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Mysteries

# D-001 ~ D-099



D-001 ~ $0.35 ~ (1952) ~ Samuel W. Taylor - The Grinning Gismo (cover-art by Noeman Saunders; cover states "Complete and Unabridged") ~ {&} ~ Keith Vining - Too Hot for Hell (cover-art by Noeman Saunders; cover states "An ACE Original")

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D-003 $0.35 ~ (1952) ~ Mel Colton - The Big Fix (cover states "An ACE Original") ~ {&} ~ Kate Clugston - Twist the Knife Slowly - (Original title: A Murderer in the House) (cover states "Complete and Unabridged")

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D-005 $0.35 ~ (1952) ~ Eaton R. Goldthwaite - The Scarlet Spade (original title: Cut For Partners) (cover-art by Noeman Saunders; cover states "Complete and Unabridged") ~ {&} ~ Harry Whittington - Drawn to Evil (cover-art by Noeman Saunders; cover states "An ACE Original")

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D-007 $0.35 ~ (1953) ~ Stephen Ransome - I, the Executioner (original title: False Bounty) (cover states "Complete and Unabridged") ~ {&} ~ Harry Whittington - So Dead My Love! (cover-art by Rafael DeSoto; cover states "An ACE Original")

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D-009 $0.35 ~ (1953) ~ Michael Morgan - Decoy (aka C. E. Carle & Dean M. Dorn) (cover states "An ACE Original"~ {&} ~ Sherwood King - If I Die Before I Wake (cover-art by Harry Barton; cover states "Complete and Unabridged")

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D-011 $0.35 ~ (1953) ~ Day Keene - Mrs. Homicide (cover states "An ACE Original"~ {&} ~ William L. Stuart - Dead Ahead (original title: The Dead Lie Still) (cover-art by Norman Saunders; cover states "Complete and Unabridged")

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D-013 ~ $0.35 ~ (1953) ~ Theodore S. Drachman - Cry Plague (often considered the first ACE Double Sci-Fi even with a Mystery for the other side) (cover-art by Lou Marchetti; cover states "An ACE Original") 153pg ~ {&} ~ Leslie Edgley - The Judas Goat (cover states "Complete and Unabridged") (Originally published for the Crime Club by Doubleday, 1952)

Theodore S. Drachman attended the University of Minnesota, where he earned his M.D. in 1938, and then earned an M.S.P.H. at Columbia University in 1941. He was a specialist in preventive medicine and epidemiology. He was deputy health commissioner for Westchester County in New York, and health commissioner for Columbia and Ulster counties in New York between 1946 and 1979. He also worked as a consultant to various health organizations around the world. Cry Plague! is well-known to science fiction bibliographers as the first Ace Double with a recognizably science-fictional plot. He also wrote one work of non-fiction: The Grande Lapu-Lapu (memoirs) (1972). Drachman died on July 13, 1988, at the age of 83, at his home in Philmont, New York, of cardiac arrest.

Leslie John Edgley (October 14, 1912 – 2002) was a mystery fiction writer and scriptwriter. He was born in London in 1912, but emigrated with his parents to Canada in 1918 and to East Chicago, Indiana in the United States in 1922, where he grew up in the Marktown neighborhood. He married Mary Gustaitis in 1935, and they moved to California in 1944. Among the works for which Edgley became known are the scripts for many episodes of Perry Mason.

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D-015 $0.35 ~ (1953) ~ William Burroughs (as: William Lee) - Junkie: Confessions of an Unredeemed Drug Addict (cover-art by Al Rossi; cover states "An ACE Original") ~ {&} ~ Maurice Helbrant - Narcotic Agent (cover states "Abridged Edition")

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D-016 $0.35 ~ (1953) ~ Edmond & Jules de Goncourt - Germinie (cover-art by Norman Saunders; cover states "Complete and Unabridged") ~ {&} ~ Paul Bourget - Crime D'Amour (cover-art by Harry Barton; cover states "Complete and Unabridged")

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D-017 $0.35 ~ (1953) ~ William Campbell Gault (as Roney Scott) - Shakedown (cover-art by Norman Saunders; cover states "An ACE Original")~ {&} ~ Howard Fast (as Walter Ericson) - The Darkness Within (original title: Fallen Angel) (cover states "Complete and Unabridged")

Original cover-art (shown below) by Norman Saunders for Shakedown

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D-019 $0.35 ~ (1953) ~ Hal Braham (as Mel Colton) - Never Kill a Cop! (cover-art by Harry Barton; cover states "An ACE Original"~ {&} ~ Leslie Edgley - Fear No More (cover-art by Harry Barton; cover states "Complete and Unabridged")

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D-021 $0.35 ~ (1953) ~ John N. Makris - Nightshade (cover-art by Norman Saunders; cover states "An ACE Original") ~ {&} ~ Lester Dent - High Stakes (original title: Dead at the Take-Off) (cover states "Complete and Unabridged")

Lester Dent is best known for his “Doc Savage” novels, which he wrote for Doc Savage Magazine under the house name Kenneth Robeson. He wrote 165 of the 181 issues.

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D-023 ~ $0.35 ~ (1953) ~ Louis Trimble (as Stuart Brock) - Bring Back Her Body (cover states "An ACE Original"~ {&} ~ Richard Sale - Passing Strange (cover states "Complete and Unabridged")

Louis Trimble never used the Stuart Brock pseudonym for any other ACE mystery or western after this title.

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D-025 ~ $0.35 ~ (1953) ~ P. G. Wodehouse - Quick Service (cover-art by Norman Saunders; cover states "Complete and Unabridged") ~ {&} ~ The Code of the Woosters (cover-art by Norman Saunders; cover states "Complete and Unabridged")

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D-026 ~ $0.35 ~ (1953) ~ Harold Acton and Lee Yi-Hsieh (translators) - Love in a Junk and Other Exotic Tales (original title: Four Cautionary Tales) (cover-art by Norman Saunders; cover states "Complete and Unabridged") ~ {&} ~ Charles Pettit - The Impotent General (cover-art by Norman Saunders; cover states "Complete and Unabridged")

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D-027 ~ $0.35 ~ (1953) ~ Bruno Fischer - The Fingered Man (original title: Quoth the Raven) (cover-art by Norman Saunders; cover states "Specially Edited Edition") ~ {&} ~ Hal Braham (as: Mel Colton) - Double Take (cover-art signed as Paul; cover states "An ACE Original")

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D-029 ~ $0.35 ~ (1953) ~ Ross Laurence - The Fast Buck (cover states "An ACE Original"~ {&} ~ J. F. Hutton - Dead Man Friday (original title: Too Good To Be True) (cover states "Complete and Unabridged")

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D-033 ~ $0.35 ~ (1953) ~ Carl G. Hodges - Murder by the Pack (cover-art by Norman Saunders; cover states "An ACE Original") ~ {&} ~ Frank Kane - About Face (cover states "Complete and Unabridged")

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D-035 ~ $0.35 ~ (1953) ~ Rae Loomis - The Marina Street Girls (cover-art by Victor Olson; cover states "Complete and Unabridged") ~ {&} ~ Jack Houston - Open All Night (cover states "An ACE Original")

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D-037 ~ $0.35 ~ (1953) ~ Marvin Claire - The Drowning Wire (cover-art by Norman Saunders; cover states "An ACE Original")~ {&} ~ Will Oursler - Departure Delayed (cover by Bernard Barton; cover states "Complete and Unabridged")

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D-040 ~ $0.35 ~ (195?) ~ Cornell Woolrich (as William Irish) - Waltz Into Darkness (cover states "Abridged Edition"~ {&} ~ Malden Grange Bishop - Scylla (cover states "An ACE Original")

Malden Grange Bishops' Scylla was produced as a film titled La Sirene Du Mississippi

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D-041 ~ $0.35 ~ (1953) ~ Day Keene - Death House Doll (cover-art by Harry Barton; cover states "An ACE Original") ~ {&} ~ Thomas B. Dewey - Mourning After (cover-art by Victor Olson; cover states "Complete and Unabridged")

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D-045 ~ $0.35 ~ (1954) ~ Martin L. Weiss - Dead Hitches a Ride (cover-art by Victor Olson; cover states "An ACE Original")~ {&} ~ Leslie Edgley - Tracked Down (original title: The Angry Heart) (cover-art by Harry Barton; cover states "Complete and Unabridged")

Original cover-art (Shown below) by Harry Barton for Tracked Down

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D-047 ~ $0.35 ~ (1954) ~ Joe Barry - Kiss and Kill (cover-art by Lou Marchetti; cover states "An ACE Original") ~ {&} ~ Richard Powell - On the Hook (original title: Shark River) (cover-art by Harry Barton; cover states "Complete and Unabridged")

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D-049 ~ $0.35 ~ (1954) ~ Dan Cushman - Tongking! (cover-art by Rafael deSoto) (cover states "An ACE Original"~ {&} ~ Charles Grayson - Golden Temptress (original title: The Broken Gate) (cover states "Abridged Edition")

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D-050 ~ $0.35 ~ (1954) ~ Wilene Shaw (aka: Viginia M. Harrison) - The Mating Call (cover states "An ACE Original") ~ {&} ~ Orza Grant - Bad `Un (cover states "An ACE Original")

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D-051 ~ $0.35 ~ (1954) ~ Emmett Mcdowell - Switcheroo (cover-art by Victor Olson; cover states "An ACE Original") ~ {&} ~ Lawrence Treat - Over the Edge (cover-art by Lou Marchetti; cover states "Specially Edited Edition")

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D-055 ~ $0.35 ~ (195?) ~ Robert Turner - The Tobacco Auction Murders (original title: Swamp Murders) (cover states "An ACE Original")~ {&} ~ Michael Stark - Kill-Box (original title: Run For Your Life) (cover states "Complete and Unabridged")

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D-057 ~ $0.35 ~ (1954) ~ A. S. Fleischman - Counterspy Express (cover-art by Victor Olson; cover states "An ACE Original") ~ {&} ~ M. V. Heberden (as Charles L. Leonard) - Treachery In Trieste (cover-art by Victor Olson; cover states "Revised Edition")

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D-059 ~ $0.35 ~ (1951) ~ Robert Bloch - Spiderweb (cover states "An ACE Original"~ {&} ~ David Alexander - The Corpse In My Bed (original title: Most Men Don't Kill) (cover states "Revised Edition")

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D-063 ~ $0.35 ~ (195?) ~ Harry Whittington - You'll Die Next! (cover states "An ACE Original"~ {&} ~ Frederick C. Davis - Drag the Dark (cover-art by Rafael deSoto; cover states "Complete and Unabridged")

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D-071 ~ $0.35 ~ (1954) ~ John Creasey (as Gordon Ashe) - Drop Dead! (cover-art by Bernard Barton) ~ {&} ~ Margaret Scherf - The Case of the Hated Senator (original title: Dead: Senate Office Building) (cover states "Complete and Unabridged")

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D-077 ~ $0.35 ~ (1954) ~ Leigh Brackett (as George Sanders) - Stranger at Home (cover states "Complete and Unabridged") ~ {&} ~ Stephen Marlowe (previously Milton Lesser) - Catch the Brass Ring (cover states "Complete and Unabridged")

Leigh Douglas Brackett (1915-1978) was one of the earliest of the women science fiction (and fantasy) writers. Her first published science fiction story, Martian Quest, appeared in Astounding in 1940. She was a prolific writer in the genres of science fiction (her most recognized story is probably The Long Tomorrow, c. 1955 - ACE F-132), mystery, and western as well as television and movie scripts ("The Big Sleep" - 1946 and "Rio Bravo" -1958).

Milton Lesser (1928-2008) appears to have legally changed his name to Stephen Marlowe around 1958. He then switched to writing mysteries , several of which were published as ACE Doubles. A good summary of his writing career can be found in Graham Andrews' In Memorian: Stephen Marlowe (Paperback Parade, vol. 71, December 2008, pp. 103-107.)

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D-081 ~ $0.35 ~ (1954) ~ John A. Saxon  - Liability Limited (cover states "Complete and Unabridged") ~ {&} ~ Sheldon Stark - Too Many Sinners (cover states "A Complete Novel")

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D-089 ~ $0.35 ~ (1955) ~ Stephen Marlowe (previously Milton Lesser) - Turn Left for Murder (cover states "Complete and Unabridged") ~ {&} ~ Ruth & Alexander Wilson - Death Watch (original title: The Town is Full of Rumors) (cover-art by Harry Barton; cover states "Complete and Unabridged")

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Mysteries

# D-100 ~ D-199



D-101 ~ $0.35 ~ (1955) - Jack Karney - Knock 'Em Dead (cover states "Complete and Unabridged") ~ {&} ~ Hal Braham (as Mel Colton) - Point of No Escape (cover states "Complete and Unabridged")

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D-109 ~ $0.35 ~ (1955) - Dale Clark - Mambo to Murder (cover-art by Harry Barton; cover states "Complete and Unabridged") ~ {&} ~ Sterling Noel - I See Red

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D-115 ~ $0.35 ~ (1955) - Harry Whittington - One Got Away (cover-art by Robert Schulz; cover states "Complete Novel") ~ {&} ~ Cleve F. Adams - Shady Lady (cover by Harry Barton; cover states "Complete Novel")

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D-123 ~ $0.35 ~ (1955) - Gil Brewer - The Squeeze (cover-art by Harry Barton; cover states "Complete and Unabridged") ~ {&} ~ Frank Diamond - Love Me to Death (cover-art by Verne Tossey; cover states "Complete and Unabridged")

Original cover-art (Shown below) by Harry Barton for The Squeeze

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D-129 ~ $0.35 ~ (1955) - Day Keene - The Dangling Carrot (cover states "Complete and Unabridged") ~ {&} ~ Norman C. Rosenthal - Silenced Witnesses (cover states "Complete and Unabridged")

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D-135 ~ $0.35 ~ (1955) - Milton K. Ozaki - Maid for Murder (cover states "Complete and Unabridged") ~ {&} ~ Rene Brabazon Raymond (as James Hadley Chase) - Dead Ringer (cover-art by Harry Barton)

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D-147 ~ $0.35 ~ (1956) - Gregory Jones - Prowl Cop (cover states "Complete and Unabridged") ~ {&} ~ Norman Herries - My Private Hangman (cover states "Complete Novel")

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D-149 ~ $0.35 ~ (1955) - Ronald Kayser (as Dale Clark) - A Run for the Money (cover states "Complete Novel") ~ {&} ~ Mark Macklin - The Thin Edge of Mania (cover-art by Harry Buton; cover states "Complete and Unabridged")

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D-157 ~ $0.35 ~ (1956) - Louis Trimble - Stab in the Dark (cover states "Complete Novel") ~ {&} ~ Jonathon Gant - Never Say No to a Killer (cover states "Complete and Unabridged")

Louis Trimble used the pseudonyms of Stuart Brock and Gerry Travis for his mystery stories.

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D-167 ~ $0.35 ~ (1956) - Milton K. Ozaki - Never Say Die (cover states "Complete Novel") ~ {&} ~ John Creighton - Destroying Angel (cover states "Complete and Unabridged")

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D-170 ~ $0.35 ~ (1956) - Day Keene - Flight by Night (cover-art by Bernard Barton; cover states "Complete Novel") ~ {&} ~ Lawrence Goldman - Black Fire (cover states "Complete Novel")

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D-177 ~ $0.35 ~ (1956) - Stephen Marlowe (as C.H. Thames) - Violence is Golden (cover-art by Harry Barton; cover states "Complete and Unabridged") ~ {&} ~ Robert Turner - The Girl in the Cop's Pocket (cover states "Complete Novel")

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D-182 ~ (1956) ~ Emile Zola - Shame (A New Translation) ~ {&} ~ Therese Raquin (Newly Translated)

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D-185 ~ $0.35 ~ (1956) - Geoffrey Holmes - Build My Gallows High (cover-art by Harry Barton; cover states "Complete and Unabridged") ~ {&} ~ Harry Whittington - The Humming Box (cover states "Complete Novel")

Daniel Mainwaring (1902-1977) was a novelist and screenwriter. His mysteries were often written under his pseudonym Geoffrey Homes. Build My Gallow High was adapted (screen play by Mainwaring) into the film noir classic Out of the Past (1947) starring Robert Mitchum, Jane Greer, and Kirk Douglas. Out of the Past was remade as Against All Odds (1984) starring Jeff Bridges, Rachel Ward, and James Wood.

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D-189 ~ $0.35 ~ (1956) - Lawrence Treat - Weep for a Wanton (cover-art by Rudy Nappi; cover states "Complete and Unabridged")~ {&} ~ Stephen Marlowe - Dead on Arrival (cover-art by Lou Marchetti; cover states "Complete Novel")

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D-195 ~ $0.35 ~ (1956) - Robert Colby - The Quaking Widow (cover states "Complete and Unabridged") ~ {&} ~ Dudley Dean Macgaughy (as Owen Dudley) - The Deep End (cover states "Complete Novel")

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D-197 ~ $0.35 ~ (1956) - James Byron - TNT for Two (cover-art by Bernard Barton; cover states "Complete and Unabridged") ~ {&} ~ Charles Weiser Frey (as Ferguson Findley) - Counterfeit Corpse (cover staes "Complete Novel")

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Original cover-art (Shown below) by Bernard Barton for TNT For Two

 

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Mysteries

# D-300 ~ D-399



D-301 ~ $0.35 ~ (1958) ~ Jack Webb (as: John Farr) - The Deadly Combo (cover-art by Harry Barton; 1958; cover states "Complete Novel") ~ {&} ~ Russell Robert Winterbotham (as: J. Harvey Bond) - Murder Isn't Funny (cover states "Complete and Unabridged")

JOHN FARR is another alias for mystery writer John Alfred (Jack) Webb.

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D-305 ~ $0.35 ~ (1958) ~  Vic Rodell - Free-Lance Murder (cover states "Abridged") ~ {&} ~ Louis King - Cornered (cover states "Complete Novel")

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D-313 ~ $0.35 ~ (1958) ~  Samuel Krasney - Design for Dying (cover-art by Harry Barton; cover states "Complete and Unabridged") ~ {&} ~ J. M. Flynn - The Deadly Boodle (cover states "Complete Novel")

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D-317 ~ $0.35 ~ (1958) ~  John Creighton - The Wayward Blonde (cover states "Complete Novel") ~ {&} ~ Gerry Travis - The Big Bite (cover states "Complete and Unabridged")

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D-321 ~ $0.35 ~ (1958) ~  John Creighton - Trial by Perjury (cover states "Complete and Unabridged") ~ {&} ~ Louis Trimble - The Smell of Trouble (cover states "Complete Novel")

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D-329 ~ $0.35 ~ (1958) ~  Robert Emmett Mcdowell (as: Emmett Mcdowell) - Stamped for Death (cover states "Complete Novel") ~ {&} ~ Three for the Gallows (cover states "Complete and Unabridged")

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D-333 ~ $0.35 ~ (1959) ~  Mike Brett - Scream Street (cover-art by Harry Barton; cover states "Complete and Unabridged") ~ {&} ~ John Creighton - Stranglehold (cover-art by Paul Rader; cover states "Complete Novel")

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D-347 ~ $0.35 ~ (1957) ~  Louis Trimble - The Corpse Without a Country (cover states "Complete Novel") ~ {&} ~ Harry Whittington - Play for Keeps (cover states "Abridged")

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D-349 ~ $0.35 ~ (1959) ~  Leslie Frederick Brett (as: Mike Brett) - The Guilty Bystander (cover states "Complete Novel") ~ {&} ~ Russell Robert Winterbotham (as: J. Harvey Bond) - Kill Me with Kindness (cover-art by Paul Rader; cover states "Complete and Unabridged")

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D-357 ~ $0.35 ~ (1959) ~  Lester Dent - Lady in Peril (cover states "Complete Novel") ~ {&} ~ Floyd Wallace - Wired for Scandal (cover states "Complete and Unabridged")

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D-361 ~ $0.35 ~ (1959) ~  James P. Duff - Dangerous to Know (alternate title: Bid For Murder)  (cover states "Complete and Unabridged") ~ {&} ~ Robert Colby - Murder Mistress (cover states "Complete Novel")

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D-367 ~ $0.35 ~ (1959) ~  Louis Trimble - Till Death Do Us Part (cover-art by Paul Rader; cover states "Complete Novel") ~ {&} ~ Charles E. Fritch - Negative of A Nude (cover-art by Robert Maguire; cover states "First Book Publication")

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D-373 ~ $0.35 ~ (1959) ~  Jack Karney - The Knave of Diamonds (cover states "First Book Publication") ~ {&} ~ Doug Warren - Scarlet Starlet (cover states "Complete Novel")

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D-379 ~ $0.35 ~ (1959) ~  William Woody - Mistress of Horror House (cover states "First Book Publication") ~ {&} ~ Jay Flynn (as: J. M. Flynn) - Drink With the Dead (cover states "Complete Novel")

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D-387 ~ $0.35 ~ (1959) ~  Laine Fisher - Fare Prey (cover-art by Robert Maguire; cover states "First Book Publication") ~ {&} ~ Bob McKnight - The Bikini Bombshell (cover states "Complete Novel")

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D-393 ~ $0.35 ~ (1959) ~  Joseph L. Chadwick (as: John Creighton) - Evil Is the Night (cover states "First Book Publication") ~ & ~ Robert A. Levey - Dictators Die Hard (cover states "Complete Novel")

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Mysteries

# D-200 ~ D-299



D-201 ~ $0.35 ~ (1957) - Harry Whittington - Across that River (cover states "Complete Novel"~ {&} ~ Nathaniel E. Jones - Saturday Mountain (cover states "Complete and Unabridged")

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D-203 ~ $0.35 ~ (1957) - William Grote - Cain's Girlfriend (cover-art by Erickson; cover states "Complete Novel") ~ {&} ~ William L. Rohde - Uneasy Lies the Head (cover-art by Harry Barton; cover states "Complete and Unabridged")

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D-209 ~ $0.35 ~ (1957) - John Jake - A Night for Treason (cover-art by Verne Tossey; 1st ACE printing; cover states "Complete and Unabridged") ~ {&} ~ F. L. Wallace - Three Times a Victim

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D-217 ~ $0.35 ~ (1957) - Bob McKnight - Downwind (cover states "Complete Novel") ~ {&} ~ B. E. Lovell - A Rage to Kill (cover states "Complete and Unabridged")

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D-221 ~ $0.35 ~ (1957) - Gordon Ashe - You've Bet Your Life (cover-art by Verne Tossey; lsited as "Complete Novel") ~ {&} ~ Robert Chavis - The Terror Package (cover states "Complete and Unabridged")

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D-225 ~ $0.35 ~ (1957) - Kendell Foster Crossen (as: M. E. Chaber) - A Lonely Walk (cover-art by Rudy Nappi; cover states "Complete and Unabridged") ~ {&} ~ Harry Giddings - Loser by a Head

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D-231 ~ $0.35 ~ (1957) - Dudley Dean Macgaughy (as: Owen Dudle) - Murder for Charity (cover-art by Lou Marchetti; cover states "Complete Novel") ~ {&} ~ Edward S. Aarons (as: Edward Ronn) - Point of Peril (cover states "Complete and Unabridged")

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D-235 ~ $0.35 ~ (1957) - Jack Webb (as: John Farr) - The Lady and the Snake (cover states "Complete and Unabridged") ~ {&} ~ Louis Trimble - Nothing to Lose But My Life (cover-art by Rudy Nappi; cover states "Complete Novel")

John Alfred (Jack) Webb is a mystery writer whose books often featured the detective team of Sammy Golden and Father Shanley.

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D-241 ~ $0.35 ~ (1957) - Harry Whittington - One Deadly Dawn (cover-art by Rudy Nappi; 1957; cover states "Complete and Unabridged") ~ {&} ~ Wilson Tucker - The Hired Target (cover-art by Lou Marchetti; cover states "Complete Novel")

Original cover-art by Lou Marchetti for The Hired Target

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D-247 ~ $0.35 ~ (1957) - Ken Lewis - Look Out Behind You (cover states "Complete and Unabridged") ~ {&} ~ John Creighton - Not So Evil As Eve (cover-art by Harry Barton; cover states "Complete Novel")

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D-253 ~ $0.35 ~ (1957) - Bruce Cassiday - The Buried Motive (cover states "Complete Novel") ~ {&} ~ Prentice Winchell (as: Spencer Dean) - Marked Down for Murder (cover states "Complete and Unabridged")

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D-259 ~ $0.35 ~ (1957) - Michael Avallone - The Case of the Violent Virgin (An Ed Noon novel) ~ {&} ~ The Case of the Bouncing Betty (An Ed Noon novel)

Michael Avallone was one of the ACE pool of authors who later wrote the first novel crossover for the ACE - MAN FROM U.N.C.L.E. series in the late 1960's

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D-265 ~ $0.35 ~ (1958) - Robert Bloch - Shooting Star (cover states "Complete and Unabridged") ~ {&} ~ Terror in the Night: and Other Stories (cover states "Complete and Unabridged")

Terror in the Night: and Other Stories contains: Terror in the Night, Water's Edge, The Real Bad Friend, A Good Imagination, Man With a Hobby, Luck is No Lady and String of Pearls

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D-273 ~ $0.35 ~ (1958) - Ernest Jason Fredericks - Shakedown Hotel (cover-art by Verne Tossey; cover states "Complete Novel") ~ {&} ~ John and Michael Roscoe (as Mike Roscoe) - The Midnight Eye (cover states "Complete and Unabridged")

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D-279 ~ $0.35 ~ (1958) - J. Harvey Bond - Bye Bye, Baby! (cover states "Complete and Unabridged") ~ {&} ~ Bob McKnight - Murder Mutuel (cover states "Complete Novel")

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D-285 ~ $0.35 ~ (1958) - Bruce Cassiday - The Brass Shroud (cover-art by Harry Barton; cover states "Complete Novel") ~ {&} ~ Joseph Linklater - Odd Woman Out (cover states "Complete and Unabridged")

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D-289 ~ $0.35 ~ (1958) - Alan Payne - This'll Slay You (cover-art by Harry Barton) ~ {&} ~ John and Ward Hawkins - Violent City (cover states "Complete and Unabridged")

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D-297 ~ $0.35 ~ (1958) - Peter Rabe - The Cut of the Whip (cover-art by Harry Barton; cover states "Complete and Unabridged") ~ {&} ~ Robert Kelston - Kill One, Kill Two (cover states "Complete Novel")

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My Ace Doubles Project

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Mysteries

# D-400 ~ D-599



D-401 ~ $0.35 ~ (1959) - Louis Trimble - Obit Deferred (cover states "First Book Publication") ~ {&} ~ Tedd Thomey - I Want Out (cover states "Complete Novel")

Louis Trimble is more recognized as a western genre writer, who also goes by the pseudonym of Stuart Brock. However, he is a recognized and prolific writer in the mystery genre.

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D-409 ~ $0.35 ~ (1959) - Louis Trimble - Cargo for the Styx (cover states "First Book Publication") {&} ~ Jay Flynn - (as: J.M. Flynn) Terror Tournament (cover states "Abridged")

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D-415 ~ $0.35 ~ (1960) - Prentice Winchell (as: Stewart Sterling) - Fire on Fear Street (cover states "Complete and Unabridged") {&} ~ Dead Certain (cover states "First Book Publication")

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D-419 ~ $0.35 ~ (1958) - Bernard Thielen - Open Season (cover-art by Robert Maguire; cover states "Abridged") {&} ~ Bob McKnight - A Slice of Death (cover-art by Robert Maguire; cover states "First Book Publication")

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D-425 ~ $0.35 ~ (1960) - Roberta Elizabeth Sebenthal (as: Paul Kruger) - Dig Her a Grave (cover-art by Lou Marchetti; cover states "Complete Novel") {&} ~ Joseph L. Chadwick (as: John Creighton) - A Half Interest in Murder (cover states "First Book Publication")

Original cover-art (Shown below) by Lou Marchetti for Dig Her a Grave

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D-433 ~ $0.35 ~ (1960) - Jack Bradley - If Hate Could Kill (cover states "First Book Publication") {&} ~ Talmage Powell - The Smasher (cover states "Complete and Unabridged")

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D-439 ~ $0.35 ~ (1960) - Duane Decker - The Devil's Punchbowl (cover-art by Robert Maguire; cover states "Complete Novel") {&} ~ Owen Dudley - Run if You Can (cover states "First Book Publication")

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D-445 ~ $0.35 ~ (1960) - Robert Emmett Mcdowell (as: Emmett Mcdowell) - Bloodline to Murder (cover states "First Book Publication") {&} ~ In At the Kill (cover states "Complete Novel")

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D-447 ~ $0.35 ~ (1960) - Bob McKnight - Kiss the Babe Goodbye (cover states "First Book Publication") {&} ~ J. M. Flynn - The Hot Chariot (cover-art by Robert Maguire; cover states "Complete Novel")

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D-451 ~ $0.35 ~ (1960) - Steve Ward - Odds Against Linda (cover-art by Lou Marchetti; cover states "First Book Publication") {&} ~ Robert Martin - A Key to the Morgue (cover states "Complete and Unabridged")

Original cover-art (Shown below) by Lou Marchetti for Odds Against Linda

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D-459 ~ $0.35 ~ (1960) - Howard J. Olmsted - The Hot Diary (cover-art by Robert Maguire; cover states "First Book Publication") {&} ~ J. M. Flynn - Ring Around a Rogue (cover states "Complete Novel")

Original cover-art (Shown below) for Ring Around a Rogue

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D-463 ~ $0.35 ~ (1960) - Prentice Winchell (as: Stewart Sterling) - Dying Room Only (cover-art by Bernard Barton) {&} ~ The Body in the Bed (cover states "Complete and Unabridged")

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D-469 ~ $0.35 ~ (1960) - Bob McKnight - Running Scared (cover-art by Rudy Nappi; cover states "First Book Publication") {&} ~ Talmage Powell - Man-Killer (cover states "Complete Novel")

Original cover-art (Shown below) by Rudy Nappi for Running Scared

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D-477 ~ $0.35 ~ (1961) - Louis Trimble - The Duchess of Skid Row (cover states "First Book Publication") {&} ~ Love Me and Die (cover states "Complete Novel")

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D-483 ~ $0.35 ~ (1961) - Russell Robert Winterbotham (as: J. Harvey Bond) - If Wishes Were Hearses (cover states "First Book Publication") {&} ~ Bruce Cassiday - The Corpse in the Picture Window (cover-art by Darcy; cover states "Complete Novel")

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D-489 ~ $0.35 ~ (1961) - R. Arthur - Somebody's Walking Over my Grave (cover states "First Book Publication") {&} ~ John Miles Bickham (as: John Miles) - Dally with a Deadly Doll (cover-art by Robet Maguire; cover states "Complete Novel")

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D-499 ~ $0.35 ~ (1961) - Frederick C. Davis - Night Drop (cover states "Complete and Unabridged") {&} ~ High Heel Homicide (cover states "Complete Novel")

Frederick C. Davis also writes as Stephen Ransome

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D-505 ~ $0.35 ~ (1961) - Louis Trimble - The Surfside Caper (cover states "Complete Novel") {&} ~ Robert Colby - In a Vanishing Room (cover states "First Book Publication")

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D-511 ~ $0.35 ~ (1961) - J. M. Flynn - One for the Death House (cover states "Complete Novel") {&} ~ Bob McKnight - Drop Dead, Please (cover states "First Book Publication")

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D-515 ~ $0.35 ~ (1961) - Robert Colby - Kill Me a Fortune (cover states "First Book Publication") {&} ~ Prentice Winchell (as: Stewart Sterling) - Five Alarm Funeral (cover states "Abridged")

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