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The Egyptian Cross Mystery

ebook / ISBN-13: 9781471920769

Price: £7.99

ON SALE: 25th November 2021

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

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‘Murder on Christmas day’ is the newspaper headline no one wanted to read…

A true classic from the golden age of crime fiction.


When a small-town schoolteacher is discovered dead, beheaded, and tied to a T-shaped cross on December 25th, Ellery Queen is intrigued enough to take a closer look. But when he arrives, Queen is met with too few clues and too little evidence to produce a satisfactory verdict, even for a master sleuth such as himself, and so returns home, defeated.

But when an identical murder occurs – followed by several more – Queen discovers a horrific connection to a strange cult. This is a disturbing puzzle unlike anything he’s encountered before, and it will take all of his powers of deduction to uncover the killer.

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Ellery Queen is the American detective story
Anthony Boucher
This brilliant fair play puzzle exemplifies the mission of the American Mystery Classics series