A most enjoyable read. When Miss Emily Trefusius finds her fiance arrested for the murder of his uncle, Captain Trevelyan, a very rich man, she decides to investigate herself. Joining forces with Inspector Narracott and a determined journalist named Charles the group follows the clues to uncover the murderer. Did James Pearson, her fiance, really commit the murder or was it another member of the family - his brother, Brian, his sister, or an aunt? As the trail leads from one to another person, the last clue finally falls into place and the murderer becomes obvious to Emily who shares her findings with Inspector and, of course, Charles gets the scoop for his newspaper. It's exciting and quite enjoyable read!