PERIODIC TABLE OF MYSTERY AUTHORS



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Elizabeth Peters

Elizabeth Peters: pseudonym of Barbara Louise Gross Mertz (29 Sep 1927-): at least 2 web sites including Elizabeth Peters/Barbara Michaels * 16 mystery/detective novels with series characters Vicky Bliss, Amelia Peabody Emerson, Jacqueline Kirby * 20+ mystery/detective novels under pseudonym Barbara Michaels, often with archaeology background * 3 books of Egyptology/history/archaeology as Barbara G. Mertz In the Periodic Table of the Elements, "Pt" stands for Platinum. In the Periodic Table of the Mystery Authors, "Pt" stands for Elizabeth Peters! Honorable Mentions: Ellis Peters: pseudonym of Edith Mary Pargeter (28 Sep 1913-): British; served in British Royal navy Service (British Empire Medal); chemist's assistant; winner 1963 Edgar Allan Poe award; winner 1968 Czechoslovak Society for International Relations Gold Medal; winner 1981 Crime Writers Association Silver Dagger; 1961 Fellow, International Institute of Arts and Letters: * 28 mystery/detective novels with series characters Brother Cadfael, the Felse family (Inspector George Felse, Bunty Felse, Dominic Felse), some published under own name * 1 collection mystery/detective stories * 25 other books under own name (history, other) * 1 other story collection * 1 radio play * 1 nonfiction book (literary criticism) * 15+ books translated, mostly Czech Ludovic Peters: pseudonym of Peter Ludwig Brent ( 26 July 1931-) Germany-born British cleaner, dishwasher, editor, movie extra, mail sorter, teacher, doorman, and author: * 11 mystery/detective/espionage novels with series character Ian Firth * unrelated novels under own name * 1 play * 1 screenplay * various teleplays for "The Avengers", "Dixon of Dock Green", "Detective Crane", "Troubleshooters", and "Champions" series * 12 nonfiction books (biography, history) 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]