Mystery Classics

By the Cloak & Dagger

By the Cloak & Dagger

Bertie and the Tinman

Peter Lovesey

$16.95

Introducing Victorian England's most illustrious amateur sleuth (if not necessarily its most adept): Bertie, Prince of Wales, who can't help but poke his royal nose into a suspicious-sounding circumstance.

Waltz Into Darkness

Cornell Woolrich

$15.95 $14.67

A dark tale of the destructive power of love, Waltz into Darkness is a classic "femme fatale" narrative that shows "the father of the modern suspense story" (LA Times) at the top of his unsettling craft. It has been adapted for film twice, most notably serving as the basis for Francois Truffaut's Mississippi Mermaid.

The Bride Wore Black

Cornell Woolrich

$15.95 $14.67

A police detective seeks the rationale between seemingly-unrelated murders, connected only by the appearance of a beautiful woman each time

Miss Marple: The Complete Short Stories: A Miss Marple Collection

Agatha Christie

$15.99 $14.71

Miss Marple: The Complete Short Stories gathers together in one magnificent volume all of Agatha Christie's short stories featuring her beloved intrepid investigator, Miss Marple. It's an unparalleled compendium of murder, mayhem, mystery, and detection that represents some of the finest short form fiction in the crime fiction field, and is an essential omnibus for Christie fans.

Dorothy L. Sayers: The Complete Stories

Dorothy L. Sayers

$19.98 $18.38

Available in one volume, all the short stories by legendary Golden Age mystery writer Dorothy L. Sayers, one of the greatest mystery-story writers of the [twentieth] century.

A Spot of Folly: Ten and a Quarter New Tales of Murder and Mayhem

Ruth Rendell

$17.98 $16.54

A spine-tingling anthology by the New York Times-bestselling author and master of "psychological insight . . . and, not infrequently, teeth-chattering terror" (The New York Times).

The Lodger

Marie Belloc-Lowndes

$16.98

A first-class, highly acclaimed thriller that was first published in 1914. It is based on the grisly Jack the Ripper murders that occurred in Whitechapel, London twenty years before

The Leavenworth Case

Anna Katharine Green

$9.95 $9.15

This brilliantly plotted tale of love, greed, sacrifice, and betrayal introduced the first American series detective, Ebenezer Gryce, and is widely considered the first full-length detective story written by a woman.

The Man in Lower Ten

Mary Roberts Rinehart

$6.99

Mary Roberts Rinehart (1876-1958) was the most beloved and best-selling mystery writer in America in the first half of the twentieth century.

The First Detective: The Complete Auguste Dupin Stories-The Murders in the Rue Morgue, the Mystery of Marie Roget & the Purloined Letter

Edgar Allan Poe

$30.00

This is an opportunity for lovers of classic crime and detective fiction to own and read these important and groundbreaking mysteries in a single volume, available in paperback or hardback with dust jacket for collectors.

Father Brown: The Essential Tales

G. K. Chesterton

$15.95 $14.67

G. K. Chesterton's Father Brown may seem a pleasantly doddering Roman Catholic priest, but appearances deceive. With keen observation and an unerring sense of man's frailties-gained during his years listening to confessions-Father Brown succeeds in bringing even the most elusive criminals to justice.

The Riddle of the Sands: A Record of Secret Service

Erskine Childers

$17.00

While on a sailing trip in the Baltic Sea, two young adventurers-turned-spies uncover a secret German plot to invade England. Praised as much for its nautical action as for its suspenseful spycraft.

Final Proof

Rodrigues Ottolengui

$14.99 $13.79

"Twelve mysteries, dozens of clues, and two detectives matching wits Detective Jack Barnes is good at his job-no nonsense and thorough, his dogged nature makes him the best at what he does.

And Then There Were None

Agatha Christie

$15.99 $14.71

Vintage Agatha Christie. If you haven't experienced the "Queen of Mystery's" genius this is a good place to start.

The Woman in White

Wilkie Collins

$12.00

A gripping tale of murder, intrigue, madness, and mistaken identity, Collinsโ€™s psychological thriller.

The Big Sleep

Raymond Chandler

$15.95 $14.67

The iconic first novel from crime fiction master Raymond Chandler, featuring Philip Marlowe, the "quintessential urban private eye" (Los Angeles Times).

The Postman Always Rings Twice

James M. Cain

$15.00 $13.80

First published in 1934 and banned in Boston for its explosive mixture of violence and eroticism, The Postman Always Rings Twice is a classic noir story by James Cain..

A Coffin for Dimitrios

Eric Ambler

$16.00 $14.72

The classic story of an ordinary man seemingly out of his depth, this is Ambler's most widely acclaimed novel, "one of the masterpieces of the genre" (The New York Times Book Review).

The Nine Tailors

Dorothy L. Sayers

$15.99 $14.71

Steeped in the atmosphere of a quiet parish in the strange, flat fen-country of East Anglia, this is a tale of suspense, character, and mood by Dorothy Sayers one of the great masters of the mystery novel.

Fletch

Gregory McDonald

$15.99 $14.71

Gregory McDonald's first in the bestselling mystery series that brought to life an iconic literary antihero of subversion and schemes.