D.A. Doug Selby was in trouble again. An enticing redhead had been murdered; the county newspaper, The Blade, was after his neck; he had an unsolved jewellery theft on his hands and that sly, unscrupulous attorney A.B. Carr was running circles around him.
Selby knew that somehow or other all four of his troubles were tied up in one explosive bundle. But how could he open the bundle … without setting off more murder?