Stories from the Golden Age
Naval Lieutenant Steve Craig has been given less than 48 hours to find out who murdered his father, before he takes the blame! Pursued by the police and an unknown assailant, the keys to this mystery are literally made of brass—and not only will they unlock three Chinese treasure boxes, but the secret to clearing his name.
“A thrilling tale of mystery with . . . twists and turns that will spin your head.” —G.T.W.Learn More
Detective Terry Lane is a standout homicide cop who thought he’d seen it all…until now.
As tough as Eliot Ness of The Untouchables—and just as incorruptible—Lane has seen the darkest side of human behavior. But he’s never seen a murder spree like this, targeting the wealthy, the powerful and the privileged. For the evidence is clear: the killers have not emerged from the seamy underside of the city…but from six feet under it. They are the walking dead, spreading terror and showing no mercy.
Following a trail of drugs, blackmail, and the twisted clues of a seductive nightclub singer, Detective Lane will have to think outside the box…or he could end up inside one, buried alive.
In 1934, while living in New York, the heart of the publishing industry, Hubbard struck up a friendship with the city’s medical examiner—a relationship that started his education in undetectable crime and provided him with authoritative clinical background for his detective stories.
“A rollicking horror yarn [that] taps into the current craze for zombies…heart-pounding.” —Publishers Weekly
“A thrill from start to finish: recommended for all.” —Library Journal
“Frightful fun from yesteryear.” —Fangoria
Sheriff Kyle came from Nevada to Washington, DC, to bring evidence against one of the state’s wealthiest copper kings. Instead, he awakens from being knocked unconscious to find a Senator dead and himself the prime suspect. With no alibi and his own knife sticking out of the corpse, Kyle must rely on his brilliant detective skills to prove his innocence.
Includes: “They Killed Him Dead,” “The Mad Dog Murder” and “The Blow Torch Murder”
“Listeners will have a grand time.” —BooklistLearn More
Mat Lawrence left his job managing construction of a mammoth dam when he heard of the grisly murder of his father. A big-time gangster, Mat’s father gave only his temper to his straight-laced, hardworking son. It’s that temper that leads Mat straight into mayhem and gunfire as he seeks to avenge his father’s death and track down a million dollars of missing money.
Includes: “Flame City,” “Calling Squad Cars!” and “The Grease Spot”
“Flawless ‘theatre of the mind’ production.” —Midwest Book ReviewLearn More
US narcotics agent Bob Clark is working deep undercover at Shreve’s Mammoth Carnival when he discovers a gruesome headless body. The show’s four tribal headhunters disappear, but Bob doesn’t believe they are guilty. Now he’s been captured by those same headhunters and has to find the real murderer, solve the mystery of a drug ring and try to keep his own head.
Includes: “The Death Flyer”
“This horror/mystery tale roars to life through the kaleidoscopic auditory fabric of its carnival setting.” —Library JournalLearn More
FBI agent Bill Norton is in Ketchikan, Alaska on the hunt for a heroin smuggling ring. A rash of “accidental” drownings has stopped him cold, and an achingly beautiful heiress to the halibut trade is turning up the heat. From all appearances Bill is considered a “chee-chalker,” or newcomer, by the town’s inhabitants, however, they are “dead wrong.”
“Hubbard’s prose is terse and witty.” —Publishers WeeklyLearn More