E. Phillips Oppenheim

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    okładka Up the Ladder of Gold, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim
    okładka Up the Ladder of Gold, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim

    The secretive financier and Press baron Warren Rand is working to bring about Global Peace and Disarmament, against the plotting of England, France, Germany, and Russia. The story expands to include the chief characters in Rands life: his security chief a British officer Tellesom who falls in love with Rand’s estranged daughter, the financier John Glynde and a large cast of evil Russian and German spies. His machinations of the gold market and international sabotage bring t...

    okładka Those Other Days, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim
    okładka Those Other Days, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim

    A collection of nineteen stories, by Edward Phillips Oppenheim, mostly from the 1890’s and early 1900’s, published in magazines, and collected in 1913. Ghost stories, bizarre adventures, strange appearances and disappearances, and improbable love are the themes of these very enjoyable stories by the master storyteller. Young men courting women, psychic phenomena, and humorous characters abound. „Those Other Days” stories are almost Victorian in their diction and flavor, wit...

    okładka The Yellow House, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim
    okładka The Yellow House, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim

    A detective and very mysterious story. Mr. Sabin is called out of blissful retirement to search for his missing wife. He believes Lucille to be kidnapped by members of a secret society of aristocrats. It is interesting to watch Mr. Sabin control himself and walk with such dignity and aristocratic bearing and tact, even as he plots to save his own life and reunite with his beloved Lucille. „The Yellow Crayon” presents a fascinating picture of the political mindset of the day...

    okładka The Wrath to Come, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim
    okładka The Wrath to Come, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim

    The mystery by E. Phillips Oppenheim (1866-1946) starts out in the Sierra Nevada mountains, 500 miles from San Francisco, at a gold mining camp. Bryan came to America from England, chasing a man who may have papers which explain Bryan’s mysterious origins. Enter heroine, the beautiful orphan Myra Mercier who is arriving to the camp where women are not allowed. Murder and mayhem ensue before the pair escapes to San Francisco. Bryan abandons Myra and travels back to England a...

    okładka The World’s Great Snare, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim
    okładka The World’s Great Snare, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim

    A breathtaking tale of intrigue, romance, and revenge from one of the twentieth century’s most prolific and popular authors of suspense. „The Wicked Marquis” is a story of privilege and the attempt to keep what has been lost. Marquis will go to any length to get enough money to enjoy his title, including forcing one of his daughters to marry an unsuitable candidate with money. Although this novel was published in 1919, its setting and subject is more consistent with a pre-w...

    okładka The Treasure House of Martin Hews, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim
    okładka The Treasure House of Martin Hews, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim

    A best-selling author of novels, short stories, magazine articles, translations, and plays, Oppenheim published over 150 books. He is considered one of the originators of the thriller genre, his novels also range from spy thrillers to romance, but all have an undertone of intrigue. The tiny kingdom of Theos is surrounded by Eastern European powers in this 1902 novel of politics, war, and romance. Russia and Turkey are plotting to take over the peaceful and rural country. A ...

    okładka The Survivor, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim
    okładka The Survivor, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim

    A striking romantic novel of 1913 of a young Englishman’s uphill fight. Douglas Guest is an orphan, raised by a stern, religious, and uncompromising uncle, Gideon Strong, in the North of England. His uncle orders him to marry his cousin and take up the post of cleric in their small town but he confronts his uncle, takes money which was intended for his education, and escapes to London. On the train, he meets the beautiful Countess Emily de Reuss, who takes an interest in hi...

    okładka The Yellow Crayon, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim
    okładka The Yellow Crayon, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim

    E. Phillips Oppenheim (1866-1946) was an internationally renowned author of mystery and espionage thrillers. His novels and short stories have all the elements of blood-racing adventure and intrigue and are precursors of modern-day spy fictions. 1924’s „The Wrath to Come” is one of his novels that are „fascinating extrapolations of the political dangers that faced Europe and America in the first half of the twentieth century”. This novel is very occasionally mentioned as be...

    okładka The Tragedy of a Week, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim
    okładka The Tragedy of a Week, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim

    British author E. Phillips Oppenheim achieved worldwide fame with his thrilling novels and short stories concerning international espionage and intrigue, but including romances, comedies, and parables of everyday life. His novels and short stories have all the elements of blood-racing adventure and intrigue and are precursors of modern-day spy fictions. Readers of Mr. Oppenheim’s novels may always count on a story of absorbing interest, turning on a complicated plot, worked...

    okładka The Way of These Women, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim
    okładka The Way of These Women, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim

    England has not been invited to attend a conference of European nations in the Hague. Some think war is about to break out. „The Vanished Messenger” presents the international intrigue and conspiracy of the Powers against England to separate her from her colonies. Mr. John P. Dunster, an American, is traveling to the Hague with an important document that may prevent the outbreak of war when he mysteriously disappears after a train wreck in England. Richard Hamel is asked by...

    okładka The Vanished Messenger, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim
    okładka The Vanished Messenger, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim

    Mystery novel by E. Phillips Oppenheim involving a handicapped art collector. The book concerns recently demobbed and down on his luck Major Owston, who becomes the bodyguard of the deformed amoral art collector Martin Hews. Enabled by his enormous wealth to buy the world’s most beautiful works of art. Hews is plunged into a bitter rivalry with a gang leader simply known as „Joseph”. This is a thrilling and tense story of a struggle between master brains, of gang wars, of d...

    okładka The Zeppelin’s Passenger, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim
    okładka The Zeppelin’s Passenger, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim

    A World War I tale of espionage in a fictional „backwater” area in England with no apparent military value called Dreymarsh. The story begins with Dreymarsh residents discovering an observation car from a German zeppelin along with a Homburg hat near Dreymarsh. This discovery triggers a range of events and introduces a myriad of characters which all make for a rather delightful mystery. Oppenheim was famous for his hundreds of spy and espionage novels. He is considered one ...

    okładka The Wicked Marquis, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim
    okładka The Wicked Marquis, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim

    If you haven’t discovered the joys of Oppenheim’s mysteries there is a good place to start. Wealthy playwright and playboy Jermyn Annerley is smitten by the beautiful and talented actress Sybil Cluley. She is very successful but her life is devoted to the care of her young sister who has been ill. At Jermyn’s country estate, Sybil runs into Lord Lakenham, a roguish playboy who is equally in love with her, but also knows something of her past. Jermyn proposes, much to the ch...

    okładka The Terrible Hobby of Sir Joseph Londe, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim
    okładka The Terrible Hobby of Sir Joseph Londe, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim

    Sir Joseph is a brilliant surgeon from Australia who went mad after operating on vast numbers of soldiers during World War 1. His terrible hobby is cutting people’s heads open to steal bits of their brains. His wife is a former nurse who went mad alongside him. They are pursued across England and the continent by Mr. Daniel Rocke, codebreaker of the Foreign service: Miss Ann Lancaster, daughter of one of Londe’s victims, and Sir Francis Worton, known as Q20, head of the sec...

    okładka The Tempting of Tavernake, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim
    okładka The Tempting of Tavernake, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim

    „The Tempting of Tavernake” is written by Edward Phillips Oppenheim. He composed some one hundred and fifty novels, mainly of the suspense and international intrigue nature, but including romances, comedies, and parables of everyday life. The hero of this novel, however, is very unusual for several reasons. Tavernake is unemotional, unable to sympathize or even understand the most common social situations. He is diligent, precise, obsessive in his pursuit of wealth, but obl...

    okładka The Strangers’ Gate, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim
    okładka The Strangers’ Gate, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim

    This is a mystery novel surrounding German intrigue and bauxite mining in typical Oppenheim style. E. Phillips Oppenheim was the self-styled „prince of storytellers” and composed some one hundred and fifty novels, mainly of the suspense and international intrigue nature, but including romances, comedies, and parables of everyday life. In this one, Beverley, a handsome tycoon, operates an unknown bauxite mine in mythical kingdom of Orlac, and wages a battle of wits against G...

    okładka The Spymaster, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim
    okładka The Spymaster, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim

    A mystery novel with international intrigue set in London before World War Two. Sir Maurice Oldfield was one of the most important British spies of the Cold War era. A farmer’s son from a provincial grammar school who found himself accidentally plunged into the world of espionage, Sir Maurice was the first Chief of MI6 who didn’t come to the role via the traditional public school and Oxbridge route. Working his way to the top of the secret service, he took on the job of reb...

    okładka The Spy Paramount, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim
    okładka The Spy Paramount, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim

    A wonderful old fashioned spy story set in the 1930’s. Like other Oppenheim romances of diplomacy, intrigue and espionage, this latest one poses a critical situation in the relationships of European powers which threatens the immediate out-break of war. „The Spy Paramount” takes us to Rome, 1934. American Martin Fawley, a former secret service agent, is recruited as a spy by General Berati, the most feared man in fascist Italy. Suave and worldly, Fawley is quite at home in ...

    okładka The Shy Plutocrat, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim
    okładka The Shy Plutocrat, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim

    Young Maurice Teyl, just turned 21, shy, non-drinker, non-smoker and the richest man in America, has been raised by his rigid Grandmother on a remote ranch in California but he shuns the limelight. So when a world tour is arranged by his guardian he is none too keen. He misses his train to begin the jaunt and meets up with a young English actress, Lucy Compston, and so begins a friendship and the slight deception, as he does not want her to know exactly who he is. He then g...

    okładka The Profiteers, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim
    okładka The Profiteers, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim

    A novel of crime and conscience by Edward Phillips Oppenheim (1866-1946), the self-styled „prince of storytellers.” „The Profiteers” was written about the stock market post-World War I and pre-1929 crash. The tale of the Bechtel family dynasty is a classic American business story. It begins with Warren A. Bechtel, who led a consortium that constructed the Hoover Dam. From that auspicious start, the family and its eponymous company would go on to „build the world,” from the ...

    okładka The Seven Conundrums, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim
    okładka The Seven Conundrums, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim

    British author E. Phillips Oppenheim achieved worldwide fame with his thrilling novels and short stories concerning, mystery, international espionage and intrigue. Many of his novels have been adapted for the screen. Mr. Oppenheim can be depended upon to give his plots that turn which is as admirable as it is unexpected, and „The Seven Conundrums” is one of the best of his many good and exciting books. His plotting is as smooth as silk, with the virtue of creating believabl...

    okładka The Strange Boarders of Palace Crescent, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim
    okładka The Strange Boarders of Palace Crescent, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim

    Mr. Roger Ferrison has just returned to London after several years of living rough in Canada. He takes a small room in the boarding house run by Mrs. Dewar. There he meets the bewitching invalid Fiona Quayne who rapidly develops a consuming passion for Ferrison. Meanwhile, back at the Boarding House, Colonel Dennett is murdered. One suspects from the very beginning that not all of the boarders at Mrs. Dewar’s establishment in Palace Crescent are what they appear to be, and ...

    okładka The Pawns Count, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim
    okładka The Pawns Count, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim

    E. Phillips Oppenheim was a British writer known for his thriller novels. He is credited with writing over 100 novels including suspense, international intrigue, romance, parables, and comedies. His protagonists are known for their love of luxury, gourmet meals, and their enjoyment of criminal activities. „The Pawns Count” is a novel during World War I and intrigue. German, Japanese, British and Americans play roles in this novel. A chemist, Sandy Graham, has discovered a n...

    okładka The Postmaster of Market Deignton, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim
    okładka The Postmaster of Market Deignton, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim

    This early work from the „prince of storytellers” E. Phillips Oppenheim published as a novel in 1897. Mr. Norman Scott is a young, hardworking, distinguished physician with a busy practice in London. He is called to visit a patient, Mr. Humphrey Deignton, who suffers from gout and who is murdered later. Dr. Scott is suspected. Two years later, we meet Mr. John Martin, postmaster and chemist in Market Deignton. A lonely, bitter, impoverished man. He is living near the home o...

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