Miles Burton was a pen-name of John Street (1884-1964), a British military officer and writer. The central figure of his novels writtern under that pen-name is an investigator Desmond Marrion. The works of Miles Burton gained regognition among the literary critics and is called one of the most prominent 'Humdrum' detective writers despite the fact that he began writing stories rather late.
'Death Paints a Picture' is a detective story that represents a bright example of Miles Burton's writing style that features suspense, puzzling riddles and dynamically developing plot. Read this story and get goosebumps and shivers!