Join us on a literary world trip!
Add this book to bookshelf
Grey
Write a new comment Default profile 50px
Grey
Subscribe to read the full book or read the first pages for free!
All characters reduced
Masterpieces of Mystery (Vol 1-4) - Ghost Stories Detective Stories Mystic-Humorous Stories & Whodunit Stories - cover

Masterpieces of Mystery (Vol 1-4) - Ghost Stories Detective Stories Mystic-Humorous Stories & Whodunit Stories

Edgar Allan Poe, Arthur Conan Doyle, Algernon Blackwood, Montague Rhodes James, Guy de Maupassant, William F. Harvey, Ralph Adams Cram, Robert Louis Stevenson, Wilbur Daniel Steele, Pliny the Younger, Arthur B. Reeve, Wilkie Collins, Anna Katherine Green, Anton Chekhov, Théophile Gautier, Mark Twain, Lafcadio Hearn, E.F. Benson, Arthur Machen, Brander Matthews, Cleveland Moffett, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Villiers l'Isle de Adam, William Archer, Fitz-James O'Brien, Florence Marryat, Chester Bailey Fernando, Mary E. Hanshew, Thomas W. Hanshew

Publisher: e-artnow

  • 0
  • 0
  • 0

Summary

Masterpieces of Mystery in Four Volumes is an anthology of mystery tales selected and meticulously edited by Joseph Lewis French. It contains various stories within mystery genre including ghost stories, detective mysteries, supernatural tales and puzzling mysteries.
Table of Contents:
Volume 1 – Ghost Stories:
The Listener (Algernon Blackwood)
Number 13 (Montague Rhodes James)
Joseph: A Story (Katherine Rickford)
The Horla( Guy de Maupassant)
The Beast with Five Fingers (William F. Harvey)
Sister Maddelena (Ralph Adams Cram)
Thrawn Janet (Robert Louis Stevenson)
The Yellow Cat (Wilbur Daniel Steele)
Letter to Sura (Pliny the Younger)
Volume 2 – Detective Stories:
The Purloined Letter (Edgar Allan Poe)
The Black Hand (Arthur B. Reeve)
The Biter Bit (Wilkie Collins)
Missing: Page Thirteen (Anna Katherine Green)
A Scandal in Bohemia (A. Conan Doyle)
The Rope of Fear (Mary E. and Thomas W. Hanshew)
The Safety Match (Anton Chekhov)
Some Scotland Yard Stories (Sir Robert Anderson)
Volume 3 – Mystic-Humorous Stories:
May-Day Eve (Algernon Blackwood)
The Diamond Lens (Fitz-James O'Brien)
The Mummy's Foot (Théopile Gautier)
Mr. Bloke's Item (Mark Twain)
A Ghost (Lafcadio Hearn)
The Man Who Went Too Far (E. F. Benson)
Chan Tow The Highrob (Chester Bailey Fernando)
The Inmost Light (Arthur Machen)
The Secret of Goresthorpe Grange (A. Conan Doyle)
The Man With The Pale Eyes (Guy de Maupassant)
The Rival Ghosts (Brander Matthews)
Volume 4 – Riddle Stories:
The Mysterious Card (Cleveland Moffett)
The Great Valdez Sapphire (Anonymous)
The Oblong Box (Edgar Allan Poe)
The Birth Mark (Nathaniel Hawthorne)
A Terribly Strange Bed (Wilkie Collins)
The Torture by Hope (Villiers de l'Isle Adam)
The Box with the Iron Clamps (Florence Marryat)
My Fascinating Friend (William Archer)
The Lost Room (Fitz-James O'Brien)
Available since: 12/22/2022.
Print length: 612 pages.

Other books that might interest you

  • Under the Diehard Brand - cover

    Under the Diehard Brand

    L. Ron Hubbard

    • 0
    • 0
    • 0
    Eighteen-year-old Lee Thompson has a chip on his shoulder and a mission in his heart to save his dad, an aging sheriff who's lost control of his town. Lee's plan is a dangerous one — mix in with the desperadoes and risk death at their hand. But sometimes, the only way to restore the law is to break it. Take the law — and the action — into your hands, as the audio version of Under the Diehard Brand takes you into a town gone wild.
    Show book
  • The Color Out of Space - A Short Story Volume - cover

    The Color Out of Space - A Short...

    H P Lovecraft, Charlotte Perkins...

    • 0
    • 0
    • 0
    We are captivated by color.  It seeps into our emotions, our vistas.  It’s part of every day life. Sometimes its part of something much darker.  Our eminent authors in this volume bring you colors of every shade.  From the terror of HP Lovecraft and the shadowed world of Edith Nesbit to the wordplay of Virginia Woolf as well as many others.  Color in all its light and shades, hues and tints is brought to the fore by these exceptional writers.
    Show book
  • Who's Dead Doc? - A Jules & Bun Mystery - cover

    Who's Dead Doc? - A Jules & Bun...

    J. M. Griffin

    • 0
    • 0
    • 0
    Things get pretty hare-y when rabbit rescue and rehab expert Jules Bridge and her brilliant bunny go undercover to catch a murderer hiding in plain sight . . . 
    When Juliette "Jules" Bridge began caring for rabbits on her beloved Fur Bridge Farm in rural New Hampshire, she never imagined she'd be solving murders with one of them. Not only can her black-and-white rabbit, Bun, communicate with her telepathically, he happens to be a pretty sharp sleuth. Bun comes along as part of a petting pen for a birthday celebration—but for one of the guests, the fun is soon over. Evelyn Montgomery is found lying in the bushes with a knife in her chest, and the distraught hostess begs Jules to help . . . 
    To her surprise, so does Sheriff Jack Carver—who usually discourages Jules from getting involved in criminal investigations. But now she's drafted at the last minute to fill in for Evelyn as a judge at a rabbit show, and Jack wants her to go undercover. Yet as she and Bun expose the dark—albeit fluffy—underbelly of the world of rabbit competition, a killer is ready to act as judge, jury, and executioner . . .
    Show book
  • The Alien Artefact - does Adam win? - cover

    The Alien Artefact - does Adam win?

    Gilbert Zenner

    • 0
    • 0
    • 0
    Adam must analyze an artefact for his company. He finds video-footage of an alien culture on this artefact and sends the footage to his company to show the advanced civilization that humanity may learn from and improve technology. 
    His company then trashes him for being a fraud, for having delivered a hoax video. 
    Adam then must fight hard through a court trial to get his reputation and his job back.
    Show book
  • BipolarWINTER Volume 1 - A Work of Fiction Based In Historical Facts Volume 1 - cover

    BipolarWINTER Volume 1 - A Work...

    Samuel David Steiner

    • 0
    • 0
    • 0
    Historian Aldo Lombardi is a recent graduate of the Pontifical Gregorian University summoned to appear before Pope Benedict. Allison Gillespie is an investigator whose assignment leads her to Aldo and a 500-year-old secret whose discovery may unravel the very fabric of the Christian faith. The pair must uncover the truth behind the secret and reveal what the leaders of the modern Seventh-day Adventist Church know that could destroy the Catholic Church. It’s a race against time to discover the truth before hundreds of millions of followers are thrown into chaos—and before a rogue sect unleashes a global cataclysm to fulfill its founder’s doomsday prophecy.
    Show book
  • The Day of the Dead - The Autumn of Comissario Ricciardi - cover

    The Day of the Dead - The Autumn...

    Maurizio de Giovanni

    • 0
    • 0
    • 0
    The fourth Commissario Ricciardi historical mystery—following Everyone in Their Place—is “a superb novel for fans of Italian noir” (Library Journal, starred review).  Commissario Ricciardi has visions. He sees and hears the final moments in the lives of those who have suffered violent deaths. It may be a talent or it may be a curse, but it has helped him become one of the most successful homicide detectives in the Naples police force. It’s a rainy autumn in 1930s Naples as its inhabitants celebrate the week of the dead. Ricciardi’s instincts tell him that the death of a street urchin is actually murder, but investigating the homicide is not going to be easy. The authorities want to avoid any sign that things are not as they ought to be in Naples, for they are preparing for the state visit of Benito Mussolini. Ricciardi will have to conduct his investigation hidden from the eyes of his superiors. What’s worse, his sixth sense is no help to him this time; the scene of the crime is silent, still, not a word or a sign, or even a scream from the dead. Has his unwelcome gift finally faded? Or is something more sinister at work? “De Giovanni’s slashing wit cuts deeply into his cameo portraits of the high and mighty, even as his elegant style ennobles the wretched lives he views with such compassion.” —The New York Times Book Review “De Giovanni is a masterful plotter and sub-plotter; it’s a joy to ease into his complete command of his craft . . . These are murder mysteries raised to a brilliant level.” —Open Letters Monthly
    Show book