The Silent House

The Silent House

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by Fergus Hume
     
 

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No. 13 Geneva Square had a dubious reputation. Murder had been done there long ago, and the house had sat empty for twenty years, believed by many to be haunted. When a mysterious stranger rents the house, nothing changes, as shadowy figures are seen inside at night when the tenant is out. Then on Christmas Day, the occupant is found stabbed to death. When the

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No. 13 Geneva Square had a dubious reputation. Murder had been done there long ago, and the house had sat empty for twenty years, believed by many to be haunted. When a mysterious stranger rents the house, nothing changes, as shadowy figures are seen inside at night when the tenant is out. Then on Christmas Day, the occupant is found stabbed to death. When the police fail to find the murderer it falls to a young barrister, Lucian Denzil, to discover the secret of The Silent House!

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940011833885
Publisher:
Resurrected Press
Publication date:
06/27/2010
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Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
214 KB

Meet the Author

Fergus Hume was born Fergusson Wright Hume July 8 1859 in England. At the age of 3 his family immigrated to New Zealand where he grew up and was educated, being admitted to the bar in 1885. He moved to Melbourne Australia where he tried unsuccessfully to be a playwright. Switching to mystery novels he wrote The Mystery of the Hansom Cab which became the best selling mystery novel of the 19th Century. Returning to England in 1888 he wrote more than 100 short stories and novels including The Silent House, The Secret Passage and Red Money. He continued writing into the 30's dying on July 12. 1932.

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The Silent House 2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
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Edna Lasters More than 1 year ago
This book was interesting. sometimes it was a bit dragged through but it was detailed. Also there were many twists and an interresting surprise endinb. This book has a lot of typos.