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C. C. Waddell: C. C. Waddell @ MGrost Jennifer Waddell: Contento lists one Mystery/Detective novella, co-author Carole Nelson Douglas) in [The First Lady Murders, ed. Nancy Pickard, Pocket, 1999] Joseph P. Waddell: Mystery novels include: * {to be done} Brent Wade: Mystery novels include: * Don Wade: Mystery novels include: * Henry Wade: pseudonym of Henry L. Aubrey-Fletcher, (1887-1969) Henry Wade @ MGrost * Novels featuring Inspector John Poole: * Bury Him Darkly [1936] * Constable Guard Thyself [1934] * Duke of York's Steps [1929] recommended * Gold Was Our Grave [1954] * Lonely Magdalene [1940] * No Friendly Drop [1931] * Policeman's Lot [1933] * Too Soon To Die [1953] recommended * Contento lists one Mystery/Detective short story starring "Chief Inspector Poole" in [The London Magazine, Apr 1930; The Orion Book of Murder, ed. Peter Haining, Orion, 1996] "Jack Wade": fictional private eye: Jack Wade Maryam Wade: Contento lists one Mystery/Detective short story in [Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine, July 1985] Robert Wade, full name Robert Allison Wade (1920-); see pseudonyms "Whit Masterson" and "Wade Miller" Susan Wade: best-known for Science Fiction; also writes Mystery/Detective fiction; Susan Wade Lucy Wadham: Mystery novels include: * Margot Wadley: Mystery novels include: * Danny Wadsworth: Mystery novels include: * Walter Wager, full name Walter H. Wager, no known Web page Bill Waggoner: Mystery novels include: * Charles Wagner (1957-): Contento lists one Mystery/Detective short story in [Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine, Jan 1985] David harley Wagner: Mystery novels include: * David S. Wagner: Mystery novels include: * Diane Wagner, no known Web page E. J. Wagner: Contento lists 2 Mystery/Detective short stories in Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine, Sep 1988 and Oct 1990 Esther Wagner: Contento lists one Mystery/Detective short story in Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine, Dec 1960, also reprinted in an anthology John Wagner: Mystery novels include: * Joyce Wagner: Contento lists one Mystery/Detective short story in [Out For More Blood: Tales of Malice and Retaliation by Women, ed. Victoria A. Brownworth & Judith M. Redding, Chicago: Third Side Press, 1996] Karl Edward Wagner (1945-1994): best-known as a Horror and Dark Fantasy author and editor; see my listing for him in Ultimate Science Fiction Web Guide Contento lists one Mystery/Detective short story: * "But You'll Never Follow Me" [Borderlands, ed. Thomas F. Monteleone, Avon, 1990; Dark Crimes, ed. Ed Gorman, Carroll & Graf, 1991] Linda Wagner: Contento lists 2 Mystery/Detective short stories anthologized Matt Wagner: also writes Speculative Fiction; Mystery novels include: * Richard Wagner: also writes Speculative Fiction; Mystery novels include: * Sharon Blythe Wagner, no known Web page Stanley Wagner: Mystery novels include: * Thomas Wagner: Mystery novels include: * Maggie Wagner-Hankins: Contento lists 5 Mystery/Detective short stories in Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine and anthologized Jan Wahl: Mystery novels include: * Per Wahloo , also known as Peter Wahloo (1926-1975): {to be done} Ralph L. Wahlstrom: Contento lists one Mystery/Detective short work in Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine, Feb 1984 Uno Wahren: Mystery novels include: * Austryn Wainhouse: Contento lists one Mystery/Detective excerpt translated from French to English of from "Philisophy in the Bedroom", by Marquis de Sade [The Faber Book of Murder, ed. Simon Rae, Faber & Faber, 1995; translated by Richard Seaver] John Wainwright, full name John William Wainwright (1921-): Contento lists one Mystery/Detective or Espionage short story" * "Final Demand" [Winter's Crimes 14, ed. Hilary Watson, London: Macmillan, 1982; The Oxford Book of Spy Stories, ed. Michael Cox, Oxford University Press, 1996] Lea Wait: Mystery novels include: * Martyn Waites: Contento lists one Mystery/Detective short story in [Fresh Blood 3, ed. Mike Ripley & Maxim Jakubowski, London: Do-Not Press, 1999] Katherine L. Waitman: Mystery novels include: * Lono Waiwaiole: Mystery novels include: * Hannah Wakefield: Mystery novels include: * H. Russell Wakefield, full name Herbert Russell Wakefield (1888-1964): Contento lists 4 Mystery/Detective short stories, 1928-1929 more recently anthologized Paula Wakefield: Contento lists one Mystery/Detective novella in [Villains!, ed. Mary Gentle & Roz Kaveney, Roc UK, 1992] Edward Wakin, no known Web page Christopher Waking: Mystery novels include: * Noreen Wald: Mystery novels include: * Alan Walden: Mystery novels include: * Lucy Waldham: Mystery novels include: * Ayelet Waldman: Ayelet Waldman homepage Mel Waldman, no known Web page, Contento lists 5 Mystery/Detective short stories, in The Saint, Espionage Magazine, and Hardboiled Detective Sidney Waldo, Novels {to be done}, Contento lists one Mystery/Detective short story in [Detective Fiction Weekly, 16 May 1936] more recently anthologized R. Leland Waldrip: also writes Speculative Fiction; Mystery novels include: * Ann Waldron: Mystery novels include: * Matt Curtis Waldroop: Contento lists one Mystery/Detective short story in Espionage Magazine, June 1986 "Abel Walker and Joseph Swann (Hawkshaws)": fictional private eyes: Abel Walker and Joseph Swann Alice Walker, full name Alice Malsenior Walker (1944-): Contento lists 3 Mystery/Detective short stories "Amos Walker": fictional private eye: Amos Walker Bill Walker: also writes Speculative Fiction; Mystery novels include: * Blair S. Walker: Blair S. Walker home page David J. Walker: David J. Walker @ aol David J. Walker @ mksoft * The "Malachy Foley" novel series, featuring Malachy "Mal" Foley, Private Investigator in Chicago: * Fixed in His Folly [1995] * Half the Truth [1996] * Applaud The Hollow Ghost [1998] Dale L. Walker (1935-): Contento lists 2 Mystery/Detective short stories in Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine 26 Mar 1980 and 7 Jan 1981 David Walker, full name David Harry Walker (1911-1992): Contento lists one Mystery/Detective short story * "Summertime Adventure" [The Saturday Evening Post, 2 Apr 1955; reprinted in Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine, Mar 1998] Elizabeth Walker: Mystery novels include: * Holly Beth Walker: Mystery novels include: * Ian Walker: Contento lists one Mystery/Detective short story Irma Walker: Mystery novels include: * Jan Walker: Mystery novels include: * Jim Walker: also writes Westerns; Mystery novels include: * L. C. Walker: Mystery novels include: * M. K. Walker: Mystery novels include: * Margaret Walker, full name Margaret Abigail Walker (1915-): Contento lists one Mystery/Detective short story Mary Willis Walker: Mary Willis Walker * The "Katherine Driscoll" novel series, featuring Katherine Driscoll, Dog Trainer in Austin, Texas: * Zero at the Bone [1991] * The "Molly Cates" novel series, featuring Magazine Writer Molly Cates of Austin, Texas: * The Red Scream [1994] * Under the Beetle's Cellar [1995] * All The Dead Lie Down [1998) "Mel Walker": fictional private eye: Mel Walker Paul Robert Walker: Mystery novels include: * Persia Walker: Mystery novels include: * Peter Walker: Contento lists one Mystery/Detective short story Peter N. Walker, full name Peter Norman Walker (1936-): see pseudonym Nicholas Rhea; Contento lists 3 Mystery/Detective nonfiction articles and forewords "Rick Walker": fictional private eye: Rick Walker Robert W. Walker, full name Robert Wayne Walker (1948-): no known Web page; Contento lists one Mystery/Detective short story; also writes Speculative Fiction; * The "Dr. Jessica Coran" Police Procedural novel series featuring Dr. Jessica Coran, FBI Pathologist and Serial Murder Expert in Washington, D.C.: * Killer Instinct [1992] * Fatal Instinct [1993] * Primal Instinct [1994] * Pure Instinct [1995] * Darkest Instinct [1996] * Extreme Instinct [1997] * Blind Instinct [1999] Rosemary Walker: no known Web page; Contento lists one Mystery/Detective short story Sarah B. Walker: Mystery novels include: * Walter Walker: no known Web page: * The Two-Dude Defense [1985] hard-boiled Woodrow W. Walker: Mystery novels include: * Paul Joseph Walkowski: Mystery novels include: * Alan Wall: Mystery novels include: * David Cooper Wall: Mystery novels include: * Don Wall, also known as Donald C. Wall, no known Web page; Contento lists one Mystery/Detective short story in Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine, May 1981 Judith Henry Wall: Mystery novels include: * Kathryn Wall: Mystery novels include: * Arthur Wallace: Contento lists one Mystery/Detective short story in [Spicy Mystery, July 1935] and more recently anthologized Barbara Brooks Wallce: Mystery novels include: * Ben J. Wallace: Mystery novels include: * Bill Wallace: Mystery novels include: * Bronwen Wallace: Mystery novels include: * Carol Wallace: Mystery novels include: * Christina Wallace: Contento lists one Mystery/Detective short story, co-authored with Patricia Wallace, her daughter Christopher Wallace: Mystery novels include: * Clarke Wallace: Mystery novels include: * Daniel Wallace: Mystery novels include: * David Foster Wallace: David Foster Wallace David Rains Wallace: Mystery novels include: * "Dirk Wallace": fictional private eye: Dirk Wallace Edgar Wallace, full name Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace (1875-1932): Edgar Wallace Impossible Crime Fiction * Novels featuring detective J. G. Reeder: * Mr. Reeder Returns [1932] * Murder Book of J. G. Reeder [1929] includes recommended story "Poetical Policeman" [1925] * Red Aces [1929] * Novel featuring Four Square Jane: * Four Square Jane [1928] includes recommended story "Stolen Romney" * Contento lists 23 Mystery/Detective short stories anthologized George Wallace and Don Keith: Mystery novels include: * Irving Wallace: Mystery novels include: * Jamie Wallace: Contento lists one Mystery/Detective short story Marilyn Wallace, full name Marilyn Weiss Wallace (1941-): Marilyn Wallace: A Wallace Sampler excerpts, hypertext; Contento also lists 14 Mystery/Detective short stories or forewords published anthologized; also writes Romance; Michelle Wallace and Ben Kreiselman: Mystery novels include: * Patricia Wallace, full name Patricia Wallace Estrada: Contento lists one Mystery/Detective short story, co-authored with Christina Wallace, her mother; also writes Romance; also writes Speculative Fiction; Penelope Wallace (1923-1997), no known Web page; Contento lists 7 Mystery/Detective short stories in Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine, Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine, and elsewhere Randall Wallace: Mystery novels include: * Robert Wallace: pseudonym of Robin Wallace-Crabbe (1938-): * Novels featuring "The Phantom Detective" (Richard Curtis Van Loan): * Emperor of Death [1932] * Murder's Agent [1953] * Contento lists 6 Mystery/Detective short stories Robin Roll Wallace-Crabbe (1938-), no known Web page, see pseudonym "Robert Wallace" Anne Tolstoi Wallach: Mystery novels include: * Ira Wallach (1913-1995): Contento lists one Mystery/Detective short story, * "Me, the Judge" [1952; reprinted in The Defective Detective, ed. Steve Carper, Citadel Press, 1992] Leslie Waller: also writes Romance; Mystery novels include: * Robert James Waller: Mystery novels include: * Luke Wallin: Mystery novels include: * R. A. J. Walling: R. A. J. Walling @ MGrost * Novels featuring detective Philip Tolefree include: * Fatal Five Minutes [1932] Lee Wallingford, no known Web page; * The "Carver and Trask" novel series, featuring Frank Carver (Security Officer) and Ginny Trask (Park Ranger) in Neskansie National Forest, Oregon: * Cold Tracks [1991] * Clear-cut Murder [1992] James Wallis: Contento lists one Mystery/Detective novella "Talba Wallis": fictional private eye: Talba Wallis Jeffrey Wallman, full name Jeffrey Miner Wallman (1941-); see pseudonym William Jeffrey; Contento lists 4 Mystery/Detective short fictions, including a novella co-authored with Bill Pronzini Alexandra Wallner: Mystery novels include: * Hugh Walpole, full name Sir Hugh Seymore Walpole (1884-1941), wwll-known mainstream and lireray author, also Contento lists 4 Mystery/Detective short stories more recently anthologized Nathan Walpow (1949?-): Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Mystery author; thus also listed in Ultimate Science Fiction Web Guide 8,000+ more authors indexed president/webmaster of Sunset Succulent Society; five-times-undefeated champion on Jeopardy! and won seven games (show's record - on "The Challengers"); former actor; Member of Sisters in Crime, its Los Angeles Chapter, and its Internet Chapter Nathan Walpow author's home page Books: * The Cactus Club Killings [Dell, May 1999] 1st of Joe Portugal series of botanical mysteries. Sequel [early 2000], will explore the world of orchid collectors Short Fiction (all available on-line): * "At the Old Ball Game" [The Silver Web #12, Summer 1995] * "Getting By" [Tales of the Unanticipated #13, Spring/Summer/Fall 1994] * "Godzilla Dies Peacefully in Sleep at 453; World Mourns" [Tales of the Unanticipated #14, Winter/Spring/Summer 1995] 3 cryogenics paragraphs, which were cut for that appearance, are restored in the on-line version * "A Marriage Made in Hell" [Phantasm, vol.1 ,no.3, Spring 1996] * "Quick Comeback" [The 1995 SPGA Showcase, an anthology put out by the Small Press Genre Association] * "This Bud's For You" [as "Giant Puppy" in Tales of the Unanticipated #16, Spring/Summer/Fall 1996, 10th anniversary issue; a slightly different version appeared in the May-June 1997 issue of the Cactus and Succulent Journal, published by the Cactus and Succulent Society of America] * "The Tofu Trip" [Random Realities #5, Summer 1994] * "Sanitation Sends a Man" [Tales of the Unanticipated, August 1998-July 1999] Nathan Walpow old, invalid Ann Walsh: Canadian author; Contento lists one Mystery/Detective short story Bill Walsh: Mystery novels include: * Daniel Walsh: Contento lists one Mystery/Detective short story in Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine David Michael Walsh: Contento lists one Mystery/Detective poem in Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine, Nov 1996 "Jack Walsh": fictional private eye: Jack Walsh Jackie Walsh, no known Web page; Contento lists 4 Mystery/Detective short stories in Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine and Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine Jill Paton Walsh: Mystery novels include: * Mary Walsh (1912-1996): see pseudonym "Mary Lavin" Maureen Walsh: Contento lists one Mystery/Detective short story Maurice Walsh (1879-1964): Contento lists one Mystery/Detective short story: * "The Sword of Yung Lo" [Fantastic Mar/Apr 1953] really a Fantasy/Mystery/Detective, more recently anthologized Michael Walsh: Mystery novels include: * Ray Walsh: Mystery novels include: * Thomas Walsh, full name Thomas Francis Morgan Walsh (1908-1984): Contento lists 13 Mystery/Detective short stories, mostly in Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine, some more recently anthologized, and starting with a novella in Black Mask, Oct 1934 Lilla M. Waltch, no known Web page Jess Walter: Mystery novels include: * Anna Lee Walters: Mystery novels include: * Bruce Walters: Mystery novels include: * Minette Walters, full name Minette Caroline Mary Walters (1949-): Contento lists 3 Mystery/Detective short stories Bryce Walton (1918-1988): see pseudonym "Kenneth O'Hara"; Contento lists 9 Mystery/Detective short stories, mostly in Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine "Deke Walton": fictional private eye: Deke Walton Evangeline Walton (1907-1996): * Witchhouse [Arkham, 1945; Monarch; Award] psychic detective novel * The "Mabinogi" novels based on Welsh Mabinogion: * The Virgin and the Swine [Willett Clark, 1936] a.k.a. The Island of the Mighty [Ballentine Books Adult Fiction, 1959, 1970] * The Children of Llyr [Ballentine Books Adult Fiction, 1971] * The Song of Rhiannon [Ballentine Books Adult Fiction, 1972] * Prince of Annwn [Ballentine Books Adult Fiction, 1974] Richard Walton: Contento lists 5 short publications in Espionage Magazine, 1985-1987 Joseph Wambaugh (1937-): bestselling author, former LAPD cop, no known Web page * The Black Marble * The Onion Fields Roy Wandelmaier: Mystery novels include: * Pauli Wanderer: Mystery novels include: * Donald Wandrei, full name Donald A. Wandrei (1908-1987): author of numerous books and short stories: Donald Wandrei @ MGrost Howard Wandrei, full name Howard Elmer Wandrei (1909-1956): see pseudonyms "Robert A. Garron" and "H. W. Guernsey" Shuo Wang: Mystery novels include: * Walter Wangerin, Jr. (1944-): author of fantasy and Mystery/Detective fiction Dennis Waniolek, no known Web page A. Sarsfield Ward, full name Arthur Henry Sarsfield Ward (1883-1959): see pseudonym Sax Rohmer, to which he legally changed his name later in life Al Ward: Mystery novels include: * Christopher Ward, full name Christopher Longstreth Ward (1868-1943): Contento lists one Mystery/Detective short story: * "The Pink Murder Case" [Literary Review of the New York Evening Post, 1929; reprinted in The Defective Detective, ed. Steve Carper, Citadel Press, 1992] David Ward: Mystery novels include: * Donald Ward: Mystery novels include: * Elizabeth C. Ward, no known Web page Emerson Ward: {to be done} Harold Ward: Contento lists one Mystery/Detective short story Kingdon Ward: Mystery novels include: * Lawrence R. Ward: Mystery novels include: * Robert Ward: Mystery novels include: * Mark Andrew Ware: also writes Speculative Fiction; Mystery novels include: * Monica Ware: Mystery novels include: * Paul Ware: Mystery novels include: * Diantha Warfel: Mystery novels include: * Gallatin Warfield: best-known for the "Gardner Lawson" Mystery/Detective novel series, featuring attorney Gardner Lawson in Maryland: * State v. Justice [1992] * Silent Son [1994] * Raising Cain [1996] Wayne Warga: Mystery novels include: * Jean Waricha: Mystery novels include: * Charles Waring: Contento lists 2 short Mystery/Detective pieces in [Crime Time] "Michael Waring (The Falcon)": fictional private eye: Michael Waring (The Falcon) Jean Warmbold: Mystery novels include: * John R. Warmus: Mystery novels include: * Floyd Warneke: Contento lists one Mystery/Detective short story in Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine, Dec 1975, reprinted Oct 1990 Alan Warner: Mystery novels include: * Bobby G. Warner (1936-): Contento lists 3 short Mystery/Detective pieces in Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine, and in Hardboiled Clive Warner: Mystery novels include: * Dana Warner: also writes Speculative Fiction; Mystery novels include: * Dave Warner: Mystery novels include: * Lucille Shulberg Warner: Contento lists 3 Mystery/Detective poems in Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine Margery Warner: Mystery novels include: * Mignon Warner, no known Web page; Contento lists 3 Mystery/Detective short stories in Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine N. Scott Warner: Contento lists one Mystery/Detective short story in Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine, 19 Aug 1986, subsequently anthologized Penny Warner: Penny Warner home page * The "Conner Westphal" Mystery/Detective novel series featuring newspaper publisher Conner Westphal of Flat Skunk, California: * Dead Body Language [1997] * Sign of Foul Play [1998] * Right to Remain Silent [1999] * A Quiet Undertaking [2000] * Biographical: see: * "An Interview with Penny Warner" by J. Alec West, [Murderous Intent, Summer/Fall 1998] Ralph Warner: Mystery novels include: * Rex Warner, pseudonym of Reginald Ernest Warner (1905-1986): Contento lists one Mystery/Detective poem translated from Greek to English, from The Medea of Euripides, by Euripides, in [The Reason Why, ed. Ruth Rendell, Crown, 1996] Sheila M. Warner: Mystery novels include: * Warns and Raives: Mystery novels include: * Alan Warren, also known as Alan J. Warren: pseudonym of Alan John Ziegenfuss (1952-); Contento lists 6 Mystery/Detective short stories in Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine Andrew M. Warren: Mystery novels include: * Christopher J. Warren: Murder By Invitation, no known Web page James Lincoln Warner (1955-): Contento lists 6 Mystery/Detective short stories in Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine John Warren: Mystery novels include: * Mary Phraner Warren: Mystery novels include: * Pat Warren, full name Patricia Nell Warren (1936-): also writes Speculative Fiction; also writes Romance; Contento lists one short Mystery/Detective piece in [Murder Under the Tree, ed. Anon., Zebra, 1993] Samuel Warren (1807-1877): Contento lists one Mystery/Detective short story: * "The Resurrectionist" [Passages from a Diary of a Late Physician, Blackwood, 1833; reprinted in Great Tales of Terror, ed. Anon., London: Chancellor Press, 1991] Sharon Warren: Mystery novels include: * William Warren: Mystery novels include: * Holly Warriner: Mystery novels include: * Sylvia Maultash Warsh: Mystery novels include: * "V. I. Warshawski": fictional private eye: V. I. Warshawski Victor Wartofsky: Mystery novels include: * Larry Warwaruk: Mystery novels include: * James Washburn: Mystery novels include: * L. J. Washburn, full name Livia J. Washburn Reasoner (1957-): see also pseudonym Brett Halliday; also writes Westerns; * the "Lucas Hallam" Mystery/Detective novel series, featuring Lucas Hallam (Private Investigator and Stuntman) in Hollywood: * Wild Night [1987] * Dead-Stick [1989] * Short Fiction: * Contento lists 18 Mystery/Detective short stories Mark Washburn: Mystery novels include: * Mel Washburn: Contento lists 12 Mystery/Detective short stories in Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine and Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine Stan Washburn (1943), no known Web page; Contento lists one Mystery/Detective short story "Vince Washburn": fictional private eye: Vince Washburn Bobbie L. Washington: Mystery novels include: * Geno Washington: Mystery novels include: * Robert L. Washington III: Mystery novels include: * David Waskin: Contento lists 4 Mystery/Detective short stories in Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine Lawrence Wasser: Contento lists one Mystery/Detective short story in Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine Margaret Wasser, no known Web page Warren Wassom: Mystery novels include: * Stephen Wasylyk (1922-1996), no known Web page; Contento lists 90 Mystery/Detective short stories mostly in Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine; some subsequently anthologized Jane Waterhouse, no known Web page; best-known for the "Garner Quinn" Mystery/Detective novel series, featuring Garner Quinn (True-Crime author) of Spring Lake, New Jersey: * Graven Images [1995] * Shadow Walk [1997] "Leo Waterman": fictional private eye: Leo Waterman "Waters": "Waters" @ MGrost Daniel Waters and Jonathan Lemkin: Mystery novels include: * G. Waters: Mystery novels include: * John Waters: Mystery novels include: * John Waters and J. Evans: Mystery novels include: * Sarah Waters: Mystery novels include: * Betty Waterton: Mystery novels include: * Judy Wathen: Mystery novels include: * Paul G. Wathen: Mystery novels include: * Carolyn L. T. Watjen: see pseudonym Caroline Stafford Alex Watkins (1899?-1983?): see pseudonym "J. Lane Linklater" Arleen J. Watkins: Mystery novels include: * Graham Watkins: also writes Speculative Fiction; Mystery novels include: * Paul Watkins: Mystery novels include: * Richter Watkins: Mystery novels include: * William John Watkins (1942-): Contento lists one Mystery/Detective short story in Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine; also listed as William Jon Watkins Alfred E. T. Watson, full name Alfred Edward Thomas Watson (1849-1922): Contento lists one Mystery/Detective short story * "To Win a Race" [Longman's May, 1897; since anthologized] Brad Watson: Contento lists 2 Mystery/Detective short stories Clarissa Watson: * The "Persis Willum" Mystery/Detective novel series, featuring Persis Willum, Art Curator of Long Island, New York: * The Fourth Stage of Gainsborough Brown [1977] * The Bishop in the Back Seat [1980] * Runaway [1985] * Last Plane from Nice [1988] * Somebody Killed the Messenger [1988] Colin Watson: * The "Flaxborough Chronicles", a Mystery/Detective novel series, featuring Inspector Walter Purbright, Police Detective in England: * Coffin Scarcely Used [1958] * Bump in the Night [1960] * Hopjoy Was Here [1962] * Lonelyheart 4122 [1967] * Charity Ends at Home [1968] * Just What the Doctor Ordered [1969] also titled The Flaxborough Crab * Broomsticks Over Flaxborough [1972] * Six Nuns and a Shotgun [1975] also titled The Naked Nuns * It Shouldn't Happen to a Dog [1977] also titled One Man's Meat * Blue Murder [1979] * Plaster Sinners [1980] * Whatever's Been Going on at Mumblesby? [1982] Donald E. Watson: Mystery novels include: * I. K. Watson: Mystery novels include: * James Watson and Mark Roberts: Mystery novels include: * "Dr. John H. Watson": detective companion and putative chrononicaler of Sherlock Holmes. Dr. John H. Watson: pseudonymous author whom Contento lists one Mystery/Detective introduction George Watson (1927-): Contento lists one Mystery/Detective short story in Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine Ian Watson (1943-): best-known for Science Fiction; Contento lists one Mystery/Detective short story: * "Virtually Lucid Lucy" [New Worlds 2, ed. David S. Garnett, London: Gollancz, 1992; Cyber-Killers, ed. Ric Alexander, Millennium, 1997] actually a Science Fiction/Mystery/Detective John H. Watson, M.D.: pseudonymous author whom Contento lists one Mystery/Detective introduction Larry Watson: Mystery novels include: * Mary Watson: Contento lists one Romance/Mystery/Detective short story Patrick Watson: Mystery novels include: * Peter Watson: Mystery novels include: * Robert P. Watson: Mystery novels include: * "Sarah Watson": fictional private eye: Sarah Watson Sterling Watson: also writes Speculative Fiction; Mystery novels include: * Dan Watt: Mystery novels include: * Lawrence Watt-Evans (1954-): best-known for Science Fiction; Contento lists one Science Fiction/Mystery/Detective short story: * "One-Shot" [Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, Jan 1991; Futurecrime, ed. Cynthia Manson & Charles Ardai, Fine, 1992] Carolyn Jensen Watts: Contento lists 2 Mystery/Detective novellas and one short story in Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine Gary M. Watts: Mystery novels include: * Tomothy Watts: Contento lists one Mystery/Detective short story in Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine Carol-Ann Waugh: Mystery novels include: * Carol-Lynn Rossel Waugh: Mystery novels include: * Charles G. Waugh (1943-): Contento lists one Mystery/Detective introduction Evelyn Waugh: pseudonym of Arthur St. John (1903-1966): mainstream author, for whom Contento lists 3 Mystery/Detective short stories: * excerpt from "Decline and Fall" [The Faber Book of Murder, ed. Simon Rae, Faber & Faber, 1995] * "Mr. Crutwell's Outing" [Harper's Bazaar May 1935; also as "Mr. Loveday's Little Outing" as reprinted in Murder & Other Acts of Literature, ed. Michele Slung, St. Martin's, 1997] Hillary Waugh: also writes Romance; * Novels featuring detective Chief Fred Fellows include: * Late Mrs. D [1962] Peter Way: Mystery novels include: * Vivienne Wayman: Mystery novels include: * Steve Wayne: {to be done} Return to Authors W Table of Contents Return to MYSTERY/DETECTIVE AUTHORS Table of Contents

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"Artie Weatherby": fictional private eye: Artie Weatherby W. J. Weatherby: also writes Romance; Mystery novels include: * Brenda Weathers: Mystery novels include: * "Sam Weathers": fictional private eye: Sam Weathers Charle E. Weaver: Mystery novels include: * Graham Weaver: Mystery novels include: * Jim Weaver: Mystery novels include: * Michael Weaver: Mystery novels include: * Nicky Weaver: {to be done} Mike Web: Mystery novels include: * Betty Webb: Betty Webb home page Cynthia Webb: Cynthia Webb home page Don Webb: also writes Speculative Fiction; Don Webb home page Jack Webb: * Novels featuring detective Father Joseph Shanley include: * Brass Halo [1957] James Webb: Mystery novels include: * Jonathan Webb: Mystery novels include: * Keith E. Webb: Mystery novels include: * Martha G. Webb: Mystery novels include: * Sharon Webb: Mystery novels include: * Victoria Webb: Mystery novels include: * Wendy Webb: Mystery novels include: * Carlton Weber: Mystery novels include: * Janice Weber: Janice Weber home page Joe Weber: Mystery novels include: * Manju Weber: Mystery novels include: * Ronald Weber: Mystery novels include: * Dallas Webster: {to be done} Donald A. Webster: Mystery novels include: * Henry Kitchell Webster: Henry Kitchell Webster The Rinehart School subgenre Tokey Wedge: {to be done} "Steve Wegman": fictional private eye: Steve Wegman Jim Weikart, no known Web page Barbara Owens Weiman, no known Web page Louis Weinstein, no known Web page Charlene M. Weir, no known Web page; * The "Susan Wren" Mystery/Detective novel series, featuring Susan Wren, Police Chief of Hampstead, Kansas: * The Winter Widow [1992] * Consider the Crows [1993] * Family Practice [1995] * Murder Takes Two [1998] * A Cold Christmas [2001] "Jesse Weir (The Strip)": fictional private eye: Jesse Weir (The Strip) Michael Weissberg, no known Web page Pat Welch: * The "Helen Black" Mystery/Detective novel series, featuring Helen Black, Private Investigator: * Murder by the Book [1990] * Still Waters [1991] * A Proper Burial [1993] * Open House [1995] * Smoke and Mirrors [1996] * Fallen from Grace [1998] Timothy Welch, no known Web page Mary Welk, full name Mary V. Welk: Mary V. Welk home page * The "Caroline Rhodes" Mystery/Detective novel series, featuring Caroline Rhodes (Nurse/Amateur Sleuth) of Rhineberg, Illinois: * A Deadly Little Christmas [1998] * Something Wicked in the Air [1999] * To Kill A King [2000] Gladys Wellbrock, no known Web page Edward Wellen, no known Web page "Tiffany Welles (Charlie's Angels)": fictional private eye: Tiffany Welles (Charlie's Angels) "Tom Welles": fictional private eye: Tom Welles Manley Wade Wellman: best-known for Fantasy fiction; * Mystery short stories featuring detective David Return include: * "Knife Between Brothers" [1947] * "Star for a Warrior" [1946 Anna Mary Wells, no known Web page Carolyn Wells: Carolyn Wells Impossible Crime Fiction * Fiction featuring detective Bert Bayliss includes: * "Point of Testimony" [1911] * Novels featuring detective Kenneth Carlisle include: * Skeleton at the Feast [1931] * Novels featuring detective Fleming Stone include: * Clue [1909] * Murder in the Bookshop [1936] recommended * Mystery of the Sycamore [1921] Gardner Wells: {to be done} "Ira Wells": fictional private eye: Ira Wells Martha Wells: Martha Wells Irvine Welsh: Irvine Welsh home page Patricia Wentworth: * Novels featuring detective Miss Maud Silver include: * Fingerprint [1956] recommended * Gazebo [1955] * Miss Silver Comes to Stay [1949] * Miss Silver Deals With Death [1943] Herma E. Werner, no known Web page Sheridan Wesley: {to be done} Valerie Wilson Wesley: Valerie Wilson Wesley home page * The "Tamara Hayle" Mystery/Detective novel series, featuring Tamara Hayle, Private Investigator in Newark, New Jersey: * When Death Comes Stealing [1994] * Death's Gonna Get Him [1995] * Where Evil Sleeps [1996] * No Hiding Place [1997] John Wessel: * The "Harding" Mystery/Detective novel series, featuring Harding, Private Investigator of Chicago: * This Far, No Further [1996] * Pretty Ballerina [1998] * Kiss It Goodbye [2001] Marianne Wesson: Marianne Wesson home page "Auggie West": fictional private eye: Auggie West Chassie West: Chassie West home page * The "Leigh Ann Warren" Mystery/Detective novel series, featuring Leigh Ann Warren, Police Officer of North Carolina: * Sunrise [1996] * Killing Kin [2000] * Killer Riches [2001] "Delilah West": fictional private eye: Delilah West "Honey West": fictional private eye: Honey West J. Alec West, no known Web page Richard F. West, no known Web page; * The "Old Gang of Mine" Mystery/Detective novel series, featuring Peter Benington (Jewel Thief - Retired and Amateur Sleuth) and Benny Ashe (Mob Boss - Retired) of Coral Sands, Florida: * Old Gang of Mine [1997] * As Crime Goes By [1998] * Ghoul of My Dreams [1999] Sandy West: {to be done} John Westermann: John Westerman home page * The "Orin Boyd" Police Procedural Mystery/Detective novel series, featuring Orin Boyd, Police Officer of Long Island, New York: * Exit Wounds [1990] * The Honor Farm [1996] "Kyle Western": fictional private eye: Kyle Western Patricia Tichenor Westfall: * The "Molly West" Mystery/Detective novel series, featuring Molly West, Director of the Meal Delivery Program in Ohio: * Fowl Play [1996] * Mother Of The Bride [1998] Donald E. Westlake; Donald Westlake home page hard-boiled novels include: * The Mercenaries [1961] also titled The Smashers * Killing Time [1961] also titled The Operator * 361 [1962] * Killy [1963] * Pity Him Afterwards [1964] * The Fugitive Pigeon [1965] * The Busy Body [1966] * The Spy In The Ointment [1966] * God Save The Mark [1967] * Who Stole Sassi Manoon? [1968] * Somebody Owes Me Money [1969] * Up Your Banners [1969] * The Hot Rock [1970] * Adios, Scheherazade [1970] * I Gave At The Office [1971] * Bank Shot [1971] * Cops And Robbers [1972] * Gangway [1973] * Help I Am Being Held Prisoner [1974] * Jimmy The Kid [1974] * Two Much [1975] * See also Richard Stark, Tucker Coe, Timothy J. Culver, J. Morgan Cunningham * The "John Dortmunder" Mystery/Detective novel series, featuring John Dortmunder (Burglar) of New York City: * The Hot Rock [1970] * Bank Shot [1971] * Jimmy The Kid [1974] * Nobody's Perfect [1977] * Why Me? [1983] * Good Behavior [1985] * Drowned Hopes [1990] * Don't Ask [1993] * What's the Worst That Could Happen? [1996] * Bad News [2001] Return to Authors W Table of Contents Return to MYSTERY/DETECTIVE AUTHORS Table of Contents

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Carolyn Wheat: Carolyn Wheat * various mystery/detective novels with series character Cass Jameson (lawyer of Brooklyn, New York): * Dead Man's Thoughts [1983] * Where Nobody Dies [1986] * Fresh Kills [1995] * Mean Streak [1996] * Troubled Waters [1997] * Sworn to Defend [1998] "Jerry Wheeler": fictional private eye: Jerry Wheeler "Joop Wheeler": fictional private eye: Joop Wheeler Paul Whelan: {to be done} "Whistler": fictional private eye: Whistler Ethel Lina White: Ethel Lina White The Rinehart School subgenre Gloria White, no known Web page; * The "Ronnie Ventana" Mystery/Detective novel series, featuring Ronnie Ventana (Private Investigator of San Francisco): * Murder on the Run [1991] * Money to Burn [1993] * Charged with Guilt [1995] Randy Wayne White: Randy Wayne White home page new Randy Wayne White old * The "Doc Ford" Mystery/Detective novel series, featuring Doc Ford (Marine Biologist of Sanibel Island, Florida): * Sanibel Flats [1990] * The Heat Islands [1992] * The Man Who Invented Florida [1993] * Captiva [1996] * North of Havana [1997] * The Mangrove Coast [1998] * Ten Thousand Islands [2000] Stephen White: Stephen White * The "Alan Gregory" Mystery/Detective novel series, featuring Alan Gregory (Psychologist of Boulder, Colorado): * Privileged Information [1991] * Private Practices [1993] * Higher Authority [1994] * Harm's Way [1996] * Remote Control [1997] * Critical Conditions [1998] * Manner Of Death [1999] * Cold Case [2000] * The Program [2001] * Warning Signs [2002] Teri White, no known Web page Victor L. Whitechurch: Victor L. Whitechurch @ MGrost "Jane Whitefield": fictional private eye: Jane Whitefield Bruce Whitehill, no known Web page L. S. Whitely, no known Web page Raoul Whitfield: also wrote under pseudonym "Ramon Decolta" Raoul Whitfield @ MGrost Hard-boiled novels incude: * Green Ice [1930] * Death In A Bowl [1931] * Danger Zone [1931] * The Virgin Kills [1932] Van Whitfield: Van Whitfield home page Kate Whitloft and Billy Archer: {to be done} "James "Whit" Whitney": fictional private eye: James "Whit" Whitney "Lionel Whitney and E. L Turner": fictional private eye: Lionel Whitney and E. L Turner Phyllis A. Whitney: Phyllis A. Whitney home page Polly Whitney: Polly Whitney home page new Polly Whitney @ aol, old * The "Ike & Abby" Mystery/Detective novel series, featuring Mary "Ike" Tygart (Television News Producer) and Abby Abagnarro (Television News Director) of New York City: * Until Death [1994] * Until the End of Time [1995] * Until It Hurts [1997] Jack Whyte: Jack Whyte Return to Authors W Table of Contents Return to MYSTERY/DETECTIVE AUTHORS Table of Contents

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"Carl Wilcox": fictional private eye: Carl Wilcox Colin Wilcox: * The "Alan Bernhardt" Mystery/Detective novel series, featuring Alan Bernhardt (Actor and Private Investigator) of San Francisco: * Bernhardt's Edge [1988] * Silent Witness [1990] * Except for the Bones [1991] * Find Her a Grave [1993] * Full Circle [1994] * The "Lt. Hastings" Police Procedural Mystery/Detective novel series, 20 books so far, featuring Frank Hastings, Police Commander of San Francisco: * The Lonely Hunter [1969] * The Disappearance [1970] * Dead Aim [1971] * Hiding Place [1973] * Long Way Down [1974] * Aftershock [1975] * Doctor, Lawyer ... [1976] * The Third Victim [1976] * Twospot [1978] * Power Plays [1979] * Mankiller [1980] * Stalking Horse [1982] * Victims [1985] * Nightgames [1986] * The Pariah [1988] * A Death Before Dying [1990] * Hire a Hangman [1991] * Dead Center [1992] * Switchback [1993] * Calculated Risk [1995] Stephen F. Wilcox, no known Web page Valerie Wilcox: Valerie Wilcox * The "Elliot Bay" Mystery/Detective novel series, featuring Kellie Montgomery (Sailing Instructor) of Seattle, Washington: * Sins Of Silence [1998] * Sins of Betrayal [1999] "Charlie Wild": fictional private eye: Charlie Wild "Carney Wilde": fictional private eye: Carney Wilde Percival Wilde: Percival Wilde Unaligned American Golden Age Crime Fiction subgenre * Inquest [1940] hard-boiled * Novels featuring detective P. Moran include: * P. Moran, Operative [1947] "Joe Wilder": fictional private eye: Joe Wilder Kate Wilhelm, no known Web page; best-known for Science Fiction; and * The "Barbara Holloway" Mystery/Detective novel series, featuring Barbara Holloway (Lawyer of Eugene, Oregon): * Death Qualified [1991] * The Best Defense [1994] * Malice Prepense [1996] * Defense for the Devil [1999] * No Defense [2000] * Desperate Measures [2001] * The "Meiklejohn & Leidl" Mystery/Detective novel series, featuring Charlie Meiklejohn (Private Investigator) and Constance Leidl (Psychologist) of New York City: * The Hamlet Trap [1987] * The Dark Door [1988] * Smart House [1989] * Sweet, Sweet Poison [1990] * Seven Kinds of Death [1992] * A Flush of Shadows [1995] Fred Willard: Fred Willard Anne M. Williams, no known Web page Ben Ames Williams: Ben Ames Williams @ MGrost C. Herb Williams, no known Web page "Dan Williams": fictional private eye: Dan Williams David Williams, no known Web page "Race Williams": fictional private eye: Race Williams Tad Williams: Fantasy and Mystery/Detective author; Toastmaster/emcee for the 63rd World Science Fiction Convention (in San Jose), August-September 2002 Tad Williams home page Thomas E. Williams, no known Web page Timothy Williams, no known Web page Valentine Williams: Valentine Williams @ MGrost * Novels featuring detective Trevor Dene include: * Clue of the Rising Moon [1924] * Masks Off at Midnight [1934] "Charlie Willis": fictional private eye: Charlie Willis Connie Willis: award-winning Science Fiction author; also writes in Mystery/Detective genre; Connie Willis "Wilson": fictional private eye {to be done} Barbara Wilson: * The "Cassandra Reilly" Mystery/Detective novel series, featuring Cassandra Reilly (Translator) of London, England: * Gaudi Afternoon [1990] set in Barcelona * Trouble in Transylvania [1993) * The Death of a Much-Travelled Woman [1998] * The "Pam Nilsen" Mystery/Detective novel series, featuring Pam Nilsen: * Murder in the Collective [1984] * Sisters of the Road [1986] * The Dog Collar Murders [1989] Barbara Jaye Wilson: * The "Brenda Midnight" Mystery/Detective novel series, featuring Brenda Midnight (Milliner) of Greenwich Village, New York: * Death Brims Over [1997] * Accessory to Murder [1998] * Death Flips Its Lid [1998] * Capped Off [1999] * Hatful of Homicide [2000] * Murder and the Mad Hatter [2001] F. Paul Wilson: Science Fiction author; also writes in Mystery/Detective genre; F. Paul Wilson Edmund Wilson: Edmund Wilson @ MGrost Eric Wilson, no known Web page Gahan Wilson, no known Web page; see: Go to Ultimate Science Fiction Web Guide 8,000+ more authors indexed John Morgan Wilson: John Morgan Wilson home page * The "Benjamin Justice" Mystery/Detective novel series, featuring Benjamin Justice (Reporter) of Los Angeles, California: * Simple Justice [1996] * Revision of Justice [1997] * Justice at Risk [1999] Karen Ann Wilson, no known Web page Laura Wilson: Laura Wilson "Steve Wilson": fictional private eye: Steve Wilson (Big Town) David Wiltse: * The "John Becker" Police Procedural Mystery/Detective novel series, featuring John Becker (FBI Agent) of New York City: * Prayer for the Dead [1991] * Close to the Bone [1992] * The Edge of Sleep [1993] * Into the Fire [1994] * Bone Deep [1995] * Blown Away [1996] Chris Wiltz, no known Web page; * The "Neal Rafferty" Mystery/Detective novel series, featuring Neal Rafferty (Private Investigator) of New Orleans, Louisiana: * The Killing Circle [1981] * A Diamond Before You Die [1987] * The Emerald Lizard [1991] Darryl Wimberley: Darryl Wimberley home page Richard Wincor, no known Web page "Moses Wine": fictional private eye: Moses Wine "Sandy Winfield II": fictional private eye: Sandy Winfield II (Surfside Six) Anne Wingate: * The "Mark Shigata" Mystery/Detective novel series, featuring Mark Shigata, Police Chief of Bayport, Texas: * Death By Deception [1988] * The Eye of Anna [1989] * The Buzzards Must Also Be Fed [1991] * Exception to Murder [1992] * Yakuza, Go Home! [1993] R. D. Wingfield: * The "Jack Frost" Mystery/Detective novel series, featuring Jack Frost (Detective Inspector) in Denton, England: * Frost at Christmas [1984] * A Touch of Frost [1987] * Night Frost [1992] * Hard Frost [1995] Mary Wings: * The "Emma Victor" Mystery/Detective novel series, featuring Emma Victor (Private Investigator) of San Francisco, California: * She Came in a Flash [1988] * She Came by the Book [1996] * She Came to the Castro [1997] Robin W. Winks, no known Web page Don Winslow: Don Winslow home page * The "Neal Carey" Mystery/Detective novel series, featuring Neal Carey (Private Investigator) of New York City: * Cool Breeze on the Underground [1991] * The Trail to Buddha's Mirror [1992] * Way Down on the High Lonely [1993] * A Long Walk up the Water Slide [1994] * While Drowning in the Desert [1996] "Laura Winslow": fictional private eye: Laura Winslow "Del Winter": fictional private eye: Del Winter Stuart Winter: fictional private eye {to be done} Henry Winterfeld: Henry Winterfeld @ MGrost John Wirth, no known Web page William A. Wise, no known Web page "Sam Witchner": fictional private eye: Sam Witchner "Hildegarde Withers": fictional private eye {to be done} Matt Witten: Matt Witten home page * The "Jacob Burns" Mystery/Detective novel series, featuring Jacob Burns (Screenwriter/Amateur Sleuth) of Saratoga Springs, New York: * Breakfast at Madeline's [1999] * Grand Delusion [2000] * Strange Bedfellows [2000] Return to Authors W Table of Contents Return to MYSTERY/DETECTIVE AUTHORS Table of Contents

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Gary K. Wolf, no known Web page Joan Wolf: Joan Wolf home page Maritta Wolf: author of hard-boiled novels: * Whistle Stop [1941] * The Big Nickelodeon [1956] Sarah Wolf, no known Web page "Tony Wolf": fictional private eye {to be done} Gene Wolfe: award-winning Science Fiction and Fantasy author; also writes in Mystery/Detective genre; Gene Wolfe "Hannah Wolfe": fictional private eye: Hannah Wolfe "Harry Wolfe": fictional private eye: Harry Wolfe Linda Wolfe, no known Web page "Nero Wolfe": fictional private eye: Nero Wolfe Rex Stout creator of Nero Wolfe: one of the great Mystery/Detective authors, creator of detective characters Theolinda "Dol" Bonner, Tecumsah Fox, and Nero Wolfe, with subsidiary characters including Fritz Brenner, Orrie Cather, Inspector Cramer, Fred Durkin, Archie Goodwin (right-hand man and leg-man to Nero Wolfe), Saul Panzer, Lieutenant George Rowcliff, Sergeant Purley Stebbins; many of these characters have there own entries in the Authors pages of The Ultimate Mystery/Detective Web Guide. Rex Stout/Nero Wolfe Rex Stout/Nero Wolfe Rex Stout @ MGrost * over 47 novels (see above sites for full list) * the Nero Wolfe novels I most enjoyed: * Black Mountain [1954] recommended * Doorbell Rang [1965] recommended * Final Deduction [1961] recommended * League of Frightened Men [1935] recommended * Some Buried Caesar [1939] recommended * Too Many Cooks [1965] recommended * Stories and Novels featuring Theolinda "Dol" Bonner: * Hand in the Glove [1937] * "Too Many Detectives" [1956] recommended story * Novels featuring Tecumsah Fox: * Bad for Business [1940] * Broken Vase [1941] recommended * Double for Death [1939] Ira Wolfert: author of hard-boiled novel: * Tucker's People [1943] Morton Wolson, no known Web page Valerie Wolzein: Valerie Wolzien home page at least 15 cozy Mystery/Detective novels; * The "Josie Pigeon" Cozy Mystery/Detective novel series, featuring Josie Pigeon (Construction Company Owner) of Connecticut: * Shore to Die [1996] * Permit for Murder [1997] * Deck the Halls With Murder [1998] * This Old Murder [2000] * Murder in the Forecast [2001] * The "Susan Henshaw" Cozy Mystery/Detective novel series, featuring Susan Henshaw (Housewife) of Connecticut: * Murder at the PTA Luncheon [1987] * The Fortieth Birthday Body [1989] * We Wish You a Merry Murder [1991] * All Hallow's Evil [1992] * An Old Faithful Murder [1992] * A Star Spangled Murder [1993] * A Good Year for a Corpse [1994] * Tis the Season to be Murdered [1994] * Remodeled to Death [1995] * Elected For Death [1996] * Weddings Are Murder [1998] * The Student Body [1999] * Death at a Discount [2000] Jack Womack: Jack Womack Steven [James] Womack: Steven Womack home page new Steven [James] Womack @ aol winner of Edgar Allan Poe Award, site has excerpts, hotlinks; * The "Jack Lynch" Mystery/Detective novel series, featuring Jack Lynch (Public Relations professional) of New Orleans, Louisiana: * Murphy's Fault [1990] * Smash Cut [1991] * The Software Bomb [1993] * The "Harry James Denton" Mystery/Detective novel series, featuring Harry James Denton (Private Eye, Ex-Reporter) of Nashville, Tennessee: * Dead Folks' Blues [1993] * Torch Town Boogie [1993] * Way Past Dead [1995] * Chain of Fools [1996] * Murder Manual [1998] * Dirty Money [2000] "Mark Wonder": fictional private eye {to be done} "James Lee Wong": fictional private eye: James Lee Wong "Rose Wong": fictional private eye: Rose Wong Mrs. Henry Wood: Mrs. Henry Wood @ MGrost Ted Wood: at least 10 Mystery/Detective novels: * The "Reid Bennett" Mystery/Detective novel series, featuring Reid Bennett (Police Chief of Murphy's Harbour, Ontario, Canada) and Sam, his faithful German Shepard: Location: * Dead in the Water [1983] * Murder On Ice [1984] * Live Bait [1985] * Fool's Gold [1986] * Corkscrew [1987] * When the Killing Starts [1989] * On the Inside [1990] * Flashback [1992] * Snowjob [1993] * A Clean Kill [1995] Mrs. Wilson Woodrow: Mrs. Wilson Woodrow @ MGrost "Professor John Woodruff and Tony Novello": fictional private eyes {to be done} Paula Woods: Paula Woods home page Sara Woods: prolific author of at least 48 Mystery/Detective novels: * The "Anthony Maitland" Mystery/Detective novel series, featuring Anthony Maitland (Barrister) in England: * Bloody Instructions [1962] * Malice Domestic [1962] * The Third Encounter [1963] also titled The Taste of Fears * Error of the Moon [1963] * This Little Measure [1964] * Trusted Like the Fox [1964] * The Windy Side of the Law [1965] * Though I Know She Lies [1965] * Let's Choose Executors [1966] * Enter Certain Murderers [1966] * And Shame the Devil [1967] * The Case Is Altered [1967] * Knives Have Edges [1968] * Past Praying For [1968] * Tarry and Be Hanged [1969] * An Improbable Fiction [1970] * Serpent's Tooth [1971] * The Knavish Crows [1971] * They Love Not Poison [1972] * Enter the Corpse [1973] * Yet She Must Die [1973] * Done to Death [1974] * A Show of Violence [1975] * My Life Is Done [1976] * The Law's Delay [1977] * A Thief or Two [1977] * Exit Murderer [1978] * This Fatal Writ [1979] * Proceed to Judgement [1979] * Weep for Her [1980] * They Stay for Death [1980] * Cry Guilty [1981] * Dearest Enemy [1981] * Most Grievous Murder [1982] * Enter a Gentleman [1982] * Villains by Necessity [1982] * The Lie Direct [1983] * Call Back Yesterday [1983] * Where Should He Die? [1983] * The Bloody Book of Law [1984] * Murder's Out of Tune [1984] * Defy the Devil [1984] * Away With Them to Prison [1985] * Put Out the Light [1985] * An Obscure Grave [1985] * Most Deadly Hate [1986] * Nor Live So Long [1986] * Naked Villainy [1987] Sherryl Woods, no known Web page Stuart Woods: Stuart Woods new home page Stuart Woods old home page * The "Stone Barrington" Mystery/Detective novel series, featuring Stone Barrington (Police Detective) of New York City: * New York Dead [1991] * Dirt [1996] * Dead in the Water [1997] * Swimming to Catalina [1998] * Worst Fears Realized [1999] * L. A. Dead [2000] * Cold Paradise [2001] * The "Lee Family" Mystery/Detective novel series, featuring the Lee Family of Delano, Georgia: * Chiefs [1981] * Run Before the Wind [1983] * Grass Roots [1989] Ann F. Woodward, no known Web page "Dave Woolf": fictional private eye {to be done} Cornell Woolrich: Cornell Woolrich @ MGrost Hard-boiled novels include: * The Bride Wore Black [1940] * The Black Curtain [1941] * Phantom Lady [1942] * Black Alibi [1942] * The Black Angel [1943] * The Black Path of Fear [1944] * Deadline At Dawn [1944] * The Night Has A Thousand Eyes [1945] * Waltz Into Darkness [1947] * Rendezvous in Black [1948] * Savage Bride [1950] * Death is My Dancing Partner [1959] Stories include: * "Beyond the Night" [1959] * "Dark Side of Love" [1965] * "Hotel Room" [1958] * "Nightmare" [1956] * "Nightwebs" [1971] * "Ten Faces of Cornell Woolrich" [1965] * "Violence" [1958] Return to Authors W Table of Contents Return to MYSTERY/DETECTIVE AUTHORS Table of Contents

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"Jeffrey Wren": fictional private eye: Jeffrey Wren M. K. Wren: M. K. Wren home page * The "Conan Flagg" Mystery/Detective novel series, featuring Conan Flagg (Bookseller) of Oregon: * Curiosity Didn't Kill the Cat [1973] * A Multitude of Sins [1975] * Oh, Bury Me Not [1976] * Nothing's Certain But Death [1978] * Seasons of Death [1981] * Wake Up, Darlin' Corey [1984] * Dead Matter [1993] * King of the Mountain [1995] "Russel Wren": fictional private eye: Russel Wren Eric Wright, no known Web page; at least 14 Mystery/Detective novels in 3 different series: * The "Mel Pickett" Mystery/Detective novel series, featuring Mel Pickett (Retired Policeman) of Larch River, Ontario, Canada: * Buried in Stone [1996] * Death of a Hired Man [2001] * The "Lucy Trimble Brenner" Mystery/Detective novel series, featuring Lucy Trimble Brenner (Librarian / Private Investigator) of Toronto, Ontario, Canada: * Death of a Sunday Writer [1996] * The "Charlie Salter" Police Procedural Mystery/Detective novel series, featuring Charlie Salter (Police Inspector) of Toronto, Ontario, Canada: * The Night the Gods Smiled [1983] * Smoke Detector [1984] * Death in the Old Country [1985] * A Single Death [1986] also titled The Man Who Changed His Name * A Body Surrounded by Water [1987] * A Question of Murder [1988] * A Sensitive Case [1990] * Final Cut [1991] * A Fine Italian Hand [1992] * Death by Degrees [1993] * The Last Hand [2002] "James Wright": fictional private eye {to be done} L. R. Wright, no known Web page Laurali Wright: * The "Karl Alberg & Cassandra Mitchell" Mystery/Detective novel series, featuring Karl Alberg (Police Officer) and Cassandra Mitchell (Librarian) of Sechelt, British Columbia, Canada: * The Suspect [1985] * Sleep While I Sing [1986] * A Chill Rain in January [1990] * Fall from Grace [1991] * Prized Possessions [1993] * A Touch of Panic [1994] * Mother Love [1995] * Strangers Among Us [1995] * Acts Of Murder [1997] Nancy Means Wright: Nancy Means Wright home page Stephen Wright, no known Web page Susan Kimmel Wright, no known Web page Sue Owens Wright: Sue Owens Wright home page Return to Authors W Table of Contents Return to MYSTERY/DETECTIVE AUTHORS Table of Contents

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Frank T. Wydra, no known Web page Dirk Wyle: Dirk Wyle home page "Eva Wylie": fictional private eye: Eva Wylie Philip Wylie: Philip Wylie Unaligned American Golden Age Crime Fiction subgenre * Fiction featuring detective Willis Perkins includes: * "Perkins Finds $3,400,000" [1931] recommended "Press Wyman": fictional private eye: Press Wyman (Detective in the House) "Stella Wynkowski": fictional private eye: Stella Wynkowski (Love at Large) Patricia Wynn: Patricia Wynn home page Anthony Wynne: Anthony Wynne @ MGrost Ed Wyrick, no known Web page Return to Authors W Table of Contents Return to MYSTERY/DETECTIVE AUTHORS Table of Contents
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