Jessica is doing re-writes for a movie that is beset with both artistic and financial problems. When the stunt man dies doing a car jump scene, the director is charged with murder. It is up to Jessica to find the real killer.
After being subpoenaed to testify at the Grand Jury probe of a brokerage house, Jessica is charged with contempt. Released on a technicality, she has to dodge further subpoenas while finding out who killed the man they think she talked to.