Short stories published in Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine

Listing 33 stories.

After suffering a battlefield injury during World War I, an English soldier develops persistent amnesia, making him fearful of his own actions during the memory blackouts.

An elderly man struggling with his failing memory receives a visit from a mysterious doctor.

When a bar owner's brother robs a gangster, the bartender is left with an impossible task - find his brother in a single hour or both siblings die.

A mother and her young daughter flee the clutches of her abusive millionaire husband who is intent on keeping her by any means, and even sends a man to her hotel dressed as Santa during Christmas.

A traveling salesman tells a story in an attempt to bore his kidnappers after he is beaten, robbed, and held hostage by two hitchhikers.

A paralyzed elderly woman gets a new aid at the nursing home, a kind young woman who helps her when she must save herself and the other patients from a mysterious killer.

A private detective in San Francisco follows a blackmailer back to his quarters one evening — but before the blackmailer can be interrogated, he is shot dead, his murderer vanishing into the night.

The investigation of a Black teenager's suspicious murder leads a private investigator into a web of mafia conspiracies, corporate cover-ups, and a quest to expose environmental racism.

A boy returns to New York City from summer camp and is greeted by his father. Despite being bullied at camp, it is revealed that the boy prefers life at camp to his home life.

During the second World War, a fortune teller in Northern Italy discovers a headless body by the road. He investigates the murder to see if any details will also magically reveal the winning numbers of the lottery.