On a cold, foggy night, two lives are cut short. The first: Philip Iverson, a billionaire philanthropist shot to death in a hotel parking structure. The second: Willie Temple, a homeless man stabbed through the heart on an abandoned San Francisco pier. The murders of such disparate men can t possibly be connected can they? SFPD Lieutenant Jane Candiotti is still coming to terms with her promotion and her marriage to Detective Kenny Marks when the Iverson and Temple cases land in her lap. Under pressure from the media and the billionaire s widow, the Powers That Be make it clear that the Iverson case should be Jane s priority. But when Jane discovers a shocking link between the two victims, she can t igre there s something big at play. And if she doesn t uncover the truth in time, she could lose more than just her job.