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The Complete Cases of Cass Blue, Volume 1 By John Lawrence & Ed Hulse
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Limited edition hardcover, only 100 made. New York-based private investigator Cass Blue is a morally flexible tough guy who backs up his hard-boiled rhetoric with frequent applications of the... More > blackjack he carries in a hip pocket. No case is too seedy or sordid for him to take, and he’s capable of taking as much as he dishes out when it’s necessary. The cops don’t trust him much more than they do the criminals, but that doesn’t keep him from giving clients full value for their retainers. The Cass Blue yarns are related in the first person by stylish pulp writer John Lawrence, who guides his protagonist through a maze of conventional plots and countless gunfights. What the series lacks in polish and innovation, it makes up for with vigorous action and the tough-as-nails attitude that gave Dime Detective the distinctive flavor that made it the most important crime pulp excepting the legendary Black Mask.< Less
The Complete Cases of the Rambler, Volume 1 By Ed Hulse & Fred MacIsaac
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Limited edition hardcover, only 100 made. Meet the “Rambler”: peripatetic newspaper reporter Addison Francis Murphy. A tall, rangy redhead, the Rambler behaves like a tramp, wandering... More > from city to city, often arriving on a railroad boxcar, never taking root. Renowned for his reporting skills and deductive abilities, Frank Murphy never has any difficulty landing a job with the local newspaper; wherever he winds up, he finds that his reputation has preceded him. The Rambler has a knack for getting into trouble, and every search for a front-page scoop puts him in jeopardy sooner or later. Created by Fred MacIsaac, at one time a redheaded journalist himself, Frank Murphy rambled through 19 terse, tough yarns published between 1932 and 1940 mainly in the pages of Dime Detective, the prestigious crime pulp second only to the legendary Black Mask in its impact on the genre.< Less
West of Guam: The Complete Cases of Jo Gar By Raoul Whitfield
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In the February 1930 issue of Black Mask Magazine a new character was introduced to the American detective story. Jo Gar is both a classic "thinking" sleuth and a tough man of action who... More > inhabits the exotic noir world of the Philippines between the two World Wars. Jo Gar faces a rogue's gallery of colorful villains from mixed-race Chinese to high society American exiles. In these Jo Gar stories, Whitfield creates a vivid world where typhoons threaten the harbor, criminals escape from the local prison, and the waterfront is home to cutthroats from all countries. Manila's great international seaport is home to luxury liner travelers of all classes from all around Asia, and the world. This new, expanded edition of the long out of print, very collectable 2002 anthology, contains every word written about Jo Gar, and presents every story, novella, and novel. It includes two legendary Nagasaki novelettes not seen since 1930 as well as the only Jo Gar novel, The Rainbow Murders, complete and unabridged!< Less
The Complete Cases of The Dean, Volume 1 By Merle Constiner
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Part-time detective/con artist Dean Wardlow Rock made his living as a purported fortune teller. In fact, his business card proclaims his expertise at pedomancy: "Fortunes Devined from the Soles... More > of Your Feet... Learn the Secrets of Love, Hate, Riches." Ironically, The Dean's foresight never anticipated the mysteries he'd soon become embroiled in. Apparently an eccentric living encyclopedia—always using archaic words in casual conversation—this is actually a facade behind which The Dean operates in order to solve the case at hand. The Dean is one of the best series to grace the pages of Dime Detective. Written by Merle Constiner, The Dean appeared in nearly a score of stories published between 1940 and 1945 in the pages of Dime Detective, the prestigious crime pulp second only to the legendary Black Mask in its impact on the genre.< Less
The Complete Cases of Bill Brent, Volume 1 By Frederick C. Davis & John Fleming Gould
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Meet "Lora Lorne," the love advice columnist for the Recorder newspaper… in actuality, gruff reporter Bill Brent. Created by Frederick C. Davis, Brent stumbled through 16 stories... More > published between 1941 and 1946 in the pages of Dime Detective, the prestigious crime pulp second only to the legendary Black Mask in its impact on the genre.< Less
The Complete Cases of Max Latin By Norbert Davis & John D. MacDonald
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Limited edition hardcover, only 100 made. Back in print! Enjoy the adventures of Max Latin, the detective who doesn't want to be a detective! Author Norbert Davis mixed the classic hard-boiled style... More > with humor, making Max Latin unique in pulp fiction. Appearing for only five stories in Dime Detective, this new edition restores all the original John Fleming Gould illustrations and includes an authoritative introduction by fellow Dime Detective scribe, John D. MacDonald.< Less
The Complete Cases of Mr. Maddox, Volume 1 By T.T. Flynn & Ed Hulse
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Limited edition hardcover, only 100 made. To habitués of the nation’s top racetracks he’s known as “The Bland Buddha of the Bangtail Circuit.” Less polite players of... More > the ponies call him a tout or a bookie. 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
Limbo Lessons By William James Royce
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"Chandler-esque Noir" ~ Kirkus Reviews ~ The second book in the Tom Sullivan Mysteries begins where "The Immaculate Deception" ends, as the lifeless body of Detective Tom... More > Sullivan is raced to the hospital. From his omniscient perspective, somewhere between heaven and hell, Sully narrates Lt. Wendy Slenzak's investigation into his own possible murder.< Less
The Complete Cases of Seekay By Will Murray & Paul Ernst
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The cases he takes up are often bizarre and grotesque, but no more so than this anonymous private investigator himself: Seekay’s entire face is covered by a mask of pink celluloid, with only... More > his “burning black eyes” visible to those who come into contact with him—and who almost invariably are unnerved by the experience, whether friend or foe. Collecting the entire series, written by the writer of The Avenger, Paul Ernst. With an introduction by Will Murray.< Less
The Complete Cases of Needle Mike, Volume 1 By William E. Barrett
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A millionaire playboy with a yen for excitement, young Ken McNally disguises himself as the gray-haired, gold-toothed, jaundiced-looking proprietor of a seedy tattoo parlor in the... More > “tenderloin” district of St. Louis. His unusual occupation frequently brings him into contact with underworld denizens who, willingly or accidentally, embroil him in criminal activities. Written by William E. Barrett, Needle Mike found himself embroiled in nearly 20 hard-boiled mysteries originally published between 1935 and 1938 in the pages of Dime Detective, the prestigious crime pulp second only to the legendary Black Mask in its impact on the genre.< Less

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The CashPT® Blueprint: How I Built and Scaled a Successful Cash-Based Physical Therapy Practice Even When I Was Told It Was Unethical, a Bad Idea and That No One Would Pay More Than Their Copay for Physical Therapy! The CashPT®... By Aaron LeBauer
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