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The Detective By Molly Cutpurse
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Hoping to emulate his hero, the great fictional detective, Sherlock Holmes, Mr Gabriel Chukwumereije is an arrogant, wealthy sociopath from Ghana who arrives in London. His only problem is…it... More > is 1960.< Less
Will Allen and the Great Monster Detective By Jeffrey Friedman, Jason Edwards
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Will Allen may be small, but he's one of the smartest boys in the 5th grade at Ashford Middle School. Too bad being very clever does him no good when monsters begin haunting him! It’s lucky... More > that he can trust his best friend Jeannine to believe him, because his parents just don’t take him seriously. Together, Will and Jeannine search for help, but they get nowhere until a strange business card appears in Will’s book bag, instructing him how to summon Bigelow Hawkins, the Great Monster Detective. With Bigelow’s help, along with the use of a very special flashlight and magnifying glass, Will must learn how to conquer the monsters and uncover the secret of the dreadful HIDDEN BEAST before it's too late…< Less
Will Allen and the Great Monster Detective By Jeffrey Friedman, Jason Edwards
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Will Allen may be small, but he's one of the smartest boys in the 5th grade at Ashford Middle School. Too bad being very clever does him no good when monsters begin haunting him! It’s lucky... More > that he can trust his best friend Jeannine to believe him, because his parents just don’t take him seriously. Together, Will and Jeannine search for help, but they get nowhere until a strange business card appears in Will’s book bag, instructing him how to summon Bigelow Hawkins, the Great Monster Detective. With Bigelow’s help, along with the use of a very special flashlight and magnifying glass, Will must learn how to conquer the monsters and uncover the secret of the dreadful HIDDEN BEAST before it's too late…< Less
the young detective By hannah allen
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it is a great book for teens and adults.
The Detective Games By Zechariah Barrett
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Leor is a simple detective. A gentleman, at that. His case record is pristine and loose ends are something he scoffs at. Until he meets Joe Holmes. Then Jean. He finds one detective after another... More > is after the same singular thread. He speculates that this thread is one of many, a portion of strings with one great orchestrator whose motive is malevolence. As ambiguity grows and the danger is heightened, Leor wonders if this is one case he should've left in his past. For now, it threatens his future. In this first serial: "Trial by Firefight", the story truly begins. Leading up to and past the events of the teaser, Leor seeks the truth surrounding his previous case, that of "Désolé Mansion." But when his investigation leads to a fight for his life, Leor realizes he's gotten in too deep.< Less
Brilliant Deduction: The Story of Real-Life Great Detectives By Matt Kuhns
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"Brilliant Deduction" asks the question "who are the greatest detectives ever" and then attempts to find an answer which doesn't involve fictional characters. The result is nine... More > men whose careers in the 19th and early 20th century represent the heroic years of real-world detection, from the very first full-time professionals to the Prohibition era. Each chapter examines a different detective (or, in one case, a detective partnership) who became a legend in his own time, and in some cases a full-fledged celebrity. At the same time, the larger narrative ties these individual histories together to explore how real-life detectives rose to such fame for nearly 100 years, then fell back into obscurity.< Less
Brilliant Deduction: The Story of Real-Life Great Detectives By Matt Kuhns
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"Brilliant Deduction" asks the question "who are the greatest detectives ever" and then attempts to find an answer which doesn't involve fictional characters. The result is nine... More > men whose careers in the 19th and early 20th century represent the heroic years of real-world detection, from the very first full-time professionals to the Prohibition era. Each chapter examines a different detective (or, in one case, a detective partnership) who became a legend in his own time, and in some cases a full-fledged celebrity. At the same time, the larger narrative ties these individual histories together to explore how real-life detectives rose to such fame for nearly 100 years, then fell back into obscurity.< Less
Brilliant Deduction: The Story of Real-Life Great Detectives By Matt Kuhns
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"Brilliant Deduction" asks the question "who are the greatest detectives ever" and then attempts to find an answer which doesn't involve fictional characters. The result is nine... More > men whose careers in the 19th and early 20th century represent the heroic years of real-world detection, from the very first full-time professionals to the Prohibition era. Each chapter examines a different detective (or, in one case, a detective partnership) who became a legend in his own time, and in some cases a full-fledged celebrity. At the same time, the larger narrative ties these individual histories together to explore how real-life detectives rose to such fame for nearly 100 years, then fell back into obscurity.< Less
GREAT CINEMA DETECTIVES: Best Movies of Mystery, Suspense & Film Noir By John Howard Reid
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Providing an overview of the entire thriller genre, this book examines over 160 movies from classic Hollywood and British studios, including such essential film noir entries as "Murder, My... More > Sweet", "The Dark Corner", "The Maltese Falcon" and "Afraid To Talk". Great cinema detectives are represented by William Powell (all six of his Thin Man pictures are detailed and discussed), Basil Rathbone (Sherlock Holmes), Warner Oland (Charlie Chan), Sidney Toler (Charlie Chan), Peter Ustinov (Hercule Poirot), Margaret Rutherford (all four of her Miss Marple films are covered), and others including the Saint, the Falcon, Bulldog Drummond and Philo Vance. From director Alfred Hitchcock comes "Notorious", "Saboteur", "Number 17" and "Rich and Strange". A few comedies and spoofs, such as "Satan Met a Lady" (an amazing re-make of the original "Maltese Falcon" with Bette Davis and Warren William) and "Who Done It?" (with Abbott and Costello) round out the survey.< Less
Malcolm Sage, Detective By Herbert George Jenkins
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Malcom Sage had been a hot shot intelligence agent for Britain's Division Z during the Great War, but when the fighting ceased, his thirst for action and adventure didn't. Fortunately, his old chief... More > from division Z helped him set up the Malcolm Sage Detective Bureau, and much merry mayhem and more than a few ripping good yarns ensued.< Less