fadedpage.com

FP now includes 4937 eBooks in its collection.

  main page


Face Cards

Cover Image

Book Details

Title:Face Cards
Author:
Wells, Carolyn   
(12 of 31 for author by title)
Faulkner's Folly
The Eternal Feminine
Published:   1925
Publisher:G. P. Putnam's Sons
Tags:fiction, mystery
Description:

Romance, mystery and terror scientifically mixed by a master hand.

—The Bookman, October 1925.

A mystery in which crime and a family curse are interwoven. While the reader is pervented from divining the solution too easily, a proper number of clues are conscientiously given and the events, nicely dovetailed together. The characters of the Wealthy murdered man, his young wife and his daughter, as well as those of the servants and detectives are more than usually convincing and the story altogether adapted for effortless fireside reading.

—The Spectator, 10 October 1925 [Suggest a different description.]

Downloads:224
Pages:122 Info

Author Bio for Wells, Carolyn

Author Image

Carolyn Wells (June 18, 1862 – March 26, 1942) was an American author and poet.

Her first book, At the Sign of the Sphinx (1896), was a collection of charades. Her next publications were The Jingle Book and The Story of Betty (1899), followed by a book of verse entitled Idle Idyls (1900). After 1900, Wells wrote numerous novels and collections of poetry.

Carolyn Wells wrote a total of more than 170 books. During the first ten years of her career, she concentrated on poetry, humor and children's books. According to her autobiography, The Rest of My Life (1937), it was around 1910 that she heard one of Anna Katherine Green's mystery novels being read aloud and was immediately captivated by the unravelling of the puzzle. From that point onward she devoted herself to the mystery genre. Among the most famous of her mystery novels were the Fleming Stone Detective Stories which—according to Allen J. Hubin's Crime Fiction IV: A Comprehensive Bibliography, 1749–2000 (2003)—number 61 titles.--Wikipedia.

Available Formats

UTF-8 text   20130907.txt
HTML20130907.html
Epub20130907.epubIf you cannot open a .mobi file on your mobile device, please use .epub with an appropriate eReader.
Mobi/Kindle20130907.mobiInfoNot all Kindles or Kindle apps open all .mobi files.
PDF (tablet)20130907-a5.pdf
HTML Zip20130907-h.zip

This book is in the public domain in Canada, and is made available to you DRM-free. You may do whatever you like with this book, but mostly we hope you will read it.

Here at FadedPage and our companion site Distributed Proofreaders Canada, we pride ourselves on producing the best ebooks you can find. Please tell us about any errors you have found in this book, or in the information on this page about this book.