Shocking Detective Tales: 7 Popular Detective Pulp Fiction Shorts [NOOK Book]

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C.K.M. Scanlon was a House Name used by Better Publications Inc. for their Popular Detective and Thrilling Detective magazines. These following stories may have been written by one author, or seven different authors. The publication of the Pulp Magazines were all about filling space in time for the deadline. Often times an author would end up with more than one story in the same issue, and to avoid repeated bylines, the practice was to attribute the second story to a pseudonym of the author or a house name. We at...
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Shocking Detective Tales: 7 Popular Detective Pulp Fiction Shorts

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Overview

C.K.M. Scanlon was a House Name used by Better Publications Inc. for their Popular Detective and Thrilling Detective magazines. These following stories may have been written by one author, or seven different authors. The publication of the Pulp Magazines were all about filling space in time for the deadline. Often times an author would end up with more than one story in the same issue, and to avoid repeated bylines, the practice was to attribute the second story to a pseudonym of the author or a house name. We at Peril Press hope you enjoy this collection of short stories.


Popular Detective, September, 1935
FOOTPRINTS
by C. K. M. Scanlon
Author of “Stolen Diamonds,” “Death on the Wire,” etc.
A Crime That Was A Weighty Matter
600 Words

Popular Detective, December, 1935
BLOOD FOR BREAKFAST
by C. K. M. Scanlon
Author of “Snatch,” “Bring ‘Em Back Dead,” etc.
A Gripping Story of Murder in the Morning
1100 Words

Popular Detective, January, 1936
CHECK AND DOUBLE CHECK
by C. K. M. Scanlon
Author of “Hot Money,” “Bring ‘Em Back Dead” etc.
Wrestling a Man Mountain—or a TTNT Bomb—Was All In a Day’s Work for This Plucky Secret Service Ace!
5300 Words

Popular Detective , May, 1936
LINCOLN LETTER
by C. K. M. Scanlon
Author of “Death Over His Shoulder,” “King Crime,” etc.
Si Pendleton's One Treasure Was the Valuable Lincoln Letter
1200 Words

Popular Detective, July, 1936
HALF A GRAND
by C. K. M. Scanlon
Author of “Snatch,” “King Crime,” etc.
Hands of Greed Reach For the Tainted
800 Words

Popular Detective, October, 1936
THE SHOCK
by C. K. M. Scanlon
Author of “The Purple Shirts,” “School for Murder,” etc.
Desperation—to the Point of Murder! Then—
500 Words

Popular Detective, January, 1937
BOXED DEATH
by C. K. M. Scanlon
Author of “Snatch,” “The Hissing Death,” etc.
A Gruesome Killing–and its Startling Aftermath!
900 Words

This edition includes the few illustrations that accompanied these stories plus 5 of the 7 covers to the issues.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940013212350
  • Publisher: Peril Press
  • Publication date: 10/29/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 3 MB

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