The Case of the Constant Suicides
A Gideon Fell Mystery
Written by John Dickson Carr / Introduction by Robert J. Harris
677 in stock
Crime, thrillers & true crime
About the Book
Having lost all his money in hare-brained get-rich-quick schemes, old Angus Campbell has nothing to leave his heirs but the proceeds of his life
insurance policies. After he falls to his death from a locked bedchamber in the tower of Shira Castle in the Scottish Highlands, his family gather.
They are joined by amateur sleuth Dr Gideon Fell, who tries to solve the mystery. Is it suicide, or is it murder?
From Shira to Glencoe Gideon Fell trains his forensic intelligence on trying to discover the truth behind events. In the meantime a tabloid press
reporter endlessly falls foul of the redoubtable lady of the house, two young people fall in love while arguing incessantly, and a cast of locals
come and go as if this is all a normal days occurrence. And all the while bodies continue to pile up . . .
The Case of the Constant Suicides is a masterfully plotted locked-room mystery from the master of the art.
You may also like…
Paperback | Pub: 11 Jul 2019£8.99
Rita Wainwright’s love affair with Barry Sullivan is flamboyant enough to deserve a dramatic ending, so that when the pair of them vanish over a cliff one rainy night, leaving a farewell note for Rita’s husband, no one doubts for a moment that...
Paperback | Pub: 07 Jun 2018£7.99
June 1940.As German troops pour across France, the veteran soldier and adventurer Richard Hannay is called back into service. In Paris an individual code named ‘Roland’ has disappeared and is assumed to be in the hands of Nazi agents....
Paperback | Pub: 11 Jul 2019
‘The Starberths die of broken necks’ goes the legend in the village of Chatterham . . . The Starberth family governed the now-abandoned Chatterham prison for many years, and each male heir must spend the night of his twenty-fifth birthday there,...
Paperback | Pub: 06 Jun 2019£8.99
In 1920s Scotland a foreign dignitary on a secret visit has been abducted by men who plan to murder him. Veteran adventurer Richard Hannay must recruit three of his oldest friends to prevent a catastrophe that could plunge Europe into another war....