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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
   The Murder on the Burrows (1931)
   The Affair on Thor's Head (1932)
   The Greenwell Mystery (1932)
   The Case of Colonel Marchand (1933)
   Death on the Oxford Road (1933)
   Murder in Chelsea (1934)
   Murder in St. John's Wood (1934)
   The Organ Speaks (1935)
   Crime Counter Crime (1936)
   A Pall for a Painter (1936)
   Post After Post-Mortem (1936)
   Bats in the Belfry (1937)
   These Names Make Clues (1937)
   The Devil and the C.I.D. (1938)
   Slippery Staircase (1938)
   Black Beadle (1939)
   John Brown's Body (1939)
   Death at Dyke's Corner (1940)
   Tryst for a Tragedy (1940)
   Case in the Clinic (1941)
   The Sixteenth Stair (1942)
   Rope's End Rogue's End (1942)
   Death Came Softly (1943)
   Checkmate to Murder (1944)
   Fell Murder (1944)
   Murder by Matchlight (1945)
   Fire in the Thatch (1946)
   The Theft of the Iron Dogs (1946)
     aka Murderer's Mistake
   Relative to Poison (1947)
   Death Before Dinner (1948)
     aka A Screen for Murder
   Part for a Poisoner (1948)
   Policeman in the Precinct (1949)
     aka And Then Put Out the Light
   Still Waters (1949)
   Accident By Design (1950)
   Murder of a Martinet (1951)
     aka I Could Murder Her
   The Dog It Was That Died (1952)
   Murder in the Mill-Race (1952)
     aka Speak Justly of the Dead
   Crook O'Lune (1953)
     aka Shepherd's Crook
   Let Well Alone (1954)
   Shroud of Darkness (1954)
   Ask a Policeman (1955)
   Murder in Vienna (1956)
   Dangerous Domicile (1957)
   Picture of Death (1957)
   Murder On a Monument (1958)
   Dishonour Among Thieves (1959)
     aka The Last Escape
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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)
   Murder As a Fine Art (1953)
   A Policeman At the Door (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
   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)
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Omnibus
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