When Earl Derr Biggers created Chinese detective Charlie Chan, he had no idea he had created a media sensation. Novels, movies, TV series, radio programs, comic books—Charlie spawned a whole industry.
Now all 6 novels are collected in one ebook, along with 16 more novels and short stories by Biggers (many of them mysteries). In this volume are:
THE HOUSE WITHOUT A KEY THE CHINESE PARROT... [click here for more]
The late Reginald Bretnor (1911-1992) was never a prolific writer -- he wrote only a handful of books and about 100 short stories (and more than 120 short-short "Feghoots" under his Grendel Briarton pseudonym) -- over a 45-year writing career.
In addition to wars, weaponry, and science fiction, Bretnor's broad interests included cats. (And puns. Did we mention the horrible puns?) These... [click here for more]
The Idyllic life in Eden, Devon County, home of Spig and Molly O'Leary, is suddenly menaced by the spectre of a long-forgotten death and the grim reality of imminent murder.
Meanwhile, the march of 'progress' in the form of a new bridge, a super highway, and a real estate boom -- complete with rumors that their neighbors are planning to sell part of their land to a gambling syndicate -- hangs over... [click here for more]
This volume assembled 15 complete novels by Mildred A. Wirt (writing as Mildred Benson).
A rival to the Nancy Drew series (and created by one of the primary Nancy Drew writers), Penny is a plucky girl reporter whose nose for trouble always leads to a new mystery.
And don't forget to search this ebook store for "Wildside Megapack" to see more entries in this series, covering classic authors... [click here for more]
The Stephen Vincent Benét MEGAPACK™ collects 22 tales (fantasy, horror, mainstream, mystery) by the acclaimed author of "John Brown’s Body" (1928), for which he won a Pulitzer Prize in 1929. Benét’s best known short stories include “The Devil and Daniel Webster” (1936) and “By the Waters of Babylon” (1937).
All three of these are... [click here for more]
She was elegant, beautiful, and a cold-blooded killer...or so it appeared. She had the perfect motive. She even admitted to being at the scene of the crime. Scotland Yard was prepared to charge Louise Colton with her husband's brutal murder.
Only shy, retiring Mr. Pinkerton believed her innocent. He wandered into the case by accident, but he stayed to plumb its murky depths, to stir the waters of... [click here for more]
Carla Bowman is a young and beautiful society girl with wild blood coursing through her veins. She becomes the honey of King Logan, a gangster operating the protection racket on New York's East Side, and is caught up in a maelstrom of violence and bloodshed. When Sylvester Shapirro cuts in on King, Carla decides to double-cross the gang-leader and join Shapirro, a decision she regrets when she faces... [click here for more]