Shroud of Darkness Author:E. C. R. Lorac They were five strangers — on a fogbound train- — a psychiatrist's pretty secretary, — an agitated young man, — a tweedy lady with a deep voice, — a stockbrokerish businessman, — and an eel-like "spiv." — One was brutally attacked in the choking black fog at Paddington Station. — Attempted murder became bona fide manslaughter, and examination of the int... more »imate lives of the passengers involved Chief Inspector Macdonald in a macabre game of hide-and-seek in which one man tried to find his identity and another was ready to kill to preserve the shroud of darkness that obscured his.
Although this book was copyrighted in 1954, I'm not sure that's the publication date-it's the only date I could find. It's in good conditon. It's a Book Club Edition. Only the inside folds of the jacket survived. Red covers with black lettering on spine.« less