Stone Barrington receives a rather unexpected phone call from Arrington Calder, the ex-girlfriend with whome he has a son. Arrington's much older husband, the actor Vance Calder, has hustdied, leaving her a fortune in Centurioon Studios Stock. Arrington has plans for the money and asks Stone to represent her in the sale of the company. But when he arrives at her home in Bel-Air to finalize the deal, things take a nasty turn. It seems many of Hollywood's rich and beautiful have Arrington adn Centurion in their sights, and Stone finds himself dragged into a surprising deadly web of intrigue.