Our Mystery Fiction
Bibliography for mystery authors Mary Reed and Eric Mayer.

Written by Mary Reed
  • Aunt Ba's Story, BBC World Service short story program,  l979.
    Death has grey eyes, and the third time you meet him will be the last.
  • Local Cuisine, EQMM, November l987 (reprinted in English mag)
    Crab-meat is not to everyone's taste.
  • Cat's Paw, EQMM, April l988. (reprinted in Japanese edition of EQMM; Mystery Cats: Felonious Felines from Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine and Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine, ed Anon, Signet (US) 0451171012 ; and Feline Felonies, ed Abigail Browning, Galahad Books (US) 1578661145)
    The regulars at the Goat and Gamp pub are captivated by a kitten, but one of them has a secret agenda.
  • Folk Stories, EQMM, September l988.
    Once she lived in the mansion, but now she lives in the gatehouse cottage.

Co-written by Mary Reed and Eric Mayer

Hagia SophiaJohn the Eunuch Mysteries

Short Stories


  • One for Sorrow, Poisoned Pen Press (US) l890208l9l (HB)(October 1999) l890208426 (PB) (October 2000) ASIN: B0015ACGQ0 (Kindle) (March 2008); As [Crime in Byzantium] Govostis Publishers (Greece) 960-270-892-1
  • Two For Joy, Poisoned Pen Press (US) l89020837X (HB) (December 2000) l890208760 (PB) (October 2001) ASIN: B0015ACHJ6 (Kindle) (March 2008) ; As Byzantium Ablaze Govostis Publishers, Greece (2006)
  • Three for a Letter, Poisoned Pen Press (US) l890208825 (HB) (December 2001) l890208884 (PB). (February 2003)
  • Four For a Boy, February 2003 Poisoned Pen Press (US) l5905803ll (HB) (February 2003)(PB) 1590582101 (November 2005) ASIN: B0015ACG0Q (Kindle) (March 2008); (Mass Market PB) FOUR FOR A BOY, iBooks, 0743486900 (June 2004)
  • Five For Silver, Poisoned Pen Press (US) l59058ll2l (HB) (March 2004) 1590582683 (PB) (March 2004)
  • Six For Gold, Poisoned Pen Press (US)1590581458 (HB) (November 2005), 1590582098 (Large Print PB) (November 2005) 1590584945 (PB) (April 2008)
  • Seven For A Secret, Poisoned Pen Press (US) ISBN-10:1590584899, ISBN-13:978-1590584897(HB) (April 2008) ISBN-10:1590584902, ISBN-13:9781590584903 (Large Print PB) (April 2008) Blackstone Audio Tape 1-4332-1163-8, MP3CD 1-4332-1165-2, 9 CD 1-4332-1164-5
Mongolian ger (yurt)Inspector Dorj Mysteries
  • The Obo Mystery, EQMM, June 1995.
    Inspector Dorj investigates the murder of a Russian archaeologist found dead in the Gobi Desert.
  • The Lady Fish Mystery, EQMM, September/October 1996.
    A visit to Ulaan Bataar during the Chinese New Year leads to Dorj investigating the death of a wealthy businessman, and raises ghosts from the inspector's past.
  • Death on the Trans-Mongolian Railway EQMM, March 2000
    A locked room mystery.
  • Locked In Death, The Mammoth Book of Perfect Crimes and Impossible Mysteries, 2006, ed Mike Ashley, Robinson (UK) ISBN-10:1845293371, ISBN-13:9781845293376, Carroll & Graf (US) ISBN-10:0786718935, Running Press ISBN-10:0786718935, ISBN-13:9780786718931
    A locked circus caravan mystery.
Herodotus Mysteries
  • Chosen of the Nile, The Mammoth Book of Egyptian Whodunnits: Murder and Mystery From The Sands Of Time, 2002, ed Mike Ashley, Robinson (UK) 1841195057, Carroll & Graf (US) 0786710659
    Czech: "Vyvolen Nilu" 2004: Velk Kniha Egyptskych Detektivek, ed. Mike Ashley: Knizn Klub (pp. 341-360)
    Herodotus investigates a mystery involving a crocodile god.
  • The Oracle of Amun, The Mammoth Book of Historical Whodunnits: Volume III, 2005, ed Mike Ashley, Robinson (UK) 1845290046 aka The Mammoth Book of New Historical Whodunnits: A New Collection of Captivating Murder Mysteries from Ages Past, Carroll & Graf (US) 0786715715
    A strange Egyptian ritual helps Herodotus solve a mysterious death.

Other Mysteries

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