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Detective Jake McBlake And the Case of the Eccentric Billionaire By Lena Maffei et al.
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Detective Jacob McBlake, his assistant William, and his Teddy receive an invitation to a party. The host of this event is Tim Grover Charleson, the multi-billionaire. But crime seems to follow Jake... More > everywhere he goes...< Less
The Dream Detective By Sax Rohmer
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Ten stories featuring perhaps the most fantastic sleuth of them all: Moris Klaw, the Dream Detective. Accompanied by his beautiful daughter Isis, Klaw's mysterious abilities lead him to clues and... More > answers concerning occult occurrances far beyond the ken of ordinary minds. Moris Klaw is a gifted eccentric in the Holmesian mode. The proprietor of a ramshackle antique shop in Wapping, Klaw is a tall, stoop-shouldered man, of indeterminate age and unidentifiable foreign acccent, with skin the color of "dirty vellum". He wears gold pince-nez, a flat bowler hat, and an old black cape, and is not only an expert in the legends and lore of valuable historical objects, but also a master of disguise.< Less
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The Adventure of the Dying Detective By Arthur Conan Doyle
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Extract : Mrs. Hudson, the landlady of Sherlock Holmes, was a long-suffering woman. Not only was her first-floor flat invaded at all hours by throngs of singular and often undesirable characters but... More > her remarkable lodger showed an eccentricity and irregularity in his life which must have sorely tried her patience. His incredible untidiness, his addiction to music at strange hours, his occasional revolver practice within doors, his weird and often malodorous scientific experiments, and the atmosphere of violence and danger which hung around him made him the very worst tenant in London. On the other hand, his payments were princely. I have no doubt that the house might have been purchased at the price which Holmes paid for his rooms during the years that I was with him. The landlady stood in the deepest awe of him and never dared to interfere with him, however outrageous his proceedings might seem. She was fond of him, too, for he had a remarkable gentleness and courtesy in his dealings with women.< Less
sh123456rtf By george shank
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Schwein Here Murder Mystery A smart, eccentric police detective and pseudo psychologist with few external empathic sensitivities . . . Every page of this novel is fresh and vivid with outrageous... More > characters who appear perfectly normal within an intriguing murder plot.< Less
sh123456rtf By george shank
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Schwein Here Murder Mystery A smart, eccentric police detective and pseudo psychologist with few external empathic sensitivities . . . Every page of this novel is fresh and vivid with outrageous... More > characters who appear perfectly normal within an intriguing murder plot.< Less
The Inspector Baseheart Casebook By arthur crowley & Arthur Crowley
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Inspector Baseheart is a celebrated, cerebral, and eccentric homicide investigator. Why are porta-potties exploding with deadly consequences throughout the city? What is the connection between a... More > logical construct - the syllogism - and the Inspector’s concept of The Perfect Crime -- a crime so perfectly executed there should be no evidence it ever happened. The local authorities are convinced he is cuckoo. You too may be for a time, but then you realize he is indeed brilliant and correct ... and also a very strange individual. Now his life is in great peril because his enemies, imaginary or not, want to see him dead.< Less
The Inspector Baseheart Casebook By Arthur Crowley
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Inspector Baseheart is a celebrated, cerebral, and eccentric homicide investigator. Why are porta-potties exploding with deadly consequences throughout the city? What is the connection between a... More > logical construct - the syllogism - and the Inspector’s concept of The Perfect Crime -- a crime so perfectly executed there should be no evidence it ever happened. The local authorities are convinced he is cuckoo. You too may be for a time, but then you realize he is indeed brilliant and correct ... and also a very strange individual. Now his life is in great peril because his enemies, imaginary or not, want to see him dead.< Less
The Inspector Baseheart Casebook By Arthur Crowley & arthur crowley
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Inspector Baseheart is a celebrated, cerebral, and eccentric homicide investigator. Why are porta-potties exploding with deadly consequences throughout the city? What is the connection between a... More > logical construct - the syllogism - and the Inspector’s concept of The Perfect Crime -- a crime so perfectly executed there should be no evidence it ever happened. The local authorities are convinced he is cuckoo. You too may be for a time, but then you realize he is indeed brilliant and correct ... and also a very strange individual. Now his life is in great peril because his enemies, imaginary or not, want to see him dead.< Less
The Dark House By Georg Manville Fenn
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An extremely wealthy but reclusive man has died, leaving an eccentric will which hints at great riches hidden somewhere in the house.