Sir Henry Merrivale #19: A Graveyard To Let by Carter Dickson (Dell, 1951)

Title: A Graveyard To Let Author: John Dickson Carr writing as Carter Dickson Imprint & Number: Dell 543 Cover price: .25 Publication date: 1951 Cover artist: Barye Phillips A Dell mapback. From the interior: When a man vanishes into thin … Continue reading

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 #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

Kent Murdock #10: The Hollow Needle by George Harmon Coxe (Dell, 1954)

Title: The Hollow Needle Editor: George Harmon Coxe Imprint & Number: Dell 757 Cover price: 25¢ Publication date: 1954 Cover artist: Verne Tossey From the back cover: The Voice Was  Voice Of A Dead Man Kent Murdock, crack newspaper photographer, … Continue reading