Fanny C. Benedict, intrepid reporter and aspiring novelist has a talent for over exaggeration, speaking out of turn, and getting herself into impossibly bad trouble. When she finds herself the soul witness to a gruesome and mysterious murder she thinks she has finally found her big story. There’s only one problem, the body vanishes. With no body and no evidence she’s laughed out of Scotland Yard. At least one person believes her, dashing young inspector Edmund Wright. Can the unlikely pair solve the crime before it’s too late?