1930s > 1939

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    A Coffin for Dimitrios by Eric Ambler

A chance encounter with a Turkish colonel leads Charles Latimer, the author of a handful of successful mysteries, into a world of sinister political and criminal maneuvers.

Year: 1939
Genre: AntiheroEspionage

    And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie

1939. Europe teeters on the brink of war. Ten strangers are invited to Soldier Island, an isolated rock near the Devon coast. Cut off from the mainland, with their generous hosts Mr and Mrs U.N. Owen mysteriously absent, they are each accused of a terrible crime. When one of the party dies suddenly they realise they may be harbouring a murderer among their number.

Year: 1939
Genre: Murder Mystery

    Gray Lensman by E.E. Doc Smith

omewhere among the galaxies was the stronghold of Boskone, a network of brilliant interplanetary criminals, whose mania for conquest threatened the future of all known civilization... But where? Now it was up to Lensman Kim Kinnison, using his fantastic mental powers to infiltrate the Boskonian strongholds and learn the location of the enemy's Grand Base.

Year: 1939
Genre: Space Opera

    The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler

Raymond Chandler's first novel, published in 1939, introduces us to Philip Marlowe, a thirty-eight-old private detective moving through the seamy side of Los Angeles in the 1930s. The case involves a paralyzed California millionaire, two psychotic daughters, blackmail, and murder.

Year: 1939
Genre: ExtortionHardboiled DetectiveMysteryPrivate Eye




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1939A Coffin for Dimitrios by Eric Ambler Antihero, Espionage, Istanbul
1939And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie Murder Mystery
1939Blight of the Blazing Eye by Grant Stockbridge
1939Claws of the Golden Dragon by Grant Stockbridge
1939Expanded Universe by Robert A. Heinlein Speculative, Heinlein's Future History, Short Stories
1939Gray Lensman by E.E. Doc Smith Space Opera, Lensman
1939King of the Fleshless Legions by Grant Stockbridge
1939Rule of the Monster Men by Grant Stockbridge
1939Satan's Murder Machines by Grant Stockbridge
1939The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler Extortion, Hardboiled Detective, Mystery, Private Eye, Philip Marlowe
1939The Complete Cases of Keyhole Kerry by Frederick C. Davis
1939The Corpse Broker by Grant Stockbridge
1939The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck Dustbowl Trilogy
1939The Knife Slipped by Erle Stanley Gardner Hardboiled Detective, Cool & Lam
1939The Regatta Mystery and Other Stories by Agatha Christie Murder Mystery, Hercule Poirot, Short Stories
1939The Silver Death Rain by Grant Stockbridge
1939The Song of Death by Grant Stockbridge
1939The Spider and the Eyeless Legions by Grant Stockbridge
1939The Spider and the Faceless One by Grant Stockbridge
1939The Spider and the Fire God by Grant Stockbridge
1939The Spider and the Slaves of Hell by Grant Stockbridge
1939Trouble Is My Business by Raymond Chandler Hardboiled Detective, Philip Marlowe, Short Stories





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