Award-winning mystery author John Lutz presents the heart-stopping story of a man on the edge and the P.I. who tries to save him. St. Louis P.I. Nudger is called to help stop a man from jumping to his death. The man has asked for Nudger by name, but when Nudger fails to save him, he feels responsible for the death. As he digs into what may have been behind the suicide, he turns up a fellow detective who leads him down a dark trail of greed and blackmail.