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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Barbara Elizabeth Linington  

Pen Name: Elizabeth Linington, Lesley Egan, Anne Blaisdell, Dell Shannon, Egan O`Neill, W.H. Allen, Ann Blaisdell

Genre: C:ADULT Fiction Mystery Non-Fiction

Born: March 11, 1921 in Aurora, Illinois

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Linington was born in Aurora.

Biographical and Professional Information

Barbara Elizabeth Linington was a prolific American novelist. She was regarded as the "Queen of the Procedurals." She wrote under several pen names, most notably - Elizabeth Linington, Dell Shannon and Lesley Egan.


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Awards

-- """Nightmare""" *Runner-up for best mystery novel, Mystery Writers of America """Knave of Hearts""" *Runner-up for best mystery novel, Mystery Writers of America