Foreign News: The Great Oakes

In the cool, labyrinthine Nassau house he built above the quiet sea, Sir Harry Oakes was found dead in bed. There were four blows on his head, burns on his body. The Duke of Windsor, Governor of the Bahamas and a friend of Sir Harry's, called in two detectives by plane from Miami.

Sir Harry was a splendid character for a murder mystery. He was born in Sangerville, Maine in 1874. After graduation from Bowdoin College he worked two years in the New York office of a paper manufacturer. Then came news of the Yukon...

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