Shrieking Pit

Shrieking Pit

by Arthur Rees
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Shrieking Pit by Arthur Rees

When archaeologist Roger Glenthorpe is found murdered in a remote seaside inn on the Norfolk coast, it seems to the local police to be an open and shut case. The only question is whether the shell shocked soldier that is arrested will be found guilty or judged insane due to furor epilepticus. But when private detective Grant Colwyn is called in to investigate he finds more than one reason to think the young man is innocent. But who then did commit murder? The cash strapped innkeeper? The innkeeper's mother who is confined to her room because she is given to violent outbursts? The innkeeper's beautiful daughter? What role does the spectral White Lady play? Does her appearance really presage death? And what is the source of the hideous shrieking that comes from the prehistoric flint pit where the body was found?

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Product Details

BN ID: 2940011833465
Publisher: Resurrected Press
Publication date: 04/22/2010
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 338
File size: 274 KB

About the Author

Arthur J. Rees (Arthur John) 1872-1942, was born in Australia worked as a newspaper man before moving to England in his twenties. He wrote numerous mystery novels starting with The Merry Marauders in 1913. Other works include The Hand in the Dark (1920) and The Moon Rock (1922). His last book, The Single Clue was published in 1940 shortly before his death. He collaborated with John R. Watson on two novels, The Hampstead Mystery (1916), and The Mystery of the Downs (1928).

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Shrieking Pit 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It slithered in the muddy pit, waiting for its next victim.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Wandered in drunk.