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Alfred Hitchcock's Tales To Be Read With Caution (1979) [Anthology]
by Mary Barrett Lawrence Block Margaret Chenoweth Borden Deal Richard Deming Charlotte Edwards C. B. Gilford Jacques Gilles Arthur Gordon Ron Goulart Edward D. Hoch James Holding John Lutz Dan J. Marlowe Margaret Maron Clayton Matthews Patricia Matthews Helen Nielsen Donald Olson Talmage Powell Bill Pronzini Jack Ritchie Oscar Schisgall Frank Sisk Henry Slesar Pauline C. Smith Stephen Wasylyk Edward Wellen Donald E. Westlake Betty Ren Wright Rating: Weighted - 6.7 / Average - 6.0 of 10 (1 votes) (Rate!)
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Series: Alfred Hitchcock Presents

Summary (From the publisher):

From Alfred Hitchcock

30 stories to be read with extreme care.


  • Introduction by Alfred Hitchcock
  • A Melee of Diamonds by Edward D. Hoch
  • One for the Crow by Mary Barrett
  • Happiness Before Death by Henry Slesar
  • The Letters of Mme. De Carrere by Oscar Schisgall
  • Linda is Gone by Pauline C. Smith
  • Which One's the Guilty One? by Edward Wellen
  • Frightened Lady by C. B. Gilford
  • The Followers by Borden Deal
  • Never Shake a Family Tree by Donald E. Westlake
  • Here Lies Another Blackmailer by Bill Pronzini
  • The Missing Tattoo by Clayton Matthews
  • The Fall of Dr. Scourby by Patricia Matthews
  • Within the Law by John Lutz
  • Act of Violence by Arthur Gordon
  • The Loose End by Stephen Wasylyk
  • That So-Called Laugh by Frank Sisk
  • A Very Special Talent by Margaret B. Maron
  • The Joker by Betty Ren Wright
  • The Man Who Took it with Him by Donald Olson
  • The Plural Mr. Grimaud by Jacques Gilles
  • Pseudo Identity by Lawrence Block
  • That Russian! by Jack Ritchie
  • The Very Hard Sell by Helen Nielsen
  • The Privileges of Crime by Talmage Powell
  • Comeback Performance by Richard Deming
  • The Tin Ear by Ron Goulart
  • Infinite License by Dan J. Marlowe
  • The Montevideo Squeeze by James Holding
  • The White Moth by Margaret Chenoweth
  • The Time Before the Crime by Charlotte Edwards

Original title: Alfred Hitchcock's Tales To Be Read With Caution
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionCrime and MysterySuspense
FictionCrime and MysteryDetective Story and DetectivesGeneral
FictionCrime and MysteryDetective Story and DetectivesPrivate Detective

The following works are contained within this one:
     Letters of Mme. De Carrere, the (1958) [Short Story]
      Author: Oscar Schisgall
     Followers, the (1958) [Short Story]
      Author: Borden Deal
     Time Before the Crime, the (1958) [Novelette]
      Author: Charlotte Edwards
     Which One's the Guilty One? (1959) [Short Story]
      Author: Edward Wellen
     Very Hard Sell, the (1959) [Novelette]
      Author: Helen Nielsen
     Act of Violence (1959) [Short Story]
      Author: Arthur Gordon
     Plural Mr. Grimaud, the (1959) [Short Story]
      Author: Jacques Gilles
     Never Shake a Family Tree (1961) [Short Story]
      Author: Donald E. Westlake
     Joker, the (1962) [Short Story]
      Author: Betty Ren Wright
     Tin Ear, the (1966) [Short Story]
      Author: Ron Goulart
     Pseudo Identity (1966) [Short Story]
      Author: Lawrence Block
     Loose End, the (1968) [Short Story]
      Author: Stephen Wasylyk
     That Russian! (1968) [Short Story]
      Author: Jack Ritchie
     That So-Called Laugh (1968) [Short Story]
      Author: Frank Sisk
     Infinite License (1968) [Short Story]
      Author: Dan J. Marlowe
     White Moth, the (1969) [Short Story]
      Author: Margaret Chenoweth
     Very Special Talent, a (1970) [Short Story]
      Author: Margaret Maron
     Within the Law (1972) [Short Story]
      Author: John Lutz
     Frightened Lady (1972) [Short Story]
      Author: C. B. Gilford
     Missing Tattoo, the (1972) [Short Story]
      Author: Clayton Matthews
     Melee of Diamonds, a (1972) [Short Story]
      Author: Edward D. Hoch
     One for the Crow (1973) [Short Story]
      Author: Mary Barrett
     Privileges of Crime, the (1973) [Short Story]
      Author: Talmage Powell
     Montevideo Squeeze, the (1973) [Short Story]
      Author: James Holding
     Comeback Performance (1973) [Short Story]
      Author: Richard Deming
     Man Who Took It with Him, the (1973) [Short Story]
      Author: Donald Olson
     Linda is Gone (1973) [Short Story]
      Author: Pauline C. Smith
     Fall of Dr. Scourby, the (1974) [Short Story]
      Author: Patricia Matthews
     Here Lies Another Blackmailer (1974) [Short Story]
      Author: Bill Pronzini
     Happiness Before Death (1974) [Short Story]
      Author: Henry Slesar

Edition #1: Alfred Hitchcock's Tales To Be Read With Caution

Alfred Hitchcock's Tales To Be Read With Caution (1979)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Edited by: Eleanor Sullivan
Introduction by: Alfred Hitchcock
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Alfred Hitchcock's Tales To Be Read With Caution (1979)

Format: Hardcover
Place of publication: New York, NY
Publisher: Dial Press
ISBN: 9780803703438
Pages: 350

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