Sunday, July 13, 2014

Day Of The Dolls #1

Today kicks off the Day of the Dolls. All this week I will be showcasing a mystery title or two with Doll in the title. Why do you ask? Dolls. All through the late forties to the early sixties a doll would be associated with a hardboiled or noir title.


Day of the Dolls

Dead Dolls Don't Cry (1953)
by Carter Brown

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

Transport Publishing Company
for and on behalf of Horwitz Publications, Inc

Novelette Series
"Lovely" Mystery

First Collectors' Series
w/Widow Is Willing & Blackmail For A Brunette 

Death House Doll (1953)
by Day Keene

Printing History
Written by Gunnar Hjerstedt, (1904-1969)

w/Mourning After by Thomas B Dewey
January 1953 

Prologue Books
November 2012

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