E. Hoffmann Price (1898 – 1988) was an American writer of popular fiction (he was a self-titled 'fictioneer') for the pulp magazine marketplace. He collaborated with H. P. Lovecraft on "Through the Gates of the Silver Key" -- and penned hundreds of other stories, primarily in the horror and mystery fields. "Spirit Murder" originally appeared in the pulp magazine Spicy Detective Stories, December... [click here for more]
Fred started the motor but didn’t put the car in gear right away. “It won’t happen here, Marcia. I believe in Leacock. And Leacock understands. He knows I can’t take on the job and do it halfway.”
A crime novella originally published in the May, 1960 issue of Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine.
This digital edition includes the PDF, EPUB and MOBI (Kindle) versions of... [click here for more]
Murder -- it's one of the staples of mystery fiction. One of the unwritten rules of the mystery novel is to start your murder in the first chapter...and on the first page, if possible!
Collected here are 22 tales of murder. Some are fiendish. ("The Doorbell" is especially chilling.) Some are exotic. (Egyptian mummy murder? You bet!) Some take place in far-off locations. (The Canadian woods? At sea?... [click here for more]
The Second Boy Detectives MEGAPACKTM presents 6 more novels featuring young sleuths -- tales of the Banner Boy Scouts, Skippy Dare, the Mystery Boys, and more! Included are:
THE BANNER BOY SCOUTS MYSTERY, by George A. Warren
YOUNG ATOM DETECTIVE, by Charles Coombs
THE MYSTERY OF THE FIFTEEN SOUNDS, by Van Powell
THE GHOST OF MYSTERY AIRPORT, by Van Powell
THE MYSTERY BOYS AND CAPTAIN KIDD'S... [click here for more]
The Complete Guide to Mystery, Suspense, and Crime
A Mystery Writers of America Edgar Award Finalist for Best Critical/Biographical Work
Discover the secrets to crafting an unforgettable mystery! To piece together the puzzle of your mystery novel, you need patience, resilience, a solid understanding of the craft, and a clear blueprint for combining the plot, characters, setting, and more. And while... [click here for more]