Waltz with Death
By Kelley Roos
Judy and Stan Coulter were happily married until Stan started to take dancing lessons — and whirled straight into a murder charge when the corpse of a teacher bore mute testimony to grisly crime!
Portrait of a Killer — Complete Novelet
By Arthur Leo Zagat
Fred Garlin was surprised to learn sleuths Rand and Winslow were luscious cover-girls — and amazed by the deadliness of their kiss!
The Dark Doorway — Complete Novelet
By Wyatt Blassingame
When Calhoon returns from South America, fear and terror come to destroy his peace, making him a fugitive, and his wife — a corpse!
Hard Guy Burke — Complete Novelet
By Bill Erin
When the sailor Ken Burke threatened to kill is murdered, Ken has an airtight alibi — an alibi that leads right to the gas chamber!
How Can You Lose? — Short Story
By D.L. Champion
Mathematics professor Barkley had poker figured down to a science
The Kiss-Off — Short Story
By Robert Turner
Could Nick use a pistol to destroy — what he wanted most in life?
Santa Claus Precinct — Short Story
By Johnston McCulley
Perhaps it was the Yuletide spirit that inspired Patrolman O’Doole
Good Crimes Are Coming — Feature
By The Editor
A preview of exciting cases on our calendar for the next issue
The Ardent Mistress Arden — Feature
By Leo Marr
An amazing true story of a conspiring Sixteenth Century murderess