Things are not going well for wealthy, spoiled Samantha Crowley, who thought her world would never collapse until her superstar novelist husband filed for divorce. Samantha's pursuit of "divorce justice" in tinsel town lands her in an even more perilous situation. Within 24 hours of meeting with her, the people from whom she seeks help turn up dead in dramatic fashion. Samantha, the unwanted wife, is now a wanted woman.
Her trusted confidantes, Bugsy Siegel and William Desmond Taylor, both dead and buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery where Samantha takes her daily walks, were ideally situated to listen to her problems, but now her life has become a 1940's film noir and she needs a hero to act and save the leading lady. Unable to access her funds and distrustful of her closest friends, Samantha is forced to turn to a stranger for help. But that stranger comes with his own dark past and secrets. Can she ultimately trust him? How far can Samantha stray from the person she once was in order to save her life? Will her Hollywood story have a happy ending?