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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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August 5, 2022

‘I must try not read this one too quickly otherwise I shall be compelled to pay a second visit to [you] today, just to borrow another ...

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From Classicist to Crime Writer: the novels of Mary Fitt (Kathleen Freeman)

August 1, 2022

Kathleen Freeman (1897-1959) was a Greek classicist who had already published scholarly work before her first crime novel appeared in 1936 u...

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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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