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Detective Stories (Everyman's Library Pocket Classics Series)Detective Stories (Everyman's Library Pocket Classics Series)
Now, in the appealing and collectible Pocket Classics format, an anthology of beloved, classic detective stories—riveting and irresistibly addictive tales of crimes and those who unravel them.Beginning with modern masters such as Sara Paretsky, Ruth Rendell, and Ian Rankin, this collection works its way back through the golden age of the 1920s an ...
Number of pages: 384 | Publication Date: 2009-10-06 | ISBN-13: 9780307272713

Detective Stories (Red Hot Reads)Detective Stories (Red Hot Reads)
Philip Pullman
Young mystery fans will be enthralled by this compelling volume of detective fiction that includes both classic and contemporary writers such as Italo Calvino, Agatha Christie, Ellery Queen, Damon Runyon, and Andrew Vachss. ...
Number of pages: 223 | Publication Date: 2003-06-20 | ISBN-13: 9780753456361

The Oxford Book of American Detective StoriesThe Oxford Book of American Detective Stories
Edgar Allan Poe's "Murders in the Rue Morgue" launched the detective story in 1841. The genre began as a highbrow form of entertainment, a puzzle to be solved by a rational sifting of clues. In Britain, the stories became decidedly upper crust: the crime often committed in a world of manor homes and formal gardens, the blood on the Persian carpet u ...
Number of pages: 686 | Publication Date: 1997-12-11 | ISBN-13: 9780195117929

Detective StoryDetective Story
Sidney Kingsley
Excerpt from Detective Story: A Play in Three ActsThe shoplifter is a shapeless, moronic little creature with a Bronx accent. Her voice is the blat of a moose - calf, and, in spite of her avowed guilt, she has all the innocence of ignorance.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at ww ...
Number of pages: 156 | Publication Date: 2017-02-22 | ISBN-13: 9780243483211

Rivers of London Volume 4Rivers of London Volume 4
Ben Aaronovitch
CSI meets Harry Potter in this fantastic new graphic novel from Ben Aaronovitch, writer of the bestselling Rivers of London supernatural police procedural crime novel series! An anthology series of stories featuring Police Constable Peter Grant, his partner, Sahra Guleed, and their associates, as they tackle supernatural crime on the streets of Lon ...
Number of pages: 128 | Publication Date: 2017-12-19 | ISBN-13: 9781785861710

Detective Stories from the BibleDetective Stories from the Bible
J. Ellsworth Kalas
When we think of a detective story, we often think of murder mysteries. But the Bible contains some different kinds of detective stories. How is it, for instance, that some of the key personalities in the Bible story slip into the story almost unnoticed―like Judah, for example, an ancestor of King David and Jesus Christ. How did the symbolism of ...
Number of pages: 142 | Publication Date: 2009-08-01 | ISBN-13: 9781426702563

The Best American Mystery Stories 2017 (The Best American Series ®)The Best American Mystery Stories 2017 (The Best American Series ®)
"Fans of such notables as C.J. Box, Peter Straub, and Joyce Carol Oates chiefly known for their novels will be pleased to see how well they write at shorter length."--Publishers Weekly “Some people might tell you that crime short stories, unlike the more precious kind, are a kind of fictional ghetto, full of cardboard characters and clichéd situ ...
Number of pages: 384 | Publication Date: 2017-10-03 | ISBN-13: 9780544949089

Judge Dee at WorkJudge Dee at Work
Robert van Gulik
The eight short stories in Judge Dee at Work cover a decade during which the judge served in four different provinces of the T’ang Empire. From the suspected treason of a general in the Chinese army to the murder of a lonely poet in his garden pavilion, the cases here are among the most memorable in the Judge Dee series. ...
Number of pages: 174 | Publication Date: 2007-04-15 | ISBN-13: 9780226848662

Favorite Sherlock Holmes Detective Stories (Dover Children's Evergreen Classics)Favorite Sherlock Holmes Detective Stories (Dover Children's Evergreen Classics)
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Throughout the annals of literature there is one detective who reigns supreme — Mr. Sherlock Holmes of 221B Baker Street, London. From that celebrated address, Holmes and his friend Dr. Watson set out to solve the most difficult cases and bring to justice the master criminals of Victorian England.Now readers can enjoy the crime-solving exploits o ...
Number of pages: 208 | Publication Date: 2000-11-15 | ISBN-13: 9780486412429

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