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Frances Crane Bibliography

US - UK First Edition Books

Series Characters: Pat and Jean Abbott

The following bibliography contains the criminous titles
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Title Publisher Date Issue Points - Notes
The Turquoise Shop Lippincott 1941 UK: 1943 Hammond
The Golden Box Lippincott 1942 UK: 1944 as above
The Yellow Violet Lippincott 1942 UK: 1944 as above
The Applegreen Cat Ditto 1943 UK: 1945 as above
The Pink Umbrella Lippincott 1943 UK: 1944 as above
The Amethyst Spectacles Random House 1944 UK: 1946 as above
The Indigo Necklace Ditto 1945 UK: 1947 as above
The Cinnamon Murder Ditto 1946 UK: 1948 as above
The Shocking Pink Hat Random House 1946 UK: 1948 as above
Murder on the Purple Water Ditto 1947 UK: 1949 Hammond
Black Cypress Ditto 1948 UK: 1950 as above
The Flying Red Horse Ditto 1950 UK: 1950 as above
The Daffodil Blonde Ditto 1950 UK: 1951 as above
Murder in Blue Street Random House 1951 UK: 1952 as Death in the Blue Hour
The Polkadot Murder Ditto 1951 UK: 1952 Hammond
Murder in Bright Red Ditto 1953 UK: 1954 as above
13 White Tulips Ditto 1953 UK: 1953 as above
The Coral Princess Murders Ditto 1954 UK: 1955 as above
Death in Lilac Time Random House 1955 UK: 1955 as above
Horror on the Ruby X Ditto 1956 UK: 1956 Hammond
The Ultraviolet Widow Ditto 1956 UK: 1957 as above
The Buttercup Case Ditto 1958 UK: 1958 as above
The Man in Gray Ditto 1958 UK: 1958 as The Gray Stranger
Death Wish Green Random House 1960 UK: 1960 as above
The Reluctant Sleuth Hammond 1961 No American edition
The Amber Eyes Random House 1962 UK: 1962 Hammond
Three Days in Hong Kong Hammond 1965 No US edition
Body Beneath a Mandarin Tree Hammond 1965 As above
A Very Quiet Murder Hammond 1966 As above
Worse Than a Crime Robert Hale 1968 As above

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Further Information
Frances Crane, born in America 1896, had two main series characters, Pat and Jean Abbott.

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