Private eye Darcy Maddox has been hired to investigate Federico Lucci, who's under suspicion of embezzlement. She arrives in Venice and finds "Federico," but the man she's found is actually Guido posing as his friend. Darcy has no interest in a relationship, but, in order to investigate "Federico," she spends time with him. Soon they both feel their relationship starting to grow, but both feel guilty for keeping their true identity hidden. How long can they wear the masks that hide their true faces? And how will they react when the truth is laid bare?