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Robert Campbell

(Robert Wright Campbell)
USA flag (1927 - 2000)

aka F G Clinton

Robert Wright Campbell was born in Newark, New Jersey. He also wrote screenplays, stage plays and scripts for television series. He is the creator of:
1. 'Jimmy Flannery', sewer inspector in Chicago.
2. 'Jake Hatch', railroad detective.
3. 'Whistler', private eye in Hollywood.
He also wrote under the name 'R. Wright Campbell' and under the pseudonym 'F.G. Clinton'.
   The Tin Cop (1983) (as by F G Clinton)
   Juice (1990)
   Boneyards (1992)
Anthony Awards Best Paperback original winner (1987) : The Junkyard Dog

Robert Campbell recommends
A Hard Bargain (1992)
(Laura Di Palma, book 3)
Lia Matera
"Matera takes on social and moral issues. She also delivers the goods a mystery writer should, with intelligence, humor, and gutsy femininity."
Audition for Murder (1999)
(Morgan Taylor Mystery, book 1)
Sarajane Avidon and Susan Sussman
"A delight... Clever plotting, vividly observed milieu, and sparkling dialogue sprinkled with insightful bits about the world of the theatre and its characters."

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