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Death's Sweet Old Song

Michael Joseph 1947
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Doctor Westlake and his small daughter, Dawn, were on holiday, and it was at a picnic that the first murder occurred. Lorie Bray, daughter of their wealthy hostess, was at that moment entertaining her mother's guests with a song —'Green Grow the Rushes O'—and as events develop the verses of the old ballad seem to set the pattern for a diabolical series of murders. Even Dr. Westlake and his old friend. Inspector Cobb, had had no tougher assignment than this chain of murders linked only by music

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