Adventure. Thrillers. Mystery. Detective. Book 9: 1. A Debt Discharged; 2. The Tomb of Ts'in; 3. The Secret House; 4. The Clue of the Twisted Candle; 5. Down under Donovan.
1. A Debt Discharged
Thomas Maple lives on Crystal Palace Road with his niece Verity. He works for a firm of bank note engravers. However, the dollar bills he shows Wentworth Gold are forgeries - perfect except for the missing Treasury sign. When Verity meets her new employer she develops serious misgivings, and arriving back home she can hear a menacing voice. What power do these men hold over her uncle? Who is the mysterious he? She hesitates, then follows them.
2. The Tomb of Ts'in
The story revolves around the tomb of the Great Emperor, the adventurer Captain Talham, and a violent group called The Society of Joyful Intention.
3. The Secret House
Scandalous periodical "The Gossip's Corner" is run by a supposed blackmailer whose identity has baffled the police - until T.B. Smith, a singlularly acute Assistant Commisioner, gradually tracks the man to the Secret House.
4. The Clue of the Twisted Candle
'The Urbane T.X. is back in this locked-room mystery by British master storyteller Edgar Wallace.
The renown mystery writer John Lexman is charged with murder and sent to prison. His friend T.X. Meredith, employed by Scotland Yard, tries to prove his innocence.
5. Down under Donovan
Gambling and murder are in the air in this mystery thriller from Edgar Wallace.