The Fifth Gate: The Complete Cases of Tug Norton, Volume 1 (The Argosy Library)

The Fifth Gate: The Complete Cases of Tug Norton, Volume 1 (The Argosy Library)

One of the most popular private detective series from the pages of Flynn’s Detective Fiction is finally collected in book form. Author Edward Parrish Ware’s stories of former-cowboy-turned detective Tug Norton ran for nearly 50 short stories and novelettes which recounted the cases of the Kaw Valley Detective Bureau of Kansas City, and are frequently considered some of the best hard-boiled detective stories so see print in Flynn’s. Volume 1 contains the first six stories, along with all of the original illustrations.

The Argosy Library #130

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Sale! The Argosy Library: Series 11 (Ten Book Set)

The Argosy Library: Series 11 (Ten Book Set)

This specially-priced set includes all ten books in Series 11 of The Argosy Library:

Get all of Series 11 at a big discount!

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The Land of Limping Law: The Complete Cases of Calhoun, Volume 1 (The Argosy Library)

The Land of Limping Law: The Complete Cases of Calhoun, Volume 1 (The Argosy Library)

Stationed in the Sunken Lands of Arkansas, U.S. Ranger Jack Calhoun’s violent, fast-paced detective stories set in the river counties’ swamps were among the most popular stories of readers of Flynn’s Weekly, running for almost 70 stories from the 1920s–30s. Written by prolific author Edward Parrish Ware, this series has never before been reprinted.

Volume 1 collects the first seven stories, along with an introduction by pulp historian Robert Sampson.

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