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Lanagan Amateur Detective

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Edward H. Hurlbut


This is a 1913 collection of ten short detective stories by a not well known writer. Jack Lanagan is a police reporter for a daily newspaper…

The Case Of The Registered Letter

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Augusta Groner and Auguste Groner


A man is found shot dead and the man to whom all evidence points insists he is innocent. (Summary by David Wales)

Captain William Kidd And Others Of The Buccaneers

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John Stevens Cabot Abbott


Pirate stories galore! Pirate life was not always what it seemed from the outside. - Summary by david wales

Ghosts And Family Legends; A Volume For Christmas

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Catherine Crowe


Fifteen ghost stories to hear around the Yule log. "It happened that I spent the last winter in a large country mansion, in the north o…

The Affair at the Semiramis Hotel

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A. E. W. Mason


Inspector Hanaud is a member of the French Sûreté. He is said to have been the model for Agatha Christie’s Hercule Poirot, as w…

Just Sweethearts; A Christmas Love Story

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Harry Stillwell Edwards


“Clearly he was one of those rare beings who can radiate energy standing still and convey the impression of impetuous force without motion, …

Old Testament Legends Being Stories Out Of Some Of The Less-Known Apocryphal Bo…

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M. R. James


M R James was a well regarded English scholar who studied the medieval period (he also wrote great ghost stories!). Apocryphal books are a…

Members of the Family

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Owen Wister


Members of the Family is a collection of eight short stories about people in the Wyoming Territory in the late 19th and early 20th centuries…

My Hunt After 'The Captain'

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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.


Holmes describes his frantic search through Civil War torn landscapes for his wounded son, the future Supreme Court Justice. Originally publ…

Pioneer Life Among The Loyalists In Upper Canada

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Walter Stevens Herrington


What became of the citizens who remained loyal to the Crown when the thirteen British colonies rebelled against England – and won! These Lo…

The House Of The Arrow

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A. E. W. Mason


A young English girl is accused in Dijon of murdering her French aunt. Hanaud to the rescue! Inspector Hanaud is a member of the French S&uc…

Abaft The Funnel

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Rudyard Kipling


"Men in pajamas sitting abaft the funnel and swapping lies of the purple seas." Thirty one early short stories by the master story…

Yellowstone National Park: Six Early Pieces

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Various


Lost in the wilderness of The Yellowstone for over a month, nearly dying of starvation and wild animal attack, despairing of ever finding hi…

Christmas Stories From 'Household Words' And 'All The Year Round'

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Charles Dickens


Twenty stories originally published in the Christmas editions of the magazines “Household Words” and “All The Year Round”. Some of the stori…

A Changed Man And Other Tales

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Thomas Hardy


Eleven short stories. - Summary by david wales

The Flint Heart

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Eden Phillpotts


The flint heart is a stone of heart shape, forged in prehistoric times, that changes whoever owns it into a wicked person. The story of the …

The Jimmyjohn Boss and Other Stories

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Owen Wister


This is the fifth published book of Owen Wister, author of the archetypical Western novel, The Virginian. Published in 1900, it comprises ei…

Famous Assassinations Of History

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Francis Johnson


It has been the object of the writer to make each of these “famous assassinations” the central scene of a picture in which the political, re…

Poison Romance And Poison Mysteries

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Charles John Samuel Thompson


A writer and physician, Charles John Samuel Thompson wrote several works on poisons which are still consulted today. He is especially infor…

The Bomb: The 1945 Test of the First Atomic Bomb

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Various


These two publications put out by the U.S. government are about the Trinity site in New Mexico where in 1945 the first atomic bomb was teste…

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