A pair of domestic workers come to do their job of cleaning house, only to hear gunshots, and withir wealthy boss, Mr Dizzel is missing. Later, Casey is on hand to investigate the crime scene with the police detectives. What was the motive? Theft, a bad business deal gone wrong, activities with elements of the underworld? A connections with extortionists is made.
In the Blue Note, Ethylbert helps talk through the details thus far with Casey and Ann. What’s the connection with Mr Lawrence, Bruce Madden, and the missing man? Lawrence is the nephew, and Bruce has known connection to kidnappers and extortionists. The housemaid, Lou Ellen discovers a ransom note. What other clues might she turn up for Casey?
Bodies pile up when an other book dealer is found. Is it likely the two incidents are connected? That’s what Casey, Ann, and Ethylbert discuss. Is there really that much danger in the business of buying and selling books? Casey is about to find out as the plot twists and intrigue explodes.
Stay tuned to the big ending, and join Casey in the Blue Note as he reveals the clues that tipped him off.