Murder With a Past Kill As Directed Author:Ellery Queen SIGNET DOUBLE MYSTERY — Murder With a Past — Who killed Cox, the robber? Was it Ruth Tully, who visited Crandall Cox on the night of his death, and who might have decided to quench a torrid past with a spray of bullets? What about Sandra Jean, the knock-'em-dead beauty, who knew more than she was telling about the sudden demise of blackmailer Cox?... more » Or had some past scandal driven lawyer Ollie Hurst and his mad wife, Norma, to claim the blackmailer's life?
Dave Tully didn't know who the killer was, but if he didn't find out fast, the price of failure could be death...!
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Competent, respectable practitioner of the time-honored art of medicine, Dr. Harry Brown - FAILURE! Until the day old man Gresham, with his bum ticker, his millions, and his voluptuous young spouse, hired Harry as his doctor. Then it was money, luxury - and love. But what happens to a doctor when someone slips a corpse into his locked apartment? What can a man say when he finds himself a member of an organized crime ring? How can Harry tell his richest patient he's having an affair with the man's wife? It's enough to give a man a heart attack. But which man?« less