Trade paperback. This is a very hard-to-find book from 1928 about a sleuth who solves the most amazing and unusual crimes. Full of 'impossible' mysteries in the style of Robert Adey or John Dickson... More > Carr. Intro by John Norris.< Less
Trade paperback. The story of a man who is hired to provide a willing and eager ape for god-knows-what with a sultry rich wench. This may be the most shocking novel to ever ooze out of the world of... More > sleaze. It's a "69" book with another strange novel by Jim Harmon and Ron Haydock, WANTON WITCH, on the flip side. Both of these sleaze classics hail from the early 60s when censorship was being kicked in the groin by the stalwart ankles of brave writers like Jim Harmon and Ron Haydock.< Less
Trade paperback. In 1912 Tod Robbins wrote a strange little novel called MYSTERIOUS MARTIN, about a man who creates art that can be deadly. A decade later, he wrote the story “Spurs”,... More > from which his friend Tod Browning adapted his cult film, FREAKS. A decade after that Tod Robbins rewrote MYSTERIOUS MARTIN, calling it THE MASTER OF MURDER. In this one volume are both versions of Tod Robbins’ enigmatic novel, the 1912 and the 1933 versions. Ramble House is proud to bring back both of these macabre masterpieces for modern readers to enjoy and compare.< Less
Trade paperback. This is the very first title in the Surinam Turtle imprint by Richard A. Lupoff. It was published in 1912 without an author cited but the introduction reveals that there are three... More > ciphers hidden in the book, one of which names the author. One of them, as far as RH knows, has never been found. There is an introduction by Richard A. Lupoff and two dozen beautiful full page illustrations by Karl Anderson and George Brehm.< Less
Trade paperback. A spate of mysterious disappearances of young women has all of London in a dither, and Scotland Yard sleuth Raphael Phare calls on his old friend Martin Sondes to assist him in the... More > “Seven Lost Beauties” case. Number one suspect is infamous Swedish Dr. Odoric Odin.< Less
Trade paperback. This amazing novel with an alternate explanation for the death of Julius Caesar was written in 1935 and reads like I, CLAUDIUS meets THE FRONT PAGE. The Ides of March have never been... More > so much fun. Intro by Richard A. Lupoff.< Less
Trade paperback. Inspector Shade of the Wellington police was mildly disturbed when a young bohemian artist who also had the last name of Shade told him about a dead man she had seen on the local... More > train. Surely she was making it all up. No one else reported such a thing. But as the pieces of this ingenious puzzle all started to fall into place, Inspector Shade found himself caught up in murder, mayhem, and more than a little intrigue as he tried to help the young woman stay alive. The trouble was — she might be the killer!
Ramble House brings back this classic Kiwi mystery written by Harriet Hunter and hopes to also reprint her only other mystery, CASE FOR PUNISHMENT. Stay tuned.< Less
Let's say you wake up late for work one morning in 1932 and find 5 million dollars in huge bills littering the floor of your cheap room. What would you do? That is exactly the situation that Tiffany... More > Thayer, one of the most intriguing of the 20th century authors revived by Ramble House, places young Ben Flinders. Then the action starts and before Ben realizes it he has become a wanted man — by the law and those who break it.
But young Ben is resourceful and when he finds that he is becoming known as a kingpin of evil, he starts to enjoy it, a little like Walter White of 2013 becomes enamored of being the meth king of New Mexico. That's when the fun begins!< Less