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 Norman Berrow

J. Montague Belmore was perplexed. He and a motley group of revelers at a seaside party followed neighbor Boland though a pea-soup fog to the edge of a cliff where the chased man apparently jumped to his death. The only problem was that there was no body! All that could be found were his hat and coat. So Inspector Tyson was called in and the mystery is now afoot—in more ways than one. This 1954 novel by New Zealand author Norman Berrow reads like a travelogue of the picturesque environs of Sydney, Australia, as well as a top-drawer murder mystery. When the bodies start piling up it’s all J. Montague Belmore can do to keep from joining the roster of corpses himself!


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