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Melville Davisson Post

Connoisseurs of the Mystery genre are well-acquainted with Melville Davisson Post (1869 – 1930), the American crime and mystery writer and creator of the character Uncle Abner , the West Virginian, backwoodman equivalent of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes.
Post wrote twenty-two Uncle Abner tales; he is considered one of America’s finest mystery writers.
If you are looking for the Uncle Abner mysteries, you will find them in Uncle Abner, Master Of Mysteries, which features the popular tale The Angel of the Lord.


  • Uncle Abner, Master Of Mysteries
  • Short Stories

  • American Horses
  • Satire of the Sea
  • The Cambered Foot
  • The Corpus Delicti
  • The End of the Road
  • The Fortune Teller
  • The Hole in the Mahogany Panel
  • The House by the Loch
  • The Last Adventure
  • The Lost Lady
  • The Man in the Green Hat
  • The Pumpkin Coach
  • The Reward
  • The Spread Rails
  • The Thing on the Hearth
  • The Wrong Sign
  • The Yellow Flower