Arcturus Crime Classics showcase unjustly neglected works by great writers from the 1930s – the so-called golden age of crime writing – through to the 1970s. From conventional whodunnits to slick thrillers, the series encompasses every facet of this ever-popular genre.
Wealthy industrialist Charles Collison is found bludgeoned to death shortly after his son, Geoffrey, and nephew, Arthur Cross, return from World War II. As the principal beneficiaries of Charlesâ?T will, both men are suspects. Inspector James, called in to investigate, thinks he knows which of them is guilty.