Spenser is hired by a real estate developer with gambling problems to track down his wife, who's run away. When it becomes obvious that the wife has gotten herself in over her head with some crusading acquaintances, he tries to reconcile the estranged couple and get them both out of the trouble they are in.
Did You Know?
Sgt. Frank Belson
Sgt. Belson says Spenser had 4 years in the Boston PD. In the books he was actually a state trooper.