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The Devils Pool - 5 Tales of Weird Murder [NOOK Book]

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Peril Press presents:

The Ghost Super Detective, Spring 1940
THE GHOST STRIKES BACK
by G.T. Fleming-Roberts
(as George Chance)
Author of “Calling the Ghost”
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The Devils Pool - 5 Tales of Weird Murder

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Overview

Peril Press presents:

The Ghost Super Detective, Spring 1940
THE GHOST STRIKES BACK
by G.T. Fleming-Roberts
(as George Chance)
Author of “Calling the Ghost”
Follow the Super-Detective as He Tackles the Perilous and Baffling Case of the Prophesies of Death!
Meet—The Ghost
IN the last issue of THE GHOST George Chance made his bow. We are happy now to present his second memoir, THE GHOST STRIKES BACK, in which his courage, cleverness and skill continue to shine brightly in spite of his innate modesty.
George Chance, writing about himself, does not brag about his attainments in the twin fields which he has combined and made his own—-criminology and magic. But he cannot stop us from bragging about HIM. He cannot stop us from saying, for example, that he ranks at the top of his profession—the profession once graced by the great Harry Houdini, master of escape technique. It was thought that no one would ever equal the great Houdini, but that was before the time of George Chance.
So we repeat that in employing his magical talents in his crime-fighting role of THE GHOST, he has perhaps done more in the service of the Law than any other crusader for justice. Small wonder that criminals quake at the prospect of tangling with THE GHOST— master of the science of criminology, remorseless crime-tracker and criminal-catcher. When THE GHOST walks, the underworld stirs into deadly life to combat him.
Remember these things when you read this and future memoirs of George Chance. You see, this modest, kindly, humorous magician is a far bigger man than he makes himself out to be. He won't say so himself. That's why we're once again saying it for him.—THE EDITOR.
Chapter 1: Murder is No Laughing Matter
Chapter 2: I Call Up the Dead
Chapter 3: The Box of Thorns
Chapter 4: Blood and Rouge
Chapter 5: The Man with Claws
Chapter 6: On the Big Black Dot
Chapter 7: Murder Motive
Chapter 8 Magnus Makes His Pinch
Chapter 9: A Brace of Thugs
Chapter 10: Warning on the Wall
Chapter 11: The Avenger
Chapter 12: The Road Goes Nowhere
Chapter 13: Spirit Temple
Chapter 14: Guns of the Racket
Chapter 15: I Warm the Doctor
Chapter 16: Murder Flame
Chapter 17: Shake-Down
Chapter 18: Hide and Seek
Chapter 19: Tomorrow’s Murder
Chapter 20: Coin of the Damned
Chapter 21: The Fourth Prediction
Chapter 22: I Meet the Murderer
Chapter 23: Stalemate
Chapter 24: The Fifth Prediction
Chapter 25: The Essential Clue
Chapter 26: The Leper
Chapter 27: The Finger of Light
46,600 Words

Ten Detective Aces, July 1933
A DEVIL'S HIGHBALL
by G.T. Fleming-Roberts
Misery likes company. So does the grave. And Gavin Clark had more than one foot in the grave. His brain, warped by his wife's unfaithfulness, concocted—
1500 Words

Ten Detective Aces, October 1935
SNATCH BAIT
By G. T. Fleming-Roberts
Author of “Glass House Mystery,” and “Initiated in Blood”
Sergeant Brunt used human bait to hook the snatch mobsters. Then Brunt got caught on his own line, and it looked as though both he and the bait would go under with hot-lead sinkers.
4200 Words

Mystery Novels, February 1936
The Shrieking Pool
by G. T. Fleming-Roberts
4700 Words

Writer’s Digest, May 1943
THE TURN FROM THE TRITE
by G.T. Fleming-Roberts
2800 Words

This edition includes a total of 47 Illustrations.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940148418955
  • Publisher: Peril Press
  • Publication date: 10/10/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 7 MB

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