By Earl Derr Biggers
Charlie Chan is a chinese language American detective who lives on Hawaii and works for the Honolulu Police division, yet frequently travels world wide investigating mysteries and fixing crimes.
The condominium and not using a Key – Member of Boston society who has lived in Hawaii for a couple of years is murdered. The victim's nephew, a straitlaced younger Bostonian bond dealer, may be of a few tips to detective Charlie Chan in fixing the mystery.
The chinese language Parrot – A useful string of pearls is bought via a filthy rich and kooky financier. Jeweler's son and Charlie Chan additionally go back and forth from Hawaii to California with the pearls and are available throughout a couple of mysterious deaths.
Behind That Curtain – Sir Frederic Bruce, former head of Scotland backyard, is investigating a homicide of a London solicitor from 15 years in the past. A long-cold path takes him to California, the place detective Charlie Chan will get combined up within the case.
The Black Camel – A Hollywood big name Shelah Fane is preventing in Hawaii after she entire capturing a movie in Tahiti, yet will get murdered in a apartment condo in Waikiki. Charlie Chan investigates amid public clamor difficult that the assassin needs to be found.
Charlie Chan contains On – Inspector Duff from Scotland backyard is pursuing a assassin on an around-the-world voyage. whereas his send is docked in Honolulu, the detective is shot and wounded, and Chan takes his position at the cruise.
Keeper of the Keys – Charlie Chan is again in California the place he meets a world-famous soprano, Ellen Ladona, who's murdered now not too lengthy after the assembly. Chan is anticipated to resolve the secret and he doesn't need to glance some distance for suspects.
Earl Derr Biggers (1884-1933) was once an American novelist top recognized for his secret novels, in particular these that includes chinese language American detective Charlie Chan.