Archive for category Sleaze

Ellis, Joan – Pleasure Girl

Ellis, Joan - Pleasure GirlGenre: Sleaze
Publisher: Midwood
Number: 76
Publication Date: 1961
Edition: 1st Edition
Cover Artist: Isaac Paul Rader

FROM THE BACK COVER:

HOT CANARY, HOT CANARY

Candy Smith was like good coffee: hot, sweet and full bodied. She was knocking around New York when a country music promoter met her at a Greenwich Village beatnik party. As he put it: “Today’s country singer sells sex, daintily coated with sugar. But still S-E-X, as in Candy.” So he set about turning sophisticated Candy into Miss Cornpone of 1961.

Together they worked all the angles… she took on the male angles and he handles the female ones.

As a country music singer, Candy Smith was the personification of peppermint sticks and cotton candy; as a woman, she was voluptuous as Venus, as diabolical as Jezebel… and as ready to please with her body as she was with her voice.

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Caldwell, Erskine – Gretta

Caldwell, Erskine - GrettaGenre: Sleaze
Publisher: Signet
Number: 1342
Publication Date: 1958
Edition: 7th Printing
Cover Artist: Unknown

FROM THE BACK COVER:

Woman with a Past

Written with the deep insight into the conflicts and compulsions of the human heart which has made Erskine Caldwell famous, Gretta brings to vivid life the story of a beautiful woman who wanted only the love of her husband, but was compelled, through her own weakness, to love many men.

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Bellah, James Warner – Ward 20

Bellah, James Warner - Ward 20Genre: Sleaze
Publisher: Popular Giant
Number: 6350
Publication Date: 1959
Edition: 1st Printing
Cover Artist: Unknown

FROM THE BACK COVER:

TOO LONG WITHOUT WOMEN

No one knows better than a soldier what separation from women does to men. And when soldiers return from war bedridden, the price of that separation becomes all the traffic will bear.

In Ward 20 you will meet men who’d had all they caould take – except love – and women who were all to eager to supply what they’d missed.

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