From the Publisher:
With the notion of bringing together the most bitter of enemies for his own amusement, a bored, mischievous millionaire throws a house party. As a brutal snowstorm strands the unhappy guests, the party receives a most unwelcome visitor: death. Now the brilliant inspector Roderick Alleyn must step in to decipher who at the party is capable of cold-blooded murder.
Ngaio Marsh: Death and the Dancing Footman. St. Martin's Press; ISBN: 0312964285 (March, 1998); 320 p., $5.99