An unusual request lands in box 13, a request for Dan to kill the letter writer. Is it just some kind of a prank? Dan goes to visit the man in person just to see what the real story is about. On the way, a tough guy intercepts him. What he finds is a paranoid man who is afraid of being killed. What happened?
Simon had been depressed and actually hired a hit man to kill him. Having a change of heart, and discovered a reason for living, he now wants Dan to help find and stop the hit man. Can Dan help, will he? You know he will. The middleman who was paid cash to locate a hit mann is found dead. It’s still a place to start, and Dan begins his hunt for a killer.
Whether the mystery man, Scot is a real person, or an alias, the gun in Dan’s back is all too real. With the information that Dan turns up after his dramatic faceoff, he is taken full circle. What news will he have for Simon Andrews about the mysterious Scot? What is the letter about that Dan has for Simon? The plot twists are just as tangled as ever as Dan runs through his courses once again. It isn’t until the body count rises that things become clear for Dan. A story of blackmail, trust, and a gambling racket explodes to the surface.
Dan’s in danger from the desperate gangster, but will he be able to get out of this one alive? By the end, you’ll discover how smart and handy Dan is with the truth, and a good bluff.