Etext prepared by Dagny, firstname.lastname@example.org and John Bickers, email@example.com 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.
Etext prepared by David, firstname.lastname@example.org and Dagny, email@example.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
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 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.
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Etext prepared by Dagny, firstname.lastname@example.org Emma Dudding, email@example.com and John Bickers, firstname.lastname@example.org This novel is a sequel to Caught in the Net. The Champdoce Mystery by Emile Gaboriau CHAPTER I. A DUCAL MONOMANIAC. The traveller who wishes to go from Poitiers to London by the shortest route will find that the simplest way is to
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,
Scanned and Proofed by David Moynihan, email@example.com Additional proofing by Dagny, firstname.lastname@example.org 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
Etext prepared by Dagny, email@example.com and John Bickers, firstname.lastname@example.org 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
The conclusion of this exciting narrative will be found in the volume called “The Mystery of Champdoce.”
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