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The Snare
The Snare Sented by Daniel

The Duke of Wellington was on course to save Portugal during the Peninsula War but his success was dependant upon the loyalty of each and every one of his officers. When an unexpected blunder takes place, disloyal plotters seize their opportunity to cause havoc, and thwart Wellington’s worthy plans. The result is a complex case of intrigue, revenge and tested loyalties.

The Marquis of Carabas
The Marquis of Carabas Sented by Christopher

The French Revolution is well under way when Quentin de Morlaix, already sympathetic to these disenfranchised French aristocrats, finds that he too has his own personal reasons to pray for an end to the Revolution

The Chronicles of Captain Blood

First published in 1931, this new edition is now available. It is a collection of short stories set within the timeframe of Sabatini's best-selling novel 'Captain Blood'. A second collection of short stories 'The Fortunes of Captain Blood (1936) is also available.

Scaramouche
Scaramouche Sented by Rebecca

This anthology is a thorough introduction to classic literature for those who have not yet experienced these literary masterworks.

Casanova's Alibi
Casanova's Alibi Sented by Rebecca

Rafael Sabatini was born in Jesi, Italy to an English mother and Italian father. His parents were opera singers who became teachers. At a young age, Rafael was exposed to many languages, living with his grandfather in England, attending school in Portugal and, as a teenager, in Switzerland.

Captain Blood
Captain Blood Sented by Christopher

During the tumultuous reign of James II, Englishman Peter Blood, a gentleman-physician barely escapes the gallows after his arrest for treating a wounded rebel. Sentenced to ten years of slavery on a Barbados plantation, Blood escapes from captivity and boldly embarks on a career as a pirate, never losing sight of his goals of clearing his name and returning to England.

Bardelys the Magnificent
Bardelys the Magnificent Sented by Sarah Gerdes

It was an unlikely romance -- it started as a challenge from one of her scorned suitors: she was a woman, said the scorned one, who not even Bardelys the Magnificent could woo.

When Rogues Fall Out
When Rogues Fall Out Sented by Cameron

Meet Mr Toke, a dubious connoisseur of fine antiques who deals in fabulous objets d’art and doesn’t mind how he acquires them.

The stoneware monkey
The stoneware monkey Sented by Emma

R(ichard) Austin Freeman (April 11, 1862 London - September 28, 1943 Gravesend) was a British writer of detective stories, mostly featuring the medico-legal forensic investigator Dr Thorndyke. He invented the inverted detective story and used some of his early experiences as a colonial surgeon in his novels

The Singing Bone
The Singing Bone Sented by Emma

(US Title: The Adventures of Dr. Thorndyke). Short stories of crime and mystery involving Dr. Thorndyke, the "Scientific Investigator."

The Shadow of the Wolf
The Shadow of the Wolf Sented by Rebecca

ABOUT half-past eight on a fine, sunny June morning a small yacht crept out of Sennen Cove, near the Land's End, and headed for the open sea.

The Red Thumb Mark
The Red Thumb Mark Sented by Emma

Book 1 in the medico-legal detective Dr. Thorndyke's mystery series. Reuben Hornby is accused of stealing diamonds from the safe of his uncle—his employer and benefactor. The sole evidence, but a damning one, is a paper, dropped in the safe in hurry, by the robber, bearing a fresh and bloody thumbprint. The thumbprint of Reuben!...

The Penrose Mystery
The Penrose Mystery Sented by Emma

Penrose is an eccentric old man in possession of some dazzling gems, which he won't insure. When Dr Thorndyke is alerted to a burglary at his house, a scrap of paper is found with the word 'lobster' on it along with two Latin words. Meanwhile, Penrose has fled in panic after a car accident.

The Mystery at Number 31, New Inn
The Mystery at Number 31, New Inn Sented by Sarah Gerdes

New Inn, the background of this story, and one of the last surviving inns of Chancery, has recently passed away after upwards of four centuries of newness.

The Jacob Street Mystery
The Jacob Street Mystery Sented by Steve Bark

The Jacob Street Mystery is the story of a brutal murder that takes place in a peaceful, pleasant afternoon in the woodland scene of Linton Green. But thanks to an unseen witness, the killer may be caught, and the witness turns out to be a blessing in disguise. Richard Austin Freeman (11 April 1862 – 28 September 1943) was a British writer of detective stories, mostly featuring the medico-legal forensic investigator Dr. Thorndyke

The Eye of Osiris
The Eye of Osiris Sented by Jacob

This is the tantalizing tale of a missing world-renowned archaeologist that, so far, no one seems to be able to find any clues to

The Cat's Eye
The Cat's Eye Sented by Sarah Gerdes

Richard Austin Freeman (11 April 1862 – 28 September 1943) was a British writer of detective stories, mostly featuring the medico-legal forensic investigator Dr. Thorndyke.

Pontifex, Son And Thorndyke
Pontifex, Son And Thorndyke Sented by Sarah Gerdes

This puzzling plot is related by two different characters: messenger boy Jasper Gray, who experiences several strange adventures, and Dr Jervis, friend of Dr Thorndyke

Percival Bland's Proxy and The Missing Mortgagee

These are two short stories from the collection THE GREAT PORTRAIT MYSTERY: "PERCIVAL BLAND'S PROXY" and "THE MISSING MORTGAGEE", wherein the brilliant medical investigator, Dr. Thorndyke, solves murderous crimes. Percival Bland was an uncommon criminal.

Mr Polton Explains
Mr Polton Explains Sented by Sarah Gerdes

I extricated myself with some difficulty from the little arm-chair. For dear Uncle Gollidge had over looked the fact that boys grow and chairs do not, so that it was now a rather tight fit with a tendency to become, like a snail's shell, a permanent attachment.

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