The Devil’s Wind
E. Phillips Oppenheim
First printed in The American Magazine Aug 1934. Also reprinted in The Saint Detective Magazine Oct 1954, The Saint Detective Magazine (Australian) Apr 1955 & The Saint Detective Magazine (UK) Jun 1955. 5th story in the collection .
Besserley was clearly stunned when while seated at a cafe table in the morning he hears a gun shot and runs around the corner to discover the dead body of a young girl, a person he had seen at a party the night before and danced with. The epitome of gaiety and frivolity, he thought, until someone killed her.