Books tagged: locked room

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The Play of Light and Shadow & Writing
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,110. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The crime was impossible, but it happened. The gallery was locked and under constant observation, but the valuable painting was stolen, and later the prime suspect was murdered. A private detective and a professor turned bartender team up to solve who did it and how. Can you spot and interpret the clues and solve it first? Plus an article about how the novelette came to be written.
The Burglar Who Dropped In On Elvis
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,960. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Bernie Rhodenbarr, light-hearted and light-fingered bookseller, is featured in ten novels. This is one of four short stories in which he stars. He's on the job in Memphis, enlisted by a supermarket tabloid to obtain photos of Elvis's off-limits bedroom on the second floor of Graceland. A locked-room mystery with the Bernie Rhodenbarr touch...
Some Die Hard
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,550. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014 by James Reasoner. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
SOME DIE HARD is legendary mystery and thriller author Stephen Mertz's first novel, originally published in paperback more than thirty years ago and long out of print. Part hardboiled private eye yarn, part classic novel of detection (with a locked-room mystery unlike any other), SOME DIE HARD is pure entertainment.This edition includes a new afterword by the author.
The Problem of the Straton Murder
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Price: Free! Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
During a discussion regarding whether or not a detective's seemingly cold and detached nature is necessary in solving a crime, a strange case from the past is brought back to light: a case which on first glance seemed to be simple and obvious instead turned out to be rather unique and complex in its own right and showed that, ultimately, the road to Hell is truly paved with good intentions...
The Rules of the Game
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Price: Free! Words: 4,850. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A short story in which, through analysis of a man's idea for a mystery novel, certain rules are set in regards to the creation of locked room murders. Largely inspired by "Knox's Ten Commandments" and "Van Dine's Twenty Rules for Writing Detective Stories".
Persistence Can Be Fatal (And Other Stories)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,220. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A failed screenwriter insists his wife listen to his latest script, until she feels compelled to stop him from ever reading a single word to her again; a prison warden has to figure out how a woman on death row escaped his prison from a foolproof cell; a maze becomes much more than a party game. . . just some of the stories that come to life in the pages of this collection.
221b: The Curious Case of the Drugged Dog and the Jammed Window
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Series: 221B. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,830. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
People from all over the world have been sending letters to Sherlock Homes at 221b Baker Street almost since the stories were first published. Today, the job of replying to these letters has fallen on a whip-smart young office temp called Emily. Before long, Emily realises that some of these strange letters contain real mysteries. Luckily, she’s just the person to solve them.