This is another classic of golden-age detective fiction featuring Detective Hamilton Cleek who was introduced in Cleek: The Man of the Forty Faces" first published in 1913. This super sleuth and master of disguise will bedazzle you once more as he ingeniously solves a new case. Without the logical mind and condescending manners of Doyle's Sherlock Holmes, Hamilton Cleek worms into your heart through your eyes and via your brain. In this tale, Cleek investigates the sinister disappearance of people and the mysterious appearance of flames at night in the desolate Fens, and his friend Superintendent Narkom of Scotland Yard tries to solve some tricky cases of bank robberies in London. Using disguises, clues, and his brain he solves several mysteries in one.