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Bill Pronzini was born in Petaluma, California on April 13, 1943. His first novel, The Stalker, was published in 1971. He is best known for his creation of the Nameless Detective Mystery series, as well as several westerns and novels of dark suspense. He has been a full time writer since 1969. He show more is also an active anthologist, having compiled more than 100 collections, most of which focus on mystery, western, and science fiction short stories. He has won numerous awards including three Shamus Awards and a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Private Eye Mystery Writers of America. His book Snowbound received the Grand Prix de la Litterature Policiere, as the best crime novel published in France in 1988. Pronzini has established himself as a master of the Western novel as well as earning a name for himself in the dark fiction genre. (Bowker Author Biography) show less
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Works by Bill Pronzini

Arbor House Treasury of Horror and the Supernatural (1981) — Editor — 199 copies
The Bughouse Affair (2013) 188 copies
Hard-Boiled: An Anthology of American Crime Stories (1995) — Editor — 183 copies
Double (1984) 174 copies
The Mammoth Book of Private Eye Stories (1988) — Editor; Contributor — 163 copies
Women Sleuths (1985) — Editor — 131 copies
Beyond the Grave (1986) — Author — 128 copies
Nightcrawlers (2005) 123 copies
Locked Room Puzzles (1986) — Editor; Contributor — 120 copies
Great Tales of Horror and the Supernatural (1985) — Editor — 109 copies
The Snatch (1971) 105 copies
The Arbor House Treasury of Great Western Stories (1982) — Editor; Contributor — 103 copies
Mourners (2006) 101 copies
Shackles (1988) 95 copies
Police Procedurals (1985) — Editor — 91 copies
Schemers (2009) 91 copies
Crucifixion River (2007) 89 copies
Blue Lonesome (1995) 88 copies
Savages (2007) 87 copies
Blowback (1977) 86 copies
American Pulp (1997) — Editor — 85 copies
The Other Side of Silence (2008) 84 copies
Jackpot (1990) 83 copies
Scattershot (1982) 83 copies
The Crimes of Jordan Wise (2006) 81 copies
Quarry (1992) 81 copies
The Spook Lights Affair (2013) 81 copies
A Wasteland of Strangers (1997) 80 copies
Fever (2008) 79 copies
The Vanished (1973) 79 copies
Betrayers (2010) 78 copies
A Treasury of Civil War Stories (1985) — Editor — 77 copies
Lady on the Case: 22 Female Detective Stories (1988) — Editor & Contributor — 76 copies
Bones (1985) 75 copies
Hoodwink (1981) 75 copies
The Lighthouse (1987) — Author — 74 copies
Werewolf! A Chrestomathy of Lycanthropy (1979) — Editor — 74 copies
The Hidden (2010) 72 copies
Quicksilver (1984) 72 copies
Breakdown (1991) 68 copies
Demons (1993) 67 copies
Hellbox (2012) 66 copies
Undercurrent (1973) 65 copies
Camouflage (2011) 64 copies
Tales of the Dead (1981) — Editor — 63 copies
Great Tales of Mystery and Suspense (1981) — Editor — 62 copies
Masques (1981) — Author — 62 copies
Nightshades (1984) 61 copies
Labyrinth (1980) 59 copies
Epitaphs (1992) 59 copies
Femme (2012) 59 copies
Baker's Dozen: 13 Short Mystery Novels (1987) — Editor; Contributor — 59 copies
Nothing but the Night (1999) 56 copies
Deadly Anniversaries (2020) — Editor & Contributor — 56 copies
Sentinels (1996) 55 copies
Hardcase (1995) 55 copies
Twospot (1978) 55 copies
Boobytrap (1998) 53 copies
Bindlestiff (1983) 52 copies
The Arbor House Treasury of Mystery and Suspense (1981) — Editor — 52 copies
Son of Gun in Cheek (1987) 51 copies
Detective Duos (1997) — Editor & Contributor — 51 copies
Bleeders (2001) 50 copies
Dragonfire (1982) 50 copies
Nemesis (2013) 50 copies
Crazybone (2000) 50 copies
Chapter and Hearse: Suspense Stories about the World of Books (1985) — Contributor; Editor — 49 copies
Deadfall (1986) 48 copies
The End of Summer: Science Fiction of the Fifties (1979) — Editor — 48 copies
Booktaker (2011) 47 copies
Spook (2002) 47 copies
Snowbound (1801) 47 copies
The Stalker (1971) 42 copies
The Running of Beasts (1976) 42 copies
Panic! (1972) 40 copies
Quincannon (1985) 39 copies
Graveyard Plots (1985) 39 copies
Kinsmen (1993) 39 copies
In an Evil Time (1743) 37 copies
Illusions (1997) 37 copies
Night Freight (2000) 36 copies
Zigzag (2016) 36 copies
Strangers (2014) 36 copies
The Bags of Tricks Affair (2018) 36 copies
Baker's Dozen: 13 Short Espionage Stories (1969) — Editor — 35 copies
Vixen (2015) 35 copies
Midnight Specials (1977) — Editor; Contributor — 34 copies
The Flimflam Affair (2019) 34 copies
The Jade Figurine (1972) 33 copies
The Violated: A Novel (2016) 33 copies
A Century of Mystery 1980-1989 (1997) — Editor; Contributor — 33 copies
Eye (1984) 33 copies
Casefile (1983) 32 copies
Endgame (2017) 32 copies
A Treasury of World War II Stories (1985) — Editor — 32 copies
The Tormentor (2000) 31 copies
Great Tales of the West (1982) — Editor — 30 copies
Uncollected Crimes (1987) — Editor — 29 copies
The Gallows Land (1983) 29 copies
Manhattan Mysteries (1987) — Editor — 28 copies
With an Extreme Burning (1994) 27 copies
Starvation Camp (1984) 26 copies
Step to the Graveyard Easy (2002) 26 copies
101 Mystery Stories (1986) — Editor; Contributor — 26 copies
The Giant Book of Horror Stories (1991) — Editor — 26 copies
The Alias Man (2004) 26 copies
Night Screams (1979) 23 copies
Christmas Out West (1990) — Editor — 22 copies
Acts of Mercy (1977) 22 copies
Aftershock (1975) 21 copies
The Hangings (1989) 20 copies
The Casebook of Sidney Zoom (2006) — Editor — 19 copies
All the Long Years (2001) 18 copies
Kill or Cure (1985) — Editor; Editor — 17 copies
Games (1976) 16 copies
Firewind (1989) 16 copies
Burgade's Crossing (2003) 15 copies
Specter! A Chrestomathy of Spookery (1982) — Editor — 15 copies
Dead Run (1975) 15 copies
Labyrinth [and] Bones (1990) 15 copies
Duo (1998) 14 copies
Problems Solved (2003) 14 copies
Creature!: A Chrestomathy of "Monstery" (1981) — Editor — 13 copies
Mummy: A Chrestomathy of Cryptology (1980) — Editor — 13 copies
Carmody's Run (1993) 13 copies
Felonious Assaults (1989) — Editor — 13 copies
Suspicious Characters (1987) 13 copies
The Second Reel West (1985) — Editor — 13 copies
Bakers Dozen: 13 Short Detective Novels (1987) — Editor; Contributor — 12 copies
Criminal Elements (1988) — Editor — 12 copies
Prose Bowl (1980) 12 copies
Great Modern Police Stories (1986) — Editor — 11 copies
She Won the West (1985) — Editor — 11 copies
Snowbound / Games (2007) 10 copies
Crime & Crime Again (1990) — Editor — 10 copies
The Railroaders (1986) — Editor — 10 copies
Revenant (2016) 10 copies
Prime Suspects (1987) — Editor; Contributor — 10 copies
Murder in the First Reel (1985) — Editor — 10 copies
Dark Sins, Dark Dreams: Crime in Science Fiction (1978) — Editor; Contributor — 9 copies
A Murder of Mysteries (2014) 9 copies
The Deadly Arts: A Collection of Artful Suspense (1985) — Editor — 9 copies
Day of the Moon (1993) 9 copies
Homicidal Acts (1988) — Editor — 9 copies
Dark Lessons: Crime and Detection on Campus (1984) — Editor; Contributor — 8 copies
Dragonfire / Casefile (1990) 8 copies
Hoodwink / Scattershot (1990) 8 copies
Sleuths (1999) 8 copies
The Cambodia File (1981) 8 copies
The Wickedest Show on Earth: A Carnival of Circus Suspense (1985) — Editor; Contributor — 7 copies
The Steamboaters (1986) — Editor — 7 copies
Coyote and Quarter-Moon (2006) 6 copies
Combat (1992) — Editor — 6 copies
Wild Westerns: Stories from the Grand Old Pulps (1986) — Editor — 6 copies
The Outlaws (1984) — Editor — 5 copies
Bad News (Anthology) (2000) — Contributor — 5 copies
Mammoth Book of World War II Stories (1989) — Editor — 5 copies
Season of Sharing (2001) 5 copies
The Third Reel West (1986) — Editor — 5 copies
The Best of the West: The Warriors (1985) — Editor — 5 copies
The Best Western Stories of Ed Gorman (1992) — Editor — 5 copies
The Montanans (1991) — Editor — 5 copies
Cat's-Paw (1983) 5 copies
The Northerners (1990) — Editor — 5 copies
The Arizonans (1989) — Editor — 4 copies
The Northwesterners (1990) 4 copies
Criminal Intent 1 (1993) 4 copies
Child's Ploy (1984) — Editor; Contributor — 4 copies
Inaugural [short story] — Author — 4 copies
The Californians (1989) — Editor — 4 copies
BEAT to a PULP: Round Two (2012) 4 copies
The Lawmen (1984) — Editor — 4 copies
The Cowboys (1985) 3 copies
Stacked Deck (1991) 3 copies
La Traversée des Enfers (1986) 3 copies
Proof of Guilt 3 copies
The Cattlemen (1986) — Editor — 3 copies
The Horse Soldiers (1987) — Editor — 3 copies
More Wild Westerns (1989) — Editor — 3 copies
Cache and Carry 2 copies
The Giant book of short Crime Stories — Editor — 2 copies
Tout fout le camp (1992) 2 copies
Hidden Valley (1988) 2 copies
Opening a Vein 2 copies
Wildfire (1978) 2 copies
Tout ca n'est qu'un jeu (1993) 2 copies
A Clone at Last 2 copies
L'Article de la mort (1981) 2 copies
The best western stories of Les Savage, Jr. (1991) — Editor — 2 copies
Voodoo: A Chrestomathy of Necromancy (1980) — Editor — 2 copies
Sweet Fever [short story] (1976) 2 copies
Strangers In The Fog (2009) 2 copies
Cain's Mark [short story] (2009) 2 copies
Black Wind 2 copies
Short Crime Novels (2005) 2 copies
War Stories (1999) — Editor — 2 copies
The Giant Book of War Stories (1997) — Editor — 2 copies
Duel at Gold Buttes (2001) 1 copy
Spook Lights Affair — Editor — 1 copy
The Big Bite 1 copy
Memento Mori 1 copy
The Pattern 1 copy
Machs noch einmal, Schnüffler (1994) — Editor — 1 copy
Bedeviled 1 copy
San Francisco (1985) 1 copy
Morde auf Rezept (1989) 1 copy
The Best of the West: The Texans (1989) — Editor — 1 copy
Die Totenuhr 1 copy
Border fever (2001) 1 copy
Multiples 1 copy
Perdigonada (1982) 1 copy
Mercurio (1984) 1 copy
Casos de archivo (1983) 1 copy
Freebooty (2014) 1 copy
Enemigo interior (1977) 1 copy
Bonecrack 1 copy
Toy {short story} (1985) 1 copy
Un crâne empaillé (1986) 1 copy
Qui traque t-on ? (1971) 1 copy
Doble (1984) 1 copy
Desaparecido (1990) 1 copy
The Pattern 1 copy
Rebound 1 copy
Peekaboo 1 copy
Sombras en la noche (1987) 1 copy
Black Lizard 1 copy
Changes 1 copy
Sanctuary 1 copy
The Prophecy 1 copy

Associated Works

100 Hair-Raising Little Horror Stories (1993) — Contributor — 447 copies
100 Great Science Fiction Short Short Stories (1978) — Contributor — 410 copies
100 Malicious Little Mysteries (1981) — Contributor — 408 copies
Tales of Terror (1986) — Contributor — 315 copies
100 Great Fantasy Short, Short Stories (1984) — Contributor — 248 copies
Mistletoe Mysteries (1989) — Contributor — 236 copies
The Mammoth Book of Pulp Fiction (1996) — Contributor — 235 copies
The Mysterious West (1994) — Contributor — 232 copies
Stories to Be Read with the Lights On (1973) — Contributor — 222 copies
The Black Lizard Anthology of Crime Fiction (1987) — Contributor — 221 copies
100 Dastardly Little Detective Stories (1993) — Contributor; Contributor; Contributor — 213 copies
Masterpieces of Mystery and Suspense (1988) — Contributor — 192 copies
The Oxford Book of American Detective Stories (1996) — Contributor — 180 copies
Cat Crimes (1991) — Contributor — 162 copies
A Century of Great Suspense Stories (2001) — Contributor — 154 copies
The Master's Choice (1979) — Contributor — 150 copies
Microcosmic Tales (1944) — Contributor — 146 copies
The Mammoth Book of Perfect Crimes & Impossible Mysteries (2006) — Contributor — 145 copies
The Best American Mystery Stories 2001 (2001) — Contributor — 145 copies
Crafty Cat Crimes: 100 Tiny Cat Tale Mysteries (2000) — Contributor — 143 copies
Shadows (1978) — Contributor — 142 copies
The Best Time Travel Stories of All Time (2002) — Contributor — 135 copies
Alfred Hitchcock's Tales to Send Chills Down Your Spine (1979) — Contributor — 126 copies
Cat Crimes II (1992) — Contributor — 120 copies
Sherlock Holmes: The Hidden Years (2004) — Contributor — 105 copies
Dark Screams: Volume One (2014) — Contributor — 105 copies
The Best of Cemetery Dance, Volume 2 (2001) — Contributor — 99 copies
The Best American Mystery Stories 2013 (2013) — Contributor — 99 copies
A Treasury of American Horror Stories (1985) — Contributor — 95 copies
Seven Slayers (1950) — Introduction, some editions — 94 copies
A Century of Noir: Thirty-two Classic Crime Stories (2002) — Contributor — 81 copies
Shadows 3 (1980) — Contributor — 78 copies
Tales to Take Your Breath Away (1976) — Contributor — 75 copies
Blood and Other Cravings (2011) — Contributor — 71 copies
The Mammoth Book of Pulp Action (2001) — Contributor — 70 copies
First Cases: First Appearances of Classic Private Eyes (1996) — Contributor — 68 copies
A Treasury of Modern Mysteries, Volume 1 (1973) — Contributor — 64 copies
Women on the Edge (1992) — Contributor — 63 copies
Guilty As Charged (1996) — Contributor — 62 copies
Master's Choice, Volume 1 (1999) — Contributor — 61 copies
100 Astounding Little Alien Stories (1996) — Contributor — 59 copies
New Jersey Noir (2011) — Contributor — 59 copies
Shadows 8 (1985) — Contributor — 59 copies
A Modern Treasury of Great Detective and Murder Mysteries (1994) — Contributor — 59 copies
Shivers VII (2013) — Contributor — 58 copies
Laughing Space: An Anthology of Science Fiction Humour (1982) — Contributor — 56 copies
Halloween Horrors (1984) — Contributor — 49 copies
Speculations (1982) — Contributor — 49 copies
San Francisco Noir 2: The Classics (2009) — Contributor — 47 copies
Shadows 2 (1978) — Contributor — 47 copies
The Mammoth Book of Comic Crime (2002) — Contributor — 47 copies
100 Fiendish Little Frightmares (1997) — Contributor — 46 copies
Realms of Darkness (1985) — Contributor — 45 copies
Nightmares (1979) — Contributor — 43 copies
I Want My Mummy (1981) — Contributor — 41 copies
Final Shadows (1991) — Contributor — 40 copies
Terrors (1982) — Contributor — 37 copies
Touch Wood (1993) — Contributor — 36 copies
Chrysalis 6 (1980) — Author — 35 copies
Cat Crimes Takes a Vacation (1995) — Contributor — 35 copies
Irreconcilable Differences (1999) — Contributor — 33 copies
Conqueror Fantastic (2004) — Contributor — 33 copies
Chrysalis 5 (1979) — Contributor — 31 copies
Science Fiction Adventure from Way Out (1973) — Contributor — 31 copies
Most Wanted (2002) — Contributor — 29 copies
Murder Most Delectable: Savory Tales of Culinary Crimes (2000) — Contributor — 27 copies
The Eyes Still Have It: The Shamus Award-Winning Stories (1995) — Contributor — 26 copies
The Black Lizard Big Book of Locked-Room Mysteries (2019) — Contributor — 24 copies
Other Worlds 2 (1980) — Contributor — 22 copies
Future Corruption (Anthology 12-in-1) (1975) — Contributor — 22 copies
New Crimes 1 (1989) — Contributor — 20 copies
The Shamus Game (2000) — Contributor — 20 copies
The Interrogator and Other Criminally Good Fiction (2012) — Contributor — 19 copies
Till Death Do Us Part (Prime Crime Mysteries) (1997) — Contributor — 18 copies
The Best of the American West II (1999) — Contributor — 15 copies
Damn Near Dead 2: Live Noir or Die Trying (2010) — Contributor — 14 copies
Crime After Crime (1998) — Contributor — 13 copies
Alfred Hitchcock's Tales to Make Your Hair Stand on End (1981) — Contributor — 11 copies
The Western Hall of Fame Anthology (1997) — Contributor — 10 copies
Alfred Hitchcock's Mortal Errors (1983) — Contributor — 9 copies
Crimes of Passion: Twenty-Three Tales of Love and Hate (1993) — Contributor — 8 copies
Best Detective Stories of the Year - 1978 (1978) — Contributor — 8 copies
Best Detective Stories of the Year - 1977 (1977) — Contributor — 7 copies
Best Detective Stories of the Year - 1979 (1979) — Contributor — 7 copies
Crime Without Murder (1970) — Contributor — 6 copies
Best Detective Stories of the Year - 1976 (1976) — Contributor — 6 copies
Murder to Go (1993) — Contributor — 5 copies
Best Detective Stories 1981 (1981) — Contributor — 5 copies
Cemetery Dance Issue 66 (2012) 4 copies
Venture Science Fiction May 1970 (1970) — Contributor — 4 copies
First Cases [Unabridged Audiobook] (2002) — Contributor — 3 copies
Best Detective Stories 1980 (1980) — Contributor — 3 copies
Mens vi taler om djævelen .... : 19 gys (1977) — Contributor — 2 copies
Killer Crimes 2 copies
Black Wings Has My Angel & Other Short Stories (2009) — Introduction, some editions — 2 copies
La rivista di Alfred Hitchcock n.6 — Author — 1 copy

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Legal name
Pronzini, William John
Other names
Davis, William Hart
Foxx, Jack
Jeffrey, William
Saxon, Alex
Birthdate
1943-04-13
Gender
male
Nationality
USA
Birthplace
Petaluma, California, USA
Places of residence
Petaluma, California, USA (birth)
Education
Santa Rosa Junior College
Occupations
detective novelist
anthologist
journalist
Relationships
Muller, Marcia (wife)
Organizations
Petaluma Argus-Courier
Awards and honors
Grand Prix de la Litterature Policiere (best crime novel - Snowbound ∙ 1988)
Shamus Award (The Eye for Lifetime Achievement ∙ 1987)
MWA Grand Master (2008)
The Eye (Lifetime Achievement Award, PWA 1987)
Short biography
William John Pronzini was born in Petaluma, California. He has been married three times. The first marriage was with Laura Patricia Adolphson, (1965 to 1967; divorce); the second was with Brunhilde Schier, July 28, 1972 (separated December 1985; divorce a couple years later). He married Marcia Muller (also a mystery writer) in 1992. They have collaborated on three novels: Beyond the Grave (1986), The Lighthouse, (1987); and Double (1984), a Nameless Detective novel, as well as on numerous anthologies. In 1987 he won The Eye, which is the Lifetime Achievement Award presented by The Private Eye Writers of America. It is a more exclusive version of their Shamus Award. He has been nominated three times by the Mystery Writers of America for an Edgar Award, and received their Grand Master designation in May of 2008.

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A collection of classic horror and thriller tales by some very famous and some not so well known, including some overlooked stories by the famous. The Introduction is by Uncle Stevie, and briefly covers a lot of the same ground as did his non-fiction masterpiece on horror, [Danse Macabre]. The book is worth the price just for this missive on the inner workings of horror literature. Some of the names you'd expect: [[Edgar Allan Poe]], [[H. G. Wells]], [[H. P. Lovecraft]]. Others, not so: [[Winston Churchill]] with a thriller about a man overboard; [[Theodore Dreiser]] with a spiritualism tale.

Rather than capture all the stories, I'll hit what I thought were the high points:

The Squaw by [[Bram Stoker]], a tale of revenge from the most unlikely of characters, a cat. While this one has been largely lost to the world, no doubt owing partially to the less than politically correct title, it's chilling.

The Girl with the Hungry Eyes by Fritz Leiber, a vampire of a very different sort, and one that is imminently more frightening than most, especially the sparkly kind so popular these days.

Camps by Jack Dan, a man balances on the edge of death, dreaming of a life he didn't live in a concentration camp.

Sardonicus by Ray Russell, beware what you wish for, as the consequences may outstrip your expectations. A horribly disfigured man coerces a doctor to cure him, but the cure imprisons him beyond his original disfigurement.

The Oblong Room by Edward D. Koch, a police procedural that requires the gumshoe to expand his mind beyond the natural.

The Party by William F. Nolan, a fevered dream that cannot be escaped.

The Crate by Stephen King, this one bears a slight resemblance to [[Douglas Preston]]'s [The Relic]. Here, a man opens a long forgotten crate in a university research laboratory and unleashes a very hungry entity. But the twist here - after the beast eats a couple people, the man's friend realizes its utility in doing away with his shrew of a wife.

Highly Recommended!!!!!
4 1/2 bones!!!!!
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blackdogbooks | 2 other reviews | Feb 11, 2024 |
Have you ever seen someone who looked so lonely that you were compelled to approach them? Jim Messenger has. In fact, he was so intrigued by a lonely looking woman at a diner that he follows her home... then embarks on a soul-searching journey across the desert to a town where he's not welcome. And all just to solve the mystery of the lonely woman. This book might be labeled a mystery, but it's more of a relationship book. As in, the relationships we form with strangers and our own loneliness.
 
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littoface | 1 other review | Feb 2, 2024 |
My review of this book can be found on my YouTube Vlog at:

https://youtu.be/Fci9xrJToYs

Enjoy!
 
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