Van der Valk searches for a teenage girl abducted on her way to a clandestine rendezvous with a married man. The man is ready to help in any way he can, but the commissaris finds her hotel-tycoon brother more willing to cooperate with the kidnappers than
A teacher confesses to murdering his wife and her young lover, but the police find no evidence of the crime. Commisaris Van der Valk is reluctant to dismess him as a crank, though. The man may not be a killer yet, but he could still harbor deadly intent.