Louella Lawrence knows her daughter was murdered. She received the call that the young woman overdosed from heroin while attending Oxford University. Further investigation does indeed prove foul play. A wealthy Panamanian student is the prime suspect. Unfortunately, he has an iron clad alibi and enough money to buy innocence. Mrs. Lawrence has money, too, and she will not rest until her daughter?s murderer is found and punished. She will break the bounds of diplomacy to get her revenge. A call is placed to the remote Canadian Rockies, where an ex-soldier makes his home. In the past, the soldier performed ?special tasks.? His expertise is now required in Panama. With his small team, the soldier heads overseas where justice is due. At the prodding of the mother, he will hunt down her daughter?s killer?and anyone who gets in his way. He is a secret soldier of fortune. He might even be your neighbor. In his line of work, punishment prevails, and no ill deed goes unpaid.