Better mysteries of the month:
THE READER Is WARNEDCarter DicksonMorrow ($2). Inspector Masters, faced by two murders in an English country house, with no indications of the cause of death, turns to Sir Henry Merrivale again. A mind reader complicates the case by confessing crimes and challenging the law to convict him without scientific proof. Astute, baffling.
DEATH IN THE HOUSEAnfhony BerkeleyCrime Club ($2). Two members of the British Cabinet are poisoned under the eyes of the House of Commons while introducing a bill for India. Absorbing, well written and a little stiff in its British joints.
CASUAL SLAUGHTERSVirginia Hanson Crime Club ($2). Kay...