This is a collection of short stories featuring Professor/"Detective" Craig Kennedy
. These were published in the '20s - I used to have all these in a uniform hardback set back when I was in my 20s.
Kennedy's Dr.Watson-like sidekick is newspaper reporter Walter Jameson. Reeve was one of the first authors to combine an element of science into the mystery genre
. Craig Kennedy
is a professor of chemistry at a University in New York City who battles crime with his deductive powers
and scientific genius
. His travails are rife with various gadgets
of his own making that assist in his work, including sophisticated phone devices
, [sorry, no Ipods here], a fisheye keyhole spying device
, portable lie detectors
[I need this for my girl friend], and a machine that can apparently revive the recently dead
. [available at Wal-Mart]. Walter Jameson is his room mate [huh?] and reporter for the New York Star.
I enjoyed reading these back when I was hungering for Sherlock Holmes. I haven't read one in over 30 years, so I think I'll give it a try.
I hope you enjoy it.
[Wow!! How does one make a bullet "silent"??!!!!]
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