Eric Wright
1929-2015
 

Eric Wright was born in London. In 1951, he emigrated to Canada. He is the creator of:
1. 'Joe Barley', a part-time lecturer in English Literature and part-time security guard.
2. 'Mel Pickett', a retired Toronto cop in Larch River, Canada.
3. 'Charlie Salter', an Inspector of the Toronto Police Department.
4. 'Lucy Trimble Brenner', a private detective and librarian in Toronto, Canada.

 

Titles and year of publication:
 
'Joe Barley' Novels
 1) The Kidnapping of Rosie Dawn (Barry Award)  2000
 2) The Hemingway Caper  2003
 3) A Likely Story  2010
'Mel Pickett' Novels
 1) Buried in Stone  1995
 2) Death of a Hired Man  2001
'Charlie Salter' Novels
 1) The Night the Gods Smiled (John Creasey Memorial Award, Arthur Ellis Award)  1983
 2) Smoke Detector  1984
 3) Death in the Old Country (Arthur Ellis Award)  1985
 4) The Man Who Changed His Name (UK Title: A Single Death)  1986
 5) A Body Surrounded by Water  1987
 6) A Question of Murder  1988
 7) A Sensitive Case  1990
 8) Final Cut  1991
 9) A Fine Italian Hand  1992
10) Death by Degrees  1993
11) The Last Hand  2002
'Lucy Trimble Brenner' Novels
 1) Death of a Sunday Writer  1996
 2) Death on the Rocks  1999
Other Novels
 1) Dempsey's Lodge  2013

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