The Box Office Murders by Freeman Wills Crofts

The suicide by drowning of a box office clerk leaves her friend Thurza Dark in fear for her life. Persuaded to seek help from Scotland Yard, she meets with Inspector Joseph French. Thurza believes her friend was murdered because of her involvement in a criminal scheme, a scheme that she too has also fallen prey …

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Missing or Murdered by Robin Forsythe

“Lord Bygrave left London for the village of Hartwood on Friday, the 1stof the month, intending to spend a fortnight or so in the country. He arrived at the White Bear Inn rather late that night, left early next morning and seems to have vanished completely.”  As the head of the “Ministry of X”, the …

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Thirteen Guests by J. Jefferson Farjeon

Running to jump off a train, John Foss suffers a fall and lands into the arms of exquisitely beautiful young widow Nadine Leveridge. Spirited to Bragley Court to recover, Foss finds himself one of now thirteen guests attending a weekend party at the home of Lord and Lady Aveling. While injury precludes his participation in …

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The Arabian Nights Murder by John Dickson Carr

A cookery book and two sets of false whiskers, one white, the other black. A curved blade, and two photographs, one of a set of tracks, one of a large black mark on a wall. All these sit on a table in Dr. Gideon Fell’s library. They are exhibits in a case of murder which …

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Beginning With A Bash by Alice Tilton

Leonidas Witherall (who just happens to be a look-alike for William Shakespeare), down-on-his-luck former schoolmaster, now building janitor, gets involved when his former pupil Martin Jones is arrested for the murder of his former boss, Professor North. Witherall and Dot, a pretty young red-head of Jones’ acquaintance, set off tracking down clues to the murderer's …

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COFFEE AND CRIME RELEASES THE VINTAGE CRIME FICTION ADVENT CALENDAR!!!

I do not normally advertise on my site…this is something different. My fellow blogger Kate, at crossexaminingcrime, has put together a great gift idea for those of you lucky enough to live in the UK. If you, or someone you know, loves great mysteries, read on… https://crossexaminingcrime.wordpress.com/2019/11/01/coffee-and-crime-releases-the-vintage-crime-fiction-advent-calendar/