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    okładka The Lover’s Baedeker and Guide to Arcady, Ebook | Carolyn Wells

    „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 bordered by the State of Matrimony and the Sea of Dreams. Arcady is transversed by the Road To Wealth and the River Lethe, is just over the Great Divide from the State of Blessed Singleness. The c...

    okładka The Man Who Fell Through the Earth, Ebook | Carolyn Wells

    „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 followed by a shot from the office across the hall. He goes to investigate. He finds no sign of either victim or assailant despite the fact that no one could have passed him in the hallway witho...

    okładka The Mystery Girl, Ebook | Carolyn Wells

    The cozy college town of Corinth, New England is the setting for this classic locked-room mystery by Carolyn Wells, author of „The Clue”. In the middle of the election of a new president of the University the favorite candidate is found dead. Is it murder or suicide? All entrances to the study where the body was found were locked from the inside. The future college president and groom-to-be had no known cause for suicide, yet no clues in either direction appeared to make an...

    okładka Two Little Women and Treasure House, Ebook | Carolyn Wells

    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. Table of contents: „Two Little Women”, „Two Little Women and Treasure House”, „Two Little Women on a Holiday”. Carolyn Wells (1862-1942) was an American writer and poet. She is known for her Patty...

    okładka The Mystery of the Sycamore, Ebook | Carolyn Wells

    Another thrilling mystery by author Carolyn Wells. Instead of prison time, former governor, Samuel Appleby, sentences his former rival, Daniel Wheeler to imprisonment on his homestead with a very strange addendum. He then endeavors to convince Mr. Wheeler to endorse his son’s candidacy for governor with a promise of commuting his sentence. In the meantime, Samuel Appleby is murdered in Wheeler’s study, with a bullet through his heart. With not enough clues to proceed in the...

    okładka The Vanishing of Betty Varian, Ebook | Carolyn Wells

    Carolyn Wells inspires and entertains with her classical mystery masterpiece, „The Vanishing of Betty Varian”, guaranteed to feed the mystery monster that craves suspense! The book was first published in 1922. In this classic locked room mystery, the Varian family have rented a house for the summer – a house built on the edge of a cliff, three sides faced by water and the entrance the only way in. They are about to go on a picnic with family and friends when the daughter re...

    okładka The Room with the Tassels, Ebook | Carolyn Wells

    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 supernatural be at the heart of these deaths? Or did humans do the deed. This is the riddle that the famed detective Pennington Wise must unravel as they tries to discover what happened in... The ...

    okładka Where’s Emily, Ebook | Carolyn Wells

    Fleming Stone №23. On the eve of her marriage to Rodney Sayre, Emily Duane disappears. She had left her Hillside Park home to visit the hospital but never arrived there. Foul play is feared when Jim Pennington reports his wife Pauline, Emily’s best friend, also missing. Pennington says he left his wife at the ravine a short distance from Emily’s home. When he returned she had vanished. Polly’s body is found in the ravine, but where’s Emily? A wonderful mystery abound with t...

    okładka The Staying Guest, Ebook | Carolyn Wells

    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 writings to puzzling mysteries in a similar vein. A new book by this popular author, and written in her best and most interest-compelling style. Ladybird Lovell, the staying guest, is a quaint and ...

    okładka Patty’s Motor Car, Ebook | Carolyn Wells

    Patty enters a contest and wins an electric car, which she names „The Swift Camilla”. Then she and her family decide to buy a summer home on the beach. All of Patty’s friends come up for a visit. Patty turns 19 in this book. She’s still not socially considered an adult, but her relationships are starting to get slightly more complicated. First appearance of Mona Galbraith. „Patty’s Motor Car” is the ninth novel in the series of Patty Fairfield for young readers by the famou...

    okładka Prillilgirl, Ebook | Carolyn Wells

    From that famous foundry of fiction, fact and frivolity, author Carolyn Wells, comes another Fleming Stone detective story. When a popular playwright is found stabbed with his own pen made from a medieval dagger, suspicion fall on Mrs. Guy Thorndike, wife of a prominent actor. Fleming Stone finally turns up to solve the case. In the room, unheeded by police and sleuths, is a clue upon which Fleming Stone constructs a daring solution. The yarn is skillfully woven and splendi...

    okładka The Bronze Hand, Ebook | Carolyn Wells

    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 mascot. The apparent motive is theft of jewelry for his new wife, whom no one can track down, not even knowing if the marriage has happened yet. But, who killed Oily Cox? What part did the bronze h...

    okładka The Clue, Ebook | Carolyn Wells

    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 fiancé, who was in love with another woman; her secretary, who loved the fiancé; the eccentric spinster who stood to inherit her property? „The Clue”, published in 1909, is the first book in the De...

    okładka The Emily Emmins Papers, Ebook | Carolyn Wells

    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”, „A Sentimental Journey”, „All in a Garden Fair”, „I Went and Ranged about to Many Churches”, „Piccadilly Circus and its Environs”, „The Game of Going On”, „A French Week-End”. Carolyn Wells (1...

    okładka The Curved Blades, Ebook | Carolyn Wells

    If you like Agatha Christie, or Henry James, or simply search for an author whose writing and characters you’ll enjoy, look no farther than Wells’ Fleming Stone Mysteries. In this one, wealthy but ornery heiress Lucy Carrington is found dead in her home following a spat with her niece, one of the two heirs to her fortune. With police baffled, master criminologist Fleming Stone is called in. But in a romantic twist, the great detective loses his heart to the primary suspect....

    okładka The Mark of Cain, Ebook | Carolyn Wells

    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 in a remote corner of Van Cortlandt Park, it initially appeared to be a robbery gone wrong. The dead man’s last words were „Cain killed me”, which leads investigators to the victim’s nephew Ka...

    okładka The Eternal Feminine, Ebook | Carolyn Wells

    A collection of short sketches by the prolific American author which was first published in 1913. Carolyn Wells was an early 20th century poet and author best known for mysteries like „The Gold Bag” and „Fleming Stone Detective Stories”. During the first ten years of her career, she concentrated on poetry, humor, and children’s books. After 1910, she devoted herself to the mystery genre. The book contains: „At the lost-and-found desk”, „Tootie at the bank”, „The dressmaker ...

    okładka Patty in the City, Ebook | Carolyn Wells

    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 „ (1905) is the third book of the Patty Fairfield collection, a total of 17 novels covering the life of this happy and cheerful American teenager of a century ago, as she matures and comes of age, a...

    okładka Patty’s Fortune, Ebook | Carolyn Wells

    Carolyn Wells (1862-1942) was an American author and poet. She wrote more than 170 books. During the first ten years of her career, she concentrated on poetry, humor, and children’s books. After 1910, she devoted herself to the mystery genre. This is one of the later books in the popular Patty Fairfield series of novels for young readers. In this volume, Patty and her chums hole up at a lavish hotel for a weeks-long reunion party. Then the story takes a dramatic turn when a...

    okładka Dick and Dolly, Ebook | Carolyn Wells

    „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 dwelling-place didn’t bother Dick and Dolly much, for they were philosophical little people and took things just as they happened, and, moreover, they were so fond of each other, that so long a...

    okładka Face Cards, Ebook | Carolyn Wells

    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 usually convincing and the story altogether adapted for effortless fireside reading. While the reader is prevented from divining the solution too easily, a proper number of clues are conscien...

    okładka Patty–Bride, Ebook | Carolyn Wells

    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 Patty’s engagement must take second place. „Patty Bride” is the 16th novel in the famous author Carolyn Wells series of Patty Fairfield for young readers, first published in 1918. It is one of...

    okładka Marjorie in Command, Ebook | Carolyn Wells

    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 includes „Marjorie’s Vacation”, „Marjorie’s Busy Days”, „Marjorie’s New Friend”, „Marjorie in Command”, „Marjorie’s Maytime”, and „Marjorie at Seacote”. Marjorie is a happy American little girl o...

    okładka The Deep-Lake Mystery, Ebook | Carolyn Wells

    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 vacation cottage at Deep Lake, Wisconsin for a relaxing month of fishing, swimming, boating, and just getting away from the hustle and bustle of the East Coast. That goes by the wayside when o...