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The Strange Case of Mortimer Fenley

by Louis Tracy

When John Trenholme, artist, accepted a welcome commission from a magazine editor to journey down to a certain old Hertfordshire village and make a series of sketches of its imperiled beauties, he looked forward...

The Golden Scorpion

Fu Manchu #1684

by Sax Rohmer

The Golden Scorpion linked the story lines developed in the Yellow Claw (1915) with Dr. Fu Manchu who appears but is not named. "He wore a plain yellow robe and had a little black cap on his head. His face,...

The Black Robe

by Wilkie Collins

A high ranking Catholic priest schemes to recover land considered Church property.

The Clue of the New Pin

The Valley of Ghosts


by Marcel Allain & Pierre Souvestre

Fantômas was introduced a few years after Arsène Lupin, another well-known thief. But whereas Lupin draws the line at murder, Fantômas has no such qualms and is shown as a sociopath who enjoys killing in...

The Shadow of the Wolf

Twenty Rules For Writing Detective Stories

The Red Thumb Mark

Number Seventeen

by Louis Tracy

A mystery novel featuring Winter and Fourneaux.

On the Spot: Violence and Murder in Chicago

The Crystal Stopper

by Maurice Leblanc

A detective yarn that is a corker. Arsène Lupin in the greatest predicament of his career. Instead of the old masterful conqueror of men and circumstances against tremendous odds, we find him, until almost...

The Bat

by Mary Roberts Rinehart

Man, beast or devil? What was this flying shadow that terrorized a whole community and left a trail of crime and death?

The Return of Dr. Fu-Manchu

Fu Manchu #1673

by Sax Rohmer

Second book in the Fu Manchu series.

The Bartlett Mystery

The Singing Bone

The Film of Fear

by Frederic Arnold Kummer

The earliest known novel with a motion-picture theme.

The Clue of the Twisted Candle

The Black Box

by Edward Phillips Oppenheim

Excerpt: “You’re in luck, Alfred,” he declared. “That’s the most interesting man in New York—one of the most interesting in the world. That’s Sanford Quest.” “Who’s he?” “You haven’t...

The Burglar's Fate and The Detectives

by Allan Pinkerton

In the pages which follow I have narrated a story of actual occurrence. No touch of fiction obscures the truthful recital. The crime which is here detailed was actually committed, and under the circumstances...