A red headed dame awaits as Philip Marlowe heads back to his apartment. Will her lies intrigue him to learn more about her? Instead, a client named Ramsey has a problem of blackmail that wins Marlowe’s attention. That dame is suddenly back in the picture, followed closely by a thump on the head.
Visiting Leona, Philip gets some information that could help him deal with the gray sedan that has been tailing him. Is this going to be a night of false leads? The red headed dame is suddenly back, but will Rhea spill the beans, or will this encounter lead to murder?
An ebony cufflink becomes a clue that brings all the rest of the details into focus. A wild goose chase, and a hint of danger changes to the real chase, and confronting a killer.