Johnny Grant was a British Intelligence agent in Ethiopia in 1941. The operation went south his cover was blown and he was given 48 hours to leave the country.
Over forty years later he returns as a professional photographer working on a magazine feature or so he believes.
Behind the exotic sets and beautiful models British and Russian Intelligence forces battle for control of the coastline one of the gateways to Africa. When Johnny falls in love with Aliki Yassou girlfriend of one of the top Russians his past begins to catch up with him.