Allen Armadale murders the father of his cousin who is also named Allen Armadale, and he eventually confesses to the crime.
Arsene Lupin, a gentleman thief, steals priceless paintings in his own private collection and brilliantly evades the police.
Marguerite de Chalusse is upset when an unsolved mystery keeps her from marrying Paul Ferailleur.
An upstanding young man falls in love with a beautiful daughter of a tradesman, but cannot marry her due to her sexual promiscuity.
Paul Harley is a private detective who investigates a strange case in London which involves murder, voodoo, and vampires.
The Hotel de Perou was one of those refuges, growing scarcer and more scarce every day, where unhappy men and women, who had been worsted in the battle of life, could find a shelter in return for the change remaining from the last five-franc piece.
For the first time in several minutes Constance looked at the face of her friend. She was amazed to discover that Adele looked as if she had had a spell of sickness.
Just before WWI erupts, social classes are strictly divided, and a young businessman takes a huge gamble in order to be with the woman he loves.
The small town of Shelby is shaken when a man by the name of Etheridge was found beaten to death.
If the skipper says we're in ballast why not believe him? Why repeat steerage gossip, about mysterious cargoes, at the cuddy table? Captains are always touchy about that sort of thing.