"The Film of Fear" - A detective novel centers around the early years of the film industry, features the young and beautiful film star, Ruth Morton. After receiving messages and threats of death and violence, the great detective Richard Duvall is hired to investigate the case.
"The Ivory Snuff Box" - a small box of ivory for holding snuff, with no real value, has been stolen from the French ambassador. Detective Duvall is ordered to travel back to London emergently, and recover the snuff box at all costs.
"The Blue Lights" - an American millionaire's son has been kidnapped in Paris. They want desperately to include detective Duvall in the investigation.
Frederic Arnold Kummer (1873-1943) was an American author, playwright and screen writer. He wrote in various genres including spy and international mysteries, detective novels, romances and non-fiction. Under the pseudonym Arnold Fredericks he wrote a series of mysteries featuring the detective Richard Duvall.