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Dead Dogs Wag No Tails

Nevertheless, you understand, these are TRUE detective stories, so if you should run across any item that is not exactly true, please keep it to yourself because the readers of True Detective Magazines live for one purpose only, it seems, and that purpose is to find something wrong in a story and then write to the editor about it.

John J. Sheehan Jr.

166-02 90th Ave., Jamaica.
Phone: Republic 9-0281

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These stories are ripped/copy-pasted from newspaper headlines. Some are lifted from the pages of detective magazines. They all have one thing in common:  Henry Flattery: Father of five, grandfather of 13, great-grandfather to Kelly, Meghan, Joe(y), Caitlin, Maggie, Rory, Kristin, Kyle, Ryan, Caitlin, Erin, Neil, John, Brendan, Sean, Tom, Kelsey, Molly, and Cassidy.

Born April 15, 1898, Ballyedmond, Clonbern Civil Parish, Barony of Ballymoe, Co. Galway
Died June 6, 1972, Norwalk CT, USA

Pulp Passion

A Modest Proposal

A Modest Proposal

This food will be somewhat dear, and therefore very proper for landlords, who, as they have already devoured most of the parents, seem to have the best title to the children.

The Dumbbell Murder

The Dumbbell Murder

Neglected housewife meets a married man with whom she begins a torrid affair. Her inconvenient husband? Well, he’s still good for something, but only if he’s dead.

Boy Slayers

Boy Slayers

They never had the love that every child oughta get. Are they real delinquents or just misunderstood? Follow the saga of these little tough guys from the hood. Spoiler alert: They all get off.

Ruth Snyder/Judd Gray Murderers

Ruth Snyder/Judd Gray Murderers

For months before her execution in 1928, the Daily News and other New York tabloids told lurid stories of how Ruth Snyder, a New York housewife, and her lover, corset salesman Judd Gray, beat Snyder’s husband and strangled him with a picture-frame wire.

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Today’s Mysteries

Gorilla Man

A torn sleeve and a crimson trail of illicit love sealed the fate of the killer of the game warden.

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A Modest Proposal

This food will be somewhat dear, and therefore very proper for landlords, who, as they have already devoured most of the parents, seem to have the best title to the children.

read more