This fast-moving, action-packed whirl-wind of a play features Mike Shayne, the famous America's Favorite fictional detective, created by Brett Halliday. Books about Mike Shayne have sold scores of millions of copies, and he has been featured in radio, television and popular series of motion pictures. Now, in this easy-to-produce adaptation, you are offered the opportunity to present him for the first time ever on your own stage in a play that will hold your audience gripped in electrifying suspense. Mike Shayne is confronted by a lovely blond client who tells him an amazing story almost impossible to believe, the story of a corpse – her brother's- that has vanished without trace from a room in a respectable hotel. But Mike does believe her, and soon he is off on a mad chase that propels him into one spine-tingling crisis after another. Having only two hours before midnight to find the answers to a series of bewildering questions, mike Shayne races against time, as it spins inexorably toward the deadline- which may mean death for another victim!