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Mystery/Detective

The Winning Clue

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When a woman's voice, pitched to the high note of utter terror, rang out on the late morning quiet of Manniston Road, Lawrence Bristow looked up from his newspaper quickly but vaguely, as if he doubted his own ears. He was reading an account of a murder committed in Waukesha, Wisconsin, and the shrieks he had just heard fitted in so well with the paragraph then before his eyes that his imagination might have been playing him tricks. He was allowed, however, little time for speculation or doubt."Murder!

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Buck Hawk, Detective

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A cough was heard, whereupon St. Clair opened the door and they entered. The place was lit by a chandelier, and had undergone no little change, since Turk's visit, earlier in the day, for in the center of the room was an elegant faro-table.

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The Adventure of the Table Foot

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"Ah, Whatsoname, how d'you do? You have not had breakfast yet. And you must be hungry. I suppose that is why you drove, and in a hansom too.

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The Mystery of Mary

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The Mystery of Mary is written by Grace Livingston Hill. He paused on the platform and glanced at his watch. The train on which he had just arrived was late. It hurried away from the station, and was swallowed up in the blackness of the tunnel, as if it knew its own shortcomings and wished to make up for them.

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The Million Dollar Mystery

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The Million Dollar Mystery is written by Harold MacGrath. The door slammed and the unknown sank back against the cushions. He took out his handkerchief and wiped the damp perspiration from his forehead. The big burden was off his mind. Whatever happened in the future, they would never be able to get him through his heart. So much for the folly of his youth.

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The Mystery of the Sycamore

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The Mystery of the Sycamore is written by Carolyn Wells. A cry of "Fire," a murder, and the voluntary confession of three people to the crime. Such is the crux of Miss Wells' latest and most gripping story of love and mystery. Again the "old reliable" Fleming Stone is called in to clear things up and will delight the reader by doing so in his usual unusual way.

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The Ear in the Wall

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The Ear in the Wall is written by Arthur B. Reeve. I had made Carton's acquaintance some years before as a cub reporter on the Star while he was a judge of an inferior court. Our acquaintance had grown through several political campaigns in which I had had assignments that brought me into contact with him.

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The Doctor of Pimlico

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The Doctor of Pimlico is written by William le Queux. The general grunted. He was a man of few words, but a typical British officer of the type which has made the Empire and won the war against the Huns. He glanced at the watch upon his wrist, adjusted his monocle, and said something in an undertone to the captain.

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The Daffodil Mystery

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The Daffodil Mystery is written by Edgar Wallace. The man who turned to greet him may have been twenty-seven or thirty-seven. He was tall, but lithe rather than broad. His face was the colour of mahogany, and the blue eyes turned to Lyne were unwinking and expressionless. That was the first impression which Lyne received.

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The Circular Study

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The Circular Study is written by Anna Katharine Green. Mr. Gryce was melancholy. He had attained that period in life when the spirits flag and enthusiasm needs a constant spur, and of late there had been a lack of special excitement, and he felt dull and superannuated.

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