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The Collected Short Stories

by Jeffrey Archer

International bestselling author Jeffrey Archer has enthralled readers with his riveting suspense, surprise denouements, and unforgettable storylines. Now Archer's three acclaimed collections of short fiction...


The Best American Mystery Stories 2012

by Otto Penzler & Robert Crais

A collection of the best mystery writing published in 2011 culled from a variety of sources.


The Under Dog and Other Stories

by Agatha Christie

A beautiful heiress has been found dead on a train. A playboy has been stabbed through the heart during a costume ball. An elderly woman suspects that she is being slowly poisoned to death. A prince fears for...


The Secret Notebooks of Sherlock Holmes

by June Thomson

Scandal, intrigue and cunning crime. Delve into the world of the immortal Sherlock Holmes.

In Sherlock Holmes’s London, reputations are fragile and scandal can be ruinous. In order to protect the names of the...


The Secret Archives of Sherlock Holmes

by June Thomson

Murder, deception and the long shadow of Moriarty. All in a day’s work for the great Sherlock Holmes.

The unpublished manuscripts of Dr John Watson, concealed for years in the depths of a Charing Cross bank...


Rather Shorts: Six Short Tales of Crime in a Small Texas Town

by Walt Shiel

A Fort Worth detective finds contentment as a small-town police chief.

Orin Cage left a 15-year career with the Fort Worth PD to become Chief of Police in the small North Texas town of Rather. Glad to have escaped...


Sherlock Holmes Mystery Magazine #1

by Marvin Kaye, Edward D. Hoch & Arthur Conan Doyle

Sherlock Holmes Mystery Magazine #1 features fiction by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Carole Bugge, Ron Goulart, Marc Bilgrey, Edward D. Hoch, Hal Blythe, and Jean Paiva. Features by Kim Newman, Lenny Picker, Mrs...


Department of Spooks

Tales of Thubway Tham

by Johnston McCulley & John Betancourt

Thubway Tham is a small, short-tempered gnome of a man, a professional pickpocket with an annoying lisp. But he is no mere thief . . . he is the king of his chosen profession, a master "dip" who works only in...


Foggy Mountain Breakdown and Other Stories

by Sharyn Mccrumb

"In an earlier life, McCrumb must have been a balladeer, singing of restless spirits, star-crossed lovers, and the consoling beauty of nature. . . . The overall effect is spellbinding."

--The Washington Post...


Dead Men Kill

by L. Ron Hubbard

Detective Terry Lane is a standout cop—as tough as Eliot Ness of The Untouchables—who thought he’d seen it all . . . until now.  But he’s never seen a murder spree like this.  The evidence is clear:...


The Secret Documents of Sherlock Holmes

by June Thomson

This collection of stories, allegedly written by Doctor Watson, includes the theft of the Vatican cameos, the arrest of Huret the Boulevard assassin, and the terrible death of Crosby the banker.


The Secret Chronicles of Sherlock Holmes

by June Thomson

This collection of stories, allegedly written by Doctor Watson, includes the tragic tale of Lord Deerswood's unwanted legacy, the account of the jealous contortionist, the affair of the beautiful housekeeper,...


The Secret Files of Sherlock Holmes

by June Thomson

In 1939, in rooms at All Saints College, Oxford - a certain Miss Adelina McWhirter paid a visit to another Dr. John Watson, leaving behind, after an exchange of money, a beat-up metal box full of old papers....


Prison Noir

by Joyce Carol Oates

A completely new, fresh, and frightening take on "prison literature."


DC Noir

by George Pelecanos

Bestselling mystery author George Pelecanos dazzles and terrifies with his first-ever anthology.


Baltimore Noir

by Laura Lippman

Bestselling mystery queenpin Laura Lippman and cohorts dissect their own city with a vengeance.


Dallas Noir

by David Hale Smith

Texas's ultimate noir town reveals its unseemly underbelly.


Kansas City Noir

by Steve Paul

Steve Paul recruits Daniel Woodrell, John Lutz, and others to examine the seedy underbelly of this complex Midwestern city.


Long Island Noir

by Kaylie Jones

Stories covering Long Island’s extremes, from the comfortably rich, to the horribly poor, and all darkness between.