Dashiell Hammett Pages: 217 First published:1929
The book: Private Eye Sam Spade gets a visit from a Ms. Wonderly, who wants him to find her sister. However, Ms. Wonderly is not who she claims to be and she’s not really looking for her sister. She’s in search of a mysterious package. All sorts of trouble ensue. Who is Miss Wonderly and what’s in the mysterious package? Can Sam Spade get to the bottom of what’s going on?