“Panic turned to terror at the sudden onrush of two sets of feet. A rough hand clamped over her mouth to silence her.” Piano bar pianist, Christine Mears, becomes involved in a murder investigation when she meets Detective Ben Somers. She unwittingly becomes the main target of an unscrupulous gang of drug dealers. To them she is worth two million dollars and the gang goes to extreme lengths to snatch Christine to use as ransom. .