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E C R Lorac


(Edith Caroline Rivett)
UK flag (1884 - 1959)

aka Carol Carnac

Edith Caroline Rivett (who wrote under the pseudonyms E.C.R. Lorac and Carol Carnac) was a British crime writer. She was born in Hendon, Middlesex (now London). She attended the South Hampstead High School, and the Central School of Arts and Crafts in London.[1] She was a member of the Detection Club. She was a very prolific writer, having written forty-eight mysteries under her first pen name, and twenty-three under her second. She was an important author of the Golden Age of Detective Fiction.
 


Genres: Mystery
 
Series
Robert Macdonald
   1. The Murder on the Burrows (1931)
   2. The Affair on Thor's Head (1932)
   3. The Greenwell Mystery (1932)
   4. Death on the Oxford Road (1933)
   5. The Case of Colonel Marchand (1933)
   6. Murder in St. John's Wood (1934)
   7. Murder in Chelsea (1934)
   8. The Organ Speaks (1935)
   9. Crime Counter Crime (1936)
   10. A Pall for a Painter (1936)
   11. Post After Post-Mortem (1936)
   12. These Names Make Clues (1937)
   13. Bats in the Belfry (1937)
   14. The Devil and the C.I.D. (1938)
   15. Slippery Staircase (1938)
   16. Black Beadle (1939)
   17. John Brown's Body (1939)
   18. Tryst for a Tragedy (1940)
   19. Death at Dyke's Corner (1940)
   20. Case in the Clinic (1941)
   21. Rope's End Rogue's End (1942)
   22. The Sixteenth Stair (1942)
   23. Death Came Softly (1943)
   24. Fell Murder (1944)
   25. Checkmate to Murder (1944)
   26. Murder by Matchlight (1945)
   27. Fire in the Thatch (1946)
   28. Murderer's Mistake (1946)
     aka The Theft of the Iron Dogs
   29. Relative to Poison (1947)
   30. Death Before Dinner (1948)
     aka A Screen for Murder
   31. Part for a Poisoner (1948)
   32. Still Waters (1949)
   33. Policeman in the Precinct (1949)
     aka And Then Put Out the Light
   34. Accident By Design (1950)
   35. I Could Murder Her (1951)
     aka Murder of a Martinet
   36. The Dog It Was That Died (1952)
   37. Murder in the Mill-Race (1952)
     aka Speak Justly of the Dead
   38. Crook O'Lune (1953)
     aka Shepherd's Crook
   39. Let Well Alone (1954)
   40. Shroud of Darkness (1954)
   41. Ask a Policeman (1955)
   42. Murder in Vienna (1956)
   43. Dangerous Domicile (1957)
   44. Picture of Death (1957)
   45. Murder On a Monument (1958)
   46. The Last Escape (1959)
     aka Dishonour Among Thieves
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Ryvet (as by Carol Carnac)
   Triple Death (1936)
   Murder at Mornington (1937)
   The Missing Rope (1937)
   The Case of the First-Class Carriage (1939)
   When the Devil Was Sick (1939)
   Death in the Diving Pool (1940)
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Julian Rivers (as by Carol Carnac)
   A Double for Detection (1945)
   The Striped Suitcase (1946)
   Clue Sinister (1947)
   Over the Garden Wall (1948)
   Copy for Crime (1950)
   Upstairs, downstairs (1950)
   It's Her Own Funeral (1951)
   Crossed Skis (1952)
   A Policeman At the Door (1953)
   Murder As a Fine Art (1953)
   Impact of Evidence (1954)
   Murder Among Members (1955)
   Rigging the Evidence (1955)
   The Double Turn (1956)
     aka The Late Miss Trimming
   Long Shadows (1958)
     aka Affair at Helen's Court
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Novels
   Death of an Author (1935)
   The Burning Question (1957) (as by Carol Carnac)
   Death in Triplicate (1958)
     aka People Will Talk
   Death of a Lady Killer (1959) (as by Carol Carnac)
   Two-Way Murder (2021)
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Omnibus editions show
 
Books containing stories by E C R Lorac
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Bodies from the Library 4 (2021)
(Bodies from the Library, book 4)
edited by
Tony Medawar
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Bodies from the Library 2 (2019)
(Bodies from the Library, book 2)
edited by
Tony Medawar
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The Christmas Card Crime (2018)
And other stories
(British Library Crime Classics)
edited by
Martin Edwards

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