A daily note on some event in the history of mystery fiction.
Saturday, December 12, 2015
12/12/1936 The Accusing Corpse
December 12, 1936. The issue of Detective Fiction Weekly with this date featured "The Accusing Corpse" by Paul Ernst. You can find it here. "When a Vaudeville Magician Turns Private Detective -- and When a Pretty Girl is Framed for Murder -- Amazing Events Are Sure to Happen!"
Ernst wrote many stories for the pulp magazines. including more than 20 for Avenger Magazine.