by Earl Derr Biggers
Publisher: Feedbooks 1921
Number of pages: 301
From the pen of the creator of the famous Chinese detective, Charlie Chan -- a murder mystery in San Francisco and the only clue is a birthday cake with 50 candles. Along with the puzzle, there is a little dash of romance to keep the plot moving.
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