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Hugh Pentecost

A pseudonym used by Judson Philips

Hugh Pentecost was a penname of mystery author Judson Philips. Born in Massachusetts, Philips came of age during the golden age of pulp magazines, and spent the 1930s writing suspense fiction and sports stories for a number of famous pulps. His first book was Hold 'Em Girls! The Intelligent Women's Guide to Men and Football (1936). In 1939, his crime story Cancelled in Red won the Red Badge prize, launching his career as a novelist. Philips went on to write nearly one hundred books over the next five decades.
Cancelled in RedI'll Sing at Your FuneralThe Brass Chills
Memory of MurderShadow of Madness
The Obituary ClubOnly the Rich Die Young
Choice of ViolenceThe Copycat KillersMurder Sweet and SourPattern for Terror
The Cannibal Who OverateThe Shape of FearThe Evil That Men DoThe Golden Trap
The Gilded NightmareGirl Watcher's FuneralThe Deadly JokeWalking Dead Man
Birthday, DeathdayTime of TerrorThe 14 DilemmaDeath After Breakfast
Random KillerMurder in LuxuryWith Intent to KillMurder in High Places
Remember to Kill MeNightmare TimeMurder Goes Round and Round
A Plague of ViolenceHide Her from Every EyeSniperThe Creeping Hours
Dead Woman of the YearGirl with Six Fingers
Don't Drop Dead TomorrowChampagne KillerBeautiful DeadThe Judas Freak
Die After DarkThe Steel PalaceDeadly TrapHomicidal Horse
Death MaskPast, Present, and MurderMurder Out of WedlockKill and Kill Again
Anthologies containing stories by Hugh Pentecost
Daring Detectives
Short stories
The Day the Children Vanished [short story] (1958)

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