Colonel Gore’s Third Case: The Kink (Lynn Brock)

By Lynn Brock First published: UK, Collins, 1927 EX-P.M. IN SEX FILM SCANDAL! There are queer goings-on at Dyke's Court. Lord Haviland, statesman and Silenus, watches pornographic films in his private cinema. He stars in them, too. His elder daughter holds orgies in 18th-century costume for a coterie who collect Crébillon (ideally first editions owned … Continue reading Colonel Gore’s Third Case: The Kink (Lynn Brock)

Colonel Gore’s Second Case (Lynn Brock)

By Lynn Brock First published: UK, Collins, 1925; US, Harpers, 1926 Lynn Brock was one of the second-tier writers of the 1920s, the pseudonym of Allister McAllister, an Irish playwright and novelist who dabbled in detection.  His tec is Colonel Wickham Gore, international polo player and African explorer turned private eye. S. S. Van Dine and … Continue reading Colonel Gore’s Second Case (Lynn Brock)