The Case of Sir Adam Braid by Molly Thynne (1930)

At 6:30 when manservant Johnson stepped out of Sir Adam Braid’s flat, leaving his cantankerous employer settled in his chair listening to the wireless. He returns at 7:10 to find Sir Adam dead in his bedroom, stabbed through the neck. In those forty minutes several individuals are seen entering and leaving the building. One witness …

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The Crime at the Noah’s Ark by Molly Thynne (1931)

Snow had been falling since the second week in December, yet Angus Stuart is determined that he will spend Christmas holiday at “the most expensive pleasure resort on the map of England.” Three hours later, having traveled less than fifty miles, he seeks refuge and finds himself marooned with an “mixed caravanserai” at the aptly …

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