e-books in Arthur Conan Doyle category
by Arthur Conan Doyle - J. W. Arrowsmith , 1892
Set in an English-Scottish border village during the waning days of the Napoleonic era, this adventure story introduces us to Jock Calder, whose quiet way of life is shattered when a mysterious stranger steps ashore near his home ...
by Arthur Conan Doyle - G. H. Doran , 1919
The story centers around a new-comer to town, his obvious riches and his desire to use his fortune for the good of the people. The provenance of the money is slowly revealed to the reader as the consequences of Haw's philanthropy develop ...
by Arthur Conan Doyle - Street & Street , 1900
In Beyond the City, the desire for money and romance drives the characters beyond the typical boundaries of their middle class Victorian lives. Lust, deceit, and financial scandals rock their placid world. This is a lightweight social comedy.
by Arthur Conan Doyle - Feedbooks , 1928
Professor Challenger is arguing with people who are calling him on the telephone when his friend Malone enters and requests Challenger accompany him to inspect the discovery of Theodore Nemor, who invented a machine capable of disintegrating objects.
by Arthur Conan Doyle - J. B. Lippincott company , 1898
A group of European tourists are enjoying their trip to Egypt in the year 1895. They are attacked and abducted by a marauding band of Dervish warriors. The novel contains a strong defence of British Imperialism and the Imperial project in Africa.
by Arthur Conan Doyle - W. Briggs , 1906
In this epic novel squire Nigel Loring sets out to serve King Edward at the start of the Hundred Years' War. As battles wage between the French and English armies, Nigel attempts to earn his knighthood .. and to win the heart of the woman he loves.
by Arthur Conan Doyle - ManyBooks , 1896
Rodney Stone is a historical novel about boxing during the Regency period, that curiously brings together Lord Nelson and the sport of boxing. Doyle had always been fond of boxing, had reveled in the history of the prize-ring ...
by Arthur Conan Doyle - The McClure Company , 1908
This work is Conan Doyle's casually eloquent tour of the cherished books on his own shelves. As the author surveys the contents of his bookroom, each book prompts an essay in appreciation, affectionate reflections both personal and literary.
by Arthur Conan Doyle - Doubleday, Page & Company , 1909
Doyle documents the atrocities committed in the Congo Free State, the personal possession of Leopold II of Belgium. Thousands of native Africans were forced to labor on rubber plantations for the benefit of their colonial overlords.
by Arthur Conan Doyle - Feedbooks , 1891
This novel is a historical adventure set during the Hundred Years' War. The story follows a young man as he leaves the shelter of an abbey in England and becomes involved with Edward, the Black Prince's campaign in Spain.
by Arthur Conan Doyle , 1913
Professor Challenger, his wife, journalist Malone and adventurer Roxton have gathered with oxygen canisters to watch the final hours of the world. As a poisonous miasma apparently asphyxiates the human race, Malone feverishly writes his copy.
by Arthur Conan Doyle - Project Gutenberg , 2010
When the wars of the Spanish Succession had been brought to an end, the vast number of privateers found their occupation gone. A few of the more reckless hoisted the Jolly Rodger at the mizzen, declaring a private war against the whole human race.
by Arthur Conan Doyle - Project Gutenberg , 2000
A classic of detective fiction and a forerunner of this now-ubiquitous genre. The story has everything - a beautiful damsel in distress, mysterious disappearances, a murder, a strange and lustrous pearl, a peculiar map, four desperate villains, ...
by Arthur Conan Doyle - Project Gutenberg , 2002
Grade 7 Up-A coded warning of imminent danger sends Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson to the country house of the reclusive Jack Douglas. When they arrive too late to prevent a tragic death, they must follow bewildering clues and find a murderer.
by Arthur Conan Doyle - Project Gutenberg , 1995
The first published story involving the legendary Sherlock Holmes, and the first narrative by the unassuming Dr. Watson, a military surgeon. Watson needs a flat-mate and a diversion. Holmes needs a foil. And thus a great collaboration begins.
by Arthur Conan Doyle , 1888
What dark deed from the past put a lifelong curse on Major Heatherstone of Cloomber Hall? The master of detective fiction reveals his deep fascination with spiritualism and the paranormal in this gripping tale of mystery and the supernatural.
by Arthur Conan Doyle , 1911
The drama of events from the past is captured in this collection of short stories. From the last desperate moments of a stricken Carthaginian galley to mutiny on board a pirate ship, Conan Doyle captures the excitement and color of the age.
by Arthur Conan Doyle
World-famous Sherlock Holmes is once again called upon to put his uncanny detective techniques to work in The Hound of the Baskervilles. This mystery/horror story has become the archetype around which an entire genre has been created.
by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle , 1917
The six stories that comprise His Last Bow seem darker and more disturbing than Conan Doyle's previous Sherlock Holmes works. Unlike earlier Sherlockian tales, five of these stories are reminiscences written after Holmes's retirement.
by Arthur Conan Doyle , 1896
In these pages you will find adventure, action, romance, love and self-sacrifice, hair's-breadth escape and reckless courage, gallantry, panache and a droll. You will also find yourself, in the hands of an indisputable artist.
by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle - The Strand , 1927
Grappling with treachery and ingenious crimes of all kinds, Holmes' dazzling powers of logic are as sharp as ever - no case is too challenging, no mystery too dense for the immortal sleuth's logic and legendary powers of deduction.
by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle - A. Burt , 1894
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's second story collection about the greatest detective, containing such puzzles as The Greek Interpreter, The Musgrave Ritual, Silver Blaze and The Final Adventure, the struggle between Holmes and the evil Professor Moriarty.
by Arthur Conan Doyle , 1922
Tales of Terror and Mystery is a collection of tales that will make your spine tingle. The book is brimming with unexpected twists and surprises, it makes for compulsive reading. Doyle is the famous creator of extraordinaire detective Sherlock Holmes.
by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle - McClure, Phillips & co. , 1905
Three years after his apparent death, Holmes resurrectes and lets his conscience prevail over the the law. Dr. Watson and Holmes are back together after a long hiatus at the top of their form, pursuing a criminal to their own front door.
by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle - Hodder & Stoughton , 1912
Classic adventure by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle which uses the written word to visualize the mysterious world of pterodactyls, plesiosaurs and iguanadons roaming the earth in the 20th century. An SF adventure into the dense jungles of South America.
by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle - Project Gutenberg , 1999
Easy-to-read Sherlock Holmes stories. Numerous mysteries are brought to the house on Baker Street where detective Sherlock Holmes resides. No case is too tricky for the world's most famous sleuth and his incredible powers of deduction.