Terry and Connie accompany a badly wounded Pat Ryan downriver to a hospital owned by a trading company. Intrigue and squabbles accompany Pat’s recuperation, as a new boss takes over the company. Mr. Sandhurst is not only aristocratic — better than the “English and American beachcombers on the payroll” — but also indifferent to the plight of the indigenous population. Oh, and Mr. Sandhurst is an extremely jealous husband to his young and pretty wife, who has a history with Pat.
You can read the first two parts of this continuing adventure here. Just click the covers.