Thursday, October 6, 2011

A Bullet For My Baby by Carter Brown

Horwitz Numbered Series #1
When a nice looking brunette widow like Mrs Van Bruten comes along to Johnny Rio's office and invites him to a house party on one of the Thousand Islands, he feels  that this is strictly a case of mixing business with pleasure. But he is forgetting one thing. His screwball partner, Mavis Seidlitz. A lot of people use force to try and stop Johnny rio from getting to the island, but they have nothing compared to Mavis. They finally get to the island okay, Then there is trouble. A murder to start things off. The launch disappears and it happens to be the only one on the island. There is a murderer in the party and somewhere on the island is a grip with $200,000. You would think they had enough trouble, but no, Nature has generously throw a hurricane just for the heck of it.

Printing History

Horwitz Publications Inc.
Numbered Series #1 (September 1955)
Second Collector's Series #1 Volume 15 (1958)

Mavis is the secondary character in this title. Johnny Rio, her boss, is the main character.

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