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Bucholz and the Detectives

The following pages narrate a story of detective experience, which, in many respects, is alike peculiar and interesting, and one which evinces in a marked degree the correctness of one of the cardinal principles of my detective system, viz.: “That crime can and must be detected by the pure and honest heart obtaining a controlling […]


Genre: Fiction, Mystery & Detective

The Burglar’s Fate and The Detectives

In the pages which follow I have narrated a story of actual occurrence. No touch of fiction obscures the truthful recital. The crime which is here detailed was actually committed, and under the circumstances which I have related. The four young men, whose real names are clothed with the charitable mantle of fiction, deliberately perpetrated […]


Genre: Fiction, Mystery & Detective, Non-Fiction

The Somnambulist and the Detective

The mental characteristics of Allan Pinkerton were judgment as to facts, knowledge of men, the ability to concentrate his faculties on one subject, and the persistent power of will. A mysterious problem of crime, against which his life was devoted, presented to his thought, was solved almost in an instant, and seemingly by his intuitions. […]


Genre: Fiction, Mystery & Detective

The Expressman and the Detective

During the greater portion of a very busy life, I have been actively engaged in the profession of a Detective, and hence have been brought in contact with many men, and have been an interested participant in many exciting occurrences. The narration of some of the most interesting of these events, happening in connection with […]


Genre: Fiction, Mystery & Detective