Candy and Rembrandt are in the car, tailing Ray Mallard through traffic. Candy fills in Rembrandt, and the listener, about strange behavior, and possible secrets that Ray is keeping from her. Who is Mallards friend in the dark glasses? Why are the cops being so closed mouthed with Candy? Candy applies her shadowing skills to her curiosity to find out.
The body of the man in shades is found. When Candy confronts Mallard back at the station he’s still gruff with her. Could Mallard really have killed the man? Circumstantial evidence points his way. Is there some kind of scandal brewing in police headquarters that involves Candy’s favorite cop friend?
Mallard is acting flippant over the serious suspicions, but He has some facts that he’s not sharing. He gives Candy a free hand to investigate the crime scene, but his own investigation takes a different direction. Candy uncovers information that deals with jewels, but she finds more info that connects Mallard with a jewel theft and murder.
She shares her findings with Ray, but he remains unconcerned. When more bodies pile up, it clears Mallard since he was with Candy at the time of the murder. So what is going on? Who is behind the crimes? Candy takes advantage of her feminine charms to find out. She catches a killer, but she still hasn’t figured it out how Mallard is involved.
Ray has one last secret to share. The final review of the case, and explanations reveal why this is Candy’s last and best case. What could it be that ends Candy’s career as a detective, short of killing her off? Let’s just say that Candy catches her man in more ways than one.