Bait for Men: The Complete Cases of The Lady From Hell, Volume 1 (The Argosy Library)
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Bait for Men: The Complete Cases of The Lady From Hell, Volume 1 (The Argosy Library)

Eugene Thomas’s stories of reformed master criminal Vivian Legrand—aka “The Lady From Hell”—were amongst the most popular stories to see print in Detective Fiction Weekly during the 1930s. A former blackmailer, the red-haired Legrand’s escapades pitted her against both the British Secret Service, and the criminal Underworld. Appearing in over twenty stories in Detective Fiction Weekly, this collection includes the first ten stories of The Lady From Hell, along with all of the original illustrations.

The Argosy Library #117

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Eugene Thomas’s stories of reformed master criminal Vivian Legrand—aka “The Lady From Hell”—were amongst the most popular stories to see print in Detective Fiction Weekly during the 1930s. A former blackmailer, the red-haired Legrand’s escapades pitted her against both the British Secret Service, and the criminal Underworld. Appearing in over twenty stories in Detective Fiction Weekly, this collection includes the first ten stories of The Lady From Hell, along with all of the original illustrations.

Written by Eugene Thomas; cover by Lejaren Hiller; illustrated by Joseph A. Farren

The Argosy Library #117

Bait for Men: The Complete Cases of The Lady From Hell, Volume 1 (The Argosy Library) by Eugene Thomas contains the following stories:

  • “The Lady from Hell”
  • “Bait for Men”
  • “The Episode of the Secret Service Blackmail”
  • “The Episode of the Forty Murderers”
  • “The Episode of the Grave Robbers”
  • “The Episode of the Levantine Monster”
  • “The Episode of the League of Death”
  • “The Episode of the Sensational Orient Express Robbery”
  • “The Strange Episode of the House of Secrets”
  • “The Pounce of Death”

Dimensions

6" x 9"

Pages

350

Publication Date

November 25, 2022

Author

Eugene Thomas,

Joseph A. Farren,

Lejaren Hiller

Publisher

Popular Publications

Series

The Argosy Library

The Lady From Hell