Captain Cut-throat Author:John Dickson Carr A needle in a haystack: it's even harder than that to find the killer who is wreaking havoc in Napoleon's Grande Armee, who has struck five times in the dead of night... — He signs his murders Captain Cut-Throat -- and all the evidence says he's English. The encampment is demoralized, on the verge of panic. Napoleon's minister of police must so... more »lve the mystery and stop the murders: he decides to set a spy to catch a spy, an Englishman to catch an Englishman. So he gives captured English spy Alan Hepburn one chance to live -- if he finds and captures Captain Cut-Throat in seven days.
Watching him are France's most deadly (and beautiful) spy, and a lieutenant of the Hussars who desperately wants the pleasure of killin him when he fails.« less