The Borough Treasurer
by J.S. Fletcher
Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap 1921
Number of pages: 332
This is a quite readable and well-plotted murder mystery without the customary clever detective who puts it all together. Instead the plot unrolls before the reader as it happens, but not without a few surprises and interesting twists. No false clues or coincidences mar the plot and everything is explained neatly in the end.
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by Rodrigues Ottolengui - G.P. Putnam's Sons
These stories are worked out with great ingenuity, and will interest all who enjoy following the devious ways of the students of crime as fine art. Contents: The Phoenix of Crime; The Missing Link; The Nameless Man; The Montezuma Emerald; etc.
by Matthew Benefiel - Smashwords
Robert Drake did not think much of his father's attempt to sway his dreams of becoming an FBI agent, nor the hallucination that took place during that attempt. It was long behind him now and he was bound and determined to make his own way in life.
by Mary Elizabeth Braddon - Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent
This novel is a blend of mystery and gothic horror, engaging in the narrative, the strong female characters portray an interesting side of Victorian life. The ending brought our heroine the respect she so clearly deserved.
by Israel Zangwill - Rand, McNally & Co.
A classic for all mystery lovers. The Big Bow Mystery by Israel Zangwill was the first locked room murder novel. It has been almost continuously in print since 1891 and has been used as the basis for three commercial films.