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The Diamond Cross Mystery

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Colonel Ashley is confronted with a difficult case: The proprietor of a jewelry shop is found murdered, and a valuable diamond cross is stolen. Whodunnit, and how can the Colonel's expertise in fishing help to solve the case?

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E text prepared by Al Haines


Being a Somewhat Different Detective Story



Author of "The Mansion of Mystery," etc.

International Fiction Library Cleveland New York Press Of The Commercial Bookbinding Co. Cleveland




I. The Ticking Watch II. King's Dagger III. The Fisherman IV. Spotty V. Amy's Appeal VI. Grafton's Search VII. The Colonel is Surprised VIII. The Diamond Cross IX. Indicted X. The Death Watch XI. No Alimony XII. The Odd Coin XIII. Singa Phut XIV. The Hidden Wires XV. A Dog XVI. The Colonel Wonders XVII. "A Jolly Good Fellow" XVIII. Amy's Test XIX. Word From Spotty XX. In The Shadows XXI. Swirling Waters XXII. His Last Case



There was only one sound which broke the intense stillness of the jewelry shop on that fateful April morning. That sound was the ticking of the watch in the hand of the dead woman... Continue reading book >>

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Reviews (Rated: 4 Stars - 2 reviews)

Reviewer: - October 25, 2014
Subject: The Diamond Cross Mystery
Another good story by Chester Steele, many good and some very good readers but there are a couple that are really poor.
Reviewer: - June 2, 2014
Pretty good mystery story with lots of red herrings but too many different readers and some not so good.

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