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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  • Why Women Read Detective Stories

    by Carolyn Wells

    Carolyn Wells, famed American writer and poet of such works as THE CLUE (1909) and THE IMPORTANCE...

  • The Dead Are Quick ...

    by Emil Petaja

    When under his hypnotic spell, Linda told of a man with a knife stalking her, Hamlet the Great kn...

  • A Bachelor in the Making

    by Charles Jackson

    It was so ... adult. Knowing everything ... everybody ...

  • Suave Talker Robs Passengers On Train

    A true crime story of train robbery ... and unexpected charm!

  • On the Eighth Tee

    by Martin Brand

    Two golf caddies turned murderers, a pretty young girl --- and Lieutenant Jimmy Mersereau. Mix th...

  • Four-Footed Vengeance

    by Herman Landon

    Maxim Verdette had plotted his brother's murder in order to claim Justin's fortune, and he was wi...

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...