It's really cool that we get a card art featuring 2 playable investigators, and we even get a little dialog between them.
Without any hand size buffs at it's best this card is a Scene of the Crime which is probably my favourite card and it will see more play than this one. Seekers already have access to so many ways to deal with high shroud value location that extensive research just doesn't feel reliable enough.
This card can work with Joe Diamond hunch deck because of the 2 resource discount. In other decks - not really