The Mystery of the Ravenspurs

      Fred M. White / Mystery & Detective
The Mystery of the Ravenspurs

A grand old castle looks out across the North Sea, and the fishermen toiling on the deep catch the red flash from Ravenspur Point as their forefathers have done for many generations.The Ravenspurs and their great granite fortress have made history between them. Every quadrangle and watch-tower and turret has its legend of brave deeds and bloody deeds, of fights for the king and the glory of the flag. And for five hundred years there has been no Ravenspur who has not acquitted himself like a man. Theirs is a record to be proud of.Time has dealt lightly with the home of the Ravenspurs. It is probably the most perfect mediaeval castle in the country. The moat and the drawbridge are still intact; the portcullis might be worked by a child. And landwards the castle looks over a fair domain of broad acres where the orchards bloom and flourish and the red beeves wax fat in the pastures.A quiet family, a handsome family, a family passing rich in the world’s goods, they are strong and brave—a glorious chronicle behind them, and no carking cares ahead.Surely, then, the Ravenspurs should be happy and contented beyond most men. Excepting the beat of the wings of the Angel of Death, that comes to all sooner or later, surely no sorrow dwelt there that the hand of time could fail to soothe.And yet over them hung the shadow of a fear.No Ravenspur had ever slunk away from any danger, however great, so long as it was tangible; but there was something here that turned the stoutest heart to water, and caused strong men to start at their shadows.For five years now the curse had lain heavy on the house of Ravenspur...
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    The Five Knots

      Fred M. White / Romance & Love
The Five Knots

Samuel Flowers is a rich man and owns a fleet of ships. His niece, Beatrice Galloway keeps house for him at his home Maldon Grange outside London. Valuable treasure is missing from a native people group that somehow ends up in England. More than one mysterious persons are looking for that treasure. Will it be found, and what happens to Flowers and his niece?
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    The Slave of Silence

      Fred M. White / Mystery & Detective
The Slave of Silence

Frederick Merrick White (1859-1935) wrote a number of novels and short stories under the name "Fred M. White" including the six 'Doom of London' science-fiction stories, in which various catastrophes beset London. These include The Four Days' Night (1903), in which London is beset by a massive killer smog; The Dust of Death (1903), in which diphtheria infects the city, spreading from refuse tips and sewers; and The Four White Days (1903), in which a sudden and deep winter paralyses the city under snow and ice. These six stories all first appeared in Pearson's Magazine, and were illustrated by Warwick Goble.
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    The Crimson Blind

      Fred M. White / Mystery & Detective
The Crimson Blind

Frederick Merrick White (1859-1935) wrote a number of novels and short stories under the name "Fred M. White" including the six 'Doom of London' science-fiction stories, in which various catastrophes beset London. These include The Four Days' Night (1903), in which London is beset by a massive killer smog; The Dust of Death (1903), in which diphtheria infects the city, spreading from refuse tips and sewers; and The Four White Days (1903), in which a sudden and deep winter paralyses the city under snow and ice. These six stories all first appeared in Pearson's Magazine, and were illustrated by Warwick Goble.
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    The Cardinal Moth

      Fred M. White / Romance & Love
The Cardinal Moth

Frederick Merrick White (1859-1935) wrote a number of novels and short stories under the name "Fred M. White" including the six 'Doom of London' science-fiction stories, in which various catastrophes beset London. These include The Four Days' Night (1903), in which London is beset by a massive killer smog; The Dust of Death (1903), in which diphtheria infects the city, spreading from refuse tips and sewers; and The Four White Days (1903), in which a sudden and deep winter paralyses the city under snow and ice. These six stories all first appeared in Pearson's Magazine, and were illustrated by Warwick Goble. The Cardinal Moth Sir Clement Frobisher has a great passion in life--collecting rare orchids. But the cardinal moth is like a Holy Grail, and he will do anything to obtain and keep it. His actions will spark amani a trouble in this interesting mystery.
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