Sunday, May 31, 2020

Catch Me A Phoenix! by Carter Brown

Today is the end of Alan G Yates Month here and we will highlight.....

Catch Me A Phoenix!
by Carter Brown


Printing History
Written by Alan G Yates (1923-1985)

Horwitz Publications
Numbered Series #124 1965
International Edition Series # 76 1972 

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Trouble Is a Dame (II) by Carter Brown

Alan G Yates Month keeps rolling along with this duplicate title from 1954. 

She Wanted Me To Be A Scientific Shamus....
But How Can You Analyse A Blonde When.......



Printing History
Written by Alan G Yates (1923-1985)

Horwitz Publications, Inc
Large Format Series
July 1954


Sunday, May 24, 2020

Insel des Todes (Lover, Don't Come Back) by Carter Brown

Insel des Todes (Lover, Don't Come Back) 
by Carter Brown

Continuing the month long tribute to Alan G Yates and pseudonyms. Here is the German edition of Lover, Don't Come Back.



Printing History
Written by Alan G Yates (1923-1985)

Ullstein
Ullstein Bucher
1977

Sunday, May 17, 2020

Dutch Carter Brown

Dood door Geweld by Carter Brown

Dutch Edition of Suddenly By Violence

Our month long tribute to Australian author Alan G Yates

Cover Hans Borregach
Printing History
Written by Alan G Yates (1923-1985)

Middernacht #12
No Date

Thursday, May 14, 2020

Ready When You Are, CB! by Alan G Yates

Ready When You Are, CB! 
by Alan G Yates


We are in the middle of  the tribute to Alan G Yates for the month of May. This time around it is his autobiography. It an important insight into the life and times of one of the world's successful novelist. This autobiography is an amusing and warm account of the road to success and the people met along the way. Mr Yates is also arguably the most witty, outrageous, and versatile of them all mystery authors. Yates has written science fiction, westerns, and even a comic or two. His mysteries have sold more than 100 million copies and have been published in fourteen languages in twenty-two countries. 

Printing History
Written by Alan G Yates (1923-1985)

Melbourne Macmillan
1983

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Carter Brown Comic (#1)

Our continuing tribute to author Alan G Yates (1923-1985) during the month of May.

The First Issue


Printing History
Written by Alan G Yates (1923-1985)

Horwitz Publications, Inc

Three total issues

Sunday, May 10, 2020

No Halo For Hedy by Carter Brown

A month long tribute to author Alan G Yates (1923-1985)

No Halo For Hedy
by Carter Brown

A corpse on the golf course left her score at murder


Character: Russ Burton


Printing History
Written by Alan G Yates (1923-1985)

Horwitz Publications 

Numbered Series 
#18
1956

Reprint By Demand Series
#6
1959

Saturday, May 9, 2020

Chill On Chili by Carter Brown

She was spicy even in that vice ridden underworld, but among her own mob of hot tamales were a dozen waiting to put the....


Main Character: Johnny Eaton

Our month long tribute to author Alan G Yates. 

Printing History
Written by Alan G Yates (1923-1985)

Transport Publishing Company

Novelette "Lovely" Series
December 1953

Friday, May 8, 2020

The Friends Of Lucifer by Dennis Sinclair

The Friends Of Lucifer
by Dennis Sinclair

SURVIVAL takes on the forces of Satan to overthrow.............



A member of SURVIVAL as well as a wealthy British aristocrat disappears shortly after his wife and child were murdered. When Ballard investigates, he finds a strange cult of devil worshipers behind a strange plot.

Printing History
Written by  Alan G Yates 1923-1985)

Corgi Books
1977

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Lady Is Murder by Carter Brown

Lady Is Murder 
by Carter Brown

Month long tribute to Alan G Yates


Printing History
Written by Alan G Yates (1923-1985)

Transport Publishing Company 1951, August 1954
w/Madame, You're Morgue Bound and Cyanide Sweetie
First Collectors Series No 5 1955

Title changes to The Lady Is A Killer in 1958
w/Murder By Miss Take 
Second Collectors Series Vol 1 No 18