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  • Marking 100 years since publication, The Adventuress was the first full-length novel to feature ‘scientific detective’ Craig Kennedy, who was dubbed ‘the American Sherlock Holmes’ and the first fictional detective to use foren...



  • An action-packed tale of the occult featuring a plucky heroine, murderous devil worshippers, and the mind-bending science of hypnotism A sinister band of killers marks a young heiress for death. The assassins, led by a spectral voice known as the Mys...



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    This early work by Arthur Benjamin Reeve was originally published in 1912 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. This is one of Reeve's short stories featuring the popular Professor Craig Kennedy. Kennedy is someti...



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    This early work by Arthur Benjamin Reeve was originally published in 1912 and we are now republishing it with a brand new biography. "Confidence King" brings in the Secret Service as Kennedy deals with a counterfeit ring. Reeve was born...



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    This early work by Arthur Benjamin Reeve was originally published in 1912 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. "The Firebug" has Kennedy solve a case of multiple arsons in department stores, with the he...



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    This early work by Arthur Benjamin Reeve was originally published in 1914 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'The Forger' features super-sleuth Professor Craig Kennedy who is sometimes referred to as "The Ameri...



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    This early work by Arthur Benjamin Reeve was originally published in 1912 and we are now republishing it with a brand new biography. "The Germ Of Death" sees Kennedy investigate a case of suspicious deaths, which turn out to be done by a...



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    This early work by Arthur Benjamin Reeve was originally published in 1912 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. Reeve's short story "The Invisible Ray" sees Professor Craig Kennedy (who is sometimes refe...



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    This early work by Arthur Benjamin Reeve was originally published in 1912 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. "The Seismograph Adventure," has detective Craig Kennedy explore the spirit world via a sei...







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    This early work by Arthur Benjamin Reeve was originally published in 1912 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. "The Smuggler" is a short story where Craig Kennedy is brought in to foil an attempt to smu...



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    This early work by Arthur Benjamin Reeve was originally published in 1912 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. "The Steel Door," has detective Craig Kennedy called on by police friend O'Connor to help a...



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    This early work by Arthur Benjamin Reeve was originally published in 1912 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. "The Unofficial Spy" has detective Craig Kennedy dealing with a mysterious death in a hotel...



  • Before CSI . . . their was Craig Kennedy, Scientific Detective!Follow America's Sherlock Holmes as he grapples with these challenging cases. Can you figure out the solutions before they're revealed? This collection brings together seven previously un...



  • What is the fascination we feel for the mystery of the ghost story? Is it of the same nature as the fascination which we feel for the mystery of the detective story? Of the latter fascination, the late Paul Armstrong used to say that it was because w...





  • By Arthur B. Reeve, based on his scenario for the Super-Serial, The Master Mystery. What could be better - Harry Houdini, the great illusionist versus a mysterious person who has the aid of a robot known as the Automaton! A great novelization of the...



  • According to Wikipedia: Arthur Benjamin Reeve (October 15, 1880 - August 9, 1936) was an American mystery writer. He is best known for creating the series character Professor Craig Kennedy, sometimes called The American Sherlock Holmes, and his Dr Wa...



  • According to Wikipedia: Arthur Benjamin Reeve (October 15, 1880 - August 9, 1936) was an American mystery writer. He is best known for creating the series character Professor Craig Kennedy, sometimes called The American Sherlock Holmes, and his Dr Wa...



  • The first volume of a special seven volume seriesIn Craig Kennedy the American nation might justifiably lay claim to their own Sherlock Holmes, for here is a detective whose activities projected him into the modern age. Where Conan Doyle's famous cha...







  • Volume 1 (fiction) includes a variety of short stories spanning Reeve's fiction career from 1907-35. All stories have been taken from their original appearances in slick magazines, pulps, and newsprint, and are thus available for the first time since...



  • There was something of the look of the hunted animal brought to bay at last in Carlton Dunlap's face as he let himself into his apartment late one night toward the close of the year. On his breath was the lingering odor of whisky, yet in his eye and ...



  • The Dream Doctor Arthur B. Reeve, american mystery writer (1880-1936) TABLE OF CONTENTS -01- ABOUT THIS BOOK -02- THE DREAM DOCTOR -03- THE SOUL ANALYSIS -04- THE SYBARITE -05- THE BEAUTY SHOP -06- THE PHANTOM CIRCUIT -07- THE DETECTAPHONE -08- THE G...



  • Kennedy (PI) and Jameson (newspaper reporter) are Reeve's Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson. In this book they help Carton,the District Attorney, unravel a tangled web of corruption and criminal activity in their fair city. Carton is running for ele...



  • "There's something weird and mysterious about the robbery, Kennedy. They took the very thing I treasure most of all, an ancient Peruvian dagger." Professor Allan Norton was very much excited as he dropped into Craig's laboratory early that forenoon. ...



  • Guy Garrick An Adventure in the New Crime Science CHAPTER I THE STOLEN MOTORY ou are aware, I suppose, Marshall, that there have been considerably over a million dol lars worth of automobiles stolen in this city during the past few months? asked Guy ...



  • Excerpt from The Poisoned Pen I've been retained by Senator Adrian Willard, he called from his room, as I was busy packing in mine. The Willard family believe that that young Dr. Dixon is the victim of a conspiracy - or at least Alma Willard does, wh...



  • Arthur Benjamin Reeve (October 15, 1880 - August 9, 1936) was an American mystery writer. He is best known for creating the series character Professor Craig Kennedy, sometimes called The American Sherlock Holmes, and Kennedy's Dr. Watson-like sidekic...



  • The FLAME TREE CRIME COLLECTABLE CLASSICS are chosen to create a delightful and timeless home library of classic crime and mystery thrillers. Each stunning unabridged edition features deluxe cover treatments, ribbon markers, luxury endpapers and gild...



  • Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and...







  • Craig Kennedy is a scientific detective similar to Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Thorndyke. He uses his knowledge of chemistry and psychoanalysis to solve cases, and uses exotic (at the time) devices in his work such as lie detectors, gyroscopes, and porta...



  • Excerpt from The War TerrorI have, after mature consideration, decided that even at present nothing but good can come from the publication at least of some part of the strange series of adventures through which Kennedy and I have just gone, especiall...



  • This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available a...



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    This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available a...



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    This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available a...



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    FIRST TIME IN BOOK FORM!CRAIG KENNEDY'S INGENUITY TAXED ANEW BY CURIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES THAT ENDED CAREER OF LOVELY LOLA LANGHORNE! Who sealed the lips of the adventurous society girl of St. James, whose lifeless body was found on the sinking Gigolo of...



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    This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts ...



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    This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available a...



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    This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available a...


Complete Series List in Order

Craig Kennedy, Scientific Detective

1) The Silent Bullet (Sep-2000)
2) The Poisoned Pen (Sep-2000)
3) The Dream Doctor (Sep-2000)
4) The War Terror (Sep-2000)
5) The Social Gangster (Sep-2000)
6) The Treasure Train (Sep-2000)
7) The Ear in the Wall (Sep-2000)
8) Gold of the Gods (Sep-2000)
9) Exploits of Elaine (Sep-2000)
10) The Romance of Elaine (Sep-2000)
11) Guy Garrick (Sep-2000)
12) Constance Dunlap (Sep-2000)