Already reluctantly faced with inheriting a vast fortune, Sir Paul Westerham finds his life complicated further when he surprises a ruffian in the act of rummaging through his kit-bag. By a strange coincidence, the very same scoundrel also happens to be blackmailing the woman whose portrait Westerham has become enamoured of!
Will the multi-millionaire manage to frustrate Captain Melun and the Crime... [click here for more]
Inspector Holt is enjoying the Cafe de la Paix and the Boulevard des Italiens. He and his valet Sunny are planning a visit to Monte Carlo when an urgent telegram arrives from the Chief Commissioner of Scotland Yard. Mr. Gordon Stuart has been found drowned in suspicious circumstances. Holt returns on the same boat as Flash Fred Grogan, continental crook and gambler. Attempting to solve the mystery... [click here for more]
Carolyn Wells was an American author of mysteries, verse, humor, and children's books. In 1910 she decided to devote herself to mysteries and became an early master of the genre, creating two memorable sleuths: Pennington Wise and Fleming Stone. Earlier in her career, she penned two humorous stories featuring Sherlock Holmes and a plethora of other great detectives, both of which are included here.... [click here for more]
Here for your reading delectation are 25 outre tales of crime. Since history has proven that there is nothing unusual or unexpected about the human (or inhuman) drive to break the law, it should come as no surprise that the weird, the strange, the supernatural, and the just plain odd often, in fictional form, manifest themselves allayed to the criminal element. Included are:
THE WINDOW OF HORRORS,... [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]
The Second Boy Detectives MEGAPACKTM presents 6 more novels featuring young sleuths -- tales of the Banner Boy Scouts, Skippy Dare, the Mystery Boys, and more! Included are:
THE BANNER BOY SCOUTS MYSTERY, by George A. Warren
YOUNG ATOM DETECTIVE, by Charles Coombs
THE MYSTERY OF THE FIFTEEN SOUNDS, by Van Powell
THE GHOST OF MYSTERY AIRPORT, by Van Powell
THE MYSTERY BOYS AND CAPTAIN KIDD'S... [click here for more]