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Bill Knox


Scotland (1928 - 1999)

aka Michael Kirk, Robert MacLeod, Noah Webster

Bill Knox began his writing career as a young Glasgow journalist and was variously employed as crime reporter, motoring correspondent and news editor. He made many contributions to radio and television and was well known to Scottish viewers as the writer and presenter for twelve years of the Scottish Television police liaison programme, 'Crime Desk.' He wrote twenty-four Colin Thane and Moss books in all as well as many other crime novels. He died in March 1999.

Genres: Mystery
 
Series
Thane and Moss
   1. Deadline for a Dream (1957)
     aka In at the Kill
   2. Death Department (1959)
   3. Leave It to the Hangman (1960)
   4. Little Drops of Blood (1962)
   5. Sanctuary Isle (1962)
     aka The Gray Sentinels
   6. The Man in the Bottle (1963)
   7. The Taste of Proof (1965)
   8. The Deep Fall (1966)
     aka The Ghost Car
   9. Justice On the Rocks (1967)
   10. The Tallyman (1969)
   11. Children of the Mist (1970)
     aka Who Shot the Bull?
   12. To Kill a Witch (1971)
   13. Draw Batons (1973)
     aka Penalty Shootout
   14. Rally to Kill (1975)
   15. Pilot Error (1977)
   16. Live Bait (1978)
   17. A Killing in Antiques (1981)
   18. The Hanging Tree (1983)
   19. The Crossfire Killings (1986)
   20. The Interface Man (1989)
   21. The Counterfeit Killers (1996)
   22. Blood Proof (1997)
   25. The Lazarus Widow (1999) (with Martin Edwards)
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Webb Carrick
   1. The Scavengers (1964)
   2. Devilweed (1966)
   3. Blacklight (1967)
   4. The Klondyker (1968)
     aka A Figurehead
   5. Blueback (1969)
   6. Seafire (1970)
   7. Stormtide (1972)
   8. Whitewater (1974)
   9. Hellspout (1976)
   10. Witchrock (1977)
   11. Bombship (1980)
   12. Bloodtide (1982)
   13. Wavecrest (1985)
   14. Dead Man's Mooring (1987)
   15. The Drowning Nets (1991)
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Talos Cord (as by Robert MacLeod)
   Cave of Bats (1964)
   Lake of Fury (1966)
     aka The Iron Sanctuary
   Isle of Dragons (1967)
   Place of Mists (1969)
   Path of Ghosts (1971)
   Nest of Vultures (1972)
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Jonathan Gaunt (as by Robert MacLeod)
   1. A Property in Cyprus (1970)
     aka A Flickering Death
   2. A Killing in Malta (1972)
   3. A Burial in Portugal (1973)
   4. A Witchdance in Bavaria (1975)
   5. A Pay-off in Switzerland (1977)
   6. An Incident in Iceland (1979)
   7. A Problem in Prague (1981)
   8. Mayday from Malaga (1983)
   9. A Legacy from Tenerife (1984)
   10. The Money Mountain (1987)
     aka A Flight from Paris
   11. The Spanish Maze Game (1990)
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Andrew Liard (as by Robert MacLeod)
   All Other Perils (1974)
   Dragonship (1976)
   Salvage Job (1978)
   Witchline (1980)
   Cargo Risk (1980)
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