1940--In the dark misty streets of Seattle, there are no vacations from crime. Alan Stewart finds himself paired once again with the beautiful and dangerous Vera Deward and embroiled in a mystery that's shaking the entire city. This time, a well-known and aging heiress has disappeared. Has she simply departed early for a glamorous honeymoon, taking the train to Minnesota, as her much younger and newly acquired husband insists, or has there been foul play? Alan Stewart and Vera Deward race against the clock, tracking murder suspects through the murky cityscape looking for clues to the heiress's whereabouts. Clues that lead to shady hotels, underground catacombs in Seattle's Chinatown, and to heart-pounding confrontations on fast-moving trains. Can Alan and Vera unwind the enigma in time to save the heiress, or will this mystery elude them?
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