In this series of short stories, Paul Beck, now middle-aged and retired from the sleuthing business, regales his wife, the ex-detective Dora Myrl, with some of his choicest cases. Stories of mysterious murders, forged wills, baffling thefts and despicable blackmailers. Her husband's equal when it comes to criminal investigation, Dora has usually guessed the solution before the story's end. Can you?
Originally published in 1929 under the title "Paul Beck, Detective", this is the final classic short story collection chronicling Dora and Paul's ingenious adventures.