Cold Steal Author:Phoebe Atwood Taylor Cool Beauty — A strikingly beartiful girl knelt on the floor of a moving train, next to her overturned purse. — "There goes everything," she sighed, "cigarette case, lighter, lipstick..." — Within seconds several gentlemen scrambled to help her. While they did, she coolly removed a brown paper bag from its hiding place. — No one noticed. No one bu... more »t Leonidas Witherall who also knew what was in the bag - handcuffs and a small but sinister gun.« less
Fabulous, funny look into 1939 small Massachusetts town life. "Professor Leonidas Witherall's house in the suburgs - brand new and fully equipped - awaited his arrival.
Everything in thr home of the part-time supersleuth had been taken care of. In the closet were monogrammed towels, in the kitchen were bright colored fixtures, and in the garage was a woman - polished off and very dead.
This is a comic mystery.