Seven Keys to Baldpate
by Earl Derr Biggers
Publisher: Feedbooks 1913
Number of pages: 196
Published in 1913, Earl Derr Biggers' novel is a fun and rapid-paced read for fans of classic mystery fiction. The protagonist is a popular writer of the day who comes to a vacant mountain resort ('Baldpate') in winter, seeking solitude for writing a serious novel...
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