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.
His luck was about to change again. It was that same morning at the Post Office that he spotted the girl, a picture of prettiness, and it was also on that morning when he sat down to write a post card which would alter the course of his life ...
by Arthur Gask - The Courier-Mail
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by Arthur Gask - The Courier Mail
They were the last words Eli Barton ever spoke. There was a sudden flash of fire from behind the small car -- the loud crack of a revolver fired at close range, and the great cattle king dropped lifeless upon the sands with a bullet in his brain ...
by Arthur Gask - Herbert Jenkins
In the lonely hours upon an unfrequented part of the Norfolk coast a retired professor is living by himself. Gradually he becomes aware that his house which is built on the site of an old church, is being watched. For help he turns to Gilbert Larose.