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Arthur and the bellybutton diamond

Arthur and the bellybutton diamond

Coren, Alan
Puffin Books
1988
Arthur comes to the aid of Holmes when a green, greasy fog across London conceals a series of strange crimes.
£4.00
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Quallsford inheritance : a memoir of Sherlock Holmes from the papers of Edward Porter Jones, his late assistant

The Quallsford inheritance : a memoir of Sherlock Holmes from the papers of Edward Porter Jones, his late assistant

Biggle, Lloyd
Penguin Books
1987
Holmes' nineteen year old apprentice is sent to investigate an apparent suicide.
£4.00
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case of the counterfeit eye

The case of the counterfeit eye

Gardner, Erle Stanley
Penguin Books
1953
A man believes that someone has stolen his glass eye with the intention of planting it at the scene of a crime.
£5.00
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And so to murder

And so to murder

Dickson, Carter
Penguin Books in association with William Heinemann Ltd
1960
A script-writer encounters murder on the set of a film. The tenth book in the Sir Henry Merrivale series.
£4.00
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How to take a chance : the laws of probability

How to take a chance : the laws of probability

Huff, Darrell
Penguin Books
1978
Contains a games theory analysis of 'The final problem'.
£4.00
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house of the arrow

The house of the arrow

Mason, A. E. W.
Penguin Books
1960
A solicitor gets a letter demanding money from the brother-in-law of a rich client.
£4.00
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Raffles

Raffles

Hornung, E. W.
Penguin Books
1950
A volume of short stories featuring the amateur cracksman.
£4.00
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With a bare bodkin

With a bare bodkin

Hare, Cyril
Penguin Books in association with Faber and Faber
1954
Francis Pettigrew encounters murder while acting as adviser to the Pin Control.
£5.00
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Buried for pleasure

Buried for pleasure

Crispin, Edmund
Penguin Books
1961
Gervase Fen finds himself in the middle of a poisoning case when he visits Sanford Angelorum when standing for Parliament.
£4.00
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Tom Brown's body

Tom Brown's body

Mitchell, Gladys
Penguin Books in association with Michael Joseph
1955
A junior master at Spey College is found drowned in the garden of another master.
£3.00
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Letters to Sherlock Holmes

Letters to Sherlock Holmes

Green, Richard Lancelyn
Penguin Books
1985
A selection of letters which were received by Abbey National at 221 Baker Street.
£6.00
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Letters to Sherlock Holmes

Letters to Sherlock Holmes

Green, Richard Lancelyn
Penguin Books
1985
A selection of letters which were received by Abbey National at 221 Baker Street.
£8.00
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wheel spins

The wheel spins

White, Ethel Lina
Penguin Books
1955
Iris Carr meets a Miss Froy on a Continental express, but when she disappears other passengers deny her existence. Adapted by Hitchcock as "The lady vanishes".
£15.00
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man with my face

The man with my face

Taylor, Samuel W.
Penguin Books
1954
A man returns home to find a double has usurped his position.
£3.00
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evil of the day

The evil of the day

Sterling, Thomas
Penguin Books
1959
A wealthy old man summons three guests to his villa in Venice promising to name one his heir, and then one of them is murdered.
£4.00
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mysterious Mickey Finn : an international mystery

The mysterious Mickey Finn : an international mystery

Paul, Elliot
Penguin Books
1953
An irresponsible playboy investigates the disappearance of a millionaire patron from a bohemian party in Montparnasse.
£5.00
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doctor and the corpse

The doctor and the corpse

Murray, Max
Penguin Books
1957
A wealth American contacts the Singapore police to state that his life is in danger, and is then poisoned on board the M.S. Rimini.
£3.00
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Enter a murderer

Enter a murderer

Marsh, Ngaio
Penguin Books
1938
A murder is committed in front of a theatre audience. The second book in the Roderick Alleyn series.
£15.00
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Dick Tracy casebook : favourite adventures 1931-1990

The Dick Tracy casebook : favourite adventures 1931-1990

Gould, Chester Collins, Max Allan
Penguin Books
1990
A collection of comic strips featuring Dick Tracy.
£10.00
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D.A. holds a candle

The D.A. holds a candle

Gardner, Erle Stanley
Penguin Books
1957
While investigating gambling in a roadhouse a D. A. discovers the body of an old hitch-hiker.
£4.00
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case-book of Sherlock Homes

The case-book of Sherlock Homes

Doyle, Arthur Conan
Penguin Books
1951
The fifth collection of Sherlock Holmes stories.
£4.00
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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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four just men

The four just men

Wallace, Edgar
Penguin Books
1936
Four men set themselves to avenge or prevent acts of legal injustice.
£15.00
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dark-adapted eye

A dark-adapted eye

Vine, Barbara
Viking
1986
Vera Hillyard's death has been predicted to the exact minute, hour and day.
£6.00
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Docken dead

Docken dead

Trench, John
Penguin Books
1960
An army Major is shot in the back, and shortly afterwards a top secret anti-tank gun is stolen. The first book in the Martin Cotterell series.
£4.00
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Franchise affair

The Franchise affair

Tey, Josephine
Penguin Books
1959
A solicitor is called in to assist a mother and daughter accused of abduction.
£4.00
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Maigret meets a milord

Maigret meets a milord

Simenon, Georges
Penguin Books
1963
Maigret extracts a confession, by signs, from a dying man.
£4.00
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Maigret takes a room

Maigret takes a room

Simenon, Georges
Penguin Books
1965
Janvier is shot while watching the lodgings of a petty thief in Rue Lhomond.
£3.00
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Maigret and the hundred gibbets

Maigret and the hundred gibbets

Simenon, Georges
Penguin Books
1963
Maigret follows an apparent layabout who has posted a wad of cash as 'Printed matter', with fatal results.
£3.00
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Maigret in Montmartre

Maigret in Montmartre

Simenon, Georges
Penguin Books in Association with Hamish Hamilton
1961
A stripper tells the police that she has overheard two men planning to murder 'the Countess'.
£4.00
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Landscape with dead dons

Landscape with dead dons

Robinson, Robert
Penguin Books
1963
The Vice-Chancellor of Oxford is found dead on the chapel roof.
£3.00
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When the wind blows

When the wind blows

Hare, Cyril
Penguin Books
1955
Francis Pettigrew is roped in to help discover a murderer of a soloist in the Markhampton County Orchestral Society.
£4.00
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He should have died hereafter

He should have died hereafter

Hare, Cyril
Penguin Books
1961
When a man returns to the spot where he discovered a body in his childhood, he finds another one, which then helpfully disappears.
£3.00
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velvet well

The velvet well

Gearon, John
Penguin Books
1949
A Brazilian anti-fascist encounters a German agent in the USA.
£6.00
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case of the silent partner

The case of the silent partner

Gardner, Erle Stanley
Penguin Books
1957
A ruthless competitor is trying to gain control of Faulkner Flower Shops.
£4.00
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Death on Heron's Mere

Death on Heron's Mere

Fitt, Mary
Penguin Books
1948
Inspector Mallett investigates the leak of a secret invention.
£6.00
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missing link

The missing link

Farrer, Katharine
Penguin Books
1955
A couple of young Oxford intellectuals find that their baby has been stolen from its pram.
£6.00
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Parker Pyne investigates

Parker Pyne investigates

Christie, Agatha
Penguin Books
1953
A volume of short stories featuring private investigator Parker Pyne, a retired government statistician.
£3.00
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Trouble is my business, and other stories

Trouble is my business, and other stories

Chandler, Raymond
Penguin Books
1962
An anthology of short stories.
£3.00
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Till death us do part

Till death us do part

Carr, John Dickson
Penguin Books
1955
Sir Harvey dies in a locked and sealed room, seemingly after having injected himself with hydrocyanic acid. The fifteenth book in the Gideon Fell series.
£4.00
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Mischief

Mischief

Armstrong, Charlotte
Penguin Books
1957
A teenage baby-sitter is not as inviting as she seems.
£4.00
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tiger in the smoke

The tiger in the smoke

Allingham, Margery
Penguin Books
1957
Jack Havoc breaks out of jail and causes, well, havoc. The sixteenth book in the Albert Campion series.
£3.00
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Hide my eyes

Hide my eyes

Allingham, Margery
Penguin Books
1961
A murder in London's theatre-land is linked to a series of killings: a left-hand glove and a lizard skin letter case are among the clues. The sixteenth book in the Albert Campion series.
£4.00
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More work for the undertaker

More work for the undertaker

Allingham, Margery
Penguin Books
1959
Magersfontein's brother-in-law is an undertaker, and he seeks the assistance of his employer regarding an exhumation. The thirteenth book in the Albert Campion series.
£5.00
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bamboo blonde

The bamboo blonde

Hughes, Dorothy B.
Penguin Books
1946
Con Satterlee escorts a drunk woman home, only to find she has been murdered after he left her.
£4.00
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Wasted years

Wasted years

Harvey, John
Viking
1993
Resnick gets increasingly uneasy as a violent criminal is about to come up for parole.
£7.00
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Reunion in Florida

Reunion in Florida

Claymore, Tod
Penguin Books
1955
£3.00
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waste land

The waste land

Rowson, Martin
Penguin Books
1990
Deadly dames, crooked cops, and avant-garde poets are out to get PI Chris Marlowe after his partner has been murdered.
£6.00
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Trial by fury

Trial by fury

Rice, Craig
Penguin Books
1952
Jackson County hasn't had a murder in thirty-two years, and then Senator Peveley is found dead in the court house.
£4
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house on Tollard Ridge

The house on Tollard Ridge

Rhode, John
Penguin Books Limited
1938
A wealthy widower returns to a house he has not lived in for many years, and is promptly murdered.
£22
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Pastime

Pastime

Parker, Robert B.
Viking
1991
Spenser helps Paul Giacomin to find his mother. The eighteenth book in the series.
£6.00
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Double deuce

Double deuce

Parker, Robert B.
Viking
1992
Spenser joins up with Hawk to confront the dangerous world of Boston's housing projects. The nineteenth book in the series.
£8.00
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Pale kings and princes

Pale kings and princes

Parker, Robert B.
Viking
1988
Spenser is hired to investigate the murder of a newspaper reporter. The fourteenth book in the series.
£6.00
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Taming a sea-horse

Taming a sea-horse

Parker, Robert B.
Viking
1987
Spenser is on the trail of prostitute April Kyle, again. The thirteenth book in the series.
£6.00
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catskill eagle: a Spenser novel

A catskill eagle: a Spenser novel

Parker, Robert B.
Viking
1985
Spenser springs Hawk from jail to go to the aid of Susan Silverman. The twelfth book in the series.
£8.00
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Paper doll

Paper doll

Parker, Robert B.
Viking
1993
Spenser is hired to find the killer of a Bostonian aristocrat's wife. The twentieth book in the series.
£8.00
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Rumpole à la carte

Rumpole à la carte

Mortimer, John
Viking
1990
Six tales featuring Rumpole of the Bailey.
£4.00
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anti-social behaviour of Horace Rumpole

The anti-social behaviour of Horace Rumpole

Mortimer, John
Viking
2007
The second full length Rumpole novel.
£4.00
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Rumpole and the Penge bungalow murders

Rumpole and the Penge bungalow murders

Mortimer, John
Viking
2004
The first full length Rumpole novel.
£4.00
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Rumpole and the angel of death

Rumpole and the angel of death

Mortimer, John
Viking
1995
Six tales of Rumpole of the Bailey.
£4.00
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Come away death

Come away death

Mitchell, Gladys
Penguin Books
1954
A human head turns up in a re-enactment of an ancient Greek ritual.
£4.00
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nursing home murder

The nursing home murder

Marsh, Ngaio Jellett, Henry
Penguin Books
1949
A politician dies after being operated upon by a surgeon whom he quarrelled with over a nurse. The third book in the Roderick Alleyn series.
£8.00
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Enter a murderer

Enter a murderer

Marsh, Ngaio
Penguin Books
1949
A murder is committed in front of a theatre audience. The second book in the Roderick Alleyn series.
£5.00
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Vintage murder

Vintage murder

Marsh, Ngaio
Penguin Books
1949
A magnum of champagne falls onto the head of the host of a birthday party, killing him outright. The fifth book in the Roderick Alleyn series.
£6.00
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kiss of death

The kiss of death

Lipsky, Eleazar
Penguin Books
1949
A criminal becomes a stool-pigeon to revenge himself on the accomplices that betrayed him.
£4.00
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Killshot

Killshot

Leonard, Elmore
Viking
1989
Two vicious criminals hunt down witnesses under Federal protection.
£5.00
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Cat chaser

Cat chaser

Leonard, Elmore
Viking
1982
The memory of a female sniper draws an ex-Marine back to Dominica: now a place of ruthless murder.
£5.00
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Duet of death

Duet of death

Lawrence, Hilda
Penguin Books
1952
Contains two stories: 'Composition' and 'For four hands'.
£4.00
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Obelists at sea

Obelists at sea

King, C. Daly
Penguin Books
1938
A rich business man is shot twice through the heart, but has already died of poisoning.
£25.00
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Carteret's cure

Carteret's cure

Keverne, Richard
Penguin Books
1950
Michael Carteret is advised to seek a cure in an east coast nursing home, but the boredom drives him to investigate mysterious happenings on the marshes.
£4.00
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Going to the dogs

Going to the dogs

Kavanagh, Dan
Viking
1987
A body is thrown out of the library window of a country mansion. The fourth book in the Duffy series.
£5.00
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Death takes small bites

Death takes small bites

Johnston, George H.
Penguin Books
1959
A newspaperman gives a lift to a young woman and then finds the body of a stabbed woman in their hotel.
£3.00
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Keep it quiet

Keep it quiet

Hull, Richard
Penguin Books
1954
A diner is accidentally poisoned, and a blackmailer takes advantage of attempts to cover the incident up.
£6.00
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bamboo blonde

The bamboo blonde

Hughes, Dorothy B.
Penguin Books
1944
Con Satterlee escorts a drunk woman home, only to find she has been murdered after he left her.
£10.00
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Cork on the water

Cork on the water

Hastings, Macdonald
Penguin Books
1959
Montague Cork investigates the death of a salmon fisher.
£4.00
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Wasted years

Wasted years

Harvey, John
Viking
1993
Resnick gets increasingly uneasy as a violent criminal is about to come up for parole.
£8.00
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Rough treatment

Rough treatment

Harvey, John
Viking
1990
When two small-time crooks break into a TV director's safe they find a kilo of cocaine.
£15.00
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Yard

The Yard

Grecian, Alex
Viking
2012
The body of a Yard detective is found in a suitcase a year after the last Ripper murder.
£6.00
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Murder up my sleeve

Murder up my sleeve

Gardner, Erle Stanley
Penguin Books
1961
Jacob Mandra, a crook of indeterminate nationality, is killed in San Francisco's Chinatown.
£4.00
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D.A. calls it murder

The D.A. calls it murder

Gardner, Erle Stanley
Penguin Books
1961
A little clergyman is found dead of an overdose in a Madison City hotel.
£3.00
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case of the sleepwalker's niece

The case of the sleepwalker's niece

Gardner, Erle Stanley
Penguin Books
1954
A blood-stained carving knife is found under a sleepwalker's pillow.
£6.00
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Law man of Powder Valley

Law man of Powder Valley

Field, Peter
Penguin Books
1961
A double murder upsets the elections for a Sheriff in Powder Valley.
£4.00
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Stealthy terror

Stealthy terror

Ferguson, John
Penguin Books
1954
This is the story of a plot that never came off: a plan for the invasion of England in 1941.
£4.00
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Darling Clementine

Darling Clementine

Eden, Dorothy
Penguin Books
1959
An invalid starts to hear threatening voices as she convalesces in bed.
£3.00
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Crime at Guildford

Crime at Guildford

Crofts, Freeman Wills
Penguin Books
1959
Half a million pound's worth of jewels are stolen the day after the company accountant is found dead.
£4.00
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Dangerfield Talisman

The Dangerfield Talisman

Connington, J. J.
Penguin Books
1938
The Dangerfield Talisman is an ancient, and valuable, gold armlet.
£15.00
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Reunion in Florida

Reunion in Florida

Claymore, Tod
Penguin Books
1955
The husband of Tod's ex-fiancée is found dead, and he becomes suspect number 1.
£5.00
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mystery of the blue train

The mystery of the blue train

Christie, Agatha
Penguin Books
1948
An American heiress is murdered on a train. The sixth book in the Poirot series.
£15.00
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ABC murders

The ABC murders

Christie, Agatha
Penguin Books
1948
A murderer seems bent on working through his victims alphabetically. The twelfth book in the Poirot series.
£10.00
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Suddenly at his residence

Suddenly at his residence

Brand, Christianna
Penguin Books
1951
A man is murdered with no trace of his murderer on the sanded paths around his body. The third book in the Inspector Cockrill series.
£15.00
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bullet in the ballet

A bullet in the ballet

Brahms, Caryl Simon, S. J.
Penguin Books
1946
Murder runs rampant among the members of the Stroganoff ballet company.
£8.00
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Coroner's pidgin

Coroner's pidgin

Allingham, Margery
Penguin Books
1960
Albert Campion returns home after the war to be presented with a corpse by Lugg. The twelfth book in the Albert Campion series.
£3.00
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case of the late pig

The case of the late pig

Allingham, Margery
Penguin Books
1959
The funeral of a school bully is the prelude to a series of murders. The eighth book in the Albert Campion series.
£6.00
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crime at Black Dudley

The crime at Black Dudley

Allingham, Margery
Penguin Books
1953
George Abershaw visits a mysterious old house on the Suffolk coast. The first book in the Albert Campion series.
£6.00
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