Always a Cold Deck
by Robert Bruce Stewart
Number of pages: 194
In July 1900, Harry Reese is sent to Buffalo, New York, to look into a fire that has destroyed a grain elevator. But when Harry uncovers a smuggling operation, the case morphs into something more serious. Trains and steamships feature prominently as he crosses into Canada and back, accompanied by a curious young woman.
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by Bea Anthony - Katiebooks Publication
Keeping your job is not easy when you're a troublesome old woman - unless you know everyone's secrets. Miss Whyte, devious Spymaster Emerita, stays on the job by subtle blackmail, controlling information, and playing one superior against another.
by J.S. Fletcher - ManyBooks
This is a quite readable and well-plotted murder mystery without the customary clever detective who puts it all together. Instead the plot unrolls before the reader as it happens, but not without a few surprises and interesting twists.
by Arthur Griffiths - Project Gutenberg
A mysterious murder on a flying express train, a wily Italian, a charming woman, a chivalrous Englishman, and a police force with a keen nose for the wrong clue, are the ingredients from which Griffiths concocted a detective story.
by Israel Zangwill - Rand, McNally & Co.
A classic for all mystery lovers. The Big Bow Mystery by Israel Zangwill was the first locked room murder novel. It has been almost continuously in print since 1891 and has been used as the basis for three commercial films.