Carlos, a young "playboy" who lives on the Costa del Sol, has a servant named German who has made him believe he has a degenerative disease by maintaining many sexual relationships, and that he will die if he continues doing so. But Carlos does not want to lose his playboy reputation, so German, his "faithful" butler, substitutes him in bed while Carlos convinces all his conquests that he prefers to make love with the lights off. But the plan is endangered when Carlos meets a girl and wants to marry her.
When the Nazi high command learns in late 1943 that Winston Churchill will be spending time at a country estate in Norfolk, it hatches an audacious scheme to kidnap the prime minister and spirit him to Germany for enforced negotiations with Der Führer.
Based on a true story set in pre-war Japan, a man and one of his servants begin a torrid affair. Their desire becomes a sexual obsession so strong that to intensify their ardor, they forsake all, even life itself.
Lionel Twain has invited the five greatest detectives to a "dinner and murder." How can they resist? Included are a blind butler, a deaf-mute maid, screams, spinning rooms, secret passages, false identities, and more plot turns and twists than are decently allowed.