Accounting for Murder Author:Lathen, Emma National Calculating is in the red-blood red!
Mr. Fortinbras was a very thorough accountant, determined to balance the books of a most unprofitable firm. But he's soon found thoroughly murdered, wth the cord of his own adding machine. Then a near murder sends John Putnam Thatcher to take some stock of his own-and prevent another final audit!
John Putnam Thatcher, senior vice president of the trust department of the Sloan Guaranty Trust, a Wall Street Bank, is a money man. But his talent at following a balance sheet to solve questions of high finance is echoed in his talent in following clues to solve murders.