Riley Greenleaf is a publisher and Alan Mallory, a successful writer, is his principal asset. But Alan Mallory has decided to change publishers. Riley threatens to kill Alan. Then he hires Eddie Kane, a Vietnam veteran, to murder Alan and to leave evidence that the killer is Riley himself, who has an excellent alibi. But a key will betray him. Written by
Baldinotto da Pistoia
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Just before the manuscript service arrives, Columbo is drinking from a red plastic cup, like a thermos top. When the man arrives and Columbo speaks to him, the cup is gone. Even after he rises from his chair and spins it around so the desk top comes into view, the cup is nowhere to be seen. See more
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