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Book Reviews For Mystery Lovers

Ethel Lina White wrote many great mystery novels before her death in 1944, and several of those novels found their way onto the big screen. The Wheel Spins became Alfred Hitchcock’s The Lady Vanishes (1938). Her Heart in Her Throat became Lewis Allen’s The Unseen (1945). And, in 1946, her novel Some Must Watch (which I …

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Since she had come to the Summit, she had been struck by the density of the surrounding undergrowth. When she looked out of the windows, at twilight, the evergreen shrubs on the lawn seemed actually to move and advance closer to the walls, as though they were pioneers in a creeping invasion.   Helen Capel …

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