Stuart M. Kaminsky
1934-2009
 

Stuart Melvin Kaminsky was born and grew up in Chicago. He worked for UPI and the Hollister Press. He has written for a variety of publications including the Chicago Tribune, the Chicago Sun-Times and the Washington Post. Kaminsky held a B.S. in Journalism and Communications and a M.A. in English Literature from the University of Illinois and a Ph.D. in Speech from Northwestern University. His books include novels, biographies, and books on film history, film making and scriptwriting. In 2006 he received the Grand Master Award from the Mystery Writers of America. He is the creator of:
1. 'Lew Fonesca', a former researcher for the State's Attorney's office in Cook County, Illinois.
2. 'Abe Lieberman', a Chicago police sergeant.
3. 'Toby Peters', a private eye in the 1940s.
4. 'Porfiry Rostnikov', a Russian police inspector.

 

Titles and year of publication:
 
'Lew Fonesca' Novels
 1) Vengeance  1999
 2) Retribution  2001
 3) Midnight Pass  2003
 4) Denial  2005
 5) Always Say Goodbye  2006
 6) Bright Futures  2009
 7) Double Shot  2010
'Abe Lieberman' Novels
 1) Lieberman's Folly  1991
 2) Lieberman's Choice  1993
 3) Lieberman's Day  1994
 4) Lieberman's Thief  1995
 5) Lieberman's Law  1996
 6) The Big Silence  2000
 7) Not Quite Kosher  2002
 8) The Last Dark Place  2004
 9) Terror Town  2006
10) The Dead Don't Lie  2007
'Toby Peters' Novels
 1) Bullet for a Star  1977
 2) Murder on the Yellow Brick Road  1978
 3) The Howard Hughes Affair  1979
 4) You Bet Your Life  1979
 5) Never Cross a Vampire  1980
 6) High Midnight  1981
 7) Catch a Falling Clown  1982
 8) He Done Her Wrong  1983
 9) The Fala Factor  1984
10) Down for the Count  1985
11) The Man Who Shot Lewis Vance  1986
12) Smart Moves  1987
13) Think Fast, Mr. Peters  1988
14) Buried Caesars  1989
15) Poor Butterfly  1990
16) The Melting Clock  1991
17) The Devil Met a Lady  1993
18) Tomorrow Is Another Day  1995
19) Dancing in the Dark  1996
20) A Fatal Glass of Beer  1997
21) A Few Minutes Past Midnight  2001
22) To Catch a Spy  2002
23) Mildred Pierced  2003
24) Now You See It  2004
'Porfiry Rostnikov' Novels
 1) Death of a Dissident (UK Title: Rostnikov's Corpse)  1981
 2) Black Knight in Red Square  1984
 3) Red Chameleon  1985
 4) A Fine Red Rain  1987
 5) A Cold Red Sunrise (Edgar Award)  1988
 6) The Man Who Walked Like a Bear  1990
 7) Rostnikov's Vacation  1991
 8) Death of a Russian Priest  1992
 9) Hard Currency  1995
10) Blood & Rubles  1996
11) Tarnished Icons  1997
12) The Dog Who Bit a Policeman  1998
13) Fall of a Cosmonaut  2000
14) Murder on the Trans-Siberian Express  2001
15) People Who Walk in Darkness  2008
16) A Whisper to the Living  2010
'CSI New York' Novels
 1) Dead of Winter  2005
 2) Blood on the Sun  2006
 3) Deluge  2007
Other Novels
 1) When the Dark Man Calls  1983
 2) Exercise in Terror  1985
 3) The Green Bottle  1996
 4) Devil on My Doorstep  1998

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