Detective fiction is a subgenre of crime fiction and mystery fiction in which an investigator or a detectiveeither professional, amateur or retiredinvestigates a crime, often murder. The detective genre began around the same time as speculative fiction and other genre fiction in the mid-nineteenth century and has remained extremely popular.
Join the world's most famous researchers in this seven short stories selected by critic August Nemo:
- The Red-Headed League by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
- The Blue Cross by G. K. Chesterton
- Traces of Crime by Mary Fortune
- The Purloined Letter by Edgar Allan Poe
- The Case of the Dixon Torpedo by Arthur Morrison
- The Coin Of Dionysius by Ernest Bramah
- The Crooked Man by Arthur Conan Doyle For more books with interesting themes, be sure to check the other books in this collection!