Title: Murder is the Pay-Off (Popular Library 50-426, 1st ptg, 1960)
Author: Leslie Ford (she can't be stopped)
Cover artist: uncredited
Yours for: $7
- "Here, hold this dead man against your chin. It'll stop the swelling."
- She looks like a lady in a commercial for some cleanser that gets blood stains out of your carpet.
- The horrific palette on Ms. Ford's books continues unabated.
- "Wallop" is a funny word.
- I'm not sure you want to suggest that the reader has to be "dragged along."
- "GUARANTEE!" — I can't wait to see what this "full reading satisfaction" is all about.
Swede Carlson's thick hand planted itself quickly in the dark on Gus Blake's knee.
Mmm, I smell full reading satisfaction up ahead ...
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