This unique edition of carefully collected vintage British mysteries has been formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. The Shadow of the Rope - a love story and an unusual murder mystery unfolded through the eyes of different character with a surprising twist in the end! The Camera Fiend - a tale of a young photographer who wants to capture the moment when a person's soul leaves the body! Dead Men Tell No Tales - after losing the love of his life in a shipwreck the protagonist gets the shock of his life upon learning that the ship was sunk deliberately. Who did it and why? Witching Hill - when supernatural elements trouble the inhabitants of a new estate everyone tries their best to explain things rationally but is it that simple? Stingaree: A Voice in the Wilderness - in a desperate attempt to save his life, a convict from London escapes to the Australian outback, will he survive? At the Pistol's Point - an old man comes face to face with an escaped convict. Where will this lead to? The Shadow of a Man - a man and a woman are chatting amicably when a stranger interrupts them. Who is he? And what does he wants? Ernest William Hornung (1866-1921) was an English author and a war poet known for writing the A. J. Raffles series of stories about a gentleman thief in late 19th-century London. It was a deliberate inversion of his brother-in-law Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes series. Hornung's works are also remembered for giving insight into the social mores of late 19th and early 20th century British society.
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