British Murder Mysteries--15 Classics in One Volume
By Frank Froest
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This edition includes: Frank Froest: The Maelstrom The Grell Mystery C. N. Williamson & A. M. Williamson: The Motor Maid The Girl Who Had Nothing The Second Latchkey The Castle of Shadows The House by the Lock The Guests of Hercules The Port of Adventure The Brightener The Lion's Mouse The Powers and Maxine Isabel Ostander: One Thirty The Crevice Island of Intrigue Superintendent Frank Castle Froest (1858-1930) was a British detective and crime writer. As one of the country's top detectives, he was involved in famous cases like Jameson Raid, arresting the jewel-thief 'Harry the Valet' and Dr. Crippen. Charles Norris Williamson (1859–1920) and Alice Muriel Williamson (1869-1933) were British novelists who jointly wrote a number of novels which cover the early days of motoring and can also be read as travelogues. Isabel Egenton Ostrander (1883–1924) was a British mystery writer of the early twentieth century who used, besides her own name, the pseudonyms Robert Orr Chipperfield, David Fox, and Douglas Grant. In 1920s she was notable enough to be parodied by Agatha Christie in Partners in Crime, a Tommy and Tuppence mystery that parodies many of Christie's idols.