Bibliography

 

BOOKS

The Tree of Life (Wildside Press, 2015)

The Mahboob Chaudri Mystery Megapack (Wildside Press, 2015)

Styx, written with Bavo Dhooge (Simon & Schuster, 2015)

Wildside Press Presents: Discover a New Author! (Wildside Press, 2016)

Amsterdam Noir, edited by René Appel and Josh Pachter (Akashic Books, coming in 2018)

The Misadventures of Ellery Queen, edited by Josh Pachter and Dale Andrews (Perfect Crime Books, coming in 2018)

The Man Who Read Mr. Strang: The Best of William Brittain, edited by Josh Pachter (Crippen & Landru, coming in 2018)

STORIES

• "A Woman's Place" (written with René Appel)

• first published in EQMM (September/October 2017)

• "Eb and Flo"

• forthcoming in Black Cat Mystery Magazine (September 2017)

• "Father Knows Bets"

• forthcoming in Shotgun Honey (October 2017)

• "The Supreme Art of War"

• forthcoming in Fur, Feathers and Felonies (Wildside Press, 2018)

• "50"

• forthcoming in Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine (November/December 2018)

• "A Young Man's Game"

• forthcoming in Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine

• "Starry, Starry Night" (written with René Appel)

• forthcoming in Amsterdam Noir (Akashic Books, 2018)

• "Pisan Zapra"

• first published in Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine (November 2016)

• "The Lords' Prayer"

• first published online in Kings River Life (June 11, 2016)

• "Selfie"

• first published in EQMM (February 2016)

• reprinted in Discover a New Author! (Wildside Press, 2016)

• "Coffee Date" (written with Laurie Pachter)

• first published online in The Saturday Evening Post (October 9, 2015)

• reprinted online in Kings River Life (February 6, 2016)

• "Police Navidad"

• first published in EQMM (January 2015)

• reprinted in Discover a New Author! (Wildside Press, 2016)

• "iMurder"

• first published in EQMM (July 2011)

• reprinted in Crime & Mystery Short Stories (Flametree Publishing, 2016)

• "History on the Bedroom Wall" (written with Rebecca Jones)

• first published in EQMM (September/October 2009)

• reprinted in The Lady Sleuths Megapack (Wildside Press, 2014)

• reprinted in Discover a New Author! (Wildside Press, 2016)

• "The German Cologne Mystery" (written with Jon L. Breen)

• first published in EQMM (September/October 2005)

• "Ga Je Mee?"

• first published online

• reprinted online in Litro (October 2011)

• "The Sword of God" (a Mahboob Chaudri story)

• first published online

• reprinted in The Mammoth Book of Best International Crime (Robinson, 2009)

• reprinted in The Mammoth Book of the World's Best Crime Stories (Running Press, 2009)

• reprinted in The Tree of Life (Wildside Press, 2015)

• reprinted in The Mahboob Chaudri Mystery Megapack (Wildside Press, 2015)

• "Won't You Come Out Tonight?"

• first published in EQMM (March 2004)

• read by the author as the August 2013 entry in EQMM's monthly podcast

• "The Ivory Beast" (a Mahboob Chaudri story)

• first published in Gathering (Summer 1991)

• reprinted in New Mystery (Vol. II #1, 1993)

• reprinted in The Tree of Life (Wildside Press, 2015)

• reprinted in The Mahboob Chaudri Mystery Megapack (Wildside Press, 2015)

• "Annika Andersson" (written with Stanley Cohen)

• first published in EQMM (February 1993)

• "The Leo's Den Affair" (written with Francis M. Nevins, Jr.)

• first published in Dick Tracy: The Secret Files (Tor, 1990)

• "The Seven-Year Bitch" (written with Dan J. Marlowe)

• first published in Hardboiled (Special Double Final Issue, 1990)

• "Sheikh's Beach" (a Mahboob Chaudri story)

• first published in Detective Story Magazine (#2, 1988)

• reprinted in The Tree of Life (Wildside Press, 2015)

• reprinted in The Mahboob Chaudri Mystery Megapack (Wildside Press, 2015)

• "The Milky Way"

• first published in A Matter of Crime 3 (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1988)

• "DDS 10752 Libra" (written with John Lutz)

• first published in An Eye For Justice (Mysterious Press, 1988)

• reprinted in Match Me Sidney! (No Exit Press, 1989)

• reprinted in Detectives (Amsco School Publications, 2000)

• "All That Mattered" (written with Joe L. Hensley)

• first published in Robak's Firm (Doubleday Crime Club, 1987)

• "Better Safe Than Sorry" (written with Michael Avallone)

• first published in Hardboiled (Summer/Fall 1987)

• "On the Beach" (published as by Chas. J. Thorpe)

• first published in Espionage (May 1987)

• recorded for The Best Mystery Stories of the Year 1988 (Dercum Audio, 1988)

• "Chain Reaction"

• first published in Espionage (May 1987)

• "Eighty Million Noses"

• first published in Hardboiled (Spring 1987)

• "Busman's Holiday"

• first published in The New Black Mask (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1986)

• "The Night of Power" (a Mahboob Chaudri story)

• first published in EQMM (September 1986)

• reprinted in The Year's Best Mystery and Suspense Stories (Walker & Co., 1987)

• reprinted in Murder Intercontinental (Carroll & Graf, 1996)

• reprinted in The Tree of Life (Wildside Press, 2015)

• reprinted in The Mahboob Chaudri Mystery Megapack (Wildside Press, 2015)

• read by the author as the August 2015 entry in EQMM's monthly podcast

• reprinted in Discover a New Author! (Wildside Press, 2016)

• "The Defenestration of Prague"

• Part 1 first published in Espionage (June 1986)

• reprinted in Agents & Spies (forthcoming from Flametree Press, 2017)

• reprinted in The Digest Enthusiast (forthcoming in 2018)

• Part 2 first published in Espionage (August 1986)

• reprinted in The Digest Enthusiast (forthcoming in 2018)

• "Jemaa el Fna" (a Mahboob Chaudri story)

• first published in EQMM as "The Exchange" (June 1986)

• reprinted in The Tree of Life (Wildside Press, 2015)

• reprinted in The Mahboob Chaudri Mystery Megapack (Wildside Press, 2015)

• reprinted online in Kings River Life (February 20, 2016)

• "The Groucho Marx Murders"

• first published in Hardboiled (Spring 1986)

• "ASU" (a Mahboob Chaudri story)

• first published in EQMM (April 1986)

• reprinted in The Tree of Life (Wildside Press, 2015)

• reprinted in The Mahboob Chaudri Mystery Megapack (Wildside Press, 2015)

• "The Tortoise and Hare"

• first published in Espionage (April 1986)

• "The Qatar Causeway" (a Mahboob Chaudri story)

• first published in AHMM (January 1986)

• reprinted in Murder Takes a Holiday (Barnes & Noble Books, 1992)

• reprinted in The Tree of Life (Wildside Press, 2015)

• reprinted in The Mahboob Chaudri Mystery Megapack (Wildside Press, 2015)

• "The Tree of Life" (a Mahboob Chaudri story)

• first published in EQMM (Mid-December 1985)

• reprinted in The Tree of Life (Wildside Press, 2015)

• reprinted in The Mahboob Chaudri Mystery Megapack (Wildside Press, 2015)

• "Assignment: Vienna"

• Part 1 first published in Espionage (November 1985)

• Part 2 first published in Espionage (February 1986)

• "Message From Lowanda"

• first published in Espionage (August 1985)

• "Caves in Cliffs"

• first published in Top Fantasy: The Author's Choice (J.M. Dent & Sons, 1985)

• reprinted in The Young Oxford Book of Ghost Stories (OUP, 1994)

• reprinted in Ghost Stories 2 (Oxford University Press, 2000)

• "Stork Trek" (written with Edward Wellen)

• first published in AHMM (July 1985)

• reprinted in Alfred Hitchcock's Most Wanted (Summer 1988)

• reprinted in Beastly Tales (Wynwood Press, 1989)

• "The Spy and the Suicide Club" (written with Edward D. Hoch)

• first published in EQMM (January 1985)

"The Beer Drinkers" (a Mahboob Chaudri story)

• first published in EQMM (December 1984)

• reprinted in The Ethnic Detectives (Dodd, Mead & Company, 1985)

• reprinted in The Tree of Life (Wildside Press, 2015)

• reprinted in The Mahboob Chaudri Mystery Megapack (Wildside Press, 2015)

• "The Dilmun Exchange" (a Mahboob Chaudri story)

• first published in EQMM (July 1984)

• reprinted in The Year's Best Mystery and Suspense Stories (Walker & Co., 1985)

• reprinted in The Tree of Life (Wildside Press, 2015)

• reprinted in The Mahboob Chaudri Mystery Megapack (Wildside Press, 2015)

• "Tonight's the Night"

• first published in AHMM (April 1974)

• "Take One"

• first published in AHMM (November 1973)

• "Skyjack"

• first published in EQMM (October 1973)

• "Gemini"

• first published in AHMM (September 1973)

• "A Clear Case of Death"

• first published in AHMM (February 1973)

• "S.O.S."

• first published in EQMM as "The Tipoff" (December 1972)

• "The Theft of the Spy Who"

• first published in EQMM (September 1972)

• "Crank Call"

• first published in Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine (September 1972)

"Invitation to a Murder"

• first published in EQMM (August 1972)

• reprinted in Ellery Queen's Anthology (Spring/Summer 1977)

• reprinted in Women's Wiles (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1979)

• reprinted in Top Crime: The Author's Choice (J.M. Dent & Sons, 1983)

• reprinted in Top Crime: The Author's Choice (St. Martin's Press, 1984)

• reprinted in Mysterious Circumstances (Perfection Learning, 2000)

• "Sam Buried Caesar"

• first published in EQMM (August 1971)

• "E.Q. Griffen's Second Case"

• first published in EQMM (May 1970)

• reprinted in The Misadventures of Ellery Queen (Rononsha, 2012)

• "E.Q. Griffen Earns His Name"

• first published in Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine (December 1968)

BOOK-LENGTH PROJECTS

Uitnodiging tot Moord

first published in Holland as a trade paperback (Loeb Uitgevers, 1982)

• reissued in Holland as a mass-market paperback (Bruna Zwarte Beertjes, 1983)

• contents (the italicized titles have to date been published only in Dutch): "De Hijger" ("Crank Call"), "Maskerade" ("Masquerade"), "Kettingreactie" ("Chain Reaction"), "De Tip" ("S.O.S."), "Een Koude Douche" ("A Clear Case of Death"), "Mijn Broeders Hoeder" ("My Brother's Keeper"), "De Moord op Marja" ("Murdering Mary"), "Het Doet Maar Eventjes Pijn" ("This Will Only Hurt for a Moment"), "De Hele Waarheid Over Hoe Ik 't 'm Gelapt Hep" ("The Whole Truth About How I Done It"), "Busman's Holiday," "Andermans Gras" ("The Other Man's Grass"), "De Kwartjesautomaat" ("The Dime Machine"), "Uitnodiging tot een Moord" ("Invitation to a Murder"), "Oostenrijks Intermezzo" ("Assignment: Vienna"), "De Laatste Rekenliniaalfabriek" ("The Last Slide-Rule Company"), "Tijd voor een Verandering" ("Time for a Change"), "De Ontsnapping" ("The Escape"), "Een Besloten Moord" ("A Locked-Room Murder")

Partners in Crime

Dutch T(h)reat

 

ANTHOLOGIES (edited by Josh Pachter)

Top Crime: The Author's Choice

• first published in England (J.M. Dent & Sons, 1983)

• published in Holland as Meesters der Misdaad (Loeb Uitgevers, 1983)

• published in two volumes in Argentina as La Crema del Crimen (Emece, 1983)

• published in the US as Top Crime: The Author's Choice (St. Martin's Press, 1984)

• published in Germany as Top Crime (Wilhelm Heyne Verlag, 1984)

• published in Finland as Top Crime: Jännityksen Valiot (Kirjayhtymä Oy, 1984)

Misdaad op Bezoek

• published in Holland (Loeb Uitgevers BV, 1984)

Top Science Fiction: The Author's Choice

• first published in England (J.M. Dent & Sons, 1984)

• published in two volumes in Holland as Top SF1 and Top SF2 (Bruna, 1986)

• published in Argentina as La Crema de la Ciencia Ficcion (Emece, 1986)

• published in three volumes in Germany as Top Science Fiction (Wilhelm Heyne Verlag, 1987, 1988, 1990)

• published in two volumes in Finland as Top Science Fiction 1 and Top Science Fiction 2 (Kustannus Oy, 1990, 1993)

Top Horror: The Author's Choice

• first published in Germany as Top Horror (Wilhelm Heyne Verlag, 1984)

• published in Holland as Top Horror (Loeb Uitgevers, 1985)

Top Fantasy: The Author's Choice

• first published in England (J.M. Dent & Sons, 1985)

• published in two volumes in Germany as Top Fantasy (Wilhelm Heyne Verlag, 1987, 1988)

 

TRANSLATIONS

Mister Snoid en wat Andere Verhalen, by Robert Crumb

• translated from English to Dutch with Lydia Pachter (Drukwerk, 1981)

De Negen Levens van Fat Freddy's Kat, by Gilbert Shelton

• translated from English to Dutch with Lydia Pachter (Loeb Uitgevers BV, 1981)

Door de Bocht Scheuren met de Vermaarde Behaarde Freak Brothers, by Gilbert Shelton

• translated from English to Dutch with Lydia Pachter (Drukwerk, 1981)

Paperbacks, USA: A Graphic History, 1939-1959, by Piet Schreuders

• translated from Dutch to English (Blue Dolphin, 1981)

• published simultaneously in England as The Book of Paperbacks (Virgin, 1981)

The Beatles: An Illustrated Diary, by Har van Fulpen

• translated from Dutch to English (Plexus Publishing Limited, 1982)

Sexbomb: The Life and Death of Jayne Mansfield, by Guus Luijters and Gerard Timmer

• translated from Dutch to English (Citadel Press, 1985)

• "There Goes Ravelaar!," by Janwillem van de Wetering

• translated from Dutch to English, first published in EQMM (January 1985)

• nominated for Best Short Story of 1986 by the Mystery Writers of America

• "Houseful of Mussels," by Janwillem van de Wetering

• translated from Dutch to English, first published in EQMM (April 1985)

• "The Red Mercedes," by Theo Capel

• translated from Dutch to English, first published in EQMM (June 2004)

• reprinted in Passport to Crime (Carroll & Graf, 2007)

• "Bloody Hot," by René Appel

• translated from Dutch to English, first published in EQMM (August 2006)

• reprinted in Passport to Crime (Carroll & Graf, 2007)

• "A Long Cherished Dream," by Carla Vermaat

• translated from Dutch to English, first published in EQMM (June 2009)

• "Out of the Blue," by Carla Vermaat

• translated from Dutch to English, published in The Mammoth Book of Best International Crime (Robinson, 2009)

• reprinted in The Mammoth Book of the World's Best Crime Stories (Running Press, 2009)

• "The Temp," by René Appel

• translated from Dutch to English, published in The Mammoth Book of Best International Crime (Robinson, 2009)

• reprinted in The Mammoth Book of the World's Best Crime Stories (Running Press, 2009)

• "The Candy-Factory Girls," by Tessa de Loo

• translated from Dutch to English, first published in EQMM (November 2009)

• reprinted online (as "The Sweet Factory Girls") in Litro (January 2011)

• "Stinking Plaster," by Bavo Dhooge

• translated from Flemish to English, first published in EQMM (September/October 2011)

• read by the translator as the November 2015 entry in EQMM's monthly podcast

• "Checkmate in Chimbote," by Bob Van Laerhoven

• translated from Flemish to English, first published in EQMM (June 2014)

• reprinted in Dangerous Obsessions (Anaphora Literary Press, 2015)

• read by the translator as the June 2015 entry in EQMM's monthly podcast

• "Red-Handed," by René Appel

• translated from Dutch to English, first published in EQMM (December 2014)

• "After the Fall," by Bram Dehouck

• translated from Flemish to English, first published in EQMM (February 2015)

Auntie Biotica, a graphic novel by Peter Van Gucht and Luc Morjaeu

• translated from Dutch to English, first available in print (February 2015)

• also available as a free download

• "Friends Like You," by Pieter Aspe

• translated from Flemish to English, first published in EQMM (May 2015)

Trouble Brewing by Dirk Vanderlinden

• translated from Flemish to English, privately published by the Lindemans Brewery in May 2015

• "Eight Days a Week," by Nicolet Steemers

• translated from Dutch to English, first published in EQMM (July 2015)

• "Joyride," by René Appel

• translated from Dutch to English, first published in AHMM (September 2015)

• reprinted in The Year's Best Crime & Mystery Stories 2016 (Kobo Books, 2016)

• "The Last Run," by Michael Berg

• translated from Dutch to English, first published in EQMM (September/October 2015)

• "The Lighthouse," by Hilde Vandermeeren

• translated from Flemish to English, first published in EQMM (March/April 2016)

• read by the translator as the May 2016 entry in EQMM's monthly podcast

• named one of five finalists for the Short Mystery Fiction Society's Derringer Award in the "Best Short Story" category

• "Garage 27," by De Paepe and Depuydt

• translated from Flemish to English, first published in EQMM (May 2016)

• "Stranger in the Night," by Hilde Vandermeeren

• translated from Flemish to English, first published in EQMM (December 2016)

• "The Final Analysis," by Luciano Sivori

• translated from Spanish to English, forthcoming in Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine

• "Kippers," by John Flanders

• translated from Flemish to English, forthcoming in Foreign Bodies, edited by Martin Edwards (British Library, 2018)

• "The Teacup and the Lipstick," by Havank

• translated from Dutch to English, forthcoming in Foreign Bodies, edited by Martin Edwards (British Library, 2018)

• "The Return of Lord Kingwood," by Ivans

• translated from Dutch to English, forthcoming in Foreign Bodies, edited by Martin Edwards (British Library, 2018)

• "Welcome to Amsterdam," by Michael Berg

• translated from Dutch to English, forthcoming in Amsterdam Noir, edited by René Appel and Josh Pachter (Akashic Books, 2018)

• "Spui 13," by Anneloes Timmerije

• translated from Dutch to English, forthcoming in Amsterdam Noir, edited by René Appel and Josh Pachter (Akashic Books, 2018)

• "My Name is Mohammed," by Mano Bouzamour

• translated from Dutch to English, forthcoming in Amsterdam Noir, edited by René Appel and Josh Pachter (Akashic Books, 2018)

• "The Tower," by Hanna Bervoets

• translated from Dutch to English, forthcoming in Amsterdam Noir, edited by René Appel and Josh Pachter (Akashic Books, 2018)

• "Silent Days," by Karin Amatmoekrim

• translated from Dutch to English, forthcoming in Amsterdam Noir, edited by René Appel and Josh Pachter (Akashic Books, 2018)

• "Soul Mates," by Christine Otten

• translated from Dutch to English, forthcoming in Amsterdam Noir, edited by René Appel and Josh Pachter (Akashic Books, 2018)

• "Devil's Island," by Mensje van Keulen

• translated from Dutch to English, forthcoming in Amsterdam Noir, edited by René Appel and Josh Pachter (Akashic Books, 2018)

• "Seven Bridges," by Max van Olden

• translated from Dutch to English, forthcoming in Amsterdam Noir, edited by René Appel and Josh Pachter (Akashic Books, 2018)

• "Lucky Sevens," by Theo Capel

• translated from Dutch to English, forthcoming in Amsterdam Noir, edited by René Appel and Josh Pachter (Akashic Books, 2018)

• "The Stranger Inside Me," by Loes den Hollander

• translated from Dutch to English, forthcoming in Amsterdam Noir, edited by René Appel and Josh Pachter (Akashic Books, 2018)

• "The Girl at the End of the Line," by Abdelkader Benali

• translated from Dutch to English, forthcoming in Amsterdam Noir, edited by René Appel and Josh Pachter (Akashic Books, 2018)

• "Get Rich Quick," by Walter van der Berg

• translated from Dutch to English, forthcoming in Amsterdam Noir, edited by René Appel and Josh Pachter (Akashic Books, 2018)

• "After Closing Time," by Nova Lee Maier

• translated from Dutch to English, first published in EQMM (January/February 2017)

MISCELLANEOUS

juvenalia

"The ABC's of Murder"

The Baker Street Journal

The Brook Street Mystery Unraveled

Ellery Queen's Mystery Calendar

Excerpta Medica

De Poezenkrant

The Brooklyn Bridge Bulletin

Thrillers & Detectives

Mystery & Detective Monthly

Mystery Scene

The Short Sheet

Games

CD booklets

The Spectrum/The Voice

Tri-Scene

• "Perfect Match" (from the June 2011 online edition of The Bark magazine)

• "Looking Back on a Half-Century Love Affair With EQMM" (from the Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine blog, posted on December 5, 2012)

• "Translating is Gezellig" (from the Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine blog, posted on December 18, 2013)

• "A Long Time Ago in an Emirate Far, Far Away" (from the Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine blog, posted on July 29, 2015)

• "Partners in Crime" (from the Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine blog, posted on October 28, 2015)

• "Easter in Autumn" (from the Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine blog, posted on October 12, 2016; scroll down to get to it!)

• "Josh Pachter on 'Pisan Zapra'" (from the Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine blog, posted on October 18, 2016)

• "The Case File: Our Writers Remember" (in Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine, December 2016)

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