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Joan Fleming

Joan Fleming (1908-80) twice received the Gold Dagger Award for Best Novel, awarded by the British Crime Writer's Association, for When I Grow Rich in 1962 and for Young Man, I Think You're Dying in 1970. Fleming published five children's books before her first adult crime novel, 1949's Two Lovers Too Many, after which she wrote more than 30 other books in the genre. Her novel The Deeds of Dr. Deadcert was the basis for the 1958 film Rx Murder.