Filed Under: Ron Lesser

The Mistress

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She’s a stripper stacked for love at a gambling joint where the odds are stacked for murder.

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The Temptress

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She’s a saucy seductress worth three million dollars — a good catch… for a killer.

The painting is an alternate image that was not used for the final cover.

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The April Robin Murders (1965)

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A handful of corpses, a haunted house, and a gorgeous ghost in the flesh…

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A Purple Place For Dying

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Meet Travis McGee — who risks a strange commitment to a woman he hardly knew well enough to dislike before she was murdered at his feet

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Crime Of Their Life

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“The name’s Liddell,” he told the blonde — “cabin 321, and don’t bother to knock”

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Bats Fly At Dusk

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Four different covers by three Roberts and a Ron.

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Pleasure Island (1966)

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It was a paradise of passion where women were seductive innocents. The Yankee sailors came to prey on British shipping. They stayed — willing captives to wanton pleasure…

Not related to the 1950 book of the same name.

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The Mask of Fu Manchu

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Back from the dead… and younger! The Orient’s sinister genius returns with a fantastic scheme to rule the world.

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My Body

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Leslie Could Offer A Man Everything But Love

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Nightmare In Pink

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Meet Travis McGee; Soldier of fortune, thinking man’s Robin Hood, a man who works just this side of the law to make a living stealing from thieves…

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Curtains For A Lover / The Big Kiss-Off

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He Made Love To One Woman Too Many…

A two-timing blonde, a half-naked brunette and a bullet-riddled corpse were his welcome home party

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