Shortly after moving to Miami, Lainey Wolfe participates in a con game to satisfy her need for adventure. A struggle with her moral conscience follows. Then she befriends a New York jewelry heiress who mobsters are blackmailing. Lainey is enraged by the injustice and enlists the con artists to avenge her friend's losses. When Lainey meets a police officer during an investigation he acts as her guardian angel during the con game.
Lainey walks a tightrope in her determination to right a wrong that happened 20 years ago.