GOLDEN GATE MYSTERIES
A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF CRIME FICTION SET IN THE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
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This bibliography contains approximately 2,200 titles of mystery, detective, and crime fiction with the action, or significant parts of the action, set in San Francisco and the Bay Area. Only the first American editions are listed, unless the book was originally published outside of the United States. In those cases, both the true first and the first American editions are noted. The entries are listed in alphabetical order by author. Multiple books by the same author are listed in chronological order.
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Booklist, Volume 104, Number 17 (May 1, 2008).
Widely respected as the authoritative site on mysteries [set] in San Francisco and environs.
PageTurners Newsletter, Volume 1, Number 3 (May 2007).
A treasure trove for mystery readers seeking San Francisco and Bay Area settings.
Reference Reviews, Volume 20, Number 4 (2006) pp. 33-34.
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