Beckoning Trails Author:Emilie Loring Three men in white dinner coats, and one packed a revolver in his suitcase. Who was that one? — Before the question is answered the reader will discover that this book contains a new thrill for those who have read Mrs. Loring's previous novels. He will also meet, at Madam Roger Stewart's estate, near a college in the New England hills, as vital... more » and fascinating group of people as any Emilie Loring ever created.
Besides Madam Stewart, whose pseudonym is Molly Burton, famous mystery-story author; there are her granddaughter, Debby Randall, and step-grandson, Tim Grant. Also significantly involved in the story are Deb's ex-fiancÚ, Clive Warner; Molly B's lawyer, and her companions, including a striking Norwegian girl and a sinuous secretary, her cadaverous butler, and Yankee housekeeper, and certain members of the college faculty.
The story centers, however, about sparkling, black-haired Deb, her vacation from overwork, her unsought romance, and her involvement in a baffling, intriguing mystery.« less