When a dismembered corpse is found in the compartments of an
antique secretaire a abattant, Marshall Trueblood, recipient of the precious
piece of furniture, is the first to protest: “I bought the desk, not the body,
send it back.” Who would want to kill Simon Lean, the greedy nephew of the
wealthy Lady Summerston?
Leave it to Superintendent Richard Jury of Scotland Yard to
suggest a connection to the murder of brassy Limehouse lady named Sadie Driver,
found dead near Wapping Old Stairs … if that stone-cold body on the slipway is
really Sadie. Not even her brother, Tommy, on a visit from Gravesend, can swear
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