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Morbus Dei: The Arrival

by Bastian Zach & Matthias Bauer

VOLUME 1 OF THE HIGHLY GRIPPING MORBUS DEI-TRILOGY Getting caught in a snowstorm, deserter Johann List ends up in a secluded mountain village ridden by fear and superstition. Soon he realises that there is something...


In the Fog

by Richard Harding Davis

During the night of the great fog of 1897, five members of London’s The Grill club listen to the telling of three interconnected stories. An American gentleman begins by relating how he had gotten lost in...


Dead Men's Money

by J. S. Fletcher

Nothing is what it seems to be in this classic mystery -- starting with the first dead body, found during a clandestine, mid-night meeting. _____________ A naïve but sincere young lawyer's assistant who only...


Godfrey Morgan

by Jules Verne

The narrative begins with the auction by the US Government of fictional Spencer Island, located 460 miles off the California coast. The island is uninhabited and there are only two bidders, William W. Kolderup,...


The Silent Bullet

by Arthur Reeve

First appearing in the pages of Cosmopolitan magazine, Craig Kennedy was one of the most popular detectives of the early twentieth century, and Arthur B. Reeve's stories featuring the scientific sleuth were...


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...


The Secret of the Night

by Gaston Leroux

Three attempts on Russian General Trebass's his life have failed, but the Czar is determined to keep him alive. The Czar assigns the redoubtable, French detective reporter, Rouletabille to the case. It quickly...


Fragile Things: Short Fictions and Wonders

by Neil Gaiman

“A prodigiously imaginative collection.”

New York Times Book Review, Editor’s Choice

 

“Dazzling tales from a master of the fantastic.”

Washington Post Book World

 

Fragile Things is a sterling collection...


The Secret Journals of Sherlock Holmes

by June Thomson

SECRETS, SUSPENSE, AND CONSPIRACY. LONDON THROUGH THE EYES OF THE GREAT SHERLOCK HOLMES As Dr Watson's secret manuscripts are revealed to the public, a multitude of previously unseen cases come to light. An...


Hildegarde Withers in The Riddle of the Blueblood Murders

by Stuart Palmer

Spinster sleuth Hildegarde Withers and Inspector Oscar Piper are on the case of murder among the dog breeders, in a case reminiscent of S.S. Van Dine's "The Kennel Murder Case" (1933).

"Stuart Palmer's detective...


Experiment in Crime

by Philip Wylie

"International smuggling, vicious gangsters, beautiful girls ... sparkling, intriguing, outstanding." -- Phoenix Republic

"Adventure, suspense, and just good fun." -- Dallas News

"Excitement, plot ... once...


A Plague of Zombies: An Outlander Novella

by Diana Gabaldon

Diana Gabaldon, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the acclaimed Outlander series, delivers a captivating tale of history and suspense, with a touch of the supernatural, featuring Lord John Grey. This novella,...


Conspiracy of Silence: A Joe Scintilla Mystery

Joe Scintilla Mysteries #1

by S.T. Joshi

Members of the Sarsfield clan have gathered at the palatial family estate under terms of the will of John Sarsfield, who created a riddle they must solve to inherit the family fortune. Scintilla is summoned...


Charlie Chan in The Pawns of Death

by Bill Pronzini, Jeffrey M. Wallmann & Earl Derr Biggers

"Checkmate!" That was the last word uttered to Charlie Chan and Prefect of Police Claude DeBevre by a dying reporter. The man had been murdered . . . stabbed to death and left to die in a vacant hotel room....


Lake Charles: A Mystery Novel

by Ed Lynskey

"Bears comparison with the best noir fiction being published today. I loved it." -Ed Gorman

"LAKE CHARLES is going to scorch your soul. Ed Lynskey has given us a geographical and spiritual wasteland that that...


Virgin Territory (A Claudia Seferius Mystery #2)

by Marilyn Todd

It just wasn't fair. When you marry a man for his money, you expect him to leave you a shining pile of gold pieces. Not a crummy old wine business. How was the new young widow Claudia going to pay off her gambling...


Tragedy at Sarsfield Manor: A Joe Scintilla Mystery

Joe Scintilla Mysteries #2

by S.T. Joshi

Members of the Sarsfield clan have gathered at the palatial family estate under terms of the will of John Sarsfield, who created a riddle they must solve to inherit the family fortune. Scintilla is summoned...


A Broken Vessel

Julian Kestrel #2

by Kate Ross

Julian Kestrel, the dandy detective of Regency London, is most decidedly a man of the world and, through his valet, Dipper, reformed Cockney pickpocket, is not without ties to the underworld. One such connection...


Island of Bones: A Novel

Crowther and Westerman #3

by Imogen Robertson

The third novel in the critically acclaimed Westerman and Crowther historical mystery series reveals the dark secrets of Crowther’s past

England, 1783. For years, reclusive anatomist Gabriel Crowther has pursued...


Shadows in the Night

Aurelia Marcella #1

by Jane Finnis

Roman Britain in 91 AD is a troublesome part of the mighty Empire ruled by Domitian Caesar. Tension is especially high in the north, where Aurelia Marcella, a young innkeeper from Italy, runs the Oak Tree Mansion...