The Case of the Weird Sisters Author:Charlotte Armstrong Innes Whitlock, a greying millionare, and Alice Brennan his attractive and youthful, fortune hunting fiancee, are enjoying their chauffeur-driven ride to his Northern Michigan country home. Car trouble diverts them to Ogaunee, a semi-deserted, dilipidated mining town where Innes's three sisters reside. In meeting Alice, blind Gertrude, deaf Maud... more »e and one-armed Isabel are polite, but seem eccentric, or even a bit... wel, weird.
Innes soon develops a mysterious case of food poisoning, narrowly misses a crashing kerosene lamp, nearly drives off a cliff, and almost takes an aspirin laced with strychnine. Fearing that one of the sisters might be a murderess, Alice begins to question her matrimonial scheme. Strange in-laws are one thing, to be expected, but deadly ones are quite another. Alice must act soon or lose her prospective spouse and fortune... and very possibly her life!« less