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  • The sensational novel which launched Collins' Detective Story Club in 1929 was by Edgar Wallace, who wrote more crime stories in the 1920s, and more films, than any other author. This new edition of The Terror, with its original jacket artwork, al...


  • Meet Educated Evans and 'The Miller' in the shady side of London between the World Wars Edgar Wallace was a prolific author of crime, adventure and humorous stories, whose best known creations include The Four Just Men, Sanders of the River, and J. G...


  • The Guv'nor by Edgar Wallace Notice: This Book is published by Historical Books Limited (www.publicdomain.org.uk) as a Public Domain Book, if you have any inquiries, requests or need any help you can just send an email to publications@publicdomain.or...


  • Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace was an English writer. Wallace wrote more than 170 books, which have been translated into 28 languages and sales of which have exceeded 50 million copies. Over 160 films have been made from his books - more than any othe...


  • A young man finds that his old science teacher and benefactor, Professor Colson, is in contact with another world. The information the Professor is receiving has made him rich, but has also made him a powerful enemy who will stop at nothing to discov...



  • Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace (1875 – 1932) was an English writer. Born into poverty as an illegitimate London child, Wallace left school at 12. Joining the army at 21, he was a war correspondent during the Second Boer War for Reuters and The Daily...


  • Edgar Wallace's humorous tales of British Army life Most readers are familiar with Rudyard Kipling's 'Soldiers Three' stories, and the delightful and enduring tales of Queen Victoria's 'hard bargains' have come to epitomise the character of the Briti...


  • Ten thrilling tales from the secret files of the world’s most famous vigilantes An honest workingman tries to intimidate his wife’s blackmailer and winds up in prison. Only the organization known as the Four Just Men can save him -- by taking...






  • PERIL PRESS presents: Munsey’s, May 1910 THE EDUCATION OF KING PETER by Edgar Wallace Illustrations by Arthur G. Dove 5000 Words A 1910 adventure in deepest darkest Africa. This edition includes a total of 10 images....


  • Eve's Island by Edgar Wallace. Edgar Wallace (1875–1932) was an English writer. Born into poverty as an illegitimate London child, Joining the army at 21, he was a war correspondent during the Second Boer War for Reuters and The Daily Mail.A lonely...


  • This early work by Edgar Wallace was originally published in 1928 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'Elegant Edward' is a collection of short stories that feature the escapades of a crook and his attempts to comm...


  • This early work by Edgar Wallace was originally published in 1922 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'The Flying Fifty-Five' is a novel set in the horse racing community and follows the ups and downs of turf life....


  • This early work by Edgar Wallace was originally published in 1934 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'The Woman From the East - And Other Stories' is a collection of short stories that include 'The Chopham Affair'...


  • Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace (1875-1932) was an English crime writer, journalist, novelist, screenwriter, and playwright, who wrote 175 novels, 24 plays, and numerous articles in newspapers and journals. He is most famous today as the co-creator of ...


  • Argosy All-Story, February 17 1923THE GIRL FROM THE ETHERby Edgar WallaceLove in the Time of Wireless. A wireless operator aboard a ship scans the ether for signs of the girl he loves. 4500 WordsAnd as a BONUS the poem that finished the story's final...


  • Melody of Death By Edgar Wallace A young man falls apart whenever he hears a certain piece of music. Not quite as sensational as some of Wallace's thrillers, but every bit as enjoyable and well written....



  • No Description Available Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace (April 1, 1875-February 10, 1932) was a prolific British crime writer, journalist and playwright, who wrote 175 novels, 24 plays, and countless articles in newspapers and journals. Over 160 films...


  • Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace (1875-1932) was an English crime writer, journalist, novelist, screenwriter, and playwright, who wrote 175 novels, 24 plays, and numerous articles in newspapers and journals. He is most famous today as the co-creator of ...


  • Peril Press presents: Everybody’s, February 1929 Commissioner Sanders KEEPERS OF THE TREASURE by Edgar Wallace A Yarn From the Ends of Empire 3700 Words Short Stories, April 10 1926 GOALS OF FATE by Edgar Wallace Author of “The Sweet Singer,...


  • THE TREASURE OF MR. REEDERby Edgar Wallace - 1929The criminal mind may harbor many darkly sinister illusions.But the astounding Reeder understood it from A to Izzard.We have often wondered whether it was Edgar Wallace’s youthful training as a Speci...


  • The criminal cases of Inspector Elk-six novels in three volumesThere was a time, nostalgically familiar from the black and white British movies made from the late 1930s to the mid-1950s, when the detectives of the C. I. D, the men from Scotland Yard ...



  • AKA Mr J.G. Reeder Returns On the surface, J,G. Reeder is a shabby little police officer with red hair and weak eyes, but underneath his timid appearance lies a razor-sharp mind and the ability to think like a criminal. Here are two thrilling ep...


  • Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace (1875-1932) was an English crime writer, journalist, novelist, screenwriter, and playwright, who wrote 175 novels, 24 plays, and numerous articles in newspapers and journals....



  • Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace (1875-1932) was an English crime writer, journalist, novelist, screenwriter, and playwright, who wrote 175 novels, 24 plays, and numerous articles in newspapers and journals....


  • This comprehensive eBook presents the complete works or all the significant works - the Œuvre - of this famous and brilliant writer in one ebook - 5089 pages easy-to-read and easy-to-navigate: - The Clue of the Twisted Candle - The Angel of Terror -...






  • Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace (1875-1932) was an English crime writer, journalist, novelist, screenwriter, and playwright, who wrote 175 novels, 24 plays, and numerous articles in newspapers and journals....


  • Edgar Wallace's famous-though inconspicuous detective This is the first volume of the complete collected stories featuring Mr. J G Reeder of the Department of Public Prosecutions. Edgar Wallace's sleuth-whose territory is the London of the 1920s-is a...


  • They picked up the young man called Snow Gregory from a Lambeth gutter, and he was dead before the policeman on point duty in Waterloo Road, who had heard the shots, came upon the scene. He had been shot in his tracks on a night of snow and storm and...


  • Justice-without jury, without appeal and without mercyThese are stories of the Four Just Men, Edgar Wallace's famous characters known to the wider public principally as a result of the early television series of the same name. The source material is,...


  • Fing-Su is a graduate of Oxford and head of the dread Society of the Joyful Hands, which he leads in his quest to dominate the world. The name "Yellow Snake" was bestowed on him by his opponent, Clifford Lynne. A bit more practical than Fu Manchu, F...



  • Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace (1875-1932) was a prolific British crime writer, journalist and playwright, who wrote 175 novels, 24 plays, and countless articles in newspapers and journals. Edgar Wallace was born in Yarmouth, Greenwich, Norfolk. His b...


  • Alicia Terrill, relation of Sir Harry Tanner, finds the Duke an unpleasant neighbour. Sir Harry's son is sent to intervene. Unannounced, Sir Harry arrives with a stranger. 'The coming of Big Bill Slewer, ripe for murder and with hatred accumulated du...



  • Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace (1875-1932) was a prolific British crime writer, journalist and playwright, who wrote 175 novels, 24 plays, and countless articles in newspapers and journals. Edgar Wallace was born in Yarmouth, Greenwich, Norfolk. His b...


  • No Description Available Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace (April 1, 1875-February 10, 1932) was a prolific British crime writer, journalist and playwright, who wrote 175 novels, 24 plays, and countless articles in newspapers and journals. Over 160 films...


  • Dr Joshua Laffin wants Betty Carew, whose childhood he tortured with fear, to advertise a desk for sale. For four hours each day she is to sit at it pretending to write, in a shop window laid out like a study. While she acts this role she is told to ...


  • Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace (April 1, 1875-February 10, 1932) was a prolific British crime writer, journalist and playwright, who wrote 175 novels, 24 plays, and countless articles in newspapers and journals. Over 160 films have been made of his no...


  • The giant prehistoric gorilla King Kong is one of the most recognized images in our culture. So great is the mighty Kong's hold on the popular imagination that his story -- a gripping yarn of man versus nature, coupled with a fantastical update of th...


  • 1929. Edgar Wallace established his reputation as a writer of detective thrillers, a genre in which he wrote more than 170 books, with the publication of The Four Just Men. Chapter I begins: There were two subjects which irritated the mind of Margare...


  • When Larry O'Ryan decides to become a burglar, he attends night school to study ballistics, and then secures a job at a safe-maker's. After three successful robberies, Larry is caught by Mr. J. G. Reeder. An unlikely friendship develops, and on Satur...


  • On the Terzo de Citta stands the Palazzo Festini in gloomy, dilapidated magnificence. Here in grandeur dwell the Festinis, a family not afraid to resurrect feuds first begun in the Middle Ages. This is a tale of the Red-Hand, a criminal organization ...


  • 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...



  • The novel of Edgar Wallace's famous play told by Robert Curtis in story form with all the dramatic excitement and suspense. In the shady setting of a solicitor's office on the East End waterfront a plan is evolved – all quite legal to get hold of a...







  • A youth is lying dead in Gray Square, Bloomsbury. Constable Wiseman is at the scene, as is the handsome Frank Merril, nephew of rich John Martin. Also there is May Nuttall, whose father was the best friend Martin ever had. A small, shabby man in an i...


  • 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...


  • Francis Elmer has vanished, and all that is found is a typed note signed 'The Head Hunter'. Elmer's niece Adele Leamington is an extra at the Knebworth Film Corporation. The actress Stella Mendoza keeps the whole set waiting to shoot, in the best Hol...


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    When James Beardmore receives a letter demanding 100,000 he refuses to pay - even though it is his last warning. It is his son Jack who finds him dead. Can the amazing powers of Derrick Yale, combined with the methodical patience of Inspector Parr, d...


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    No Description Available Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace (April 1, 1875-February 10, 1932) was a prolific British crime writer, journalist and playwright, who wrote 175 novels, 24 plays, and countless articles in newspapers and journals. Over 160 films...


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    Hope Joyner, ward of a Mr Hallet whom she has never met, is in love with Sir Richard Hallowell. Diana Montague, who was once engaged to Sir Richard, now keeps very dubious company - Sir Richard's brother Graham for one. He has just been released from...


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    'I see wrong in everything,' said Mr Reeder, 'I have the mind of a criminal.' Working for the Public Prosecutor he finds plenty to stretch his extraordinary mind. Here are eight thrilling, highly original tales from one of the greatest talents ever a...




  • Miss Ella Creed had been knocked out by thieves outside her home and her jewels were taken. She seemed to care little about them - they were just a very clever imitation after all - but when she discovered a card tied round her neck she was terrified...







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    Angelically beautiful Jean Briggerland is a sociopathic criminal, so lovely that none can see her guilt -- even in connection with the most blatant crimes! Can Jack Glover, best friend and lawyer to Jean's latest victim, bring her to justice before s...


  • A device in Parliament's members' smokeroom and a sudden magnesium flash leaves Scotland Yard baffled. Even Fleet Street cannot identify the illusive Manfred, Gonsalez, Pioccart and Thery - FOUR JUST MEN dedicated to punishing by death those whom con...



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    This thrilling murder mystery features some veritable characters: inventor and heir-at-law Dick Allenby, and banker and speculator Leo Moran. Add Dornford, Hennessey and the actress Mary Lane, and Washington Wirth who gives parties and loves flattery...


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    Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace (1875 – 1932) was an English writer. Born into poverty as an illegitimate London child, Wallace left school at 12. Joining the army at 21, he was a war correspondent during the Second Boer War for Reuters and The Daily...


  • Excerpt from Again the RingerNevertheless, an unsympathetic magistrate convicted, despite the conflict of medical evidence. Miska Guild went to the Sessions with the best advocates that money could buy and had the conviction quashed.The inner theatr...


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    'Hereabouts I am the law.. From the truculent Isisi to the proud Ochori, from the Bald Men of rfubi to the savage Akasava, the word of Commissioner Sanders keeps an uneasy peace. These world-famous stories of Africa, which also introduced Lt. T...


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    Gregory Carfew is 'an unparalleled master of descriptive'. Felix Carfew 'writes a vile hand'. There is a new boy on the desk at The Megaphone and it is Felix who is handed the envelope. Finding himself on Ambassador Greishen's special train, then on ...


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    Again Sanders by Edgar Wallace The situation appears calm in the colonial area of the Sanders. But dark clouds are gathering on the horizon and the Captain Hamilton and the inexperienced Lieutenant Bones need to pass some exciting adventure before yo...


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    Notice: This Book is published by Historical Books Limited (www.publicdomain.org.uk) as a Public Domain Book, if you have any inquiries, requests or need any help you can just send an email to publications@publicdomain.org.uk This book is found as a ...


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    Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace (1875-1932) was a prolific British crime writer, journalist and playwright, who wrote 175 novels, 24 plays, and countless articles in newspapers and journals. Edgar Wallace was born in Yarmouth, Greenwich, Norfolk. His b...


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    The new Managing Director of Schemes Ltd has an elegant London office and a theatrically dressed assistant - however Bones, as he is better known, is bored. Everyone is totally unprepared for Bones' unnerving style of doing business, unprepared for h...



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    To say what was in THE BOOK OF ALL POWER, that book which was desired by so many from Soviet officials to His Imperial Highness, would be to rob Mr. Edgar Wallace of half of the thunder. Suffice it to say that what the book really does contain comes ...


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    Another exciting title in the Sanders of the River adventure series, featuring Commissioner Sanders. Many years ago the Monrovian Government sent one Bosambo, a native of the Kroo coast and consequently a thief, to penal servitude for the term of his...


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    Jesse Trasmere is a miser with a deep distrust of the bank. He has made a fortune in China, but keeps it hoarded in his prison-like house. Although his nephew, Rex Lander, receives a generous allowance from his uncle, it is not enough for his extrava...


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    The Clue of the Twisted Candle Another locked-room mystery by British master storyteller Edgar Wallace. In this tale, John Lexman, a renown mystery writer, is imprisoned on charges of murder. T.X. Meredith, his friend employed by Scotland Yard, tries...


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    Odette Rider is fired by Thornton Lyne after rejecting his favors. Jack Tarling, a detective who has been working in China and just returned to London, visits his cousin Thorton Lyne at his store to discuss his cashier Milburgh's embezzlement. In his...


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    Jim Bartholomew is a young manager of a branch of the South Devon Farmers' Bank with a love of hunting, horses and a dislike of routine. What does he have in common with Margot, the beautiful Mrs Markham and a handsome American? And what do the Daugh...


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    The Frog is a menace to Society. A criminal mastermind who has organized the tramps of Britain into an unlawful army. He murders, he robs, he blackmails... He must be stopped. But who is he?The Fellowship of the Frog is a typical, fast-paced Edgar Wa...


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    The creek between the canal and the river flows under Lady's Stairs, a crazy wooden house inhabited by Li Yoseph - known to the police as a smuggler. The neighbourhood suspects he is rich, and knows he is mad. Mark McGill and the nervous Tiser arrive...


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    Forged notes have started to appear everywhere. Mr Cheyne Wells of Harley Street has been given one. So has Porter. Peter Clifton is rich, but no one is quite certain how he acquired his money - not even his new wife, the beautiful Jane Leith. One ni...


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    Who is Four Square Jane? Although her true identity remains hidden until the end of the story, one thing is for sure: she is one of the most daring and successful crooks from the pen of Edgar Wallace. Her resourcefulness knows no bounds as she employ...


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    Edgar Wallace was a hugely successful author who over the course of his career produced some 173 books and seventeen plays. These were largely adventure narratives with elements of crime or mystery, and usually combined a bombastic sensationalism wit...


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    This continues the life of Evans, Edgar Wallace's Cockney tipster and 'the wizard of Camden Town'. Follow the loves, predictions and calamities of this likeable hero of the Turf in the seventeen tales of this book. It is not only race-lovers who will...


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    Jack Bryce is an ordinary, well-educated man. He has no experience of criminals or the criminal mind. No longer in the army, he is having problems securing new employment. Visiting a lawyer, an old friend of his father, it looks as if he will be reje...


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    There are crimes for which no punishment is adequate, offences that the written law cannot redress. The three friends, Pioccart, Manfred and Gonsalez, may be enjoying the exotic, Spanish city of Cordova with its heat and Moorish influences, but they ...


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    The judge finds Jeffrey Storr guilty, not Stedland. As Storr's wife Grace leaves the court a foreign-looking gentleman introduces himself. Justice has failed and THE FOUR JUST MEN have stepped in. They will use their own laws to protect the innocent ...


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    The further escapades of the incorrigible Evans, Edgar Wallace's Cockney hero of the Turf feature in these twelve tales. There are bets, bookmakers, horses, tip-offs, winners, journalists and women. There is banter, humour and much fun to be had alon...


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    Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace (1875-1932) was a prolific British crime writer, journalist and playwright, who wrote 175 novels, 24 plays, and countless articles in newspapers and journals. Edgar Wallace was born in Yarmouth, Greenwich, Norfolk. His b...


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    Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace (1875-1932) was a prolific British crime writer, journalist and playwright, who wrote 175 novels, 24 plays, and countless articles in newspapers and journals. Edgar Wallace was born in Yarmouth, Greenwich, Norfolk. His b...


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    Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace (1875-1932) was a prolific British crime writer, journalist and playwright, who wrote 175 novels, 24 plays, and countless articles in newspapers and journals. Edgar Wallace was born in Yarmouth, Greenwich, Norfolk. His b...


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    Lieutenant Bridgeman went out over the German line and "strafed" a depot. He stayed a while to locate a new gun position and was caught between three strong batteries of Archies. "Reports?" said the wing commander. "Well, Bridgeman isn't back and Tam...


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    Tough, ruthless gangsters from Chicago descend on London and for two weeks their violent campaign of murder and intimidation holds the city in a crushing grip of fear. Scotland Yard has never seen such an onslaught. When a lull ensues, Captain Jiggs ...


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    The dead man was rich. In life he lived in a lonely house by a river. In the earth outside it is the imprint of a bare foot. His secretary, with whom he was having an affair, is locked in a room. The key is in the dead man's pocket. Superintendent Mi...


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    King Kerry is going to buy London, commencing with shops in Oxford Street. Suddenly two shots ring out. They miss, but King Kerry seems to know his attacker. From an office window a man shakes his fist: someday, he vows, 'I will find a bullet that go...


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    Bearing a letter from her employer, Marjorie Stedman, confidential secretary and niece of Solomon Stedman, enters the drawing room of Alma Trebizond, actress and wife of Sir James Tynewood. Tynewood is unpleasantly drunk. When a second delivery is re...


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    If you like a villain to be a proper villain then Oberzhon is the genuine article. What a villain! What an adventure! There are crimes for which no punishment is adequate, offences that the written law cannot efface. When conventional justice fails '...


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    Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace (1875-1932) was an English crime writer, journalist, novelist, screenwriter, and playwright, who wrote 175 novels, 24 plays, and numerous articles in newspapers and journals....