Young David Harmony should have inherited a fortune when his father died. Instead, he disappeared at sea.
Seventeen years later, an attorney hires an actor to pretend to be David. He claims the man about to inherit the Harmony estate may have killed David. The actor is suspicious but willing. Then he falls for a woman who knows he’s an imposter, who can reveal his identity to the one person she mustn’t: David’s murderer. In an era of clacking typewriters and rotary phones, gentlemen tip hats and ladies wear gloves. But evil still hides beneath the most refined exterior…