S. S. Van Dine is the pseudonym of the American art critic and editor Williard Huntington Wright. Published in 1938, his mystery novel "The Gracie Allen Murder Case" (also known as "The Scent of Murder") is the eleventh in the Philo Vance series. This time Van Dine tries an unusual approach: the story features a real-life comedy star Gracie Allen. One day Philo Vance together with his associate meet goofy, but charming Gracie Allen. The story takes an unexpected turn as Allen's brother is found dead in the Domdandiel nightclub. Will the detective help the poor girl to find the guilty? A classic example of a detective novel, the story is filled with mysteries, secrets and perplexing puzzles. Do you want to be carried away by the thrilling events of the Gracie Allen murder case? Then download the book and enjoy the reading!