Homicide Sergeant Jack Bowden is stuck in a job he never wanted and doesn't like. He doesn't have a clue that his life can get worse. Senator Brian McKeon is found dead floating in his swimming pool and Jack is assigned to the case. He travels to Washington State to join up with the senator's daughter, Kathleen Mckeon who has hard evidence of corruption and treason in the highest levels of the federal government. They are attacked in her mountain home and flee across the country barely staying ahead of agency assassins. In just a short week he is witness to the special talents and abilities of the senator's daughter as they go head on against the professional killers. They share a dangerous adventure on their journey and share frustration at how slow romance develops between them.