Davies is assigned to look after the victim of a vicious burglary, who believes the police aren't paying her enough attention. It soon becomes clear that she has a secret agenda, as Davies finds himself subject to the attentions of an obsessive woman.
Davies is called in to investigate the suspicious death of wealthy artist Maurice Leyman, found dead after a fire in the studio in the garden of his luxury home. His wife is rather calm about the whole thing and has a dodgy alibi, but Dangerous is reluctant to point the finger at her.
Davies decides to toughen up after falling victim to a cruel practical joke by colleagues Barrett and Pimlott. He is then dispatched to investigate the death of a medical researcher. It looks like suicide, but Davies is convinced it's murder.
Davies uncovers a tragic tale of revenge, spurned talent and faded glory when he investigates the suspicious death of a faded, hard-drinking former rock star Teddy O'Connor, lead singer with 1970s Glam Rock boy band The Overnite Sensations.