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Gladys Doyle is rewarded with a ski weekend by her employer. The weather is in bad shape, and forecasts of storms are everywhere. On the D-Day, she is forced to share a mountain cabin with a complete stranger. When she wakes up in the morning, the host has mysteriously disappeared, and there are a corpse and Gladys’s fingerprints all over the weapon. This is the time for Mason to step up.
What makes this book stand out?
The name is quite misleading, works out well in our favor. The plot is very enjoyable and is among the Eric Stanley Gardner best sellers.
Read it for
The buildup to the crime and deduction is top notch, and the story is intriguing. The end is satisfactory as well, with the perfect amount of cliffhangers, all at the right places.
Don't read it for
Although the characters are wonderfully written, you will feel bereaved by Gladys’s lack of imagination and skillfulness. There is some dejection in very few instances, but the downs are graceful