In this detective drama, a struggling private detective is hired to protect a millionaire's mistress. After repeated attempts on her life, the PI moves her, the tycoon, and his family to the Bahamas. There, another attempt is made to kill the mistress, but this time the detective kills the murderer -- who turns out to be the tycoon's business partner. The detective is incarcerated for his crime, but is then released. Upon his parole he discovers that the family has abandoned him and that he was framed for the death. He eventually confronts the conspirators who end up killing each other during a struggle in their offices. This frees the detective who takes off to look for better assignments.