A man has a wealthy sister, and a family conflict. George and Brooksie go to get all the family secrets, and the dirt on the skeletons in the closets. Who is Rick Stevenson, the other roomer? The brother thinks he’s only up to no good, and a phoney. The sister is a widow, and owner of the boarding house. Clues begin to emerge that keep George on his toes.
Some interesting plot twists have developed. Is George investigating another investigator? Who is the timid little man, and is he really so meek and mild as he lets on? What’s the deal with the elm tree? Is something about to go down during the holiday parade that is passing by today?
George and Brooksie have to act fast to prevent a murder. If they can. He explains the mystery at the end.