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John Godey Bibliography

US & UK First Edition Books in Order

John Godey Series Character: Jack Albany

The following bibliography - Checklist contains the author's crime and mystery fiction books listed in order

John Godey Books for Sale

Title Publisher Date Issue Points - Notes
The Gun and Mr Smith Doubleday 1947 UK: Coronet, 1976, paperback original
The Blue Hour Doubleday Crime Club 1948 UK: T.V. Boardman 1949
Reprinted as: Killer at His Back - Bestseller 1955
Also reprinted as: The Next to Die - Tandem 1975
The Man in Question Doubleday Crime Club 1951 UK: T.V. Boardman 1953. Also published as
The Blonde Betrayer Bestseller 1955
This Year's Death Doubleday 1953 UK: T.V. Boardman 1953
Dust jacket artwork by McLoughlin
Wall to Wall Trap Simon and Schuster 1957 As Morton Freedman
The Clay Assassin T.V. Boardman 1959 American edition ? Dust jacket artist D. McLoughlin
The Fifth House (US) Berkeley 1973 UK: T.V. Boardman 1960. DJ McLoughlin
An American Bloodhound Mystery
The Reluctant Assassin Robert Hale 1967 Subject of the movie Never a Dull Moment
A Thrill a Minute With Jack Albany Simon & Schuster 1967 Aka The Reluctant Assassin
Never Put Off Till Tomorrow what You Can Kill Today Random House 1970 Dust jacket artwork by S. A. Summit Studios
The Three Worlds of Johnny Handsome Random House 1972 UK: Hodder & Stoughton 1973
The Crime of the Century & other misdemeanors G.P. Putnam 1973 Not listed in Hubin, BL lists only an American edition
The Taking of Pelhem One Two Three Putnam 1973 US dustwrapper artwork by Don Longabucco
UK: Hodder & Stoughton 1973
Set in New York City
The Talisman Putnam 1976 UK: W.H. Allen 1977. Set in Washington
The Snake Putnam 1978 UK: New ENglish Library 1978
Nella Delacorte 1981 UK: Severn House 1982
Fatal Beauty Atheneum 1984 British edition: Methuen 1985

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John Godey Author Biography - Information About the Author
John Godey is a pseudonym of Morton Freedgood who was born in 1912 and died in 2006 according to the British Library.
A collectable Hubin listed author whose books aren't overly rare, British editions are rarer than the American books, but neither should break the bank and a full set of John Godey's first edition books in dust jackets is a realistic ambition.
The Boardman Bloodhound titles are collectable in their own right.
The Taking of Pelham One Two Three was the subject of two movies

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