When Evie O'Niell's parents send her to New York City as an odd sort of punishment she is overjoyed at the opportunity to experience the big city first hand. It's the 1920's and the city is bustling with flappers and bootleggers. She is sent to live with her Uncle, who owns and runs the Museum of American Folklore, Superstition and the Occult, or the Museum of Creepy Crawlies as most know it. When a string of strange murders begins to ravage the city, the detectives come to Evie's Uncle and, nosy girl that she is, she ultimately becomes involved in finding the killer along with a wide array of other characters.
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