It’s 1917 and British secret agent Donovan heads off to a remote island off the Devon coast to attend a séance on Blackwater Abbey. He is accompanied by Kate Cartwright, who also works for British Intelligence and who happens to be a psychic. All is not as it seems, of course.
Cartwright and Donovan are a great team and W. C. Ryan‘s A House Of Ghosts is a cracking yarn. Like a cross between The 39 Steps and The Thin Man, A House Of Ghosts is a tightly-written, fast-moving adventure story with a touch of the supernatural.