Surly London accountant diabolically envenomed: employer disappears. Hanslet, Waghorn, and sedentary Dr. Priestley solve it.
Unusually clever murder method, good clue-by-clue plodding Bulldog British sleuthing, and a plenitude of red herrings.
This little mystery kept you guessing right to the end. A man is murdered. Who did it? How? A second man vanishes and is presumed murdered. While investigating that crime the police discover even more confusing facts. Who is committing such crimes and how will the police lay their hands upon them?
Detective novel written by the prolific author Cecil Street, under his pseudonym of John Rhode. Features Dr Priestley and Jimmy Waghorn.