Tony married his wife, Margot, for her money and plans to murder her for the same reason. He blackmails a scoundrel into strangling her, and arranges a brilliant alibi for himself. When plans go awry, Tony must quickly devises an even more devious plan. A police inspector from Scotland Yard and a young man in love with the wife begin a fevered search for the truth.. “tingling with excitement” —NY Times. “It’s a holiday for the whodunit fans.” —NY Herald-Tribune.