Sweeny saw her once. He know it could get him killed — but he had to have her.
Some other versions of Some Women Won’t Wait can be found here.
From the back:
THE KILLER PLACED AN AD…
It was incredible-but true. Terror gripped the waiting city. A murderer was publishing ads in the newspaper announcing the exact time of his scheduled killings – and was getting away with it!
For detective Jerry Burke it was a special challenge — because the scornful threats were addressed to him personally.
Three times the killer struck – as he had proclaimed he would. And three times Jerry Burke played the fool … until a startling climax in a Mexican cafe untangled the unbelievable web of suspense and horror…
Here is some cover art sans covers. In fact, not only do I not have the covers, I can’t find the names of the paperback they were printed for, or in three cases even the names of the artists. However, they were just too good to not share.
If anyone has any more info about these paintings, please let me know. Enjoy!
Casino Royale, From Russia With Love, Doctor No, and Goldfinger
According to pulp writer Bill Cox, “George Gross could do exciting paintings even when there were no scantily clad damsels around, and what’s more amazing, Fiction House let him!” Of course, he could also do well with the scantily clad damsels.
These are paintings commissioned as cover art, but are not the covers themselves.
via Amusing Planet