Robbins is a man who is to be released from jail, and Mr Mercer is desperate to buy a gun for protection. It’s all because of an affair between Mercer and Mrs Robbins. Will Mercer get his gun? Won’t Mrs Robbins also be in danger from her jealous husband? In the Blue Note, Casey and Ann get a call to check out the scene of a murder.
Joining the cops, Casey examines the crime scene. Robbins is found shot dead, and the threats made to Mercer and Mrs Roberts are revealed. Mercer is blamed, but are his claims of innocense to be believed? What part does Bantree play in the matter? Besides selling Mercer the illegal gun, the three men were all business partners and chemists. Is Mrs Robbins alibi as airtight as she claims it is?
As Casey and Ann try to dig up more info on the murder weapon, the body count piles up. Without any new suspects, the killer can only be either Mrs Robbins, or Bantree. The lingering scent of a woman’s perfume, and her purse filled with a huge bankroll seem to point to her. The action and danger level kicks into high gear as the pressure is brought to bear, and the real killer desperately tries to make their move.
Stay tuned for the final scene in the Blue Note, where Casey explains it all. What clued him to the mystery, and figuring out who the killer was?