Beginning with modern masters such as Sara Paretsky, Ruth Rendell, and Ian Rankin, this collection works its way back through the golden age of the 1920s and ’30s to the genre’s source in Edgar Allan Poe and Arthur Conan Doyle. The famous detectives who stalk these pages range from the brilliant and eccentric (Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes and Poe’s C. Auguste Dupin) to the deceptively unlikely (G. K. Chesterton’s humble priest, Father Brown; and Agatha Christie’s tweedy spinster, Miss..
Sherlock HolmesThe Complete Novels and StoriesVolume IISince his first appearance in Beetons Christmas Annual in 1887, Sir Arthur Conan Doyles Sherlock Holmes has been one of the..
Brigadier Gerard is the hero of a series of comic short stories by the British writer Arthur Conan Doyle. Gerard's most notable attribute is his vanity – he is utterly..
The January, 1942 issue of HOODED DETECTIVE features the Black Hood novel "The Whispering Eye," by G.T. Fleming-Roberts. ("Hunted by the police . . . framed for..
This book takes you into the life of a homicide detective that experienced numerous cases in the deaths of innocent people. The names and the places were changed to protect those..
Like the hot seat fits a killer, that's how the frame fitted the kid. Then they found him hanged and knew it for murder. Which made a desperate assignment for Detective..