...this work is valuable for quick, easy reference. (Martin J. Hudacs, Towanda H.S.
Very useful for all types of libraries as a beginning reference point for mystery fiction research. (CHOICE
...very easy reference. (Masters Of Mystery and Detective Fiction
...this small and nicely designed volume...is a delight to use. (Library Journal
About the Author
J.Randolph Cox is reference and government documents librarian with the rank of Associate Professor at Saint Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota. He has published widely in diverse periodicals. He is the editor of a collection of essays in honors of the twentieth anniversary of The Armchair Detective, called Tad-Schrift (Brownstone Books, 1987), and with William J. Scheik, he compiled H.G. Wells: A Reference Guide (G.K. Hall, 1988). He is a contributor to the Dictionary of Literary Biography, Twentieth Century Crime and Mystery Writers, and the Encyclopedia of Mystery and Detection.