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Murder at Bridge –by: Anne Austin

Set in the affluent town of Hamilton, Austin’s classic presents a whodunit mystery focusing on a crime involving a young woman who has been murdered under mysterious circumstances during a game of Bridge, with no hard evidence pointing to the perpetrator. Accordingly, the townspeople are also affected by the mystery and they refuse to play the dummy in fear of sharing the same fate as the unfortunate victim. A gripping mystery crime novel, Murder at Bridge evokes feelings of suspense, awe, mystery and puts to the test the crime solving capabilities of the audience as they take up ...

The Gates of Chance

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The Gates of Chance

by

Van Tassel Sutphen

Contents

I THE GENTLEMAN'S VISITING CARD II THE RED DUCHESS III HOUSE IN THE MIDDLE OF THE BLOCK IV THE PRIVATE LETTER BOX V THE NINETY AND NINE KISSES VI THE QUEEN OF SPADES VII THE OPAL BUTTON VIII THE TIP TOP TIP IX THE BRASS BAGGAGE CHECK X THE UPSET APPLE CART XI THE PHILADELPHIA QUIZZING GLASS XII THE ADJUSTER OF AVERAGES

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The Gentleman's Visiting Card

The card that had been thrust into my hand had pencilled upon it, "Call at 4020 Madis...

The Pirate Shark

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The Boys' Big Game Series

The PIRATE SHARK

ELLIOTT WHITNEY

Illustrated by Fred J. Arting

COPYRIGHT, 1914 by THE REILLY & BRITTON CO.

[Illustration: Then, without warning, the lines shot up and curled about the landing cut short and clean.]

CONTENTS

I "What's Tringanu?"

II Jerry Smith, Quartermaster

III Off for Tringanu

IV The Pirate Shark

V What Happened at Honolulu

VI The Far ...

The Slave of Silence

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THE SLAVE OF SILENCE

[Illustration: "Nothing daunted, the pair made a rush at Berrington who fired right and left." FRONTISPIECE. See page 191. ]

THE SLAVE OF SILENCE

BY

F. M. WHITE

AUTHOR OF "TREGARTHEN'S WIFE" "THE WHITE BATTALION" "THE ROBE OF LUCIFER" ETC ETC

ILLUSTRATED

BOSTON LITTLE, BRO...

Hermit of —- Street –by: Anna Katharine Green

Delight Hunter spends her days looking out of her window at her handsome but very mysterious and reclusive next door neighbor. She walks straight into a mystery when one day a fire starts in one of the upper rooms of his house and she dashes over to warn him, only to have him lock her in with instructions to let no one else in. Why is he so insistent that no one come in? What secrets are hidden within the walls of this house?

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THE HERMIT OF STREET.

By Anna Katharine Green (Mrs. Charles Rohlfs)

Copyright, 1898, by Anna Katharine Rohlfs

CHAPTER I...

Tangled Trails –by: William MacLeod Raine

The aptly titled "Tangled Trails, A Western Detective Story" takes the listener through a web of curious incidents revolving around the murder of a prominent man in Denver. Kirby Lane was quite obviously the guilty party in the murder of his uncle. Lane, among others, had had a falling out with his uncle, the victim James Cunningham. But there were some who believed his nephew to be innocent of the hideous crime. Lane feared the guilty party to be a female bronco rider whom he had befriended, as her presence at the scene of the crime was quite evident, albeit only to him. There were others als...

The Champdoce Mystery

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THE CHAMPDOCE MYSTERY

by Emile Gaboriau

This novel is a sequel to Caught in the Net. [Etext 2451]

CHAPTER I.

A DUCAL MONOMANIAC.

The traveller who wishes to go from Poitiers to London by the shortest route will find that the simplest way is to take a seat in the stage coach which runs to Saumur; and when you book your place, the polite clerk tells you that you must take your seat punctually at six o'clock. The next morning, therefore, the traveller has to rise from his bed at a very early hour, and make a hurried and incomplete toilet, and on arriving, flus...

The Crime of Sylvestre Bonnard

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The Crime of Sylvestre Bonnard

by Anatole France

Part I The Log

December 24, 1849.

I had put on my slippers and my dressing gown. I wiped away a tear with which the north wind blowing over the quay had obscured my vision. A bright fire was leaping in the chimney of my study. Ice crystals, shaped like fern leaves, were sprouting over the windowpanes and concealed from me the Seine with its bridges and the Louvre of the Valois.

I drew up my easy chair to the hearth, and my table volante, and t...

Martin Hewitt, Investigator

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MARTIN HEWITT, INVESTIGATOR.

By Arthur Morrison

1894

CONTENTS.

I. THE LENTON CROFT ROBBERIES

II. THE LOSS OF SAMMY CROCKETT

III. THE CASE OF MR. FOGGATT

IV. THE CASE OF THE DIXON TORPEDO

V. THE QUINTON JEWEL AFFAIR

VI. THE STANWAY CAMEO MYSTERY

VII. THE AFFAIR OF THE TORTOISE

MARTIN HEWITT, INVESTIGATOR.

I.

THE LENTON CROFT ROBBERIES.

Those who retain any memory of the great law cases of fifteen or twenty years back will remember, at least, the title of that extraordinary will case, "Bartley v . Bartley and others,...

The Moving Finger

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THE MOVING FINGER

BY

E. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM

AUTHOR OF "THE LOST AMBASSADOR," "THE ILLUSTRIOUS PRINCE," "JEANNE OF THE MARSHES," ETC.

With Illustrations by J. V. McFALL

BOSTON LITTLE, BROWN, AND COMPANY 1911

Copyright, 1910, 1911 , BY LITTLE, BROWN, AND COMPANY.

All rights reserved.

Published, May, 1911.

Printed by THE COLONIAL PRESS C. H. Simonds & Co., Boston, U. S. A.

[Illustration: "Sit still," he whispered. "Don't say anything. There is someone coming." FRONTISPIECE. See p. 166]

"Th...

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