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Secret of the Ring

By John Russell Fearn

A gripping historical adventure…

Released from Newgate jail, Dick Palmer, the son of a notorious highwayman, rides off to seek a new life outside London.

However, he arrives at the village of High Beach to rest at the Black Horse Inn – and is framed for murder.

Jeanette, the innkeeper’s daughter, aids his escape. But like his father, he is forced to become a highwayman. Fighting to clear his name, he and Jeanette then become enmeshed in a sinister mystery involving an earlier murder…

John Russell Fearn¬†was an extremely prolific and popular British writer, who began in the American pulps, then almost single-handedly drove the post-World War II boom in British publishing with a flood of science fiction, detective stories, westerns, and adventure fiction. He was so popular that one of his pseudonyms became the editor of Vargo Statten’s Science Fiction Magazine in the 1950’s. His work is noted for its vigor and wild imagination. He has always had a substantial cult following and has been popular in translation around the world. He passed away in 1960 at the age of 52.

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