Quincannon goes undercover as a miner to identify and capture the men responsible for a string of gold thefts. Meanwhile, Sabina finds herself not only making plans for her and Quincannon's wedding, but also investigating both an audacious real estate scam and an abusive young man's villainous secret.
Carpenter and Quincannon mystery ; 8
Muller, Marcia. Carpenter and Quincannon mystery
Muller, Marcia. Carpenter and Quincannon mystery ; bk. 8.
Criminal behavior -- Fiction.
Gold mines and mining -- Fiction.
Gold theft -- Fiction.
Private investigators -- California -- San Francisco -- Fiction.
Quincannon, John -- Fiction.
Real property -- Fiction.
San Francisco (Calif.) -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction.
Undercover operations -- Fiction.
Women detectives -- California -- San Francisco -- Fiction.