I walked back into the cavernous lobby of the hotel. There was enough furniture for two hundred guests and I seemed to be the only one. Then the China doll came down the stairs and she was alone, wearing another of those enticing slit-skirt Chinese dresses that cling so delightfully to the female form. I didn't waste any time on formalities. I jsut walked straight up to her. "Lady, even if yo don't speak a word of English, I think you must be just as lonely as I. This country is like a prison, this hotel is like a morgue. I need company. Would you oblige me?"

 

 

 

This is Dad's pulp mystery and science fiction collection from 1951-1971 when he died. You'll see front and back covers from pulp science fiction books like 'Amazing' and 'Astounding' Science Fiction plus covers from pulp mystery writers like Mickey Spillane, Richard Prather, Nick Carter and Edward Aarons' novels. Also, the complete collection of Ian Fleming. Over 400 titles! Enjoy the fantastic cover artwork. Read a sample of their writing about protagonists 'Doc Savage', 'Shell Scott', 'Mike Hammer', and 'James Bond'. Run your cursor through the alphabetic listing to pick from the selection. Check out the links page under 'L'. Rick Davids (Facebook).