Come to Dust Author:Emma Lathen An Inner Sanctum Mystery.. John Putnam Thatcher is torn, grudgingly, from his Wall Street eyrie to search for a stolen $50,000 bearer bond and to track down the puzzling Elliot Patterson, model husband, father, and thief. The bond was slated for the Brunswick College, Patterson's alma mater, and it is to there that Thatcher goes, where he is sur... more »e both bond and Patterson will emerge. Instead, he is confronted by a callous cover-up murder and the alarming knowledge that Patterson is still on the loose.
..a final conclusion that is stunning for its irony: there are,it seems,some actions that are worse than murder. This is a triumph of solid suspense writing.« less