Tanner is called to a former client's office to find out he's being asked to fly to London to retrieve a senator's daughter; a powerful senator, whose daughter has been chased by two men through the streets of London. She's at the American Embassy awaiting an escort home to Washington DC. Tanner is to be that escort. By his own estimation, the job sounds easy eugh and it certainly pays well. Besides, it's a CIA job. Who would turn down a chance to get in the front door of the CIA? Tanner is wrong. His easy job ends up being filled with car chases, gun battles, and the discovery of what is really happening in London. The discovery of something much larger and more sinister than it appeared when he took the job. In desperation, during one of his gun battles he calls his friend Alicia Campbell for help to escape his pursuers and finds out she is more than she appears, much more. Tanner's world is turned upside down with news he and Alicia discover about the daughter and what she has done. Arm of the Law is the first book of for this character's series.