Murder in the Maze by J. J. Connington (1927)

Twin brothers, Roger and Neville. In the midst of prosecuting a case against a shady businessman, attorney Neville Shandon visits his twin brother Roger’s country estate at Whistlefield. Interestingly Roger has a past checkered with a few shady business deals himself. Both under pressure, for very different reasons, they are looking for someplace private where …

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The Castleford Conundrum by J. J. Connington

Winifred Castleford is painting in her studio, a solitary chalet in the woods, when she is accidently shot by her young nephew, who is playing with his rook rifle. When Inspector Westerham arrives he finds that an accidental death doesn’t match with the evidence and is soon investigating whethermurder has been done. Upon his meeting “Winnie’s” relatives, he finds that not only did she recently revoked her …

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