MY LIMITED BOOKMARKS #2a
Here is a list of my limited bookmarks--some are mystery-related, some are not. Since you can construct a psychological profile on anybody by looking at his/her book case, record rack or browser bookmarks, I don't dare to show you all my bookmarks. Now that I write a monthly column on the mystery scene in cyberspace for Hayakawa's Mystery Magazine, a Japanese magazine with stories, reviews, columns, photos and other interesting things, I frequently visit these following sites.
MYSTERY WRITERS (F to M)
These days, setting up a web site seems to be a fad, and more and more mystery writers set up their own web sites for self-promotion. I list them up alphabetically.
- Terence Faherty's Mystery Web Site
Faherty is the author of two mystery series: one featuring Owen Keane; another, Scott Elliott.
- Joy Fielding
Fielding is the author of psychological thrillers.
- The Ken Follett Official Website
Follett is a bestselling writer of suspense, famous for EYE OF THE NEEDLE.
- The Unofficial Dick Francis Webpage
Dick Francis is a best-selling mystery writer, winning the MWA Grand Master award, three Edgar awards in the best novel category for COME TO GRIEF, WHIP HAND and FORFEIT. He is the first writer to receive the best novel Edgar twice and of course the only one to win it three times!
- James N. Frey -- Fiction and Storytelling Intensives
Frey is a private eye writer and writing teacher.
- Francis Fyfield
Fyfield is the author of the Helen West series and the Sarah Fortune series.
- Kate Gallison's Home Page
Gallison is the author of the two mystery series, one featuring Mother Lavinia Grey, another featuring Nick Magaracz, P.I.
- Casual Rex
Eric Garcia is the author of CASUAL REX and ANONYMOUS REX, featuring a dinosaur private eye Vincent Rubio. No, I'm not kidding. Don't visit Garcia's old web-address (www.anonymousrex.com), which has been cybersqatted by a pornographer.
- Erle Stanley Gardner.com
Gardner is, of course, famous for his Perry Mason series, and also a forerunner of the legal suspense.
- The Anne George Homepage
Anne Carroll George died of heart surgery complications on March 14, 2001 at a Birmingham hospital. She, Alabama's state poet in 1994, published four volumes of poetry and started the "Southern Sisters" mysteries featuring Patricia Anne Hollowell and Mary Alice Crane with MURDER ON A GIRLS' NIGHT OUT (1996), which won an Agatha as the best first cozy novel. The eighth novel in the series, MURDER BOOGIES WITH ELVIS (2001) will be out this summer. She was believed to be her 70's.
- Anne George, the southern Sisters Scribe
Another Anne George website.
- Aunt Sister and The Mouse: an Anne George Fan Site
The third Anne George website.
- Elizabeth George Web Site
This is the official website of Elizabeth George, who writes the Thomas Lynley series.
- The Unofficial Elizabeth George Page
George, an American, writes bestseller novels featuring Inspector Thomas Lynley of Scotland Yard.
- Jaqueline Girdner's Kate Jasper Mysteries
Kate Jasper is Marin County's own, organically grown, amateur sleuth.
- Leslie Glass
Glass is the author of the Time series, featuring NYPD detective April Woo and psychoanalyst Dr. Jason Frank.
- The Edward Gorey Bibliography Web Site
Gorey is the author and the illustrator of macabre books. He passed away on April 15, 2000.
- Sue Grafton's Web Site
At last, Sue Grafton has her own web site, and you can find out about Grafton and Kinsey Millhone more than you probably want to know. You can also see what Grafton looked like when she was a girl--I mean, a small girl.
- Anne Underwood Grant
The full title of the web site is "Anne Underwood Grant Keeping Tabs on the Author and the New Urban South." Grant is the author of the Sydney Teague series.
- Linda Grant, Mystery Author
Webmistress Linda Grant kills fictional people for money in the series featuring Catherine Sayler, a female private eye.
- The Grape Page--Jan's on the Case
The home page of Jan Grape, the author of more than 20 short stories published in national magazines and anthologies.
- Martha Grimes
It has a biography on Grimes, personal essays from her and an excerpt from her latest novel.
- The Unofficial Martha Grimes Web Page
Grimes writes the Richard Jury mysteries.
- Sister Sleuth
This started as a web site devoted to mystery fiction by and about people of color, and has become a personal site for Terris McMahan Grimes, herself a mystery writer.
- Jean Hager
Jean Hager is the author of the Mitch Bushyhead series, the Molly Bearpaw series and the Tess Darcy series.
- James W. Hall
Hall is the author of the Thorn mysteries set in Florida.
- Parnell Hall
Hall is the author of the Stanley Hastings mystery series and of the Steve Winslow series (under the J. P. Hailey pseudonym) and of the new puzzle lady series (thank God, under the Hall name, rather than a female pseudonym as feared!)
- Flagler Street
Home of Brett Halliday's Mike Shayne, Private Detective
- The Continental Detective Agency
This site explores the works and life of Dashiell Hammett.
- Steve Hamilton - The Official Site--Thanks for a link to TGS
Hamilton is the author of Alex McKnight private eye series.
- David Harford Mystery Writer
Harford is a short story writer who contributes to Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine.
- Charlaine Harris
Harris is the author of The Aurora Teagarden series.
- Lee Harris
Lee Harris is the author of the series featuring Christine Bennett, a former nun.
- The Official Thomas Harris Website
Harris is the author of THE SILENCE OF THE LAMB and its notorious sequel, HANNIBAL.
- Carolyn Hart--Thanks for a link to TGS
Hart is the author of the Death on Demand series and the Henrie O series.
The John Harvey/Charlie Resnick/Slow Dancer web site. Harvey surely loves Duke Ellington.
- SHayter 370's Home Page--Planet Sparkle
Sparkle Hayter writes the Robin Hudson mysteries.
- Jeremiah Healy
Healy is the author of the John Francis Cuddy private eye series.
- William Heffernan----Thanks for a link to TGS
Heffernan is an author of the Paul Devlin mysteries and has written THE DINOSAUR CLUB.
- Don Herron
Herron conducts the Dashiell Hammett tour in Frisco every Saturday in May and June. He has written a biography on Charles Willeford.
- Carl Hiaasen
Hiassen is the author of Floridan wacky mysteries.
- The Unofficial Carl Hiaasen Homepage
Austrian Marcus Zelzer maintains this unofficial site without any knowledge of Hiaasen or Demi Moore so far.
- John Spencer Hill ----Thanks for a link to The Gumshoe Site
Hill was a Canadian mystery writer and professor of English at University of Ottawa as well. He suddenly passed away in February 1998. He won the Arthur Ellis Award for his first mystery novel, THE LAST CASTRATO. This web site will be up until September 1999.
- Reginald Hill
Hill is the author of the Dalziel (pronounced Dee-ell) & Pascoe series and the Joe Sixsmith series. The Tangled Web also has a Reginald Hill page.
- The Unofficial Tony Hillerman Homepage
Hillerman writes the Joe Leaphorn and Jim Chee mysteries.
- Tony Hillerman
Hillerman is the author of the best-selling Joe Leaphorn & Jim Chee mystery novels.
- The Official Tami Hoag Website
Hoag is the best-selling author of Sam Kovac series.
- The Mysterious Wolverine
The real identity of the Mysterious Wolverine is Susan Holtzer, creator of computer programmer Anneke Haagen and sports reporter Zoe Kaplan.
- David Housewright
Housewright is the author of the Holland Taylor mysteries.
- Joan Hall Hovey
Hovey is the author of LISTEN TO THE SHADOWS and NOWHERE TO HIDE.
- Fred Hunter's Mystery Web Page
Hunter is the author of the Jeremy Ransom/Emily Charters mysteries as well as the Alex Reynolds mysteries.
- Greg Iles
Iles is the author of THE QUIET GAMES, MORTAL FEAR and other suspense novels.
- The Official Web Site of Author Jon A. Jackson
Jackson is the author of the Fang Mulheisen mysteries.
- Jonnie Jacobs
Jonnie Jacobs is the author of two series: single mom Kate Austen and attorney Kali O'Brien.
- Michael Jahn's New York
"Home of the Bill Donovan mysteries"
- The LOWDOWN on Russell James--Thanks for a link to TGS
James is a new "noir" writer in Britain. You can read the sample chapter of his new novel, COUNT ME OUT.
- The Official J. A. Jance Website
Jance is the author of the Jaoanna Brady and J. P. Beaumont mystery series.
- Wake Up Dead
WAKE UP DEAD is written by Christopher Bone Jonnes.
- Stuart Kaminsky and Double Tiger
Kaminsky is the author of several mystery series featuring Toby Peters, Inspector Rostnikov, Abe Lieberman, Lew Fonesca, Jim Rockford among others.
- Rob Kantner: Crime and Suspense Fiction
Kantner is the author of the Ben Perkins private eye series.
- The Harry Stephen Keeler Society
The home page of The Harry Sephen Keeler Society, a group dedicated to appreciating the work of Keeler (1890-1967), one of the most original and idiosyncratic mystery writes ever. The winner ofthe Second Annual Imitate Keeler Competition is "The Mysterious Miss Bigg" by William Poundstone.
- Jack Kelly
Kelly is the author of cirme novels, most recently LINE OF SIGHT, and forthcoming MOBTOWN.
- Rochelle's Home Page
Rochelle Krich is the author of the Jassie Drake mystery series.
- Author Ken Kuhlken
Kuhlken is the author of the Tom Hickey mystery series.
The official online home of Nancy Drew, everyone's favorite girl sleuth created by Carolyn Keene.
- Jack Kelly, Author of Crime Fiction
Kelly is the author of LINE OF SIGHT (Hyperion, 2001).
- Judith Kelman's Writers' Room
This site is "designed to answer the questions and quandaries of aspiring authors."
- Laurie R. King.com
King is the author of the Mary Russell and the Kate Martinelli mystery series.
- The Beekeeper's Holmes Page
The "Holmes Page" devoted to Mary Russell, the creation of Laurie R. King. Mary is a young friend of Sherlock Holmes in King's novels. You can also read digest back issues of Russ-L, a weekly mailing list in digest form.
- Home of Joe Konrath
Konrath of the author of the Chicago cop Jacqueline Daniels series, first of which is WHISKEY SOUR (Hyperion, 2004)
- First Degree Burn----Thanks for a link to TGS
Peter Lance is the author of FIRST DEGREE BURN, featuring FDNY Fire Marshal Eddie Burke.
- The Official Virginia Lanier Mystery Page
Lanier is the author of the bloodhound mystery novels.
- Janet LaPierre
LaPierre is the author of the Port Silva mysteries.
- Janice Law
Law is the author of the Anna Peters series.
- Martha C. Lawrence----Thanks for a link to TGS
Lawrence writes the Elizabethe Chase psychic/pirvate eye series.
- The Official Site of Michael I. Leahey
Leahey is the author of the J. J. Donovan private eye mysteries.
- Wendi Lee
Lee writes the series featuring Angela Matelli, an ex-Marine female PI, as well as western novels under the name of W. W. Lee. She also has the MISSING EDEN web site for her second Matelli novel.
- Dennis Lehane Books
Lehane is the author of the Patrick Kenzie-Angela Gennaro series.
- Elmore Leonard
The real official Leonard site. Very jazzy with visual and audio effects.
- Dutch Treat
An Elmore Leonard tribute with a bibliography, a filmography, a list of characters among others.
- The Unofficial Elmore Leonard Web Site
This site has current Leonard news.
- Michael Z. Lewin
Lewin is the author of the Albert Samson (private eye) series, and the Leroy Powder (police lieutenant) series.
- Stephen Lewis's Writer's Page
Lewis is the author of the Newbury mystery series set in the 17th century New England.
- Letter from Laura - LauraLippman.com
Laura Lippman is the author of the Tess Monaghan mystery series.
- Randye Lordon - Author
Lordon is the author of the Sydney Sloane (female private eye) mysteries.
- Robert Ludlum Books
Robert Ludlum died on March 12, 2001 of a massive heart attack in Naples, Florida. Read his obituary on this site.
- Dennis Lynds, aka Michael Collins
Dennis Lynds is the author of the Dan Fortune novels (written by Michael Collins), of the the Buena Costa County novels (by John Crowe), of the Paul Shaw novels (by Mark Sadler), and of the Kane Jackson (by William Arden). Yes, he is Gayle's husband.
- Gayle Lynds
Lynds is now the national bestselling author of MASQUERADE and MOSAIC. I have known her since she was a fiancee of Michael Collins (aka. Dennis Lynds, aka. Mark Sadler, aka. William Arden, aka. Carl Dekker).
- The Ross Macdonald Files
Ross Macdonald (aka. Kenneth Millar) was the author of the Lew Archer mysteries.
- Ross Macdonald Tribute
The 50th anniversary tribute to Ross Macdonald's private eye Lew Archer, who first appeared in THE MOVING TARGET in 1949. This section has an interview with Tom Nolan, who wrote an excellent biography ROSS MACDONALD (Scribner, 1999), essays by Gary Phillips, Kevin Smith, Fred Zackel and others, and comments by Lawrence Block, S. J. Rozan and many many writers.
- T. J. MacGregor
T. J. MacGregor writes a series featuring husband and wife detective team Quin St. James and Mike McCleary, as well as the Tango Key series under the Alison Drake pseudonym.
- Adrian Magson
Magson is the author of NO PEACE FOR THE WICKED (Creme de la Crime Ltd, 2004).
- Overlay: Tribute to Barry N. Maltzberg
Maltzberg writes science fiction as well as mysteries, some with Bill Pronzini.
- The Deadly Habit
THE DEADLY HABIT is Mike Manno's first novel.
- Jeffrey Marks
Marks is the editor of CANINE CRIMES and CANINE CHRISTMAS.
- Author Margaret Maron's Official Website
Maron is the author of the Deborah Knott mysteries and the Sigrid Harald mysteries.
- Dominic Martell
Martell is the author of the Pascual Rose (ex-terrorist) thrillers. "Martell" is a pseudonym of Sam Reaves, author of the Cooper MacLeish (Chicago taxi driver) mysteries.
- Lia Matera's Home Page
Matera writes the Willa Jansson series and the Laura Di Palma series, both heroines being attorneys. You can even hear Lia reading her novels and stories.
- Charles Mathes - A Different Kind of Mystery Writer
Mathes is the author of the "Girl" stand alones
- Ed McBain
McBain is famous for his 87th novels and Matthew Hope mysteries. He is an alter ego of Evan Hunter, a straight novelist.
- 87th Precinct UNofficial Home Page
Ed McBainis the author of the 87th Precinct mystery series. If you want to discuss Ed McBain, there is the Ed McBain Discussion List.
- Featured Author: Ed McBain
Ed McBain is the Featured author of the January 30, 2000 issue of The New York Times Book Review Online. You can read featured articles by and about Ed McBain/Evan Hunter/Curt Cannon/Richard Martsten/Hunt Collins. Especially, his essay on writing, "She Was Blond," is a wow.
- Double Danger
Home of the Tatum twin mystery series, written by twins Barbara Taylor McCafferty (aka. Tierney McClellan) and Beverly Taylor Herald.
- The Official Sharyn McCrumb Website
Appalachian auithor McCrumb is the author of three series featuring Elizabethe MacPherson, James Owen Mega, and Spencer Arrowood.
- Val McDermid's Website
This is the official McDermid site. McDermid is the athor of the three seires: one featuring female private eye Kate Brannigan, ; second reporter Lindsay Gordon; and third Tony Hill & Carol Jordan.
- Gregory Mcdonald's Official Web Site
Gregory Mcdonald is the author of the Fletch mysteries and the Flynn mysteries.
- Meyers Mysteries
Annette Meyers writes the Smith and Wetzon series and with Martin Meyers (as Maan Meyers) the Dutchman series.
- MCM Enterprises
Maryann Miller writes OPEN SEASON (The Fiction Works, 1999).
- Miriam Grace Monfredo
Monfredo is the mystery author of the Senaca Falls historical novels.
- Bill Moody: Bird Lives!
Moody is the author of the Evan Horne jazz mystery novels.
- Calley Moore Mysteries
Moore is the author of MURDEROUS GREED.
- Christopher G. Moore's Asia Fiction
Moore is the author of Vincent Calvino novels.
- Deborah Morgan
Morgan is the editor of the Private Eye Writers of America newsletter, "Reflection in a Private Eye," as well as a upcoming PI writer.
- The John Mortimer Page
Mortimer is the author of the Horace Rampole mysteries. Rampole has his own site, The Rumpole Home Page.
- The Walter Mosley Page
Mosley, one of President Bill Clinton's favorite writers, is famous for the Easy Rawlins series. Mosley has another web site maintained by Little Brown, his other publisher.
- Noir City
This is the official site of Eddie Muller, who wrote DARK CITY (1998), a film noir reference, and THE DISTANCE (2002), a suspense novel.
- Marcia Muller -- Official Website
Finally Muller and her creation Sharon McCone have come to the 21st century, and opened up the official website.
- Warren Murphy - Homepage
Murphy is the author of the Trace/Digger series and of the Destroyer series.
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