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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is a collection of twelve stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, featuring his famous detective and illustrated by Sidney Paget. These are the first of the Sherlock Holmes short stories, originally published as single stories in the Strand Magazine from July 1891 to June 1892. The book was published in […]


Genre: Fiction, Mystery & Detective, Short Stories

The Sign of the Four

First published in 1890, The Sign of Four is Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s second book starring legendary detective Sherlock Holmes. The story is complex, involving a secret between four ex-cons from India and a hidden treasure. More complex than the first Holmes novel, The Sign of Four also introduces the detective’s drug habit and leaves […]


Genre: Fiction, Mystery & Detective

The Yellow Claw

An illusive Chinese mastermind and his henchman have already killed one socialite and they hold a mysterious sway over many of London’s elite. What is the secret of their power? Follow the trail with Sax Rohmer’s famous detectives Gaston Max and Inspector Dunbar as they chase the international gang of hoodlums and their leader, the […]


Genre: Fiction, Mystery & Detective, Thrillers

The Amateur Cracksman

Arthur Raffles is a prominent member of London society, and a national sporting hero. As a cricketer he regularly represents England in Test matches. He uses this as a chance to commit a number of burgalries, primarily stealing valuable jewellry from his hosts. In this he is assisted by his friend, the younger, idealistic Bunny […]


Genre: Fiction, Mystery & Detective, Short Stories

The Middle of Things

In the heart of London, John Ashton–the man from Australia–has been murdered. It seems clear that the motive was not robbery, and as he apparently had no acquaintances in town, the exposure of the murderer appears hopeless. Nevertheless, Mr. Fletcher accomplishes it in a story that keeps the reader in suspense until the very last […]


Genre: Fiction, Mystery & Detective

The Hand of Fu-Manchu

Third book in the Fu Manchu series: a collection of short stories about the adventures of Commissioner Sir Denis Nayland Smith and Dr. Petrie in stopping Dr. Fu Manchu from becoming the ruler of the civilized world. Genre: Fiction, Mystery & Detective, Short Stories


Genre: Fiction, Mystery & Detective, Short Stories