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Collin Wilcox

USA flag (1924 - 1996)

aka Carter Wick

Collin Wilcox was an American mystery writer. Born in Detroit, Michigan, his first book was The Black Door, featuring a sleuth possessing extrasensory perception. His major series of novels was about Lieutenant Frank Hastings of the San Francisco Police Department. Two of his last books, Full Circle and Find Her a Grave, featured a new hero-sleuth, Alan Bernhardt, an eccentric theater director. Wilcox also published under the pseudonym "Carter Wick".

Wilcox's most famous series-detective was the television character Sam McCloud, a New Mexico deputy solving New York crime. The "urban cowboy" was played by Dennis Weaver in the 1970-1977 TV series McCloud.

Genres: Mystery
   The Faceless Man (1975) (as by Carter Wick)
   Spellbinder (1981)
   Dark House, Dark Road (1982) (as by Carter Wick)
   Swallow's Fall (1987)