Returning home from a night on the town, a young woman is teary eyed, but her troubles are soon ended when a shadowy figure attacks her from the bushes and kills her. The next day Mike Clancey talks about the case with Mr Keen when a man claiming to be the girls fiancee comes to the office. He isn’t buying the story of a mugging, gone wrong for the reason for her death. Mr Keen takes up the challenge, and starts asking questions.
The dead gal was a hopeful actress, and a friend of hers has reason to believe the fiancee isn’t as pure as he let on. She and her husband both offer accusations, as they cooperate in the questioning. Still, Mike thinks the Fosters may be holding out on the information about the murder. The strange characters just keep popping up.
Who is Hazel Collins? There is a missing necklace, but does it really play into the murder? Mr Keen has a knack with cutting through the web of lies, and begins to ask the uncomfortable questions that are designed to flush out a killer. A wierd love triangle is exposed. Photographs in an album offer a source for Mr Keen to find an astonishing discovery. Mr Keen calls the suspects together and yanks all the hidden skeletons from their closets. The killer won’t stand a chance.