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  • The Arsenal Stadium Mystery by Leonard Gribble
    The Arsenal Stadium Mystery (Paperback) Leonard Gribble

    Gribble's unique mystery, featuring the actual Arsenal squad of 1939, sends Inspector Anthony Slade into the world of professional football to investigate a case of deadly foul play on and off the pitch.

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  • Miraculous Mysteries by Martin Edwards
    Miraculous Mysteries (Paperback) Martin Edwards

    Together these stories demonstrate the range and high accomplishment of the classic British impossible crime story over more than half a century.

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  • The Terror by Edgar Wallace
    The Terror (English, Hardback) Edgar Wallace

    The sensational novel which launched Collins' Detective Story Club in 1929 was by Edgar Wallace, who wrote more crime stories in the 1920s, and more films, than any other author. This new edition of The Terror, with its original jacket artwork, also includes another classic Wallace text, White Face.

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  • Blood on the Tracks by Martin Edwards
    Blood on the Tracks (Paperback) Martin Edwards

    Both train buffs and crime fans will delight in this selection of fifteen railway-themed mysteries, featuring some of the most popular authors of their day alongside less familiar names. This is a collection to beguile even the most wearisome commuter.

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  • Foreign Bodies by Martin Edwards
    Foreign Bodies (Paperback) Martin Edwards

    Martin Edwards has selected gems of classic crime from Denmark to Japan and many points in between. Fascinating stories give an insight into the cosmopolitan cultures (and crime-writing traditions) of diverse places including Mexico, France, Russia, Germany and the Netherlands.

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  • The Story of Classic Crime in 100 Books by Martin Edwards
    The Story of Classic Crime in 100 Books (Hardback) Martin Edwards

    Written by award-winning crime writer and president of the Detection Club, Martin Edwards, this book tracks the history of classic crime fiction and serves as a companion to the British Library's internationally acclaimed series of Crime Classics.

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  • The Long Arm of the Law by Martin Edwards
    The Long Arm of the Law (Paperback) Martin Edwards

    Martin Edwards introduces neglected gems of British crime writing with these twelve stories, which strike a blow for the professionals with teasing mysteries for police officer protagonists.

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  • Crimson Snow by Martin Edwards
    Crimson Snow (Paperback) Martin Edwards

    Crimson Snow brings together a dozen vintage crime stories set in winter

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  • Resorting to Murder by Martin Edwards
    Resorting to Murder (Paperback) Martin Edwards

    A collection of 14 vintage mysteries from the likes of Arthur Conan Doyle, GK Chesterton, Anthony Berkeley, Phyllis Bentley among others.

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  • The Golden Age of Murder by Martin Edwards
    The Golden Age of Murder (English, Hardback) Martin Edwards

    Winner of the 2016 EDGAR, AGATHA, MACAVITY and H.R.F.KEATING crime writing awards, this real-life detective story investigates how Agatha Christie and colleagues in a mysterious literary club transformed crime fiction.

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  • The Z Murders by J Farjeon
    The Z Murders (English, Paperback) J Farjeon

    Richard Temperley arrives at Euston station early on a fogbound London morning. He takes refuge in a nearby hotel, along with a disagreeable fellow passenger, who had snored his way through the train journey. But within minutes the other man has snored for the last time - he has been shot dead while sleeping in an armchair. Temperley has a brief encounter with a beautiful young woman, but she...

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  • Capital Crimes by Martin Edwards
    Capital Crimes (Paperback) Martin Edwards

    Capital Crimes is an eclectic collection of London-based crime stories, blending the familiar with the unexpected in a way that reflects the personality of the city. Alongside classics by Margery Allingham, Anthony Berkeley and Thomas Burke are excellent and unusual stories by authors who are far less well known.

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  • Serpents in Eden by Martin Edwards
    Serpents in Eden (Paperback) Martin Edwards

    An eclectic mix of crime stories written over half a century. From a tale of poison-pen letters tearing apart a village community to a macabre mystery by Arthur Conan Doyle, the stories collected here reveal the dark truths hidden in an assortment of rural paradises.

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  • The Golden Age of Murder by Martin Edwards
    The Golden Age of Murder (English, Paperback) Martin Edwards

    Winner of the 2016 EDGAR, AGATHA, MACAVITY and H.R.F.KEATING crime writing awards, this real-life detective story investigates how Agatha Christie and colleagues in a mysterious literary club transformed crime fiction.

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  • The Story of Classic Crime in 100 Books by Martin Edwards
    The Story of Classic Crime in 100 Books (Paperback) Martin Edwards

    This book tells the story of crime fiction published during the first half of the twentieth century. The diversity of this much-loved genre is breathtaking, and so much greater than many critics have suggested.

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  • The Story of Classic Crime in 100 Books by Martin Edwards
    The Story of Classic Crime in 100 Books (English, Paperback) Martin Edwards

    This book tells the story of crime fiction published during the first half of the twentieth century. The diversity of this much-loved genre is breathtaking, and so much greater than many critics have suggested. To illustrate this, the leading expert on classic crime discusses one hundred books ranging from The Hound of the Baskervilles to Strangers on a Train which highlight the entertaining...

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  • Eve of Destruction by Chief Scientist Martin Edwards
    Eve of Destruction (English, Paperback) Chief Scientist Martin Edwards

    When Liverpool solicitor and detective Harry Devlin takes on a client who has been taping his wife's telephone conversations with her lover, he gets more than he bargained for. Trapped in a maze where neither victims nor apparent culprit are who they seem to be, Harry must go into the dark places of the human heart to find the answers.

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  • Portrait of a Murderer by Martin Edwards
    Portrait of a Murderer (English, Paperback) Anne Meredith

    KEY SELLING POINTS 'Adrian Gray was born in May 1862 and met his death through violence, at the hands of one of his own children, at Christmas, 1931.' Thus begins a classic crime novel published in 1933 that has been too long neglected ? until now. It is a riveting portrait of the psychology of a murderer. Each December, Adrian Gray invites his extended family to stay at his lonely house, Kings Poplars. None of Gray's six surviving children is fond of him; several have cause to wish him dead. The family gathers on Christmas Eve ? and by the following morning, their wish has been granted. This fascinating and unusual novel tells the story of what happened that dark Christmas night; and what the murderer did next. AUDIENCE Fans of the British Library Crime Classics Fans of historical mysteries Fans of international mysteries

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  • Suspicious Minds by Martin Edwards
    Suspicious Minds (English, Paperback) Martin Edwards

    Harry Devlin is in trouble. The wife of his best client, Jack Stirrup, has vanished and the police suspect foul play. Stirrup claims she's still alive, but Harry wonders if he has something to hide. When Stirrup's daughter and her boyfriend go missing, Harry finds himself hunting a brutal murderer... This special eBook edition contains a range of extras, including: - An Introduction by Val...

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  • Murder at the Manor by Martin Edwards
    Murder at the Manor (Paperback) Martin Edwards

    This new collection gathers together stories written over a span of about 65 years, during which British society, and life in country houses, was transformed out of all recognition. It includes fascinating and unfamiliar twists on the classic 'closed circle' plot.

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