John R.Coryell

The Best Murder Mysteries & Detective Stories of John R. Coryell

This carefully edited collection of thriller novels has been designed and formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. John R. Coryell (1848–1924) was a prolific dime novel author. He wrote under many pseudonyms, one of them being Nicholas Carter, probably the best known. Nick Carter is a fictional character, invented by John R. Coryell and Ormond G. Smith, who began as a thriller novel private detective and has appeared in a variety of formats over more than a century. His father, Sin Carter, was also a detective and he taught young Nick some investigation techniques from early ages. After his father's death during one case, Nick takes over the investigation and continues to work as a detective. A master of disguise, Nick Carter spends most of the time under cover and keeps a low profile, based in an apartment on Madison Avenue in New York. Table of Contents: The Crime of the French Café Nick Carter's Ghost Story The Mystery of St. Agnes' Hospital The Solution of a Remarkable Case With Links of Steel (The Peril of the Unknown) A Woman at Bay (A Fiend in Skirts) The Great Spy System (Nick Carter's Promise to the President)
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