Inspector Wemburys day turns from bad to worse when a legendary assassin who was supposed dead returns to London seeking vengeance for the murder of his sister. An exiting page-tuner full of intrigue and mystery, "The Ringer" is a must-read for all fans of thrilling crime fiction. Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace (1875 - 1932) was a prolific English writer. During his lifetime, he wrote 18 stage plays, 957 short stories, and over 170 novels. Other notable works by this author include: "The Dark Eyes of London or The Croakers" (1924), "The Clue of the New Pin" (1923), "The Calendar (1930)". Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly rare and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author.