Books: Murders of the Month: Aug. 28, 1933

MURDERS AT SCANDAL HOUSE— Peter Hunt — Appleton-Century ($2). There were too many members of the ill-assorted family, when they gathered to lock a skeleton more firmly in a closet; they began to die, one by one. The 'legger-undertaker had five corpses to lay out before an easy-going gentleman-policeman really laid the ghost.

DEAD MRS. STRATTON—Anthony Berkeley—Crime Club ($2). Sleuth Sheringham, detecting a murder, finds himself the favorite suspect, has a narrow squeak, remains puzzled.

DEATH BEHIND THE DOOR — Victor MacClure—Houghton Mifflin ($2). Scotland Yard's ace detective, on a busman's holiday,...

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