When Joe LaBrava was 12 years old, he fell in love with screen star actress Jean Shaw, who was always cast as the femme fatale. Now, it's decades later and Joe, a former Secret Service agent is a freelance photographer. On a visit to a Miami crisis center he discovers a much older Jean Shaw who has fallen on some difficult times. To Joe's experienced eye, Jean seems poised to become the victim of extortion by some Miami thugs. Or is she? Could Joe be watching another of her fabulous performances? Good crime story!