That happened to be the last that either of us actually saw of Alysia Rimmellalive.
Ludovic Travers, associate of Scotland Yard, and the director of his own detective agency, is brought into a new case, and finds something very much wrong with an attempt at blackmail, an unsolved theft, and a murder . . . they all seem to link up. The more he studies them the more he is convinced that the diamonds from an elaborate pendant Russian Cross are the root of the whole business, not the pornographic pictures also mixed up in it. By the time the whole diabolical mystery has unravelled, the reader will agree that the novel, the author's fiftieth Ludovic Travers mystery, is as intriguing and entertaining as ever.
The Case of the Russian Cross was originally published in 1957. This new edition features an introduction by crime fiction historian Curtis Evans.
"Freshness both of plot and writing." Anthony Berkeley
"Travers continues to be a wholly satisfying creation." Alan Hunter
New York Times