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X: AUTHORS

0 with links, 2 without links plus 1 fictional detective update of December 7, 2003
Mr.X: see Edward D. Hoch Qiu Xialong: best known for the "Inspector Chen" Police/Detective series; Novels include: * Death of a Red Heroine [June 2000] * A Loyal Character Dancer [Sep 2002] "Secret Agent X-9": fictional private eye: Secret Agent X-9

Y: AUTHORS

update of December 9, 2003 3 with links, 49 without links, total names/pseudonyms/links: 52 plus 6 fictional detectives
"Bubbles Yablonsky": fictional private eye: Bubbles Yablonsky Link Yaco: Mystery/Suspense author; Novels Include: * {to be done} James Yaffe, no known Web page: Mystery/Suspense author; Novels Include: * {to be done} Fred Yager: Mystery/Suspense author; Novels Include: * {to be done} [some co-authored with Jan Yager] Jan Yager: Jan Yager author's home page A subsite specifically about writing will be added in 1999. It will discuss Jan Yager's fiction with an excerpt from UNTIMELY DEATH as well as her writing and "how to get published" seminars. * UNTIMELY DEATH, co-authored with Fred Yager, could be hot linked to Irvin D. Yalom: Mystery/Suspense author; Novels Include: * {to be done} "Tryve Yamamura": fictional private eye in the stories of Poul Anderson [half Norwegian, half Japanese]: Tryve Yamamura Bill Yancey: Mystery/Suspense author; also writes Speculative Fiction; Novels Include: * {to be done} Charlotte Yarborough: Mystery/Suspense author; Novels Include: * {to be done} Chelsea Quinn Yarbro: Mystery/Suspense author; also writes Roamnce; also writes Speculative Fiction; Novels Include: * {to be done} Fran Yariv: Mystery/Suspense author; Novels Include: * {to be done} Shelby Yastrow: Mystery/Suspense author; Novels Include: * {to be done} Donald A. Yates, no known Web page Dornford Yates: Mystery/Suspense author; Novels Include: * {to be done} "Gil Yates": fictional private eye: Gil Yates Yorgi Yatromanolakis: Mystery/Suspense author; Novels Include: * {to be done} Gregory Yawman: Mystery/Suspense author; Novels Include: * {to be done} Ricardo Means Ybarra: Mystery/Suspense author; Novels Include: * {to be done} Dorian Yeager, no known Web page; * The "Victoria Bowering" novel series, featuring Victoria Bowering, Actress in New York City: * Cancellation by Death [1992] * Eviction by Death [1993] * Ovation by Death [1996] * Libation by Death [1998] Bill Yeagy: Mystery/Suspense author; Novels Include: * {to be done} Wilma Yeo: Mystery/Suspense author; Novels Include: * {to be done} Jose Yglesias: Mystery/Suspense author; Novels Include: * {to be done} Rafael Yglesias: Mystery/Suspense author; Novels Include: * {to be done} Bill Yirka: Mystery/Suspense author; also writes Speculative Fiction; Novels Include: * {to be done} Jane Yolen, no known Web page, but Go to Ultimate Science Fiction Web Guide, authors "Y" for Jane Yolen's Fantasy Andrew York: pseudonym of Christopher Robin Nicole (7 Dec 1930-): born in Georgetown, British Guiana (now Guyana); Harrison College, Barbados; Queen's College, Guyana; now resident in Bahamas * 14 Mystery/Detective novels, with series characters Colonel Munroe Tallant, Jonas Wilde * The Eliminator [London: Hutchinson, 1966; Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1967] * The Co-Ordinator [London: Hutchinson, 1967; Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1967] * The Predator [London: Hutchinson, 1968; Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1968] * The Deviator [London: Hutchinson, 1969; Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1969] * The Dominator [London: Hutchinson, 1969] * The Infiltrator [London: Hutchinson, 1971; New York: Doubleday, 1971] * The Expurgator [London: Hutchinson, 1972; New York: Doubleday, 1973] * The Captivator [London: Hutchinson, 1973; New York: Doubleday, 1974] * The Fear Dealers (under pseudonym Robin Cade) [London: Cassell, 1974; New York: Simon & Schuster, 1974] * The Fascinator [London: Hutchinson, 1975; New York: Doubleday, 1975] * Dark Passage [London: Hutchinson, 1976; New York: Doubleday, 1975] * Tallant for Trouble [London: Hutchinson, 1977; New York: Doubleday, 1977] * Tallant for Disaster [London: Hutchinson, 1978; New York: Doubleday, 1978] * The Combination [New York: Doubleday, 1983] * 29 Novels under pseudonym Cristopher Nicole * 4 Novels under pseudonym Peter Grange * 3 Novels under pseudonym Mark Logan * 3 Novels under pseudonym Christina Nicholson * 6 Novels under pseudonym Leslie Arlen * 3 nonfiction books (Cricket, West Indies, Chess) * 4 Juvenile Novels as Andrew York Charlotte M. Yonge: Mystery/Suspense author; Novels Include: * {to be done} Carol Beach York: Mystery/Suspense author; Novels Include: * {to be done} Jeremy York: see John Creasey Kieran York: Mystery/Suspense author; Novels Include: * {to be done} Rebecca York: Rebecca York "Reggie York": fictional private eye: Reggie York (I Love a Mystery) Margaret Yorke, pseudonym of Margaret Beda Nicholson (nee Larminie) (30 Jan 1924-): 1978 Vice Chairman, Crime Writers Association; 1979 Chairman, Crime Writers Association; 1982 Swedish Academy of Detection Award; * 15 Mystery/Detective novels, with series character Patrick Grant, Professor in Oxford, England: * Dead in the Morning [London: Bles, 1970] * Silent Witness [London: Bles, 1972; New York: Walker, 1973] set in Austria * Grave Matters [London: Bles, 1973; New York: Bantam, 1983] set in Greece * Mortal Remains [London: Bles, 1974] set in Crete * No Medals for the Major [London: Bles, 1974] * The Small Hours of the Morning [London: Bles, 1975; New York: Walker, 1975] * Cast for Death [London: Hutchinson, 1976; New York: Walker, 1976] * The Cost of Silence [London: Hutchinson, 1977; New York: Walker, 1977] * The Point of Murder [London: Hutchinson, 1978; as "The Come On", New York: Harper, 1979] * Death on Account [London: Hutchinson, 1979] * The Scent of Fear [London: Hutchinson, 1980; New York: St.Martin's Press, 1981] * The Hand of Death [London: Hutchinson, 1981; New York: St.Martin's Press, 1982] * Devil's Work [London: Hutchinson, 1982; New York: St.Martin's Press, 1982] * Find Me a Villain [London: Hutchinson, 1983; New York: St.Martin's Press, 1983] * The Smooth Face of Evil [London: Hutchinson, 1984] * 11 Miscellaneous Novels Claire Youmans: Mystery/Suspense author; Novels Include: * {to be done} Alida Young: Mystery/Suspense author; Novels Include: * {to be done} Alan K. Young, no known Web page Collier Young: see Robert Bloch Edward Young: Mystery/Suspense author; Novels Include: * {to be done} Howard Young: Mystery/Suspense author; Novels Include: * {to be done} John Young: Mystery/Suspense author; Novels Include: * {to be done} Karen Romano Young: Mystery/Suspense author; also writes Romance; Novels Include: * {to be done} Kathy Young, no known Web page Kevin Young: Mystery/Suspense author; Novels Include: * {to be done} Laura Dehart Young: Mystery/Suspense author; Novels Include: * {to be done} Libra Young: Mystery/Suspense author; Novels Include: * {to be done} Margaret Young: Mystery/Suspense author; Novels Include: * {to be done} Paul Henry Young: Mystery/Suspense author; Novels Include: * {to be done} "Roberta Young": fictional private eye: Roberta Young (Snoops) Roz Young: Mystery/Suspense author; Novels Include: * {to be done} Scott Young: best-known for the * Matteesie Kitologitak Police Procedurals, featuring Mateesie Kitologitak, Police Inspector in Northwest Territories, Canada: * Murder in a Cold Climate [1988] * The Shaman's Knife [1993] William Young: Mystery/Suspense author; Novels Include: * {to be done} Henry Youngblood: Mystery/Suspense author; Novels Include: * {to be done} K. C. Youngblood: Mystery/Suspense author; Novels Include: * {to be done} "Cecil Younger": fictional private eye: Cecil Younger Rebecca York: Rebecca York P. B. Yuill, pseudonym of Gordon Williams (20 June 1939-) and Terry Venables (6 Jan 1943-): * 4 Mystery/Detective novels, with series character James Hazell * The Bornless Keeper [London: Macmillan, 1974; New York: Walker, 1975] * Hazell Plays Solomon [London: Macmillan, 1974; New York: Walker, 1975] * Hazell and the Three Card Trick [London: Macmillan, 1975; New York: Walker, 1976] * Hazell and the Menacing Jester [London: Macmillan, 1976] Edward Yourdon: Mystery/Suspense author; Novels Include: * {to be done}

Z: AUTHORS

2 with links, 48 without links, total 50 authors/links plus 2 fictional detectives Update of 7 Dec 2003
Cheryl Zach: also writes Romance; Novels include: * The Mummy's Footsteps [Mar 1997] * The Curse of the Idol's Eye [May 1997] * The Gypsy's Warning [Dec 1997] Gene Zach: Novels include: * An Instance of Justice [Mar 1994] Fay Zachary, no known Web page; also writes Speculative Fiction; Best known for the Liz Broward and Zack James series; Novels include: * Blood Work [month? 1994] * A Posion in the Blood [Oct 1994] Hugh Zachary: also writes Speculative Fiction; Novels include: * Murder in White [Nov 1985] * Munday [Nov 2003] Fred Zackel: best-known for novel series featuring: * Michael Brennan, Private Investigator in San Francisco: * Cocaine and Blue Eyes [1978] * Cinderella after Midnight [July 1980] Muriel Kagan Zager: Novels include: * Bystander [Sep 1992] Helen Zahavi: Novels include: * Dirty Weekend [May 1994] Saleh Bin Zahem: Novels include: * The Mystery of the Broekn Emerald [Nov 1991] Blaine T. Zaid: Novels include: * The Gaines Agenda [Aug 2000] Gisella Zamboni: Novels include: * Divine Justice [Apr 1994] "Joe Zanca": fictional private eye {to be done}: Vincent Zandri: Vincent Zandri home page Novels include: * As Catch Can [Jan 1999] * Godchild [Nov 2000] * Permanence [Nov 1995] Molleen Zanger: also writes Speculative Fiction; Novels include: * Gardenias Where There Are None [Feb 1994] Israel Zangwill (21 Jan 1864-1 Aug 1926): Israel Zangwill Impossible Crime Fiction London-born British author; Jews' Free School, Spitalfields, London; B.A. (honours) University of London; 1903 married author Edith Ayrton, 2 sons, 1 daughter; teacher, Jews' Free School; journalist; editor of homor magazine "Ariel"; President, Jewish Drama League; President, Jewish Historical Society; President, Jewish Territorial Organization for the Settlement of Jews Within the British Empire; * One Mystery/Detective novel -- but an extremely important one: * The Big Bow Mystery [London: Henry, 1892; Rand McNally, 1895] the first "locked room" Mystery novel, solved by retired Police Inspector Grodman, brilliant plotted, contemporaneous with the Sherlock Holmes stories also being serialized * 8 Miscellaneous Novels * 8 Miscellaneous Short Story Collections * 23 Miscellaneous Plays * 1 Miscellaneous Poetry collection * 34 Miscellaneous Nonfiction books (Hostory, Zionism, essays, politics) Bibliography: * "Zangwill: A Selected Bibliography", by Anna-marie Peterson [Boston: Bulletin of Bibliography, Sep-Dec 1961] Susan Zannos: Novels include: * Trust the Liar [June 1988] Eve Zaremba: best-known for the novel series featuring: * Helen Keremos, Private Investigator in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada: * A Reason to Kill [1978] * Work for a Million [1986] * Beyond Hope [1987] * Uneasy Lies [1990] * The Butterfly Effect [1994] Ann Zavala: also writes Romance; Best known in Mystrery/Romance for Fiona Kendrick series; Novels include: * Crystals [Apr 1996] Wendell Zehel: Novels include: * Lifelines [Oct 1999] Medical Thriller Lisa Zeidner: Novels include: * Layover [June 1999] Action Adventure Anita Zelman, no known Web page: Best known for the Rebecca Lewis series; Novels include: * Dead Down Under [Aug 2002] * The Right Moves [July 1988] Robin Zeller: Novels include: * Password: Death [Aug 2000] co-author Cindy Ziperman Angela Miles Zeman, no known Web page Barry T. Zeman, no known Web page David Zeman: Novels include: * The Pinocchio Syndrome [June 2003] Eric Zencey: Novels include: * Panama [Sep 1995] "Daryl Zero": fictional private eye: Daryl Zero Scott Zesch: Novels include: * Alamo Heights: A Novel [Apr 1999] Steve Zettler: Novels include: * Double Identity [Dec 1997] * The Second man [Oct 1996] Samuel J. Zewe: Novels include: * The Morganthau Affair [Dec 2000] Suspense Philip Ziegler: Novels include: * The Black Death [Apr 1998] Robert Ziegler: Novels include: * The Darkhill Murders [July 1995] Action Adventure Thomas Zigal: best-known for the Police Procedurals featuring: * Kurt Muller, Sheriff of Aspen, Colorado: * Into Thin Air [1995] * Hardrock Stiff [1996] * Pariah [1999] Ursula Zilinsky: also writes Romance; Novels include: * Happy English Child [Feb 1988] Lue Zimmelman: Novels include: * Honolulu Red [Dec 1989] Michael Zimmer: Novels include: * Sundown [Mar 1988] Bruce Zimmerman, no known Web page; best known for the novel series featuring: * Quinn Parker, Phobia Therapist of San Francisco: * Blood Under the Bridge [1989] * Thicker Than Water [1992] * Full-Bodied Red [1993] * Crimson Green [1994] George Zimmerman: Novels include: * Class of '88 [Oct 1999] Howard Zimmerman: Novels include: * The Bank Street Book of Mystery [Aug 1989] Marjorie Zimmerman: Novels include: * The Mystery of the Old Castle [June 1988] R. D. Zimmerman, no known Web page; best known for the novel series featuring: * Todd Mills, Television News Reporter, Minneapolis, Minnesota: * Closet [1995] * Tribe [1996] * Hostage [1997] * Outburst [1998] * Alex Phillips, Technical Writer & Maddy Phillips, in Michigan: * Death Trance [1992] * Blood Trance [1993] * Red Trance [1994] Paul Zindel: Novels include: * The Gadget [Feb 2001] * The Undertaker's Gone Bananas [May 1984] William Zinn: Novels include: * Mystery of the Last Chord [June 1986] Cindy Ziperman: Novels include: * Password: Death [Aug 2000] co-author Robin Zeller Donald Zlotnick: Novels include: * Eagles Cry Blood [Oct 2001] Action Adventure John H. Zobel: Novels include: * A Slight Change of Plans [July 1998] Laverne J. Zocco: Novels include: * Bara Bey [Nov 2001] Action Adventure Donald Zochert: best known for the Nick Caine Adventures" series; Novels include: * Another Weeping Woman [Apr 1980] * The Man of Glass [Dec 1981] Norman Zollinger: also writes Speculative Fiction; also writes Westerns; Novels include: * Not of War Only [May 1995] Mystery/Science Fiction Mark Richard Zubro, no known Web page; best known for the novel series featuring: * Police Procedural / Gay multigenre series featuring Paul Turner, Police Detective in Chicago: * Sorry Now? [1991] * Political Poison [1993] * Another Dead Teenager [1996] * The Truth Can Get You Killed [1997] * Drop Dead [1999] * Sex and Murder.com [2001] * the Tom & Sxcott novel series, featuring Tom Mason [Teacher] and Scott Carpenter [Baseball Player] in Chicago: * A Simple Suburban Murder [1989] * Why Isn't Becky Twitchell Dead? [1990] * The Only Good Priest [1991] * Principal Cause of Death [1992] * An Echo of Death [1994] * Rust on the Razor [1996] Jeff Zucker: Novels include: * River of Mystery [June 1985] Mark Zuehlke: best known for the "Elias McCann Mystery" series; Novels include: * Carry Tiger to Mountain [Sep 2002] Sharon Zukowski, no known Web page; best known for the novel series featuring: * Blaine Stewart, Private Investigator, Manhattan, New York: * The Hour of the Knife [1991] * Dancing in the Dark [1992] * Leap of Faith [1994] * Prelude to Death [1996] * Jungle Land [1997] "Trixie Zurbo": fictional private eye: Trixie Zurbo
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