Dan Turner, Hollywood Detective: Dead Ends, by Robert Leslie Bellem (epub/Kindle)
This volume collects two stories featuring Dan Turner, hardboiled Hollywood detective.
In “Death Ends the Scene,” a washed-up movie-director is going to knock himself off in order to give his no-good bride a double-indemnity payoff—and Dan Turner, trying to do a couple of good deeds, finds himself facing a murder rap with some very hard gunsels making it tough!
In “Phony Shakedown,” Dan thinks the girl shot at him, and it didn’t make him any the less mad because she had missed. But before he can make her talk, another bullet closes her mouth. That sort of interference in Dan’s business is the last straw! Somebody is going to pay—and plenty.