Books: January Crime

DEATH AT THE HELM— John Rhode—Dodd, Mead ($2). A yacht piles up on shore with a man and woman freshly dead of poison in the cockpit: she, the wife of a frozen-faced K.C.; he the son of a Purity Society officer. Inspector Jimmy Waghorn figures it all wrong until Dr. Priestley finally appears.

THE BISHOP'S CRIME—H. C. Bailey —Crime Club ($2). Without Reggie Fortune, Hon. Sidney Lomas and Superintendent Bell of the Yard would have got nowhere with the murders and surreptitious excavations in & around Badon Cathedral. Mr. Fortune's feats of...

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