Elizabeth Linington





Elizabeth Linington


Born
in Aurora, Kane County, Illinois, The United States
March 10, 1921

Died
April 05, 1988

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Linington wrote under several monikers, including Anne Blaisdell, Lesley Egan, Egan O'Neill and Dell Shannon.

Barbara "Elizabeth" Linington (March 11, 1921–April 5, 1988) was a prolific American novelist. She was awarded runner-up scrolls for best first mystery novel from the Mystery Writers of America for her 1960 novel, Case Pending, which introduced her most popular series character, LAPD Homicide Lieutenant Luis Mendoza. Her 1961 tome, Nightmare, and her 1962 novel, Knave of Hearts, another entry in the Mendoza series, were both nominated for Edgars in the Best Novel category. Regarded as the "Queen of the Procedurals," she was one of the first women to write police procedurals — a male-dominated genre of police-story writing.

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Average rating: 3.76 · 441 ratings · 38 reviews · 29 distinct works
Consequence of Crime (Ivor ...

3.88 avg rating — 33 ratings — published 1980 — 6 editions
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Practice to Deceive (Ivor M...

3.61 avg rating — 28 ratings — published 1971 — 4 editions
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Felony Report (Ivor Maddox,...

3.77 avg rating — 30 ratings — published 1984 — 5 editions
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Policeman's Lot (Ivor Maddo...

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3.85 avg rating — 27 ratings — published 1968 — 5 editions
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Strange Felony (Ivor Maddox...

3.79 avg rating — 28 ratings — published 1986 — 6 editions
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Skeletons in the Closet (Iv...

3.79 avg rating — 28 ratings — published 1982 — 5 editions
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Date with Death (Ivor Maddo...

3.71 avg rating — 24 ratings — published 1966 — 8 editions
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No Villain Need Be (Ivor Ma...

3.70 avg rating — 23 ratings — published 1979 — 4 editions
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Greenmask! (Ivor Maddox, #1)

3.73 avg rating — 26 ratings — published 1964 — 6 editions
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No Evil Angel (Ivor Maddox,...

3.77 avg rating — 22 ratings — published 1964 — 7 editions
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