Michael Shaynes` 50th case

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Brett Halliday ( Brett Halliday , real name - Davis Dresser , Davis Dresser ) July 31, 1904 - February 4 1977 American "tough" detective writer. He turned to literature as a source of income during the Great Depression. More pseudonyms - Esa Baker (Asa Baker), Mathew Blood, Kathryn Culver, Don Davis, Hal Debrett, Elliot Storm, Anthony Scott, Anderson Wayne . At the same time, Robert Terrell (Robert Terrell), Bill Pronzini ( Bill Pronzini ), Rajerson Johnson , Dennis Linds and others. Davis Dresser grew up in West Texas. In childhood, he accidentally gouged out his eye, and all his life he was forced to wear a black bandage. At the age of 14, he ran away from home, and, ascribing his age, joined the cavalry division at Fort Bliss, Texas, after which he patrolled the Rio Grande for a year. After serving, he returned to Texas and graduated from high school. In pursuit of adventure, Dresser traveled through the southwestern United States, making odd jobs, working seasonal farm jobs, sailing on a freighter in the Gulf of Mexico, handyman in oil fields in California, and more. After graduating from Tri-State College with a degree in civil engineering, Davis Dresser works as an engineer, then as an inspector. For the sake of earning money, he begins to write love stories for glossy magazines under the pseudonyms & # 039; Anthony Scott & # 039; and & # 039; Elliot Storm & # 039 ;, westerns and adventure books under many pseudonyms. The image of Mike Shane was conceived in 1935, but the publication of the first book about him "Dividends from Death" took place only in 1939 under the pseudonym Esa Baker (Asa Baker). If the first romance with this detective brought fame to the writer, then the second - money. The rights to film it were purchased by 20th Century Fox. In the future, the popularity of the film versions about Shane became so high that there were not enough plots for new episodes and the company even adapted " High Window " by R.

Chandler for the next episode about Shane. Under the pseudonym Peter Field and others, he has published over 40 novels and hundreds of western stories, many of them popular. From 1946 to 1961, Brett Holliday was married for the second time to the famous detective writer Helen McCloy ( Helen McCloy ). They were also business partners in their own publishing house and literary agency. Holliday is a founding member of the American Detective Writers Association. In 1953, he received the Edgar Allan Poe award for critical work on the history of the detective genre. The writer lived in Santa Barbara, California, where he died on February 4, 1977. *** The plot of the books with Michael Shane has been the same throughout many of the novels. This allowed other writers to begin work on the series during the author`s lifetime. Since 1958, novels about this detective have been written by various writers, most of them written by Robert Terrell. Thus, about 40 new books were written about the adventures of the red-haired Miami hero.  Detective. Declaration of love.

, en.wikipedia , IMDb . About Michael Shayne (Russian) - Michael Shayne Michael Shayne is Miami`s best private detective.  First appearance - "Dividend on Death" in 1939. He started as a private detective in the New York agency "Countrywide" (later renamed WorldWide). A tall, strong man, famous throughout Miami for his fearlessness and resourcefulness, as well as the unique shade of his fiery red hair.  Marital status : married in the first novels of the series. Wife - Phyllis Shane died when the author needed it to change the storyline. Another case brought Shane to New Orleans, where he met his future secretary, Lucy Hamilton, who was involved in the case as one of the suspects. For some time, the detective works in New Orleans, after which he moves to Miami. At first, Shane did not have an office, then he worked in the business center of the hotel on Flager Street. Lived on the north bank of the Miami River, in a hotel overlooking the bay.  Age : average, 35-45 years (the series about him was written for 40 years).  Habits : cognac always and everywhere, sea fishing. The usual for all private detectives relationship with the secretary.  Friends : reporter Tim Rourke, police officer Will Gentry. Michael Shane is not the sole property of Brett Holliday. Since 1958, novels about this detective have been created by various writers. Most of the works were written by Robert Terrall. In total, the series about Michael Shane has 77 novels and about three hundred stories. From 1956 to 1985 in the USA the magazine "Mike Shane Mystery Magazine" was published, founded by Leo Morgulis.  Bibliography Series Powder Valley Western (as by Peter Field) Series Michael Shayne 1939 - 1.

Dividend on Death - Dividends from death; Making Money on Death 1940 - 2.

The Private Practice of Michael Shayne - Michael Shayne`s Private Practice; Michael Shaney is called 1940 - 3.

The Uncomplaining Corpses - Dead don`t kiss; For a million or more 1941 - 4.

Tickets for Death - Tickets to the other world 1941 - 5.

Bodies Are Where You Find Them - Bodies Are Where You Find Them 1942 - 6.

The Case of the Walking Corpse (aka The Corpse Came Calling ) - A Dead Man`s Visit 1943 - 7.

Murder Wears a Mummer`s Mask (aka In a Deadly Vein) - Death in a Fool`s Cap 1943 - 8.

Blood On the Black Market (Heads you Lose) - Don`t lose your head 1944 - 9.

Michael Shayne`s Long Chance - Michael Shane tempts fate 1944 - 10.

Murder and the Married Virgin 1945 - 11.

Murder Is My Business - Murder is my business 1945 - 12.

Marked for Murder 1946 - 13.

Blood on Biscayne Bay - Blood in Biscayne Bay; Blood in the Bay of Biscay 1950 - 14.

Counterfeit Wife 1948 - 15.

Blood On the Stars (aka Murder Is a Habit) 1949 - 16.

A Taste for Violence 1949 - 17.

Call for Michael Shayne - Unusual cruise 1950 - 18.

This is it, Michael Shayne - Charming killer; Well, Michael Shane 1951 - 19.

Framed in Blood 1951 - 20.

When Dorinda Dances - When Dorinda Dances 1951 - 21.

A Taste for Cognac 1952 - 22.

What Really Happened - How It Happened 1953 - 23.

One Night with Nora (aka The Lady Came By Night) - Night with Nora 1954 - 24.

She Woke to Darkness - She woke up in the dark 1955 - 25.

Death Has Three Lives 1956 - 26.

Stranger in Town 1956 - 27.

The Blonde Cried Murder - Blonde reports a murder; Two hours to midnight; One hour with Barbara 1957 - 28.

Weep for a Blonde 1957 - 29.

Shoot the Works 1958 - 30.

Murder and the Wanton Bride *** 1958 - 31.

Fit to Kill "by Robert Terral) 1959 - 32.

Date with a Dead Man - Dying Man 1959 - 33.

Target: Mike Shayne (Robert Terral) 1959 - 34.

Die Like a Dog - Die Like a Dog 1960 - 35.

Murder Takes No Holiday - Murder takes no vacation 1960 - 36.

Dolls Are Deadly (Rajerson Johnson) 1960 - 37.

The Homicidal Virgin 1961 - 38.

Killers from The Keys (Rajerson Johnson) 1961 - 39.

Murder in Haste (Robert Terral) - Murder hastily 1961 - 40.

The Careless Corpse 1962 - 41.

Pay-Off in Blood 1962 - 42.

Murder By Proxy - Murder by proxy; Red Cocktail Dress 1962 - 43.

Never Kill a Client 1963 - 44.

Too Friendly, Too Dead (Dennis Linds) 1963 - 45.

The Corpse That Never Was 1963 - 46.

The Body Came Back 1964 - 47.

A Redhead for Mike Shayne 1964 - 48.

Shoot to Kill 1964 - 49.

Mike Shayne`s 50th Case 1965 - 50.

The Violent World of Michael Shayne 1965 - 51.

Nice Fillies Finish Last 1966 - 52.

Murder Spins the Wheel - Death closes the circle; Wheel of Fate 1966 - 53.

Armed ...

Dangerous (Robert Terral) 1967 - 54.

Mermaid On the Rocks (Robert Terral) - Michael Shane and the blonde siren 1967 - 55.

Guilty As Hell (Robert Terral) - More vicious than hell; Guilty of the Devil 1968 - 56.

So Lush, So Deadly (Robert Terral) 1969 - 57.

Lady, Be Bad (Robert Terral) 1970 - 58.

Six Seconds to Kill (Robert Terral) 1970 - 59.

Fourth Down to Death (Robert Terral) ) 1971 - 60.

Count Backwards to Zero (Robert Terral) - Countdown 1971 - 61.

I Come to Kill You (Robert Terral) 1972 - 62.

Caught Dead (Robert Terral) 1973 - 63.

Blue Murder (Robert Terral) 1974 - 64.

Last Seen Hitchhiking (Robert Terral) 1974 - 65.

At the Point of a .38 (Robert Terral) 1976 - 66.

Million Dollar Handle (Robert Terral) 1976 - 67.

Win Some, Lose Some 19 ?? - ??. ???? - The secret of old Bons; Death settled in the swamps 19 ?? - ??. ???? - Unwanted customer (story) Collections Michael Shayne`s Triple Mystery (omnibus) (1948) Heads You Lose (1958) Violence Is Golden (1968) Mum`s the Word for Murder (1969) Dead Man`s Diary / A Taste for Cognac (omnibus) (2018)

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Brett Halliday ( Brett Halliday , real name - Davis Dresser , Davis Dresser ) July 31, 1904 - February 4 1977 American "tough" detective writer. He turned to literature as a source of income during the Great Depression. More pseudonyms - Esa Baker (Asa Baker), Mathew Blood, Kathryn Culver, Don Davis, Hal Debrett, Elliot Storm, Anthony Scott, Anderson Wayne . At the same time, Robert Terrell (Robert Terrell), Bill Pronzini ( Bill Pronzini ), Rajerson Johnson , Dennis Linds and others. Davis Dresser grew up in West Texas. In childhood, he accidentally gouged out his eye, and all his life he was forced to wear a black bandage. At the age of 14, he ran away from home, and, ascribing his age, joined the cavalry division at Fort Bliss, Texas, after which he patrolled the Rio Grande for a year. After serving, he returned to Texas and graduated from high school. In pursuit of adventure, Dresser traveled through the southwestern United States, making odd jobs, working seasonal farm jobs, sailing on a freighter in the Gulf of Mexico, handyman in oil fields in California, and more. After graduating from Tri-State College with a degree in civil engineering, Davis Dresser works as an engineer, then as an inspector. For the sake of earning money, he begins to write love stories for glossy magazines under the pseudonyms & # 039; Anthony Scott & # 039; and & # 039; Elliot Storm & # 039 ;, westerns and adventure books under many pseudonyms. The image of Mike Shane was conceived in 1935, but the publication of the first book about him "Dividends from Death" took place only in 1939 under the pseudonym Esa Baker (Asa Baker). If the first romance with this detective brought fame to the writer, then the second - money. The rights to film it were purchased by 20th Century Fox. In the future, the popularity of the film versions about Shane became so high that there were not enough plots for new episodes and the company even adapted " High Window " by R. Chandler for the next episode about Shane. Under the pseudonym Peter Field and others, he has published over 40 novels and hundreds of western stories, many of them popular. From 1946 to 1961, Brett Holliday was married for the second time to the famous detective writer Helen McCloy ( Helen McCloy ). They were also business partners in their own publishing house and literary agency. Holliday is a founding member of the American Detective Writers Association. In 1953, he received the Edgar Allan Poe award for critical work on the history of the detective genre. The writer lived in Santa Barbara, California, where he died on February 4, 1977. *** The plot of the books with Michael Shane has been the same throughout many of the novels. This allowed other writers to begin work on the series during the author`s lifetime. Since 1958, novels about this detective have been written by various writers, most of them written by Robert Terrell. Thus, about 40 new books were written about the adventures of the red-haired Miami hero.  Detective. Declaration of love. , en.wikipedia , IMDb . About Michael Shayne (Russian) - Michael Shayne Michael Shayne is Miami`s best private detective.  First appearance - "Dividend on Death" in 1939. He started as a private detective in the New York agency "Countrywide" (later renamed WorldWide). A tall, strong man, famous throughout Miami for his fearlessness and resourcefulness, as well as the unique shade of his fiery red hair.  Marital status : married in the first novels of the series. Wife - Phyllis Shane died when the author needed it to change the storyline. Another case brought Shane to New Orleans, where he met his future secretary, Lucy Hamilton, who was involved in the case as one of the suspects. For some time, the detective works in New Orleans, after which he moves to Miami. At first, Shane did not have an office, then he worked in the business center of the hotel on Flager Street. Lived on the north bank of the Miami River, in a hotel overlooking the bay.  Age : average, 35-45 years (the series about him was written for 40 years).  Habits : cognac always and everywhere, sea fishing. The usual for all private detectives relationship with the secretary.  Friends : reporter Tim Rourke, police officer Will Gentry. Michael Shane is not the sole property of Brett Holliday. Since 1958, novels about this detective have been created by various writers. Most of the works were written by Robert Terrall. In total, the series about Michael Shane has 77 novels and about three hundred stories. From 1956 to 1985 in the USA the magazine "Mike Shane Mystery Magazine" was published, founded by Leo Morgulis.  Bibliography Series Powder Valley Western (as by Peter Field) Series Michael Shayne 1939 - 1. Dividend on Death - Dividends from death; Making Money on Death 1940 - 2. The Private Practice of Michael Shayne - Michael Shayne`s Private Practice; Michael Shaney is called 1940 - 3. The Uncomplaining Corpses - Dead don`t kiss; For a million or more 1941 - 4. Tickets for Death - Tickets to the other world 1941 - 5. Bodies Are Where You Find Them - Bodies Are Where You Find Them 1942 - 6. The Case of the Walking Corpse (aka The Corpse Came Calling ) - A Dead Man`s Visit 1943 - 7. Murder Wears a Mummer`s Mask (aka In a Deadly Vein) - Death in a Fool`s Cap 1943 - 8. Blood On the Black Market (Heads you Lose) - Don`t lose your head 1944 - 9. Michael Shayne`s Long Chance - Michael Shane tempts fate 1944 - 10. Murder and the Married Virgin 1945 - 11. Murder Is My Business - Murder is my business 1945 - 12. Marked for Murder 1946 - 13. Blood on Biscayne Bay - Blood in Biscayne Bay; Blood in the Bay of Biscay 1950 - 14. Counterfeit Wife 1948 - 15. Blood On the Stars (aka Murder Is a Habit) 1949 - 16. A Taste for Violence 1949 - 17. Call for Michael Shayne - Unusual cruise 1950 - 18. This is it, Michael Shayne - Charming killer; Well, Michael Shane 1951 - 19. Framed in Blood 1951 - 20. When Dorinda Dances - When Dorinda Dances 1951 - 21. A Taste for Cognac 1952 - 22. What Really Happened - How It Happened 1953 - 23. One Night with Nora (aka The Lady Came By Night) - Night with Nora 1954 - 24. She Woke to Darkness - She woke up in the dark 1955 - 25. Death Has Three Lives 1956 - 26. Stranger in Town 1956 - 27. The Blonde Cried Murder - Blonde reports a murder; Two hours to midnight; One hour with Barbara 1957 - 28. Weep for a Blonde 1957 - 29. Shoot the Works 1958 - 30. Murder and the Wanton Bride *** 1958 - 31. Fit to Kill "by Robert Terral) 1959 - 32. Date with a Dead Man - Dying Man 1959 - 33. Target: Mike Shayne (Robert Terral) 1959 - 34. Die Like a Dog - Die Like a Dog 1960 - 35. Murder Takes No Holiday - Murder takes no vacation 1960 - 36. Dolls Are Deadly (Rajerson Johnson) 1960 - 37. The Homicidal Virgin 1961 - 38. Killers from The Keys (Rajerson Johnson) 1961 - 39. Murder in Haste (Robert Terral) - Murder hastily 1961 - 40. The Careless Corpse 1962 - 41. Pay-Off in Blood 1962 - 42. Murder By Proxy - Murder by proxy; Red Cocktail Dress 1962 - 43. Never Kill a Client 1963 - 44. Too Friendly, Too Dead (Dennis Linds) 1963 - 45. The Corpse That Never Was 1963 - 46. The Body Came Back 1964 - 47. A Redhead for Mike Shayne 1964 - 48. Shoot to Kill 1964 - 49. Mike Shayne`s 50th Case 1965 - 50. The Violent World of Michael Shayne 1965 - 51. Nice Fillies Finish Last 1966 - 52. Murder Spins the Wheel - Death closes the circle; Wheel of Fate 1966 - 53. Armed ... Dangerous (Robert Terral) 1967 - 54. Mermaid On the Rocks (Robert Terral) - Michael Shane and the blonde siren 1967 - 55. Guilty As Hell (Robert Terral) - More vicious than hell; Guilty of the Devil 1968 - 56. So Lush, So Deadly (Robert Terral) 1969 - 57. Lady, Be Bad (Robert Terral) 1970 - 58. Six Seconds to Kill (Robert Terral) 1970 - 59. Fourth Down to Death (Robert Terral) ) 1971 - 60. Count Backwards to Zero (Robert Terral) - Countdown 1971 - 61. I Come to Kill You (Robert Terral) 1972 - 62. Caught Dead (Robert Terral) 1973 - 63. Blue Murder (Robert Terral) 1974 - 64. Last Seen Hitchhiking (Robert Terral) 1974 - 65. At the Point of a .38 (Robert Terral) 1976 - 66. Million Dollar Handle (Robert Terral) 1976 - 67. Win Some, Lose Some 19 ?? - ??. ???? - The secret of old Bons; Death settled in the swamps 19 ?? - ??. ???? - Unwanted customer (story) Collections Michael Shayne`s Triple Mystery (omnibus) (1948) Heads You Lose (1958) Violence Is Golden (1968) Mum`s the Word for Murder (1969) Dead Man`s Diary / A Taste for Cognac (omnibus) (2018)