When Edward Blake's wife is kidnapped he doesn't trouble the police, just pays out the twenty-five grand. But when she doesn't show up, he calls in the law. Then three months later she does turn up - in a box. The police are really interested now, especially when they hear about the two and a half million pounds' worth of insurance Blake had taken out on her life. The insurance company is suspicious, too, and calls in Sam Turner to investigate. . .