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Before I Wake

By: Debrett, Hal aka Brett Halliday

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead and Company: 1949

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 278

Condition: Very good


First edition first printing of this novel Brett Halliday wrote under this pen name. Became the basis for the movie Shadow of Fear. Light edge wear. Except there is a 1/4 by 1/4 inch square torn flap on the spine and a one inch tear to the base of the dustjacket's front panel. In very good / good condition. View more info

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Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine March 1981 Volume 45 Number 3 ( Joe R. Lansdale The Mummy Buyer )

By: Fritch, Charles (ed) Brett Halliday, Clayton Matthews, Leo Whitaker, Dan J. Marlowe, Steve Schlich, Paul Powlesland, Robert Chesmore, Michael Stephenson, Joe R. Lansdale

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Reseda, Renown Publications: 1981

Edition: First edition first printing

Inscription: SIGNED by the author.

Seller ID: 15696

Condition: Very good


First edition first printing of this collection of one Mike Shayne mystery, two novelets and five short stories. Collected are: Three Strikes - You're Dead! by Brett Halliday. The novelets are Run, Rabbit Run by Clayton Matthews and Leo Whitaker, Operation Good Samaritan by Dan J. Marlowe. The five short stories are: The Hand that Feeds by Steve Schlich, Guilt Trip by Paul Powlesland, The Long Ball by Robert Chesmore, Neatness Doesn't Count by Michael Stephenson, The Mummy Buyer by Joe R. Lansdale. SIGNED by Joe R. Lansdale above his story. Light edge wear. Light reading creases. In very good ... View more info

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Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine January 1980 Vol 43, No. 1

By: Fritch, Charles (ed) Brett Halliday, Gary Brandner, Francis M. Nevins Jr. Edward D. Hoch, Jon L. Breen, Rex Levie, Elizabeth Levie, Susan Szafranski

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Reseda, Renown Publishing: 1980

Edition: First Appearance first printing

Seller ID: 15257

Condition: very good


First Appearance first printing of this collection of one short novel, one serial and five short stories. The stories collected are: one short novel - Diamonds are Deadly by Brett Halliday. The serial is ( part 2 of 2 ) Death on the Strip by Gary Brandner. The short stories are: The Last Passenger by Francis M. Nevins Jr., Just Like the Old Days by Edward D. Hoch, Affirmative Action by Jon L. Breen, Sunshine and Shadow by Rex and Elizabeth Levie, The Principal of the Thing by Susan Szafranski. Light edge wear. Light reading creases to the covers next to the spine. In very good condition. View more info

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Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine January 1985 Vol. 49 No. 1

By: Fritch, Charles (ed) Brett Halliday, Izak Bouwer, James M. Reasoner, James McKimmey, William E. Chambers, Jerry Jacobson, Charles Wagner, Evan Baldwin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Reseda, Renown Publications: 1985

Edition: First Appearance first printing

Seller ID: 15409

Condition: Very good


First Appearance first printing of this collection of one short novel, two novelets, and five short stories. Collected are one short novel: Death Tops the Charts by Brett Halliday. Two novelets: The Vertebrae of a Long Snake by Izak Bouwer, The Elephant's Graveyard by James M. Reasoner. The five short stories are: The Bus Stops Here by James McKimmey, Night Service by William E. Chambers, Too Much Sun by Jerry Jacobson, Home Preserves by Charles Wagner, Black and White by Evan Baldwin. Light edge wear. In very good condition. View more info

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Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine June 1980 Volume 44 Number 6 ( Joe R. Lansdale The Escape Artist )

By: Fritch, Charles (ed) Brett Halliday, Lewis Shiner, W.L. Fieldhouse, Edward D. Hoch, L.J. Washburn, Joseph Commings, Joe R. Lansdale

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Reseda, Renown Publications: 1980

Edition: First edition first printing

Inscription: SIGNED by the author.

Seller ID: 15697

Condition: Very good


First edition first printing of this collection of one Mike Shayne mystery, two novelets and four short stories. Collected are: Murder in Paradise by Brett Halliday. The novelets are Deep, Without Pity by Lewis Shiner, The Reaper's Scythe by W.L. Fieldhouse. The four short stories are: The Traveling Man by Edward D. Hoch, The Lord Provides by L.J. Washburn, Nobody Loves a Fat Man by Joseph Commings, The Escape Artist by Joe R. Lansdale. SIGNED by Joe R. Lansdale above his story. Light edge wear. Light reading creases. In very good condition. View more info

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Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine December 1983 Vol. 47 No. 12

By: Fritch, Charles (ed) Brett Halliday, Mel D. Ames, Mike Taylor, Joseph McLaughlin, Doris Hiller, Don Kerr

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Reseda, Renown Publishing: 1983

Edition: First Appearance first printing

Seller ID: 15113

Condition: Very good


First Appearance first printing of this collection of one short novel, one novelet and four short stories. The short novel is Silent Death by Brett Halliday. The Christmas Eve Ghost by Mel D. Ames. The four short stories are The Pippyback Slurp Affair by Mike Taylor, The Divine Wind by Joseph McLaughlin, The Baker's Dozen by Doris Hiller, and Revenge by Don Kerr. Light edge wear. The grease pencil on the front cover has been removed. Earlier owner check marked the stories on the table of contents. View more info

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Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine January 1983 Vol. 47 No. 1

By: Fritch, Charles (ed) Brett Halliday, Mel D. Ames, Mike Taylor, Patrick Scaffetti, James M. Reasoner, Jay Fox, Wade Mosby, Douglas Hillier

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Reseda, Renown Publications: 1983

Edition: First edition first printing

Inscription: SIGNED by the author.

Seller ID: 15722

Condition: Very good


First appearance first printing of this collection of one short novel, two novelets and five short stories. Collected are one short novel: The Return of the Beach Butcher by Brett Halliday. The two novelets: The Happy New Year Murders by Mel D. Ames, Terror Key by Mike Taylor. The five short stories: The Lights Across the Lake by Patrick Scaffetti, A Matter of Perspective by James M. Reasoner, Vendetta by Jay Fox, The Featherston Whisper by Wade Mosely, Let The Punishment Fit the Crime by Douglas Hillier. SIGNED by James M. Reasoner above his story. Light edge wear. Light reading crease to the... View more info

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Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine October 1983 Vol. 47 No. 10

By: Fritch, Charles (ed) Brett Halliday, Mel D. Ames, Morris Hershman, Conrad Wesselhoeft, Michael Bracken, Richard A. Moore, Isak Romun, Mike Taylor

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Reseda, Renown Publications: 1983

Edition: First Appearance first printing

Seller ID: 15115

Condition: Very good


First Appearance first printing of this collection of one short novel, one novelet and five short stories. The short novel is Death Stalks The Campus by Brett Halliday. The novelet is The $1.49 Day Killer by Mel D. Ames. The five short stories are The One and Only by Morris Hershman, Teddy Roosevelt and the Great Adventure by Conrad Wesselhoeft, Vengeance to Show in the Third by Michael Bracken, A Simple Case of Kidnapping by Richard A. Moore, The Block by Isak Romun, In Time For Murder by Mike Taylor. In very good condition. View more info

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Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine October 1982 Vol. 46 No. 10

By: Fritch, Charles (ed) Brett Halliday, Mel D. Ames, W.L. Fieldhouse, William F. Nolan, Robert Silverstein, Dick Stodghill, Thom Montogomery

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Reseda, Renown Publications: 1982

Edition: First Appearance first printing

Seller ID: 15406

Condition: Very good


First Appearance first printing of this collection of one short novel, two novelets, and four short stories. Collected are one short novel: Murder From Beyond the Grave by Brett Halliday. Two novelets: Hallowe'en Maddness by Mel D. Ames, Cestus by W.L. Fieldhouse. The four short stories are: The Zurich Solution by William F. Nolan, A Day in the Death of Peter Swaggurt by Robert Silverstien, Footsteps of Death by Dick Stodghill, The Blind Quietus by Thorn Montgomery. Light edge wear. Light reading crease to the spine and front cover at the edge for the spine. In very good condition. View more info

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Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine May 1980 Vol. 44 No. 5

By: Fritch, Charles (ed) Brett Halliday, Stephen Mertz, Paul Gleeson, Edward D. Hoch, John C. Carr, Robert Hoskins, Margaret B. Maron, John Hebert, John Peterson, Peg Fellows, Russell Newton Roman

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Reseda, Renown Publications: 1980

Edition: First Appearance first printing

Seller ID: 15566

Condition: Good


First Appearance first printing of this collection of one short novel, one novelet and nine short stories. The short novel is The Bedlam File by Brett Halliday. The novelet is The Basics of Murder by Stephen Mertz. The nine short stories are Unhappy Hour by Paul Gleeson, The Ides of April by Edward D. Hoch, The Hunger of Deputy Ed Harker by John C. Carr, Now Pull The Trigger by Robert Hoskins, Let No Man Put Asunder by Margaret B. Maron, One Plus One is What? by John Herbert, The Cliche Blues by John Peterson, Just Dessert by Peg Fellows, The What if Twist by Russell Newton Roman. Slight spine... View more info

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Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine February 1981 Vol. 45 No. 2

By: Fritch, Charles (ed) Brett Halliday, W.L. Fieldhouse, Michael Cassutt, Stanley Wiater, Edward D, Hoch, Bill Pronzini, Barry N. Malzberg, Patrick Scaffetti,

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Reseda, Renown Publications: 1981

Edition: First Appearance first printing

Seller ID: 15408

Condition: Very good


First Appearance first printing of this collection of one short novel, one novelet, and five short stories. Collected are one short novel: Odds on Death by Brett Halliday. One novelet: Murder in Bonn by W.L. Fieldhouse. The short stories are: The Squeeze by Michael Cassutt, The Toucher by Stanley Wiater, When the War Was Over by Edward D. Hoch, Demolition, Inc. by Bill Pronzini & Barry N. Malzberg, A Friendly Rivelary by Patrick Scaffetti. Light edge wear. In very good condition. View more info

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Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine November 1979 Vol. 43 No. 11

By: Fritch, Charles E. (ed), Brett Halliday, David Knox, Edward D. Hoch, Joseph Cummings, Gary Brandner, Michael Avallone, James M. Reasoner, Gary Alexander, Sidney Richardson

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Reseda, Renown: 1979

Edition: First Appearance

Inscription: SIGNED by the author.

Seller ID: 14972

Condition: Very good


First appearance first printing of this collection of One Short Novel, Two Novelets and Five Short Stories. The short novel is Murder at Mardi Gras by Brett Halliday. The two novelets are Circle of Death by David Knox & Stairway to Nowhere by Edward Hoch and Joseph Cummings. The five short stories are: The Tuesday Murders by Gary Brandner, The Fourth Homer by Michael Avallone, Five Easy Lessons by James M. Reasoner, Dinner for a Dead Man by Gary Alexander and A Will and A Way by Sidney Richardson. SIGNED by James M. Reasoner above his story. Light edge wear. Light reading creases to the spine.... View more info

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Murder is My Business

By: Halliday, Brett

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Dell Books: 1949

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 10659

Condition: Very good


Reprint Dell Mapback # 326 of the eleventh novel in the Michael Shayne series. Reprint of Dell # 184. Light edge wear. Earlier owners name on the summary page. In very good condition. View more info

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The Blonde Cried Murder # 946

By: Halliday, Brett

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Dell Books: 1957

Edition: First thus

Seller ID: 13386

Condition: Good


First Dell edition first printing # 946 of the twenty seventh Mike Shayne mystery. Light creasing to the top edge of the front cover. Light reading creases to the spine. In good condition. View more info

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Stranger In Town # D425

By: Halliday, Brett

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Dell Publications: 1961

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 16213

Condition: Good


New Dell edition reprint # D425 of the twenty sixth novel in the Mike Shayne series. Someone circled the price in red ink. On the backside of the front cover is a store's name rubber stamped. On the first page of reviews there are 5 dates rubber stamp onto it. In good condition. View more info

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Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine April 1971

By: Halliday, Brett, Ben Hecht, Jerry Jacobson, Betty Ren Wright, Edward D. Hoch. Leonard J. Guardino, Gary Brander, Carl Henry Rathjen, Ben Wallace

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Renown Publications: 1971

Edition: First Appearance

Seller ID: 13105

Condition: Good


First edition first appearance of this collection of two novellas, one republished short story and six short stories. Collected are the following novellas - Brett Halliday Death is My Payoff, Jerry Jacobson The Abraxas Affair. Republished story Ben Hecht The Fabulous Laundryman. The six short stories collected are: Betty Ren Wright D-Day Minus One, Edward D. Hoch Siege Perilous, Leonard J. Guardino I, Osco Brono, Am Back, Gary Brandner The Eraser, Carl Henry Rathjen Barrels of Clues, Bill Wallace The Fixer. Slight spine slant. Light reading crease. Light rubbing to the surface of the front cov... View more info

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Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine August 1972

By: Halliday, Brett, C.B. Gilford, Jack Webb, Edward D. Hoch, Jonathan Craig, Barry N. Malzberg, Gary Brandner, Clayton Matthews

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Renown Publishing: 1972

Edition: First appearance

Seller ID: 13102

Condition: Good


First edition first appearance of this collection of three novellas, and five short stories. Collected are the following - Novellas - Brett Halliday To Kill A Cop, C.B. Gilford Head over Heels, Jack Webb The Heart Givers. Short stories - Edward D. Hoch Suicide, Jonathan Craig Strange Encounter, Barry N. Malzberg The Interceptor, Gary Brandner The Last Laugh, Clayton Matthews The Hit. Light edge wear. Light creasing to the spine. In good condition. View more info

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Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine September 1977

By: Halliday, Brett, Carole Ottify Grillion, Helen Juarez Phipps, Anita Zelman, Dana Lyon

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Renown Publications: 1977

Edition: First Appearance

Seller ID: 13486

Condition: Good


First appearance of this collection of a two short novels and three short stories. The short novels are: A Lady for Killing by Brett Halliday and The Apostle Murders by Caole Ottify Grillion. The short stories are: Deja Vu by Helene Juarez Phipps, Alone at Last by Anita Zelman, The Empty House by Dana Lyon. Rubbing to the top edge of the rear cover. Light bumped at the head of the spine. In good condition. View more info

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Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine January 1971

By: Halliday, Brett, David Mazroff, Ray Bradbury, Edward Wellen, Miriam Allen deFord, Jerry Jacobson, Michael Zuroy, Lawrence E. Orin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Renown Publications: 1971

Edition: First Appearance

Seller ID: 13484

Condition: Good


First appearance of this collection of a one short novel, one New True Crime Feature, one Department of Lost Stories and five short stories. Short novel is Yacht Trip to Death by Brett Halliday. The True Crime Feature is The Man Who Stole Atlantic City by David Mazroff. The Department of Lost Stories is The Smiling People by Ray Bradbury. The Short Stories are Shock Treatment by Edward Wellen, The Most Unkindest Cut by Miriam Allen deFord, Truck Stop by Jerry Jacobson, The Great Heist by Michael Zuroy, Nepotism by Lawrence E. Orin. Light edge wear. Light rubbing to the surface of the front cov... View more info

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Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine April 1970

By: Halliday, Brett, David Mazroff, Ronald Fieldman, Patrick Meadows, Jack Foxx ( aka Bill Pronzini ), Edward Wellen, Alberto N. Martin, Dan Ross

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Renown Publications: 1970

Edition: First Appearance

Seller ID: 13106

Condition: Good


First edition first appearance of this collection of two novellas, one true crime feature and five short stories. Collected are the following novellas - Brett Halliday The Name of the Game is Murder, Ronald Fieldman Snapshot of a Gunman. The true crime feature is David Mazroff The Rise of Al Capone. The short stories are: Patrick Meadows By A Hair's Breadth, Jack Foxx ( aka Bill Pronzini ) You're Safe Here, Edward Wellen Possession, Alberto N. Martin The Cat-Alyst, Dan Ross The Little Bombay Cowboy. Possibly the first time Bill Pronzini used the Jack Foxx pen name. Light reading creases. Light... View more info