Once a notorious crime-lord, Jimmy was sent to prison for a murder that involved, according to the scandal sheets, connections to royalty. Released after just five years, he then retired to the USA, apparently a very rich man. In a much publicised move last year he return to Britain and bought a country house after being diagnosed with a terminal wasting disease.
The six famous detectives have been lured to the strangest of Christmas Days by Jimmy’s invite. He promises to tell all and put them on the trail of a cold-blooded killer that no police officer would ever be allowed to investigate.