The pulp magazines of the early to mid 20th Century are often "politically incorrect" by modern standards. However, the "Spicy" magazines — Spicy-Adventure Stories, Spicy Mystery, Spicy Western, etc. — were politically incorrect by their own contemporary standards as well. With the occasional passing glimpse of a creamy-smooth thigh (or other... [click here for more]
The Second Mystery Megapack selects 25 more tantalizing mystery tales, by modern and classic authors. Included are: FUNNY STUFF, by Ron Goulart PIT ON THE ROAD TO HELL, by John Gregory Betancourt WHAT IS COURAGE? by Mack Reynolds JUST THE FACTS, by Meg Opperman TEN GRAINS OF SAND, by Christopher B. Booth MORE ALLISONS THAN I KNOW WHAT TO DO WITH, by Michael Hemmingson REFLECTION OF A DREAM,... [click here for more]
The Hardboiled Mystery MEGAPACK presents 4 classic crime novels from the era when hardboiled detectives ruled the American newsstands. Included are:
The Hollow Man, by John Roeburt (1954) Model for Murder, by Stephen Marlowe (1955) Blonde Bait, by Ed Lacy (1959) Beauty Can Kill, by Michael McCretton (1962)
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Duane W. Rimel (1915-1996) was an American poet and an author. He published not only under his own name, but the pseudonym "Rex Weldon." His friend and mentor H.P. Lovecraft helped him write his first fantastic stories and poems in the 1930s. After Lovecraft's death, Rimel published four noir crime novels, all of which are collected here: THE JURY IS OUT MOTIVE FOR MURDER THE CURSE... [click here for more]
The Craig Kennedy Scientific Detective Megapack collects 25 novels and stories.
14 are Craig Kennedy tales, plus there is 1 additional story from the same author and 10 by contemporaries of Arthur B. Reeve. They all share the same spirit of detection.
INTRODUCTION: ABOUT ARTHUR B. REEVE AND HIS CRAIG KENNEDY STORIES THE SILENT BULLET, by Arthur B. Reeve THE WAR TERROR, by Arthur... [click here for more]
Four different writers explore the darker aspects of crime fiction in THE NOIR NOVEL MEGAPACK™:
HUNTER AT LARGE, by Thomas B. Dewey ... Mickey requested a year's leave of absence from his job on the police force. What else could he do? He'd just spent five months in the hospital because he'd been the only witness to a brutal murder...and the victim was his own wife!
NEVER BET YOUR LIFE, by... [click here for more]
Like a 31-bullet magazine, Shot to Death delivers a major dose of murder and mayhem. The work of short story author Stephen D. Rogers has graced over two hundred publications. Here, collected for the first time, are 31 of his stories of murder and mayhem, strewn across the back alleys and back yards of New England. Let this veteran writer lead you through the darkness to show you where the bodies are... [click here for more]