Stacpoole, author of the classic novel The Blue Lagoon, weaves his special magic throughout all of his stories. "The Mystery of Captain Knott" originally appeared in 1921.
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Long before Sherlock Holmes entered the public domain as a character, a few dedicated authors "borrowed" Holmes and Watson without permission for their own work.
Here are 5 classic early (and completely unauthorized) tales featuring the world's greatest detective (sometimes under not-so-cunningly disguised pseudonyms):
"WATSON!" by Captain A.E. Dingle
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12 tales of the masked hero, as he smashes his way through spy-rings and other fiendish plots to destroy America!
In the spy vs. spy world of the late 1930s, this masked hero prowled the underworld, dressed in an "amorphous fluttering black robe, bat-like, [with] a gray-masked head through whose twin eye-slits menace glinted." But it was not so much the costume as the "hand, ebony-black... [click here for more]
These streets aren't just mean... they're teeming with evil.
Although best remembered as tbe creator of Conan the Barbarian and for his role in creating fantasy literature as we know it today, Robert. E. Howard (1906 - 1936) created many other larger-than-life heroes during his too short career... heroes who often smashed genre boundries just as eagerly as they smasked those who opposed them.... [click here for more]
A look at Sherlock Holmes in his retirement years as a reporter is curious about the whisperings at the University of a mysterious man rumored to be exploring and examining corpses in the dead of night. If it isn’t related to a crime, what could he possibly be searching for? The Retired Detective hints as that.
The lead story is joined by a shorter tale by the same creative team as Sherlock Holmes... [click here for more]
Dedicated to the men and women of Law Enforcement
Each day the men and women of law enforcement embark on their patrols never knowing what the day will bring.
Each day is a struggle with people who do not understand the duties and responsibilities of a Police Officer.
Each day is fraught with boredom punctuated by sheer terror, yet they must remain calm in the face of danger.
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World war monsters atlantic campaign is the story of a lone u- boat caught in the atlantic during the next great war. Are the worlds greatest villans our only hope? what is the definition of hero? A little history, a little Scifi, all style. ... [click here for more]