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True Detective Stories


True Detective Stories


True Detective Stories, From the Archives of the Pinkertons, originally published in 1893, is the classic collection of six true crime stories from two centuries ago.

The Northampton Bank Robbery

The Susquehanna Express Robbery

The Pollock Diamond Robbery

The Rock Island Express

The Destruction of the Renos

CLEVELAND MOFFETT (1863–1926) was an American journalist, author, and playwright. He was born in New York and spent many years as European correspondent to New York newspapers. Many of his stories are set in France. Master mystery writer Ellery Queen praised his novel, Through the Wall. Born in New York and educated at Yale, he joined the staff of the New York Herald, wrote short stories, plays, including Money Talks (1905) and The Battle (1908) and numerous non-fiction works.


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