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Percival Bland's Proxy and The Missing Mortgagee

by R. Austin Freeman

These are two short stories from the collection THE GREAT PORTRAIT MYSTERY: "PERCIVAL BLAND'S PROXY" and "THE MISSING MORTGAGEE", wherein the brilliant medical investigator, Dr. Thorndyke, solves murderous crimes....

Cabin Fever

by B. M. Bower

"... the mind fed too long upon monotony succumbs to the insidious mental ailment which the West calls 'cabin fever.' ... Bud Moore, ex-cow-puncher and now owner of an auto stage that did not run in the winter,...

Odes and Sonnets

by Clark Ashton Smith

Short book of Clark Ashton Smith's early poetry.

The Treasure Trail

by Marah Ellis Ryan

Combining thrills of Mexican-American border life, German-Mexican plots, the adventures of a cowpuncher-miner and the happy termination of his quest for love and wealth, this tale holds the reader's attention...

Ashton-Kirk, Criminologist

by John T. McIntyre

Who held the old-fashioned brass candlestick that struck down "the Bounder"--and set mystery a-throbbing in the quiet suburb of Stanwick? Bat Scanlon, athletic trainer and good sport, found a clue in the dark...

The Pirate Woman

by Aylward Edward Dingle

A Breathless Romance of the Caribbean

The Grizzly King

by James Oliver Curwood

As in human life, there are tragedy, and humour, and pathos in the life of the wild; there are facts of tremendous interest, real happenings and real lives to be written about, and very small necessity for one...

The Wolf Hunters

by James Oliver Curwood

A thrilling tale of adventure in the Canadian wilderness.

Ruth Fielding at the War Front

The Education of Henry Adams

Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography 1919

by Henry Adams

The Education of Henry Adams records the struggle of Bostonian Henry Adams (1838-1918), in early old age, to come to terms with the dawning 20th century, so different from the world of his youth. It is also...

Proposed Roads to Freedom

by Bertrand Russell

In this book Russell weighs the respective advantages and disadvantages of Socialism, Marxism and Syndicalism.

The Diary of a U-boat Commander

by Sir William Stephen Richard King-Hall

The diary of a World War One U-Boat commander. As well as being a fascinating glimpse of life on the German U-boats during the intense submarine blockade, this also reminds us there were humans involved - on...

The Island Mystery

by George A. Birmingham

In 1914 there were not twenty men in England who had ever heard of the island of Salissa. Even now—I am writing in the spring of 1917—the public is very badly informed about the events which gave the island...

Mysticism and Logic and Other Essays

by Bertrand Russell

Essays on philosophy, religion, science, and mathematics.

Creatures That Once Were Men

by Maxim Gorky

A collection of short stories with an introduction by G.K. Chesterton.

Anderson Crow, Detective

by George Barr McCutcheon

Excerpt: Two events of great importance took place in Tinkletown on the night of May 6, 1918. The first, occurring at half-past ten o'clock, was of sufficient consequence to rouse the entire population out of...

The Zeppelin's Passenger

by Edward Phillips Oppenheim

Excerpt: "Never heard a sound," the younger of the afternoon callers admitted, getting rid of his empty cup and leaning forward in his low chair. "No more tea, thank you, Miss Fairclough. Done splendidly, thanks....

Brood of the Witch-Queen

by Sax Rohmer

There was sincerity in the appeal, spoken in the softest, most silvern tone which he had ever heard. He stood beside the veiled woman, and met the glance of her dark eyes with a consciousness of some magnetic...

The Shrieking Pit

by Arthur John Rees

Murder mystery set in a remote country inn at Norfolk, England.

A Royal Prisoner

by Marcel Allain & Pierre Souvestre

The daring exploits of Fantômas in his attempts to get possession of the King of Hesse-Weimar's famous diamond.