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The absurd, irresistible Simon Templar lives on

Mulholland to reprint THE SAINT

The stories of The Saint – the most enduring of the Clubland Heroes of the 1920s – still prove as preposterous and readable as ever

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The Saint Sees It Through

Leslie Charteris
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Leslie Charteris
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Call for the Saint

Leslie Charteris
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Leslie Charteris
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The Happy Highwayman

Leslie Charteris
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Leslie Charteris

In this collection of nine classic short stories Simon Templar crosses swords with a criminal who thought he was lucky until he met the Saint, a clever detective who isn't, a well-meaning mayor, a French count, a charitable countess, a man who likes ants and a producer who turns out, much to the Saint's surprise, to actually be quite smart. From odd wills to gala dinners, burglar-proof exhibitions to poker competitions, the Saint finds adventures to enjoy and injustices to put right in his own inimitable style.

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The Saint in Miami

Leslie Charteris
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Leslie Charteris

The Saint and Patricia are looking forward to a relaxing holiday with friends in Miami - but when they arrive the house is empty and their friends gone. The plot thickens that evening when a tanker explodes off the coast and a dead British sailor washes up on the shore. Simon suspects a link between the explosion and the disappearance, particularly once shady millionaire Randolph March gets involved. But can there really be a Nazi spy ring operating out of Florida?

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The Saint Goes West

Leslie Charteris
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Leslie Charteris
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The Saint Steps In

Leslie Charteris
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Leslie Charteris

With the outbreak of the Second World War, the Saint has almost turned respectable. Employed by a secret wing of the government to track down spies and take on cases the ordinary police can't touch, he is dining in Washington DC when a young woman asks for his help. Her father, a noted scientist, has invented a new form of synthetic rubber - and now he has disappeared, and she is under threat. Simon is sceptical - but he swiftly realises there's something to her story. Soon he finds himself on the hunt of a band of conspirators who will stop at nothing to ensure the invention never sees the light of day.

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The Saint on Guard

Leslie Charteris
Authors:
Leslie Charteris

In these two wartime stories, the Saint finds himself on the side of the angels and up against Americans who are undermining the war effort for their own gain. In The Black Market, a shipment of iridium is stolen and the Saint hatches a scheme to recover the goods - but then one of his prime leads is murdered and he's framed for the crime. Soon after, in The Sizzling Saboteur, his attempt to find a man who has been sabotaging weapons factories is frustrated when his suspect turns up burnt to a crisp. Simon has to contend with the local police, a trio of mysterious men and a beautiful Russian while he tries to uncover the truth and bring the criminals to justice.

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Saint Overboard

Leslie Charteris
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Leslie Charteris

How could the Saint possibly resist the chance of a treasure hunt? When his sailing trip along the French coast is interrupted by gunfire and shouting, naturally he gets curious. The cause of the commotion is a group of men pursuing a young woman - and once Simon steps in to help the damsel in distress, he soon finds himself on the trail of a group of modern-day pirates - and searching for a huge amount of gold.

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The Saint in Action

Leslie Charteris
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Leslie Charteris
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The Saint Bids Diamonds

Leslie Charteris
Authors:
Leslie Charteris

The Saint's holiday in Tenerife comes to a dramatic end when he rescues an elderly Dutch diamond cutter and his daughter from a vicious attack. It seems the old man is a reluctant member of a jewel-smuggling gang, and naturally Simon offers to help him out for just a small share of the boodle. But things get complicated when the Saint learns the old man had a lottery ticket worth $2 million - which has now gone missing. As the plot gets more complex, Simon struggles to play a winning hand.

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The Saint Plays with Fire

Leslie Charteris
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Leslie Charteris
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Follow the Saint

Leslie Charteris
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Leslie Charteris

In these three stories, everyone's favourite criminal follows his nose and finds yet more trouble.In The Miracle Tea Party, an attack on Inspector Teal leads Simon to discover a packet of Miracle Tea with truly miraculous properties. In The Invisible Millionaire the Saint and Hoppy agree to meet a woman with information on a major swindle - only to find her dead. And finally, in The Affair of Hogsbotham, Simon is irritated by the self-appointed guardian of the nation's morality Ebenezer Hogsbotham and decides to take him down a peg or two. But though he sets out for some light-hearted fun, he soon stumbles into the middle of a bank-robbing conspiracy...

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The Brighter Buccaneer

Leslie Charteris
Authors:
Leslie Charteris

Curious events almost seem to cry out for the Saint's intervention, and in these stories he is faced with enough peculiar crimes to keep him well occupied. The various adventures he gets himself into lead him to kiss a policewoman, buy a racehorse, invest in bootlegging, dabble in antiques, rent a flat, recover a treaty, get arrested, demonstrate an invention - and always come out on top.

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The Saint in London

Leslie Charteris
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Leslie Charteris
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The Saint Intervenes

Leslie Charteris
Authors:
Leslie Charteris

In this collection of short stories, the Saint intervenes to teach a motley bag of criminals the error of their ways. Crooked financiers, bookies, fake inventors, dodgy bankers, dealers in pornography, unethical businessmen, murderers, thieves and liars - all will come to regret the day their actions caught the Saint's attention.

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The Saint Goes On

Leslie Charteris
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Leslie Charteris
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The Saint in New York

Leslie Charteris
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Leslie Charteris
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The Saint Versus Scotland Yard

Leslie Charteris
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Leslie Charteris

In these three stories, the Saint finds himself embroiled in further plots and facing new enemies. The Inland Revenue sees him up against the most unyielding opponent ever - the taxman. In The Million Pound Scandal, a good deed leads Simon to uncover a plot to undermine the Italian economy, and in The Melancholy Journey of Mr Teal the Saint's retirement plans are scuppered when a couple of murderous diamond smugglers object to his scheme of taking their loot for his pension.

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The Saint's Getaway

Leslie Charteris
Authors:
Leslie Charteris

Simon Templar is the Saint - daring, dazzling, and just a little disreputable. On the side of the law, but standing outside it, he dispenses his own brand of justice one criminal at a time.The Saint is on holiday in Austria with Patricia and his friend Monty, fully intending to give up crime and lead a respectable life. All his good intentions come to nothing, though, when he sees a man being attacked by thugs and feels obliged to intervene. The stranger seems remarkably ungrateful, and soon they learn why: he is a thief, with a prize that men will kill for. Before the day is out, the Saint and his friends find themselves in a race against time, Prince Rudolf and the police to retain ownership of the priceless jewels.

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The Saint and Mr Teal

Leslie Charteris
Authors:
Leslie Charteris

Simon Templar is the Saint - daring, dazzling, and just a little disreputable. On the side of the law, but standing outside it, he dispenses his own brand of justice one criminal at a time.In Paris, a dying man claims his brother can make gold... a secret that men are prepared to kill for. In London, a small-time American criminal sets up a violent gang, only to learn that there are certain things the Saint will not put up with. And in the Scilly Isles, drug-smuggling, drugged beer and a damsel in distress combine to make for a most unusual holiday for Simon Templar. In these three stories, the Saint needs all his wits to survive - and to stay out of jail.