The House In Lordship Lane

The plump, middle-aged and ever-optimistic Inspector Gabriel Hanaud features in A.E.W. Mason’s last detective fiction. Set amid the acrid smog of London, a little affair...

They Wouldn’t Be Chessmen

Nahendra Nao, heir to the Maharajah of Chitipur, unwisely lets Elsie Marsh of the Casino de Paris wear his ancestral pearls, which react badly to her skin. In order to restore...

The Philanderers

Captain Stephen Drake steps ashore in Plymouth and is immediately confronted by a reporter wanting his comments on an attack made on him by the editor of the Evening Meteor. Of...

A Romance Of Wastdale

A tale of love and blackmail by A.E.W. Mason. David Gordon is engaged to be married to Kate Nugent, but his sinister rival Austen Hawke threatens to wreck everything.

The Ginger King

“The Ginger King”, was first printed in the Strand Magazine in 1940, and was never collected in a book form during Mason’s lifetime. A detective Hanaud mystery.

Fire Over England

Set in the Elizabethan era, Fire Over England is the story of Robin Aubrey, whose ambition is to both serve his queen and avenge his father who fell foul of the “The Spanish...

The Affair At The Semiramis Hotel

Book in which we again join Ricardo and Hanaud, this time in an ambiguous situation. A young, wealthy vagabond English man, Calladine, whom Ricardo knew before, hastily comes to...

The Broken Road

In this novel of adventure, intrigue and romance, The Road, snaking its way across the Indian frontier toward Afghanistan, will take on a life of its own, drawing three...

The House Of The Arrow

When Boris Waberski, brother-in-law of the wealthy widow Mrs. Harlowe, attempts to talk her English solicitors into advancing him money on his expectations as her heir, he is...

No Other Tiger

A criminal sentenced to life in a French penal colony leaves his girlfriend to take care of his stash. When he escapes, he finds that she has spent it all on frivolous living, and...

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