The Secret of the Magnifique

The mysterious Mr. Laxworthy, a fictional character created by E. Phillips Oppenheim in 1913, hires two ex-cons for a job in the south of France. But the self-described...

False Evidence

The story of a gallant soldier who is dismissed by his regiment, and disowned by his father, because he has been found guilty, on “false evidence,” of cowardice in the...

Il Corriere Scomparso

Apparentemente è un innocuo piccolo uomo su una sedia a rotelle. Si circonda di gente devota e sempre pronta ad aiutarlo, l'ambiguo e anziano Mister Fentolin. Dal suo...

The Zeppelin's Passenger

The Zeppelin’s Passenger is a tale of German espionage in England during World War I. Dreymarsh is a fictional “backwater” area in England with no apparent military value....

The Postmaster Of Market Deighton

“The assistant withdraws, and the physician returns to his labours. Four more patients in turn occupy that low easy-chair, drawn so that the light from the high windows...

The Table Under the Tree

Edward Phillips Oppenheim (1866 - 1946) was a popular and successful English writer of genre fiction, especially thrillers. "The Table under the Tree" is the story of a mysterious...

Neap-Tide Madness

Edward Phillips Oppenheim (1866 – 1946) was a popular and successful English writer of genre fiction, especially thrillers."Neap-Tide Madness" is the strange story of Sir Jaspar...

Nicholas Goade, Detective

Nicholas Goade, the Scotland Yard detective, takes a well-earned rest after his recent work in arresting single-handed a notorious criminal who had for five years defied the...

The Amazing Judgement

The world-weary Lord Hildyard, Marquis of Esholt, is on a yachting tour with a group of friends, including his kept lover, Pauline Owston. When Hildyard spies an apparently...

The Great Impersonation

East Africa, 1913. The disgraced English aristocrat Everard Dominey stumbles out of the bush, and comes face to face with his lookalike, the German Baron von Ragastein. Months...