When Laura obtained a valuable ancient relic, it provided her with the perfect opportunity to extract retribution on those who had profited from her talents in the past. As her scheme is played out, there emerged an unseen glitch which made Laura realize she might not end up the winner in her deadly game.
Martin never planned to do any actual detecting. He just wanted a quiet life. Something his mother was not going to allow.
There again he never for one moment imagined he would have to look into the death of a 90-year-old lady who was gambling away her family fortune.
What has given Greg an obsession with suicide?
Why is Helen afraid of her past catching her?
When did Phillip start to collect useless trinkets?
Who in the British Government want all three dead?
Martin agrees to help an old school friend who has found himself on the wrong side of the law.
Before long Martin is reluctantly mixing with drug dealers, loan sharks, ageing criminals plus an unbearable little girl, all of whom he considers to be UPS (unpleasant people sorts).