Obit columnist Page witnesses a murder, but can find no body nor convince the police that a crime occured. She seeks out Beckett to help solve the crimeâ€”and get herself a front-page story.
Nikki persaudes Max to play butler for her wealthy friend Patty's family after the current butler is accused of murder.
Young con-artist and Beckett fan Chris Shaw persuades Max to search for his long-long ex-boxer father, who had mob links.
Nikki becomes the prime suspect when her obnovious new boss Dane Chalmers is murdered immediately after they dine together.