New York : Dell Pub. Co., c1959 (1979 printing)
224 pages ; 18 cm

It was only a parlor game to pass away the winter evening, but then the spirits rapped out the message that Captain Trevelyan was dead. At firtst everyone thought it was just a bad joke, then Trevelyan is found dead. Inspector Narracott wanted no help from the spirit world to track down the murderer.