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The Hound of the Baskervilles (Laurel Leaf Library Edition) Paperback - Used
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Because the author was deeply involved in spiritism, curses, and witchcraft practices himself, through symbols, scenery and fear, Arthur Conan Doyle overtly hinted about the ‘dark’ issues of satanic worship without explicitly discussing them.
The Dossier of Solar Pons Paperback - Used
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Author - Basil Copper

The supposed next great Sherlock Holmes detective, Solar Pons is a creation of August Derleth, but is written by Basil Copper.  In this collection of short stories, Copper illustrates movement away from Sherlock's Shakespearean characters and Biblical references, but it greatly emphasizes modern society's increasing respect for scientific details.
Clouds of Witness Paperback - Used
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Author - Dorothy L. Sayers

Sayers is one of the last British authors to make a clear statement about definite connections between police and private detectives and the Biblical requirements for a safe society.  In this book, one of her heroes, Lord Peter Winsey, rushes to the aid of his brother who has been accused of murder.  In the background, one can see economic and denominational conflicts between British upper class "nobility," and the lower middle servant classes, who have flocked to the Methodist Church, while dukes, lords, and other nobles remain Anglicans.
The Golden Spiders Paperback - Used
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Author - Rex Stout

One of the basis for the Christian detective novel genre is to exhibit the truth of the verse in Jeremiah 17: 9, "The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked:  who can know it?"  In this full-length novel, a coven of criminals were so protective of their system of thievery, that their leader murdered three people, including a pre-teen young boy.  No society is free if such networks are no shut down.  Wolfe and Archie work with the police to not only catch the murderer, but to shut down the whole operation. Like several of Stout's novels and short stories, A & E made this one into a T.V. film.
Prisoner’s Base Paperback - Used
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Author - Rex Stout

Like so many of Stout’s murder mysteries, this one reveals the often-dangerous struggles the wealthy goes through trying to protect their money.  As he was reared a in a strict conservative Quaker household, Stout was very well acquainted with the sin of covetousness.  In this novel, that sin is taken to the extreme case of triple murders.  Only because he knows the depths of evil the human heart is capable of, Stout leads his hero detective, Rex Stout, to reveal a murderer and impostor.  Like other Stout novels and short stories, this one is available on DVD by A & E Network.
Trio For Blunt Instruments Paperback - Used
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Author - Rex Stout

In these contrasts of ages and between American and European worlds backgrounds, Nero Wolfe's "leg man," Archie Goodwin seems to attract all sorts of women.  And this collection of three short stories is a grand illustration of the clashes.  And, one of them, "Murder is Corny," was made into a television movie for A & E.  As always these two men aid police in finding out the truth, protecting society against evil.
Gideon’s Month Paperback - Used
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Author - J. J. Marric

Called by The New York Times, the finest of Scotland Yard series, Marric’s account of the routine public and private life of a London police official is an enticing text.
The narrative suburbly reveals the underbelly of crimes in typical urban cities that police officials must constantly deal with in an effort to keep law-abiding citizens in peace.
The Brotherhood of The Rose Hardback - Used
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Author - David Morrell

In his Biblical epistle, Apostle James says that those who have pure and undefiled religion should care for widows and orphans (James  1: 27).  Providing supportive proof in his novel, David Morrell illustrates why such Christian service is necessary.  A very evil man pretends to care for orphans by bringing them gifts and as they grow up, he trains them to be assassins.  As the three main characters grow up, they discover that he has trained orphans in several places to carry out his evil deeds.
Three For The Chair Paperback - New
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Author - Rex Stout

Three short stories by America's master sleuth, one of which, Immune to Murder, was made into an A & E television episode.  Stout, of course, is a depicter of the nation's second line of defense against major criminal activity, of which murder ranks highest.
Whose Body? Paperback - Used
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Author - Dorothy L. Sayers

In this Lord Peter Wimsey’s first murder case, Christian novelist Dorothy L. Sayers has the murderer dump the body of an unknown victim into the bath tub of an innocent parish pastor, Mr. Alfred Thipps.  Writing to prove the satanically-inspired insanity of murder, Sayers illustrates the ways in which Wimsey’s doggedly Christian persistence can stand against evil to solve any crime.   And this crime indeed was a premeditated murderous plot coming straight from the bowels of hell.  Sayers more than proves the banal madness of Satan’s kingdom as it operates under the guise of  human intelligence, and the superior wisdom of God’s children as they operate under His guidance and protection.  As in all of Sayers’ novels, references to Biblical passages, as well as noted Christian authors, are noted throughout the narrative.