The Tax Man Cometh! Surprisingly there aren’t a lot of mysteries or crime fiction dealing with paying your taxes. I mean, really, isn’t it enough to commit murder? But here is a list of books dealing with accounting and accountants. If you haven’t filed your taxes yet, you have until Tuesday this year!
ACCOUNTING FOR MURDER: A List
Paul Anthony: Old Accountants Never Die
Paul Bennett: Due Diligence, Collateral Damage, False Profits, The Money Race
Ann Bridge: The Numbered Account
David Dodge –in addition to Death and Taxes, he wrote three more novels about San Francisco tax accountant James “Whit” Whitney: Shear the Black Sheep, Bullets for the Bridegroom and It Ain’t Hay.
Marjorie Eccles: Account Rendered and other Stories
Gail Farrelly: Beaned in Boston
Dick Francis: Risk
Kate Gallison: Unbalanced Accounts
John Grisham: Skipping Christmas
Ian Hamilton: The Water Rat of Wanchai
Carolyn Hart: A Settling of Accounts
James Montgomery Jackson: Bad Policy
Marshall Jevons: Murder at the Margin, The Fatal Equilibrium, A Deadly Indifference
Emma Lathen: Accounting for Murder
Linda Lovely: Final Accounting
Sharon Potts: In Their Blood
Peter Robinson: Final Account
Karen Hanson Stuyck: Held Accountable
William C. Whitbeck: To Account for Murder
M.K. Wren: Nothing’s Certain but Death
Short Story: “The Ides of Mike Magoon” in Ellery Queen’s The Calendar of Crime (written when tax day was March 15, not April 15) –
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