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Craig Rice Bibliography

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Title Publisher Date Issue Points - Notes
8 Faces at 3 Eyre 1939 DJ 7/6. Black cloth, red lettering. ECB states actually pub' Jan 1940
The Corpse Steps Out Eyre 1940 DJ 5/-. Orange cloth, black lettering
The Wrong Murder Eyre 1940 Blue-green boards, black titles. Not listed in the ECB
Having a Wonderful Crime Watson 1944 Jacket priced at 8/6
The Thursday Turkey Murders Watson 1946  
The Right Murder Eyre 1948 Green and black
The Sunday Pigeon Murders Watson 1948 red cloth, yellow titles
Trial by Fury Hammond 1950  
Yesterdays Murder Popular Library 1950  
The Fourth Postman Hammond 1951  
The Double Frame Hammond 1958  
Innocent Bystander Hammond 1958 not dated
My Kingdom for a Hearse Hammond 1959  
The April Robin Murders Hammond 1959 with Ed McBain
The Name is Malone Hammond 1960  

Craig Rice as Michael Venning

Title Publisher Date Issue Points - Notes
Murder through the Looking Glass Watson 1947  
Jethro Hammer Watson 1947  

Craig Rice ghost writing for Gypsy Rose Lee

Title Publisher Date Issue Points - Notes
The Strip Tease Murders Bodley Head 1943 DJ 7/6, published in February
Mother Finds a Body Bodley Head 1943 DJ 7/6, published in October

Craig Rice ghost writing for George Sanders

Title Publisher Date Issue Points - Notes
Crime on My Hands Edwards 1948 not dated

Further Information
Craig Rice was an American female author, her main series character being John J Malone, she also had two others Bingo Riggs and Handsome Kusak. The majority of books were published in the US first with the UK publications being somewhat erratic, books published out of order and several titles not even being published in the UK

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