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Saturday, July 30, 2016

Bev's Birthday Bonanza

The past few years July has turned into the "Month of Bev" as far as birthday books are concerned--or "Bevember" as my friend Noah dubbed it last year. True to form, the books have been pouring in, thanks to the generosity of my husband, my parents, my in-laws, and my grandma. Here's a run-down of the new-to-me books that have arrived to help me celebrate during the month of July:

Buying Spree at Half Price Books
The Snake on 99 by Stewart Farrar (1st edition hardback w/dust jacket)

By the Light of the Study Lamp by Carolyne Keene (Dana Girls #1; tweed cover hardback)
The Polka-Dot Nude by Joan Smith
Wycliffe & the Three-Toed Pussy by W. J. Burley
The Ruby Raven by Michael Dahl
Most Baffling, Mrs. Hudson by Sydney Hosier

The Postman Always Rings Twice by James M. Cain (Armed Services Edition #Q-2)

Cards on the Table by Agatha Christie (Dell #11052)
Murder in Retrospect by Agatha Christie (Dell #6030)
An Air That Kills by Margaret Millar

E-Bay Buying Extravaganza
The Case of the Crumpled Knave by Anthony Boucher (Mystery Book of the Month, Inc.)

4 Feet in the Grave by Amelia Reynolds Long (Bart House #13)
The Rynox Murder Mystery by Philip MacDonald (Superior Reprint #M642)
Warrant for X by Philip MacDonald (Pocket Books #328)
A Pinch of Poison by Frances & Richard Lockridge (Avon #502)
Murder in a Hurry by Frances & Richard Lockridge (Avon #484)
Stand Up & Die by Frances & Richard Lockridge (Graphic Books #82)
Murder is Out by Lee Thayer (Bart House #16)

Ghost of a Chance by Kelley Roos (Dell Mapback #266)
The Frightened Stiff by Kelley Roos (Dell #687)
Death of a Peer by Ngaio Marsh (Pocket Books #475)
Death at the Bar by Ngaio Marsh (Pocket Books #297)
The Corpse with the Grimy Glove by R. A. J. Walling (Popular Library #139)

Alarm in the Night by Stewart Sterling (Dell Mapback #513)
Five Alarm Funeral by Stewart Sterling (Dell #816) 
The Voice of the Corpse by Max Murray (Bantam #358)

The Egyptian Cross Mystery by Ellery Queen (Pocket Books #227)
The French Powder Mystery by Ellery Queen (Pocket Books #71)
Killing the Goose by Frances & Richard Lockridge (Armed Services Edition #950)

The Dog It Was That Died by E. C. R. Lorac (hardcover, Crime Club edition w/dustjacket)


Plus two better copies of The Norths Meet Murder by Frances & Richard Lockridge (Pocket Books #166) and The Spanish Cape Mystery by Ellery Queen (Pocket Books #146)

1 comment:

Marce said...

Month of Bev :-) Happy birthday, enjoy celebrating you and all the books.