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    Pocket Reader Series    (about)
    A series of small paperbacks that are variously listed as anthologies or magazines. Contents of issues varied between detective, romance and westerns.

    • Publishers:
      • T.V.Boardman & Co., Ltd.; 14 Cockspur Street, London SW1: Pocket Reader Series




    Pocket Reader Series [#103, Romance Series, 1948] (T.V. Boardman, 6d, 96pp, 4.0" x 5.5")
    Details supplied by Tom Lesser.
    • 2 · The Golden Road · Eric Hatch · na Good Housekeeping Oct 1941 (+4)


    Pocket Reader Series [#104, Detective Tales, 1948] (T.V. Boardman, 6d, 96pp, 4.0" x 5.5")
    Partial reprint of the April 1940 issue of Detective Tales. Details supplied by Tom Lesser.



    Pocket Reader Series [#106, Romance Series, 1948] (T.V. Boardman, 6d, 96pp, 4.0" x 5.5")
    Details supplied by Tom Lesser.
    • 2 · Bright Star · Eric Hatch · na The American Magazine Dec 1942 (+2), as “Star Bright”





    Pocket Reader Series [#110, Detective Tales, 1948] (T.V. Boardman, 6d, 96pp, 4.0" x 5.5")
    Partial reprint of the June 1940 issue of Detective Tales. Details supplied by Tom Lesser.
    • 2 · Corpses on the Force [John Wade] · William R. Cox · nv Detective Tales Jun 1940
    • 34 · Tell Her That You Saw Me · Dane Gregory · ss Detective Tales Jun 1940
    • 50 · Boy Meets Girl—in Hell · Costa Carousso · ss Detective Tales Jun 1940
    • 66 · Hate and the Captain’s Lady · Leslie T. White · ss Detective Tales Jun 1940
    • 83 · Key to a Killer’s Heart · Wyatt Blassingame · ss Detective Tales Jun 1940




    Pocket Reader Series [#113, Detective Tales, 1949] (T.V. Boardman, 6d, 64pp, 4.75" x 6.75")
    Partial reprint of the February 1940 issue of Detective Tales. Details supplied by Tom Lesser.
    • 2 · Cash for a Killer [Race Williams] · Carroll John Daly · na Dime Detective Magazine Feb 1940
    • 62 · History of the New York Underworld · Anon. · cl (r)
    • 64 · Oddities in Crime · Anon. · cl (r)



    Pocket Reader Series [#115, Romance Stories, 1949] (T.V. Boardman, 6d, 64pp, 4.0" x 5.5")
    Issue not found.
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    Pocket Reader Series [#117, Detective Tales, 1949] (T.V. Boardman, 6d, 64pp, 4.0" x 5.5")
    Partial reprint of the February 1940 issue of Detective Tales, plus one story from elsewhere. Details supplied by Tom Lesser.
    • 2 · Death Deals in Dust [Ethan Burr] · Russell Gray · nv Strange Detective Mysteries May 1940
    • 30 · Tough on Rats · Leslie T. White · ss Dime Detective Magazine Feb 1940
    • 49 · The Corpse with the Missing Finger · Anon. · ss Dime Detective Magazine Feb 1940, as by Riley Williams
    • 62 · Fantastic but True · Anon. · ia (r)


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