The story related the successful return of a young boy kidnapped from his San Francisco home.
He's from San Francisco, right?
Dean's eyes questioned and Mrs. Byrne clarified, The Mark Hopkins Hotel, in San Francisco—it was our little joke.
Thoughts raced through his mind of another crash, when Bird Song's very first guest had met a similar fate—but on a traveled highway, not a remote Jeep road deep in the San Juans.
I've staffed it with an ex San Francisco detective and a few other retired experts.