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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avenging chance and other mysteries from Roger Sheringham's casebook

The avenging chance and other mysteries from Roger Sheringham's casebook

Berkeley, Anthony Robinson, ArthurMedawar, Tony
Crippen & Landru Publishers
2004
A collection of short stories.
£35.00
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Death takes the last train

Death takes the last train

Bernard, Robert
Constable
1967
An American professor is suspected of a murder he has reported, but did not commit.
£5.00
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confession

The confession

Bettle, Janet
Piatkus
2000
A young vicar hears a confession to a murder for which someone is already imprisoned.
£6.00
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black camel

The black camel

Biggers, Earl Derr
Bobbs-Merrill Company
1929
A Hollywood star is murdered on set in Hawaii. The fourth book in the Charlie Chan series.
£8.00
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house without a key : a Charlie Chan mystery

The house without a key : a Charlie Chan mystery

Biggers, Earl Derr
Pocket Books of Canada, Ltd.
1947
Dan Winterslip, one of the richest men in Hawaii, is found violently murdered. The first book in the Charlie Chan series.
£4.00
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Celebrated cases of Charlie Chan including : The house without a key ; The Chinese parrot ; Behind that curtain ; The black camel ; and, Charlie Chan carries on

Celebrated cases of Charlie Chan including : The house without a key ; The Chinese parrot ; Behind that curtain ; The black camel ; and, Charlie Chan carries on

Biggers, Earl Derr
Cassell and Company, Limited
1933
An omnibus edition collecting five cases of Charlie Chan.
£5.00
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Charlie Chan : five complete novels

Charlie Chan : five complete novels

Biggers, Earl Derr
Avenel Books
1981
An omnibus edition containing five of the six Charlie Chan novels.
£12.00
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grandfather Rastin mysteries

The grandfather Rastin mysteries

Biggle, Lloyd Emerson, Donna BiggleBiggle, Kenneth
Crippen & Landru Publishers
2007
A collection of short stories.
£16.00
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Death message

Death message

Billingham, Mark
Little, Brown
2007
A killer, just released from prison, starts sending DI Thorne photos of murder victims. The seventh book in the Tom Thorne series.
£6.00
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Time of death

Time of death

Billingham, Mark
Little, Brown
2015
Two schoolgirls are abducted in the small, dying Warwickshire town of Polesford. The thirteenth book in the Tom Thorne series. Collector's edition with free short story.
£8.00
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bones beneath

The bones beneath

Billingham, Mark
Little, Brown
2014
A psychopath offers to reveal the burial place of a victim but only if he is accompanied by Thorne. The twelfth book in the series. Collector's edition with a playlist of Thorne's music.
£5.00
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death in summer

A death in summer

Black, Benjamin
Mantle
2001
A newspaper magnate is found dead at his country estate, an apparent suicide. The fourth book in the Quirke series.
£5.00
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Paying for it

Paying for it

Black, Tony
Preface Publishing
2008
Gus Dury is persuaded to investigate the death of his best friend's son. The first book in the Gus Dury series.
£6.00
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shadow of murder

The shadow of murder

Blackstock, Charity
Hodder and Stoughton
1959
An escaped murderer hides in Glencoe in the depth of winter.
£15.00
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private wound

The private wound

Blake, Nicholas
Harper & Row
1968
A young novelist is seduced by the wife of the local squireen, with violent consequences.
£8.00
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private wound

The private wound

Blake, Nicholas
Published for the Crime Club by Collins
1968
A young novelist is seduced by the wife of the local squireen, with violent consequences.
£15.00
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programmed man

The programmed man

Blankenship, William D.
Arthur Barker Limited
1973
A security consultant investigates the theft of blueprints of a new invention from a computer.
£8.00
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brass go-between

The brass go-between

Bleeck, Oliver Thomas, Ross
Hodder and Stoughton
1970
Philip St Ives acts as a go-between for thieves and the owners of stolen goods.
£15.00
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treasury of Victorian detective stories

A treasury of Victorian detective stories

Bleiler, Everett F. Hyne, CutcliffeHeron, H.Heron, E.Riddell, J. H. (Mrs)Wood, Henry (Mrs)Braddon, MaryMartel, CharlesFox, TomWatersForrester, AndrewHarte, BretGreen, Anna KatharinePost, Melville DavissonPirkis, Catherine LouisaAllen, GrantMorrison, ArthurMeade, L. T.Eustace, RobertDoyle, Arthur ConanDickens, CharlesCollins, Williams WilkieBoothby, Guy
Harvester Press
1980
An anthology of twenty-three short stories from the Victorian era.
£12.00
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burglar who thought he was Bogart : a Bernie Rhodenbarr mystery

The burglar who thought he was Bogart : a Bernie Rhodenbarr mystery

Block, Lawrence
No Exit Press
1995
Bernie is approached to steal a valuable portfolio from an East Side apartment. The seventh book in the Bernie Rhodenbarr series.
£8.00
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Matt Scudder mysteries 2 : A stab in the dark ; Eight million ways to die ; When the sacred ginmill closes

The Matt Scudder mysteries 2 : A stab in the dark ; Eight million ways to die ; When the sacred ginmill closes

Block, Lawrence
Orion
1997
The second collection of Matt Scudder mysteries.
£12.00
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burglar in the library : a Bernie Rhodenbarr mystery

The burglar in the library : a Bernie Rhodenbarr mystery

Block, Lawrence
No Exit Press
1997
Bernie goes on the hunt for a rare first edition of the Big Sleep, signed by the author and dedicated to Dashiell Hammett. The eighth book in the Bernie Rhodenbarr series.
£6.00
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Matt Scudder mysteries : The sins of the father ; Time to murder and create ; In the midst of death

The Matt Scudder mysteries : The sins of the father ; Time to murder and create ; In the midst of death

Block, Lawrence
Orion
1997
A collected edition of the first three Matt Scudder mysteries.
£15.00
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Hit man

Hit man

Block, Lawrence
Orion
1998
One of Keller's assignments goes wrong and he has to deal with an orphan. The first book in the Hit Man series.
£10.00
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