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The Gentleman Who Vanished By Fergus Hume
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An argument over a game of cards turns deadly in this tense British murder mystery from Fergus Hume, author of The Wooden Hand. Hot-tempered gambler Adrian Lancaster is down on his luck. His friend... More > Philip Trevanna is pressing him to settle a thousand pound debt, suggesting he ask his new heiress wife Olive Maunders for the money. When Adrian rejects the idea, Philip taunts him and cruelly rifles a deck of cards into his face. Adrian reacts by hurling a decanter at Philip which hits his friend hard on the head and cracks his skull open. Adrian panics and, after feeling Philip for a pulse, impulsively flees the scene, reasoning that the shame of being associated with a murderer would be too much for Olive to bear. He feverishly walks the empty moonlit streets of London, wrestling with his conscience. But there is something he doesn’t know … Philip isn’t dead and now he wants more than just a thousand pounds from Adrian.< Less
The Secret Adversary By Agatha Christie
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"Two young adventurers for hire. Willing to do anything, go anywhere. Pay must be good. No reasonable offer refused." With that bold declaration, Thomas "Tommy" Beresford and... More > Prudence "Tuppence" Cowley launch their career as sleuths. The childhood chums, newly reunited in London during the lean years after the Great War, are immediately swept up in a series of thrilling escapades as they search for a secret treaty in the hands of a survivor of the shipwrecked Lusitania. Witty banter highlights their tale of adventure, courage, and suspense, populated by a colorful cast ranging from an American millionaire and a British Intelligence agent to a ring of Bolshevist conspirators headed by a criminal mastermind.< Less
The Death Coins By Walter S. Masterman
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Hardcover. Originally published in London in 1940, 'The Death Coins' has since become a rarity along with Walter S. Masterman’s last novels, probably due to wartime restrictions and the... More > destruction of the publisher’s warehouse during The Blitz. 'The Death Coins' is another fine murder mystery featuring the author’s series sleuth Sir Arthur Sinclair. Ramble House is proud to bring this Masterman mystery back into print at last.< Less
The White Owl TPB By Edmund Snell
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“The White Owl,” by Edmund Snell, quivers with the literary hocus pocus that affords mental relief in a materialistic age. Two adventurers, searching for an Aztec temple containing a... More > deity, which flourished before the Spanish conquistadores overran Mexico, find it, and on opening the covering of a shaft one of them is carried down into its fathomless depths by a huge white owl. There appears to the survivor a girl, Naia, who tells him that his friend will reappear after twenty moons. The White Owl having been released, the hatred of the Aztecs for their Spanish oppressors is renewed, and a series of murders of Spaniards in various places in Europe follows, the White Owl with hideous green eyes continually appearing when the mysterious influences are at work. The vanished explorer and the girl Naia are always the instruments.< Less
The White Owl TPB By Edmund Snell
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“The White Owl,” by Edmund Snell, quivers with the literary hocus pocus that affords mental relief in a materialistic age. Two adventurers, searching for an Aztec temple containing a... More > deity, which flourished before the Spanish conquistadores overran Mexico, find it, and on opening the covering of a shaft one of them is carried down into its fathomless depths by a huge white owl. There appears to the survivor a girl, Naia, who tells him that his friend will reappear after twenty moons. The White Owl having been released, the hatred of the Aztecs for their Spanish oppressors is renewed, and a series of murders of Spaniards in various places in Europe follows, the White Owl with hideous green eyes continually appearing when the mysterious influences are at work. The vanished explorer and the girl Naia are always the instruments.< Less
The Accidental Assassin By Kenneth L Fearnley
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Our lives are a fraught with accidents. The Dictionary defines an accident as a noun; “an accident is undesirable or an unfortunate happening. An unintentional happening that most commonly... More > results in harm, casualty or loss. Accidental is an adjective described as; happening by chance, or accident, or an event not planned.” Every day we experience an accident, with luck the event is minor. David Black found himself the object of a number of accidental happenings, some of his own making. What he needed was an actual event of his own making to appear as an accident, little did he know what the outcome would be? Detective Inspector Les Steele is involved in three incidents involving two accidental deaths and two suicides. Are they accidents? Only his perseverance and intelligence will provide the answer. He is sidetracked when a murder takes place that is neither an accident nor accidental. The Detective Inspector is given the task of solving all four cases. Will the Assassin escape the long arm of the law?< Less
The Quest of the Sacred Slipper By Sax Rohmer
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I was not the only passenger aboard the s.s. Mandalay who perceived the disturbance and wondered what it might portend and from whence proceed. A goodly number of passengers were joining the ship at... More > Port Said. I was lounging against the rail, pipe in mouth, lazily wondering, with a large vagueness...< Less
Dream of the Dead By M. G. Scarsbrook
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A WEALTHY THEATRE PRODUCER IS FOUND DEAD. A RARE CORROSIVE POISON HAS BURNED THROUGH HIS STOMACH. NO ONE KNOWS WHY. Enter DI Jack Ravenshaw. A young, talented officer with a secret: he belongs to... More > England’s most famous dynasty of actors. When Scotland Yard uncovers his hidden past, his acting experience, and his formidable connections, he becomes the perfect choice to investigate the producer’s killing. Against his wishes, he must return to London's West End. Cast back into one of the most vibrant – and violent – areas of the country, Ravenshaw is quickly surrounded by sexy performers, shadowy assistants, and powerful investors. Finding the truth seems almost impossible. Yet with the help of his mysterious partner, DS Emily Hart, Ravenshaw must put all his skills into action against an ingenious, twisted, and ruthless killer… But can he solve the case before another person is murdered?< Less
Death Leaves No Card By Miles Burton
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Hardcover. WHEN DEATH PAYS A CALL he generally leaves a card behind ...  even if it sometimes takes a pathologist to find it. But on the morning that he visited the bathroom at Forstal... More > Farm, he did it incognito. It took a man with a crowbar to break down the bathroom door, and there on the floor was Basil Maplewood, naked, with one foot still hanging over the edge of the bath. Basil was only twenty-one, and in the very pink of health, but the post-mortem didn’t help much ... no violence, no sign of poison. Here is a mystery in a thousand, and one that almost — but not quite — threw dust in the eyes of Inspector Arnold and his colleagues.< Less
Death Leaves No Card TPB By Miles Burton
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Trade paperback. WHEN DEATH PAYS A CALL he generally leaves a card behind ...  even if it sometimes takes a pathologist to find it. But on the morning that he visited the bathroom at... More > Forstal Farm, he did it incognito. It took a man with a crowbar to break down the bathroom door, and there on the floor was Basil Maplewood, naked, with one foot still hanging over the edge of the bath. Basil was only twenty-one, and in the very pink of health, but the post-mortem didn’t help much ... no violence, no sign of poison. Here is a mystery in a thousand, and one that almost — but not quite — threw dust in the eyes of Inspector Arnold and his colleagues.< Less

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