Zach Blake and his daughter Penny return to Martha’s Vineyard, seeking the truth behind the “accidental” death of their wife/mother Mary.
Three of Hammett’s early Continental Op stories from October, 1923 issues of the Black Mask pulp: “Arson Plus,” “Crooked Souls,” and “Slippery Fingers.”
In this taut thriller, Mrs. White begins to suspect that her husband is really a serial killer, whose gruesome murders have rocked a small Connecticut town.
When Phyllis Brighton begs Mike Shayne to keep her from killing her mother, Shayne takes the job—only for the mother to end up dead, with Phyllis as prime suspect.
Wisecracking celebrity gossip columnist Jerry Tracy gets embroiled in 25 thrilling plots, schemes, and mysteries of the New York underworld, circa 1933.