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Ravensdene Court

by Joseph Smith Fletcher

An expert in rare books is invited to a remote Northumbrian manor house to catalogue a library. Mysterious events ensue...

Terror Keep

Prince Zaleski

In the Mayor's Parlour

by Joseph Smith Fletcher

The Mayor of a small town is found murdered. A classic "whodunnit".

That Mainwaring Affair

Anderson Crow, Detective

by George Barr McCutcheon

Excerpt: Two events of great importance took place in Tinkletown on the night of May 6, 1918. The first, occurring at half-past ten o'clock, was of sufficient consequence to rouse the entire population out of...

Tragedy Trail

by Johnston McCulley

A Terry Trimble Murder Mystery

The Brand of Silence

by Harrington Strong

Excerpt: Now the fog was clearing and the mist was lifting, and the bright sunshine was struggling to penetrate the billows of damp vapor and touch with its glory the things of the world beneath. In the lower...

Peter the Brazen

by George F. Worts

Excerpt: When Peter Moore entered the static-room, picked his way swiftly and unnoticingly across the littered floor, and jerked open the frosted glass door of the chief operator's office, the assembled operators...

Ruth Fielding and the Gypsies

by Alice B. Emerson

An automobile trip, kidnapper Gypsies, a stolen necklace, and a reward -- and Ruth must find a way to escape her pinch-penny Uncle.

Ruth Fielding at Briarwood Hall

The Film of Fear

by Frederic Arnold Kummer

The earliest known novel with a motion-picture theme.

White Face

The La Chance Mine Mystery

Bucholz and the Detectives

by Allan Pinkerton

The following pages narrate a story of detective experience, which, in many respects, is alike peculiar and interesting, and one which evinces in a marked degree the correctness of one of the cardinal principles...

The Filigree Ball

by Anna Katharine Green

Being a full and true account of the solution of the mystery concerning the Jeffrey-Moore affair.

Alias the Lone Wolf

by Louis Joseph Vance

The super crook in "The Lone Wolf," the object of fiendish vengeance in "The False Faces," and the clever secret service man in "The Red Masquerade" now has his most thrilling adventure as a gentleman adventurer...

The Orange-Yellow Diamond

The Gloved Hand

by Burton E. Stevenson

Excerpt: I was genuinely tired when I got back to the office, that Wednesday afternoon, for it had been a trying day—the last of the series of trying days which had marked the progress of the Minturn case;...

The Blue Hand