On a case where he has to rub elbows with high society, Sam gets the details about a man who married Elanor, a woman twice his age. Her death caused scandal, and a rift in the family. More scandal looms when Mr Cavanaugh wants to prevent another scandalous marriage. Can Beronni be bought off from marrying his step daughter, Eunice?
Fred Blair, step son of Cavanaugh has some dirt to complicate matters in the revenge seeking, high class family. Beroni has his own secret, he and Eunice have already been married for weeks. The sdandals keep coming when Eunice is found dead.
The fingers come out to ;lay blame on the others, but which of the characters have the most motive? Which one had the most to gain in the death of Eunice? Cover ups, frame ups, begin to fall apart… then the guns start blazing. Sam knows who the killer is, but he needs to get solid proof.