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Mystery Authors & Series
on the Blackhat Mystery Bookstore homepages
noir authorsauthors A-Gauthors H-Kauthors L-Oauthors P-Z

New Authors Section
'Re: Legal Eagles' Section
Mysteries of Distant Times & Exotic Climes
'A Pocketful of Brits' Pages
Southwest USA & Native American Mysteries
Kid Sleuths Page
Pet Detectives Page
150 Essential Mystery Novels Page

100 Most Popular Contemporary Mystery Authors book by Bernard A. Drew  "100 Most Popular Contemporary Mystery Authors: Biographical Sketches and Bibliographies" [2011]
by Bernard A. Drew

Kindle Edition from Libraries Unlimited [5/2011] for $52.00
Libraries Unlimited 10x7 hardcover [5/2011] for $58.50
The 2012 book by Steven Powell {just below} limits itself to American authors, this book chooses from authors around the world: Susan Wittig Albert, Donna Andrews, Nancy Atherton, Donald Bain, Linda Barnes, M.C. Beaton, Cara Black, Lawrence Block, Giles Blunt, Gail Bowen, Rhys Bowen, C.J. Box, Rita Mae Brown, Ken Bruen, James Lee Burke, Jan Burke, Jim Butcher, Laura Childs, Ann Cleeves, Max Allan Collins, Susan Conant, John Connolly, Thomas H. Cook, Patricia Cornwell, Peter Corris, Bill Crider, Deborah Crombie, Barbara D'Amato, Mary Daheim, Diane Mott Davidson, Paul C. Doherty, Tim Dorsey, James D. Doss, Carole Nelson Douglas, Aaron Elkins, James Ellroy, Earl W. Emerson, Loren D. Estleman, Janet Evanovich, Joanne Fluke, G.M. Ford, Earlene Fowler, Margaret Frazer, Frances Fyfield, Elizabeth George, Robert Goddard, Ed Gorman, Sue Grafton, Sarah Graves, Kerry Greenwood, Robert O. Greer, Martha Grimes, Jane Haddam, James W. Hall, Parnell Hall, Steve Hamilton, Charlaine Harris, Carolyn Hart, John Harvey, Joan Hess, Reginald Hill, Declan Hughes, J.A. Jance, Michael Jecks, H.R.F. Keating, Laurie R. King, William Kent Krueger, Joe R. Lansdale, Donna Leon, Jeff Lindsay, Peter Lovesey, Margaret Maron, Steve Martini, Archer Mayor, Alexander McCall Smith, Val McDermid, Penny Mickelbury, Marcia Muller, Carol O'Connell, Katherine Hall Page, George Pelecanos, Louise Penny, Anne Perry, Nancy Pickard, Bill Pronzini, Ian Rankin, Peter Robinson, David Rosenfelt, C.J. Sanso, Martin Cruz Smith, Julia Spencer-Fleming, Dana Stabenow, James Swain, Andrew Taylor, Aimée & David Thurlo, Peter Tremayne, Elaine Viets, Joseph Wambaugh, Jacqueline Winspear, and Mark Richard Zubro

100 American Crime Writers book edited By Steven Powell  "Crime Files: 100 American Crime Writers" [2012] Edited By Steven Powell
Kindle Edition from Palgrave Macmillan [9/2012] for $68.00 {sic}
Palgrave Macmillan 8½x5½ hardcover [9/2012] for $77.92
An Introduction and two essays by editor Powell are followed by 2-5-page profiles on the 100 authors: Megan Abbott, Paul Auster, W.T. Ballard, Ann Bannon, Robert Bloch, Lawrence Block, Leigh Brackett, Gil Brewer, Fredric Brown, Howard Browne, Edward Bunker, James Lee Burke, W.R. Burnett, James M. Cain, Paul Cain, Truman Capote, John Dickson Carr, Vera Caspary, Raymond Chandler, Harlan Coben, Max Allan Collins, Richard Condon, Michael Connelly, Patricia Cornwell, Robert Crais, James Crumley, Carroll John Daly, Norbert Davis, Mignon G. Eberhardt, James Ellroy, Janet Evanovich, William Faulkner, Kenneth Fearing, Rudolph Fisher, Kinky Friedman, Jacques Futrelle, Erle Stanley Gardner, William Campbell Gault, David Goodis, Sue Grafton, Davis Grubb, Frank Gruber, Dashiell Hammett, Thomas Harris, Carl Hiaason, Patricia Highsmith, George V. Higgins, Tony Hillerman, Chester Himes, Dorothy B. Hughes, Roy Huggins, Day Keane, Jonathan Kellerman, C. Daly King, Jonathon Latimer, Dennis Lehane, Elmore Leonard, Ira Levin, Elizabeth Linnington, Eleazar Lipsky, John Lutz, Ed McBain, Horace McCoy, William P. McGivern, John D. MacDonald, Ross Macdonald, Dan J. Marlowe, Margaret Millar, Walter Mosley, Marcia Muller, Frederick Nebel, Barbara Neely, William F. Nolan, Sara Paretsky, Robert B. Parker, George Pelecanos, Edgar Allan Poe, Melville Davisson Post, Richard S. Prather, Bill Pronzini, Ellery Queen (aka Dannay & Lee), Arthur B. Reeve, Mary Roberts Rinehart, James Sallis, George S. Schuyler, Viola Brothers Shore, Iceberg Slim, Mickey Spillane, Rex Stout, Jim Thompson, Ernest Tidyman, Lawrence Treat, S.S. Van Dine (Willard Huntington Wright), Joseph Wambaugh, Carolyn Wells, Donald E. Westlake, Raoul Whitfield, Charles Willeford, Charles Williams, and Cornell Woolrich

Mystery  Authors  Pages,  A to Z

Donna Andrews Page

Isaac Asimov [1920-92] Mysteries Page
'Robot Mysteries of Isaac Asimov' Page

Ace Atkins Page

M.C. Beaton of Scotland Page

Robert L. Bellem [1902-68] Page

Earl Derr Biggers [1884-1933] / Charlie Chan Pages at Magic Lantern

  Lawrence Block Page

Jack Bludis Page

Jack Boyle [1881-1928] / Boston Blackie Page

Lilian Jackson Braun [1913-2011] & The Cats Who... Page

  James Lee Burke Page

  W.R. Burnett [1899-1982] Page
at Spirit of America Bookstore

  James M. Cain [1892-1977] Page

  John Dickson Carr [1906-77]

Raymond Chandler [1888-1959] Pages

G.K. Chesterton [1874-1936] / Father Brown Page
G.K. Chesterton Quotations Page at Working Minds

Lee Child / Jack Reacher Page

Laura Childs Page

  Agatha Christie [1890-1976] / Poirot & Marple Pages

Edward Cline Page

Margaret Coel Page

Michael Connelly Page

Beverly Connor Page

  George Harmon Coxe [1901-84] Page

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle [1859-1930] Page

Wayne Dundee Page

David Ellis Page

  James Ellroy Page

Loren D. Estleman Mysteries Page

  Dick Francis [1920-2010] Page

  Erle Stanley Gardner [1889-1970] / Perry Mason Page

  Sue Grafton [1940-2017] / Kinsey Milhone Page

Timothy Hallinan Page

Dashiell Hammett [1894-1961] Pages

Michael T. Harvey Page

  Tony Hillerman [1925-2008] Page
at 'Readers of The Purple Sage' Western Bookstore

  movie & TV director Alfred Hitchcock [1899-1980] Page
at Magic Lantern Video & Book Store

  Dorothy B. Hughes []

J.A. Jance Page

Craig Johnson / Walt Longmire Page
at 'Readers of The Purple Sage' Western Bookstore

  Stuart M. Kaminsky [1934-2009] Page

Susan Kandel Page

Stieg Larsson [1954-2004] Page

Stephen Legault Page

  Elmore Leonard [1925-2013] Page

  John D. MacDonald [1916-86] / Travis McGee Pages

  Ross MacDonald [1915-83] / Lew Archer Page

Henning Mankell [1948-2015] of Sweden Page

Andrew Martin of U.K. Page

  Ed McBain {Evan Hunter} [1925-2005] / 87th Precinct

Marilyn Meredith Page

Keith Miles {aka Edward Marston} of U.K. Page

  Walter Mosley / Easy Rawlins, et al Page

  Sara Paretsky / V.I. Warshawski

  Robert B. Parker [1932-2010] / Spenser Page

James Patterson

Edgar Allan Poe [1809-49] Page at Spirit of America Bookstore

  Ellery Queen Page

Arthur B. Reeve [1880-1936] / Craig Kennedy Page

David Rosenfelt / Andy Carpenter Page

Dorothy L. Sayers [1893-1957] / Lord Peter Wimsey Page

  Georges Simenon [1903-89] / Insp. Maigret Page

  Mickey Spillane [1918-2006] / Mike Hammer Page

  Rex Stout [1886-1975] / Nero Wolfe Page

Jim Thompson [1906-77] Page

mystery author team Aimée [1951-2014] & David Thurlo Page

Mark Travis Page

S.S. Van Dine [1887-1939] / Philo Vance Page

Louis Joseph Vance [1879–1933] / Michael 'Lone Wolf' Lanyard Page

Gertrude Chandler Warner [1890-1979] / The Boxcar Children Page

Betty Webb Page

  Donald E. Westlake [1933-2008] Page

pulp writer Jack Woodford [1894-1971] Page
at Spirit of America Bookstore

Paperback Confidential / Crime Writers of the Paperback Era book by Brian Ritt  "Paperback Confidential: Crime Writers of The Paperback Era" [2013]
by Brian Ritt, Edited by Rick Ollerman

132 profiles of the men and women who wrote pulp mystery stories and novels from the 1920s to the 1960s, featuring Malcolm Braly, Gil Brewer, James M. Cain, Raymond Chandler, David Goodis, Brett Halliday, Dashiell Hammett, Patricia Highsmith, Elisabeth Sanxay Holding, Day Keene, Douglas Sanderson, Charles Williams, Ennis Willie, and Cornell Woolrich
Stark House Press 8¼x5¼ pb [7/2013] for $17.96

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