Bart Spicer Bibliography

UK First Edition Books

Series Characters: Benson Kellogg - Carney Wilde

The following bibliography contains the criminous titles
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Title Publisher Date Issue Points - Notes
The Dark Light Collins 1950 Dust jacket priced 8/6
Blues for the Prince Collins 1951  
The Golden Door Collins 1951  
Final Copy Barker 1952 as Jay Barbette
Black Sheep Run Collins 1952 Dust jacket artwork by James E McConnell
Shadow of Fear Collins 1953 Red-purple cloth, gilt letters, dust jacket 9/6
US: The Long Green
Dear Dead Days Arthur Barker 1954 as Jay Barbette
The Taming of Carney Wilde Hodder & Stoughton 1955  
The Day of the Dead Hodder & Stoughton 1956 Green cloth, gilt. Dust jacket 10/6
The Deadly Doll John Long 1959 as Jay Barbette
Exit Running Hodder & Stoughton 1960  
Look Behind You John Long 1961 as Jay Barbette
Act of Anger Arthur Barker 1963 Dust jacket artwork by Alan Ball
The Burned Man Robert Hale 1967  
Kellog Junction Hodder & Stoughton 1970  
The Adversary Hart Davis 1974  

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Further Information
Bart Spicer was born in Richmond, Virginia in 1918. He had three series characters, Benson Kellog, Peregrine White and Carney Wilde. In all cases, the US editions precede the English. He also wrote five non-criminous novels, not included above. Spicer deserves wider recognition for his hardboiled style of writing.  Whilst there are some big names overshadowing him, his work stands up very favourably to the likes of Mickey Spillane. A recommended author to fans of the genre.

 

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