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  1. A Study in Scarlet
    A Study in Scarlet
    by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    Rating: 3.3/5 (665 votes cast)

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    Sherlock Holmes makes his debut in the mystery of a corpse found in a run-down, abandoned house. He encounters a strange clue, the word RACHE written in blood on the wall near the body. Only the astute mind of Mr. Holmes can make sense of such a cryptic clue.

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  2. The Branding Iron
    The Branding Iron
    by Katharine Newline Burt

    Rating: 2.9/5 (328 votes cast)

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    To have and to hold, to honor and obey - marriage vows usually recited to show commitment can also mean something more ominous. Wedded bliss turns to suspicious jealousy in this fictional account of a Wyoming husband whose jealousy leads him to brand his wife as he would his cattle. Reportedly based

    Categories: Mystery & Suspense, Romance, Romantic Suspense

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  3. Bones in London
    Bones in London

    by Edgar Wallace

    Bones in London
    by Edgar Wallace

    Rating: 2.8/5 (217 votes cast)

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    Bones is back in the second story of The Lieutenant Bones series. A mischievous businessman, Bones seems to have every financial schemer in London coming after him, but somehow he always comes out on top. Humor and romance follow Bones as well, as he makes his way through the underworld of London moneymakers.

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  4. Beyond the City
    Beyond the City
    by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    Rating: 2.6/5 (247 votes cast)

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    The girl next door is much more than ordinary in this surprising domestic romance by Arthur Conan Doyle. A remarkable departure from his famous detective stories, Beyond the City explores the relationships between the residents of three adjoining homes. The cast of characters includes a widowed doctor with two daughters, a retired admiral with a wife and son, and a feminist living with her nephew.

    Categories: Mystery & Suspense, Romance, Romantic Suspense

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  5. The Womans Way
    The Womans Way

    by Charles Garvice

    The Womans Way
    by Charles Garvice

    Rating: 2.7/5 (242 votes cast)

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    Celia's new neighbors are a mysterious lot. The elderly violin virtuoso downstairs appears to have a hidden history and the suicidal young man next door seems to have no past at all. Who is he? Celia engages both men with her self-confident charm, which leads her to uncover the secrets and passions of these two and more.

    Categories: Mystery & Suspense, Romance, Romantic Suspense

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  6. Bab - A Sub Deb
    Bab - A Sub Deb

    by Mary Roberts Rinehart

    Bab - A Sub Deb
    by Mary Roberts Rinehart

    Rating: 2.7/5 (226 votes cast)

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    Meet Bab, a melodramatic young lady who is outraged that she is not allowed to be a debutante like her older sister. The indignant youth's bumbling quest for the spotlight leads her into all sorts of predicaments. A mild mystery with lots of humor.

    Categories: Romantic Suspense, Mystery & Suspense

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  7. The Ghost of Guir House
    The Ghost of Guir House

    by Charles Willing Beale

    The Ghost of Guir House
    by Charles Willing Beale

    Rating: 2.6/5 (240 votes cast)

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    A mysterious missive from young Dorothy Guir draws Mr. Henley from his New York City home to remote regions of Virginia. 1890s spiritualism infuses this weird, ghostly tale of a spirit romance and a mysterious crime that Mr. Henley's must attempt to solve.

    Categories: Mystery & Suspense, Romance, Fantasy & Paranormal Romance

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  8. The After House
    The After House
    by Mary Roberts Rinehart

    Rating: 2.8/5 (278 votes cast)

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    A young doctor climbs aboard a luxury yacht as steward of the After House. It's smooth sailing until mysterious murders leave Dr. Leslie to solve the crimes and keep himself alive. This is a classic mystery and suspense story from Rinehart.

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  9. The Moonstone
    The Moonstone
    by Wilkie Collins

    Rating: 2.8/5 (284 votes cast)

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    In this fast-paced mystery, eyewitnesses each tell what they know about an enormous diamond that is taken out of India and sent to London where it disappears. The story revolves around who really owns the diamond. The book, first published in 1868, is often called the first detective novel and is one of the author's most critically-acclaimed works.

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  10. The Apartment Next Door
    The Apartment Next Door
    by William Andrew Johnston

    Rating: 3.1/5 (479 votes cast)

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    A young woman is paid to secretly watch the people in the next apartment during World War I. She could be a traitor or she might get caught up in the mystery and intrigue. Adventure turns to romance as she falls in love, maybe with the wrong person.

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