A gorilla is stolen from a zoo. As they take a cab ride, Lamonte and Margot learn all the details of the theft from the cabbie. Later Lamonte hears of a known felon with an interest in the ape. A fortune teller becomes a player in the story.
What supernatural things may be in store? What criminal activity could a gorilla be needed for? Margot Lane soon finds herself captured, and it’s up to the Shadow to get her free, and solve this mystery.