The Mammoth Book of Locked-Room Mysteries and Impossible Crimes

The Mammoth Book of Locked-Room Mysteries and Impossible Crimes

by Mike Ashley

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Overview

This collection of criminal conundrums are more than whodunits, they're howdunits and are intended to stretch your powers of deduction to the limits.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781780333564
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Publication date: 09/01/2011
Series: Mammoth Books
Sold by: Hachette Digital, Inc.
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 300
Sales rank: 510,134
File size: 824 KB

About the Author

Mike Ashley is the author and editor of over sixty books including the bestselling Mammoths Comic Fantasy, Seriously Comic Fantasy and Fantasy, and the crime-fiction collections The Mammoth Book of Locked Room Mysteries, The Mammoth Book of Roman Whodunnits and The Mammoth Book of Historical Whodunnits.

He lives in Chatham, Kent.

Table of Contents

Forewordvii
Introduction: Hey, Presto!xi
Waiting for Godstow1
The Odour of Sanctity19
A Traveller's Tale36
The Silver Curtain58
The Stolen Saint Simon75
The Problem of the Crowded Cemetery98
Death Rides the Elevator117
The Burglar Who Smelled Smoke134
No Way Out156
Off the Face of the Earth170
Murder Strips Off196
Out of His Head215
The Doomdorf Mystery228
The Adventure of the Jacobean House241
The Motor Boat268
Murder in the Air285
The Pulp Connection306
Stag Night324
Mr Strang Accepts a Challenge349
The Legs That Walked367
The Next Big Thing380
The Second Drug402
Ice Elation429
The Mystery of the Taxi Cab453
Heartstopper472
Blind Eyes483
The Amorous Corpse504
Afterword: Impossible Crimes520
Copyright and Acknowledgments530

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