A Mystery Writers of America Grand Master
A Carpenter and Quincannon Mystery
Carpenter and Quincannon, Professional Detective Services, is a fixture in San Francisco, and owners Sabina and John intend to protect their clients from flimflammers, thieves, and murderers. They face charlatans who claim to contact spirits of the deceased, and the duo must also solve an impossible murder during seance. Other cases involve the theft of gold bullion and the pursuit of a counterfeiting gang. Adding spice to these exploits is Sabina and John's personal relationship, which is rapidly progressing to an exciting new level.