Vanessa is a young journalist who loves her job very much. She interviews famous people who have managed to achieve success. As a rule, they are very willing to talk about themselves, as this only increases their popularity. Her next assignment is an interview with the famous writer of detective novels Martin Claiborne. However, the man refuses to confide in her. He leads a secluded life and does not like it when others climb into his life. However, Vanessa is not used to dwelling in the face of difficulties and is determined to complete her task. As she communicates with Martin, she realizes that he is not such a heartless person as it seemed at first.