The Mystery of a Hansom Cab
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The Mystery of a Hansom Cab

By Fergus Hume
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Melbourne, late 19th century. A crime has been committed by an unknown assassin, within a short distance of the principal streets of this great city. The author weaves a sticky web of intrigue as the reader tries to find a way out of this impenetrable murder mystery.

Table of Contents
  • The Mystery of a Hansom Cab
  • by
  • Fergus Hume
  • CONTENTS
    • PREFACE
    • CHAPTER I.
    • WHAT THE ARGUS SAID.
    • CHAPTER II.
    • THE EVIDENCE AT THE INQUEST.
    • CHAPTER III.
    • ONE HUNDRED POUNDS REWARD.
    • CHAPTER IV.
    • MR. GORBY MAKES A START.
    • CHAPTER V.
    • MRS. HAMILTON UNBOSOMS HERSELF.
    • CHAPTER VI.
    • MR. GORBY MAKES FURTHER DISCOVERIES.
    • CHAPTER VII.
    • THE WOOL KING.
    • CHAPTER VIII.
    • BRIAN TAKES A WALK AND A DRIVE.
    • CHAPTER IX.
    • MR. GORBY IS SATISFIED AT LAST.
    • CHAPTER X.
    • IN THE QUEEN'S NAME.
    • CHAPTER XI.
    • COUNSEL FOR THE PRISONER.
    • CHAPTER XII.
    • SHE WAS A TRUE WOMAN.
    • CHAPTER XIII.
    • MADGE MAKES A DISCOVERY.
    • CHAPTER XIV.
    • ANOTHER RICHMOND IN THE FIELD.
    • CHAPTER XV.
    • A WOMAN OF THE PEOPLE.
    • CHAPTER XVI.
    • MISSING.
    • CHAPTER XVII.
    • THE TRIAL.
    • CHAPTER XVIII.
    • SAL RAWLINS TELLS ALL SHE KNOWS.
    • CHAPTER XIX.
    • THE VERDICT OF THE JURY.
    • CHAPTER XX.
    • THE "ARGUS" GIVES ITS OPINION.
    • CHAPTER XXI.
    • THREE MONTHS AFTERWARDS.
    • CHAPTER XXII.
    • A DAUGHTER OF EVE.
    • CHAPTER XXIII.
    • ACROSS THE WALNUTS AND THE WINE.
    • CHAPTER XXIV.
    • BRIAN RECEIVES A LETTER.
    • CHAPTER XXV.
    • WHAT DR. CHINSTON SAID.
    • CHAPTER XXVI.
    • KILSIP HAS A THEORY OF HIS OWN.
    • CHAPTER XXVII.
    • MOTHER GUTTERSNIPE JOINS THE MAJORITY.
    • CHAPTER XXVIII.
    • MARK FRETTLBY HAS A VISITOR.
    • CHAPTER XXIX.
    • MR. CALTON'S CURIOSITY IS SATISFIED.
    • CHAPTER XXX.
    • NEMESIS.
    • CHAPTER XXXI.
    • HUSH-MONEY.
    • CHAPTER XXXII.
    • DE MORTUIS NIL NISI BONUM.
    • CHAPTER XXXIII.
    • THE CONFESSION.
    • CHAPTER XXXIV.
    • THE HANDS OF JUSTICE.
    • CHAPTER XXXV.
    • "THE LOVE THAT LIVES."
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