On a stormy night in June, nine guests assemble at the home of wealthy Greek financier, Mr. Cupolis - nine guests who have heavy investments in their host's financial schemes. They soon learn that Cupolis is bankrupt and that their investments are lost. So when their host is found dead in suspicious circumstances, Superintendent Cobham finds no difficulty in amassing at least nine suspects with a vengeful desire for the man's demise. But whose hand committed the crime?
First published in 1929, this is a classic British murder mystery from the golden age of detective fiction!