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

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

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