Stone Barrington only wants a winter getaway in the tropical Caribbean paradise of St. Mark's. But what the lawyer and ex-cop gets instead is the chance to defend Allison Manning. The beautiful woman stands accused of killing her rich husband on board their yacht and then burying him at sea. Donning the robe and wig of a British barrister, Stone does everything he can to save Allison. Just when he has the jury in the palm in his hands, a shocking reversal of fortune changes everything.