Books: Murders of the Month: Jul. 31, 1933

TOWER OF TERROR—Joseph I. Lawrence—Macaulay ($2).

Timely cashing-in on the kidnapping epidemic, wherein the "phoney"' disappearance of a banker becomes real. In his fortified Park Avenue penthouse, a dozen others, guards and guarded, fret, stab and shoot, the good finally departing over the corpses of the bad.

TRANSATLANTIC GHOST— Dorothy Gardiner—Crime Club ($2).

A fantastic, false-toothed, green-wigged old dame knew, but left a retired New York detective to find out, who committed the murder in the locked room of the California castle.

THE MYSTERY OF THE CAPE COD PLAYERS—Phoebe Atwood Taylor—Norton ($2).

"Red" Gilpin, lady-charming...

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