|Kill That Headline (1939) [Short Story]|
by Robert Leslie Bellem
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Ken Fitch, editor on the Morning Planet is approached by an old flame, Letha Starke, who dumped him five years ago. She claims to have killed a man and has no one else to turn to. Does this have anything to do with crooked contractor DeWitt Ragan, Letha's new main squeeze, who just happens to be the subject of Ken's next headline?
First published in Romantic Detective magazine, February 1939.
Reprinted in Adventure Tales #3, Summer 2006.
Original title: Kill That Headline
Genre: Fiction→ Crime and Mystery→ Crime/Caper