Detective Fiction

The Dragon's Secret

Read by J. M. Smallheer

Augusta Huiell Seaman

Sixteen year old Leslie Crane has come to the New Jersey shore as a companion to ailing Aunt Marcia, whose doctor has sent her there for a s…

Dead Men's Money

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J. S. Fletcher

This classic mystery produces its first dead body during a clandestine midnight meeting. Already nothing is what it seems... (Summary by Ges…

Ralestone Luck

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Andre Norton

Rupert Ralestone is officially the Marquess of Lorne--but with no family money or prestige, the title is worthless. He and his younger broth…

The Secret Pact

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Mildred A. Wirt Benson

PENNY PARKER is a teen-aged sleuth and amateur reporter with an uncanny knack for uncovering and solving unusual, sometimes bizarre mysterie…

The Secret Passage

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Fergus Hume

Excellent murder mystery. On September 9, 1905, the NY Times Saturday Review of Books described this book as follows: "That painstaking…

The Clue

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Carolyn Wells

Once Carolyn Wells began, or re-invented her writing career, 'The Clue' was her initial book which strayed from children's writings into mys…

The Blonde Lady, being a record of the duel of wits between Arsène Lupin and th…

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Maurice Leblanc

In "The Blonde Lady, being a record of the duel of wits between Arsène Lupin and the English detective" - original title &q…

Murder at St. Dennis

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Margaret Ann Hubbard

A cunning killer prowls the winding corridors of an old hospital in this thriller by the author of "Murder Takes the Veil". (From …

The Stillwater Tragedy

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Thomas Bailey Aldrich

Thomas Bailey Aldrich was an American poet, novelist and editor. Of his many books of poetry and fiction, he may be best known for his semi…

The Lone Wolf

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Louis Joseph Vance

The Lone Wolf is the first of eight books in a series featuring the jewel thief turned private detective Michael Lanyard. With his identity …

The Staircase at the Heart's Delight

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Anna Katharine Green

Detective Ebenezer Gryce tells the story of the case with which he begun his career in 1840. Several wealthy men were drowned and washed ash…


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Octavus Roy Cohen

The crime seemed to have lost itself in the sleety cold of the December midnight upon which it was committed. The trails were not blind--the…

The Teeth of the Tiger

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Maurice Leblanc

Maurice Leblanc delivers another Arsene Lupin adventure set in World War I. (Summary by Cathy Barratt)

Varney, the Vampyre Vol. 1

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Thomas Peckett Prest

This is volume 1 of 3. Originally published as a penny dreadful from 1845 until 1847, when it first appeared in book form, Varney the Vampy…

The Green Rust

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Edgar Wallace

A millionaire is taken suddenly ill, and sensing his mortality, he asks his attorney to do him one last favor—to find and secretly watch ove…

The Mystery of the Locks

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E. W. Howe

Davy's Bend was a dying, lonely, uncared-for river town. So when a stranger showed up one day and bought the old unoccupied house called 'Th…

Carnacki, the Ghost Finder

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William Hope Hodgson

Thomas Carnacki was a detective of the supernatural, created for a series of short stories by William Hope Hodgson. Hodsgon, also a noted ph…

The Film Mystery

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Arthur B. Reeve

The Film Mystery is one of eighteen detective novels by Arthur B. Reeve starring his best known character Professor Craig Kennedy and his tr…

The Hand of Fu-Manchu

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Sax Rohmer

Further adventures of Nayland Smith and Doctor Petrie as they continue their battles against the evil genius, Dr Fu-Manchu. (summary by Elai…

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