Mike Farrel #2: The Million Dollar Babe by Carter Brown (Signet, 1961)

Title: The Million Dollar Babe (originally published as Cutie Cashed His Chips) Author: Carter Brown (pseudonym of Alan Yates) Imprint & Number: Signet D3636 Cover price: 50¢ Publication date: 1961 Cover artist: Ronnie Lesser From the back cover: Sultry Sizzling … Continue reading

Travis McGee #6: Bright Orange For The Shroud by John D MacDonald

The fragile-looking blonde was like a black widow spider feeding on her mate till he was broke and drained dry, a walking zombie stumbling aboard the celebrated houseboat The Busted Flush. And there lolls Travis McGee, that free-lance knight in … Continue reading

Al Wheeler #33: Target For Their Dark Desire by Carter Brown (Signet D3017 – 1966)

She was the hottest sexpot on the market until she ran into murder. And then she was a very cold dish indeed. A paperback original first edition featuring detective Al Wheeler. Title: Target For Their Dark Desire Author: Carter Brown … Continue reading

Travis McGee #1: The Deep Blue Good-By by John D MacDonald

Meet Travis McGee. Non-conformist, boat bum, knight in slightly tarnished armor – as he sets out on a wild journey through the wreckage of a woman’s soul. The first novel in John D MacDonald‘s Travis McGee series. Paperback original first … Continue reading

Travis McGee #10: The Girl In The Plain Brown Wrapper by John D MacDonald (Gold Medal T2023 - 1968)

Travis McGee #10: The Girl In The Plain Brown Wrapper by John D MacDonald (Gold Medal T2023 – 1968)

10th in the bestselling series featuring that intrepid savior of ladies in distress, the free-lance knight whose armor covers a heart of 14-karat gold – Travis McGee! The incomparable Travis McGee is back in a brand-new adventure! Poking around where … Continue reading