Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Happy birthday, Elizabeth Linington.

Police proceduralist Barbara Elizabeth Linington, aka Dell Shannon, Lesley Egan, and Anne Blaisdell, was born today in Illinois in 1921. Creator of the LAPD's Luis Mendoza, she was an Edgar nominee for Case Pending (1960) and Knave of Hearts (1962), as well as a historical novelist, ultimately producing about 80 books. She died in 1988.

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