And On The Eighth Day Author:Ellery Queen Ellery Queen takes a wrong turn on the great southwestern desert and finds a hidden valley, peopled by a strange religious group. — "There has been no crime in Quenan for fifty years," the Teacher said. Ellery, looking around the lush, hidden valley, at the Quenanites contentedly working at their appointed tasks could believe that; the close-knit... more », unworldly community was insulated from need and stress, and wisely led. Yet someone had made a duplicate key to the sanctum where Quenan's ancient treasure was stored.
And Ellery knew that the key would be used - that crime would return to the community that night, and that Quenan's innicence would be lost forever...« less