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Famous Detective Stories eBook August 1950 - [Download] #RE438
Famous Detective Stories eBook August 1950
 

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Radio Archives Pulp Classics
Famous Detective Stories eBook
August 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.
 
Famous Detective Stories was a magazine that underwent multiple name changes... eight of them! Near the end of its run, it was known as Famous 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. Famous Detective Stories returns in these vintage pulp tales, reissued for today’s readers in electronic format.
 
Table of Contents:
 
Feature Novelets
 
One Corpse, Guaranteed!
by Murray Leinster
Tom Cantrell promised his guests a big show, and they got one all right — but not as Cantrell expected!
 
Dames, Diamonds And Death
by Oscar J. Friend
The disappearance of a fifty-grand diamond necklace invites murder, and one killing is just the beginning!
 
Killing Isn’t Enough
by R.S. Bowen
The case against Medford seemed clinched, except that it was too pat... something more than murder seemed the motive.
 
Short Stories
 
Pattern For Doom
by Norman Ober
Sometimes people with good eyes can’t see as well as a blind man can...
 
A Matter Of Science
by Ray Cummings
The solution to this mystery was as old as Archimedes!
 
Return To The Scene — Fact Feature
by Glen Peggie
 
Lovely Ladies Of Larceny
by Tom Thursday
The inside story of two fascinating gals you positively wouldn’t want to meet!
 
Murder Under A Paper Moon
by Norman A. Daniels
A cop can get behind the flashy fronts — and he has to be able to see through them, too!
 
The Good Old Summer Crime
by James MacCreigh
The guy wanted a rush job, but Death was in still more of a hurry...
 
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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