Blood Relatives McBain 1975 Submitter: I was weeding for grubby looking books in the mysteries when I came across this Ed McBain title. The real mystery is what condition the book was in when someone wrote “shelve as is”
Zoe’s Gift Hayes 1994 It was the cover that had me picking this book up. What is going on? A ghost of a man, a girl looking catatonic and the other girl trying to get her attention. It looks strange.
Counterfeit Wife Halliday 1947 How about a mystery for the weekend? Halliday had a long career with his Michael Shane mysteries. I knew I had heard of Michael Shayne, but didn’t put it together with this book. There were a series
The Town is On Fire Healey 1979 Submitter: This is from the 70’s. I just thought it was a rather stunning picture. It looks like Mark Hamill and Mick Jagger and I don’t even know who that scary guy in
The Case of the Missing Coed (Original Title: A Little Sin) Hardy 1958 Today’s Friday Fiction is nice little mystery. I love these old paperbacks for the artwork and titillating descriptions. This one is already on my “to read” list. College
Stag Night Rogers 1946 I am so glad that we have something for the men today. Stag Night is an annual tradition at this “gentleman’s club”. Our cast of entertainers have cool names like Madge and Peaches. Story is Madge
What the Librarian Heard Bingham 2001 As we continue our celebration of National Library Week, we are featuring some library or librarian related posts. Gotta love the cover art on this: check out the sensible shoes and the hair! I
Dressed Up for Murder Brandner 1986 Submitter: This is from our New Reader collection. It was published in 1986. The creepy chipmunk gives me the heebie-jeebies! Holly:Ha ha ha!! Oh, man, this one cracks me up. Here’s the summary from