If you are going to commit a murder, it can be helpful to be a cop. Officer Cal Sylvesters affair with Darcy Butler, wife of a fellow policeman, is going into the deep freeze. Only money will rekindle the flame and Sylvester thinks he knows how to get it, by collecting his wifes life insurance. Of course, there is one little detail that needs to be taken care of. Enter sixteen-year-old Adler Patch Costello, who runs away from home and right into trouble. In the meantime there is a dangerous rapist on the loose who strikes every Wednesday. The third of Merediths Rocky Bluff P. D. series. Lets hope there are many more.