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The Quest of the Sacred Slipper

In The Quest of the Sacred Slipper, terror comes to Britain when a self-centered archeologist unearths one of Islam's holiest relics -- the sacred slipper of the prophet Mohammed.

The Pirates - A Who's Who Giving Particulars of the Lives & Deaths of the Pirates & Buccaneers

Surely pirates, taking them in their broadest sense, are as much entitled to a biographical dictionary of their own as are politicians, clergymen, race-horses, or artists in ferro-concrete, who all have their own "Who's Who"? This volume does not pretend to be a history of piracy, but is simply an attempt to gather together, from various sources, particulars of those redoubtable pirates and buccaneers whose names have been handed down to us in a desultory way.

The Insidious Dr. Fu-Manchu
The Insidious Dr. Fu-Manchu Sented by Rebecca

A CANNON BOOKS REPRINT *The Insidious Dr. Fu-Manchu* Written by Sax Rohmer (1883 –1959), the 1913 novel was release in England (The Mystery of Dr. Fu-Manchu) and the United States (The Insidious Dr. Fu-Manchu), simultaneously. The Early Years: Rohmer’s first three Fu-Manchu novels were published in a block spanning 1913 – 1917.

Sax Rohmer - The Green Eyes of Bast

Psychic investigator Dr. Damar Greefe is strolling home. It's been a tough day, assisting the police. During this stroll, he feels someone or something watching him -- but when he turns to see who it is, he faces only emptiness.

The Extraordinary Adventures of ARSENE LUPIN, Gentleman-Burglar: New Edition

It was a strange ending to a voyage that had commenced in a most auspicious manner. The transatlantic steamship `La Provence' was a swift and comfortable vessel, under the command of a most affable man. The passengers constituted a select and delightful society. The charm of new acquaintances and improvised amusements served to make the time pass agreeably. We enjoyed the pleasant sensation of being separated from the world, living, as it were, upon an unknown island, and consequently obliged to be sociable with each other. Have you ever stopped to consider how much originality and spontaneity emanate from these various individuals who, on the preceding evening, did not even know each other, and who are now, for several days, condemned to lead a life of extreme intimacy, jointly defying the anger of the ocean, the terrible onslaught of the waves, the violence of the tempest and the agonizing monotony of the calm and sleepy water?

The Golden Scorpion
The Golden Scorpion Sented by Steve Bark

His name was Fo-Hi, and he was the Oriental mastermind behind the greatest criminal organization the world has ever known. His plan: nothing less than world domination -- and he will use any tool, from poisons to knives to beautiful women, to meet his sinister goals.

The Devil Doctor
The Devil Doctor Sented by Sarah Gerdes

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it.

The Crystal Stopper
The Crystal Stopper Sented by Sarah Gerdes

The two boats fastened to the little pier that jutted out from the garden lay rocking in its shadow. Here and there lighted windows showed through the thick mist on the margins of the lake. The Enghien Casino opposite blazed with light, though it was late in the season, the end of September. A few stars appeared through the clouds.

Sax Rohmer - Tales of Chinatown

Ten stories of Macabre Mystery by the creator of the famous Dr. Fu Manchu. Includes the excellent ghost story Tcheriapin and a creeping hand story called The Hand of Mandarin Qung.

The Amateur Cracksman
The Amateur Cracksman Sented by Jacob

The Amateur Cracksman by E.W. Hornung features his most famous character, A. J. Raffles, a gentleman thief in late Victorian Great Britain.

No Hero
No Hero Sented by Rebecca

Has no writer ever dealt with the dramatic aspect of the unopened envelope? I cannot recall such a passage in any of my authors, and yet to my mind there is much matter for philosophy in what is always the expressionless shell of a boundless possibility.

Murder in the Gunroom
Murder in the Gunroom Sented by Christopher

This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality.

Mob Rule in New Orleans: Robert Charles and his fight to death, the story of his life, burning human beings alive, other lynching statistics

The bloodiest week which New Orleans has known since the massacre of the Italians in 1892 was ushered in Monday, July 24, by the inexcusable and unprovoked assault upon two colored men by police officers of New Orleans. Fortified by the assurance born of long experience in the New Orleans service, three policemen, Sergeant Aucoin, Officer Mora and Officer Cantrelle, observing two colored men sitting on doorsteps on Dryades street, between Washington Avenue and 6th Streets, determined, without a shadow of authority, to arrest them. One of the colored men was named Robert Charles, the other was a lad of nineteen named Leonard Pierce. The colored men had left their homes, a few blocks distant, about an hour prior, and had been sitting upon the doorsteps for a short time talking together.

Mr Justice Raffles
Mr Justice Raffles Sented by Christopher

First published in 1909, A Thief in the Night is the first novel detailing the exploits and intrigues of gentleman thief A. J. Raffles in late Victorian England.

Sax Rohmer - Fire-Tongue
Sax Rohmer - Fire-Tongue Sented by Daniel

An impossible murder, an occult detective tale, and a tale within a tale . The story contains several characters:

Dope Sented by Jacob

Sax Rohmer was the pseudonym used by Arthur Henry Sarsfield Ward. Ward was a British novelist born in 1883.

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