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Holmes investigates the case of a fiancee who disappeared on the day of the wedding.
- Length: 19 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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Mystery in which a pawnbroker is offered an apparently unmissable job opportunity - only red-heads need apply.
- Length: 26 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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The master criminal Raffles sets his sights on a priceless collection of jewels. Crime story in which the villain is the hero.
- Length: 20 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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A man is told by a palm reader that he will commit a murder. A satirical crime story that cleverly reverses the conventions of the genre.
- Length: 33 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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When a popular local doctor is murdered, the angry brother of his ex-fiance seems the obvious suspect - until the doctor's uknown past begins to reveal itself.
- Length: 19 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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An apparently impossible scenario involving the diappearance of three people from and the appearance of a totally unknown - dead - fourth on a moving train.
- Length: 17 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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A job advert with a bizarre set of requirements leads a young entomologist off on a mysterious adventure.
- Length: 18 pages
- Age Rating: PG
3 Stars
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The confession of a convicted killer sheds light on the disappearance of a mysterious Frenchman - along with the entire train he was travelling in.
- Length: 18 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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A case which leaves a Lady of notoriously loose morals in a nunnery and her lover - a brilliant physician - in a vegetative state.
- Length: 12 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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In this homage to Poe, two rival scholars are brought together when one discovers an important early Christian burial ground.
- Length: 15 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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Often cited as the first detective story. The genre arrives pretty much fully formed: a brilliant detective, the bumbing police officer and a (particularly) gruesome murder.
- Length: 32 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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A hard-up young man receives a timely invitation to visit a mysterious, wealthy cousin at his country retreat - a bizzare menagerie of birds, reptiles and a man-eating black puma.
- Length: 21 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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A man takes his enemy to taste a rare wine - which he happens to keep at the far end of a vast, damp cellar.
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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A potentially explosive letter has been stolen. The police know who has it - but where he has it remains a mystery.
- Length: 24 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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So you think he's mad? Nervous? True! - but you should see how wisely he carries out his plan.
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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