A Riveria socialite pretends to be an undercover agent but is really a smuggler; she is unmasked by a doctor who is really a detective
Like a venomous spider spinning its treacherous lair, the tale of Black Jack unfolds as a suspenseful and complicated web of deceptions and double crosses... where everyone and everything are not what they seem.
Set on the Mediterranean and in the exotic Moroccan city of Tangiers, Mike Alexander is a suave and roguish soldier of fortune who is always one step (and one alibi) ahead of the authorities.
Drawn into a suspicious scheme to liberate six people from a political refugee ship, Alexander finds more than he bargains for when he encounters a wealthy and wearisome widow, a shady sea captain and a dangerous dame with amorous intentions.
Slowly the swirling maze of intrigue and greed begins to unravel revealing the shocking spoils of love, murder and corruption on the high seas of discontent.