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The Complete Cases of The Mongoose By Johnston McCulley
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From the creator of Zorro. Never before reprinted, this series of nine novelettes saw publication in 1932-33 within the pages of Detective Fiction Weekly. Owing much to author Johnston McCulley's... More > better-known creation, the masked crimefighter The Mongoose was in actuality two people—Sidney Carleigh and his sister Eleanor—who planned the revenge against those bankers and prominent individuals who framed their father for crimes which sent him to prison. With an all-new introduction by Peter Poplaski.< Less
The Complete Cases of Inspector Allhoff, Volume 1 By D.L. Champion & Ed Hulse
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Brilliant, decisive, and hard-charging, Deputy Inspector Allhoff was the NYPD’s ace detective until bullets from a mobster’s machine gun robbed him of his legs, his career, and—in... More > the opinion of an associate—his sanity. Yet Allhoff was too good a man to be put out to pasture, so New York’s police commissioner found a way to keep him employed and refer to him such cases as the department couldn’t or wouldn’t handle. Confined to a wheelchair and operating from a seedy tenement flat, Allhoff is assisted by two cops: Battersly, the rookie patrolman whose brief moment of cowardice cost the inspector his legs, and Simmons, the bitter career cop who detests Allhoff but sticks with the embittered cripple to protect his own pension.< Less
A Grave Must Be Deep! By Theodore Roscoe
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Nobody had much use for wealthy old Uncle Eli Proudfoot when he was alive, so there was not much sorrow when he was murdered at Morne Noir, his Haitian estate. Seven of the eight people who were... More > named in his will were eager to have it read. The will stipulated that he was to be buried with voodoo rites, and it was quite clear where his entire estate should be given. But when that recipient was discovered dead, the eighth person—Patricia Dale—became the prime suspect… and she was to be the recipient of the grim business of the Haitian voodoo sect as well.< Less
Murder on the High Seas and The Diamond Bullet: The Complete Cases of Gillian Hazeltine By George F. Worts
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Long considered the prototype of Erle Stanley Gardner’s fictional attorney, Perry Mason, Gillian Hazeltine was the most popular criminal attorney/investigator series characters from the golden... More > era of the pulps. Author George F. Worts is known for his adventure characters Peter the Brazen and Singapore Sammy, but Gillian Hazeltine was his longest-running series, clocking in at nearly 30 courtroom adventures. This edition collects two successive adventures: Murder on the High Seas: a female passenger on the schooner Jula Jungle has been accused of murdering her own father by the entire crew. Hazeltine has agreed to defend her, but shall he regret the decision once he learns his lifelong opponent—D.A. Yistle—is acting as the Federal prosecutor? The Diamond Bullet: Doomed to be convicted of murder by the reluctant testimony of the girl who loves him, a young farmer is being sacrificed to gangsters’ political ambitions… and Hazeltine doesn’t see any way to save him.< Less
Solomon's Quest: The Adventures of John Solomon, Volume 3 (The H. Bedford-Jones Library) By H. Bedford-Jones
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A blue bead, marked with an Arabian sign, started it—but, three men dies in two days because of this seemingly harmless ornament. The message it carried aroused a great secret organization and... More > sent the narrator with the girl he loved… and Solomon…. Continue the story of John Solomon, author H. Bedford-Jones’ longest-running series character, with this next book in the series.< Less
Nuala O'Malley: A Story of Ireland By H. Bedford-Jones
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Nuala O’Malley is one of the earliest novels by the “King of the Pulps”—H. Bedford-Jones—to appear in the influential All-Story Weekly. Another of the author’s... More > popular historical sagas, this is a stirring, entrancing story of Erin when Cromwell was campaigning, and when the fighting heritage that is every Irishman’s found vent through sword and ax and fire. You meet Brian Buidh, Brian of the Yellow Hair, more thrilling than even your favorite movie hero; and as for Nuala herself….< Less
A Columbus of Space and The Moon Metal: The Garrett P. Serviss Omnibus, Volume 1 By Garrett P. Serviss
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This first of two omnibus collections of pulp classics by science fiction pioneer Garrett P. Serviss, which originally appeared in the pages of The All-Story magazine. A Columbus of Space: A trip to... More > Venus brings a group of explorers into contact with the inhabitants of that mysterious planet… and if they can survive the dangers they pose, they’ll need to figure out an escape back to earth. An early science fiction classic. The Moon Metal: After the collapse of the gold market and the world in an economic collapse, a mysterious doctor offers the world a new financial standard: the rare metal, artemsium. But just what is the secret of this new metal?< Less
The Black Tide: The Complete Adventures of Bellow Bill Williams, Volume 1 By Ralph R. Perry
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Finally in book form: the burly pearler—Bellow Bill Williams—was one of the most popular, and colorful, characters who appeared in the early 1930s issues of Argosy. Written by Ralph R.... More > Perry, Bellow Bill was a seemingly-superhuman, tattoo-covered mountain of a sailor who couldn’t keep from stumbling into one adventure after another throughout the South Seas. Clearly another inspiration for the creation of Doc Savage (whose creator Lester Dent was an avid reader of Argosy during this period), these adventures of Bellow Bill have never before been reprinted. Included here are his first six stories, originally appearing in 1929–31.< Less
The Nine Red Gods Decide: The Complete Adventures of Cordie, Soldier of Fortune, Volume 2 By W. Wirt
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The sagas of Jimmie Cordie and his crew of soldiers of fortune were among Argosy Magazine’s most popular series when it was brought to that magazine during its early ’30s renaissance by... More > writer W. Wirt. Quite clearly an inspiration for the creation of Doc Savage, this edition collects his next five adventures, none of which have ever before been republished.< Less
The American By Max Brand
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Riots in Paris! The King on a tottering throne! And in Charlevain, the rabble rises to storm the chateau with John Hampton in command! In Le Havre, France, John Hampton of Virginia runs into a... More > tavern brawl and lends the assistance of his expert sword to two men. After receiving a mortal wound, one of the men entrusts with a packet of papers. Could these papers lead to the downfall of France? This French Revolution historical epic—written by the king of the Westerns, Max Brand, has never before appeared in book form. With an introduction by William F. Nolan.< Less