The Bradmoor Murder

The Bradmoor Murder

Melville Davisson Post

Mystery / Fiction

The Bradmoor Murder is a wonderful collection of mysteries by a true American master of the detective short story. Melville Davisson Post tells tales of mysterious death, unexplainable murder, and complex crimes. From the sea washed cliffs of Bradmoor to the fairylands of Belgium, there is strangeness to be unpicked, women to be fallen in love with, and men with the genius to see what others cannot.In this collection of detective stories, first published in 1922, Melville Davisson Post creates some truly entertaining characters; among them there is distinguished Sir Henry Marquis, Chief of the Criminal Investigation Department of Scotland Yard, with his remarkable deductive skills, and Sir Godfrey Simon, the greatest alienist in England ... together, they can solve the hardest of mysteries.
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Monsieur Jonquelle

Monsieur Jonquelle

Melville Davisson Post

Mystery / Fiction

Monsieur Jonquelle is no ordinary prefect of police of Paris. With cool intellect and charm, he can see into the heart of the most perplexing of crimes. From the jungles of the Congo to the sun bathed streets of Nice, criminals will find themselves outsmarted. This mastermind of mystery saves Russian heiresses, seeks out sneaking murderers, uncovers precious emeralds and tricks wily scoundrels into confessions. A classic detective of the highest calibre!This collection of mystery and crime adventures featuring skilled and eloquent French detective, Monsieur Jonquelle, written by Mellville Davisson Post, was first published in 1923.
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Uncle Abner, Master of Mysteries

Uncle Abner, Master of Mysteries

Melville Davisson Post

Mystery / Fiction

Uncle Abner, the most famous literary character created by Melville Davisson Post, is a righteous amateur detective, a keen observer of human actions with profound knowledge and love for Bible. On his journeys around the backwoods of West Virginia, long before a proper police system is in place, he is confronted by murders and mysteries that cannot be ignored. He helps to solve them with his impressive intuition and deductive skills.Abner's adventures are populated with peculiar characters and intriguing adventures set in the rough but fascinating land 'where men concealed their feelings as one conceals the practice of a crime; and one would have stolen his neighbor's goods before he would have intruded upon the secrecy of his emotions.'This collection of eighteen stories, first published in 1918, with the pivotal character of justice-dispensing Uncle Abner connecting them all, is often considered among the most important American detective and crime fiction.
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