The Hampstead Mystery

Author: Arthur J. Rees

Publisher: Good Press

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Category: Fiction

Page: 306

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"The Hampstead Mystery" by Arthur J. Rees, John R. Watson. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

The Hampstead Mystery (Thriller Novel)

Author: Arthur J. Rees

Publisher: e-artnow

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Category: Fiction

Page: 270

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This eBook edition of "The Hampstead Mystery (Thriller Novel)" has been formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. High Court Justice Sir Horace Fewbanks is found murdered in his own home in Hampstead. A butler with a shady past is the first suspect, but there are several other characters who turn attention there way with suspicious behavior. Scotland Yard detectives are in charge of the case, but the Judge's daughter hires a famous private investigator Crew who shows up and runs a parallel investigation.

The Hampstead Mystery

Author: John Reay Watson

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Category: Fiction

Page: 346

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"The Hampstead Mystery" is a 1916 novel by Arthur J. Rees. Arthur John Rees (1872-1942), was an Australian mystery writer. Set in Hampstead, England, the story revolves around the murder of Sir Horace Fewbanks, a distinguished High Court judge who is mysteriously shot. Private Detective Crewe, a wealthy bachelor and chess enthusiast who solves crimes as a hobby, takes on the investigation with the aid of his fourteen year old Cockney sidekick, Joe. A thrilling whodunit rich in mystery and intrigue, this novel is not to be missed by fans of crime fiction. Investigator: Private Detective Crewe, a wealthy bachelor who has taken up crime detection as a hobby, because it provides intellectual challenges more satisfying even than playing twelve simultaneous boards against Russian chess champion Turgieff. Arthur John Rees (1872-1942), was an Australian mystery writer. Other notable works by this author include: "The Merry Marauders" (1913), "The Shrieking Pit" (1919), "The Hand in the Dark" (1920). Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, high-quality edition for the enjoyment of modern readers.

Detective Crew: The Hampstead Mystery & The Mystery of the Downs

Author: Arthur J. Rees

Publisher: e-artnow

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Category: Fiction

Page: 475

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This eBook has been formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. "The Hampstead Mystery" – High Court Justice Sir Horace Fewbanks is found murdered in his own home in Hampstead. A butler with a shady past is the first suspect, but there are several other characters who turn attention there way with suspicious behavior. Scotland Yard detectives are in charge of the case, but the Judge's daughter hires a famous private investigator Crew who shows up and runs a parallel investigation."The Mystery of the Downs" – Harry Marsland is caught in a sudden storm and he is forced to seek shelter in a nearest house that happens to be at a Cliff Farm. He is welcomed in by a woman who was expecting someone else. Before the storm is over, they are alarmed by a noise from the upstairs, especially because there was supposed to be nobody else in the house. They get upstairs and find a farm's owner dead of a gunshot wound. When the storm is over the police inspectors arrive, and soon after them the famous private detective Crew is on the scene too.

The Hampstead Mystery

Author: John R. Watson

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Category: Fiction

Page: 300

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Arthur John Rees (1877-1942) was an Australian journalist, born in Melbourne. His proficiency was in writing crime mystery stories, amongst which are: The Shrieking Pit (1919), The Hand in the Dark (1920), The Moon Rock (1922) and Island of Destiny (1923). He also co-authored two works with John Reay Watson (1872-? ): The Hampstead Mystery (1916) and The Mystery of the Downs (1918).

The Hampstead Mystery

Author: John R Watson

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Page: 294

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The care with which the story is written, the complicated plot, and the clash of the different practices of man-hunters lift it out of the common run of mystery tales and make this an absorbing book.

The Hampstead Mystery

Author: John Watson

Publisher: Endymion Press

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 433

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High Court Justice Sir Horace Fewbanks found shot dead in his Hampstead home, a butler with a criminal past, a scorned lover and a hint of scandal. These are the elements of the Hampstead Mystery that Detective Inspector Chippenfield of Scotland Yard must unravel with the assistance of the ambitious Detective Rolfe. But will he be able to sort out the tangled threads of this case and arrest the culprit before he is upstaged by the celebrated gentleman detective Crewe. Follow the details of this amazing case at it plays out across Hampstead, London and Scotland until it reaches a stunning conclusion in the courts of the Old Bailey.

The Hampstead Mystery

Author: John Reay WATSON (and REES (Arthur John))

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Page: 344

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The Hampstead Mystery

Author: John R Watsonarthur

Publisher: Independently Published

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Page: 294

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Book Excerpt: ourt judge, was found by the police at his home, Riversbrook in Tanton Gardens, Hampstead, to-day. Deceased had been shot through the heart. The police have no doubt that he was murdered."But the morning papers of the following day did full justice to the sensation. It was the month of August when Parliament is "up," the Law Courts closed for the long vacation, and when everybody who is anybody is out of London for the summer holidays. News was scarce and the papers vied with one another in making the utmost of the murder of a High Court judge. Each of the morning papers sent out a man to Hampstead soon after the news of the crime reached their offices in the afternoon, and some of the more enterprising sent two or three men. Scotland Yard and Riversbrook were visited by a succession of pressmen representing the London dailies, the provincial press, and the news agencies.The two points on which the newspaper accounts of the tragedy laid stress were the mysterious letter which had been sent toRead More

The Hampstead Mystery: A Novel: 2

Author: Florence Marryat

Publisher: Palala Press

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Category: History

Page: 256

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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

The Hampstead Mystery

A Novel Volume 1

Author: Florence Marryat

Publisher: Palala Press

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Page: 258

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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

The Hampstead Mystery, Vol. 3 of 3

A Novel (Classic Reprint)

Author: Florence Marryat

Publisher: Forgotten Books

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 252

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Excerpt from The Hampstead Mystery, Vol. 3 of 3: A Novel It cost me more than I can tell you to write and put off 'your coming here. But it was for the same reason. My husband cannot bear the least noise or confusion, I'am afraid he has over taxed his brain, and, when he returns home, he requires absolute rest.' About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

The Hampstead Mystery (Classic Reprint)

Author: Watson Watson

Publisher: Forgotten Books

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 342

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Excerpt from The Hampstead Mystery We may have been hoaxed, he said at length. But I have been ringing up his house and can get no answer. You had better send up a couple of men there at once - better still, go yourself. It is a matter which may require tactful handling. Let me know, and I'll come out immediately if there is anything wrong. Stay! How long will it take you to get up to the house? About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.