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Homes and Gardens

"Fiction of the highest quality... 2000 - 5000 words" (W&A Ybk 1963), but fiction not mentioned by 1997. Absorbed The Home Magazine, 1931, and The Garden.

Issues & Index Sources

  1919 – present


  Newnes, 2-10 Tavistock St., London WC2, later IPC Magazines


  in 1962: Lady Georgina Coleridge
  in 1997: Julia Watson
  in 2004: Deborah Barker




Home Series

Total Issues: 9

Issues & Index Sources:  1886 – 1887
Publishers:   J.S. Ogilvie Publishing Company
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Home Series of Choice Reading

Total Issues: 550

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1890s
Publishers:   John W. Lovell Co.
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Home Stories

see under Answers Library

Home Stories [1893]

Total Issues: 45+146+390=681

A confusing paper. The British Library (Colindale) index says that it was a free supplement with Good Company but under Good Company it says it was a free supplement with Home Stories during 1896/1897!

Issues & Index Sources

  1893 – 1894, as Lazy Land: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
  24-Mar-1894 – 26-Dec-1896, as Good Company
  2-Jan-1897 – 10-Oct-1900, as Home Stories



Home Stories [1923]

Total Issues: 167

Technically a continuation of Answers Library (706 issues from Mar-1910 - Dec-1923).

Issues & Index Sources

  Dec-1923 – May-1925
  Jun-1925 – Aug-1925, as Women's Home Stories
  Sep-1925 – Feb-1927, as Women's Stories





Home Sweet Home

Issues & Index Sources:  1893 – 1901
Publishers:   Amalgamated Press

The Home Treasury

"A Literary Journal Devoted to the Best Interests of Our Homes".

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1900s: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Home Treasury Co., Augusta, Maine

Home Weekly

see under Red Rose Novels

Home Words for Heart and Hearth

Possibly non-fiction.

Issues & Index Sources:  1897 – 1902
Publishers:   Home Words Publishing Office
Editors:   Rev. Charles Bullock

Homicide Detective

True crime.

Issues & Index Sources

  1951 – ?


  1951 – ?: World at War Publishing Co., 19 W. 44th St., New York, NY., 55 Morton St., New York, NY
  1954 – ?: Detective House Inc., 114 E. 32nd St., New York, NY, and 441 Lexington Ave., New York, NY



Homicide Detective Story Magazine

Total Issues: 4

A short-lived magazine that represented the transitional period between the pulp-style detective fiction of the 1940s and early 1950s, and the more polished and sophisticated crime fiction of the 1960s.

Issues & Index Sources

  Sep-1956: Crime Fiction Index
  Nov-1956 – Mar-1957, as Killers Mystery Story Magazine: Crime Fiction Index


  Arnold Magazines


  Alfred Grenet









Sources:   Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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Homicide Reporter (UK)

Total Issues: 1?

One of the many undated "one shot" magazines published in the UK in the years after the Second World War. In a loose series with Crime Detective, Police Detective, Racket-Buster Detective and Crime Investigator.

Issues & Index Sources:  1949: Crime Fiction Index
Publishers:   Hamilton & Co
Formats:   pulp
Prices:   9d
Pagecounts:   64pp
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"Fiction: first-rate writing, well plotted... particularly the short short story".

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1960s
Publishers:   Fleetway Publications Ltd, Fleetway House, Farringdon St., London EC4
Editors:   Audrey Slaughter (in 1962)
Frequency:   monthly

Honeymoon Stories

see under Honeymoon Tales

Honeymoon Tales

Total Issues: 1+5=6

The issue numbering restarted in Dec-1933 to reflect the "recent change which makes this a love story book instead of a sex story book".

Issues & Index Sources

  Aug-1933 – Jan/Feb-1934, as Honeymoon Stories: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)


  Novel Idea Publishing, NY


  Patricia Rogers


  small tabloid, glossy cover



Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Honolulu Magazine

Issues & Index Sources

  1888 – 1966, as Paradise of the Pacific
  1966 – present, as Honolulu Magazine: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)


Hooded Detective

see under Crack Detective (and Mystery) (Stories)

Hooded Detective (UK) [1942]

British reprint edition of Hooded Detective.

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1942: Crime Fiction Index (Missing: all issues)
Publishers:   Gerald G. Swan
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Hood's Home Library

Total Issues: 288?

Issues & Index Sources:  1914 – 1915: Dime Novel Bibliography (incomplete)
Publishers:   C.I. Hood Co., Lowell, Mass
Formats:   7 x 4 3/4"
Prices:   25c
Pagecounts:   144 to 600
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

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