The Silent House

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1st World Publishing, Nov 1, 2006 - Literary Collections - 288 pages
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Lucian Denzil was a briefless barrister, who so far departed from the traditions of his brethren of the long robe as not to dwell within the purlieus of the Temple. For certain private reasons, not unconnected with economy, he occupied rooms in Geneva Squ
 

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Contents

1 THE TENANT OF THE SILENT HOUSE
9
2 SHADOWS ON THE BLIND
17
3 AN UNSATISFACTORY EXPLANATION
25
4 MRS KEBBYS DISCOVERY
33
5 THE TALK OF THE TOWN
41
6 MRS VRAINS STORY
49
7 THE ASSURANCE MONEY
57
8 DIANA VRAIN
64
19 THE DEFENCE OF COUNT FERRUCI
152
20 A NEW DEVELOPMENT
160
21 TWO MONTHS PASS
168
22 AT BERWIN MANOR
176
23 A STARTLING THEORY
185
24 LUCIAN IS SURPRISED
193
25 A DARK PLOT
201
26 THE OTHER MANS WIFE
209

9 A MARRIAGE THAT WAS A FAILURE
71
10 THE PARTICOLOURED RIBBON
79
11 FURTHER DISCOVERIES
87
12 THE VEIL AND ITS OWNER
94
13 GOSSIP
103
14 THE HOUSE IN JERSEY STREET
111
15 RHODA AND THE CLOAK
119
16 MRS VRAIN AT BAY
128
17 A DENIAL
136
18 WHO BOUGHT THE CLOAK?
144
27 A CONFESSION
216
28 THE NAME OF THE ASSASSIN
226
29 LINK SETS A TRAP
234
30 WHO FELL INTO THE TRAP?
243
31 A STRANGE CONFESSION
252
32 THE CONFESSION Continued
259
33 WHAT RHODA HAD TO SAY
266
34 THE END OF IT ALL
273
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Fergus Hume was born in England in 1859. He grew up in New Zealand where he became a lawyer. In 1885 he emigrated to Melbourne, the city in which he wrote and set The Mystery of A Hansom Cab. In 1888 he settled in England and embarked on a literary career which produced over 130 novels. He died in 1932.

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