A daily note on some event in the history of mystery fiction.
Friday, September 11, 2015
9/11/1928 William X. Kienzle is born
September 11, 1928. William X. Kienzle was born on this date in Detroit Michigan. He became a Catholic priest in 1954. He left the order 20 years later but used his vocation as the basis for a series of mystery novels starring Father Robert Koesler. His first book, The Rosary Murders, was made into a movie starring Donald Sutherland.