A cosy late evening party, a cocktail or two...and a nasty murder. So begins the baffling case of the killing of Felix Haye. Five people had a motive, but not one had the opportunity to poison the drinks -- and poisoned they were. Chief Inspector Humphrey Masters clamors for clues from Egyptian mummies and clever clerks while Sir Henry Merrivale silently spots the legerdemain, and it's sure to be old Sir Henry who pulls out the missing pieces from this puzzling package of DEATH IN FIVE BOXES.
A Sir Henry Merrivale mystery. A cozy party ends with murder. Five suspects, but none had the opportunity to poison the drinks. Sir Henry pulls together the puzzling pieces of this mystery set in England.