About the Author
Ethel Lina White was born in the spring of 1876 in Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Wales. She grew up with five sisters and five brothers. It was much to delight her lively imagination. She wrote three novels before her first mystery, the genre that she excelled in. Indeed, Some Must Watch was made in to the movie, the Spiral Staircase three times. Two of her other books were made in to thrillers. Alfred Hitchcock used "the Wheel Spins" for his movie "the Lady Vanishes" and John Houseman used her" They see in Darkness" for his movie, "the Unseen". Ms. White passed away in the summer of 1944 in Chiswick, near Kew Gardens, London.
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