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John Slate Bibliography

UK First Edition Books in Order

John Slate Series Character: Black Maria

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

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Title Publisher Date Issue Points - Notes
Black Maria, M.A. Rich & Cowan 1944 "The Crime Book Society"
Maria Marches On Rich & Cowan 1945 174 pages (8)
One Remained Seated Rich & Cowan 1946 175 pages (8)
Thy Arm Alone Rich & Cowan 1947 Reissued The Mystery Book Guild 1953
Framed in Guilt Rich & Cowan 1948 192 pages (8)
Death in Silhouette Rich & Cowan 1950 Large print 2007, Linford mystery library
Fires of Vengeance Robert Hale 2000 A reissued "Cowboy" western novel
Pictorial laminated boards, issued without dust jacket
Originally The Phantom Avenger 1956

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John Slate Author Biography - Information About the Author
John Slate is a pseudonym of the prolific author John Russell Fearn, born 1908 and died 1960. He also used the pseudonym Hugo Blayn amongst others. John Slate's main series character was Black Maria.
The books are quite rare in dust jacket, expect great dust jacket artwork from this publisher during this period.
The books were not published in America, according to the US Library of Congress.
Don't worry if the first edition books are undated, standard practice by this publisher at this time.
 

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