Mystery, romance, action, adventure, war thriller, horror, thriller, suspense, Dracula, vampire, devil, hell, death By the late 1920s, Al Capone and the Mob were inspiring not only fear, but piquing mainstream curiosity about the American underworld. Popular pulp fiction magazines like "10 Detectives" capitalized on this, as authors published violent stories that focused on the mayhem and injustice surrounding the criminals, not the circumstances behind the crime. From within this literary environment emerged many stories and novels about private detectives, also known as private investigators, "private eyes". These stories from the pulp magazines of the early to mid-s you are sure to enjoy! This Edition of .99 Cents Best Detective Stories includes; Although Dan Otis was only a small-town sheriff, he used big-town tactics to snare a killer who thought he could get away with murder.