Short Mystery Story Collection by Detective Fiction, Anthologies Audiobooks

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  • The Best American Mystery Stories 2018 (The Best American Series ®)

    • ASIN: B07896J32K
    • Manufacturer: Mariner Books

    #1 New York Times best-selling author of the Chief Inspector Armand Gamache novels, Louise Penny brings her “nerve and skill—as well as heart” (Maureen Corrigan, Washington Post) to selecting the best short mystery and crime fiction of the year. Writing short stories takes “Skill. Discipline. Knowledge of the form while not being formulaic,... [Read More]

  • The Best of Mystery: 63 Short Stories Chosen by the Master of Suspense

    • ASIN: 0883656442
    • ISBN: 0883656442
    • Brand: Sterling Publishing
    • Manufacturer: Galahad

    These 63 spine-tingling stories originally appeared in Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery magazine, and in the words of the master himself, they’ll “make your blood run cold.” Hitchcock coolly serves up cool cops, clever gangsters, bodies stuffed in trunks, kidnappings, adulterous affairs, murder, and espionage, and the resulting thrills are positi... [Read More]

  • Best Short Stories (Dover Large Print Classics)

    • UPC: 800759424689
    • ASIN: 0486424685
    • ISBN: 0486424685
    • Manufacturer: Dover Publications

    William Sydney Porter (1862–1910), better known as O. Henry, led a life similar to those of his own fictional characters. Convicted of embezzlement, he found inspiration in his prison experience for some of the characters who populate his ironic tales. The 16 choice selections in this volume — among them "The Ransom of Red Chief," "The Last Lea... [Read More]

  • Best American Mystery Stories 2017 (The Best American Series ®)

    • ASIN: 0544949080
    • ISBN: 0544949080
    • Brand: Mariner Books
    • Manufacturer: Best American Paper

    "Fans of such notables as C.J. Box, Peter Straub, and Joyce Carol Oates chiefly known for their novels will be pleased to see how well they write at shorter length."--Publishers Weekly “Some people might tell you that crime short stories, unlike the more precious kind, are a kind of fictional ghetto, full of cardboard characters and clichéd situ... [Read More]

  • Instinct (previously published as Murder Games)

    • ASIN: B01M0CDHMG
    • Manufacturer: Little, Brown and Company

    A criminal behavior expert teams up with an NYPD detective to track down a criminal in the novel that inspired the hit CBS TV series starring Alan Cumming.Dr. Dylan Reinhart wrote the book on criminal behavior. Literally: he's a renowned, bestselling Ivy League expert on the subject. When a copy of his book turns up at a gruesome murder scene-along... [Read More]

  • Rebekah - Girl Detective Books 1-8: Fun Short Story Mysteries for Children Ages 9-12 (The Mysterious Garden, Alien Invasion, Magellan Goes Missing, Ghost Hunting,Grown-Ups Out To Get Us?! + 3 more!)

    • ASIN: 0615877591
    • ISBN: 0615877591
    • Manufacturer: Magic Umbrella Publishing

    Rebekah Daniels is just your ordinary spunky 9 year old girl living in the small town of Curtis Bay...EXCEPT she is determined NOT to be ordinary at all! Her small town is filled with mysteries and Rebekah is sure that she, along with her best friend Mouse, will be able to solve every last one of them. This book is a compilation of books 1-8 of "Re... [Read More]

  • The Best American Mystery Stories 2015 (The Best American Series ®)

    • ASIN: 0544526759
    • ISBN: 9780544526754
    • Brand: Mariner Books
    • Manufacturer: Mariner Books

    In his introduction, guest editor James Patterson observes, “I often hear people lamenting the state of Hollywood . . . If that’s the case, I’ve got one thing to say: read these short stories. You can thank me later.” Patterson has collected a batch of stories that have the sharp tension, drama, and visceral emotion of an Oscar-worthy Holly... [Read More]

  • Big Little Lies

    • Manufacturer: Berkley

  • The Best American Mystery Stories 2016 (The Best American Series ®)

    • ASIN: 0544527186
    • ISBN: 0544527186
    • Brand: Mariner Books
    • Manufacturer: Mariner Books

     “What you’ll find in this volume are stories that demonstrate a mastery of plotting; stories that compel you to keep turning the pages because of plot and because of setting; stories that wield suspense like a sword; stories of people getting their comeuppance; stories that utilize superb point of view; stories that plumb one particular and u... [Read More]

  • RJ - Boy Detective Books 1-8: Fun Short Story Mysteries for Children Ages 9-12

    • ASIN: 0615997589
    • ISBN: 0615997589
    • Manufacturer: Magic Umbrella Publishing

    This book is a compilation of books 1-8 of "RJ - Boy Detective", fun short story mysteries for children ages 9-12. Each short story is around 30-35 pages long.It includes the following books:*The Mysterious Crate*Vampire Hunting*Alien Goo!*Mystery Poo!*Mr. Pip Is Missing!*Where Is Hensely?*Night Noises*The Cheese ThiefRJ Spencer is a lucky 12 year ... [Read More]

  • The Deadly Dinner Party: and Other Medical Detective Stories

    • ASIN: 0300171269
    • ISBN: 0300171269
    • Manufacturer: Yale University Press

    ER and House meet Sherlock Holmes in these riveting and true stories of medical detective work. Picking up where Berton Roueché’s The Medical Detectives left off, The Deadly Dinner Party presents fifteen edge-of-your-seat, real-life medical detective stories written by a practicing physician. Award-winning author Jonathan Edlow, M.D., shows the... [Read More]

  • Shattered (Steel Brothers Saga Book 7)

    • ASIN: B01N0Z5GJK
    • Brand: Unknown
    • Manufacturer: Waterhouse Press

    Editorial Reviews"Helen has given us a series with men that will not only Melt your heart, they will heat up your soul."-The Book Fairy Reviews"Made my heart stop in my chest. Helen has given us such a heartbreakingly beautiful series."-Tina at Bookalicious Babes BlogSynopsisRyan Steel is known in Snow Creek as the handsomest Steel brother with the... [Read More]

  • The Best American Mystery Stories 2019 (The Best American Series ®)

    • ASIN: 1328636097
    • ISBN: 1328636097
    • Brand: Mariner Books
    • Manufacturer: Mariner Books

    New York Times best-selling author of ten genre-bending novels Jonathan Lethem helms this collection of the year’s best mystery short fiction. Jonathan Lethem, “one of America’s greatest storytellers” (Washington Post), selects the best short mystery and crime fiction of the year in this annual “treat for crime-fiction fans” (Library... [Read More]

  • The Best Short Stories of Edgar Allan Poe: (The Fall of the House of Usher, the Tell-Tale Heart and Other Tales)

    • ASIN: 1420927035
    • ISBN: 9781420927030
    • Brand: imusti
    • Manufacturer:

    This volume contains a collection of some of the best short stories ever written by Edgar Allan Poe. A master of the macabre, Poe exhibits his literary prowess in these classic short stories. Contained within this volume are the following: The Gold-Bug, The Murders in the Rue Morgue, The Balloon-Hoax, The Purloined Letter, A Descent into the Maelst... [Read More]

  • ILLEGAL (Jimmy ("Royal") Payne Legal Thriller Book 1)

    • ASIN: B007Q4RO5W
    • Manufacturer: Nittany Valley Productions, Inc.

  • The Best American Mystery Stories 1999

    • UPC: 046442939157
    • ASIN: 0395939151
    • ISBN: 0395939151
    • Brand: Mariner Books
    • Manufacturer: Best American

    In its brief existence, THE BEST AMERICAN MYSTERY STORIES has established itself as a peerless suspense anthology. Compiled by the best-selling mystery novelist Ed McBain, this year's edition boasts nineteen outstanding tales by such masters as John Updike, Lawrence Block, Jeffery Deaver, and Joyce Carol Oates as well as stories by rising stars suc... [Read More]

  • 18 Best Stories by Edgar Allan Poe

    • ASIN: 0440322278
    • ISBN: 9780440322276
    • Brand: Poe, Edgar Allan
    • Manufacturer: Dell

    A chilling compilation of some of Edgar Allen  Poe's best-loved stories, edited by Vincent Price and  Chandler Brossard and with an introduction by  Vincent Price, including: The Black  Cat - The Fall of the House of Usher - The Masque  of the Red Death - The Facts in the Case of M.  Valdemar - The Premature Burial - Ms. Found in a Bott... [Read More]

  • A Case of Need: A Novel

    • ASIN: B00DEU9H3Y
    • Manufacturer: Open Road Media Mystery & Thriller

    The death of a doctor’s daughter may be malpractice—or murder—in this novel by a #1 New York Times–bestselling author: “I loved it” (Stephen King). In the tightly knit world of Boston medicine, the Randall family reigns supreme. When heart surgeon J. D. Randall’s teenage daughter dies during a botched abortion, the medical community t... [Read More]

  • The Best American Mystery Stories of the Century

    • UPC: 046442012713
    • ASIN: 0618012710
    • ISBN: 0618012710
    • Brand: Mariner Books
    • Manufacturer: Mariner Books

    In THE BEST AMERICAN MYSTERY STORIES OF THE CENTURY, best-selling author Tony Hillerman and mystery expert Otto Penzler present an unparalleled treasury of American suspense fiction that every fan will cherish. Offering the finest examples from all reaches of the genre, this collection charts the mystery's eminent history from the turn-of-the-centu... [Read More]

  • Best Amer Mysteries 07 Pa (The Best American Series ®)

    • UPC: 046442812658
    • ASIN: 0618812652
    • ISBN: 0618812652
    • Brand: Mariner Books
    • Manufacturer: Mariner

    The best-selling author Carl Hiaasen takes the reins for the eleventh edition of this series, featuring twenty of the past year’s most distinguished tales of mystery, crime, and suspense.Laura Lippman introduces us to a suburban soccer mom who moonlights as a call girl and who has a fateful encounter with a former client at her son’s soccer gam... [Read More]

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