Marvin H. Albert
, (22 January 1924 Philadelphia Pennsylvania, USA - 24 March 1996 Menton, France) was a writer of mystery, crime and adventure novels including ones featuring Pete (Pierre-Ange [French: Stone Angel) Sawyer, a French-American private investigator living and working in France.
Novels in the Stone Angel Series, featuring Pete Sawyer:
- The Pink Panther (1964) - Movie novelization/tie-in
- The Don is Dead (1972)
- The Dark Goddess (1978)
- Stone Angel (1986)
- Back in the Real World (1986)
- Get Off at Babylon (1987)
- Long Teeth (1987)
- The Untouchables (1987) - Movie novelization
- The Last Smile (1988)
- The Midnight Sister (1989)
- Bimbo Heaven (1990)
- The Zig-Zag Man (1991)
- The Riviera Contract (1992)
He also wrote film novelizations (e.g., What's New, Pussy Cat?
) and many other novels. He sometimes wrote under pseudonyms such as Albert Conroy, Ian McAlister, Nick Quarry and Tony Rome. Settings for his novels include France (where he lived for some time), Miami and the Old West. His novel Miami Mayhem
was the basis for the 1967 Frank Sinatra film Tony Rome.