George Barr McCutcheon -- author of the classic novel Brewster's Millions, as well as the Graustark series -- was a popular American novelist in the early 20th century. This volume assembles no less than 25 of his works, including Brewster's Millions and four Graustark novels--more othan 2,700 pages! Included are: BREWSTER'S MILLIONS GRAUSTARK BEVERLY OF GRAUSTARK TRUXTON KING THE PRINCE OF GRAUSTARK... [click here for more]
To anyone interested in the roots of modern science fiction, the name of Ray Cummings should be well known. He wrote science fiction and fantasy before the name "science fiction" had been coined, publishing fantastic yarns in Argosy, Munsey's Magazine, and other mainstream pulp magazines. Of course, as soon as the science fiction pulps debuted, he moved to them, where his work received a... [click here for more]
Francis Hammerton is arrested and convicted of involvement with a gang of confidence men--a charge of which he is entirely innocent--but escapes police custody when a cell door is left unlocked. He finds refuge at a nearby boarding house, but is arrested again when he discovers (and reports) the murdered body of an upstairs tenant--and then is unjustly accused of murder.
The dead man had been suspected... [click here for more]
In Castlebay, North Wales, Dick Merrill is on trial, accused of murdering his wife by administering a lethal dose of arsenic. Merrill, good-looking and attractive, is fatally in love with Margot Stone, who's herself already married.
Philip Vane, a lawyer whose career was mysteriously ruined, finds himself similarly infatuated with Margot when he becomes personally involved in Merrill's sensational... [click here for more]