The time: the 1930's. The place: a movie mogul's mansion. The party theme: Ancient Egypt. Shirley Shadow is only a teenager, but she already has the potential to be a first-rate detective. When the young sleuth and her best friend go to visit Shirley’s glamorous aunt in California, they quickly discover that they’ve got a mystery on their hands. Shirley’s uncle, Henry Anderson, is shot dead in the middle of a high-society soirée. Everyone had a motive. Someone had a gun. And since the detective investigating the case seems to be drunk, it’s up to Shirley to find the killer.
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