The Sphinx Strikes
Published in Argosy Magazine, May 18, 1935. Collected in
A man named Charteris sat alone in the compartment on the train from Calais to Paris, quite dead. At his feet was a portion of a torn envelope on which was a partial address of John Barnes. He was but one of several men to die by the order of the rich Armenian looking for vengeance. Barnes was to be another.