The Box Office Murders(1929)
(The Purple Sickle Murders)
(The fifth book in the Inspector French series)
A novel by Freeman Wills Crofts
A London box of fice clerk falls under the spell of a mysterious trio of crooks. Assisted by a helpful solicitor who directs her to Scotland Yard, she tells Inspector French the story of the Purple Sickle. But when her body is found floating in Southampton Water the next day, French discovers that similar murders have taken place and determines to learns the trio's secret and run them to ground...
Used availability for Freeman Wills Crofts's The Box Office Murders
November 1972 : UK Hardback
October 2000 : UK Paperback