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An Exposition of Classics By British Authors Second Edition By Daniel Zimmermann
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This edition treats “Lady of the Lake” by Sir Walter Scott plus “King Lear” and “Othello” by Shakespeare. Other Shakespearean plays treated are... More > “Macbeth,” “Hamlet,” “As You Like It,” “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” “Julius Caesar,” “Twelfth Night,” and “Coriolanus.” Also treated are John Bunyan’s “Pilgrim’s Progress,” Milton;s “Paradise Regained,” “Beowulf,” “Robinson Crusoe” byDaniel Defoe, “Gulliver’s Travels” by Johnathan Swift, “The Rivals” by Sheridan, “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner” by Coleridge, “The Second Jungle Book” by Kipling, “The Traveler’s Story about a Terribly Strange Bed” by Wilkie Collins, “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens, and two stories by Robert Louis Stevenson. The works are treated in considerable detail. Several works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle are also treated, such as “The Terror of Blue John Gap,” “The Lost Special,” and “The Brazilian Cat.” I have treated Sherlock Holmes mysteries in a different e-book.< Less
Reputation: An Alan McGill mystery By Douglas Mitchell
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The naked body of a strangled man is discovered in a house in Amiens in 1917, and the British Army can’t find out who he is or who the murderer is. So they turn to Scotland Yard to cover their... More > backs. Detective Constable Alan McGill and his superior, Inspector Brown, find themselves in France on what seems to be a fools’ errand. McGill has other ideas though, and when he suddenly finds himself promoted to Inspector, he determines to solve the mystery. The deeper he delves, the more danger he has to confront, and then, with the mystery solved, he faces a final, deeply disturbing truth.< Less
The Golf Course Mystery By Chester K. Steele
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Harry and Gerry compete for the hand of the comely Viola Carwell. Unfortunately for Harry, his family recently took advantage of Viola’s father Horace in a business deal and consequently the... More > money-troubled patriarch is rumored to be cool toward Harry. Old man Horace dies in the middle of a golf match. The cause of death is poison. Was it suicide due to financial problems? Or was it murder, with heir apparent Harry as the prime suspect? It’s up to super sleuth Detective Colonel Ashley and his servant Shag to solve the case. The Colonel would rather be fishing, but murder has a way of interrupting his reading of Walton's Compleat Angler. Curl up with this classic British mystery from Chester K. Steele, author of The Mansion of Mystery.< Less
The Complete Father Brown Mysteries By G. K. Chesterton
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The Complete Father Brown Mysteries includes 24 stories featuring G. K. Chesterton’s eponymous Roman Catholic sleuth. These mysteries are the original source material for the current hit BBC TV... More > show Father Brown starring Mark Williams. Chesterton’s priest-sleuth was loosely based on Father John O'Connor, a parish priest in Bradford, who was involved in Chesterton's conversion to Catholicism in 1922. By bringing murder and mayhem into the genteel setting of a village parish, Chesterton pioneered the ‘cozy’ mystery genre which Agatha Christie and others would further develop in subsequent decades. This new digital edition of The Complete Father Brown Mysteries includes an image gallery and links to free audio recordings of all 24 mysteries.< Less
The Red House Mystery By A. A. Milne
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The story is set in the English manor house belonging to Mark Ablett, who has been throwing a party consisting of a widow and her marriageable daughter, a retired major, a willful actress, and Bill... More > Beverley, a young man about town. Mark's long-lost brother Robert, the black sheep of the family, arrives from Australia and shortly thereafter is found dead, shot through the head. Tony Gillingham, a stranger who has just arrived to call on his friend Bill, decides to investigate. His investigation progresses almost playfully through the novel while the clues mount up and the theories abound. Author A. A. Milne lets his readers inside the head of his amateur detective, disregarding the clichéd romance or violence of other detective novels, as the mystery becomes a puzzling sort of parlor game for the novel's characters and readers alike. Alexander Woollcott called The Red House Mystery "one of the three best mystery stories of all time."< Less
The Complete Father Brown Mysteries By G. K. Chesterton
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'The Complete Father Brown Mysteries' includes 24 stories featuring G. K. Chesterton’s eponymous Roman Catholic sleuth. These mysteries are the original source material for the current hit BBC... More > TV show 'Father Brown' starring Mark Williams.< Less
The Complete Father Brown Mysteries By G. K. Chesterton
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'The Complete Father Brown Mysteries' includes 24 stories featuring G. K. Chesterton’s eponymous Roman Catholic sleuth. These mysteries are the original source material for the current hit BBC... More > TV show 'Father Brown' starring Mark Williams. Chesterton’s priest-sleuth was loosely based on Father John O'Connor, a parish priest in Bradford, who was involved in Chesterton's conversion to Catholicism in 1922. By bringing murder and mayhem into the genteel setting of a village parish, Chesterton pioneered the ‘cozy’ mystery genre which Agatha Christie and others would further develop in subsequent decades.< Less
The Big Bow Mystery By Israel Zangwill
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Regarded as the first full-length locked room mystery, The Big Bow Mystery focuses on a murder that has occurred inside a locked room, with no clear indication as to the weapon used, the perpetrator... More > of the horrendous crime, or a possible escape route. Scotland Yard is stumped. Yet the seemingly unsolvable case has, as Inspector Grodman says, "one sublimely simple solution" that is revealed in a final chapter full of revelations and a shocking denouement. The Big Bow Mystery has been almost continuously in print since 1891 and has been used as the basis for three commercial films.< Less
Four Fragrant Mysteries By Sarah McCartney
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Four gentle mystery stories, set in England in 1933, each featuring a brief appearance by Detective Inspector Billingham of Scotland Yard. Each one was written to accompany a perfume, created by... More > Sarah McCartney, perfumer at 4160Tuesdays. The Buddhawood Box - Uncle Horatio's legacy, four wooden boxes, squabbled over by his relatives at his London's lawyers' office. Captured by Candlelight - A story of song, dance and come-uppance when Lord Dolderbury's country home is burgled on Christmas Eve. The Search for Flora Psychedelica - The tale of two rival botanists each hunting for a semi-mythical flower with psychotropic properties. Up the Apples & Pears - Dotty and Cissy Shuttleworth's London pub is under threat from an unscrupulous property developer, and so are Cissy and Dotty.< Less
The Sagittarius Mysteries - Inner Vision By Adrian Holland
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The Sagittarius Mysteries – Part 1 - Inner Vision A thrilling science fiction mystery series… Brandon Sagittarius is head of the Experimental Department of British Intelligence (MI6)... More > who finds himself with quite a mystery to solve. Sagittarius's eccentric behaviour and brilliance comes to the attention of The Organisation - a group of individuals with only one objective - power! Their plan is to infiltrate British Intelligence, and to gain access to the secret technology held within it. They are devious, without any scruples, and will stop at nothing in their quest for absolute control. Can Sagittarius stop them before it is too late…< Less

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