Individual Author Record

General Information
Name: (Barbara) Elizabeth Linington
Pen Name: Lesley Egan, Anne Blaisdell, Dell Shannon, Egan O`Neill, W.H. Allen, Ann Blaisdell
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Born: March 11, 1921 in Aurora, Illinois
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Illinois Connection
Linington was born in Aurora, Illinois  Kane County.
Biographical and Professional Information
Linington was a prolific American novelist. She was regarded as the "Queen of the Procedurals."
Published Works
The Proud Man, 1955 written as Elizabeth LiningtonThe Long Watch, 1956  written as Elizabeth LiningtonThe Anglophile, Messner, 1957  written as Egan O'NeillCase Pending, 1960  written as Dell ShannonThe Ace of Spades, 1961  written as Dell ShannonNightmare, 1961  written as Anne BlaisdellThe Borrowed Alibi, 1961  written as Lesley EganA Case for Appeal, 1962  written as Lesley EganAgainst the Evidence, 1962 written as Lesley EganExtra Kill, 1962  written as Dell ShannonKnave of Hearts, 1962  written as Dell ShannonDeath of a Busybody, 1963  written as Dell ShannonDouble Bluff, 1963  written as Dell ShannonRun to Evil, 1963  written as Lesley EganMy Name Is Death, 1964  written as Lesley EganGreenmask!, 1964  written as Elizabeth LiningtonNo Evil Angel, 1964 written as Elizabeth LiningtonMark of Murder, 1964  written as Dell ShannonRoot of All Evil, 1964  written as Dell ShannonCome to Think of It, Western Island Pub., 1965  written as Elizabeth LiningtonThe DeathBringers, 1965  written as Dell ShannonDeath by Inches, 1965  written as Dell ShannonDetective's Due, 1965  written as Lesley EganSome Avenger, Rise!, 1966  written as Lesley EganDate with Death, 1966  written as Elizabeth LiningtonCoffin Corner, 1966  written as Dell ShannonWith a Vengeance, 1966  written as Dell ShannonChance to Kill, 1967  written as Dell ShannonRain with Violence, 1967  written as Dell ShannonSomething Wrong, 1967  written as Elizabeth LiningtonThe Nameless Ones, 1967  written as Lesley EganA Serious Investigation, 1968 written as Lesley EganPoliceman's Lot, 1968  written as Elizabeth LiningtonKill with Kindness, 1968  written as Dell ShannonCrime on Their Hands, 1969  written as Dell ShannonSchooled to Kill, 1969  written as Dell ShannonThe Wine of Violence, 1969  written as Lesley EganIn the Death of a Man, 1970  written as Lesley EganUnexpected Death, 1970  written as Dell ShannonWhim to Kill, 1971  written as Dell ShannonThe Ringer, Morrow, 1971  written as Dell ShannonMalicious Mischief, 1971  written as Lesley EganPractice to Deceive, 1971 written as Elizabeth LiningtonItalic textPaper Chase, 1972  written as Lesley EganMurder with Love, 1972  written as Dell ShannonWith Intent to Kill, 1972  written as Dell ShannonNo Holiday for Crime, 1973  written as Dell ShannonItalic textSpring of Violence, 1973  written as Dell ShannonCrime by Chance, 1973  written as Elizabeth LiningtonCrime File, 1974  written as Dell ShannonDeuces Wild, 1975  written as Dell ShannonStreets of Death, 1976  written as Dell ShannonScenes of Crime, Doubleday, 1976  written as Lesley EganThe Blind Search, Doubleday, 1977  written as Lesley EganPerchance of Death, 1977  written as Elizabeth LiningtonAppearances of Death, 1977  written as Dell ShannonCold Trail, 1978  written as Dell ShannonLook Back on Death, 1978  written as Lesley EganA Dream Apart, 1978  written as Lesley EganThe Hunters and the Hunted, 1979  written as Lesley EganNo Villain Need Be, 1979  written as Elizabeth LiningtonFelony at Random, 1979  written as Dell ShannonFelony File, 1980  written as Dell ShannonConsequence of Crime, 1980  written as Elizabeth LiningtonMotive in Shadow, 1980  written as Lesley EganA Choice of Crimes, 1980 written as Lesley EganThe Miser, 1981  written as Lesley EganMurder Most Strange, 1981  written as Dell ShannonThe Motive on Record, 1982  written as Dell ShannonRandom Death, 1982 written as Lesley EganSkeletons in the Closet, 1982  written as Elizabeth LiningtonLittle Boy Lost, 1983  written as Lesley EganExploit of Death, 1983  written as Dell ShannonDestiny of Death, 1984  written as Dell ShannonCrime for Christmas, 1984 written as Lesley EganFelony Report, 1984  written as Elizabeth LiningtonChain of Violence, 1985  written as Lesley EganThe Wine of Life, 1985  written as Lesley EganChaos of Crime, 1985  written as Dell ShannonBlood Count, 1986  written as Dell ShannonStrange Felony, Doubleday, 1986  written as Elizabeth LiningtonMurder by the Tale, Morrow, 1987  written as Dell ShannonThe Scalpel and the Sword, Morrow, 1987  written as Dell ShannonAlter Ego, Mystery Guild, 1988  written as Elizabeth LiningtonThe Manson Curse, 1990  written as Dell Shannon
Titles At Your Library

The Anglophile
ISBN: B000O0E44Y
Nelson Doubleday, Inc.. 1985
Dennis McDermott, a British spy in the middle of Dublin is in the middle of falling in love, maintaining his cover and ridding himself of a very inquisitive policeman.


The Ringer
ISBN: B0006C0LVU
Morrow. 1971
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The Blind Search
ISBN: 0385123566
Published for the Crime Club by Doubleday. 1977
Good condition considering age of the book.


Strange Felony
ISBN: 0385232659
Doubleday. 1986
Sergeant Ivor Maddox of the LAPD is faced with an amorous burglar, assorted street gangs, a childmolesting school principal, a missing girl, and a decapitated woman


Alter ego
ISBN: B0006ER4TA
Mystery Guild. 1988


Murder by the Tale
ISBN: 0517694549
Random House Value Publishing. 1989
This collection of short crime fiction includes eight new Lt. Luis Mendoza mysteries and six additional, widely diverse mysteries


The Scalpel and the Sword
ISBN: 1555473083
Critics Choice Paperbacks. 1989
Follows the adventures of Con McDonagh, and exiled Irish surgeon in London before the Napoleonic Wars, and his double obsession with his childhood sweetheart, Lauretta, and the charming Madeleine Olivier
