FP now includes 8171 eBooks in its collection.

  main page

The Channay Syndicate

Cover Image

This book is a member of the special collection Special Collection: The Works of E. Phillips Oppenheim (1866-1946)

Book Details

Title:The Channay Syndicate
Oppenheim, E. Phillips   
(9 of 80 for author by title)
Chronicles of Melhampton
Published:   1927
Publisher:Wyman & Sons, Ltd.
Tags:fiction, mystery

Gilbert Channay has been in prison for 3 years after being convicted of financial fraud. He was betrayed by his partners in the Channay Syndicate, who had hoped to steal from him stock worth millions. Revenge is the only thing on his mind when he is released from prison. His partners in the Siamese syndicate have double crossed him but many are now broke and want the shares which have become valuable.

The retired policeman, Martin Fogg, mysteriously appears on the night Channay is released from prison, knowing too much about Channay's business. He helps Channay escape an attempt on his life, and keeps turning up at crucial times.

The plot is the story of Channay's revenge against each of the former members of the syndicate. In various intriquing and clever ways he manages to humble them all. [Suggest a different description.]

Pages:159 Info

Author Bio for Oppenheim, E. Phillips

Author Image

E. Phillips Oppenheim, in full Edward Phillips Oppenheim (born Oct. 22, 1866, London, Eng.—died Feb. 3, 1946, St. Peter Port, Guernsey, Channel Islands, U.K.), internationally popular British author of novels and short stories dealing with international espionage and intrigue.

After leaving school at age 17 to help in his father's leather business, Oppenheim wrote in his spare time. His first novel, Expiation (1887), and subsequent thrillers caught the fancy of a wealthy New York businessman who bought out the leather business at the turn of the century and made Oppenheim a high-salaried director. He was thus freed to devote the major part of his time to writing. The novels, volumes of short stories, and plays that followed, totaling more than 150, were peopled with sophisticated heroes, adventurous spies, and dashing noblemen. Among his well-known works are The Long Arm of Mannister (1910), The Moving Finger (1911), and The Great Impersonation (1920).--Encyclopaedia Britannica.

Available Formats

UTF-8 text   20180235.txt
Epub20180235.epubIf you cannot open a .mobi file on your mobile device, please use .epub with an appropriate eReader.
Mobi/Kindle20180235.mobiInfoNot all Kindles or Kindle apps open all .mobi files.
PDF (tablet)20180235-a5.pdf
HTML Zip20180235-h.zip

Kindle Direct (New, Experimental)

Send this book direct to your kindle via email. We need your Send-to-Kindle Email address, which can be found by looking in your Kindle device’s Settings page. All kindle email addresses will end in @kindle.com. Note you must add our email server’s address, [email protected], to your Amazon account’s Approved E-mail list. This list may be found on your Amazon account: Your AccountManage Your Content and DevicesPreferencesPersonal Document SettingsApproved Personal Document E-mail ListAdd a new approved e-mail address.

Send to Kindle Email Address:

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.