By Gilbert Adair
The author controversialists Gustav Slavorigin is murdered within the small Swiss city of Meiringen in the course of its annual Sherlock Holmes pageant, his physique came upon with an arrow throughout the center. With a cost of ten million money on Slavorigin's head, virtually not one of the Festival's site visitors could be considered as above suspicion.
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And Then There Was No One (Evadne Mount Trilogy, Book 3) by Gilbert Adair