Search Results: 'Max Pemberton'
Jewel Mysteries : From a Dealer's Note Book (Illustrated)
Jewel mysteries, From a dealer's note book is a book of detective and mystery stories. “When I had the jewel under the powerful light of an unshaded incandescent lamp I could see that it... More > merited all the appreciation I had bestowed upon it at first sight. It was flawless, wanting the demerit of a single mark which could be pointed to in depreciation of its price. For play of color and radiating generosity of hues, I have already said that no man has seen its equal. “< Less
Aladdin of London
Alban Kennedy, the impoverished son of a British parson, is compelled to take up his abode in the Whitechapel district of London, and becomes the suitor of a little Polish maid who is infinitely... More > above her mean environment. The circumstances which lead to his adoption by a millionaire, the net of intrigue woven about him, and the efforts to bring about the death of his little sweetheart for political purposes, using him as the innocent tool, make an engrossing plot.< Less