Frank Marr, a retired D.C. police detective working as a private eye for a defense attorney, has a problem. He is a drug addict, and his supply of cocaine is about to run out. He stakes out a nightclub in an attempt to target the stash-houses of dealers from whom to steal for his fix. He returns home to find he has been burglarized. When the dealer Marr had been following is found stabbed to death, Frank is certain that the burglary and murder are connected. With both the cops and drug dealers on his trail, Frank is determined to find out the truth, even if it kills him. An explosive sequel to The Second Girl (2016).