Keeper of the Keys (Charlie Chan #6)
Once again, the setting of the novel is rural California, where Chan has been invited as a houseguest. He meets a world-famous soprano, Ellen Landini, who is murdered not too long after the meeting. Chan does not have far to look for suspects -- the host is her ex-husband, as are three of the other house guests. Her servants, entourage and husbands all come...more
My sole complaint with this one is the last-minute introduction of a personality trait in a key character that we had not seen before. It seemed much too convenient. That sa...more
This book is every bit as good as its predecessors. Plenty of potential suspects. Lots of hints and allusions. A final twist at the end.
I wish Charlie good fortune in his home on Punchbowl Hill.