Downing: Murder on Tour

Downing: Murder on Tour

Author: Todd Downing
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Todd Downing’s first mystery novel, Murder on Tour (1933), introduces Hugh Rennert, of the U.S. Customs Service, as he investigates the death of a young agent who was chasing down Mexican artifact smugglers. Following clues left behind by the dead agent, Rennert goes undercover with a touring party to Mexico and quickly realizes he has plenty of suspects. Rennert must bring all his wits to bear as the train ride back to the border becomes a frantic dance with Death. This is a “fair play” mystery from the Golden Age of detective fiction, and the modern reader will be pleased to find a fascinating puzzle alongside strong characters and a well-drawn atmosphere.

Book Title Downing: Murder on Tour
Author Todd Downing
Type epub

Todd Downing’s first mystery novel, Murder on Tour (1933), introduces Hugh Rennert, of the U.S. Customs Service, as he investigates the death of a young agent who was chasing down Mexican artifact smugglers. Following clues left behind by the dead agent, Rennert goes undercover with a touring party to Mexico and quickly realizes he has plenty of suspects. Rennert must bring all his wits to bear as the train ride back to the border becomes a frantic dance with Death. This is a “fair play” mystery from the Golden Age of detective fiction, and the modern reader will be pleased to find a fascinating puzzle alongside strong characters and a well-drawn atmosphere.