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  • Edgar Wallace

    The Four Just Men, dedicated to ridding the world of unpunished criminals and profiteers, take their campaign into the treacherous, aristocratic world of gambling, horse-racing and high finance, where blackmail, poison and murder are commonplace. Working outside the law, the Four take it upon themselves to clean things up in their own...read more

  • Edgar Wallace

    The enigmatic Mr Reeder investigates eight cases involving baffling burglary and blackmail, mendacious and merciless murderers, cruel convicts and convincing cons, using his criminal mind to solve these unusual and peculiar mysteries. A lot of his inquiries involve Margaret Belman, a very pretty and appealing young lady who lives nearby, and the detective finds himself more and more attracted towards this femme fatale. Surely these feelings cannot be mutual.. The stories in this collection are:The Poetical Policeman.- bank robbery and horticulture interleaved The Treasure Hunt. - an old lag swears revenge and an old Lord swears his innocence. The Troupe.-an international conman determines...read more

  • Edgar Wallace

    Beautiful Jean Briggerland is the epitome of evilness in this twisting and turning thriller. She plots many different ways to steal her new victim's riches including lies and murder. Only Jack Glover the lawyer of Jean's most recent victim, is aware of her true nature. Can he stop her crime spree and bring her to justice before she murders her way to wealth and happiness? Don't count on it! Page after page offers action, new twists, and unexpected surprises that will keep the reader listening for more! (Summary by Allyson...read more

  • Edgar Wallace

    Well-known mystery writer John Lexman is charged with murder and sent to Broadmoor Prison. His friend T.X., head of a special branch of Scotland Yard, tries to prove his innocence. (Summary by...read more

  • Edgar Wallace

    A millionaire is taken suddenly ill, and sensing his mortality, he asks his attorney to do him one last favor—to find and secretly watch over his missing niece, the daughter of his profligate deceased sister. This niece at the appropriate time would become heir to his millions. However, the millionaire is mysteriously murdered, stabbed to death in his sick bed. Oliva Cresswell, the unsuspecting niece, has been a cashier in a large West End store for five years when she meets a Mr. Beale, a self-described wheat merchant, is attacked in her flat and rescued by this Mr. Beale, is offered a job as his confidential secretary, refuses him, is unexplainably sacked and finds herself in need of...read more

  • Edgar Wallace

    A stranger and foreigner arrives at the offices of a small publication in London only to be faced by the “editor” whose face is completely swathed in a veil. Nothing is as it seems, and it quickly becomes evident that both are bent on more than lively gossip about the elite. Blackmail and opportunism is the order of the day. When two men are found shot to death outside the door of Mr. Farrington the millionaire who just happens to live a few doors from T. B. Smith, the head of the secret police, the connections to blackmail are not long in coming. Were these men shot by the blackmailer? Who is actually what he seems to be? (Summary by Don W....read more

  • Edgar Wallace

    Major Milton is in the thick of defending a key line in the trenches of Flanders, playing the key role of commanding the various positions from his field telephone system. But his attention is distracted by another, greater battle which is being fought on the home...read more

  • Edgar Wallace

    A stranger and foreigner arrives at the offices of a small publication in London only to be faced by the “editor” whose face is completely swathed in a veil. Nothing is as it seems, and it quickly becomes evident that both are bent on more than lively gossip about the elite. Blackmail and opportunism is the order of the day. When two men are found shot to death outside the door of Mr. Farrington the millionaire who just happens to live a few doors from T. B. Smith, the head of the secret police, the connections to blackmail are not long in coming. Were these men shot by the blackmailer? Who is actually what he seems to be? (Summary by Don W....read more

  • Edgar Wallace

    Una tierna comedia en la que el pobre protagonista masculino no se entera de nada. Menos mal que su novia piensa por los dos. Descubre, en este audiolibro dramatizado en español, cómo a veces lo mejor es hacerse el tonto... JJack Trevor está enamorado de Marjorie y quiere casarse con ella, pero gana un sueldo muy ajustado y ella es peluquera. Jack cree que no conseguirá nunca ahorrar lo suficiente para ofrecer a su prometida una buena vida...Lennox Maine es un típico "self made man" (hombre hecho a sí mismo), pero no tiene moral ni ética; su lema es: lo que cuenta es ganar, de la forma que sea y caiga quien caiga.Ser un "taut" es una profesión harto curiosa y poco usual, pero que...read more

  • Edgar Wallace

    En este Audiolibro que vas a escuchar es un corto thriller en el que Troy Goldbeater, abogado de reconocido prestigio en la sociedad londinense, especializado en Derecho Civil y más concretamente en Derecho de Familia..., en particular, en herencias..., va a dejar salir su lado oscuro.Una cliente suya de antiguo, la Sra Pallin, acaba de emprender un viaje sin retorno, y uno de sus familiares visita al Sr. Goldbeater, poniendo en duda no solo su profesionalidad, sino algo más. Pero cuando se acusa a alguien, hay que tener pruebas suficientes, ya que, si...read more

  • Edgar Wallace

    =-Este audiolibro está narrado en castellano. en Este audiolibro que vas a escuchar es un corto thriller en El que Troy Goldbeater, abogado de reconocido prestigio en la sociedad londinense, especializado en Derecho Civil y más concretamente en Derecho de Familia..., en particular, en herencias..., va a dejar salir su lado oscuro.Una cliente suya de antiguo, la Sra Pallin, acaba de emprender un viaje sin retorno, y uno de sus familiares...read more

  • Edgar Wallace

    A stranger and foreigner arrives at the offices of a small publication in London only to be faced by the 'editor' whose face is completely swathed in a veil. Nothing is as it seems, and it quickly becomes evident that both are bent on more than lively gossip about the elite. Blackmail and opportunism is the order of the day. When two men are found shot to death outside the door of Mr. Farrington the millionaire who just happens to live a few doors from T. B. Smith, the head of the secret police, the connections to blackmail are not long in coming. Were these men shot by the blackmailer? Who is actually what he seems to...read more

  • Edgar Wallace

    A millionaire is taken suddenly ill, and sensing his mortality, he asks his attorney to do him one last favor - to find and secretly watch over his missing niece, the daughter of his profligate deceased sister. This niece at the appropriate time would become heir to his millions. However, the millionaire is mysteriously murdered, stabbed to death in his sick bed. Oliva Cresswell, the unsuspecting niece, has been a cashier in a large West End store for five years when she meets a Mr. Beale, a self described wheat merchant, is attacked in her flat and rescued by this Mr. Beale, is offered a job as his confidential secretary, refuses him, is unexplainably sacked and finds herself in need of...read more

  • Edgar Wallace

    Stories are one of mankind’s greatest artistic achievements. Whether written down or spoken they have an ability to capture our imagination and thoughts, and take us on incredible journeys in the space of a phrase and the turn of a page.Within a few words of text or speech, new worlds and characters form, propelling a narrative to a conclusion with intricate ease. Finely crafted, perfectly formed these Miniature Masterpieces, at first thought, seem remarkably easy to conjure up. But ask any writer and they will tell you that distilling the essence of narrative and characters into a short story is one of the hardest acts of their literary craft. Many attempt, but few...read more

  • Edgar Wallace

    Er fährt einen schwarzen Jaguar und hinterlässt bei seinen Mordopfern eine Jolly-Joker-Karte. Die Methode des Täters, genannt der Joker, ist so einfach wie skrupellos: von jedem erfolgreichen Gangstercoup erwartet er einen Anteil. Bleibt dieser aus, bezahlt der Ganove mit seinem Leben. Ein Fall für Chefi nspector Higgins und Superintendant Barbara Lane von Scotland Yard, die dem Verbrecher das Handwerk legen...read more

  • Edgar Wallace

    Mais où donc a disparu Oscar Trevor? Les lettres de ce grand voyageur, expédiées des quatre coins du monde, ne parviennent plus à ses avoués. Serait-il devenu fou ? Enfin, sa nièce, Gwendda, reçoit une lettre inquiétante : derrière son contenu banal et rassurant, un appel au secours codé qu’elle seule peut déchiffrer. La jeune journaliste américaine se rend donc à Londres, d’où provient l’appel de son oncle. Mais à Londres, rien n’est facile ! Un effrayant assassin, surnommé “La Terreur”, fait de nombreuses victimes et répète un mot étrange, “Boginda”. De mystérieux suiveurs s’attachent aux pas de la jeune fille. Car Trevor possède une immense fortune....read more

  • Edgar Wallace

    Gregory « le coco » est retrouvé dans un ruisseau, assassiné. Ne faisait-il pas partie, comme Crew « l’aristo », Pinto Silva, Lollie Marsh ou Selby, de la bande du Colonel Dan Boundary ? Aurait-il trahit les « associés » de cette bande qui achète à vil prix les biens de personnes dont ils ont découvert une vulnérabilité ? Car ils sont prudents et cela fait trois ans que Stafford King met toute son énergie, en vain, à trouver un moyen de traduire l’un des « associés » devant la justice. Et voilà qu’un mystérieux « Jack le justicier » s’attaque à la bande signant ses actions d’une carte à jouer : le Jack, le valet de trèfle. Avec sa voix grêle et son...read more

  • Edgar Wallace

    'Замок ужаса' - детективный роман английский писатель, драматург, киносценарист, журналист Эдгара Уоллес. Произведения писателя многие годы доставляют истинное наслаждение любителям остросюжетного детектива во всем мире. В психиатрической больнице для особо опасных преступников, многие годы тихо и спокойно находится Джон Флак, которого называют 'самым изобретательным...read more

  • Edgar Wallace

    S'il vous venait à l'esprit l'idée saugrenue de vouloir effectuer un séjour, même très bref, dans la chambre n° 13 qui tient une si grande place dans ce roman, vous auriez tout intérêt à vous hâter ! Car l'auteur mène son récit tambour battant, et vous aurez du mal à en suivre le rythme : ne commencez pas votre lecture à 23 heures, car vous abrègeriez votre nuit de sommeil sans jamais avoir l'occasion de souffler dans la chambre n° 13 ! Vous verrez s'agiter autour de vous un tourbillon de personnages, des méchants et des gentils, les premiers dotés d'une âme plus noire que de la poix ; les seconds sans cesse victimes des sombres manigances des premiers, jusqu'à ce que......read more

  • Edgar Wallace

    Dicen que ocasionalmente dictaba a las secretarias tres libros a la vez, pero lo interesante es que sus argumentos son convincentes y sus obras, en su mayor parte policiales, saben guardar el suspenso hasta el ultimo momento. Muestra brillante de su produccion es esta novela, que tiene uno de los finales mas inesperados e...read more