Cleveland and New York: The World Publishing company: Tower Books, November 1944. First Edition, First Printing. Boards. 8vo, red boards with gray lettering & small gray Tower Mystery bat on cover, Mylar-protected and dramatically lettered dust jacket (unclipped), [x] + 225 pages. Near Fine / Near Fine. Item #2443
SCARCE mystery: internally clean & solid with uniform age-toning typical of wartime paper. Jacket is rubbed at extremities and has a few clean edge nicks. The red boards have some rubbing along the margins.
Margaret Ellis Millar (née Sturm) (1915: Ontario, Canada – 1994: Santa Barbara, CA) was an American-Canadian mystery and suspense writer. She moved to the United States after marrying Kenneth Millar (better known under the pen name Ross Macdonald). This is her fifth mystery and is set in a rundown Quebec chateau with a stranded ski-party.