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Year 1955 Archives
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    1. [+]
      (Review)
      Three Presidents and Their Books, by Arthur Bestor, David C. Mearns, and J...
      1. Three Presidents and Their Books by Arthur Bestor, David C. Mearns, and J...
      The Saturday Review
      , July 16, 1955, p. 49 - PDF
    2. [+]
      (12 Reviews)
      Conjurer's Coffin, by Guy Cullingford
      1. Conjurer's Coffin by Guy Cullingford
      2. The Butcher's Wife by Owen Cameron
      3. Inspector Maigret and the Killers by Georges Simenon
      4. Murder Without Regret by E. Louise Cushing
      5. To Find a Killer by Lionel White
      6. Man with a Background of Flames by Montagu Slater
      7. Impact of Evidence by Carol Carnac
      8. Corpse and Robbers by D. Stapleton
      9. Vidocq: A Biography by Philip John Stead
      10. The Black Italian by Selwyn Jepson
      11. The Big Money by Harold Q. Masur
      12. The Commencement Day Murders by Louise McKnight Floyd
      The Saturday Review
      , January 15, 1955, p. 34 - PDF
    3. [+]
      (3 Reviews)
      The Case of the Red Brunette, by Christopher Bush
      1. The Case of the Red Brunette by Christopher Bush
      2. The Dalton Brothers by "An Eyewitness"
      3. Old Mrs. Ommanney Is Dead by Margaret Erskine
      The Saturday Review
      , February 12, 1955, p. 48 - PDF
    4. [+]
      (7 Reviews)
      The Case of the Glamorous Ghost, by Erle Stanley Gardner
      1. The Case of the Glamorous Ghost by Erle Stanley Gardner
      2. The Pawns of Fear by Jason Manor
      3. The Dream Walker by Charlotte Armstrong
      4. The Charka Memorial by Wallace Ware
      5. Death Wears a Mask by Douglas G. Browne
      6. Teach You a Lesson by Jim Hollis
      7. Queen's Bureau of Investigation by Ellery Queen
      The Saturday Review
      , March 12, 1955, pp. 48-50 - PDF
    5. [+]
      (5 Reviews)
      The Devil His Due, by William O'Farrell
      1. The Devil His Due by William O'Farrell
      2. The Sleeper by Holly Roth
      3. The Mask of Alexander by Martha Albrand
      4. Love Can Be Dangerous by Octavus Roy Cohen
      5. Bones in the Barrow by Josephine Bell
      The Saturday Review
      , March 19, 1955, p. 42 - PDF
    6. [+]
      (4 Reviews)
      Mr. Trouble, by William Ard
      1. Mr. Trouble by William Ard
      2. Sleep with Strangers by Dolores Hitchens
      3. Paint the Town Black by David Alexander
      4. Better Off Dead by R.M. Laurenson
      The Saturday Review
      , April 2, 1955, p. 47 - PDF
    7. [+]
      (17 Reviews)
      The Black Weever, by Ronald Wills
      1. The Black Weever by Ronald Wills
      2. A New Handbook on Hanging by Charles Duff
      3. Somewhere in This City by Maurice Proctor
      4. A Treasury of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle
      5. Cue for Murder by Matt Bryant
      6. Hammer Me Home by Richard R. Werry
      7. The Man in the Green Hat by Manning Coles
      8. Dead and Gone by Manly Wade Wellman
      9. Traitor's Pass by David Duff
      10. Maracaibo by Stirling Silliphant
      11. Clean Break by Lionel White
      12. The Men with Three Eyes by Louisa Revell
      13. Murder in Trinidad by John W. Vandercook
      14. Don't Feed the Animals by John Farr
      15. The Mean Streets by Thomas B. Dewey
      16. Death Has Three Lives by Brett Halliday
      17. So Many Steps to Death by Agatha Christie
      The Saturday Review
      , April 9, 1955, pp. 40-50 - PDF
    8. [+]
      (9 Reviews)
      The Tragedy at Road-Hill House, by Yseult Bridges
      1. The Tragedy at Road-Hill House by Yseult Bridges
      2. Dangerline by Thomas Morris Longstreth
      3. Burnt Offering by Richard Lockridge and Frances Lockridge
      4. A Kind of Misfortune by Richard Parker
      5. The Silver Cobweb by Ben Benson
      6. False Colors by Richard Powell
      7. Death in Lilac Time by Frances Crane
      8. No Thoroughfare by Denise Egerton
      9. The Best of the Pips
      The Saturday Review
      , April 16, 1955, p. 38 - PDF
    9. [+]
      (10 Reviews)
      Dead, She Was Beautiful, by Whit Masterson
      1. Dead, She Was Beautiful by Whit Masterson
      2. The Case of the Black, Black Hearse by Frederic Freyer
      3. Live and Let Die by Ian Fleming
      4. Dishonoured Bones by John Trench
      5. Maigret in New York's Underworld by Georges Simenon
      6. The Estate of the Beckoning Lady by Margery Allingham
      7. The Assassins by Hugh Pentecost
      8. Murder Makes an Entrance by Clarence Budington Kelland
      9. Call Me Duke by Harry Grey
      10. Ring Around Rosa by William Campbell Gault
      The Saturday Review
      , May 14, 1955, p. 27 - PDF
    10. [+]
      (10 Reviews)
      Much Ado About Murder, by Fred Levon
      1. Much Ado About Murder by Fred Levon
      2. Scotland Yard by Harold Scott
      3. Two Tickets for Tangier by F. Van Wyck Mason
      4. Murder of a Mystery Writer by Eric Heath
      5. The Memoirs of Lacenaire by Philip John Stead and Lacenaire
      6. The Best That Ever Did It by Ed Lacy
      7. Guest in the House by Philip MacDonald
      8. The Case of the Talking Bug by Gordon Gordon and Mildred Gordon
      9. Twist of the Knife by Victor Canning
      10. Vanished by Marjorie Carleton
      The Saturday Review
      , June 4, 1955, pp. 40-42 - PDF
    11. [+]
      (7 Reviews)
      The Narrowing Circle, by Julian Symons
      1. The Narrowing Circle by Julian Symons
      2. The Ainsley Case by Bellamy Partridge
      3. Poison in the Pen by Patricia Wentworth
      4. Death Cries in the Street by Samuel A. Krasney
      5. Walk a Wicked Mile by Robert P. Hansen
      6. The Big Steal by Earle Basinsky
      7. The Frazer Acquital by Stephen Ransome
      The Saturday Review
      , June 18, 1955, p. 42 - PDF
    12. [+]
      (6 Reviews)
      The Darkest Hour, by William P. McGivern
      1. The Darkest Hour by William P. McGivern
      2. The Echoing Shore by Robert Lee Martin
      3. The Robineau Look by Kathleen Moore Knight
      4. The Saint on the Spanish Main by Leslie Charteris
      5. The Man Who Had Too Much to Lose by Hampton Stone
      6. Headquarters by Quentin J. Reynolds
      The Saturday Review
      , July 9, 1955, p. 32 - PDF
    13. [+]
      (8 Reviews)
      Murder in Jackson Hole, by Maude Parker
      1. Murder in Jackson Hole by Maude Parker
      2. The Cautious Maiden by Cecil St. Laurent
      3. Sudden Squall by Jeannette Covert Nolan
      4. The Wench Is Dead by Fredric Brown
      5. The Case of the Sun Bather's Diary by Erle Stanley Gardner
      6. The House that Died by Josephine Gill
      7. He Ought To Be Shot by Joan Fleming
      8. Circumstances Beyond Control by Alvin Yudkoff
      The Saturday Review
      , July 16, 1955, pp. 57-66 - PDF
    14. [+]
      (17 Reviews)
      Asking for Trouble, by Joe Rayter
      1. Asking for Trouble by Joe Rayter
      2. Full House by Rex Stout
      3. Widows' Plight by Ruth Fenisong
      4. Beast in View by Margaret Millar
      5. The Hidden Grave by Peter Hardin
      6. The Broken Doll by Jack Webb
      7. The Judge and His Hangman by Friedrich Durrenmatt
      8. The Best Detective Stories of the Year, 1955 by David C. Cooke
      9. Moonmilk and Murder by George Bagby
      10. The Tooth and the Nail by William Sanborn Ballinger
      11. Hell Is a City by William Ard
      12. The Pinned Man by George Griswold
      13. The Woman in the Case by Edgar Lustgarten
      14. Grim Grow the Lilacs by Marion Randolph
      15. The Evil of the Day by Thomas Sterling
      16. United in Crime by H. Montgomery Hyde
      17. Room for Murder by Doris Miles Disney
      The Saturday Review
      , July 23, 1955, p. 22 - PDF
    15. [+]
      (7 Reviews)
      Death of a Stray Cat, by Jean Potts
      1. Death of a Stray Cat by Jean Potts
      2. Invasion of Privacy by Harry Kurnitz
      3. A Dirty Way to Die by George Bagby
      4. Tour de Force by Christianna Brand
      5. F.O.B. Murder by Dolores Hitchens and Bert Hitchens
      6. Passport for a Renegade by Kem Bennett
      7. The Escape of the Notorious Sir William Heans by William Hay
      The Saturday Review
      , August 6, 1955, p. 40 - PDF
    16. [+]
      (3 Reviews)
      The Hinges of Hell, by Stewart Sterling
      1. The Hinges of Hell by Stewart Sterling
      2. The Cellar at No. 5 by Shelley Smith
      3. Destinations by Georges Simenon
      The Saturday Review
      , August 20, 1955, p. 24 - PDF
    17. [+]
      (7 Reviews)
      Famous Criminal Cases, by Rupert Furneaux
      1. Famous Criminal Cases by Rupert Furneaux
      2. The Fatal Picnic by Bernice Carey Martin
      3. Moonraker by Ian Fleming
      4. The Power of Poison by John Glaister
      5. Lady, Get Your Gun by Paul Ernst
      6. Top Assignment by George Harmon Coxe
      7. Stranger in Town by Brett Halliday
      The Saturday Review
      , October 1, 1955, pp. 46-50 - PDF
    18. [+]
      (8 Reviews)
      The Eleventh Hour, by Donald Forbes
      1. The Eleventh Hour by Donald Forbes
      2. Now I Lay Me Down to Die by Elizabeth Tebbetts-Taylor
      3. Famous Manhunts by Leonard R. Gribble
      4. All Through the Night by Whit Masterson
      5. The Beckoning Dream by Evelyn Berckman
      6. Death of an Angel by Frances Lockridge and Richard Lockridge
      7. Adventures in Murder by Leonard R. Gribble
      8. Gideon's Day by J.J. Marric
      The Saturday Review
      , October 8, 1955, p. 32 - PDF
    19. [+]
      (7 Reviews)
      Poison in Paradise, by Anne Hocking
      1. Poison in Paradise by Anne Hocking
      2. Scales of Justice by Ngaio Marsh
      3. Flight Into Terror by Lionel White
      4. Night Drop by Frederick C. Davis
      5. A Question of Murder by Anthony Gilbert
      6. Murder in Fiji by John W. Vandercook
      7. Benefit of Clergy in America, and Related Matters by George W. Dalzell
      The Saturday Review
      , October 15, 1955, pp. 32-36 - PDF
    20. [+]
      (9 Reviews)
      The Case of the Three Lost Letters, by Christopher Bush
      1. The Case of the Three Lost Letters by Christopher Bush
      2. The Country-House Burglar by Michael Gilbert
      3. Murder Comes to Eden by Leslie Ford
      4. The Painful Predicament of Sherlock Holmes by William Gillette
      5. The Dark Place by Mildred Davis
      6. Shoot a Sitting Duck by David Alexander
      7. Gently Does It by Alan Hunter
      8. The Greer Case by David W. Peck
      9. Never Plead Guilty by John Wesley Noble and Bernard Averbuch
      The Saturday Review
      , October 22, 1955, p. 38 - PDF