Sunday, 6 July 2014

Norman A. Daniels



Norman A. Daniels (1905 - 1995) was a prolific American writer of pulp and Crime novels under many pseudonyms. Was born Norman Arthur Danberg in New York City and also wrote under names David Wade, Norma Dann, Mark Reed, John L. Benton, William Dale, Peter Grady, Frank Johnson, Harrison Judd & Robert Wallace . He was educated at Columbie and Northwestern Universities and married Dorothy Smith in 1937. He died in Ventura, California.


Here we go, let's start with pseudonym number 1 Mark Reed.

1 - The Scarlet Bride - Falcon Book # 22
2 - Lay Down And Die - Falcon Book # 26
3 - Sins Of The Flesh - Falcon Book # 32
4 - House Of A 1000 Desires - Falcon Book # 43



5 - Four Dames Named Sin - Rainbow Book # 105
6 - Street Of Dark Desires - Rainbow Book # 107
7 - Tease The Wild Flame - Rainbow Book # 114
8 - The Nude Stranger - Rainbow Book # 120
9 - Vice Cop - Rainbow Book # 123



9 - Give Me Ecstasy - Exotic Novel # 18
10 - Vice Cop - Phantom Book (Australia) # 529
11 - The Nude Stranger - Phantom Book (Australia) # 545
12 - This Day Violence - Phantom Book (Australia) # 547
13 - Acuestate Y Muere - Lay Down & Die - (Arg) Malinca Pandora # 7
14 - La Novia Escarlata - The Scarlet Bride - (Arg) Malinca Pandora # 14
15 - Enganando A La Muerte - Cheating Death - (Arg) Malinca Pandora # 20
16 - Cuatro Pecadoras - Four Dames Named Sin - (Arg) Malinca Pandora # 22




Here is number 2 pseudonym - David Wade 

1 - Raise The Devil - Falcon Book # 35
2 - Walk The Evil Street - Rainbow Book # 111
3 - She Walks By Night - Rainbow Book # 116


4 - Bedroom With A View - Rainbow Book # 124
5 - Only Human - Rainbow Book # 129



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6 - Come Night, Come Desire - Ecstasy Novel # 17


7 - Come Night, Come Desire - (Aus) Phantom Book # 534
8 - Sinister Street - Star Book - 216 
9 - Deuda Con Una Muerta - Dead With A Debt - (Arg) Malinca Pandora #3
10 - Placer Y Sangre - Pleasure And Blood - (Arg) Malinca Pandora # 9
11 - La Muerte Es Una Pesadilla - Death Is A Nightmare - (Arg) Malinca Pandora #10
12 - La Mujer Del Anillo - Woman & The Ring ! - (Arg) Malinca Pandora # 18


Number 3 pseudonym is Norma Dann.

1 - Lida Lynn - Falcon Books # 27
2 - Shack Girl - Falcon Books # 34
3 - The Twist - Rainbow Books # 128
4 - Otro Hombre En Su Vida - Another Man In Your Life - (Arg) Malinca Debora # 6



And finally !
Norman A. Daniels.

1 - Mistress On A Deathbed - Falcon Books # 29
2 - Sweet Savage - Falcon Books # 38
3 - Bedroom In Hell - Rainbow Books # 117
4 - Mistress On A Deathbed - (Aus) Phantom Books # 578
5 - Bedroom In Hell - (Aus) Phantom Books # 584
6 - Dulce Salveje (Sweet Savage) - (Arg) Malinca Pandora # 6





So there you have a pretty conclusive list of digest novels by author Norman A. Daniels and his various pseudonyms. Not only are his novels very collectable for the art or the publisher they are saught after because the stories are always superb, he could write a crime noir novel like no other, great characters, bad gangsters, hoodlums, vice girls, drug dealers, street walkers and dodgy cops, you get the lot with Norman A. Daniels .