Adam Hayward is a successful New York City defense lawyer. One day he receives a cable that the British war buddy who saved his life at Anzio Beach is now in trouble with the law in England. Taking the advice of his secretary to go to England rather than wire money, Adam arrives in his friend's village to find him about to stand trial for the murder of the hired stable-hand, Lawrence.
A mother and daughter set out on a weekend river rafting retreat, only to encounter 3 escaped convicts along the way.
Roy Baxter is concerned for his daughter Christina's safety. She's working as a doctor among the Masai in Kenya. Poaching gangs are slaughtering protected species, then raiding Masai villages and forcing them to help carry their ill-gotten gains across the border. Roy flies to Kenya to convince her to leave and becomes a suspect for murder when the village is raided and he tries to help a UN doctor shot by the raiders. The only witness is a young Masai boy, who is reluctant to come forward because of possible retribution against his tribe.
Little Ilker is a real trouble maker. He regularly prank calls the police, the fire department and plays tricks on anyone he encounters. One evening, while snooping around, Ilker witnesses a vicious murder and immediately runs to tell about it. There's only one problem...no one believes him!