Harry Whittington


Born
in The United States
February 04, 1915

Died
June 11, 1989

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He also wrote under the names Ashley Carter, Harriet Kathryn Myers, and Blaine Stevens, Curt Colman, John Dexter, Tabor Evans, Whit Harrison, Kel Holland, Suzanne Stephens, Clay Stuart, Hondo Wells, Harry White, Hallam Whitney, Henri Whittier, J.X. Williams.

Harry Whittington (February 4, 1915–June 11, 1989) was an American mystery novelist and one of the original founders of the paperback novel. Born in Ocala, Florida, he worked in government jobs before becoming a writer.

His reputation as a prolific writer of pulp fiction novels is supported by his writing of 85 novels in a span of twelve years (as many as seven in a single month) mostly in the crime, suspense, and noir fiction genres. In total, he published over 200 novels. Seven of his
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“I sank back on that couch, looking at Peggy Walker, wanting her. It happened that fast and that terribly. If it never happened to you like that, count yourself among the lucky, and God how I pity you. That’s the way it happened to me, and I looked at Peggy and knew everything I wanted was there, the ankles, the breasts, the smell of her hair. I”
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“I was never more sure of anything. He’s as innocent as you and I. So that’s my word. You go out of here. Go find some honest cop, tell him what I’ve told you. Tell him to find Tino Gonsmart. Tell him that a guy named Alex Luxtro doesn’t want the case reopened. If that doesn’t scare him so bad he runs, then you got yourself the man.” “Are”
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“Mr. Ballard, there’s nothing in the world I wouldn’t do to have my husband proved innocent. I know he’s innocent. He begged me to ask you to help him. He said you were the toughest man he’d ever met, and that you tried to be honest with him, and that if you ever made up your mind to do something, nothing in the world could ever stop you.” I”
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