While in New York for a Literary Award convention, Jessica gets involved with a murder investigation when an author of an unpublished manuscript is found dead in his room. After discovering that the D.A. plans on arresting a friend who was heard threatening the victim, Jessica has her work cut out when it appears that several people wanted him dead. It is only after reading a manuscript by an amateur writer does Jessica figure out the identity of murderer and why they chose to kill the author.
Episode number: 1x18 Production Number: 59221 Airdate: Sunday March 10th, 1985