The Voice of the Night


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by Hugh Pendexter
Introduction by Evan Lewis

A series of baffling robberies strike the high society of New York. What could be the purpose and who could be responsible for such odd crimes? The agents of the evil mastermind, Henri Bouchard, have infiltrated all levels of society. No precious item is safe from his criminal genius.

Jefferson Fanchon, Inquirer, has been called in to decipher the events. Immediately he recognizes the hand of his old European adversary, Bouchard. But never before has Bouchard’s influence spanned the Atlantic. Why now?

The game is afoot as the great Inquirer’s legendary powers of deduction are put to the test in this series of astounding cases!

Will Bouchard win? Or will Jeff Fanchon triumph?

In the grand tradition of Sherlock Holmes, uncover the startling answers in The Voice of the Night.

Included are:

  • The Bride and the Bird Cage
  • The Lost Lady Hamilton
  • In the Red Orange Major Chord
  • The Purple Diamond
  • The Pig and the Mirror
  • The Forty-First Guest
  • The Voice of the Night
  • The Vase of Varus

With an introduction by award-winning author Evan Lewis.

First time in book form.

NOTE: This edition is authorized by Hugh Pendexter III.

Hugh Pendexter (1875-1940) began his career as a newspaper man but soon started selling short humorous tales in 1904. Within a few years he moved into historical dramas and Westerns. For the next three decades his work became a mainstay of the legendary magazine, Adventure, chronicling Colonial life or the American frontier.

Noted for his dedication to research and historical accuracy, Hugh Pendexter authored more than seventy-five novels of period fiction.

Book Details

Title: The Voice of the Night
Author: Hugh Pendexter
Genre: Mystery / Detective
ISBN: 978 -1-884449-59-8
Price: Trade paperback / 155 pages / Price: $14.95 US

Additional information

Weight .6875 lbs
Dimensions 6 × .4 × 9 in