Search Site
This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.

Elizabeth Daly (1878–1967)

Author of Unexpected Night

Includes the names: Elizabeth Daly, Elizabeth Daly

MembersReviewsPopularityRatingFavorited   Events   
1,600 (1,646)3713,014 (3.89)30
Unexpected Night 165 copies, 6 reviews
Evidence of Things Seen 150 copies, 5 reviews
The House Without the Door 139 copies, 3 reviews
Nothing Can Rescue Me 124 copies, 6 reviews
Murders in Volume 2 106 copies, 1 review
The Wrong Way Down 96 copies, 1 review
The Book of the Lion 88 copies, 1 review
Death and Letters 87 copies, 1 review
Somewhere in the House 84 copies, 3 reviews
Deadly Nightshade 79 copies, 3 reviews
Any Shape or Form 78 copies, 1 review
And Dangerous to Know 76 copies, 2 reviews
The Book of the Crime 76 copies, 1 review
Night Walk 74 copies, 1 review
No events listed. (add an event)
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Canonical name
Legal name
Other names
Date of birth
Date of death
Burial location
Country (for map)
Place of death
Cause of death
Places of residence
Awards and honors
Short biography
Elizabeth Daly was a lifelong fan of detective fiction and especially of the works of Wilkie Collins. At the age of 62, after several fruitless attempts, she succeeded in publishing her first novel, Unexpected Night. She wrote 15 more Henry Gamadge novels and became one of the grandes dames of American mystery fiction. She received a special Edgar Award from the Mystery Writers of America in 1961 for her body of work.
Disambiguation notice

Member ratings

Average: (3.89)
1 2
2 9
2.5 5
3 62
3.5 26
4 107
4.5 5
5 73

Improve this author

Combine/separate works

Author division

Elizabeth Daly is currently considered a "single author." If one or more works are by a distinct, homonymous authors, go ahead and split the author.


Elizabeth Daly is composed of 3 names. You can examine and separate out names.

Combine with…


About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 163,476,863 books! | Top bar: Always visible