The mysterious Mr. Quin

The mysterious Mr. Quin

Mr. Harley Quin has an almost magical flair for appearing at the scene of the most remarkable crimes. But is it a light trick that haunts his shadow with a ghostly apparition? Is it fate that invited him to a New Year's Eve murder? And what forces are at work when his car breaks down outside Royston Hall, an isolated estate with a deadly history?

The Man from the Sea

A Mysterious Mr. Quin Story

The Man from the Sea

Previously published in the print anthology The Mysterious Mr. Quin. Mr. Satterthwaite has moved to a Mediterranean island, where he encounters Anthony Cosden just as Cosden is about to leap to his death. Apparently this was not Cosden’s first attempt; only yesterday he had been stopped from jumping by Harley Quin. Can they bring happiness back to the poor man’s life?

The Voice in the Dark

A Mysterious Mr. Quin Story

The Voice in the Dark

Previously published in the print anthology The Mysterious Mr. Quin. Mr. Satterthwaite’s old friend Lady Barbara Stanleigh asks him to investigate her daughter Margery’s claim that the family seat is haunted. He and Mr. Quin set about solving the mystery.

Harlequin's Lane

A Mysterious Mr. Quin Story

Harlequin's Lane

Previously published in the print anthology The Mysterious Mr. Quin. While visiting the rather dull, conventional Denmans, Mr. Satterthwaite unexpectedly meets Mr. Quin on a road called Harlequin's Lane. Even he can't foresee the impact that Quin will have on the Denmans and, indeed, on all the neighborhood's residents.

The World's End

A Mysterious Mr. Quin Story

The World's End

Previously published in the print anthology The Mysterious Mr. Quin. Mr. Satterthwaite has come to Corsica with his friend the Duchess of Leith. There they meet the Duchess’s cousin Naomi Carlton-Smith. Distraught that her fiancé has been accused of stealing, Naomi turns to Satterthwaite and the mysterious Mr. Quin for help.

The Face of Helen

A Mysterious Mr. Quin Story

The Face of Helen

Previously published in the print anthology The Mysterious Mr. Quin. At Covent Garden for a performance of Cavalleria Rusticana and Pagliacci, Mr. Satterthwaite spots Mr. Quin during the intermission. After the show, they witness a fight outside the opera house. But what could have prompted such brutal behavior?

The Bird with the Broken Wing

A Mysterious Mr. Quin Story

The Bird with the Broken Wing

Previously published in the print anthology The Mysterious Mr. Quin. While staying with the Keeleys at their country house, Mr. Satterthwaite happens to be in the library while the younger guests are holding a séance. Among the nonsensical messages are two clear ones: “Quin” and “Laidell.” Before long, there is a tragic death in the house, and Satterthwaite, with a little help from Mr. Quin, correctly determines that it wasn’t suicide, but murder!

At the "Bells and Motley"

A Mysterious Mr. Quin Story

At the

Previously published in the print anthology The Mysterious Mr. Quin. When Mr. Satterthwaite’s chauffeured car breaks down in isolated Kirklington Mallet, he seeks refuge at the local inn. There he finds only one other guest—the mysterious Mr. Quin. Can they both save Stephen, a local man, from being unjustly sentenced for murder?