When Emma Streat's megasuccessful CEO husband dies in a hit-and-run accident, she sets out to find his killer. The search plunges the dynamic ex-opera singer into an international high-tech world where a new laser invention may become a global threat. Using her talent for making unlikely connections, Emma becomes involved with an intriguing British peer who works undercover smoking out spies. Two physicists are murdered and the key notebook stolen. Emma must keep her head while mourning her husband's death and sustaining threats on her life. Her search spirals into a terrifying development - and a surprising end.
Emma Streat is a strong appealing heroine, a resourceful woman, who is determined to discover what shattered her quiet life, no matter what the cost.