To all appearances Romney Pringle is a literary agent down on his luck, but in truth he is a con man with extraordinary talents, always looking for a way to add to his coffers. Not without a heart, he will help out an unfortunate stranger, but he can't resist helping himself along the way.
Originally published from 1902-1903, all twelve stories are included in this collection. It is a terrific addition to the criminal rogue bookshelf. (Romney Pringle was even included in Ellery Queen's "Quorum" of important and influential mystery and crime stories.) (PDF)