Former Boston Brahmin Mercy Allcutt is excited to be renting out suites of rooms
to deserving working women in her new home on Bunker Hill in Los Angeles. She considers
she’s performing an act of good-heartedness, no matter how skeptical her boss, private
investigator Ernie Templeton, is about her endeavor.
When her housekeeper’s son is arrested for the murder of a Hollywood big-wig, Mercy
presses Ernie to solve the case. She’s positive Calvin Buck is innocent. Ernie tells
her he’ll do his best. She’s not entirely convinced he means it, so she does some
snooping on her own.
In the meantime, Mercy not only takes driving lessons from Ernie, but she discovers
there’s more to being a landlady than meets the eye. Is one of her “Angels of Mercy”
not what she appears to be? Only time, and perhaps Mercy and Ernie, will tell…