FREELING, Nicolas. British, b. 1927. Genres: Mystery/Crime/Suspense, Food and Wine. Career: Hotel and restaurant cook, throughout Europe, 1945-60. Publications: Love in Amsterdam, 1962; Because of the Cats, 1963; Gun Before Butter (in U.S. as Question of Loyalty), 1963; (as F.R.E. Nicholas in U.K.) Valparaiso, 1964; Double Barrel, 1964; Criminal Conversation, 1965; The King of the Rainy Country, 1966; The Dresden Green, 1966; Strike Out Where Not Applicable, 1967; This Is the Castle, 1968; Tsing- Boum (in U.S. as Tsing-Boom!), 1970; Kitchen Book, 1970; Over the High Side (in U.S. as The Lovely Ladies), 1971; Cook Book, 1972; A Long Silence (in U.S. as Aupres de ma Blonde), 1972; A Dressing of Diamond, 1974; What Are the Bugles Blowing For (in U.S. as The Bugles Blowing), 1975; Lake Isle (in U.S. as Sabine), 1976; Gadget, 1977; The Night Lords, 1978; The Widow, 1979; Castang's City, 1980; One Damn Thing After Another (in U.S. as Arlette), 1981; Wolfnight, 1982; The Back of the North Wind, 1983; No Part in Your Death, 1984; A City Solitary, 1985; Cold Iron, 1986; Lady Macbeth, 1987; Not as Far as Velma, 1989; Sandcastles, 1989; Those in Peril, 1990; The Flanders Sky, 1991; (in U.K., The Pretty How Town); You Who Know, 1993; Criminal Convictions, 1994; The Seacoast of Bohemia, 1995; Dwarf Kingdom, 1996; One More River, 1998; Some day Tomorrow, 2000. Died 2003.