Thirteen men and women form a club to debunk superstition, but one by one they meet violent deaths. They don’t die, however, because they challenge fate, but because they touched a poisoned gavel to smash a mirror with.
Private investigator Carter Blake falls head over heels in love with Jean Brewster. Without knowing anything about her, he's willing to marry her. Checking old newspaper clippings, Blake finds out that his fiancée seems to possess witch-like powers. Three of her former husbands died after her "kiss of death".