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Mysteries for Christmas - Boxed Set - 50+ Detective Tales Ghost Stories and Eerie Suspense Thrillers - cover

Mysteries for Christmas - Boxed Set - 50+ Detective Tales Ghost Stories and Eerie Suspense Thrillers

Charles Dickens, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Wilkie Collins, George Macdonald, Saki Saki, Robert Louis Stevenson, Grant Allen, John Kendrick Bangs, Marie Corelli, Edgar Wallace, G. K. Chesterton, J.M. Barrie, E.F. Benson, Jerome K. Jerome, M. R. James, Algernon Blackwood, Agatha Christie, Mary Elizabeth Braddon, Arthur Conan Doyle, Nikolai Gogol, Hugh Walpole, Sabine Baring-Gould, Fred M. White, Fergus Hume, Thomas Hardy, Arthur Cheney Train, Louisa M. Alcott, Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu, Douglas O'Connor

Publisher: e-artnow

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Summary

e-artnow presents to you a unique collection of mysteries for the holidays. There is a suspense, wonder, humour, detective tales and ghost stories for your reading delight:
Tarnhelm or, The Death of My Uncle Robert (Hugh Walpole)
The Snow (Hugh Walpole)
The Strange Visitation (Marie Corelli)
The Night of Christmas Eve (Nikolai Gogol)
The Mystery of Room Five (Fred M White)
A Policeman's Business (Edgar Wallace)
The Chopham Affair (Edgar Wallace)
The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle (Arthur Conan Doyle)
The Flying Stars (G. K. Chesterton)
Percival Bland's Proxy (R. Austin Freeman)
A Christmas Capture (Fred M. White)
McAllister's Christmas (Arthur Cheney Train)
The Mystery of Room Five (Fred M White)
A Policeman's Business (Edgar Wallace)
Stuffing (Edgar Wallace)
Mr Wray's Cash Box or, the Mask and the Mystery (Wilkie Collins)
The Adventure of the Second Swag (Robert Barr)
An Exciting Christmas Eve or, My Lecture on Dynamite (Arthur Conan Doyle)
A Chaparral Christmas Gift (O. Henry)
The Hole in the Wall (G. K. Chesterton)
The Man in the Brown Suit (Agatha Christie)
A Christmas Tragedy (Emmuska Orczy)
The Thieves Who Couldn't Stop Sneezing (Thomas Hardy)
The Silver Hatchet (Arthur Conan Doyle)
What the Shepherd Saw: A Tale of Four Moonlight Nights (Thomas Hardy)
Markheim (Robert Louis Stevenson)
The Wolves of Cernogratz (Saki)
Mustapha (Sabine Baring-Gould)
The Story of a Disappearance and an Appearance (M.R. James)
The Christmas Banquet (Nathaniel Hawthorne)
The Haunted Man (Charles Dickens)
Doctor Marigold's Prescriptions (Charles Dickens)
The Christmas Carol (Charles Dickens)
The Ghost's Touch (Fergus Hume)
Glámr (Sabine Baring-Gould)
The Ghosts at Grantley (Leonard Kip)
Ghosts and Family Legends (Catherine Crowe)
The Ghost: A Christmas Story (William Douglas O'Connor)
Thurlow's Christmas Story (John Kendrick Bangs)
The Mystery of My Grandmother's Hair Sofa (John Kendrick Bangs)
The Abbot's Ghost; or Maurice Treherne's Temptation (Louisa M. Alcott)
Old Applejoy's Ghost (Frank R. Stockton)
Wolverden Tower (Grant Allen)
Told After Supper (Jerome K. Jerome)
The Box with the Iron Clamps (Florence Marryat)
The Story of the Goblins Who Stole a Sexton (Charles Dickens)
The Ghost of Christmas Eve (J. M. Barrie)
The Dead Sexton (Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu)
Uncle Cornelius His Story (George MacDonald)
The Grave by the Handpost (Thomas Hardy)
Number Ninety (Bithia Mary Croker)
At Chrighton Abbey (Mary Elizabeth Braddon)
Between the Lights (E. F. Benson)
Transition (Algernon Blackwood)
The Kit-Bag (Algernon Blackwood)
Available since: 11/22/2021.
Print length: 1683 pages.

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