By Carola Dunn
In past due 1923, the newly married Daisy Dalrymple and her husband Detective leader Inspector Alec Fletcher of Scotland backyard, come to the United States for a honeymoon stopover at. in the course of a excitement journey, notwithstanding, either paintings in a little company - Alec travels to Washington, D. C. to refer to with the U.S. executive, Daisy to long island to fulfill together with her American journal editor. whereas in ny, Daisy remains on the famed Chelsea lodge, which isn't in simple terms on the subject of the Flatiron construction places of work of out of the country journal, the place she'll be assembly together with her editor, yet domestic to a lot of New York's artists and writers.
After her overdue morning assembly, Daisy is of the same opinion to accompany her editor, Mr. Thorwald, to lunch yet as they're leaving the places of work, they listen a gun shot and notice a guy plummeting down an elevator shaft. the fellow killed was once one in all her fellow citizens on the Chelsea resort, Otis Carmody, who used to be a journalist without finish of enemies - own - who might savour his demise. back in the course of a homicide research, Daisy's look for the killer takes her to all degrees of society, or even a mad sprint around the nation itself, as she makes an attempt to resolve a puzzle that may baffle even Philo Vance himself.