The Tollhurst family owns a fir trading business, and a theft draws the attention of Johnny Dollar to clear the air on whether the insurance claim is valid. Right off the bat, Johnny has to deal with a jumpy gunman, with a finger on the trigger. Will he have any progress to report to his insurance company? Does Mr Tollhurst know of any business rivals, or people who would want to ruin him? Abductions, beatings, and missing money after the robbers got away with it. Johnny has his hands full of danger and intrigue.
It’s time to compare notes with the cops to see where the case stands, despite resentful attitudes from the authorities that a private investigator is poking his nose into their business. Johnny hits the streets to talk to the low level street thugs who might have did the deed. They aren’t smart enough to have masterminded the thing. Who is behind them? The widespread search leads to a blind and deaf woman on a farm. Johnny comes full circle to that twitchy gunman.
Has Johnny found the secret to the theft, and missing cash?