When Sienna Sheik is brutally kidnapped on her wedding day, Christine Winters does everything in her power to save her. And when she is headhunted by an agency that specialises in criminal investigations and terrorism, she is given the perfect opportunity to solve the mystery of her friend's disappearance. Suddenly, Chris finds herself thrown from an unfulfilling career into the dangerous underworld of diamond laundering, civil war and terrorism. A lone woman in a man's world, Chris must use her integrity, wit and bravery to uncover the truths surrounding her friend's kidnapping as well as battling her own demons. It soon becomes apparent to Chris that, once this Pandora's Box has been opened, it will be almost impossible to close.