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Mystery at the Manor By Darren Foulds
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In this thrilling novel, you will wander the corridors of Guyton Hall trying to solve a mystery. You will meet stuffy character and may encounter life threatening challenges. Most of all, you will... More > meet Frenhoffer, who answers the door. This is an interactive work of fiction. You make the decisions and determine how the story progresses.< Less
Mystery at the Manor By Darren Foulds
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In this thrilling novel, you will wander the corridors of Guyton Hall trying to solve a mystery. You will meet stuffy characters and may encounter life threatening challenges. Most of all, you will... More > meet Frenhoffer, who answers the door. This is an interactive work of fiction. You make the decisions and determine how the story progresses.< Less
The Woman of Mystery By Maurice Leblanc
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The first novel that does not directly focus on Arsene Lupin (but he will have great importance). In late July 1914. After getting married, Paul and Elizabeth arrive in the castle of the father of... More > Elizabeth, a few kilometers from the German border. By visiting the castle, Paul will make a frightening discovery, atrocious, that will change his life.< Less
The Mysteries of Udolpho By Ann Radcliffe
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Considered a change agent in early Gothic romance; oft-referenced in later literary works or paid homage to by such authors as Jane Austen (influential novel ready by her heroine, Catherine Morland,... More > in Northanger Abbey); Edgar Allen Poe (borrowed plot elements for the short story The Oval Portrait); and Sir Walter Scott.< Less
An Antarctic Mystery By Jules Verne
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An Antarctic Mystery (French: Le Sphinx des glaces, The Sphinx of the Ice Fields), is an 1897, two-volume novel by Jules Verne and is a response to Edgar Allan Poe's 1838 novel “The Narrative... More > of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket” It follows the adventures of the narrator and his journey from the Kerguelen Islands aboard Halbrane. Edgar Allan Poe’s telling of Arthur Pym’s narrative is shown to be true as events come together that bring out clues that help Captain Len Guy trace the fate of his brother’s ship the Jane; the very ship that Arthur Pym was on board at the time of his disappearance. Through the efforts of Mr. Joerling, the crew of the Halbrane is enticed to make the trip to Antarctica to search for any survivors of the Jane.< Less
The Mystery of Orcival By Émile Gaboriau
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Émile Gaboriau (November 9, 1832 – September 28, 1873) was a French writer, novelist, journalist, and a pioneer of detective fiction. His first detective novel, Monsieur Lecoq 1869,... More > which featured an amateur detective and a young police officer (Monsieur Lecoq), was a success and the Lecoq was the hero in Gaboriau’s 3 later detective novels. The character of Lecoq was based on a real-life thief turned police officer, Eugène François Vidocq (1775–1857), whose own memoirs, Les Vrais Mémoires de Vidocq, mixed fiction and fact. It may also have been influenced by the villainous Monsieur Lecoq, one of the main protagonists of Féval's Les Habits Noirs book series. Gaboriau was a pioneer and a great success in his time until Arthur Conan Doyle created Sherlock Holmes which diverted global attention from his Monsieur Lecoq. The story was produced on the stage in 1872. A long series of novels dealing with the annals of the police court followed, and proved very popular. Gaboriau died in Paris of pulmonary apoplexy.< Less
The Champdoce Mystery By Émile Gaboriau
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Émile Gaboriau (November 9, 1832 – September 28, 1873) was a French writer, novelist, journalist, and a pioneer of detective fiction. His first detective novel, Monsieur Lecoq 1869,... More > which featured an amateur detective and a young police officer (Monsieur Lecoq), was a success and the Lecoq was the hero in Gaboriau’s 3 later detective novels. The character of Lecoq was based on a real-life thief turned police officer, Eugène François Vidocq (1775–1857), whose own memoirs, Les Vrais Mémoires de Vidocq, mixed fiction and fact. It may also have been influenced by the villainous Monsieur Lecoq, one of the main protagonists of Féval's Les Habits Noirs book series. Gaboriau was a pioneer and a great success in his time until Arthur Conan Doyle created Sherlock Holmes which diverted global attention from his Monsieur Lecoq. The story was produced on the stage in 1872. A long series of novels dealing with the annals of the police court followed, and proved very popular. Gaboriau died in Paris of pulmonary apoplexy.< Less
The Mystery of Orcival By Émile Gaboriau
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Émile Gaboriau (November 9, 1832 – September 28, 1873) was a French writer, novelist, journalist, and a pioneer of detective fiction. His first detective novel, Monsieur Lecoq 1869,... More > which featured an amateur detective and a young police officer (Monsieur Lecoq), was a success and the Lecoq was the hero in Gaboriau’s 3 later detective novels. The character of Lecoq was based on a real-life thief turned police officer, Eugène François Vidocq (1775–1857), whose own memoirs, Les Vrais Mémoires de Vidocq, mixed fiction and fact. It may also have been influenced by the villainous Monsieur Lecoq, one of the main protagonists of Féval's Les Habits Noirs book series. Gaboriau was a pioneer and a great success in his time until Arthur Conan Doyle created Sherlock Holmes which diverted global attention from his Monsieur Lecoq. The story was produced on the stage in 1872. A long series of novels dealing with the annals of the police court followed, and proved very popular. Gaboriau died in Paris of pulmonary apoplexy.< Less
The Champdoce Mystery By Émile Gaboriau
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Émile Gaboriau (November 9, 1832 – September 28, 1873) was a French writer, novelist, journalist, and a pioneer of detective fiction. His first detective novel, Monsieur Lecoq 1869,... More > which featured an amateur detective and a young police officer (Monsieur Lecoq), was a success and the Lecoq was the hero in Gaboriau’s 3 later detective novels. The character of Lecoq was based on a real-life thief turned police officer, Eugène François Vidocq (1775–1857), whose own memoirs, Les Vrais Mémoires de Vidocq, mixed fiction and fact. It may also have been influenced by the villainous Monsieur Lecoq, one of the main protagonists of Féval's Les Habits Noirs book series. Gaboriau was a pioneer and a great success in his time until Arthur Conan Doyle created Sherlock Holmes which diverted global attention from his Monsieur Lecoq. The story was produced on the stage in 1872. A long series of novels dealing with the annals of the police court followed, and proved very popular. Gaboriau died in Paris of pulmonary apoplexy.< Less
An Antarctic Mystery By Jules Verne
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Written as a response to Edgar Allan Poe’s The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket, this novel takes place in 1839, eleven years after the plot of Poe’s novel and one year after... More > its publication. Jeorling, a wealthy American, narrates An Antarctic Mystery, telling the story of his adventure from the Kerguelen Islands back to the U.S. To reach the U.S., Jeorling joins Len Guy’s ship, the Halbrane. During the voyage, they find a dead sailor from the ship, the Jane, and a note with the body. The note informs them that a few of the crew from the Jane, including the captain, William Guy, survived an assassination attempt at Tsalal. Len Guy, the brother of William, decides to search for the Jane’s crew.< Less

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