`The Red House Mystery' is a locked-room mystery, by esteemed author A.A Milne (author of the Winnie-the-Pooh books, `If I May', and many more novels, and plays).
The story centers around the mysterious death of Robert Ablett, who died inside his brother's house in the middle of a party. The party is made up of a few interesting characters, such as an actress, a widow, and a few young people from town.
Robert Ablett is the black sheep of the family, and has just arrived from Australia. Who is responsible for shooting Robert? And why has Mark Ablett suddenly disappeared? Tony Gillingham decides to investigate the brutal murder, trying to get to the bottom of the unusual circumstances. The whodunit novel is well-crafted, a fun read for mystery lovers, and is skillfully told.