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.
Mr. Fortune's case book, containing Call Mr. Fortune ; Mr. Fortune's practice ; Mr. Fortune's trials ; Mr. Fortune, please
Methuen & Co. Ltd.
Omnibus volume containing the first four Reginald Fortune books.
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.