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Boule CabinetThe Mystery of the Boule Cabinet

Burton Egbert Stevenson

First published in 1911 and still a Good Mystery read!

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Big BowThe Big Bow Mystery

Israel Zangwill

The first true locked room mystery novel and still one of the very best!

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Hunt BallThe Hunt Ball

William Magnay

A great English country house mystery! 

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Edwin DroodThe Mystery of Edwin Drood

Charles Dickens

One of the first mysteries, left unfinished by Dickens. Can you solve the puzzle?

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Hunted DownHunted Down: The Detective Stories of Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens

Great stories from one of the first mystery authors!

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Hampstead MysteryThe Hampstead Mystery

Arthur J. Rees & John R. Watson

Arthur Rees is one of the best Edwardian mystery writers!

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Yellow RoomThe Mystery of The Yellow Room

Gaston Leroux

A classic early locked room mystery by the author of Phantom of The Opera!

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Innocence Fr. BrownThe Innocence of Father Brown

G. K. Chesterton

One of the great classic mystery series!

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Wisdom Fr. BrownThe Wisdom Of Father Brown

G. K. Chesterton

More Great Father Brown stories!

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Valley of FearThe Valley of Fear

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

One of the best Sherlock Holmes novels!

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Sign FourThe Sign of The Four

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Another great Sherlock novel!
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Last BowHis Last Bow

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

The fourth volume in the Sherlock canon!

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Terror MysteryTales of Terror & Mystery

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Another great volume of famous Conan Doyle stories

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31 new innAnd Then There Were None

Agatha Christie

One of Christie’s very best!

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Rue Morgue 2The Murders in the Rue Morgue

Edgar Allan Poe

The first true detective story and a classic locked room mystery!

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Adventures of Sherlock FreeThe Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

The first volume of the classic Sherlock Holmes stories!

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31 new innThe Mystery of 31 New Inn

R. Austin Freeman

A great mystery by one of the masters of the Golden Age!

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lecoqMonsieur Lecoq

Émile Gaboriau

Before Sherlock, Lecoq was the great detective!

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Mysterious_affair_at_stylesThe Mysterious Affair at Styles

Agatha Christie

The first of the Christie-Poirot novels available in eBook and Kindle editions with original illustrations from Project Gutenburg. A Great way to discover one of the best mystery series of all times.

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Whose Body?3Whose Body?

Dorothy L.Sayers

Several of the Dorothy Sayers – Lord Peter Wimsey novels can now be read on line or downloaded in various formats! Soon to be available on Project Gutenberg!

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Hansom CAbThe Mystery of a Hansom Cab

Fergus Hume

The novel that outsold Sherlock Holmes!

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Circular StaircaseThe Circular Staircase

Mary Roberts Rinehart

The original queen of American mystery fiction!

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Kennel-murder-case-coverThe Kennel Murder Case 

S.S. Van Dine

Philo Vance in a classic American detective story with a locked room twist! 

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Hasty ArrowThe Mystery of The Hasty Arrow

Anna Katherine Green

The first queen of detective fiction and always a good mystery read!


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Daffodil MysteryThe Daffodil Mystery

Edgar Wallace

An underrated author of the Golden era, though still with a touch of the Penny Dreadful!

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BittermeadsThe Bittermeads Mystery

E. R. Punshon

Another underrated master of the mystery novel!

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TheRedHouseMysteryThe Red House Mystery

A. A. Milne

Milne was not only the author of Winnie the Pooh – he was also a very talented mystery author! 

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Julian Hawthorne and Joseph French were editors of several early collections of mystery stories. These are the classic tales that led to our modern mystery genre! 

More information at Good Mystery: Origins of Mystery Fiction


Masterpieces MysteryMasterpieces of Mystery in Four Volumes

Edited by Joseph French

Some of the greatest mystery authors – Poe, Conan Doyle, Wilkie Collins, Arthur B. Reeve, E. F. Benson, T. W. Hanshew, and many more! 

 

Volume 1: Ghost Stories
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Volume 2: Detective & Mystery Stories
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Volume 3: Mystic Humorous Stories
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Volume 4: Riddle Stories
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libraryLibrary of the World’s Best Mystery & Detective Stories

Edited by Julian Hawthorne 

A six volume collection of stories that led to the modern mystery genre, ranging from Conan Doyle to Pliny the Younger! Many of these stories are also found in Hawthorne’s ‘The Lock And Key Library Series’.

 

Volume 1: American 

Gutenburg (Kindle/ePub/PDF)

Volume 2: English – Scotch 
Gutenburg (Kindle/ePub/PDF)

Volume 3: English – Irish

Gutenburg (Kindle/ePub/PDF)

Volume 4: French – Italian – Spanish – Latin 
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Volume 5: German – Russian – Scandanavian 
Gutenburg (Kindle/ePub/PDF) 

Volume 6: Oriental 

Gutenburg (Kindle/ePub/PDF)

 

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Lock and Key The Lock and Key Library of Classic Mystery and Detective Stories 

Edited by Julian Hawthorne

A fascinating series of stories in ten volumes. These are the tales that created the mystery genre, collected from every corner of the world! Many of these stories are also found in Hawthorne’s ‘The World’s Greatest Mystery and Detective Stories’.

 

Volume 1: North Europe 
Gutenburg (Read/ePub/PDF/Kindle)  Amazon.com

Volume 2: Mediterranean (& Asian)
Gutenburg (Read/ePub/PDF/Kindle)

Volume 3: German Stories
Gutenburg (Read/ePub/PDF/Kindle)

Volume 4: Classic French
Gutenburg (Read/ePub/PDF/Kindle)

Volume 5: Modern French 

Gutenburg (Read/ePub/PDF/Kindle)

Volume 6: French Novels

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Volume 7: Old Time English 
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Volume 8: Modern English
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Volume 9: American 
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Volume 10: Real life
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Black CapThe Black Cap: New Stories of Murder & Mystery 

Complied By Cynthia Asquith

A charming collection of early mystery stories!

Gutenburg (Read/ePub/PDF/Kindle)

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