“Dark Sleep,” #17: Mike’s check for a missing person case bounces, leading him to the client’s house, where he discovers a triple murder: the client, his girlfriend and a mystery man in black. The client’s wealthy mother hires Mike to sort things out. Mike chases leads about the dead girl to Southern Oregon, where he falls into the clutches of the Domino woman pervert and her sex machine. Action includes getting sapped, escape from a cement cell, shootout in the fog with two thugs, snooping into an illegal casino, and chasing down the mastermind behind the murders, and the plot to recover missing jewels from the Romanov collection of Russia.
Adult language and situations, set in Oregon in 1976.