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Twice Murdered by Laurence Donovan

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12 Riveting Tales of Greed and Death

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Description

The brutal murder of a racing dog owner, the vicious killing of a dance-hall girl, the gunning down of a tough cop, and a gun battle in a hotel room are just some of the excitement you’ll discover in the action-packed pages of Twice Murdered, the first collection of works by Laurence Donovan.

Between 1928 and 1954, he produced hundreds of novel-length and short story works for the pulp magazines. Donovan’s career including stints ghostwriting novels of Doc Savage, The Phantom Detective, The Whisperer, G-Man Dan Fowler and many more.

Fans of the detective story will relish this collection of twelve stories appearing for the first time in book form showcasing Donovan’s band of resourceful sleuths and their deadly adversaries.

As a bonus is included a bibliography of Donovan’s work, and a historical introduction by Tom Roberts.

CONTENTS

  • Introduction by Tom Roberts
  • Death Dances on Dimes
  • The Snoop
  • Twice Murdered
  • Never Hire a Killer
  • Regan Follows Up
  • Two Can Play At Murder
  • She Loved to Murder
  • The Man Who Came To Die
  • A Dame Murders Cold
  • The Greyhound Murders
  • Come In, Killer
  • Footprint of Destiny

Appendix

  • A Bibliography of the Writings of Laurence Donovan.

First book publication

Trade paperback / 232 pages

Cover art by Lyman Anderson

REVIEWS

Multiple Five Star reviews on Amazon.

“Twice Murdered is another in the outstanding series of pulp reprint collections coming out from Black Dog Books.”

About the Author

Laurence Donovan, between 1928 and 1954, produced hundreds of novel-length and short story works for the pulp magazines across all genres: hero pulp, detective, weird mystery, war, aviation, sports and Westerns. Donovan’s career including stints ghostwriting novels of Doc Savage, The Phantom Detective, The Whisperer, G-Man Dan Fowler and many more.

Additional information

Weight 13.4 oz
Dimensions 9 x 6 x 1 in