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 #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

Quarry #7: The Last Quarry by Max Allan Collins (Hard Case Crime HCC-023 – 2006)

QUARRY’S BACK— FOR HIS TOUGHEST JOB EVER. The ruthless professional killer known as Quarry long ago disappeared into a well-earned retirement. But now a media magnate has lured the restless hitman into tackling one last lucrative assignment. The target is … Continue reading