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The Secret Martians

by Jack Sharkey

Cover artist: Edward Valigursky

Publisher: Ace

Pub year: 1960

Cover price: 35¢


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Cover tagline

This man can do no wrong

Back cover text

Part of Ace Double: Sanctuary in the Sky

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Interior text

Master Spy of the Red Planet

Jery Delvin had a most unusual talent. He could detect the flaws in any scheme almost on sight — even where they had eluded the best brains in the ad agency where he worked. So when the Chief of World Security told him that he had been selected as the answer to the Solar System's greatest mystery, Jery assumed that it was because of his mental agility.

But when he got to Mars to find out why fifteen boys had vanished from a spaceship in mid-space, he found out that even his quick mind needed time to pierce the maze of out-of-this-world double-dealing. For Jery had become a walking bomb, and when he set himself off, it would be the end of the whole puzzle of THE SECRET MARTIANS — with Jery as the first to go!