Keyes was sent to Cob Weary, a rambling old Victorian house, on business relating to Arethusa Greco-Browne's recently deceased husband's will. He had heard unfavorable reports of the house and its other two occupants, Anna and Harry, the owner's helpers. There was talk of corpses left there a hundred years ago by a sadistic doctor, all embalmed and awaiting discovery. Then Keyes began to wonder whether Mrs. Greco-Browne's husband had really died, and if not, he knew anything about the bodies. Because there seemed to be a lot of them...