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The House of Peril
     

The House of Peril

by Louis Tracy
 

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After a dinner-party to celebrate the engagement of one of their members, twelve young men, all veterans of the recent war in France, and all from the best New York families are found unconscious in the drawing-room of a Fifth Avenue mansion. A thirteenth, the engaged man, lies dead, apparently poisoned. The murderer, for it proves to have been murder, must have been

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After a dinner-party to celebrate the engagement of one of their members, twelve young men, all veterans of the recent war in France, and all from the best New York families are found unconscious in the drawing-room of a Fifth Avenue mansion. A thirteenth, the engaged man, lies dead, apparently poisoned. The murderer, for it proves to have been murder, must have been one of the twelve drugged men, but which? Due to the sensitive nature of the case, it falls to detectives Winter and Furneaux to find the culprit. They must act, and act quickly to avoid another tragedy in . . . The House of Peril.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781937022082
Publisher:
Resurrected Press
Publication date:
05/29/2011
Pages:
314
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.66(d)

Meet the Author

Louis Tracy (1863-1928) was a British journalist and author. He wrote numerous books both under his own name and using the pseudonyms Gordon Holmes and Robert Fraser. He shared these pseudonyms and collaborated with P.M. Shiel on a number of works. Among his books are The Wings of Morning (1903), The Stowmarket Mystery (1904), and Number Seventeen (1916).

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