Perry preparing to go to Scotland for a fishing vacation takes on a very special client when 8 year-old Peggy Smith appears in his office and asks him to find out who she is. Perry learns that she attends a prestigious school and has been there since the age of 3. Her school and residential fees are paid automatically by the Tobler bank in Switzerland and twice a year, she receives a lovely handmade doll from a Swiss toy shop. He flies to Switzerland but due to Swiss law he cannot find out who is funding Peggy's life. During a chance meeting with American tourists at the doll shop in Switzerland, Perry learns of little Peggy's family. While in Switzerland he receives a doll with a broken neck and a note that the same thing can happen to little girls. After initially denying her existence Perry eventually convinces her grandfather, Courtney Jeffers, that his daughter gave birth to the girl. Soon after as the old man changes his will in Peggy's favor, he is killed and Perry finds ... Written by
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The murder victim is a wealthy man who was about to change his will. A witness on the stand testifies that he and his wife were the only heirs to the original will, and the DA, presumably in possession of all the facts, does not correct him. Later it is revealed that there were at least two other heirs, one of whom turns out to be the murderer. See more