(W/A) Mark Murphy WWII veteran Joe Halliday enjoys the good life running Tiki Joe's Restaurant, living the high life in Las Vegas, courting a beautiful girl, and making time with steadfast friends. It's all good until the local mob moves in with demands for protection money. When the police are unable to help, Joe calls in a few old army friends. Together they decide to pay the mob off ? in lead! Part murder mystery, part hard-boiled thriller by newcomer Mark Murphy!