The Frightened Stiff (Jeff & Haila Troy Mysteries)
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The Frightened Stiff (Jeff and Haila Troy Mystery #3)

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What would you do if you overheard a phone call in which two sinister strangers arranged a renezvous--in your apartment? What would you do if one of them was found dead the next morning in your garden, completely nude, and the police could prove he had been drowned in the bathtub of your Greenwich Village brownstone apartment? What would you do if every person in your apar...more
Paperback, 159 pages
Published January 15th 2005 by Rue Morgue Press (first published 1942)
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Jeffrey Marks
Well done mystery, interesting plot and fascinating characters, though not fair play in the sense that any one of the characters could technically have committed the murder.
John Wilson
Entertaining. The Troys are a like a low-rent version of Nick and Nora Charles.
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Nov 23, 2007 Pam marked it as to-read
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Joint pseudonym. Audrey Kelley Roos [1912-1982] & William Roos [1911-1987] were a married couple who wrote about a a married couple; their series detectives were Jeff and Haila Troy, aided by NY Lieutenant George Hankins. Roos also wrote some non-series mysteries.
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