Louis Joseph Vance (1879–1933) was an American author and novelist, mostly known for short stories, and popular novels that brought him universe recognition especially for his character "Michael Lanyard", also known as "The Lone Wolf", that was featured in eight books and 24 films between 1914 and 1949, and also appeared in radio and television series. “The Lone Wolf” by Louis Joseph Vance is a great example of complicated detective novels that straightly keep the reader's attention from beginning till the final. Burke is a master crook who adopts a young boy after the boy saves him from being arrested by the police. Burke decided to teach the youngest man how to be a crook, and after a time he becomes a master in this profession. Paris police gave him the moniker of “The Lone Wolf”, due to his unique work in the profession. Read the story till the end to know what happened to him next.