Cornelia Van Gorder finally makes an appearance in this story that is remarkably similar to The Circular Staircase. There is the bank failure, Jack Bailey posing as a gardener, The country house, the secret room, ect. The list goes on and on. But for all of that it is still an entertaining mystery that has enough originality to leave you guessing for a while.
There is no Cornelia Van Gorder in this story either. It's the story of Rachel Innes and her niece and nephew who take a summer house in the country where all kinds of mysterious things happen.
There is no Cornelia Van Gorder in this book. But saying that it's an interesting story of the murder of the man in lower ten.
Janice gets word that her dad has been wounded in Mexico so she goes down there to find him. Also Uncle Jason stands to lose the farm.