1. seattlemysterybooks:

1944 Dodd Mead hardcover
1963 Dell reissue
cover art by Robert McGinnis
Seattle Mystery Bookshop

    seattlemysterybooks:

    1944 Dodd Mead hardcover

    1963 Dell reissue

    cover art by Robert McGinnis

    Seattle Mystery Bookshop

  2. seattlemysterybooks:

ubu507:

IT STARTED WHEN SHE SAID:
"You think I’m crazy, don’t you?" And before he knew it, Mike had signed on to keep her from killing her mother. From then on, the case was a tangle of babes and bullets. And Mike nearly ended with his head in a sling before he collected his dividend on death!
[1952]

1939 Holt hardcover
first published novel under the name Brett Halliday, first Michael (or Mike) Shayne novel
Seattle Mystery Bookshop

    seattlemysterybooks:

    ubu507:

    IT STARTED WHEN SHE SAID:

    "You think I’m crazy, don’t you?" And before he knew it, Mike had signed on to keep her from killing her mother. From then on, the case was a tangle of babes and bullets. And Mike nearly ended with his head in a sling before he collected his dividend on death!

    [1952]


    1939 Holt hardcover

    first published novel under the name Brett Halliday, first Michael (or Mike) Shayne novel


    Seattle Mystery Bookshop

  3. paperbackpalace:

This is it Michael Shayne (1962) - "A Michael Shayne mystery"

    paperbackpalace:

    This is it Michael Shayne (1962) - "A Michael Shayne mystery"

  4. michaelallanleonard:

Robert McGinnis

    michaelallanleonard:

    Robert McGinnis

  5. seattlemysterybooks:

June 1947 issue
cover by H.W. MacCauley
stories included:

    seattlemysterybooks:

    June 1947 issue

    cover by H.W. MacCauley

    stories included:

  6. Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine v6 n6, May 1961, cover by Robert Maguire

    Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine v6 n6, May 1961, cover by Robert Maguire

  7. excitingsounds:

Counterfeit Wife by Brett Halliday (pulp fiction paperback front cover art, “A Michael Shane Mystery,” Dell Book # 590, copyright © 1947)

    excitingsounds:

    Counterfeit Wife by Brett Halliday (pulp fiction paperback front cover art, “A Michael Shane Mystery,” Dell Book # 590, copyright © 1947)

  8. mangodebango:

"Violence Is Golden" by Brett Halliday, 1968.

    mangodebango:

    "Violence Is Golden" by Brett Halliday, 1968.

  9. gentlemanlosergentlemanjunkie:

Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine, Vol. 3, no. 1, April 1958; cover art by Vic Donahue.

 (via The Troubled Sisters)

    gentlemanlosergentlemanjunkie:

    Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine, Vol. 3, no. 1, April 1958; cover art by Vic Donahue.

    (via The Troubled Sisters)

  10. radioactivesneer:

    Dell Books (1948)

  11. brownslair:

    Robert McGinnis

    "Murder By Proxy"; Brett Halliday [Davis Dresser] (1963)

    Dell #5949 (US: Dell Publishing Co., 1963)

    Cover art Robert McGinnis.

  12. 
Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005)

    Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005)

    (Source: moviepostermadness)