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The Many Coloured Thread By Luke Allan
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This story opens in California from whence the scene is transferred to the picturesque Balearic Islands where the main drama takes place. It reveals the reactions of two young people—wage... More > slaves—who are suddenly released from bondage by a substantial legacy, and shows how the even tenor of their lives was abruptly ended in the most romantic of surroundings. Although they were not married, Milly and Hall lived together, both happy in the knowledge of their mutual love, and content to forget the world and its attendant cares in their newly-created paradise. Yet looming up on the distant horizon a storm-cloud slowly approached, finally to burst in all its fury upon the unsuspecting couple. It is a dramatic and absorbing love story.< Less
Remote Canada 100 Years Ago By Doug Frizzle, W. Lacey Amy
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Lacey Amy’s travel articles from ‘The Canadian Magazine’, 100 years ago including: Magdalen Islands, Quebec; Quidi Vidi, St. John’s, Newfoundland; Allik, Labrador; Medicine... More > Hat, Rockies, Edmonton, Swift Current, Alberta; Canso and the Eastern Shore of Nova Scotia; and finally icebergs, published the same month that the Titanic hit one!< Less
The Black Opal By Luke Allan
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Robbery, kidnapping and murder---where will it end? The mob is threatening control over this Quebec city and it's elite, in the 1930s. The Black Opal of young Ona Hampton is just a symbol of this... More > mystery written by Luke Allan and published in England by Arrowsmith, 1935.< Less
The Fourth Dagger By Luke Allan
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"Tiger" Lillie, a newspaper reporter, is sent to get a story about counterfeiters, and meets Detective Gordon Muldrew. As the two are passing the Florence Hotel, a scream is heard therein.... More > With the hotel manager, they rush to Room 322 and find there a middle-aged man lying on the floor dead with a dagger beside him. Mona Netherwood, discovered in the corridor, identities the dead man as her father, Aaron Netherwood, an ex-actor who registered under the name of Lightfoot. She was about to visit him, she says. . .< Less
Scotland Yard Takes a Holiday By Luke Allan
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Strangway, from Scotland Yard, London, is forced to take leave as his superior suspects that a broken love affair is disturbing his work. The detective happens upon a mysterious beautiful stranger,... More > and follows her only to find even more beautiful mystery in America. The story takes place in 1930s; a romantic thriller.< Less
The Outboard Boys - Stories 1 and 2 By Roger Garis
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The Outboard Boys Series. The Boys, Terry, Martin and Warren, appeared in the four-book series published in 1933 and 1934. The Boys used their powerful outboard motors to solve mysteries and have... More > adventures, etc. The copyright to this series was never renewed. We think that these stories are good and so Stillwoods is republishing them. This is the first of two volumes, each relates two stories.< Less
The Lone Trail By Luke Allan
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THE LONE TRAIL WHAT THIS STORY IS ABOUT When a novel by an unknown writer runs into its thirty-seventh thousand it must be something unusual. Blue Pete: Half-Breed was something unusual. In Luke... More > Allan’s new story an old friend reappears, Inspector Barker of the Mounted Police. Blue Pete is not here; but in his place there is the delightful little tenderfoot journalist Morton Stamford, who blunders into a drama full of thrills and incident. The description of the H-Lazy Z Ranch with Dakota Fraley and his outfit is a real Luke Allan piece of vigorous writing. For the weak of heart to read The Lone Trail is sheer murder—or should it be suicide?< Less
Radio Detectives - Books 1 & 2 By Hyatt Verrill, Doug Frizzle
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The Radio Detectives and The Radio Detectives under the Sea were written in 1922. Two lads are beginning to experiment with radio, a new science, in the process they uncover some villains and help... More > officials track them down.< Less
The Stalking Death By W. Lacey Amy
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From the pages of The Canadian Magazine, 1932, comes this thrilling murder mystery involving Chinese jade, jealousy, and murder. Once again Inspector Broughton has his hands full!
The Case of the Open Drawer By Luke Allan
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A Complicated Murder. Vance Horton was an unpleasant fellow, the kind whose name afflicts even hard-boiled men of the world with cold shudders of disgust. He had no friends, but, to counter-balance... More > this, could count on a whole host of enemies. So much so that, when someone more impatient than usual decided to murder him, the police, to say nothing of two amateurs, had suspects to burn.< Less