Dorothy B. Hughes (1904–1993)

Author of In a Lonely Place

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Dorothy B. Hughes was one of the most popular and successful mystery and detective writers from the 1940s through the 1950s. She had a great influence on the next generation of authors, especially women.  She is ranked with Raymond Chandler and Patricia Highsmith as a master of mid-century noir fiction.
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