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Le Myst

Le mystère est grand. On a essayé de tuer mademoiselle Stangerson dans une chambre fermée de l'intérieur, aucun accès visible, volets clos... Qui a voulu perpétrer ce meurtre et surtout, comment a-t-il procédé ? (Résumé par Naf Brusa)

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Gaston Leroux

LE MYSTERE DE LA CHAMBRE JAUNE

(1907)

Table des matieres

I Ou l'on commence a ne pas comprendre II Ou apparait pour la premiere fois Joseph Rouletabille III "Un homme a passe comme une ombre a travers les volets" IV "Au sein d'une nature sauvage" V Ou Joseph Rouletabille adresse a M. Robert Darzac un...

The Triumphs of Eugene Valmont –by: Robert Barr

Short stories by a colleague of Jerome K. Jerome, and friend of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Barr probably wrote the first parody of Sherlock Holmes (included in this collection). He co-edited “The Idler” with Jerome.

[written by Czechchris]

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Transcriber's Note:

The Attribution and the Table of Contents are not part of the original book.

The Triumphs of Eugène Valmont

By

Robert Barr

...

The Mystery of Edwin Drood –by: Charles Dickens

The Mystery of Edwin Drood is the final novel by Charles Dickens. It is a mystery indeed; the serial novel was just half completed at the time of Dickens’ death – leading to much speculation how it might have ended.
The novel is named after Edwin Drood, one of the characters, but it mostly tells the story of his uncle, a choirmaster named John Jasper, who is in love with his pupil, Rosa Bud. Miss Bud is Drood’s fiancée, and has also caught the eye of the high-spirited and hot-tempered Neville Landless! Landless comes from Ceylon with his twin sister, Helena. Neville Landless and...

Dead Men s Money –by: Joseph Smith Fletcher

A naïve but sincere young lawyer's assistant who only dreams of marrying his childhood sweetheart and yearns to have a home and family with her. His sharp witted boss keeps the firm going by dint of shrewd business sense and legal talent. When the assistant accidentally stumbles into a murder case, the scene is set for events that change all their lives.

Dead Men's Money by Joseph Smith Fletcher was published in 1920, the era considered to be the Golden Age of detective fiction. Writers like Agatha Christie, Ngaio Marsh, Dorothy L. Sayers, Raymond Chandler, Ellery Queen, G...

On the Edge of the Arctic or, An Aeroplane in Snowland

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The Aeroplane Boys Series

ON THE EDGE OF THE ARCTIC

or

An Aeroplane in Snowland

by

ASHTON LAMAR

Illustrated by Norman P. Hall

[Illustration: The Gitchie Manitou ready for its first flight in the Far North.]

The Reilly & Britton Co. Chicago

Copyright, 1913 by The Reilly & Britton Co. All Rights Reserved

ON THE EDGE OF THE ARCTIC

CONTENTS

CHAPTER PAGE

I Introducing An Airship And Count Zept 9

II A Curious Stranger Learns the ...

The Opal Serpent

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The Opal Serpent

By

Fergus Hume

AUTHOR OF

"THE MYSTERY OF A HANSOM CAB," "THE RAINBOW FEATHER," "A COIN OF EDWARD VII.," "THE PAGAN'S CUP," "THE SECRET PASSAGE," "THE RED WINDOW," "THE MANDARIN'S FAN," ETC.

G. W. DILLINGHAM COMPANY PUBLISHERS NEW YORK

COPYRIGHT, 1905, BY ...

The Master Mummer

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The Master Mummer

By E. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM

Author of "Anna, the Adventuress," "A Prince of Sinners," "The Betrayal," Etc.

WITH FOUR ILLUSTRATIONS

A. L. BURT COMPANY Publishers New York

Copyright , 1904, BY LITTLE, BROWN, AND COMPANY.

All rights reserved

[Illustration: "Let the boy have his chance," said Allan.]

The Master Mummer

Book I

CHAPTER I

Sheets of virgin manuscript paper littered my desk, the smoke of much u...

Anderson Crow, Detective

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ANDERSON CROW

DETECTIVE

BY GEORGE BARR McCUTCHEON

Author of "Brewster's Millions," "Truxton King," "Sherry," etc.

ILLUSTRATED BY

JOHN T. McCUTCHEON

NEW YORK DODD, MEAD AND COMPANY 1920

COPYRIGHT, 1918, 1919, 1920 BY DODD, MEAD AND COMPANY, INC.

VAIL BALLOU COMPANY BINGHAMTON AND NEW YORK

[Illustration: Three seconds later the two youngsters had the ear of Anderson Crow ]

CONTENTS

A NIGHT T...

The Camera Fiend

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THE CAMERA FIEND

By E. W. Hornung

London T. Fisher Unwin, Ltd. Adelphi Terrace 1911

CONTENTS

A CONSCIENTIOUS ASS A BOY ABOUT TOWN HIS PEOPLE A GRIM SAMARITAN THE GLASS EYE AN AWAKENING BLOOD GUILTY POINTS OF VIEW MR. EUGENE THRUSH SECOND THOUGHTS ON PAROLE HUNTING WITH THE HOUNDS BOY AND GIRL BEFORE THE STORM A LIKELY STORY MALINGERING ON THE TRACK OF THE TRUTH A THIRD CASE THE FOURTH CASE WHAT THE THAMES GAVE UP AFTER THE FAIR THE SECRET OF THE CAMERA

A CONSCIENTIOUS ASS

Pocket Upton had come down late and panting, in spite of his daily exemption from f...

Masterpieces of Mystery In Four Volumes Mystic-Humorous Stories

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Transcriber's Note: Minor typographical errors have been corrected without note. Dialect spellings, contractions and discrepancies have been retained.

Masterpieces of Mystery

In Four Volumes

MYSTIC HUMOROUS STORIES

Edited by

Joseph Lewis French

[Illustration]

Garden City New York Doubleday, Page & Company 1922

COPYRIGHT, 1920, BY DOUBLEDAY, PAGE & COMPANY ALL RIGHTS RESERVED, INCLUDING THAT OF TRANSLATION INTO FOREIGN LANGUAGES, INCLUDING THE SCANDINAVIAN

PRINTED IN THE UNITED STATES AT THE COUNTRY LIFE PRESS, GARDEN CITY...

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