SYKM


Elizabeth Linington
[1921-1988]
Ivor Maddox, a sergeant at the Wilcox Avenue Station in Hollywood, California1:

Greenmask! (1964)

No Evil Angel (1964)

Date with Death (1966)

Something Wrong (1967)

Policeman’s Lot (1968)

Practice to Deceive (1971)

Crime by Chance (1973)

Perchance of Death (1977)

No Villain Need Be (1979)

Consequence of Crime (1980)

Skeletons in the Closet (1982)

Felony Report (1984)

Strange Felony (1986)

Non-series:

Alter Ego (1988)

 
Historical fiction:

The Proud Man (1955)

The Long Watch (1956)

Written as Dell Shannon
Luis Mendoza, a police lieutenant in Los Angeles, California:

Case Pending (1960)
Finalist 1961 Edgar Award for Best First Novel

The Ace of Spades (1961)

Extra Kill (1962)

Knave of Hearts (1962)
Finalist 1963 Edgar Award for Best Mystery

Death of a Busybody (1963)

Double Bluff (1963)

Mark of Murder (1964)

Root of All Evil (1964)

The Death-Bringers (1964)

Death by Inches (1965)

Coffin Corner (1966)

With a Vengeance (1966)

Chance to Kill (1967)

Rain with Violence (1967)

Kill with Kindness (1967)

Schooled to Kill (1969)

Crime on Their Hands (1969)

Unexpected Death (1970)

Whim to Kill (1971)

The Ringer (1971)

Murder with Love (1971)

With Intent to Kill (1972)

No Holiday for Crime (1973)

Spring of Violence (1973)

Crime File (1974)

Deuces Wild (1975)

Streets of Death (1976)

Appearances of Death (1977)

Cold Trail (1978)

Felony at Random (1980)

Felony File (1980)

Murder Most Strange (1981)

The Motive on Record (1982)

Exploit of Death (1983)

Destiny of Death (1984)

Chaos of Crime (1985)

Blood Count (1986)

The Dispossessed (1988)

Written as Dell Shannon
Non-series:

Murder by Tale (1987) [SS]

The Manson Curse (1990)

Sorrow to the Grave (1992)

Written as Lesley Egan
Jesse Falkenstein, a lawyer in Los Angeles, California:

A Case for Appeal (1961)

Against the Evidence (1962)

My Name Is Death (1964)

Some Avenger, Rise! (1966)

A Serious Investigation (1968)

In the Death of a Man (1970)

Paper Chase (1972)

The Blind Search (1977)

Look Back on Death (1978)

Motive in Shadow (1980)

The Miser (1981)

Little Boy Lost (1983)

The Wine of Life (1985)

Written as Lesley Egan
Vic Varallo, a small-town cop who moves to Glendale, California:

The Borrowed Alibi (1962)

Run to Evil (1963)

Detective’s Due (1965)

The Nameless Ones (1967)

The Wine of Violence (1969)

Malicious Mischief (1971)

Scenes of Crime (1976)

A Dream Apart (1978)

The Hunters and the Hunted (1979)

A Choice of Crimes (1979)

Random Death (1982)

Crime for Christmas (1984)

Chain of Violence (1985)

Written as Anne Blaisdell

Nightmare (1961)
Finalist 1962 Edgar Award for Best Mystery

 
Written as Egan O’Neill
Other fiction:

The Anglophile (1957)