Pittsburgh, 1847. Edgar Allan Poe, famous author and poet, has arrived from Virginia to escape the crushing sadness caused by his young wife's tragic death. But Pittsburgh itself seems shrouded in death. A cholera epidemic has recently swept through the gray, gritty city, killing hundreds.
As Poe will soon learn, however, this is not the reason for the tense, somber mood hanging in the air. Several women, all attractive and all from the merchant class, have disappeared over the past six months. It is a puzzle that the mystery writer cannot ignore. With the help of his young friend Augie Dubbins, Poe delves into the macabre case, determined to match his mind against that of a twisted killer, a killer who isn't about to stop. Download and start listening now!