Mouse. First published in June 1949 in Thrilling Wonder Stories. A man called Bill Wheeler sees a flying saucer land in Central Park in New York, in which only a dead mouse is found. A series of assassinations of world leaders follow, and he begins to suspect that the alien has taken possession of his pet Siamese cat, Beautiful.
Of Time and Eustace Weaver ("The Short Happy Lives of E. Weaver I-II-III")
Death on the Mountain.
Nightmare in Green.
Nightmare in White.
The Ring of Hans Carvel.
Three Little Owls.
Before She Kills.
Fatal Facsimile .
Instant Novellas (a/p/a "20 Stories in 60 Lines").
It Didn't Happen.
Tale of the Flesh Monger (a/p/a "Ten Percenter").
The Missing Actor.
Why, Benny, Why.
Eine Kleine Nachtmusik (with Carl Onspaugh).
The Office (1958) (reprinted by Dennis McMillan in 1987)
The Fabulous Clipjoint (E. P. Dutton 1947, Bantam 302, 1948), Edgar Award winner for best first novel. "Eighteen-year-old Ed Hunter joins forces with his uncle, carnival-pitchman Ambrose Hunter, to track the person who bludgeoned Ed's father (Am's brother) to death in a dark Chicago alley. Later Ed and Am open their own detective agency and are involved regularly in murder."
The Dead Ringer (E. P. Dutton 1948, Bantam 361, 1949), second "Ed & Am Hunter" novel
Murder Can Be Fun (E. P. Dutton 1948), as A Plot for Murder (Bantam 735, 1949)
The Bloody Moonlight (E. P. Dutton 1949, Bantam 783, 1950), third "Ed & Am Hunter" novel
Compliments of a Fiend (E. P. Dutton 1950, Bantam 876 1951), fourth "Ed & Am Hunter" novel
Here Comes a Candle (E. P. Dutton 1950, Bantam 943 1951)
Night of the Jabberwock (E. P. Dutton 1950, Bantam 990 1951, Quill / William Morrow 1984)
Death Has Many Doors (E. P. Dutton 1951, Bantam 1040 1952), fifth "Ed & Am Hunter" novel
The Far Cry (E. P. Dutton 1951, Bantam 1133 1952)
The Case of the Dancing Sandwiches (1951), novella
We All Killed Grandma (E. P. Dutton 1952, Bantam 1176)
The Deep End (E. P. Dutton 1952, Bantam 1215)
Mostly Murder (E. P. Dutton 1953, Pennant P59 1954), collection
Madball (Dell 1953, Fawcett S1132 1981)
His Name Was Death (E. P. Dutton 1954, Bantam 1436 1956)
The Wench Is Dead (E. P. Dutton 1955, Bantam 1565 1957)
The Lenient Beast (E. P. Dutton 1956, Bantam 1712 1958), ISBN 978-0-88184-444-3
One for the Road (E. P. Dutton 1958, Bantam 1990 1959)
The Late Lamented (E. P. Dutton 1959, Bantam 2030 1960), sixth "Ed & Am Hunter" novel
Knock Three-One-Two (E. P. Dutton 1959, Bantam A2135 1960)
The Murderers (E. P. Dutton 1961, Bantam J2587 1963)
Five-Day Nightmare (E. P. Dutton 1962, Tower 42-502 1962)
Mrs. Murphy's Underpants (E. P. Dutton 1963), seventh "Ed & Am Hunter" novel
The Shaggy Dog and Other Murders (E. P. Dutton 1963), collection
4 Novels (1983), omnibus of The Fabulous Clipjoint, Knock Three-One-Two, Night of the Jabberwock and The Screaming Mimi
Carnival of Crime (1985), collection
Hunter and Hunted: The Ed and Am Hunter Novels, Part One (2002), ISBN 978-0-9718185-1-4, published by Stewart Masters Publishing, omnibus of The Fabulous Clipjoint, The Dead Ringer, The Bloody Moonlight and Compliments of a Fiend.
In 1984, Dennis McMillan Publications began a series of nineteen limited edition books under the title Fredric Brown in the Detective Pulps, collecting most of Brown's uncollected mystery short stories, plus some uncollected science fiction, poetry, unfinished novels, and miscellaneous fiction:
Homicide Sanitarium (1984)
Before She Kills (1984)
Madman's Holiday (1984)
The Case of the Dancing Sandwiches (1985)
The Freak Show Murders (1985)
Thirty Corpses Every Thursday (1986)
Pardon My Ghoulish Laughter (1986)
Red is the Hue of Hell (1986)
Sex Life on the Planet Mars (1986)
Brother Monster (1987)
Nightmare in Darkness (1987)
Who was that Blonde I Saw You Kill Last Night? (1988)
Three-Corpse Parley (1988)
Selling Death Short (1988)
Whispering Death (1989)
Happy Ending (1990)
The Water-Walker (1990)
The Gibbering Night (1991)
The Pickled Punks (1991)
In the final volume, McMillan discussed Fredric Brown material that was still uncollected, with particular reference to a column that Brown wrote from 1937 to 1946 called The Proofreader's Page, mentioning that these would "take a book in themselves". Twenty years later that book was published, including both the columns and a selection of other uncollected fiction, poetry and non-fiction as:
^Roseman, Mill et al. Detectionary. New York: Overlook Press, 1971. ISBN 978-0-87951-041-1
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