Velda, Girl Detective
Meets the Strangler
by Ron Miller
This being the holiday season and all, The Thrilling Detective Web Site is pleased to offer, as a small token of our appreciation for your support over the years, this "Better Little Book," courtesy of the stupendously talented Ron Miller and Velda Bellinghausen, everyone's favourite stripper-cum-private eye.
All you need to download and enjoy this holiday treat is to click on the image above. Of course, you'll need Adobe Acrobat, but if you don't have a copy, it's available for free by clicking the link below.
Copyright (c) 2003 by Ron Miller.
Ron Miller is the author/illustrator of more than 30 books, including the 2002 Hugo Award-winning The Art of Chesley Bonestell. Most recently he received the American Institute of Physics Award for Excellence in Science Writing for his series of illustrated books about the solar system for young adults. He has also designed US postage stamps, worked as the production illustrator for several major SF motion pictures and had his artwork included in the permanent collections of the Smithsonian Institution, the Pushkin Museum and NASA. His five novels to date have included an historical fantasy based on a character from "Orlando Furioso" and a tetralogy of steam-punk fantasies. The upcoming Velda, featuring stripper-turned-detective Velda Bellinghausen, is his first hard-boiled mystery.
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