v.I. The lady in the lake / by Raymond Chandler -- In the teeth of the evidence / by Dorothy L. Sayers -- The case of the irate witness / by Erle Stanley Gardner -- Pattern for murder / by Frances and Richard Lockridge -- The empty hours: An 87th precinct myster / by Ed McBain -- v.II. Rogue male / by Geoffrey Household -- Silent night / by Baynard Kendrick -- Death by invisible hands / by John Dickson Carr -- After-dinner story / by William Irish (Cornell Woolrich) -- Dead man's mirror / by Agatha Christie -- v.III. Murder is no joke / by Rex Stout -- Is Betsey Blake still alive? / by Robert Bloch -- The adventure of the gettysburg bugle / by Ellery Queen -- The orderly world of Mr. Appleby / by Stanley Ellin -- Night at the vulcan / by Ngaio Marsh.