Grand Central Station, New York in mid-July. It's early morning, but everyone is suffering in the heat. Private investigator Nathan Marley is on his way to another wasted day at the office. But a chance meeting with a homeless woman at the station and a surprise letter changes all of that. Marley starts a journey through parts of the burning summer city he has never visited. Cambridge English Readers is an exciting series of original fiction, specially written for learners of English. Graded into seven levels -from starter to advanced - the stories in this series provide easy and enjoyable reading on a wide range of contemporary topics and themes.