This is the account of the fires that tormented the Eastern Minnesota Railroad. When Holmes and Watson are brought to America to find out why there are fire popping up at the railroad and the mysterious letters. As Holmes and Watson try to solve the case. They are late to figure out the Red Demon and most of the town burns. This case Sherlock calls the biggest failure of his career. The story has some slow parts but as most Sherlock novels wraps up nicely in the end.
I have listened to many audiobooks. I must say that Steve Hendrickson does a great job. In this story he performs as multiple English voices, Americans, Scottish, and females.