Detailed view for the Book: Masterpieces of Mystery and Suspense (Anthology)

This giant anthology brings together forty of the finest mystery stories ever written--many rare or unanthologized--by such towering names in the field as Edgar Allan Poe, Agatha Christie, Dorothy L. Sayers, Rex Stout, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Ellery Queen, Ruth Rendell, P.D. James, Isaac Asimov, and many others.


Introduction by Martin H. Greenberg
The Copper Beeches ["The Adventure of the Copper Beeches"] by Arthur Conan Doyle
The Blue Cross by G.K. Chesterton
The Submarine Plans by Agatha Christie
The Necklace of Pearls by Dorothy L. Sayers
Death on the Air by Ngaio Marsh
Help Wanted, Male by Rex Stout
Midnight Blue by Ross MacDonald
Abraham Lincoln's Clue by Ellery Queen
The Fever Tree by Ruth Rendell
Twenty-One Good Men and True by Dick Francis
The Victim by P.D. James
Little Terror by Robert Barnard
The Dream Is Better by Julian Symons
The Homesick Buick by John D. MacDonald
Danger Out of the Past by Erle Stanley Gardner
The Case of the Emerald Sky by Eric Ambler
Strictly Diplomatic by John Dickson Carr
The African Tree Beavers by Michael Gilbert
There Are No Snakes in Ireland by Frederick Forsyth
The Splintered Monday by Charlotte Armstrong
The Dancing Detective by Cornell Woolrich
And So Died Riabouchinska by Ray Bradbury
Quitters, Inc. by Stephen King
The Nine-to-Five Man by Stanley Ellin
The Man Who Collected Poe by Robert Bloch
The Nuggy Bar by Simon Brett
The Theft of the Four of Spades by Edward D. Hoch
The Parker Shotgun by Sue Grafton
Lucky Penny by Linda Barnes
Never Shake a Family Tree by Donald E. Westlake
The Marked Man by Ursula Curtiss
Have a Nice Death by Antonia Fraser
The Stolen White Elephant by Mark Twain
The Cross of Lorraine by Isaac Asimov
The Worst Crime Known to Man by Reginald Hill
The Honest Blackmailer by Patricia Moyes
Cat's-Paw by Bill Pronzini
A Nice Place to Stay by Nedra Tyre
Milady Bigamy by Lillian de la Torre
One Thousand Dollars a Word by Lawrence Block

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