For Further Investigation
Godfrey, T. (1989). English country house murders. New York: The Mysterious Press.
Murch, A.E. (1968). The development of the detective novel. New York: Greenwood Press.
Panek, L.L. (1987). An introduction to the detective story. Bowling Green: Bowling Green State University Popular
Symons, J. (1969). The Detective story in Britain. London: Longman’s, Green & Co.
Symons, J. (1972). Mortal consequences: A history from the detective story to the crime novel. New York: Harper
Bookfinder.com (a source for used and out of print books, because many works of golden age detective fiction are
currently out of print)
The Complete Newgate Calendar, vol. 1 (this is a record of the criminals in Newgate prison and their crimes from the
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