Dyke Darrel the Railroad Detective Or, The Crime of the Midnight Express
Date: August 2020
Duration: 3 hours 58 minutes
In this High Victorian detective novel, Dyke Darrel investigates the robbery of the Central Railroad’s midnight express, during which Dyke’s friend Arnold Nicholson, a messenger, was murdered. He is helped by his sister Nell, with whom he was supposed to go on holiday. Dyke Darrell turns 'the Gotham of the North' - as he calls Chicago - upside down in search of the culprit. On the way he encounters old ennemies, kidnappers and masquerades, as he tries to solve 'the most audacious crime of my remembrance.'