Danny Boyd

Created by Carter Brown (pseudonym of Alan Geoffrey Yates; 1923-85)

At least thirty books were published relating the adventures of "New York's toughest private eye" DANNY BOYD. Although his homebase was the Big Apple, Danny got around in at least a couple of books, popping up in Florida, California, England and Lover, Don't come Back! (1962) even found him in Australia, the birthplace of his creator.

Prolific Australian author Carter Brown was also responsible for the adventures of private eyes Rick Holman and Mavis Seidlitz, as wwell as over-boiled Al Wheeler, a homicide cop with the sheriff's department of Pine City, near Los Angeles. All in all, Brown must have written hundreds of slim, trashy paperbacks; raunchy, spicy little romps about as nutritious as potato chips, and just as hard to resist. His other pseudonyms include Peter Carter Brown, Peter Carter-Brown, Raymond Glenning, Sinclair MacKellar, Dennis Sinclair and Paul Valdez.

NOVELS

  • Death of a Doll (1956)
  • Cutie Wins a Corpse (1957)
  • Death on the Downbeat (1958 )
  • Siren Signs Off (1958)
  • Tempt a Tigress (1958)
  • So Deadly, Sinner! (1959)
  • Suddenly by Violence (1959)
  • Walk Softly, Witch (n.) Signet 1959)
  • The Dream Is Deadly (1960)
  • The Wayward Wahine (1960)
  • The Savage Salome (1961)
  • The Seductress (1961)
  • The Ice-Cold Nude (1962)
  • Lover, Don't Come Back! (1962)
  • The Wayward (1962)
  • Nymph to the Slaughter (1963)
  • The Passionate Pagan (1963)
  • The Silken Nightmare (1963)
  • Catch Me a Phoenix! (1965)
  • The Sometime Wife (1965)
  • The Black Lace Hangover (1966)
  • The Sometime Wife (1966)
  • House of Sorcery (1967)
  • The Mini-Murders (1968)
  • Only the Very Rich? (1969 )
  • Murder Is the Message (1970)
  • The Coffin Bird (1971)
  • The Angry Amazons (1972)
  • The Sex Clinic (1972)
  • Manhattan Cowboy (1973)
  • The Early Boyd (1975)
  • So Move the Body (1975)
  • The Savage Sisters (1976)
  • The Rip-Off (1979 )
  • The Strawberry-Blonde Jungle (1979)
  • Death to a Downbeat (1980)
  • The Pipes Are Calling (1983)
  • Kiss Michelle Goodbye (1984)
  • The Real Boyd (1984)

Report respectfully submitted by Kevin Burton Smith.


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