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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Wyndham case: an Imogen Quy mystery

The Wyndham case: an Imogen Quy mystery

Walsh, Jill Paton
Hodder & Stoughton
1993
An undergraduate meets his death when robbing from a case of books in St Agatha's College. The first book in the Imogen Quy series.
£9.00
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man in brown

The man in brown

Walsh, Maurice
W. & R. Chambers, Ltd.
[1945]
A young man, on trial for the second time for the murder of his uncle, steps down free, but a marked man.
£40.00
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dark window

The dark window

Walsh, Thomas
Hamish Hamilton
1956
A security officer has his hands full when a bishop who has escaped from behind the Iron Curtain stays at his hotel.
£8.00
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Who was guilty?

Who was guilty?

Warne, Philip S. Macy, Howard W.Bremseth, Marlena E.
Crippen & Landru Publishers
2005
Contains two dime novels and a bibliography of the authors' works.
£22.00
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Into thin air

Into thin air

Washburn, Stan
Hodder & Stoughton
1996
A young child is abducted when in the charge of a baby-sitter.
£5.00
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Blue murder

Blue murder

Watson, Colin
Eyre Methuen
1979
Blue films and blackmail invade Flaxborough. The eleventh book in the Flaxborough series.
£15.00
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Whatever's been going on at Mumblesby?

Whatever's been going on at Mumblesby?

Watson, Colin
Methuen
1982
A solicitor dies leaving a wealthy widow and a houseful of antiques acquired from local residents. The thirteenth book in the Flaxborough series.
£15.00
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Winter's crimes 14

Winter's crimes 14

Watson, Hilary Milner, GeorgeLongrigg, RogerHolme, TimothyHarcourt, PalmaFletcher, DavidLowden, DesmondWainwright, JohnSymons, JulianLovesey, PeterBrett, Simon
Macmillan
1981
An anthology of eleven short stories.
£4.00
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Cops and other robbers

Cops and other robbers

Watson, I. K.
Fourth Estate
1998
DI Cole finds himself in a police cell for grassing on a Masonic cover-up. Meanwhile a paedophile is snatching children from school in a police car.
£6.00
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rag and a bone

A rag and a bone

Waugh, Hillary
W. Foulsham & Co. Ltd.
1956
An unidentified body is found in Colby Park, with no clues, no weapon, and no leads.
£4.00
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late Mrs D.

The late Mrs D.

Waugh, Hillary
Victor Gollancz Ltd
1962
Who poisoned Mrs Donaldson?
£12.00
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con game

The con game

Waugh, Hillary
Victor Gollancz Ltd
1968
An insurance agent skips town with a nine thousand dollar premium. The eleventh book in the Fred Fellows series.
£12.00
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golden duck

The golden duck

Wayman, Vivienne
Macmillan
1990
The death of Ben Pearce in a river leads to further murder in a Norfolk village.
£4.00
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Murder at the U.N.

Murder at the U.N.

Weatherby, W. J.
Robson Books
1977
The naked body of the Third World Secretary General of the UN is found in a seedy Times Square hotel.
£4.00
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Death of an informer

Death of an informer

Weatherby, W. J.
Robson Books
1977
Tyler is a white go-between for a gang of black drug peddlers in New York.
£4.00
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force of innocence

A force of innocence

Weatherhead, John
George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd
1966
Professor David Connell tries to clear the name of an ex-university friend who has been found guilty of murder.
£6.00
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brass halo

The brass halo

Webb, Jack
T. V. Boardman & Company Limited
1958
Father Shanley teams up with a homicide detective to track down a ruthless pair of murderers.
£15.00
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Utterly ingenious five-minute mysteries

Utterly ingenious five-minute mysteries

Weber, Ken
Running Press
2003
Forty cases of murder and mayhem for the reader to solve.
£4.00
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Best crime stories 3

Best crime stories 3

Welcome, John du Maurier, DaphneAlan, A. J.McGivern, William P.Moravia, AlbertoCrane, StephenMaclaren-Ross, J.Blackwood, AlgernonGalsworthy, JohnBennett, ArnoldKipling, RudyardGary, Romain
Faber and Faber
1968
An anthology of eleven short stories.
£5.00
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finger-print

The finger-print

Wentworth, Patricia
Hodder and Stoughton
1959
A collector of fingerprints is shot, and the print of a self-confessed murderer is torn from his album. The thirtieth book in the Miss Silver series.
£12.00
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Alington inheritance

The Alington inheritance

Wentworth, Patricia
Hodder and Stoughton
1960
An orphan recruits Miss Silver to help prove that she is the rightful heir to the Alington estate. The thirty-first book in the series.
£6.00
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watersplash

The watersplash

Wentworth, Patricia
Penguin Books
1961
A visit to her niece involves Miss Silver in a mystery concerning a vanished heir and a hypothetical will. The twenty-first book in the Miss Silver series.
£4.00
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Latter end

Latter end

Wentworth, Patricia
Hodder & Stoughton Ltd.
1949
Two weeks after Lois Latter is told by a fortune-teller to be careful of poison, her husband consults Miss Silver. The eleventh book in the series.
£15.00
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Murder in the Lords

Murder in the Lords

West, Nigel
Macmillan
1994
The body of Lord St Oliver is found in the 'Not content' lobby with his throat cut.
£5.00
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