A stormy tale of passion, mistrust, jealousy, misplaced love and nerve jangling suspense that will inevitably lead to murder. David, a failed writer, has entered a new novel for a book prize under a false name and, suspecting his successful model girlfriend Annabelle of infidelity, decides to spy on her. He is convinced her lover is Mark, the photographer who made her famous. David confronts the man and, in a struggle, Mark is accidentally shot. Annabelle admits the reason for the secrecy: a lucrative ad campaign and she adds that the photographer was gay! Then it's announced that David has won the prize and another man is claiming to be the author, a man David now suspects is Annabelle's real lover.