Fletcher Flora enjoyed a long career as a pulp fiction and mystery writer, and among his works we discovered a number of "daring" (for the time -- they are quite modest by modern standards) novels of lesbian love (some with crime elements).
All were published as paperback originals from somewhat-less-than-respectable publishing companies -- Strange Sisters in 1954 and Desperate Asylum... [click here for more]
Welcome to The Seventh Ghost Story MEGAPACK®!
Once more we have a wide-ranging assortment of supernatural fiction, with setting across the world -- Europe, the Americas, Asia -- and across the centuries. You will note that we have a larger than normal number of "Anonymous" stories. No, the authors weren't embarrassed by their contributions. Victorian-era literary magazines and newspapers... [click here for more]
The Golden Age of Mystery & Crime MEGAPACK™ series focuses on unjustly forgotten mystery writers from the 1960s and before. Fletcher Flora is a perfect example. Beginning in the 1950s, Flora wrote a string of 20 great novels -- mysteries, suspense, plus three pseudonymously as "Ellery Queen." He also published more than 160 short stories in the top mystery magazines. In his day,... [click here for more]
Here for your reading delectation are 25 outre tales of crime. Since history has proven that there is nothing unusual or unexpected about the human (or inhuman) drive to break the law, it should come as no surprise that the weird, the strange, the supernatural, and the just plain odd often, in fictional form, manifest themselves allayed to the criminal element. Included are:
THE WINDOW OF HORRORS,... [click here for more]
Lawyer Solomon Burr has a new client . . . and it's an old friend of his from law school. Can Sol save his old pal from a murder rap?
This tale is ripped from the April 1953 issue of Dime Detective Magazine. A classic!
Note: This digital edition includes the PDF, EPUB and MOBI (Kindle) versions of the book.
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The Suspense Novel MEGAPACK™ is the first in what we hope will become a long-running series collecting (obviously enough) novels of suspense. To kick things off, we have selected 4 books we hope you will find interesting and entertaning:
CAN A MERMAID KILL? by Thomas B. Dewey An exciting new novel of suspense by the master of murder-mystery!
KILL JOY, by Elisabeth Sanxay... [click here for more]
The wayward beauty who comes back to her old hometown to titillate her ex-boyfriend (now a married lawyer) and to blackmail her ex-husband is ripe bait for murder. And murder is just what she gets. Suspicion falls heaviest on the old flame and not on the discarded husband -- for very obvious reasons. At the time of the lady's demise, the lawyer was out of his legal mind, befuddled by a number of those... [click here for more]