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The Wisdom of Father Brown

by G. K. Chesterton

First published in 1914, The Wisdom of Father Brown is the second of G. K. Chesterton’s mystery anthologies featuring his eponymous Roman Catholic sleuth. These mysteries are the original source material for...


Victorian Detectives Multipack - The Moonstone, Bleak House, Lady Molly of Scotland Yard and More (26 books total, 190 illustrations, essays, audio links)

by Various Artists

Long before Sherlock Holmes, six sleuths on either side of the Atlantic thrilled readers of early crime fiction - Inspector Bucket, C. Augustine Dupin, Amelia Butterworth, Sergeant Cuff, Loveday Brooke and Lady...


Who Killed The Mince Spy?

by Matthew Redford

"Tenacious carrot, detective inspector Willie Wortell is back to reveal the deviously delicious mind behind the crime of the festive season in this hugely entertaining, and utterly unconventional, short story. ...


Slipping: Stories, Essays, & Other Writing

by Lauren Beukes

A Punk Lolita fighter-pilot rescues Tokyo from a marauding art installation. A young architect’s life is derailed by an inquisitive girl who happens to be a ghost. Loyalty to a favorite product can be addictive...


A Murmuring of Bees

by Atlin Merrick

Think of Sherlock Holmes and you think of mysteries, John Watson…and bees. While Arthur Conan Doyle sent the great detective to tend hives in retirement, here bees are front and centre in stories of love and...


The Mistletoe Murder: And Other Stories

by P. D. James

Four previously uncollected stories from one of the great mystery writers of our time--swift, cunning murder mysteries (two of which feature the young Adam Dalgliesh) that together, to borrow the author's own...


Eggnog Murder

by Leslie Meier, Lee Hollis & Barbara Ross

With the fireplace crackling, the tree twinkling, and the carols humming, few things in life are as picture perfect as Christmas in Maine—until murder dampens the holiday spirit. It must be something in the...


Echoes of Sherlock Holmes: Stories Inspired by the Holmes Canon

by Laurie R. King & Leslie S. Klinger

In a stunning follow-up to the acclaimed In the Company of Sherlock Holmes, Laurie R. King and Leslie S. Klinger present a brand-new anthology of stories inspired by the Arthur Conan Doyle canon. In this follow-up...


Sherlock: The Essential Arthur Conan Doyle Adventures

by Arthur Conan Doyle, Mark Gatiss & Steven Moffat

Sherlock co-creators Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss present their all-time favorite Sherlock Holmes adventures. The hit BBC series Sherlock has introduced a whole new generation of fans to Arthur Conan Doyle’s...


The Big Book of Jack the Ripper

by Otto Penzler

Edgar Award–winning editor Otto Penzler's latest anthology takes its inspiration from the historical enigma whose name has become synonymous with fear: Jack the Ripper.

 

Of the real-life serial killers...


The McBain Brief

by Ed McBain

From the internationally admired creator of the 87TH Precinct series come these tales featuring policemen and their work and displaying Ed McBain’s inimitable talents in shorter form. . . .

In this collection...


Crime Plus Music: Twenty Stories of Music-Themed Noir

by Jim Fusilli, David Liss & Craig Johnson

CRIME + MUSIC: The Sounds of Noir, collects twenty darkly intense, music-related noir stories by world-renowned mystery authors including David Corbett, Tyler Dilts, Brendan DuBois, Bill Fitzhugh, Alison Gaylin,...


The Case of Aleister Stratton

by K.G.V. Barnwell

An unusual name: Aleister Stratton; a mysterious request for information; a chance discovery; the past and present merging. What caused this seemingly inexplicable death?

Imagine one morning you wake up and...


Father Brown Mysteries Collection [53 Father Brown Mysteries in One Volume] (Book House)

by G. K. Chesterton & Book House

This book contains the complete Father Brown stories in the chronological order of their original publication. - The Innocence of Father Brown - The Wisdom of Father Brown - The Donnington Affair - The Incredulity...


Edgar Allan Poe: The Complete Tales and Poems (Book House)

by Edgar Allan Poe & Book House

This book contains the complete Edgar Allan Poe’s tales and poems —over 135 works— in the chronological order of their original publication. Some of the most notable are: Tales: - The Black Cat - The Fall...


St. Louis Noir

by Scott Phillips

Edited by the best-selling author of The Ice Harvest, St. Louis Noir thickens the Midwest quotient for the Akashic Noir series.


Mississippi Noir

by Tom Franklin

Literary crime fiction master Tom Franklin curates this volume of stellar noir from the Deep South.


Brussels Noir

by Michel Dufranne

The Noir Series dives deeper into Europe, exploring a city with more than its share of sinister headlines and scandals.


Collected Short Mysteries

by Ngaio Marsh & Douglas G. Greene

A collection of short stories written by Ngaio Marsh; a number of them feature Inspector Alleyn, the protagonist of Marsh's famous mystery series.


The Murders in the Rue Morgue

by Edgar Allan Poe

"The Murders in the Rue Morgue" is a short story by Edgar Allan Poe published in Graham's Magazine in 1841. It has been claimed as the first detective story; Poe referred to it as one of his "tales of ratiocination".C....