Tim Robinson is a very successful insurance broker based in Singapore. His world is turned upside down when he is accused of committing a murder. Banished from the south east Asian city; he returns penniless to England where he is forced to live on the streets as a down and out tramp. He is pulled into a terrorist plot which leads him into murder, bombings and an anti-American show down on the high seas. The story moves along at a very fast pace and the reader is compelled to keep turning the pagers to discover the next shocking plot on its way to a remarkable climax.