A daily note on some event in the history of mystery fiction.
Friday, June 5, 2015
6/5/1939 Laurali Wright is born
June 5, 1939. Laurali Rose Wright was born on this date in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. She was a journalist who started writing novels at mid-age. Her first mystery, The Suspect, won the Edgar for Best Novel in 1986. That book, like most of her mysteries, featured a cop named Karl Alberg. By the way, in most of the world, except the U.S., she was published as L.R. Wright.