Cynthia Mason, a young heiress, lives with her violent stepfather, Samuel Kimber, who only holds control of her fortune while she remains unmarried. On announcing her engagement to Peter Lorrimer, a local writer, who is calling to take her away that same evening, she fears Kimber's reaction. Lorrimer arrives and goes to talk with Kimber in his study. Cynthia, meanwhile, carrying a suitcase, tiptoes out the front door--and vanishes! Meanwhile, Miss Frayle, Dr. Morelle's secretary, decides to investigate her friend's disappearance--and soon finds herself being stalked by a ruthless killer! Four traditional British crime stories republished for a brand new audience!
by Ernest Dudley
by Willa Cather
by Charles Dickens
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