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autor: Edgar Wallace

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Edgar Wallace
2020-04-11
The Lady of Little Hell - ebook/epub
The Lady of Little Hell - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace-55%
Ventigo Media

One of the most prolific writers of the twentieth century, Edgar Wallace was an immensely popular author, who created exciting thrillers spiced with tales of treacherous crooks and hard-boiled detectives. These were largely adventure narratives with elements of crime or mystery, and usually combined a bombastic sensationalism with hammy violence. In this exciting page-turner, originally published in 1929...

The Last Adventure - ebook/epub
The Last Adventure - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace-55%
Ventigo Media

Edgar Wallace was a prolific author of crime, adventure and humorous stories, whose best known creations include The Four Just Men, Sanders of the River, and J. G. Reeder. Although Wallace wrote many stand alone novels it is, perhaps, for his series based material always popular with readers that he remains best known. The Last Adventure is a story packed with intrigue, treachery, assassinations...

The Joker - ebook/epub
The Joker - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace-55%
Ventigo Media

Mr. Stratford Harlow, the colossus of British Finance, was a gentleman with no particular call to hurry. By every standard he was a member of the leisured classes, and to his opportunities for lingering, he added the desire of one who was pertinently curious. The most commonplace phenomena interested Mr. Harlow. He had all the requisite qualities of an observer; his enjoyment was without the handicap of sentimentality...

The Keepers of the Kings Peace - ebook/epub
The Keepers of the Kings Peace - ebook/epub
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Ventigo Media

The Keepers of the Kings Peace is another entry in Edgar Wallaces eminently popular Sanders of the River series based on British attempts to bring their administration to darkest Africa. An elite crew of officers is charged with getting to the bottom of a female shamans seemingly miraculous powers, but bumbling new addition Bones keeps getting in the way. Will they be able to stave off a mass rebellion before its too late...

The Just Men of Cordova - ebook/epub
The Just Men of Cordova - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace-55%
Ventigo Media

There are crimes for which no punishment is adequate, offences that the written law cannot redress. The three friends, Pioccart, Manfred and Gonsalez, may be enjoying the exotic, Spanish city of Cordova with its heat and Moorish influences, but they are still committed to employing their intellect and cunning to dispense justice. In The Just Men of Cordova, written in 1917, the just men move into the treacherous...

The India-Rubber Men - ebook/epub
The India-Rubber Men - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace-55%
Ventigo Media

The India-Rubber Men is a gripping thriller of Londons River Police, whose swift launches patrol the Thames and guard the ships that lie in port. Inspector John Wade is given the toughest job of his life when he is assigned the task of running to earth a gang of gunmen in rubber gas-masks, rubber gloves and crepe rubber shoes, who rob banks and jewelers, and even commit murder under the very eyes of the police...

The Iron Grip - ebook/epub
The Iron Grip - ebook/epub
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Ventigo Media

1929 short story collection by Edgar Wallace revolving around the demobbed soldier (WWI) Jack Wireless Bryce and his engagement by the law firm Hemmer & Hemmer. Operating on the fringes of lawlessness, Bryce uses his brains and brawn to protect a range of the firms more vulnerable and downright gullible clients. His new career as a detective creates a compelling tale of adventure. Most of his adventures involve rescuing various damsels in distress...

The Guvnor and Other Short Stories - ebook/epub
The Guvnor and Other Short Stories - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace-55%
Ventigo Media

Fifth book in the J.G. Reeder series. When Larry ORyan decides to become a burglar he attends night school to study ballistics, then secures a job at a safe-makers. After three successful robberies Larry is caught by Mr. J. G. Reeder. An unlikely friendship develops and on Saturdays they can be seen together at the British Museum or the Tower. One day Larry rescues Miss Lane Leonard, daughter of a millionaire...

The Hand of Power - ebook/epub
The Hand of Power - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace-55%
Ventigo Media

The name, Edgar Wallace, threads through early twentieth century crime fiction like a stream that turns out to be a lot deeper and wider than you thought. During the 1920s and 30s, it was said that one of every four books read in England was written by Wallace, who ultimately produced 173 books and 17 plays. The Hand of Power is a tale about the sale of a desk designed by a butler who murdered his wife...

The Green Ribbon - ebook/epub
The Green Ribbon - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace-55%
Ventigo Media

In The Green Ribbon an insurance investigator researches the accidental death of a jockey. His inquiry leads to an illegal gambling organization, as well as the knowledge that the jockeys death was not accidental. He also saves the life of another jockey who has been the victim of a couple of accidents. One of Edgar Wallaces occasional horse racing novels which centers of a betting syndicate involving the jovial Mr...

The Green Rust - ebook/epub
The Green Rust - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace-55%
Ventigo Media

This is an enjoyable short story by Edgar Wallace, set in England during the 1920s. The Green Rust, his twelfth crime novel, is one of three books he published in 1919. It begins at the English home of the severely ill American millionaire, John Millinborn. With him are his best friend, Kitson, and a local doctor, the Dutch van Heerden. He is murdered, stabbed to death in his sick bed in the first chapter...

The Gunner - ebook/epub
The Gunner - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace-55%
Ventigo Media

The name, Edgar Wallace, threads through early twentieth century crime fiction like a stream that turns out to be a lot deeper and wider than you thought. For many, Haynes, known as Gunner, is not an outlaw but a gentleman of unorthodox methods. For Scotland Yard, he is one of the most skilled thieves in the world. The Gunner and Luke Maddison belong to completely different worlds; Luke is a respectable banker with a charming girlfriend...

The Governor of Chi-Foo - ebook/epub
The Governor of Chi-Foo - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace-55%
Ventigo Media

Edgar Wallace was an English novelist, journalist and playwright, who was an enormously popular writer of detective, suspense stories, and practically invented the modern thriller. His popularity at the time was comparable to that of Charles Dickens one of Wallaces publishers claimed that a quarter of all books read in England were written by him. The Governor of Chi-Foo is a rare short story collection...

The Great Reward - ebook/epub
The Great Reward - ebook/epub
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Ventigo Media

The Great Reward is thirteen quirky short stories from the master of mystery Edgar Wallace. Fast-paced, with good classic twists and turns, an unusual criminal scheme and a little romance. Edgar Wallace was a British novelist, playwright, and journalist who produced popular detective and suspense stories and was in his time the king of the modern thriller. Wallaces literary output 175 books, 24 plays...

The Green Archer - ebook/epub
The Green Archer - ebook/epub
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Ventigo Media

Another rip-roaring tale from Edgar Wallace, The Green Archer features a beautiful girl looking for the mother from whom she was stolen as a baby, her kindly foster-father, a redheaded journalist, a very secret policeman who is also a master of disguise, an Anglo-Indian petty criminal and his wife, assorted villains and, at the center of it all, Abel Bellamy, a very ugly, very rich man whos bought a Garres Castle in Scotland...

The Golden Hades - ebook/epub
The Golden Hades - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace-55%
Ventigo Media

This early work by Edgar Wallace was originally published in 1929. 'The Golden Hades' is a tale of murder and a symbol on bank notes leading to a sinister organization. This mystery novel features Wilbur Smith of the Treasury Department for Counterfeit in his investigations. Each time a crime happens be it a robbery or a murder, there is a sinister sign of Pluto (Hades) gold there... a statue of the Greek god of the underworld and the sign of dangerous...

The Ghost of Down Hill & The Queen of Shebas Belt - ebook/epub
The Ghost of Down Hill & The Queen of Shebas Belt - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace-55%
Ventigo Media

Best remembered for penning the screenplay for the classic film King Kong, author Edgar Wallace was an astoundingly popular luminary in the action-adventure genre in the early twentieth century. The Ghost of Down Hill is an entertaining mystery novella, based on the idea that a ghost of a monk haunts a house built on top of former holy ground. This novella has upbeat tone and surprising outcome. The Queen of Shebas Belt features the disappearance...

The Frightened Lady - ebook/epub
The Frightened Lady - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace-55%
Ventigo Media

When Inspector Tanner is called in to investigate a ruthless murder at Marks Priory, the grand ancestral home of the Lebanon family, he quickly discovers that nothing is quite as it seems. The household is controlled by the family physician, the footmen behave more like guests than servants and the secretary Isla is afraid for her life. Why are these two American toughs employed as footmen? Why is Lady Lebanon so unwilling to answer any questions...

The Gambling Girl - ebook/epub
The Gambling Girl - ebook/epub
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Ventigo Media

The Gambling Girl, by Edgar Wallace is a book of short story mysteries. Bill and Mary met at a gambling casino and both are imprisoned for reasons that are murky. Bill was a former detective with the American Army at G.H.Q. Marys past was more mysterious. From that day forward however, neither of their lives would ever be the same again. Fast-paced, with good twists and turns, an unusual mystery scheme and a little romance...

The Gaunt Stranger - ebook/epub
The Gaunt Stranger - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace-55%
Ventigo Media

Inspector Wemburys day turns from bad to worse when a legendary assassin who was supposed dead in Australia returns to England seeking vengeance for the murder of his sister. The detective teams up with Lomond, a police doctor, to try to find The Ringer who is a mysterious, revenge-driven serial killer and master of disguise. When a lawyer receives a bouquet with a note informing him that hell be dead in forty-eight hours...

The Four Just Men - ebook/epub
The Four Just Men - ebook/epub
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Ventigo Media

Written in 1905, it is one of Wallaces many popular thriller novels. Four Just Men was the start of a series about a determined band of European vigilantes who decide to kill off people in the world whom the law cannot punish. Their ingenuity and ability to keep several steps ahead of those who would thwart them, including police, are the essence of the plot. When the British Foreign Secretary Sir Philip Ramon decides to push through a law which...

The Fourth Plague - ebook/epub
The Fourth Plague - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace-55%
Ventigo Media

The Fourth Plague is an intriguing crime novel that was published in 1913, during the early years of Wallaces career as a novelist. Here again pits a master detective against a powerful crime syndicate, this time with an Italian background. An Italian secret society, burglary, kidnapping, detectives, mysterious artefacts, remarkable coincidences! This is a tale of the Red-Hand, a criminal organization that makes Count Festini...

The Flying Squad - ebook/epub
The Flying Squad - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace-55%
Ventigo Media

The creek between the canal and the river flows under Ladys Stairs, a crazy wooden house inhabited by Li Yoseph known to the police as a smuggler. The neighborhood suspects he is rich, and knows he is mad. Inspector Bradley is out to break a drug-smuggling gang which operates from an old house overhanging the Thames; the gang is headed by a criminal called Mark McGill. The disappearance of young Ron Perryman whom McGill has murdered and dumped...

The Forger - ebook/epub
The Forger - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace-55%
Ventigo Media

Forged notes have started to appear everywhere. Mr. Cheyne Wells of Harley Street has been given one. So has Porter. Peter Clifton is rich, but no one is quite certain how he acquired his money not even his new wife, the beautiful Jane Leith. Jane, newly married to this man she does not love, is plunged into a nightmare of murder and madness. What is the secret of her husbands immense fortune? Is he The Clever One who has baffled the police...

The Fighting Scouts - ebook/epub
The Fighting Scouts - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace-55%
Ventigo Media

The second of Edgar Wallaces two short story collections about Scottish airman Tam during World War I. In this book Tam is joined by a new young American protégé Billy Best. The stories of Tam the pilot are not mysteries. They are the entertaining stories of the exploits of a cockney aviator who supposedly was Charles Lindberghs childhood inspiration to fly. Tam is a real person, and all the adventures set forth have actually happened...

The Flying Fifty-five - ebook/epub
The Flying Fifty-five - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace-55%
Ventigo Media

Edgar Wallace was an English novelist, journalist and playwright, who was an enormously popular writer of detective, suspense stories, and practically invented the modern thriller. His popularity at the time was comparable to that of Charles Dickens one of Wallaces publishers claimed that a quarter of all books read in England were written by him. The Flying Fifty-Five is a novel set in the horse racing community and follows the ups and downs of...

The Feathered Serpent - ebook/epub
The Feathered Serpent - ebook/epub
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Ventigo Media

The Feathered Serpent is a mystery-thriller novel penned by the remarkably prolific Edgar Wallace. A number of people receive threatening cards emblazoned with the device of a feathered serpent, a device that we later find is associated with ancient Aztec religion and with a cult that still exists in Mexico and Central America. Reporter Peter Dewin suspects the card mysteriously left in the handbag of actress Ella Creed is a publicity stunt...

The Fellowship of the Frog - ebook/epub
The Fellowship of the Frog - ebook/epub
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Ventigo Media

The Fellowship of the Frog is a typical, fast-paced Edgar Wallace thriller. The plot centers around the identity of an arch-criminal who is using down and outs to do his dirty work. The Frog is a menace to Society. A criminal mastermind who has organized the tramps of Britain into an unlawful army. He murders, he robs, he blackmails... He must be stopped. But who is he? There is no shortage of suspects and no shortage of twists...

The Exploits of Airman Hay - ebook/epub
The Exploits of Airman Hay - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace-55%
Ventigo Media

The Exploits of Airman Hay is a series of ten stories about an intrepid aviator by the name of Captain Murray Hay. The stories fast-paced with some surprising twists and turns, well written and great to read. The book presents the stories under the titles found in Edgar Wallaces manuscript, most of which correspond to those used in Topical Times. Edgar Wallace was a prolific author of crime, adventure and humorous stories...

The Face in the Night - ebook/epub
The Face in the Night - ebook/epub
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Ventigo Media

The Face in the Night was written in the year 1924 by Edgar Wallace. Leaving her chicken farm and moving to London to seek her sister, Audrey Bedford is caught passing the Queen of Finlands stolen necklace, and allows herself to be sent to prison for a year rather than implicate her guilty sibling. Once released, she takes a position as scribe to the mysterious Mr. Malpas, who lurks in his electrically-automated apartment and only allows himself...

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