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The First Golden Age Of Mystery Crime Megapack Fletcher Flora

Author : Fletcher Flora
ISBN : 9781479407392
Genre : Fiction
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The Golden Age of Mystery & Crime MEGAPACKTM series focuses on unjustly forgotten mystery writers from the 1960s and before. Fletcher Flora is a perfect example. Beginning in the 1950s, Flora wrote a string of 20 great novels -- mysteries, suspense, plus three pseudonymously as "Ellery Queen." He also published more than 160 short stories in the top mystery magazines. In his day, he was among the top of his field. This volume collects 26 of his classic mystery and crime tales for your reading pleasure. Included are: THE TWO-FACED CORPSE AS I LIE DEAD I'LL KILL FOR YOU LONG WAY TO K.C. HEELS ARE FOR HATING MURDER OF A MOUSE POINTS SOUTH TWO LITTLE HANDS HANDY MAN LOOSE ENDS THE WITNESS WAS A LADY SHE ASKED FOR IT TUNE ME IN THE SPENT DAYS BONUS BOY MRS. DEARLY'S SPECIAL DAY SIX REASONS FOR MURDER HOW? WHEN? WHO? THE SATIN-QUILTED BOX MY FATHER DIED YOUNG WAIT AND SEE OBITUARY THE HAPPENSTANCE SNATCH COUSIN KELLY REFUGE SOMETHING PRICELESS If you enjoy this ebook, don't forget to search your favorite ebook store for "Wildside Press Megapack" to see more of the 250+ volumes in this series, covering adventure, historical fiction, mysteries, westerns, ghost stories, science fiction -- and much, much more!

The Arsene Lupin Megapack

Author : Maurice LeBlanc
ISBN : 9781479405138
Genre : Fiction
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A contemporary of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Maurice Leblanc (1864-1941) was the creator of the character of gentleman thief Arsene Lupin who, in French-speaking countries, has enjoyed a popularity as long-lasting and considerable as Sherlock Holmes in the English-speaking world. This volume collects 11 books: ARSÈNE LUPIN, by Maurice Leblanc THE HOLLOW NEEDLE 813 THE CRYSTAL STOPPER THE CONFESSIONS OF ARSÈNE LUPIN THE GOLDEN TRIANGLE THE SECRET OF SAREK THE TEETH OF THE TIGER THE EIGHT STROKES OF THE CLOCK If you enjoy this book, search your favorite ebook store for "Wildside Press Megapack" to see the more than 180 other entries in the series, covering science fiction, modern authors, mysteries, westerns, classics, adventure stories, and much, much more!

Paperback Confidential

Author : Brian Ritt
ISBN : 1933586613
Genre : Reference
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132 profiles of the men and women who wrote the books that became the backbone of the Pulp and Paperback Era from the 1930s through the 1960s. Each profile contains details about the author's life and explores key works; also covered are screenplay and teleplay work, as well as movies based on the authors' stories. There is also a separate section where the authors' pseudonyms are listed. There is nothing like this book currently on the market. Will appeal to all fans of noir fiction.

The Spicy Adventure Megapack 25 Tales From The Spicy Pulps

Author : Robert Leslie Bellem
ISBN : 9781479406500
Genre : Fiction
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The pulp magazines of the early to mid 20th Century are often "politically incorrect" by modern standards. However, the "Spicy" magazines -- Spicy-Adventure Stories, Spicy Mystery, Spicy Western, etc. -- were politically incorrect by their own contemporary standards as well. With the occasional passing glimpse of a creamy-smooth thigh (or other womanly part!), and often filled with sexism, racism, and over-the-top plots and language, they nevertheless manage to titillate with more innuendo than anything else. If you find such things offensive, this is definitely not the right MEGAPACK™ for you. But if you enjoy the occasional stroll down the back alleys of pulp publishing, here's a walk on the seamy side of the 1930s! Included are: THE SHANGHAI JESTER, by Robert Leslie Bellem BLACK MURDER, by Carl Moore SUEZ SOUVENIR, by Jerome Hyams THE HOUSE OF WEIRD SLEEP, by Charles R. Allen CAVE OF THE CRISS-CROSS KNIVES, by C.C. Spruce HOT BLOOD, by Arthur Wallace THE MOON GOD TAKES, by Robert Leslie Bellem SMUGGLER’S ISLAND, by Atwater Culpepper TALISMAN OF DOOM, by James W. Marvin TATTOOED BLONDE, by Ellery Watson Calder WHITE MEAT, by Don King RED BAMBOO, by Jason Lyttell THE BLACK , by Ellery Watson Calder THE ISLE OF MONSTERS, by Jane Thomas TUFFY AND HIS HAREM, by Nick Anderson QUEEN OF THE FLAMING ARROWS, by Frank E. Marks VALLEY OF BLOOD, by Victor Rousseau LUST TO KILL, by Jose Vaca MARRIAGE FOR MURDER, by C.A.M. Donne MESSAGE TO MORGAN, by Guy Russell RIVER OF FIRE, by Ken Cooper SKY GODDESS, by Clive Trent LEAF OF THE LOTUS, by Guy Russell THE DEVIL'S DAUGHTER, by Clark Nelson ADVENTURE'S END, by Robert Leslie Bellem If you enjoy this volume of classic stories, don't forget to search your favorite ebook store for "Wildside Press Megapack" to see the 230+ other entries in this series, including mysteries, adventure, science fiction, fantasy, horror, westerns -- and much, much more!

A Midsummer S Equation

Author : Keigo Higashino
ISBN : 9781250027917
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Manabu Yukawa, the physicist known as "Detective Galileo," has traveled to Hariguara, a once-popular summer resort town that has fallen on hard times. He is there to speak at a conference on a planned underwater mining operation, which has sharply divided the town. One faction is against the proposed operation, concerned about the environmental impact on the area, known for its pristine waters. The other faction, seeing no future in the town as it is, believes its only hope lies in the development project. The night after the tense panel discussion, one of the resort's guests is found dead on the seashore at the base of the local cliffs. The local police at first believe it was a simple accident—that he wandered over the edge while walking on unfamiliar territory in the middle of the night. But when they discover that the victim was a former policeman and that the cause of death was carbon monoxide poisoning, they begin to suspect he was murdered, and his body tossed off the cliff to misdirect the police. As the police try to uncover where Tsukahara was killed and why, Yukawa finds himself enmeshed in yet another confounding case of murder. In a series of twists as complex and surprising as any in Higashino's brilliant, critically acclaimed work, Galileo uncovers the hidden relationship behind the tragic events that led to this murder.

A Book Of Scoundrels

Author : Charles Whibley
ISBN : 9781595400628
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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There are other manifestations of greatness than to relieve suffering or to wreck an empire. Julius Caesar and John Howard are not the only heroes who have smiled upon the world. In the supreme adaptation of means to an end there is a constant nobility, for neither ambition nor virtue is the essential of a perfect action. How shall you contemplate with indifference the career of an artist whom genius or good guidance has compelled to exercise his peculiar skill, to indulge his finer aptitudes? A masterly theft rises in its claim to respect high above the reprobation of the moralist. The scoundrel, when once justice is quit of him, has a right to be appraised by his actions, not by their effect; and he dies secure in the knowledge that he is commonly more distinguished, if he be less loved, than his virtuous contemporaries. While murder is wellnigh as old as life, property and the pocket invented theft, late-born among the arts. It was not until avarice had devised many a cunning trick for the protection of wealth, until civilisation had multiplied the forms of portable property, that thieving became a liberal and an elegant profession. True, in pastoral society, the lawless man was eager to lift cattle, to break down the barrier between robbery and warfare. But the contrast is as sharp between the savagery of the ancient reiver and the polished performance of Captain Hind as between the daub of the pavement and the perfection of Velasquez.

The Century Dictionary

Author : William Dwight Whitney
ISBN : CHI:48349757
Genre : Encyclopedias and dictionaries
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The Century Dictionary The Century Dictionary

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The Century Dictionary And Cyclopedia The Century Dictionary Prepared Under The Superintendence Of William Dwight Whitney

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The Century Dictionary And Cyclopedia Dictionary

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