The Woman of Mystery
by Maurice LeBlanc
Publisher: The Macaulay Co 1916
Number of pages: 238
The author paints a wonderful tale of WWI in France, twined together with the mystery surrounding the murder of main character Paul's father. Maurice LeBlanc became famous for the creation of Arsene Lupin, a gentleman thief and master of disguise.
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by Richard Harding Davis - ManyBooks
Classic mystery and detective fiction of the Late Victorian era. Very atmospheric little puzzler set in London on a night of impenetrable fog. Surprise ending. Perfect story for curling up on the couch on a rainy or foggy night.
by Louis Shalako - Smashwords
Crime author Aldrich Tobias sits in La Prison Sante, awaiting the guillotine. He's been convicted of a series of sex-murders involving women. The President of the Republic has asked Detective-Sergeant Maintenon to take another look into the case.
by Agatha Christie - Project Gutenberg
The heiress of Styles has been murdered, dying in agony from strychnine slipped into her coffee. There are plenty who would gain from her death: the financially strapped stepson, the gold digging younger husband, and an embittered daughter-in-law.
by Adam Maxwell - Feedbooks
Chasing a parcel delivered to a neighbour, Clint is sucked into a remarkably civilised but mildly deranged crime scene. There he encounters almost-blackmail, probable-sex scandals, genuine-imposters and the very real theft of something important.