Three Big Crime Novelets
The Crimson Vampire
by Joel Rogers
Foul with human gore, that scythe-clawed Murder-Monster slashed at that once-peaceful countryside — and even skeptical Capt. Sparrow’s blood ran cold.
D.A.s Die Too!
by Richard Vance
A five grand reward for an envelope — and a gang bullet for the holder. Marty O’Day followed the taxi girl into a maze of criss-cross murder.
by Ted Tinsley
Major John Lacy, gentlemen! Ex-commander of the 697th Battalion. Decorated twice. Wounded twice. Now fighting the racket rats in a battle to the death!
Detective Book’s Demi-Booklength Novel
Murder Made in Reno
by Roger Torrey
Easy Shean Connell, free-lance dick, knew that where there is smoke there is always a guy fanning it — where there’s a shiv through a doll’s neck there’s more to it than merely murder!
Five Rapid-fire Detective Shorts
So You Won’t Talk!
by Barney Barnett
“No crook ever out-foxed me!” the Sergeant claimed. But that was before O’Hearne.
The Murder Master
by Ted Storrs
Johns knew that perfect crimes are bunk, so he set a trap for the Murder Master.
Dead Man’s Blackmail
by John Starr
Only one thing could save young Trent from the gallows — a confession from the dead.
by Dabney Horton
They framed Big Bill cold, and even that wasn’t enough for that hungry murder mob.
by Benge Atlee
Dan Gaunt had orders to cover Kalinof. It would have meant following him to Hell.