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The Daffodil Mystery
     

The Daffodil Mystery

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by Edgar Wallace
 

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When Mr Thomas Lyne, poet, poseur and owner of Lyne's Emporium insults a cashier, Odette Rider, she resigns. Having summoned detective Jack Tarling to investigate another employee, Mr Milburgh, Lyne now changes his plans. Tarling and his Chinese companion refuse to become involved. They pay a visit to Odette's flat. In the hall Tarling meets Sam, convicted felon and

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When Mr Thomas Lyne, poet, poseur and owner of Lyne's Emporium insults a cashier, Odette Rider, she resigns. Having summoned detective Jack Tarling to investigate another employee, Mr Milburgh, Lyne now changes his plans. Tarling and his Chinese companion refuse to become involved. They pay a visit to Odette's flat. In the hall Tarling meets Sam, convicted felon and protégé of Lyne. Next morning Tarling discovers a body. The hands are crossed on the breast, adorned with a handful of daffodils.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940016732626
Publisher:
Tri-Fold Media Group
Publication date:
05/23/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
557 KB

Meet the Author

Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace (April 1, 1875–February 10, 1932) was a prolific British crime writer, journalist and playwright, who wrote 175 novels, 24 plays, and countless articles in newspapers and journals. Over 160 films have been made of his novels, more than any other author. In the 1920s, one of Wallace's publishers claimed that a quarter of all books read in England were written by him. (citation needed) He is most famous today as the co-creator of "King Kong", writing the early screenplay and story for the movie, as well as a short story "King Kong" (1933) credited to him and Draycott Dell. He was known for the J. G. Reeder detective stories, The Four Just Men, the Ringer, and for creating the Green Archer character during his lifetime.

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The Daffodil Mystery (Dodo Press) 3.9 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
olemoney More than 1 year ago
Intriguing story line, one is never quite certain "who-did-it".
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
rosalita68 More than 1 year ago
Classic story with entertaining characters. Written in true English mystery style. Nice plot; interesting twists and turns. Would definitely read other books by this author.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
SO FREACKING AWSOME DUDE
retcropper More than 1 year ago
Enjoyed this book, which is a great buy for the money.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Extremely intriguing. Very tight, taut suspense.