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Dorothy B Hughes


(Dorothy Belle Flanagan Hughes)
(1904 - 1993)

Dorothy B Hughes grew up in Kansas City. After university she worked in journalism and wrote a prize-winning book of poems. Her first thriller was published to great acclaim in 1940, with thirteen others appearing over the next ten years. She lived most of her adult life in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
 

Genres: Mystery
 
Novels
   So Blue Marble (1940)
   The Bamboo Blonde (1941)
   The Fallen Sparrow (1942)
   The Blackbirder (1943)
   Johnnie (1944)
   The Delicate Ape (1945)
   Dread Journey (1946)
   Ride the Pink Horse (1946)
   The Scarlet Imperial (1946)
     aka Kiss for a Killer
   In a Lonely Place (1947)
   The Big Barbecue (1949)
   The Candy Kid (1950)
   The Davidian Report (1952)
     aka The Body on the Bench
   The Expendable Man (1963)
   Dark certainty (1971)
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Collections
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Series contributed to
Black Cat Weekly
   26. Black Cat Weekly #26 (2022) (with others)
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Non fiction show
 
Omnibus editions show
 


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