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Dennis Lynds

Dennis Lynds (1924-2005) was a renowned author of mystery fiction. Raised in New York City, he earned a Bronze Star and a Purple Heart during World War II, before returning to New York to become a magazine editor. He published his first book, a war novel called "Combat Soldier", in 1962, before moving to California. Under the pseudonym Michael Collins, Lynds published the Edgar Award-winning "Act of Fear" (1967), which introduced his best-known character: the one-armed private detective Dan...See more