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E. Phillips Oppenheim

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Book cover: False EvidenceFalse Evidence
by - Ward, Lock & Co. ,
The story of a gallant soldier who is dismissed his regiment, and disowned by his father, because he has been found guilty, on 'false evidence', of cowardice. His son falls in love with the daughter of the man whose false evidence led to his ruin ...
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Book cover: The Postmaster of Market DeigntonThe Postmaster of Market Deignton
by ,
Mr Norman Scott is a young physician with a busy practice in London. He is called to visit a patient, Mr Humphrey Deignton, in the country, who suffers from gout. Dr. Scott has been smitten by Lord Deignton's lovely wife. Lord Deignton is murdered...
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Book cover: The Passionate QuestThe Passionate Quest
by - Hodder & Stoughton ,
This 1927 novel by Oppenheim revisits the plot device of a young man who comes into a large fortune suddenly and explores the class differences between the lower middle, and the upper class. How will Martin handle his new fortune?
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Book cover: Harvey Garrard's CrimeHarvey Garrard's Crime
by - A. L. Burt and Co. ,
Harvey Garrard's misdeed is excusably committed when he faces the first serious difficulty of his hitherto untroubled life. If he grasps this chance of victory over unfair odds, it is with the firm resolve to make full restitution ...
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Book cover: The Wrath to ComeThe Wrath to Come
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The novel is occasionally mentioned as being the weird book that predicted WWII. Written in the lull between the two great wars it postulates a German/Japanese alliance and the plot revolves around Britain trying to get America into foreign intrigue.
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Book cover: The Spy ParamountThe Spy Paramount
by - Collier's Weekly ,
The Spy Paramount takes us to Rome, 1934. American Martin Fawley, a former secret service agent, is recruited as a spy by General Berati. Fawley discovers the secret weapon that could determine the outcome of the looming world war ...
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Book cover: The Man Without NervesThe Man Without Nerves
by - Little, Brown & Co. ,
Mr. Tyssen has come to the small suburban village of Sandywayes to work on a mystery novel. Soon after he arrives, a prominent member of the community is found dead, an apparent suicide over unsuspected debts. Suspicion falls on the young Anthony ...
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Book cover: The Lion and the LambThe Lion and the Lamb
by - Little, Brown & Co. ,
David Newberry is released from Wandsworth prison having served a year for burglary. He was briefly a member of The Lambs, a London gang, with the help of the beautiful Belle. Vowing revenge, Newberry assembles and trains a crew of willing fighters.
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Book cover: The Glenlitten MurderThe Glenlitten Murder
by - The Chicago Tribune ,
Glenlitten Manor is the home of Andrew, Marquis Glenlitten, and his lovely, tiny wife, Felice. On the night of a small game hunt, the somewhat unsavory Baron de Bresset is murdered, while Lady Felice's family heirloom diamond necklace is stolen ...
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Book cover: Peter Ruff and The Double FourPeter Ruff and The Double Four
by - Little, Brown & Co. ,
A series of short stories about Gentleman Criminal and Master of Disguise Peter Ruff. Ruff devotes himself to embarrassing a police detective who caused him some problems and stole his woman. Light hearted with a bit of romance along with the action.
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Book cover: Mysterious Mr. SabinMysterious Mr. Sabin
by - Ward, Lock & Co. ,
When Lord Wolfenden saw a beautiful woman and became acquainted with her by saving the life of her elderly companion, the mysterious Mr. Sabin, as they leave the restaurant, he little knew the web of intrigue into which he was entering ...
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Book cover: The Amazing JudgmentThe Amazing Judgment
by - Downey & Co. ,
A white-winged ship sailed out on the sunlit ocean into a dense sheet of drifting mist. The world of sunshine and murmuring waters seemed to have faded into chaos. In a very few moments the decks were wet, and a damp chilliness hung about the air ...
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Book cover: A Maker of HistoryA Maker of History
by - Little, Brown, and Company ,
Young Guy Poynton accidentally witnesses a clandestine political meeting in a remote forest on the border of Russia and Germany. Several weeks later he disappears from a night club in Paris. His lovely sister Phyllis arrives the next day...
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Book cover: A Monk of CrutaA Monk of Cruta
by - J. S. Ogilvie Publishing ,
The convoluted story involves a wealthy Englishman who falls in love with the daughter of an Italian nobleman who lives on the island of Cruta in the Mediterranean. An involved and curious monastic romance with a secret revealed at the last moment.
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Book cover: The Great ImpersonationThe Great Impersonation
by - Project Gutenberg ,
This is the best of the many spy thriller which Oppenheim wrote from the Edwardian era into the 1940s. The plot hinges around two very similar looking gentlemen, one from Britain and the other from Germany -- they happen to be related.
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Book cover: The Moving FingerThe Moving Finger
by - ManyBooks ,
A mystifying story dealing with a wealthy M.P.'s experiment with a poor young man. The MP is also a knight and a wealthy landowner. The tale pulsates with life and is truly startling in some of its revelations. (Also published as The Falling Star).
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Book cover: The AvengerThe Avenger
by - ManyBooks ,
The author unravels the deepest of mysteries with consummate power. The Avenger is the story of an English curate and his connection with the fair occupant of a near-by yellow house. Every page in this novel suggests a mystery.
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