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Detective Book Club 3-in-1 Mystery Omnibuses for 1943

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  Detective Book Club for January 1943.
  • Crane, Frances. The Yellow Violet (1942 Lippincott)
  • Gruber, Frank. The Gift Horse (1942 Farrar & Rinehart)
  • Rutland, Harriet. Blue Murder (1942 Smith & Durrell)
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  Detective Book Club for February 1943.
  • Eberhart, Mignon G.. Wolf In Man's Clothing (1941 Random House)
  • Abbot, Anthony. The Shudders (1943 Farrar & Rinehart)
  • Shriber, Ione Sandberg. A Body For Bill (1942 Farrar & Rinehart)
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  Detective Book Club for March 1943. An early instance of all three titles being reprints from the same publisher.
  • Gardner, Erle Stanley. The Case Of The Smoking Chimney (1942 Morrow)
  • Wolffe, Katherine. The Attic Room (1942 Morrow)
  • Dickson, Carter. She Died A Lady (1943 Morrow)
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  Detective Book Club for April 1943.
  • Daly, Elizabeth. Nothing Can Rescue Me (1943 Farrar & Rinehart)
  • Halliday, Brett. Murder Wears A Mummer's Mask (1943 Dodd, Mead)
  • Nolan, Jeannette Covert. Final Appearance (1943 Duell, Sloan And Pearce)
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  Detective Book Club for May 1943.
  • Knight, Clifford. Affair Of The Jade Monkey (1943 Dodd, Mead)
  • Walling R.A.J.. A Corpse by Any Other Name (1943 Morrow)
  • Wylie, Philip. Corpses At Indian Stones (1943 Farrar & Rinehart)
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  Detective Book Club for June 1943. I believe Headlong for Murder was the first selection that was not originally issued as a hardcover; the only edition I see is a digest-size paperback from Crestwood Publishing, in the Black Cat Detective Series.
  • Gardner, Erle Stanley. The Case Of The Buried Clock (1943 Morrow)
  • Mace, Merlda. Headlong For Murder (1943 Crestwood Pub)
  • Sanders, Daphne. To Catch a Thief (1943 Dial Press)
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  Detective Book Club for July 1943.
  • McCloy, Helen. Do Not Disturb (1943 Morrow)
  • Grafton, C.W.. The Rat Began To Gnaw The Rope (1943 Farrar & Rinehart)
  • Jackson, Giles. Court Of Shadows (1943 Dial Press)
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  Detective Book Club for August 1943.
  • Lockridge, Frances and Richard. Death Takes a Bow (1943 Lippincott)
  • Goldman, Lawrence. Fall Guy For Murder (1943 Dutton)
  • Cores, Lucy. Painted for the Kill (1943 Duell, Sloan and Pearce)
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  Detective Book Club for September 1943.
  • Daly, Elizabeth. Evidence of Things Seen (1943 Farrar & Rinehart)
  • Cheyney, Peter. Dark Duet (1943 Dodd, Mead)
  • Shane, Susannah. A Lady in a Million (1943 Dodd, Mead)
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  Detective Book Club for October 1943.
  • Crane, Frances. The Pink Umbrella (1943 Lippincott)
  • Fair, A.A.. Cats Prowl At Night (1943 Morrow)
  • Gilbert, Anthony. The Woman In Red (1943 Smith and Durrell)
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  Detective Book Club for November 1943.
  • Gardner, Erle Stanley. The Case Of The Drowsy Mosquito (1943 Morrow)
  • Mace, Merlda. Motto For Murder (1943 Crestwood / Black Cat Detective Series)
  • Knight, Clifford. The Affair Of The Fainting Butler (1943, Dodd, Mead)
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  Detective Book Club for December 1943.
  • Halliday, Brett. Blood on the Black Market (1943 Dodd, Mead)
  • Cunningham, A.B.. The Great Yant Mystery (1943 Dutton)
  • Hughes, Dorothy B.. The Blackbirder (1943 Duell Sloan & Pearce)
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