The Witch of the Low Tide

Author(s): John Dickson Carr
Original Publish Date: Mar 25, 2014
Product Number: EB00245264
Released: Mar 25, 2014
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781480472518
Publisher: Open Road Media
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A man fears his beloved is not who she claims to be in this sophisticated puzzler by John Dickson Carr, a master of the British-style detective novelDavid Garth has just stepped off the train at Charing Cross when he is summoned to Scotland Yard to answer questions about a person believed to be living a double life.A neurologist, Garth is an expert on the brain, but in matters of the heart he is clueless. He has fallen in love with Betty Calder, a delicate young woman whom the police suspect of blackmail and prostitution.Garth refuses to believe these accusations, but when a strangled body is found on Betty's property, surrounded by fifty feet of wet sand with no footprints but her own, the challenge before him seems daunting. Can he outwit a cunning murderer and a hostile detective-inspector to prove his fiancee's innocence?

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