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

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The Inspiration for ‘In Muffled Night’….The Sandyford Place Murder

April 26, 2022

On July 4th 1862, 33-year-old servant Jess McPherson was discovered dead at her master’s home at 17 Sandyford Place, Glasgow, the vict...

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The Inspiration for ‘Five to Five’…..The Case of Oscar Slater

March 22, 2022

  On the evening of December 21st, 1908 around 7pm,  maidservant Helen Lambie was sent out to fetch the evening paper by her employer ...

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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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