1. seattlemysterybooks:

1949 Dodd Mead hardcover
1949 Dell paperback reissue
Seattle Mystery Bookshop

    seattlemysterybooks:

    1949 Dodd Mead hardcover

    1949 Dell paperback reissue

    Seattle Mystery Bookshop

    (Source: zestyblog)

  2. Fun fact: this was also the cover of Private Investigator Detective Magazine #1, Winter 1956 - Original publication of Michael Avallone’s Ed Noon and the bouncing Betty. The illustration has just been flipped and the name Ed Noon on the door occulted.

    Fun fact: this was also the cover of Private Investigator Detective Magazine #1, Winter 1956 - Original publication of Michael Avallone’s Ed Noon and the bouncing Betty. The illustration has just been flipped and the name Ed Noon on the door occulted.

  3.  New York: Henry Holt and Company, [1940]. Octavo, cloth. First edition. The second Mike Shayne detective novel.

    New York: Henry Holt and Company, [1940]. Octavo, cloth. First edition. The second Mike Shayne detective novel.

  4. seattlemysterybooks:

pulpwomen:

Alcoholics calamitous. Black Mask Magazine, September 1945.


~ Dale Clark, “Heir in the Air”, 22nd of 28 with house dick Mike O’Hanna story, at San Alpa Resort hotel, 25th of 32 stories in BM

~ Brett Halliday (pseud. of David Dresser), “Dead Man’s Diary”, 2nd of 2 Mike Shayne stories in BM

~ Julius Long, “Over My Dead Body”, 7th of 17 stories with ‘Ben Corbett, D.A.’s chief investigator, 1st -person narrator’, 12th of 23 stories in BM

~ Robert Reeves, “Alcoholics Calamitous”, last of 10 Cellini Smith appearances, last of 12 appearances in BM

Seattle Mystery Bookshop

    seattlemysterybooks:

    pulpwomen:

    Alcoholics calamitous. Black Mask Magazine, September 1945.

    ~ Dale Clark, “Heir in the Air”, 22nd of 28 with house dick Mike O’Hanna story, at San Alpa Resort hotel, 25th of 32 stories in BM

    ~ Brett Halliday (pseud. of David Dresser), “Dead Man’s Diary”, 2nd of 2 Mike Shayne stories in BM

    ~ Julius Long, “Over My Dead Body”, 7th of 17 stories with ‘Ben Corbett, D.A.’s chief investigator, 1st -person narrator’, 12th of 23 stories in BM

    ~ Robert Reeves, “Alcoholics Calamitous”, last of 10 Cellini Smith appearances, last of 12 appearances in BM

    Seattle Mystery Bookshop

  5. seattlemysterybooks:

pulpcovers:

Murder Is My Business (1958) http://ift.tt/1oLJPVw

1945 Dodd Mead hardcover
2nd Dell paperback version
Seattle Mystery Bookshop

    seattlemysterybooks:

    pulpcovers:

    Murder Is My Business (1958) http://ift.tt/1oLJPVw


    1945 Dodd Mead hardcover

    2nd Dell paperback version

    Seattle Mystery Bookshop

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. paperbackpalace:

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

    paperbackpalace:

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