A daily note on some event in the history of mystery fiction.
Friday, August 25, 2017
8/25/1911 Ed Lacy is born
August 25, 1911. Ed Lacy was born on this day. He wrote about fifty novels, mostly mysteries. He won the Edgar Award for Best Mystery Novel for Room to Swing which introduced an African-American private eye named Toussaint "Touie" Marcus Moore.