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  • Published posthumously by the author’s sons, The Grey Haired Knights is a series of four whimsical fantasy novels set in the present day and drawing on the legend of King Arthur for their inspiration. The books feature four old codgers trapped by b...


  • in A Moment on the Edge

    New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth George serves up a century's worth of superb crime fiction penned by women. This veritable all-star team delivers tales of dark deeds that will keep you reading long into the night. Included are these works...


  • When a murdered London pawnbroker's corpse is missing, clues are scant and witnesses few. Scotland Yard Superintendent Charles Luke has come up with a farfetched theory, and even the imperturbable Albert Campion has doubts when evidence points them t...


  • ‘Nowadays, the Mystery goes everywhere.’ In this fantastic collection of thirteen short stories, Margery Allingham explores both the Mystery and the other genres it has allowed her to write. From a Christmastime story and a portrait of her ...



  • Contains: The Barbarian Bird Thou Never Wert The Correspondents He Preferred Them Sad He Was Asking After You The Man with the Sack Mr. Campion's Lucky Day The Perfect Butler Publicity A Quarter of a Million The Same to Us The Secret ...


  • A classic collection of mystery stories: “With skillful plotting laced with tongue-in-cheek humor, Allingham never ceases to intrigue and surprise” (Daily Mail).   This volume offers eighteen delightful mysteries from the Queen of Cr...


  • A classic collection of mystery stories: “With skillful plotting laced with tongue-in-cheek humor, Allingham never ceases to intrigue and surprise” (Daily Mail).   This volume offers eighteen delightful mysteries from the Queen of Cr...


  • A classic collection of mystery stories: “With skillful plotting laced with tongue-in-cheek humor, Allingham never ceases to intrigue and surprise” (Daily Mail).   This volume offers eighteen delightful mysteries from the Queen of Cr...






  • A classic collection of mystery stories: “With skillful plotting laced with tongue-in-cheek humor, Allingham never ceases to intrigue and surprise” (Daily Mail).   This volume offers eighteen delightful mysteries from the Queen of Cr...


  • A classic collection of mystery stories: “With skillful plotting laced with tongue-in-cheek humor, Allingham never ceases to intrigue and surprise” (Daily Mail).   This volume offers eighteen delightful mysteries from the Queen of Cr...


  • A classic collection of mystery stories: “With skillful plotting laced with tongue-in-cheek humor, Allingham never ceases to intrigue and surprise” (Daily Mail).   This volume offers eighteen delightful mysteries from the Queen of Cr...


  • A classic collection of mystery stories: “With skillful plotting laced with tongue-in-cheek humor, Allingham never ceases to intrigue and surprise” (Daily Mail).   This volume offers eighteen delightful mysteries from the Queen of Cr...


  • A classic collection of mystery stories: “With skillful plotting laced with tongue-in-cheek humor, Allingham never ceases to intrigue and surprise” (Daily Mail).   This volume offers eighteen delightful mysteries from the Queen of Cr...


  • A classic collection of mystery stories: “With skillful plotting laced with tongue-in-cheek humor, Allingham never ceases to intrigue and surprise” (Daily Mail).   This volume offers eighteen delightful mysteries from the Queen of Cr...


  • A classic collection of mystery stories: “With skillful plotting laced with tongue-in-cheek humor, Allingham never ceases to intrigue and surprise” (Daily Mail).   This volume offers eighteen delightful mysteries from the Queen of Cr...


  • A classic collection of mystery stories: “With skillful plotting laced with tongue-in-cheek humor, Allingham never ceases to intrigue and surprise” (Daily Mail).   This volume offers eighteen delightful mysteries from the Queen of Cr...


  • A classic collection of mystery stories: “With skillful plotting laced with tongue-in-cheek humor, Allingham never ceases to intrigue and surprise” (Daily Mail).   This volume offers eighteen delightful mysteries from the Queen of Cr...


  • A classic collection of mystery stories: “With skillful plotting laced with tongue-in-cheek humor, Allingham never ceases to intrigue and surprise” (Daily Mail).   This volume offers eighteen delightful mysteries from the Queen of Cr...


  • A classic collection of mystery stories: “With skillful plotting laced with tongue-in-cheek humor, Allingham never ceases to intrigue and surprise” (Daily Mail).   This volume offers eighteen delightful mysteries from the Queen of Cr...


  • in Mysterious Pleasures

    'Show me a man or woman who cannot stand mysteries and I will show you a fool. A clever fool -- perhaps -- but a fool just the same' RAYMOND CHANDLER Ever since its creation in 1953, the Crime Writers' Association has celebrated and champione...


  • Eighteen delightful mysteries from the Queen of Crime, guaranteed to baffle the most ingenious of armchair detectives -- and even, at times, the imperturbable Albert Campion himself. Enjoy Margery Allingham at her witty best as she spins delicious...


  • Eighteen succulent mysteries from the Queen of Crime, guaranteed to baffle the most ingenious of armchair detectives - and even, at times, the imperturbable Albert Campion himself. Enjoy Margery Allingham at her witty best as she spins delicious t...


  • A classic collection of mystery stories: “With skillful plotting laced with tongue-in-cheek humor, Allingham never ceases to intrigue and surprise” (Daily Mail).   This volume offers eighteen delightful mysteries from the Queen of Crime that wil...


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    HELL ON WHEELS Once the gathering place of pirates and smugglers, the town of Saltey has now been overrun by motorcycle gangs, ex-convicts and a nasty collection of contemporary cutthroats. But a missing treasure and a resurrected local demon enti...


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    Two small boys have shattered the thinking world with a Nipponanium Iggy tube. With it they found they could be mind readers. They could “feel” what was thought a hundred miles away. It scares Albert Campion because they take it for granted...



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    THE TRUTH THAT KILLS Adopted heir Timothy Kinnit refuses to marry his beloved Julia until he learns the truth about his parentage. But when Albert Campion traces the roots of young Timothy's family tree, he finds them buried in a century-old scand...


  • THE CORPSE WENT BY BUS “The Goff Place mystery” remained unsolved, the body of the murdered pawnbroker never found. On the night of the killing, a bus had parked on the narrow cul-de-sac. Witnesses saw two elderly passengers dozing. Later a gh...






  • Sunshine, parties and a murder; a typical summer for Campion—classic British crime writing at its best Campion's glorious summer in Pontisbright is blighted by death. Amidst the preparations for Minnie and Tonker Cassand's fabulous summer party, a...


  • TWO MURDERS TOO MANY Little Doom, the pesky tax-collector, meets his big doom violently--bashed like a mosquito in an open meadow. Soon after, old Uncle William expires peacefully in his room at The Beckoning Lady. Albert Campion has a hunch that th...


  • BEFORE THE NIGHT WAS OVER, ONE OF THEM WOULD BE DEAD There was selfish, beautiful Frances Forde, dying slowly of an overdose of narcotics…and Dr. Ann Fowler, whose lover Francis had stolen. Then there was the man Francis had married, betrayed an...


  • Dr. Ann Fowler is atonished to discover that her new patient is Francia Forde, a film star who stole her fiance a decade before, but the real mystery begins when others find Francia being poisoned by Dr. Fowler's tablets....


  • Having married a safe, secure headmaster to escape a more dangerous love, Elizabeth lane soon realises she has made a terrible mistake. She plans to leave Victor and get away from Tinworth, a small provincial town where everyone knows everyone else&#...


  • DEARLY BELOVED MURDER Lovely Meg Elginbrodde's marriage to self-made millionaire, Geoffrey Levett, promised to be one of the season's happiest affairs. Until Meg began receiving photographs of her late husband, Martin, who had presumably been kille...


  • TWO SUPERB NOVELLAS OF MURDER MOST MYSTERIOUS WANTED: SOMEONE INNOCENT Genteel poverty became Miss Gillian Brayton. But sudden good fortune pleased her infinitely more when an old school acquaintance, the now-famous Rita Fayre, swept Gillian away...


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    AND THEN THERE WERE THREE Their parents are dead. Their fortune is lost. And the five Palinode siblings are shunned by their neighbors as hopeless eccentrics. Suddenly, two of them are found dead"under the most suspicious circumstances. The surviv...


  • Contains: The Case of the Question Mark The Crimson Letter The Definite Article The Magic Hat A Matter of Form The Meaning of the Act Safe As Houses...




  • Margery Louise Allingham was an English writer of mystery and detective fiction, best remembered for her stories featuring gentleman sleuth Albert Campion. She also wrote a number of non-series stories, some under the pseudonym of Maxwell March.The M...




  • Pretty, impoverished Gillian Brayton is offered a well paid job as a social secretary by an old school friend, the painter and socialite Rita Fayre. The household is lively and bohemian, but the servants imply Gillian is there for mysterious reasons....


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    A tall, thin man with overly large spectacles, he is deceptively unobtrusive when tracking down a killer and uncannily capable of predicting the deadly twists of a criminal's mind. He is unquestionably a gentleman, but even Lugg, his dauntless valet,...


  • Published as "The Galantrys" in America, "Dance of the Years" is one of Margery Allingham’s oft overlooked novels. Originally published in 1943, it is a fictionalized account of Allingham’s family heritage, which she insisted as the closest recor...


  • Albert Campion had had a very bad night. It wasn't just the rain, or the problems with the rental car. It wasn't even waking up in the hospital after the accident -- with no identity. His mind was wiped completely blank, only vague, indistinct nightm...


  • THE FINE ART OF MURDER Mrs. Gabrielle Ivory was nearly ninety, but she simply had to be told. Skulduggery was afoot at the renowned Ivory Art Gallery in Sallet Square. A series of malicious mishaps was pushing the family business toward ruin. But ...







  • Wool Miss Chloe Pleyell became engaged to Sir Matthew Pearing, K.C., Mr. Albert Campion crossed her name off his private list......



  • Mr. Campion received the hat as a sentimental tribute. Mrs Wynyard pressed it into his hand at her farewell party at the Braganza on the night before she sailed home to New York....



  • The trouble with crime today, remarked Superintendent Stanislaus Oates seriously, is that one almost gets too much of it, if you see what I mean....




  • Campion came gingerly down the steep staircase of the White Lion Inn at Little Chittering in Sussex with two important queries occupying his mind....


  • in Murder Most Cozy

    Mr. Albert Campion glanced round the dinner table with the very fashionable if somewhat disconcerting mirror top and wondered vaguely why he had been asked, and afterwards.......


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    HOMICIDE WITH STYLE Among the beautiful George Wells's suicide was last wiles gossip. But Campion stubbornly refused to close his personal books on the affair. It came down to professional ethics, a commodity rare in aristocratic circles. He had b...


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    THE CORPSE WHO WOULDN'T STAY DEAD When Albert Campion is called upon to investigate a murder in a small town, he discovers that the victim is none other than an old schoolmate, R.I. Peters, a.k.a. Pig, whose funeral he'd attended not six months ea...


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  • Agatha Christie called her 'a shining light'. Have you discovered Margery Allingham, the 'true queen' of the classic murder mystery?      A VINTAGE MURDER MYSTERY     Just returned from years overseas on a secret mission, private detective ...


  • Jimmy Sutane is London's favorite song-and-dance man, headlining at the Argosy Theatre, and beloved by all. Or almost all: Someone has taken to playing increasingly nasty pranks. Albert Campion, that peculiar young man with the knack for solving prob...


  • A desperate woman’s innocent escape from London turns deadly in this suspenseful mystery by the renowned author of the Albert Campion series.   Out of a job, a home, and luck, Mary Coleridge tells a seemingly innocuous lie in order to take a break...


  • Confidential Investigator Albert Campion A tall, thin man with overly large spectacles, he is deceptively unobtrusive when tracking down a killer and uncannily capable of predicting the deadly twists of a criminal's mind. He is unquestionably a ge...


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    John Sebastian Lafcadio, is one of the greatest painters of the Edwardian period, and his ambition to be known as the greatest painter since Rembrandt was not to be thwarted by a matter as trifling as his own death. Lafcadio was not only a brilliantl...


  • A haunting romantic mystery from the renowned author of the Albert Campion detective novels: “Allingham stands out like a shining light” (Agatha Christie).   Robin Grey is Scotland Yard’s inside man. He handles matters which require a delicacy...


  • Way back during the Crusades, Richard I presented the Huntingforest family with the tiny Balkan state of Averna but since then the kingdom has been forgotten, until circumstances in Europe suddenly render it extremely strategically important to the B...


  • Way back during the crusades Richard I presented the Huntingforest family with the tiny Balkan principality of Averna but since then the kingdom has been forgotten, until circumstances in Europe suddenly render it extremely strategically important to...


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    The imperious Great Aunt Caroline Faraday runs her old Cambridge residence like a Victorian fiefdom, unconcerned with the fact that it's 1931. Furniture and meals are heavy and elaborate, both motorcars and morning tea are forbidden on account of...


  • The Gyrth family had guarded the Gyrth Chalice for hundreds of years. It was held by them for the British Crown. Its antiquity, its beauty, the legends that were connected with it, all combined to make it unique. It was irreplaceable. No thief could ...


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    A red chess piece... An improbable suicide... A disappearing judge... These were the clues to a killer whose victims never escaped. Judge Lobbett has found evidence pointing to the identity of the criminal mastermind behind the deadly Simister gang t...


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    The Black Dudley is an ancient, remote mansion inhabited by recluse, Colonel Combe, but owned by Waytt Petrie, a young academic who decides to revive his property with a weekend party to which he invites his friends and colleagues. Among the guests i...


  • The Black Dudley is an ancient, remote mansion inhabited by recluse, Colonel Combe, but owned by Waytt Petrie, a young academic who decides to revive his property with a weekend party to which he invites his friends and colleagues. Among the guests i...


  • The mysterious recluse Eric Crowther was murdered, he lived in the gaunt house whose shadow fell across the White Cottage, much as the man himself overshadowed the lives of the occupants of the little white house. Indeed, as Detective Chief Inspector...


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  • A historical novel about smugglers set on Mersea Island in the 17th century, where the Spaniard Delfazio discoveres how true love and friendship can be found in the darkest of places. With romance, heartbreak and adventure on an even keel, Blackkerch...


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    A baker's dozen of cases, each putting Albert Campion through his paces. In this miscellany of villainy, our unconventional sleuth must contand with misbehaving debutantes, sinister smuggling rings, a Dowager Countess who's not all that she ...