After years at sea, Swede Nelson just wanted to find a nice girl and settle down. But what he found instead was Corliss Mason: beautiful, sensual, irresistible - and nothing but trouble. It begins with a bar fight that lands Swede in jail. Soon he's helping Corliss cover up a killing. But how long can they get away with murder? And why can't Swede shake the terrible suspicion that he's being set up?