... And he held the scroll out to the heat of the fire. The vellum baked slowly, and as it baked, the black Chinese characters faded out and faint blue ones began to appear. Marquis read the secret message in his emotionless drawl:
"`The American is destroyed, and his accursed work is destroyed with him. Send the news to Bangkok and west to Burma. The treasures of India are saved."'
So begins, "The Sleuth of St. James Street" - a riveting Victorian mystery adventure by Melville Post. Can you solve the crime before time runs out?
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