After Maggie becomes a victim of a mugging, Sergeant Tom Gentry investigates. She swiftly becomes the love of his life. However, she is also the widow of a man who might have been involved in the intrigue, greed for power, wealth, and lust in Mel Santana's decadent and corrupt empire.
What does Tom do if he discovers Maggie is entangled or an innocent victim? Was her husband's death accidental? Or was it murder? Who could suffer the ultimate before justice is served? Anything is possible when lethal deception is around every corner.