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Masterpieces of Edgar Allan Poe

by Edgar Allan Poe


The Works of Edgar Allan Poe

by Edgar Allan Poe

Best known for his tales of mystery and the macabre, Poe was one of the earliest American practitioners of the short story, and is generally considered the inventor of the detective fiction genre. Poe's best...

Blue Moon: A Katerina Carter Color of Money Cozy Mystery

by Colleen Cross

Blue Moon is a novelette and #2 in the Katerina Carter Color of Money Mysery Series. Kat and boyfriend Jace’s plans for a fancy dinner go awry when she discovers that her elderly neighbor Fiona has taken an...

Red Handed: A Katerina Carter Color of Money Cozy Mystery

by Colleen Cross

When forensic accountant and fraud investigator Katerina Carter and journalist boyfriend Jace Burton accept an impromptu party invitation, crime is the last thing on their minds. Then a winning wine investment...

Itinerari del mistero

by Laura

Laura Renier ITINERARI del MISTERO Il vero mistero del mondo non è l'invisibile, ma il visibile. Oscar Wilde Le cose, e purtroppo anche le persone e le idee, sono note non per la loro autenticità, ma soltanto...

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle & Arthur Conan Doyle

"The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes" is a collection of twelve stories written by Arthur Conan Doyle, featuring his famous detective. These are the first of the Sherlock Holmes short stories, originally published...


by Kate Watterson

Detective Ellie MacIntosh is on the case of a double homicide in a celebrity's home. Is it a case of burglary gone bad or something fair more sinister?

This thrilling short story bridges the events in Kate Watterson's...

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...

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,...

A toast to the river Kura

by Fausto Rampazzo

Based on a true story. A seamy individual goes in search of Antonio Russo, a freelance journalist in the Georgian capital. Troubled meetings, shootings and violence will mark its inexorable descent into hell....

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...

The World's Finest Mystery and Crime Stories: 4

by Ed Gorman & Martin H. Greenberg

More than 200,000 words of the best mystery and suspense fiction from around the world

The world's Finest Mystery and Crime Stories

Each year, editors Ed Gorman and Martin H. Greenberg cast their net far and wide,...

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?...

Martin Hewitt, Investigator

by Arthur Morrison

Arthur George Morrison (1 November 1863 – 4 December 1945) was an English writer and journalist known for his realistic novels and stories about working-class life in London's East End, and for his detective...

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...