Sid Fleischman was no newcomer to adventure and mystery when he first began to write as A. S. Fleischman in the late 1940’s. He began professional life as a vaudeville magician and adventured around the far east in the U.S. Navy during World War II. A novelist, screenwriter and playwright, he is notable as well as a Newbery prize winning author of children's books. Sid lived in Santa Monica, California, and passed away there in 2010.

  • The Sun-Worshipers / Yellowleg
  • 978-1-933586-40-3
  • A never-before-published mystery by Sid Fleischman set in the Southern California desert, and a story of western vengeance which Sam Peckinpah filmed as The Deadly Companions<.i> in 1961. Includes an interview the author conducted with Gary Lovisi for Paperback Parade and a new introduction by the author's son, Paul Fleischman.

  • Danger in Paradise / Malay Woman
  • 1-933586-28-1
  • Two south sea, cinematic adventure thrillers, with a new introduction by the author.
    “Filled with a colorful cast of characters and wonderful noir dialog.” Michael Cart, Booklist