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1 The Casebook of Rupert Swann

A series of stories from the casebook of a private detective operating in the North of England during the Victorian era.

Age Rating: Anybody
Tags: Crime, Mystery
Downloads: 2487| Votes: 32 | Score: 8.12
Size: 290KB | 54,847 words | Posted: Incomplete and Inactive (Last Activity: )

2 Dweedles to Mission Control

An eleven-part story relating an exchange of messages between a disaffected galactic explorer and an increasingly exasperated staff at home-planet mission control.

Age Rating: Anybody
Tags: Humor, Science Fiction
Downloads: 2789| Votes: 51 | Score: 7.18
Size: 39KB | 7,098 words | Posted: Concluded:

3 Madazine

This is a collection of zany stories ranging from 300 to 1,600 words in length. The first one is preceded by an introduction to the Madazine staff.

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Tags: Humor
Downloads: 5632| Votes: 25 | Score: 6.62
Size: 450KB | 83,499 words | Posted: Incomplete and Inactive (Last Activity: )

4 Man in Debt

'Man In Debt' is a novella-length piece in fourteen chapters. Largely in correspondence form, it concerns a battle involving a wily borrower, his lender and their two firms of lawyers. The principals move from hostility to quasi-friendliness. Their legal representatives go the opposite way, with farcical results.

Age Rating: Anybody
Tags: Humor
Downloads: 1509| Votes: 18 | Score: 6.64
Size: 173KB | 32,300 words | Posted: Concluded:

5 The Node Bulletins

The Node Bulletins comprise nine reports by the harassed leader of a very unusual mountaineering expedition.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Comedy
Tags: Humor
Downloads: 1264| Votes: 28 | Score: 6.48
Size: 16KB | 2,910 words | Posted: Concluded:

6 On Approval

A private detective agrees to help an old friend who is in trouble. Complications ensue.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Thriller
Tags: Crime
Downloads: 898| Votes: 51 | Score: 6.92
Size: 33KB | 6,631 words | Posted:

7 Out West

This is a collection of twenty stories, some serious, some light-hearted, set in the Wild West. They are much shorter than my 'Sunset Stories', already posted and are stand-alone items.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Western
Tags: Western
Downloads: 8131| Votes: 114 | Score: 7.57
Size: 185KB | 35,410 words | Posted: Concluded:

8 Pondhopper

Meet Cyril Potts, a Briton working as a private eye in the USA. He gets some strange clients, which is all right because he is a strange investigator. We first encounter Cyril during one of his reveries, but he soon shows that when the need arises, he can lurch into action - in a way.

Age Rating: Anybody
Tags: Crime, Humor, Detective
Downloads: 3857| Votes: 47 | Score: 7.19
Size: 367KB | 70,268 words | Posted: Concluded:

9 Professor Jopp's Remarkable Feats

A series of astounding experiments carried out by the redoubtable 'Sage of Trondheim', with caustic observations from his chief rival, the 'Swedish Savant'.

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Tags: Humor, Science
Downloads: 1070| Votes: 11 | Score: 5.62
Size: 58KB | 10,209 words | Posted: Concluded:

10 Sir Bertram Speaks

Sir Bertram Utterside issues a series of pronouncements, not always entirely serious, on a variety of burning social topics.

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Tags: Humor
Downloads: 850| Votes: 7 | Score: 6.24
Size: 70KB | 12,384 words | Posted: Concluded:
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