On the West coast, on a weekend fishing trip, Bulldog Drummond and Denny spot a body in the water from their fishing boat. Where did the man come from, and who wanted him dead? More pressing than the murder of Ralph Simpson is their plummeting fuel gauge. Tieing up alongside another vessel, our heros get out of the coming storm.
Mrs Hilton is fearful, and soon comes forth with the happenings of what’s going onboard her ship. Shady characters, and a person sneaking along the deck. How does it come to connect with the body that Drummond found? Wilson is the captain, but will he be of any help to catch the killer? A scream shatters the night, and the body count rises. With cans of gas located, Drummond sets out to rescue the passengers while there’s a lull in the storm. What happened to Charles Hilton? How could he have disappeared in his wheelchair?
One by one, people ar
e being picked off by a killer. Can Drummond get away safely? Will Drummond be able to expose the plan for revenge? People aren’t who they have claimed to be. Greedy criminals may be their own worst enemies.