Marvin H. Albert
1924-1996
Pseudonyms: Mike Barone, Al Conroy, Albert Conroy, Ian MacAlister, Nick Quarry and Anthony Rome
 

Marvin Hubert Albert was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was also a screenwriter and editor. He is the creator of:
1. ‘Pete Sawyer’, private eye on the French Riviera and later a partner in a Parisian detective angency.
2. ‘Johnny Morini’, renegade Maffia member (under the pseudonym ‘Al Conroy’).
3. ‘Jake Barrow’, private eye in New York City (under the pseudonym ‘Nick Quarry’).
4. ‘Tony Rome’, a former lieutenant in the Miami police force turned private eye (under the pseudonym ‘Anthony Rome’).
He also wrote under the pseudonyms ‘Mike Barone’, ‘Al Conroy’, ‘Albert Conroy’, ‘Ian MacAlister’, ‘Nick Quarry’, and ‘Anthony Rome’.

 

Titles and year of publication:
 
‘Pete Sawyer’ Novels
 1) The Dark Goddess  1978
 2) Back in the Real World  1986
 3) Stone Angel  1986
 4) Get Off at Babylon  1987
 5) Long Teeth  1987
 6) The Last Smile  1988
 7) The Midnight Sister  1989
 8) Bimbo Heaven  1990
 9) The Zig Zag Man  1991
10) The Riviera Contract  1992
Other Novels
 1) Party Girl  1958
 2) Goodbye Charlie  1964
 3) The Pink Panther  1964
 4) The Gargoyle Conspiracy  1975
 5) The Medusa Complex  1982
 6) Operation Lila  1983
 7) The Golden Circle  1987
 8) The Untouchables  1987
As ‘Mike Barone’
 1) Crazy Joe  1974
As ‘Al Conroy’
 1) Death Grip!  1972
 2) Soldato!  1973
 3) Murder Mission! (ghostwritten by Gil Brewer)  1973
 4) Blood Run  1973
 5) Strangle Hold! (ghostwritten by Gil Brewer)  1973
As ‘Albert Conroy’
 1) The Road’s End  1952
 2) The Chiselers  1953
 3) Nice Guys Finish Dead  1957
 4) The Mob Says Murder  1958
 5) Murder in Room 13  1958
 6) Devil in Dungarees  1960
 7) Mr. Lucky  1960
 8) The Looters  1961
As ‘Ian MacAlister’
 1) Driscoll’s Diamonds  1973
 2) Skylark Mission  1973
 3) Strike Force 7  1974
 4) Valley of the Assassins  1975
As ‘Nick Quarry’
‘Jake Barrow’ Novels
 1) The Hoods Come Calling  1958
 2) Trail of a Tramp  1958
 3) The Girl with No Place to Hide  1959
 4) No Chance in Hell  1960
 5) Till It Hurts  1960
 6) Some Die Hard  1961
Other Novels
 1) The Don Is Dead  1972
 2) The Vendetta  1973
As ‘Anthony Rome’
 1) Miami Mayhem (Also published as: Tony Rome)  1960
 2) The Lady in Cement  1961
 3) My Kind of Game  1962

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