A dead chemist and the sabotage of a steel mill's products come up against the determination of Ray Locke to clear himself, after a year in prison, of a framed charge.
Who is the man who wrecked a train with a faulty axel?
Successive "accidents" require the assistance of General Ulysses Grant Flint for their solution...and Ray keeps coming back to the steel mill, which seems to hold... [click here for more]
This volume collects all three Amelia Butterworth novels by Anna Katharine Green: "That Affair Next Door," "Lost Man's Lane" and "The Circular Study."
If you are not yet familiar with Green's work, you will soon be a fan -- she was a major influence on the development of the modern mystery story and a strong influence on Agatha Christie.
(Miss Marple was modelled... [click here for more]
Tour de Nesle (The Tower of Death) is one of Alexandre Dumas's greatest and most powerful plays, a tale of power and conviction, although its historical accuracy is far from certain.
Queen Marguerite and her sisters entertain themselves by luring unsuspecting men to the Tower, which located across the Seine from the Louvre. There they entice their victims to join them for wild sexual escapades--all... [click here for more]