Suddenly A Corpse (1950)

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Don’t push your luck, baby! A pretty gambler like you would make a prettier corpse.

You can see Victor Kalin’s cover for this book here.

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Assassins Have Starry Eyes (Original Title: Assignment — Murder)

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Victor Kalin did a cover for Assignment: Murder

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Edge Of Panic

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A few drinks with a blonde, and then smashing violence and a blacked-out memory.

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Dark Moon of March

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Dell 572 (1952). Cover Art by Victor Kalin
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Ersie squirmed away — “you quit now, I’m scairt” — but turned her lips up to his…

From the back cover:

… hill-country virgin… primitive desires and delights of sharecropper loving…

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Murder On Broadway (Original Title: The Last Gamble)

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The Five Pennies

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The heartwarming triumph over tragedy of Red Nichols, one of the all-time Jazz greats

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Death Trap

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The town was sitting on some ugly secrets…  a teen-age teaser’s murder blew off the lid

The town was sitting on some ugly secrets… and it took the murder of a teenage tramp to blow off the lid

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Red Hot Ice

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She was an alcoholic blonde with a load of hot diamonds — a set-up for murder on the rocks

“If it weren’t for people like me,” the blonde told Liddell, “you wouldn’t have as much fun peeping through keyholes.”

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Turn On The Heat

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Backwoods Woman (Original Title: Dossie Bell is Dead)

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Her passionate life had known every climax but a wedding day

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Key Witness

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Murder in a sunlit street… and one witness who couldn’t shut his eyes — and wouldn’t shut his mouth

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