The Weapons of Mystery

Joseph Hocking

'Entrancing' gothic mystery

Justin Blake receives an invitation from his old schoolmate Tom Temple to join him for the Christmas holidays in Yorkshire, which he accepts. Though he is customarily not quite a ladies' man, he falls instantly in love with Miss Forrest, one of the guests, who he has already met on the train journey. However, he has a rival in the mysterious Herod Voltaire and finds that he must fight Voltaire's influence and his 'weapons of mystery'.

  • Classification : Classic Crime & Adventure/Thrillers
  • Pub Date : JUN 20, 2023
  • Imprint : YELLOWBACK
  • Page Extent : 192
  • Binding : PB
  • ISBN : 9789357311144
  • Price : INR 299

Joseph Hocking

Joseph Hocking was a Cornish novelist and United Methodist Free Church minister. He was born at St. Stephen-in-Brannel, Cornwall. In 1884, he was ordained as a minister and worked in different parts of England over the next few years. He wrote his first novel, Harry Penhale - The Trial of his Faith, while in London in 1887. Over the course of his career, he was the author of nearly 100 books.

He died in St. Ives, Cornwall.

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