Collected here are 20 tales of darkest crime and criminals, by some of the foremost mystery writers of the pulp era. Included are:
THE ART OF MURDER, by Norman A. Daniels
SEX MURDER IN CAMERON, by Michael Fessier
HOT-MOTOR HOMICIDE, by Norman Ober
“GIVE ME A BREAK,” by Norman Struber
EAR-WITNESS, by Maurice Beam
THE GENTLEST OF THE BROTHERS, by David Alexander
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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]
The First Mystery Novel MEGAPACKTM presents four classic mysteries by top crime writers.
The Red Bishop, by Howard Mason ... A wild chase through Europe...a castle on the Rhine...some very fancy corpses...a racing columnist who suddenly finds himself a Peer of the Realm... These are the unlikely ingredients that make this book at once hair-raising and light-hearted!... [click here for more]
We are delighted to present our second collection of Talmage Powell mystery short stories!
Powell (1920-2000) was one of the all-time great mystery writers of the pulp magazines (and later the digest mystery magazines). He claimed to have written more than 500 short stories, and we have no reason to doubt him -- we are working on a bibliography of his work and have documented 373 magazine stories... [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]
Talmage Powell (1920-2000) was one of the all-time great mystery writers of the pulp magazines (and later the digest mystery magazines).
He claimed to have written more than 500 short stories, and we have no reason to doubt him -- we are working on a bibliography of his work and have documented 373 magazine stories so far...and who knows how many are out there under pseudonyms or buried in obscure... [click here for more]
Big Bull Benson, the hotel and bar owner who first appeared in Spurlark's novel GOOD GIRLS DON'T GET MURDERED, returns in a brand-new novella. Mob boss Troy Calini doesn't exactly have the best reputation in Chicago, but when his own daughter suspects him of killing her boyfriend Calini is determined to prove to her that his hands are clean. Enter Big Bull Benson. Although Bull and Calini haven't... [click here for more]