Nurse PENNY WHICKAM, devastated at the betrayal of her fiance with her best friend, flees England to work at a leprosy colony named The Haven in Uganda, Africa, believing only a drastic change in life style will enable her to overcome her shattered life. Travelling with Penny and five other nurses is DOCTOR CHRIS MAYNARD, Chief Medical Officer of The Haven. The doctor felt an immediate attraction to the nurse when he literally bumped into her at Colhaven Hospital where she was working. After hearing Chris describe The Haven, Penny knew she had to go there to get her life back on track. Penny's companion at The Haven is NURSE CLAIR DANSBURY who has set her sights on ensnaring the medical officer. To circumvent any rivals, Clair advised Penny of her intentions during the flight to Africa. Penny's reply? 'Go for it.' Her interest in men is at zero level. However,it soon becomes obvious to Clair the doctor only has eyes for Penny, who remains blissfully unaware of his feelings. As days lengthens into weeks, Clair realises she has no chance with Chris whilst Penny is around. Jealousy and vindictiveness take control as she cunningly manipulates the nurse's demise with the help of an erstwhile friend of Chris's. Does she succeed? Read and find out.