This collection includes stories involving the official police, private eyes, amateur detectives, courtroom dramas, and spies. Also included are reference, bibliographical and biographical works on crime fiction.
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William Heinemann Ltd
Albert Campion returns home after the war to be presented with a corpse by Lugg. The twelfth book in the Albert Campion series.
Judgment on Deltchev
Pocket Books Inc.
A playwright agrees to cover the trial of 'Papa' Deltchev, a discredited Eastern European leader charged with treason.
The best of Ellery Queen
An anthology of thirty short stories.
The purple flame and other detective stories
Crippen & Landru Publishers
A collection of short stories.
Luath Press Limited
Forensic expert Rhona Macleod is called in to advise on a decomposing foot caught by fishermen of the west coast of Scotland.
The Dennisdale tragedy
Eyre and Spottiswoode
A London lawyer inherits a Cumbrian estate and arrives to find the butler murdered.
Stars in the water
A jealous husband takes revenge.
The case of the vanishing women
Gerald G. Swan
The body of a famous inventor is found on a Hudson River pier.
The perfect frame
Transworld Publishers Ltd.
Timothy Dane takes on a case that he is sure is phony, but the client is blonde and beautiful.
Dead man's bay
Published for the Crime Club by Collins
A jealous husband seeks revenge on his wife.
A teenage baby-sitter is not as inviting as she seems.
The honey trap
A young woman is seen being thrown overboard from a boat but denies that the event occurred.
Aylmer Vance : ghost-seer
An anthology of supernatural short stories featuring an occult detective. Limited edition of 500.
Death on the Douro
An author researching a 19th century death finds uncomfortable parallels with a contemporary one.
An actor is found poisoned in his dressing room.
The birds of a feather affair
Souvenir Press Ltd.
April Dancer and Mark Slate hunt down a traitor within UNCLE.
The blazing affair
New American Library
April Dancer and Mark Slate take on TORCH, an organisation more evil than THRUSH.
Divorce Turkish style : a Kati Hirschel mystery
Bitter Lemon Press
A Turkish bookshop owner investigates the death of an ecologist who used to lunch alone each day in the neighbouring restaurant. The third book in the Kati Hirschel series.
A trail of ashes
Walker and Company
A pyromaniac is at work in the forests of New England.
Collins [for] The Crime Club
Murder and mystery against a backdrop of thespian intrigue. The second book in the Trixie and Evangeline series.
The multiple cat
Annabel Hinchby-Smythe is mistaken for an interior designer but takes the job as she is strapped for cash. Unfortunately her client is murdered.
A model becomes the latest victim of the Whistler.
Honour amongst thieves
Macdonald & Co., (Publishers) Ltd.
A clockmaker's shop is burgled and Clunk finds himself defending one of the thieves. The tenth book in the Joshua Clunk series.
Matilda Haycastle's routine temping job leads indirectly to murder in Brussels. The first book in the Matilda Haycastle series.