One Thrilling Night Author:Norman Berrow When a group of house guests at a country mansion decide to play a game called "King Oscar," unexpected results occur. In the game, one of the men is secretly chosen to be King Oscar by drawing pieces of paper from a hat. Then all the lights are turned off and the men hide. The women must search for King Oscar in the dark. When the lights go on,... more » one woman's very expensive bracelet is missing. After the police arrive things turn even nastier.
The first Norman Berrow (who?) book I read was The Footprints of Satan, which I enjoyed (it employs the now-oft-used footprints that begin and end in unbroken snow gimmick.) But I was not able to even finish this book. Way too much talk and interaction between a group of people that I didn't particularly find interesting or pleasant to be around.