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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Barbara Elizabeth Linington  

Pen Name: Elizabeth Linington, Lesley Egan, Anne Blaisdell, Dell Shannon, Egan O`Neill, W.H. Allen, Ann Blaisdell

Genre: Fiction Mystery Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: March 11, 1921 in Aurora, Illinois

Died: April 5, 1988 in Arroyo Grande, California - San Luis Obispo County


-- Elizabeth Linington on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=elizabeth+linington


Illinois Connection

Linington was born in Aurora.

Biographical and Professional Information

Barbara Elizabeth Linington was a prolific American novelist. She was regarded as the "Queen of the Procedurals." She wrote under several pen names, most notably - Elizabeth Linington, Dell Shannon and Lesley Egan.


Awards

Nightmare


-- Runner-up for best mystery novel, Mystery Writers of America

Knave of Hearts


-- Runner-up for best mystery novel, Mystery Writers of America

Selected Titles At Your Library

Strange felony /
ISBN: 0385232659. OCLC Number: 12556856

Published for the Crime Club by Doubleday,. .

While his wife is on maternity leave, Sergeant Ivor Maddox of the Los Angeles Police Department has his hands full with an amorous burglar, street gangs, and a school principal charged with child molestation--not to mention a missing girl and a decapitated woman.

The blind search /
ISBN: 0385123566. OCLC Number: 2644169

Published for the Crime Club by Doubleday,. .

The brave and the lonely /
ISBN: 1555473083. OCLC Number: 31279495

River Pub.,. .