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Volcanoes and Vulcanology (1885-1917)

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This is a collection of short scientific articles on the study of volcanoes and related seismic activity published in Knowledge, A Monthly R…

The Fortieth Door

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Mary Hastings Bradley

A young American archeologist, a masked ball in Cairo, an illusive young woman and the unexplained disappearance of a Frenchman fifteen year…

The Red Seal

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Natalie Sumner Lincoln

Nothing is what it seems to be as events unfold in this entertaining mystery by Natalie Sumner Lincoln. Red seals and red herrings abound a…

The Man with the Black Cord

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Auguste Groner

A baffling disappearance. A bedroom door locked from the inside. A housekeeper with something to hide. Will retired policeman turned privat…

Theism or Atheism, The Great Alternative

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Chapman Cohen

A thought-provoking treatise from 20th century English freethinker, atheist and secularist writer, Chapman Cohen. Here, he lays out the deve…

The Sheridan Road Mystery

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Paul Thorne and Paul Thorneandmabel Thorne

A shot rings out in the middle of the night in a quiet Chicago neighborhood. Patrolman Murphy is directed to an apartment where a man says …

Exterior to the Evidence

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J. S. Fletcher

"Exterior to the Evidence" is a mystery novel by J. S. Fletcher originally published in The Black Mask, a magazine of mystery and …

The House on the Downs

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Gladys Edson Locke

Mark Brandon, a writer from Australia is in England to visit an old friend, Sir Quenton Rotherdene. However, while walking across the Downs…

The Terriford Mystery

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Marie Belloc Lowndes

The Terriford Mystery is a 1924 novel by prolific English author, Marie Belloc Lowndes. The story revolves around handsome Harry Garlett an…

The Fairy Tales of Science

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John Cargill Brough

This book, written in the mid 19th century and illustrated by Charles H. Bennett, provides an entertaining introduction to topics in science…

The Heart of a Mystery

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Robert Eustace and L. T. Meade

The Heart of Mystery by L. T. Meade and Robert Eustace was published in 1901 in six installments in the Windsor Magazine, Vol. 14. The stori…

That Mainwaring Affair

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Anna Maynard Barbour

As wealthy financier, Hugh Mainwaring dictates his last will and testament to his private secretary, it would be impossible for him to imagi…

White Mountain Trails

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Winthrop Packard

"A survey of the White Mountains of New Hampshire from a naturalist's standpoint, useful alike to the tourist, the "tramper" …

The Sorceress of the Strand

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L. T. Meade

From the moment Madame Sara arrived on the scene, she has taken London society by storm. Madame is both beautiful and mysterious, but it so…

Constance Dunlap

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Arthur B. Reeve

Constance Dunlap is a young woman who in Chapter 1 turns amateur criminal in order to to save her husband from disgrace and imminent arrest.…

The Haunted Bookshop

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Christopher Morley

Roger Mifflin is the somewhat eccentric proprietor of The Haunted Bookshop, a second-hand bookstore in Brooklyn that is "haunted by the…

Unravelled Knots

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Baroness Emma Orczy

Unravelled Knots is the third and final installment of the Old Man in the Corner stories by Baroness Orczy. After a break of several years,…

The Slipper Point Mystery

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Augusta Huiell Seaman

When fourteen year old Sally Carter shares her secret about When fourteen year old Sally Carter decides to share the secret she has discover…

Rocks and Their Origins

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Grenville A. J. Cole

Do you know the difference between sedimentary, igneous and metamorphic rocks? Are you interested in their geologic origin, chemical compos…

Fanny Herself

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Edna Ferber

Fanny Herself is the story of Fanny Brandeis, a young girl coming of age in the Midwest at the turn of the 20th century. It is generally co…

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