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Albert W. Aiken - Joe Phenix, Private Detective (Dark Lantern Tales)

Dark Lantern is a new publishing company devoted to reissuing 19th-century crime fiction. If you thought the late 1800s were all about ice cream parlors, straw hats, and bicycles built for two, brace yourself to be immersed in the darker world of Vintage Detective Fiction. We have several titles that we hope you will find interesting. For more information about these books, click on this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gWyWFVHXisk. All books are produced on high quality paper. Here are some titles. We soon will have more.

There was a suspicious death, a marriage proven to be a sham, a grave disturbed at midnight, and all before Detective Joe Phenix has even entered the case! Soon, in an underground New York City meeting place, an extensive criminal enterprise is revealed and infiltrated. And, the plot has only begun to unfold. At the peak of summer, on July 24 of 1880, this second Joe Phenix adventure began as a serial in the New York Saturday Journal, a story paper published by Beadle and Adams. In Joe Phenix, Private Detective, he has become independent of the police force of New York City and has his own detective agency. 

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Specializing in Mystery Fiction and all its subgenres, including Detective, Crime, Hardboiled, Thrillers, Espionage, and Suspense.

Located at 58 Warren St. in New York City, we are open Monday-Saturday from 11am-7pm.

If your order is a combination of in-stock and pre-order items, please note all items will ship together once everything is on-hand.

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