George Carter and his wife and two teenage daughters are just an ordinary family, living peacefully in the small British town of Uphill. But then they hear a bulletin that a homicidal maniac is in the area, reportedly toting a suitcase with a broken handle containing the chopped-up body parts of a female victim.
And when a new lodger appears at their house, and George discovers a women's leg inside... [click here for more]
Wildside Press continues its 4-novels-in-1 releases with The Classic Mystery Novel MEGAPACK! Here are 4 great classic mysteries from the Golden Age of crime fiction!
THE SIXTH SENSE, by Stephen McKenna A fine Edwardian whodunit, with a touch of Oscar Wilde and a pinch of George Bernard Shaw. It builds from a slow start to a thrilling escape drama in the third act. Don't miss it! DEATH IN THE BACK... [click here for more]
The Dashiell Hammett Megapack collects 20 early and rare stories by the famous mystery writer, plus one poem. Included in this volume are:
AFRAID OF A GUN ARSON PLUS THE NEW RACKET BODIES PILED UP DEATH ON PINE STREET THE MAN WHO KILLED DAN ODAMS MIKE, ALEC, OR RUFUS NIGHT SHOTS NIGHTMARE TOWN ONE HOUR THE ROAD HOME RUFFIAN'S WIFE THE SECOND-STORY ANGEL THE TENTH CLUE WHO KILLED BOB... [click here for more]
James Holding (1907-1997) was a prolific short story author in the mystery field. (He also wrote children's books -- including the Ellery Queen Jr. series -- but short stories were his true domain.) Among the many series he created, the "Library Fuzz" stories, about detective Hal Johnson who tracks down overdue library books (and often stumbles across bigger crimes) is one of the most unusual...and... [click here for more]
This mammoth compilation of Raffles works presents 26 short stories -- all the tales from the original 3 collections, "The Amateur Cracksman," "The Black Mask," and "A Thief in the Night" -- plus the novel "Mr. Justice Raffles."
Also included are 20 additional, related stories by E.W. Hornung and John Kendrick Bangs (including the adventures of Raffles' grandson),... [click here for more]