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Van Siller Bibliography

US & UK First Edition Books in Order

Van Siller Series Character: Richard Massey - Pete Rector - Alan Stewart

The following bibliography - Checklist contains the author's crime and mystery fiction books listed in order

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Title Publisher Date Issue Points - Notes
Echo of a Bomb Doubleday Crime Club 1943 UK: Jarrolds 1944
A beautiful woman, a mysterious past set in Virginia
Good Night, Ladies Doubleday Crime Club 1943 UK: Jarrolds 1944
Story set in Washington D.C.
Under a Cloud Doubleday Crime Club 1944 UK: Jarrolds 1946
Deaths on a dude ranch in Montana
Somber Memory Doubleday 1945 UK: Jarrolds 1946
Book set in Montana
One Alone Doubleday 1946 UK: Jarrolds 1948
Story set in Washington D.C.
The Curtain Between Doubleday 1947 UK: Jarrolds 1949 Also as
Fatal Bride. Mercury 1948. Set in New York
The second Richard Massey book
Paul's Apartment Doubleday 1948 UK: Hammond 1953
A Murder in Greenwich Village in New York City
The Last Resort J.B. Lippincott 1951 Dust jacket artwork by Rey Poll
UK: Hammond 1954. Also as
Fatal Lover Bestseller 1953. Bermuda backdrop
Thy Name is Woman Red Seal - Gold Medal 1952 Is this a US paperback original?
Not listed in Library of Congress or Hubin
British Library lists UK book noting US title
UK Hammond 1960 as The Road. Dust jacket artist, Miller, priced 15s
Set in the Dominican Republic
Bermuda Murder Hammond 1956 UK only edition, set in Bermuda
Murder is My Business Hammond 1957 No American publication?
The Widower: a novel of suspense Doubleday Crime Club 1958 UK: Hammond 1959
A Complete Stranger Doubleday 1965 UK: Ward Lock 1966. Connecticut setting
The Lonely Breeze Doubleday 1965 UK: Hammond 1965 titled as
The Murders at Hibiscus KeyDJ 13s 6d net
A Cloak And Dagger Mystery
Murder of a writer's ex-husband on Christmas Day
The Mood For Murder Doubleday 1966 UK: Ward Lock 1967. Florida based story
The second novel in the Allen Stewart series
The Red Geranium Hammond 1966 UK first edition
The Biltmore Call Ward Lock 1967 No American release
Sudden Storm Herbert Jenkins 1968 Published in Britain only
The Watchers Doubleday 1969 UK: Robert Hale 1969
Dustwrapper design by Peter Bennett
Based in New York City
It had to be You Doubleday 1970 UK: Robert Hale 1971 as
Whisper of Death
The Old Friend Doubleday Crime Club 1973 UK: Robert Hale 1974 titled as
Deception of Death. New York backdrop
The Hell With Elaine Doubleday & Co 1974 UK: Robert Hale 1975

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Van Siller Author Biography - Information About the Author
Van Siller is the pen name of Hilda Van Siller, an American author listed in Hubin's crime fiction reference book.
A strange and tricky bibliography to compile. Some books not published in America despite the author being American.
The US first editions are generally obtainable, online at least. The British first editions are generally much rarer, especially collectable copies in jacket as many went to public library.

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