Police Captain Daniel Sullivan hires Molly Murphy, an admirer, to go undercover inside the country household of Senator Barney Flynn, in Peekskill, New York. Flynn's wife has become the latest devotee of a pair of spiritualists known as the Sorensen Sisters. The frail woman is desperate to use the sisters' alleged abilities to hold a séance to contact her infant son, who was kidnapped five years ago and never found.
Molly Murphy mysteries
Kidnapping -- Fiction.
Legislators' spouses -- Fiction.
Murphy, Molly (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction.
Spiritualists -- Fiction.
Women immigrants -- Fiction.
Women private investigators -- New York (State) -- New York -- Fiction.
Mystery fiction, American.