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A Certain Dr Thorndyke

  [english | 1927]  

R Austin Freeman

Summary: [A winding adventure that begins in an exotic teasing location. Richard Austin Freeman introduces the reader to the delights of an extraordinary jewel heist. Hollis is a retired soap manufacturer richer than Croesus and some say mad. Obsessed with amassing wondrous jewels precious stones and bullion Hollis chooses a strong room to deposit his dazzling hoard. But when he discovers that hes the ...]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detectiveDownloads: 443

A Royal Prisoner

  [english | 1918]  

Marcel Allain

Summary: [The daring exploits of Fantmas in his attempts to get possession of the King of Hesse-Weimars famous diamond.]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detective | thrillersDownloads: 191

A Silent Witness

  [english | 1914]  

R Austin Freeman

Summary: [A Silent Witness by R Austin Freeman. One of the many tales of Dr. Thorndyke a British detective from famed mystery novelist R. Austin Freeman.]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detectiveDownloads: 255

A Strange Disappearance

  [english | 1880]  

Anna Katharine Green

Summary: [A housekeeper reports the disappearance of a sewing-maid from a wealthy household. She insists that the girl has been abducted. Mr Gryce and a young detective investigate. The missing young woman has a secret. But she is not the only one]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detectiveDownloads: 400

A Study In Scarlet

  [english | 1887]  

Arthur Conan Doyle

Summary: [A Study in Scarlet is a detective mystery novel written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle which was first published in 1887. It is the first story to feature the character of Sherlock Holmes who would later become one of the most famous and iconic literary detective characters with long-lasting interest and appeal. The books title derives from a speech given by Holmes to his companion Doctor Watson on ...]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detectiveDownloads: 96

A Thief In The Night

  [english | 1905]  

Ernest William Hornung

Summary: [A Thief in The Night is a 1989 book British historian and journalist John Cornwell on Pope John Paul I conspiracy theories in which the author challenges previous writings on the subject by David Yallop.]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detective | short storiesDownloads: 265

Alias The Lone Wolf

  [english | 1921]  

Louis Joseph Vance

Summary: [The super crook in The Lone Wolf the object of fiendish vengeance in The False Faces and the clever secret service man in The Red Masquerade now has his most thrilling adventure as a gentleman adventurer who pits his wits against a ruthless schemer to save an innocent man framed for burglary.]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detectiveDownloads: 47

An African Millionaire

  [english | 1897]  

Grant Allen

Summary: [An African Millionaire by Grant Allen. Though Canadian author CHARLES GRANT BLAIRFINDIE ALLEN 1848-1899 published what is considered one of the first Canadian science fiction books The British Barbarians in 1895 he is best remembered today for his creation of Colonel Clay the first great thief of short mystery fiction. This series of witty ironic tales-the complete adventures of the gentleman ...]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detectiveDownloads: 499

An Amiable Charlatan

  [english | 1916]  

Edward Phillips Oppenheim

Summary: [The thing happened so suddenly that I really had very little time to make up my mind what course to adopt under somewhat singular circumstances. I was seated at my favorite table against the wall on the right-hand side in Stephanos restaurant with a newspaper propped up before me a glass of hock by my side and a portion of the plat du jour which happened to be chicken en casserole on the plate in ...]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detectiveDownloads: 291

An Antartic Mystery

  [english | 1899]  

Jules Verne

Summary: [A sequel to Edgar Allan Poes The Narrative of A. Gordon Pym.]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | mystery detectiveDownloads: 160

Anderson Crow Detective

  [english | 1918]  

George Barr Mccutcheon

Summary: [Excerpt:Two events of great importance took place in Tinkletown on the night of May 6 1918. The first occurring at half-past ten oclock was of sufficient consequence to rouse the entire population out of bed?thereby creating a situation almost unique which allowed every one in town to participate in all the thrills of the second.]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detective | short storiesDownloads: 323


  [english | 1866]  

Wilkie Collins

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

Arsene Lupin

  [english | 1909]  

Maurice Leblanc

Summary: [Arsene Lupin by Maurice Leblanc. Short excerpt Her lips were a little too thin her eyes too shallow and together they gave her a rather hard air in strongest contrast to the gentle sympathetic face of Sonia.]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detectiveDownloads: 320

Arson Plus

  [english | 1923]  

Samuel Dashiell Hammett

Summary: [Includes bibliographical references (p. 932-934).]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detective | short storiesDownloads: 197

As A Thief In The Night

  [english | 1928]  

R Austin Freeman

Summary: [A Thief in The Night is a 1989 book British historian and journalist John Cornwell on Pope John Paul I conspiracy theories in which the author challenges previous writings on the subject by David Yallop.]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detectiveDownloads: 213

Ashton Kirk Criminologist

  [english | 1918]  

John Mcintyre

Summary: [Who held the old-fashioned brass candlestick that struck down the Bounder--and set mystery a-throbbing in the quiet suburb of Stanwick? Bat Scanlon athletic trainer and good sport found a clue in the dark hotel office where the little Swiss sharpened his murderous knife. But it was Ashton-Kirk who discovered the pat a beautiful woman played in the drama.]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detectiveDownloads: 111

Ashton Kirk Investigator

  [english | 1910]  

John Mcintyre

Summary: [Those who have found their way to Ashton-Kirks door have been of many races and interests. Men of science have often been surprised to find him in touch with the latest discoveries scholars searching among strange tongues and dialects and others deep in tattered scrolls ancient tablets and forgotten books have been his frequent visitors. But among them come many who seek his help in solving ...]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detectiveDownloads: 353

At The Time Appointed

  [english | 1903]  

Anna Maynard Barbour

Summary: [The fortunes of a young mining engineer who through an accident loses his memory and identity. In his new character and under his new name the hero lives a new life of struggle and adventure. The volume will be found highly entertaining by those who appreciate a thoroughly good story.]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detective | romanceDownloads: 339


  [french | 1912]  

Gaston Leroux

Summary: [Ce roman commence comme un policier classique. Une srie de meurtres terrorise un village dAuvergne et une enqute commence au cours de laquelle les principaux personnages se mettent en place : un vieux savant bizarre sa fille - ravissante bien sr - son fianc un grand bent de clerc de notaire le domestique du savant et une famille de repris de justice cache dans les bois compose de trois frres - ...]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detectiveDownloads: 0


  [english | 1852]  

Wilkie Collins

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