A daily note on some event in the history of mystery fiction.
Friday, January 22, 2016
1/22/1924 Tony Rome was born in a day. This one.
January 22, 1924. Marvin Albert was born on this day. He wrote mysteries and westerns under several names but is probably best known for the books about private eye Tony Rome, which he wrote under the name Anthony Rome. Two of them were filmed with Frank Sinatra in the starring role.