Sly Greene has his hands in many legal and shady activities and connected to many politically. He has become fast friends with a retired police detective now private eye named Carlo Cavazutti after Carlo solved his son’s murder. But Sly has secrets even from Carlo some of which the reader learns of early on and others are revealed later in the book as to how Sly came upon his wealth and power in the community.
As Carlo and Sly are enjoying a good cigar in walks the damsel in distress, Lady Tatiana, the sister to Britiney who tends bar for Sly. The Lady seeks Carlo's help with ridding her of the Albanian Mafia which is trying to take her production company. Carlo must find a place for the Lady to hide while he figures out a way to rid her of this violent gang. He enlists the aid of another cop friend, the retired director of the DEA with two of his men, a Spec Op warrior and his crew and one deadly female assassin. All have close ties to Carlo and plenty of history. They plot with Carlo to take down the Albanian threat for good. But a traitor lurks within their midst and Carlo seeks out the Albanians to give them an ultimatum, leave or die. It is a risky move, one which could be the end of his life.
Who survives the final conflict will be revealed in the last hours of the story.