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

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Kains, Josephine.
The green lama mystery. New York: Kensington Pub. Corp., 1979.
The laughing dragon mystery. New York: Kensington Pub. Corp., 1980.

Kaiser, R. J.
Squeeze play. Ontario: MIRA Books, 2002.

Kaminsky, Stuart M.
Poor butterfly. New York: Mysterious Press, 1990.
    | setting: San Francisco | series character: Toby Peters | Hubin; Rafael | summary | find it |

Kandel, Susan. |author info|
Shamus in the green room. New York: William Morrow, 2006.

Kane, Frank. |author info|
The lineup. New York: Dell Publishing Co., 1959.
The guilt-edged frame. New York: Dell Publishing Co., 1964.

Kang, Jay Caspian.
The dead do not improve. New York: Crown Publishing Group, 2012.
    | setting: San Francisco | find it |

Keating, Henry. [H.R.F. Keating]
Murder by death. New York: Warner Books, 1976.
    | setting: San Francisco | movie novelization | pbo | summary | find it |

Keats, Jonathon.
The pathology of lies. New York: Warner Books, 1999.

Keeble, John.
Yellowfish. New York: Harper & Row, 1980.
    | setting: San Francisco | Herron | summary | find it |

Keene, Carolyn.
The silent suspect. New York: Pocket Books, 1990.
    | setting: San Francisco | series character: Nancy Drew (Nancy Drew Mystery Stories 95) | juvenile | tpo | summary | find it |
Target for terror. New York: Pocket Books, 1995.
    | setting: San Francisco | series character: Nancy Drew; Hardy Boys (Nancy Drew and Hardy Boys Super Mystery) | juvenile | tpo | find it |
Trade wind danger. New York: Aladdin Paperbacks, 2005.
    | setting: San Francisco | series character: Nancy Drew (Nancy Drew, Girl Detective 13) | juvenile | tpo | summary | find it |

Kelland, Clarence Budington.
Dangerous angel. New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1953.
    | setting: San Francisco | Baird & Greenwood 1353; Hubin | summary | find it |

Keller, David H.
Wolf Hollow bubbles: a Taine of San Francisco story. Jamaica, N.Y.: ARRA Printers, 1934.

Kelly, C. L.
Delicacy. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Zondervan, 2008.

Kelly, David A.
The San Francisco splash. New York: Random House, 2013.
    | setting: San Francisco | series: Ballpark Mysteries #7 | juvenile | pbo | summary | find it |

Kennealy, G. P. [Jerry Kennealy]
Nobody wins. New York: Manor Books, 1978.
    | setting: San Francisco | Hubin; Herron | pbo | find it |

Kennealy, Jerry. [see also Boray, Paul; Kennealy, G. P.] |author info|
Polo solo. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1987.
    | setting: San Francisco | series character: Nick Polo | Hubin | find it |
Polo, anyone? New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1988.
    | setting: San Francisco | series character: Nick Polo | Hubin | summary | find it |
Polo’s ponies. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1988.
    | setting: San Francisco | series character: Nick Polo | Hubin | find it |
Polo in the rough. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1989.
    | setting: San Francisco | series character: Nick Polo | Hubin | find it |
Polo’s wild card. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1990.
    | setting: San Francisco | series character: Nick Polo | Hubin | find it |
Green with envy. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1991.
    | setting: San Francisco | series character: Nick Polo | Hubin; MRJ | find it |
Special delivery. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1992.
    | setting: San Francisco, London (England) | series character: Nick Polo | find it |
Vintage Polo. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1993.
    | setting: San Francisco | series character: Nick Polo | find it |
Beggar’s choice. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1994.
    | setting: San Francisco | series character: Nick Polo | Hubin; MRJ | summary | find it |
The conductor. London: Headline Feature, 1995; New York: Signet, 1996.
    | setting: San Francisco | Hubin | find it |
The forger. London: Headline Book Publishing, 1996.
    | setting: San Francisco | Published in the U.S. as The Suspect (New York: Onyx, 1998) | Hubin | summary | find it |
All that glitters. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1997.
    | setting: San Francisco | series character: Nick Polo | Hubin | summary | find it |
The hunted. New York: Signet, 1999.
    | setting: San Francisco | pbo | Hubin | summary | find it |
The other eye. New York: Onyx, 2000.
    | setting: San Francisco | pbo | Hubin | summary | find it |
Jigsaw. New York: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin’s Minotaur, 2007.
    | setting: San Francisco | series character: Carroll Quint | summary | find it |
Still shot. New York: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin’s Minotaur, 2008.
    | setting: San Francisco | series character: Carroll Quint | find it |

Kenrick, Tony.
A tough one to lose. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1972.

Kent, Stan.
Shoe leather. New York: Blue Moon Books, 1999.
Shoes your weapon. New York: Blue Moon Books, 2000.

Kerner, Ben. [see Van Dycke, Tom]

Kerns, David.
Standard of care. Boulder, Colo.: Sentient Publications, 2007.
    | setting: Berkeley | series character: Dr. Daniel Fazen | tpo | summary | find it |

Kilgore, James William.
Prudence couldn’t swim. Oakland, Calif.: PM Press, 2012.
    | setting: Oakland | tpo | find it |

Killough, Lee. |author info|
Blood hunt. New York: Tor Horror, 1987.
Bloodlinks. New York: Tor Horror, 1988.
Killer karma. Decatur, Ga.: Meisha Merlin Publishing, Inc., 2005.

Kilworth, Garry D.
Angel. London: Victor Gollancz, 1993; New York: Forge, 1996. |summary|

Kimbrough, Katheryn. [John M. Kimbro] |author info|
Peggy, the concerned. New York: Fawcett Popular Library, 1980.
    | setting: San Francisco (1905) | series: Saga of the Phenwick Women #31 | romantic suspense | Hubin | pbo | find it |
Olga, the disillusioned. New York: Fawcett Popular Library, 1980.
    | setting: San Francisco (1905-1906) | series: Saga of the Phenwick Women #32 | romantic suspense | Hubin | pbo | summary | find it |

King, Laurie R. |author info|
A grave talent. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1993.
    | setting: San Francisco, Santa Clara County | series character: Kate Martinelli | Hubin; MRJ | summary | find it |
To play the fool. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1995.
    | setting: San Francisco | series character: Kate Martinelli | Hubin | summary | find it |
With child. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1996.
    | setting: San Francisco | series character: Kate Martinelli | Hubin | summary | find it |
Night work. New York: Bantam Books, 2000.
    | setting: San Francisco | series character: Kate Martinelli | Hubin | find it |
Locked rooms. New York: Bantam Books, 2005.
    | setting: San Francisco (1924) | series character: Mary Russell | summary | find it |
The art of detection. New York: Bantam Dell, 2006.
    | setting: San Francisco, Marin Headlands | series character: Kate Martinelli | summary | find it |

King, Peter.
The Jewel of the North: a Jack London mystery. New York: New American Library, 2001.
    | setting: San Francisco | series character: Jack London | pbo | summary | find it |
Dead man’s coast: a Jack London mystery. New York: New American Library, 2002.
    | setting: San Francisco | series character: Jack London | pbo | summary | find it |
The Golden Gate murders: a Jack London mystery. New York: New American Library, 2002.
    | setting: San Francisco | series character: Jack London | pbo | summary | find it |

Kinlay, Alvin.
Killers cannot live. [United States?]: Micron, 1961.

Kinsburn, Emart. [Arthur Preston Hankins]
Tong men and a million: a detective story. New York: Chelsea House, 1927.

Kirschman, Ellen.
Burying Ben. New York: Aakenbaaken & Kent, 2013.
    | setting: “Kenilworth” [Palo Alto] | series character: Dot Meyerhoff | tpo | summary |

Klavan, Andrew. |author info|
Dynamite Road. New York: Forge, 2003.
    | setting: San Francisco | series characters: Scott Weiss, Jim Bishop | summary | find it |
Shotgun Alley. New York: Forge, 2004.
    | setting: San Francisco | series characters: Scott Weiss, Jim Bishop | summary | find it |
Damnation Street. Orlando, Fla.: Harcourt, 2006.
    | setting: San Francisco, Northern California | series characters: Scott Weiss, Jim Bishop | summary | find it |

Klein, Matthew.
Switchback. London: Orion Books, 2006.
    | setting: Palo Alto, Northern California | summary | find it |
Con ed. New York: Warner Books, 2007.
    | setting: Palo Alto, Northern California | summary | find it |

Klingler, Erin.
Between the lines. American Fork, Utah: Covenant Communications, 2010.
    | setting: San Francisco | romantic suspense | tpo | summary | find it |

Klontz, Karl C.
Stand at bay. [Bethesda, Md.?]: K.C. Klontz Publishing, 2003. |summary|

Knight, Clifford.
Death and little brother. New York: E.P. Dutton & Company, 1952.
    | setting: Lake Tahoe, San Francisco | Baird & Greenwood 1403; Herron | summary | find it |

Knight, J. D.
Zero tolerance. New York: Dell Publishing, 1995.

Knowles, David.
The secrets of the camera obscura. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1994.

Koller, Dennis.
These violent delights. Bloomington, Ind.: 1st Books Library, 2001.
    | setting: San Francisco | tpo | summary | find it |

Koretsky, J. Lea.
Trojan Park: a California mystery. Berkeley, Calif.: Regent Press, 2011.
    | setting: Berkeley, San Francisco | tpo | find it |

Kudlinski, Kathleen V.
Shannon, lost and found: San Francisco, 1880. New York: Aladdin Paperbacks, 1997.
    | setting: San Francisco | series: Girlhood Journeys | juvenile | tpo | summary | find it |

Kuttner, Henry.
The murder of Ann Avery. New York: Permabooks, 1956.
    | setting: San Francisco | series character: Dr. Michael Gray | Hubin | pbo | summary | find it |
The murder of Eleanor Pope. New York: Permabooks, 1956.
    | setting: San Francisco | series character: Dr. Michael Gray | Hubin | pbo | summary | find it |
Murder of a mistress. New York: Permabooks, 1957.
    | setting: Millbrae | series character: Dr. Michael Gray | Hubin; 1001 Midnights, p. 452 | pbo | summary | find it |
Murder of a wife. New York: Permabooks, 1958.
    | setting: San Francisco | series character: Dr. Michael Gray | Hubin | pbo | summary | find it |

Kuttner, Paul.
Absolute proof. New York: Dawnwood Press, 1984.

Kyne, Peter B.
Golden dawn. New York: Cosmopolitan Book Corp., 1930.
 
 

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