The Spectral Strangler – Silent, horrible as the crushing coils of a serpent were those unseen fingers that blotted out men’s lives. A criminal of satanic proportions had risen —the “Black Master,” whose victims fell with livid, hideous faces and protruding tongues that seemed a ghastly mockery of the fate they had suffered. Along this terrible murder trail Secret Agent “X” gambled with the Dice of Death.
Murder Wheel and Other Stories – From gangsters carving out territories, to a serial killer preying upon young nurses, to the quest to recover a holy Tibetan prayer wheel, there is plenty of murder to go around.
The Restless Hands – Rebecca Sprague was a beautiful girl but the very fact of her beauty brought death and terror. Beneath the the serenity of Hessian Valley lurks the mysterious strangler with eager fingers.
The nine Continental Op stories written by Dashiell Hammett in 1924.
Written in first person, these are the stories of an unnamed operative for the Continental Detective Agency. The Continental Op deals with the gamut of human crime and cruelty.
Murder Calls The Tune – Four novelettes about life on the home front during World War II including sabotage, refugees, fraud, espionage, treason and murder.
Moris Klaw, antiques and curios dealer, and part-time detective, sleeps at the scenes of awful crimes so that he might receive a psychic impression of the victim’s (or the perpetrator’s) last thoughts.
Outside The Law – Bruce Marvin had been found guilty of murder. Yet, condemned to the gallows, Bruce found a way out, urged by a lust for revenge against the man who had framed him.
The Fourth Corpse and Other Stories – Four stories of vicious gangsters, sleazy grifters, and a pickpocket that saves the day, as only Norman A. Daniels can tell them.