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Bitter Remedy: An Alec Blume Case
Conor Fitzgerald
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There's no cure for murder...

Commissario Alec Blume, on health leave and fleeing his partner Caterina, has retreated from Rome to central Italy. At the Villa Romanelli he enrolls on a natural remedies course conducted by a young woman named Silvana.

But far from recuperating or resolving his differences ...


The Original Illustrated Sherlock Holmes: 37 Short Stories and a Novel from the ''Strand Magazine''
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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Here are the original Sherlock Holmes stories by Arthur Conan Doyle as they first appeared in the famed British magazine The Strand. This periodical was the literary sensation of its time, especially with the publication of the novel The Hound of the Baskervilles (which appears in its entirety in this ...


Antidote to Venom
Freeman Crofts
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'Mr Wills Crofts is deservedly a first favourite with all who want a real puzzle' - Times Literary Supplement'He always manages to give us something that really keeps us guessing' - Daily MirrorGeorge Surridge, director of the Birmington Zoo, is a man with many worries: his marriage is collapsing; his ...


Capital Crimes: London Mysteries: A British Library Crime Classic
Martin Edwards
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With its fascinating mix of people - rich and poor, British and foreign, worthy and suspicious - London is a city where anything can happen. The possibilities for criminals and for the crime writer are endless. London has been home to many of fiction's finest detectives, and the setting for mystery novels ...


Death in the Tunnel
Miles Burton
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On a dark November evening, Sir Wilfred Saxonby is travelling alone in the 5 o'clock train from Cannon Street, in a locked compartment. The train slows and stops inside a tunnel; and by the time it emerges again minutes later, Sir Wilfred has been shot dead, his heart pierced by a single bullet. Suicide ...


Death of an Airman
Christopher Sprigg
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Originally published: London: Hutchinson & Co., c1934.


Death on the Riviera
John Bude
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When a counterfeit currency racket comes to light on the French Riviera, Detective Inspector Meredith is sent speeding southwards - out of the London murk to the warmth and glitter of the Mediterranean. Along with Inspector Blampignon - an amiable policeman from Nice - Meredith must trace the whereabouts ...


Deep Waters
Martin Edwards
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"From picturesque canals to the swirling currents of the ocean, a world of secrets lies buried beneath the surface of the water. Dubious vessels crawl along riverbeds, while the murky depths conceal more than one gruesome murder. The stories in this collection will dredge up delight in crime fiction ...


Murder in Piccadilly
Charles Kingston
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'Scores of men and women died daily in London, but on this day of days one of them had died in the very midst of a crowd and the cause of his death was a dagger piercing his heart. Death had become something very real. When Bobbie Cheldon falls in love with a pretty young dancer at the Frozen Fang night ...


Murder in the Mill-Race
E. C. R. Lorac
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""Never make trouble in the village" is an unspoken law, but it's a binding law. You may know about your neighbor's sins and shortcomings, but you must never name them aloud. It'd make trouble, and small societies want to avoid trouble." When Dr Raymond Ferens moves to a practice at Milham in the Moor ...


Resorting to Murder: Holiday Mysteries: A British Library Crime Classic
Martin Edwards
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Holidays offer us the luxury of getting away from it all. So, in a different way, do detective stories. This collection of vintage mysteries combines both those pleasures. From a golf course at the English seaside to a pension in Paris, and from a Swiss mountain resort to the cliffs of Normandy, this ...


Serpents in Eden
Martin Edwards
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Serpents in Eden celebrates the rural British mystery by bringing together an eclectic mix of short crime stories written over, very roughly, half a century. Conan Doyle is represented, as are such major figures as G.K. Chesterton and Margery Allingham. Famous in their day were such authors as J.S. Fletcher, ...


The 12.30 from Croydon
Freeman Crofts
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We begin with a body. Andrew Crowther, a wealthy retired manufacturer, is found dead in his seat on the 12.30 flight from Croydon to Paris. Rather less orthodox is the ensuing flashback in which we live with the killer at every stage, from the first thoughts of murder to the strains and stresses of living ...


The Belting Inheritance
Julian Symons
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Lady Wainwright presides over the gothic gloom at Belting, in mourning for her two sons lost in the Second World War. A stranger arrives, claiming to be son David who was not killed after all. With Lady Wainwright's health fading and her inheritance at stake, the family is torn apart by doubts over its ...


The Cheltenham Square Murder
John Bude
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In the seeming tranquility of Regency Square in Cheltenham live the diverse inhabitants of its ten houses. One summer's evening, the square's rivalries and allegiances are disrupted by a sudden and unusual death - an arrow to the head, shot through an open window at no. 6. Unfortunately for the murderer, ...


The King's Evil (James Marwood & Cat Lovett, Book 3)
Andrew Taylor
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From the No.1 bestselling author of The Ashes of London and The Fire Court comes the next book in the phenomenally successful series following James Marwood at the time of King Charles II. A royal scandal... In the Court of Charles II, it's a dangerous time to be alive - a wrong move may lead to disgrace, ...


The Measure of Malice: Scientific Mysteries
Martin Edwards
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Mystery crime fiction written in the Golden Age of Murder The detective's role is simple: to catch the culprit. Yet behind each casual observation lies a learned mind, trained on finding the key to the mystery. Crimes, whatever their form, are often best solved through deliberations of logic--preferably ...


The Notting Hill Mystery
Charles Adams
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The Notting Hill Mystery was first published between 1862 and 1863 as an eight-part serial in the magazine Once a Week, written under the pseudonym Charles Felix. It has been widely described as the first detective novel, pre-dating as it does other novels such as Wilkie Collins's The Moonstone (1868) ...


The Secret of High Eldersham
Miles Burton
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The 20th book in Poisoned Pen Press's highly praised British Library Crime Classic series.


The Z Murders
J. Farjeon
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"Jefferson Farjeon is quite unsurpassed for creepy skill in mysterious adventures."- Dorothy L. SayersRichard Temperley arrives at Euston station early on a fogbound London morning. He takes refuge in a nearby hotel, along with a disagreeable fellow passenger, who had snored his way through the train ...

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