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Edgar Wallace
2019-11-30
The Earl of Nowhere - ebook/epub
The Earl of Nowhere - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace-20%
Ventigo Media

Every city has its own peculiar voice. Neither the harsh roar of London, the nerve destroying staccato of sound which belongs exclusively to New York, nor the kettledrum buzz of Madrid is comparable with the voice of Paris, which is mainly vocal.''Queer thing about Paris, sir,' said Jim Selby, 'somebody is always talking.''The staid Vice-Councillor of the British Embassy lifted his head, and, being literally-minded...

2019-11-27
The Table - ebook/epub
The Table - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace, Robert Curtis-20%
Ventigo Media

Here is Edgar Wallaces famous stage-play as told by Robert Curtis in story form with all the dramatic excitement and suspense that thrilled theatre-goers. Robert Curtis was the private secretary to British crime writer Edgar Wallace. Curtis and Wallace met for the first time in 1913, before parting following the outbreak of World War One, as Curtis had to do his military service. In 1918 he was reunited with Wallace who employed him as his secretary...

The Man Who Changed His Name - ebook/epub
The Man Who Changed His Name - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace, Robert Curtis-20%
Ventigo Media

Over her head hung the menace of murder and; of the man who changed his name...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 Man Who Changed His Name is a Robert Curtiss adaptation of a screenplay by Edgar Wallace. This story packed with intrigue...

The Mouthpiece - ebook/epub
The Mouthpiece - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace, Robert Curtis-20%
Ventigo Media

The novel of Edgar Wallaces famous play told by Robert Curtis in story form with all the dramatic excitement and suspense. In the shady setting of a solicitors office on the East End waterfront a plan is evolved all quite legal to get hold of a large American legacy bequeathed to an English girl. Murder is planned and tried: kidnapping, incarceration in a London barge, a dash for freedom, the intervention of the river police and knock-out drops...

The Green Pack - ebook/epub
The Green Pack - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace, Robert Curtis-20%
Ventigo Media

The Green Pack is a novel adapted from a successful play by the playwright Robert Curtis. Robert Curtis was the private secretary to British crime writer Edgar Wallace. Curtis and Wallace met for the first time in 1913, before parting following the outbreak of World War One, as Curtis had to do his military service. In 1916, he was discharged from the service after contracting malaria. In 1918 he was reunited with Wallace who employed him as his...

Sanctuary Island - ebook/epub
Sanctuary Island - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace, Robert Curtis-20%
Ventigo Media

1936. Sanctuary Island is a crime novel by the pioneer of detective fiction Edgar Wallace (an adaption by Robert Curtis). Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace was born in London, England in 1875. He received his early education at St. Peters School and the Board School, but after a frenetic teens involving a rash engagement and frequently changing employment circumstances, Wallace went into the military...

Smoky Cell - ebook/epub
Smoky Cell - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace, Robert Curtis-20%
Ventigo Media

The novel of Edgar Wallaces famous play told by Robert Curtis. Smoky Cell:... At ten oclock that night the guards outside the prison walls were doubled and among them they had enough machine-guns to play havoc with a battalion. The warden of the prison had announced that he was taking no chances. Ben Guinney, he had said, might have escaped from Canyon City prison without his due dose of high-power juice...

2019-11-26
The Avenger - ebook/epub
The Avenger - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace-20%
Ventigo Media

Over a period of time, men disappear, and later their heads are found. Meanwhile a young actress in a small part in a film on location, is disturbed by the actions of the owner of the place where they are filming. A detective comes to investigate, and finds many puzzling things going on. Several of the characters are suspicious, in one way or another, and as the plot unfolds, it grips you. Edgar Wallaces The Avenger is a perfectly fine example of...

The Angel of Terror - ebook/epub
The Angel of Terror - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace-20%
Ventigo Media

Conventional ideas of beauty are typically associate it with goodness and kindness. However, appearances can be deceptive. A classic mystery crime novel involving the evil deeds of one Jean Briggerland, a woman with all the outward angelic qualities imaginable but possessing an unspeakable evil nature, so lovely that none can see her guilt even in connection with the most blatant crimes! Jean uses her criminal connection to climb to the heights...

The Adventures of Captain Hex - ebook/epub
The Adventures of Captain Hex - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace-20%
Ventigo Media

The hero, the discharged Army Captain Reginald Hex, was the prototype for Anthony Newland, whose adventures were related several years later in The Brigand (Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1927). The first two Hex stories were revised and published as Anthony Newland stories in that collection under the titles Buried Treasure and A Contribution to Charity. The stories are adventurous and well written but definitely a product of their time and place...

The Adventures of Heine - ebook/epub
The Adventures of Heine - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace-20%
Ventigo Media

The hapless Heine is trying very hard to be a good German spy in Great Britain during WWI but luck and circumstance are not with him. Every adventure turns out poorly for our dear spy. This collection of stories of Edgar Wallace about Heine was published during WWI and should be taken lightly by readers some may see it as a piece of anti-German propaganda, with Heine as a bit of a hopeless idiot...

Tam O the Scouts - ebook/epub
Tam O the Scouts - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace-20%
Ventigo Media

The book consists of 10 short stories about Tam a brilliant Scottish pilot, a thriller novel fan, socialist and cigar addict. The stories of Tam the pilot are not mysteries. Tams dialogue is written phonetically and he is great fun and saves the rather silly pre-Biggles stories from being too ridiculous to be enjoyable. The characters are broad, the situations light, but the stories are exciting and fun...

Terror Keep - ebook/epub
Terror Keep - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace-20%
Ventigo Media

Terror Keep is a 1927 Edgar Wallace thriller featuring perhaps the most memorable of all Wallaces heroes, Mr. J. G. Reeder. Reeder is at pains to point out that he is not a detective, which is technically true. He is not a policeman, and has no power to arrest suspects. He works as an investigator of banking crime, particularly forgery. He is nonetheless the terror of the criminal classes. This time detective and his attractive secretary...

Room 13 - ebook/epub
Room 13 - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace-20%
Ventigo Media

With Room 13 in 1924 Edgar Wallace introduced readers to Mr. J. G. Reeder, one of the least glamorous of all fictional detectives. Mr. J. G. Reeder is neither a police detective nor an amateur crime-fighter, nor is he a private detective. In fact he is employed by the Bank of England, and acts as a kind of consultant to Scotland Yard. This time Edgar Wallaces unassuming investigator shares the limelight with a young and vigorous ex-con called John...

Sanders - ebook/epub
Sanders - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace-20%
Ventigo Media

Like most of the later ones even though this one is called Sanders it very much stars Lieutenant Augustus Bones Tibbetts. Employing his unique style of innocent and endearing humor, Bones has written to the newspapers The Surrey Star and The Middlesex Plain Dealer inviting the Foreign Secretary to pay a visit to the African territories which they administer. It is against the regulations and his boss Hamilton is furious...

Sanders of the River - ebook/epub
Sanders of the River - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace-20%
Ventigo Media

The book is actually a collection of short stories that are loosely tied together by Sanders himself, his steamship and an unlikely African chief called Bosambo. In the jungles of West Africa, Commissioner Sanders is the highest representative of the British crown. The health and safety of a quarter-million natives who speak countless languages and worship untold gods are his responsibility. Whether disciplining a boy king...

Sandi the Kingmaker - ebook/epub
Sandi the Kingmaker - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace-20%
Ventigo Media

Colonial adventures in a 6 volume collection set on the Dark Continent. Sanders and Co. return to Africa (following the events in Bones in London) to bring the old Kings country under the Union Jack and to try and find what has happened to a missionary and his daughter. It is written in a delightfully humorous style. Sandi, the King-maker among other novels by Edgar Wallace conveys the paternal attitude that Englands officials felt toward the native...

Sergeant Sir Peter - ebook/epub
Sergeant Sir Peter - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace-20%
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. Wallaces Sergeant Sir Peter is a collection of stories about an aristocratic young man who becomes a Police Sergeant. Despite this conceit, this collection is much more realistic about life in Britain than many Golden Age works...

Silinski. Master Criminal - ebook/epub
Silinski. Master Criminal - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace-20%
Ventigo Media

Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace (1875-1932) was a prolific British crime writer, journalist and playwright, who wrote 175 novels, 24 plays, and countless articles in newspapers and journals. Over 160 films have been made of his novels, more than any other author. In the 1920s, one of Wallaces publishers claimed that a quarter of all books read in England were written by him. Silinski is one of Edgar Wallaces more over-the-top master fiends...

Smithy - ebook/epub
Smithy - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace-20%
Ventigo Media

A collection of 23 stories from every-day life in the British military, centered around the characters of Smithy and Nobby. Edgar Wallace, who is also famous for his own stories of colonial life the Sanders stories was principally a writer of crime and detective fiction. However, he was well aware that the irrepressible spirit of Kiplings famous rankers would live on, and he wrote his own tales of ordinary British soldiers...

Smithy Abroad - ebook/epub
Smithy Abroad - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace-20%
Ventigo Media

Further collection of 24 war-time short stories about Smithy, the soldier and his comrades Nobby and Spud in the British army before WWI. This is the second anthology in Wallaces Smithy series in which the famous character T. B. Smith makes his appearance. Also Smithys pal Nobby Clark has now emerged very much as the main character in these, usually humorous stories of pre world war one British army life...

Smithy and The Hun - ebook/epub
Smithy and The Hun - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace-20%
Ventigo Media

This collection of stories from every-day life in the British military, centered around the characters of Smithy and Nobby. Edgar Wallace, who is also famous for his own stories of colonial life the Sanders stories was principally a writer of crime and detective fiction. He was one of the most popular and prolific authors of his era. However, he was well aware that the irrepressible spirit of Kiplings famous rankers would live on...

Smithy, Nobby & Co - ebook/epub
Smithy, Nobby & Co - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace-20%
Ventigo Media

Between 1904 and 1918 Edgar Wallace wrote a large number of mostly humorous sketches about life in the British Army relating the escapades and adventures of privates Smith (Smithy), Nobby Clark, Spud Murphy and their comrades-in-arms. Set at a later-and, when first published, contemporary time, and on a different stage, this substantial collection of the Smithy stories finds our incorrigible hero and his scurrilous band of confederates malingering...

The Admirable Carfew - ebook/epub
The Admirable Carfew - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace-20%
Ventigo Media

Carfew was an erratic genius, with a horror of anything that had the appearance of discipline, order, or conventional method. So it was with some luck that there was a train disaster while he was working in the newspaper office of The Megaphone. He was dispatched to the scene and came back triumphant: The Spaniard is a fake! shouted Carfew. He had forgotten all about the railway accident. Shortly thereafter...

Red Aces - ebook/epub
Red Aces - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace-20%
Ventigo Media

J. G. Reeder is a shabby little man with red hair and weak eyes. However, his extraordinary mind is rapier sharp. Red Aces is the fourth and last of Edgar Wallaces JG Reeder books, featuring the diffident sleuth with the furled umbrella in three novelette-length adventures. Here are three thrilling episodes torn from his casebook: Red Aces about a man who gambles high and lives in fear; Kennedy the Con Man...

Penelope of the Polyantha - ebook/epub
Penelope of the Polyantha - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace-20%
Ventigo Media

There is a man in London I guess he is still in London, though I have not had news of him in months hell be useful to you, Penn, if you ever need help. And so begins this story. It is impossible not to be thrilled by Edgar Wallace. Penelope of the Polyantha is a crime novel by this pioneer of detective fiction. One of the most prolific writers of the twentieth century, Edgar Wallace was an immensely popular author...

Planetoid 127 and The Sweizer Pump - ebook/epub
Planetoid 127 and The Sweizer Pump - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace-20%
Ventigo Media

Edgar Wallace enjoyed writing science fiction. Planetoid 127, first published in 1929 but reprinted as late 1962, is a short story about an Earth scientist who communicates via wireless with his counterpart on a duplicate Earth orbiting unseen because it is on the opposite side of the Sun. The idea of a mirror Earth or mirror Universe later became a standard subgenre within science fiction. The story also bears similarities to Rudyard Kiplings hard...

Private Selby - ebook/epub
Private Selby - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace-20%
Ventigo Media

As a prophecy of modern warfare, this book, written before the Great War, is distinctly remarkable, as well as having the genuine Edgar Wallace sense of thrilling narrative. The centre of the plot is the invasion of Britain in 1909. It could be a crime story, as it opens in the mean streets of working class Deptford in the opening years of the 20th century, and includes criminals petty and not so petty...

Patria - ebook/epub
Patria - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace-20%
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. In this work, the spies from Japan conspire to steal the Channing preparedness fortune and invade the United States, beginning in New York, then allying themselves with Mexicans across the border. They are stopped by the efforts of munitions factory heiress Patria Channing and...

On the Spot. Violence and Murder in Chicago - ebook/epub
On the Spot. Violence and Murder in Chicago - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace-20%
Ventigo Media

Set in Chicago, and written in 1931 by Edgar Wallace, On the Spot truly reflects the horror of gang life in Prohibition Chicago. Tony Perelli, the gang boss, recruits men for his gang and women for his bed with the same ruthlessness and rapidly arranges for their disposal when they become a nuisance. But Minn Lee, the half-Chinese widow, is a little too much for him, and as she gradually learns the extent of his treachery...

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