Steve Bradford has a good job, a loving wife and a precious daughter, but he dreams of life in Venezuela with ather woman. Actor Nick O'Conr allows himself the luxury of a little hope, cast in a production with the famous Ramona Ricci. But there are new responsibilities too, as he and his wife, statistician Maggie Ryan, are adjusting to life with a baby daughter of their own. Then Ramona is shot, and Steve puts Maggie at the heart of a dangerous deception. This Mystery Company edition restores to print the fifth vel in the Maggie Ryan series.