Pulp Fiction, ed. Maxim Jakubowski (Castle Books - 2002)

Pulp Fiction, ed. Maxim Jakubowski (Castle Books – 2002)

Fast action and wild, wild pleasure… The paper may have yellowed and crumbled away but the stories and a thousand thrills still hit the spot. Join the shady operators, voluptuous molls, ruthless bigshots, crooked (and sometimes honest) cops on a … Continue reading

More Good Old Stuff by John D MacDonald (Gold Medal 12765-6 - 1985)

More Good Old Stuff by John D MacDonald (Gold Medal 12765-6 – 1985)

America’s greatest storyteller delivers fourteen more of his terrific early stories from pulp fiction magazines. An anthology of pulp stories from  ranging from 1946 to 1949. Although the editors of this volume’s predecessor, The Good Old Stuff, are acknowledged in … Continue reading

The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett (Vintage V-772 – 1972)

Hammett’s Classic novel which introduced the world to detective Sam Spade when it originally appeared in Black Mask magazine. Title: The Maltese Falcon Author: Dashiell Hammett Imprint & Number: Vintage V-772 Cover price: 1.95 Publication date: 1972 Cover artist: photo … Continue reading

The Dain Curse by Dashiell Hammett (Vintage V-624 – 1978)

Everything about the Leggett diamond heist indicated to the Continental Op that it was an inside job. From the stray diamond found in the yard to the eyewitness accounts of a “strange man” casing the house, everything was just too … Continue reading