The Times's 100 Masters of Crime (1998)

“Murder They Write: 100 Masters of Crime”
Supplement to The Times, April 18, 1998

Jane Adams
Catherine Aird
Robert Barnard
Linda Barnes
Colin Bateman
Nicholas Blincoe
Lawrence Block
Simon Brett
Christopher Brookmyre
James Lee Burke
Gwendoline Butler
Paul Carson
Raymond Chandler
Kate Charles
Agatha Christie
Mary Higgins Clark
Liza Cody
Michael Connelly
Natasha Cooper
Patricia Cornwell
Deborah Crombie
Amanda Cross
James Crumley
Denise Danks
Lindsey Davis
Colin Dexter
Michael Dibdin
P.C. Doherty
Anabel Donald
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Stella Duffy
Sarah Dunant
Ruth Dudley Edwards
James Ellroy
Janet Evanovich
Dick Francis
Nicholas Freeling
Frances Fyfield
Jonathan Gash
Elizabeth George
Sue Grafton
Caroline Graham
Lesley Grant-Adamson
Dashiell Hammett
John Harvey
Lauren Henderson
Carl Hiaasen
George V. Higgins
Lynn Hightower
Patricia Highsmith
Reginald Hill
Tony Hillerman
Chester Himes
Bill James
P.D. James
Russell James
Alison Jospeh
H. R. F. Keating
Jonathan Kellerman
Philip Kerr
Laurie King
Alanna Knight
Janet Laurence
Donna Leon
Elmore Leonard
Peter Lovesey
A. E. Marston
Glenn Meade
Ed McBain
Val McDermid
Jill McGown
Susan Moody
Walter Mosley
Marcia Muller
Magdalen Nabb
Janet Neel
Carol O’Connell
Sara Paretsky
Robert B. Parker
Michael Pearce
Anne Perry
Ellis Peters
Ian Rankin
Ruth Rendell
Robert Richardson
Mike Ripley
James Sallis
Dorothy L. Sayers
Sandra Scoppettone
Dorothy Simpson
Joan Smith
Michelle Spring
Julian Symons
Andrew Taylor
Jim Thompson
Mark Timlin
Minette Walters
R.D. Wingfield
Mary Wings
Margaret Yorke