Michelle Thorne Johnston, a wealthy and well known socialite, is found murdered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. There is enough evidence and motive to arrest her husband, Clay. He proclaims his innocence and hires a well-publicized private investigator, Art Decco, to find the real killer.
Art dives into the case and quickly uncovers several suspects. As he tries to learn who is telling the truth something else is bothering him. It appears that Clay doesn't seem too concerned. He is convinced, even if he went to trial, he never would be found guilty. He is rich and powerful and one of The Privileged.