PERIODIC TABLE OF MYSTERY AUTHORS



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John Dickson Carr

J[ohn] D[ickson] Carr (1906-27 Feb 1977), American author of the macabre and mystery/detective fiction, also the biographer of Arthur Conan Doyle, with a couple of time-travel novels too, who wrote many novels under the pseudonym "Carter Dickson" and "Carr Dickson" John Dickson Carr complete detailed bibliography John Dickson Carr @ MGrost * 45 mystery/detective novels with series characters Henri Bencolin, Patrick Butler, Dr.Gideon Fell * 26 mystery/detective novels under pseudonym Carter Dickson, with series character Sir Henry Merrivale * 6 mystery/detective story collections * 1 book of radio plays * 2 nonfiction (one "The Life of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle") In the Periodic Table of the Elements, "Cr" stands for Chromium. In the Periodic Table of the Mystery Authors, "Cr" stands for John Dickson Carr! Honorable Mentions: P. M. Carlson; Patrical M. Carlson (1940-): born in Brooklyn, New York; has been nominated for Edgar, Anthony, Agatha, and Macavity awards; no known Web page, but see more complete bibliography at Sisters in Crime: Authors Books include: * the Marty Hopkins Mystery/Detective novel series, featuring Marty Hopkins, Deputy Sheriff of Nichols County, Indiana: * Bloodstream [Pocket (hardcover and paperback), 1995] * Renowned Be Thy Grave [Crippen & Landru; in USA titled Gravestone, 1993] * the Maggie Ryan Mystery/Detective novel series, featuring Maggie Ryan (Statistician and Professor) of New York City: * Audition for Murder [1985] * Murder Is Academic [1985] * Murder Is Pathological [1986] * Murder Unrenovated [1989] * Rehearsal for Murder [1989] * Murder in the Dog Days [1990] * Murder Misread [1990] * Bad Blood [1991] Caleb Carr: bestselling author; * the Dr. Kreizler Historical Mystery/Detective novels set in New York City of the 1800s, featuring Laszlo Kreizler, Forensic Psychiatrist (the modern term): * The Alienist [1994] * The Angel of Darkness [1997] Glyn Carr: pseudonym of Frank Showell Styles (14 Mar 1908-) Welsh clerk, Royal Navy Commander, tramp, freelance journalist, expedition leader to Arctic and Himalayas: * 15 mystery/detective novels with series character Sir Abercrombie Lewker, nicknamed "filthy", a shakespearean axctor/manager, all involving mountaineering or exploring in exotic places * 5 mystery/detective novels under name Showell Styles with series character Sir Abercrombie Lewker * 31 military/history novels under name Showell Styles * 53 other books (hiking/backpacking/mountaineering, juveniles, biography * 1 book edited (mountaineering) * 1 book translated Return to Mystery/Detective Table of Contents Return to PERIODIC TABLE OF MYSTERY AUTHORS [Grateful acknowledgment to Professor Erich Friedman for his permission for me to use the table structure and color GIFs of the Periodic Table, above, whose Mystery Author roll-over status names and correlation of Element Abbreviations with Mystery Author names are not the fault of Professor Erich Friedman but purely the work of Professor Jonathan Vos Post]