The Ponson Case by Freeman Wills Crofts (1921)

When the battered body of Sir William Ponson is found in the Cranshaw River it is assumed to be an accident. Apparently trying to cross in a small boat, he lost control of his oars and drifted too close to the Cranshaw Falls, was carried over and dashed on the rocks below. But later evidence …

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The Groote Park Murder by Freeman Wills Crofts (1923)

When a man’s mutilated body is found in a railway tunnel in Middeldorp South Africa, it is assumed to be an unfortunate accident, or possibly suicide. Identified as Albert Smith, his movements prior to death are traced to a shed in Groote Park where Inspector Vandam uncovers evidence that points to murder. Vandam’s investigation results …

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The Box Office Murders by Freeman Wills Crofts

The suicide by drowning of a box office clerk leaves her friend Thurza Dark in fear for her life. Persuaded to seek help from Scotland Yard, she meets with Inspector Joseph French. Thurza believes her friend was murdered because of her involvement in a criminal scheme, a scheme that she too has also fallen prey …

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The Cask by Freeman Wills Crofts

The steamer Bullfinch arrives at the London docks from France with a cargo of casks. During the unloading one is damaged, revealing gold sovereigns...and a woman's hand. When the cask disappears Inspector Burnley of Scotland Yard investigates. What begins as a search for the cask soon becomes a cross-channel chase to uncover a killer. I …

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