E.C.R. Lorac
1894-1958
 

Pseudonym of Edith Caroline Rivett-Carnac. She was born in Hendon, Middlesex. She was educated at the South Hampstead High School, and later the Central School of Arts and Crafts in London. She also wrote crime fiction under the pseudonym ´Carol Carnac´ and two ´straight´ novels under the name ´Carol Rivett´.

 

Titles and year of publication:
 
As ´E.C.R. Lorac´
 1) The Murder on the Burrows  1931
 2) The Affair at Thor´s Head  1932
 3) The Greenwell Mystery  1932
 4) Death on the Oxford Road  1933
 5) The Case of Colonel Marchand  1933
 6) Murder in St John´s Wood  1934
 7) Murder in Chelsea  1934
 8) The Organ Speaks  1935
 9) Death of an Author  1935
10) Crime Counter Crime  1936
11) Post after Post-Mortem  1936
12) A Pall for a Painter  1936
13) Bats in the Belfry  1937
14) These Names Make Clues  1937
15) The Devil and the Cid  1938
16) Slippery Staircase  1938
17) John Brown´s Body  1938
18) Black Beadle  1939
19) Death at Dyke´s Corner  1940
20) Tryst for a Tragedy  1940
21) Case in the Clinic  1941
22) Rope´s End, Rogue´s End  1942
23) The Sixteenth Stair  1942
24) Death Came Softly  1943
25) Checkmate to Murder  1944
26) Fell Murder  1944
27) Murder by Matchlight  1945
28) Fire in the Thatch  1946
29) The Theft of the Iron Dogs (US Title: Murderer´s Mistake)  1946
30) Relative to Poison  1947
31) Death before Dinner (US Title: A Screen for Murder)  1948
32) Part for a Poisoner (US Title: Place for a Poisoner)  1948
33) Still Waters  1949
34) Policemen on the Precinct (US Title: And Then Put Out the Light)  1949
35) Accident by Design  1950
36) Murder of a Martinet (US Title: I Could Murder Her)  1951
37) The Dog It Was That Died  1952
38) Murder in the Millrace (US Title: Speak Justly of the Dead)  1952
39) Crook O´Lune (US Title: Shepherd´s Crook)  1953
40) Shroud of Darkness  1954
41) Let Well Alone  1954
42) Ask a Policeman  1955
43) Murder in Vienna  1956
44) Picture of Death  1957
45) Dangerous Domicile  1957
46) Death in Triplicate (US Title: People Will Talk)  1958
47) Murder on a Monument  1958
48) Dishonour among Thieves (US Title: The Last Escape)  1959
As ´Carol Carnac´
 1) Triple Death  1936
 2) Murder at Mornington  1937
 3) The Missing Rope  1937
 4) When the Devil Was Sick  1939
 5) The Case of the First-Class Carriage  1939
 6) Death in the Diving Pool  1940
 7) A Double for Detection  1945
 8) The Striped Suitcase  1946
 9) Clue Sinister  1947
10) Over the Garden Wall  1948
11) Upstairs, Downstairs (US Title: Upstairs and Downstairs)  1950
12) Copy for Crime  1950
13) It´s Her Own Funeral  1951
14) Crossed Skis  1952
15) Murder as a Fine Art  1953
16) A Policeman at the Door  1953
17) Impact of Evidence  1954
18) Murder among Members  1955
19) Rigging the Evidence  1955
20) The Double Turn (US Title: The Late Miss Trimming)  1956
21) The Burning Question  1957
22) Long Shadows (US Title: Affair at Helen´s Court)  1958
23) Death of a Lady Killer  1959

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