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Daughter of Astrea

by E. Phillips Oppenheim

E. Phillips Oppenheim (b. 1866, d. 1946) was a British author who wrote nearly 150 novels during his career. He styled himself as the "prince of storytellers," and is credited with creating the 'rogue male' genre of adventure thrillers and was one of the earliest writers of spy fiction.

A Daughter of Astrea

by E. Phillips Oppenheim

E. Phillips Oppenheim (b. 1866, d. 1946) was a British author who wrote nearly 150 novels during his career. He styled himself as the "prince of storytellers," and is credited with creating the 'rogue male' genre of adventure thrillers and was one of the earliest writers of spy fiction.

The Devil's Paw

by E. Phillips Oppenheim

Excerpt: . . . Thats the way these fellows who dont know any better chuck their money about," he added, swinging around in his chair towards her. "The clothes I have on cost me exactly four pounds fifteen cash, and I guarantee his were no better. " Catherine frowned impatiently. "We did not come here, did we, Mr. Fenn, to discuss Mr. Ordens tailors bill? I can see no object at all in going through his correspondence in this way. What you have to search for is a packet wrapped up in thin yellow oilskin, with Number 17 on the outside in black ink. " "Oh, he might have slipped it in anywhere," Fenn pointed out. "Besides, theres always a chance that one of his letters may give us a clue as to where he has hidden the document. Come and sit down by the side of me, wont you, Miss Abbeway? Do " "I would rather stand, thank you," she replied. "You seem to find your present occupation to your taste. I should loathe it " "Never think of my own feelings," Fenn said briskly, "when theres a job to be done. I wish youd be a bit more friendly, though, Miss Abbeway. Let me pull that chair up by the side of mine. I like to have you near. You know, Ive been a bachelor for a good many years," he went on impressively, "but a little homey place like this always makes me think of things. Ive nothing against marriage if only a man can be lucky enough to get the right sort of girl, and although advanced thinkers like you and me and some of the others are looking at things differently, nowadays, I wouldnt mind much which way it was," he confided, dropping his voice a little and laying his hand upon her arm, "if you could make up your mind

The Evil Shepherd

by E. Phillips Oppenheim

A former defense attorney turned righteous crusader is the hero of this blockbuster novel from an early master of the thriller genre A businessman is found stabbed through the heart, the obvious suspect his partner: Oliver Hilditch, a cold-eyed fellow with a paper-thin alibi. Hilditch seems destined for the gallows, but he is saved by brilliant defense attorney Francis Ledsam, who uses every legal trick he knows to free his client. It is a defense to be proud of, but Ledsam's joy vanishes when Hilditch's wife informs him that her husband is guilty of crimes far more monstrous than murder. His faith in his career shaken, Ledsam vows never again to defend a guilty man. But when his newfound principles run up against the harsh reality of real-world justice, he finds himself trapped between his love for a beautiful woman and a powerful desire to do the right thing--no matter the cost. This ebook has been professionally proofread to ensure accuracy and readability on all devices.

False Evidence

by E. Phillips Oppenheim

The story of a gallant soldier who is dismissed his regiment, and disowned by his father, because he has been found guilty, on "false evidence," of cowardice in the field. He changes his name, and later his son falls in love with the daughter of the man whose false evidence led to his ruin.

False Evidence

by E. Phillips Oppenheim

The story of a gallant soldier who is dismissed his regiment, and disowned by his father, because he has been found guilty, on "false evidence," of cowardice in the field. He changes his name, and later his son falls in love with the daughter of the man whose false evidence led to his ruin.

The Great Impersonation

by E. Phillips Oppenheim

In this classic espionage thriller, a chance meeting of doppelgängers threatens to plunge Europe into war Crazed with thirst and fever, Everard Dominey staggers out of the jungle and awakens to find himself in German East Africa. His rescuer is Leopold von Ragastein, a colonial governor whose impeccable manners belie nefarious intentions. A loyal servant of the Kaiser, von Ragastein has been looking for a way to sneak into England. Discovering that his face is an exact match for the ailing Englishman's, von Ragastein believes that he has finally found his chance. When the man calling himself Everard Dominey returns home, his loved ones recognize that something about him is different. But with Europe racing toward war and England infiltrated by saboteurs of all stripes, will the truth emerge before it is too late? Full of shocking twists, sinister intrigue, and irresistible romance, The Great Impersonation was a huge bestseller when it was first published in 1920 and is one the most entertaining spy novels of all time. This ebook has been professionally proofread to ensure accuracy and readability on all devices.

A Millionaire of Yesterday

by E. Phillips Oppenheim

E Phillips Oppenheim was a British writer known for his thriller novels. He is credited with writing over 100 novels including suspense, international intrigue, romance, parables, and comedies. <P> <P> His protagonists are known for their love of luxury, gourmet meals, and their enjoyment of criminal activities. Two men, one old, one young, go on an African expedition. They join together in a mining venture that they think will make them rich when the English government recognizes their claim. They agree that, should one of them die, the other will get everything. When the older man dies the younger returns to England a wealthy man where his partner's daughter refers to him as a millionaire of yesterday.

A Prince of Sinners

by E. Phillips Oppenheim

The sins of the father are visited on the son twofold in this classic mystery from one of the early twentieth century's most popular authors Kingston Brooks has just made his debut on the speaker's platform at the local party headquarters when a stranger brings word that the young lawyer's father has died on the far side of the world, where he was spreading the gospel as a missionary. Brooks has heard nothing from the old man since he disappeared decades earlier, and even this sad news is a balm. As he digs deeper into the stranger's story, however, Brooks discovers that his father was no saint, and that his friends are not to be trusted. The truth is that all those years ago Brooks's father fled to Canada to impersonate a French nobleman. There he committed a series of crimes too terrible for his son to contemplate--except that they must all be made right if Brooks hopes to clear his name. This ebook has been professionally proofread to ensure accuracy and readability on all devices.

A Prince of Sinners

by E. Phillips Oppenheim

Set in the late Victorian period of England, this book tells the story of Kingston Brooks, a young lawyer; his relationships with people of various socio-economic classes; and his efforts at reform. There are also several romantic entanglements. The characters are well-drawn and interesting.

The Wicked Marquis

by E. Phillips Oppenheim

A breathtaking tale of intrigue, romance, and revenge from one of the twentieth century's most prolific and popular authors of suspense From the top floor of his house, the marquis of Mandeleys can look for miles and see nothing he does not own--save one little cottage, just a hundred yards from his front door. It is the property of Richard Vont, whose family has been tenants at Mandeleys for generations, and who refuses to go away without a fight. Eighteen years ago, the marquis took an interest in Vont's only daughter, bringing her under his wing and spiriting her across England and beyond. With his encouragement, Marcia has become a famous novelist, but her father was left alone and bitter. Now he has come up with a plan to avenge his loss and destroy the marquis once and for all. As the plot unfolds, the righteousness of Vont's anger is called into question, as is the loyalty of his American mercenary. But no matter how innocent the "wicked" marquis may turn out to be, it could already be too late to save his life. This ebook has been professionally proofread to ensure accuracy and readability on all devices.

The World's Great Snare

by E. Phillips Oppenheim

E. Phillips Oppenheim (b. 1866, d. 1946) was a British author who wrote nearly 150 novels during his career. He styled himself as the "prince of storytellers," and is credited with creating the 'rogue male' genre of adventure thrillers and was one of the earliest writers of spy fiction.

The World's Great Snare

by E. Phillips Oppenheim

E. Phillips Oppenheim (b. 1866, d. 1946) was a British author who wrote nearly 150 novels during his career. He styled himself as the "prince of storytellers," and is credited with creating the 'rogue male' genre of adventure thrillers and was one of the earliest writers of spy fiction.

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