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Collin Wilcox

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born
in Detroit, MI, The United States
September 21, 1924

died
July 12, 1996

gender
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Aka Carter Wick

Collin Wilcox was an American mystery writer.

Born in Detroit, Michigan, his first book was The Black Door (1967), featuring a sleuth possessing extrasensory perception. His major series of novels was about Lieutenant Frank Hastings of the San Francisco Police Department. Titles in the Hastings series included Hire a Hangman, Dead Aim, Hiding Place, Long Way Down and Stalking Horse. Two of his last books, Full Circle and Find Her a Grave, featured a new hero-sleuth, Alan Bernhardt, an eccentric theater director. Wilcox also published under the pseudonym "Carter Wick".

Wilcox's most famous series-detective was the television character Sam McCloud, a New Mexico deputy solving New York crime. The "urban cowboy" was played by Denni...more


Average rating: 3.47 · 279 ratings · 39 reviews · 34 distinct works · Similar authors
Aftershock (Lt. Hastings, #6)
3.45 of 5 stars 3.45 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 1975 — 5 editions
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Long Way Down (Lt. Hastings...
3.4 of 5 stars 3.40 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 1974 — 5 editions
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The Pariah (Lt. Hastings, #15)
3.7 of 5 stars 3.70 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 1988 — 5 editions
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The Lonely Hunter (Lt. Hast...
3.47 of 5 stars 3.47 avg rating — 15 ratings — published 1969 — 7 editions
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Hire a Hangman (Lt. Hasting...
3.2 of 5 stars 3.20 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 1991 — 5 editions
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Bernhardt's Edge (Alan Bern...
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 1988 — 5 editions
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The Watcher (Lt. Hastings, #8)
3.44 of 5 stars 3.44 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 1978 — 5 editions
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Silent Witness (Alan Bernha...
3.62 of 5 stars 3.62 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 1990 — 5 editions
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Hiding Place (Lt. Hastings,...
3.0 of 5 stars 3.00 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 1973 — 8 editions
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Switchback (Lt. Hastings, #19)
3.1 of 5 stars 3.10 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 1993 — 5 editions
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Dead Aim Hiding Place Long Way Down Aftershock
Lt. Hastings (20 books)
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3.448888888888889 of 5 stars 3.45 avg rating — 225 ratings

Bernhardt's Edge Silent Witness Except for the Bones Find Her a Grave Full Circle
Alan Bernhardt (5 books)
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3.657142857142857 of 5 stars 3.66 avg rating — 35 ratings

The Black Door The Third Figure
Stephen Drake (2 books)
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3.5714285714285716 of 5 stars 3.57 avg rating — 7 ratings

McCloud The New Mexico Connection
McCloud (2 books)
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3.0 of 5 stars 3.00 avg rating — 3 ratings

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