Private detective Mark East arrives at an elegant East Coast estate to serve as a private secretary to a nervous archeologist. It soon becomes apparent that East's employer is actually in need of a bodyguard, and after a snow storm completely isolates the house from outside contact, the occupants start dying under mysterious circumstances. "Smooth handling by East — and the author." — Kirkus.
About the Author
American mystery writer Hilda Lawrence (1906–1976) published her first book, Blood upon the Snow, in 1944. Its commercial success inspired two more novels featuring detective Mark East, A Time to Die and Death of a Doll. Her other books include The Pavilion and a collection of novellas, Duet of Death.
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