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NOVELS

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  • Old Search and the Strangers by Major A. F. Grant

    Old Search and the Strangers

    by Major A. F. Grant

    $8.99

    Old Search is up against his most dangerous foe ... the Thugs of Gotham and their ruthless use of the strangler's cord! What dark plot leads to kidnapping and murder?

  • Back from the Dead by Old Ironnerve, Jr.

    Back from the Dead

    by Old Ironnerve, Jr.

    $8.99

    When master detective, Foster King, is called in to investigate peculiar events at the Central-Midland Bank, he finds more than simple embezzlement, he finds a mind capable of controlling others and forcing them to do his bidding. Can Old Ironnerve outwit this mysterious hypnotist and bring a murderer to justice?

NOVELLAS

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  • Rough House by Berkeley Gray

    Rough House

    by Berkeley Gray

    $7.99

    He was warned ... by Conquest. He took no notice until Rubber Face came. — Then, it was TOO LATE!

  • The Five Who Saw Too Much by A Dixon Hawke Mystery

    The Five Who Saw Too Much

    by A Dixon Hawke Mystery

    $7.99

    Five victims. Seemingly unconnected. Can Dixon Hawke uncover the truth behind the "Night of Terror"?

  • The Whispering Eye by G. T. Fleming-Roberts

    The Whispering Eye

    by G. T. Fleming-Roberts

    $7.99

    Hunted by the police ... framed for robbery and murder by the Eye, master fiend and vicious ruler of the underworld ... loathed by Barbara Sutton the girl who loves him ... the BLACK HOOD had to face the blazing purgatory of this murder master's guns to win back Barbara's love and clear himself of the framed charges.

SHORT STORIES

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  • The Ebony Cat

    by Rex Whitechurch

    When a miser loans out five grand without security, something is wrong — particularly when the ...

  • The Case of the Double Cheque

    A Dixon Hawke Mystery

    The bank clerk was desparate ... could Hawke prove that the man who chased the £9,000 cheque was ...

  • The Man Who Was Two

    by Harold Ward

    Six years ago, the death of New York City Detective Capt. John Connors was reported by the papers...

  • The Police Sometimes Guess Wrong

    by Harold Ward

    Tompkins confessed to planning to rob old Levi Jones, the money lender, and the janitor confessed...

  • You Remember Jeanie

    by John D. MacDonald

    He’d been a good cop once, then, when Frank Bard's wife was killed, he went off his nut, became a...

  • For This Reason

    by John Thomas Urwin

    She admitted to shooting her husband because, in her words, he was phoning that woman. But will t...

MURDERWIKI

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  • The Complete History of the Mystery by R. Cook

    The Complete History of the Mystery

    by R. Cook

    From the earliest versions of the mystery story through the modern age, the mystery story has evo...

  • The Eternal Curious & the Literature of the Mystery by Carolyn Wells

    The Eternal Curious & the Literature of the Mystery

    by Carolyn Wells

    Why is the detective story? To entertain, to interest, to amuse. It has no deeper intent, no more...

  • Ghost Stories by Carolyn Wells

    Ghost Stories

    by Carolyn Wells

    The fascination of this realm of experience, which is traditional from age to age, yet always elu...

  • History of the Mystery & Riddle Stories by Carolyn Wells

    History of the Mystery & Riddle Stories

    by Carolyn Wells

    To trace the origin and history of the mystery story is simply to trace the origin and history of...

  • Taxonomy of the Mystery by R. Cook

    Taxonomy of the Mystery

    by R. Cook

    Amateur or professional sleuth, cozy, Golden Age, noir, hardboiled ... these are more than just t...

  • The Detective by Carolyn Wells

    The Detective

    by Carolyn Wells

    The all-important character of the Detective Story is, of course, the Detective. He is not only t...