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Moonstone Press reprints detective and crime novels (as well as humorous fiction) from the end of WWI to the mid 1960s. We publish books that are well-written and entertaining, and reintroduce them to wider audience.

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Golden Noms de Plume

June 6, 2019

Classic crime writers made habitual use of pseudonyms. A comprehensive list of pen names would be an impossible task, but a quick tally from...

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May 1, 2019

Many Golden Age books have a plot (or subplot) involving an imaginary European kingdom, often on the brink of revolution. The inspiration f...

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It is a good rule after reading a new book, never to allow yourself another new one till you have read an old one in between.

C.S. Lewis

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