The agitated, apprehensive female again -- this time the new companion for a motherless little boy becomes immediately enmeshed in the Goodale family affairs. Mystified by the power of the apparent housekeeper, by the treatment of the matriarch, bewildered by hints of old scandal. Selena Merrill saves her charge from being killed, escapes herself but see another murder done. Rescued by her employer she sees an eye for an eye justice done. Petticoat pantings -- not always necessary.