels {to be done} "Patrick Kenzie & Angela Gennaro": fictional detectives; Patrick Kenzie & Angela Gennaro "Nick Kepler": fictional private eye; Nick Kepler "Helen Keremos": fictional detective; Helen Keremos "Kevin Kerney": fictional detective; Kevin Kerney "Constable John Kerr" and "Inspector Robert Fusil": police procedural characters in the fiction of Roderic Jeffries, under his pseudonym Peter Alding Katherine Kerr: best-known for Science Fiction and Fantasy; also a fine writer in the Mystery/Detective genre; Katherine Kerr "Lieutenant Francis X. Kerrigan": hardworking honest cop character in the fiction of Joseph Harrington, co-worker with character "Detective Jane Boardman." Frank Kerrigan does the boring but necessary footwork, ringing doorbells, interviewing innumerable suspects, using his deep understanding of New York City life. He is uniformly generous and polite to members of the public. "Detective-Inspector Donald Kerry": underpaid (married, one daughter) English cop character in the fiction of "Jeffrey Ashford" (pseudonym of Roderic G. Jeffries). Hardworking, frustrated by stomache-pill-gulping Chief Inspector Clarke and God-crazed Inspector Brendon, he nonetheless puts up with his niminal superiors and lives near the police station as a cost-cutting tactic. Gerald Kersh: {to be done} Gerald Kersh at Harlan Ellisons's domain; See also, on the page you're reading now, "Karmesin", by scrolling upwards... Richard Keverne: Richard Keverne @ MGrost Jack D. Key, no known Web page "Barton Keyes": fictional detective; Barton Keyes Daniel Keyes, no known Web page "Jefferson Keyes": fictional detective; Jefferson Keyes Key Largo: movie [Warner Bros.: 1948] Director: John Huston; Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Edward G. Robinson, Claire Trevor, Lionel Barrymore MOVIES The Key to Rebecca: made-for-TV movie [Syndicated: 1985] Adapted: from Ken Follett's bestselling novel [1980]; Director: David Hemmings; Starring: Clif Robertson, David Soul, Season Hubley, lina Raymond, Anthony Quayle, Robert Culp, David Hemmings; Plot: North African espionage in World War II MOVIES Return to Authors K Table of Contents Return to Mystery/Detective AUTHORS Table of Contents

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"Khan": fictional detective {to be done} Return to Authors K Table of Contents Return to Mystery/Detective AUTHORS Table of Contents

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"Kidd": fictional private eye; Kidd Ronald Kidd, no known Web page Karen Kijewski, no known Web page "Mark Kilby": thin, tall, silver-grey-eyed British sleuth character who earned an Order of the British Empire, but now works as the top trouble-shooter for a big investment security firm in the USA, in the fiction of "Robert Caine Frazer" (pseudonym of John Creasey) "Paul Kilgerrin": swarthy, gaunt, 5'11", gray-at-temples, hooded-eyed, 40-something injured WW I U.S. Army Intelligence vet, now government freelancer with lovely widow "Gerry Cordent" character in the fiction of "Charles L. Leonard" (psuedonym of Mary Violet Heberden) Paul Kilgerrin Carol Kilgore: Carol Kilgore home page "Sal Kilkenny": fictional private eye; Sal Kilkenny "Johnny Killain": fictional private eye; Johnny Killain Lee Killough, no known Web page, but: e-mail Lee Killough Lee Killough: Index to at least 28 Science Fiction publications three Brill/Maxwell books are police procedural mysteries as much as they're SF, and the two vampire books (which were handled at Tor not by the SF editor but by Michael Seidman, the mystery editor) and the short story "Existential Man" straddle the SF/Fantasy-Mystery line, too. And Lee is a member of Mystery Writers of America. "Harry Kilmer": fictional private eye in "The Yakuza"; Harry Kilmer Michael Kimball: Michael Kimball home page Katharine Eliska Kimbriel: no known home page, but CompuServe e-mail e-mail Katharine Eliska Kimbriel Katharine Eliska Kimbriel This web page has bio info and pic, future appearances, covers and samples of novels and other works, including a complete fantasy short story. Note for Mystery fans: her last two SF novels, FIRES OF NUALA and HIDDEN FIRES have definite mystery elements in them. "John Kincaid": fictional detective {to be done} "Michael Kincaid": fictional detective in "The Strangeseeker"; Michael Kincaid C. Daly King: C. Daly King Van Dine School subgenre Gary C. King: True-crime author Gary C. King "Gideon King": fictional detective; Gideon King "John King": fictional detective {to be done} Laurie R. King; Watsonville, California; King, Laurie R. new home page The Beekeeper's Holmes Page - Laurie R. King bibliography at Sisters in Crime: Authors Books include: * 3 mystery/detective novels in the world of Sherlock Holmes, with series character Mary Russell: * A Letter of Mary [New York: St. Martin's] digging up an archaeologist's murder clues * A Monstrous Regiment of Women [New York: St. Martin's; Bantam paperback] * The Beekeeper's Apprentice [Bantam paperback] Nominated for an Agatha Award * 3 mystery/detective novels with series character Kate Martinelli: * To Play The Fool [Bantam paperback] * With Child [New York: St. Martin's] * A Grave Talent [Bantam paperback] Winner of Edgar Allan Poe Award; nominated for Anthony, Macavity, and Creasey awards. "LeRoy King": pair of mystery authors/sleuths Martin LeRoy and King Danforth (as with "Ellery Queen") solving murders while with their wives on luxury around-the-world cruise; character(s) in the fiction of James Holding Rufus King: Rufus King Van Dine School subgenre "Sam King": fictional detective; Sam King David J. Kinghorn, no known Web page Donald Kingsbury: see Science Fiction; listed here because of the logic of his fiction, which usually plumbs deep into the motives of superficially bad characters, and even whole societies (such as a world of cannibals) Kate Kingsbury: Kate Kingsbury home page "Kate Kinsella": fictional private eye; Kate Kinsella Barbara Kingsolver: Barbara Kingsolver home page Rudyard Kipling: Rudyard Kipling @ MGrost "Birch Kirby": fictional private eye; Birch Kirby "Durward Kirby": minor character in "Rocky and Bullwinkle", play on the name "Kirwood Derby" "Rip Kirby": fictional detective; Rip Kirby "Devlin Kirk": fictional private eye; Devlin Kirk Diana Kirk: Diana Kirk home page "Fran Kirk": fictional detective; Fran Kirk James T. Kirk: starship captain character in the Star Trek television and film work of Gene Roddenberry; listed here because (1) Gene Roddenberry was an LAPD cop earlier in his career; (2) the crew of the Enterprise often performed in a police procedural style, with Spock parallel to Sherlock Holmes, "Bones" McCoy doing the medical forensics, and Kirk making the bust. "Murray Kirk": fictional private eye; Murray Kirk Diane Kirkle: Diane Kirkle * 2 mystery/detective novels under pseudonym Diana Kirk * Murder In Musicland [New Concepts Publishing] * A Caduceus Is For Killing [New Concepts Publishing] Mary Kistler, no known Web page Clifford Henry Benn Kitchin: Clifford Henry Benn Kitchin @ MGrost Bennett Copplestone: psuedonym of Frederick Harcourt Kitchin; Bennett Copplestone (Frederick Harcourt Kitchin) @ MGrost Return to Authors K Table of Contents Return to Mystery/Detective AUTHORS Table of Contents

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Ronnie Klaskin, no known Web page Andrew Klavan, no known Web page "Moris Klaw": the "Dream Detective" who sleeps on a red silk cushion at the crime scene and dreams the clues; an antique dealer with a gray parrot who says to each visitor: "The Devil has come for you, Moris Klaw." Assisted y his lovely daughter Isis, he is recognizable by his old-fasioned brown bowler hat, verbena perfume, high bald brow, dirty-ellum-colored skin, colorless hair, silk muffler, gold-rimmed pince-nez, and lengthy black cloak, extremely weird but always solves his cases in the fiction of "Sax Rohmer" (pseudonym of Arthur Sarsfield Ward) Kathleen Gregory Klein; Stamford, Connecticut; no known web page, but see more complete bibliography at Sisters in Crime: Authors Books include: * Women Times Three: Writers, Detectives, Readers [Bowling Green State University Press] ISBN 0-87972-681-4 (hardcover) ISBN 0-87972-682-2 (paperback) $12.95 * Great Women Mystery Writers: Classic to Contemporary [Greenwood Pres] ISBN 0-313-28770-8 (hardcover) $49.95 nominated for Edgar Allan Poe and Agatha Awards for Best Criticism * The Woman Detective: Gender and Genre, 2nd edition, [University of Illinois Press] ISBN 0-252-06463-1; $14.95 Winner of 1988 Toth Award for Excellence in Feminism and Popular Culture. "Max Klein": fictional private eye; Max Klein "Sam Klein": fictional private eye; Sam Klein Lisa Kleinholz: Lisa Kleinholz: * the Zoe Szabo novel series "Chris Klick": fictional detective; Chris Klick Dorothy R. Kliewer, no known Web page Return to Authors K Table of Contents Return to Mystery/Detective AUTHORS Table of Contents

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Charles Knief; Irvine, California: Charles Knief home page see alsobibliography at Sisters in Crime: Authors Books include: * Diamond Head [New York: St. Martin's] Winner of Best First Private Eye Novel Contest sponsored by Private Eye Writers of America and St. Martin's Press Clifford Knight: Clifford Knight @ MGrost J. D. Knight; Albany, California; no known web page, but see more complete bibliography at Sisters in Crime: Authors Books include: * Zero Tolerance [New York: Dell] paperback "An impressive debut.... The writing is flavorful, the sense of place exact, the story brisk and compelling." -- Richard North Patterson "Johnny Knight": fictional detective {to be done}; Kathryn Lasky Knight, no known Web page "Micky Knight": fictional detective; Micky Knight Phyllis Knight; Charlottesville, Virginia; no known web page, but see more complete bibliography at Sisters in Crime: Authors Books include: * 3 mystery/detective novels with series character Lil Ritchie: * Shattered Rhythms [New York: St. Martin's] Montreal, Maine, mellow jazz, and discordant murder * Switching the Odds [New York: St. Martin's] nominated for Shamus Award "Sam and Rebecca Knight": fictional detectives; Sam and Rebecca Knight "Tamara Knight": fictional private eye; Tamara Knight "Knightsbridge": fictional detective; Knightsbridge Frederick Knott, no known Web page Bill Knox, no known Web page Ronald Knox: Ronald Knox @ MGrost Return to Authors K Table of Contents Return to Mystery/Detective AUTHORS Table of Contents

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"Terry Kochenge": fictional detective; Terry Kochenge "Atticus Kodiak": fictional detective; Atticus Kodiak C. J. Koehler; Fond du Lac, Wisconsin; no known web page, but see more complete bibliography at Sisters in Crime: Authors Books include: * Mind Games [London:Carroll & Graf] when men and women share college dormrooms, various things can happen. When murder is one of them, Detectives Koepp and Loftus have to give a detailed examination to a suspect who wants to cheat on the test. Margaret Hudson Koehler, no known Web page Joseph L. Koenig, no known Web page Vincent D. Koehler, no known Web page Marilyn T. Koetz; Columbus, Ohio; no known web page, but see more complete bibliography at Sisters in Crime: Authors Books include: * Kiss of Death [Bookworld] paperback Real Estate deals can be murder... "Kokette and Koko the Clown": fictional private eyes in "Kokonut, Private Eye"; Kokette and Koko the Clown "Karl Kolchak": fictional detective {to be done}; Ed & Anne Kolczyak, no known Web page Gera-Lind Kolarik; Chicago, Ilinois; no known web page, but see more complete bibliography at Sisters in Crime: Authors True Crime Books include: * Freed To Kill [New York: Avon] paperback definitive account of Lary Eyler, serial killer * I Am Cain [New York: Avon] paperback True Crime tale of Illinois man and wife slain by a hitman -- who was only 16 years old * Prisoners Of Fear [New York: Avon] paperback wife stalked and killed by husband Debra Purdy Kong: Debra Purdy Kong home page "Gerald "Kookie" Kookson III": fictional detective in "77 Sunset Strip"; Gerald "Kookie" Kookson III Dean Koontz: primarily known as a thriller/horror author, this Orange County, California author of blockbuster hits has published books in every major genre, including mystery/detective, science fiction, western, romance, and published a fine book on how to write in each genre... Dean Koontz "Dark Rivers of the Heart", by Dean Koontz and other reviews by e-mail Mario Huet, originally published in the British libertarian journal, Free Life. Nancy Kopp; Madison, Wisconsin; Nancy Kopp see also bibliography at Sisters in Crime: Authors Books include: * Acts and Omissions [New York: Signet] paperback Megan Lansdorf, lawyer in Chicago, may be the target of a serial killer, but is involved in a trial and cannot get away... Judy Leah Koretsky, no known Web page Cyril M. Kornbluth: Cyril M. Kornbluth @ MGrost to be done -- also a SF writer Robert F. Koste, no known Web page Carolyn E. Kourofsky, no known Web page "Riley Kovachs": fictional detective; Riley Kovachs Return to Authors K Table of Contents Return to Mystery/Detective AUTHORS Table of Contents

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Gabrielle Kraft, no known Web page "Bonecrack Krajewski": fictional detective; Bonecrack Krajewski Stephen M. Krauzer, no known Web page "Garson Krebs": fictional detective; Garson Krebs Edward D. Krell, no known Web page Tom Kreitzberg: Mystery/Detective short-story author Tom Kreitzberg Jayne Ann Krentz/Amanda Quick: Jayne Ann Krentz/Amanda Quick home page Nancy Kress: best-known for Science Fiction; also writes Mystery/Detective fiction; Nancy Kress home page Rochelle Krich; Los Angeles, California: Rochelle Krich home page see also bibliography at Sisters in Crime: Authors Books include: * Speak No Evil [Mysterious Press] hardcover and paperback increasing body count among criminal defense attorneys concerns protagonist Debra Laslow * Angel of Death [Mysterious Press] paperback Neo-Nazis under investigation by Detective Jessica Drake of the LAPD, but finds her own past tied into the web of decit and hatred; nominated for an Agatha Award * Fair Game [Mysterious Press] paperback another novel with series character Detective Jessica Drake of the LAPD; nominated for an Agatha Award * Nowhere To Run [New York: Avon] paperback "Harry Krim": fictional detective {to be done}; Gary Krist: Gary Krist home page "Dan Kruger": fictional detective; Dan Kruger Mary Kruger, no known Web page Tatjana Kruse; Stuttgart, Germany; no known web page, but see more complete bibliography at Sisters in Crime: Authors Books include: * Der Moerder Kommt Auf Sanften Pfoten (anthology) [Grafit Verlag] Winner of Marlowe Award for "Cool Man Schlaegt Zu" * Der Moerder Bitten Zum Diktat (anthology)
[Grafit Verlag] * Der Moerder Kennt Die Satzung Nicht
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Authors Beginning "Ku..."

Mary Monica Pulver Kuhfeld, see Margaret Frazer Ken Kuhlken: Ken Kuhlken home page Suzanne Kuhlin, no known Web page Ken Kuhlken, no known Web page Frederick Arnold Kummer, Jr.: Frederick Arnold Kummer, Jr. @ MGrost Kathleen King Kunz; Norman, Oklahoma; no known web page, but see more complete bibliography at Sisters in Crime: Authors Books include: * 1 mystery/detective novel with series character Terry Girard (St. Louis genealogist): * Murder Once Removed [Worldwide] ISBN 0-373-26175-6; $3.99 "Joe Kurtz": fictional private eye; Joe Kurtz Katherine Kurtz: best-known for Fantasy; also writes Mystery/Detective fiction; Katherine Kurtz home page Return to Authors K Table of Contents Return to Mystery/Detective AUTHORS Table of Contents

Authors Beginning "Ky..."

"Thomas Kyd": fictional private eye; Thomas Kyd "Jack Kyle": fictional private eye; Jack Kyle
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