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Terrall, Robert

Entry updated 12 September 2022. Tagged: Author.

(1914-2009) US journalist and author almost exclusively of thrillers, sometimes as by John Gonzales or Robert Kyle; he also wrote at least twenty Michael Shayne adventures under the House Name Brett Halliday. He is of sf interest for A Killer Is Loose Among Us (1948), a Near Future medical thriller set in an Army research laboratory, where the development of a deadly new plague (see Medicine) threatens the world if it should escape and lead to a Pandemic. [JC]

Robert Terrall

born Neihart, Montana: 6 December 1914

died Salisbury, Connecticut: 27 March 2009

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