James is just winding down his moribund 'detective' business when he recieves an offer he cannot refuse. Solving the case of who has put Johnny Johnson in Intensive Care. James accepts for two reasons. Firstly; you don't turn down paid work. Secondly; James has to make sure the case is never solved or at least that the truth is never revealed. In a tangled web of power, corruption and lies, James has to protect himself, those around him and find a solution to suit everybody. Preferably before Johnny Johnson regains consciousness.His friends offer levity and obstacles in equal measure and his love life is becoming a joke. Immersed in an ever more seedy and secretive enviroment,James discovers that there are more than just skeletons in the closet.