Crime Fiction

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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Mortal

Mortal

Badenoch, Andrea
Macmillan
1998
A model becomes the latest victim of the Whistler.
£6.00
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Mr. Fortune's case book, containing Call Mr. Fortune ; Mr. Fortune's practice ; Mr. Fortune's trials ; Mr. Fortune, please

Mr. Fortune's case book, containing Call Mr. Fortune ; Mr. Fortune's practice ; Mr. Fortune's trials ; Mr. Fortune, please

Bailey, H. C.
Methuen & Co. Ltd.
1936
Omnibus volume containing the first four Reginald Fortune books.
£40.00
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Honour amongst thieves

Honour amongst thieves

Bailey, H. C.
Macdonald & Co., (Publishers) Ltd.
1947
A clockmaker's shop is burgled and Clunk finds himself defending one of the thieves. The tenth book in the Joshua Clunk series.
£10.00
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Dreadful lies

Dreadful lies

Bailey, Michèle
Macmillan
1994
Matilda Haycastle's routine temping job leads indirectly to murder in Brussels. The first book in the Matilda Haycastle series.
£10.00
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cuckoo case

The cuckoo case

Bailey, Michèle
Macmillan
1995
Matilda Haycastle discovers the body of a dead woman at the home of her lover in Brussels. The second book in the Matilda Haycastle series.
£8.00
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Storm over Rockall

Storm over Rockall

Baker, W. Howard
MacFadden-Bartell
1966
Drake infiltrates a pirate radio station suspected of co-ordinating the sabotage of Britain's nuclear programmes.
£8.00
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Departure deferred

Departure deferred

Baker, W. Howard
MacFadden-Bartell
1966
Drake takes on the identity of a dead agent in order to save a young woman in Albania.
£5.00
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Storm over Rockall

Storm over Rockall

Baker, W. Howard
World Distributors (Manchester) Ltd.
1965
Drake infiltrates a pirate radio station suspected of co-ordinating the sabotage of Britain's nuclear programmes.
£5.00
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Death of a low-handicap man

Death of a low-handicap man

Ball, Brian
Arthur Barker Limited
1974
Tom Tyzack is beaten to death with a golf club on the course at Wolvers.
£9.00
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Five pieces of jade

Five pieces of jade

Ball, John
Michael Joseph
1972
An elderly Chinese jade importer is found with a ritual knife through his heart. The fourth book in the Virgil Tibbs series.
£8.00
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eyes of Buddha

The eyes of Buddha

Ball, John
Michael Joseph
1976
Virgil Tibbs is called in to investigate a rape and murder. The fifth book in the Virgil Tibbs series.
£6.00
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tooth and the nail

The tooth and the nail

Ballinger, Bill S.
Max Reinhardt
1955
A magician avenges a murder and is then murdered himself.
£20.00
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wife of the red-haired man

The wife of the red-haired man

Ballinger, Bill S.
Max Reinhardt
1957
A freed prisoner finds that his wife has remarried and murders her wealthy husband.
£15.00
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heir hunters

The heir hunters

Ballinger, Bill S.
T.V. Boardman
1966
A hired hand finds ten savings-deposit books in the mattress of deceased man, and sets out to find his heirs.
£4.00
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ninth Sexton Blake omnibus

The ninth Sexton Blake omnibus

Ballinger, W. A. McNeilly, Wilfred
Howard Baker
1972
Contains two full-length Sexton Blake novels.
£6.00
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Murderer at large

Murderer at large

Ballinger, W. A.
Mayflower Books
1965
A television series, 'Murderer at large', becomes reality.
£4.00
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exterminator

The exterminator

Ballinger, W. A.
MacFadden-Bartell
1967
Drake hunts down a deadly assassin who is killing British agents.
£4.00
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Return to Cottington

Return to Cottington

Bamford, Francis
Longmans, Green and Co.
1946
Revisits a fictitious unsolved 18th century murder. Also of Sherlockian interest with a chapter titled 'The case of the crippled bridegroom'.
£12.00
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Return to Cottington

Return to Cottington

Bamford, Francis
Longmans, Green and Co.
1946
Revisits a fictitious unsolved 18th century murder. Also of Sherlockian interest with a chapter titled 'The case of the crippled bridegroom'.
£8.00
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Gilgamesh

Gilgamesh

Bannister, Jo
Piatkus
1989
Clio Marsh is enjoying a dinner with friends when one of them is shot in the back by an intruder. The second book in the Rees and Marsh series.
£20.00
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Sins of the heart

Sins of the heart

Bannister, Jo
Macmillan
1994
A teenage prostitute is found with her throat slit in Castlemere canal. The second book in the Castlemere series.
£15.00
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Lazarus hotel

The Lazarus hotel

Bannister, Jo
Macmillan
1996
A TV reporter attends a personal discovery course and finds that a dark secret is shared by the attendees. Locked room mystery.
£9.00
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hireling's tale

The hireling's tale

Bannister, Jo
Macmillan
1999
A prostitute is found dead on a narrow boat on the Castlemere canal. The sixth book in the Castlemere series.
£5.00
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deadly doll

The deadly doll

Barbette, Jay
John Long
1959
The Dresden Doll, a convicted murderer, escapes from the Hospital for the Criminally Insane.
£5.00
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