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

John & Suzy Marshall #7: The Inconvenient Bride by James M. Fox (Dell, 1950)

Title: The Inconvenient Bride Author: Johannes Matthijs Willem Knipscheer writing as James M. Fox Imprint & Number: Dell 463 (mapback) Cover price: none Publication date: 1950 Cover artist: Robert Stanley Seventh in the John & Suzy Marshall series. Capitalizing on … Continue reading

The Phantom Of The Opera by Gaston Leroux (Dell 24 – 1943)

Le Fantôme de l’Opéra, Leroux’s classic tale of madness & unrequited love, which has been successfully produced for the stage and screen many times since its original serialization began in the French daily newspaper Le Gaulois in 1909. “Mapback” with … Continue reading

Cool & Lam #8: Cats Prowl At Night by AA Fair

Personal… Private… Confidential These are the ominous words on the mysterious letters Mrs. Everett Belder received from an unknown source. haunting letters that posed startling questions. Letters like the one that began: ” Dear Mrs. Belder: Who was the woman … Continue reading