A trio of gangsters get together to discuss a few of their dirty deeds. In particular a matter of bvlackmail. A twist to their scheme is that their target has been paying for incriminating letters that have been burned in a fire, and no longer have a real hold over him.
One of the gangsters is a reformed man who is now working as a private detective. To get back at his partner in crime, Miss Sheldon, he runs his own racket with Mr Ralston regarding those embarrassing letters.
Will Steve’s set up work? Details in his tightly woven plan begin to unravel on him. Has Ralston had enough, and killed Miss Sheldon, and put the blame on Steve?
Will Steve be able to use the threat of those letters to win an alibi for himself?
Get ready for a twist ending as revelations explode to the surface. Can Steve get past the evidence the cops have against him? His ace in the hole may have fell through for him.