Aaron Marc Stein
1906-1985
 

Aaron Marc Stein also wrote under the pseudonyms 'George Bagby' and 'Hampton Stone'. In 1979, he received the Grand Master Award from the MWA. He is the creator of:
1. 'Matt Erridge', an adventurous civil engineer.
2. 'Tim Mulligan and Elsie Mae Hunt', a archaeologist-detective duo.
3. ‘Inspector Schmidt’, Chief of Homicide for the New York Police Department (under the pseudonym 'George Bagby').
4. ‘Jeremiah X. “Gibby” Gibson, an assistant district attorney (under the pseudonym ‘Hampton Stone’).

 

Titles and year of publication:
 
'Matt Erridge' Novels
 1) Sitting Up Dead  1958
 2) Never Need an Enemy  1959
 3) Home and Murder  1962
 4) Blood on the Stars  1964
 5) I Fear the Greeks (UK Title: Executioner's Rest)  1966
 6) Deadly Delight  1967
 7) Snare Andalucian (UK Title: Faces of Death)  1968
 8) Kill Is a Four-Letter Word  1968
 9) Alp Murder  1970
10) The Finger  1973
11) Lend Me Your Ears  1976
12) Coffin Country  1976
13) Body Search  1977
14) Nowhere?  1978
15) Chill Factor  1978
16) One Dip Dead  1979
17) The Rolling Heads  1979
18) The Cheating Butcher  1980
19) A Nose for It  1980
20) A Body for a Buddy  1981
21) Hangman's Row  1982
22) The Bombing Run  1983
23) The Garbage Collector  1984
'Tim Mulligan and Elsie Mae Hunt' Novels
 1) The Sun Is a Witness  1940
 2) Up to No Good  1941
 3) Only the Guilty  1942
 4) The Case of the Absent-Minded Professor  1943
 5) ...And High Water  1946
 6) Death Takes a Paying Guest  1947
 7) Death Meets 400 Rabbits  1947
 8) We Saw Him Die  1947
 9) The Cradle and the Grave  1948
10) Days of Misfortune (Also published as: Days of Disaster)  1949
11) The Second Burial  1949
12) Three - with Blood  1950
13) Frightened Amazon  1950
14) Shoot Me Decent  1951
15) Pistols for Two  1951
16) Mask for Murder  1952
17) The Dead Thing in the Pool  1952
18) Moonmilk and Murder  1955
Other Novels
 1) Lock and Key  1973
As 'George Bagby'
 1) Murder at the Piano  1935
 2) Ring Around a Murder  1936
 3) Murder Half-Baked  1937
 4) Murder on the Nose  1938
 5) The Corpse with the Purple Thighs  1939
 6) Bird Walking Weather  1939
 7) The Corpse Wore a Wig (Also published as: The Bloody Wig Murders)  1940
 8) Red Is for Killing  1941
 9) Here Comes the Corpse  1941
10) Murder Calling "50"  1942
11) The Original Carcase (Also published as: A Body for the Bride)  1946
12) Dead on Arrival  1946
13) The Twin Killing  1947
14) The Starting Gun  1948
15) In Cold Blood  1948
16) Drop Dead  1949
17) Coffin Corner  1949
18) Blood Will Tell  1950
19) Death Ain't Commercial  1951
20) The Corpse with the Sticky Fingers  1952
21) Scared to Death  1952
22) Dead Drunk  1953
23) Give the Little Corpse a Great Big Hand (Also published as: A Big Hand for the Corpse)  1953
24) The Body in the Basket  1954
25) A Dirty Way to Die (Also published as: Shadow on the Window)  1955
26) Cop Killer  1956
27) Dead Wrong  1957
28) Dead Storage  1957
29) The Three-Time Losers  1958
30) The Real Gone Goose (UK Title: A Real Gone Goose)  1959
31) Evil Genius  1961
32) Murder's Little Helper  1963
33) Mysteriouser and Mysteriouser (UK Title: Murder in Wonderland)  1965
34) Dirty Pool (UK Title: Bait for a Killer)  1966
35) Corpse Candle  1967
36) Another Day - Another Death  1968
37) Honest, Reliable Corpse  1969
38) Killer Boy Was Here  1970
39) Two in the Bush  1976
40) My Dead Body  1976
41) The Tough Get Going  1977
42) Innocent Bystander  1977
43) Guaranteed to Fade  1978
44) Better Dead  1978
45) I Could Have Died  1979
46) Mugger's Day  1979
47) Country and Fatal  1980
48) A Question of Quarry  1981
49) The Sitting Duck  1981
50) The Golden Creep  1982
51) The Most Wanted  1983
As 'Hampton Stone'
 1) The Corpse in the Corner Saloon  1948
 2) The Girl with the Hole in Her Head  1949
 3) The Needle That Wouldn't Hold Still  1950
 4) The Murder That Wouldn't Stay Solved  1951
 5) The Corpse That Refused to Stay Dead  1952
 6) The Corpse Who Had Too Many Friends  1953
 7) The Man Who Had Too Much to Lose  1955
 8) The Strangler Who Couldn't Let Go (UK Title: The Strangler)  1956
 9) The Girl Who Kept Knocking Them Dead  1957
10) The Man Who Was Three Jumps Ahead  1959
11) The Man Who Looked Death in the Eye  1961
12) The Babe with the Twistable Arm  1962
13) Real Serendipitous Kill  1964
14) The Kid Was Last Seen Hanging Ten  1966
15) Funniest Killer in Town  1967
16) The Corpse Was No Bargain at All  1968
17) The Swinger Who Swung by the Neck  1970
18) The Kid Who Came Home with a Corpse  1972

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