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A Fair Penitent

  [english | 1857]  

Wilkie Collins


Excerpts: [... behind him, in his own country, the reputation of a lively writer of the second class, who addressed the public of his day with fair success, and who, ...... at painting in miniature, and, most remarkable quality of all, she was possessed of prodigious muscular strength. It is recorded of Mademoiselle, that ...... immediately, and the connection between them was broken off. In all ...]
Genres: [mysterydetectiveDownloads: 118

A House To Let

  [english | ]  

Wilkie Collins


Summary: [The Red House stately mansion home of Mark Ablett is filled with very proper guests when Marks most improper brother returns from Australia. When the maid hears an argument in the study it isnt long before the brother dies... of a bullet between the eyes! Strangely the study has been locked from the inside and Mark Ablett is missing. Only an investigator with remarkable powers of observation ...]
Genres: [short story collection | fiction and literatureDownloads: 146

A Rogue Life

  [english | 1879]  

Wilkie Collins


Summary: [A young man of respectable family finds it difficult to settle down to the dull life his relatives expect of him and they cast him off. Then he falls in love at first sight with a mysterious young woman and gets into further trouble. Pleasant but unexciting reading.]
Genres: [humor | mysterydetective | romanceDownloads: 64

Antonina Or The Fall Of Rome

  [english | 1850]  

Wilkie Collins


Summary: [Ancient Rome AD 408: Young Antonia had the misfortune to live in interesting times -- the days when mighty Rome was brought low by the terror of the Goths.]
Genres: [fiction | historicalDownloads: 228

Armadale

  [english | 1866]  

Wilkie Collins


Summary: [Wolff R.L. l9th cent. fiction]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detectiveDownloads: 310

Basil

  [english | 1852]  

Wilkie Collins


Summary: [A tale of criminality almost revolting from its domestic horrors.]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detective | thrillersDownloads: 314

Ilman Menestyksett

  [english | 1867]  

Wilkie Collins


Excerpts: [... kadonnut. Vuosiluku on 1847, piv on ensimminen pyh lokakuussa. Pyhn Paavalinkirkon suuri kello on puolivliss 2. Tn pivn on Lytlastentuoneen kello yhdess ...... Wilding & C:o ja mrsi testamentissaan minun ainoaksi perilliseksi kaikkeen, mit hnell oli, paitse tuohon murhesormukseen, jonka te kannatte sormessanne. ...... Jos ei hn olisi ollut toimessa selvitt hnelle niin thdellist ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 146

John Jagon Henki Tahi Kuollutko Vai Elv

  [english | 1880]  

Wilkie Collins


Excerpts: [... ja min seurasin lkrini neuvoa, lhtien Amerikaan ensi hyryss, joka kulki New-Yorkiin. Min olin erityisest syyst pitnyt matkan Amerikaan parempana muita ...... tll Yhdys-valloissa, noudatamme kuitenkin englantilaisia tapojamme. Me emme yleens paljon huoli amerikalaisista naisista, vaan kun Naomi tuli, voitti ...... viljelemisess tapahtunutta erehdyst, ilmottivat vanhuksen silmt, ett ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | gothicDownloads: 14

La Piste Du Crime

  [french | 1875]  

Wilkie Collins


Summary: [Dans le train qui lemmne en voyage de noces Ramsgate Valria Woodville pense aux semaines qui ont prcd son mariage : sa rencontre avec Eustache ses rapides fianailles avec lui linquitude de son oncle pour ce projet de mariage faute dinformations srieuses sur la situation personnelle dEustache lopposition de la mre dEustache ce projet. Installs Ramsgate Valria et Eustache rencontrent par hasard ...]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detectiveDownloads: 300

Labme

  [french | 1918]  

Wilkie Collins


Summary: [tres bien]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 56

Le Secret

  [french | 1857]  

Wilkie Collins


Summary: [A Secret History of the IRA (Penguin 2002 2007) by award-winning journalist Ed Moloney. In The Blanket an on-line journal reviewer Liam O Ruairc described the book as potentially the standard if not the definitive work on the history of the Provisional IRA. Eamonn McCann in The Nation commented that it was the best book yet written on the Provisional IRA as it traced the rise of the Provos from ...]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detectiveDownloads: 322

Lhtel Hant

  [french | 1878]  

Wilkie Collins


Excerpts: [... son nom, elle connaissait aussi le mien. C'tait la femme laquelle j'avais vol son fianc, la femme qui avait crit la lettre dont je vous ai parl. ...... le nom de la pauvre fille c'est de fort mauvais got de plaisanter sur ce qui lui est arriv elle s'est conduite fort bien, malgr les honteuses provocations ...... aujourd'hui, le jour du mariage de son frre avec une autre femme, le ...]
Genres: [mysterydetective | horrorDownloads: 248

Miss Or Mrs

  [english | 1873]  

Wilkie Collins


Summary: [Miss Marples Final Cases and Two Other Stories is a short story collection written by Agatha Christie and first published in the UK by Collins Crime Club in October 1979 retailing at lb4.50. It was the last Christie book to be published under the Collins Crime Club imprint although HarperCollins continue to be the writers UK publishers. The book contains eight short stories and did not appear in ...]
Genres: [mysterydetectiveDownloads: 484

My Lady Money

  [english | 1877]  

Wilkie Collins


Excerpts: [... burst out, losing her dignity, as usual. Lies, Moody, for which Mr. Tollmidge deserved to be horsewhipped. I would have done it myself if his Lordship ...... reason, that the French are the only people who know how to make the most of life. One has relations and friends in England and every now and then ...... struck the hour. Almost at the same moment the boudoir-door opened, and ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | mysterydetectiveDownloads: 282

No Name

  [english | 1862]  

Wilkie Collins


Summary: [No Name (1862) by Wilkie Collins is a 19th-century novel revolving around the issue of illegitimacy.The story begins in 1846 at Combe-Raven in West Somersetshire the country residence of the happy Vanstone family. When Andrew Vanstone is killed suddenly in an accident and his wife follows shortly thereafter it is revealed that they were not married at the time of their daughters births making ...]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detectiveDownloads: 177

Rambles Beyond Railways

  [english | 1861]  

Wilkie Collins


Summary: [Rambles Beyond Railways Or Notes In Cornwall Taken A Foot by William Wilkie Collins. Many of the earliest books particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable high quality modern editions using the original text and artwork.]
Genres: [travelDownloads: 317

The Black Robe

  [english | 1881]  

Wilkie Collins


Summary: [v. 1. The woman in white pt. 1.--v. 2. The woman in white pt. 2. Short stories: The dead alive. The fatal cradle. Fatal fortune. Blow up with the brig!--v. 3. Man and wife pt. 1.--v. 4. Man and wife pt. 2. Short stories: Miss or Mrs.? The frozen deep.--v. 5. The law and the lady.--v. 6. The moonstone pt. 1.--v. 7. The moonstone pt. 2. The new Magdalen.--v. 8. Armadale pt. 1 --v. 10. Bas]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detectiveDownloads: 350

The Dead Alive

  [english | 1873]  

Wilkie Collins


Summary: [After dark.--Miss or Mrs.?--The dead alive.--The fatal cradle otherwise The heart-rending story of Mr. Heavysides.--Blow up with the brig! A sailors story.--The frozen deep.--Fatal fortune.]
Genres: [gothic | fiction and literature | short storyDownloads: 159

The Frozen Deep

  [english | 1874]  

Wilkie Collins


Summary: [After dark.--Miss or Mrs.?--The dead alive.--The fatal cradle otherwise The heart-rending story of Mr. Heavysides.--Blow up with the brig! A sailors story.--The frozen deep.--Fatal fortune.]
Genres: [mysterydetective | audiobookDownloads: 191

The Guilty River

  [english | 1886]  

Wilkie Collins


Excerpts: [... myself, without producing any better reason than might be found in my inheritance of an income of sixteen thousand pounds. And when I expressed (in ...... as this from a stranger, whose pitiable infirmity seemed to place him beyond the pale of social intercourse. He must have guessed what was passing ...... to my own country at a critical time in the life of the miller's daughter. ...]
Genres: [mysterydetective | fiction and literature | audiobookDownloads: 481
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