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autor: Earl Derr Biggers

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2019-11-19
The Ebony Stick - ebook/epub
The Ebony Stick - ebook/epub
Earl Derr Biggers-20%
Ventigo Media

No sooner had Bob from the Silver Star ranch reached Italy than a telegram arrived asking for $1,000. A pretty woman was behind it, but that wasnt all. This early work by Earl Derr Biggers was originally published in 1916. The Ebony Stick is one of Biggers shorter stories, published after his death. The son of Robert J. and Emma E. (Derr) Biggers, Earl Derr Biggers was born in Warren, Ohio, and graduated from Harvard University in 1907...

The House Without a Key - ebook/epub
The House Without a Key - ebook/epub
Earl Derr Biggers-20%
Ventigo Media

Charlie Chan, the first Chinese detective in literature, is modeled after Chang Apana, a real-life police detective in Honolulu. A family originally from Boston, the Winterslips, has some members living in Hawaii. You can almost feel the gentle trade winds of Hawaii during the 1920s in this classic novel by Earl Derr Biggers. One of the wealthy Winterslips living in Hawaii is murdered. A younger member of the family...

Seven Keys to Baldpate - ebook/epub
Seven Keys to Baldpate - ebook/epub
Earl Derr Biggers-20%
Ventigo Media

One of the most thrilling novel ever, this is a medley of mystery, farce and intrigue an especially fine example of the American mystery play and one of the outstanding dramatic successes of modern times. A hotel closed for the winter, a snowy night, our hero and a key begin this delightful mystery. As we soon learn, our hero looking only for solitude, isnt the only one with a key. Other colorful characters arrive one by one...

The Agony Column - ebook/epub
The Agony Column - ebook/epub
Earl Derr Biggers-20%
Ventigo Media

Geoffrey West falls in love at first sight with a girl in a hotel breakfasting with her father. Theyre all Americans, but the scene is London on the eve of the Great War. Both Geoffrey and his ladylove Marian are reading the personals (The Agony Column) of the Daily Mail. Later that day he has an idea to place an ad to catch her attention, and vows to send her a letter each day for a week to win her heart...

The Black Camel - ebook/epub
The Black Camel - ebook/epub
Earl Derr Biggers-20%
Ventigo Media

The death of Hollywood actress Shelah Fane in her Waikiki beach house brings Charlie Chan of the Honolulu police to seek the identity of the killer. The story behind her murder is linked with the three-year-old murder of another Hollywood actor and also connected with an enigmatic psychic named Tarneverro. Through the confusion of alibis, false clues, and bizarre characters, Chan moves with the utmost calm until the classic gathering of suspects...

The Chinese Parrot - ebook/epub
The Chinese Parrot - ebook/epub
Earl Derr Biggers-20%
Ventigo Media

Earl Derr Biggers second Charlie Chan novel took the detective to the California desert where he uncovers the reason for the mysterious disappearance of a millionaire. Biggers was always a great romance writer who simply incorporated mystery into his books to propel the story forward. The story concerns a valuable string of pearls which is purchased by a wealthy and eccentric financier. Charlie Chan embarks on an incognito journey across the desert...

Love Insurance - ebook/epub
Love Insurance - ebook/epub
Earl Derr Biggers-20%
Ventigo Media

The basic plot of this book is built around the reputation the Lloyds of London insurance firm had for ensuring all manner of unlikely propositions. Lord Harrowby is advised to marry a wealthy heiress. Luckily he meets Cynthia. She is rich, beautiful and willing to marry him. But, since he comes from a family of gamblers, he goes to Lloyds of London and takes an insurance policy to ensure his bride makes to the alter...

Keeper of the Keys - ebook/epub
Keeper of the Keys - ebook/epub
Earl Derr Biggers-20%
Ventigo Media

In this last written adventure, the plot unfolds with an intriguing scenario. Wealthy and hospitible Dudley Ward gathers together Charlie Chan along with Ellens three later husbands to his large house on Lake Tahoe. After hearing his former wife, Ellen Landini, may have been pregnant when she left him, Dudley Ward is determined to find his son. There are four ex-husbands, including Ward, all of them angry with Landini...

Behind That Curtain - ebook/epub
Behind That Curtain - ebook/epub
Earl Derr Biggers-20%
Ventigo Media

Biggers third book in the Charlie Chan series involves the detective in a case that spans decades and continents, culminating in the city of San Francisco. This time Charlie pulls aside the curtain that conceals a mystery far in the past. The plot links a present day murder with another murder some year previously, combined with a series of disappearances of young women. Charlie Chan is still trying to leave San Francisco after a vacation that turned...

Charlie Chan Carries On - ebook/epub
Charlie Chan Carries On - ebook/epub
Earl Derr Biggers-20%
Ventigo Media

The fifth of the Earl Derr Biggers Charlie Chan books books involves the Honolulu detective in a case of murder that stretches around the world, as members of a tour group are dying, one by one. Charlies old friend Chief Inspector Duff from Scotland Yard comes to his rescue in this book. Duff is investigating the murder of Hugh Morris Drake, a sweet old man strangled in Londons famous and exclusive hotel...

Fifty Candles - ebook/epub
Fifty Candles - ebook/epub
Earl Derr Biggers-20%
Ventigo Media

Just as in Biggers first Charlie Chan mystery, The House Without a Key, that romantic link between the Hawaii of a different era and the city of San Francisco is explored and holds the key to the mystery. Henry Drew has cheated young Winthrop out of a partnership in a Hunan mine. Other shady deeds abound in the past of this rich and outwardly respectable old man. Despite his antagonism to Drew, Winthrop accepts the old mans invitation to a birthday...

2019-11-16
Inside the Lines - ebook/epub
Inside the Lines - ebook/epub
Earl Derr Biggers, Robert Welles Ritchie-20%
Ventigo Media

Inside the Lines is a drama that developed during the First World War. The story about a business woman who came to New York to visit her department store. She meets an officer in the British signal corps. He escorts her to Paris and advises to quickly complete his business and return to America before the start of the war. But our heroine does the opposite and is in difficult circumstances.