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40's A-K


AUTHOR TITLE PERIOD LOCATION
Abbot, Megan The Song is You (2007) 1949 Los Angeles
Airth, Rennie Dead of Winter (2009) 1944 London
Death of Kings (2016) 1949 England
Reckoning (2014) 1947 Scotland
Albert, Marvin H. Operation Lila (1983) 1942 France
Alder, M.A. In the Shadow of Lies (2014) 1941 California
Alder-Olsen, Jussi Alphabet House (2015) 1944 France
Allbeury, Ted Lantern Network (1978) WWII France
Time Without Shadows (1991) WWII France
Allen, E.O. Hounds of the Moon (1974) 1940's New York
Allen, Tricia Texas Weather (2000) 1947 Texas
Well Respected Dead Man (2003) 1947 Texas
Altman, John Game of Spies (2002) 1940 England
Gathering of Spies 1943 USA
Anthony, Evelyn Voices on the Wind (1985) WWII France
Ashley-Hollinger, Mika Precious Bones (2013) 1949 Florida
Atwood, Margaret Blind Assassin (2000) 1945 Toronto
Baddock, James Emerald (1991) 1945 Berlin
Faust Conspiracy (1989) 1944 Germany
Radar Job (1990) 1943 Holland
Bair, P Gypsum Flower (1959) 1944 France
Baker, William Destination Dieppe (1965) 1942 France
Dogs of War (1966) 1945 Italy
Rape of Berlin (1965) 1945 Berlin
Strike North (1965) 1941 At Sea
Baldwin, Alex Men at War: The Last Heroes (1985) WWII Europe
Men at War: Secret Warriors (1998) WWII Europe
Men at War: Soldier Spies (1986) WWII Europe
Ballard, Mignon Miss Dimple and the Slightly Bewildered Angel (2016) 1944 Georgia
Miss Dimple Disappears (2011) 1942 Georgia
Miss Dimple Picks a Peck of Trouble (2014) 1944 Georgia
Miss Dimple Rallies To The Cause (2012) 1942 Georgia
Miss Dimple Suspects (2013) 1942 Georgia
Ballinger, W.A. Carrion Eaters (1971) 1947 India
Bardin, John F. Devil Take the Blue-Tail Fly (2001) 1946 New York
Barak, Michael Enigma Sacrifice (1978) 1944 Paris
Barnard, Robert Out of the Blackout (1984) 40's England
Barnett, Raymond J. Jade and Fire (1987) 1948 Peking
Baron, Aileen Scorpion's Bite (2010) 1943 Iraq
Touch of Tangier (2006) 1942 Tangier
Barton, Jo Forest of Death WWII Europe
Kill Hitler (1976) WWII Europe
Lightning Strikes (1977) WWII Europe
Bartoy, Mitchell The Devil's Only Friend (2006) 1944 Detroit
The Devil's Own Rag Doll (2005) 1940's Detroit
Barwick, James Devil at the Crossroads (1986) 1940 France
Hangman's Crusade (1981) 1941 Europe
Bass, Ronald Emerald Illusion (1984) 1944 Paris
Baxt, George Greta Garbo Murder Case (1992) 1942 California
Beech, Webb Article 92: Murder-Rape (1964) 1946 Germany
Behn, Noel Shadowboxer (1969) 1944 Germany
Benn, James Billy Boyle (2006) 1942 London
Blind Goddess (2013) 1944 England
Blood Alone (2008) 1943 Italy
Blue Madonna (2016) 1944 England
Death's Door (2012) WWII Italy
The Devouring (2017) 1944 Switzerland
Evil for Evil (2009) 1943 Ireland
First Wave (2007) 1942 Europe
A Mortal Terror (2011) 1944 Italy
Rag and Bone (2010) 1943 Dover
The Rest is Silence (2014) 1944 Dover
White Ghost (2015) 1943 Solomon Islands
Belfer, Lauren Fierce Radiance (2010) 1940's New York
Bennett, Frances Making Enemies (1998) 1947 Russia
Bennett, Hal Wait Until the Evening (1974) WWII Virginia
Bergman, Andrew Big Kiss-Off of 1944 (1974) 1944 New York
Hollywood & LeVine (1975) 1947 Los Angeles
Binding, Tim An Island Madness 1943 Gurnsey
(US title: Lying With The Enemy (1999) 1943 Gurnsey
Binet, Laurent HHhH (2012) 1942 Prague
Black, Campbell Death's Head (1972) 1945 Berlin
Black, Cara Murder in the Marias (1999) WWII Paris
Blagowidow, George Last Train From Berlin WWII Germany
Blaine, Richard Silver Setup (1988) 1948 USA
Tainted Jade (1989) 1948 Texas
Blake, Patrick Double Griffin (1982) 1944 NYC
Blake, Sarah Postmistress (2011) WWII Massachusetts
Blevins, Win Darkness Rolling (2015) 1940's New Mexico
Block, Brett Grave of God's Daughter (2004) 1941 Alleghney Mountains
Block, Lawrence Code of Arms (c.1981) 1940 ?
Booth, Martin Jade Pavilion (1987) 1937-1948 Macao
Boulle, Pierre Noble Profession (1960) WWII France
Bowen, Elizabeth Heat of the Day (2002) 1940's London
Boyarsky, Abraham Shreiber (c.1981) 1945 Poland
Boyd, W.Y. Rendezvous With Death 1945 Germany
Boyer, Bruce Solstice Cipher (c.1979) 1944 England
Braby, Tom God of Chaos (2004) 1942 Cairo
Bram, Christopher Hold Tight (1988) 1940's NYC
Brand, Axel The Hotel Dick (2008) 1948 ?
Brandon, John Scream in Soho (2016) WWII London
Brason, John Fourth Arm (1983) WWII France
Brautigan, Richard Dreaming of Babylon (c.1977) 1942 San Francisco
Breckon, Ian Knight of Swords (2011) 1944 Italy
Brierley, David Big Bear, Little Bear (1981) 1948 Berlin
Briskin, Jacqueline The Naked Heart (1989) 1940's Paris
Broadbent, Tony Shadows in the Smoke (2012) 1949 London
The Smoke (2002) 1947 London
Specters in the Smoke (2005) 1948 London
Bronte, Louisa Graystone Heritage (1976) 1948 Connecticut
Brown, Rita Loose Lips (2000) WWII USA
Buckley, William F. Saving the Queen. (1976) 1940's England
Burke, Warren Time of Innocence (1986) 1941 Hawaii
Burton, Milton Devil's Odds 1942 Texas
Rogue's Game (2005) 1947 Texas
Busby, Sian A Commonplace Killing (2013) 1946 London
Butler, Gewn Coffin On The Water (1986) 1946 England
Callanan, Liam Cloud Atlas (2004) 1940's Alaska
Carroll, James Firebird (1989) 1949 Washington D.C.
Celestri, John & Catherine Little Mexico (2000) 1943 Newport, KY
Chaput, W.J. Man on the Train (1986) 1944 Vermont
Charteris, Leslie Saint and the Hapsburg Necklace (1976) 1940 Vienna
Chevalier, Haakon For Us the Living (1949) 1949-41 San Francisco
Chevalier, Paul The Grudge (1980) WWII England
Christie, William A Single Spy (2017) 1943 Iran
Cleary, Jon Phoenix Tree (1984) 1945 Japan
Clements, Rory Corpus 2017) WWII Berlin
Coen, Franklin Plunderers (1980) WWII Paris
Colbert, Curt Queer Street (2004) 1940's Seattle
Rat City (2001) 1947 Seattle
Sayonaraville (2003) 1940's Seattle
Collins, Larry Fall From Grace (1985) WWII France
Collins, Max Angel in Black (2001) 1947 Cleveland
Carnal Hours (1994) 1943 Chicago
Killing in Comics (2007) 1948 New York
London Blitz Murders (2004) 1941 London
Majic Man (1999) 1949 Washington D.C.
Million Dollar Wound (1986) 1939-43 Chicago
Neon Mirage (1988) 1946 Chicago
Pearl Harbor Murders (2001) 1941 Hawaii
Conrad, Barnaby Last Boat to Cadiz (2003) 1945 Spain
Connell, John Ruins of War (2015) 1945 Munich
Spoils of Victory (2016) 1945 Germany
Cook, Gloria Unforgetable (2011) 1947 England
Cook, Nick Angel, Archangel (1990) 1945 Germany
Copeland, William Five Hours From Isfahan (1975) 1943 Iran
Copp, DeWitt Matter of Concealment (1989) WWII Europe
Cottam, Francis Fire Fighter (2002) 1940 London
Crackenthorpe, David Stolen Marches (1999) 1945 France
Crane, Hamilton Miss Seeton's Finest Hour (1999) WWII England
Cregan, Conor First Strike (1998) 1949 Russia
Ground Zero (1998) 1945 New Mexico
Crowder, Ken Iron Web (1985) WWII South Africa
Crider, Bill We'll Always Have Murder (2003) 1940's Los Angeles
Culhane, Patrick Red Sky in Morning (2008) 1943 At Sea
Curran, Thomas Death of a Lesser Man (2011) 1947 Newfoundland
Rossiter File (2005) 1947 Newfoundland
Undertow (2002) 1947 Newfoundland
Dallas, Sandra Tallgrass (2007) 1940's USA
Davies, David Forests of the Night (2005) 1940's London
Innocent Blood (2015) 1940's London
Requiem for a Dummy (2009) 1943 London
Without Conscience (2008) 1942 London
Davies, Murray Devil's Handshake (2002) 1943 Paris
Davies, Peter Ho The Welsh Girl (2008) 1944 Wales
Davis, J. Madison Murder of Frau Schultz 1944 Germany
Davis, Lisa Under the Mink (2001) 1949 New York
Davis-Goff, Annabel This Cold Country (2003) 1940's Ireland
Dean, Elizabeth Murder a Mile High (2001) 1940's Boston
Murder is a Serious Business (2000) 1940's Boston
Dearman, Jill Great Bavura (2015) 1947 New York
Deighton, Len SS-GB (1972) 1941 England
Winter (1987) 1899-1945 England
Delany, Vicki Scare The Light Away (2005) 1940's Canada
DeNoux, O'Neil New Orleans Confidential (2006) 1940's New Orleans
Dezenhall, Eric The Devil Himself (2011) 1942 USA
Diehl, William Eureka (2002) 1945 Los Angeles
Dinunzio, Douglas Hot Wired in Brooklyn (2001) 1940's New York
Dobson, Joanne Face of the Enemy (2012) 1941 New York
Downing, David Lehrter Station (2012) 1945 Paris
Masaryk Station (2013) 1948 Berlin
Potsdam Station (2011) 1945 Berlin
Silesian Station (2008) 1939 Berlin
Doyle, Peter The Devil's Jump (2009) 1945 Australia
Get Rich Quick (2012) 1940's Australia
Doyle, Rose Gambling With Darkness (2003) 1944 Dublin
Dune, John Gregory True Confessions (2009) 1940's Los Angeles
Dunning, John Two O'clock Eastern War Time 1942 New Jersey
Durand, Loup Daddy (1988) 40's Germany
Edric, Robert Peace Time (2004) 1946 England
Ellroy, James Black Dahlia (1988) 40's Los Angeles
Hollywood Nocturnes (1998) 47-59 Los Angeles
Perfidia (2014) 1941 Los Angeles
Engleton, Clive Operation Sovereign (1998) 40's Hong Kong
Skorzeny Project (1998) 1944 At Sea
Estleman, Loren Detroit is Our Beat (2015) WWII Detroit
Jitterbug (1998) WWII Detroit
Smile on the Face of the Tiger (2000) 1940-1950's Detroit
Faherty, Terence Kill Me Again (1996) 1947 Hollywood
Faulks, Sebastian Birdsong (1993) WWII Europe
Charlotte Gray (1999) WWII Germany
Ferris, Gordon Bitter Water (2012) 1940's Glasgow
Hanging Shed (2010) 1946 Glasgow
Pilgrim Soul (2014) 1947 Glasgow
Truth, Dare, Kill (2013) 1946 London
The Unquiet Heart (2008) 1940's London
Fesperman, Dan Letter Writers (2016) 1942 New York
Finley, Timothy Famous Last Words (1981) 1940's Austria
Fletcher, Martin Jacob's Oath (2014) 1945 Germany
Fowler, Christopher Full Dark House (2004) 1940 London
Francis, Clare Homeland (2003) 1946 England
Nightsky (1999) WWII France
Frayn, Michael Spies (2003) 1940's London
Frei, Pierre Berlin (2006) 1945 Berlin
Frost, Mark Second Objective (2009) WWII Europe
Fullerton, Alexander In At The Kill (1999) 40's Germany
Single to Paris (2003) 1940's England
Furst, Alan Blood of Victory (2002) 1940 Mediterrean
Dark Voyage (2004) 1944 Hungary
Caribbean Account (1981) 1940's USA
Hero of France (2016) 1941 France
Kingdom of Shadows (2001) 1944 Hungary
Night Soldiers (1988) 40's Europe
Paris Drop (1980) 40's Europe
Prince of Shadows 1944 Hungary
Red Gold (1998) 1941 Paris
World At Night (1998) 1940 Paris
Fusilli, Jim Narrows Gate (2011) 1940's New York
Gabbay, Tom Lisbon Crossing (2007) 1940 Spain
Gaines, Ernest A Lesson Before Dying 1940's Lousiana
Gale, Iain Black Jackal (2011) WWII Bavaria
Gardner, John Angels Dining at the Ritz (2004) 1942 London
Bottle Spider (2002) WWII England
No Human Enemy (2007) WWII England
Streets of Town (2003) 1941 London
Troubled Midnight (2005) 1943 London
Giardnina, Denise Saints and Villains (1998) WWII Germany
Glatzer, Hal The Last Full Measure (2006) 1941 At Sea
Too Dead to Swing (2000) 1940's USA
Goddard, Robert Beyond Recall (1997) 1940's England
Goldsborough, Robert President in Peril (2009) 1948 Chicago
Shadow of the Bomb (2006) 1941 Chicago
Gott, Robert A Thing of Blood (2007) 1940's Austrialia
Greeley, Andrew Summer at the Lake (1997) 1948/1978 Chicago
Grey, Patricia Balaclava Row (1995) 40's England
Good Hope Station (1998) 1940 England
Junction Cut (1994) ? England
Hagan, Patricia Cry Me a River (2003) 1940's Alabama
Haig, Kathryn Apple Blossom Time (1998) 1918/1940 Egypt
Haines, Carolyn Fever Moon (2007) 1944 New Iberia
Haines, Kathryn The Girl is Murder (2011) 1942 New York
War Against Miss Winter (2007) 1940's New York
When Winter Returns (2010) 1943 New York
Winter in June (2009) 1943 New York
Winter of Her Discontent (2008) 1940's New York
Hamilton, Denise The Last Embrace (2008) 1949 Los Angeles
Hansen, Rom Hitler's Niece (1999) WWII Germany
Harris, Robert Enigma (1995) 1940's England
Hart, Carolyn G. Escape From Paris (1982) 40's France
Letter From Home (2003) 1944 Oklahoma
Harvey, Caroline Brass Dolphin (2000) WWII Malta
Hay, Ashley Railwayman's Wife (2016) 1940's Australia
Hayden, G. Miki Pacific Empire (1998) 1939-2003 Japan
Hayes, J.M. Grey Pilgrim (2000) 1940 Tuscon, AZ
Head, Matthew Cabinda Affair (2007) 1940's Africa
Devil in the Bush (2006) 1940's Africa
Heffernan, William Time Gone By (2003) 1945 New York
Hennessey, Michael Betrayer (2004) 1941 Charleston
Hesse, Monica Girl in the Blue Coat (2017) 1943 Amsterdam
Hickman, Homer The Ambassador's Son (2006) 1943 Solomon Islands
Keeper's Son (2003) 1941 South Carolina
Higgins, Jack Eagle Has Landed (1975) 1943 Germany
Cold Harbor (1993) 40's
Eagle Has Flown (1991) 40's
Flight of Eagles (1998) 40's Germany/US
Holland, James Darkest Hour (2009) 1940 England
Hellfire (2011) 1942 France
Hollow, Mike Fifth Column (2016) WWII London
Holmes, Rupert Swing (2005) 1940's USA
Houghteling, Sara Pictures at an Exhibition (2009) WWII Paris
Hunter, Stephen Citadel (2015) WWII Paris
Hot Springs (2000) 1946 Arkansas
Hyde, Anthony Gathering of Saints (1996) 1940 London
Hyde, Christopher House of Special Purpose (2004) 1941 USA
Ifkovic, Edward Final Curtain (2014) 1940 New Jersey
Ironside, Elizabeth A Good Death (2000) WWII France
Jacobson, Douglas . The Katyn Order (2011) 1944 Poland
Janes, J. Robert Alice Factor (1991) WWII France
Beekeeper (2001) 1943 France
Bell Ringer (2012) 1943 France
Betrayal (2014) WWII Ireland
Carousel (1993) WWII France
Clandestine (2015) 1943 France
Dollmaker (1995) 1943 France
Fly Killer (2002) 1945 Paris
Gypsy (1998) 1943 France
Hunting Ground (2013) 1945 Paris
Kaleidoscope (1993) 1942 France
Madrigal (1999) WWII France
Mannequin (1994) 1942 France
Mirage (1992) WWII France
Salamander (1994) 40's France
Sandman (1997) 1943 Paris
Stonekiller (1995) 1942 Paris
Tapestry (2013) 1943 Paris
Jefferson, M.T. Decorated for Murder (2002) 1942 Pennsylvania
In the Mood for Murder (2000) 1942 Pennsylvania
Victory Dance Murder (1999) 1942 Pennsylvania
Jennings, Maureen Beware This Boy (2012) 1940 England
Dead Ground In Between (2016) 1942 England
No Known Grave (2014) 1942 Toronto
Season of Darkness (2011) 1940's England
John, Cathie In the Name of the Father (2003) 1946 Kentucky
Little Mexico (2000) ? ?
Johnson, Deborah Secret of Magic (2014) 1946 New York
Jones, J. Sydney Ruin Value (2013) 1945 Germany
Jones, Susanna Where Nights are Cold (2012) 1940's England
JUNG-MYUNG LEE The Investigation (2014) 1944 Japan
Kaminsky, Stuart Bullet for a Star (1977) 1940 Los Angeles
Buried Caesars (1989) 1942 Los Angeles
Catch a Falling Clown (1981) 1942 Los Angeles
Dancing in the Dark (1996)
Devil Met a Lady (1993)
Dig Deep For Murder (2002) 1940's England
Down for the Count (1985) 1942 Los Angeles
Fala Factor (1985) 1942 Los Angeles
Fatal Glass of Beer (1997)
Few Minutes Past Midnight (2001) 1943 Los Angeles
He Done Her Wrong (1983) 1942 Los Angeles
High Midnight (1984) 1942 Los Angeles
Howard Hughes Affair (1980) 1942 Los Angeles
Man Who Shot Lewis Vance (1986) 1942 Los Angeles
Melting Clock (1991)
Mildred Pierced (2002) 1944 Los Angeles
Murder on the Yellow Brick Road (1978) 1940 Los Angeles
Never Cross a Vampire (1980) 1942 Los Angeles
Now You See It (2004) 1944 Los Angeles
Poor Butterfly (1990) 1942 San Francisco
Smart Moves (1987) 1942 New York
Think Fast, Mr. Peters (1987) 1942
To Catch A Spy (2002) 1943 Los Angeles
Tomorrow is Another Day (1995)
You Bet Your Life (1978) 1940 Chicago
Kanon, Joseph Alibi (2005) 1946 Venice
Good German, The (2001) 1945 Berlin
Istanbul Passage (2012) 1945 Turkey
Leaving Berlin (2015) 1948 Berlin
Los Alamos (1997) 1940's New Mexico
Stardust (2009) 1945 Los Angeles
Katzenbach, John Hart's War (1999) WWII POW Camp
Kelleher, Brian Iron Star (2001) WWII Berlin
Kelly, Stephen Wages of Desire (2016) 1942 England
Kelzer, Greg Longest Night (2004) 1943 Germany
Midnight Plague (2006) 1943 England
Keneally, Thomas Office of Innocence (2003) 1942 Sydney
Kerr, Phillip German Requiem (1991) 1947 Berlin
Hitler's Peace (2006) 1943 Teheran
Lady From Zagreb (2015) 1942 Zurich
Man Without Breath (2013) 1943 Berlin
The One From the Other (2006) 1949 Berlin
Quiet Flame (2008) 1949 Germany
Prague Fatale (2011) 1942 Prague
Winter Horses (2014) 1941 Ukrane
Kessler, Leo Battle for Hitler's Eagle Nest (2000) 1945 Germany
Blackout Murders (2004) 1942 London
Great Escape (2002) 1944 England
Kingsbury, Kate Berried Alive (2004) 1942 England
Bicycle Built for Murder (2001) 1942 England
Death in the Air (2001) 1940's England
Dig Deep For Murder (2002) 1940's England
Fire When Ready (2004) 1940's England
For Whom Death Tolls (2002) 1940's England
Paint By Murder (2003) 1940's England
An Unmentionable Murder (2006) 1940's England
Wedding Rows (2006) 1942 England
Kirst, Hans Helmutt Damned By Success (1973) 1940's Germany
Everything Has Its Place (1976) 1940's Germany
Hero in the Tower (1972) 1940's Germany
Night of the Generals (1963) 1940's Germany
Time for Truth (1974) 1940's Germany
Twentieth of July (1966) 1940's Germany
Koenig, Joseph Really the Blues (2014) 1941 Paris
Kohout, Pavel Widow Killer (1998) WWII Prague
Kreizer, Gerg Longest Night (2004) 1940's Germanu
Kriss, Gary Zodiac Deception (2014) 1942 Germany
Krugler, David Dead Don't Bleed (2016) 1945 Washington D.C.
Kuhlken, Ken Angel Gang 1949 Lake Tahoe
Loud Adios 1943 Tijuana
Venus Deal 1940's San Diego
1940's L-Z

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