The Leonides are one big happy family livingin a sprawling, ramshackle mansion. Thatis until the head of the household, Aristide, ismurdered with a fatal barbiturate injection.
Suspicion naturally falls on the old man s youngwidow, fifty years his junior. But the murdererhas reckoned without the tenacity of CharlesHayward, fiance of the late millionaire s granddaughter."e;