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The Wisdom of Father Brown

by Gilbert Keith Chesterton

From London to Cornwall, then to Italy and France, a short, shabby priest runs to earth bandits, traitors, killers. Why is he so successful? The reason is that after years spent in the priesthood, Father Brown...

The Street of Seven Stars

by Mary Roberts Rinehart

Harmony Wells, studying in Vienna to be a great violinist, suddenly realizes that her money is almost gone. She meets a young ambitious doctor who offers her chivalry and sympathy, and together with world-worn...

The Donnington Affair

by Gilbert Keith Chesterton

In the October 1914 issue of the British magazine The Premier, Sir Max Pemberton published the first part of this story, inviting a number of writers, including Chesterton, to use their talents to solve the...

Pandora's Box

by Frank Wedekind

Pandora's Box (1904) (Die Büchse der Pandora) is a play by the German dramatist Frank Wedekind. It forms the second part of his pairing of 'Lulu' plays (the first is Earth Spirit [1895]), both of which depict...

Beasts and Super-Beasts

by Saki

Beasts and Super-Beasts is a collection of short stories, written by Saki (the literary pseudonym of Hector Hugh Munro) and first published in 1914.Along with The Chronicles of Clovis, Beasts and Super-Beasts...

Love Insurance

by Earl Derr Biggers

Allan, Lord Harrowby, son and heir of James Nelson Harrowby, came to Lloyds of London with a most unusual request for insurance. He knew that Lloyds took out policies on unusual risks. And what he wanted was...

The Lost Prince

by Frances Hodgson Burnett

A tale with the glamor of medieval romance, which centers about the mystery that five hundred years before Marco's day, the young prince of the kingdom of Samavia had walked away over the mountains, singing,...

The Teeth of the Tiger

The Lodger

by Marie Adelaide Lowndes

A haunting mystery tale that revolves around the Jack the Ripper murders, this novel was the basis for several films, including a 1927 Alfred Hitchcock silent film featuring Ivor Novello in the title role.

The After House

by Mary Roberts Rinehart

When three people are murdered on a yacht everyone must watch their back as the murderer is still on board. But who is it?

The Mutiny of the Elsinore

by Jack London

Written during a time of tragedy, this novel of sea life fails in either its story or doctrinaire intentions.

Casanova's Alibi

by Rafael Sabatini

Short story originally published as "The Alibi"

The Vanished Messenger

by Edward Phillips Oppenheim

Excerpt: There were very few people upon Platform Number Twenty-one of Liverpool Street Station at a quarter to nine on the evening of April 2—possibly because the platform in question is one of the most remote...

Four Max Carrados Detective Stories

by Ernest Bramah Smith

The adventures of a blind detective in London, featuring four compact mysteries: The Coin of Dionysius, The Knight's Cross Signal Problem, The Tragedy at Brookbend Cottage & The Last Exploit of Harry the Actor.

The Sins of Séverac Bablon

by Sax Rohmer

Excerpt: "There's half a score of your ancestral halls," said Julius Rohscheimer, "that I could sell up to-morrow morning! Of the quartet that heard his words no two members seemed quite similarly impressed....

Personality Plus: Some Experiences of Emma McChesney And Her Son, Jack

The Lone Wolf

by Louis Joseph Vance

Rival members of the underworld, jealous of "Lone Wolf" Michael Lanyard's success as a jewel thief, threaten to reveal his true identity unless he surrenders his independence and joins their "pack." Instead,...

Diane of the Green Van

by Leona Dalrymple

Diane of the Green Van is a romance novel that was awarded the $10,000.00 prize in a novel contest in which over five hundred manuscripts were submitted.

Crooken Sands

Kazan, the Wolf Dog

by James Oliver Curwood

The tale of a "quarter-strain wolf and three-quarters husky" torn between the call of the human and his wild mate.