A mans corpse is found in his dilapidated house. Counterfeit money, stolen paintings, secret coded messages and international intrigue during the Second World War are all revealed as two teen-aged mechanics-turned sleuths attempt to breathe life back into an old rusted and grimy red pick-up truck.
A county sheriff and an agent of the F.B.I. join forces to assist the two amateur detectives in their attempts to solve this complex mystery. Together they try to sort out the mind-boggling series of events involving an evil dentist who is a fugitive from the law, two dangerous escaped convicts and an odd pair of strange men--a seven-foot giant and a his puny partner.
Will all the twisted threads of this exciting thriller be untangled so that justice can prevail? You will be enthralled as this spell-binding novel, the third in the Sam and Howie series, unfolds bringing suspense page by page.
Together they explore an abandoned log cabin on the farm and make a gruesome discovery.....a skeleton in an underground tunnel. And, the skeleton is holding a large piece of metal in the shape of a horseshoe.
Is the skeleton the result of a murder? Why is the skeleton holding the giant horseshoe? Are there clues hidden on the horseshoe that will help answer these and other questions?
Sam and Howie soon find out that they are not the only persons seeking a solution to this mystery. Two strange men continually threaten and harass them. Why do these men want the horseshoe? Do they think it might provide clues that will lead to something valuable?
Will Sam and Howie find the solution to this mystery before the strange men do? Follow along as Sam and Howie are determined to be the first to follow the clues and find the solution to the mystery of the giant horseshoe.