Spine/covers a bit creased. Slight shelf wear.
"Sir John Appleby could never resist the intrigues of the rich and powerful -- especially when they resulted in murder. So when his host at a house party at the elegant Elvedon Court is found dead amid an extraordinary collection of suspects, Sir John sets to work. It's up to him to determine just who had the strongest motive: the prodigal son, the indiscreet second wife, the "loving" mistress, the shady art dealer -- maybe even the butler.
With his usual aplomb, Sir John comes up with the solution, and his own special way of dealing with the villain."; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall