Friday, November 15, 2013

Blonde Bad and Beautiful (Revised) by Carter Brown

She wanted that underwater million dollars.
So did a corpse.

The guy had just made Andy Kane a proposition worth one million dollars when he dropped dead at Andy's feet. The proposition? Skin dive for a million dollars planted in Kwan-Po Bay. Funny thing, though, a dame had made that proposition two hours before. Now the way Andy figured it, a woman is a question mark but a cadaver is definitely a full stop. So the dame and Andy found a partnership. But that was where the Brothers of the Golden Lily took a hand and Andy guessed they were all brothers under the skin. But Andy drew the line at a brother who wanted to carve his initials on his backbone the hard way. Starting stomach-wise and working through.....

Printing History
Written by Alan G Yates (1923-1985)
Horwitz Publications Inc.
Numbered Series #47 (September 1957)
Reprinted By Demand Series #21 (July 1960)

as The Hong Kong Caper

Horwitz Publications Inc.
International Edition Series #24 (October 1962)
International Edition Series #71 (1971)

Robert McGinnis Cover

New American Library
Signet Books
#2180 (September 1962)
#2180 (September 1962)  Canada
#3151 (1968)

as Hot Blonde From Hong Kong
For Men Only Magazine
June 1965

This title was originally posted on
Blond, Bad, And Beautiful December 2010
For Men Only March 2011
Hong Kong Caper March 2012


  1. Amazing what people will do if a million dollars is at stake...

  2. Thanks for sharing. I bet my grandpa would have loved to own those!
    -Warwick Exotic Dancers

  3. There are some lovely covers there.