They Found Him Dead Author:Georgette Heyer As she went up to bed, Patricia could not help but think Jim should lock his bedroom door. But it was totally out of character for her fiance to take such a simple precaution against being murdered. And if she suggested it, he would laugh at her fears. — Sighing, she climbed into bed. The moonlight cast strange shadows on the walls, and there was... more » a tapping somewhere -- probably a vine being blown against a window. As she drifted off, she wondered if their half-joking theory of an unknown killer might not be true.
She had hardly fallen asleep, it seemed, when she awoke to the echo of a scream.« less