By Doryol Taborda
Escrito em 1939 por Doryol Taborda, o livro trás uma reunião de contos policiais com muita ação, suspense e mistério:
O aniversário sangrento
As mortes em série
Os diamantes acusadores
O fantasma de Londres
O contrabando de platina
A lágrima da deusa
O pássaro da morte
O segredo da bíblia
A quadrilha do capuz negro
Contrário à evidência
A vingança do mutilado
Herdeiros da morte
A dama da túnica escarlate
O mistério do cavalo branco
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