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A Contract on Stone. Major, pb, 1977. Add setting: Los Angeles. “He’d been set up, trained, and programmed; John didn’t know he was also the target!”
Birthmark of Fear. Major, pb, 1976. “There was something evil about the house on Scorpion Crest, but Thea tried to ignore it ... until the ‘accidents’ began!”
House of Shadows. Major, pb, 1977.
Whispers in the Wind. Major, pb, 1977. Add setting: California. “What was the strange horror that gripped the house when the baby was born...?”
AMES, EDNA. Pseudonym of Andrew J. Collins, q. v. Under this pen name, the author of one gothic romantic suspense novel included in the (Revised) Crime Fiction IV. See below.
The House of Secrets. Major, pb, 1976. Add setting: California. “Her brother's mysterious death brought her back to the lonely beach house ... back to the edge of terror!”
The Orphan Seamstress: A Narrative of Innocence, Guilt, Mystery, and Crime. New York: Burgess, hc, 72pp, 1850. Setting: New York, New Jersey, 1840s. Add: also contains ss: The Step-Mother [also no author stated]. The book is referred to several times in a doctoral thesis by Paul Joseph Erickson entitled Welcome to Sodom: The Cultural Work of City-Mystery Fiction in Antebellum America. Note: Shown below is a later edition published by Dick & Fitzgerald, no date given, but circa 1860s.
_Divorce Racket Girls. Design Publishing, pb, 1951. (Intimate Novels #6.) Previously published as Collusion (Godwin, 1932) as by Theodore D. Irwin. “A bombshell of a true story which blows the lid off a whole foul world and explosively discloses the debauches and treacheries of the divorce racket.”
The Free-Lance Spy. [Arizona]
ASPDEN, (NEWTON) HARTLEY. 1858-1940. A journalist.
ATKEY, (WILLIAM) PHILIP. (Adding first name.)
BAKER, GEORGE. Pseudonym: P. T. Olemy, q.v.
BALMER, JON. Pseudonym of J(ohannes) L. Bouma, 1914-1978, q.v.
-Fever Hot. Exotic pb, 1951
The Lady of Stantonwyck. [England, 1850s]
BARRY, LORETTA. Correct to: BARRY, LORRETTA
BEAM, MAURICE and SUMNER (CHARLES) BRITTON
Murder by Mandate. Note: This may not actually exist in book form.
BECK, WILLIAM L.
Beyond Pardon; or, The Countess of Lynn. Ames (Ohio), 1890 (5-act play version of novel by Charlotte M. Brame, 1836-1884, q.v.)
BENCHLEY, ALEXANDRA JANE. Correct to: BENCHLY, ALEXANDRA JANE
The Dream of Romy Jackson. [North Carolina]
Low Company. Also published in the U.S. under the British title: Avon, 1952
The Chill Winds of Ravenhall. [England]
BLAIR, CHARLES F., JR. 1909-1978.
BOUMA, J(OHANNES) L. Pseudonym: Jon Balmer, q.v.
BOURNS, MARSHA. 1940- . Pseudonym: Marsha Alexander, q.v.
BRAEME, CHARLOTTE M(ARY). (This is a alternate version of her birth name.)
BRAME, CHARLOTTE M(ARY). (Correction of middle name; this is the correct spelling of her last name.)
-Beyond Pardon. Carleton, 1883; Milner, 1890, as by Bertha Clay. (For play version, see William L. Beck.)
Stroganov in Company. Robson, 1980 ss (criminous = *): Big Like a Toboggan \ *A Bishop in the Ballet \ The Black Moth \ *A Brabble in the Ballet \ Claudie, or A State of Soul \ A Contract in the Ballet, with S. J. Simon \ Cotillions and Ices \ The Dinner \ Dream Bike \ The Echo and the Tree \ He Fell Among Thieves \ Hear! \ High Wind in New York \ A Husband of Some Distinction \ Just Another Party \ *A Kidnap in the Ballet \ The Laird Will Provide \ The Merry Wives of The Thatchings \ Mum \ No Minstrels \ Nymphs and Shepherds Go Away \ Pal Grisha \ Possibilities \ Summer Loving \ There’s a Peugeot at the Bottom of Our Jardin \ Under the Juniper Tree \ What Do Young Girls Dream About? \ What Shall We Call the Baby? \ Yesterday, Last Night
BRANSON, KAREN (ADLER)
The Case of Dr. Morel. Also published as (revised): Sins of a Paris Doctor. Universal pb, 1950
BRENNING, L. H.
Parisian Adventure. Also published as (revised): Woman of Paris. Universal pb, 1953
BREUER, GUSTAV (J.)
The Spell. Houghton, 1951; Muller, 1951 [Austria]
Sin for Me. [Colorado]
BURKE, JAMES WAKEFIELD
Three Day Pass–to Kill. Show Edward Grace, q.v., as co-author
Deadly Nightshade. Correct setting to: [Kentucky, 1870s]
The Legend of Holderly Hall. Correct setting to: [Kentucky, past]
Music from the Past. Correct setting to: [Kentucky]
Portraits of the Past. Correct setting to: [Kentucky]
Shadows of the Past. Correct setting to [Kentucky, 1850s]
Voices in the Fog. Correct setting to: [Kentucky, 1860s]
Rendezvous with a Dead Man. Correct to: Rendezvous with Dead Men (Author’s name is sometimes given as John A. L. Chambliss, 1906- .)
CHABER, M. E.
As Old As Cain. Correct publication date of Bestseller edition (as Take One for Murder) to: 1957
CHANCE, JOHN NEWTON
Commission for Disaster. [England] (No SC.)
The Shadow in Pursuit. SC: Keyes
Alias the Saint. Correct publisher from Bonded to: Jacobs pb
Paging the Saint. Show Jacobs edition as pb
She Was a Lady. Correct publisher/date of The Saint Meets His Match as: Sun Dial, 1941
Dead Man’s Mirror. This story was published separately under this title: Bestseller, 1941
Murder in the Mews. Show The Incredible Theft as published in 1941
Bombs Burst Once. Show date of reprint as Wings Over Panama as 1943.
Sweet and Deadly. [Los Angeles]
CLARK, J(OHN) BIGELOW
The Long Run. Coward, 1953 [Mexico]
CLAYFORD, JAMES. For Norman Daniels, see also pseudonym: Norma Dann.
COFFMAN, VIRGINIA (EDITH)
The Beckoning. Add 
Hounds of Hell. (Correction: deleting the “The.)
COHEN, OCTAVUS ROY
The Corpse That Walked. [New York City]
The Whispering Leaves. [Canada]
COLLINS, ANDREW J. Pseudonym: Edna Ames, q.v.
In the Lion’s Den. [South] (Translated from the German.)
Escape to Nowhere. Correct publisher/date to: Major pb, 1977
CRAUFORD, W(ILLIAM) H(AROLD) LANE
The Dearly Beloved Wives. (Deleting the dash.)
Private Carter’s Crime. Correct to: Pte. Carter’s Crime.
Blood Sport. [California]
DALE, WILLIAM. Add pseudonym: Norma Dann, q.v.
DANIELS, NORMAN (A.). Add pseudonym: Norma Dann, q.v.
-Sweet Savage. Falcon pb, 1952
DANIELS, PAUL. Add pseudonym: Elsie Mills McMillan, q.v.
DANN, NORMA. Pseudonym of Norman (A.) Daniels, 1905-1995, q.v. Other pseudonyms: James Clayford, William Dale, Harrison Judd, Mark Reed, Norman T. Vane, David Wade, qq.v.
-Shack Girl. Falcon pb, 1952
She’ll Hate Me Tomorrow. [Chicago]
Drowning Day. [Wales]
A Man Without Friends. [New Mexico]
The Captain’s Lady. Show byline on U.S. edition as: Rachel Edwards
EKWENSI, CYPRIAN (ODIATU DUAKA). 1921-2007.
Yaba Round About Murder. [Lagos]
ESHLEMAN, JOHN M(ORTON, JR.)
The Long Chase. Correct date of reprint as The Deadly Chase to1954.
Country of the Hawk. Hale, 1969 [England, mid 1700s]
-Yellow Head. Falcon pb, 1952
The House of Whispering Death. [Massachusetts]
Ransome Castle. [New Mexico]
FARRIS, JOHN (L.) 1936- .
Sacrifice. Tor, US, hc, 1994. Pan, UK, 1995. Remove the dash indicating marginal crime content. Setting: Georgia, Guatemala. (Add the latter.) For a review of this book plus an overview of the author's career, see the Mystery*File blog.
FAUST, JOE. 1931- . Full name: Joseph William Faust. Add as a new author entry. TV actor living in Tucson; not Joe Clifford Faust, 1957- , q.v., a science fiction writer.
48 Hours of the Serpent. iUniverse, pb, 2000. (Title moved from Joe Clifford Faust.) “Murder, deception, prejudice are the recipe for a thrilling and deadly game of hide and seek.”
The Company Man. Ballantine, pb, 1988. Setting: Future.
A Death of Honor. Ballantine, pb, 1986. Setting: 2000s.
Old Loves Die Hard. Los Angeles: Players Press, pb, 1986. [2-act play.]
FISHER, PHILIP M(ELANCTHON, JR.). (Adding middle name.)
FITZGIBBON, (ROBERT LOUIS) CONSTANTINE
The Holiday. Simon, 1953; Cassell, 1953. Also published as: Room for a Stranger. Lion, 1955 [Italy]
Room for a Stranger; see The Holiday
Night Freight Murders. Show reprint title as: ...and Death Drove On
The Rat Race. Correction (adding the “The)
FREEMANTLE, BRIAN (HARRY)
The November Man. [Europe]
GIBBS, WILLA. 1917-1999.
The Tender Men. Farrar, 1948. Also published as: Fruit of Desire. Lion, 1955 [San Francisco]
GOODMAN, JONATHAN (WALTER). 1931-2008.
GOTTFRIED, LEANORE. Pseudonym: Leanore Traugot, q.v.
Bridge to Vengeance (title correction)
The Little Walls. Correct date of reprint published as Bridge to Vengeance to: 1958
The Ransom Commando. [England] (No SC)
Liquid Terror. [New York City]
GRAVES, SARAH. Mary (Elizabeth Talbot) Kittredge (Squibb)
HACKER, SHYRLE (PEDLAR)
Whispers in the Dark. [California]
Lovers Don’t Sleep. Exotic pb, 1951
Tickets to Death. Correct to: Tickets for Death
Shadows on the Green. [England]
-For Promised Joy. Also published as: A Body to Own. Ecstasy pb, 1949
HANLEY, JACK. Pseudonym of Gene Harvey, q.v.
The Violated One; delete here (moved to Gene Harvey entry)
Bitter Betrayal. [England, France, Belgium]
HARDY, THOMAS. 1840-1928. Ref: CA.
Desperate Remedies. Tinsley, 1871; Holt, 1874 [England]
The Mistress of Corey’s Landing. [Pennsylvania, 1847]
HARRINGTON, DENIS J.
The Silent Pursuit. [Los Angeles]
Murder in Amber. Correct date of edition published as Murder by Proxy to: 1938
Girl on Parole. Correct date of Venus edition to: 1953
Native Girl; see Savage Love
Savage Love. Also published as: Native Girl. Original pb, 1954
HARVEY, GENE. Pseudonym: Jack Hanley.
City Streets; see Passion’s Slave
Cutie; see Passion’s Slave
Passion’s Slave. Exotic pb, 1950. Revised edition published as: Cutie. Venus, 1950. Revised again and published as: City Streets. Original pb, 1954. And as: The Violated One, as by Jack Hanley. Zenith, 1960
The Violated One; see Passion’s Slave
HEHL, EILEEN (M.)
Lilac Mansion. Correct setting to: [Connecticut]
HERON-MAXWELL, BEATRICE. 1859-1927. Birth name: Beatrice Maude Emelia Eastick.
HERVEY, HARRY (CLAY)
-The Iron Widow. Liveright, 1931. British title: Red Hotel. Also published as: She-Devil. Pyramid, 1953 [North Africa]
Red Hotel; see The Iron Widow
She-Devil; see The Iron Widow
Undercover Woman. Also published as: Shakedown Dame. Astro pb, 1948
HIMMEL, RICHARD (C.)
Cry of the Flesh. Delete SC
Soul of Passion. Also published as: Strange Desires. Croydon, 1952
Strange Desires; see Soul of Passion
HOCH, EDWARD D(ENTINGER). 1930-2008.
HODGES, CARL G.
Crime on My Hands. Correct U.S. publisher to: Phantom pb
HOLDEN, HELENE P.
Satan, My Love. [Montreal]
Fallen Angel. Correct publisher/date to reprint as Blonde Baggage to: Avon, 1949
The Glass Heart. Correct date of reprint as Her Private Passions to: 1947
Scene for Death. [England]
HULME-BEAMAN, EMERIC. Birth name: Emeric Edward Jeffrey Beaman, 1864-1937.
William Senior Ellis, 1876-1940.
INMAN, H(ERBERT) ESCOTT
A Tear of Kalee, with (Newton) Hartley Aspden, 1858-1940.
I Wouldn’t Be in Your Shoes. Show Mercury reprint as published in 1944
IRWIN, THEODORE D. 1907-1999. Add pseudonym: Jed Anthony, q.v. Author of one work of fiction included in the (Revised) Crime Fiction IV, possibly true crime in novelized form. See below. This now constitutes the author’s complete entry.
Collusion. Godwin, hc, 1932. Add: also published (abridged) as: Divorce Racket Girls (Designs, 1951), as by Jed Anthony. Setting: New York City. Film: Majestic, 1934, as Unknown Blonde (scw: Leonard Field, David Silverstein; dir: Hobart Henley). Delete reference to film previously cited: Age of Indiscretion (MGM, 1935). The lurid cover below is of the Hillman paperback reprint, #18, 1949.
JOHNSON, (WALTER) RYERSON
Naked in the Streets. [New York City]
JORGENSEN, IVAR. Add pseudonym: Elsie Mills McMillan, q.v.
JUDD, HARRISON. Add pseudonym: Norma Dann, q.v.
The Secret of the Marley Stones. (Title correction.)
Farewell to Passion. Correct U.S. publisher from Hanro to: Original pb
Too Black for Heaven. Correct publisher to: Zenith pb
Surregars Raft. [England] (Deleting the dash and apostrophe.)
KENNINGTON, (GILBERT) ALAN
See How They Run. [England]
A Knife Is Silent. Change setting from [South] to [Carolinas]
KITTREDGE, MARY [MARY ELIZABETH TALBOT KITTREDGE SQUIBB]. (Giving full married name.)
KNIGHT, L(EONARD) A(LFRED)
The Creeping Death. [Wales]
LAKE, JANE. Pseudonym of Marianne J. Maglich.
The Silent Scream. Change setting from [Northwest] to [Washington]
Passenger for Panji. Hale, 1966 [West Africa]
LEACH, [LEONARD] DOUGLAS. 1898-1987. (Correcting the name and dates.)
LE CLERCQ, PIERRE (PAUL TERTIUS). 1851-1932.
The Keeper. Correct publisher to: Caravelle pb
The Eve of the Hound. [South, past]
Kirkwood Fires. [Georgia]
The Wind at Winter’s End. [England]
Born to Evil. [California]
Hot. [New Jersey]
LOWTHER, GEORGE (FRANCIS). 1913-1975. Ref: CA.
The Adventures of Superman. Random, 1942 (Novelization of the comic book.)
McCORMICK, LOIS ELIZABETH
The Circle. [Canada]
McCUTCHEON, HUGH (DAVIE-MARTIN)
None Shall Sleep Tonight. [England]
My Sister, Goodnight. (Title correction.)
McMILLAN, ELSIE MILLS. Pseudonym of Paul W. Fairman, 1909-1977, q.v. Other pseudonyms: Paul Daniels, Ivar Jorgensen, F. W. Paul, Paulette Warren, qq.v. See also: Ellery Queen.
The Hostage Game. [London]
The Man Who Left Well Enough. Correct publication date to: 1970 [England]
MACAO, MARSHALL. Note: With high probability, Sandy Sidar III = Alexander G. Sidar III, 1945- , q.v., living in NYC.
The Devil’s Triangle. (Correction: by Sandy Sidar III.)
New York Necromancy. (By Sandy Sidar III.)
The Rape of Sun Lee Fong. (By Sandy Sidar III.)
Red Plague in Bolivia. (By Sandy Sidar III.)
Return of the Opium Wars. (By Sandy Sidar III.)
Son of the Flyinig Tiger. (By Sandy Sidar III.)
MAGLICH, MARIANNE J. Pseudonym: Jane Lake, q.v.
MAZURE, ALFRED (LEONARDUS). SC: Sherazad, in all titles.
Sherazad on a Trip. Mayflower, 1972
Sherazad Uptight. Mayflower, 1974
Welcome Sherazad. Tallis, 1969 [England]
MERRIMAN, PAT. (William) Philip Atkey. (Adding author first name.)
The Mask of Medusa. [California]
Shadow of a Witch. [Massachusetts]
MORRISON, RAY. 1915-2005.
Angels Camp. Norton, 1949
In the Province of Darkness. Correct title for Banner edition to: Province of Darkness. Delete Avon edition.
The Ivory Trail. Correct publisher for reprint as Trek East to: Royal pb
Jimgrim. Correct publisher for reprint as Jimgrim Sahib to: Royal pb
The King in Check. Correct publisher for reprint as Affair in Araby to: Royal pb
NEWMAN, BERNARD (CHARLES)
Death at Lord’s. [London]
The Mussolini Murder Case; see The Mussolini Murder Plot
The Mussolini Murder Plot. Also published as: The Mussolini Murder Case. Mystery Novel of the Month, 1939
NORTON, OLIVE (MARION CLAYDON)
A School of Liars. [England]
OGAN, MARGARET and GEORGE
Fortenberry Rites. [Louisiana]
OLEMY, P. T. Pseudonym of George Baker.
Pink Dolphin. Caravelle, 1967 [Brazil]
The Face in the Shadows. Possible co-author: John T. Elliott
PALMER, P(ARNELL) K(EITH). Pseudonym: Keith Parnell, q.v.
PARNELL, KEITH. Pseudonym of P(arnell) K(eith) Palmer, -1973, q.v.
Dementia. Zebra, 1974
The Case of the Prince’s Prisoners. [India]
The Courier Job. SC: Steve Brady
Honeymoon Caper. SC: Steve Brady
The Liberators. [Central America]
Watching Brief. SC: Sam Grant
PAUL, F. W. Add pseudonym: Elsie Mills McMillan, q.v.
PAULSEN, GARY (MELVIN)
The Death Specialists. [Venezuela]
The Implosion Effect. [South Pacific]
PEROWNE, BARRY. (William) Philip Atkey. (Adding author first name.)
PODOLIN, SI [ISIA]. 1910-1999.
Bed of Hate. Pyramid, 1955 [France]
-Devil’s Cargo. Pyramid, 1955
QUANDT, ALBERT L.
City Sinner; See Ticket to Passion
Pick Up!; see Ticket to Passion
-Ticket to Passion. Quarter pb, 1951. Also published as: Pick-Up! Carnival pb, 1952. And as: City Sinner. Cameo pb, 1957
QUARTERMAIN, H. J.
Death Before Launching. [England]
Johnny Come Deadly. [California]
REED, MARK. Add pseudonym: Norma Dann, q.v.
-Tame the Wild Flame. Rainbow, 1952
REYNOLDS, MRS. BAILLIE [GERTRUDE MINNIE ROBINS REYNOLDS]. 1861-1939. (Correcting birth date.)
The Spell of Sarnia. [Channel Islands]
Pale Ghost at Gravesend. (Title correction.) [Maryland]
ROBINS, G(ERTRUDE) M. 1861-1939. (Correcting birth date.)
Murder Money. Correct date of reprint as $1,000,000 in Corpses to: 1942
ROSS, LEONARD Q.
The Dark Corner. Correct publication date to: 1946
Sleep, My Love. Correct publication date to: 1947
Shadow Over Emerald Castle. [Maine]
RUNYON, CHARLES (WEST)
The Anatomy of Violence. Correct publication date to: 1960
RYAN, JESSICA (CADWALADER)
The Man Who Asked Why. Correct publisher of reprint as Clue of the Frightening Coin to: Mystery Novel Classic
SABER, W. J.
The Devious Defector. [Berlin]
SADDLER, K. ALLEN
The Great Brain Robbery. Correct publication date to: 1965
Don Lorenzo’s Bride. Dial, 1930
SAYERS, DOROTHY L(EIGH)
In the Teeth of the Evidence. Correct date of Bestseller reprint to: 1941
SCHUTZ, BENJAMIN M(ERRILL). 1949-2008.
Misprison of Felony. [England]
SELLERS, CON(NIE LESLIE, JR.)
The Algerian Incident; see Vagabond Lover
Vagabond Lover. Novel pb, 1961. Also published as: The Algerian Incident
The Fetch. Correct title of Signet, 1975, edition to: The Spectral Bride
SHERMAN, CHARLOTTE A.
The Shuttered Room. [Louisiana]
Beware of the Cat. [New York]
SIDAR, SANDY, III. Note: With high probability, Alexander G. Sidar III, 1945- , living in NYC. Pseudonym (house name): Marshall Macao, q.v.
Belle. Correct first single edition from Doubleday, 1954 to: Signet, 1954
Four Days in a Lifetime. Add: Published as a separate edition in the U.S.: Signet, 1953
The Girl in His Past. Correct date of Prentice-Hall edition to: 1952
The Trial of Bebe Donge. Correct publisher of I Take This Woman to: Signet pb
The Conspirator. Show U.S. edition published as: Conspirator
SPICER, DOROTHY (GLADYS)
The Witch’s Web. [California]
Vengeance of the Cat. [Maine]
Ride the Dark Moors. Add 
STOUT, REX (TODHUNTER)
Fer-de-Lance. Show date of reprint as Meet Nero Wolfe as: 1941
STRONG, BEN. Emeric Hulme-Beaman [Emeric Edward Jeffrey Beaman], 1864-1937. William Senior Ellis, 1876-1940.
The Track of the Slayer. [England]
SWADOS, FELICE. -1945.
House of Fury. Doubleday, 1941. Also published as: Reform School Girl. Diversey pb, 1948
TEILHET, HILDEGARDE TOLMAN
The Terrified Society. Also published as: Fear Is the Hunter. Permabooks, 1951. Change setting from [Central America] to [Guatemala]
Home to the Night. [Indiana]
Tempest at Summer’s End. [Connecticut]
A Gleam of Sapphire. [Pennsylvania]
TRAUGOT, LEANORE. Pseudonym of Leanore Gottfried.
The Curious Locket. [Massachusetts]
TUTTLE, W(ILBUR) C(OLEMAN)
The Law of the Range. Federation, 1924 (Note: In addition to the 83 page title story, this contains also a criminous 57 page story, “The One Who Returned” by Harold Cross, which is not mentioned on the dust jacket, cover or title page of the book.)
Headlong from Heaven. Also published as: Sinful Bargain. Readers-Choice pb, ca.1950
VANE, NORMAN T. Add pseudonym: Norma Dann, q.v.
Mystery in Green. Correct date of reprint as The Corpse in the Cab to: 1945
WADE, DAVID. Add pseudonym: Norma Dann, q.v.
-Come Night, Come Desire. Correct publisher of U.S. edition from Falcon to: Ecstasy pb
WAGNER, GEOFFREY (ATHELING)
Passion Pulls the Trigger. Correct publisher of reprint as Man Crazy to: Exotic pb
WALLIS, A(RTHUR) J(AMES). CHARLES F. BLAIR, JR., 1909-1978.
WARREN, PAULETTE. Add pseudonym: Elsie Mills McMillan, q.v.
Play Rough! Correct publisher to: Rainbow pb
WELLS, ELAINE F.
The Legend of Lostwithiel. [England, 1860s]
WHITE, JON (EWBANK) MANCHIP
The Mercenaries. [Argentina]
WIEGAND, WILLIAM (GEORGE)
The Incorrigibles; see The Treatment Man
The Treatment Man. McGraw, 1959; Muller, 1960. Also published as: The Incorrigibles. Belmont, 1960
Images of Death. [England]
The Fate of Fay Delroy. (Title correction.) Also published as: Love for Sale. Diversey pb, 1949
WOLFERT, IRA. 1908-1997. Noted journalist and war correspondent during World War II; received the Pulitizer Prize for The Battle of the Solomons, published in 1943. Author of one novel included in the (Revised) Crime Fiction IV. The following is now the author’s complete entry.
Tucker’s People. L. B. Fischer, hc, 1943. Add: Victor Gollancz, UK, hc, 1944. Also published as The Underworld (Bantam, 1950). Add setting: New York City. Film: MGM, 1948, as Force of Evil (scw: Abraham Polonsky, Ira Wolfert; dir: Polonsky). “Based loosely on the rise and fall of Dutch Schultz, the book presented a vivid picture of life among the poor and restless in New York City.” [The movie, starring John Garfield as a crooked lawyer, is considered by many as a classic film noir.]
_The Underworld. Bantam, pb, 1950. See Tucker’s People.
A Kiss a Day Keeps the Corpses Away. Michael Joseph, UK, hc, 1971. Signet, US, pb, 1971. Add setting: England. “A madman millionaire [...] holds the fate of mankind in a handful of pills.”
Kiss the Boys and Make Them Die. Michael Joseph, UK, hc, 1970. Signet, US, pb, 1970. Add setting, at least in part: Egypt. “As the rising waters of the Nile build up behind the Aswan Dam, the entrance to a 3000 year old temple of Rameses II is dramatically exposed.”
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