Camberwell and his friend Chaney soon realize that they are dealing with no ordinary mystery when, one morning, their London offices is visited by Sir Stephen Maxtondale and his solicitor.
Sir Stephen is puzzled: is he really the Ninth Baronet? A man claiming to be his elder brother, John, has appeared the day before, and then has vanished without a trace. Meanwhile people’s lives drop like flies and the police suspects that a maniac homicidal may be involved. Murder of the Ninth Baronet by J. S. Fletcher smartly combines a realistic setting with the elements of suspense and analysis, making this a real page turner!