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Chiunque, eccetto Anne
Quando Raymond Sturgis riceve un invito da Anne Mansfield, sua vecchia fiamma del liceo, non si aspetta di ritrovarla sposa (infelice) dell'anziano milionario David Van Wyck. Ma ancora meno si aspetta che venga accusata dell'omicidio del marito.
Van Wyck viene infatti trovato m ...
Van Wyck viene infatti trovato m ...
The Lover’s Baedeker and Guide to Arcady
„The Lover’s Baedeker and Guide to Arcady” book is the author’s description of a fantasy land inhabited by lovers. It is a travel guide to the mythic land of Arcardy which, according to the map on page 35, is just over the Delectable Mountains from the Land of Hearts Desire and is bord ...
The Man Who Fell Through the Earth
„The Man Who Fell Through the Earth” is a traditional mystery novel by American author Carolyn Wells, set in 1920-s in New York. A lawyer is leaving his office on the top floor of an office building. He sees the shadows of two men fighting through the clouded glass of an office door fo ...
A mystery in which crime and a family curse are interwoven. Mystery fans will rack their brains to solve this superb story of a fatal curse, death masks, and a kidnapped heiress. Even when the murderer is discovered, the method of assassination will be revealed to the reader as an asto ...
The Emily Emmins Papers
A humorous account of a trip to London and brief sojourn in that city and its vicinity. It includes: „A Ticket to Europe”, „Crossing the Atlantic”, „In England–Now! ”, „Mayfair in the Fair Month of May”, „A Hostess at Home”, „The Light on Burns’s Brow”, „Certain Social Uncertainties”, ...
Marjorie in Command
Carolyn Wells (1862-1942) was an American poet and writer of detective and mystery novels, as well as children’s books, best known for her Fleming Stone Detective Stories. Marjorie series is Carolyn Wells’s also known series was publicized as happy books for happy girls. The series inc ...
On the eve of her wedding day, Madeleine Van Norman, a beautiful young lady who is soon to come into her family fortune is found dead, apparently stabbed with an ominous blood-stained letter opener found nearby. Who killed her – the cousin who loved her but had been rejected; her fianc ...
The Deep-Lake Mystery
If you like Golden Age locked room mysteries this is a good one! „Deep Lake Mystery” (1928) by Carolyn Wells, author of „The Clue”, is set in the lake region of Wisconsin. Our narrator Gray Norris is invited to join his old friend, the detective Keeley Moore, and his new wife at their ...
War comes to Patty Fairfield. Also she’s engaged. Patty’s fiancé, Big Bill Farnsworth, is a captain in the engineering service and is doing a lot of secret work for his government, in Washington. Patty is kept busy with Red Cross work for the War is on and even so important a thing as ...
A house party at a country house in Connecticut, reputedly a house under a curse. The owner dies mysteriously, and one of the house party vanishes. The characters of the wealthy murdered man, his young wife and his daughter, as well as those of the servants and detectives are more than ...
Dick and Dolly
„Dick and Dolly” was published in 1909 and told in a manner which makes the story really true to young readers. It is the story of nine-year old orphan twins (brother and sister) who have to move from one aunt’s home to live with some other aunt in Connecticut. This transfer of their d ...
Patty in the City
Patty and her dad decide to spend part of the year in New York City. She moves to New York and enrolls in the Oliphant School. Then she starts to make friends, as she always does, and she even starts a club called the Grig. First appearance of the Farringtons. „Patty in the City „ (190 ...
Two Little Women and Treasure House
A thrilling tale for younger ladies who love mysteries by Carolyn Wells. When Dotty Rose moves into the house next door to Dolly Fayre, the two 14 year old girls quickly become friends. We follow them through many of their adventures as they finish 8th grade and start high school. Tabl ...
Betty’s Happy Year
”What a gorgeous day for a sleigh-ride! Did you ever see such sunny, twinkling snow, and such crisp, crackly air? It fairly snaps off as you breathe it! ” Betty McGuire stood on the steps of the veranda as she spoke. Her mother, in the doorway, was smiling down at her, and her pony, Di ...
The Mark of Cain
In this edge-of-your-seat thriller, renowned mystery writer Carolyn Wells strays from the enclaves of the well-to-do that usually serve as the settings for her novels and introduces elements of gritty street life. When the body of Rowland Trowbridge, a successful businessman, is found ...
The Staying Guest
Carolyn Wells (June 18, 1862 – March 26, 1942) was an American author and poet. Wells wrote a total of more than 170 books. She was a well known author of children’s stories, until she began reading mystery stories written by Anna Katherine Green, and from then on she devoted her writi ...
The Room with the Tassels
It had seemed an idyllic way for a group of wealthy New Yorkers to spend a summer month, researching the supernatural in a reputed haunted mansion in the depths of Vermont’s Green Mountains. That is until two of their number are mysteriously struck down at afternoon tea. Could the supe ...
The Bronze Hand
The steamship Pinnacle leaves New York on its way to Liverpool. Suspicions are raised and cast when a first class passenger, a shrewd oil man, is murdered, his head battered in by blows of the sinister bronze hand, modeled from Rodin’s original, which the victim had prized as his masco ...