Michael Cobb fell into a bad crowd at a young age, and before he knew any better. After serving time, he is out, and wants to put it all behind him, like a forgotten chapter in a book. With supportive relatives, this looks to be a real Merry Christmas for Mike. However, cash has been found missing, and employees are called to the carpet. Will it keep them from getting their Christmas bonuses? Though Mr Humbolt is pleased with Mike’s work over the past months, he is forced to let him go. Suspicion has fallen firmly on Mike.
The bright and gay decorations of Christmas can’t cut through the chilly wind that has landed on Mike. Will assurances from a pastor friend ease his mind? If he is to be blamed, Mike resolves to do the deed for real.
Will there be anything to spark a sane thought in Mike’s mind? Thoughts of others, and not himself begins to shatter that resolve. Men relentlessly follow him, but will the fact keep Mike from his plans to steal? A Christmas surprise waits for him when the pursuers catch up to him, and Mike helps to nab the real thief. The Whistler explains the twist of fate that kept a criminal on the path of his new, honest life.