Book List in Order:16 titles

  • Out-of-work writer Amber Blake thinks his luck is in when he lands a live-in job at the home of a wealthy widow, whose attractive young niece Carol has been starved of male company. But soon events take a murderous turn, and Blake finds his life beco...



  • Blonde on the Spot, the seventh Hank Janson novel, picks up directly where Lilies for My Lovely, the sixth, left off. But all is not well in Hank’s relationship with Sally Taylor, and when he winds up in a replica Wild West ghost town, where gambli...


  • When a successful but brutish playwright is stabbed to death in the aftermath of a wild party, there is no shortage of suspects - but which is the killer? In his latest assignment, Chicago Chronicle crime reporter Hank Janson finds himself participat...


  • Only recently out of the Army and back in the USA after fighting the Japanese in the Far East, Hank Janson is in no mood to just sit back and take it when his old friend Lola gets caught in the crossfire of a bar-room shooting. He sets out to avenge ...


  • Ace crime reporter Hank Janson meets the girl of his dreams, Sally Taylor, only to have her taken from him by a cruel twist of fate when she suddenly dies of a heart attack. Or does she? Hank finds himself with a mystery to solve, as he becomes embro...


  • Chicago Chronicle's ace reporter Hank Janson is back on the case as he is sent to investigate a bomb blast at an apartment and gets caught up in a web of intrigue and deception. The apartment's owner, the headstrong, independent young woman Beryl Pin...


  • Hard-as-nails gangster 'Big Nick' Fenner and his associate Joey have known each other since childhood, when Fenner stood by as Joey was injured by a gunshot that left him mentally impaired. Their lives since then have been closely intertwined - but w...


  • Hank Janson's chance meeting with a beautiful female hitchhiker, Cora Tanter, is just the start of a thrilling tale involving an elderly archaeologist, his rich but suicidal young wife, and a haul of valuable Roman artefacts. And just who is the myst...






  • Lee Shelton is a man with a tragic past and a deeply troubled present. Framed for a murder he didn't commit, forced to kidnap and chain up a beautiful passer-by - who turns out to be a millionairess - in order to avoid capture, and with a broken hypo...


  • Telos Publishing is proud to bring back into print, after more than fifty years' absence, what most fans agree is one of the very best of the classic era Hank Janson novels. Accused was the most heavily scrutinised book of all in the infamous Hank Ja...


  • This anthology of ultra-rarities reprints the first three Hank Janson novellas - When Dames Get Tough, Scarred Faces and Kitty Takes The Rap - which initially appeared in 1946 over two volumes (with the latter two collected together under the Scarred...


  • In Some Look Better Dead, a seemingly innocuous visit to a fashion show leads Chicago Chronicle's ace reporter Hank Janson into a web of murder and intrigue with dark secrets from the past. More information will follow......



  • Classic pulp crime thrillers from the 1950s. In their time, the Hank Janson novels, with their sleazy covers and no-holds-barred tales, were a guilty pleasure for millions of readers, but incurred the wrath of the establishment One of the later entr...


  • In Women Hate Till Death (originally the seventh book in the third series of 'classic era' Hank Janson novels), Hank's attendance at a promotional event for a revolutionary new car leads him to encounter two cousins, Doris and Marion Langham, whose w...