When the battered body of Sir William Ponson is found in the Cranshaw River near his home, Luce Manor, it is uncertain whether it is an accident, suicide-or murder. When the evidence points to the latter Inspector Tanner of Scotland yard is called in. Those who would benefit most from his death, his son and his nephew, would seem to have unbreakable alibis. But do they. And then there is the mysterious fifth man who's footprints were found at the crime scene. To solve the case, Inspector Tanner must track him down and discover the secrets behind ...The Ponson Case!
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About the Author
Freeman Wills Crofts (1879-1957) was an Irish writer of mysteries, and considered to be one of the big four of the Golden Age of detective fiction. He originally pursued a career in engineering working for the Belfast and Northern Counties Railway. He turned to writing during an extended illness in 1919 and produced his first book, The Cask. He wrote over forty books over his career, many of them featuring his most famous character, Inspector French.