These eight tales trace the activities of Horne Fisher, a member of a wealthy and socially prominent family who is well acquainted with the ways of the rich and powerful.
A hilarious, fast-paced tale about a club of anarchists in turn-of-the-century London.
An American detective-story writer, Green's many thrillers were characterized by logical construction and a knowledge of criminal law.
The lady of the house was a gossip, and the subject of Mr. Barrows' death was an inexhaustible topic of interest to her.
A collection of letters reportedly written by a Chinese gentleman visiting London.
Franklin Blake gives his beloved, Rachel Verinder a moonstone gem which soon disappears, but Franklin resolves to solve the mystery of the missing gem.
Five Union prisoners of war escape in a balloon from Richmond, Virginia, and land on an uninhabited island, where they begin to reconstruct a civilization.
The late afternoon sky flaunted its splendor of blue and gold like a banner over the Pacific, across whose depths the trade wind droned in measured cadence.
This story is a murder mystery in which Edwin Drood is supposedly murdered and suspicion is cast on his uncle.
The Mystery of Orcival is a detective novel by Emile Gaboriau.