Doctor Dietler, a ruthless blackmailer has hired a ‘special’ train from the railway magnate Colonel Holman Stevens. Onboard is the famous actress Maria Zinden travelling with her son Franck, and the armaments merchant Federick von Heissen, both of whom are being blackmailed by Doctor Dietler.
Why is Colonel Holman Stevens allowing Doctor Dietler to hire the Pullman train on which to conduct his wicked blackmail business? What are the secrets that the famous actress and armaments merchant have to hide, and what does the Flagler Bridge disaster have to do with this case? Finally why do we find Sherlock Holmes to be a prime suspect for murder?
Answers to all these questions will be found in The Pullman Blackmailer.