Author: Leslie Charteris
Original language: English
A new opium ring was flooding the country with all the misery, vice, and murder that go with the illicit traffic in drugs. How could Dr. Zellermann, the Park Avenue psychiatrist, be linked with the distribution of the dope? What did New York’s bawdiest rendezvous for seamen, Cookie’s Canteen, have to do with it?
And where did 903 Bubbling Well Road, Shanghai enter the picture? It was the business of Simon Templar (The Saint) to find the answers to these questions. It was his job to track down and bring to justice the “top brass” of the criminal organization that made these connections profitable.
But, the Saint was sick—
Most important, Avalon was in a position to help him immeasurably with his mission. However, she