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The Art of Murder By Louis Shalako
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Inventor Theo Duval appeared to be having the perfect life. A locked room with the only key in the decedent’s pocket, a book on hypnotism, and one very rich and very dead inventor, present... More > Inspector Gilles Maintenon of the Surete with a problem. Why would a young, healthy, successful man, one with a beautiful fiance, and a thriving company ever want to kill himself?< Less
Art and Murder By S.A. Cozad
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Kate runs a semi successful art buisness. Luke is a cop. They come togeather to try to solve the deaths of over a dozen blonde girls left on the side of the high way.
Art and Murder By S.A. Cozad
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Kate is a semi-successful artist while Luke is a cop. They were bestfriends in grade school and high school sweethearts. They come together to solve the case of the highway killer, who leaves the... More > corpses of little blonde girls by the side of the roads Kate takes to her art shows. Is it a coincidence?< Less
The Simple Art of Murder By Raymond Chandler
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The Simple Art of Murder refers to both a critical essay and a collection of short stories written by hard-boiled detective fiction author Raymond Chandler. The essay is considered a seminal piece... More > of literary criticism. Although Chandler's primary topic is the art (and failings) of detective fiction, he touches on general literature and modern society as well. The opening statement – "Fiction in any form has always intended to be realistic" – places Chandler in a lineage with earlier American Realists, in particular Mark Twain and his critique of James Fenimore Cooper, "Fenimore Cooper's Literary Offenses". Chandler dissects A. A. Milne's The Red House Mystery much as Twain tears apart Cooper's The Deerslayer, namely by revealing what is ignored, brushed over, and unrealistic. "If the situation is false," Chandler writes, "you cannot even accept it as a light novel, for there is no story for the light novel to be about."< Less
The Art Treasure Murders By John L. Benton
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Pulpville Press Presents: STEPHEN DUANE, FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION He had a justly famous record with the F.B.I., and through a maze of violent action and stealthy murder, he traces the ART... More > TREASURE MURDERS to their startling denouement. Some of the greatest of the world’s paintings—slit from their frames in the great museums of Europe by the deft hand of the “Surgeon”, so-called because the stroke of his knife is as deft and unerring as that of the greatest in the medical world. Then a wealthy art dealer of Boston is stabbed to death by the single thrust of a needle-pointed knife. A New York portrait painter meets the same dark death. A collector, a gallery clerk, an art salesman… Through the American art world strikes the terror of the needle-pointed knife. Is it the knife of the “Surgeon”? Special Agent Stephen Duane of the F.B.I. stepped into the case when Charles Francis Coleman was found in his car stabbed to death.< Less
The Art Treasure Murders By John L. Benton
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STEPHEN DUANE, FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION He had a justly famous record with the F.B.I., and through a maze of violent action and stealthy murder, he traces the ART TREASURE MURDERS to their... More > startling denouement. Some of the greatest of the world’s paintings—slit from their frames in the great museums of Europe by the deft hand of the “Surgeon”, so-called because the stroke of his knife is as deft and unerring as that of the greatest in the medical world. Then a wealthy art dealer of Boston is stabbed to death by the single thrust of a needle-pointed knife. A New York portrait painter meets the same dark death. A collector, a gallery clerk, an art salesman… Through the American art world strikes the terror of the needle-pointed knife. Is it the knife of the “Surgeon”? Special Agent Stephen Duane of the F.B.I. stepped into the case when Charles Francis Coleman was found in his car stabbed to death. Originally published in 1940 by Gateway Books< Less
Murder in Paradise! By Lyndia Glover
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The La Bella Mano Galleria in New York was the international art center for the very wealthy. Mr. James Arlington was the owner and loved art. Count Rousseau had purchased the most perfect painting... More > ever completed. Mr. Arlington just had to see it! He flew to Honolulu to meet with Count Rousseau at the Royal Orchid Hotel. While Mr. Arlington is enjoying the paradise landscape of Hawaii, someone murders him! Luckily, Detective Cheerie (large male cream colored cat) from Scotland Yard is vacationing with his human (Bentley Brighton). They are staying at the Royal Orchid Hotel. Sgt. Chalfont of the Honolulu Police enlists the aid of Cheerie to help solve the case! **Thirty-fourth book in the series.** Watch for new books!< Less
Murder in Paradise! By Lyndia Glover
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The La Bella Mano Galleria in New York was the international art center for the very wealthy. Mr. James Arlington was the owner and loved art. Count Rousseau had purchased the most perfect painting... More > ever completed. Mr. Arlington just had to see it! He flew to Honolulu to meet with Count Rousseau at the Royal Orchid Hotel. While Mr. Arlington is enjoying the paradise landscape of Hawaii, someone murders him! Luckily, Detective Cheerie (large male cream colored cat) from Scotland Yard is vacationing with his human (Bentley Brighton). They are staying at the Royal Orchid Hotel. Sgt. Chalfont of the Honolulu Police enlists the aid of Cheerie to help solve the case! Thirty-fourth book in the series. New books added often.< Less
The Cinema Murder By E. Phillips Oppenheim
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Philip Romilly is a young art student, half starved, both mentally and physically and without prospect. His cousin, Douglas, has everything and even buys beatrice, Philip's fiancée. The two... More > cousins meet under an English railroad bridge and Philip emerges alone. A day or two later he sails for America, under the name Douglas Romilly and wearing his cousin's clothes. Philip's career in New York is filled with incident. On his wedding day he is arrested for the murder of his cousin, and he seems lost, but the unexpected happens to save the situation.< Less
The Cinema Murder By E. Phillips Oppenheim
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"The Cinema Murder" relates the adventures of Philip Romilly, a half-starved art teacher of London, whose one faint hope of a betterment of his affairs lies in the chance of his selling a... More > story or a play sometime. His cousin, Douglas Romilly, succeeds in getting out of life the very things for which Philip yearns. He put Douglas out of the way, and impersonates him on the Atlantic liner to New York. Under an assumed name, he rewrites his play. The success of it is furnished by Elizabeth Dalstan, an actress, whom he falls in love with. The romance which ensues is interwoven with mystery and much detective work.< Less