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I, Chameleon By Harry Keeler
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Hardcover. Only webwork master Harry Stephen Keeler could have written this tour-de-force of role-playing. The narrator is a “chameleon” who changes his name and identity at... More > will—yet somehow manages to bring it off each time. The story is told in the first person by the Chameleon so you, the reader, get to follow him as he tries to see that mysterious lunatic Gilrick Sandringham is returned safely to the asylum. If that’s what he’s trying to do! He’s also looking for true love (in all the wrong places) with the only woman in the world for him, a mother superior of a nunnery. Can one Harry Stephen Keeler wrap this juggernaut up in a logical and satisfying way? You bet he can! This 326-page trade paperback contains the complete text of THE MYSTERIOUS MR. I and THE CHAMELEON.< Less
The Skull of the Waltzing Clown TPB By Harry Stephen Keeler
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Trade paperback. A classic from 1934 about Pau-ho, the Hawaiian drug that causes amnesia for six weeks, and the desperate men who take advantage of it.
A To Izzard By Fender Tucker
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The hardcover edition of a collection of writings about, by and in the style of Harry Stephen Keeler. This is the official "companion" book to the Chicago author who defined the genre,... More > webwork mysteries.< Less
A To Izzard TPB By Fender Tucker
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Trade paperback. A collection of writings about, by and in the style of Harry Stephen Keeler. This is the official 'companion' book to the Chicago author who defined the genre, webwork mysteries.
The Marceau Case By Harry Stephen Keeler
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Hardback. Written in 1935, this is a classic "dossier novel" full of pictures, diagrams, clippings, telegrams and other novel ways to mimic a narrative. It provides the first solution to... More > the flying strangler baby case.< Less
X. Jones - of Scotland Yard By Harry Stephen Keeler
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Hardcover. One of the best, this is the second half of the notorious Marceau case, where a strangler baby dangling from an autogyro may have done the deed. Written in 1935 at the peak of Keeler's... More > powers.< Less
Behind That Mask TPB By Harry Keeler
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Trade paperback. In 1932 Harry Stephen Keeler came out with a huge novel which was split into two books: FINGER! FINGER! and BEHIND THAT MASK. This is the ending book that wraps the whole case... More > up. HSK 1932< Less
Murder in Shawnee By John Douglas
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Hardcover. 'Murder In Shawnee' collects John Douglas’ two Detective Harter mysteries, 'Shawnee Alley Fire' and 'Haunts.' Shawnee may look like a small mountain city where nothing much takes... More > place, but, as Edward Harter knows, anything can happen. As Harter works to solve his baffling cases, you’ll walk the streets and ride the back roads with him. You’ll visit all sorts of people and places in a recession-hit railroading city in the Alleghenies — a city inspired by Cumberland, Maryland, and the surrounding region of western Maryland, northeast West Virginia and southwest Pennsylvania.< Less
Murder in Shawnee TPB By John Douglas
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Trade paperback. 'Murder In Shawnee' collects John Douglas’ two Detective Harter mysteries, 'Shawnee Alley Fire' and 'Haunts.' Shawnee may look like a small mountain city where nothing much... More > takes place, but, as Edward Harter knows, anything can happen. As Harter works to solve his baffling cases, you’ll walk the streets and ride the back roads with him. You’ll visit all sorts of people and places in a recession-hit railroading city in the Alleghenies — a city inspired by Cumberland, Maryland, and the surrounding region of western Maryland, northeast West Virginia and southwest Pennsylvania.< Less
The Case of the Lavender Gripsack By Harry Keeler
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At last! After a thousand pages and more side-trips through the backwoods of Chicago than you can imagine, the story of the man standing on the corner with the crimson hatbox is completed. Finally we... More > find out why the defendant, when asked by the archbishop what was in the box, replied “Wah Lee’s skull. I cracked Vann’s pete.” But not without some of the most incredible courtroom hijinks in the history of jurisprudence. And it’s told as only Harry Stephen Keeler could tell it—in four long books.< Less