It is 1950 and New York City is the place to be. In the midst of the glitz and glamour of the post-war boom, Anne Leighton is one more of the thousands of aspiring authors who flock to the city with dreams of writing the next Great American Novel. She never bargained on becoming involved in a murder.
When a dear friend is killed shortly after they dine together, Anne is saddened but it is not until she discovers the note her friend slipped her that she is inexorably drawn into the quest for a murderer.
When a couple rough looking characters begin to dog her footsteps, Anne realizes she may be in over her head. Will she be able to solve the mystery before they write 'The End' to her life story?