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Within an Inch of His Life

Within an Inch of His Life

Emile Gaboriau | Mystery
Rating:     Rated: 13 times
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Despite his fiancée's pleas, a friendly young landowner refuses to give an alibi when he is accused of murdering Count Claudieuse.

Thirty - Nine Steps

Thirty - Nine Steps

John Buchan | Mystery
Rating:     Rated: 21 times
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In this 1915 story--possibly the first modern spy novel--Buchan's perennial protagonist, Richard Hannay, averts the assassination of a world leader. Hanney, an expatriated Scot, returns from a long stay in South Africa to his flat in London. One night he is buttonholed by an American who...

The Mayor's Wife

The Mayor's Wife

Anna Katharine Green | Mystery
Rating:     Rated: 10 times
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An American detective-story writer, Green's many thrillers were characterized by logical construction and a knowledge of criminal law.

The Silent Bullet

The Silent Bullet

Arthur B. Reeve | Mystery
Rating:     Rated: 5 times
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First of the Professor Kennedy Mysteries, and first novel by Reeve.

A Rogue's Life

A Rogue's Life

Wilkie Collins | Mystery
Rating:     Rated: 115 times
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Frank Softly falls in love with Alicia, the daughter of a counterfeiter, and gets involved with forgery too.

A Strange Disappearance

A Strange Disappearance

Anna Katharine Green | Mystery
Rating:     Rated: 317 times
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A young woman working as a domestic servant disappears from a wealthy household in New York City, and the police begin their search to find her.

A Thief in the Night

A Thief in the Night

E. W. Hornung | Mystery
Rating:     Rated: 128 times
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Raffles is a gentleman thief who can't help himself from stealing valuable jewelry. With the aid of Bunny Manders, he continues to elude Scotland Yard.

Agatha Webb

Agatha Webb

Anna Katharine Green | Mystery
Rating:     Rated: 184 times
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When Agatha Webb and her servant are found murdered, the task of solving the mystery begins at once, and suspicion points to multiple people.

The Woman in the Alcove

The Woman in the Alcove

Anna Katharine Green | Mystery
Rating:     Rated: 15 times
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I was, perhaps, the plainest girl in the room that night. I was also the happiest - up to one o'clock. Then my whole world crumbled, or, at least, suffered an eclipse. Why and how, I am about to relate.

Antonina

Antonina

Wilkie Collins | Mystery
Rating:     Rated: 57 times
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Set in ancient Rome, Antonia has the misfortune to live during the days when mighty Rome was brought low by the Goths.