Bea Collins came home from work to find that her boy friend Dean had disappeared. When she asked Hannibal Jones for help, Hannibal feared that his quarry had decided to run off with another woman after taking most of Bea's money. Little did he suspect that he would find Dean soon after he was accused of a bloody murder. Then he learned of previous killings linked to Dean's life - one of which took the lives of his father. It soon became clear that Hannibal would have to solve a series of murders in order to clear Dean's name.