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On the Spot - ebook/epub

On the Spot - ebook/epub
On the Spot - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace
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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, she plans a revenge... The constant threat of death, the interaction between cops and gangsters, love gone wrong, love gone right, loss of youth, bootlegging, prostitution... it’s all here and beautifully handled by Edgar Wallace.
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The Last Adventure - ebook/epub
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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”. Although Wallace wrote many „stand alone” novels it is, perhaps, for his series based material always popular with readers that he remains best known. „The Last Adventure” is a story packed with intrigue...

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The Melody of Death - ebook/epub
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Jack O’Judgment - ebook/epub
Jack O’Judgment - ebook/epub
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This is one of Edgar Wallace’s best and most exciting thrillers. Jack O’ Judgment is light-hearted, insouciant, masked mystery man, who sets out to expose a gang of daring crooks who are amassing millions regardless of their methods. Criminal mastermind Colonel Dan Boundary fights two enemies – Stafford King, a dedicated detective, and Jack O’Judgment. The tale opens with the murder of „Snow” Gregory...

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The Golden Hades - ebook/epub
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Four-Square Jane - ebook/epub
Four-Square Jane - ebook/epub
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The Big Four - ebook/epub
The Big Four - ebook/epub
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The Flying Fifty-five - ebook/epub
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Eve’s Island - ebook/epub
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The Crook in Crimson - ebook/epub
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Edgar Wallace
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Edgar Wallace is continuing to introduce 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 is vintage Wallace, with no great depths but a good deal of humor and plenty of engaging goings-on along Wallace’s...

The Adventures of Captain Hex - ebook/epub
The Adventures of Captain Hex - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace
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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...

The Lady Called Nita - ebook/epub
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The Traitor’s Gate - ebook/epub
The Traitor’s Gate - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace
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This Edgar Wallace mystery takes place in London. Hope Joyner, ward of a Mr. Hallet whom she has never met, is in love with Sir Richard Hallowell. Diana Montague, who was once engaged to Sir Richard, now keeps very dubious company – Sir Richard’s brother Graham for one. He has just been released from prison. Since Graham has been away Diana has acquired money, and she is now Press Secretary for the Prince of Kishlastan...

Kriminalgeschichten - ebook/epub
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Dieses Buch ist eine Sammlung von Edgar Wallace schönsten Geschichten: „Der Fall Stretelli”, „Das Diamantenklavier”, „Doktor Kay”, „Der Selbstmörder”, „Indizienbeweis”. Edgar Wallace hat zeigte einmal mehr seine Fähigkeiten als großer Schriftsteller.

For Information Received - ebook/epub
For Information Received - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace
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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. In total Wallace is credited with over 170 novels, almost 1,000 short stories, and 18 stage plays. This comprehensive work presents a collection of nine short stories, primarily detective fiction of Edgar Wallace...