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A Bid For Fortune

  [english | 1895]  

Guy Newell Boothby


Summary: [Belle-Belle ou Le Chevalier Fortune is a French literary fairy tale written by Madame dAulnoy.]
Genres: [mysterydetective | pulpDownloads: 339

A Book Of Scoundrels

  [english | 1897]  

Charles Whibley


Summary: [I found this book to be overly wordy and full of words that were in fashion a long time ago. It was of some interest if one is willing to wade through so much courtly verbiage. It may appeal to those who enjoy Shakespeare though it is not quite that convoluted.]
Genres: [history | biography | mysterydetectiveDownloads: 455

A Coin Of Edward Vii

  [english | 1903]  

Fergus Hume


Summary: [Title within line border.]
Genres: [mysterydetective | fiction and literatureDownloads: 431

A Difficult Problem

  [english | 1900]  

Anna Katharine Green


Summary: [Run-of-the-mill detection in which a murderer is tracked down by the unnamed narrator in record time. No surprises here.]
Genres: [short story | mysterydetectiveDownloads: 235

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 Frontier Mystery

  [english | 1905]  

Bertram Mitford


Summary: [British colonists discover some South Africans are deeper than thought. Fine and gruesome mystery told ironically and beautifully romance not missing. Excellent proofreading quality. Have stacked two more of the author will report.]
Genres: [fiction and literature | mysterydetectiveDownloads: 116

A Little Miss Nobody

  [english | 1914]  

Amy Bell Marlowe


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: [young readers | mysterydetectiveDownloads: 499

A Miscellany Of Men

  [english | 1912]  

G Chesterton


Summary: [Salamander: A Miscellany of Poetry was an anthology of poetry published by George Allen and Unwin in 1947 and featuring the work of many of the Cairo poets. It was edited by Keith Bullen and John Cromer. The title alluded to the rebirth of culture from the ashes of World War II. It put itself forward as a microcosm of world literature but the sympathies of the editors were Georgian and ...]
Genres: [mysterydetective | humor | short story collectionDownloads: 323

A Promoter Of Counterfeits

  [english | 1911]  

Harvey Ohiggins


Excerpts: [... is a sufficient challenge to anyone it is a puzzle that cries, You can't guess me. But to a man of Burns' mind, and of his interests, the thing ...... indicated, to Burns, that the anonymous writer was probably James R. Worthington himself. Ways in Which a Guilty Mind Betrays Itself. How. It is ...... anonymous tip of the sort would have read merely: James R. Worthington of 126 ...]
Genres: [short story | mysterydetectiveDownloads: 48

A Queen Error

  [english | 1911]  

Henry Curties


Excerpts: [... took it. Now, she continued, cast your eyes round this room, and see if you can detect where the secret safe is hidden.. I looked round the ...... asked. He took my breath away for a few moments and I couldn't answer him, then I regained my presence of mind. What key. I asked, though I had ...... the police.. Of course, I answered what should I want to run away for.. Very well, ...]
Genres: [mysterydetectiveDownloads: 78

A Republic Without A President And Other Stories

  [english | 1891]  

Herbert Ward


Summary: [A Republic Without A President And Other Stories Carefully Formatted By Timeless Classic Books by Herbert D Ward. On the morning of the eighth of June 1893 at about ten o clock crowds were seen clustered in front of the daily newspaper bulletins in New York Chicago Philadelphia San Francisco and Boston. The excitement rivalled that occasioned by the assassination of Garfield and by night the ...]
Genres: [short story collection | mysterydetective | thrillerDownloads: 175

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

A Star Trap

  [english | 1908]  

Bram Stoker


Summary: [Very short story which is kind of a murder mystery except for the fact that the method motive and culprit are completely clear throughout as there are only 4 characters in it. Its ok I suppose but hardly captivating.]
Genres: [fiction and literature | mysterydetective | short storyDownloads: 200

Affairs Of State

  [english | 1906]  

Burton Stevenson


Summary: [A tale of two totally improbable (but enjoyable) romances. It reads like a comic opera--full of histrionic misunderstandings and overblown comic characters. Dont take any of it seriously. It is simple escapist fun. Enjoy!]
Genres: [fiction and literature | mysterydetective | romanceDownloads: 106

Agatha Webb

  [english | 1899]  

Anna Katharine Green


Summary: [Really good mystery tale. Anna Katharine Green is often credited as the author who first popularized detective fiction. Arthur Conan Doyle went out of his way to meet her when he first toured the US. I have read about five of her books and they are a little hit and miss with some a little too formulaic and predictable. Agatha Webb is masterful and engaging.]
Genres: [mysterydetective | fiction and literatureDownloads: 491

An Historical Mystery

  [english | 1892]  

Honor De Balzac


Summary: [An Historical Mystery by Honor? De Balzac. The book has no illustrations or index. Purchasers are entitled to a free trial membership in the General Books Club where they can select from more than a million books without charge. Subjects Literary Criticism European French ]
Genres: [mysterydetective | history | fiction and literatureDownloads: 90

Ang Singsing Nang Dalagang Marmol

  [english | 1912]  

Isabelo De Los Reyes


Summary: [This is one of the classics that used the old tagalog or filipino lingo. It is much appreciated if translated to another language.... duh]
Genres: [mysterydetective | romance | fiction and literatureDownloads: 140

At One Thirty

  [english | 1915]  

Isabel Ostrander


Summary: [Thirty Years of Arkham House 1939-1969: A History and Bibliography is a bibliography of books published from 1939 to 1969 under the imprints of Arkham House Mycroft Moran and Stanton Lee. It was released in 1970 by Arkham House in an edition of 2137 copies.]
Genres: [mysterydetectiveDownloads: 328

At Sunwich Port

  [english | 1902]  

W Jacobs


Summary: [Fair at best. More on small English port social life dysfunction than anything else.]
Genres: [mysterydetective | nautical | humorDownloads: 274

At The Villa Rose

  [english | 1910]  

A W Mason


Summary: [While the culprits in this interesting detective story are not very difficult to guess what really happened is unveiled only later: a remarkable story which fits perfectly in the esoterism craze of the early 20th century.]
Genres: [mysterydetective | pulpDownloads: 432
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