Great classic mystery. A lawyer, Mr. Lester, is pulled into a mystery by his friend, Mr. Godfrey, a newspaper reporter. The mystery surrounds a man and his daughter and a yogi and his helper. When the man is found killed, the daughter's would be fiancee is implicated and the friends work to find the real murderer. Greed, Hinduism, strange phenomenon, ladders, gardens, safes, fingerprints, bloody handkerchiefs, a crystal, a snake--all come together to make a riveting mystery.