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Evan Hunter


(Salvatore A Lombino)
USA flag (1926 - 2005)

aka John Abbott, Curt Cannon, Hunt Collins, Ezra Hannon, Ed McBain, Richard Marsten

Evan Hunterdebuted in 1954 with The Blackboard Jungle a bestseller in both hardback and paperback. He has since established himself as one of the foremost explorers of the American psyche. Eight of his ten books have been made into motion pictures or television mini series. He also penned the screenplay for THE BIRDS.

Evan Hunter died Wednesday, July 6th 2005, at his home in Weston, Conn. He was diagnosed with throat cancer three years earlier and also had had three heart attacks and triple-bypass surgery. He was 78.

Genres: Mystery
 
Novels
   Don't Crowd Me (1952)
     aka Paradise Party
   The Evil Sleep (1952)
   Find the Feathered Serpent (1952)
   Rocket to Luna (1952) (as by Richard Marsten)
   The Blackboard Jungle (1953)
   Danger: Dinosaurs! (1953) (as by Richard Marsten)
   Runaway Black (1954) (as by Richard Marsten)
     aka Runaway
   Murder in the Navy (1955) (as by Richard Marsten)
   Second Ending (1956)
   So Nude, So Dead (1956) (as by Richard Marsten)
   Tomorrow's World (1956) (as by Hunt Collins)
   The Spiked Heel (1957) (as by Richard Marsten)
   Tomorrow and Tomorrow (1957) (as by Hunt Collins)
   Vanishing Ladies (1957) (as by Richard Marsten)
   Even the Wicked (1958) (as by Richard Marsten)
   I'm Cannon - for Hire (1958) (as by Curt Cannon)
   Strangers When We Meet (1958)
   Sucker (1958) (as by Hunt Collins)
   Big Man (1959) (as by Richard Marsten)
   A Matter of Conviction (1959)
   The Remarkable Harry (1959)
   Buddwing (1961)
   Mothers and Daughters (1961)
   The Wonderful Button (1961)
   The Paper Dragon (1966)
   A Horses Head (1967)
   Last Summer (1968)
   Sons (1969)
   Nobody Knew They Were There (1971)
   Every Little Crook and Nanny (1972)
   Come Winter (1973)
   Streets of Gold (1974)
   Doors (1975) (as by Ezra Hannon)
   The Chisholms (1976)
   Me and Mr. Stenner (1976)
   Love Dad (1981)
   Far from the Sea (1982)
   Lizzie (1984)
   Scimitar (1992) (as by John Abbott)
   Criminal Conversation (1994)
   Privileged Conversation (1996)
   Candyland (2001)
   The Moment She Was Gone (2002)
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Collections
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Non fiction
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Anthologies containing stories by Evan Hunter
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Short stories
What Price Venus? (1953)
Dream Damsel (1954)
The Scarlet King (1954)