A prestigious man who had been a respected crime reporter comes to Casey for a favor. Is he really in need, or just playing Casey for a fool. In the Blue Note, Ethylbert and Ann talk about the situation, then a phone call reports that friend has been found dead.
Who wanted the man dead? What information did he know that needed to be hushed up permanently? The cops and Casey head out on the trail of clues. Evidence of a gambling habit links the victim with racketeers.
In the Blue Note, Casey goes over the clues and setbacks of the case with Ethylbert and Ann. An overlooked clue holds the answer to crack the case wide open. All it’ll take is some time invested in reading through archived records of the dead crime reporter. Has Casey learned what the gangsters wanted kept quiet? Is he going to be bluffing them? He’s sure to still be in plenty of danger as he puts his neck on the line to set his trap.
All the details are unraveled back in the Blue Note as Casey shares with Ethylbert and Ann.