Past Hearings Archive

Crime/ Detective/ Mystery Fiction (Novels)

Abbot, Anthony: About the Murder of Geraldine Foster (1930)

Adair, Gilbert: And Then There Was No One (2009)

Afford, Max: Blood on his Hands (1937)

Aird, Catherine: Little Knell (2000)

Akunin, Boris: All the World’s a Stage (2017), Black City (2018), Not Saying Goodbye (2019)

Allan, Mable Esther: Death Goes Dancing (2014)

Allen, Conrad: Murder on the Minnesota (2002)

Allingham, Margery: Police at the Funeral (1931), The Case of the Late Pig (1937)

Ambler, Eric: Passage of Arms (1959)

Ames, Delano: He Found Himself Murdered (1947), She Shall Have Murder (1949), Murder Begins at Home (1949), Corpse Diplomatique (1950), Death of a Fellow Traveller (1950), The Body on Page One (1951), Murder, Maestro, Please (1952), No Mourning for the Matador (1953), Crime, Gentlemen, Please (1954), Landscape with Corpse (1955), Crime Out of Mind (1956), She Wouldn’t Say Who (1957), For Old Crime’s Sake (a.k.a. Lucky Jane) (1958), Further Thoughts The Man with the Tricorn Hat (1960), The Man with Three Jaguars (1961), The Man with Three Chins (1965)

Armstrong, Charlotte: The Innocent Flower (1945), The Unsuspected (1947), The Chocolate Cobweb (1948), Mischief (1950), Catch as Catch Can (1953), The Better to Eat You (1954), A Dram of Poison (1956), Incident at a Corner (1957), A Little Less Than Kind (1964), Night Call and Other Stories of Suspense (2014)

Armstrong, Margaret: Murder in Stained Glass (1939)

Arthur, Frank: The Suva Harbour Mystery (Who Killed Netta Maul?) (1941)

Ashbrook, Harriette: Murder Makes Murder (1937)

Ashby, R. C.: Death on Tiptoe (1931)

Asimov, Isaac: A Whiff of Death (1958)

Austin, Anne: The Avenging Parrot (1930)

Ayatsuji, Yukito: The Decagon House Murders (1987)

Bardin, John Franklin: The Deadly Percheron (1947), The Last of Philip Banter (1947), Devil Take the Blue Tail Fly (1948)

Barnard, Robert: The Missing Bronte (1983)

Barron, Stephanie: Jane and the Wandering Eye (1998)

Bax, Roger (a.k.a. Andrew Garve): Blueprint for Murder (1948)

Beaton, M. C. Death of a Cad (1987)

Bebris, Carrie: The Suspicion at Sanditon (2015)

Beeding, Francis: Death Walks in Eastrepps (1931) Further Thoughts , The Norwich Victims (1935)

Bell, Josephine: The Port of London Murders (1938), Bones in the Barrow (1953), The Trouble in Hunter’s Ward (1976)

Bellairs, George: Death of a Busybody (1942), Death Stops the Frolic (1944), He’d Rather Be Dead (1945), The Case of the Famished Parson (1949), Dead March for Penelope Blow (1951), A Knife for Harry Dodds (1953), Death Drops the Pilot (1956), Death in High Provence (1957), The Body in the Dumb River (1961), Surfeit of Suspects (1964)

Benedict, Alexandra: Murder on the Christmas Express (2022)

Bennett, Margot: Time to Change Hats (1945), The Widow of Bath (1952), The Man Who Didn’t Fly (1955), Someone From the Past (1958)

Bennett, S. J.: The Windsor Knot (2020)

Benson, Clara: The Murder at Sissingham Hall (2014)

Bentley, E. C.: Trent’s Last Case (1913)

Bentley, Nicolas: Third Party Risk (1953)

Berckman, Evelyn: The Beckoning Dream (1956), The Blind Villain (1956), No Known Grave (1958)

Berkeley, Anthony: The Layton Court Mystery (1925), The Wychford Poisoning Case (1926), The Wintringham Mystery (1927), Mr Priestley’s Problem (1927), The Poisoned Chocolates Case (1929), The Piccadilly Murder (1929), The Second Shot (1930), Top Storey Murder (1931), Murder in the Basement (1932), Jumping Jenny (1933) Further Thoughts , Panic Party (1934), Trial and Error (1937), A Puzzle in Poison (aka Not To Be Taken) (1938)

Berrow, Norman: The Bishop’s Sword (1948)

Biggers, Earl Derr: The Chinese Parrot (1926)

Blake, Nicholas: A Question of Proof (1935), Thou Shell of Death (1936), There’s Trouble Brewing (1937), The Beast Must Die (1938), The Smiler with the Knife (1939), Malice in Wonderland (1940), The Case of the Abominable Snowman (1941), The Widow’s Cruise (1959), The Morning After Death (1966)

Blake, Sexton: Sexton Blake and the Great War (2020) [The Blake stories were written by many writers so it is easier to list them by the central character. The three novellas contained therein are from 1908, 1915 and 1916.]

Boucher, Anthony: The Case of the Crumpled Knave (1939), The Case of the Baker Street Irregulars (1940), The Case of the Seven Sneezes (1942), Rocket to the Morgue (1942)

Bowers, Dorothy: Deed Without a Name (1940)

Brahms, Caryl and S. J. Simon: A Bullet for the Ballet (1937), Casino For Sale (1938)

Branch, Pamela: The Wooden Overcoat (1951), Murder Every Monday (1954), Murder’s Little Sister (1958)

Brand, Christianna: Death in High Heels (1941), Heads You Lose (1941), Green for Danger (1944), Suddenly at His Residence (1947), Death of Jezebel (1948) (I revisited this novel in 2022), Cat and Mouse (1950), London Particular (1952), Tour De Force (1955)

Bremner, Marjorie: Murder Most Familiar (1953)

Brett, Simon: What Bloody Man is That? (1987)

Bristow, Gwen and Bruce Manning: The Invisible Host (1930), The Gutenberg Murders (1931)

Brock, Lynn: Q. E. D. (1930), Nightmare (1932)

Brown, Fredric: The Fabulous Clipjoint (1947), Murder Can Be Fun (1948), Night of the Jabberwock (1950)

Browne, Douglas G.: The May Week Murders (1937)

Bruce, Leo: Case for Three Detectives (1936), Case Without a Corpse (1937) The Case with No Conclusion (1939), Case with Four Clowns (1939), Case with Ropes and Rings (1940),  Case for Sergeant Beef (1947), Neck and Neck (1951),  Cold Blood (1952), Death of a Commuter (1967)

Buchan, John: The Power-House (1913)

Bude, John: The Cheltenham Square Murder (1937), Death Knows No Calendar (1942), Death in White Pyjamas (1944), Death on the Riviera (1952)

Burton, MilesThe Secret of High Eldersham (1930), Death in the Tunnel (1936), Murder M. D. (1943)

Bush, Christopher: Murder at Fenwold (1930), Dancing Death (1931), Cut Throat (1932), The Case of the April Fools (1933), The Case of the Monday Murders (1936), The Case of the Hanging Rope (1937), The Case of the Platinum Blonde (1944), The Case of the Housekeeper’s Hair (1948), The Case of the Haven Hotel (1948), The Case of the Counterfeit Colonel (1952), The Case of the Flowery Corpse (1956)

Butterworth, Michael: The Soundless Scream (1967)

Camilleri, Andrea: The Patience of the Spider (2004)

Campbell, Alice: Spider Web (1938), Travelling Butcher (1944)

Campbell, R. T.: Bodies in a Bookshop (1946)

Cannan, Joanna: They Rang Up the Police (1939), Death at the Dog (1940), Murder Included (1950)

Capes, Bernard: The Mystery of the Skeleton Key (1919)

Carey, Bernice: The Reluctant Murderer (1949), The Body on the Sidewalk (1950), The Man Who Got Away With It (1950), The Three Widows (1952), Their Nearest and Dearest (1953), The Fatal Picnic (1955)

Carlon, Patricia: The Running Woman (1966), The Whispering Wall (1969)

Carnac, Carol: Crossed Skis (1952) (This is also a penname for E. C. R. Lorac)

Carpenter, Margaret: Experiment Perilous (1943)

Carr, Glyn: Murder on the Matterhorn (1951)

Carr, John Dickson: It Walks by Night (1930), Castle Skull (1931), The Mad Hat Mystery (1933), Death Watch (1935), The Hollow Man (1935), The Burning Court (1937), The Crooked Hinge (1938), The Problem of the Wire Cage (1939), The Problem of the Green Capsule (1939), The Case of the Constant Suicides (1941), The Seat of the Scornful (1942), Till Death Do Us Part (1944) I revisited the title in this post), The Nine Wrong Answers (1952), Patrick Butler for the Defence (1956)

Carter, Youngman: Mr Campion’s Farthing (1969)

Cecil, Henry: According to the Evidence (1954), The Asking Price (1966), Cross Purposes (1976)

Chabon, Michael: The Final Solution (2004)

Chambers, Dana: The Case of Caroline Animus (1946)

Channon, E. M.: The Chimney Murder (1929)

Christie, Agatha: Murder on the Links (1923), The Man in the Brown Suit (1924), The Big Four (1924/1927), The Murder of Roger Ackroyd (1926), Partners in Crime (1929), The Murder at the Vicarage (1930), The Sittaford Mystery (1931), Peril at End House (1932), Three-Act Tragedy (1934), Why Didn’t They Ask Evans? (1934), Murder on the Orient Express (1934), Death in the Clouds (1935), Murder in Mesopotamia (1936), The ABC Murders (1936), Cards on the Table (1936), Death on the Nile (1937), Dumb Witness (1937), Hercule Poirot’s Christmas (1938), Murder is Easy (1939), Evil Under the Sun (1941), N or M? (1941), Five Little Pigs (1942), The Body in the Library (1942), The Moving Finger (1943), Towards Zero (1944), Death Comes as the End (1944), Taken at the Flood (1948), Crooked House (1949), A Murder is Announced (1950), They Came to Baghdad (1951), Mrs McGinty’s Dead (1952), Destination Unknown (1954), Dead Man’s Folly (1956), 4:50 from Paddington (1957), Ordeal by Innocence (1958), Cat Among the Pigeons (1959), A Caribbean Mystery (1964), Hallowe’en Party (1969), Nemesis (1971), Postern of Fate (1973), Sleeping Murder (1976)

Clandon, Henrietta: Good By Stealth (1936)

Clason, Clyde B. : Poison Jasmine (1940), Dragon’s Cave (1940)

Clinton-Baddeley, V. C.: Death’s Bright Dart (1964)

Clutton-Brock, Alan: Murder at Liberty Hall (1941)

Cockin, Joan: Villainy at Vespers (1949)

Coggins, Joan: Penelope Passes: Or Why Did She Die? (1946), Dancing with Death (1947)

Coles, G. D. H. and Margaret: The Man from the River (1928)

Coles, Manning: Green Hazard (1945), The Fifth Man (1946), Let the Tiger Die (1947)

Collins, Mary: Dead Center (1942)

Connington, J. J. : The Dangerfield Talisman (1926), The Sweepstake Murders (1931), Tom Tiddler’s Island (1933)

Conway, Hugh: Called Back (1883), Dark Days (1885) – with Andrew Lang’s parody: Much Darker Days

Corbett, James: Death By Appointment (1945)

Cossé, Laurence: A Novel Bookstore (2009)

Cowdroy, Joan A.: Murder of Lydia (1933)

Coxe, George Harmon: The Camera Clue (1943)

Crane, Frances: The Turquoise Shop (1941), The Golden Box (1942)

Crispin, Edmund: The Case of the Gilded Fly (1944), Holy Disorders (1946), The Moving Toyshop (1946), Swan Song (1947), Love Lies Bleeding (1948), Buried for Pleasure (1948)

Crofts, Freeman Wills: The Hog’s Back Mystery (1933) Antidote to Venom (1938)

Csida, Jo: Crime is of the Essence (1947)

Cullingford, Guy: Post Mortem (1953), Conjurer’s Coffin (1954), Framed for Hanging (1956)

Curtis, Peter: Dead March in Three Keys (1940) (Curtis was a pen name for Norah Lofts)

Curtiss, Ursula: The Noonday Devil (1951), The Deadly Climate (1955), The Menace Within (1979)

Dalton, Moray: The Strange Case of Harriet Hall (1936), The Art School Murders (1943), The Condamine Case (1947)

Daly, Elizabeth: Unexpected Night (1940), Deadly Nightshade  (1940), Evidence of Things Seen (1943), Death and Letters (1950)

Dane, Clemence and Helen Simpson: Enter Sir John (1928)

Daniel, Glyn: Welcome Death (1954)

Davis, Dorothy Salisbury: Death of an Old Sinner (1957)

Davis, Norbert: The Mouse in the Mountain (1943)

De Angelis, Augusto: The Murdered Banker (1935), The Hotel of the Three Roses (1936), Death in a Bookstore (1936), The Mystery of the Three Orchids (1942)

De Roberto, Federico: Agony (1897/2020) (Translated by Andre Edwards)

Dean, Elizabeth: Murder is a Collector’s Item (1939)

Delaume, Chloe: Not a Clue (2004)

Dickson, Carter: The White Priory Murders (1934), The Red Widow Murders (1935),  The Peacock Feather Murders (1937), The Judas Window (1938), She Died a Lady (1943), He Wouldn’t Kill Patience (1944)

Dillon, Eilís: Death at Crane’s Court (1953), Sent to his Account (1954), Death in the Quadrangle (1956)

Disney, Dorothy Cameron: Crimson Friday (1943)

Disney, Doris Miles: Dark Road (1946), Family Skeleton (1949), Straw Man (1951), The Last Straw (1954), Room for Murder (1955), Method in Madness (1957), The Departure of Mr Gaudette (1964), Do Not Fold, Spindle or Mutilate (1970)

Dodge, David: Plunder of the Sun (1949)

Doherty, Paul: The Treason of Ghosts (2000)

Domestic, Malice: The Sunken Sailor (2004)

Dowd, Victoria: The Smart Woman’s Guide to Murder (2020), Body on the Island (2021), The Supper Club Murders (2021), A Book of Murder (2022)

Downing, Todd: Murder on Tour (1933), The Cat Screams (1934), Vultures in the Sky (1935), Murder on the Tropic (1936)

Doyle, Arthur Conan: The Hound of the Baskervilles (1902), The Valley of Fear (1914)

Duncan, Francis: Murder Has a Motive (1947), Murder for Christmas (1949), So Pretty a Problem (1950)

Durbridge, Francis: Send for Paul Temple (1938), Paul Temple and The Front Page Men (1939), Paul Temple and the Kelby Affair (1970)

Dyson, Angela: The Love Detective (2018)

East, Roger: Twenty-Five Sanitary Inspectors (1935)

Eberhart, Mignon. G.: The Patient in Room 18 (1929), The White Cockatoo (1933), Speak No Evil (1941), Man Missing (1953)

Edwards, Martin: All the Lonely People (1991), The Coffin Trail (2004), Gallows Court (2018), Mortmain Hall (2020), Blackstone Fell (2022)

Eliot, Jr.: Henry Ware: The Rumble Murders (1932)

Ellin, Stanley: The Key to Nicholas Street (1953)

Ellis, Kate: The Death Season (2015), A High Mortality of Doves (2016)

Elvestad, Sven: Through Three Rooms (1907; 2023) (Trans. Lucy Moffatt) The Man Who Plundered the City (1915; 2021), The Final Days of Abbot Montrose (2018) (originally published as Montrose (1917))

Evans, Gwyn: Hercules, Esq. (1930)

Farjeon, J. Jefferson: Mystery in White (1937), Seven Dead (1939), Thirteen Guests (1936), The Z Murders (1932) The House Opposite (1931), The Oval Table (1946), Ben on the Job (1952)

Farmer, Bernard J.: Death of a Bookseller (1956)

Farr, Sebastian: Death on the Down Beat (1941)

Farrer, Katharine: The Missing Link (1952)

Fenwick, E. P.: Two Names for Death (1945)

Fenisong, Ruth: Deadlock (1952), Dead Weight (1962)

Ferguson, John: Death of Mr Dodsley (1937)

Ferrars, Elizabeth: Don’t Monkey with Murder (1942), I, Said the Fly (1945), Hunt the Tortoise (1950), The Clock That Wouldn’t Stop (1952), Murder in Time (1953), Enough to Kill a Horse (1955), Breath of Suspicion (1972), Frog in the Throat (1980), Root of All Evil (1984), Smoke without Fire (1990)

Fielding, A. E.: The Eames-Erskine Case (1925)

Fitt, Mary: Three Sisters Flew Home (1936), Requiem for Robert (1942)

Fitzsimmons, P. J.: The Case of the Canterfell Codicil (2020)

Fleming, Joan: Every Inch a Lady (1977)

Fletcher, Lucille: …And Presumed Dead (1962), Eighty Dollars to Stamford (1975)

Flower, Pat: Goodbye Sweet William (1959), Shadow Show (1976)

Flynn, Brian: The Billiard-Room Mystery (1927), The Case of the Black Twenty-Two (1928), The Mystery of the Peacock’s Eye (1928), The Murders Near Mapleton (1929), Invisible Death (1929), The Creeping Jenny Mystery (1930), Murder En Route (1930), The Triple Bite (1931), The Edge of Terror (1932), The Spiked Lion (1933), Tread Softly (1937)

Foenkinos, David: The Mystery of Henri Pick (2020)

Foldes, Yolanda: Mind Your Own Murder (1948)

Foley, Rae: Wake the Sleeping Wolf (1952), Nightmare Honeymoon (1963)

Ford, Leslie: Murder in Maryland (1932)

Forester, C. S.: Plain Murder (1930), The Pursued (2011)

Forsythe, Robin: Missing or Murdered (1929), The Polo Ground Mystery (1932), The Pleasure Cruise Mystery (1933), The Ginger Cat Mystery (1935), The Spirit Murder Mystery (1936)

Fowler, Sydney: Rex v Anne Bickerton (1930)

Fraser-Sampson, Guy: Miss Christie Regrets (2017), A Whiff of Cyanide (2017), A Death in the Night (2017)

Freeman, R. Austin: The Red Thumb Mark (1907)

Fremlin, Celia: The Hours Before Dawn (1958), Uncle Paul (1959), Appointment with Yesterday (1972), The Long Shadow (1975), Listening in the Dusk (1990)

Froest, Frank: The Grell Mystery (1913)

Frome, David: Two Against Scotland Yard (1931)

Gaboriau, Émile: The Blackmailer (1867)

Garcia- Ruiz, Luiz-Alfredo Alone in the Crowd (2007)

Gardner, Erle Stanley: The Case of the Velvet Claws (1933), The Case of the Shoplifter’s Shoe (1938), The Case of the Perjured Parrot (1939), The Case of the Turning Tide (1941), The Case of the Careless Kitten (1942), The Case of the Dubious Bridegroom (1949), The Case of the Restless Red Head (1954), The Case of the Grinning Gorilla (1958)

Garve, Andrew: No Tears for Hilda (1950), Murder in Moscow (1951), The End of the Track (1956), Frame Up (1964), Home to Roost (1976)

Gielgud, Val and Holt Marvell: Death at Broadcasting House (1934)

Gilbert, Anthony: Death in Fancy Dress (1933), Courtier to Death (1936) (a.k.a. The Dover Train Mystery), The Clock in the Hat Box (1939), The Woman in Red (1941), The Case of the Tea-Cosy’s Aunt a.k.a. Death in the Blackout (1942), He Came By Night (1944) a.k.a. Death at the Door. Don’t Open the Door! (1945), The Black Stage (1945), The Spinster’s Secret (1946), Death Knocks Three Times (1949), Riddle of a Lady (1956), Death Takes a Wife (1959), Third Crime Lucky (1959), She Shall Die (1961)

Gilbert, Michael: Smallbone Deceased (1950), Death Has Deep Roots (1951), The Danger Within (1952), Blood and Judgement (1959), Death of a Favourite Girl (1980)

Gill, Elizabeth: Strange Holiday/The Crime Coast (1931)

Goldberg, Lee: Mr Monk Goes to Hawaii (2006), Mr Monk and the Blue Flu (2007), Mr Monk in Outer Space (2007),  Mr Monk in Trouble (2009)

Graeme, Bruce: Seven Clues in Search of a Crime (1941), House with Crooked Wall (1942), A Case for Solomon (1943), Work for the Hangman (1944), Ten Trails to Tyburn (1944), A Case of Books (1946), And a Bottle of Rum (1949), The Undetective (1962)

Grafton, C. W.: The Rat Began to Gnaw the Rope (1943)

Granger, Ann: Mud, Muck and Dead Things (2009)

Green, Anna Katharine: The Leavenworth Case (1878)

Green, R. W. (continuing M. C. Beaton’s Agatha Raisin Series): Down the Hatch (2021)

Greenwood, Edwin: The Deadly Dowager (1934), French Farce (1937)

Gribble, Leonard: The Arsenal Stadium Mystery (1939)

Grierson, Edward: Reputation for a Song (1953)

Grierson, Francis D.: The Zoo Murder (1926)

Hall, Parnell: A Clue for the Puzzle Lady (1999), Last Puzzle and Testament (2000)

Hallett, Janice: The Appeal (2021), The Twyford Code (2022)

Halter, Paul: The Seventh Hypothesis (1991), The Seven Wonders of Crime (1997)

Hamilton, Bruce: Too Much Of Water (1958)

Hamilton, Elaine: The Westminster Mystery (1930)

Hamilton, Henrietta: The Man Who Wasn’t There (1956/2021), Death at One Blow (1957), Answer in the Negative (1959)

Hare, CyrilTenant for Death (1937), Death is No Sportsman (1938), Suicide Excepted (1939), With a Bare Bodkin (1946), When the Wind Blows (1949), An English Murder (1951)

Hart, Frances Noyes: The Bellamy Trial (1927)

Harvey, Marion: The Mystery of the Hidden Room (1922)

Harvey, W. F.: The Mysterious Mr Badman (1934)

Hastings, Macdonald: Cork on the Water (1951)

Hay, Mavis Doriel: Murder Underground (1934)

Haynes, Annie: The Abbey Court Murder (1923), The Bungalow Mystery (1923), The Blue Diamond (1925), The House in Charlton Crescent (1926), The Crow’s Inn Tragedy (1927) The Man with the Dark Beard (1928), The Crime at Tattenham Corner (1929), Who Killed Charmian Karslake? (1929), The Crystal Beads Murder (1930)

Heller, Frank: Beware of Railway-Journeys (1923) (a.k.a. The Marriage of Yussuf Khan)

Henderson, Donald: Mr Bowling Buys a Newspaper (1943), A Voice Like Velvet (1944)

Hewitt, Kathleen: Plenty Under the Counter (1943)

Heyer, Georgette: A Blunt Instrument (1938)

Highsmith, Patricia: The Talented Mr Ripley (1955), The Two Faces of January (1964)

Hill, Suzette, A.: Bones in High Places (2010), A Bedlam of Bones (2011), The Primrose Pursuit (2016), Deadly Primrose (2020)

Hilton, James: Was it Murder? (1931)

Hindle, Tom: A Fatal Crossing (2022)

Hitchens, Dolores: Stairway to an Empty Room (1951), Terror Lurks In Darkness (1953), Beat Back the Tide (1954), Footsteps in the Night (1961), The Abductor (1961), The Bank with the Bamboo Door (1965), The Man Who Cried All the Way Home (1966)

Holding, Elisabeth Sanxay: Blotted Out (1926), The Thing Beyond Reason (1926), The Death Wish (1934), Echo of a Careless Voice (1938), The Obstinate Murderer (1938), Net of Cobwebs (1945)

Holt, Anne: 1222 (2007)

Hopkins, Stanley Jr.: Murder by Inches (1943)

Horniman, Roy: Kind Hearts and Coronets (1907)

Horowitz, Anthony: Magpie Murders (2016), The Word is Murder (2017), The Sentence is Death (2018), Moonflower Murders (2020), A Line to Kill (2021), The Twist of the Knife (2022)

Houston, Billie: Twice Round the Clock (1935)

Howie, Edith: The Band Played Murder (1946)

Huang, Christopher: A Gentleman’s Murder (2018)

Hubbard, Margaret Ann: Murder Takes the Veil (1950), Sister Simon’s Murder Case (1959)

Hughes, Dorothy B.: Ride the Pink Horse (1946)

Hull, Richard: The Murder of My Aunt (1934), Keep It Quiet (1935), Murder Isn’t Easy (1936), Excellent Intentions (1938), And Death Came Too (1939), Left-Handed Death (1946)

Hume, Fergus: The Millionaire Mystery (1901)

Hyland, Stanley: Who Goes Hang? (1958)

Innes, Michael: The Weight of the Evidence (1944), Lord Mullion’s Secret (1981)

Ishiguro, Kazuo: When We Were Orphans (2000)

Japrisot, Sebastian: The Sleeping-Car Murders (1962)

Jay, Charlotte: Beat Not the Bones (1952)

Jecks, Michael: The Sticklepath Strangler (2001)

Jerrold, Ianthe: The Studio Crime (1929), Dead Man’s Quarry (1930), Let Him Lie (1940), There May Be Danger (1948)

John, Romilly and Katherine: Death by Request (1933)

Jones, Lena: The Secret Key (2018)

Joyce, Melanie: The Great Chicken Mystery (2016)

Kaye, M. M.: Death in Berlin (1955),  Death in Cyprus (1956), Death in Kenya (1958)

Keating, H. R. F.: The Perfect Murder (1964) Filmi, Filmi, Inspector Ghote (1976) The Body in the Billiard Room (1987)

Keeler, Harry Stephen: The Riddle of the Travelling Skull (1934)

Kelly, Mary: The Christmas Egg (1958), Due to a Death (1962)

Kendrick, Baynard: The Odor of Violets (1941)

Kerr, Geoffrey: Under the Influence (1953)

Khan, Vaseem: The Unexpected Inheritance of Inspector Chopra (2015)

King, Laurie R.: Justice Hall (2002)

Kitchin, C. H. B.: Crime at Christmas (1934), Death of His Uncle (1939)

Knight, Alanna: Murder Lies Waiting (2018)

Knight, Kathleen Moore: Exit a Star (1941), The Trouble at Turkey Hill (1949)

Lahlum, Hans Olav: The Human Flies (2010), The Catalyst Killing (2015), Chameleon People (2016), The Anthill Murders (2017)

Laing, Patrick: Stone Dead (1947)

Lane, Jeremy: Murder Menagerie (1946)

Lang, Maria: No More Murders (1951)

Latimer, Jonathan: Headed for a Hearse (1935)

Latimer, Rupert: Murder After Christmas (1944)

Laurain, Antoine: The Readers’ Room (2020)

Lawrence, Hilda: Blood Upon the Snow (1944), The Pavilion (1946), Death of a Doll (1947), Duet of Death (1949)

Lee, Austin: Sheep’s Clothing (1955), Miss Hogg and the Bronte Murders (1956)

Levinrew, Will: Death Points a Finger (1933)

Lewis, Lange: The Birthday Murder (1945)

Lippincott, Norman: Murder at Glen Athol (1935)

Lindsay, Norman: The Flyaway Highway (1936)

Little, Constance and Gwenyth: The Black Headed Pins (1938), The Black Gloves (1939), Black Corridor (1940), The Black Paw (1941), The Black Shroud (1941), The Black Thumb (1942), The Black Rustle (1943), The Black Honeymoon (1944), The Black Express (Great Black Kanba) (1945), The Black Eye (1945), The Black Stocking (1947), The Black Coat (1948), The Black Smith (1950), The Black House (1950), The Blackout (1951), The Black Iris (1953) (who published under the penname Conyth Little)

Lockridge, Frances and Richard: A Client is Cancelled (1951), Burnt Offering (1955), Voyage into Violence (1956), The Judge is Reversed (1960)

Loder, Vernon: The Mystery at Stowe (1928), The Shop Window Murders (1930)

Lombard, Nap: Murder’s a Swine (1943)

Lorac, E. C. R: Death of an Author (1935), Post After Post-Mortem (1936), These Names Make Clues (1937), Bats in the Belfry (1937), Black Beadle (1939), Checkmate to Murder (1944), Fell Murder (1944), Murder by Matchlight (1945), Fire in the Thatch (1946) Still Waters (1949), Murder in the Mill Race (1952), Crook O’ Lune (1953), Two-Way Murder (2021)

Lowndes, Marie Belloc: Motive (1938)

Macdonald, Philip: The Rasp (1924), The Noose (1930), The Rynox Mystery (1930), Murder Gone Mad (1931), The Choice/The Polferry Riddle (1931), The Crime Conductor (1931 US, 1932 UK), X v. Rex (1933)

Macdonell, A. G.: The Factory on the Cliff (1928)

Mackintosh, Clare: Let Me Lie (2018)

Mainwaring, Marion: Murder in Pastiche (1955)

Malet, Léo: 120 Rue de la Gare (1943)

Marsh, Ngaio: Overture to Death (1939), Death and the Dancing Footman (1942), Colour Scheme (1943), Scales of Justice (1955), Dead Water (1964), Death at the Dolphin (1967), Black as he’s Painted (1974), Photo Finish (1980)

Mascarenhas, Kate: The Psychology of Time Travel (2018)

Mason, A. E. W.: The House of the Arrow (1924)

Mason, Sara E.: Murder Rents a Room (1943), The Crimson Feather (1945)

Masterman, J. C. : The Case of the Four Friends (1956)

McCabe, Cameron: The Face on the Cutting Room Floor (1937)

McCloy, Helen: Dance of Death (1938), The Deadly Truth (1943), Through a Glass Darkly (1950), Alias Basil Willing (1951), Wish You Were Dead (1958) (an abridged version of She Walks Alone (1948), A Question of Time (1971)

McGerr, Patricia: Pick Your Victim (1946), The Seven Deadly Sisters (1947), Follow as the Night (1950), Death in a Million Living Rooms (1951), Fatal in my Fashion (1955), Murder is Absurd (1967)

McGivern, William P.: Very Cold for May (1950)

McRae, G. Roy: The Passing of Mr Quinn (1928)

Meade, Dorothy Cole: Fatal Shadows (1933), Death Over Her Shoulders (1939)

Meredith, Anne: Portrait of a Murderer (1933)

Melville, Alan: Weekend at Thrackley (1934), Quick Curtain (1934), Death of Anton (1936), Warning to Critics (1936)

Mersereau, John: Murder Loves Company (1940)

Millar, Margaret: Wall of Eyes (1943), Vanish in an Instant (1952), A Stranger in my Grave (1960)

Mills, Osmington: Stairway to Murder (1959)

Milne, A. A.: Four Days Wonder (1933)

Mitchell, Gladys: The Mystery of a Butcher’s Shop (1929), Come Away Death (1937), When Last I Died (1941), Here Comes the Chopper (1946), Groaning Spinney (1950)

Montgomery, Ione: The Golden Dress (1940)

Morgan, Lorna Nicholl: The Death Box (1946), Another Little Christmas Mystery (1947)

Morrah, Dermot: The Mummy Case Mystery (1933)

Morris, R. A. V.: The Lyttleton Case (1922)

Morton, Mandy: The No. 2 Feline Detective Agency (2014)

Moyes, Patricia: Dead Men Don’t Ski (1959), The Sunken Sailor (1961), Murder Fantastical (1967), Black Widower (1975)

Muir, Augustus: The House of Lies (1932)

Muir, D. Erskine: In Muffled Night (1933)

Mukherjee, Abir: A Rising Man (2016), A Necessary Evil (2017), Smoke and Ashes (2018)

Murray, Max: The Right Honourable Corpse (1952)

Neville, Margot: Murder in Rockwater (1944), Murder and Poor Jenny (1954), Murder of Olympia (1956), The Hateful Voyage (1956)

Newman, Margaret: Murder to Music (1959)

Nielsen, Helen: False Witness (1959), Sing Me a Murder (1960)

Norman, James: Murder Chop Chop (1942)

Noy, Jim: The Red Death Murders (2022)

Ockley, Martha: The Reluctant Detective (2010), The Advent of Murder (2013)

O’Connor, John M.: Anonymous Footsteps (1932)

Offord, Lenore Glen: The Nine Dark Hours (1941), Skeleton Key (1943), My True Love Lies (1947)

Olsen, D. B.: The Cat Saw Murder (1939), Cats Don’t Need Coffins (1946) [Olsen was one of the pennames for Dolores Hitchens]

Organ, Emily: Christmas Calamity at the Vicarage (2019)

Osman, Richard: The Thursday Murder Club (2020)

Palmer, StuartMurder on the Blackboard (1932), The Puzzle of the Silver Persian (1934), The Puzzle of the Red Stallion (1936), The Puzzle of the Happy Hooligan (1941), Nipped in the Bud (1951), Exit Laughing (1954)

Pavlov, Oleg: The Matiushin Case (1997)

Peck, Winifred: The Warrielaw Jewel (1933), Arrest the Bishop? (1949)

Penny, Rupert: Sealed Room Murder (1941)

Perry, Tyline: The Owner Lies Dead (1930)

Perutz, Leo: Master of the Day of Judgement (1921)

Pim, Sheila: A Brush With Death (1950), A Hive of Suspects (1952)

Player, Robert: The Ingenious Mr Stone (1945)

Plum, Mary: State Department Cat (1945)

Potts, Jean: Go, Lovely Rose (1954), The Diehard (1956), The Man with the Cane (1957), Home is the Prisoner (1960), The Evil Wish (1962), The Only Good Secretary (1965), The Footsteps on the Stairs (1966), The Little Lie (1968), The Troublemaker (1972)

Poulson, Christine: Cold, Cold Heart (2017), An Air That Kills (2019)

Postgate, Raymond: Somebody at the Door (1943), The Ledger is Kept (1953)

Priestley, J. B.: The Shapes of Sleep (1962)

Pullein-Thompson, Josephine: Murder Strikes Pink (1963)

Punshon, E. R.: Comes a Stranger (1938), Helen Passes (1947)

Queen, Ellery: The Dutch Shoe Mystery (1931), The Spanish Cape Mystery (1935), Halfway House (1936), The Origin of Evil (1951), And On The Eighth Day (1964)

Quentin, Patrick: Puzzle for Fiends (1946), The Wife of Ronald Sheldon (1954)

Radford, E. and M. A.: Who Killed Dick Whittington? (1947), Death of a Frightened Editor (1959), From Information Received (1962)

Raman, R. V.: A Will to Kill (2019)

Rath, Virginia: The Murders at Hillside (1931), Death at Dayton’s Folly (1935), Murder on the Day of Judgement (1936), A Shroud for Rowena (1947)

Rawson, Clayton: Death From a Top Hat (1938)

Reilly, Helen: Murder in the Mews (1931), The Canvas Dagger (1956)

Reeves, Arthur B.: The Adventuress (1917)

Rendell, Ruth: A Judgement in Stone (1977)

Reynolds, Barbara Leonard: Alias for Death (1950)

Rhode, John: Dr Priestley Investigates (1930)

Rhys, Rachel: A Dangerous Crossing (2017)

Ribchester, Lucy: The Amber Shadows (2016)

Rice, Craig: The Corpse Steps Out (1940), The Wrong Murder (1940), The Right Murder (1941), Trial by Fury (1941), The Sunday Pigeon Murders (1942), Having Wonderful Crime (1943), Home, Sweet Homicide (1944), The April Robin Murders (1959) (completed by Ed McBain)

Rice, Laverne: Well Dressed for Murder (1938)

Richard, Kel: The Corpse in the Cellar (2015), The Country House Murders (2015)

Richardson, Frank: The Mayfair Mystery (1907)

Rinehart, Mary Roberts: The Bat (1926), Miss Pinkerton (1932), Locked Doors (1932), The Haunted Lady (1942), The Yellow Room (1945)

Robinson, Peter: In a Dry Season (2000)

Rogers, Joel Townsley: The Red Right Hand (1945)

Rolls, Anthony: Family Matters (1933), Scarweather (1934)

Ronald, James: Murder in the Family (1940), This Way Out (1948)

Roos, Kelley: If the Shroud Fits (1941), Sailor Take Warning (1944), Murder Noon and Night (1959), Necessary Evil (1965)

Roscoe, Theodore: I’ll Grind Their Bones (1936)

Rosenkrantz, Palle: The Forest Lake Mystery (1903), The Man in the Cellar (1907) aka Amy’s Cat

Roth, Holly: Shadow of a Lady (1957), The Crimson in the Purple (1957)

Rowe, Jennifer: Grim Pickings (1987), Murder by the Book (1989), Death in Store (1993), Lamb to the Slaughter (1995)

Rowland, John: Murder in the Museum (1938), Calamity in Kent (1950)

Runcie, James: Sidney Chambers and The Shadow of Death (2012)

Rutland, Harriet: Knock, Murderer, Knock (1938), Bleeding Hooks (1940), Blue Murder (1942)

Rutledge, Nancy: Blood on the Cat (1946)

Sansom, Ian: The Case of the Missing Books (2006), Westmorland Alone (2016), Essex Poison (2017), The Sussex Murder (2019)

Sarsfield, Maureen: Murder at Beechlands (1948)

Sayers, Dorothy L: Unnatural Death (1927), The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club (1928), The Documents in the Case (1930), Murder Must Advertise (1933), Gaudy Night (1935), Busman’s Honeymoon (1937), Double Death (1939)

Scarlett, Roger: The Beacon Hill Murders (1930), The Back Bay Murders (1930), Cat’s Paw (1931)

Scherf, Margaret: Glass on the Stairs (1954)

Schott, Ben: Jeeves and the King of Clubs (2018), Jeeves and the Leap of Faith (2020)

Seeley, Mabel: The Listening House (1938)

Shaffer, Peter: The Woman in the Wardrobe (1951)

Shane, Susannah: Lady in a Million (1943)

Shattuck, Richard: The Wedding Guest Sat on a Stone (1940)

Shearer, L. T.: The Cat Who Caught a Killer (2022)

Sheridan, Juanita: What Dark Secret (1943), The Chinese Chop (1949), The Mamo Murders (1952), The Waikiki Widow (1953)

Sherry, Edna: Sudden Fear (1948), The Defence Does Not Rest (1959)

Sigurdardottir, Yrsa: Why Did You Lie? (2016)

Silverman, Marguerite: The Vet It Was That Died (1945)

Simenon, George: The Murderer (1937)

Sims, George: The End of the Web (1976)

Sjöwall, Maj and Wahlöö, Per: The Fire Engine That Disappeared (1969)

Skvorecky, Josef: The Return of Lieutenant Boruvka (1981)

Slesar, Henry: The Grey Flannel Shroud (1959), Enter Murderers (1960)

Smith, Fiona Veitch: The Jazz Files (2015), The Kill Fee (2016)

Smith, Shelley: Background for Murder (1942), This is the House (1945), He Died of Murder (1947), An Afternoon to Kill (1953), The Cellar at No. 5 (1954)

Spain, Nancy: R in the Month (1950)

Stapleton, Douglas and Helen A. Carey: The Corpse is Indignant (1946)

Starrett, Vincent: Murder on “B” Deck (1929), The Great Hotel Murder (1935)

Stevenson, Benjamin: Everyone in my Family has Killed Someone (2022)

Stirling, Peter: Stop Press- Murder! (1947)

St. John Sprigg, Christopher: Crime in Kensington (1933), Fatality in Fleet Street (1933), The Perfect Alibi (1934), Death of an Airman (1934), Death of a Queen (1935)

Strange, John Stephen: Look Your Last (1943), Deadly Beloved (1952)

Strachan, T. S.: The Short Weekend (1953)

Stout, Rex: The Rubber Band (1936), The Red Box (1936), Too Many Cooks (1938), The Golden Spiders (1953),  A Right To Die (1964)

Swann, Leonie: Three Bags Full (2005)

Symonds, Francis Addington: Smile and Murder (1954)

Symons, Julian: A Man Called Jones (1947), The 31st of February (1950), The Colour of Murder (1957), The Belting Inheritance (1965), The Man Whose Dreams Came True (1968)

Tanner, Martin: Cut and Run (1941)

Taylor, Andrew: Fireside Gothic (2016)

Taylor, Phoebe Atwood: The Criminal C. O. D. (1940) The Six Iron Spiders (1942), Punch with Care (1946)

Tebbetts-Taylor, Elizabeth: Now I Lay Me Down to Die (1955)

Tey, Josephine: The Franchise Affair (1948), To Love and Be Wise (1950), The Singing Sands (1952), A Shilling for Candles (1953)

The Mulgray Twins: No Suspicious Circumstances (2007)

Thomas, Carolyn: Narrow Gauge to Murder (1952)

Thompson, Basil: Richardson’s First Case (1933)

Thorogood: A Meditation on Murder (2015), The Killing of Polly Carter (2015), Death Knocks Twice (2017), Murder in the Caribbean (2018), The Marlow Murder Club (2021)

Thynne, Molly: The Case of Sir Adam Braid (1930),  The Crime at Noah’s Ark (1931), Death in the Dentist’s Chair (1932)

Tilton, Alice: Beginning with a Bash (1937), The Cut Direct (1938), Cold Steal (1939), The Left Leg (1940), The Hollow Chest (1941), File for Record (1943), Dead Ernest (1944), The Iron Clew (1947)

Tracy, Louis: The Postmaster’s Daughter (1916), The Park Lane Mystery (1924)

Tyler, L. C.: Cat Among the Herrings (2016), Herring in the Smoke (2017), The Maltese Herring (2019), Farewell my Herring (2021)

Tyre, Nedra: Death of an Intruder (1953)

Underwood, Michael: Murder on Trial (1954)

Upfield, Arthur: Wings Above the Diamantina (1936), The Bachelors of Broken Hill (1950)

Van Gulik, Robert: The Lacquer Screen (1962), The Willow Pattern (1965), The Monkey and The Tiger (1965)

Vandercook, J. W.: Murder in Trinidad (1934)

Venning, Michael (a.k.a. Craig Rice): Murder Through the Looking Glass (1943)

Véry, Pierre: The Murder of Father Christmas (1934)

Vivian, Francis: The Ninth Enemy (1948), The Singing Masons (1950)

Waddell, E. Lee: Murder at Drake’s Anchorage (1949)

Wade, Henry: The Verdict of You All (1926), Mist on the Saltings (1933), The Hanging Captain (1933), Heir Presumptive (1935), Lonely Magdalen (1940), Dying Fall (1955)

Wagner, Jan Costin: Ice Moon (2003)

Wallace, Edgar: The Face in the Night (1924), The Terror (1929) and White Face (1930)

Wallis, Ruth Sawtell: Too Many Bones (1943), No Bones About It (1944), Blood from a Stone (1945), Cold Bed in the Clay (1947)

Wassmer, Julie: May Day Murder (2016)

Wells, Carolyn: The White Alley (1915), Murder in the Bookshop (1936)

Wells, Anna Mary: A Talent for Murder (1942)

Wells, H. G.: The Invisible Man (1897)

Wentworth, Patricia: Fool Errant (1929), Who Pays the Piper? (1940), Silence in Court (1945), The Key (1944), Latter End (1949), Vanishing Point (1955), The Fingerprint (1959)

White, Ethel Lina: Fear Stalks the Village (1932), Some Must Watch (1933), The Wheel Spins (1936) a.k.a. The Lady Vanishes, The Elephant Never Forgets (1937), Step in the Dark (1938), The First Time He Died (1938), While She Sleeps (1940), She Faded into Air (1941), The Man Who Was Not There (1943)

Whitechurch, Victor L.: The Crime at Diana’s Pool (1926)

Wilkinson, Ellen: The Division Bell Mystery (1932)

Williams, Alexander: Murder in the WPA (1937)

Wilson, Alexander: The Mystery of Tunnel 51 (1928)

Witting, Clifford: Murder in Blue (1937), Midsummer Murder (1937) Catt Out of the Bag (1939), Measure for Murder (1941), Subject: Murder (1945), Dead on Time (1948), A Bullet for Rhino (1950)

Woolrich, Cornell: The Bride Wore Black (1940), Deadline at Dawn (1944)

Wright, June: Murder in the Telephone Exchange (1948), So Bad a Death (1949), The Devil’s Caress (1952), Reservation for Murder (1958), Faculty of Murder (1960), Duck Season Death (2015)

Wynne, Anthony: Murder of a Lady (1931)

Yokomizo, Seishi: The Honjin Murders (1946), Death on Gokumon Island (1947-48)

Yu, Ovidia: The Frangipani Tree Mystery (2017), The Betel Nut Tree Mystery (2018)

Crime/ Detective/ Mystery Fiction (Short Stories)

Berkeley, Anthony: The Avenging Chance and Other Mysteries from Roger Sheringham’s Casebook (2004)

Bramah, Ernest: Max Carrados (1914)

Carroll, Sidney: ‘A Note to the Milkman’ (1950)

Chesterton, G. K.: The Man Who Knew Too Much (1922)

Christie, Agatha: Parker Pyne Investigates (1934), The Witness for the Prosecution and Other Stories, ‘The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding’ (1960)

Cleeves, Ann (ed.): The Starlings and Other Stories (2015)

Dahl, Roald: A Taste of the Unexpected (2005)

Dunsany, Lord: Two Bottles of Relish: The Little Tales of Smethers and Other Stories (1952)

Edwards, Martin (ed.): A Surprise for Christmas (2020), Blood on the Tracks (2018) Capital Crimes (2015), Continental Crimes (2017), Foreign Bodies (2017), Serpents in Eden (2016), Silent Nights: Christmas Mysteries (2015), The Long Arm of the Law (2017), The Christmas Card Crime and Other Stories (2018), Deep Waters: Mysteries on the Waves (2019), The Measure of Malice (2019), Settling Scores (2020)

Ellin, Stanley: The Speciality of the House: The Complete Mystery Tales (1979) Part 1, Part 2, Part 3

Evans, Gwyn: ‘The Mystery of Mrs Bardell’s Xmas Pudding’ (1925)

Froëst, Frank and George Dilnot: The Crime Club (1915)

Groller, Balduin: The Adventures of Dagobert Trostler (2017)

JJ (ed.): Ye Olde Book of Locked Room Conundrums (2016)

Kennedy, Milward: ‘The Lost Policeman’ (1939)

Lackberg, Camilla: The Scent of Almonds and Other Stories (2015)

LeBlanc, Maurice: Arsene Lupin vs. Holmlock Shears (1908/10)

Macdonald, John (ed.): The Lethal Sex (1959)

Marsh, Ngaio: The Collected Short Fiction of Ngaio Marsh (1989)

Medawar, Tony (ed.): Bodies from the Library (2018), Bodies from the Library 2 (2019), Bodies from the Library 3 (2020), Bodies from the Library 4 (2021)

McEwan, James: The Case of the Mahjong Dragon and Other Russell Holmes Stories (2015)

Penzler, Otto (ed.): Golden Age Detective Stories (2021)

Queen, Ellery (ed.): Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine January (1951), Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine February (1951), Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine March (1951), Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine April (1951), Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine May (1951)

Queen, Ellery: Calendar of Crime (1952)

Quentin, Patrick: Death Freight and Other Murderous Excursions (2020; 1950-1953)

Rinehart, Mary Roberts: ‘The Buckled Bag’ (1914)

Sayers: ‘Talboys’ (1942)

Skvorecky, Josef: Sins for Father Knox (1973) Part 1, Part 2,

Slesar, Henry: ‘One Grave Too Many,’ ‘Great Men Can Die,’ ‘The Right Kind of House,’ ‘A Woman’s Help,’ ‘The Case of M. J. H.’ ‘The Colonel’s House’ and ‘The Contessa Collection.’

Stout, Rex: And Four to Go (1958)

Wade, Henry: Policeman’s Lot (1933)

Wodehouse, P. G.: ‘Misunderstood‘ (1910), ‘Death at the Excelsior‘ (1914)

Crime Comic Books

Tails of Mystery: The Amulet of Thar-ishdom (2018) Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3 by Asa Wheatley and Kat Willott

The Detection Club (2020) by Jean Harambat (Parts 1 and 2)

Crime/ Detective/ Mystery Fiction (TV/Films)

Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)

Bat Out of Hell (1966) by Francis Durbridge

Breakaway: The Family Affair and Breakaway: The Local Affair (1980) by Francis Durbridge

Hue and Cry (1947)

Law and Disorder (1958)

Mr Holmes (2015)

Rope (1948)

Sabotage (1936)

Secret Agent (1936)

Sorry Wrong Number (1948)

Spider’s Web (1982)

Suspicion (1941)

The Doll (1975) by Francis Durbridge

The Ghost Train (1941)

The Green Man (1956)

The Passenger (1971) by Francis Durbridge

Wrong Number (1959)


Decktective: The Will Without an Heir


Crime/ Detective/ Mystery Fiction (Plays)

And Then There Were None (2015)

Love From a Stranger (2018)

Witness for the Prosecution (2018)

The Mousetrap (2023)


Agatha Christie’s England (2021)

This Deadly Isle: A Golden Age Mystery Map (2022)

Books about Crime/ Detective/ Mystery Fiction

Aldridge, Mark: Agatha Christie on Screen (2016), Agatha Christie’s Poirot: The Greatest Detective in the World (2020)

Bargainnier, Earl: Comic Crime (1987)

Berkeley, Anthony: Jugged Journalism (1925) (published under the name A. B. Cox)

Bernthal, J. C.: The Ageless Agatha Christie: Essays on the Mysteries and the Legacy (2016)

Black, Jeremy: The Importance of Being Poirot (2020)

Boucher, Anthony: The Anthony Boucher Chronicles: Reviews and Commentary 1942-1947, ed. by Francis M. Nevin (2001) Part 1 Part 2

Christie, Agatha: The Quotable Poirot (2015)

Clarke, Clare: British Detective Fiction 1891-1901: The Successors to Sherlock Holmes (2020)

Cook, Cathy: The Agatha Christie Miscellany (2013)

Curran, John: Agatha Christie’s Secret Notebooks (2009), Agatha Christie’s Murder in the Making: Stories and Secrets from her Archive (2011), The Hooded Gunman (2019)

Dundas, Zach: The Great Detective: The Amazing Rise and Immortal Life of Sherlock Holmes (2015)

Edwards, Martin: The Golden Age of Murder (2015), The Story of Classic Crime in 100 Books (2017), The Life of Crime:  Detecting the Histories of Mysteries and Their Creators (2022)

Evans, Curtis: Clues and Corpses: The Detective Fiction and Mystery Criticism of Todd Downing (2013), The Spectrum of English Murder: The Detective Fiction of Henry Lancelot Aubrey-Fletcher and G. D. H.  and Margaret Cole (2015)

Evans, Mary Anna & J. C. Bernthal: The Bloomsbury Handbook to Agatha Christie (2022)

Forshaw, Barry: Crime Uncovered: Detective (2016)

Foster, Jonathan: The Story of Cluedo (2013)

Fowler, Christopher: The Book of Forgotten Authors (2017)

Gilbert, Michael: Crime in Good Company: Essays on Criminals and Crime Writing (1959)

Goddard, John: Agatha Christie’s Golden Age: An Analysis of Poirot’s Golden Age Puzzles (2018), Agatha Christie’s Golden Age Volume II: Miss Marple and the Other Golden Age Puzzles (2021)

Green, Julius: Curtain Up: Agatha Christie – A Life in Theatre (2015)

Green, Richard Lancelyn: Letters to Sherlock Holmes (1985)

Groves, Derham: Sherlock Holmes in the Seventies: A Wild Decade of Sherlock Holmes Films (2021)

Harkup, Kathryn: A is for Arsenic: The Poisons of Agatha Christie (2015), Death by Shakespeare (2020)

Haycraft, Howard: The Art of the Mystery Story (1946), Murder for Pleasure (1951)

Hoffman, Megan: Gender and Representation in British ‘Golden Age’ Crime Fiction (2016)

Hopkins, Lisa: Shakespearean Allusion in Crime Fiction (2016)

Klein, Kathleen Gregory: The Woman Detective: Gender and Genre (1988)

Knight, Stephen: Form and Ideology in Crime Fiction (1980), Australian Crime Fiction: A 200 Year History (2018)

Lobdell, Jared: The Detective Fiction Reviews of Charles Williams 1930-1935 (2003)

Makinen, Merja: Agatha Christie: Investigating Femininity (2006)

Mann, Jessica: Deadlier than the Male: An Investigation into Crime Writing (1981) Part 1 Part 2

Naidu, Sam (ed.): Sherlock Holmes in Context (2017)

Pittard, Christopher: Introduction for The Return of Sherlock Holmes (2023)

Powers, Anne: True Crime Parallels to the Mysteries of Agatha Christie (2020)

Prideaux, Desirée: Sleuthing Miss Marple: Gender, Genre, and Agency in Agatha Christie’s Crime Fiction (2022)

Ramsey, G. C.: Agatha Christie: Mistress of Mystery (1967)

Routley, Erik: The Puritan Pleasures of the Detective Story: From Sherlock Holmes to Van der Valk – A Personal Monograph on the Excellences and Limitations of Detective Fiction (1972)

Rowland, Susan: From Agatha Christie to Ruth Rendell (2001)

Sayers, Dorothy L.: Taking Detective Stories Seriously: The Collected Crime Reviews of Dorothy L Sayers (2017)

Sandberg, Eric (ed.): The 100 Greatest Literary Detectives (2018)

Scott, Sutherland: Blood in their Ink: The March of the Modern Mystery Novel (1953) Part 1 Part 2

Stewart, Rebecca and Fiona Peters: Crime Uncovered: Antihero (2016)

Stewart, Victoria: Crime Writing in Interwar Britain (2017)

Stone, Nancy-Stephanie: Undertones: Where Jazz Meets Crime (2022)

Suchet, David: Poirot and Me (2013)

Turnbull, Malcolm J.: Elusion Aforethought: The Life and Writing of Anthony Berkeley Cox (1996)

Trumpler, Charlotte (ed.): Agatha Christie and Archaeology (1999)

Valentine, Carla: Murder Isn’t Easy: The Forensics of Agatha Christie (2021)

Verner, Chris: Plots and Gunpowder: A Personal Biography of Thriller Writer Gerald Verner (2021)

True Crime

Bates, Stephen: The Poisonous Solicitor: The True Story of a 1920s Murder Mystery (2022)

Goldfarb, Bruce: 18 Tiny Deaths: The Untold Story of Frances Glessner Lee & The Invention of Modern Forensics (2020)

Hastings, David: The Many Deaths of Mary Dobie (2015)