In The Bughouse Affair, former
Pinkerton operative Sabina Carpenter and her detective partner,
ex-Secret Service agent John Quincannon, undertake what initially appear
to be two unrelated investigations. Sabina’s case involves the hunt for
a ruthless lady “dip” who uses fiendish means to relieve her victims of
their valuables at Chutes Amusement Park and other crowded places.
meanwhile, is after a slippery housebreaker who targets the homes of
wealthy residents, following a trail that leads him from the infamous
Barbary Coast to an oyster pirate’s lair to a Tenderloin parlor house
known as the Fiddle Dee Dee. The two cases eventually connect in
surprising fashion, but not before two murders and assorted other
felonies complicate matters even further. And not before the two sleuths
are hindered, assisted, and exasperated by the infamous Sherlock
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