Early Reprint Edition. Crime Club title of a murdered mystery writer. "Van Dusen Ormsberry, a great but very human detective, is called to take charge of the case. He has a hunch that this murder is connected with the unsolved murder the year before of the millionaire, John Fortescue". Very Good but for drip staining to page edges, in nearly Very Good dustjacket chipped at spine ends and flap corners.