Books: Murders in June

Murder in June

DESIGN IN EVIL—Rufus King—Crime 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 MAN—Carter Dickson—William 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.


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