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Lester Dent Bibliography

US & UK First Edition Books in Order

Lester Dent Series Character: Chance Malloy

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

Lester Dent Books for Sale

Title Publisher Date Issue Points - Notes
Dead at the Take-Off Doubleday Crime Club 1946 Dust jacket artwork by P.K. Jackson
UK: Cassell 1948. Also published as:,br>High Stakes. Ace 1953
Genre: aeroplane based mystery
Lady to Kill Doubleday 1946 Dustwrapper artwork by D. Simpson
British edition: Cassell 1949
A train based mystery book
Lady Afraid Doubleday 1948 UK: Cassell 1950
A Florida based mystery
Lady So Silent Cassell 1951 UK only ?
Cry at Dusk Gold Medal 1952
Lady in Peril Ace Books 1959 Book set in Missouri. A paperback original
Hades and Hocus Pocus Pulp Press 1979 Two novellas. Dust jacket artwork by Frank Hamilton

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Lester Dent Author Biography - Information About the Author
Lester Dent is a pseudonym of Kenneth Robeson who was born in 1905 and died in 1959.
This Lester Dent bibliography is aimed at crime and mystery collectors so we've only included the books that fall into that genre.
The British first editions in dust jacket published by Cassell are rare in dust jacket, very difficult to find, even via specialist book dealers online. The American editions are generally available though, not cheap as this is a very important and collectable author.

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