The Lonely House
by Arthur Gask
Publisher: Macaulay 1931
Number of pages: 315
'It was a silent house, as still and silent as the grave.' Larose, a truly classic supersleuth, stumbles over a murder case and is almost done in through the schemes of a cunning doctor. Larose has exciting ways of dealing out quick justice.
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by Arthur Gask - The Courier-Mail
Larose is called from retirement to solve a mystery -- a mystery more baffling than those which have made his name. Six murders in seven weeks and Scotland Yard is helpless. The crimes give no clue -- not even a similarity of method to connect them.
by Arthur Gask - Herbert Jenkins
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by Arthur Gask - Herbert Jenkins Ltd.
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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 ...