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The Sweepstake Murders

The Sweepstake Murders is one of the best of J.J. Cannington's marvellous Sir Clinton Driffield mysteries. Here's the link to my review.

Black Orchids

Black Orchids is one of Rex Stout's early Nero Wolfe novellas, and it's absolutely splendid entertainment. Here's the link to my review.

The Black Camel

The Black Camel may be the best of all the Charlie Chan novels. Here's the link to my review.

Mr Jelly's Business (Murder Down Under)

Mr Jelly's Business (also published as Murder Down Under) was a fairly early entry in Arthur W. Upfield’s cycle of mysteries featuring the half-Aboriginal Detective Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte (universally known as Bony). This book came out in 1937.

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Mr Fortune Speaking

Here's the link to my review of H.C. Bailey’s delightful detective short story collection Mr Fortune Speaking.

The Puzzle of the Blue Banderilla

Stuart Palmer’s The Puzzle of the Blue Banderilla hasn't quite turned me into a devoted fan of Hildegarde Withers but it's still an enjoyable mystery. Here's the link to my review.

The Case of the Three Strange Faces

Christopher Bush is a once almost forgotten golden age detective story writer who has been rediscovered in a fairly big way recently. The Case of the Three Strange Faces is one of his strongest books. Here's the link to my review.

Ronald Knox's Still Dead

Ronald Knox's Still Dead was published in 1934. It's not the best of his Miles Bredon mysteries but it's still extremely good. Here's the link to my review.

Still Dead by Ronald Knox

Still Dead was the fourth of the Miles Bredon mysteries written by Monsignor Ronald Knox (1888-1957). It was published in 1934.

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Death by Request

Death by Request was the only detective novel to be written by husband-and-wife team Romilly and Katherine John. Romilly John was the son of the painter Augustus John. The novel appeared in 1933.

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