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The Return of Sherlock Holmes

The Return of Sherlock Holmes is a collection of 13 Sherlock Holmes stories, originally published in 1905, by Arthur Conan Doyle. This was the first Holmes collection since 1893, w ...


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The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes

The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes is the final set of twelve Sherlock Holmes short stories (56 total) by Arthur Conan Doyle first published in the Strand Magazine between October 19 ...


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His Last Bow

His Last Bow is a collection of seven Sherlock Holmes stories (eight in some editions) by Arthur Conan Doyle, first in The Strand Magazine September 1908 to December 1913, plus the ...


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The Valley of Fear

The Valley of Fear is the fourth and final Sherlock Holmes novel by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. It is based on the supposedly real-life exploits of the Molly Maguires and Pinkerton age ...


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The Sign of Four

The Sign of the Four (1890), also called The Sign of Four, is the second novel featuring Sherlock Holmes written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Doyle wrote four novels and 56 stories s ...


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Burn, Witch, Burn!

Burn, Witch, Burn! is a classic fantasy/horror and mystery novel by A. Merritt. Originally published as a magazine serial in 1924, and subtitled The Mystery of the Death Dolls - Wa ...


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The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes is a collection of Sherlock Holmes stories, originally published in 1894, by Arthur Conan Doyle. The twelve stories (eleven in American editions) of ...


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The Hound of the Baskervilles

The Hound of the Baskervilles is the third of the four crime novels written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle featuring the detective Sherlock Holmes. Originally serialised in The Strand M ...


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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is a collection of twelve stories by Arthur Conan Doyle, featuring his famous detective. These are the first of the Sherlock Holmes short stories, ...


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A Study in Scarlet

A Study in Scarlet is a detective mystery novel written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and published 1886, introducing his new characters, "consulting detective" Sherlock Holmes and his ...


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Barnaby Rudge

Barnaby Rudge - A Tale of the Riots of Eighty (commonly known as Barnaby Rudge) is a historical novel by Charles Dickens published in 1841. Barnaby Rudge was the fifth of Dickens' ...


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Uncle Silas

Uncle Silas is a Victorian Gothic mystery-thriller novel by the Irish writer J. Sheridan Le Fanu. It is notable as an early example of the locked room mystery subgenre. It is not a ...


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The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde

The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is a novella written by the Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson that was first published in 1886. It is about a London lawyer named Gab ...


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The Castle of Otranto

The Castle of Otranto is a 1764 novel by Horace Walpole. It is generally regarded as the first gothic novel, initiating a literary genre which would become extremely popular in the ...


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Fifty Candles

Fifty Candles is a mystery/thriller novel by Earl Derr Biggers published in 1921. The murder mystery novel is set in San Francisco where the only clue is a birthday cake with 50 ca ...


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Seven Keys to Baldpate

Seven Keys to Baldpate is the first mystery/romance novel by Earl Derr Biggers published in 1913. A famous author comes to a summer mountain resort in the dead of winter, determine ...


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The Agony Column

The Agony Column (aka The Second Floor Mystery) is a mystery/romance novel by Earl Derr Biggers published in 1916. It is a romantic adventure starring a young American in London an ...


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Keeper of the Keys

Keeper of the Keys (1932) is the sixth and last mystery in the Charlie Chan series of Earl Derr Biggers; Biggers was planning on continuing the series, but died in 1933 before he c ...


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Charlie Chan Carries On

Charlie Chan Carries On (1930) is the fifth novel in the Charlie Chan series by Earl Derr Biggers. Inspector Duff, a Scotland Yard detective and friend of Chan's, first introduced ...


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The Black Camel

The Black Camel (1929) is the fourth of the Charlie Chan novels by Earl Derr Biggers. It tells the story of a Hollywood star (Shelah Fane), who is stopping in Hawaii after she fini ...


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Behind That Curtain

Behind That Curtain (1928) is the third novel in the Charlie Chan series of mystery novels by Earl Derr Biggers. The novel is set almost exclusively in California (as opposed to Ch ...


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The Chinese Parrot

The Chinese Parrot (1926) is the second novel in the Charlie Chan series of mystery novels by Earl Derr Biggers. It is the first in which Chan travels from Hawaii to mainland Calif ...


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The House Without a Key

The House Without a Key is a novel that was written in 1925 by Earl Derr Biggers. It is the first of the Charlie Chan mysteries. The novel, which takes place in 1920s Hawai?i, spen ...


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Sick Heart River

Sick Heart River (1941) is a novel by Scottish author John Buchan set in Canada. It was published posthumously. The book was published in the United States under the title Mountain ...


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The Gap In The Curtain

The Gap in the Curtain is a 1932 novel by John Buchan. It is borderline science fiction. At a country house, five guests gather and are chosen by a brilliant scientist to take part ...