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    Black Angel by Cornell Woolrich

In this classic crime novel, a panic-stricken young wife races against time to prove that her convicted husband did not murder his mistress. Writing in first person from the wife s viewpoint, Woolrich evokes her love and anguish and, finally, desperation as she becomes an avenging angel in her attempt to rescue her husband from execution.

Year: 1943
Genre: Noir Fiction

    Conjure Wife by Fritz Leiber

A professor discourages his wife’s witchcraft to disastrous ends in this Hugo Award–winning novel—that inspired three films—by the Grand Master of Fantasy.

Year: 1943
Genre: Witches

    Gather, Darkness! by Fritz Leiber

Three-hundred and sixty years after a nuclear holocaust ravaged mankind, the world is fraught with chaos and superstition. Endowed with scientific knowledge lost to the rest of humanity, Techno-priests of the Great God now rule.

Year: 1943
Genre: Post Apocalypse

    Guadalcanal Diary by Richard Tregaskis

This celebrated classic gives a soldier's-eye-view of the Guadalcanal battles--crucial to World War II, the war that continues to fascinate us all, and to military history in general. Richard Tregaskis, an on-location news correspondent (at the time, one of only two on Guadalcanal), lived alongside the soldiers: sleeping on the ground--only to be awoken by air raids--eating the sometimes meager rations, and braving some of the most dangerous battlefields of World War II.

Year: 1943
Genre: Battle of Guadalcanal

    Keystone Kids by John R. Tunis

Two brothers called up from the minor leagues try to turn around the Brooklyn Dodgers’ dismal prospects It’s late in the season, and the Brooklyn Dodgers have been flagging, dropping through the ranks as the Pittsburgh Pirates take the league.

Year: 1943
Genre: Baseball

    The Howling Death by Grant Stockbridge

Year: 1943

    The Lady in the Lake by Raymond Chandler

In The Lady in the Lake, Philip Marlow moves out of his usual habitat of city streets into the mountains outside of Los Angeles in his strange search for a missing woman.

Year: 1943
Genre: Hardboiled DetectiveMissing Person




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1943Black Angel by Cornell Woolrich Noir Fiction
1943Conjure Wife by Fritz Leiber Witches
1943Gather, Darkness! by Fritz Leiber Post Apocalypse
1943Guadalcanal Diary by Richard Tregaskis
1943Keystone Kids by John R. Tunis Baseball, New York City
1943Recruit for the Spider Legion by Grant Stockbridge
1943Secret City of Crime by Grant Stockbridge
1943The Criminal Horde by Grant Stockbridge
1943The Howling Death by Grant Stockbridge
1943The Lady in the Lake by Raymond Chandler Hardboiled Detective, Missing Person, Philip Marlowe
1943The Spider and Hell's Factory by Grant Stockbridge
1943The Spider and the Man From Hell by Grant Stockbridge
1943When Satan Came to Town by Grant Stockbridge





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