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The Lodger

A haunting mystery tale that revolves around the Jack the Ripper murders, this novel was the basis for several films, including a 1927 Alfred Hitchcock silent film featuring Ivor Novello in the title role. Genre: Fiction, Mystery & Detective


Genre: Fiction, Mystery & Detective

Scarhaven Keep

When the great actor, Bassett Oliver, who was a martinet for punctuality, failed to turn up to a rehearsal which he himself had called, his business manager guessed that something had happened. It had. But it took more than one set of brains to discover the truth, and another set of very curious circumstances was […]


Genre: Fiction, Mystery & Detective

The Brand of Silence

Excerpt: Now the fog was clearing and the mist was lifting, and the bright sunshine was struggling to penetrate the billows of damp vapor and touch with its glory the things of the world beneath. In the lower harbor there still was a chorus of sirens and foghorns, as craft of almost every description made […]


Genre: Fiction, Mystery & Detective

The Red House Mystery

The Red House, stately mansion home of Mark Ablett, is filled with very proper guests when Mark’s most improper brother returns from Australia. When the maid hears an argument in the study it isn’t long before the brother dies… of a bullet between the eyes! Strangely, the study has been locked from the inside, and […]


Genre: Fiction, Mystery & Detective