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Detective Stories

  [english | 1897]  

Arthur Morrison


Excerpts: [... sent. She placed on the table a handful of papers of various sizes, which Hewitt examined one after another. They were mostly in the same handwriting, ...... found a great relief in Hewitt's presence in the house, the deaf old house-keeper, who seldom spoke and never heard, being, as she said, worse than ...... money nor any valuables found on the body, and there was a story of a ...]
Genres: [short story collection | mysterydetectiveDownloads: 429

Martin Hewitt Investigator

  [english | 1894]  

Arthur Morrison


Summary: [The Lenton Croft robberies.--The loss of Sammy Crockett.--The case of Mr. Foggatt.--The case of the Dixon torpedo.--The Quinton jewel affair.--The Stanway cameo mystery.--The affair of the tortoise.]
Genres: [mysterydetective | short story collectionDownloads: 289

The Affair Of The Avalanche Bicycle And Tyre Co Ltd

  [english | 1897]  

Arthur Morrison


Summary: [A short story about morality in business. As timely today as over a century ago.]
Genres: [mysterydetective | short storyDownloads: 469

The Case Of Janissary

  [english | 1897]  

Arthur Morrison


Summary: [The Case Of Janissary by Arthur Morrison. It was a noisy evening in the Commercial Room at the Crown . Chaff and laughter flew thick and Richard Telfer threatened Naylor with a terrible settling day. More was drunk than thirst strictly justified and everybody grew friendly with everybody else. Dorrington sober and keenly alert affected the reverse and exhibited especial and extreme affection for ...]
Genres: [short story | mysterydetectiveDownloads: 36

The Case Of Laker Absconded

  [english | 1896]  

Arthur Morrison


Summary: [The Case Of Laker Absconded by Arthur Morrison. Some of Mr. Morrison s detective adventures have plots as delightfully flamboyant as Sherlock Holmes . Notable of the six short stories - each the length of a Nero Wolfe novella - included in Chronicles are The Case of Laker Absconded in which the crooks carefully arrange their robbery of a bank messenger to make it seem that he has defaulted.]
Genres: [short story | mysterydetectiveDownloads: 434

The Case Of The Ward Lane Tabernacle

  [english | 1896]  

Arthur Morrison


Excerpts: [... he passes through a similarly exhilarating experience in Mrs. Mallett's back drawing-room at her little freehold house in Fulham. Altogether Mrs. Mallett, ...... original ark discovered on the top of Mount Ararat by some intrepid explorer of vague identity about a hundred years ago. This is her one weakness, ...... in. You may be incredulous, Mr. Hewitt, but it is nevertheless a ...]
Genres: [mysterydetectiveDownloads: 303

The Dorrington Deed Box

  [english | ]  

Arthur Morrison


Summary: [All six stories with help from Gaslight. Illustrated.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 393

The Hole In The Wall

  [english | 1902]  

Arthur Morrison


Summary: [This novel (not a collection of shorts as the blurb states) describes the dramatic story of a youth in the historical East End of London. Very scenical mystery at times pathetic in any case worth wasting your time with.]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 420

The Narrative Of Mr James Rigby

  [english | 1897]  

Arthur Morrison


Excerpts: [... to add to his museum of natural history, which occupied three long rooms in our house by the Lane Cove river. I was, as I have said, eight years ...... and fired, at wrestling distance, with the result that his assailant fell dead on the spot. He left the place with all speed, tying up his arm as he ...... able to fix upon the persons who caused the annoyance - indeed he rather ...]
Genres: [mysterydetectiveDownloads: 492

The Red Triangle

  [english | 1903]  

Arthur Morrison


Summary: [The Bermuda Triangle is a best-selling 1974 book by Charles Berlitz which popularized the belief of the Bermuda Triangle as an area of ocean prone to disappearing ships and airplanes. The book sold nearly 20 million copies in 30 languages. In the book Berlitz elaborates upon several theories for the purported disappearances although he only gives credence to theories that have natural background. ...]
Genres: [mysterydetective | short story collectionDownloads: 467

The Thing In The Upper Room

  [english | ]  

Arthur Morrison


Excerpts: [... in the Upper Room Arthur Morrison A shadow hung ever over the door, which stood black in the depth of its arched recess, like an unfathomable ...... with the matter-and, indeed, his end was sinister enough but long before his time the room had stood shunned and empty. He, greatly daring, had taken ...... by mere headshakings than might be expected in other circumstances. Attwater ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 464