HOUGAN, Carolyn. Also writes as Malcolm Bell, John Case. American, b. 1943. Genres: Novels, Mystery/Crime/Suspense. Career: Writer, 1980-. Worked as cocktail waitress, school bus driver, legal secretary, and staffer in Wisconsin governor's office. Speaker in high school and university writing classes. Publications: Shooting in the Dark, 1984; The Romeo Flag, 1989; Blood Relative, 1992; (as Malcolm Bell) The Last Goodbye, 1999. AS JOHN CASE, WITH J. HOUGAN: The Genesis Code, 1997; The First Horseman, 1998; The Syndrome, 2001. Address: c/o Elaine Markson Agency, 44 Greenwich Ave, New York, NY 10011, U.S.A.