Candy Jossel is running for her life. And she doesn't know why. Traumatized by seeing her best friend shot dead in the streets of Louisville, Kentucky, Candy Jossel desperately struggles to stay one step ahead of men trying to silence her. Every single time she reaches out for help, her nightmare deepens and her terror rises. Somehow, someone is watching her. Somehow, Candy Jossel has stepped into a world of assassins, spies, murder and political corruption. When private investigator Rory Mack Steele becomes involved, he finds himself fighting to keep both of them alive as they enter into a life and death struggle to survive and expose a ruthless power working from the shadows of society.