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Black Book Detective eBook #87 Fall 1949 - [Download] #RE1302
Black Book Detective eBook #87 Fall 1949

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Radio Archives Pulp Classics
Black Book Detective eBook
#87 Fall 1949
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 Complete Tony Quinn Novel
The Dennison Documents
by Norman A. Daniels writing as G. Wayman Jones
When a dead woman strangely disappears and a man with everything to live for kills himself, Quinn tackles a weird mystery — putting his life in the balance as the scales tip for grim, sinister doom!
Tamale Town Payoff — Complete Novelet
by C.S. Montanye
Deep into Mexico goes Hollywood private eye Steve Dix, on the trail of eighty grand in jewels, but all that he can find is — a corpse!
Thubway Tham’s Couthin — Short Story
by Johnston McCulley
The little dip’s hayseed cousin succeeds in making things go haywire!
Necklace Of Little Tento — Short Story
by Arthur J. Burks
Jed and Nora Haley find that murder’s a game which two can play...
A For Alice — Short Story
by Elizabeth Starr
A detective’s teen-aged daughter decides to look in on a crime case.
You Die For Me — Short Story
by Morris Cooper
What can a private detective do with a dame who outsmarts him?
Off The Record — Special Feature
by The Editor
A live-wire department where readers and the editor get together.
Dead Dogs Tell Tales — Special Feature
by Robert Wallace
A true story from the annals of David Carvalho, handwriting expert.
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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