It is Chicago, it is 1923, and it is the time of prohibition.
Danny 'Diamond' Ditali, the infamous rum runner and gang boss has a problem. Last night he ordered 8 hits by eight members of his gang.
But now he hears that one of his victims is now in the hands of the FEDs, and squealing like a pig. Yet all his gang reported success, so how can this be?
Who lied to him? Who is still alive? A murder mystery with a difference…
Who Didn't Do It?
BRIEF BIOGRAPHIES OF DANNY AND HIS GANG
The smooth handsome Italian with the Mediterranean good looks and slim muscular build. When he talks women melt just like maple syrup. He is keen on everything new, new clothes, new style. In fact, anything fashionable.
The smooth and sophisticated off-Broadway actress. As Danny�s girl friend she has the ear of the boss and an eye on his wallet. Not just a trophy on his arm, Aniline speaks her mind. Danny isn't the only one you need to watch out for!
Neat, prim and very proper is Millicent Penne. Works for Danny as an accountant, but is not beyond taking on a little extra work. Don't be fooled by first impressions. Beneath the formal exterior, beats the heart of a passionate woman.
Danny 'Diamond' Ditali
Chicago's infamous gang boss and run runner. Danny owns the exclusive club and speakeasy - "The Diamond Club" - in an up-market area of Chicago. Mr Ditali demands respect from everyone. His family, his friends, his employees, his rivals and the city officials. Anyone not showing the proper respect had better watch their step!
The ex-soldier who returned from serving with the American forces during the great war. Previously, he lived in New York. Used to taking orders, now he has joined Danny's employ as an enforcer.
The young, fresh faced, man with big ambitions. Sees Danny "Diamond" Ditali as someone to look up to. He started off as a delivery boy delivering pizzas, but has graduated to delivering more dangerous things.
One of the toughest women who ever held up a train or robbed a bank. Ma and her gang were feared throughout the west. Ma has now gone solo and lives in Chicago where she arranges things for Danny, and we are not talking flowers.
The glamorous dizzy blonde who always acts the innocent. She works for Danny in one of his speakeasies as a dancer, having recently left a similar job in New York. Her bright bubbly personality makes her a favourite with the customers.
The petty criminal who has always been on the fringes of crime, even spending some time in prison. Its hard to describe him as he is a bit of a chameleon. He is looking for the chance to make the major league. Keeping his ear to the ground, Joe can get you a deal on almost anything.