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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....


Triple Threat

by Jeffery Deaver

From Jeffery Deaver--the New York Times bestselling author of the upcoming Lincoln Rhyme novel THE KILL ROOM (on sale June 4, 2013)--come three powerful new short stories.

In "Fast", Kathryn Dance races against...


The Dead Shall Not Rest

by Tessa Harris

The brilliant anatomist Dr. Thomas Silkstone returns in Tessa Harris's vivid and compelling mystery series set in 1780s London. . .

It is not just the living who are prey to London's criminals and cutpurses....


Tickled to Death and Other Stories of Crime and Suspense

by Simon Brett

Ranging from stark psychological suspense to frothy frolic, this stunning collection of twelve short stories demonstrates Simon Brett's astonishing versatility. In TICKLED TO DEATH, a lover of practical jokes...


Crime Writers and Other Animals

by Simon Brett

In this collection of ten short stories, each with a surprising twist, Simon Brett covers all seven of the deadly sins, with supremely entertaining results. In THE MAN WHO GOT THE DIRT, two Angry Young Men have...


An Ensuing Evil and Others

by Peter Tremayne

Peter Tremayne is one of the best loved writers of historical mysteries, his novels and stories published in over a dozen countries around the world. An Ensuing Evil collects for the first time fourteen of...


Cathedral Windows: A Someday Quilts Mystery (A Penguin Special from Plume)

by Clare O'Donohue

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA


Murder in Vegas

by Michael Connelly

Las Vegas. Lost Wages. Sin City. An artificial oasis of pleasure, spectacle, and entertainment, the gambling capital of America has reinvented itself so many times that its doubtful that anyone knows for sure...


A Good Hanging

by Ian Rankin

Twelve remarkable, gritty stories starring Detective Inspector John Rebus in his home city of Edinburgh, as only Ian Rankin can portray it: not just the tearooms and cobbled streets of the tourist brochures,...


The Ghost Quartet

by Orson Scott Card, Marvin Kaye, Brian Lumley & Tanith Lee

Do you believe in ghosts?

You will after reading these original short novels from four of today’s best writers of the fantastic.

Brian Lumley, a Grand Master of Horror and author of the popular Necroscope series,...


The World's Finest Mystery and Crime Stories: 5

by Ed Gorman & Martin H. Greenberg

Editors Ed Gorman and Martin H. Greenberg have scoured the world to present the biggest and most consistently entertaining collection of crime and suspense stories from across the globe. Their first-rate picks...


The World's Finest Mystery and Crime Stories: 2

by Ed Gorman

It’s not easy to collect, in a single volume, the finest mystery and suspense fiction the world has to offer, but The World’s Finest Mystery and Crime Stories: Second Annual Collection rises to that challenge,...


Transgressions Vol. 4

by Sharyn Mccrumb, Joyce Carol Oates, Anne Perry & Ed McBain

New York Times bestsellers Sharyn McCrumb, Joyce Carol Oates, and Anne Perry each provided a brand-new, never-before-published tale for this unique collection of stories edited by New York Times bestselling...