Both Cover Designs by Laurie Fraser Manifold
Volume 17. Vincent Starrett Memorial Library
Black Cloth, Hard Cover
Tumble-Turn book with Double Dustjacket, 331p.
ISBN 1-55246-118-1 @ $38.00
Vincent Starrett, well known mystery-story writer and one of the country's
outstanding Sherlock Holmes experts, has written his first detective novel —
expertly plotted and expertly told story for which he is internationally famous.
Dunstan Mollock and Walter Ghost board the good ship Latakia in New York harbour to travel in style to Cherbourg, France. The murder of a Royal Pricess takes place on board ship and Ghost solves the crime with a detailed explanation just as the ship pulls into port much to the satisfaction and amazement and edification of Mollock.
The is the first of six full length murder mystery novels.
"The Dead Man Murders" make sensational news in the Chicago newspapers. Walter Ghost investigates and solves the crimes. The author spins a memorable tale of intrigue and suspense before leading the reader to a satisfactory solution in the last chapters.
This is the second murder mystery penned by Vincent Starrett who has a life-long devotion to the writings of John H. Watson and The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.
The Other Volumes in The Vincent Starrett Memorial Library