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2019-10-19
The Old Stone House and Other Stories - ebook/epub
The Old Stone House and Other Stories - ebook/epub
Anna Katharine Green-20%
Ventigo Media

A young girl named Juliet, draws the boys in a small village after her, and along the way a rich Colonel, whose love for her reaches farther than anyone would have expected. She also hooks a fiery, unstable man named Orrin. The Colonel gets her to swear she will marry him as soon as he finishes a stone house for her, while Orrin tries something secretive to win his love. The narrator is a former lover of Juliet...

The Filigree Ball - ebook/epub
The Filigree Ball - ebook/epub
Anna Katharine Green-20%
Ventigo Media

The Filigree Ball centers around the Moore mansion in Washington DC, a creepy house with a terrible library. Over several generations, three dead bodies have been found there on the hearthstone. Aside from bruises from the fall, there were no signs of violence. The police have inspected the death-dealing room and its sinister settee many times over and found no explanation. But its not all those bodies in the library that bring the police to the...

The Golden Slipper and Other Problems for Violet Strange - ebook/epub
The Golden Slipper and Other Problems for Violet Strange - ebook/epub
Anna Katharine Green-20%
Ventigo Media

The Golden Slipper and Other Problems for Violet Strange is a collection of stories by Anna Katharine Green featuring an early edition of that familiar figure, the girl detective. Violet Strange is a pretty young debutante with a wealthy father and the spare time to secretly investigate various matters within her social sphere. Her knowledge of the aristocracy helps the police solve the crimes. Originally published in 1915...

The House in the Mist - ebook/epub
The House in the Mist - ebook/epub
Anna Katharine Green-20%
Ventigo Media

In The House in the Mist, weary traveler Hugh Austin happens upon a house in a village whilst seeking shelter on a misty night. The house is open, and initially the reception he gets is quite strange to him, he then realizes that he was taken for the relative of a dead man and that the gathering he encounters is a meeting of relatives regarding an inheritance that was left. By the time they find out the deceased had long-held vengeance on his mind...

The House of the Whispering Pines - ebook/epub
The House of the Whispering Pines - ebook/epub
Anna Katharine Green-20%
Ventigo Media

When a woman is found dead at The Whispering Pines, not only is everyone shocked, but murder is suspected. After all, why would such a well liked young lady put an end to things, or why would anyone want to do away with her? Her vagabond of a brother is suspected, since he has every cause to wish her out of the picture. Her fiancée Elwood Ranelagh also is suspected since he no longer wished to marry her but her sister...

The Leavenworth Case - ebook/epub
The Leavenworth Case - ebook/epub
Anna Katharine Green-20%
Ventigo Media

Anna Katharine Green (1846-1935) was one of the first mystery writers in the United States. Called the mother of the detective novel, she was known for her intricate, well-plotted stories, and this novel is no exception. Her first and best known novel, The Leavenworth Case became an overwhelming success and was the best seller of the year. The readers are held spellbound until the very last page...

The Mayors Wife - ebook/epub
The Mayors Wife - ebook/epub
Anna Katharine Green-20%
Ventigo Media

Miss Saunders is out for an adventure. One, which is full of secrets, hints, and half-lies. One, which will require all of her wits. Miss Saunders, a discreet domestic spy of some kind, is hired by Mayor Packard to look after his unaccountably abstracted wife whilst he goes out of town for a fortnight. The lady is unhappy, and the reason for her grave unhappiness is more serious than you think. A detective novel involving theft...

The Mill Mystery - ebook/epub
The Mill Mystery - ebook/epub
Anna Katharine Green-20%
Ventigo Media

Early detective novelist Anna Katharine Green was a unique writer in several respects, including the fact that many of the detectives featured in her novels are women. In this mystery, protagonist Constance Sterling takes on the seemingly impossible task of uncovering the true culprits behind the drowning death of a popular well-respected clergyman who is believed to have killed himself. The news is fatal to his fiancée...

The Millionaire Baby - ebook/epub
The Millionaire Baby - ebook/epub
Anna Katharine Green-20%
Ventigo Media

Was the little girl, who appears to have been everybodys darling, kidnapped for money? Nobody comes forward asking for a ransom. Did she sneak down to the river and drown? In The Millionaire Baby, a young detective Mr. Trevitt has more than one reason for desperately wanting to solve the mysterious case of little Gwendolen, a millionaires daughter who missed since the afternoon of August the 16th from right under the nose of her nurse...

Pilot i ja - ebook/epub
Pilot i ja - ebook/epub
Adam Bahdaj-20%
Wydawnictwo Literatura

Waluś marzy o pięknym samolocie i szybowaniu wysoko w przestworzach. Jego marzenie spełnia się chłopiec wyrusza wraz z wąsatym pilotem w podniebną podróż. 
Po locie pełnym przygód i wrażeń docierają wreszcie do cioci Eli, mieszkającej w Olsztynie. I nagle... Waluś budzi się! Czy to był tylko sen? 
Czasem wystarczy zamknąć oczy, by ziścić swoje marzenia. 

Opowiadanie 'Pilot i ja' polecane jest jako lektura szkolna dla II...

The Forsaken Inn - ebook/epub
The Forsaken Inn - ebook/epub
Anna Katharine Green-20%
Ventigo Media

The Forsaken Inn by Anna Katharine Green is an exceptional novel of gothic horror set in late 18th-century Revolutionary America. Told from the perspective of a Mrs. Truax, the owner of an inn, The Forsaken Inn is a locked-room mystery that keeps readers guessing about what has happened. Edwin Urquhart, loved by two sisters, chooses to marry the elder. Arriving at the Forsaken Inn for their honeymoon...

The Circular Study - ebook/epub
The Circular Study - ebook/epub
Anna Katharine Green-20%
Ventigo Media

Anna Katharine Green (1846-1935), known as the Mother of the Detective Novel, is one of the first American writers of detective fiction. She was recognized for realism and well plotted story of her mystery stories. A tale of two families, betrayal, revenge, and murder, The Circular Story, written in 1902, is still an absorbing and notable work. We highly recommend this book to fans of classic detective fiction...

The Doctor, His Wife and the Clock - ebook/epub
The Doctor, His Wife and the Clock - ebook/epub
Anna Katharine Green-20%
Ventigo Media

A mystery filled with guilt, love and anger led to death. The story is about Ebenezer Gryce, a young, energetic and determined police detective who is entrusted with the investigation of the high-profile murder of Mr. Hasbrouck, a wealthy and influential resident of the Colonnade in Lafayette Place. The only real clue is provided by the victims wife. She woke from a deep sleep and thought she was dreaming...

Masterpieces of Mystery - ebook/epub
Masterpieces of Mystery - ebook/epub
Anna Katharine Green-20%
Ventigo Media

Masterpieces of Mystery is a scintillating collection of suspenseful stories of murder and mayhem from pioneering American detective-story writer Anna Katharine Green, one of the first female writers of detective fiction. Greens many thrillers were characterized by logical construction and a knowledge of criminal law. Her stories are full of mystery and written in an elegant manner, true to the time period in which the story is set...

One of my Sons - ebook/epub
One of my Sons - ebook/epub
Anna Katharine Green-20%
Ventigo Media

A detective story which solves in an exceedingly clever manner the inexplicable death of a prosperous stockbroker and the secret of his life. The readers attention is first caught by a mysterious letter, the key to the situation, and is held to the end by a series of ingenious devices. A dying stockbroker accuses one of his sons of his murder. Can Mr. Gryce and Caleb Sweetwater get to the bottom of the mystery...

The Chief Legatee - ebook/epub
The Chief Legatee - ebook/epub
Anna Katharine Green-20%
Ventigo Media

A wealthy young couple very much in love get married. Then she disappears on their wedding day. He is confused as would be expected, and seeks some help in finding her. She was an only child as her older brother disappeared at sea, and her twin sister was killed at age 5 in a fire at school. Lots of twists and turns, as well as a secret society, all show up during the search. Green, as always, holds attention and carries the reader along...

Lost Mans Lane. A Second Episode in the Life of Amelia Butterworth - ebook/epub
Lost Mans Lane. A Second Episode in the Life of Amelia Butterworth - ebook/epub
Anna Katharine Green-20%
Ventigo Media

After several people apparently vanish into thin air while walking along the same country road, New York aged detective inspector Mr. Gryce calls on the skills of Miss Amelia Butterworth to help him solve this most puzzling crime. In Lost Mans Lane the author Anna Katharine Green shows that she has lost none of her cunning in inventing an intricate and absorbing plot, and in unfolding it carefully bit by bit by the agency of her chosen hero or heroine...

Room Number 3 and Other Detective Stories - ebook/epub
Room Number 3 and Other Detective Stories - ebook/epub
Anna Katharine Green-20%
Ventigo Media

A beautiful young woman is interviewed by Coroner Golden and new Deputy sheriff Mr. Hammersmith. Her mother has been found dead in the nearby forest but the woman alleges they both rented rooms in Three Forks Tavern. The landlord Mr. Quimby deny her story. She describes the room her mother was in but a search reveals no room that matches it. But the sheriff believes her and he insists on staying in the tavern overnight while the coroner goes to...

That Affair Next Door - ebook/epub
That Affair Next Door - ebook/epub
Anna Katharine Green-20%
Ventigo Media

That Affair Next Door focuses on a mysterious murder that has occurred in a quiet neighborhood, incidentally in the house next door to the home of the curious middle-aged amateur sleuth Miss Butterworth. One night around midnight Miss Butterworth sees a man and woman enter the Van Burnam mansion, which is supposed to be empty. The man leaves soon after, but the woman does not. On the following day...

The Amethyst Box - ebook/epub
The Amethyst Box - ebook/epub
Anna Katharine Green-20%
Ventigo Media

On the night of his wedding, Sinclair flosses a precious curiosity from his collection: an amethyst box, containing a tiny flask of deadly poison and he feels sure it can only be one of two people, his intended wife, or her cousin, Dorothy. He goes to his friend Mr. Worthington and together they fight against time to find who has the poison and stop them using it. Too late, whoever took it has used it and now there is death in the house...

Hand and Ring - ebook/epub
Hand and Ring - ebook/epub
Anna Katharine Green-20%
Ventigo Media

A classic detective story of murder and punishment by one of Americas finest mystery writers. Widow Clemmens is struck down in her parlor while the towns legal professionals chat outside the courthouse down the street and there is no sign of the killer. An investigation is made and two equally plausible suspects are quickly unearthed. But who actually committed the crime? And what role does the mysterious Miss Imogene Dare play in this drama...

Initials Only - ebook/epub
Initials Only - ebook/epub
Anna Katharine Green-20%
Ventigo Media

A detective story first published in 1911, it is one of the book of Ebenezer Gryce series, Initials Only deals with the case of beautiful young heiress Edith Challoner. She is murdered in the writing room of a luxury hotel while nobody is near her, and no shot is heard and no bullet found in the deadly wound. She is seemingly stabbed to death, yet no one was seen near her. How then was she killed...

Dark Hollow - ebook/epub
Dark Hollow - ebook/epub
Anna Katharine Green-20%
Ventigo Media

In a small town Shelby shrouded in secrets a woman seeks to find the truth behind a terrible injustice in this classic mystery from the mother of the detective novel. Deborah attempts to prove that her husband was wrongly convicted of murder and was subsequently executed for a crime which she is sure he did not commit. She wants his name cleared so her daughter can marry the man she loves. Determined to prove her husbands innocence...

Wszystkie nasze Boginie-Matki - ebook/epub
Wszystkie nasze Boginie-Matki - ebook/epub
Marcin Mielcarek-16%
Ebookowo

'Wszystkie nasze Boginie-Matki' to zbiór jedenastu obyczajowych opowiadań, traktujących o doczesności, człowieku i kobietach. Niekierowany i pisany zupełnie do i pod nikogo – głównie spodoba się czytelnikom lubiącym bardziej 'męską' prozę, fanów Bukowskiego i amerykańskich Beatników. Zbiór często niegrzeczny, czasami niepoprawny, szyderczy i cyniczny, ale traktujący czytelnika jak najbardziej poważnie...

Chmura - ebook/epub
Chmura - ebook/epub
Claudia Pietschmann
Media Rodzina

Paraliżująco realistyczny, porywający thriller dla młodzieży. Emma chyba się zakochała. Nikt nie rozumie jej tak dobrze jak poznany online Paul. Choć jeszcze nigdy nie spotkali się w realu, w sieci dzielą się najskrytszymi tajemnicami. Chłopak ma dla dziewczyny mnóstwo niespodzianek, które jest w stanie urzeczywistnić jednym kliknięciem. Problem w tym, że każda najmniejsza przysługa zaczyna niebezpiecznie przypominać osaczanie...

Agatha Webb - ebook/epub
Agatha Webb - ebook/epub
Anna Katharine Green-20%
Ventigo Media

Celebrated as one of the most important early female writers of detective fiction, Anna Katherine Green was lauded for her meticulous plotting and attention to detail. In this classic mystery novel, a universally beloved woman Agatha Webb and a household servant are found dead. Would her husband do it for money matters? Or would it be the rich and well-connected Mr. Fredrick, who ran away into the woods...

Deadwood Dicks Doom. or Calamity Janes Last Adventure - ebook/epub
Deadwood Dicks Doom. or Calamity Janes Last Adventure - ebook/epub
Edward Lytton Wheeler-20%
Ventigo Media

Deadwood Dicks Doom or Calamity Janes Last Adventure is a fast-paced thriller by popular dime-novelist Edward Lytton Wheeler who wrote 33 Deadwood Dick novels between 1878 and 1885. His stories are well plotted adventures and his slang and dialect heavy narration is funny as hell. He wrote a lot of tales with female protagonists, maybe influenced by the New Woman of the 1890s. Deadwood Dick is a fictional character...

Deadwood Dick Jr. Branded. or Red Rover at Powder Pocket - ebook/epub
Deadwood Dick Jr. Branded. or Red Rover at Powder Pocket - ebook/epub
Edward Lytton Wheeler-20%
Ventigo Media

Deadwood Dick is a fictional character who appears in a series of stories, or dime novels, published between 1877 and 1897 by Edward Lytton Wheeler. His stories are well plotted adventures and his slang and dialect heavy narration is funny as hell. Deadwood Dick was an orphan who was adopted, mistreated and then ran away from home to become a notorious outlaw. Originally from New England, he moved to the town of Deadwood...

Deadwood Dick, The Prince of the Road. or The Black Rider of the Black Hills - ebook/epub
Deadwood Dick, The Prince of the Road. or The Black Rider of the Black Hills - ebook/epub
Edward Lytton Wheeler-20%
Ventigo Media

Deadwood Dick, The Prince of the Road or The Black Rider of the Black Hills is a fun shoot-em-up-cowboy book, rather than a serious western but the entertainment value is just as high. They called him Deadwood Dick, the Prince of The Road, the Black Rider of the Black Hills of Dakota. He was as famous for a time as Wild Bill Hickok or Buffalo Bill. It is the story of gold-seekers, settlers and criminals who all come together in a small area of the...

Fritz to the Front. or The Ventriloquist Scamp-Hunter - ebook/epub
Fritz to the Front. or The Ventriloquist Scamp-Hunter - ebook/epub
Edward Lytton Wheeler-20%
Ventigo Media

Another amusing tale from American author Edward Lytton Wheeler (1854-1885), this time from the east coast of America, with another hero and another damsel in need of help. A group of European and American tourists is enjoying its trip in Egypt in the year 1895. They are sailing up the River Nile in a a turtle-bottomed, round-bowed stern-wheeler, the Korosko. They intend to travel to Abousir at the southern frontier of Egypt...

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