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    Detective Stories:
    Thin digest that ran for two separate series with a blend of original stories by Australian authors and reprints from American pulps.



    Detective Stories [v6 #1, June 1952] (66pp, digest)
    Details supplied by Tom Lesser.
    • 4 · The Case of the Lukewarm Lips · Leonard Hilts · ss The Evening Citizen Feb 26 1949
    • 17 · The Case of the Scorned Murderess · Milton K. Ozaki · ss F.P. Detective Stories Nov 1951, as “The Scorned Murderess”; given as by Milton K. Ozake.
    • 31 · The Case of the Blades of Damascus · Vincent Starrett · ss The Evening Citizen Feb 5 1949
    • 43 · The Case of the Purple Hair · Polly Simpson McManus · ss The Evening Citizen Mar 4 1950
    • 56 · Framed for Murder · Frank Morris · ss The Evening Citizen Jul 2 1949, as “A Case of Framing—for Murder”; probably a retitled story from a US pulp.


    Detective Stories [v6 #2, September 1952] (66pp, digest)
    Details supplied by Tom Lesser.
    • 4 · The Case of the Waiting Vultures · Philip Ketchum · ss The Evening Citizen Jun 4 1949
    • 17 · The Case of the Murdered Double · Robert Carlton · ss The Evening Citizen Mar 5 1949
    • 29 · The Case of the Deadly Pick-Up · Milton K. Ozaki · ss The Evening Citizen Oct 15 1949; given as by Milton K. Ozake.
    • 40 · The Case of the Surplus Sleuths · Vincent Starrett · ss; probably a retitled story from a US pulp.
    • 55 · The Case of the Red-Headed Witness · Leonard Hilts · ss The Evening Citizen May 21 1949


    Detective Stories [v6 #3, November 1952] (66pp, digest)
    Details supplied by Tom Lesser.
    • 4 · The Case of the Odd Fingerprints · Leonard Finlay · ss
    • 18 · The Case of the Runaway Cashier · Walt Anderson · ss The Evening Citizen Feb 12 1949
    • 31 · The Case of the Canyon Murder · Wayne Overholser · ss; probably a retitled story from a US pulp.
    • 46 · The Case of the Vanished Bride · Philip Ketchum · ss; probably a retitled story from a US pulp.
    • 62 · Double Alibi · Duncan Neish · ss






    Detective Stories [v6 #8, December 1953] (Blue Diamond Publishing Company, 1/-, 66pp, digest)
    The cover inaccurately touts “Five New Crime and Mystery Stories”. Details supplied by Chris Wood.
    • 4 · The Case of the Modern Jekyll-Hyde · Frank Gruber · ss; probably a retitled story from a US pulp.
    • 20 · The Case of the Frame-Up · Leonard Roxborough · ss
    • 35 · The Case of the Hit-Run Murderer · John Kendall · ss
    • 52 · The Case of the Murders in Paradise · Walt Anderson · ss The Evening Citizen Jun 25 1949








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