The Angel of Terror
Author: Edgar Wallace
Jack Glover of Rennet, Glover and Simpson does not believe his cousin Meredith killed Bulford.
Meredith's father was an eccentric and unless Meredith is married by the age of thirty his sister inherits
everything. She is dead and Meredith, now in prison, is thirty next Monday. Meanwhile Lydia Beale is
struggling to pay her dead father's creditors. When Glover offers her money she is shocked. However,
despite the strange conditions attached, it is a proposal she cannot afford to ignore.
Edgar Wallace was a soldier, poet, war correspondent, reporter, author and playwright. He wrote more
than 170 books, which have been translated into 28 languages and sales of which have exceeded 50
million copies. Over 160 films have been made from his books - more than any other author. He was
working on the original screenplay for King Kong when he died. In the 1920s one of Wallace's many
publishers claimed that a quarter of all books read in England were written by him.