The cotton trousers fitted him too tightly. The .45 was uncomfortable, stuck down inside the belt band. Hood leaned back from the plane's window but the discomfort persisted, and he wondered if the bulky thing were worth the effort of slipping Subandu for a moment at the hospital and regaining his "possessions" from a worried Andrews. But you never knew. There was one point about a Webley .45--Birettas and short-barelled Colt Specials and what-have-yous were all very small and handy, but a .45 would stop a man, it surely would. The discomfort seemed a little less.

 

 

 

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).