The Roman Hat MysteryEllery Queen Detective Series
Step back in time to 1929 with this thrilling murder mystery set in a Roman theater. A lawyer is poisoned by lead alcohol, and the only clue is a missing custom top-hat. Follow Inspector Richard Q, his multi-faced colleague, and his writer son Ellery as they investigate the crime scene, including detailed maps and a list of suspicious names. Immerse yourself in the fashion and culture of the era, complete with evening attire and bootleg liquor.
first published in 1929