Nell Martin (1890–1961) was an American author from Illinois specializing in light-hearted mysteries and short stories. She also published under Columbia Boyer and her full name Nell Columbia Boyer Martin. Having also worked as a strawberry picker, newspaper reporter, taxi-cab driver, lawyers assistant, laundry worker, singer, actress and press agent before becoming a writer, she referred to herself as a "Jill of all trades."
- The Constant Simp (1927), which was reportedly a parody of The Constant Nymph
- The Mosaic Earring (1927)
- Lord Byron of Broadway: A Novel (1928)
- The Other Side of the Fence: A Novel (1929)
- Lovers Should Marry (1933), which she dedicated to Hammett.
- "Nell Martin". IMDb. Retrieved 2016-09-21.
- Dates and titles are from: A Dashiell Hammett companion, Robert L. Gale
- Gale, Robert L. (2000). A Dashiell Hammett Companion. Greenwood Publishing Group. p. 163. ISBN 0313310955 – via https://books.google.com/books?isbn=0313310955.
- Publication details are from Yesterday's Faces: Dangerous Horizons, Robert Sampson.
- Hammet links her stories to the movie version of Maisie in letters collected in Selected Letters of Dashiell Hammett: 1921-1960.
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