Total Pulp Experience. These exciting pulp adventures have been beautifully reformatted for easy reading as an eBook and features every story, every editorial, and every column of the original pulp magazine.
Detective magazines were some of the most popular reading material during the era of the pulp magazines. In late 1949, Ned Pines, publisher of Thrilling Publications, also known as Standard Magazines, Better Magazines, and Beacon Magazines, added a new entry into an already crowded field of whodunnit magazines. The unique feature of 5 Detective Novels, was the inclusion of five complete novels in a single pulp magazine. Admittedly, the definition of "novel" was stretched a bit, but even at 20,000 words per novel, the 25¢ magazine required 144 pages, much thicker than the normal pulp. In those pages could be found some of the best detective fiction writers in the field: Arthur J. Burks, H.M. Appel, Norman A. Daniels, George Fielding Eliot, Paul Ernst, Edmond Hamilton, Ralph Oppenheim, Robert Sidney Bowen, Fredric Brown, among others. After 17 issues, 5 Detective novels closed publication with the Fall 1953 issue. 5 Detective Novels returns in these vintage pulp tales, reissued for today’s readers in electronic format.
Table of Contents:
The Murder Bridge
By George Harmon Coxe
John McCann adds up a slain man, an escaped killer, and one-fifth of a million — and gets an odd total when a shadow of the past brings doom!
Too Tough To Die
By George Bruce
Fighting sleuth Red Lacey had his own standards — and wouldn’t let even a mobster like “Mushky” Jenks get the chair for a killing he didn’t do!
Murder In Mexico
By Steve Fisher
When Paul Orr robs the Foreign Club in order to finance his marriage to a beautiful Hollywood actress, he is asking for trouble — in a big way!
The Hooded Killer
By Paul Ernst
Retirement was cold comfort to sleuth Anthony Lance — but the mystery murder of Nicholas James proved too hot for him when menace stalked!
Death On An Ocean Liner
By Richard Sale
Homeward bound, foreign correspondent Craig Mitchell is swept into the middle of a gigantic smuggling conspiracy aboard a behemoth of the seas!
On The Docket — A Department
A Portrait Of Alexander Hamilton
by Ray Cummings
The Path Of Death — A True Story
by Simpson M. Ritter