Ernest William Hornung (7 June 1866 - 22 March 1921) was an English author and poet perhaps best known for writing the A. J. Raffles series of stories about a gentleman thief in late 19th-century London. Hornung was educated at Uppingham School; as a result of poor health he left the school in December 1883 to travel to Sydney, where he stayed for two years. He drew on his Australian experiences as a background when he began writing, initially short stories and later novels.
Dead Men Tell No Talesby E. W. Hornung
A mystery from the author who created the character of A.J. Raffles, the notorious thief. A lengthy sea voyage appears to be the ideal setting for two people to fall in love. Disaster strikes, the ship is on fire. Will Mr. Cole ever be reunited with his love?
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A great pirate novel, filled with adventure! Loved it!
I love this book! It is absolutely on my top five list. From the title it sounds like a swashbuckling adventure. That it is plus so much more,it is also a charming love story. It's a great book for everyone who loves adventure and mystery.