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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busy body: a comedy of peril

The busy body: a comedy of peril

Westlake, Donald E.
T. V. Boardman
1966
A mobster becomes a grave robber to recover a large consignment of heroin for the Organization.
£20.00
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spy in the ointment: another hilarious and suspenseful caper

The spy in the ointment: another hilarious and suspenseful caper

Westlake, Donald E.
T. V. Boardman
1967
Can a pacifist find happiness among a mob of dedicated assassins?
£10.00
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New York dance

A New York dance

Westlake, Donald E.
Hodder and Stoughton
1976
Jerry Manelli is on the hunt of a stolen gold statuette.
£20.00
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busy body: a comedy of peril

The busy body: a comedy of peril

Westlake, Donald E.
T. V. Boardman
1966
A mobster becomes a grave robber to recover a large consignment of heroin for the Organization.
£10.00
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Dead men are dangerous

Dead men are dangerous

Weston, Garnett
Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers), Ltd.
[1937]
An old man takes revenge on his daughters and enemies,
£20.00
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Tumbleweed: a novel

Tumbleweed: a novel

Wetering, Janwillem van de
Houghton Mifflin Company
1976
The murder of a prostitute on a canal boat appears to be linked to sorcery. The second book in the Grijpstra and de Gier series.
£6.00
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Death of a hawker

Death of a hawker

Wetering, Janwillem van de
Houghton Mifflin Company
1977
In the midst of riots a hawker is found battered to death with no weapon in site, and no apparent means of entry to his room. The fourth book in the Grijpstra and de Gier series.
£5.00
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sergeant's cat, and other stories

The sergeant's cat, and other stories

Wetering, Janwillem van de
Victor Gollancz Ltd
1988
A volume of short stories including eight concerning the Amsterdam Police Department.
£6.00
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sergeant's cat, and other stories

The sergeant's cat, and other stories

Wetering, Janwillem van de
Victor Gollancz Ltd
1988
A volume of short stories including eight concerning the Amsterdam Police Department.
£5.00
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corpse on the dike

The corpse on the dike

Wetering, Janwillem van de
Houghton Mifflin Company
1976
A routine investigation to pick up a petty thief leads to the discovery of the corpse of an apparently inoffensive man. The third book in the Grijpstra and de Gier series.
£5.00
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Robbers

Robbers

Whalley, Peter
Macmillan
1986
A small time crook is threatened and then murdered.
£6.00
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Love and murder

Love and murder

Whalley, Peter
Macmillan
1985
A man saves a child from drowning and is drawn into a relationship with a woman whose past spells trouble for him.
£4.00
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Old murders

Old murders

Whalley, Peter
Macmillan
1984
The demolition of some high-rise flats reveals a skeleton set in the concrete.
£4.00
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Murder off Miami

Murder off Miami

Wheatley, Dennis Links, J. G.
Published for the Crime-Book Society by Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers) Ltd.
[1936]
The first of Wheatley's murder dossiers, with numerous physical and documentary clues.
£10.00
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Call the lady indiscreet

Call the lady indiscreet

Whelton, Paul
Francis Aldor
1946
An investigative journalist has to resign when his story about goings on outside a bank is killed by the city editor.
£8.00
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Merriweather file

The Merriweather file

White, Lionel
T. V. Boardman & Company Limited
1960
One of Howard Yates' neighbours asks for his assistance when she suspects someone is trying to kill her.
£8.00
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ransomed Madonna

The ransomed Madonna

White, Lionel
T.V. Boardman & Company Limited
1965
A lot of people are interested in the theft, and ransom, of a picture on loan from the Vatican.
£15.00
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Private practices

Private practices

White, Stephen
Piatkus
1993
A clinical psychologist comes to the aid of a patient who is accused of murder. The second book in the Dr Gregory series.
£5.00
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sign at six

The sign at six

White, Stewart Edward
A. L. Burt Company
[1910s]
A revengeful old man threatens to disrupt New York with his death ray.
£20.00
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Confidential mission

Confidential mission

Whitehouse, Wesley L.
Forbes Robertson Ltd
1951
Inspector Fereday investigates death among the members of a WWII Survivor's Club.
£8.00
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doomsday affair

The doomsday affair

Whittington, Harry
Ace Books Inc.
1965
THRUSH create a secret laboratory to build a weapon that could destroy the world.
£4.00
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P. Moran, operative

P. Moran, operative

Wilde, Percival
Random House
1947
A correspondence student studying detection has an enviable record: he is never right.
£10.00
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Design for murder

Design for murder

Wilde, Percival
Victor Gollancz Ltd
1948
A 'Murder' game at a wealthy country estate inevitably leads to murder.
£8.00
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Hamlet trap

The Hamlet trap

Wilhelm, Kate
Victor Gollancz Ltd
1988
A talented stage designer becomes a murder suspect.
£7.00
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