|My Late Wives
First PB: Editions for the Armed Services 1246 (1947)
First Commercial PB: Pocket Book 633 (1949)
Dennis's dreams vibrated with their message of death... Suddenly a hand touched his heaving body. He was shocked awake.
Beryl West was standing over him. "Bruce has disappeared," she sobbed. Dennis stared at the girl. Her cry echoed in the eerie light of the half-darkened room.
An unknown author had written a play about a murderer and sent it to actor Bruce Ransom. Bruce like it, but his friends Beryl West and Dennis Foster thought the ending unreal. To prove that they were wrong, Bruce proceeded to impersonate the killer in real life. Suddenly his part got out of hand. He had rung up the curtain on a scene called Murder!