The Murderer and the Fortune Teller. Allan Pinkerton.

The Murderer and the Fortune Teller

Kent State University Press:
Kent: 2020
First printing, Trade paperback, New,
141 pp.


“In The Murderer and the Fortune Teller, Captain J. N. Sumner from Springfield, Massachusetts, hires Pinkerton to help solve a crime involving his sisters and the deed to a family farm. His younger sister Annie falls under the charms of a married man, Mr. Pattmore, who promises to marry Annie once his wife and her brother are out of the way. Captain Sumner possesses an opal ring with a stone that appears to foretell events. After suddenly falling violently ill, he becomes convinced his sister is trying to poison him to get his fortune and, more importantly, his ring.” #66978

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