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Whose Body?
Whose Body? Sented by Shon

The stark naked body was lying in the tub. Not unusual for a proper bath, but highly irregular for murder -- especially witha pair of gold pince-nez deliberately perched before the sightless eyes.

The Woman in Black
The Woman in Black Sented by Emma

•One of the CRIME WRITERS ASSOCIATION ‘TOP 100 CRIME NOVELS OF ALL TIME’. •‘One of the three best detective stories ever written’ AGATHA CHRISTIE. •‘One of the seminal novels of the mystery genre’ NEW YORK TIMES. When millionaire American financier, Sigsbee Manderson, is found dead in the garden of his English country house on the south-west coast, amateur detective Philip Trent is sent by a London newspaper to investigate.

The Further Adventures of Robinson Crusoe

That homely proverb, used on so many occasions in England, viz. "That what is bred in the bone will not go out of the flesh," was never more verified than in the story of my Life.

The Life, Adventures and Piracies of the Famous Captain Singleton

Defoe here offers a searching exploration of society from the point of view of its outcasts. Originally was published in 1720, a year after ROBINSON CRUSOE, when Daniel Defoe was fifty-nine, CAPTAIN SINGLETON is an absorbing and delightful tale.

The Mysterious Card
The Mysterious Card Sented by Steve Bark

(This has been called one of the two most famous riddle stories of all time, along with "The Lady, or the Tiger?" by Frank Stockton.)Burwell, a New Yorker in Paris, during intermission at the Folies Bergère, is inconspicuously given a card by a charming, elegant lady passing by his table with a gentleman. The card bore some French words written in purple ink.

The Mysterious Card Unveiled

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible.

The Lost Continent
The Lost Continent Sented by Emma

A classic "lost race" story, with all of the required elements: a seductive empress, a straight-arrow hero, battles, escapes, sorcery, and earth-shattering cataclysms!

A Master of Fortune Illustrated
A Master of Fortune Illustrated Sented by Sarah Gerdes

Excerpt from A Master of Fortune: Being Further Adventures of Captain Kettle The pay is small enough, said Captain Kettle, staring at the blue paper. It's a bit hard for a man of my age and experience to come down to a job like piloting, on eight pound a month and my grub.

The Trial for Murder
The Trial for Murder Sented by Emma

The Trial for Murder (+Biography and Bibliography) (Matte Cover Finish):The Trial For Murder, written in 1865, is a short story by Charles Dickens. It is one of Dickens' ghost stories, and is perhaps the best known outside of "A Christmas Carol."

Hunted Down
Hunted Down Sented by Steve Bark

Dickens is considered to be one of the greatest British writers. He was a social activist who wrote plays and novels during the Victorian period.

The Technique of the Mystery Story
The Technique of the Mystery Story Sented by Steve Bark

Do you love mystery stories, such as the Sherlock Holmes stories and those of Edgar Allan Poe and Agatha Christie? Do you ever yearn to be a good writer of mysteries? Carolyn Wells was a prolific author of mystery novels. In this detailed book, she teaches the history, types, principles, devices, plots, and structures of mystery writings. She gives advice to would-be authors of this genre, including ghost and riddle stories as well as detective and crime mysteries.

Raspberry Jam
Raspberry Jam Sented by Jacob

Purchase one of 1st World Library's Classic Books and help support our free internet library of downloadable eBooks. Visit us online at www.1stWorldLibrary.ORG - - "You may contradict me as flat as a flounder, Eunice, but that won't alter the facts.

The Old Man In The Corner
The Old Man In The Corner Sented by Emma

The Old Man In The Corner is a crime novel written by Baroness Emma Orczy and first published in 1908.

The Gloved Hand
The Gloved Hand Sented by Steve Bark

This book has been considered by academicians and scholars of great significance and value to literature.

CABIN FEVER. Sented by Jacob

"Cabin Fever" is a 1918 novel by B. M. Bower. A classic example of Western adventure fiction, "Cabin Fever" constitutes a must-read for all lovers of the genre and is not to be missed by fans of Bower's work.

The Red Triangle
The Red Triangle Sented by Emma

THE mystery of Denson's death remained a mystery, despite all the police could do. The coroner's jury returned a verdict of "Murder by some person or persons unknown"—which, indeed, was all that could be expected of them;

The Shrieking Pit
The Shrieking Pit Sented by Rebecca

The hotel restaurant's tables are but sparsely occupied. Two nights before, a Zeppelin had dropped a few bombs on the Durrington front, and the majority of hotel visitors had departed by the next morning's train, disregarding the proprietor's assurance that the affair was a pure accident -- a German oversight unlikely to happen again

Martin Hewitt, Investigator
Martin Hewitt, Investigator Sented by Sarah Gerdes

Arthur Morrison was born on November 1st, 1863, in Poplar, in the East End of London. From the age of 8, after the death of his father, he was brought up, along with two siblings, by his mother, Jane. Morrison spent his youth in the East End.

The Hand in the Dark
The Hand in the Dark Sented by Jacob

Seen in the sad glamour of an English twilight, the old moat-house, emerging from the thin mists which veiled the green flats in which it stood, conveyed the impression of a habitation falling into senility, tired with centuries of existence. Houses grow old like the race of men; the process is not less inevitable, though slower; in both, decay is hastened by events as well as by the passage of Time.

The Rome Express
The Rome Express Sented by Steve Bark

A mysterious murder on a flying express train, a wily Italian, a charming woman caught in the meshes of circumstantial evidence, a chivalrous Englishman, and a police force with a keen nose for the wrong clue, are the ingredients from which Major Griffiths has concocted a clever, up-to-date detective story.

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