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  • After Midnight by Marthé Neville

    After Midnight

    by Marthé Neville

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    Willoughby is jealous of his wife's relationship with the new gardener. But who is the mysterious man and how does a faithful wife's relationship with him lead to murder?

  • Bereave It, Or Not by Thorne Lee

    Bereave It, Or Not

    by Thorne Lee

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    The most thankless task of Detective Daventry's career was the case of the mystified murderer. For because his victim was unknown and unmourned, the only gratitude due to Daventry would be a pat on the back from the Grim Reaper.

  • Blueberry Pie by Thyra Samter Winslow

    Blueberry Pie

    by Thyra Samter Winslow

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    The story about the execution of Stuart Dennison shook Irma as she recalled her old life back in New York. Before she was Irma Martin. When she was Mrs. Stuart Dennison.

  • The Abandoned House by Buelah Poynter

    The Abandoned House

    by Buelah Poynter

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    Trying to escape the storm, Alan and his sister, Nell, seek shelter in the old abandoned house. But when they discover Judge MacPherson recently murdered, will they find the killer or death?

  • Butterfly of Death by John H. Knox

    Butterfly of Death

    by John H. Knox

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    A queer kind of a chuckle hit my eardrum. “You’re Joe Delaney,” repeated the voice, and then it added, “So you think you can take my little Butterfly away from me and nothing will happen to you?”

  • The Campaign for Vengeance by John Baer

    The Campaign for Vengeance

    by John Baer

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    After her beloved brother, Captain Jimmy Cornell, was found dead, with a small, white card on his chest bearing the words, The Mogal, Marguerite swore she’d bring the killers to justice.

  • Danger Ahead by Harry Millard Lynch

    Danger Ahead

    by Harry Millard Lynch

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    A Story of Crafty Rogues, a Keen-witted Girl, a Wily Millionaire --- and Red Gold and Ransom: When kidnappers abduct a noted millionaire, shrewder than all of them, and try to bleed him for $300,000, what happens? This story answers the question --- and the answer fairly takes your breath away!

  • The Man Who Would Not Die by Harold Ward

    The Man Who Would Not Die

    by Harold Ward

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    What is death, my dear inspectors? Who knows? No one but me. What is the human body? Only a prison in which the soul is confined — a piece of clay to be discarded at will. God kills when he wishes. Why not I? It suited my purpose to use the mortal form of Mrs. Winters, and I took it.

  • Cookin' With Poison by D. Wescott Gouldner

    Cookin' With Poison

    by D. Wescott Gouldner

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    It had to be one of Paul's two lovely sisters-in-law who'd known the old man was coming … and baked a cake.

  • The Gorgon's Guests by John H. Knox

    The Gorgon's Guests

    by John H. Knox

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    Evil are the cavernous haunts wherein wandering men are transformed from mortal flesh into lifeless stone!

  • Married to Murder by Robert Martin

    Married to Murder

    by Robert Martin

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    Hardboiled Lee Fiske was soft as a three-minute egg over the former football hero's embraceable wife-which made Lee Fiske the sheriff's first choice to fry!

  • Mr. Bingler's Murder Maze by Wilbur S. Peacock

    Mr. Bingler's Murder Maze

    by Wilbur S. Peacock

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    Mr. Bingler was on the spot, for here was a case not covered by the situations described in his handy little instruction booklet for Home Detectives. But the little man's courage held out, even when he found himself lying next to a murdered man, with his own sword-umbrella sticking out of the corpse as sure-fire evidence!

  • No Safety in Numbers by Edward S. Williams

    No Safety in Numbers

    by Edward S. Williams

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    Off in the country, cut off by the storm, Rose had heard the radio account of the hold-up and murder. And now she was sure that one of the men in her house was the killer. But which was it?

  • Orchids for Madame by Greta Bordet

    Orchids for Madame

    by Greta Bordet

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    All Art did was try to pick up this beautiful blondie, and whiz-bang, we get more trouble than I ever seen in my whole life!

  • The Purple Doom of Dr. Krantz by

    The Purple Doom of Dr. Krantz

    A Dixon Hawke Mystery

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    Will Dixon Hawke's wiley wisdom be enough to allow him to penetrate Hitler's inner sanctum and destroy the secret weapon created by Nazi scientist Dr. Krantz or will he be found out as a British Spy?

  • Two Bells by Harry C. Hervey, Jr.

    Two Bells

    by Harry C. Hervey, Jr.

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    It all came back to him — the lamp-lit Australian water-front, the slinking shadows along the quay, the sickening emotions following the blow and the return to consciousness in the hold of the trading brig bound for eleven degrees south of the equator.

  • Voodoo On The Riviera by

    Voodoo On The Riviera

    A Dixon Hawke Mystery

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    Up against the fearsome forces of Caribean voodoo, can Hawke and his assistant Tommy Burke defeat the forces of dark magic?