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A Frontier Mystery

by Bertram Mitford

The mystery has to do with the murderous rites of the 'Brotherhood of the Dew,' a superstitious sect of the Zulus on the borders of Natal, who had a horrible way of sacrificing human beings in order to bring...


A Silent Witness

by R. Austin Freeman

On a wet and windy silent night in the sleeping city of London, the body of a man is found sprawled across Millfield Lane. So begins an ill wind and the puzzle of an intriguing stranger in this enchanting Dr...


Against Odds

by Lawrence Lynch

The story takes place at the end of the nineteenth century at the World's Fair in Chicago. Carl Masters is one of a legion of secret service men - employed to keep the multitudes safe, and be on the watch for...


Aaron Rodd, Diviner

by E. Phillips Oppenheim

A QUEER, unexpected streak of sunshine, which by some miracle had found its way through a pall of clouds and low-hanging mist, suddenly fell as though exhausted across the asphalt path of the Embankment Gardens....


The Führer and his Deputies

by Orlando Pearson

Giallo - novelette (27 pagine) - May 1945. The British Government needs to decide whether to put Rudolph He?, Hitler’s deputy, on trial on for war crimes...

May 1945. The British Government needs to decide...


Son of Sherlock

by Amanda C. Raymond

When thirteen-year-old Jonathan Eaton discovers that he is really the son of Sherlock Holmes, he sets out on an investigation of his own to find out who his real mother was, what happened to her, and why his...


The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

by Arthur Conan Doyle

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is a collection of twelve short stories by Arthur Conan Doyle, featuring his fictional detective Sherlock Holmes. It was first published on 14 October 1892; the individual stories...


The Kollwitz Calamities

by Alessandra Comini

Two monumental granite statues by famed German artist Käthe Kollwitz—the Grieving Parents—have been stolen from a World War I soldiers’ cemetery in Belgium. What could the motive have been for such an...


The Dagger Before Me

by Heather Haven

Persephone ‘Percy’ Cole joins the ranks of other gumshoes such as Sam Spade, Lew Archer, and Phillip Marlowe. This five-foot eleven, full-figured gal has the same hard-boiled, take-no-prisoners attitude,...


The Convenient

by Albert Marsolais & Bettyanne Twigg

Convenient, mistress, whore (B.E.) Cant expression of standard meaning, favorable to one’s comfort.

Malcolm Forrester a physician from Edinburgh, and Elspeth MacLeod, a healer from the Isle of Skye, were both...


The Truly Complete Sherlock Holmes Collection (the 60 official stories + the 6 unofficial stories)

by Arthur Conan Doyle

Sherlock Holmes is a fictional detective of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, who first appeared in publication in 1887. He is the creation of Scottish born author and physician Sir Arthur Conan Doyle....


The Chocolate Kiss-Off

by Heather Haven

World War II rages overseas but in America Valentine’s Day is around the corner. Vats of delicious chocolate are being cooked up to win fair lady’s heart.  But at Carlotta’s Chocolates, Carlotta is found...


Iced Diamonds

by Heather Haven

In late December, 1942, Persephone (Percy) Cole, one of Manhattan's first female PIs, has been hired to find out who killed a Santa Land elf and left the body in the storefront window of a swank 5th Avenue jewelry...


Death of a Clown

by Heather Haven

Up and coming circus performer, Jeri Deane, finds a young clown strangled inside a beloved lion’s cage. The tow sheriff’s threat to close down the Big Top won’t stop her from finding his killer. Beneath...


The Adventure of Wisteria Lodge

by Arthur Conan Doyle

The Adventure of Wisteria Lodge is one of the fifty-six Sherlock Holmes short stories written by British author Arthur Conan Doyle. One of eight stories in the volume His Last Bow, it is a lengthy, two-part...


The 39 Steps

by John Buchan

The 39 Steps is a melodrama adapted from the 1915 novel by John Buchan and the 1935 film by Alfred Hitchcock. The original concept and production of a four-actor version of the story was by Simon Corble and...


The Astronomer: A Novel

by Lawrence Goldstone

A vividly imagined novel set in sixteenth century France where a young astronomer endeavors to uncover the secret that threatens to overturn Catholicism and the reign of François I. Paris, 1534.

A student at...


A Christmas Return: A Novel

Christmas Stories #15

by Anne Perry

’Tis the season of giving—and with this wonderful book, New York Times bestselling author Anne Perry shares a brand-new holiday mystery filled with bygone relationships and hidden secrets.

As Charlotte Pitt’s...


City of Lies

Counterfeit Lady #1

by Victoria Thompson

An exciting new series featuring woman-on-the-run Elizabeth Miles—from the beloved national bestselling author of the Gaslight Mysteries.

Every woman plays a part—but some are more dangerous than others…...


Queen of the Flowers

by Kerry Greenwood

The circus is in town for St Kilda's first Flower Festival, which includes a parade. And who should be Queen of said Flowers but the Honourable Phryne Fisher? She has dresses to purchase, cinemas to visit, and...