Take the easy chair by the window, the book is on the shelf. A story of a missing person who is found by death.
The story opens with a party at a swanky house in San Fransisco. The hostess, Lydia, is showing a collection of paintings when she collapses. With all the assurances that Lydia is going to be just fine, I’ll bet she ends up being anything but fine.
When the party has died down, Mr Dundee races to the scene when a scream and gunshots break the quiet of the night. Lydia has been shot and murdered. Who did it? Sally is her roomate, Bill is Sally’s brother. Why was Lydia so jumpy? The police are on the look out for clues and motive.
The plot twists begin to escalate when a will is discovered, and a ewspaper story about a missing person becomes a key clue to the mystery. What else might pop up as the cops and detectives investigate? Cover ups, guilty feelings, blackmail, hit and run accidents, all lead to a dramatic mystery novel ending when the cops gather all the suspects together to put the finger on the killer.