GOLDEN GATE MYSTERIES: A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF CRIME FICTION
SET IN THE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA

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Dakan, Rick.
Geek mafia. Sarasota, Fla.: Blue King Studios, 2006.
    | setting: Silicon Valley | series character: Paul Reynolds | summary | find it |

Daheim, Mary. |author info|
Dead man docking: a bed-and-breakfast mystery. New York: HarperCollins Publishers/Morrow, 2005.
    | setting: San Francisco | series character: Judith Grover McMonigle Flynn (Bed-and-Breakfast Mysteries 21) | summary | find it |

Dal Poggetto, Newton.
Vintage of a murder. San Francisco: Forerunner Enterprises, 1974.

Dalessandro, James.
Bohemian heart. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1993.
1906. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2004. |summary|

Dalton, Matthew D.
The vertical man. Berkeley, Calif.: Creative Arts Book Company, 2002.
    | setting: San Francisco | tpo | summary | find it |

Daniel, David.
White rabbit. New York: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin’s Minotaur, 2003. |summary|

Daniel, John.
Play melancholy baby. Menlo Park, Calif.: Perseverance Press, 1986.
    | setting: “Santa Juanita, San Juan County” [San Francisco Peninsula] | tpo | find it |

Daniels, Claire. [Jaqueline Girdner] |author info|
Body of intuition. New York: Berkley Prime Crime, 2002.
Strangled intuition. New York: Berkley Prime Crime, 2004.
Cruel and unusual intuition. New York: Berkley Prime Crime, 2005.

Daniels, Dorothy.
The last of the mansions. New York: Lancer Books, 1966.
Circle of guilt. New York: Pocket Books, 1976.
Juniper Hill. New York: Pocket Books, 1976.

Danklefs, Ron.
Radio rage. San Jose, Calif.: Writers Club Press, 2000.

Datz, David N.
The Kaminsky murders. Philadelphia: Xlibris Corporation, 2000.

Davis, Kenn. |author info|
The Forza trap. New York: Avon, 1979.
Words can kill. New York: Fawcett Gold Medal, 1984.
Melting point. New York: Fawcett Gold Medal, 1986.
Nijinsky is dead. New York: Fawcett Gold Medal, 1987.
As October dies. New York: Fawcett Gold Medal, 1987.
Acts of homicide. New York: Fawcett Gold Medal, 1989.
Blood of poets. New York: Fawcett Gold Medal, 1990.

Davis, Kenn, and John Stanley. |author info|
The dark side. New York: Avon, 1976.

Davis, Kyra. |author info|
Sex, murder and a double latte. Don Mills, Ont.: Red Dress Ink, 2005.
    | setting: San Francisco | series character: Sophie Katz | summary | find it |
Passion, betrayal and killer highlights. Don Mills, Ont.: Red Dress Ink, 2006.
    | setting: San Francisco | series character: Sophie Katz | find it |
Obsession, deceit and really dark chocolate. Don Mills, Ont.: Red Dress Ink, 2007.
    | setting: San Francisco | series character: Sophie Katz | tpo | find it |
Lust, loathing and a little lip gloss. Don Mills, Ont.: Mira, 2009.
    | setting: San Francisco | series character: Sophie Katz | tpo | find it |
Vows, vendettas & a little black dress. Don Mills, Ont.: Mira, 2010.
    | setting: San Francisco | series character: Sophie Katz | tpo | find it |

Davis, Robert.
Kimura. New York: Walker and Company, 1989.

Davis, Robert Hart. [Michael Collins]
The Temple of the Golden Horde. Holicong, Pa.: Wildside Press, 2003. [based on characters created by Earl Derr Biggers]

Dawes, Richard W.
Night shadows. Bloomington, Ind.: AuthorHouse, 2000.

Dawson, Janet. |author info|
Kindred crimes. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1990.
Till the old men die. New York: Fawcett Crest, 1993. |summary|
Take a number. New York: Fawcett Columbine, 1993.
Don’t turn your back on the ocean. New York: Fawcett Columbine, 1994.
Nobody’s child. New York: Fawcett Columbine, 1995.
A credible threat. New York: Fawcett Columbine, 1996.
Witness to evil. New York: Fawcett Columbine, 1997. |summary|
Where the bodies are buried. New York: Fawcett Columbine, 1998.
A killing at the track. New York: Fawcett, 2000.
Bit player. Palo Alto; McKinleyville, Calif.: Perseverance Press/John Daniel & Company, 2011.
    | setting: Oakland, Los Angeles | series character: Jeri Howard | tpo | find it |
What you wish for. Palo Alto; McKinleyville, Calif.: Perseverance Press/John Daniel & Company, 2012.
    | setting: Berkeley, San Francisco | series character: Lindsay Page | tpo | find it |

Day, Dianne. |author info|
The strange files of Fremont Jones. New York: Doubleday, 1995.
Fire and fog. New York: Doubleday, 1996. |summary|
The Bohemian murders. New York: Doubleday, 1997.
Emperor Norton’s ghost. New York: Doubleday, 1998. |summary|

Dean, Donna M.
Deep six. Palo Alto, Calif.: Palo Alto Books, 2001.
    | setting: Marin County | tpo | summary | find it |

Dean, Sara.
Travers: a story of the San Francisco earthquake. New York: Frederick A. Stokes, 1908. |summary|

Deaver, Jeffery. |author info|
The blue nowhere. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2001. |summary|

De Bra, Lemuel.
Ways that are wary. London: T. Butterworth, Limited, 1924; New York: Edward J. Clode, Inc., 1925. |summary|

Dedman, Stephen.
Foreign bodies. New York: Tor, 1999.
    | setting: San Francisco (2014) | science fiction | summary | find it |

Dekker, Carl.
Paper doll. Sydney, Australia: Calvert, 1954.

Delo, David M.
The right Touch. Salt Lake City, Utah: Northwest Publishing, Inc., 1995.

DeMarco, Gordon.
October heat. San Francisco: Germinal Press, 1979.
The canvas prison. San Francisco, Calif.: Germinal Press, 1982.
Frisco blues. London: Pluto, 1985; Portland, Or.: West Coast Crime, 1995.

Denning, Mark.
Shades of gray. New York: Pyramid Books, 1976.

Dennis, Eve. [Miriam Alice (Gerstle) Wornum]
Death for safety. London: John Gifford Limited, 1949.
    | setting: San Francisco | find it |

De Puy, E. Spence. |author info|
Dr. Nicholas Stone. New York: G.W. Dillingham, 1905; Chicago: M.A. Donohue & Co., 1905.

Devlin, Frank. [Tim Farrington]
Love in all the wrong places. New York: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 2004. |summary|

DeWitt, Patrick.
The Sisters brothers. New York: Ecco, 2011.
    | setting: San Francisco (1851) | western | find it |

Dier, Debra.
Surrender the dream. New York: Leisure Books, 1993.

Distad, Merrill.
Sherlock Holmes and the empire’s gold. [self-published], 1991.

Dixon, Franklin W.
Terror on track. New York: Pocket Books, 1991.
    | setting: San Francisco | series characters: Frank and Joe Hardy (Hardy Boys casefiles 57) | juvenile | pbo | find it |
Comic con artist. New York: Aladdin Paperbacks, 2008.
    | setting: San Francisco | series characters: Frank and Joe Hardy (Hardy Boys, undercover brothers 21) | juvenile | tpo | find it |

Dixon, H. Vernor.
Killer in silk. New York: Gold Medal Books, 1956.

Doctorow, Cory.
Little brother. New York: Tor Teen, 2008.
    | setting: San Francisco | series characters: Marcus Yallow | juvenile | find it |
Homeland. New York: Tor Teen, 2013.
    | setting: San Francisco | series characters: Marcus Yallow | juvenile | find it |

Dodge, Alice M., and Madeleine Safónov.
The eye of the peacock. New York: Bouregy/Avalon, 1966.

Dodge, David. |author info|
Death and taxes. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1941.
    | setting: San Francisco | series character: James “Whit” Whitney | Herron; Hubin | summary | find it |
Shear the black sheep. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1942.
    | setting: San Francisco, Los Angeles | series character: James “Whit” Whitney | Herron; Hubin | summary | find it |
It ain’t hay. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1946.
    | setting: San Francisco, Half Moon Bay | series character: James “Whit” Whitney | Herron; Hubin | summary | find it |

Dokey, Cameron. |series info|
Haunted by desire. New York: Pocket Pulse, 2000.
    | setting: San Francisco | series characters: Halliwell sisters (Charmed 6; based on the television series Charmed, created by Constance M. Burge) |
    juvenile; fantasy | pbo | find it |

Truth and consequences New York: Simon Pulse, 2003.
    | setting: San Francisco | series characters: Halliwell sisters (Charmed 21; based on the television series Charmed, created by Constance M. Burge) |
    juvenile; fantasy | pbo | find it |

Picture perfect. New York: Simon Spotlight Entertainment, 2005.
    | setting: San Francisco | series characters: Halliwell sisters (Charmed 31; based on the television series Charmed, created by Constance M. Burge) |
    juvenile; fantasy | pbo | summary | find it |

Dold, Gaylord.
Schedule two. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1996.
    | setting: San Francisco | Hubin | summary | find it |
The devil to pay. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1999.
    | setting: San Francisco | Hubin | summary | find it |

Dolinsky, Mike.
Golden Gate caper. New York: Dell, 1976.
    | setting: San Francisco (Golden Gate Bridge) | pbo | summary | find it |

Dong, Eugene, and Spyros Andreopoulos.
Heartbeat. New York: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, 1978.

Donoghue, Emma.
Frog music. New York: Little, Brown and Company, 2014.
    | setting: San Francisco (1876) | find it |

Dorst, Doug.
Alive in Necropolis. New York: Riverhead Books, 2008. 437 pp.

Douglas, John E., and Mark Olshaker.
Broken wings. New York: Pocket Books, 1999. |summary|

Douglas, Michael. [Michael Crichton and Douglas Crichton] |author info|
Dealing, or, the Berkeley-to-Boston forty-brick lost-bag blues. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1970.
    | setting: Berkeley, Boston | find it |

Dove, Michael A..
CRIM 279. New York: iUniverse, 2004.
    | setting: Berkeley (University of California) | tpo | find it |

Doyle, Bill.
Swindled!: the journal of Fitz Morgan. New York ; Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 2006. |summary|

Doyle, C. W. |author info|
The shadow of Quong Lung. Philadelphia & London: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1900, c1899. |summary|

Drake, Samuel Adams. |author info|
The young vigilantes: a story of California life in the fifties. Boston: Lee and Shepard, 1904. |summary|

Draper, John S.
Shams, or, Uncle Ben’s experience with hypocrites. Chicago: Thompson & Thomas, 1887. |summary|

Drury, Joan M.
The other side of silence. Minneapolis, Minn.: Spinsters Ink, 1993.
    | setting: San Francisco | series character: Tyler Jones | Hubin; MRJ | find it |

Duchin, Peter, and John Morgan Wilson.
Blue moon. New York: Berkley Prime Crime, 2002. |summary|

Duffy, Stella.
Wavewalker. London ; New York: Serpent’s Tail, 1996. |summary|

Dugoni, Robert. |author info|
The jury master. New York: Warner Books, 2006.
    | setting: San Francisco (UCSF Medical Center), Washington, D.C. | series character: David Sloane | summary | find it |

Dumas, Margaret.
Speak now. Scottsdale, Ariz.: Poisoned Pen Press, 2004. |summary|
How to succeed in murder. Scottsdale, Ariz.: Poisoned Pen Press, 2006.

Duncan, David.
The bramble bush. New York: Macmillan, 1948.
    | setting: San Francisco, Palo Alto, Burlingame | Baird & Greenwood 708; Hubin | abridged as Sweet and deadly (American Mercury, 1948) and
    reprinted as Worse than murder (Pocket Books, 1954) | summary | find it |

Dunlap, Susan. |author info|
Karma. Toronto: Raven House, 1981.
An equal opportunity death. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1984. |summary|
As a favor. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1984.
The Bohemian connection. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1985. |summary|
Not exactly a Brahmin. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1985.
The last annual slugfest. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1986.
Too close to the edge. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1987.
A dinner to die for. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1987.
Diamond in the buff. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1990. |summary|
Death and taxes. New York: Delacorte Press, 1991.
Rogue wave. New York: Villard Books, 1991.
    | setting: San Francisco, San Diego, Big Sur | series character: Kiernan O’Shaughnessy | Hubin | summary | find it |
Time expired. New York: Delacorte Press, 1993. |summary|
Sudden exposure. New York: Delacorte Press, 1996. |summary|
Cop out. New York: Delacorte Press, 1997. |summary|
The celestial buffet and other morsels of murder. Norfolk, Va.: Crippin & Landru, 2001.
A single eye. New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers, 2006.
    | setting: Northern California | series character: Darcy Lott | summary | find it |
Hungry ghosts. Berkeley, Calif.: Counterpoint, 2008.
    | setting: San Francisco | series character: Darcy Lott | find it |
Civil twilight. Berkeley, Calif.: Counterpoint, 2009.
    | setting: San Francisco | series character: Darcy Lott | find it |
Power slide. Berkeley, Calif.: Counterpoint, 2010.
    | setting: San Francisco, Los Angeles | series character: Darcy Lott | find it |
No footprints. Berkeley, Calif.: Counterpoint, 2012.
    | setting: San Francisco | series character: Darcy Lott | find it |

Dunning, John. |author info|
The bookwoman’s last fling. New York: Scribner, 2006.
    | setting: Idaho, East Bay (Golden Gate Fields) | series character: Cliff Janeway | summary | find it |

Durrant, Theo. |author info|
The marble forest. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1951.
    | setting: San Francisco | find it |

Dwyer, K. R. [Dean Koontz]
Shattered. New York: Random House, 1973.

Dyer, George. |author info|
The three-cornered wound. Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1931.
    | setting: Napa | Baird & Greenwood 725 | find it |
The five fragments. Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1932.
    | setting: San Francisco | Baird & Greenwood 722; Hubin; Herron | find it |
The Catalyst Club. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1936.
    | setting: San Francisco, Burlingame | series character: The Catalyst Club | Baird & Greenwood 721; Hubin; Herron | summary | find it |
The long death. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1937.
    | setting: San Francisco, South San Francisco, Sonoma County | series character: The Catalyst Club | Baird & Greenwood 723; Hubin; Herron | summary | find it |
The people ask death. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1940.
    | setting: San Francisco | series character: The Catalyst Club | Baird & Greenwood 724; Hubin; Herron | summary | find it |


 
 

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