True Detective Stories
by Cleveland Moffett
Publisher: Doubleday & McClure Co. 1897
Number of pages: 250
Stories from the archives of the Pinkertons. Contents: The Northampton Bank Robbery; The Susquehanna Express Robbery; The Pollock Diamond Robbery; The Rock Island Express; The Destruction of the Renos; The American Exchange Bank Robbery.
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by Astor James Monroe - Smashwords
In this novella, Dr. Shapre swears to 'go straight' and stick to academic pursuits. He is dragged into a series of polite poisonings after a student in his class dies of an apparent heart attack. Someone is slowly knocking off the undergraduates ...
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A classic for all mystery lovers. The Big Bow Mystery by Israel Zangwill was the first locked room murder novel. It has been almost continuously in print since 1891 and has been used as the basis for three commercial films.
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