A murder mystery colored by both love and greed
In the midst of a heavy snowstorm, Barney Chance encounters his old friend Guy Farrish, who gives him a small package to be delivered to Guy’s former fiancée. When Barney finds Guy murdered, he begins to doubt everything he knew about his friend. But before Barney can even call the authorities, a peculiar police captain shows up on the scene to investigate. With the contents of the package still a mystery, Barney finds himself delving deep into his late friend’s life, and uncovering family secrets he had never suspected.
With an ever-growing group of suspects, Barney realizes that any number of people could have wanted Guy dead. What unfolds is the story of a man trying to leave a tarnished past behind him, and the killer willing to go to murderous lengths for an inheritance.