The House on the Island
by Arthur Gask
Publisher: Herbert Jenkins 1933
Number of pages: 262
From all that is happening around us we may any day, any hour, any one of us, be among the victims of dark crime. The long arm of the law has ceased to function, and life and property are now apparently the playthings of any miscreant who comes along ...
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by Arthur Gask - Herbert Jenkins Ltd.
An attractive girl seeks her fortune in London, makes her way into the social world and marries into a titled family. Then, through no fault of her own, she becomes involved in the death of a scoundrel who was attempting to blackmail her ...
by Arthur Gask - The Courier Mail
These last three days have been a perfect nightmare for everyone. The place has been full of policemen and detectives, and now, to cap all, we hear that the terrible Gilbert Larose is coming, and that means, so Mr. Slim says, a hanging for someone.
by Arthur Gask - The Courier-Mail
In 'The Poisoned Goblet' Larose takes a hand to thwart the efforts of a gang of men who try to kidnap the child of Lady Ardave and immediately finds himself faced with one of the most puzzling and one of the most hazardous cases of his career.
by Arthur Gask - The Advertiser
I had seen the wretch I was following participate in a brutal murder, and every instinct of good citizenship in me was insisting that he should not get away unpunished... Perhaps we waited 30 seconds face to face. His lips had closed tight together.