mystery & thriller

The Harlequin Tea Set and Other Stories

Posted: 21/12/2012

Agrand treasure for fans of the grande dame of mystery, The Harlequin Tea Set and Other Stories brings together nine rare and brilliant Christie tales of murder and detection that span nearly half a century of her storytelling genius. In "The Mystery of the Spanish Chest," Hercule Poirot unrave...

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The Golden Ball And Other Stories (Agatha Christie Mysteries Collection)

Posted: 21/12/2012

Is it a gesture of goodwill or a sinister trap that lures Rupert St. Vincent and his family to a magnificent estate? How desperate is Joyce Lambert, a destitute young widow whose only recourse is to marry a man she despises? What unexpected circumstance stirs old loyalties in Theodora Darrell, an...

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Portraits of Murder: 47 Short Stories Chosen by the Master of Deadly Suspense (Alfred Hitchcock Mysteries)

Posted: 21/12/2012

The master of suspense presents 47 spine-tingling tales of murder most foul, taken from the annals of Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine. Profit, revenge, or assassination: whatever the motive, these stories feature all the twists, turns, and terror mystery lovers long for. Meet the acrostic puz...

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The Complete Father Brown (Father Brown Mystery)

Posted: 21/12/2012

Immortalized in these famous stories, G.K. Chesterton's endearing amateur sleuth has entertained countless generations of readers. For, as his admirers know, Father Brown's cherubic face and unworldly simplicity, his glasses and his huge umbrella, disguise a quite uncanny understanding of the cri...

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Two of the Deadliest: New Tales of Lust, Greed, and Murder from Outstanding Women of Mystery

Posted: 21/12/2012

Anger . . . Jealousy . . . Gluttony . . . Sloth . . . Lust . . . Greed . . . Pride . . . These are the seven deadly sins, the roots of crime throughout human history. Greed and lust are Two of the Deadliest. New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth George has gathered nearly two dozen chil...

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A Good Hanging

Posted: 21/12/2012

Twelve remarkable, gritty stories starring Detective Inspector John Rebus in his home city of Edinburgh, as only Ian Rankin can portray it: not just the tearooms and cobbled streets of the tourist brochures, but a modern urban metropolis with a full range of criminals and their victims--blackmail...

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While the Light Lasts

Posted: 21/12/2012

Some of Agatha Christie's earliest stories -- including her very first -- which show the Queen of Crime in the making! A macabre recurring dream ! revenge against a blackmailer ! jealousy, infidelity and a tortured conscience ! a stolen gemstone ! the haunting attraction of an ancient relic ! a ...

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The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes: A Complete & Unabridged Reading by Derek Jacobi

Posted: 21/12/2012

Emmy award-winning actor Sir Derek Jacobi reads all twelve stories from this last collection to feature Holmes and Watson.The Illustrious Client features an Austrian adventurer who corrupts young women, while in The Blanched Soldier, Holmes works without Watson to help an ex-serviceman. One of th...

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Nothing That Meets the Eye: The Uncollected Stories of Patricia Highsmith

Posted: 21/12/2012

"Highsmith is no more a practitioner of the murder mystery genre...than are Doestoevsky, Faulkner and Camus."—Joan Smith, Los Angeles TimesThe Patricia Highsmith renaissance continues with Nothing That Meets the Eye, a brilliant collection of twenty-eight psychologically penetrating storie...

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The Tragedy of Errors and Others

Posted: 21/12/2012

“ELLERY QUEEN IS THE AMERICAN DETECTIVE STORY” So wrote the great critic Anthony Boucher about the contributions of Ellery Queen to the mystery story. Queen appeared in novels and short stories, in the movies and on television, on the radio and even in comic books. In honor of...

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