A Thief in the Night
by E. W. Hornung
Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons 1905
Number of pages: 287
A Thief in the Night is a 1905 collection of short stories by Ernest William Hornung, featuring his popular character A. J. Raffles. It was the third book in the series, and the final collection of short stories. In it, Raffles, a gentleman thief, commits a number of burglaries in late Victorian England.
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by J.S. Fletcher - Grosset & Dunlap
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.
by Agatha Christie - St. Martin's Press
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by Melville Davisson Post
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by David Grote - Smashwords
Plot twists galore, unforgettable characters, suspense, and humor. This story has it all. And it all comes together in the summer of 1977 at Southern California's volleyball paradise, Sorrento Beach. A great summer read for anyone ...