A young man asks Jackson to look into the murder of his mother 15 years earlier. And he is reluctantly compelled to take on a case in settlement of an old debt.
Jackson investigates a man suspected of cheating on his fiancée. He meets a woman who is convinced that her daughter's death in a riding incident five years before was murder. He also chases a bookmaker over an alleged unpaid bill.
A woman desperate to find her birth parents approaches Jackson for help. He also helps a store detective who has had to deal with a young child being physically abused by her mother. The investigations lead him to investigate a 35-year-old crime.