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Sunday, August 24, 2014

John D MacDonald cover gallery

Novels

The Brass Cupcake (1950)
F. Muller (Gold Medal 72), 1955, 188pp, 2/-.
Coronet Books 2864, 1967, 174pp.

Murder for the Bride (1951)
F. Muller (Gold Medal 41), 1954, 164pp, 2/-.

Judge Me Not (1951)
Frederick Muller (Gold Medal 697), 1964, 155pp, 2/6.

Weep for Me (1951)
Frederick Muller (Gold Medal 687), 1964, 153pp, 2/6. Cover by Barye Phillips

Wine of the Dreamers (1951; aka Planet of the Dreamers)
Viking Books SF228, 1957, 189pp, 2/-. Cover by Ron W. Smethurst
Corgi Books SS1143, 1962, 157pp, 2/6.

Ballroom of the Skies (1952)
(no UK paperback)

The Damned (1952)
Frederick Muller (Gold Medal 693), 1964, 169pp. Cover by Barye Phillips

Dead Low Tide (1953)
F. Muller (Gold Medal 73), 1955, 154pp, 2/-.
Magnum 0417-01730-8, 1977. Cover photo

The Neon Jungle (1953)
F. Muller (Gold Medal 57), 1954, 176pp, 2/-.
Pan Books X446, 1965, 188pp.

Cancel All Our Vows (1953)
(no UK paperback)

All These Condemned (1954)
(no UK paperback)

Area of Suspicion (1954)
(no UK paperback)

Contrary Pleasure (1954)
(no UK paperback)

A Bullet for Cinderella (1955; aka On the Make)
Pan Books G621, 1963, 157pp.

Cry Hard, Cry Fast (1956)
(no UK paperback)

April Evil (1956)
Pan Books G348, 1960, 157pp.

Border Town Girl (1956; aka Five Star Fugitive)
(no UK paperback)

Murder in the Wind (1956; aka Hurricane)
Pan Books G643, 1963, 171pp, 2/6.

You Live Once (1956; aka You Kill Me)
Magnum Books 0417-02110-0, 1978, 159pp, 70p. Cover photo

Death Trap (1957)
Pan Books G659, 1964, 156pp, 2/6. Cover by Rankin?
Magnum Books 0417-02940-3, 1978, 191pp.

The Price of Murder (1957)
Pan Books X579, 1966, 171pp.

The Empty Trap (1957)
(no UK paperback)

A Man of Affairs (1957)
(no UK paperback)

The Deceivers (1958)
(no UK paperback)

Clemmie (1958)
(no UK paperback)

The Executioners (1958; aka Cape Fear)
Pan Books G467, 1961, 158pp.
----, 1962. Cover by Sam Peffer
Hodder Fawcett/Coronet Books 0340-02814-9, 1967, 3/6. Cover photo
Magnum Books 0417-04370-8, 1979, 160pp, 90p. Cover photo by Ron Sutherland
Penguin 0140-15882-0, 1991, 198pp. Movie Tie-In.
----, 1992, 198pp.
Bloomsbury 0747-53776-3, 1997, 182pp, £12.99. Cover film still. Movie Tie-In.

Soft Touch (1958; aka Man-Trap)
Pan Books G533, 1961, 155pp, 2/6. Cover by Sam Peffer
Magnum Books 0417-01980-7, 1977, 158pp, 70p. Cover photo

Deadly Welcome (1959)
Pan Books G675, 1964, 124pp.
Pan Books X582, 1966?

The Beach Girls (1959)
Frederick Muller (Gold Medal 689), 1964, 157pp.

Please Write for Details (1959)
(no UK paperback)

The Crossroads (1959)
Pan Books G696, 1965, 157pp, 2/6.

Slam the Big Door (1960)
Pan Books X673, 1967. Cover photo

The Only Girl in the Game (1960)
Pan Books X723, 1967, 173pp. Cover photo
Magnum Books 0417-02950-0, 1979, 224pp.

The End of the Night (1960)
(no UK paperback)

Where is Janice Gantry? (1961)
(no UK paperback)

One Monday We Killed Them All (1961)
(no UK paperback)

A Key to the Suite (1962)
Hodder Fawcett/Coronet Books 0340-04316-4, 1969, 144pp, 4/- (20p). Cover photo
Magnum Books 0417-01840-1, 1977, 70p. Cover photo

A Flash of Green (1962)
(no UK paperback)

The Girl, The Gold Watch & Everything (1962)
Frederick Muller (Gold Medal 694), 1964.
Coronet Books 0340-02679-0, 1968, 207pp.

I Could Go On Singing (1963)
(no UK paperback)

On the Run (1963)
(no UK paperback)

The Drowner (1963)
Pan Books X472, 1966, 190pp, 3/6.
Magnum Books 0417-04360-0, 1980, 159pp, 95p. Cover photo by Ron Sutherland

The Deep Blue Good-bye (1964)
Pan Books 0330-02038-2, 1968, 172pp.
---- [6th imp.]
Orion 0752-84767-8 (Crime Masterworks 4), 2002, 200pp.

Nightmare in Pink (1964)
Pan Books, 1968.
Pan Books 0330-02039-0 [4th imp.] 1976, 173pp, 60p. Cover photo
---- [Xth imp.] 1980, 174pp.

A Purple Place for Dying (1964)
Pan Books 0330-02220-2, 1969, 173pp, 4/- (20p). Cover photo
---- [5th imp.] 1976, 50p. Cover photo

The Quick Red Fox (1964)
Pan Books 0330-02400-0, 1969, 173pp, 4/- (20p). Cover photo

A Deadly Shade of Gold (1965)
Pan Books 0330-02447-7, 1970, 219pp.

Bright Orange for the Shroud (1965)
Pan Books 0330-02448-5, 1970, 172pp, 4/- (20p). Cover photo
---- [Xth imp.] 1977.

Darker Than Amber (1966)
Pan Books 0330-02605-4, 1970, 157pp, 4/- (20p). Cover film still. Movie Tie-In.

One Fearful Yellow Eye (1966)
Pan Books 0330-02668-2, 1971, 236pp, 25p (5/-). Cover photo
---- [3rd imp.] 1976, 60p. Cover photo

The Last One Left (1966)
(no UK paperback)

Pale Gray for Guilt (1968; aka Pale Grey for Guilt)
Pan Books 0330-02669-0, 1971, 236pp.

The Girl in the Plain Brown Wrapper (1968)
Pan Books 0330-02888-X, 1972, 219pp, 25p. Cover photo
---- [2nd imp.] 1975, 50p. Cover photo.
---- [Xth imp.] 1977, 219pp.
Sphere Books 0747-40732-0, 1991, 256pp.

Dress Her in Indigo (1969)
Pan Books 0330-02889-8, 1972, 172pp, 25p. Cover photo
---- [2nd imp.] 1973, 30p. Cover photo

The Long Lavender Look (1970)
Pan Books 0330-23623-7, 1973
---- [2nd imp.] 1975, 222pp, 50p. Cover photo
---- [Xth imp.] 1977, 223pp.

A Tan and Sandy Silence (1971)
Pan Books 0330-23959-7, 1974, 227pp, 30p. Cover photo
Sphere Books 0747-40731-2, 1991, 256pp, £3.99. Cover photo by John Knights

The Scarlet Ruse (1973)
Pan Books 0330-24385-3, 1975, 235pp, 50p. Cover photo
Sphere Books 0747-40733-9, 1991, 320pp.

The Turquoise Lament (1973)
Pan Books 0330-24827-8, 1976, 222pp, 60p. Cover photo

The Dreadful Lemon Sky (1975)
Pan Books 0330-24826-X, 1976, 206pp.

Condominium (1977)
Pan Books 0330-25423-5, 1979, 429pp, £1.20.

The Empty Copper Sea (1978)
Pan Books 0330-35860-5, 1980, 208pp, 90p. Cover photo by Langdon Clay

The Green Ripper (1979)
Pan Books 0330-26269-6, 1980, 174pp.
---- [2nd imp.] 1981, 174pp, 95p. Cover photo
---- [3rd imp.] (c.1983). Cover photo
---- [4th imp.] n.d., £2.50. Cover design by Gordon Sharp/Chapman Bountford

Free Fall in Crimson (1981)
Pan Books 0330-26666-7, 1982, 206pp, £1.50. Cover photo by Aaron Rapoport with Michael Hodgson
---- [4th imp.] n.d., £2.50. Cover by George Sharp/Chapman Bounford

Cinnamon Skin (1982)
Pan Books 0330-28066-X, 1983, 239pp, £1.50. Cover photo by Tony McGee
---- [2nd imp.] n.d., £2.50. Cover by George Sharp/Chapman Bounford

One More Sunday (1984)
New English Library 0450-05819-0, 1985, 347pp.

The Lonely Silver Rain (1985)
New English Library 0450-39014-4, 1986, 231pp, £2.50.

Barrier Island (1986)
New English Library 0450-41455-8, 1988, £2.50.

COLLECTIONS

End of the Tiger and other stories (1966)
(no UK paperback)

S*E*V*E*N (1971)
(no UK paperback)

The Good Old Stuff (1982)
Pan Books 0330-28410-X, 1985, 334pp.

Two (1983)
(no UK paperback)

More Good Old Stuff (1984)
(no UK paperback)

NON-FICTION

The House Guests (1965)
No Deadly Drug (1968)
Nothing Can Go Wrong, with Captain John H. Kilpack (1981)
A Friendship: The Letters of Dan Rowan and John D. MacDonald 1967-1974 (1986)
Reading for Survival (1987)

OTHERS

The Lethal Sex (1959)
Fontana Books 715, 1962.

Other Times, Other Worlds (1978)
Time and Tomorrow (1980)

1 comment:

Johny Malone said...

Great gallery! All the power of the cover art.