Nine and Death Makes Ten Author:Carter Dickson THEY WERE AN ODD NUMBER - — Those nine passengers, each with his own peculiar reason for embarbing on this strange and frightening Atlantic crossing. They included a newspaperman, trying to get back his lost nerve; a talkative member of the New York police department; a rather overblown blonde, wrapped in sable; a supercilious (and very seasick)... more » young woman; a French army captain; the young son of a British Lord; a doctor; and a British businessman with a hard-to-remember face.
Before long one of them was violently dead.
Luckily passenger number nine ? although rather shart-tempered and anti-social ? was that altogether clever solver of the insoluble: Sir Henry Merrivale!« less