Saturday, December 11, 2010

Bibliography: Gil Brewer's Published Short Fiction



Last revised: 12 December 2012

This work lists all known publications of Gil Brewer stories in English. Stories whose names are in boldface are collected in Redheads Die Quickly and Other Stories, ed. David Rachels (Gainesville: UP of Florida, 2012) and are also available as Kindle singles (see links here). Thanks to George Tuttle for his help. George's alphabetical list of Brewer's stories (which is here) gives the opening lines for most of them. All additions, corrections, and questions are appreciated!

1951

“With this Gun—.” Detective Tales 47.3 (March 1951): 46-55.

“It’s Always Too Late.” Detective Fiction 156.1 (April 1951): 27-35.

“Final Appearance.” Detective Tales 48.3 (October 1951): 54-62.
Reprinted in Black Mask Detective: A Magazine of Gripping, Smashing Detective Stories [UK] 9.2 (January 1952): 36-41, 54.
1955

“Moonshine.” Manhunt Detective Story Monthly 3.3 (March 1955): 42-50.
Reprinted in My Favorite Crime Story (Derby, CT: Charlton Publications, Inc., n.d.), 44-48.
Note: “Dig That Crazy Corpse,” which was originally published as by Bailey Morgan (Pursuit Detective Story Magazine 8 [March 1955]: 33-47), has been reprinted under Gil Brewer’s name (in A Devil for O’Shaugnessy/The Three-Way Split [Eureka, CA: Stark House, 2008], 153-165), but it is not a Gil Brewer story.

“My Lady Is a Tramp.” Published under the pseudonym Bailey Morgan. Pursuit Detective Story Magazine 9 (May 1955): 1-15.
Reprinted in Pursuit—The Phantom Mystery Magazine 1.9 (1955): 13-25; Bad Girls, ed. Leo Margulies (New York: Crest, 1958), 80-94.
“Motive for Murder.” Man to Man: The Stag Magazine 6.2 (June 1955): 26-27, 44, 46-47.

“Gigolo.” Published under the pseudonym Bailey Morgan. Pursuit Detective Story Magazine 10 (July 1955): 67-78.

“The Screamer.” Published under the pseudonym Eric Fitzgerald. Pursuit Detective Story Magazine 11 (September 1955): 1-44.

“Death Comes Last.” Published under the pseudonym Eric Fitzgerald. Hunted Detective Story Magazine 6 (October 1955): 92-117.

“I Saw Her Die.” Manhunt Detective Story Monthly (October 1955): 37-43.
This issue of Manhunt is included in Giant Manhunt 8 (1956?).
“Red Twilight.” Published under the pseudonym Frank Sebastian. Hunted Detective Story Magazine 6 (October 1955): 87-91.

“Teen-Age Casanova.” Justice: Amazing Detective Mysteries 1.3 (October 1955): 55-68.
Reprinted in Young and Deadly, ed. Leo Margulies (New York: Crest, 1959), 44-58.
“Red Scarf.” Mercury Mystery Book-Magazine 1.3 (November 1955): 3-97.
Reprinted as a stand-alone novel in both hardcover and paperback.
“Don’t Do That.” Published under the pseudonym Bailey Morgan. Hunted Detective Story Magazine 7 (December 1955): 93-100.

1956

“Die, Darling, Die.” Justice: Amazing Detective Mysteries 2.1 (January 1956): 57-77.
Reprinted in The Hardboiled Lineup, ed. Harry Widmer (New York: Lion Books, 1956), 84-103.
“Sauce for the Goose.” Published under the pseudonym Eric Fitzgerald. Pursuit Detective Story Magazine 13 (January 1956): 94-107.
Reprinted in Bad Girls, ed. Leo Margulies (New York: Crest, 1958), 112-126.
“They’ll Find Us.” Accused Detective Story Magazine 1.1 (January 1956): 27-35.

“The Black Suitcase.” Published under the pseudonym Eric Fitzgerald. Hunted Detective Story Magazine 8 (February 1956): 50-66.

“Midnight.” Published under the pseudonym Jack Holland. Hunted Detective Story Magazine 8 (February 1956): 67-78.

“Fog.” Manhunt Detective Story Monthly 4.2 (February 1956): 50-57.

“Shot.” Published under the pseudonym Roy Carroll. Manhunt Detective Story Monthly 4.2 (February 1956): 140-144.

“The Gesture.” The Saint Detective Magazine [U.S. version] 5.3 (March 1956): 104-109.
Reprinted in The Saint Detective Magazine [U.K. version] 2.7 (May 1956): 91-96; The Saint Detective Magazine [U.K. version] 4.5 (March 1958): 108-112; 101 Mystery Stories, ed. Bill Pronzini and Martin H. Greenberg (New York: Avenel, 1986), 37-41; A Century of Noir: Thirty-two Classic Crime Stories, ed. Mickey Spillane and Max Allan Collins (New York: New American Library, 2002), 169-173.
“Home.” Accused Detective Story Magazine 1.2 (March 1956): 122-128.
Reprinted in Hard-Boiled: An Anthology of American Crime Stories, ed. Bill Pronzini and Jack Adrian (New York: Oxford UP, 1995), 341-347.
“Home-Again Blues.” Published under the pseudonym Eric Fitzgerald. Pursuit Detective Story Magazine 14 (March 1956): 108-128.

“Mow the Green Grass.” Published under the pseudonym Jack Holland. Pursuit Detective Story Magazine 14 (March 1956): 101-107.

“Alligator.” Published under the pseudonym Eric Fitzgerald. Hunted Detective Story Magazine 9 (April 1956): 48-56.

“Come Across.” Manhunt 4.4 (April 1956): 52-61.

“Cut Bait.” Published under the pseudonym Eric Fitzgerald. Pursuit Detective Story Magazine 15 (May 1956): 75-83.

“Goodbye, Jeannie.” Accused Detective Story Magazine 1.3 (May 1956): 81-84.

“Short Go.” Published under the pseudonym Jack Holland. Hunted Detective Story Magazine 10 (June 1956): 111-120.

“Return to Yesterday.” Published under the pseudonym Eric Fitzgerald. Pursuit Detective Story Magazine 16 (July 1956): 62-73.

“Matinee.” Manhunt 4.10 (October 1956): 47-56.
This issue of Manhunt is included in Giant Manhunt 9 (1956?).
“The Tormentors.” Manhunt 4.11 (November 1956): 19-26.
This issue of Manhunt is included in Giant Manhunt 10 (1957?).
“Somebody Knew Her.” Published under the pseudonym Barry Miles. Pursuit Detective Story Magazine 18 (November 1956): 110-116.

“Whiskey.” Published under the pseudonym Bailey Morgan. Pursuit Detective Story Magazine 18 (November 1956): 45-62.

“The Axe Is Ready.” Trapped Detective Story Magazine 1.4 (December 1956): 39-50.

“Renegade.” Blazing Guns Western Story Magazine 2 (December 1956): 103-119.
Reprinted in The Horse Soliders, ed. Bill Pronzini and Martin H. Greenberg (New York: Fawcett Gold Medal, 1987), 62-78.
1957

“House of Captive Women.” Male 7.1 (January 1957): 20-23, 86-97.
Condensed from Brewer’s novel A Killer Is Loose (New York: Gold Medal, 1954).
“On a Sunday Afternoon.” Manhunt 5.1 (January 1957): 128-141.
This issue of Manhunt is included in Giant Manhunt 10 (1957?). Also reprinted in The Young Punks, ed. Leo Margulies (New York: Pyramid Books, 1957), 98-114; abridged in Man’s Magazine 5.7 (July 1957): 14-15, 54-59; The Violent Ones, ed. Brant House (New York: Ace Books, 1958), 150-167; Man’s [Magazine] Annual 1968 (1968): 50-51, 97-101.
“‘Beeg Fool.’” Salvo: Finest Foxhole Fiction—The Blood, Lust, Terror of Combat 1.1 (January 1957): 14-21, 92-98.

“Kill Crazy.” Posse: Virile Stories of the Old West 1.2 (April 1957): 61-65.

“Love Me, Baby.” True Men Stories 1.4 (April 1957): 24-25, 52, 54, 56, 58.

“Prowler!” Manhunt 5.5 (May 1957): 1-3.
This issue of Manhunt is included in Giant Manhunt 11 (1957?). Also reprinted in Challenge for Men 5.6 (September 1959): 12-13, 74, 76; as “The Prowler” in Guy 5.5 (October 1967): 14-15, 66, 68.
“Stop Off.” Man’s Life 5.3 (May 1957): 30-31, 72-74.
Reprinted as “She Opened the Door to Murder” in Real Men 12.10 (February 1969): 34-35, 42, 44-46.
“The Price of Pride.” Triple Western 18.3 (Summer 1957): 81-87.

“I’ll Be in the Bedroom.” Trapped Detective Story Magazine 2.1 (June 1957): 70-78.

“Bothered.” Manhunt 5.7 (July 1957): 9-11.
Reprinted in American Pulp, ed. Ed Gorman, Bill Pronzini, and Martin H. Greenberg (New York: Carroll & Graf, 1997), 409-415.
“Smelling Like a Rose.” Mr. 1.6 (July 1957): 38-40, 48-50.

“Old Times.” Murder!: Thrilling Crime Fiction 1.4 (July 1957): 15-17.

“That Damned Piper.” Pursued: Exciting Crime Fiction 1.4 (July 1957): 37-42.

“High Heels and Kisses.” True Men Stories 1.6 (August 1957): 38-39, 58, 60.

“The Glass Eye.” Guilty Detective Story Magazine 2.2 (September 1957): 79-86.

1958

“Meet Me in the Dark.” Manhunt 6.2 (February 1958): 13-23.

“Death of a Prowler.” Trapped Detective Story Magazine 2.6 (April 1958): 48-56.

“Getaway Money.” Guilty Detective Story Magazine 3.3 (November 1958): 67-74.

1959

“Redheads Die Quickly.” Mystery Tales 1.3 (April 1959): 117-128.

“This Petty Pace.” Mystery Tales 1.4 (June 1959): 66-77.

“Harlot House.” Mystery Tales 1.5 (August 1959): 23-33.

1960

“My Murderer, My Lover.” Men: The Adventure and Entertainment Magazine 9.8 (August 1960): 19-21, 88-97.
Condensed from Brewer’s novel Angel (New York: Avon, 1960).
1961?

“Lady for Rent.” Playtime: The New Fun Magazine for Males! 1.1 (1961?): 38-42.

1964

“That French St. Woman.” Man’s World 10.1 (February 1964): 14-15, 88-97.
Condensed from Brewer’s novel 13 French Street (New York: Gold Medal, 1951).
“Backwoods Tease.” Men 13.2 (February 1964): 19-21, 92-101.
Condensed from Brewer’s novel The Brat (New York: Gold Medal, 1957).
1965

“Beyond the Vineyard.” Swank 12.1 (March 1965): 50-52, 54.

“Cop.” Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine 17.2 (July 1965): 40-58.

1966

“Indiscretion.” Swank 13.2 (March 1966): 12-14, 76.
Reprinted in A Devil for O’Shaugnessy/The Three-Way Split (Eureka, CA: Stark House, 2008), 173-176.
“Killer’s Love Slave.” Men 15.9 (September 1966): 20-23, 86-97.
Condensed from Brewer’s novel The Hungry One (New York: Gold Medal, 1966).
“Memory of a Hanging Man.” Topper (September 1966): 32-34, 74-76.

“Ransom for a Hot-Blooded Hooker.” Complete Man Magazine 6.5 (December 1966): 18-19, 70-81.
Condensed from Brewer’s novel Wild to Possess (Derby, CT: Monarch Books, 1959).
1967

“Beach House Tramp.” Male Annual 5.5 (1967): 12-15, 113-129.
Condensed from Brewer’s novel The Tease (New York: Banner, 1967).
“Phone Call.” Adam Bedside Reader 1.30 (August 1967): 70-73.

“Midnight.” Sportsman (August 1967): 26-28, 72-73.

“Let Me Be First.” Swank 14.10 (December 1967): 13-15, 74.

1968

“Good-Bye Now.” Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine 13.7 (July 1968): 86-93.
Reprinted in Get Me to the Wake on Time, ed. Alfred Hitchcock (New York: Dell, 1970), 11-19.
1969

“Sympathy.” Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine 25.1 (June 1969): 125-128.

“‘You Got So Much—I Want a Piece!’” Escapade 14.9 (September 1969): 13-15.
Reprinted in Caper 14.3 (July 1970): 51-53.
“The Mountain Kid.” Zane Grey Western Magazine 1.1 (October 1969): 113-119.

“Swing with Me.” Caper 13.12 (October 1969): 36-37, 68-69, 71-72.

“Trick.” Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine 14.11 (November 1969): 115-120.
Reprinted in Coffin Break, ed. Alfred Hitchcock (1974; New York: Dell, 1985), 31-38.
“Pawnee.” Zane Grey Western Magazine 1.3 (December 1969): 112-124.

1970

“Small Bite.” Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine 15.2 (February 1970): 110-115.

1971

“I’ll Never Tell.” Swank 18.5 (June 1971): 12, 14, 44.

“Love . . . and Luck.” Cavalier 21.9 (July 1971): 66-67, 69-70.
Reprinted in Cavalier Yearbook (“1973 edition”), 66-68, 74; A Devil for O’Shaugnessy/The Three-Way Split (Eureka, CA: Stark House, 2008), 166-172.
1972

“Token.” Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine 31.1 (June 1972): 121-125.

1973

“Peccadillo.” Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine 32.6 (May 1973): 47-53.

1974

“I Apologize.” Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine 34.3 (February 1974): 45-49.

“Investment.” Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine 34.4 (March 1974): 58-65.

“Blue Moon.” Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine 34.5 (April 1974): 67-73.

“Mother.” Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine 35.2 (July 1974): 91-97.

1975

“Deadly Little Green Eyes.” Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine 36.2 (February 1975): 54-83.

“Cave in the Rain.” Ed McBaines [sic] 87th Precinct Mystery Magazine 1.4 (April 1975): 99-105.

“Brother Bill.” As by Jim Beard on table of contents. Don Pendleton’s The Executioner Mystery Magazine 1.4 (April 1975): 88-94.

“Love-Lark.” Don Pendleton’s The Executioner Mystery Magazine 1.4 (April 1975): 49-56.

“Spaghetti.” As by John Harding on table of contents. Don Pendleton’s The Executioner Mystery Magazine 1.4 (April 1975): 70-75.

“The Gentle Touch.” Don Pendleton’s The Executioner Mystery Magazine 1.5 (May 1975): 40-48.

“A Waking Dream.” Ed McBain’s 87th Precinct Mystery Magazine 1.5 (May 1975): 98-104.

“Live Bait.” Don Pendleton’s The Executioner Mystery Magazine 1.6 (June 1975): 105-110.

“Upriver.” Ed McBain’s 87th Precinct Mystery Magazine 1.6 (June 1975): 97-105.

1976

“The Getaway.” Mystery Monthly 1.1 (June 1976): 58-66.
Reprinted in The Mammoth Book of Pulp Fiction, ed. Maxim Jakubowski (New York: Carroll & Graf, 1996), 138-145. This collection was reprinted as Pulp Fiction by Castle Books in 2002.
“The Thinking Child.” Mystery Monthly 1.4 (September 1976): 38-50.

“I Was a Teaser for the Cops.” Uncredited. Romantic Secrets 1.1 (December 1976): 44-47.

“Swamp Tale.” Mystery Monthly 1.7 (December 1976): 40-47.

1977

“The Taking of Cherry.” Stag 28.2 (February 1977): 58-59, 70, 72-73.
Reprinted in Man’s Epic 7 (1978): 24-26, 66.
“Hit.” Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine 22.6 (June 1977): 28-32.

“That Night in Jinny’s Bed.” Men 26.6 (June 1977): 56-61.

“Sunset.” Gallery 5.8 (July 1977): 56-58, 122, 124, 126, 128-129.

1978

“Family.” Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine 23.3 (March 1978): 54-61.

1979

“The Closed Room.” Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine 24.4 (April 1979): 88-96.

1983

“Fool’s Gold.” Alfred Hitchcock’s Mortal Errors, ed. Cathleen Jordan (New York: Dial, 1983), 156-160.

2011

“Sweet Amy.” 1981. Needle: A Magazine of Noir 2.2 (Fall 2011): 64-72.

1 comment:

  1. For the October 1955 issue of Hunted Detective Story Magazine you have "Red Twilight" as by Frank Sebastian and "Death Comes Last" as by Eric Fitzgerald listed. But I believe there was another Gil Brewer story in that issue: "Hammer" as by Bailey Morgan.

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