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Donald E Westlake

USA (1933 - 2008)

aka John B Allen, Curt Clark, Tucker Coe, Timothy J Culver, J Morgan Cunningham, Samuel Holt, Sheldon Lord, Alan Marshall, Allan Marshall, Richard Stark, Edwin West

Donald E. Westlake is a three-time Edgar winner and the recipient of the Grandmaster award.

He died on December 31, 2008 in Mexico.
All My Lovers (1959) (with Allan Marshall (Donald E Westlake))
All About Annette (1960) (with Allan Marshall (Donald E Westlake))
Kept (1960) (with Sheldon Lord (Lawrence Block))
The Mercenaries (1960)
     aka The Cutie
The Wife Next Door (1960) (with Alan Marshall (Donald E Westlake))
Killing Time (1961)
361 (1962)
All the Girls Were Willing (1962) (with Allan Marshall (Donald E Westlake))
     aka What Girls Will Do
Apprentice Virgin (1962) (with Allan Marshall (Donald E Westlake))
Man Hungry (1962) (with Alan Marshall (Donald E Westlake))
The Cruel Touch (1963) (with Allan Marshall (Donald E Westlake))
Killy (1963)
The Sisterhood (1963) (with Sheldon Lord (Lawrence Block))
     aka Women in Love
Pity Him Afterwards (1964)
Brother and Sister (1965) (with Allan Marshall (Donald E Westlake))
The Fugitive Pigeon (1965)
The Sensualists (1965) (with Alan Marshall (Donald E Westlake))
The Busy Body (1966)
Scandal Street (1966) (with Allan Marshall (Donald E Westlake))
The Spy in the Ointment (1966)
Anarchaos (1967) (with Curt Clark (Donald E Westlake))
God Save the Mark (1967)
Philip (1967)
Who Stole Sassi Manoon? (1968)
Somebody Owes Me Money (1969)
Up Your Banners (1969)
Adios Scheherazade (1970)
Ex Officio (1970) (with Timothy J Culver (Donald E Westlake))
I Gave At the Office (1971)
Cops and Robbers (1972)
Comfort Station (1973) (with J Morgan Cunningham (Donald E Westlake))
Gangway (1973) (with Brian Garfield)
Help, I'm Being Held Prisoner (1974)
Help, I Am Being Held Prisoner (1974)
Two Much (1975)
Brother's Keepers (1975)
Dancing Aztecs (1976)
New York Dance (1979)
Castle in the Air (1980)
Kahawa (1982)
Levine (1984)
A Likely Story (1984)
High Adventure (1985)
Good Behavior (1986)
The Hood House Heist (1987)
High Jinx (1987) (with Abby Westlake)
Transylvania Station (1987) (with Abby Westlake)
Double Crossing (1988)
The Maltese Herring (1988)
Way Out West (1988)
Sacred Monster (1989)
Humans (1992)
Smoke (1995)
Never Shake a Family Tree (1997)
The Ax (1997)
The Hook (2000)
Corkscrew (2000)
Put a Lid on It (2002)
Money for Nothing (2003)
The Scared Stiff (2003)
Memory (2010)
Community of Women (2010) (with Sheldon Lord (Lawrence Block))
A Girl Called Honey (2010) (with Lawrence Block)
Sin Hellcat (2010) (with Lawrence Block)
So Willing (2010) (with Lawrence Block)
Candy (2011) (with Sheldon Lord (Lawrence Block))
Carla (2011) (with Sheldon Lord (Lawrence Block))
A Strange Kind of Love (2011) (with Sheldon Lord (Lawrence Block))
The Comedy is Finished (2012)
69 Barrow Street (2012) (with Sheldon Lord (Lawrence Block))
KeptThe MercenariesThe Wife Next DoorKilling Time
361All the Girls Were WillingApprentice VirginMan Hungry
The Cruel TouchKillyThe SisterhoodPity Him Afterwards
The Fugitive PigeonThe SensualistsThe Busy BodyThe Spy in the Ointment
AnarchaosGod Save the MarkPhilipWho Stole Sassi Manoon?
Somebody Owes Me MoneyUp Your BannersAdios ScheherazadeEx Officio
I Gave At the OfficeCops and RobbersComfort StationGangway
Help, I Am Being Held PrisonerTwo MuchBrother's KeepersDancing Aztecs
New York DanceCastle in the AirKahawaLevine
A Likely StoryHigh AdventureGood BehaviorHigh Jinx
Transylvania StationSacred MonsterHumansSmoke
Never Shake a Family TreeThe AxThe HookCorkscrew
Put a Lid on ItMoney for NothingThe Scared StiffMemory
Community of WomenA Girl Called HoneySin HellcatSo Willing
CandyCarlaA Strange Kind of LoveThe Comedy is Finished
69 Barrow Street
The Curious Facts Preceding My ExecutionEnough!Tomorrow's CrimesA Good Story: And Other Stories
Hellcats and HoneygirlsMeteor Strike
The Risk ProfessionThey Also Serve
Series contributed to
The Best American Mystery Stories 2000
Price of Desire
Anthologies edited
Mystery for HalloweenMurderous Schemes: An Anthology of Classic Detective Stories
Non fiction
Under an English Heaven
Anthologies containing stories by Donald E Westlake
Nova 1100 Great Science Fiction Short Short StoriesSci-Fi Private EyeThe Playboy Book of Science Fiction
Knights of Madness: Further Comic Tales of Fantasy
Short stories
The Sound of Murder (1962)
The Question (1963) (with Laurence M Janifer)
Nackles (1964) (with Curt Clark (Donald E Westlake))
The Winner (1970)
The Mulligan Stew (1979)
Interstellar Pigeon (1982)
The Ultimate Caper (1990)
Ordo (1996)
The Best-Friend Murder (1997)
An Empty Threat (1997)
Take It Away (1997)
This Is Death (1997)

Macavity Awards Best Novel nominee (1998) : The Ax

Links to other websites

Donald E Westlake recommends
Pale Gray for Guilt
Pale Gray for Guilt (1968)
(Travis McGee, book 9)
John D MacDonald
"...remains one of my idols."
Many Happy Returns
Many Happy Returns (1973)
Justin Scott
"Justin Scott has a mad imagination, and a graceful style, and Many Happy Returns made me very happy. It's fast, funny, and fun."
Comfort Station
Comfort Station (1973)
J Morgan Cunningham (Donald E Westlake)
"I wish I had written this book!"
The Way We Die Now
The Way We Die Now (1988)
(Hoke Moseley, book 4)
Charles Willeford
"Hoke Moseley is a magnificently battered hero. Willeford bring him to us lean and hard."
Hit and Run
Hit and Run (1997)
(Lt. Joe Dante, book 9)
Christopher Newman
"Nobody describes a tough cop in a tough city better than Christopher Newman."
Mommy (1997)
Max Allan Collins
"Grips and frightens and exhilerates. Mommy knows best."
Quiver (2008)
Peter Leonard
"Quiver is a surprise and a delight, a twisty deadpan troll through some very devious neighborhoods. I welcome Peter Leonard and look forward to whatever he wants to offer next."

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