Michael McDowell
1950-1999
Pseudonyms: Nathan Aldyne (with Dennis Schuetz) and Axel Young (with Dennis Schuetz)
 

Michael McEachern McDowell was born in Enterprise, Alabama. He was an author and screenwriter. He also wrote together with Dennis Schuetz (1946-1989) under the joint pseudonyms 'Nathan Aldyne' and 'Axel Young'. He is the creator of:
1. 'Jack Beaumont and Susan Bright', two people who are 27 years old and meet each other for the first time in each book.
2. 'Dan Valentine and Clarisse Lovelace', a gay bartender and a straight real estate agent as amateur sleuths in 1980s Boston, Massachusetts (under the pseudonym 'Nathan Aldyne' with Dennis Schuetz).

 

Titles and year of publication:  

 'Jack Beaumont and Susan Bright' Novels
 1) Jack and Susan in 1953  1985
 2) Jack and Susan in 1913  1986
 3) Jack and Susan in 1933  1987
 'Dan Valentine and Clarisse Lovelace' Novels (as Nathan Aldyne with Dennis Schuetz)
 1) Vermillion  1980
 2) Cobalt  1982
 3) Slate  1984
 4) Canary  1986
 Other Novels
 1) The Amulet  1979
 2) Cold Moon Over Babylon  1980
 3) Gilded Needles  1980
 4) The Elementals  1981
 5) Katie  1982
 6) The Flood  1983
 7) The Levee  1983
 8) The House  1983
 9) The War  1983
 10) The Fortune  1983
 11) Rain  1983
 12) Toplin  1985
 13) Clue  1986
 14) Candles Burning (with Tabitha King)  2006
 As 'Axel Young' (with Dennis Schuetz)
 1) Blood Rubies  1982
 2) Wicked Stepmother  1983

Back