(If you'd like a link from BookScans to your web site, please email me using the "contact" link at the bottom of the page. But please understand that I only link to sites pertaining to Vintage Paperbacks, Pulps or those that sell them.)


Paperback & Pulp Sites


Ace Doubles Image Library

Allan J. Hubin's Crime Fiction IV                        

American Art Archives

Armed Services Edition Article on

Atomic Pulp Blogspot

Bill Crider' scanned covers on Flickr.Com                                     

Browne Popular Culture Library Vintage Paperback Database

Collections Policieres (a great vintage crime novel site from France)

Collector's Showcase (in French -- have Google translate it, if you want)


Comic Book Art Gallery (including Ruben's great paperback art collection)

Cover Art by Tom Adams                              

Earl Kemp


Fly by Night (Canadian vintage paperback blog)

Gallery of Monarch Books

George Kelley Paperback & Pulp Fiction Collection

Good Girl Art.Com

Greame Flanagan's Australian Paperbacks

Greenleaf Classics

Gunnar Olsen's Cover Scan Web Site  (in Danish -- you can have Google translate it, if you want)                          

Hang Fire Books                   

Historical Romance Fan Site

The Internet Speculative Fiction Database

Illustration Exchange                     

Killer Covers of the Week

Louis L'Amour Collector

Lynn Munroe Books (Great checklists and catalogs)

Men's Adventure Magazines

Mick Cocksedge's "Sleazy Digets" Flckr Page


Naughty Novels         

Pan Books (Great Britain)             

Paperback Fanatic

Paperback Price Guide (Interactive) from iGuide Media                              

Paula Wirth's scanned covers on Flickr.Com                                     

Penguin First Editions

Phil Stephensen-Payne's Huge Magazine Cover Site              

Pulp Artists

Reading California Fiction

Robert Wiener's Cover Art Collection

Sarah Norris' scanned covers on Flickr.Com                                     

Scholastic Books (ebay-published Book Guide in seven parts)

Sleazy Digest Books!

Spur & Lock Mercantile (Vintage Paperback Blog)

Strange Sisters

Tawdry Town

Uilke Komrij's scanned covers  (from his Flickr Page)

Vintage Paperback Archive

Vintage Paperback Newsgroup

Vintage Paperbacks on Flickr.Com

Vintage Paperbacks.Com

Vintage Sleaze Paperback Blog

Well Stacked Books




Book Search Web Sites


Advanced Book Exchange   




    21 North Main

    Barnes & Noble (Used Books)



("Boekwinkeltjes" is like ABE in The Netherlands. It includes lots of U.S. & other English books. 6500 book dealers. You can have Google translate it for you.)



Online Vintage Novels


ManyBooks  --------------------- FREE!

The Baen Library  -------------- FREE!

Project Gutenberg -------------- FREE!

Feedbooks ------------------------  From FREE to Pricey ... From Public Domain to New Releases

Calibre -------- A FREE, easy-to-use program that converts any e-format to any other. Absolutely essential!

Klip.Me ---------  Sends any web page, no matter how long, to your reader device with a single click. FREE.

More Links to FREE Online Books from GIZMOS



Book Sales Web Sites


Adventure House

Bags Unlimited

Black Ace Books

Book 'Em Books

Book 'n' Bytes


Books Are Everything

Books from the Crypt

The Comic Zone (bags for books)

Donald M. Grant Publshing

Fantastic Fiction (UK)

Firsts Magazine

Grapefruit Moon Gallery

Gryphon Books

Hooked on Books

Illustration Magazine

Kayo Books

L.W. Curry, Inc.

Lame Excuse Books

Murania Press

Oak Knoll Books

Pandora's Books


Royal Books

SK Books, Lebret, Saskatchewan

The Collectible Detective



Authors and Artists

These are only a few of the hundreds of web sites pertaining to the authors and artists listed below. I recommend them as great starting places. Obviously, I couldn't list all the famous pulp and early paperback authors and artists. If your favorite isn't listed and you'd like me to include a link, email me the link.

A few links are for famous pseudonyms. And so, for example, if you click "Ed McBain" and find yourself at a site for "Evan Hunter," there's a good reason. An Author & his or her pseudonym will take you to the same site.

An apology: I simply couldn't find decent links for some very famous authors (except for links to sales of individual books). Harry Sinclair Drago (who also wrote under the name Bliss Lomax) is a good example. This is especially a problem with authors of westerns. I use Wikipedia as a last resort.

I have attempted to avoid sites with pop-ups and ads.

Please report broken links.



A - H

I - R

S - Z

Edward S. Aarons Dashiell Hammett Rafael Sabatini
Margery Allingham Ernest Haycox William Saroyan
Poul Anderson Robert A. Heinlein Dorothy L. Sayers
Faith Baldwin Orrie Hitt Charles M. Schulz
Earl Derr Biggers Robert Howard Luke Short
James Blish Elizabeth Seifert
Robert Bloch Evan Hunter Clifford D. Simak
Lawrence Block Aldous Huxley Georges Simenon
Ray Bradbury William Irish Frank G. Slaughter
Max Brand Shirley Jackson H. Allen Smith
Gil Brewer Richard Jessup Mickey Spillane
Louis Bromfield Frank Kane John Steinbeck
Carter Brown Henry Kane Rex Stout
Frederic Brown MacKinlay Kantor Theodore Sturgeon
Edgar Rice Burroughs Day Keene Phoebe Atwood Taylor
Erskine Caldwell Jack Kerouac Richard Telfair
Taylor Caldwell Francis Parkinson Keyes Josephine Tey
John Dickson Carr Rufus King Jim Thompson
James M. Cain Louis L'Amour James Thurber
Raymond Chandler Paul Evan Lehman A. E. Van Vogt
Leslie Charteris Murray Leinster Jack Vance
James Hadley Chase Mr. & Mrs. Lockridge Edgar Wallace
Peter Cheyney John D. MacDonald Robert Penn Warren
Agatha Christie William Colt MacDonald Jerome Weidman
Arthur C. Clarke John P. Marquand Patricia Wentworth
More A.C. Clarke Ngaio Marsh Harry Whittington
Al Cody F. Van Wyck Mason Charles Willeford
Octavus Roy Cohen
Manning Coles Richard Matheson Ben Ames Williams
George Harmon Coxe W. Somerset Maugham Charles Williams
John Creasey Ed McBain Tennessee Williams
John Dexter Helen McCloy Donald A. Wolheim
Carter Dickson John McPartland Jack Woodford
Davis Dresser A. Merritt Cornell Woolrich
Mignon G. Eberhart James Michener Philip Wylie
A.A. Fair  
Philip Jose Farmer Henry Miller Frank Yerby
James T. Farrell Wade Miller
William Faulkner Brian Moore
Bruno Fischer Clarence E. Mulford
Vardis Fisher Kathleen Norris  
Edna Ferber Andre Norton


Ian Fleming John O'Hara
Leslie Ford Frank O'Rourke James Avati
C.S. Forester Vin Packer Rudolph Belarski
Peggy Gaddis Lewis B. Patten Robert Bonfils
Erle Stanley Gardner Frederik Pohl Charles Copeland
David Goodis Richard S. Prather Rafael DeSoto
Maxwell Grant Theodore Pratt Frank Frazetta
Zane Grey Ellery Queen Robert Maguire
Frank Gruber Peter Rabe Lou Marchetti
Brett Halliday William MacLeod Raine Robert McGinnis
Donald Hamilton Helen Reilly Carl Frederick Pfeiffer
  Paul Renin Richard Powers
Craig Rice Robert Stanley
Conrad Richter
Mary Roberts Rinehart
Kenneth Robeson  
Sax Rohmer
Edward Ronns
* (most of these are on Bruce Brenner's

(Many thanks to Bob Gaines for helping to keep this section updated)



Other Web Sites (The On-Line Book Club)  (a real blast on the world wide web)

The Ephemera Blog (Exploring the World of Old Paper)

The Collectors Weekly Book Index

The Old-Time Radio Show Catalog

Old-Time Radio Downloads

CBS Radio Mystery Theater

RUSC Old-Time Radio Downloads

Book Seer (What a great idea!)

Universities that offer a Masters Degree in Library Science

Shorpy Historical Photograph Archive





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