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Five Classic Spenser Mysteries: A Catskill Eagle, Early Autumn, God Save the Child, The Godwulf Manuscript, Mortal Stakes

by Robert B. Parker

“Robert B. Parker has taken his place beside Dashiell Hammett, Raymond Chandler, and Ross Macdonald,” The Boston Globe once wrote. But over the course of a legendary literary career, Parker single-handedly...


The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (Mermaids Classics)

by Arthur Conan Doyle

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) is a collection of twelve short stories about a detective which was first published in 1892.

Mermaids Classics, an imprint of Mermaids Publishing...


Nonstop Spaniels (Novella)

by LindaO. Johnston

Pet rescuer Lauren Vancouver is about to discover that some animal shelters make exceptions in their no-kill policy-for people as well as animals-in this all-new novella available only in digital format.

Lauren...


Fit to Die: A Ladies Killing Circle Anthology

by Joan Boswell & Sue Pike

Sport, fitness, games and murder are the main themes of this collection of wicked and witty crime fiction and poetry by the Ladies' Killing Circle. You'll watch your back in the hot tub after reading this book......


To Cut a Long Story Short

by Jeffrey Archer

A dying man doesn’t know which of his relations to leave his fortune to, only to find out who really cares about him. A chance overheard conversation changes the course of an entire man’s life. A woman savors...


Fish Nets: The Second Guppy Anthology

by Ramona DeFelice Long

Fish Nets: The Second Guppy Anthology, dredges up even more thrills, chills, and gills. Like its predecessor, Fish Tales, this collection of mysteries by members of Sisters in Crime's "Guppies" group features...


Dan Turner, Hollywood Detective in DEAD ENDS: 2 Hardboiled Detective Tales

by Robert Leslie Bellem

This volume collects two stories featuring Dan Turner, hardboiled Hollywood detective. In "Death Ends the Scene," a washed-up movie-director is going to knock himself off in order to give his no-good bride a...


Don't Get Mad, Get Even: 15 Tales of Revenge and More

by Barb Goffman

What do a bullied girl, a Christmas Town elf, a sheriff, and the biblical Job have in common? They're a few of the characters who take center stage in these stories of revenge, comeuppance, and the search for...


Death of a Salesperson

by Robert Barnard

A Simon & Schuster eBook. Simon & Schuster has a great book for every reader.


Hercule Poirot: The Complete Short Stories

by Agatha Christie

At last, a single volume that gathers together all of the short stories featuring Agatha Christie's most famous creation: Hercule Poirot. The dapper, mustache-twirling little Belgian with the egg-shaped head...


Mystery Writers of America Presents The Mystery Box

by Brad Meltzer

There's nothing more mysterious than a locked box. Whether it's a literal strongbox, an empty coffin, the inner workings of a scientist's mind, or an underground prison cell, there are those who will use any...


Short Sentence: 10 Stories of Dastardly Deeds

by Conor Fitzgerald & Parker Bilal

From Obsession and Payback to Secrets and Lies, Deception and Bad Judgement, these thrilling tales will shock and surprise you with their cunning.

Short Sentence was launched in 2012 by Bloomsbury Publishing,...


The Great Detective: His Further Adventures: A Sherlock Holmes Anthology

by Marvin Kaye & Gary Lovisi

Sherlock Holmes! That magical name conjures up all that is thrilling and exciting about the classic mystery short story. The Great Detective, created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, is without doubt the most well-known...


The Uncle Abner Mysteries

by Melville Davisson Post

Melville Davisson Post created an unusual but fascinating character in the figure of Uncle Abner. Abner was a strong, courageous Virginian, set in the years prior to the Civil War. He had a strong sense of justice,...


The Problemist: The Complete Adventures of Thornley Colton, Blind Detective

by Clinton H. Stagg

Clinton Stagg created a fascinating character in detective fiction before being killed in a car crash at the age of 26. We are left with only 8 short stories and one novel (all collected in this volume) of Thornley...


Baroness Orczy's Old Man in the Corner: The Old Man in the Corner / The Case of Miss Elliott

by Emma Orczy

Baroness Orczy, well-known as the creator of the Scarlet Pimpernel, also wrote some wonderful detective fiction. One of her most popular sleuths was the anonymous Old Man in the Corner, who shared his theorized...


November Joe: Detective of the Woods

by H. Hesketh-Prichard

Hesketh Vernon Hesketh-Prichard's November Joe is a fantastic collection of stories involving a young man with keen investigative skills who helps the police track down thieves and murderers in the back country....


12 Cases for Max Carrados

by Ernest Bramah

The twelve earliest Max Carrados mystery stories (first published in the UK in 1913) are collected here. One of the "blind detectives" of the golden-age of detective fiction, Carrados was intelligent, resourceful,...


Bone Dance: A Ladies Killing Circle Anthology

by Joan Boswell & Sue Pike

Music may soothe the savage breast, but in this fifth collection of witty and wicked crime fiction from the Ladies' Killing Circle, music provides the background for tales of murder and mayhem.


Time for Murder: Macabre Crime Stories

by Sydney J. Bounds

When Chalmers decides to attend one of Dr. Lanson's nightly séances, it's not because he has any belief in the occult, but simply to find somewhere warm to rest his weary feet. It's a decision he soon regrets....