Category L Mystery and Detective Fiction

 
   

L01

2003 words

Lilian Jackson Braun. 1992. The Cat Who Moved a Mountain. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons. p. 92--98.

001--221

   

ambiguous hyphen: lace-trimmed (44)

 

bread-winner (89)

 
   

L02

2011 words

Sue Grafton. 1992. "I" Is for Innocent. New York: Henry Holt. p. 163--169.

001--199

   

Copyright 1992 by Sue Grafton. Reprinted by permission of Henry Holt and Company, Inc.

 
   

L03

1999 words

John Grisham. 1992. The Pelican Brief. New York: Doubleday. p. 221--228.

001--223

   

L04

2022 words

John Saul. 1992. Shadows. New York: Bantam. p. 158--163.

001--217

   

Copyright 1992 by John Saul. Used by permission of Bantam Books, a division of Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group, Inc.

 
   

L05

2014 words

Michael Crichton. 1992. Rising Sun: A Novel. New York: A. Knopf. p. 243--249.

001--254

   

L06

2010 words

Dean R. Koontz. 1992. Hideaway. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons. p. 201--206.

001--194

   

<&|>sic!: unnameable (158)

 
   

L07

2008 words

Mary Higgins Clark. 1992. All Around the Town. New York: Simon & Schuster. p. 263--269.

001--223

   

L08

2001 words

Robin Cook. 1992. Blindsight. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons. p. 187--194.

001--235

   

L09

2003 words

Elliott Roosevelt. 1992. Murder in the Red Room. New York: St. Martin's Press. p. 129--137.

001--237

   

<&|>sic!: it is not, (45)

 
   

L10

2001 words

Lawrence Sanders. 1992. Mc Nally's Luck. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons. p. 38--47.

001--225

   

L11

2009 words

Ed McBain. 1992. Mary, Mary. New York: Warner Books. p. 121--129.

001--273

   

L12

2001 words

Robert B. Parker. 1992. Double Deuce. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons. p. 59--68.

001--232

   

ambiguous hyphen: lamp-post (94)

 
   

L13

2021 words

William X. Kienzle. 1992. Body Count. Kansas: Gopits. p. 102107.

001--249

   

L14

2009 words

Ralph McInerny. 1992. Desert Sinner. New York: St. Martin's Press. p. 53--59.

001--230

   

L15

2000 words

Phyllis A. Whitney. 1992. The Ebony Swan. New York: Doubleday. p. 60--66.

001--189

   

Copyright 1992 by Phyllis A. Whitney. Used by permission of Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group, Inc.

 
   

ambiguous hyphen: life-time (53)

 

high-spirited (100)

 
   

L16

2008 words

Lawrence Block. 1992. A Walk among the Tombstones. New York: William Morrow. p. 61--67.

001--214

   

L17

2008 words

Thomas Berger. 1992. Meeting Evil: A Novel. New York: Little Brown & Company. p. 38--44.

001--211

   

L18

2007 words

Elisabeth George. 1992. For the Sake of Elena. New York: Bantam. p. 178--183.

001--224

   

Copyright 1992 by Susan Elizabeth George. Used by permission of Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group, Inc.

 
   

ambiguous hyphen: cheque-book (165)

 
   

L19

2008 words

Janet L. Smith. 1992. Practice to Deceive. New York: Ivy Books. p. 1--7.

001--220

   

ambiguous hyphen: semi-formal (97)

 
   

L20

2013 words

Stephen King. 1992. Gerald's Game. New York: Viking. p. 169--174.

001--196

   

ambiguous hyphen: handcuff-fetishist (37)

 

back-ground (79)

 

cheese-burger (91)

 

bicycle-racer (158)

 

bone-deep (164)

 
   

L21

2010 words

Edna O'Brian. 'Wilderness.' The New Yorker, March 16, 1992. p. 36--37.

001--177

   

ambiguous hyphen: where-abouts (45)

 

slip-slap (101)

 

play-pen (131)

 
   

L22

2001 words

Francine Prose. 'Talking Dog.' The Yale Review 80 (1&2), April 1992. p. 154--159.

001--197

   

L23

2010 words

Bill G. Cox. 1991. 'Hello Dolly, Goodbye David!' Official Detective, April 1991. p. 16--20.

001--203

   

ambiguous hyphen: high-heeled (64)

 

two-county (87)

 

South-west (89)

 
   

L24

2007 words

Bill Pronzini. 1992. Epitaphs. New York: Delacorte Press. p. 1--7.

001--203

   

Copyright 1992 by Bill Pronzini. Used by permission of Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group, Inc.

 
   

ambiguous hyphen: School-boy (53)

 

short-listed (68)