The Beachy Head Murder
by Arthur Gask
Publisher: Herbert Jenkins Ltd. 1941
Number of pages: 158
It tells the absorbing story of a crime perpetrated and atoned for, and of the later sequel in which the all but perfect murder was committed. Larose, however, was not deceived. Gifted with a profound insight into human nature and possessed of astonishing powers of observation, he identified the murderer and, in the dramatic climax, dispensed his own brand of justice.
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by Arthur Gask - The Courier-Mail
Larose is called from retirement to solve a mystery -- a mystery more baffling than those which have made his name. Six murders in seven weeks and Scotland Yard is helpless. The crimes give no clue -- not even a similarity of method to connect them.
by Arthur Gask - The Advertiser
I had seen the wretch I was following participate in a brutal murder, and every instinct of good citizenship in me was insisting that he should not get away unpunished... Perhaps we waited 30 seconds face to face. His lips had closed tight together.
by Arthur Gask - Herbert Jenkins Ltd.
His luck was about to change again. It was that same morning at the Post Office that he spotted the girl, a picture of prettiness, and it was also on that morning when he sat down to write a post card which would alter the course of his life ...
by Arthur Gask - Herbert Jenkins
During a few short weeks, four persons residing in adjoining towns and villages upon the coast of Suffolk had mysteriously disappeared from their homes, leaving no traces behind them. The local authorities were disinclined to move in the matter ...