Mike Shayne #25: Death Has Three Lives by Brett Halliday (Dell, 1961)

Title: Death Has Three Lives Author: Brett Halliday (pseudonym of Davis Dresser) Imprint & Number: Dell D423 Cover price: .35 Publication date: 6/1961 Cover artist: Robert McGinnis From the back cover: The Cops Couldn’t Wait Mike Shayne needed time to … Continue reading

Mike Shayne #3: The Uncomplaining Corpses (Dell, 1963)

Title: The Uncomplaining Corpses Author: Brett Halliday (pseudonym of Davis Dresser) Imprint & Number: Dell 9216 Cover price: .40 Publication date: 1963 Cover artist: Robert McGinnis From the back cover: Home Sweet Homicide “You’re okay, sweetheart,” Shayne said as he … Continue reading

Mike Shayne #38: Killers From The Keys by Brett Halliday (Dell, 1962)

Title: Killers From The Keys Author: Brett Halliday (pseudonym of Ryerson Johnson) Imprint & Number: Dell 4476 Cover price: .40 Publication date: 1962 Cover artist: Robert McGinnis From the back cover: The man in cabin three at the Pink Flamingo … Continue reading

Mike Shayne #14: Counterfeit Wife by Brett Halliday (Dell, 1952)

Title: Counterfeit Wife Author: Brett Halliday (pseudonym of Davis Dresser) Imprint & Number: Dell 590 Cover price: none Publication date: 1952 Cover artist: Robert Stanley From the back cover: “I thought you’d never get here, honey,” said the big blonde … Continue reading

Mike Shayne #36: Dolls Are Deadly by Brett Halliday (Dell, 1961)

Title: Dolls Are Deadly Author: Brett Halliday (house name used in this case by Ryerson Johnson) Imprint & Number: Dell D424 Cover price: 35¢ Publication date: 1961 Cover artist: Robert McGinnis From the back cover: WHO had sent mobster Henry … Continue reading

Mike Shayne #6: The Corpse Came Calling by Brett Halliday (Dell, 1955)

Title: The Corpse Came Calling Author: Brett Halliday (pseudonym of Davis Dresser) Imprint & Number: Dell 842 Cover price: 25¢ Publication date: 1955 Cover artist: Robert Schulz From the back cover: “Slug him,” the thug said. “But easy, so he … Continue reading

Dangerous Dames, ed. Brett Halliday (Dell, 1955)

Title: Dangerous Dames Editor: Davis Dresser as Brett Halliday Imprint & Number: Dell First Edition 77 Cover price: 25¢ Publication date: 1955 Cover artist: Robert Stanley A paperback original first edition. From the back cover: Violent Death in Twelve Stories … Continue reading