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Black Book Detective eBook #70 Summer 1946 - [Download] #RE327
Black Book Detective eBook #70 Summer 1946

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Radio Archives Pulp Classics
Black Book Detective eBook
#70 Summer 1946
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.
Black Book Detective magazine was probably best known for its long-running series of adventure stories featuring the crimefighter known as The Black Bat. But The Black Bat didn't appear until six years into the magazine's run with the July 1939 issue. The magazine first hit the newsstands with the June 1933 issue. For the next six years, it tried different approaches. Issue one began with a featured novel and several backup short stories. The following year it started promoting "three new complete novels" in each magazine, but abandoned that approach after four issues. It then tried shorter novelets, combined with short stories. In 1935 and 1936, it tried the "weird menace" approach, featuring scantily-clad women in peril on the covers, then switched back to hard crime. In 1938 they tried featuring recurring characters in their main novel. Gentleman thief Raffles appeared in two consecutive issues. Jonathan Drake, Ace Manhunter appeared in three issues.
The editors struck gold with The Black Bat, who first appeared in the July 1939 issue. Supposedly blind District Attorney Tony Quinn was secretly the master crime fighter known as The Black Bat. The stories were credited to the house name of G. Wayman Jones, but in actuality were written mainly by Norman A. Daniels. The Black Bat stories ran exclusively in the bi-monthly Black Book Detective magazine until it finally printed its last issue in the Winter of 1953. Black Book Detective returns in these vintage pulp tales, reissued for today’s readers in electronic format.
Table of Contents:
A Black Bat Mystery Novel
The Survivor Murders
Featuring Tony Quinn, Nemesis of Crime
by G. Wayman Jones
The Black Bat smashes into the heart of a gripping mystery when a sinister gang dedicated to death plans its most horrifying series of lethal crimes! Follow Tony Quinn on a perilous trail as he puts his weight on the side of the law when innocent lives hang in the balance

Two Thousand and One Victims — Short Story
by Norman A. Daniels
Private Detective Johnnie Vane has only a rose as a clue

Killers Can’t Kick — Short Story
by Robert Sidney Bowen
Ex-Ranger Belden goes into action against a murder mob

Murderer’s Return — Short Story
by Wayland Rice
Detective-lieutenant Alec Moore uncovers a vicious swindle scheme

Death Witness — Short Story
by Anthony Tompkins
Theatre prop man Steve Sterling get mixed up in some real drama

Off the Record
by The Editor
A department where the readers and the editor meet

Radio Archives Pulp Classics line of eBooks are of the highest quality and feature the great Pulp Fiction stories of the 1930s-1950s. All eBooks produced by Radio Archives are available in ePub and Mobi formats for the ultimate in compatibility. If you have a Kindle, the Mobi version is what you want. If you have an iPad/iPhone, Android, or Nook, then the ePub version is what you want.

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5 of 5 E book November 8, 2021
Reviewer: Ken Bers from Sedona, AZ United States  
Easy and enjoyable. More orders to come.

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