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Great Secret –by: Edward Phillips Oppenheim

English gentleman Hardross Courage has a good life. He has all the money he needs, enjoys sports and hunting, manages the family estate, and in general leads a satisfying life. On a trip to London to participate in a cricket match, Hardross is confronted by a man who forces his way into his hotel room imploring him to hide him. His reason - “They want to kill me”. So begins a tale that is likely to change Hardross' idyllic life forever to one of mystery and espionage.

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THE GREAT SECRET

BY E. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM

CONTENTS

CHAPTER

I. ROOM No. ...

The New Forest Spy

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The New Forest Spy, by George Manville Fenn.

The hero, living in a big house in the New Forest, is a teenager, Waller Froy. His father is away, and he is out fishing in the Forest, when he encounters a strange boy of his own age. Initially they each assume the other to be an adversary, but Waller then realises that the other boy is harmless, and has become lost from a party of Jacobite gentlemen from France. Of course this is ridiculous, because we are now in the days of King George...

The Riddle of the Sands –by: Erskine Childers

Containing many realistic details based on Childers’ own sailing trips along the German North Sea coast, the book is the retelling of a yachting expedition in the early 20th century combined with an adventurous spy story.

It was one of the early invasion novels which predicted war with Germany and called for British preparedness. The plot involves the uncovering of secret German preparations for an invasion of the United Kingdom. It is often called the first modern spy novel, although others are as well, it was certainly very influential in the genre and for its time.

The book...

The Foreign Hand Tie

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Transcriber's Note:

This etext was produced from Analog Science Fact & Fiction December 1961. Extensive research did not uncover any evidence that the U.S. copyright on this publication was renewed.

The Foreign Hand Tie

BY DAVID GORDON

Just because you can "see" something doesn't mean you understand it and that can mean that even perfect telepathy isn't perfect communication....

ILLUSTRATED BY BARBERIS

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The Port of Missing Men –by: Meredith Nicholson

Shirley Claiborne is fascinated by the tall handsome man named John Armitage who seemed to follow her and her brother, Captain Claiborne, as they traveled around Europe. Count von Stroebel had urged Armitage to do something for Austria. Now von Stroebel was dead – cut down by an assassin’s bullet – and Jules Chauvenet is one step closer to seeing the corrupt and worthless Francis ascend to the throne. When Shirley and Captain Claiborne sail for their home in Washington D.C., Armitage follows them. Monsieur Chauvenet also follows, but is he following Shirley or the mysterious John Armitag...

A Maker of History

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A MAKER OF HISTORY

by

E. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM

Author of "The Kingdom of the Blind," "The Hillman," "The Double Traitor," Etc.

With Frontispiece

[Illustration: "'Guard this for me,' she whispered." (page 148) Frontispiece ]

[Illustration]

A. L. Burt Company Publishers New York Published by arrangement with Little, Brown & Company Copyright, 1905, 1906, by Little, Brown, and Company. All rights reserved

CONTENTS

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BOOK I

I. AN ACCIDENTAL SPY ...

Greenmantle –by: John Buchan

Greenmantle is the second of five Richard Hannay novels by John Buchan, first published in 1916 by Hodder & Stoughton, London. It is one of two Hannay novels set during the First World War, the other being Mr Standfast (1919); Hannay’s first and best-known adventure, The Thirty-Nine Steps (1915), is set in the period immediately before the war started. – Hannay is called in to investigate rumours of an uprising in the Muslim world, and undertakes a perilous journey through enemy territory to meet up with his friend Sandy in Constantinople. Once there, he and his friends must thwart the ...

Men of Zanzibar –by: Richard Harding Davis

This is the story of Hemingway, who, after a hunting trip in Uganda, settles in Zanzibar for a while to live among the English-speaking expatriate community on that island. While keeping his true identity well to himself, he falls in love with Ms. Polly Adair, the American Belle of the little society. But when he asks her to marry him, it seems that Ms. Adair has a secret...

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THE LOST ROAD

THE NOVELS AND STORIES OF

RICHARD HARDING DAVIS

TO

MY WIFE

Contains:

THE LOST ROAD THE MIRACLE OF LAS PALMAS EVIL TO HIM WHO EVIL THINKS THE M...

Mr. Standfast –by: John Buchan

This is the third of Buchan's Richard Hannay novels, following The Thirty-nine Steps and Greenmantle. Set, like Greenmantle, durinig World War I, it deals Brigadier-General Hannay's recall from the Western Front, to engage in espionage, and forced (much to his chagrin) to pose as a pacifist. He becomes a South African conscientious objector, using the name Cornelius Brand. Under the orders of his spymaster, Sir Walter Bullivant, he travels in the book through England to Scotland, back to the Western Front, and ultimately, for the book's denouement, into the Alps. Those who know Greenmantle wil...

The Traitors

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THE TRAITORS

by

E. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM

Author of "A Millionaire of Yesterday," "The World's Great Snare," etc.

Illustrated

New York Dodd, Mead & Company 1903

Copyright, 1902 By E. Phillips Oppenheim

Copyright, 1903 By Dodd, Mead & Company

First Edition published March, 1903

[Illustration: "MARIE ... SHOT THE MAN THROUGH THE HEART."]

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"MARIE ... SHOT THE MAN THROUGH THE HEART," Frontispiece

"'I BELIEVE,' HE SAID, 'THAT YOU O...

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