Inspector French and the Box Office Murders. Freeman Wills Crofts. First published in 1929 during the Golden Age of British crime writing when Crofts regularly outsold Agatha Christie. Inspector French of Scotland Yard finds himself involved in a series of supposed suicides of young women working in the box offices of London theatres. He soon realizes there is something much more sinister afoot and he must work quickly to uncover the culprit and prevent another tragedy. A fine read for lovers of classic detective fiction.