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Crack Detective Stories eBook November 1944 - [Download] #RE311
Crack Detective Stories eBook November 1944
 

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Radio Archives Pulp Classics
Crack Detective Stories eBook
November 1944
 
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.
 
Crack Detective Stories was a magazine that underwent multiple name changes... eight of them! During the middle of its run, it was known as Crack Detective Stories, but it didn't start out that way. Detective Yarns, as it was first known, made its debut with the June 1938 issue, coming from Columbia Publications. It switched to a character pulp, featuring The Black Hood as of September 1941, and its name changed to Black Hood Detective. Then it became Hooded Detective for two issues until Crack Detective was born in May of 1942. After ten issues a single word was added to the name, and it became Crack Detective Stories. With the November 1949 issue the title was changed to Famous Detective, and then after three issues it became Famous Detective Stories. The final incarnation began in December 1956 with the name Crack Detective and Mystery Stories. This title lasted for four issues. The final issue was July 1957, outlasting most of the other pulp magazines on the market. There were 97 issues published in all. Crack Detective Stories returns in these vintage pulp tales, reissued for today’s readers in electronic format.
 
Table of Contents:
 
Suspenseful Mystery Novel
Dead Blood Runs Purple
By Frank Kane
Johnny Liddell’s throat was ripe for the slayer’s knife, unless he could spot the Sinister Number One man behind the jewel-snatching, blonde-murdering setup at the Tropical Club!
 
Keep It Simple — Thrilling Novelet
By Mel Watt
The trouble with most murderers, reasoned the deadly killer at Sea Cliff, was that they let their crimes become too complex!
 
Killer’s Curtain Call — Thrilling Novelet
By Robert Turner
One by one the little men accosted Evan Molloy, warning him to keep away from Big Mac’s wife, Patricia. Only Molloy had never met Patricia. And it didn’t make sense when he found Big Mac dead in his room — only it would to the police!
 
I Didn’t Do It! — Short Story
By Cliff Campbell
How can a guy be guilty if the court can’t prove he committed the crime?
 
Friendless Corpse — Short Story
By Arthur Mann
Lew Curry made a bad mistake when he reported that trunk to the cops — but then, how could he know there was a body inside?
 
Murderers Mustn’t Point — Short Story
By T.W. Ford
All the evidence pointed to a clear case of murder and suicide...
 
Concrete Evidence — Short Story
By Wilbur S. Peacock
Of murder was what John Shook’s partner thought he was evading!
 
Rx To Homicide — Short Story
By John A. Saxon
It might have been a tired druggist’s slip — and the only way Ken Thomas could save his reputation was to find a criminal’s slip!
 
Death Of A Rat — Short Story
By Stephen J. Lynch
Retribution can wait as long as twenty years sometimes.
 
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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