Locked room murders

A story in which a murder takes place inside a hermetically sealed chamber, and from which the murderer or murder weapon is absent.


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Judas window

The Judas window

Dickson, Carter Greene, Douglas G.
International Polygonics, Ltd.
1987
A bridegroom is invited into his prospective father-in-law's strong room and is given a drugged drink. When he comes to, in the locked and sealed room, he finds his host skewered by an arrow. The seventh book in the Sir Henry Merrivale series.
£6.00
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White Priory murders

The White Priory murders

Dickson, Carter
Pocket Books, Inc.
1942
A Hollywood film star is found beaten to death inside a pavilion surrounded by pristine snow. The second book in the Sir Henry Merrivale series.
£8.00
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Death in five boxes

Death in five boxes

Dickson, Carter
Belmont Tower Books
1973
Four crypto-criminals are found drugged seated around a table, with a fifth dead, all with mystifying clues about their persons. The eighth book in the Sir Henry Merrivale series.
£8.00
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peacock feather murders

The peacock feather murders

Dickson, Carter
International Polygonics, Ltd.
1987
A man is shot dead in a room guarded by a policeman, and the one window forty feet above the street observed by another policeman. The sixth book in the Sir Henry Merrivale series.
£6.00
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case of the constant suicides : a Gideon Fell mystery

The case of the constant suicides : a Gideon Fell mystery

Carr, John Dickson Harris, Robert J.
Polygon
2018
Angus Campbell falls to his death from a locked bedroom. The thirteenth book in the Dr Gideon Fell series.
£4.00
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In spite of thunder : a Dr. Fell detective novel

In spite of thunder : a Dr. Fell detective novel

Carr, John Dickson
Hamish Hamilton
1960
Somebody is committing murder with an invisible weapon. The twentieth book in the Gideon Fell series.
£8.00
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Bullets make holes

Bullets make holes

Bentley, John
Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers) Ltd.
1944
DA Glen Gibson is called to a meeting with a former client, and finds him dead in his office. The first book in the Glen Gibson series.
£10.00
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Mortal mischief: volume one of the Liebermann papers

Mortal mischief: volume one of the Liebermann papers

Tallis, Frank
Century
2005
A beautiful medium is found shot dead in a locked room. The first book in the Max Liebermann series.
£8.00
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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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Die again, Macready

Die again, Macready

Livingston, Jack
Macmillan
1984
PI Joe Binney investigates a possible fraud on behalf of an actor.
£4.00
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three taps: a detective story without a moral

The three taps: a detective story without a moral

Knox, Ronald A.
Methuen & Co. Ltd.
1951
An insurance company hires Miles Bredon to ascertain whether a death was accident, suicide or murder.
£7.00
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Too many magicians

Too many magicians

Garrett, Randall
Macdonald
1968
The Chief Sorcerer for the City of London is found dead in a locked room, with the only key to the door lying near his body.
£10.00
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mystery at Chillery

The mystery at Chillery

Foster, R. Francis
Fiction League
1931
Several murders take place around the country house of a former Indian Army Colonel.
£15.00
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tenth leper

The tenth leper

Didelot, Francis
Macdonald
1962
The leader of an eccentric religious sect is shot at point blank range.
£10.00
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ten teacups

The ten teacups

Dickson, Carter
William Heinemann Ltd
1937
A man is shot inside a room in which there is a gun but no murderer. The sixth book in the Henry Merrivale series.
£60.00
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sleeping sphinx : a Dr Fell detective story

The sleeping sphinx : a Dr Fell detective story

Carr, John Dickson
Pan Books Ltd
1962
Restless coffins, a macabre party, and murder. The seventeenth book in the Gideon Fell series.
£3.00
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In spite of thunder : a Dr. Fell detective novel

In spite of thunder : a Dr. Fell detective novel

Carr, John Dickson
Hamish Hamilton
1960
Somebody is committing murder with an invisible weapon. The twentieth book in the Gideon Fell series.
£22.00
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Till death us do part : a Dr. Fell detective novel

Till death us do part : a Dr. Fell detective novel

Carr, John Dickson
Hamish Hamilton
1944
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.
£20.00
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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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Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine

Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine

Mellifont Press, Ltd., 1953.

Volume 1, May, Number 4

Contains 'Unbreakable alibi' by Freeman Wills Crofts, and 'Miss Paisley's cat' by Roy Vickers.

£6.00
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Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine

Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine

Mercury Publications, Inc., 1956.

Volume 27, March, Number 148

Contains 'The man who explained miracles' by Carter Dickson, and 'On the day of the rose show' by Q. Patrick.

£10.00
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