When someone pulls the emergency brake up on the California Zephyr, Jake Hatch is catapulted out of the train--onto a severed corpse. All mystery buffs will enjoy the adventures of Jake Hatch, a railroad detective with a widow at every whistle stop.
Used availability for Robert Campbell's Plugged Nickel
March 1988 : USA Paperback
October 2015 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition