Murder in MESS: The Crimson Cat by Francis Grierson (1944)

Like Cecil Freeman Gregg whom I read recently, Francis Grierson is another prolific writer who is virtually unknown today. Here is an informative post on him: https://tellersofweirdtales.blogspot.com/2013/11/francis-d-grierson-1888-1972.html Grierson's series character, Superintendent George Muir is at the Ministry of Estimates and Social Service (MESS) when the novel opens. He is there to investigate the leaks that … Continue reading Murder in MESS: The Crimson Cat by Francis Grierson (1944)

Happenings in an Inn: The Lady in No.4 by Richard Keverne (1944)

Love the cover Tired of his life in a stuffy Lawyer's office in London; Hugh Merrow, has a fall-out with his partners who buy his share in their lawyer's firm and now Merrow is free to do what he wants to with his life. Without any fixed idea in his mind, he goes to a … Continue reading Happenings in an Inn: The Lady in No.4 by Richard Keverne (1944)