The Frightened Stiff by Kelley Roos (1942)

Everything went wrong for Jeff and Haila Troy the night they moved into their new Greenwich Village apartment. There’s no lock on the door, no blinds on the windows, and the truck with their furniture didn’t show on time. While at a restaurant to kill time, Haila overhears an unsavory character arranging a meeting for …

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Made Up To Kill by Kelley Roos (1940)

Opening night of the production "Green Apples", and Haila Rogers is set play a supporting roll, her roommate Carol Blanton was set to play the ingénue lead, but has suddenly come down with laryngitis and won't be able to go on. Alice MacDonald, her “fanatically ambitious” understudy, “has no gifts to offer the theater” is …

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