Kurt Maxxon solves the murder of Melvyn Hightower, a noted local race car driver.
When Kurt Maxxon arrives at the Centralia
Racetrack, he is confronted by a gun-wielding man
with a wad of cash in his free hand. Inside the
driver's lounge, Kurt finds the body of local
race driver Melvyn Hightower--shot dead--his
wallet rifled. Kurt has no double the gun-
wielding man did it--until they can't find the
dead man's racecar.
Kurt learns the Maggie Decker, a waitress in a
nearby diner, had gone to the track at the same
time as the shooting, intent on having sex with
Melvyn. The Cops arrest Jason Tobias, the track
secretary's husband for the murder supposing a
In the meantime, Kurt meets a precocious eight-
year-old--Brittany Grenwahl--who quickly worms
her way into Kurt's heart, and convinces him to
help her unemployed mother.
Who shot Melvyn Hightower? Why? Where is Melvyn's
Kurt is surrounded by possibilities, but no clear
answers. The facts are leading to nothing but dead
ends. Could this be the first case Kurt can not