The Chase of the Golden Plate

The Chase of the Golden Plate

Jacques Futrelle

Mystery & Thrillers

Cardinal Richelieu and the Mikado stepped out on a narrow balcony overlooking the entrance to Seven Oaks, lighted their cigarettes and stood idly watching the throng as it poured up the wide marble steps. Here was an over-corpulent Dowager Empress of China, there an Indian warrior in full paint and toggery, and mincing along behind him two giggling Geisha girls. Next, in splendid robes of rank, came the Czar of Russia. The Mikado smiled.
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The Diamond Master

The Diamond Master

Jacques Futrelle

Mystery & Thrillers

This volume contains five novels and the fifty short stories written by the great mystery writer Jacques Futrelle, creator of the iconic "Thinking Machine" character, professor Augustus S. F. X. Van Dusen.Futrelle life and career was cut short at 37: he died in the sinking of the Titanic. The works included in this volume are:NOVELS:The Chase of the Golden PlateThe Diamond MasterElusive IsabelThe High HandMy Lady\'s Garter SHORT STORIES AND NOVELETTES:1.THE THINKING MACHINE2. THE FIRST PROBLEM3. THE PROBLEM OF CELL 134. MY FIRST EXPERIENCE WITH THE GREAT LOGICIAN5. KIDNAPPED BABY BLAKE, MILLIONAIRE6. MYSTERY OF THE FATAL CIPHER7. MYSTERY OF THE FLAMING PHANTOM8. THE TRAGEDY OF THE LIFE RAFT9. PROBLEM OF THE PRIVATE COMPARTMENT10. MYSTERY OF THE RALSTON BANK BURGLARY11. MYSTERY OF THE SCARLET THREAD12. PROBLEM OF CONVICT NO. 9713. PROBLEM OF THE BROKEN BRACELET14. PROBLEM OF THE CROSS MARK15. THE JACKDAW16. PROBLEM OF THE CRYSTAL GAZER17. PROBLEM OF THE DESERTED HOUSE18. PROBLEM OF THE GHOST WOMAN19. A PIECE OF STRING20. PROBLEM OF THE GREEN-EYED MONSTER21. PROBLEM OF THE HIDDEN MILLION22. PROBLEM OF THE INTERRUPTED WIRELESS23. MYSTERY OF THE GOLDEN DAGGER24. PROBLEM OF THE KNOTTED CORD25. PROBLEM OF THE LOST RADIUM26. THE HAUNTED BELL27. PROBLEM OF THE MISSING NECKLACE28. PROBLEM OF THE MOTOR BOAT29. PROBLEM OF THE OPERA BOX30. FIVE MILLIONS BY WIRELESS30. PROBLEM OF THE ORGAN GRINDER31. PROBLEM OF THE PERFECT ALIBI32. PROBLEM OF THE RED ROSE33. THE SILVER BOX34. PROBLEM OF THE STOLEN BANK NOTES35. PROBLEM OF THE STOLEN RUBENS36. MYSTERY OF THE GRIP OF DEATH37. PROBLEM OF THE SUPERFLUOUS FINGER38. PROBLEM OF THE VANISHING MAN39. THE CASE OF THE SCIENTIFIC MURDERER40. THE GREAT AUTO MYSTERY41. THE GRINNING GOD42. THE MYSTERY OF STUDIO A43. THE PHANTOM MOTOR44. THE PROBLEM OF THE AUTO CAB45. THE ROSWELL TIARA46. PROBLEM OF THE SOUVENIR CARDS47. THE THREE OVERCOATS48. MYSTERY OF THE MAN WHO WAS LOST49. PROBLEM OF DRESSING ROOM A50. THE LEAK
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The Jacques Futrelle Megapack

The Jacques Futrelle Megapack

Jacques Futrelle

Mystery & Thrillers

Jacques Futrelle (1875-1912) is widely considered "the American Sherlock Holmes" for his series of stories about Professor Augustus S. F. X. Van Dusen, who is better known as The Thinking Machine. Van Dusen, a master of logic, believed he could think himself out of any situation—and solve any crime—using his immense intellect. Through dozens of stories, The Thinking Machine solved locked-room puzzles, kidnappings, and more murders than can be easily counted, proving again and again that brain-power is the answer to any problem.This volume collects 47 short stories and novels, including many stories featuring The Thinking Machine. Assembled here are:THE THINKING MACHINEMY FIRST EXPERIENCE WITH THE GREAT LOGICIANTHE GREAT AUTO MYSTERYTHE HAUNTED BELLTHE LEAKTHE PROBLEM OF CELL 13THE MYSTERY OF THE RALSTON BANK BURGLARYMYSTERY OF THE SCARLET THREADA PIECE OF STRINGPROBLEM OF THE CRYSTAL GAZERTHE FATAL CIPHER...
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