Dennis Lynds
1924-2005

Dennis Lynds was born in St. Louis, Missouri but grew up in New York City. In the Second World War he served in the infantry in Europe. He was awarded a Purple Heart and a Bronze Star. After the war, he obtained a BA and a MA in Chemistry. From 1951 to 1965 he worked as an editor for chemical journals. Since 1965, he lived in Santa Barbara, California with his wife, the novelist Gayle Stone Lynds. Lynds also wrote under the pseudonyms 'William Arden', 'Nick Carter', 'Michael Collins', 'John Crowe', 'Carl Dekker', 'Maxwell Grant', and 'Mark Sadler'. In 1967, he created 'Dan Fortune', an one-armed private eye. Visit also the this site.

 

Titles and year of publication:
 
 1) Charlie Chan Returns  1974
 2) Crossfire  1975
As 'William Arden'
 1) A Dark Power  1968
 2) Deal in Violence  1969
 3) The Goliath Scheme  1970
 4) Die to a Distant Drum (UK Title: Murder Underground)  1972
 5) Deadly Legacy  1973
As 'Nick Carter'
 1) The N3 Conspiracy  1974
 2) The Green Wolf Connection  1976
 3) Triple Cross  1976
As 'Michael Collins'
'Dan Fortune' Novels
 1) Act of Fear (Edgar Award)  1967
 2) The Brass Rainbow  1969
 3) Night of Toads  1970
 4) Walk a Black Wind  1971
 5) Shadow of a Tiger  1972
 6) The Silent Scream  1973
 7) Blue Death  1975
 8) The Blood-Red Dream  1976
 9) The Nightrunners  1978
10) The Slasher  1980
11) Freak  1983
12) Minnesota Strip  1987
13) Red Rosa  1988
14) Castrato  1989
15) Chasing Eights  1990
16) The Irishman's Horse  1991
17) Crime, Punishment and Resurrection  1992
18) Cassandra in Red  1992
19) Fortune's World (short stories)  2000
Other Novels
 1) Mask of Silence  1967
 2) The Cadillac Cowboy  1995
 3) Spies and Thieves, Cops and Killers, Etc. (short stories)  2002
 4) Charlie Chan in the Temple of the Golden Horde  2003
 5) Lost Souls  2004
As 'John Crowe'
 1) Another Way to Die  1972
 2) A Touch of Darkness  1972
 3) Bloodwater  1974
 4) Crooked Shadows  1975
 5) When They Kill Your Wife  1977
 6) Close to Death  1979
As 'Carl Dekker'
 1) Woman in Marble  1972
As 'Maxwell Grant'
 1) The Shadow Strikes  1964
 2) Shadow Beware  1965
 3) Cry Shadow  1965
 4) The Shadow's Revenge  1965
 5) Mark of the Shadow  1966
 6) Shadow Go Mad  1966
 7) The Night of the Shadow  1966
 8) Destination Moon  1967
As 'Mark Sadler'
 1) The Falling Man  1970
 2) Here to Die  1971
 3) Mirror Image  1972
 4) Circle of Fire  1973
 5) Touch of Death  1981
 6) Deadly Innocents  1986
 7) Mack Bolan: Moving Target (with Gayle Lynds)  1989
 8) Mack Bolan: Blood Fever (with Gayle Lynds)  1989

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