This is the second book in the Minnesota Mystery series. Having read the first The Red Demon, I fell right in line with Millett’s portrayal of Holmes and Watson. Hendrickson is once again top notch
My dear Watson, you are a hopeless romantic nonetheless, I am aware of no law that states that a man simply by virtue shuffles off this mortal coil must therefore, be counted more righteous than the living.
Holmes and Watson are back in St. Pauls at request of Railroad man Mr. Hill. They fall right back in with their friendships they had made their first time to when hunting the Red Demon. In this mystery, Sherlock and Dr. Watson are amazed by St. Paul’s magnificent Ice Palace. The Ice Palace is going to be the site of a wedding between two of St. Paul’s prominent families. When the groom comes up missing Holmes and Watson are quick to action. This was a case more complex than Holmes was expecting. Luckily they had the assistance of Shadwell Rafferty who was as brave as he was big. As the details of the case unfold more blood is shed and the boys from Baker Street learn they are not great at swimming in the ice.