Which Was The Murderer?

"Which Was the Murderer?" is a short story by Robert Barr. Robert Barr (16 September 1849 – 21 October 1912) was a Scottish-Canadian short story writer and...

An Alpine Divorce

An Alpine Divorce is a short story by Robert Barr.Robert Barr (16 September 1849 – 21 October 1912) was a Scottish-Canadian short story writer and...

An Alpine Divorce

Unable to divorce his wife, a man resolves to murder her instead. “Marriage at best is but a compromise,” the author notes, “and if two people happen to be united who are of...

A Society For The Reformation Of Poker Players

"A Society for the Reformation of Poker Players" is a short story by Robert Barr. Robert Barr (16 September 1849 – 21 October 1912) was a Scottish-Canadian...

The Hour Glass

'The Hour-Glass' is a mysterious ghost story. An avid antique collector buys an ancient and defective hourglass from a curiosity shop. When he takes it home and starts to examine...

The Absent-Minded Coterie

"The Absent-Minded Coterie", a short story published in 1906, tells of a cunning scam devised by crooked counterfeiters. But, of course, French detective Eugene Valmont eventually...