Murder in June
DESIGN IN EVILRufus KingCrime Club ($2). Shanghaied Manhattan maiden on an outbound motor cruiser is in a sad plight when a psychiatrist insists that she is schizophrenic, and the subsequent stabbing of a frightened woman is charged to her account. A tempest-tossed thriller with interesting psychological overtones.
THE GILDED MANCarter DicksonWilliam Morrow ($2). Sir Henry Merri-vale, in sportive mood, solves the stabbing of an English country gentleman who was struck down with his own fruit knife while robbing his own art gallery. An ironclad puzzle, with some hilarious interludes.