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- The Floating Press 1913; US$ 3.99
Long before the supernatural detectives at the center of television shows such as Medium and The Ghost Whisperer hit the airwaves, there was "detective of the occult" Thomas Carnacki, the fictional detective created by William Hope Hodgson, author of the novel The House on the Borderland. The Carnacki tales center around the eponymous detective's... more...
- The Floating Press 1899; US$ 3.99
Celebrated as one of the most important early female writers of detective fiction, Anna Katherine Green was lauded for her meticulous plotting and attention to detail. In this classic mystery novel, Agatha Webb and a household servant are found dead. Detective Caleb Sweetwater works to untangle the plot that involves blackmail, family secrets, and... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 8.99
A brooding, Victorian murder mystery set in the Scottish Highlands and featuring Inspector Allerdyce and Sergeant McGillivray Scotland?s richest man has been shot dead and dumped down a well. Was the Duke of Dornoch murdered by one of the miners whose wages he cut because of ?market forces?? Was he killed in return for his part in clearing the... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 33.99
Victoria Trumbull, the ninety-two-year-old poet/sleuth, is back in another entertaining mystery, set in beautiful Martha?s Vineyard. A mathematical knitters group is working on a coral reef quilt for a competition to draw attention to global warming. When a telephone stalker begins preying on their members, they become terrified and distracted... more...
- The Floating Press 2010; US$ 3.99
In addition to his reputation as one of the important early innovators in the genre of detective fiction, Wilkie Collins is recognized as being one of the first writers to feature female sleuths in his stories. In "The Law and the Lady," Collins' heroine succeeds in cracking a tough case that has left professional investigators stumped. more...
- The Floating Press 1909; US$ 3.99
When you're in the mood for suspense, nothing delivers like a collection of mystery and detective stories. These tales have been culled from the golden age of the genre, when masters like Charles Dickens, Thomas De Quincey, Laurence Sterne, and William Makepeace Thackeray were producing stories at a rapid clip to satisfy millions of devoted readers.... more...
- The Floating Press 1905; US$ 3.99
Equally well-known for his sophisticated philosophy tracts and his top-notch detective fiction, G.K. Chesterton was himself something of a literary jack-of-all-trades. This beloved collection of detective stories and mysteries is based on a club that is only open to those who rely on unusual or extraordinary lines of work as their main source of income.... more...
- The Floating Press 1878; US$ 3.99
Although her initial interest was in poetry, author Anna Katherine Green turned to fiction when her verse failed to make a mark with readers. This fateful move transformed the detective fiction genre, to which Green is regarded as an important early contributor. The Leavenworth Case is her best-known detective novel, and it highlights her unique skill... more...
- The Floating Press 1920; US$ 3.99
Known as the queen of the whodunits in her time, mystery writer Mary Roberts Rinehart created some fascinating sleuths and master criminals. One of her most widely recognized creations was the costumed arch-villain and criminal mastermind known as The Bat. This tale served as an introduction to the character, and was later transformed into a play bearing... more...
- The Floating Press 1919; US$ 3.99
Best remembered as the creator of the criminal mastermind Dr. Fu Manchu, British author Sax Rohmer penned a remarkable variety of novels and short stories in the crime, mystery, and action-adventure genres. In The Golden Scorpion, intrepid detectives Gaston Max and Inspector Dunbar are in hot pursuit of a group of deadly assassins who appear to be... more...