Hoch, Edward D.

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HOCH, Edward D.

HOCH, Edward D. American, b. 1930. Genres: Novellas/Short stories, Mystery/Crime/Suspense. Career: With Pocket Books Inc., NYC, 1952-54; Hutchins Advertising Co., Rochester, New York, copy writer, 1954-68. Mystery Writers of America, president, 1982; Rochester Public Library, trustee, 1981-98. Publications: The Shattered Raven, 1969; The Transvection Machine, 1971; The Fellowship of the Hand, 1973; The Frankenstein Factory, 1975. STORIES: The Judges of Hades, 1971; City of Brass, 1972; The Spy and the Thief, 1972; The Thefts of Nick Velvet, 1978; The Quests of Simon Ark, 1984; Leopold's Way, 1985; The Night My Friend, 1991; Diagnosis: Impossible, 1996; The Ripper of Storyville, 1997; The Velvet Touch, 2000; The Old Spies Club, 2001; The Night People, 2001; The Ironangel, 2003. EDITOR: Dear Dead Days, 1972; Best Detective Stories of the Year, 6 vols., 1976-81; Year's Best Mystery and Suspense Stories, 14 vols., 1982-95; All But Impossible, 1981; Murder Most Sacred, 1989; Twelve American Detective Stories, 1997. Address: 2941 Lake Ave, Rochester, NY 14612, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]