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Black Book Detective eBook #89 Spring 1950 - [Download] #RE410
Black Book Detective eBook #89 Spring 1950
 

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Radio Archives Pulp Classics
Black Book Detective eBook
#89 Spring 1950
 
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
Blueprints Of Crime
by G. Wayman Jones
Fighting against odds to smash a conspiracy of plunder, the Black Bat combats seven evil schemers whose precise plan for a grim wave of doom makes lawbreaking an exact science!
 
A Complete Novelet
My Life To Give
by Norman A. Daniels
The lady was beautiful, and Greg Owen wanted to save her innocent brother from the death chair, but the price might be his own life!
 
Thubway Tham’s Veiled Lady — Short Story
by Johnston McCulley
The daffy drama of the detective, the pickpocket — and the dame!
 
Last Word — Short Story
by Will Oursler
Never underestimate a woman, even if she happens to be a dead one!
 
Death And Nine Lives — Short Story
by Fredric Brown
Taffy, the cat, plays her part in a desperate quest for a killer...
 
Not So Tough — Short Story
by Rollin Fitzsimmons
If you have the right kind of cheese, the rats will look for you!
 
Off The Record — Special Feature
by The Editor
A live-wire department where readers and the editor get together.
 
Lydia, The Arsenic Queen — Special Feature
by Stacy Kent
A strange true story of murder that was most foul, most frequent!
 
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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