Frederick Nebel

Frederick Nebel (1903–1967) was a New York dockworker who found success writing for pulp fiction magazines like Black Mask, North-West Stories, and Dime Detective. His best-known characters were Steve MacBride and Kennedy, a hard-nosed police captain and a sarcastic, drunken crime reporter.

“A first rate, virile piece of story-telling.” —The New York Times on Fifty Roads to Town

“[Frederick Nebel is] a hero of pulpdom.” —Thrilling Detective

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