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The Big Book of Christmas Mysteries

The Big Book of Christmas Mysteries


O Henry
Max Allan Collins
Edward D Hoch
Peter Robinson
Sara Paretsky
Peter Lovesey
Arthur Conan Doyle
Robert Louis Stevenson
Rex Stout
Isaac Asimov
Donald E Westlake
Agatha Christie
John D MacDonald
Mary Higgins Clark
Cyril Hare
Otto Penzler
Colin Dexter
Ed McBain
Andrew Klavan
Mary Roberts Rinehart
Ellery Queen
Ed Gorman
Fergus Hume
E W Hornung
Ron Goulart
Ngaio Marsh
Ellis Peters
John Lutz
Gillian Linscott
Thomas Hardy
Stanley Ellin
Bradford Morrow
Edgar Wallace
G K Chesterton
John Mortimer
Robert Barnard
Joseph Commings
Catherine Aird
Jonathan Santlofer
Marjorie Bowen
Henry Reymond Fitzwalter Keating
Dick Lochte
Doug Allyn
Barry Perowne
Joseph Shearing
Damon Runyon
Pat Frank
Julian Symons
Josephine Bell
Edmund Cox
Susan Moody
Meredith Nicholson
Norvell Page
S C Roberts
Will Scott
Peter Todd
Ethel Lina White

ISBN: 9780345802989
Year of publication: 2013

The Big Book of Christmas Mysteries For Bradford Morrow An original and wonderful writer, a wise and valued friend Introduction by Otto Penzler It is no great profundity to exclaim that Christmas is the happiest time of the year for all but the most churlish, those who claim they cant wait for the season to be over because they hate the forced to them cheerfulness, the religious aspects of the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ though, of course, there is no biblical or other evidence to ...

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Slam the Big Door

Slam the Big Door


John D MacDonald

ISBN: 9780449137079
Year of publication: 1960

John D. MacDonald Slam the Big Door One The big house the home of Troy and Mary Jamison was of stone and slate and glass and redwood with contrived tiltings and flarings of its egret-white roof. It stood on the bay side of the north end of Riley Key, overlooking the Florida Gulf, partially screened from occasional slow traffic on the lumpy sand-and-shell road that ran the seven-mile length of the Key by a grove of ancient live oaks, so gnarled and twisted, so picturesquely hung with fright ...

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101 Mystery Stories

101 Mystery Stories


O Henry
Martin H Greenberg
Lawrence Block
Edward D Hoch
Harry Kemelman
Leslie Charteris
Charles Dickens
Jack London
Isaac Asimov
Donald E Westlake
Henry Slesar
Edward Wellen
Barry N Malzberg
Frank R Stockton
John D MacDonald
Ed McBain
Edgar Allan Poe
Melville Davisson Post
Anna Katharine Green
Erle Stanley Gardner
Cornell Woolrich
William Campbell Gault
Ellery Queen
Bill Pronzini
Marcia Muller
Ron Goulart
Robert Bloch
Julie Smith
Susan Dunlap
Fredric Brown
John Lutz
Alexandre Dumas
Gil Brewer
Evan Hunter
Robert Edmond Alter
Michael Collins
Brian Garfield
James Holding
Craig Rice
Dion Henderson
Jack Ritchie
Fletcher Flora
Joe L Hensley
Arthur Porges
Katherine Mansfield
Guy de Maupassant
Robert J Randisi
George Harmon Coxe
Hal Ellson
Jonathan Craig
Michael Gilbert
Clark Howard
Robert L Fish
Joyce Harrington
Francis M Nevins, Jr
Nedra Tyre
Talmage Powell
Georges Simenon
Percy Spurlark Parker
Anton Chekhov
Hal Dresner
Morris Hershman
R L Stevens
John F Suter
Betty Ren Wright
Dwight V Babcock
Stephen Crane
H A DeRosso
Thomas B Dewey
Jack Foxx
Marilyn Granbeck
Len Gray
Edward Hunsburger
John Jakes
William Jeffrey
Stephen Marlowe
Arthur Moore
Richard A Moore
Helen Nielsen
Frank Sisk
Julian Symons
Jeffrey M Wallmann
Charlene Weir

ISBN: 9780517603611
Year of publication: 1986

101 Mystery Stories Acknowledgments MacDonald THERE HANGS DEATH Copyright 1949 by United Newspaper Magazines Corporation copyright renewed 1977 by John D. MacDonald. Reprinted by permission of the author. Brown Copyright 1940 by Popular Publications, Inc. copyright renewed 1968 by Fredric Brown. Reprinted by permission of International Creative Management. Westlake Copyright 1967 by Donald E. Westlake. First appeared in ELLERY QUEENS MYSTERY MAGAZINE. Reprinted by permission of the author. ...

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The Girl, the Gold Watch and Everything

The Girl, the Gold Watch and Everything


John D MacDonald

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Year of publication: 1962

John D. MacDonald The Girl, the Gold Watch and Everything Dear Fred, You didnt tell me it was going to be easy. But you didnt tell me it was going to be like this. Find Kirby Winter. Bring him back. Spare no expense. And you assigned me a good man to help out. At least Huddleston used to be a good man. Today you wouldnt know him. He stares into space and he sighs, and all I can get out of him is sometimes an aimless giggle. We found Kirby Winter, boss. We found him twice. And if you want him ...

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The Last One Left

The Last One Left


John D MacDonald

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Year of publication: 1967

John D. MacDonald The Last One Left I dedicate this novel to TRAVIS McGEE who lent invaluable support and encouragement. Extreme terror gives us back the gestures of our childhood. CHAZAL Chapter One At the small bon voyage party at the Delmar Bay Yacht Club Kip and Selma had given Howard and Junie Prowt a little brass plaque to affix to one of the bulkheads of the HoJun. It read Oh Lord, thy sea is so vast and my boat is so small Pull off the backing paper and press the gummed back of the ...

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A Flash of Green

A Flash of Green


John D MacDonald

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Year of publication: 1962

John D. MacDonald A Flash of Green For Sam Prentiss Jim Neville Tom Dickinson And all others opposed to the uglification of America One When she heard the rattle of the old tin wheelbarrow, Kat Hubble knew it was after four. On Tuesdays, after he had finished up at the Lessers, and on Fridays, when he was through at the Cable home, Barnett Mayberry would do one extra hour of yard work at her house before getting into his stuttering old car and driving back home to Pigeon Town, the Negro ...

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Manhunt. Volume 5, Number 1, January, 1957

Manhunt. Volume 5, Number 1, January, 1957


Henry Slesar
John D MacDonald
David Alexander
Gil Brewer
Robert Turner
Bryce Walton
William Manners
Talmage Powell
Richard Wormser
Eugene Pawley
Theodore Pratt
Bob Bristow
Paul Eiden
Carroll Mayers
Henry Petersen

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Year of publication: 1957

Manhunt Volume 5, Number 1, January, 1957 The Rabbit Gets a Gun by John D. MacDonald They were going to kill him. He saw it in their eyes, on their faces... and there wasnt a damn thing he could do. By the time he was ready to stop for the night, the good places were all filled up and he had to settle for a third rate setup where he was charged five dollars for one of the sour little cabins back up on a slope behind a diner that smelled of grease and sweat. He had parked beside the cabin, ...

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Masters of Noir: Volume 3

Masters of Noir: Volume 3


Lawrence Block
Henry Slesar
John D MacDonald
Ed McBain
Henry Kane
Fletcher Flora
Hal Ellson
Steve Frazee
Eugene Pawley
Theodore Pratt

ISBN: 9781610130516
Year of publication: 2010

Masters of Noir: Volume 3 First Publications Stranger in the House by Theodore Pratt first appeared in Manhunt, January 1957. May I Come In by Fletcher Flora first appeared in Manhunt, January 1955. The Killers by John D. Macdonald first appeared in Manhunt, January 1955. Cop For a Day by Henry Slesar first appeared in Manhunt, January 1957. Attack by Ed McBain, writing as Hunt Collins, first appeared in Manhunt, February 1953 Six Fingers by Hal Ellson first appeared in Manhunt, December 1954 ...

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The Girl in the Plain Brown Wrapper

The Girl in the Plain Brown Wrapper


John D MacDonald

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Year of publication: 1968

John D. MacDonald The Girl in the Plain Brown Wrapper One It is one of the sorry human habits to play the game of: What was I doing when it happened After I heard that Helena Pearson had died on Thursday, the third day of October, I had no trouble reconstructing the immediate past. That Thursday had been the fourth and final day of a legitimate little job of marine salvage. Meyer made a lot of small jokes about Travis McGee, salvage expert, actually doing some straight-arrow salvage. He kept ...

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Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine, Vol. 57, No. 3. Whole No. 328, March 1971

Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine, Vol. 57, No. 3. Whole No. 328, March 1971


Edward D Hoch
Agatha Christie
John D MacDonald
Ellery Queen
Jon L Breen
Michael Gilbert
James Powell
Erie Stanley Gardner
McGarry Morley
Nedra Tyre

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Year of publication: 1971

Ellery Queens Mystery Magazine, Vol. 57, No. 3. Whole No. 328, March 1971 The Gobineau Necklace by James Powell1 A new story by James Powell Another of James Powells absolutely charming stories of San Sebastiano... and sharpen your wits: clever, crafty, cunning, this Louis Tabarin, diamond merchant extraordinaire when Tabarin wanted a diamond necklace for his antique-jewelry collection even if it was the last of a familys heirlooms and with a potent legend to protect it he left no stone no pun ...

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Travis McGee 21 - The Lonely Silver Rain

Travis McGee 21 - The Lonely Silver Rain


John D MacDonald

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The Lonely Silver RainJohn D. MacDonald Travis McGee Book 21The Lonely Silver RainJohn D. MacDonaldFor Jean and Walter Shine Every extreme attitude is a flight from the self-the passionate state of mind is an expression of inner dissatisfaction. -Eric Hoffer Without a family, man, alone in the world, trembles with the cold. -Andre MauroisOne ONCE UPON a time I was very lucky and located a sixty-five-foot hijacked motor sailer in a matter of days, after the authorities had been looking for ...

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Travis McGee 20 - Cinnamon Skin

Travis McGee 20 - Cinnamon Skin


John D MacDonald

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Cinnamon SkinJohn D. MacDonald Travis McGee 20Cinnamon SkinJohn D. MacDonaldDedicated to our special group of Kiwis, with love A mans life is dyed the color of his imagination. -Marcus AureliusOne THERE ARE no hundred percent heroes. Every man can be broken when things happen to him in a certain order, with a momentum and an intensity that awaken ancient fears in the back of his mind. He knows what he must do, but suddenly the body will not obey the mind. Panic becomes like an unbearably shrill ...

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Travis McGee 19 - Free Fall in Crimson

Travis McGee 19 - Free Fall in Crimson


John D MacDonald

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Free Fall in CrimsonJohn D. MacDonald Travis McGee 19Free Fall in CrimsonJohn D. MacDonald I had so often in the past seen dumb domestic animals in Africa so aware of the secret intent of the people who had bred and reared them and earned their trust that they could hardly walk, knowing they were being led to a distant place of slaughter. Laurens Van Der Post, The Night of the New Moon He will wonder whether he should have told these young, handsome and clever people the few truths that sing in ...

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Travis McGee 14 - The Scarlet Ruse

Travis McGee 14 - The Scarlet Ruse


John D MacDonald

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THE SCARLET RUSEJohn D. MacDonald THE SCARLET RUSEJohn D. MacDonaldTravis McGee 14 - 1973I have learned that the countless paths that one traverses in ones life are all equal. Oppressors and oppressed meet at the end, and the only thing that prevails is that life was altogether too short for both. -Don Juan as quoted by CastanedaOh, goddammit, we forgot the silent prayer -Dwight D. Eisenhower at a Cabinet meetingChapter OneAfter seven years of bickering and fussing, the Fort Lauderdamndale city ...

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Travis McGee 15 - The Turquoise Lament

Travis McGee 15 - The Turquoise Lament


John D MacDonald

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The Turquoise LamentJohn D. MacDonald Travis McGee Book 15The Turquoise LamentJohn D. MacDonald Revenge is the best way to get even. ARCHIE BUNKERFor Dorothy, again.One THE PLACE Pidge had borrowed was a studio apartment on the eleventh floor of the Kaiulani Towers on Hobron Lane, about a hundred yards to the left off Ala Moana Boulevard on the way toward downtown Honolulu. Riding in from the airport, I had found out why taxis cost so much in Hawaii. When, you want to know something, ask. What ...

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