Hardback. Perhaps the greatest court case ever perpetrated on the American justice system, this huge book contains all four of the Skull in the Box series. "A masterpiece of imagination!"... More > -- Knees Calhoon< Less
Coffee Table Book Edition of the amazing collection of all four SKULL IN THE BOX novels. Man with the Magic Eardrums, Crimson Box, Wooden Spectacles and Lavender Gripsack. One volume of the most... More > exasperating courtroom case ever.< Less
Trade paperback. Between 1936 and 1940 British author Jack Mann (E. Charles Vivian) wrote eight novels about Gregory George Gordon Green and his detective agency. In this first book he tackles... More > Communists.< Less
Trade paperback. A distinctive smell of smoke presages a series of murders in the village of Lamsford, and it proves a puzzling case for Inspector Arnold and Desmond Merrion.
‘Miles... More > Burton’ was one of the two famous pseudonyms used by Major Cecil John Charles Street (1884-1965), who also wrote under the name ‘John Rhode.’ The Miles Burton novels feature freelance sleuth Desmond Merrion, who collaborates on cases with Scotland Yard’s Inspector Henry Arnold.< Less
Hardcover. WHEN DEATH PAYS A CALL he generally leaves a card behind ... even if it sometimes takes a pathologist to find it. But on the morning that he visited the bathroom at Forstal... More > Farm, he did it incognito. It took a man with a crowbar to break down the bathroom door, and there on the floor was Basil Maplewood, naked, with one foot still hanging over the edge of the bath. Basil was only twenty-one, and in the very pink of health, but the post-mortem didn’t help much ... no violence, no sign of poison. Here is a mystery in a thousand, and one that almost — but not quite — threw dust in the eyes of Inspector Arnold and his colleagues.< Less
Gordon Eklund follows up his first Ramble House collection of short stories, Second Creation, with 11 more of his otherworldly tales, including 1977's "The Retro Man". Fellow SF author Ted... More > White introduces the book with a memoir of Gordon.< Less
Trade paperback. This 1940 novel is the fourth and final chapter of the SKULL IN THE BOX saga, consisting of Magic Eardrums, Crimson Box, Wooden Spectacles and Lavender Gripsack. Incredible courtroom... More > drama.< Less
Trade Paperback in two columns. This 548-page juggernaut of a mystery was written in 1932 and takes place in a future of 1942 when the US was at war with Japan and Germany. 'The longest mystery ever... More > written.'< Less
Trade Paperback. This 1934 thriller is the third book under Richard A. Lupoff's Surinam Turtle imprint. A man wakes up in a park and can't remember who he is. But thanks to the help of a couple of... More > intriguing women, he manages to remain free from arrest for a murder he MAY have committed. But he simply must figure out his identity before the cops -- or the murderer -- catch up with him.
The story was made into a film called TWO IN THE DARK and the plot has been used in later films and books (notably Evan Hunter's BUDDWING and a British film called HYSTERIA) but no one has done it with the skill and style of Gelett Burgess.< Less