(From the publisher):
From the Publisher
The Paradine family has gathered to celebrate New Year's Eve. Alas, when the clock strikes twelve old Mr. James Paradine, the patriarch, is found murdered. Yet, he seemed to invite his demise when he accused an unnamed relative of disloyalty and demanded a confession. Into this atmosphere of suspicion and accusation comes the quietly redoubtable Miss Maud Silver, to unravel the mystery of troubled love and sudden death.
Original title: The Clock Strikes Twelve
Genre: Fiction→ Crime and Mystery→ Detective Story and Detectives→ Private Detective