Stan Freeman is a former newspaper reporter whose articles have appeared in more than two dozen publications. For many years, he was the science and environmental writer for the Springfield Union-News and Sunday Republican. A film he wrote and produced, The God Question, won best feature film in its category at the Burbank International Film Festival. Currently, he lives in western Massachusetts.
In winter of 1915, John Dutton is learning the ropes as a detective, underpaid and missing his fiancee in Ireland. His status improves when a rich man hires him to investigate the kidnapping of his daughter and the theft of her jewels. The case will test John's PI instincts, put his life in danger, and teach him valuable lessons about human nature.