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Tough as Nails: The Complete Cases of Donahue By Frederick Nebel
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Presenting Tough Dick Donahue, the inter-state detective agency operative who replaced the Continental Op after Dashiell Hammett stopped writing for Black Mask Magazine. Collected for the first time... More > in a single volume is every one of the fifteen Donahue stories: "Rough Justice" (November, 1930), "The Red-Hots" (December, 1930), "Gun Thunder" (January, 1931), "Get A Load of This" (February, 1931), "Spare the Rod" (August, 1931), "Pearls Are Tears" (September, 1931), "Death’s Not Enough" (October, 1931), "Shake-Up" (August, 1932), "He Could Take It" (September, 1932), "The Red Web" (October, 1932), "Red Pavement" (December, 1932), "Save Your Tears" (June, 1933), "Song and Dance" (July, 1933), "Champions Also Die" (August, 1933), and "Ghost of a Chance" (March, 1935). This compendium also contains an all-new introduction by Will Murray and a complete bibliography of the works of Frederick Nebel as compiled by Rob Preston.< Less
The Complete Casebook of Cardigan, Volume 1: 1931-32 By Frederick Nebel
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Limited edition hardcover; only 100 made. Frederick Nebel's unforgettable character Jack Cardigan was one of the main reasons behind the success of the legendary Dime Detective Magazine. His... More > hard-boiled P.I. stories were a major influence to other writers of the era, yet only a handful have been reprinted since their original 44-story run eighty years ago. Volume 1 of this series contains the first 11 installments, complete and uncut, with an all-new introduction by Will Murray and the original illustrations by John Fleming Gould. "Death Alley (November, 1931)," "Hell's Pay Check (December, 1931)," "Six Diamonds and a Dick (January, 1932)," "And There Was Murder (February, 1932)," "Phantom Fingers (March, 1932)," "Murder on the Loose (April, 1932)," "Rogues' Ransom (August, 1932)," "Lead Pearls (September, 1932," "The Dead Don't Die (October, 1932)," "The Candy Killer (November, 1932)," and "A Truck-Load of Diamonds (December, 1932)."< Less
Street Wolf: The Black Mask Stories of Frederick Nebel By Frederick Nebel
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Petty crooks, gangsters, rum runners, hijackers, jewel smugglers, Chinatown tongs, hard-boiled cops, tramp gunmen, a prize fighter, and a private dick. These are just a few of the characters found... More > within the pages of this collection from master crime fiction writer Frederick Nebel. This book, the tenth volume in The Nebel Library, collects for the first time, the last sixteen remaining tales he wrote for Black Mask. Complete with their original illustrations.< Less
The Complete Casebook of Sgt. Brinkhaus By Frederick Nebel
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Following Donahue and Cardigan, Frederick Nebel’s longest-running detective series featured the hard-boiled exploits of Sgt. Otto Herman “Brinky” Brinkhaus and Inspector Peter... More > Larsen of the Portsend Detective Bureau as chronicled in the pages of Detective Action Stories, Dime Detective Magazine, and Detective Fiction Weekly. Now, for the first time, all of their cases are reprinted in another volume in the uniform Nebel Library.< Less
The Complete Cases of Bail-Bond Dodd, Volume 1 By Norbert Davis & John Fleming Gould
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Bailbondsman William “Bail-Bond” Dodd was the first series character that hard-boiled genius Norbert Davis created for Harry Steeger’s best detective pulp. Running for eight... More > installments, this unique series was one of the best Davis ever wrote for the pages of Dime Detective, the prestigious crime pulp second only to the legendary Black Mask in its impact on the genre. As a bonus, this edition also includes the first story that Davis wrote for Dime Detective: “The Gin Monkey.”< Less
The Complete Cases of Secrets, Inc., Volume 1 By Frederick C. Davis
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From 1933 to 1935, Frederick C. Davis chronicled the cases of Hollywood P.I. firm Secrets, Inc., Led by Clay "Oke" Oakley and assisted by Cherry Morris and Archibald Brixey, Secrets, Inc.,... More > investigated some of the weirdest and most ingenious crimes in the long history of Dime Detective Magazine—all centering around the film industry. Contains the first four stories: "Blood on the Block," "Skeleton Without Arms," "The Silver Doom" and "Death Lights the Candle."< Less
The Complete Cases of Mr. Maddox, Volume 2 By T.T. Flynn & John Fleming Gould
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To habitués of the nation’s top racetracks he’s known as "The Bland Buddha of the Bangtail Circuit." Less polite players of the ponies call him a tout or a bookie.... More > There’s no doubt that Mr. Joe Maddox is a shrewd judge of horseflesh, but he's also a shrewd judge of men. And that's a critically important quality to possess, because Mr. Maddox repeatedly finds himself pitted against crooks and killers whose depredations are linked in some way to the racing game. Assisted by his sidekick Oscar, the heavyset handicapper has always managed to beat the odds, but sooner or later his luck is bound to change…. The work of prolific pulpster T.T. Flynn, 35 Mr. Maddox novelettes were published in the pages of Dime Detective between 1938 and 1950. Fast-moving and suffused with authentic racing atmosphere, they were among the most popular stories ever to appear in this prestigious crime pulp, second only to the legendary Black Mask in its impact on the genre.< Less
The Complete Cases of Jeffery Wren, Volume 1 By G.T. Fleming-Roberts & James T. Roberts
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The most polished of author G.T. Fleming-Roberts' magician detectives, Jeffery Wren battled crime in the pages of Dime Detective for seven adventures. Included in Volume 1 are the first three... More > stories: "No Haunting Allowed," "The Spirit Was Willing," and "A Sleight Case of Murder," along with a bonus Fleming-Roberts story from the pages of Dime Detective: "Dig a Grave for Me." Rounded out by an all-new introduction by Fleming-Roberts' son, James, this marks the first time this series has been collected.< Less
The Complete Cases of The Bleeder By Edith Jakobson et al.
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Nathanial Perry was a "thin-skinned orphan with the courage dead in him" at age 14. A victim of a hit and run, Perry was rescued by Police Officer Harry O'Connor, a "stubborn, gritty,... More > sawed-off little Irishman." Nat knew he was a "bleeder," a hemophiliac—his blood would not clot and a little cut could kill him. O'Connor took the adolescent to the hospital, and provided him with three blood transfusions over four days. The officer reasoned that Nat Perry could never die because he now had cop’s blood in him. From that point on, Nat Perry dedicated his life to becoming a police officer—and he found both unflinching courage and a father. Fifteen years later, at 29, "The Bleeder" finds himself on the trail of the Rag Doll Killer….< Less
The Complete Cases of the Marquis of Broadway, Volume 1 By John Lawrence & Ed Hulse
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Limited edition hardcover, only 100 made. NYPD Lieutenant Martin Marquis and the officers of his hand-picked Broadway Squad are the toughest, most vicious cops in pulp-fiction history. “The... More > Marquis,” as he is called along Manhattan’s Main Stem, is trim and dapper, with a weathered face and deep-set blue eyes. In marked contrast to the average plainclothes officer, he dresses like one of New York’s “swells,” generally showing up at crime scenes clad in smartly angled derby hat, black silk scarf, black kid gloves and shoes, dark suit, and ankle-length black Chesterfield coat. His appearance notwithstanding, the Marquis is practically a gangster with a badge, only marginally less corrupt than the underworld figures he pursues. Members of the Broadway Squad share his casual morality and frequently abuse their authority not only for financial gain but personal satisfaction as well.< Less

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