They Found Him Dead Author:Georgette Heyer Echo of a Nightmare — 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 th... more »e walls, and there was 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