gentlemanlosergentlemanjunkie – SeattleMysteryBooks
Storm Gifford reports: In a twist of irony so devious it would have turned Agatha Christie green with envy, Oregon chef Daniel Brophy was found shot to death nearly seven years after his wife of 27 years penned an essay titled “How to Murder Your Husband.”
Nancy Crampton-Brophy, the writer of sensuous mysteries such as “Hell on the Heart” and “The Wrong Husband,” was arrested for murder on Sept. 5 — more than three months after the death of her spouse.
“Dan was one of the very few people I’ve known that knew exactly what he wanted in life and loved doing it,” she said at a candlelight vigil two days after Daniel’s demise.
Oregon cops were mum on arrest details such as why Crampton-Brophy, 68, was taken into custody only last week for the June 2 shooting.
“Detectives believe Nancy L. Crampton-Brophy is the suspect in Daniel C. Brophy’s murder,” said Portland police, who refused to discuss motive or evidence. Read the rest of this entry »
Source: Sci-fi Covers
Thought your holiday family dinner was a nightmare? Wait until you see your favorite elf in this creepy version of the holiday comedy. At least now you’ll definitely be up all night to wait for Santa Claus.
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September 1939 issue
Cover art by H.W. Scott
Movie title and typography from ‘Suspicion’ (1941), directed by Alfred Hitchcock, starring Cary Grant, Joan Fontaine, Cedric Hardwicke, Nigel Bruce
Source: Suspicion (1941) Alfred Hitchcock
1949 Harper hardcover
1991 Black Lizard paperback reissue
cover art by Kirwan
Rufus King, Murder by Latitude, 1950; cover art by Rudolph Belarski.
1930 Doubleday hardcover
3rd with Lt. Valcour
The Spirit Fakers of Hermannstadt
Source: Pulp Covers
Beyond The Rings Of Saturn – pulpcovers
June 1942 issue. Cover art by Peter Driben
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The Other One Cover Art Bob Hilbert
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