Harry Wallace is asked by the Australian Intelligence Service to collect and deliver a small package during a business trip to Indonesia. This simple task becomes a nightmare when he unwittingly becomes a target of the security police and narrowly avoids arrest.
He needs all his wits to deliver the package to the Australian Embassy and does so successfully.
Harry returns to Australia, but the Jakarta episode comes back to haunt him when he travels to England. An Indonesian national is found murdered in London and Harry is framed over the death.
What connects this event to Harry's earlier visit to Indonesia?
Desperate to prove his innocence, pursued by the police and a menacing emigre organisation, Harry embarks on a dangerous journey.