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The Thinking Machine at Work

by Jacques Futrelle, Gabrielle de Cuir, Stefan Rudnicki & Paul Boehmer et al. Blackstone Publishing (June 30, 2020)

"Logic will solve any problem; not most of them, but any problem." --The Thinking Machine

Professor Augustus S. F. X. Van Dusen, with the help of his friend Hutchison Hatch, solves a variety of mysteries using...


Trouble in Mind

by Jeffery Deaver, Dennis Boutsikaris, Elijah Alexander & various narrators et al. Hachette Book Group (March 04, 2014)

The "grand master of the plot twist" (Booklist) is back with his third story collection. The stories include:

A Textbook Case, a Lincoln Rhyme story When a young woman is found brutally murdered in a parking...


The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes

by Various Authors, Gabrielle de Cuir, various narrators & Paul Boehmer et al. Blackstone Publishing (March 24, 2020)

This masterful collection of seventeen classic mystery stories, dating from 1837 to 1914, traces the earliest history of popular detective fiction.

Today, the figure of Sherlock Holmes towers over detective fiction...


Nightmare Range

by Martin Limon, Timothy Andrés Pabon & Timothy Hallinan Blackstone Publishing (September 24, 2013)

Twenty years ago Martin Limón published his first mystery featuringSergeant George Sueño, a young Mexican American army detective stationed on theUS Eighth Army base in South Korea in the early 1970s, the...


Zigzag

by Bill Pronzini & Nick Sullivan Blackstone Publishing (May 17, 2016)

Two novellas and two short stories featuring Mystery Writers of America Grand Master Bill Pronzini's iconic Nameless Detective

"Zigzag" is an original novella, in which a safe and simple accident investigation...


The Night and the Music, Vol. 1

by Lawrence Block Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2013)

Lawrence Block's seventeen Matthew Scudder novels have won the hearts of readers throughout the world--along with a bevy of awards including the Edgar, the Shamus, the Philip Marlowe (Germany), and the Maltese...


Tales of Terror and Mystery

by Arthur Conan Doyle, David Thorn & Bobbie Frohman Alcazar AudioWorks (February 20, 2014)

Arthur Conan Doyle's fictional detective is one of the most enduringand popular sleuths of all time. In this thrilling collection of mystery tales,Doyle's gift for creating compelling characters and tightly...


Rumpole and the Golden Thread

by John Mortimer & Frederick Davidson Blackstone Publishing (August 02, 2012)

In this engaging collection of stories, Rumpole continues to deftly juggle the vagaries of law, the ambiguities of crime, and the contradictions of the human heart in his death-defying performances on behalf...


Morse's Greatest Mystery and Other Stories

by Colin Dexter & Frederick Davidson Blackstone Publishing (August 02, 2012)

Colin Dexter’s Chief Inspector Morse—the cranky, heavy-drinking, and exasperatingly brilliant sleuth of the Thames Valley Police—has become one of the most beloved detectives in fiction. Now, with this...


Montalbano's First Case, and Other Stories

by Andrea Camilleri, Grover Gardner & Stephen Sartarelli Blackstone Publishing (February 23, 2016)

From the author of the New York Times bestselling Inspector Montalbano mystery series comes twenty-one short stories spanning the beloved detective's career.

Inspector Montalbano has charmed readers in nineteen...


Tales of Terror and Mystery

by Arthur Conan Doyle & Fred Williams Blackstone Publishing (June 17, 2009)

This volume presents some of Arthur Conan Doyle’s unduly neglected masterworks of suspense. Each begins in a quietly factual way, which makes all the more dramatic the crescendo of fear and puzzlement that...


The Tragedy of Errors, and Others

by Ellery Queen & Traber Burns Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2016)

The Tragedy of Errors is the lengthy and detailed plot outline for the final but never published Ellery Queen novel, containing all the hallmarks of the greatest Queen mysteries--the dying message, the succession...


St. Louis Noir

by Various Authors, Mirron Willis, Rebecca Gibel & Adenrele Ojo et al. Blackstone Publishing (August 02, 2016)

Edited by the bestselling author of The Ice Harvest, St. Louis Noir thickens the Midwest quotient for the Akashic Noir series.

Akashic Books continues its groundbreaking series of original noir anthologies. Each...


The Night and the Music, Vol. 2

by Lawrence Block Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2013)

Lawrence Block's seventeen Matthew Scudder novels have won the hearts of readers throughout the world--along with a bevy of awards including the Edgar, the Shamus, the Philip Marlowe (Germany), and the Maltese...


The Odd Man

by Ellery Queen & Traber Burns Blackstone Publishing (February 01, 2016)

Previously part of a collection, this rare Ellery Queen mystery is available as a stand-alone audiobook for the first time.

In "The Odd Man," Ellery is challenged to solve an imaginary riddle devised by three...


The Honest Swindler

by Ellery Queen & Traber Burns Blackstone Publishing (February 01, 2016)

Previously part of a collection, this rare Ellery Queen mystery is available as a stand-alone audiobook for the first time.

In "The Honest Swindler," Ellery is challenged to solve an imaginary riddle devised...


The Museum of Dr. Moses

by Joyce Carol Oates, Laura Hicks & Robert Fass Blackstone Publishing (August 01, 2007)

Joyce Carol Oates explores with bloodcurdling insight the ties that bind--or worse.

In "The Man Who Fought Roland LaStarza" a woman's world is upended when she learns the brutal truth about a family friend's...


Great Classic Mysteries

by Various Authors & various narrators Blackstone Publishing (January 29, 2019)

Enjoythe great detectives of the Golden Age of classic mysteries in this uniquecollection of audio whodunits. Newly recorded for this original anthology, thecrimes, criminals, and sleuths depicted here set the...


Give Me Your Heart

by Joyce Carol Oates, Rachael Warren, Angela Brazil & Susan Boyce et al. Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2011)

The need for love--obsessive, self-destructive, unpredictable--takes us to forbidden places, as in the chilling world of Give Me Your Heart, a new collection of stories by the inimitable Joyce Carol Oates.

In...


The Reindeer Clue

by Ellery Queen & Traber Burns Blackstone Publishing (March 01, 2016)

Previously part of a collection, this rare Ellery Queen mystery is available as a stand-alone audiobook for the first time.


Wedding Anniversary

by Ellery Queen & Traber Burns Blackstone Publishing (March 01, 2016)

Previously part of a collection, this rare Ellery Queen mystery is available as a stand-alone audiobook for the first time.

In "Wedding Anniversary," Ellery returns to Wrightsville just in time to witness the...


The Three Students

by Ellery Queen & Traber Burns Blackstone Publishing (February 01, 2016)

Previously part of a collection, this rare Ellery Queen mystery is available as a stand-alone audiobook for the first time.

In "The Three Students," Ellery is challenged to solve an imaginary riddle devised by...


Tales from the Fire Zone

by Jonathan Maberry & Tom Weiner Blackstone Publishing (August 20, 2012)

This collection of five diverse and highly entertaining short stories, straight from the ingenious imagination of New York Times bestselling author Jonathan Maberry, includes one story written exclusively for...


The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

by Arthur Conan Doyle & Ralph Cosham Blackstone Publishing (September 21, 2009)

These delightful stories of the famous hawkeyed detective are told by his friend and foil, Dr. Watson. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle draws us into nineteenth-century London--hansom cabs, train rides, and foggy nights--where...


Rumpole

by John Mortimer & Frederick Davidson Blackstone Publishing (August 24, 2012)

Here are six delightful tales featuring everyone's favorite barrister for the defense, Horace Rumpole. Eccentric characters such as his wife, Hilda, otherwise known as "She Who Must Be Obeyed," and his philandering...


A Gladiator Dies Only Once

by Steven Saylor & Ralph Cosham Blackstone Publishing (July 01, 2013)

Steven Saylor's Roma Sub Rosa series, set in thelater Roman Republic and featuring Gordianus the Finder, has garnered unusualacclaim from readers and reviewers alike, establishing him as one of the preeminenthistorical...


The House of the Vestals

by Steven Saylor & Ralph Cosham Blackstone Publishing (June 01, 2013)

It is ancient Rome, and Gordianus the Finder hasa knack for finding trouble. Known to many as the one man in the ancient worldwho can both keep a secret and uncover one, Gordianus lays bare some of hismost intriguing...


Great Classic Mysteries II

by Various Authors & various narrators Blackstone Publishing (September 01, 2012)

Fourteen mysteries to test your inner sleuth! This collection includes "The Stolen White Elephant" by Mark Twain, narrated by Mauro Hantman; "The Fenchurch Street Mystery" by Baroness Orczy, narrated by Davina...


Five Bloodcurdling Mysteries

by Various Authors & various narrators Blackstone Publishing (January 29, 2019)

These five classic mysteries offerchilling darkness, drama, and intrigue. Included are "Murders in the Rue Morgue"by Edgar Allan Poe, "Silver Blaze" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, "The Secret ofthe Growing Gold"...


Mississippi Noir

by Various Authors, Lloyd James, various narrators & Traber Burns et al. Blackstone Publishing (August 02, 2016)

In Mississippi Noir, literary crime fiction master Tom Franklin has assembled a phenomenal short-story collection that highlights a mesmerizing and diverse set of styles and subject matter. Urban, suburban,...


The Night and the Music

by Lawrence Block Blackstone Publishing (December 01, 2012)

Lawrence Block's seventeen Matthew Scudder novels have won the hearts of readers throughout the world--along with a bevy of awards including the Edgar, the Shamus, the Philip Marlowe (Germany), and the Maltese...


The McCone Files

by Marcia Muller & Susan Boyce Blackstone Publishing (July 01, 2013)

Marcia Muller is, as Sue Grafton pointed out, the creator of the modern female private eye story, and Sharon McCone is one of the finest and most sensitive of all current sleuths. Sharon came upon the scene...


Bleak Spring

The Innocence of Father Brown

by G. K. Chesterton & Frederick Davidson Blackstone Publishing (January 17, 2012)

Detective fans of all races and creeds, of all tastes and fancies will delight in the exploits of this wise and whimsical padre. Father Brown’s powers of detection allow him to sit beside the immortal Holmes,...


The Wisdom of Father Brown

by G. K. Chesterton & Frederick Davidson Blackstone Publishing (February 01, 2012)

G. K. Chesterton’s Father Brown is perhaps the most lovable amateur detective ever created. This short, shabby priest with his cherubic, round face attracts situations that baffle everyone—except Father...