Three short stories of fictional private detective Alexander Steele. The predominant setting for most of these stories is the city of Philadelphia and the surrounding area. Also included is the first chapter of the full-length Alexander Steele novel Blackout.
Alexander Steele finds himself in the middle of a drug feud in The Case of the Death Dealer. Dr. D and Drug Kingpin Fat Daddy are locked in a blood feud. An odorless, tasteless shipment of cocaine is headed for the streets of Philadelphia. After his encounter with Little John's henchmen, Steele travels to Atlantic City in an attempt to intercept the shipment but things do not go according to plan.