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Vile Crime By Leonore Blake
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The first episode of an historical romp set in the late eighteenth century pitching the resourceful investigative talents of Captain Benjamin Daniels against Miss Sophia Dashwood and her unorthodox... More > household. Caution may contain humour, brothels, smugglers,and spies, as well as things that go bump in the night! Less of the Sense and Sensibility rather more of the Will and Grace meet Pirates of the Carabbean.< Less
Passion For Murder By Robert Rawson
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Passion for Murder is actually five seperate short works. The Book is divided into 2 Plays, and 3 Short Stories. Following on after novels in Sci-Fi, Sci-Fantasy, Westerns, and Poetry, and having... More > written works in both the 1st and 3rd person, this new frontier of Play Writing was bound to be attempted so that the author could experiment and become more rounded. As usual the style is free-flowing and easy to digest. There is plenty of fun within the pages, but there is also material to make one think. We find the short stories to be of high quality - as always from this author. Read and enjoy!< Less
Passion For Murder By Robert Rawson
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Passion for Murder is actually five seperate short works. The Book is divided into 2 Plays, and 3 Short Stories. Following on after novels in Sci-Fi, Sci-Fantasy, Westerns, and Poetry, and having... More > written works in both the 1st and 3rd person, this new frontier of Play Writing was bound to be attempted so that the author could experiment and become more rounded. As usual the style is free-flowing and easy to digest. There is plenty of fun within the pages, but there is also material to make one think. We find the short stories to be of high quality - as always from this author. Read and enjoy!< Less
The Ofsted Murders By Gary Sargent
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Something odd is happening after dark in Britain’s schools… Ofsted, the schools’ Inspectorate, are deeply worried. To lose one inspector in the line of duty might be considered a... More > misfortune, but to have four inspectors lured into school after hours, dispatched, and left in outlandish poses before a cryptic message scrawled on the blackboard - that just looks like carelessness. Helen Haversham, Year 1 teacher at Hornby Infants School, is also worried. Both Ofsted and Christmas are coming. Her displays are up, her paperwork is done, and she has read the Head’s memo explicitly forbidding ritual homicide, and yet something doesn’t seem quite right… Who has been making midnight visits to the school? What has so unhinged the leader of the Ofsted team? How can she stop the class guinea pig from going on another dirty protest? If Helen can’t answer these questions by Friday story time, then the school’s end of term carol concert and Nativity is going to come to a truly unforgettable climax…< Less
The Ofsted Murders By Gary Sargent
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Something odd is happening after dark in Britain’s schools… Ofsted, the schools’ Inspectorate, are deeply worried. To lose one inspector in the line of duty might be considered a... More > misfortune, but to have four inspectors lured into school after hours, dispatched, and left in outlandish poses before a cryptic message scrawled on the blackboard - that just looks like carelessness. Helen Haversham, Year 1 teacher at Hornby Infants School, is also worried. Both Ofsted and Christmas are coming. Her displays are up, her paperwork is done, and she has read the Head’s memo explicitly forbidding ritual homicide, and yet something doesn’t seem quite right… Who has been making midnight visits to the school? What has so unhinged the leader of the Ofsted team? How can she stop the class guinea pig from going on another dirty protest? If Helen can’t answer these questions by Friday story time, then the school’s end of term carol concert and Nativity is going to come to a truly unforgettable climax…< Less
Doan & Carstairs: Volume 2 (Sally’s in the Alley & Oh, Murderer Mine) [A Whisky Priest Book] By Norbert Davis
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“If you must go down those mean streets, walk softly, but walk a big dog... “Perenially broke Doan is a short, chubby little man with corn-yellow hair who doesn’t exactly look like... More > he’s going to set the world on fire. His clothes are frequently rumpled, because he tends to sleep in them, and he’s been known to drink a prodigious amount of alcohol. [And] while there have plenty of dogs in mystery fiction, there’s never been one quite like Carstairs.” — Kevin Burton Smith, The Thrilling Detective Website This volume collects the final two Doan and Carstairs novels: Sally’s in the Alley and Oh, Murderer Mine. Norbert Davis (1909-1949), who also wrote as Harrison Hunt and Cedric Titus, was a rarity in the pulp writing world: a fine writer with a sense of humour. He contributed to Black Mask, Double Detective, Detective Fiction Weekly and Dime Detective, and is best known for his Doan and Carstairs stories.< Less
Doan & Carstairs: Volume 2 (Sally’s in the Alley & Oh, Murderer Mine) [A Whisky Priest Book] By Norbert Davis
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“If you must go down those mean streets, walk softly, but walk a big dog... “Perenially broke Doan is a short, chubby little man with corn-yellow hair who doesn’t exactly look like... More > he’s going to set the world on fire. His clothes are frequently rumpled, because he tends to sleep in them, and he’s been known to drink a prodigious amount of alcohol. [And] while there have plenty of dogs in mystery fiction, there’s never been one quite like Carstairs.” — Kevin Burton Smith, The Thrilling Detective Website This volume collects the final two Doan and Carstairs novels: Sally’s in the Alley and Oh, Murderer Mine. Norbert Davis (1909-1949), who also wrote as Harrison Hunt and Cedric Titus, was a rarity in the pulp writing world: a fine writer with a sense of humour. He contributed to Black Mask, Double Detective, Detective Fiction Weekly and Dime Detective, and is best known for his Doan and Carstairs stories.< Less
The Curious Mister Jones By Bill Smith
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The First Mortimer Jones Book: A cross between Miss Marple & Philip Marlowe but with a tongue-in-cheek style. Mortimer Jones is a middle aged nobody who works as the manager of an Antiquarian... More > bookshop. He has lived with his maiden aunt ever since his mother died thirty years ago. It is the beginning of December and Jones has become suspicious that some rare books that a rather smelly and disheveled man is trying to sell him are stolen. When he investigates he witnesses what he believes may have been a murder. When the police won't believe him he lets the matter rest until more events begin to drag him into a web of extortion and murder.< Less
Forks of the Ohio By Martin Clayton
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Mike Huntingden is an Englishman with an enquiring mind and an often-humorous outlook on life. The story begins with our hero on a plane travelling to the USA. Mike has left everything behind in... More > pursuit of a new life. During the flight he strikes up a friendship with Carrie-Ann, who is flying home to Ohio and they arrange to meet up in The US. When Carrie-Ann is murdered and the police want to talk to Mike, he decides that for his own safety his only option is to flee. So begins an adventure of suspense and violence through the ‘Rust Belt’ of the USA. Mike’s journey takes him to Akron where he looks for clues to Carrie-Ann’s murder, and becomes embroiled in the hunt for cash and bearer bonds lost in an armoured car robbery years before. His adventure involves local crime bosses, dramatic shoot-outs, and a friendship with the owner of the Forks of the Ohio Inn and his pretty sister, Beth. Packed with intrigue and humour – The Forks of the Ohio will keep you turning pages!< Less
Forks of the Ohio By Martin Clayton
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Mike Huntingden is an Englishman with an enquiring mind and an often-humorous outlook on life. The story begins with our hero on a plane travelling to the USA. Mike has left everything behind in... More > pursuit of a new life. During the flight he strikes up a friendship with Carrie-Ann, who is flying home to Ohio and they arrange to meet up in The US. When Carrie-Ann is murdered and the police want to talk to Mike, he decides that for his own safety his only option is to flee. So begins an adventure of suspense and violence through the ‘Rust Belt’ of the USA. Mike’s journey takes him to Akron where he looks for clues to Carrie-Ann’s murder, and becomes embroiled in the hunt for cash and bearer bonds lost in an armoured car robbery years before. His adventure involves local crime bosses, dramatic shoot-outs, and a friendship with the owner of the Forks of the Ohio Inn and his pretty sister, Beth. Packed with intrigue and humour – The Forks of the Ohio will keep you turning pages!< Less