William Johnston
1924-2010
 

William Joseph Johnston was born in Lincoln, Illinois. During World War II, he served in the Pacific as a radio operator and gunner in the U.S. Navy. After the war he worked as a disc jockey, a news reporter, and as a press agent. Beginning in 1960, he worked a free-lance author. He is the creator of:
1. 'Maxwell Smart', a secret agent (based on the comedy television series Get Smart).
2. 'Matt Lincoln', a psychiatrist in Los Angeles, California (based on the medical drama television series; under the pseudonym 'Ed Garth').

 

Titles and year of publication:  

 'Maxwell Smart' Novels
 1) Get Smart!  1965
 2) Get Smart Once Again!  1966
 3) Max Smart and the Perilous Pellets  1966
 4) Sorry, Chief ...  1966
 5) And Loving It!  1967
 6) Missed It by That Much  1967
 7) Max Smart Loses Control  1968
 8) Max Smart The Spy Who Went Out to the Cold  1968
 9) Max Smart and the Ghastly Ghost Affair  1969
 'Matt Lincoln' Novels (as Ed Garth)
 1) The Revolutionist  1970
 2) The Hostage  1971
 Other Novels
 1) The Marriage Cage  1960
 2) Captain Nice  1967
 3) My Friend Tony  1967
 4) Angel, Angel, Down We Go  1969
 5) The Picture Frame Frame-Up  1969
 6) Barney  1970
 7) Dick Tracy  1970
 8) Then Came Bronson  1970
 9) Banyon  1971
10) Home Is Where the Quick Is  1971
11) Klute  1971
12) Asylum  1972
 As 'Susan Claudia'
 1) Madness at the Castle  1966
 2) The Searching Spectre  1967
 3) A Silent Voice  1967
 4) Master of Foxhallow  1973
 5) Clock and Bell  1974
 6) The Other Brother  1974
 7) Mrs. Barthelme's Madness  1976
 As 'Willa Jay'
 1) A Fear in Borzano  1967

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