Crime Fiction

Crime Fiction

Crime Fiction

Crime Fiction

Crime and True Crime books are very popular and should carry a warning as they are true stories of horrific inhumanity and cruelty. Truth is often stranger than fiction.

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CASE-BOOK OF SHERLOCK HOLMES
ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE    Book Number: 100543
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This volume completes the canon of the illustrated Sherlock Holmes stories reprinted from The Strand Magazine. It contains the short story series Reminiscences of Sherlock Holmes, The Valley of Fe...
BEST OF SHERLOCK HOLMES
SIR ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE    Book Number: 27151
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A collection of twenty of the very best tales from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's 56 short stories featuring the arch-sleuth. Within these pages the reader will encounter the greatest collection of villa...
SHADOWS OF SHERLOCK HOLMES
DAVID STUART DAVIES    Book Number: 29430
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Meet The Crime Doctor, Professor Augustus S.F.X.Van Dusen - The Thinking Machine, Max Carrados - the incredible blind detective, the repulsive but brilliant Skin o' My Teeth, and the natty, ingenio...
SWEENEY TODD OR THE STRING OF PEARLS
ANONYMOUS    Book Number: 56204
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'The String of Pearls' - the original tale of Sweeney Todd, a classic of British horror, was first published as a weekly serial in 1846-47 by Edward Lloyd, the King of the Penny Dreadfuls. One of t...
TALES OF MYSTERY AND IMAGINATION
EDGAR ALLEN POE    Book Number: 58180
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This collection of Poe’s best stories contains all the terrifying and bewildering tales that characterize his work. As well as the Gothic horror of such famous stories as 'The Pit and the Pendulum...
DR NIKOLA - MASTER CRIMINAL
GUY BOOTHBY    Book Number: 59977
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Elegant, ruthless, hypnotic: enter Dr Nikola and his black cat Apollyon. He was the world's first master villain, a Victorian forerunner of Dr Fu Manchu and the mad cat-stroking evil genius Blofel...
LAIR OF THE WHITE WORM AND THE LADY OF THE SHROUD
BRAM STOKER    Book Number: 62721
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Here are two great, neglected horror novels by Bram Stoker, author of Dracula, together in one volume for the first time. It is a double treat for lovers of blood-curdling fantasy fiction. The Lady...
SWEENEY TODD - THE STRING OF PEARLS: Second Edition
JAMES MALCOLM RYMER    Book Number: 64986
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With a new Introduction by Dick Collins. The exploits of Sweeney Todd, 'The Demon Barber of Fleet Street', have been recounted many times in plays, films and musicals, but the origins of the charac...
MOONSTONE
WILKIE COLLINS    Book Number: 100415
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The Moonstone, a priceless Indian diamond which had been brought to England as spoils of war, is given to Rachel Verrinder on her 18th birthday. That very night, the stone is stolen. Suspicion th...
THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES
SIR ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE    Book Number: 31854
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Featuring the world's greatest detective, Sherlock Holmes, in his most challenging case. The Baskerville family is haunted by a phantom beast "with blazing eyes and dripping jaws" which roams the ...
RETURN OF SHERLOCK HOLMES
ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE    Book Number: 23793
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With an Introduction by John S. Whitley, University of Sussex. After Sherlock Holmes's apparently fatal encounter with the sinister Professor Moriarty at the Reichenbach Falls, the great detective...
STUDY IN SCARLET AND THE SIGN OF FOUR
SIR ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE    Book Number: 33873
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This novel not only establishes the magic of the Holmes myth but also provides the reader with a dramatic adventure yarn, which ranges from the foggy, gas-lit streets of London to the burning plane...
THE EYES OF MAX CARRADOS
ERNEST BRAMAH    Book Number: 71176
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Max Carrados is one of the most unusual detectives in all fiction. He is blind - and yet he has developed his other faculties to such an amazing degree that they more than compensate for his lack ...
BEGGARS BANQUET
IAN RANKIN    Book Number: 78994
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Rankin started off life as a short story writer and here are 22 mini masterpieces with titles such as Someone Got To Eddie, The Only True Comedian, Video, Nasty, The Hanged Man and Death Is Not The...
ORIGINAL ILLUSTRATED STRAND SHERLOCK HOLMES
CONAN DOYLE    Book Number: 25387
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'Sherlock Holmes: The Complete Stories'. It is more than a century since the ascetic, gaunt and enigmatic detective, Sherlock Holmes, made his first appearance in A Study in Scarlet. From 1891, beg...
BRITISH LION
TONY SCHUMACHER    Book Number: 80979
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An alternate history thriller in which John Rossett joins forces with his Nazi superior to save the commander's family as the Germans race to make the first atomic bomb. The Germans occupy a defea...
HOUSE OF SMOKE
SAM CHRISTER    Book Number: 81401
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Big Ben chimes in the first seconds of the first day of 1900. Inside London's oldest gaol preparations are afoot to hang Victorian England's deadliest assassin, a man wanted for two decades' worth...
SHADOW OF THE HANGMAN
EDWARD MARSTON    Book Number: 81420
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1815 and Peter and Paul Skillen, identical twins and fearless thief-takers, stalk all who dare to walk in the shadow of the hangman. When they catch a notorious burglar they claim a handsome rewar...
ABYSS BEYOND DREAMS
Peter F. Hamilton    Book Number: 81464
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The multi-million copy bestseller here in glamorous MacMillan 674 page heavyweight large softback by one of the best British sci-fi writers. When images of a lost civilisation are 'dreamed' by a s...
WHEN THE DEVIL HOLDS THE CANDLE
Karin Fossum    Book Number: 81504
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As Andreas vanishes it is a mystery to all, including his best friend, but as much as the police question him, it's not easy for Zipp to come forward with the details of the last time he saw his fr...
TIM FRAZER AGAIN
FRANCES DURBRIDGE    Book Number: 81660
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A companion to The World of Tim Frazer code 81659. Top special secret agent Leo Salinger is run over by a car in Amsterdam. But was his death a genuine accident and is the driver of the car as in...
FATE & FORTUNE
SHIRLEY MCKAY    Book Number: 82199
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1581 Edinburgh and running from his new responsibilities of Head of the family in St Andrews is young lawyer Hew Cullan. Once in the vibrant capital of medieval Scotland, he plans to publish his l...
TIME & TIDE
SHIRLEY MCKAY    Book Number: 82216
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St Andrews, 1582 and a violent storm wrecks a ship offshore and the only man aboard dies without revealing how he came to be there alone or where the ship was headed. Neither he nor the wreck is o...
CASE OF THE HAIL MARY CELESTE
MALCOM PRYCE    Book Number: 82360
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Jack Wenlock is the last of the Railway Goslings, who patrolled the carriages of the GWR trains in the years 1925-47. Sworn to uphold the name of God's Wonderful Railway, Jack keeps the trains fre...
TIMETABLE OF DEATH
Edward Marston    Book Number: 81497
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1859 and two children dash past gravestones playing hide-and-seek. A freshly dug grave should provide the ideal hiding place if it weren't for an unscheduled body occupying the spot. The body is ...
DRUG OF CHOICE
MICHAEL CRICHTON AS JOHN LANGE    Book Number: 82610
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On a secret island in the Caribbean, bioengineers have devised a vacation resort like no other, promising the ultimate escape. But when Dr Roger Clark investigates, he discovers the dark secret of...
AWAY IN A MANGER: A Molly Murphy Mystery
RHYS BOWEN    Book Number: 82347
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By the author of the Evan Evans and Royal Spyness series, British born Rhys Bowen is one of the greatest mystery writers working today, known for her quick wit and sharp mind which makes Molly Murp...
LONELY MAGDALEN: An Inspector Poole Mystery
HENRY WADE    Book Number: 82477
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The body of a woman is found in a corner of Hampstead Heath. She has been strangled and it is clear from her appearance that she was a prostitute. The police soon have a suspect and several contr...
NORWICH VICTIMS: An Inspector Martin Mystery
FRANCIS BEEDING    Book Number: 82478
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A middle aged school teacher wins the French lottery and looks around for somewhere safe to invest her prize. Unfortunately for her she decides to consult the unscrupulous John Throgmorton, and se...
DARK BRIGGATE BLUES: A Dan Markham Mystery
CHRIS NICKSON    Book Number: 82541
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Described as 'cinematic prose' here is a novel packed with period detail and thrills. Leeds, 1954. When Joanna Hart came into his office, enquiry agent Dan Markham thought it would be an easy case...
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