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Nicolas Freeling

UK flag (1927 - 2003)

Nicolas Freeeling was born in London in 1927. After serving in the military and working as a hotel and restaurant cook throughout Europe, Mr. Freeling began his first novel, Love in Amsterdam, while serving a sentence of three weeks in jail for stealing food. Mr. Freeling's novel King of the Rainy Country received the Edgar Allan Poe Award from the Mystery Writers of America. Among his other literary awards are the Gold Dagger from the British Crime Writers Association, and France's Grand Prix de Roman Policier.
Van Der Valk
1. Love in Amsterdam (1962)
     aka Death in Amsterdam
2. Because of the Cats (1963)
3. Gun Before Butter (1963)
     aka Question of Loyalty
4. Double-Barrel (1964)
5. Criminal Conversation (1965)
6. The King of the Rainy Country (1965)
7. Strike Out Where Not Applicable (1967)
8. Tsing-Boum! (1969)
9. The Lovely Ladies (1971)
     aka Over the High Side
10. A Long Silence (1972)
     aka Aupres de ma Blonde
11. The Widow (1979)
12. One Damn Thing After Another (1981)
     aka Arlette
13. Sand Castles (1989)
Henri Castang
1. A Dressing of Diamonds (1974)
     aka Dressing of Diamond
2. What are the Bugles Blowing For? (1975)
     aka The Bugles Blowing
3. Sabine (1976)
     aka Lake Isle
4. The Night Lords (1978)
5. Castang's City (1980)
6. Wolfnight (1982)
7. The Back of the North Wind (1983)
8. No Part in Your Death (1984)
9. Cold Iron (1986)
10. Lady Macbeth (1988)
11. Not as Far as Velma (1989)
12. Those in Peril (1990)
13. The Flanders Sky (1992)
     aka The Pretty How Town
14. You Who Know (1994)
     aka You Know Who
15. The Seacoast of Bohemia (1994)
16. A Dwarf Kingdom (1996)