David Guy Compton (born 1930) is a science fiction author who publishes under the name D. G. Compton. He has also written books under the pseudonym of Frances Lynch.
Compton began publishing with his 1963 novel Medium for Murder. His 1968 novel The Steel Crocodile (alternate title The Electric Crocodile) was nominated for the Nebula Award, and his 1974 novel The Continuous Katherine Mortenhoe was filmed as Death Watch by Bertrand Tavernier in 1980.
He was named the 2007 Author Emeritus by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America.
David G. Compton. Wikipedia.