In B.B. Fowler’s Graduation in Red, a nation teeters on the brink of crisis as Anthony Carthage and his Legion of Paladins threaten to seize power, with Baxter City at the epicenter of unrest. Unbeknownst to the public, the key to salvation lies in the hands of twenty-four-year-old Gerald Sanderson, molded from tragedy to become the world’s most efficient crime-fighter. Under the guise of Barry Chase, he navigates a world of danger, enlisting allies like Frederick Moreland and facing foes like the enigmatic Skelton. As the Legion of Paladins plans a menacing demonstration, Barry’s mission unfolds in a riveting tale of suspense, sacrifice, and the fight for justice.
The Argosy Library #142
As Jim Daniels seeks respite from his courtroom duties at Blair Wiles’ estate in Phantom Lake, he’s thrust into a web of murder. His involvement begins with defending Pete Carson, accused of killing his sweetheart. Shortly after, the wealthy Mrs. Gordon Gregory is found stabbed, and Daniels feels duty-bound to solve the mystery. A cast of intriguing characters, including a half-crippled host, a fortune-hunting suitor, and a mysterious man with a bandaged face, adds layers to the plot. Daniels uncovers oil-soaked sand and a missing money-belt, leading him to a trial where legal fireworks explode.
Written by pulp legend Norbert Davis, this thrilling narrative weaves suspense and mystery in the scenic Sierras and San Benito, leaving readers on the edge of their seats.
The Argosy Library #135
Cleveland private detective Jim Bennett appeared in over 20 stories in the pages of Dime Detective and other Popular Publications pulps of the late 1940s and early 50s. Noted as one of the few pulp P.I.s to actually be in a relationship, these stories are some of the most refined detective stories of the post-war era, as the influence of the noir movies of the era greatly influenced their plots and styling. The Complete Cases of Jim Bennett, Volume 1 contains the first four stories, along with all of the original pulp illustrations.
This specially-priced set includes all ten books in Series 10 of The Argosy Library:
- Tarantula Tower: The Adventures of Scarlet and Bradshaw, Volume 4 by Theodore Roscoe
- Henry Plays a Hunch: The Complete Tales of Sheriff Henry, Volume 5 by W.C. Tuttle
- King of the Dead: The Saga of Monella, Volume 3 by Frank Aubrey
- Cave of the Blue Scorpion: The Adventures of Peter the Brazen, Volume 5 by Loring Brent
- The Monster of the Lagoon: The Complete Adventures of Singapore Sammy, Volume 3 by George F. Worts
- The Fourteen Points by Arthur B. Reeve
- War Dragons: The Complete Adventures of Cordie, Soldier of Fortune, Volume 4 by W. Wirt
- Shark Trail: The Complete Adventures of Bellow Bill Williams, Volume 3 by Ralph R. Perry
- Minions of the Shadow by William Gray Beyer
- Rats of the Harbor: The Complete Cases of Dirk and Baker by Ray Cummings
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Best remembered as the author of Thibaut Corday and his French Foreign Legion yarns, author Theodore Roscoe wrote another, little-known, long-running series: the adventures of curio hunter Peter Scarlet and Bradshaw, the naturalist. While each appeared in solo stories, they also teamed up in several yarns. These tales of treasure in the Orient are action-filled adventure by one of pulpdom’s best. Volume 4 collects the final five adventures, taken from the pages of Action Stories and Argosy magazines: “Tarantula Tower,” “Octopus,” “Blood of the Beast,” “The Evil Eye,” and “Port of Missing Heads.”