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List of Famous Crime Writers

List of famous crime writers, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top crime writers in the world? This includes the most prominent crime writers, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable crime writers is in alphabetical order and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic crime writers were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned crime writers.

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From reputable, prominent, and well known crime writers to the lesser known crime writers of today, these are some of the best professionals in the crime writer field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous crime writers ever?" and "What are the names of famous crime writers?" then you're in the right place. (43 items)
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    Died at 86 (1890-1976)

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    Died at 90 (1888-1978)

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    Died at 67 (1894-1961)

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    Died at 89 (1904-1993)

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    Died at 57 (1875-1932)

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    Died at 88 (1925-2013)

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    Died at 43 (1953-1996)

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    Died at 65 (1916-1981)

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    Kathy Harig

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    Kevin J. Mullen Died at 76 (1935-2011)

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    Mark James age 53

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    Died at 74 (1921-1995)

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    Randy Russell age 60

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    Died at 78 (1932-2010)

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    Died at 77 (1936-2013)

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    Died at 50 (1954-2004)

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