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autor: Hulbert Footner

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2019-11-30
The Obeah Murders - ebook/epub
The Obeah Murders - ebook/epub
Hulbert Footner-20%
Ventigo Media

The novel begins with the fact that Phil Nevitt, an employee of an American alcoholic beverage company, goes to Annunziata, the mythical island of Futners creation in the West Indies, to learn everything he can about the Randall Trantora rum. The Obeah Murders show their fantastic roots with so many genre influences (spy, western, adventure, supernatural and detective). In the end, however, the race issue was the most surprising and...

The Shanty Sled - ebook/epub
The Shanty Sled - ebook/epub
Hulbert Footner-20%
Ventigo Media

This story is something vital, but very tragic. The main character decides to travel from New York to northwestern Canada to see her mother, who sent her to New York twenty years ago. She falls in love with a local catcher, and then an evil fur trader tries to intervene.

2019-11-19
Two on the Trail. A Story of the Far Northwest - ebook/epub
Two on the Trail. A Story of the Far Northwest - ebook/epub
Hulbert Footner-20%
Ventigo Media

William Hulbert Footner (1879-1944) was a Canadian writer of non-fiction and detective fiction. His first published works were travelogues of canoe trips on the Hudson River and in the Northwest Territory along the Peace River, Hay River and Fraser River. He also wrote a series of northwest adventures during the period 1911 through 1920. Two on the Trail (A Story of the Far Northwest) is a popular book by Hulbert Footner...

The Kidnapping of Madame Storey - ebook/epub
The Kidnapping of Madame Storey - ebook/epub
Hulbert Footner-20%
Ventigo Media

Love humor writing? Cant get enough of classic adventure tales? First published in 1902, The Adventures of Gerard are the autobiographical reminiscences of an old fictional brigadier soldier who served under Napoleon. He never hesitates to embellish his own bravado, importance, and attractiveness to the ladies, to such an extent that it cant help but be humorous. Etienne Gerard, a hussar of the French Army...

The Under Dogs - ebook/epub
The Under Dogs - ebook/epub
Hulbert Footner-20%
Ventigo Media

The Under Dogs', published in 1925, is the first novel about Rosika Storey, told by her trusty secretary, Bella Brickley. Beautiful, intelligent Madame Rosika Storey, a respected investigator, becomes interested in the case of a young girl accused of jewel robbery. Although Melanie is desperate, she rejects Mme. Storeys help, because the gang that is after her is ruthless and, she thinks, unstoppable...

The Velvet Hand - ebook/epub
The Velvet Hand - ebook/epub
Hulbert Footner-20%
Ventigo Media

Madame Rosika Storey was one of the most celebrated fictional female private investigators during the Golden Age of the mystery (1920-40). She is a beautiful detecative who solves four cases for you in a manner most effecative, arriving at conclusions by processes subliminal, since intuition is her guide in locating the criminal. See what happen in each case, both dangerous and difficult. And since her intuition is so perfectly reliable...

The Viper - ebook/epub
The Viper - ebook/epub
Hulbert Footner-20%
Ventigo Media

A collection of crime fiction short stories featuring Mme. Rosika Storey and her resourceful assistant Bella Brickley. Mme. Storey unravels complex cases with thorough investigation and an understanding of human nature. Her way to resolve the mystery is original and bring you in a new world. She is Madame Storey, like Sherlock has fantastic powers of deduction and understanding of psychology, and her secretary is like Watson though she doest have...

The Richest Widow - ebook/epub
The Richest Widow - ebook/epub
Hulbert Footner-20%
Ventigo Media

After a minimal education in Canada, Footner emigrated to New York in 1898 and worked at a variety of jobs, including an unsuccessful stint as an actor. He turned to journalism and worked for a time as a freelancer, contributing articles to periodicals such as Field and Stream. His first works were primarily travelogues of various river trips in Canada and the U.S., although he did produce some adventure novels...

The Almost Perfect Murder. A Case Book of Madame Storey - ebook/epub
The Almost Perfect Murder. A Case Book of Madame Storey - ebook/epub
Hulbert Footner-20%
Ventigo Media

Beyond the City explores the relationships between the residents of three adjoining homes. The cast of characters includes a widowed doctor with two daughters, a retired admiral with a wife and son, and a feminist living with her nephew. Destiny brings these three peculiar households together in the placid English countryside. The desire for money and romance drive these Victorians beyond the natural boundaries of their middle-class lives...

The Casual Murderer and Other Stories - ebook/epub
The Casual Murderer and Other Stories - ebook/epub
Hulbert Footner-20%
Ventigo Media

Narrated by the character for whom the title is named and set in the late 1600s, Micah Clarke describes the battle of peasants against the existing king of England in the hopes that they can replace the monarch with his brother who feels he has been unjustly denied the throne. Micah Clarke, a young, innocent peasant joins forces with other peasants, among the Puritans, to fight for this pathetic dukes cause...

The Doctor Who Held Hands - ebook/epub
The Doctor Who Held Hands - ebook/epub
Hulbert Footner-20%
Ventigo Media

As well as penning some of the most popular detective fiction, Conan Doyle also wrote thrilling adventure stories. Rodney Stone is a combination of both. Nelson, Beau Brummell, Fox and King George III himself appear in a tale at the heart of which is, as one character says, a pretty conspiracy a criminal, an actress and a prize-fighter, all playing their parts. The book is narrated by Rodney, in 1851 thinking back over the events 1803...

The Handsome Young Men - ebook/epub
The Handsome Young Men - ebook/epub
Hulbert Footner-20%
Ventigo Media

A historical romance and tale of adventure, set in England during the fourteenth century. Descendent of a noble family, Nigel Loring is the last of his race, and living alone with his aged grand-mother, upon a small remnant of their great estate. In service to King Edward III, Sir Nigel Loring must prove himself worthy of the hand of his the Lady Mary by performing three deeds in her honor. On his way to the altar...

Madame Storey - ebook/epub
Madame Storey - ebook/epub
Hulbert Footner-20%
Ventigo Media

'When Rogues Fall Out incorporates some wonderful conundrums to hoodwink and hinder the cleverest of crime readers. This book contains three interconnected stories. In the first, a respectable collector of antiques falls victim to temptation. In the second a police inspector is found dead in suspicious circumstances in a railway tunnel. This section includes an interesting essay on the early use of fingerprint evidence...

Madame Storey Intervenes - ebook/epub
Madame Storey Intervenes - ebook/epub
Hulbert Footner-20%
Ventigo Media

Author Hulbert Footner (1879-1944) brought the excitement of the 1920s and 1930s to Madame Storey's cosmopolitan adventures, moving away from Edwardian and Victorian flavors of the mystery genre. Beautiful and aloof. Her secretary/narrator/companion is Bella Brickley. Rosika lives near Gramercy Park in NYC and has a pet monkey. She seems to solve cases by use of good guesswork, 'practical psychology' and fortuitous prior knowledge of certain facts...

Putting Crime Over - ebook/epub
Putting Crime Over - ebook/epub
Hulbert Footner-20%
Ventigo Media

A Duet, with an Occasional Chorus is a novel by British author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, published in 1899. The novel features the story of a happily married couple which is threatened by a previous lover of the husband. Also, the novel tells the adventures of a young couple, starting from their wedding preparation and ending with the birth of their first child. They are funny and cute, love each other...

Dangerous Cargo - ebook/epub
Dangerous Cargo - ebook/epub
Hulbert Footner-20%
Ventigo Media

Richard Austin Freeman, the doyen of the scientific division of detective writing is best known for his character Dr. John Thorndyke. A close and careful investigator and the outstanding medical authority in the field of detective fiction, R. Austin Freeman not only tested the wits of the reader but also inspired many modern detective forensic methods. Shuttlebury Cobb is a completely different sort of book...

Easy To Kill - ebook/epub
Easy To Kill - ebook/epub
Hulbert Footner-20%
Ventigo Media

The pioneering creator of the inverted detective story, R. Austin Freeman was a popular Edwardian author of novels and short stories featuring Dr. Thorndyke, a pathologist-detective. Freemans detective and mystery tales offered an innovative approach to the genre, selling thousands of copies on both sides of the Atlantic. Robert Hawke is a man on the run. After returning from business in London, he finds that a sworn enemy...

Jack Chanty. A Story of Athabasca - ebook/epub
Jack Chanty. A Story of Athabasca - ebook/epub
Hulbert Footner-20%
Ventigo Media

In this tightly plotted novel, we follow the bizarre career of a man who loathes criminals. After Humphrey Challoner finds his wife killed by the bullet of a robber in his home, he vows to catch the man. Mr. Challoner is a wealthy savant, and he saved the fingerprints of the robber as well as some of the robbers strange hair which Challoners wife had in her hand. For twenty years Humphrey hunts for the killer...

2019-11-04
Who Killed the Husband - ebook/epub
Who Killed the Husband - ebook/epub
Hulbert Footner-20%
Ventigo Media

Mappin is a wealthy New York criminologist and author who is highly valued by the police and high society. He participates only in those crimes that really interest him. And in Who Killed the Husband he investigates solely because all the people around him beg him to take action. In this story, a detective investigates the murder of a banker. The killer who, according to the police have already found...

The Fur Bringers - ebook/epub
The Fur Bringers - ebook/epub
Hulbert Footner-20%
Ventigo Media

The historicity of this story captivated everyone. After all, it gives a feeling of a sense of thinking and adventure of that time. A young free fur trader challenges the practices of the North West Company trader who is cheating the Natives of proper prices and enslaving them with debt for goods. Here, not only sinister characters, rebellion and accusations, but also love stories unfold against the backdrop of all this...

The Sealed Valley - ebook/epub
The Sealed Valley - ebook/epub
Hulbert Footner-20%
Ventigo Media

The Fort Edward Hotel, better known as the Maroneys Hotel, looked in the middle of the streets like a packing box among soap dishes. Other habitats stretched out on both sides of the wrong double row. At eleven in the morning there were few humans in sight, because the black? ies were in murderous fettle, and anyway, the principal industry of the place was waiting for the railway. Strange things happen on these streets...

Murder Runs in the Family - ebook/epub
Murder Runs in the Family - ebook/epub
Hulbert Footner-20%
Ventigo Media

Lance McCrea lived in a boarding house. There he met a girl he fell in love with. But their relationship is hampered by a powerful person. Lance tries to find out why this powerful man has some kind of hold over her. When he faces the man down, he finds he has been murdered. Of course, he is not the murderer but is a prime suspect anyway.

Orchids to Murder - ebook/epub
Orchids to Murder - ebook/epub
Hulbert Footner-20%
Ventigo Media

Amos Lee Mappin is a great detective. A sad man came to him asking him to find his granddaughter, Mary Stannard. The detective soon discovers that she has stood up her wedding party. Mappin found several strands and many clues through which he can find Mary.

Sinfully Rich - ebook/epub
Sinfully Rich - ebook/epub
Hulbert Footner-20%
Ventigo Media

We learn from the very beginning that the main character dies. But, of course, readers need to find out who is the killer. There were many people in her entourage: friends, journalists, lawyers, lieutenants, and maids. What do these guys have in common? And how did the main character die?

Death of a Celebrity - ebook/epub
Death of a Celebrity - ebook/epub
Hulbert Footner-20%
Ventigo Media

Many guys wanted the playwright, Gavin Dordress, to die. Especially on the night of his party. Gail Garrett and Bea Townley openly quarreled for the main role in the play. The next morning Gavin Dordress was found shot to death, a chessman imprinted on his forehead, and nearby a letter of farewell that sounded suspiciously like one of his stage characters speaking. Then a new and amazing hint hastened the seemingly hopeless hunt...