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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...

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....

Murder at Loftus House

by Brian O'Hare

Adrienne Davies visits Loftus House, home of her old friend Margaret and her difficult husband Edward. There's no love lost between him and his other houseguests, or indeed his own family. After a tension-packed...


by Bill Pronzini

Two novellas and two short stories featuring Mystery Writers of America Grandmaster Bill Pronzini's iconic Nameless Detective!

Zigzag is an original novella, in which a safe and simple accident investigation...

Rio Noir

by Clifford Landers & Tony Bellotto

With Rio Noir, the Akashic Noir Series delves for the first time into South America.

Murder at the Roadside Cafe

by Brian O'Hare

It's an ordinary day at Sam's roadside diner, with the usual mix of customers.  But when the lights fail a gunshot rings out - and one of them lies dead.  Detective Chief Inspector Jim Sheehan must unravel...

Mystery & Mayhem

by The Crime Club

Enthralling children's fiction for everyone who loves Robin Steven's Murder Most Unladylike Mysteries and Frances Hardinge's The Lie Tree.

Twelve mysteries.

Twelve authors.

One challenge: can YOU solve the crimes...

All in the Mix: Short Stories

by Gail Tucker, Agnes Hall & Gaile M Griffin Peers

Featuring the work of Gail Tucker, Agnes Hall, Sheila Skinner, Avner  Kornblum, Vivien  Johnson,  Paul Shearer Walmsley, Jean M. Watson, Colin Hall and Deborah Grant.

All in the Mix

An eclectic mix of short...

The Cradle Will Fall

by Clare Donoghue

The Cradle Will Fall is a short story written by Clare Donoghue, the author of Never Look Back, No Place to Die and Trust No One. It is a prequel to her crime series, featuring Jane Bennett and DI Lockyer.


Crime Scenes

by Zane Lovitt

Is there really such a thing as an innocent person?

Teachers, cops, mothers, wives ─ everyone has a moment of crisis; when things could go either way. From the prostitute with no way out, to the bitter author...

Montalbano's First Case and Other Stories

by Andrea Camilleri & Stephen Sartarelli

From the author of the New York Times–bestselling Inspector Montalbano mystery series, twenty-one short stories spanning the beloved detective’s career


Inspector Montalbano has charmed readers in nineteen...