Within an Inch of His Life by Émile Gaboriau

Etext prepared by Dagny, dagnyj@hotmail.com and John Bickers, jbickers@ihug.co.nz PREPARER’S NOTE This text was prepared from a 1913 edition, published by Charles Scribner’s Sons, New York. Within an Inch of His Life by Emile Gaboriau FIRST PART FIRE AT VALPINSON These were the facts:– I.

The Widow Lerouge by Émile Gaboriau

Etext prepared by David, dmoynihan@blackmask.com and Dagny, dagnyj@hotmail.com THE LEROUGE CASE by EMILE GABORIAU CHAPTER I. On Thursday, the 6th of March, 1862, two days after Shrove Tuesday, five women belonging to the village of La Jonchere presented themselves at the police station at Bougival. They stated that for two days past no one had

The Mystery of Orcival by Emile Gaboriau

This Etext was prepared by one of our anonymous volunteers. The Mystery of Orcival by Emile Gaboriau I On Thursday, the 9th of July, 186-, Jean Bertaud and his son, well known at Orcival as living by poaching and marauding, rose at three o’clock in the morning, just at daybreak, to go fishing. Taking their

The Count’s Millions by Emile Gaboriau

THE COUNT’S MILLIONS Translated from the French of EMILE GABORIAU A novel in two parts. Part Two of this novel is found in the volume: Baron Trigault’s Vengeance PASCAL AND MARGUERITE. 1. It was a Thursday evening, the fifteenth of October; and although only half-past six o’clock, it had been dark for some time already.

The Clique of Gold by Émile Gaboriau

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OTHER PEOPLE’S MONEY by Emile Gaboriau PART I I There is not, perhaps, in all Paris, a quieter street than the Rue St. Gilles in the Marais, within a step of the Place Royale. No carriages there; never a crowd. Hardly is the silence broken by the regulation drums of the Minims Barracks near by,

Monsieur Lecoq by Emile Gaboriau

Scanned and Proofed by David Moynihan, dmoynihan@blackmask.com Additional proofing by Dagny, dagnyj@hotmail.com Monsieur Lecoq by Emile Gaboriau I At about eleven o’clock in the evening of the 20th of February, 186–, which chanced to be Shrove Sunday, a party of detectives left the police station near the old Barriere d’Italie to the direct south of

FILE NO. 113 by Emile Gaboriau

Etext prepared by Dagny, dagnyj@hotmail.com and John Bickers, jbickers@ihug.co.nz FILE NO. 113 by EMILE GABORIAU I In the Paris evening papers of Tuesday, February 28, 1866, under the head of /Local Items/, the following announcement appeared: “A daring robbery, committed against one of our most eminent bankers, M. Andre Fauvel, caused great excitement this morning

Baron Trigault’s Vengeance by Emile Gaboriau

Baron Trigault’s Vengeance by Emile Gaboriau A Sequel to “The Count’s Millions” Translated from the French I Vengeance! that is the first, the only thought, when a man finds himself victimized, when his honor and fortune, his present and future, are wrecked by a vile conspiracy! The torment he endures under such circumstances can only
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