PAXTON’S CHRISTMAS.

In which Sergeant Paxton nabs a Christmas killer.      Sergeant Paxton stared gloomily into space. Desk duty on Christmas Eve –how unfair! All across the city of Durham families would be decorating their trees, eating mince pies, or singing carols around the fire. And where was he? Stuck in his office with a steep pile…

Who Killed Mrs. Stanford?

In which two young newspapermen discuss the mysterious death of Jane Stanford, Senator Leland Stanford's widow.      “I just don’t understand it,” declared young reporter Marty Reilly to his friend, photographer Will Hutchinson. “Ten years have passed since her mysterious death. It seems to me that it’s an ideal subject for an investigative report, but…

Paxton and the Emerald Ring

In which Sergeant Paxton searches for the killer of an ambitious young woman.  Durham, England, 1847. SALLY DISAPPEARS!      “What did you say was the name o’ this place, Sarge,” asked Constable Willliamson, a genial young man with red hair and freckles.     “The village is called Bearpark, Williamson” replied Police Sergeant Arthur Paxton shortly.…