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Spike Morelli Bibliography

UK First Edition Books in Order

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

Spike Morelli Books for Sale

Title Publisher Date Issue Points - Notes
Take it, and Like it Archer Press 1950 Cover artist Reginald Heade
You'll Never Get Me Archer Press 1950
More than Kisses, Baby Harborough Publishing 1952
This Way for Hell Leisure Library 1952 US edition. Private Eye Shaun O'Malley
Death for a Doll Leisure Library 1952 US edition. Heade cover
Deal Me Out Harborough Publishing 1952
Coffin for a Cutie Harborough Publishing 1952
More Than Kisses Baby Harborough Publishing 1953 Not in the British Library or Bodleian
Sorry for You Beautiful Harborough Publishing 1953 Not in the British Library or Bodleian

Cover Artist: Reginald Heade

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Spike Morelli Author Biography - Information About the Author
Spike Morelli was a pseudonym of William Newton (William Simpson Newton according to the 1952 Copyright Catalogue of Books) who was born in 1923 according to the British Library.
Spike Morelli is also listed in Ireland's Register of Prohibited Publications - some of his books were banned for obscenity!
All of the books listed above have stunning cover artwork by Reginald Heade making them even more collectable.
Unlike most of the authors in this genre and this publisher Spike Morelli's books can be found, some of them at least, quite why we don't know, either they were more popular at the time and more were printed or perhaps Heade's artwork made them more likely to be saved rather than discarded?
If you know of another book not listed here please do let us know and we'll add it to the bibliography.

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