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The Silent Bullet

by Arthur B. Reeve

"It has always seemed strange to me that no one has ever endowed a professorship in criminal science in any of our large universities." Craig Kennedy laid down his evening paper and filled his pipe with my tobacco....


Wedding Splash  ( The Secret Wedding Planner Cozy Short Story Mystery Series -Book Three )

by Janet Evans

It had been exactly 5 months, 4 days, and 16 weddings since the last mishap, and Julia was happy that finally, she got to plan a wedding where nothing terrible happened. This wedding is looking good. So far,...


Appearing, Disappearing (The Secret Wedding Planner Cozy Short Story Mystery Series - Book Two )

by Janet Evans

For once, wedding planner Julia thinks a reception will go smoothly. Then the bride's heirloom diamond and gold engagement ring mysteriously vanishes. The police think they know who took it and have closed the...


Dye by Cake (The Secret Wedding Planner Cozy Short Story Mystery Series - Book One )

by Janet Evans

Groom Karl Stipple keels over moments after eating a slice of cake at his own wedding reception. Now the police have locked down the resort, and wedding planner Julia is under orders from her boss to solve the...


The Missing Corpse ( The Lakeside Cozy Cat Mysteries Series - Book One)

by Janet Evans

Susan Becker keeps finding herself mixed up in mysteries when she should be busy cooking up something sweet in her bakery in the small tourist town of Lakeside, Missouri. Her best feline friend, Mr. Giles, is...


Buffalo Noir

by Ed Park & Brigid Hughes

Joyce Carol Oates, Lawrence Block, and others present original stories from the dark side of New York's second biggest city.


Memphis Noir

by Laureen Cantwell & Leonard Gill

A rich volume of Southern urban noir exploring sides of Memphis that only the locals know, but often don't reveal.


The Grownup: A Story by the Author of Gone Girl

by Gillian Flynn

Gillian Flynn’s Edgar Award-winning homage to the classic ghost story, published for the first time as a standalone

A canny young woman is struggling to survive by perpetrating various levels of mostly harmless...


Highway 7

by Perry Prete

A terrifying tale of claustrophobia reveals a dark secret even more disturbing than the present ordeal. What should be an idyllic family reunion turns to trauma when a demon from the past reappears to claim...


Killer Nashville Noir: Cold-Blooded

by Clay Stafford, Anne Perry & Jeffery Deaver

Bestselling authors Jeffery Deaver and Anne Perry join rising stars like Dana Chamblee Carpenter and Paula Gail Benson in a collection that proves Music City is a deadly place to be when your song gets called....


The Big Book of Sherlock Holmes Stories

by Otto Penzler

Presenting Edgar Award-winning editor Otto Penzler's latest anthology, The Big Book of Sherlock Holmes Stories, the largest collection of Sherlockian tales ever assembled—now in a deluxe hardcover edition,...


The Sam Dyke Box Set: Four Crime Novels

by Keith Dixon

This anthology includes the first four books in a series that has been called "terrific" and "difficult to put down". It also includes the first chapter of the fifth book, The Strange Girl. So who is Sam Dyke?...


Zagreb Noir

by Ivan Srsen

Zagreb Noir follows in the footsteps of Moscow Noir and St. Petersburg Noir as the Noir Series delves into Eastern Europe.


A Dark Night's Work

by Elizabeth Gaskell

“A dark night’s work”( a short fiction novel) was written by Elizabeth Gaskell in 1863. Elizabeth Gaskell's delight in the macabre is nowhere more evident than in her short fiction. This volume testifies...


What Was It?

by Fitz James O'Brien

"What was it?" is a brief but intense horror story. We are in New York and the owner of a Boarding house decides to move from the 26th Street Bleeker street: does a great deal since the place where the lady...


My Wife's Tempter

by Fitz James O'Brien

Fitz James O’Brien (1828-1862) was an Irish born American writer. some of whose work is often considered one of the forerunners of today's science fiction. The story of "My wife's tempter" revolves around...


The Extraordinary Adventures of Arsene Lupin

by Maurice Leblanc

It was a strange ending to a voyage that had commenced in a most auspicious manner. The transatlantic steamship `La Provence' was a swift and comfortable vessel, under the command of a most affable man. The...


Masterpieces of Mystery: Riddle Stories

by Joseph Lewis French

A distinguished American writer of fiction said to me lately: "Did you ever think of the vital American way we live? We are always going after mental gymnastics." Now the mystery story is mental gymnastics....


Masterpieces of Mystery: Detective Stories

by Joseph Lewis French

The honour of founding the modern detective story belongs to an American writer. Such tales as "The Purloined Letter" and "The Murders in the Rue Morgue" still stand unrivalled. We in America no more than the...


Blonde Hair, Blue Eyes

by Karin Slaughter

A beautiful young girl was walking down the street―when suddenly…

Julia Carroll knows that too many stories start that way. Beautiful, intelligent, a nineteen-year-old college freshman, she should be carefree....