The Hampstead Mystery by John Reay Watson

The Hampstead Mystery

byJohn Reay Watson

Kobo ebook | July 19, 2017

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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.

Title:The Hampstead MysteryFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:July 19, 2017Publisher:Read Books Ltd.Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1473348870

ISBN - 13:9781473348875

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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.