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Richard Lockridge


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Husband of Frances Lockridge

An American writer of detective fiction, Richard Lockridge's frequent collaborator was his wife Frances Lockridge, who co-wrote the Mr. and Mrs. North mystery series.

Genres: Mystery
 
Series
Mr. and Mrs. North (with Frances Lockridge)
   The Norths Meet Murder (1940)
   A Pinch of Poison (1941)
   Murder Out of Turn (1941)
   Death on the Aisle (1942)
   Hanged for a Sheep (1942)
   Death Takes a Bow (1943)
   Killing the Goose (1944)
   Payoff for the Banker (1945)
   Death of a Tall Man (1946)
   Murder Within Murder (1946)
   Untidy Murder (1947)
   Murder Is Served (1948)
   The Dishonest Murderer (1949)
   Murder in a Hurry (1950)
   Murder Comes First (1951)
   Dead As a Dinosaur (1952)
   Curtain for a Jester (1953)
   Death Has a Small Voice (1953)
   Key to Death (1954)
   Death of an Angel (1955)
     aka Mr & Mrs North and the Poisoned Playboy
   Voyage into Violence (1956)
   Long Skeleton (1958)
   Murder Is Suggested (1959)
   The Judge Is Reversed (1960)
   Murder Has Its Points (1962)
   Murder by the Book (1963)
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Captain Heimrich (with Frances Lockridge)
   1. Think of Death (1947)
   2. I Want to Go Home (1948)
   3. Spin Your Web, Lady (1949)
   4. Foggy, Foggy Death (1950)
   5. A Client Is Cancelled (1951)
   6. Death by Association (1952)
     aka Trial by Terror
   7. Stand Up and Die (1953)
   8. Death and the Gentle Bull (1954)
     aka Killer in the Straw
   9. Burnt Offering (1955)
   10. Let Dead Enough Alone (1956)
   11. Practise to Deceive (1957)
   12. Accent on Murder (1958)
   13. Show Red for Danger (1960)
   14. With One Stone (1961)
     aka No Dignity in Death
   15. First Come, First Kill (1963)
   16. The Distant Clue (1963)
   17. Murder Can't Wait (1964)
   18. Murder Roundabout (1966)
   19. With Option to Die (1967)
   20. A Risky Way to Kill (1969)
   21. Inspector's Holiday (1971)
   22. Not I Said the Sparrow (1974)
   23. Dead Run (1976)
   24. The Tenth Life (1977)
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Nathan Shapiro Mysteries (with Frances Lockridge)
   1. The Faceless Adversary (1956)
     aka Case of the Murdered Redhead
   2. Murder and Blueberry Pie (1959)
     aka Call It Coincidence
   3. The Drill Is Death (1961)
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Nathan Shapiro
   Murder for Art's Sake (1967)
   Die Laughing (1969)
   Preach No More (1972)
   Write Murder Down (1972)
   Or Was He Pushed? (1975)
   A Streak of Light (1976)
   The Old Die Young (1980)
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Novels
   Death in the Mind (1945) (with G H Estabrooks)
   A Matter of Taste (1949)
   The Tangled Cord (1957) (with Frances Lockridge)
   Catch As Catch Can (1958) (with Frances Lockridge)
   The Innocent House (1959) (with Frances Lockridge)
   The Golden Man (1960) (with Frances Lockridge)
   And Left for Dead (1961) (with Frances Lockridge)
   Night of Shadows (1962) (with Frances Lockridge)
   The Ticking Clock (1962) (with Frances Lockridge)
   The Devious Ones (1964) (with Frances Lockridge)
     aka Four Hours to Fear
   Quest for the Bogeyman (1964) (with Frances Lockridge)
   Quest of the Bogeyman (1965) (with Frances Lockridge)
   One Lady, Two Cats (1967)
   Murder in False Face (1969)
   Death in a Sunny Place (1971)
   Troubled Journey (1971)
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Books containing stories by Richard Lockridge
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Detective Duos (1997)
The Best Adventures of Twenty-Five Crime-Solving Twosomes
edited by
Marcia Muller and Bill Pronzini

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