Crime & Mystery Fiction

Emma: A Fragment of a Story

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Charlotte Brontë


Miss Mabel Wilcox, the owner of a newly opened girl's boarding school, meets the wealthy Mr. Conway Fitzgibbon, who drops off his frail daug…

Nounlegos (L'Homme qui lit dans le cerveau)

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Raoul Bigot


Un juge tenace est confronté à la mystérieuse mort d’un milliardaire américain et de sa famille en vacances &agr…

The Trial of Callista Blake

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Edgar Pangborn


In 1959, in the state of New Essex, a witch was on trial. Or so she seemed to many of the jurors who would ultimately decide her fate, and t…

The Great Pearl Secret

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Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson


It is the afternoon before a grand society wedding between Juliet Phayre and the Duke of Claremanagh, when Emmy West drops by to visit the b…

The String of Pearls (dramatic reading)

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Unknown


Todd is a barber who murders his customers and turns their remains into meat pies, sold at the pie shop of his partner in crime: Mrs. Lovett…

Thou Art The Man

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Mary Elizabeth Braddon


Sibyl married after assuming that her cousin, with whom she was in love, died. However, said cousin, who suffers from epilepsy, found himsel…

The Dream Doctor

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Arthur B. Reeve


The Dream Doctor is a compilation of detective stories featuring Professor Craig Kennedy, a Sherlock-like character who uses his scientific …

The Red Hand

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Arthur Machen


Two London gentlemen ponder the evolution of humankind as they investigate a modern-day murder committed with an ancient tool. - Summary by…

The Technique of the Mystery Story

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Carolyn Wells


For one, I have never been one of those who apologize for my frank and never-ending delight in mystery stories. Their mazes have led me unwe…

The Delafield Affair

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Florence Finch Kelly


New Mexico's hot, dry winds are taking their toll: cattle suffer long treks to get food and water. But it is not just a hard time for them. …

One Life, One Love

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Mary Elizabeth Braddon


Clara and Robert Hatrell lead an ideal life with their young daughter Daisy in a beautiful old fashioned cottage on the banks of the Thames.…

The House on the Downs

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Gladys Edson Locke


Mark Brandon, a writer from Australia is in England to visit an old friend, Sir Quenton Rotherdene. However, while walking across the Downs…

The Yellow Claw

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Sax Rohmer


When a woman is murdered at mystery writer Henry Loureoux's apartment, Scotland Yard inspector Dunbar begins his investigation with a note t…

Una comida en casa de Rossini

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Alexandre Dumas


Dumas concurre a una cena en casa de Rossini el célebre compositor y gran chef italiano. En esa cena se encuentra con otros destacado…

Yollop

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George Barr Mccutcheon


Mr. Crittenden Yollop makes friends with the man who came to burglarize his home and sets out to help him return to where he really wants to…

Boston Blackie: Stories Around the Opium Lamp

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Jack Boyle


Boston Blackie had his birth in the imagination of a self confessed “opium eater.” Jack Boyle was a San Francisco newspaper man who became d…

The Ear In The Wall

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Arthur B. Reeve


Craig Kennedy is a man who thinks outside the box. A skilled detective using the cutting edge technology of his time, he uses his skills to …

Dope

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Sax Rohmer


A minor lord is killed and a rich socialite is missing, and they are both tied to the enigmatic Kazmah the Dream Reader, who has also disapp…

Zigzags of Treachery and other stories

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Dashiell Hammett


The death of a well known San Francisco doctor brings a charge of murder for his wife, but is it murder or suicide, and is she really his wi…

The House of Dust

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L. A. Borah


The old Lamont House sits still out in the Louisiana swamp, covered in dust and seemingly untouched since that terrible murder that occurred…

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