World Library  

Top 100 books on Mystery & Crime


 
  • Cover Image

The Hound of the Baskervilles

By: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Mr. Sherlock Holmes, who was usually very late in the mornings, save upon those not infrequent occasions when he was up all night, was seated at the breakfast table. I stood upon the hearth-rug and picked up the stick which our visitor had left behind him the night before. It was a fine, thick piece of wood, bulbous-headed, of the sort which is known as a Penang lawyer. Just under the head was a broad silver band nearly an inch across. To James Mortimer, M.R.C.S., from h...

Read More
  • Cover Image

Trent's last case

By: Bentley, E. C. (Edmund Clerihew), 1875-1956

Supplemental catalog subcollection information: Canadian Libraries Collection; Canadian University Library Collection

Read More
  • Cover Image

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

By: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

English Literature 1800-1899

Read More
  • Cover Image

The Innocence of Father Brown

By: Chesterton, Gilbert Keith, 1874-1936

Contents The Blue Cross The Secret Garden The Queer Feet The Flying Stars The Invisible Man The Honour of Israel Gow The Wrong Shape The Sins of Prince Saradine The Hammer of God The Eye of Apollo The Sign of the Broken Sword The Three Tools of Death...

Read More
  • Cover Image

The Mystery of the Yellow Room

By: Gaston Leroux

It is not without a certain emotion that I begin to recount here the extraordinary adventures of Joseph Rouletabille. Down to the present time he had so firmly opposed my doing it that I had come to despair of ever publishing the most curious of police stories of the past fifteen years. I had even imagined that the public would never know the whole truth of the prodigious case known as that of The Yellow Room, out of which grew so many mysterious, cruel, and sensational ...

Read More
  • Cover Image

The Murders in the Rue Morgue and Other Stories

By: Edgar Allan Poe

The mental features discoursed of as the analytical, are, in themselves, but little susceptible of analysis. We appreciate them only in their effects. We know of them, among other things, that they are always to their possessor, when inordinately possessed, a source of the liveliest enjoyment. As the strong man exults in his physical ability, delighting in such exercises as call his muscles into action, so glories the analyst in that moral activity which disentangles. He...

Read More
  • Cover Image

The Red Redmaynes

By: Phillpotts, Eden, 1862-1960
Read More
 
3
|
4
|
5
|
6
|
7
Records: 121 - 126 of 126 - Pages: 



Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from World eBook Fair are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.