This month marks a full 10 years since I launched my award-winning crime-fiction blog, The Rap Sheet. The actual date on which that anniversary becomes official is May 22—now 10 days away. As part of the celebration, I’ve decided to count down each day between now and then using a series of handsome vintage covers.
Let’s begin with Clark Hulings’ beautifully painted cover for the 1957 Pocket paperback edition of Ten Days’ Wonder. The 19th novel to feature New York City amateur sleuth Ellery Queen, it was written by cousins Manfred B. Lee and Frederic Dannay under the Queen pseudonym, and originally saw print in 1948.
One down, nine more to go ...
FOLLOW-UP: “The Rap Sheet: 10 Years in the Making,” by J. Kingston Pierce (The Rap Sheet).