The Devil to Pay

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AN ELLERY QUEEN MYSTERY.

When Hollywood bigwig Solly Spaeth is murdered, thousands cheer. He is a most popular corpse, for Solly's stock manipulations have ruined many, including his partner. A cut and dried case - or so it appears. Enter master detective Ellery Queen, whose embarrassing questions uncover a maze of conflicting alibis and motives, and ultimately reveal a deadly face lurking beneath the glittering mask of Tinseltown.

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Overview

AN ELLERY QUEEN MYSTERY.

When Hollywood bigwig Solly Spaeth is murdered, thousands cheer. He is a most popular corpse, for Solly's stock manipulations have ruined many, including his partner. A cut and dried case - or so it appears. Enter master detective Ellery Queen, whose embarrassing questions uncover a maze of conflicting alibis and motives, and ultimately reveal a deadly face lurking beneath the glittering mask of Tinseltown.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781780020419
  • Publisher: The Langtail Press
  • Publication date: 1/24/2011
  • Pages: 182
  • Sales rank: 1,246,907
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.42 (d)

Table of Contents

Part 1
1. Much Ado About Something 13
2. La Belle Dame Sans Souci 26
3. Design for Leaving 53
4. --And Sudden Death 76
Part 2
5. Gentleman or the Tiger? 93
6. Thrust and Parry 113
7. The Camel That Walked Like a Man 134
8. The Glory That Was Rhys 154
Part 3
9. Lady of the Press 169
10. A Star Reporter Is Born 183
11. Cards Under the Table 195
12. The Affairs of Anatole 210
13. Winni the Pooh et Cetera 225
Part 4
14. Storm over Glucke 249
15. Earthly Discourse 266
16. Quest for the Op 275
17. Alarums and Discursions 286
18. Rape of the Awning 301
19. Blonde in the Woodpile 313
Part 5
20. Everything but the Truth 323
21. The Sport of King 337
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