When lieutenant detective Barney Kale is offered a trip around the world at his third and final retirement, he announces to delay it till Spring to finish full-time what he considers his only unsolved murder case, his friend Lowel Dixon's drowning ten years ago at Juniper Lake in the midst of a property development scandal. Local motel proprietor Jake Sanford informs everyone who was into it, including Seth Hazlit. Worying doc may get in trouble, Jessica and Amos go looking, and find ex-con Gary Roberts shot in Kale's cabin, the cop claims his accident at the lake dock was doctored. They stay to help sheriff McCoy and Kale investigate the new and old murders, if linked to each-other -which she proves unlikely- and of course the other guests, including Gary's young widow Maggie Roberts whom he promised a fortune after this trip, Seth's period friend Cynthia Tate and her present friend Dr. Terence Mayhew. Finding Gary's killed cell-mate's phone-number makes Jessica wonder... Written by
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When the shotgun is found in the woods, the deputy character picks it up with one hand in a handkerchief, to protect fingerprint clues, but then puts his other bare hand right on the barrel. See more