Rachael, an aspiring pianist with a troubled past, disguises herself as a boy and searches for her father, a free-wheeling musician who abandoned her when she was a child.
Rachel Doyle, a beautiful aspiring pianist struggles with pursuing her career while dealing with neglectful parents. Her mother, a woman who is always looking for a good time often brings home aggressive men who take on sexual interest in the both of them. When Rachel resists the advances of a powerful local judge, things get violent and her mother ends up dead. Terrified, she grabs a few belongings, disguises herself as a boy and escapes to Los Angeles in search of her father. With the law closely behind her, she finds some comfort in Miss Lily, a nightclub owner, a man known as "The Count" who offers her a home and a boy named Zack. She homes her musical skills and develops a bond with her new family. However, just before the law catches up with her, Rachel's life is suddenly shattered with a series of revelations about "The Count" and her true identity.