Wednesday, April 25, 2012

William F. Granger: R.I.P.

William F. “Bill” Granger, a longtime Chicago newspaper reporter and columnist turned novelist, passed away April 22 in Manteno, Illinois. He was 70 years old.

Bill Granger wrote a series of sequels (13 in all) starring the main character, Devereaux, a shadowy spy for the United States. He also wrote a series of police procedural novels, including Public Murders, for which he won the Edgar Award from the Mystery Writers of America for the best original paperback mystery novel of 1981.

 A list of Granger’s novels can be found here.

Hat Tip: The Gumshoe Site via The Rap Sheet

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