The Condamine Case saddles a good pastiche of M.R. James and a proto-Hammer scenario with an average whodunnit.
There’s something grim and grimy about The Art School Murders.
"We are mainly concerned with an old well in a cottage garden; about this place of tangled bushes and nettle beds lingers an aroma of horror and mystery..."
An occult thriller in the grand tradition.
Romanoff jewels, abducted heroines, and criminal masterminds in white linen masks.
By Moray DaltonFirst published: UK: Sampson Low, 1931; US: Harper, 1931 ★★★ Edgar Stallard, who combined writing about true crime with blackmailing practitioners, is stabbed during a Yuletide game of hide-and-seek in the dark. Suspicion falls on Hugh Darrow, a blind war veteran. Source: Facsimile Dust Jackets LLC Both Curtis Evans, in his introduction for the … Continue reading The Night of Fear (Dalton)