By Dennis Wheatley
The ultimate installment of the Duke De Richleau series...
The years have moved on, and De Richleau has relocated from his London pad to an condo within the Mediterranean. His nice neighbors stopover at sometimes, and in this one either Rex's son and Richard Eaton's daughter (first visible as a bit woman within the satan Rides Out), paving the way in which for a tender romance to blossom among the action.
But interwoven with the the tale of affection is a wierd inheritance that pulls the total social gathering to Ceylon the place they're destined to stand robbery, homicide, arson and blackmail. De Richleau, on the 11th hour, is compelled to take a final determined gamble, on my own, to avoid wasting his friends.
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