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autor: E. Phillips Oppenheim

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2019-11-30
Slanes Long Shots - ebook/epub
Slanes Long Shots - ebook/epub
E. Phillips Oppenheim-55%
Ventigo Media

A collection of unconnected but all featuring the same protagonist, gentlemen amateur detective Slane. Sir Jasper Slane, wealthy clubman, and amateur detective, is always willing to help his fellow aristocrats in need. With the able assistance of Inspector Stimpson of Scotland Yard, he solves thefts, rescues kidnapped victims, foils blackmailers, and helps to restore fortunes. Because of his upper class morality...

2019-11-04
A Lost Leader - ebook/epub
A Lost Leader - ebook/epub
E. Phillips Oppenheim-55%
Ventigo Media

The state of the working class in the early 20th century caused significant changes in the left-wing political parties. The Liberal Party, which enjoyed the support of the working class, was threatened by the Party of Labor and trade unions that were in the forefront of the socialist and communist movement. In this novel, we are talking about a great deal of sympathy for the poorest workers who lost their jobs due to automation...

To Win the Love He Sought - ebook/epub
To Win the Love He Sought - ebook/epub
E. Phillips Oppenheim-55%
Ventigo Media

This third novel by Oppenheim was published in 1895. It was originally published under the title A Daughter of the Marionis and was reprinted several times. The story of a vendetta, makes a capital plot for the novelist who takes characters from Southern life for his story, and in Margharita, a daughter of the Marionis, we have a not impossible character. She does not appear till late in the story...

Up the Ladder of Gold - ebook/epub
Up the Ladder of Gold - ebook/epub
E. Phillips Oppenheim-55%
Ventigo Media

The secretive financier and Press baron Warren Rand is working to bring about Global Peace and Disarmament, against the plotting of England, France, Germany, and Russia. The story expands to include the chief characters in Rands life: his security chief a British officer Tellesom who falls in love with Rands estranged daughter, the financier John Glynde and a large cast of evil Russian and German spies...

What Happened to Forester - ebook/epub
What Happened to Forester - ebook/epub
E. Phillips Oppenheim-55%
Ventigo Media

Major Andrew Forester is a retired British Army officer, of no discernible occupation, who wanders about Europe, England and the United States. He is looking for adventure, but not outside the bounds of the acceptable. He is willing to skirt the law, but not break it. His peripatetic life style brings him in contact with scam artists, gold-diggers, art thieves, industrial spies, taxi dancers, and flappers...

A Daughter of Astrea - ebook/epub
A Daughter of Astrea - ebook/epub
E. Phillips Oppenheim-55%
Ventigo Media

BEHOLD! cried Sabul Ahmid, with an upward sweep of his bare, brown arm, behold the Sacred Temple of the people of Astrea! I stood up in the boat, my portfolio under my arm. High on the mountains side, crowning a thick mass of laurel undergrowth, and flanked by a grove of deep, cool, byana trees, was the building to which my servant was pointing. The material whereof it was fashioned I could not at that distance determine...

Those Other Days - ebook/epub
Those Other Days - ebook/epub
E. Phillips Oppenheim-55%
Ventigo Media

A collection of nineteen stories, by Edward Phillips Oppenheim, mostly from the 1890s and early 1900s, published in magazines, and collected in 1913. Ghost stories, bizarre adventures, strange appearances and disappearances, and improbable love are the themes of these very enjoyable stories by the master storyteller. Young men courting women, psychic phenomena, and humorous characters abound. Those Other Days stories are almost Victorian in their...

The Strangers Gate - ebook/epub
The Strangers Gate - ebook/epub
E. Phillips Oppenheim-55%
Ventigo Media

This is a mystery novel surrounding German intrigue and bauxite mining in typical Oppenheim style. E. Phillips Oppenheim was the self-styled prince of storytellers and composed some one hundred and fifty novels, mainly of the suspense and international intrigue nature, but including romances, comedies, and parables of everyday life. In this one, Beverley, a handsome tycoon, operates an unknown bauxite mine in mythical kingdom of Orlac...

The Spymaster - ebook/epub
The Spymaster - ebook/epub
E. Phillips Oppenheim-55%
Ventigo Media

A mystery novel with international intrigue set in London before World War Two. Sir Maurice Oldfield was one of the most important British spies of the Cold War era. A farmers son from a provincial grammar school who found himself accidentally plunged into the world of espionage, Sir Maurice was the first Chief of MI6 who didnt come to the role via the traditional public school and Oxbridge route...

The Profiteers - ebook/epub
The Profiteers - ebook/epub
E. Phillips Oppenheim-55%
Ventigo Media

A novel of crime and conscience by Edward Phillips Oppenheim (1866-1946), the self-styled prince of storytellers. The Profiteers was written about the stock market post-World War I and pre-1929 crash. The tale of the Bechtel family dynasty is a classic American business story. It begins with Warren A. Bechtel, who led a consortium that constructed the Hoover Dam. From that auspicious start, the family and its eponymous company would go on to build...

The Seven Conundrums - ebook/epub
The Seven Conundrums - ebook/epub
E. Phillips Oppenheim-55%
Ventigo Media

British author E. Phillips Oppenheim achieved worldwide fame with his thrilling novels and short stories concerning, mystery, international espionage and intrigue. Many of his novels have been adapted for the screen. Mr. Oppenheim can be depended upon to give his plots that turn which is as admirable as it is unexpected, and The Seven Conundrums is one of the best of his many good and exciting books...

The Shy Plutocrat - ebook/epub
The Shy Plutocrat - ebook/epub
E. Phillips Oppenheim-55%
Ventigo Media

Young Maurice Teyl, just turned 21, shy, non-drinker, non-smoker and the richest man in America, has been raised by his rigid Grandmother on a remote ranch in California but he shuns the limelight. So when a world tour is arranged by his guardian he is none too keen. He misses his train to begin the jaunt and meets up with a young English actress, Lucy Compston, and so begins a friendship and the slight deception...

The Spy Paramount - ebook/epub
The Spy Paramount - ebook/epub
E. Phillips Oppenheim-55%
Ventigo Media

A wonderful old fashioned spy story set in the 1930s. Like other Oppenheim romances of diplomacy, intrigue and espionage, this latest one poses a critical situation in the relationships of European powers which threatens the immediate out-break of war. The Spy Paramount takes us to Rome, 1934. American Martin Fawley, a former secret service agent, is recruited as a spy by General Berati, the most feared man in fascist Italy...

The Pawns Count - ebook/epub
The Pawns Count - ebook/epub
E. Phillips Oppenheim-55%
Ventigo Media

E. Phillips Oppenheim was a British writer known for his thriller novels. He is credited with writing over 100 novels including suspense, international intrigue, romance, parables, and comedies. His protagonists are known for their love of luxury, gourmet meals, and their enjoyment of criminal activities. The Pawns Count is a novel during World War I and intrigue. German, Japanese, British and Americans play roles in this novel...

The Mayor on Horseback - ebook/epub
The Mayor on Horseback - ebook/epub
E. Phillips Oppenheim-55%
Ventigo Media

The young handsome Mayor of Mechester, Daniel Poynton is the owner of a very successful shoe manufacturer, the major employer in the city and the mayor will soon be a Lord Mayor. Never before interested in women, or even in social affairs, he is stricken by the beauty of The Lady Ursula Manningham and falls in love. As the novel develops, Poyntons factory is threatened by foreign manufacturers who want to establish a cooperative monopoly with him...

The Lost Ambassador - ebook/epub
The Lost Ambassador - ebook/epub
E. Phillips Oppenheim-55%
Ventigo Media

Captain Austen Rotherby is on a mission of revenge in Paris and chances upon Louis, the head waiter of his favorite restaurant. Bored, he follows Louis to a shady café where he spots a pair hes long been intrigued by a South American gentleman and a young girl. Because of certain complications, Captain Rotheby finds himself forced to leave Paris, only to find himself travelling with the aforementioned gentleman...

The Magnificent Hoax - ebook/epub
The Magnificent Hoax - ebook/epub
E. Phillips Oppenheim-55%
Ventigo Media

Captain Jan Henderson master of the cargo ship Henrietta Anne trading between London and Holland is working with mysterious conspirators (Sir Gregory Fawsitt and Lady Judith Martellon) to smuggle goods from Holland to London. His deck boy, David, falls in love with Judy, a pretty dancer. When Anthony Loman, an haggard traveler, staggers up the stairs of the tenement house at Bunters Buildings, Judy listens while he is flung to his death...

The Malefactor - ebook/epub
The Malefactor - ebook/epub
E. Phillips Oppenheim-55%
Ventigo Media

This 1907 novel was one of the early popular novels of society by E. Phillips Oppenheim. The story revolves around the conflict between a gentlemans obligation to defend the honor of a lady, and his responsibility to his own feelings, family, and freedom. Sir Wingrave, imprisoned wrongfully for killing a man, finishes his sentence and plans his vengeance against those who would not tell the truth to help him during his trial...

The Man and His Kingdom - ebook/epub
The Man and His Kingdom - ebook/epub
E. Phillips Oppenheim-55%
Ventigo Media

A best-selling author of novels, short stories, magazine articles, translations, and plays, Oppenheim published over 150 books. He is considered one of the originators of the thriller genre, his novels also range from spy thrillers to romance, but all have an undertone of intrigue. The Man and His Kingdom is set in an imaginary South American Republic. The hero is a benevolent English millionaire and ex-Member of Parliament who...

The Long Arm of Mannister - ebook/epub
The Long Arm of Mannister - ebook/epub
E. Phillips Oppenheim-55%
Ventigo Media

This is another collection of short stories by Edward Phillips Oppenheim, the prolific English novelist who was in his lifetime a major and successful writer of genre fiction including thrillers and spy novels, and who wrote over a 100 of them. He was the self-styled prince of storytellers, generally regarded as the earliest writer of spy fiction as we know it today, and invented the Rogue Male school of adventure thrillers...

The Illustrious Prince - ebook/epub
The Illustrious Prince - ebook/epub
E. Phillips Oppenheim-55%
Ventigo Media

Written in 1910, The Illustrious Prince is set in England some time after the Russian-Japanese War which ended in victory for the Japanese in 1905. The Emperor of Japan, suspecting an ulterior motive in the world cruise of the American battleship fleet, dispatches his cousin, Prince Maiyo, on a mission to learn the secret if one existed. Two American spies are murdered, an intrepid detective from Scotland Yard is hard on the trail of clues that...

The Double Traitor - ebook/epub
The Double Traitor - ebook/epub
E. Phillips Oppenheim-55%
Ventigo Media

The Double Traitor is an espionage novel set in the days leading to the first World War. The main character is Francis Norgate, an aspiring British diplomat who falls in disfavor with his superiors for defending a woman while stationed in Berlin. The resulting scandal causes Norgate to be recalled. On the way home, he meets a German gentleman, Selingman, who claims to be a crockery salesman. But...

The Devils Paw - ebook/epub
The Devils Paw - ebook/epub
E. Phillips Oppenheim-55%
Ventigo Media

Julian Orden, son of a British aristocrat attends a dinner party and meets Catherine, a young woman of mixed antecedents British and Russian. She is entrusted with important documents. When she is suspected of being a spy and arrested, she saves herself by giving the papers into the keeping of young Orden. A beautiful, intelligent young woman is she a traitorous spy or a patriot? These two characters become caught up in a plan by the leaders of...

The Distributors - ebook/epub
The Distributors - ebook/epub
E. Phillips Oppenheim-55%
Ventigo Media

Lord Evelyn and a group of seven like-minded esthetes make up The Ghosts a cabal of social arbiters, of whom the mere mention is regarded as a faux pas. They are imbued with almost mystical power in setting tastes and trends and behavior for the members of Society in London in 1908. Desperate for stimulation The Ghosts embark on a risky program of wealth redistribution... other peoples wealth. Meanwhile...

The Double Life of Mr. Alfred Burton - ebook/epub
The Double Life of Mr. Alfred Burton - ebook/epub
E. Phillips Oppenheim-55%
Ventigo Media

Alfred Burton, a smooth-talking salesman, is having a perfectly ordinary day on the job when he stumbles across a strange plant with green leaves and a cluster of queer little brown beans hanging down from them in an old house. The virtue of the beans is that he who eats one shall see nothing, think nothing, say nothing but the truth. Alfred Burton has a well-meaning, rather ordinary wife who becomes unendurable to him...

The Curious Quest - ebook/epub
The Curious Quest - ebook/epub
E. Phillips Oppenheim-55%
Ventigo Media

Edward Phillips Oppenheim (1866-1946) was an English novelist, in his lifetime a major and successful writer of genre fiction. This novel is an Oppenheim classic from 1919 about a high society villain: characteristic of Oppenheims typical works, with the characters living in luxury, and a very flowing and exact story. Much of Oppenheims work possesses a unique escapist charm, featuring protagonists who delight in Epicurean meals...

The Deliberate Detective - ebook/epub
The Deliberate Detective - ebook/epub
E. Phillips Oppenheim-55%
Ventigo Media

The adventures of Mr. Stanely Brooke, The Deliberate Detective. E. Phillips Oppenheims detective Stanley Brooke unearths the strange and criminous underbelly of London, but the greatest challenge he tackles is how to capture the heart of his beautiful but grim partner, Constance. This detective contributed to the foundation of the genres history. The collection also includes the following stories: The Rescue of Warren Tyrrwell...

The Colossus of Arcadia - ebook/epub
The Colossus of Arcadia - ebook/epub
E. Phillips Oppenheim-55%
Ventigo Media

This late novel of E. Phillips Oppenheim begins as the Train Bleu pulls into the railroad station in Monaco. Its a leisurely spy fiction tale set in Monaco as various members of aristocracy from different countries plus one vacationing American woman find themselves involved with international intrigue. The bulk of the book consists of members of the leisure class drinking cocktails, playing baccarat...

The Court of St. Simon - ebook/epub
The Court of St. Simon - ebook/epub
E. Phillips Oppenheim-55%
Ventigo Media

E. Phillips Oppenheim, writing as Anthony Partridge, in 1912. A curious tale in three parts. The Court of St. Simon, by E. Phillips Oppenheim tells the story of Monsieur Simon with his consort Josephine, who lives in the demi-monde of Paris, consorts with criminals and artists, and exacts contributions from various evil-doers in the Court of St. Simon an underground tribunal of, for, and by, the criminal class...

The Cinema Murder - ebook/epub
The Cinema Murder - ebook/epub
E. Phillips Oppenheim-55%
Ventigo Media

Phillip Romilly is a poor art teacher in London, half-starved, both mentally and physically. His cousin, Douglas, has everything and even buys Beatrice, Philips fiancée. He strangles Douglas, throws him in the canal, and assumes his identity. Douglas had booked passage to America for the next day, so after a pleasant sea voyage Phillip arrives at the Waldorf Hotel in New York as Douglas Romilly...

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