Mignon G. Eberhart
1899-1996
 

Mignon Good was born in Lincoln, Nebraska. She studied at Nebraska Wesleyan University from 1917 to 1920. In 1923 she married Alanson C. Eberhart, a civil engineer. After working as a freelance journalist, she decided to become a full-time writer. In 1929 her first crime novel was published featuring 'Sarah Keate', a nurse and 'Lance O'Leary', a police detective. This couple appeared in another four novels. In the Forties, she and her husband divorced. She married John Hazen Perry in 1946 but two years later she divorced him and remarried her first husband. Over the next forty years she wrote a novel nearly every year. In 1971 she got the Grand Master award from the Mystery Writers of America.

 

Titles and year of publication:
 
 1) The Patient in Room 18  1929
 2) While the Patient Slept  1930
 3) The Mystery of Hunting's End  1930
 4) From the Dark Stairway  1931
 5) Murder by an Aristocrat (UK title: Murder of My Patient)  1932
 6) The Dark Garden (UK title: Death in the Fog)  1933
 7) The White Cockatoo  1933
 8) The Cases of Susan Dare (short stories)  1934
 9) The House on the Roof  1935
10) Fatal Warning  1936
11) Danger in the Dark (UK title: Hand in Glove)  1937
12) The Pattern  1937
13) The Glass Slipper  1938
14) Hasty Wedding  1938
15) Brief Return  1939
16) The Chiffon Scarf  1939
17) The Hangman's Whip  1940
18) Speak No Evil  1941
19) With This Ring  1941
20) Wolf in Man's Clothing  1942
21) The Man Next Door  1943
22) Unidentified Woman  1943
23) Escape the Night  1944
24) Wings of Fear  1945
25) Five Passengers from Lisbon  1946
26) The White Dress  1946
27) Another Woman's House  1947
28) House of Storm  1949
29) Five of My Best (short stories)  1949
30) Hunt with the Hounds  1950
31) Never Look Back  1951
32) Deadly is the Diamond (short stories)  1951
33) Dead Man's Plans  1952
34) The Unknown Quantity  1953
35) Man Missing  1954
36) Postmark Murder  1956
37) Another Man's Murder  1957
38) Melora  1959
39) The Crimson Paw (short stories)  1959
40) Jury of One  1960
41) The Cup, the Blade, or the Gun (UK title: The Crime at Honotassa)  1961
42) Enemy in the House  1962
43) Run Scared  1963
44) Call after Midnight  1964
45) R.S.V.P. Murder  1965
46) Witness at Large  1966
47) Woman on the Roof  1968
48) Message from Hong Kong  1969
49) El Rancho Rio  1970
50) Two Little Rich Girls  1972
51) The House by the Sea  1972
52) Murder in Waiting  1973
53) Danger Money  1975
54) Family Fortune  1976
55) Nine O'Clock Tide  1976
56) The Bayou Road  1979
57) Casa Madrone  1980
58) Family Affair  1981
59) Next of Kin  1982
60) The Patient in Cabin C  1983
61) Alpine Condo Crossfire  1984
62) A Fighting Chance  1986
63) Three Days for Emeralds  1988

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