A daily note on some event in the history of mystery fiction.
Monday, September 19, 2016
9/19/1936 The False-Face Murders
September 19, 1936. On this day Detective Fiction Weekly served up the first third of "The False-Face Murders" by Judson Phillips. You can read it here. Phillips was better known for the mysteries he wrote later under the name Hugh Pentecost. He scored more than 100 books in all.