Race Williams

72 books in series
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Knights of the Open Palm Publisher's Summary

The first hard-boiled detective, Race Williams, runs up against the Klan in his premiere adventure, which leads him to fast and tragic action. Plus two other early Daly hard-boiled classics: The False Burton Combs and Dolly. Story number one in the Race Williams series.
Carroll John Daly (1889-1958) was the creator of the first hard-boiled private eye story, predating Dashiell Hammett's first Continental Op story by several months. Daly's classic character, Race Williams, was one of the most popular fiction characters of the pulps and the direct inspiration for Mickey Spillane's Mike Hammer.
This Black Mask Classic Edition was produced by Pulp-Lit Productions Studios for Steeger Properties LLC, agent for the estate of Carroll John Daly.
©1922, 1923 Carroll John Daly (P)2017 Steeger Properties LLC
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    • The Red Peril

    • By: Carroll John Daly
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    • Them That Lives by Their Guns

    • By: Carroll John Daly
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    • Devil Cat

    • By: Carroll John Daly
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    • The Face Behind the Mask

    • By: Carroll John Daly
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    • Conceited, Maybe

    • By: Carroll John Daly
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  • Book 8

    • Say it with Lead

    • By: Carroll John Daly
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  • Book 9

    • I'll Tell the World

    • By: Carroll John Daly
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  • Book 10

    • Alias, Buttercup

    • By: Carroll John Daly
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